The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 8 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.90% 4.04% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% 12.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
Cisco ASA
South Wales

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 31 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 21.43% 31.31% 58.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 7
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in Bridgend

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (100.00%) McAfee
1 12 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
3 8 (66.67%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) MS Office
4 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
4 7 (58.33%) LAN
4 7 (58.33%) WAN
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (50.00%) Linux
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) RIP
5 6 (50.00%) OSPF
5 6 (50.00%) BGP
5 6 (50.00%) Websense
5 6 (50.00%) CCSE
5 6 (50.00%) Network Design
5 6 (50.00%) JNCIS
5 6 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (50.00%) Aruba
5 6 (50.00%) F5
5 6 (50.00%) Lumension
5 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Applications
1 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
3 6 (50.00%) RIP
3 6 (50.00%) OSPF
3 6 (50.00%) BGP
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (33.33%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Specialist
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Design
2 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 4 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 6 (50.00%) CCSE
2 6 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 4 (33.33%) CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 12 (100.00%) McAfee
1 12 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (50.00%) Websense
4 6 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 6 (50.00%) Aruba
4 6 (50.00%) F5
4 6 (50.00%) Lumension
5 4 (33.33%) ProCurve
5 4 (33.33%) HP