The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 175 158 168
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 7 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.58% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 4.05% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 20 8
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £39,250 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-1.87% -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
553 592 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.01% 14.23% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 485 516 470
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco ASA
North West

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in Manchester

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) CCNA
4 11 (73.33%) Project Management
5 9 (60.00%) Citrix
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) Windows
6 8 (53.33%) VLAN
7 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
7 7 (46.67%) iSCSI
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (46.67%) SQL
7 7 (46.67%) IIS
7 7 (46.67%) MCSE
8 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (40.00%) Finance
9 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 5 (33.33%) Banking
9 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
9 5 (33.33%) CCDP
10 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
10 4 (26.67%) CMDB
11 2 (13.33%) F5
11 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
11 2 (13.33%) Information Security
11 2 (13.33%) LAN

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (46.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VLAN
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (46.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WLAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) SSL
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) TACACS
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) VPLS
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
5 1 (6.67%) IPsec
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Project Management
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCNA
3 7 (46.67%) MCSE
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (33.33%) CCDP
5 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
1 7 (46.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) Citrix
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (13.33%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) Brocade
6 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Nokia
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