The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex 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 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 44 40 58
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +18
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 3 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.81% 2.87% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.88% 8.24% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 2
Average salary £65,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.94% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
104 170 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 28.11% 34.84% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 83 134 125
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco ASA
South East

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in Middlesex

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNP
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Juniper
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
5 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 5 (55.56%) BGP
6 4 (44.44%) Wireless
6 4 (44.44%) IPsec
6 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
6 4 (44.44%) Debian
6 4 (44.44%) VRRP
6 4 (44.44%) Nagios
6 4 (44.44%) MPLS
6 4 (44.44%) OSPF
6 4 (44.44%) Apache
6 4 (44.44%) Perl
6 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
6 4 (44.44%) VPN
6 4 (44.44%) Squid
6 4 (44.44%) VLAN
6 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
6 4 (44.44%) HP
6 4 (44.44%) ProCurve
6 4 (44.44%) CentOS
6 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (44.44%) HSRP
7 3 (33.33%) Network Security

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) VRRP
3 4 (44.44%) VLAN
3 4 (44.44%) Wireshark
3 4 (44.44%) HSRP
3 4 (44.44%) Wireless
3 4 (44.44%) IPsec
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) FWSM
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Debian
2 4 (44.44%) CentOS
3 2 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) Product Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) CCNP
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCDA
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) CCSP
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Squid
1 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) HP
4 4 (44.44%) ProCurve
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
6 1 (11.11%) F5
6 1 (11.11%) VMware