Period
to 19 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 19 November 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 195 221 214
Rank change year-on-year +26 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 31 37 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.53% 0.53% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.93% 4.87% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 31 28
City of London median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £297
90th Percentile £519 £538 £541
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 629 759 736
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 10.68% 10.83% 10.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 591 573
City of London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £205 £160 £213
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 13
City of London median hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.28% +10.00% -10.53%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £11.86
90th Percentile £27.00 £25.50 £23.28
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.76 £16.96
% change year-on-year +6.61% +10.63% -10.75%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (83.87%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
3 17 (54.84%) Network Security
4 15 (48.39%) WAN
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (41.94%) VPN
7 12 (38.71%) LAN
7 12 (38.71%) BGP
8 11 (35.48%) CCNP
9 10 (32.26%) Windows
10 9 (29.03%) VoIP
10 9 (29.03%) OSPF
10 9 (29.03%) IPsec
10 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (25.81%) ITIL
11 8 (25.81%) DNS
11 8 (25.81%) F5
12 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
12 7 (22.58%) VMware
12 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
12 7 (22.58%) Wireless
13 6 (19.35%) MPLS
13 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
14 5 (16.13%) WLAN
14 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
14 5 (16.13%) TACACS
14 5 (16.13%) VRRP

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Azure
2 2 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (3.23%) GitHub
3 1 (3.23%) IaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Mimecast
3 1 (3.23%) PaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Power Platform
3 1 (3.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (83.87%) Firewall
2 17 (54.84%) Network Security
3 15 (48.39%) WAN
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (41.94%) VPN
6 12 (38.71%) BGP
6 12 (38.71%) LAN
7 9 (29.03%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (29.03%) IPsec
7 9 (29.03%) OSPF
7 9 (29.03%) VoIP
8 8 (25.81%) DNS
9 7 (22.58%) Wireless
10 6 (19.35%) MPLS
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco Firepower
11 5 (16.13%) EIGRP
11 5 (16.13%) TACACS
11 5 (16.13%) VLAN
11 5 (16.13%) VRRP
11 5 (16.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Power BI
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Law
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Local Government
4 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (25.81%) Security Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Network Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Firewall Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Check Point Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Security Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Designer
8 1 (3.23%) Telecoms Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 3 (9.68%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.45%) PKI
4 1 (3.23%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Check Point GAiA
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
2 3 (9.68%) Unix
3 2 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.23%) CentOS
4 1 (3.23%) Debian
4 1 (3.23%) Mac OS
4 1 (3.23%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) ITIL
2 7 (22.58%) Load Balancing
3 5 (16.13%) Network Design
4 4 (12.90%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
5 3 (9.68%) Data Security
5 3 (9.68%) Line Management
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
5 3 (9.68%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (9.68%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (9.68%) Statistics
5 3 (9.68%) Time Management
6 2 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) ITSM
6 2 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.45%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (35.48%) CCNP
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) CCSP
4 4 (12.90%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (9.68%) CCSA
6 2 (6.45%) CCIE
6 2 (6.45%) CCNA
6 2 (6.45%) CCSE
6 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
7 1 (3.23%) CCDA
7 1 (3.23%) CCDP
7 1 (3.23%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 1 (3.23%) CCVP
7 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (3.23%) Master's Degree
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (12.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) VMware NSX
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) KVM
4 1 (3.23%) ProxySG
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) Ansible
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.23%) Puppet
3 1 (3.23%) QRadar
3 1 (3.23%) Salt
3 1 (3.23%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (54.84%) CheckPoint
3 14 (45.16%) Palo Alto
4 8 (25.81%) F5
5 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Juniper
8 3 (9.68%) Blue Coat
8 3 (9.68%) CA Agile Central
8 3 (9.68%) Citrix
9 2 (6.45%) Apple
9 2 (6.45%) HP
9 2 (6.45%) McAfee
9 2 (6.45%) Meraki
9 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.23%) Forcepoint
10 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
10 1 (3.23%) Polycom
10 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
10 1 (3.23%) Symantec