The first table below looks at the demand for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 31 July 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 55 50 75
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 41 37 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.59% 3.28% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.27% 15.55% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 5
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
252 238 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 22.05% 21.10% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 230 208 179
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Cisco ASA
Wales

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Cisco ASA Salary Histogram in South Wales

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Cardiff -2 23 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 - 2
Caerphilly +2 6 £37,500 -16.66%
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
Cisco ASA
Wales

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 60 (98.36%) Firewall
3 52 (85.25%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (81.97%) CheckPoint
5 44 (72.13%) CCNP
6 35 (57.38%) F5
7 30 (49.18%) BGP
8 29 (47.54%) LAN
9 26 (42.62%) Juniper
10 22 (36.07%) WAN
11 21 (34.43%) HSRP
12 20 (32.79%) VPN
12 20 (32.79%) VMware
13 19 (31.15%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (31.15%) CCNA
14 18 (29.51%) CCSE
14 18 (29.51%) JNCIS
15 17 (27.87%) Load Balancing
15 17 (27.87%) OSPF
15 17 (27.87%) SLA
16 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
16 16 (26.23%) VRRP
16 16 (26.23%) SonicWALL
17 15 (24.59%) HP
18 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (21.31%) ITIL
20 12 (19.67%) Linux
20 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
20 12 (19.67%) Network Security
20 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (16.39%) SharePoint
1 10 (16.39%) Lync
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) WorkSite
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.48%) MS Office
3 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (98.36%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) BGP
3 29 (47.54%) LAN
4 22 (36.07%) WAN
5 21 (34.43%) HSRP
6 20 (32.79%) VPN
7 19 (31.15%) Cisco PIX
8 17 (27.87%) OSPF
9 16 (26.23%) VRRP
10 12 (19.67%) Network Security
10 12 (19.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (19.67%) IPsec
11 11 (18.03%) VLAN
11 11 (18.03%) SAN
11 11 (18.03%) EIGRP
11 11 (18.03%) MPLS
12 8 (13.11%) FWSM
13 7 (11.48%) NetScreen
13 7 (11.48%) RIP
13 7 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.28%) Legal
1 2 (3.28%) Welsh Language
2 1 (1.64%) Retail
2 1 (1.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Support Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Network Support
5 8 (13.11%) Project Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Network Support Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Network Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Architect
8 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Security Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Support
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.67%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
3 7 (11.48%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.48%) Windows XP
3 7 (11.48%) UNIX
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Load Balancing
2 13 (21.31%) ITIL
3 10 (16.39%) Email Migration
4 9 (14.75%) Project Management
5 8 (13.11%) Network Design
6 7 (11.48%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.28%) Configuration Management
7 2 (3.28%) Change Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Management
7 2 (3.28%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.64%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.64%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.64%) Migration
8 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.28%) AWK
1 2 (3.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 52 (85.25%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (72.13%) CCNP
3 19 (31.15%) CCNA
4 18 (29.51%) CCSE
4 18 (29.51%) JNCIS
5 9 (14.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (11.48%) Degree
6 7 (11.48%) CCIE
7 6 (9.84%) SAP Certification
8 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.64%) CCDP
10 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (27.87%) SLA
2 6 (9.84%) ISO 9001
2 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
3 11 (18.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) UAG
5 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (81.97%) CheckPoint
3 35 (57.38%) F5
4 26 (42.62%) Juniper
5 20 (32.79%) VMware
6 16 (26.23%) Microsoft
6 16 (26.23%) SonicWALL
7 15 (24.59%) HP
8 10 (16.39%) Dell
8 10 (16.39%) Blue Coat
9 9 (14.75%) WatchGuard
9 9 (14.75%) Websense
10 8 (13.11%) McAfee
11 7 (11.48%) Lumension
11 7 (11.48%) Aruba
12 6 (9.84%) SAP
13 2 (3.28%) Nokia
13 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
13 2 (3.28%) Citrix
13 2 (3.28%) TippingPoint
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ATOS - AMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago