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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Rank 312 371 322
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -49
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1036 749 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.93% 0.68% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.20% 3.98% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 859 604 763
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,748
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +71 989 £45,000 - 92
London +97 442 £49,000 +1.03% 38
South East +56 301 £42,500 -5.55% 19
City of London +119 164 £52,500 +16.66% 14
Berkshire +34 127 £42,000 -6.66% 6
Yorkshire -7 98 £50,000 +25.00% 9
West Yorkshire +13 76 £47,500 +35.71% 6
Leeds +10 61 £50,000 +42.85% 6
West Midlands -5 55 £38,000 -10.58% 9
Surrey -10 51 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Reading +11 44 £42,500 - 2
Hampshire -6 41 £45,000 +10.42% 2
East of England -31 36 £45,000 -5.26% 4
South West +11 33 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Birmingham +6 33 £42,500 - 4
Wales +24 30 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Buckinghamshire +27 29 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South Wales +26 29 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Slough -8 29 £45,000 -5.26% 3
East Sussex +11 24 £40,500 +1.25%
Kent +8 20 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Hertfordshire -16 18 £41,250 +3.12% 3
North West -10 17 £41,430 -7.93% 1
Reigate -13 16 £32,500 +51.16% 2
York 0 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Bracknell -9 15 £36,500 +14.06%
North Yorkshire -11 15 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Bristol +15 14 £55,000 +33.33% 9
Cardiff +15 14 £33,000 -34.00% 2
Wiltshire -5 12 £45,000 - 2

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 2011 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1617 (80.41%) Firewall
3 1352 (67.23%) Cisco Certification
4 1007 (50.07%) CCNP
5 789 (39.23%) CheckPoint
6 735 (36.55%) VPN
7 719 (35.75%) WAN
8 671 (33.37%) LAN
9 658 (32.72%) Juniper
10 585 (29.09%) Windows
11 582 (28.94%) BGP
12 577 (28.69%) CCNA
13 569 (28.29%) Network Security
14 568 (28.24%) VMware
15 545 (27.10%) Cisco Nexus
16 513 (25.51%) F5
17 502 (24.96%) MPLS
18 471 (23.42%) OSPF
19 406 (20.19%) Linux
20 388 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
21 377 (18.75%) Microsoft
22 372 (18.50%) ITIL
23 361 (17.95%) Wireless
24 356 (17.70%) Cisco PIX
25 346 (17.21%) TCP/IP
26 321 (15.96%) DNS
27 319 (15.86%) Finance
28 317 (15.76%) EIGRP
29 308 (15.32%) Active Directory
30 288 (14.32%) Load Balancing

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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
1 220 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 84 (4.18%) Lync
3 55 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 53 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 53 (2.64%) IIS
5 52 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 51 (2.54%) SharePoint
7 45 (2.24%) Apache
8 40 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 17 (0.85%) Tomcat
10 15 (0.75%) Moodle
11 10 (0.50%) CMS
11 10 (0.50%) nginx
12 8 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.15%) SAS
16 2 (0.099%) OpenStack
17 1 (0.050%) Drupal
Applications
1 201 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 120 (5.97%) MS Office
3 49 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.15%) MS Project
4 3 (0.15%) Maya
4 3 (0.15%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.050%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.050%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.050%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.099%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.84%) Office 365
2 23 (1.14%) IaaS
3 20 (0.99%) SaaS
4 15 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.50%) PaaS
7 6 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.099%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.099%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1617 (80.41%) Firewall
2 735 (36.55%) VPN
3 719 (35.75%) WAN
4 671 (33.37%) LAN
5 582 (28.94%) BGP
6 569 (28.29%) Network Security
7 545 (27.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 502 (24.96%) MPLS
9 471 (23.42%) OSPF
10 361 (17.95%) Wireless
11 356 (17.70%) Cisco PIX
12 346 (17.21%) TCP/IP
13 321 (15.96%) DNS
14 317 (15.76%) EIGRP
15 284 (14.12%) Cisco IOS
16 271 (13.48%) SAN
17 264 (13.13%) DHCP
18 248 (12.33%) IPsec
19 246 (12.23%) VoIP
20 207 (10.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 55 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (1.64%) MySQL
4 30 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
5 22 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (0.70%) MongoDB
7 10 (0.50%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.45%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.15%) DB2
11 2 (0.099%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.099%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.099%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.050%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.050%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.050%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 10 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (0.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.30%) WebLOAD
4 3 (0.15%) Subversion
4 3 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.15%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.099%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.050%) JIRA
General
1 319 (15.86%) Finance
2 127 (6.32%) Telecoms
3 65 (3.23%) Banking
4 58 (2.88%) Law
5 50 (2.49%) Retail
6 29 (1.44%) Games
7 28 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 27 (1.34%) Legal
9 26 (1.29%) Back Office
10 16 (0.80%) Advertising
11 12 (0.60%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.55%) Marketing
13 10 (0.50%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.40%) Billing
15 7 (0.35%) Electronics
16 6 (0.30%) Publishing
17 4 (0.20%) Welsh Language
18 3 (0.15%) French Language
18 3 (0.15%) German Language
19 2 (0.099%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 991 (49.28%) Network Engineer
2 242 (12.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 214 (10.64%) Support Engineer
4 196 (9.75%) Security Engineer
5 170 (8.45%) Analyst
6 144 (7.16%) Consultant
7 124 (6.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 97 (4.82%) Network Consultant
9 96 (4.77%) Network Support
10 94 (4.67%) Network Analyst
11 92 (4.57%) 3rd Line Support
12 79 (3.93%) Cisco Engineer
13 77 (3.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 75 (3.73%) Administrator
15 70 (3.48%) Network Support Engineer
16 67 (3.33%) Security Analyst
17 65 (3.23%) Architect
18 64 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 61 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
20 54 (2.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.34%) CSS
2 15 (0.75%) Web Services
3 14 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
4 10 (0.50%) COM+
5 5 (0.25%) XMPP
5 5 (0.25%) HTML
5 5 (0.25%) .NET
5 5 (0.25%) XML
5 5 (0.25%) WAP
6 4 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (0.15%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (0.15%) Regular Expression
8 2 (0.099%) Middleware
8 2 (0.099%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.050%) LAMP
9 1 (0.050%) EDI
9 1 (0.050%) FreeSWITCH
9 1 (0.050%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 99 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (4.38%) Management Information System
3 63 (3.13%) Clustering
4 51 (2.54%) Replication
5 34 (1.69%) CLARiiON
6 29 (1.44%) Computer Science
7 27 (1.34%) CMDB
8 17 (0.85%) PKI
8 17 (0.85%) SecurID
9 16 (0.80%) Robotics
10 14 (0.70%) Statistics
10 14 (0.70%) Fat Client
10 14 (0.70%) Hedge funds
10 14 (0.70%) Thin Client
11 13 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
12 12 (0.60%) Open Source
13 11 (0.55%) AVVID
13 11 (0.55%) VLE
14 10 (0.50%) Blackberry
14 10 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 585 (29.09%) Windows
2 406 (20.19%) Linux
3 230 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 151 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 149 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 121 (6.02%) UNIX
7 83 (4.13%) Windows 7
8 80 (3.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 71 (3.53%) Windows XP
10 56 (2.78%) CentOS
11 43 (2.14%) Solaris
12 40 (1.99%) Windows 8
13 30 (1.49%) Ubuntu
14 27 (1.34%) Mac OS X
15 20 (0.99%) Debian
16 15 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (0.65%) SUSE
18 11 (0.55%) Oracle Linux
19 9 (0.45%) Mac OS
19 9 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (18.50%) ITIL
2 288 (14.32%) Load Balancing
3 152 (7.56%) Project Management
4 140 (6.96%) E-Commerce
5 132 (6.56%) Network Design
6 128 (6.36%) Incident Management
7 126 (6.27%) Network Management
8 123 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
8 123 (6.12%) Information Security
9 120 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
10 118 (5.87%) Change Management
11 105 (5.22%) Capacity Planning
12 90 (4.48%) Migration
13 84 (4.18%) Change Control
14 81 (4.03%) Disaster Recovery
15 77 (3.83%) Service Delivery
16 66 (3.28%) Line Management
17 63 (3.13%) Network Architecture
17 63 (3.13%) Business Continuity
18 60 (2.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 123 (6.12%) SQL
2 68 (3.38%) Perl
3 55 (2.73%) PHP
4 49 (2.44%) PowerShell
5 44 (2.19%) Shell Script
6 43 (2.14%) Python
7 36 (1.79%) Bash Shell
8 35 (1.74%) Lisp
9 24 (1.19%) C
10 21 (1.04%) Ruby
11 14 (0.70%) C++
12 9 (0.45%) Java
13 6 (0.30%) VB
14 4 (0.20%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.20%) R
15 3 (0.15%) VBScript
16 2 (0.099%) Korn
16 2 (0.099%) AWK
17 1 (0.050%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1352 (67.23%) Cisco Certification
2 1007 (50.07%) CCNP
3 577 (28.69%) CCNA
4 252 (12.53%) CCIE
5 205 (10.19%) CCSE
6 159 (7.91%) CCSP
7 133 (6.61%) Security Cleared
8 127 (6.32%) CCSA
9 124 (6.17%) Degree
10 101 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
11 93 (4.62%) CCDP
12 89 (4.43%) SC Cleared
13 84 (4.18%) CISSP
14 76 (3.78%) MCSE
15 68 (3.38%) JNCIA
16 58 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 55 (2.73%) JNCIS
18 51 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
19 48 (2.39%) CCIP
20 42 (2.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (6.81%) SLA
2 82 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 60 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.70%) GPG13
5 14 (0.70%) QA
6 11 (0.55%) COBIT
7 6 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.050%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 388 (19.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 308 (15.32%) Active Directory
3 125 (6.22%) vSphere
4 113 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 89 (4.43%) XenApp
6 69 (3.43%) VMware ESXi
7 66 (3.28%) Firmware
8 51 (2.54%) VMware ESX
9 40 (1.99%) UAG
10 37 (1.84%) XenServer
11 34 (1.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 21 (1.04%) ProxySG
13 15 (0.75%) Squid
13 15 (0.75%) Xen
13 15 (0.75%) KVM
14 14 (0.70%) VMware Server
14 14 (0.70%) Terminal Services
15 12 (0.60%) XenDesktop
16 10 (0.50%) Snort
17 9 (0.45%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 93 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 68 (3.38%) Nagios
3 61 (3.03%) CiscoWorks
4 56 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 53 (2.64%) Cacti
6 43 (2.14%) EMC NetWorker
7 40 (1.99%) SCOM
8 35 (1.74%) Backup Exec
9 31 (1.54%) SCCM
9 31 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
10 30 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
11 27 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
12 19 (0.94%) Oracle Identity Management
13 14 (0.70%) WSUS
14 11 (0.55%) HAProxy
15 10 (0.50%) Cisco LMS
15 10 (0.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
16 9 (0.45%) HP SiteScope
16 9 (0.45%) NetCrunch
16 9 (0.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2011 (100.00%) Cisco
2 789 (39.23%) CheckPoint
3 658 (32.72%) Juniper
4 568 (28.24%) VMware
5 513 (25.51%) F5
6 377 (18.75%) Microsoft
7 261 (12.98%) Citrix
8 237 (11.79%) HP
9 199 (9.90%) Blue Coat
10 191 (9.50%) SolarWinds
11 152 (7.56%) Red Hat
12 118 (5.87%) Symantec
13 114 (5.67%) Riverbed
14 90 (4.48%) EMC
15 87 (4.33%) Websense
16 85 (4.23%) Oracle
17 82 (4.08%) McAfee
18 80 (3.98%) Dell
19 79 (3.93%) Fortinet
20 73 (3.63%) Nokia
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £42500 per annum + £3,000 on-call + OT + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £250pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £45,000 to £58,000 per annum PENSION HEALTH CARE GYM MEMBERSHIP L
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Over Time
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + Pro Rata
Posted: 2 days ago
Caterham, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package, On call
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £65000 per annum + bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago