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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 90 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -8
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 28 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.54% 0.39% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.62% 2.58% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 3
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.45% -2.35%
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
291 271 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.05% 15.01% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 237 241 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

Cisco ASA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (92.00%) Firewall
3 35 (70.00%) CheckPoint
4 27 (54.00%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (46.00%) VPN
6 21 (42.00%) CCNA
7 15 (30.00%) CCNP
7 15 (30.00%) WAN
8 13 (26.00%) LAN
8 13 (26.00%) MPLS
8 13 (26.00%) Network Security
8 13 (26.00%) F5
9 12 (24.00%) CCSE
9 12 (24.00%) OSPF
9 12 (24.00%) BGP
9 12 (24.00%) Wireless
9 12 (24.00%) Finance
10 11 (22.00%) Juniper
10 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.00%) DNS
11 10 (20.00%) CCSA
11 10 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (18.00%) VMware
12 9 (18.00%) ITIL
13 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
13 8 (16.00%) Wireshark
13 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
13 8 (16.00%) Fortinet
14 7 (14.00%) VLAN
14 7 (14.00%) Network Design

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (92.00%) Firewall
2 23 (46.00%) VPN
3 15 (30.00%) WAN
4 13 (26.00%) LAN
4 13 (26.00%) MPLS
4 13 (26.00%) Network Security
5 12 (24.00%) Wireless
5 12 (24.00%) OSPF
5 12 (24.00%) BGP
6 11 (22.00%) DNS
6 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
7 10 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 8 (16.00%) Wireshark
9 7 (14.00%) VLAN
9 7 (14.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (12.00%) Cisco IOS
10 6 (12.00%) HSRP
10 6 (12.00%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (12.00%) FWSM
11 5 (10.00%) IPsec
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Network Consultant
3 11 (22.00%) Network Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Sales Consultant
6 3 (6.00%) Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.00%) Network Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Field Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.00%) DTV
1 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Windows
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.00%) CentOS
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 8 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (14.00%) Network Design
4 5 (10.00%) Network Management
4 5 (10.00%) High Availability
4 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.00%) Migration
6 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.00%) Supply Chain Management
8 1 (2.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.00%) Use Case
8 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (2.00%) Change Control
8 1 (2.00%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) C
1 1 (2.00%) Perl
1 1 (2.00%) PHP
1 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 27 (54.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (42.00%) CCNA
3 15 (30.00%) CCNP
4 12 (24.00%) CCSE
5 10 (20.00%) CCSA
6 5 (10.00%) JNCIA
6 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
7 3 (6.00%) JNCIP
8 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.00%) CCIE
9 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (4.00%) Snort
2 1 (2.00%) vSphere
2 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Nagios
1 1 (2.00%) Cacti
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Cisco
2 35 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 13 (26.00%) F5
4 11 (22.00%) Juniper
5 9 (18.00%) VMware
6 8 (16.00%) Fortinet
7 6 (12.00%) Blue Coat
8 5 (10.00%) Sourcefire
9 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
10 3 (6.00%) Websense
11 2 (4.00%) Sophos
11 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.00%) Veeam
12 1 (2.00%) WatchGuard
12 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
12 1 (2.00%) SAP