The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 232 215 215
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 2.89% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 19 20
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1067 1349 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.85% 18.38% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1061 876
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco ASA
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +10 13 £43,750 +28.67%
Manchester -20 7 £52,500 +13.51% 2
Lancashire - 3 £32,500 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (87.50%) Firewall
3 24 (75.00%) VPN
4 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
5 13 (40.63%) SSL
5 13 (40.63%) Windows
5 13 (40.63%) Finance
6 12 (37.50%) Network Security
7 11 (34.38%) SAN
7 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (31.25%) Juniper
8 10 (31.25%) WAN
8 10 (31.25%) Change Management
8 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 10 (31.25%) Junos
9 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 9 (28.13%) SecurID
9 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 9 (28.13%) CCNA
10 8 (25.00%) Banking
11 7 (21.88%) Retail
11 7 (21.88%) IPsec
11 7 (21.88%) Citrix
12 6 (18.75%) CCDP
12 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
12 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
12 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
13 5 (15.63%) VLAN
13 5 (15.63%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (87.50%) Firewall
2 24 (75.00%) VPN
3 13 (40.63%) SSL
4 12 (37.50%) Network Security
5 11 (34.38%) SAN
6 10 (31.25%) WAN
6 10 (31.25%) Junos
7 7 (21.88%) IPsec
8 5 (15.63%) VLAN
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (9.38%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (9.38%) LAN
10 2 (6.25%) Internet
10 2 (6.25%) MPLS
10 2 (6.25%) OSPF
10 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
10 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 2 (6.25%) NAS
11 1 (3.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (3.13%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) Big Data
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 8 (25.00%) Banking
3 7 (21.88%) Retail
4 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.13%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (3.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Security Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
1 11 (34.38%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Platform Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) SecurID
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.13%) E-Learning
2 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.13%) PKI
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (40.63%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (12.50%) Solaris
3 4 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.25%) Windows NT
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) Change Management
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 6 (18.75%) Requirements Management
3 5 (15.63%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (6.25%) ITIL
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (3.13%) Data Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) R
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (31.25%) Security Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) CCNA
4 6 (18.75%) CCDP
5 5 (15.63%) CCNP
6 4 (12.50%) CCIE
7 1 (3.13%) CCVP
7 1 (3.13%) CCSP
7 1 (3.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
5 2 (6.25%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (6.25%) MOM
2 2 (6.25%) HP SIM
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
2 2 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 10 (31.25%) Juniper
4 9 (28.13%) VMware
5 7 (21.88%) Citrix
6 5 (15.63%) EMC
7 4 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (12.50%) Fujitsu
8 2 (6.25%) Symantec
8 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 2 (6.25%) Altiris
8 2 (6.25%) Brocade
8 2 (6.25%) F5
9 1 (3.13%) ArcSight
9 1 (3.13%) Crossbeam
9 1 (3.13%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
9 1 (3.13%) AppSense
9 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.13%) Nortel