The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 181 168 178
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 11 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.26% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.64% 1.86% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 9
Average salary £38,715 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.96% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £42,800 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,550 £48,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +10.00%
Cisco ASA
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
672 483 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.03% 13.00% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 563 408 546
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -7 5 £35,000 -26.31%
Oldham - 2 £42,215 -
Bury - 1 £41,430 -
Cisco ASA
North West

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 13 (68.42%) Windows
3 13 (68.42%) LAN
3 13 (68.42%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) Network Security
4 12 (63.16%) VPN
5 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 10 (52.63%) DNS
6 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
6 10 (52.63%) VLAN
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) HP
7 9 (47.37%) ProCurve
8 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (31.58%) Wireless
10 6 (31.58%) Migration
10 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
11 5 (26.32%) CCNA
11 5 (26.32%) NetApp
12 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (15.79%) CCNP
13 3 (15.79%) Citrix
13 3 (15.79%) Juniper
13 3 (15.79%) Degree
13 3 (15.79%) Change Control
14 2 (10.53%) SQL
14 2 (10.53%) Oracle
14 2 (10.53%) SQL Server

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 13 (68.42%) LAN
2 13 (68.42%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) Network Security
3 12 (63.16%) VPN
4 10 (52.63%) DNS
4 10 (52.63%) VLAN
5 6 (31.58%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (10.53%) DMZ
7 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
8 1 (5.26%) DSL
8 1 (5.26%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Migration
1 6 (31.58%) Project Planning
2 3 (15.79%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) People Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 3 (15.79%) CCNP
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CCSE
4 2 (10.53%) MCSE
4 2 (10.53%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) ProCurve
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 5 (26.32%) NetApp
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
5 3 (15.79%) Juniper
6 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (10.53%) F5
6 2 (10.53%) Oracle
7 1 (5.26%) Intel