The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank - 57 79
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 0 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.62% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.80% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Average salary - £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.10% 16.42% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco ASA
North West

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in Merseyside

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
2 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) vSphere
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) CCVP
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) CCIE

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCVP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCIE
1 1 (20.00%) CCSP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDA
1 1 (20.00%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat