Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 February 2020 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)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 406 406 452
Rank change year-on-year 0 +46 -126
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 294 534 450
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.59% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.56% 4.59% 3.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 350 309
England median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £256 £292 £250
90th Percentile £533 £530 £530
UK median daily rate £400 £406 £391
% change year-on-year -1.54% +3.83% +2.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 20 6
England median hourly rate £44.42 £45.00 £15.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +192.11% -22.98%
10th Percentile £37.36 £18.43 £12.93
90th Percentile £68.13 £66.81 £32.48
UK median hourly rate £47.80 £45.00 £31.39
% change year-on-year +6.23% +43.36% +56.95%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,257 11,636 12,394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 13.32% 12.82% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,009 7,078 7,726
England median daily rate £415 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £190
90th Percentile £600 £613 £600
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £401
% change year-on-year -2.82% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 456 507 639
England median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -6.50% -6.98%
10th Percentile £13.25 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £19.45
% change year-on-year +12.30% -3.84% -9.55%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in England over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
South East +54 96 £425 +14.86% 29
London +38 92 £388 -8.82% 26
North of England +24 40 £400 +6.67% 25
South West +17 29 £400 +4.23% 10
Midlands +40 25 £400 +6.67% 10
North West +30 19 £400 +21.21% 14
West Midlands +37 18 £400 +6.67% 6
Yorkshire +16 15 £355 -16.47% 10
East of England +6 11 £395 -7.06% 8
East Midlands +27 7 £331 - 3
North East +16 6 £400 +75.82% 1
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 294 (100.00%) Cisco
2 239 (81.29%) Firewall
3 150 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
4 119 (40.48%) WAN
5 115 (39.12%) LAN
6 108 (36.73%) CCNP
7 101 (34.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 96 (32.65%) BGP
9 93 (31.63%) CheckPoint
10 90 (30.61%) VPN
11 86 (29.25%) Wireless
12 84 (28.57%) Palo Alto
13 79 (26.87%) Data Centre
14 72 (24.49%) Network Security
14 72 (24.49%) F5
15 69 (23.47%) OSPF
16 66 (22.45%) Juniper
17 62 (21.09%) MPLS
18 58 (19.73%) CCNA
19 54 (18.37%) Cisco Firepower
20 51 (17.35%) Security Cleared
21 50 (17.01%) SolarWinds
22 48 (16.33%) IPsec
23 44 (14.97%) VMware
23 44 (14.97%) Network Design
24 43 (14.63%) VLAN
25 40 (13.61%) Cisco ISE
26 38 (12.93%) Finance
27 36 (12.24%) CCIE
27 36 (12.24%) ITIL

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 8 (2.72%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.36%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.02%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.02%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) assyst
2 2 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.84%) Azure
2 21 (7.14%) AWS
3 14 (4.76%) Office 365
4 4 (1.36%) SaaS
4 4 (1.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (1.02%) IaaS
5 3 (1.02%) PaaS
6 2 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.68%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.68%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.68%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.68%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.34%) Akamai
7 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.34%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 239 (81.29%) Firewall
2 119 (40.48%) WAN
3 115 (39.12%) LAN
4 101 (34.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 96 (32.65%) BGP
6 90 (30.61%) VPN
7 86 (29.25%) Wireless
8 72 (24.49%) Network Security
9 69 (23.47%) OSPF
10 62 (21.09%) MPLS
11 54 (18.37%) Cisco Firepower
12 48 (16.33%) IPsec
13 43 (14.63%) VLAN
14 40 (13.61%) Cisco ISE
15 33 (11.22%) DNS
15 33 (11.22%) TCP/IP
16 31 (10.54%) WLAN
17 29 (9.86%) Cisco IOS
18 27 (9.18%) EIGRP
19 26 (8.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.68%) Power BI
2 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
3 1 (0.34%) DB2
3 1 (0.34%) Informix
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (5.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.34%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.34%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (12.93%) Finance
2 22 (7.48%) Telecoms
3 13 (4.42%) Public Sector
4 8 (2.72%) Multimedia
5 7 (2.38%) Law
6 6 (2.04%) Legal
6 6 (2.04%) Publishing
7 4 (1.36%) Retail
8 3 (1.02%) Banking
8 3 (1.02%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.02%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.02%) Marketing
9 2 (0.68%) Electronics
10 1 (0.34%) Games
10 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 193 (65.65%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.65%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (14.63%) Security Engineer
4 35 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 35 (11.90%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (9.86%) Network Security Engineer
6 20 (6.80%) Firewall Engineer
7 15 (5.10%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.76%) Consultant
8 14 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (4.08%) Analyst
9 12 (4.08%) Design Engineer
10 11 (3.74%) Network Design Engineer
11 10 (3.40%) Architect
11 10 (3.40%) Network Architect
12 9 (3.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
12 9 (3.06%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 8 (2.72%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 8 (2.72%) IP Engineer
13 8 (2.72%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (8.50%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.70%) JSON
3 3 (1.02%) Middleware
3 3 (1.02%) Web Services
3 3 (1.02%) XML
4 2 (0.68%) CSS
4 2 (0.68%) LAMP
5 1 (0.34%) Jinja
5 1 (0.34%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 79 (26.87%) Data Centre
2 11 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.06%) PKI
4 6 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.02%) Hedge funds
5 3 (1.02%) IPTV
5 3 (1.02%) Replication
6 2 (0.68%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.68%) CMDB
6 2 (0.68%) Cyber Defence
6 2 (0.68%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.68%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.34%) FMCG
7 1 (0.34%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.22%) Windows
2 20 (6.80%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.08%) Linux
5 10 (3.40%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.70%) Check Point GAiA
7 5 (1.70%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.70%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.36%) CentOS
9 2 (0.68%) Debian
9 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.68%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (14.97%) Network Design
2 36 (12.24%) ITIL
3 31 (10.54%) Load Balancing
4 29 (9.86%) Migration
5 23 (7.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 21 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (6.46%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (6.46%) Network Management
8 17 (5.78%) Change Management
8 17 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (5.44%) High Availability
10 15 (5.10%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.76%) Project Delivery
12 13 (4.42%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.08%) Network Virtualisation
14 11 (3.74%) ITIL V3
14 11 (3.74%) Validation
15 10 (3.40%) Business Continuity
15 10 (3.40%) DNA
15 10 (3.40%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.10%) Python
2 12 (4.08%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.72%) C
4 5 (1.70%) Java
5 3 (1.02%) SQL
6 2 (0.68%) Perl
Qualifications
1 150 (51.02%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (36.73%) CCNP
3 58 (19.73%) CCNA
4 51 (17.35%) Security Cleared
5 36 (12.24%) CCIE
5 36 (12.24%) SC Cleared
6 15 (5.10%) Degree
7 13 (4.42%) DV Cleared
8 9 (3.06%) CCDP
9 8 (2.72%) CCSA
9 8 (2.72%) CCSE
10 7 (2.38%) CCIE Security
10 7 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.04%) CCSP
12 5 (1.70%) MCITP
12 5 (1.70%) MCSA
13 4 (1.36%) CISSP
13 4 (1.36%) JNCIA
13 4 (1.36%) JNCIE
13 4 (1.36%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.38%) SLA
2 4 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.02%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.68%) GDPR
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) NCSC
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.12%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.38%) VMware NSX
5 6 (2.04%) Firmware
5 6 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.70%) vSphere
7 4 (1.36%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.68%) vCloud
8 2 (0.68%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.68%) XenApp
9 1 (0.34%) Docker
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 34 (11.56%) FortiGate
2 15 (5.10%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (4.08%) SCCM
4 8 (2.72%) WSUS
5 6 (2.04%) Ansible
5 6 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (2.04%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.70%) SCOM
7 4 (1.36%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.02%) HP SIM
8 3 (1.02%) Nagios
8 3 (1.02%) Nessus
8 3 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.02%) Terraform
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.68%) Puppet
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco LMS
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.34%) QRadar
Vendors
1 294 (100.00%) Cisco
2 93 (31.63%) CheckPoint
3 84 (28.57%) Palo Alto
4 72 (24.49%) F5
5 66 (22.45%) Juniper
6 50 (17.01%) SolarWinds
7 44 (14.97%) VMware
8 30 (10.20%) Fortinet
9 28 (9.52%) Meraki
10 23 (7.82%) Aruba
11 19 (6.46%) Microsoft
12 16 (5.44%) Citrix
12 16 (5.44%) HP
13 14 (4.76%) Blue Coat
14 12 (4.08%) McAfee
14 12 (4.08%) Splunk
15 10 (3.40%) Infoblox
15 10 (3.40%) Riverbed
16 8 (2.72%) Aerohive Networks
17 7 (2.38%) Dell