The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 289 315 345
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +30
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 431 418 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.81% 0.72% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 5.26% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 258 210
Median daily rate £388 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 4
Median hourly rate £44.25 £21.53 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.57% -21.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £18.30 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £23.25 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £22.01 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+101.02% -22.76%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8193 7947 8558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.49% 13.71% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4997 4557 4739
Median daily rate £400 £377 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.24% +3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £360 £345
% change year-on-year
+1.38% +4.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 413 552 480
Median hourly rate £27.09 £20.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -8.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.01 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+33.30% -6.64%

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Trend

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

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Cisco ASA Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Cisco ASA Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +37 400 £400 +6.66% 59
London +43 153 £450 +5.88% 14
South East +12 94 £381 +8.92% 21
Yorkshire +30 41 £331 -11.66% 5
East of England +5 30 £415 +14.48% 2
City of London +21 27 £450 +2.85% 1
West Yorkshire +17 25 £344 -8.33% 4
Hampshire +19 24 £400 +6.66% 2
West Midlands -13 24 £400 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +8 22 £375 -19.35% 5
Surrey +25 21 £363 +3.57% 6
North West +14 19 £363 +7.40% 6
South West -2 18 £350 -12.50% 4
Birmingham +5 15 £400 +28.00% 3
Wales +34 14 £363 +3.57% 2
South Wales +32 14 £363 +3.57% 2
Scotland +10 14 £325 -20.00% 2
Bedfordshire +5 14 £525 +44.82%
Manchester -8 14 £350 - 4
Croydon -2 13 £470 -
East Midlands -14 13 £300 -2.12% 2
Bracknell - 13 £375 -
Hertfordshire -12 12 £415 -12.16% 2
Edinburgh +7 11 £338 +56.97% 1
Bristol +9 9 £325 - 1
Leeds -3 9 £350 -6.66% 3
Middlesex - 9 £419 -
South Yorkshire +5 8 £325 +75.67%
Sheffield +4 8 £325 +75.67%
North Yorkshire - 8 £307 - 1

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 861 (100.00%) Cisco
2 695 (80.72%) Firewall
3 462 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
4 417 (48.43%) CheckPoint
5 368 (42.74%) CCNP
6 288 (33.45%) WAN
7 285 (33.10%) LAN
8 272 (31.59%) Network Security
9 259 (30.08%) Wireless
10 234 (27.18%) F5
11 232 (26.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 230 (26.71%) VPN
13 218 (25.32%) Juniper
14 215 (24.97%) CCNA
15 200 (23.23%) Data Centre
16 189 (21.95%) OSPF
17 187 (21.72%) BGP
18 151 (17.54%) TCP/IP
19 144 (16.72%) Finance
20 140 (16.26%) Security Cleared
21 135 (15.68%) Palo Alto
22 127 (14.75%) SC Cleared
23 125 (14.52%) Windows
24 116 (13.47%) Microsoft
25 115 (13.36%) ITIL
26 114 (13.24%) CCIE
27 108 (12.54%) MPLS
28 102 (11.85%) VMware
29 101 (11.73%) EIGRP
30 100 (11.61%) DNS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills 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 23 (2.67%) MS Exchange
2 19 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (1.97%) Skype for Business
4 14 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (0.70%) IIS
6 5 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.35%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.23%) Apache
9 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.23%) nginx
9 2 (0.23%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.95%) MS Visio
3 22 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Eikon
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.70%) Office 365
3 3 (0.35%) Rackspace Cloud
4 2 (0.23%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) PaaS
5 1 (0.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 695 (80.72%) Firewall
2 288 (33.45%) WAN
3 285 (33.10%) LAN
4 272 (31.59%) Network Security
5 259 (30.08%) Wireless
6 232 (26.95%) Cisco Nexus
7 230 (26.71%) VPN
8 189 (21.95%) OSPF
9 187 (21.72%) BGP
10 151 (17.54%) TCP/IP
11 108 (12.54%) MPLS
12 101 (11.73%) EIGRP
13 100 (11.61%) DNS
14 99 (11.50%) Cisco IOS
15 95 (11.03%) SSL
16 90 (10.45%) VLAN
17 89 (10.34%) VoIP
18 83 (9.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 82 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
20 73 (8.48%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.23%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (1.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.46%) JIRA
2 4 (0.46%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.12%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 144 (16.72%) Finance
2 48 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 27 (3.14%) Banking
3 27 (3.14%) Retail
4 14 (1.63%) Legal
5 9 (1.05%) Manufacturing
6 7 (0.81%) Marketing
7 6 (0.70%) Billing
7 6 (0.70%) Law
8 4 (0.46%) Electronics
8 4 (0.46%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.35%) Military
10 2 (0.23%) Advertising
10 2 (0.23%) Back Office
11 1 (0.12%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.12%) Games
11 1 (0.12%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 470 (54.59%) Network Engineer
2 192 (22.30%) Cisco Engineer
3 169 (19.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 153 (17.77%) Security Engineer
5 128 (14.87%) Network Security Engineer
6 98 (11.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 83 (9.64%) Firewall Engineer
8 76 (8.83%) Consultant
9 52 (6.04%) Support Engineer
10 48 (5.57%) Network Consultant
11 45 (5.23%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 43 (4.99%) Analyst
13 41 (4.76%) Network Support
14 37 (4.30%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 36 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 34 (3.95%) Senior Security Engineer
17 33 (3.83%) Network Analyst
17 33 (3.83%) Network Support Engineer
18 28 (3.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
19 27 (3.14%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (5.81%) 802.1X
2 11 (1.28%) CSS
3 4 (0.46%) OCX
4 3 (0.35%) .NET
4 3 (0.35%) SAML
4 3 (0.35%) Web Services
5 2 (0.23%) Middleware
5 2 (0.23%) REST
5 2 (0.23%) Velocity
5 2 (0.23%) WAP
5 2 (0.23%) XMPP
6 1 (0.12%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.12%) HTML
6 1 (0.12%) LAMP
6 1 (0.12%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 200 (23.23%) Data Centre
2 30 (3.48%) Management Information System
3 23 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (1.86%) Cryptography
4 16 (1.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 16 (1.86%) Driving Licence
5 15 (1.74%) PKI
6 9 (1.05%) FlexPod
7 8 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 7 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.70%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.70%) Blackberry
9 6 (0.70%) CESG
9 6 (0.70%) e-Health
10 5 (0.58%) RSA SecurID
10 5 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.46%) Clustering
11 4 (0.46%) EFT
11 4 (0.46%) Fintech
12 3 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 125 (14.52%) Windows
2 82 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 63 (7.32%) Linux
4 35 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 29 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (3.25%) Unix
7 24 (2.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.63%) Ubuntu
9 10 (1.16%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.81%) CentOS
10 7 (0.81%) Solaris
10 7 (0.81%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.70%) Data ONTAP
11 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.46%) AIX
13 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.12%) Android
14 1 (0.12%) Mandriva Linux
14 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (13.36%) ITIL
2 77 (8.94%) Network Design
3 73 (8.48%) Migration
4 68 (7.90%) Load Balancing
5 56 (6.50%) Change Management
6 54 (6.27%) Kalman Filter
7 46 (5.34%) Network Management
8 45 (5.23%) SIEM
9 43 (4.99%) Network Monitoring
10 40 (4.65%) Service Delivery
11 38 (4.41%) Project Management
12 37 (4.30%) Information Security
13 32 (3.72%) Service Management
14 31 (3.60%) Change Control
15 30 (3.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 25 (2.90%) ITIL V3
17 24 (2.79%) Penetration Testing
18 22 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
19 20 (2.32%) Incident Management
19 20 (2.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 23 (2.67%) PowerShell
2 12 (1.39%) Shell Script
2 12 (1.39%) SQL
3 10 (1.16%) Python
4 7 (0.81%) Java
5 5 (0.58%) C
6 3 (0.35%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.35%) Perl
6 3 (0.35%) PHP
7 2 (0.23%) C++
7 2 (0.23%) Tcl
8 1 (0.12%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.12%) Korn
8 1 (0.12%) Lisp
8 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 462 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 368 (42.74%) CCNP
3 215 (24.97%) CCNA
4 140 (16.26%) Security Cleared
5 127 (14.75%) SC Cleared
6 114 (13.24%) CCIE
7 55 (6.39%) CCSE
8 42 (4.88%) CCSA
9 41 (4.76%) CCDP
9 41 (4.76%) Degree
10 33 (3.83%) CISSP
11 24 (2.79%) ITIL Certification
12 18 (2.09%) JNCIP
13 17 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (1.86%) DV Cleared
14 16 (1.86%) MCP
14 16 (1.86%) MCSE
14 16 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (1.74%) CCDA
16 14 (1.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (7.08%) PCI DSS
3 29 (3.37%) SLA
4 16 (1.86%) RMADS
5 14 (1.63%) QA
6 5 (0.58%) COBIT
6 5 (0.58%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (0.35%) ISO27002
8 2 (0.23%) COSO
8 2 (0.23%) ISO27005
8 2 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 68 (7.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 66 (7.67%) Active Directory
3 55 (6.39%) vSphere
4 22 (2.56%) ProxySG
5 19 (2.21%) VMware ESX
6 18 (2.09%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.46%) BitLocker
8 4 (0.46%) Docker
8 4 (0.46%) Snort
9 3 (0.35%) Firmware
9 3 (0.35%) KVM
9 3 (0.35%) oVirt
9 3 (0.35%) Squid
9 3 (0.35%) vCloud
10 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
10 2 (0.23%) iptables
10 2 (0.23%) Sendmail
10 2 (0.23%) UAG
10 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 67 (7.78%) FortiGate
2 31 (3.60%) Nessus
3 28 (3.25%) Cisco Prime
3 28 (3.25%) Nagios
4 24 (2.79%) Cacti
5 22 (2.56%) SolarWinds Orion
6 21 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
7 20 (2.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 16 (1.86%) SmoothWall
9 12 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
10 11 (1.28%) Nexpose
11 9 (1.05%) OpenView
11 9 (1.05%) SmokePing
12 8 (0.93%) SCCM
13 7 (0.81%) Backup Exec
13 7 (0.81%) OPNET
13 7 (0.81%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 6 (0.70%) SCOM
15 4 (0.46%) McAfee ePO
15 4 (0.46%) QRadar
Vendors
1 861 (100.00%) Cisco
2 417 (48.43%) CheckPoint
3 234 (27.18%) F5
4 218 (25.32%) Juniper
5 135 (15.68%) Palo Alto
6 116 (13.47%) Microsoft
7 102 (11.85%) VMware
8 88 (10.22%) Blue Coat
9 83 (9.64%) SolarWinds
10 72 (8.36%) HP
11 68 (7.90%) Fortinet
12 58 (6.74%) Aruba
13 53 (6.16%) Intel Security
13 53 (6.16%) Riverbed
14 39 (4.53%) Citrix
15 34 (3.95%) FireEye
16 33 (3.83%) TippingPoint
17 31 (3.60%) Sourcefire
18 26 (3.02%) Nokia
19 25 (2.90%) Brocade
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