The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK / England
Rank 290 333 261
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -72
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 321 308 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.77% 0.65% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 4.45% 5.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 188 251
Median daily rate £388 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £262 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 13
Median hourly rate £18.50 £45.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £20.25 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £28.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.75 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-12.34% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6241 6916 7226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.90% 14.50% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4152 4004
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 328 296 431
Median hourly rate £21.00 £27.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.63% +15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.80 £12.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-28.33% +13.20%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in England

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in England

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in England

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in England

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +53 107 £416 +11.00% 27
South East -3 90 £400 +12.75% 16
North West +35 32 £338 -1.81% 4
Yorkshire +15 24 £438 +16.66% 4
West Midlands +21 22 £375 -10.92% 6
South West +10 20 £378 +4.13% 7
East of England +4 12 £450 +4.95% 2
East Midlands +1 11 £400 +44.79% 1
North East -19 1 £363 +38.09%
Cisco ASA
UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 666 (100.00%) Cisco
2 506 (75.98%) Firewall
3 333 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 321 (48.20%) CheckPoint
5 243 (36.49%) CCNP
6 224 (33.63%) LAN
7 223 (33.48%) F5
8 217 (32.58%) WAN
9 199 (29.88%) VPN
10 191 (28.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 186 (27.93%) Juniper
12 162 (24.32%) Wireless
13 159 (23.87%) Network Security
14 158 (23.72%) Data Centre
15 147 (22.07%) CCNA
16 144 (21.62%) Security Cleared
17 131 (19.67%) SC Cleared
18 120 (18.02%) BGP
19 116 (17.42%) OSPF
20 114 (17.12%) VMware
21 112 (16.82%) Palo Alto
22 105 (15.77%) Blue Coat
23 100 (15.02%) TCP/IP
24 92 (13.81%) MPLS
25 88 (13.21%) ITIL
25 88 (13.21%) Network Design
26 81 (12.16%) Windows
26 81 (12.16%) Finance
27 79 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
28 78 (11.71%) Microsoft

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 9 (1.35%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.05%) Skype for Business
3 6 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (0.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.75%) SAS
5 4 (0.60%) ArcGIS
5 4 (0.60%) IIS
6 3 (0.45%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.30%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.15%) Apache
8 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.15%) nginx
8 1 (0.15%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (2.70%) MS Office
2 11 (1.65%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (2.10%) Office 365
4 7 (1.05%) SaaS
5 3 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 506 (75.98%) Firewall
2 224 (33.63%) LAN
3 217 (32.58%) WAN
4 199 (29.88%) VPN
5 191 (28.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 162 (24.32%) Wireless
7 159 (23.87%) Network Security
8 120 (18.02%) BGP
9 116 (17.42%) OSPF
10 100 (15.02%) TCP/IP
11 92 (13.81%) MPLS
12 79 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
13 75 (11.26%) DNS
14 73 (10.96%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 63 (9.46%) IPsec
16 61 (9.16%) SSL
17 57 (8.56%) EIGRP
17 57 (8.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 51 (7.66%) DHCP
18 51 (7.66%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.30%) MySQL
5 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.30%) JIRA
2 2 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (12.16%) Finance
2 35 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 28 (4.20%) Banking
4 24 (3.60%) Retail
5 13 (1.95%) Legal
6 8 (1.20%) Law
7 6 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.90%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.60%) Electronics
8 4 (0.60%) Marketing
9 3 (0.45%) Local Government
10 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.15%) Back Office
11 1 (0.15%) Brand Awareness
11 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
11 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 347 (52.10%) Network Engineer
2 139 (20.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 111 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 104 (15.62%) Security Engineer
5 90 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 59 (8.86%) Analyst
7 54 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 48 (7.21%) Architect
9 46 (6.91%) Firewall Engineer
9 46 (6.91%) Network Analyst
10 45 (6.76%) Consultant
11 32 (4.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 31 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 30 (4.50%) Network Support
14 28 (4.20%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 25 (3.75%) Network Consultant
16 23 (3.45%) Network Architect
17 22 (3.30%) Support Engineer
18 20 (3.00%) Network Specialist
19 19 (2.85%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (6.76%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.50%) SAML
3 8 (1.20%) CSS
4 5 (0.75%) .NET
5 3 (0.45%) COM
5 3 (0.45%) Velocity
5 3 (0.45%) WAP
5 3 (0.45%) Web Services
5 3 (0.45%) XMPP
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.15%) JMS
7 1 (0.15%) LAMP
7 1 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.15%) OAuth
7 1 (0.15%) OpenID
7 1 (0.15%) REST
7 1 (0.15%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 158 (23.72%) Data Centre
2 31 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 24 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (2.10%) Clustering
6 12 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
7 11 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 10 (1.50%) PKI
9 9 (1.35%) RSA SecurID
10 8 (1.20%) CMDB
11 7 (1.05%) Fat Client
11 7 (1.05%) Thin Client
12 5 (0.75%) Blackberry
12 5 (0.75%) NHS
13 4 (0.60%) Computer Science
13 4 (0.60%) Replication
14 3 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.30%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 81 (12.16%) Windows
2 44 (6.61%) Linux
3 43 (6.46%) Windows Server
4 32 (4.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.20%) Unix
6 23 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.85%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.25%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.20%) Windows 10
10 7 (1.05%) CentOS
11 6 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.45%) Android
13 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.30%) CatOS
14 2 (0.30%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.15%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.15%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (13.21%) ITIL
1 88 (13.21%) Network Design
2 65 (9.76%) Load Balancing
3 61 (9.16%) Network Management
4 59 (8.86%) Migration
5 38 (5.71%) SIEM
6 35 (5.26%) Information Security
7 34 (5.11%) Change Management
7 34 (5.11%) Project Management
8 24 (3.60%) Network Monitoring
8 24 (3.60%) Service Delivery
9 23 (3.45%) Incident Management
10 22 (3.30%) Change Control
10 22 (3.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 21 (3.15%) ITIL V3
11 21 (3.15%) Kalman Filter
11 21 (3.15%) Mentoring
12 19 (2.85%) High Availability
13 18 (2.70%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 18 (2.70%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.15%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.25%) SQL
3 14 (2.10%) Python
4 7 (1.05%) C#
5 5 (0.75%) C
5 5 (0.75%) Java
6 3 (0.45%) VB
7 2 (0.30%) PHP
8 1 (0.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.15%) Ruby
8 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 333 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (36.49%) CCNP
3 147 (22.07%) CCNA
4 144 (21.62%) Security Cleared
5 131 (19.67%) SC Cleared
6 67 (10.06%) CCIE
7 54 (8.11%) CCSE
8 29 (4.35%) Degree
9 26 (3.90%) CCSA
10 25 (3.75%) CCDP
11 22 (3.30%) CCSP
12 20 (3.00%) CISSP
13 18 (2.70%) DV Cleared
14 17 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
15 16 (2.40%) JNCIP
16 14 (2.10%) MCP
17 13 (1.95%) CCVP
17 13 (1.95%) Check Point Certification
18 12 (1.80%) JNCIS
19 11 (1.65%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (4.95%) PCI DSS
2 32 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (3.45%) SLA
4 6 (0.90%) RMADS
5 5 (0.75%) GPG13
6 4 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.45%) COBIT
7 3 (0.45%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
8 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 67 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (9.01%) Active Directory
3 33 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.90%) vSphere
5 23 (3.45%) ProxySG
6 15 (2.25%) vCloud
7 12 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (1.05%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.05%) XenServer
9 5 (0.75%) BitLocker
10 4 (0.60%) XenApp
10 4 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.45%) Docker
11 3 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
11 3 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.45%) Snort
12 2 (0.30%) BIND 9
12 2 (0.30%) Firmware
12 2 (0.30%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 25 (3.75%) Nessus
3 24 (3.60%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (2.55%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (1.95%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (1.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 9 (1.35%) Forum Sentry
7 9 (1.35%) Nexpose
7 9 (1.35%) OPNET
7 9 (1.35%) SCCM
8 8 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (1.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 6 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
9 6 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
9 6 (0.90%) Nagios
9 6 (0.90%) PowerCLI
9 6 (0.90%) WhatsUp Gold
10 5 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
11 4 (0.60%) Cacti
Vendors
1 666 (100.00%) Cisco
2 321 (48.20%) CheckPoint
3 223 (33.48%) F5
4 186 (27.93%) Juniper
5 114 (17.12%) VMware
6 112 (16.82%) Palo Alto
7 105 (15.77%) Blue Coat
8 78 (11.71%) Microsoft
9 73 (10.96%) SolarWinds
10 66 (9.91%) Fortinet
11 60 (9.01%) Citrix
12 58 (8.71%) HP
13 49 (7.36%) Aruba
14 38 (5.71%) Brocade
15 36 (5.41%) Riverbed
16 34 (5.11%) Intel Security
17 32 (4.80%) Sourcefire
18 30 (4.50%) Nokia
19 27 (4.05%) Symantec
20 24 (3.60%) Meraki
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