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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 307 360 300
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -60
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 995 755 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.87% 0.71% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 4.14% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 794 615 869
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £31,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
20523 18220 22017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.19% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16238 14782 17973
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 October 2014 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 2 October 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
England +52 940 £45,000 +1.12% 106
London +52 402 £51,500 +3.00% 35
South East -9 227 £44,000 -2.22% 30
Yorkshire +58 175 £42,500 +13.33% 12
West Yorkshire +62 162 £40,000 +19.40% 10
City of London +87 151 £48,000 +1.05% 14
Leeds +57 136 £37,250 +10.37% 6
Surrey -23 78 £44,000 -2.22% 5
Berkshire -27 75 £45,000 -5.75% 11
East of England +5 38 £41,250 +10.00% 3
West Midlands -34 38 £37,500 -4.45% 9
Reading +4 36 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Wales +1 34 £40,000 +14.28% 3
South Wales +8 33 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Hertfordshire +3 28 £40,000 +23.55% 2
South West -17 24 £35,500 +1.42% 8
Birmingham -24 23 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Hampshire -3 22 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Camberley +6 19 £44,000 +41.93% 2
Kent +3 17 £40,000 +1.91% 5
North West -27 17 £40,000 +6.66% 8
Bradford - 17 £37,750 - 3
Cardiff -8 15 £67,500 +92.85% 3
Bristol +2 13 £30,000 +9.09% 6
Letchworth - 12 £42,500 -
Slough -8 11 £42,000 -16.00% 3
Dorking -12 11 £45,000 -10.00%
Stevenage +13 10 £40,000 +29.03% 1
Warwickshire +9 10 £32,000 -4.47% 2
West Sussex -8 10 £28,750 -14.17% 2

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 1746 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1410 (80.76%) Firewall
3 1191 (68.21%) Cisco Certification
4 882 (50.52%) CCNP
5 623 (35.68%) CheckPoint
6 620 (35.51%) VPN
7 614 (35.17%) WAN
8 573 (32.82%) LAN
9 561 (32.13%) Windows
10 555 (31.79%) Juniper
11 534 (30.58%) CCNA
12 476 (27.26%) Network Security
13 460 (26.35%) VMware
14 453 (25.95%) BGP
15 414 (23.71%) Cisco Nexus
16 411 (23.54%) F5
17 391 (22.39%) Microsoft
18 364 (20.85%) MPLS
19 360 (20.62%) Linux
20 339 (19.42%) OSPF
21 334 (19.13%) Cisco PIX
22 308 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
23 302 (17.30%) Active Directory
24 285 (16.32%) ITIL
25 270 (15.46%) TCP/IP
26 260 (14.89%) EIGRP
27 249 (14.26%) Finance
27 249 (14.26%) Windows Server 2008
28 247 (14.15%) DNS
28 247 (14.15%) MS Exchange

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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
1 247 (14.15%) MS Exchange
2 107 (6.13%) Lync
3 97 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 69 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 66 (3.78%) SharePoint
6 47 (2.69%) IIS
7 42 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
8 40 (2.29%) Apache
9 36 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (0.97%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.74%) CMS
13 7 (0.40%) Moodle
13 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.29%) nginx
15 4 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.11%) Confluence
17 2 (0.11%) Drupal
17 2 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 203 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 100 (5.73%) MS Office
3 45 (2.58%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.17%) Maya
4 3 (0.17%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.057%) MS Project
6 1 (0.057%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 4 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.057%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.057%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.057%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.18%) Office 365
2 18 (1.03%) SaaS
3 8 (0.46%) PaaS
4 7 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.34%) IaaS
6 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1410 (80.76%) Firewall
2 620 (35.51%) VPN
3 614 (35.17%) WAN
4 573 (32.82%) LAN
5 476 (27.26%) Network Security
6 453 (25.95%) BGP
7 414 (23.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 364 (20.85%) MPLS
9 339 (19.42%) OSPF
10 334 (19.13%) Cisco PIX
11 270 (15.46%) TCP/IP
12 260 (14.89%) EIGRP
13 247 (14.15%) DNS
14 246 (14.09%) SAN
15 244 (13.97%) DHCP
16 212 (12.14%) IPsec
17 207 (11.86%) Cisco IOS
18 204 (11.68%) VoIP
19 200 (11.45%) Wireless
20 151 (8.65%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 41 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (1.43%) MySQL
4 16 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.46%) MongoDB
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
11 4 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.11%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.11%) DB2
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.11%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.057%) OLAP
13 1 (0.057%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.057%) Cognos Impromptu
13 1 (0.057%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.34%) WebLOAD
3 5 (0.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.23%) JIRA
5 3 (0.17%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.17%) Subversion
5 3 (0.17%) Artifactory
General
1 249 (14.26%) Finance
2 115 (6.59%) Telecoms
3 65 (3.72%) Banking
4 44 (2.52%) Law
5 42 (2.41%) Retail
6 30 (1.72%) Games
7 29 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 22 (1.26%) Back Office
9 18 (1.03%) Legal
10 13 (0.74%) Advertising
11 7 (0.40%) Publishing
11 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.40%) Billing
11 7 (0.40%) German Language
12 5 (0.29%) French Language
13 4 (0.23%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.23%) Marketing
13 4 (0.23%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 874 (50.06%) Network Engineer
2 200 (11.45%) Security Engineer
3 194 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 163 (9.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 154 (8.82%) Analyst
6 128 (7.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 114 (6.53%) Consultant
8 102 (5.84%) Network Support
9 80 (4.58%) Network Analyst
10 77 (4.41%) Network Consultant
11 73 (4.18%) Administrator
12 68 (3.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 66 (3.78%) Network Support Engineer
14 65 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
15 60 (3.44%) Cisco Engineer
16 54 (3.09%) Architect
17 49 (2.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
18 47 (2.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 46 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
20 44 (2.52%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.06%) CSS
2 11 (0.63%) COM
3 10 (0.57%) Web Services
4 9 (0.52%) COM+
5 6 (0.34%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (0.29%) .NET
7 4 (0.23%) HTML
7 4 (0.23%) XML
8 2 (0.11%) EDI
8 2 (0.11%) WSH
8 2 (0.11%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (0.11%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.057%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.057%) Middleware
9 1 (0.057%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
2 68 (3.89%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.92%) Clustering
4 50 (2.86%) CLARiiON
5 37 (2.12%) Replication
6 25 (1.43%) CMDB
7 21 (1.20%) Computer Science
8 20 (1.15%) SecurID
8 20 (1.15%) PKI
8 20 (1.15%) Blackberry
9 15 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (0.74%) EqualLogic
11 11 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
12 10 (0.57%) Fat Client
12 10 (0.57%) Thin Client
13 7 (0.40%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.40%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.34%) IVR
14 6 (0.34%) Online Games
14 6 (0.34%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 561 (32.13%) Windows
2 360 (20.62%) Linux
3 249 (14.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 167 (9.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 104 (5.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 91 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 90 (5.15%) UNIX
8 60 (3.44%) Windows 7
9 55 (3.15%) Windows XP
10 52 (2.98%) CentOS
11 27 (1.55%) Solaris
12 24 (1.37%) Windows 8
13 22 (1.26%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.80%) Debian
15 10 (0.57%) AIX
15 10 (0.57%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.52%) SUSE
17 7 (0.40%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.29%) Mac OS
19 4 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (16.32%) ITIL
2 221 (12.66%) Load Balancing
3 153 (8.76%) E-Commerce
4 132 (7.56%) Network Design
5 130 (7.45%) Incident Management
6 124 (7.10%) Project Management
7 110 (6.30%) Information Security
8 98 (5.61%) Network Management
9 92 (5.27%) Network Monitoring
10 91 (5.21%) Capacity Planning
11 77 (4.41%) Change Management
12 71 (4.07%) Change Control
13 67 (3.84%) Kalman Filter
14 62 (3.55%) Problem Management
15 58 (3.32%) Migration
16 55 (3.15%) Configuration Management
17 54 (3.09%) Capacity Management
18 45 (2.58%) PRINCE2
19 43 (2.46%) Disaster Recovery
20 42 (2.41%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 115 (6.59%) SQL
2 57 (3.26%) Lisp
3 48 (2.75%) PowerShell
4 43 (2.46%) PHP
5 42 (2.41%) Perl
6 25 (1.43%) Bash Shell
7 22 (1.26%) C
7 22 (1.26%) Shell Script
8 14 (0.80%) Python
9 13 (0.74%) C++
10 9 (0.52%) VB
11 8 (0.46%) Java
12 7 (0.40%) Ruby
12 7 (0.40%) PowerHouse
13 3 (0.17%) JavaScript
14 2 (0.11%) AWK
15 1 (0.057%) Korn
15 1 (0.057%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.057%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1191 (68.21%) Cisco Certification
2 882 (50.52%) CCNP
3 534 (30.58%) CCNA
4 179 (10.25%) CCIE
5 168 (9.62%) CCSE
6 161 (9.22%) CCSP
7 136 (7.79%) Degree
8 128 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 108 (6.19%) Security Cleared
10 96 (5.50%) MCSE
11 90 (5.15%) CCSA
12 82 (4.70%) SC Cleared
13 80 (4.58%) JNCIS
14 72 (4.12%) CCIP
15 66 (3.78%) CISSP
16 64 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 63 (3.61%) JNCIA
17 63 (3.61%) CCDP
18 55 (3.15%) MCITP
19 48 (2.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (5.84%) SLA
2 60 (3.44%) PCI DSS
3 57 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (1.26%) QA
6 17 (0.97%) GPG13
7 11 (0.63%) COBIT
8 6 (0.34%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 308 (17.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 302 (17.30%) Active Directory
3 144 (8.25%) Hyper-V
4 116 (6.64%) vSphere
5 90 (5.15%) XenApp
6 85 (4.87%) UAG
7 61 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
8 50 (2.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 42 (2.41%) Firmware
10 35 (2.00%) XenServer
11 34 (1.95%) VMware ESX
12 29 (1.66%) ProxySG
13 24 (1.37%) XenDesktop
14 23 (1.32%) Snort
15 20 (1.15%) Squid
16 17 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
17 16 (0.92%) VMware Server
18 11 (0.63%) KVM
19 10 (0.57%) Terminal Services
20 9 (0.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 102 (5.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 58 (3.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 47 (2.69%) Cacti
4 46 (2.63%) Nagios
5 35 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
6 30 (1.72%) Backup Exec
7 25 (1.43%) FortiGate
8 24 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
9 23 (1.32%) SCCM
9 23 (1.32%) SCOM
9 23 (1.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 20 (1.15%) Cisco Prime
11 15 (0.86%) WSUS
12 13 (0.74%) WhatsUp Gold
12 13 (0.74%) Oracle Identity Management
13 10 (0.57%) OpenView
13 10 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
14 8 (0.46%) HAProxy
14 8 (0.46%) NetCrunch
14 8 (0.46%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1746 (100.00%) Cisco
2 623 (35.68%) CheckPoint
3 555 (31.79%) Juniper
4 460 (26.35%) VMware
5 411 (23.54%) F5
6 391 (22.39%) Microsoft
7 244 (13.97%) Citrix
8 214 (12.26%) HP
9 184 (10.54%) Blue Coat
10 138 (7.90%) SolarWinds
11 126 (7.22%) Red Hat
12 98 (5.61%) EMC
13 92 (5.27%) Symantec
14 90 (5.15%) Oracle
15 86 (4.93%) Riverbed
16 77 (4.41%) McAfee
17 76 (4.35%) Dell
18 72 (4.12%) Websense
19 67 (3.84%) Fortinet
20 64 (3.67%) Infoblox
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30K to 41K + Benefits
Posted: 43 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £2000 - £27000 per annum + Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car & bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
FRAGOMEN
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Roc Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Synergize Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £48000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33150 - £40950 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vertical IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + On-Call + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £45K basic + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago