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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK
Rank 284 332 273
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -59
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 336 333 399
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.67% 0.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.90% 4.58% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 185 248
Median daily rate £380 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £460 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £361 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.19% -3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 7
Median hourly rate £22.50 £39.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.30% +73.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £31.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £39.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-48.71% +73.33%

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
6864 7264 7480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 15.30% 14.53% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4199 4225 4224
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £366 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.02% +4.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 359 417
Median hourly rate £27.75 £27.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.90% +17.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.07 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 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
England +40 315 £400 +6.66% 80
London +43 107 £380 -5.00% 38
South East -8 82 £400 +9.58% 15
Yorkshire +22 38 £300 -20.00% 4
City of London +14 28 £433 +11.61% 15
Hampshire +4 28 £413 +3.12% 3
West Midlands +7 24 £450 +6.88% 7
Berkshire -3 23 £438 +19.86% 3
North West +27 21 £338 -6.89% 5
West Yorkshire +22 17 £265 -29.33% 3
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £350 +34.61%
South Yorkshire -7 15 £273 -31.01% 1
Milton Keynes - 15 £388 -
South West -4 14 £388 +9.15% 5
Bracknell +10 13 £350 +19.65%
East of England -5 13 £473 +5.00% 3
Sheffield -7 11 £175 -55.69% 1
Hertfordshire -12 11 £473 -3.07%
North Yorkshire +19 10 £425 +6.11%
Leeds +13 10 £175 -49.64% 2
Basingstoke +11 10 £469 +108.33% 1
Merseyside +11 10 £325 -23.52%
East Midlands -2 10 £500 +80.99% 3
South Wales +12 9 £375 +15.38%
Wales +8 9 £375 +15.38%
Southampton +1 9 £400 - 1
Southport - 9 £325 -
Surrey +24 8 £380 -20.00% 5
Bristol +9 8 £378 +4.86% 4
Birmingham 0 8 £400 +23.07% 3

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 749 (100.00%) Cisco
2 566 (75.57%) Firewall
3 366 (48.87%) Cisco Certification
4 354 (47.26%) CheckPoint
5 273 (36.45%) CCNP
6 270 (36.05%) LAN
7 257 (34.31%) WAN
8 246 (32.84%) F5
9 224 (29.91%) Cisco Nexus
10 220 (29.37%) VPN
11 190 (25.37%) Network Security
12 188 (25.10%) Juniper
13 184 (24.57%) Data Centre
14 181 (24.17%) Wireless
15 157 (20.96%) CCNA
16 149 (19.89%) OSPF
17 146 (19.49%) BGP
18 143 (19.09%) Security Cleared
19 133 (17.76%) SC Cleared
20 120 (16.02%) TCP/IP
21 106 (14.15%) Blue Coat
22 105 (14.02%) VMware
22 105 (14.02%) Palo Alto
23 100 (13.35%) MPLS
24 97 (12.95%) Finance
25 92 (12.28%) Windows
26 88 (11.75%) Network Design
27 86 (11.48%) ITIL
27 86 (11.48%) SSL
28 83 (11.08%) Microsoft

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 12 (1.60%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.34%) Skype for Business
3 9 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.80%) IIS
6 5 (0.67%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.13%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.13%) nginx
9 1 (0.13%) SAS
9 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 26 (3.47%) MS Office
2 17 (2.27%) MS Excel
3 11 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.40%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.87%) Office 365
4 6 (0.80%) SaaS
5 3 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 566 (75.57%) Firewall
2 270 (36.05%) LAN
3 257 (34.31%) WAN
4 224 (29.91%) Cisco Nexus
5 220 (29.37%) VPN
6 190 (25.37%) Network Security
7 181 (24.17%) Wireless
8 149 (19.89%) OSPF
9 146 (19.49%) BGP
10 120 (16.02%) TCP/IP
11 100 (13.35%) MPLS
12 86 (11.48%) SSL
13 79 (10.55%) Cisco IOS
13 79 (10.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 75 (10.01%) DNS
15 72 (9.61%) IPsec
16 65 (8.68%) EIGRP
16 65 (8.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 62 (8.28%) VoIP
18 59 (7.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.27%) MySQL
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.53%) JIRA
2 4 (0.53%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 97 (12.95%) Finance
2 41 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.01%) Banking
4 27 (3.60%) Retail
5 11 (1.47%) Legal
6 7 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.67%) Law
9 2 (0.27%) Advertising
9 2 (0.27%) Electronics
9 2 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.13%) Back Office
10 1 (0.13%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.13%) Local Government
10 1 (0.13%) Publishing
10 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 400 (53.40%) Network Engineer
2 173 (23.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 146 (19.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 121 (16.15%) Security Engineer
5 106 (14.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 61 (8.14%) Consultant
7 60 (8.01%) Senior Network Engineer
8 57 (7.61%) Firewall Engineer
9 53 (7.08%) Analyst
10 43 (5.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 40 (5.34%) Architect
12 35 (4.67%) Network Analyst
12 35 (4.67%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
13 34 (4.54%) Network Consultant
14 30 (4.01%) Network Support
15 29 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 24 (3.20%) Support Engineer
17 22 (2.94%) Security Consultant
18 21 (2.80%) Network Architect
19 20 (2.67%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (5.34%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.34%) SAML
3 9 (1.20%) CSS
4 5 (0.67%) .NET
5 3 (0.40%) COM
5 3 (0.40%) Velocity
5 3 (0.40%) XMPP
6 2 (0.27%) REST
6 2 (0.27%) WAP
6 2 (0.27%) Web Services
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) HTML
7 1 (0.13%) JMS
7 1 (0.13%) LAMP
7 1 (0.13%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 184 (24.57%) Data Centre
2 40 (5.34%) Management Information System
3 22 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 15 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 12 (1.60%) Cryptography
6 12 (1.60%) PKI
7 10 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 9 (1.20%) RSA SecurID
9 8 (1.07%) CMDB
10 6 (0.80%) Clustering
10 6 (0.80%) NHS
10 6 (0.80%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.67%) Blackberry
11 5 (0.67%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.53%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (0.53%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.53%) Thin Client
12 4 (0.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 92 (12.28%) Windows
2 47 (6.28%) Windows Server
3 34 (4.54%) Linux
4 33 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 30 (4.01%) Unix
6 27 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (2.00%) Windows 7
9 8 (1.07%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.93%) Ubuntu
11 5 (0.67%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.27%) AIX
14 2 (0.27%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.27%) Solaris
15 1 (0.13%) CentOS
15 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.13%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (11.75%) Network Design
2 86 (11.48%) ITIL
3 76 (10.15%) Load Balancing
4 64 (8.54%) Migration
5 56 (7.48%) SIEM
6 51 (6.81%) Change Management
6 51 (6.81%) Network Management
7 47 (6.28%) Information Security
8 41 (5.47%) Kalman Filter
9 36 (4.81%) Project Management
10 35 (4.67%) Service Delivery
11 33 (4.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 28 (3.74%) Security Operations
13 26 (3.47%) Incident Management
13 26 (3.47%) Multi-Factor Authentication
13 26 (3.47%) Network Monitoring
13 26 (3.47%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 26 (3.47%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 25 (3.34%) Change Control
15 24 (3.20%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.54%) PowerShell
2 15 (2.00%) SQL
3 10 (1.34%) Python
4 9 (1.20%) C
5 6 (0.80%) Java
6 4 (0.53%) PHP
7 3 (0.40%) Perl
7 3 (0.40%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.40%) VB
8 2 (0.27%) C++
9 1 (0.13%) Ruby
9 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 366 (48.87%) Cisco Certification
2 273 (36.45%) CCNP
3 157 (20.96%) CCNA
4 143 (19.09%) Security Cleared
5 133 (17.76%) SC Cleared
6 82 (10.95%) CCIE
7 47 (6.28%) CCSE
8 37 (4.94%) CCDP
9 32 (4.27%) Degree
10 26 (3.47%) CISSP
11 23 (3.07%) CCSP
12 22 (2.94%) CCSA
13 19 (2.54%) DV Cleared
14 17 (2.27%) CCVP
15 13 (1.74%) Check Point Certification
15 13 (1.74%) JNCIP
16 12 (1.60%) MCP
17 11 (1.47%) CCDA
17 11 (1.47%) JNCIS
17 11 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 52 (6.94%) PCI DSS
2 30 (4.01%) SLA
3 17 (2.27%) RMADS
4 5 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.40%) COBIT
5 3 (0.40%) ISO27002
5 3 (0.40%) QA
6 2 (0.27%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.13%) GPG13
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 66 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 63 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (5.21%) vSphere
4 27 (3.60%) Hyper-V
5 21 (2.80%) ProxySG
6 11 (1.47%) vCloud
7 10 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.07%) VMware ESX
9 6 (0.80%) XenServer
10 5 (0.67%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.67%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.53%) Snort
11 4 (0.53%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
12 3 (0.40%) XenApp
13 2 (0.27%) BIND 9
13 2 (0.27%) Docker
13 2 (0.27%) Sendmail
13 2 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (6.28%) Nessus
2 29 (3.87%) FortiGate
3 27 (3.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 16 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
5 14 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 13 (1.74%) Nexpose
7 12 (1.60%) Cisco UCCX
8 10 (1.34%) OPNET
8 10 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 10 (1.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 9 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
10 8 (1.07%) Backup Exec
10 8 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
10 8 (1.07%) SCCM
10 8 (1.07%) WhatsUp Gold
11 7 (0.93%) Cacti
11 7 (0.93%) Nagios
11 7 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 5 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 5 (0.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 749 (100.00%) Cisco
2 354 (47.26%) CheckPoint
3 246 (32.84%) F5
4 188 (25.10%) Juniper
5 106 (14.15%) Blue Coat
6 105 (14.02%) Palo Alto
6 105 (14.02%) VMware
7 83 (11.08%) Microsoft
8 56 (7.48%) Fortinet
8 56 (7.48%) SolarWinds
9 52 (6.94%) HP
10 51 (6.81%) Citrix
11 50 (6.68%) Aruba
12 48 (6.41%) Intel Security
13 43 (5.74%) Sourcefire
14 40 (5.34%) Brocade
15 38 (5.07%) Riverbed
16 29 (3.87%) Symantec
17 28 (3.74%) Meraki
18 26 (3.47%) AlienVault
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