The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 102 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 21 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.16% 0.54% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.64% 2.75% 7.08%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 10
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -
Cisco ASA
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
275 291 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.25% 19.56% 19.26%
Number of salaries quoted 245 248 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Birmingham region.

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

Cisco ASA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA.

1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (90.74%) Firewall
3 41 (75.93%) CheckPoint
4 32 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (48.15%) VPN
6 23 (42.59%) CCNA
7 21 (38.89%) Network Security
8 18 (33.33%) Fortinet
9 17 (31.48%) CCSE
10 15 (27.78%) Juniper
10 15 (27.78%) CCSA
11 13 (24.07%) MPLS
11 13 (24.07%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (22.22%) OSPF
12 12 (22.22%) CCNP
13 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
13 11 (20.37%) JNCIA
13 11 (20.37%) JNCIS
13 11 (20.37%) F5
14 10 (18.52%) WAN
14 10 (18.52%) BGP
15 9 (16.67%) Network Management
16 8 (14.81%) Finance
16 8 (14.81%) Wireless
17 7 (12.96%) LAN
17 7 (12.96%) SLA
17 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
18 6 (11.11%) Sourcefire
18 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Cisco ASA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.70%) IIS
1 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 49 (90.74%) Firewall
2 26 (48.15%) VPN
3 21 (38.89%) Network Security
4 13 (24.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 13 (24.07%) MPLS
5 12 (22.22%) OSPF
6 10 (18.52%) BGP
6 10 (18.52%) WAN
7 8 (14.81%) Wireless
8 7 (12.96%) LAN
8 7 (12.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (11.11%) EIGRP
10 5 (9.26%) IPsec
10 5 (9.26%) Broadband
10 5 (9.26%) FWSM
11 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
11 4 (7.41%) DNS
11 4 (7.41%) SSL
12 3 (5.56%) SAN
12 3 (5.56%) VPLS
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Law
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Back Office
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (53.70%) Network Engineer
2 9 (16.67%) Analyst
2 9 (16.67%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Network Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Security Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Network Consultant
5 6 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Security Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Sales Consultant
6 5 (9.26%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Network Architect
8 3 (5.56%) Network Project Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (5.56%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.56%) Security Specialist
8 3 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) CESG
2 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
1 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) CentOS
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.67%) Network Management
2 7 (12.96%) Performance Monitoring
3 5 (9.26%) Service Management
3 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (9.26%) Supplier Management
4 3 (5.56%) SIEM
4 3 (5.56%) Network Design
4 3 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL
4 3 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.70%) Supply Chain Management
5 2 (3.70%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.85%) Use Case
6 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.85%) Change Control
6 1 (1.85%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C
1 1 (1.85%) Perl
1 1 (1.85%) PHP
1 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (59.26%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (42.59%) CCNA
3 17 (31.48%) CCSE
4 15 (27.78%) CCSA
5 12 (22.22%) CCNP
6 11 (20.37%) JNCIA
6 11 (20.37%) JNCIS
7 4 (7.41%) CISSP
8 3 (5.56%) CCDP
8 3 (5.56%) CCIE
9 2 (3.70%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.85%) Degree
10 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.85%) CCSP
10 1 (1.85%) RHCE
10 1 (1.85%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
2 6 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.85%) Snort
2 1 (1.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
2 1 (1.85%) Cacti
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (75.93%) CheckPoint
3 18 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 15 (27.78%) Juniper
5 11 (20.37%) Blue Coat
5 11 (20.37%) F5
6 6 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 6 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 6 (11.11%) Sourcefire
7 5 (9.26%) Websense
8 4 (7.41%) VMware
9 2 (3.70%) Sophos
9 2 (3.70%) Veeam
10 1 (1.85%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
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