The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 213 211 190
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 27 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.46% 0.29% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.33% 1.72% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 21
Average salary £43,000 £30,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.33% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £27,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -0.62%
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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1157 1049 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.69% 17.07% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 878 697
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in the South West

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco ASA across the South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Cisco ASA Salary Histogram in the South West

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Gloucestershire -3 12 £37,500 +29.31%
Wiltshire - 10 £54,000 - 2
Bristol -17 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Somerset - 1 £47,500 -
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 79 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (88.61%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (86.08%) Firewall
4 44 (55.70%) CCNP
5 41 (51.90%) Juniper
6 34 (43.04%) CCNA
6 34 (43.04%) EIGRP
6 34 (43.04%) LAN
7 32 (40.51%) BGP
8 31 (39.24%) MPLS
8 31 (39.24%) Data Centre
9 30 (37.97%) Cisco Nexus
10 24 (30.38%) CheckPoint
11 23 (29.11%) WAN
12 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
13 19 (24.05%) F5
14 18 (22.78%) Linux
15 17 (21.52%) UNIX
16 16 (20.25%) Finance
16 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
17 15 (18.99%) Wireless
17 15 (18.99%) OSPF
17 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
17 15 (18.99%) Barracuda Networks
18 14 (17.72%) SLA
19 13 (16.46%) CCIE
19 13 (16.46%) Cisco PIX
20 12 (15.19%) VMware
20 12 (15.19%) Nokia
21 11 (13.92%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (3.80%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.80%) Lync
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.27%) Confluence
2 1 (1.27%) JBoss
2 1 (1.27%) Apache
2 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (12.66%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (86.08%) Firewall
2 34 (43.04%) LAN
2 34 (43.04%) EIGRP
3 32 (40.51%) BGP
4 31 (39.24%) MPLS
5 30 (37.97%) Cisco Nexus
6 23 (29.11%) WAN
7 15 (18.99%) TCP/IP
7 15 (18.99%) OSPF
7 15 (18.99%) Wireless
8 13 (16.46%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (13.92%) VPN
10 10 (12.66%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (11.39%) Network Security
11 9 (11.39%) VLAN
11 9 (11.39%) Unified Communications
12 7 (8.86%) TACACS
13 5 (6.33%) DNS
14 4 (5.06%) SAN
14 4 (5.06%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.27%) Infinispan
2 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.27%) MSI
1 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 1 (1.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.27%) Advertising
2 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Network Engineer
2 21 (26.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (21.52%) Network Analyst
3 17 (21.52%) Analyst
4 12 (15.19%) Network Consultant
4 12 (15.19%) Consultant
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Network Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (8.86%) Administrator
7 6 (7.59%) Architect
8 5 (6.33%) Designer
9 4 (5.06%) Technical Design Authority
9 4 (5.06%) Lead Security Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Lead Designer
9 4 (5.06%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.06%) Security Designer
9 4 (5.06%) Security Architect
10 3 (3.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) COM
2 1 (1.27%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (39.24%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) PKI
3 3 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Linux
2 17 (21.52%) UNIX
3 10 (12.66%) Windows
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.53%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.92%) ITIL
1 11 (13.92%) Root Cause Analysis
1 11 (13.92%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (12.66%) Change Management
3 9 (11.39%) Network Design
3 9 (11.39%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.13%) ITIL V3
5 7 (8.86%) Service Management
6 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.33%) Project Management
8 4 (5.06%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (5.06%) Security Patching
9 3 (3.80%) Security Hardening
9 3 (3.80%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.80%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (3.80%) Benchmarking
9 3 (3.80%) Migration
10 2 (2.53%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.53%) Mentoring
11 1 (1.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.53%) C
3 1 (1.27%) Java
3 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 70 (88.61%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (55.70%) CCNP
3 34 (43.04%) CCNA
4 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
5 13 (16.46%) CCIE
6 10 (12.66%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.80%) CCSA
8 3 (3.80%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.80%) HP ASE
8 3 (3.80%) HP MASE
8 3 (3.80%) MCSE
8 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.53%) CCSP
10 1 (1.27%) MCP
10 1 (1.27%) RHCE
10 1 (1.27%) CCDP
10 1 (1.27%) RHCSA
10 1 (1.27%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (6.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.80%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.27%) vSphere
4 1 (1.27%) Gluster
4 1 (1.27%) StorNext
4 1 (1.27%) KVM
4 1 (1.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) SCOM
2 3 (3.80%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.53%) Nagios
4 1 (1.27%) Puppet
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.27%) Pingdom
4 1 (1.27%) Graylog
4 1 (1.27%) Opsview
4 1 (1.27%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (51.90%) Juniper
3 24 (30.38%) CheckPoint
4 22 (27.85%) Microsoft
5 19 (24.05%) F5
6 15 (18.99%) Barracuda Networks
7 12 (15.19%) VMware
7 12 (15.19%) Nokia
8 7 (8.86%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.33%) Meraki
9 5 (6.33%) HP
9 5 (6.33%) Dell
10 4 (5.06%) McAfee
10 4 (5.06%) ProCurve
10 4 (5.06%) Sourcefire
11 3 (3.80%) IronPort
11 3 (3.80%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.80%) Tripwire
11 3 (3.80%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (3.80%) Trapeze