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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 99 112 98
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 27 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.53% 0.11% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.25% 0.78% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
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
292 255 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.50% 14.00% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 242 232 258
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Cisco ASA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (91.49%) Firewall
3 30 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (61.70%) CheckPoint
5 22 (46.81%) CCNP
5 22 (46.81%) VPN
6 21 (44.68%) WAN
7 19 (40.43%) LAN
7 19 (40.43%) CCNA
8 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
9 15 (31.91%) DNS
9 15 (31.91%) OSPF
9 15 (31.91%) BGP
10 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
11 12 (25.53%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) MPLS
11 12 (25.53%) Network Design
11 12 (25.53%) F5
11 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (23.40%) Network Security
13 10 (21.28%) Wireless
13 10 (21.28%) VMware
13 10 (21.28%) ITIL
13 10 (21.28%) CCSE
14 9 (19.15%) VLAN
14 9 (19.15%) Wireshark
14 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
14 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
14 9 (19.15%) EIGRP
15 8 (17.02%) Juniper

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Office 365
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (91.49%) Firewall
2 22 (46.81%) VPN
3 21 (44.68%) WAN
4 19 (40.43%) LAN
5 17 (36.17%) TCP/IP
6 15 (31.91%) DNS
6 15 (31.91%) OSPF
6 15 (31.91%) BGP
7 12 (25.53%) MPLS
7 12 (25.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (23.40%) Network Security
9 10 (21.28%) Wireless
10 9 (19.15%) VLAN
10 9 (19.15%) Wireshark
10 9 (19.15%) EIGRP
11 8 (17.02%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (17.02%) HSRP
12 7 (14.89%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (14.89%) FWSM
12 7 (14.89%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 5 (10.64%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Analyst
1 15 (31.91%) Network Engineer
2 14 (29.79%) Network Analyst
3 11 (23.40%) Network Consultant
3 11 (23.40%) Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.13%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Implementation Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Senior Network Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.13%) DTV
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (4.26%) Windows
1 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.13%) CentOS
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Network Design
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 9 (19.15%) Load Balancing
3 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.77%) High Availability
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.26%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (2.13%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.13%) Use Case
8 1 (2.13%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.13%) Network Management
8 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.13%) DNA
8 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.13%) C
1 1 (2.13%) Perl
1 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (63.83%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (46.81%) CCNP
3 19 (40.43%) CCNA
4 10 (21.28%) CCSE
5 7 (14.89%) CCSA
6 4 (8.51%) CCIE
7 3 (6.38%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.26%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.13%) Degree
9 1 (2.13%) RHCE
9 1 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Terminal Services
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.26%) Snort
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Cacti
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (61.70%) CheckPoint
3 12 (25.53%) F5
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
5 8 (17.02%) Juniper
6 5 (10.64%) Fortinet
6 5 (10.64%) Sourcefire
7 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.38%) Blue Coat
9 2 (4.26%) Sophos
9 2 (4.26%) Veeam
10 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard
10 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.13%) SAP
10 1 (2.13%) Red Hat