Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Cisco ASA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco ASA over the 6 months to 23 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
London > Central London
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 231 276 206
Rank change year-on-year +45 -70 +13
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 60 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.67% 0.23% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 1.95% 5.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 15 36
Central London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £313 £302 £306
90th Percentile £531 £538 £538
London median daily rate £450 £400 £407
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.60% +4.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Central London median hourly rate - - £55.00
London median hourly rate £33.50 - £55.00

Cisco ASA is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 980 1,075 894
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Central London 10.97% 11.63% 12.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 823 652
Central London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £173 £213 £251
90th Percentile £650 £613 £612
London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 20
Central London median hourly rate £20.65 £16.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -15.79% -15.51%
10th Percentile £17.00 £11.25 £13.64
90th Percentile £36.50 £23.75 £55.00
London median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +10.52%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cisco ASA in Central London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Central London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Central London over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Central London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Central London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in Central London

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Central London region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +44 54 £425 - 3
West End of London -20 3 £300 +9.09%
Southwark -29 1 - -
Camden - 1 £300 -
Cisco ASA
London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 46 (76.67%) Firewall
3 45 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 30 (50.00%) CCNP
4 30 (50.00%) Palo Alto
5 28 (46.67%) BGP
5 28 (46.67%) VPN
6 27 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (41.67%) OSPF
8 23 (38.33%) WAN
9 22 (36.67%) Wireless
9 22 (36.67%) SolarWinds
10 21 (35.00%) Network Security
11 18 (30.00%) LAN
11 18 (30.00%) EIGRP
12 17 (28.33%) F5
13 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
13 16 (26.67%) Windows
14 15 (25.00%) CCIE
15 14 (23.33%) ITIL
15 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
16 13 (21.67%) Multicast
16 13 (21.67%) IPsec
17 12 (20.00%) Finance
17 12 (20.00%) MPLS
17 12 (20.00%) VoIP
17 12 (20.00%) DNS
17 12 (20.00%) CCNA

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.00%) CMS
1 3 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
2 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (5.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (10.00%) IaaS
2 6 (10.00%) Office 365
3 4 (6.67%) PaaS
4 2 (3.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.67%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (76.67%) Firewall
2 28 (46.67%) BGP
2 28 (46.67%) VPN
3 27 (45.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (41.67%) OSPF
5 23 (38.33%) WAN
6 22 (36.67%) Wireless
7 21 (35.00%) Network Security
8 18 (30.00%) EIGRP
8 18 (30.00%) LAN
9 16 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 13 (21.67%) IPsec
10 13 (21.67%) Multicast
11 12 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (20.00%) DNS
11 12 (20.00%) MPLS
11 12 (20.00%) VoIP
12 11 (18.33%) VLAN
13 10 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 10 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) MySQL
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (1.67%) Hudson
4 1 (1.67%) MSI
4 1 (1.67%) WiX
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Law
3 4 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) International Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (3.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Voice Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) CISSP Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Support
7 3 (5.00%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Data Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Network Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) XMPP
2 3 (5.00%) .NET
2 3 (5.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (5.00%) JSON
2 3 (5.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (5.00%) YAML
3 1 (1.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) Clustering
4 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.67%) Hedge funds
4 1 (1.67%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Unix
3 5 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) High Availability
3 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 6 (10.00%) Migration
5 5 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (8.33%) Network Management
5 5 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
6 4 (6.67%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps
6 4 (6.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (6.67%) Web Filtering
7 3 (5.00%) Change Management
7 3 (5.00%) Computer Forensics
7 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (5.00%) Microservices
7 3 (5.00%) SIEM
8 2 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.33%) Python
2 6 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.33%) Perl
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (1.67%) R
5 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (50.00%) CCNP
3 15 (25.00%) CCIE
4 12 (20.00%) CCNA
5 8 (13.33%) CISSP
6 5 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 5 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (5.00%) Avaya Certification
8 2 (3.33%) CCSE
8 2 (3.33%) CCSP
8 2 (3.33%) CCVP
8 2 (3.33%) Master's Degree
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE Collaboration
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE Data Center
9 1 (1.67%) CCIE Service Provider
9 1 (1.67%) CCMSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) ProxySG
3 3 (5.00%) Docker
3 3 (5.00%) Firmware
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
4 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (8.33%) Ansible
2 5 (8.33%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (6.67%) QRadar
3 4 (6.67%) SCCM
4 2 (3.33%) Rundeck
4 2 (3.33%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (3.33%) Terraform
5 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.67%) Cacti
5 1 (1.67%) Cisco CME
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.67%) Nagios
5 1 (1.67%) SCOrch
5 1 (1.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (50.00%) Palo Alto
3 22 (36.67%) SolarWinds
4 17 (28.33%) F5
5 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.00%) Riverbed
6 9 (15.00%) VMware
7 7 (11.67%) Meraki
8 6 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 5 (8.33%) Arista
9 5 (8.33%) Aruba
9 5 (8.33%) Juniper
9 5 (8.33%) Red Box
10 4 (6.67%) Citrix
11 3 (5.00%) Avaya
11 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
11 3 (5.00%) Google
11 3 (5.00%) Splunk
11 3 (5.00%) Symantec