The table below looks at the statistics for Cisco ASA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 309 335 340
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +5
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1008 929 832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.91% 0.81% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.46% 4.46% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 819 744 689
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Cisco ASA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Cisco ASA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend

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

Cisco ASA Salary Trend in the UK

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Cisco ASA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Cisco ASA Salary Histogram in the UK

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England +39 970 £47,500 +5.55% 71
London +49 440 £55,000 +6.79% 22
South East +39 275 £45,000 +5.88% 19
City of London +8 126 £55,000 +14.58% 5
Berkshire +52 113 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Yorkshire -65 81 £37,500 +3.44% 3
Surrey -5 68 £45,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -71 51 £50,000 +37.93% 2
South West +16 49 £42,500 +36.00% 10
Leeds -64 43 £50,000 +42.85% 2
East of England +31 42 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Reading +11 38 £45,000 -10.00% 2
West Midlands -6 35 £42,500 -10.52% 9
Buckinghamshire +12 34 £40,000 +6.66% 5
East Midlands +20 30 £38,082 -15.37% 3
Hertfordshire +11 28 £55,000 +46.66% 2
Milton Keynes +8 27 £40,000 -6.97% 3
Egham - 26 £45,000 - 1
Slough +12 24 £45,000 -21.73% 3
Wiltshire +24 23 £49,000 -24.61% 8
North Yorkshire +16 20 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Scotland +5 20 £50,000 +53.84% 4
Hampshire +18 19 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Swindon +28 18 £50,000 -23.07% 8
North West +13 17 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Cheshire +7 13 £35,000 -
Birmingham -4 13 £35,000 -26.31%
Gloucestershire -10 13 £37,500 +11.11%
Warrington - 13 £35,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 12 £35,000 - 1

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 2069 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1709 (82.60%) Firewall
3 1283 (62.01%) Cisco Certification
4 913 (44.13%) CCNP
5 854 (41.28%) CheckPoint
6 725 (35.04%) WAN
7 691 (33.40%) BGP
8 679 (32.82%) VPN
9 666 (32.19%) LAN
10 641 (30.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 626 (30.26%) Juniper
12 613 (29.63%) F5
13 594 (28.71%) CCNA
14 555 (26.82%) OSPF
15 538 (26.00%) Network Security
16 508 (24.55%) Data Centre
17 489 (23.63%) Windows
18 474 (22.91%) MPLS
19 441 (21.31%) VMware
20 437 (21.12%) TCP/IP
21 429 (20.73%) Linux
22 401 (19.38%) EIGRP
23 399 (19.28%) DNS
24 396 (19.14%) Wireless
25 378 (18.27%) Microsoft
26 361 (17.45%) CCIE
27 335 (16.19%) Cisco PIX
28 328 (15.85%) ITIL
29 300 (14.50%) Network Design
30 294 (14.21%) Finance

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 197 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 132 (6.38%) Lync
3 111 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 52 (2.51%) IIS
5 46 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 29 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (0.77%) Apache
10 13 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 13 (0.63%) nginx
11 10 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.29%) CMS
14 6 (0.29%) MS Project Server
15 5 (0.24%) Confluence
16 3 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
16 3 (0.14%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 139 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 83 (4.01%) MS Office
3 82 (3.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.048%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.048%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (1.01%) IaaS
3 15 (0.72%) Office 365
4 11 (0.53%) PaaS
5 10 (0.48%) IBM PureFlex
6 9 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.39%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
8 7 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.29%) SaaS
9 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.24%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.19%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1709 (82.60%) Firewall
2 725 (35.04%) WAN
3 691 (33.40%) BGP
4 679 (32.82%) VPN
5 666 (32.19%) LAN
6 641 (30.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 555 (26.82%) OSPF
8 538 (26.00%) Network Security
9 474 (22.91%) MPLS
10 437 (21.12%) TCP/IP
11 401 (19.38%) EIGRP
12 399 (19.28%) DNS
13 396 (19.14%) Wireless
14 335 (16.19%) Cisco PIX
15 287 (13.87%) DHCP
16 276 (13.34%) IPsec
17 259 (12.52%) VoIP
18 255 (12.32%) SSL
19 222 (10.73%) SAN
20 221 (10.68%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 59 (2.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 43 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 29 (1.40%) MySQL
5 15 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
6 10 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
7 8 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.097%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.048%) DB2
10 1 (0.048%) Sybase ASA
10 1 (0.048%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 22 (1.06%) Metasploit
2 18 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 13 (0.63%) Git (software)
4 8 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.19%) JIRA
6 2 (0.097%) WebLOAD
6 2 (0.097%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.048%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.048%) MSI
7 1 (0.048%) Subversion
General
1 294 (14.21%) Finance
2 114 (5.51%) Banking
2 114 (5.51%) Telecoms
3 50 (2.42%) Retail
4 37 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 36 (1.74%) Legal
6 34 (1.64%) Games
7 29 (1.40%) Law
8 27 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.06%) Marketing
10 20 (0.97%) Investment Banking
10 20 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 17 (0.82%) Electronics
12 13 (0.63%) Online Betting
13 11 (0.53%) Back Office
13 11 (0.53%) Advertising
14 4 (0.19%) Local Government
15 3 (0.14%) Publishing
15 3 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 3 (0.14%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1076 (52.01%) Network Engineer
2 299 (14.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 196 (9.47%) Security Engineer
4 184 (8.89%) Consultant
5 165 (7.97%) Network Security Engineer
6 155 (7.49%) Analyst
7 127 (6.14%) Support Engineer
8 123 (5.94%) Administrator
9 107 (5.17%) Network Analyst
10 95 (4.59%) Systems Administrator
11 90 (4.35%) Network Support
12 82 (3.96%) Network Consultant
13 81 (3.91%) Security Consultant
14 76 (3.67%) Cisco Engineer
15 71 (3.43%) Architect
16 70 (3.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
17 69 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
18 56 (2.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 55 (2.66%) Network Support Engineer
20 54 (2.61%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (5.17%) 802.1X
2 35 (1.69%) CSS
3 16 (0.77%) Web Services
4 10 (0.48%) WAP
5 7 (0.34%) FastCGI
6 4 (0.19%) SAP Basis
7 3 (0.14%) MSMQ
7 3 (0.14%) RESTful
8 2 (0.097%) Memcached
8 2 (0.097%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (0.097%) ISPF
9 1 (0.048%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.048%) .NET
9 1 (0.048%) COM
9 1 (0.048%) LAMP
9 1 (0.048%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 508 (24.55%) Data Centre
2 108 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (3.19%) Clustering
4 62 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 47 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 38 (1.84%) Management Information System
7 29 (1.40%) Private Cloud
8 27 (1.30%) PKI
9 21 (1.01%) CLARiiON
9 21 (1.01%) EqualLogic
10 20 (0.97%) Statistics
10 20 (0.97%) Online Games
11 19 (0.92%) EMC VNX
12 18 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
13 17 (0.82%) Hedge funds
13 17 (0.82%) FlexPod
14 16 (0.77%) Replication
15 15 (0.72%) Online Banking
15 15 (0.72%) Eurex
16 13 (0.63%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 489 (23.63%) Windows
2 429 (20.73%) Linux
3 181 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 179 (8.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 94 (4.54%) UNIX
6 92 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 75 (3.62%) Windows 7
8 51 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 30 (1.45%) Solaris
10 26 (1.26%) Windows XP
11 25 (1.21%) Windows 8
12 24 (1.16%) CentOS
13 20 (0.97%) Debian
13 20 (0.97%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
15 18 (0.87%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
17 6 (0.29%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.19%) Android
19 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (15.85%) ITIL
2 300 (14.50%) Network Design
3 256 (12.37%) Load Balancing
4 143 (6.91%) Change Management
5 127 (6.14%) Project Management
5 127 (6.14%) Network Monitoring
6 120 (5.80%) Migration
7 114 (5.51%) Mentoring
8 109 (5.27%) Service Delivery
9 108 (5.22%) Network Management
10 102 (4.93%) Capacity Planning
11 89 (4.30%) Incident Management
12 88 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
13 79 (3.82%) Root Cause Analysis
14 73 (3.53%) E-Commerce
15 63 (3.04%) Kalman Filter
16 61 (2.95%) Information Security
17 55 (2.66%) Network Load Balancing
17 55 (2.66%) WAN Optimisation
18 52 (2.51%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 106 (5.12%) Python
2 87 (4.20%) Perl
3 71 (3.43%) SQL
4 54 (2.61%) Bash Shell
5 43 (2.08%) PHP
6 41 (1.98%) Ruby
7 34 (1.64%) PowerShell
8 33 (1.59%) C
9 17 (0.82%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.77%) Tcl
11 8 (0.39%) Java
12 5 (0.24%) VB
13 3 (0.14%) C++
13 3 (0.14%) Ada
14 2 (0.097%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.097%) C#
14 2 (0.097%) VBScript
15 1 (0.048%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.048%) R
Qualifications
1 1283 (62.01%) Cisco Certification
2 913 (44.13%) CCNP
3 594 (28.71%) CCNA
4 361 (17.45%) CCIE
5 208 (10.05%) CCSE
6 173 (8.36%) Security Cleared
7 172 (8.31%) CCSA
8 137 (6.62%) Degree
9 113 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
10 99 (4.78%) CCDP
11 96 (4.64%) SC Cleared
12 91 (4.40%) MCSE
13 70 (3.38%) CCSP
14 61 (2.95%) MCITP
15 56 (2.71%) MCSA
16 54 (2.61%) JNCIP
17 53 (2.56%) JNCIS
18 50 (2.42%) MCP
19 44 (2.13%) CISSP
20 37 (1.79%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (7.97%) SLA
2 59 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 57 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.92%) QA
5 12 (0.58%) COBIT
6 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.24%) GPG13
7 4 (0.19%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.14%) BS7799
System Software
1 277 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (9.42%) Active Directory
3 147 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 115 (5.56%) vSphere
5 91 (4.40%) VMware ESX
6 74 (3.58%) XenApp
7 35 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (1.30%) Firmware
9 23 (1.11%) Terminal Services
9 23 (1.11%) UAG
10 22 (1.06%) ProxySG
11 19 (0.92%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 17 (0.82%) XenServer
13 14 (0.68%) NFS
14 13 (0.63%) vCloud
15 9 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
16 8 (0.39%) KVM
16 8 (0.39%) FreeRADIUS
16 8 (0.39%) NDS
17 7 (0.34%) Xen
Systems Management
1 68 (3.29%) SCCM
2 67 (3.24%) CiscoWorks
2 67 (3.24%) Nagios
2 67 (3.24%) FortiGate
3 64 (3.09%) Backup Exec
4 59 (2.85%) SCOM
5 51 (2.46%) Cacti
6 49 (2.37%) WSUS
6 49 (2.37%) SolarWinds Orion
7 45 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
8 35 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
9 26 (1.26%) Nessus
10 25 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
10 25 (1.21%) SELinux
11 23 (1.11%) Puppet
12 20 (0.97%) OpenView
12 20 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
14 16 (0.77%) OpenNMS
14 16 (0.77%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 2069 (100.00%) Cisco
2 854 (41.28%) CheckPoint
3 626 (30.26%) Juniper
4 613 (29.63%) F5
5 441 (21.31%) VMware
6 378 (18.27%) Microsoft
7 260 (12.57%) HP
8 247 (11.94%) Citrix
9 187 (9.04%) Fortinet
10 183 (8.84%) Blue Coat
11 141 (6.81%) SolarWinds
12 112 (5.41%) McAfee
13 93 (4.49%) Dell
14 91 (4.40%) IronPort
15 89 (4.30%) Red Hat
16 88 (4.25%) Riverbed
17 84 (4.06%) NetApp
18 83 (4.01%) Avaya
19 75 (3.62%) Symantec
20 68 (3.29%) Nokia
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £85000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Directions On-line Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £6.6k car allowance + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + On Call + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago