The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 202 225 227
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 40 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.26% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 1.82% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 15
Average salary £40,375 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.09% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £52,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -
Cisco ASA
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1101 932 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.28% 14.16% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 871 766 986
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in the North West

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Cisco ASA Salary Histogram in the North West

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Manchester +7 21 £40,150 -19.70% 4
Cheshire -14 13 £42,500 -7.60% 1
Lancashire - 6 £41,000 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (67.21%) Firewall
3 33 (54.10%) Network Security
4 31 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (44.26%) Juniper
6 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
7 23 (37.70%) CheckPoint
7 23 (37.70%) VMware
8 22 (36.07%) Windows
9 20 (32.79%) CCNP
10 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (27.87%) Degree
12 15 (24.59%) NetApp
12 15 (24.59%) HP
12 15 (24.59%) LAN
12 15 (24.59%) WAN
12 15 (24.59%) ITIL
13 14 (22.95%) VPN
13 14 (22.95%) Blue Coat
13 14 (22.95%) Wireless
14 13 (21.31%) CCSE
14 13 (21.31%) CCIE
15 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
15 12 (19.67%) DNS
15 12 (19.67%) Oracle
15 12 (19.67%) Solaris
15 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
15 12 (19.67%) Project Management
15 12 (19.67%) Change Management
15 12 (19.67%) Cisco PIX

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (8.20%) Lync
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Apache
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 41 (67.21%) Firewall
2 33 (54.10%) Network Security
3 15 (24.59%) LAN
3 15 (24.59%) WAN
4 14 (22.95%) VPN
4 14 (22.95%) Wireless
5 12 (19.67%) DNS
5 12 (19.67%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (16.39%) NetScreen
6 10 (16.39%) VLAN
6 10 (16.39%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (9.84%) OSPF
7 6 (9.84%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.56%) SAN
9 3 (4.92%) iSCSI
9 3 (4.92%) SSL
9 3 (4.92%) BGP
9 3 (4.92%) DMZ
9 3 (4.92%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Retail
2 5 (8.20%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Consultant
2 11 (18.03%) Security Consultant
2 11 (18.03%) Technical Consultant
2 11 (18.03%) Network Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Security Technical Consultant
4 7 (11.48%) Network Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Information Security Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Security Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Technician
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Technician
8 3 (4.92%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Solaris
3 8 (13.11%) UNIX
4 6 (9.84%) Linux
5 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Project Management
2 12 (19.67%) Change Management
3 11 (18.03%) Line Management
3 11 (18.03%) Service Delivery
4 9 (14.75%) Incident Management
4 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (14.75%) Migration
4 9 (14.75%) Problem Management
5 7 (11.48%) Project Planning
6 6 (9.84%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.20%) Information Security
8 4 (6.56%) Network Design
8 4 (6.56%) People Management
9 3 (4.92%) Change Control
10 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.64%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (32.79%) CCNP
3 17 (27.87%) Degree
4 13 (21.31%) CCSE
4 13 (21.31%) CCIE
5 11 (18.03%) CCNA
6 6 (9.84%) JNCIP
7 5 (8.20%) CISSP
7 5 (8.20%) ISSAP
7 5 (8.20%) ISSMP
7 5 (8.20%) JNCIS
7 5 (8.20%) CISM
8 4 (6.56%) CCDP
9 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.28%) MCSE
9 2 (3.28%) VCP4
10 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) Postfix
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (44.26%) Juniper
3 25 (40.98%) Microsoft
4 23 (37.70%) CheckPoint
4 23 (37.70%) VMware
5 15 (24.59%) NetApp
5 15 (24.59%) HP
6 14 (22.95%) Blue Coat
7 12 (19.67%) Oracle
8 11 (18.03%) Fortinet
9 10 (16.39%) IronPort
9 10 (16.39%) Tufin
10 9 (14.75%) ProCurve
10 9 (14.75%) CA
11 4 (6.56%) Citrix
12 3 (4.92%) F5
13 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
13 2 (3.28%) Dell
13 2 (3.28%) IBM
13 2 (3.28%) Meru Networks
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bolton
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £24000 - £25000 per annum + Staff Discount
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus
Posted: 2 days ago