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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 281 358 303
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -55
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1104 759 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.03% 0.71% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.75% 4.18% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 888 602 676
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
19215 18159 21469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.95% 16.96% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15412 14209 17542
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 March 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 2 March 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 +88 1053 £48,000 +6.66% 114
London +128 476 £50,000 - 40
South East +82 308 £47,500 +5.55% 21
City of London +86 150 £55,000 +15.78% 9
Berkshire +44 111 £46,500 +3.33% 8
Yorkshire +4 103 £50,000 +42.85% 14
West Yorkshire +20 70 £50,000 +42.85% 8
Hampshire +59 68 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Surrey +19 68 £45,000 - 7
Leeds +21 63 £50,000 +42.85% 7
South West +35 57 £40,000 -1.23% 12
North West +9 38 £40,500 -13.82% 5
Reading +14 37 £36,000 -40.00% 3
Slough +14 35 £46,500 +3.33% 2
West Midlands -45 32 £30,500 -23.75% 13
East of England -46 27 £47,500 - 4
Wales -24 26 £42,500 +2.40% 5
South Wales -25 26 £42,500 +2.40% 5
Bristol +14 25 £45,000 +28.57% 9
York +5 25 £52,500 +14.13%
North Yorkshire -5 25 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Wiltshire +17 24 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Manchester +20 21 £40,200 -19.60% 3
Buckinghamshire +20 20 £37,500 -9.09%
Reigate 0 20 £51,250 +93.39% 1
Birmingham 0 20 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Fareham - 20 £56,750 - 4
Kent +13 19 £47,500 +35.71%
Greenwich - 19 £47,500 -
Southampton - 19 £50,000 - 1

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2171 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1700 (78.30%) Firewall
3 1455 (67.02%) Cisco Certification
4 1098 (50.58%) CCNP
5 936 (43.11%) CheckPoint
6 779 (35.88%) WAN
7 745 (34.32%) VPN
8 734 (33.81%) LAN
9 672 (30.95%) Juniper
10 661 (30.45%) Cisco Nexus
11 648 (29.85%) BGP
12 644 (29.66%) Network Security
13 628 (28.93%) CCNA
14 593 (27.31%) F5
15 589 (27.13%) VMware
16 556 (25.61%) OSPF
17 541 (24.92%) Windows
18 525 (24.18%) MPLS
19 446 (20.54%) ITIL
20 436 (20.08%) Wireless
21 427 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
22 412 (18.98%) Linux
23 384 (17.69%) TCP/IP
24 382 (17.60%) Microsoft
25 379 (17.46%) EIGRP
26 361 (16.63%) Cisco PIX
27 360 (16.58%) DNS
28 343 (15.80%) CCIE
29 339 (15.61%) Finance
30 318 (14.65%) Load Balancing

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 202 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 109 (5.02%) Lync
3 60 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 58 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 51 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 51 (2.35%) IIS
6 49 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 38 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 30 (1.38%) Apache
9 13 (0.60%) Moodle
10 9 (0.41%) nginx
11 8 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 8 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
15 2 (0.092%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.046%) SAS
16 1 (0.046%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 195 (8.98%) MS Excel
2 120 (5.53%) MS Office
3 48 (2.21%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.046%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.046%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.75%) Office 365
2 36 (1.66%) IaaS
3 19 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.69%) SaaS
6 9 (0.41%) PaaS
7 5 (0.23%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.092%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.092%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1700 (78.30%) Firewall
2 779 (35.88%) WAN
3 745 (34.32%) VPN
4 734 (33.81%) LAN
5 661 (30.45%) Cisco Nexus
6 648 (29.85%) BGP
7 644 (29.66%) Network Security
8 556 (25.61%) OSPF
9 525 (24.18%) MPLS
10 436 (20.08%) Wireless
11 384 (17.69%) TCP/IP
12 379 (17.46%) EIGRP
13 361 (16.63%) Cisco PIX
14 360 (16.58%) DNS
15 309 (14.23%) Cisco IOS
16 280 (12.90%) DHCP
17 272 (12.53%) SAN
18 254 (11.70%) IPsec
19 232 (10.69%) VLAN
20 225 (10.36%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 158 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 50 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (1.89%) MySQL
4 32 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 13 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.14%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.092%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.092%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.046%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.046%) DB2
10 1 (0.046%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.046%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.046%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 11 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 8 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.092%) WebLOAD
4 2 (0.092%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.046%) Subversion
5 1 (0.046%) Artifactory
General
1 339 (15.61%) Finance
2 127 (5.85%) Telecoms
3 70 (3.22%) Banking
4 55 (2.53%) Law
5 43 (1.98%) Retail
6 34 (1.57%) Legal
7 27 (1.24%) Games
8 24 (1.11%) Investment Banking
9 20 (0.92%) Financial Institution
10 18 (0.83%) Back Office
11 16 (0.74%) Advertising
12 14 (0.64%) Manufacturing
13 13 (0.60%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.55%) Marketing
15 11 (0.51%) Electronics
16 10 (0.46%) Billing
17 5 (0.23%) Local Government
18 3 (0.14%) Welsh Language
18 3 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
19 2 (0.092%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1073 (49.42%) Network Engineer
2 296 (13.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 208 (9.58%) Support Engineer
4 206 (9.49%) Security Engineer
5 170 (7.83%) Consultant
6 145 (6.68%) Network Security Engineer
7 138 (6.36%) Analyst
8 109 (5.02%) Cisco Engineer
9 96 (4.42%) Network Support
10 95 (4.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 92 (4.24%) Architect
12 88 (4.05%) Network Consultant
13 86 (3.96%) 3rd Line Support
14 80 (3.68%) Network Analyst
15 72 (3.32%) Administrator
16 70 (3.22%) Network Support Engineer
17 69 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 69 (3.18%) Security Consultant
17 69 (3.18%) Network Specialist
18 65 (2.99%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (2.26%) CSS
2 19 (0.88%) XMPP
3 14 (0.64%) LAMP
4 13 (0.60%) Web Services
5 12 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 8 (0.37%) COM+
7 6 (0.28%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (0.28%) WAP
8 3 (0.14%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.092%) ISPF
9 2 (0.092%) RESTful
9 2 (0.092%) COM
10 1 (0.046%) HTML
10 1 (0.046%) Middleware
10 1 (0.046%) XML
10 1 (0.046%) EDI
10 1 (0.046%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 104 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (4.15%) Management Information System
3 51 (2.35%) Clustering
4 44 (2.03%) Replication
4 44 (2.03%) Computer Science
5 25 (1.15%) Hedge funds
6 21 (0.97%) CMDB
7 20 (0.92%) Fat Client
7 20 (0.92%) Derivative
7 20 (0.92%) Thin Client
7 20 (0.92%) CLARiiON
8 18 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (0.78%) FlexPod
10 16 (0.74%) Robotics
10 16 (0.74%) e-Health
11 14 (0.64%) Open Source
12 13 (0.60%) Statistics
12 13 (0.60%) VLE
13 12 (0.55%) EqualLogic
13 12 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 541 (24.92%) Windows
2 412 (18.98%) Linux
3 180 (8.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 144 (6.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 139 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (4.61%) UNIX
7 66 (3.04%) Windows 7
8 59 (2.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (2.40%) Solaris
10 50 (2.30%) CentOS
11 46 (2.12%) Windows XP
12 34 (1.57%) Windows 8
13 28 (1.29%) Ubuntu
14 22 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
15 18 (0.83%) Mac OS X
16 14 (0.64%) Debian
17 10 (0.46%) Mac OS
18 9 (0.41%) Oracle Linux
19 8 (0.37%) SUSE
20 6 (0.28%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (20.54%) ITIL
2 318 (14.65%) Load Balancing
3 186 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
4 162 (7.46%) Project Management
5 152 (7.00%) Network Design
6 139 (6.40%) Change Management
7 129 (5.94%) Incident Management
8 119 (5.48%) Information Security
9 113 (5.20%) Service Delivery
10 104 (4.79%) Migration
10 104 (4.79%) Network Management
11 103 (4.74%) Kalman Filter
12 102 (4.70%) E-Commerce
13 100 (4.61%) Disaster Recovery
14 92 (4.24%) Network Architecture
15 91 (4.19%) Capacity Planning
16 80 (3.68%) Service Management
17 76 (3.50%) Mentoring
18 69 (3.18%) Business Continuity
19 68 (3.13%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (5.99%) SQL
2 56 (2.58%) Perl
3 52 (2.40%) Python
4 48 (2.21%) PHP
5 44 (2.03%) PowerShell
6 37 (1.70%) Bash Shell
7 31 (1.43%) Shell Script
8 28 (1.29%) Ruby
9 24 (1.11%) C
10 13 (0.60%) Lisp
11 10 (0.46%) R
12 6 (0.28%) Tcl
13 5 (0.23%) VBScript
13 5 (0.23%) VB
14 4 (0.18%) C++
14 4 (0.18%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.14%) Java
16 2 (0.092%) Korn
16 2 (0.092%) Erlang
17 1 (0.046%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1455 (67.02%) Cisco Certification
2 1098 (50.58%) CCNP
3 628 (28.93%) CCNA
4 343 (15.80%) CCIE
5 261 (12.02%) CCSE
6 158 (7.28%) Security Cleared
7 146 (6.73%) Degree
8 137 (6.31%) CCSA
9 113 (5.20%) CCDP
10 108 (4.97%) CCSP
11 84 (3.87%) CISSP
12 83 (3.82%) SC Cleared
13 75 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
14 57 (2.63%) JNCIS
15 55 (2.53%) JNCIA
16 48 (2.21%) VCP4
17 46 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 44 (2.03%) MCSE
19 39 (1.80%) JNCIP
20 38 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (6.91%) SLA
2 126 (5.80%) PCI DSS
3 58 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 29 (1.34%) GPG13
6 12 (0.55%) QA
7 8 (0.37%) COBIT
8 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 427 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 286 (13.17%) Active Directory
3 129 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 107 (4.93%) vSphere
5 68 (3.13%) XenApp
6 64 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (2.35%) Firmware
7 51 (2.35%) VMware ESX
8 34 (1.57%) XenServer
9 30 (1.38%) Squid
10 21 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 19 (0.88%) UAG
12 16 (0.74%) Xen
13 14 (0.64%) ProxySG
13 14 (0.64%) VMware Server
13 14 (0.64%) XenDesktop
13 14 (0.64%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 13 (0.60%) KVM
15 11 (0.51%) vCloud
16 10 (0.46%) Snort
Systems Management
1 88 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
2 84 (3.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 83 (3.82%) Nagios
4 64 (2.95%) FortiGate
5 58 (2.67%) Cacti
6 54 (2.49%) Cisco Prime
7 50 (2.30%) SolarWinds Orion
8 43 (1.98%) SCOM
9 40 (1.84%) SCCM
10 27 (1.24%) Backup Exec
11 23 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
12 21 (0.97%) EMC NetWorker
12 21 (0.97%) Cisco LMS
13 20 (0.92%) Opsview
14 17 (0.78%) OpenView
15 12 (0.55%) SCVMM
16 11 (0.51%) WSUS
17 10 (0.46%) SELinux
18 9 (0.41%) HAProxy
18 9 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2171 (100.00%) Cisco
2 936 (43.11%) CheckPoint
3 672 (30.95%) Juniper
4 593 (27.31%) F5
5 589 (27.13%) VMware
6 382 (17.60%) Microsoft
7 280 (12.90%) HP
8 258 (11.88%) Blue Coat
9 250 (11.52%) SolarWinds
10 238 (10.96%) Citrix
11 136 (6.26%) Riverbed
12 134 (6.17%) Red Hat
13 122 (5.62%) Fortinet
14 106 (4.88%) Dell
15 98 (4.51%) Symantec
16 82 (3.78%) Websense
17 78 (3.59%) NetApp
18 74 (3.41%) IBM
19 72 (3.32%) IronPort
20 67 (3.09%) EMC
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harris Global
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37-44k basic + 5k Bonus + 3k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + on,call, benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Car/Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £77,200 per annum (£70k basic + £7,200 TA) + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £95,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Harris Global
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago