Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 16 November 2018 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)
England > London
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 440 469 350
Rank change year-on-year +29 -119 +65
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 191 161 295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.41% 0.34% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 3.00% 4.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 109 192
London median daily rate £431 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £301
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
England median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
London median hourly rate £35.00 - £55.00
England median hourly rate £39.46 £23.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +71.55% -48.89% +100.00%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,142 5,362 6,209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.11% 11.44% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,524 3,629 4,068
London median daily rate £450 £450 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £200 £213 £254
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £425 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +5.20% +1.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 149 141
London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.70 £11.50
90th Percentile £55.46 £48.01 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.85 £22.50
% change year-on-year +6.10% -16.22% +10.61%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in London over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Cisco ASA in London

Cisco ASA
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 16 November 2018. 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
Central London -3 50 £425 - 17
West London +10 24 £413 +34.69% 3
South London -20 3 £495 +23.75%
East London -23 2 £300 -26.83% 5
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 191 (100.00%) Cisco
2 144 (75.39%) Firewall
3 102 (53.40%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (45.03%) Cisco Nexus
5 81 (42.41%) CheckPoint
6 72 (37.70%) CCNP
7 69 (36.13%) VPN
8 65 (34.03%) Wireless
9 63 (32.98%) BGP
10 55 (28.80%) Network Security
11 54 (28.27%) OSPF
12 50 (26.18%) Palo Alto
13 49 (25.65%) WAN
14 41 (21.47%) IPsec
15 39 (20.42%) EIGRP
16 38 (19.90%) F5
17 36 (18.85%) CCNA
17 36 (18.85%) VMware
18 35 (18.32%) DNS
18 35 (18.32%) LAN
19 34 (17.80%) Data Centre
20 33 (17.28%) MPLS
21 32 (16.75%) Active Directory
21 32 (16.75%) Finance
22 31 (16.23%) Windows
22 31 (16.23%) SolarWinds
23 29 (15.18%) CCIE
24 28 (14.66%) TCP/IP
25 27 (14.14%) ITIL
26 26 (13.61%) Cisco IOS

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (3.14%) CMS
1 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.57%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.05%) IIS
3 2 (1.05%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.47%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.33%) Office 365
4 13 (6.81%) PaaS
5 9 (4.71%) IaaS
6 7 (3.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (3.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 4 (2.09%) Azure Functions
8 4 (2.09%) SaaS
8 4 (2.09%) Serverless
9 2 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.52%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 144 (75.39%) Firewall
2 86 (45.03%) Cisco Nexus
3 69 (36.13%) VPN
4 65 (34.03%) Wireless
5 63 (32.98%) BGP
6 55 (28.80%) Network Security
7 54 (28.27%) OSPF
8 49 (25.65%) WAN
9 41 (21.47%) IPsec
10 39 (20.42%) EIGRP
11 35 (18.32%) DNS
11 35 (18.32%) LAN
12 33 (17.28%) MPLS
13 28 (14.66%) TCP/IP
14 26 (13.61%) Cisco IOS
14 26 (13.61%) VLAN
15 25 (13.09%) Cisco Firepower
16 24 (12.57%) DHCP
17 22 (11.52%) Cisco ISE
17 22 (11.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.14%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (1.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.52%) Redis
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.05%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (16.75%) Finance
2 20 (10.47%) Banking
3 7 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.14%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.14%) Multimedia
5 4 (2.09%) Legal
6 3 (1.57%) Retail
7 2 (1.05%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (60.21%) Network Engineer
2 46 (24.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 43 (22.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 39 (20.42%) Security Engineer
5 30 (15.71%) Network Security Engineer
5 30 (15.71%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (12.57%) Architect
7 15 (7.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 15 (7.85%) Senior Security Engineer
8 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (5.24%) Security Architect
10 8 (4.19%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Consultant
11 7 (3.66%) Firewall Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 7 (3.66%) Network Architect
12 6 (3.14%) Analyst
12 6 (3.14%) Network Support
12 6 (3.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.95%) 802.1X
2 11 (5.76%) JSON
3 8 (4.19%) SAML
4 6 (3.14%) XMPP
5 3 (1.57%) .NET
5 3 (1.57%) OAuth
6 2 (1.05%) OpenID
6 2 (1.05%) XML
7 1 (0.52%) Middleware
7 1 (0.52%) REST
7 1 (0.52%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.80%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.95%) PKI
3 11 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (4.71%) RSA SecurID
5 7 (3.66%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.09%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.09%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.57%) Clustering
7 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.57%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (1.57%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.57%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.05%) CESG
8 2 (1.05%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.05%) Handset
8 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Fintech
9 1 (0.52%) MPEG
9 1 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.23%) Windows
2 23 (12.04%) Linux
3 16 (8.38%) Unix
3 16 (8.38%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.52%) CentOS
7 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.14%) ITIL
2 19 (9.95%) High Availability
2 19 (9.95%) Migration
3 18 (9.42%) Change Control
3 18 (9.42%) Identity Access Management
4 17 (8.90%) Load Balancing
5 15 (7.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 15 (7.85%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (6.81%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (6.28%) Network Management
8 11 (5.76%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 11 (5.76%) Security Architecture
9 10 (5.24%) Incident Management
9 10 (5.24%) Network Design
9 10 (5.24%) Protective Monitoring
9 10 (5.24%) Service Management
9 10 (5.24%) SIEM
9 10 (5.24%) Web Filtering
10 9 (4.71%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (4.71%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.85%) SQL
2 13 (6.81%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.24%) Python
4 8 (4.19%) Perl
5 4 (2.09%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.57%) Tcl
7 2 (1.05%) C
7 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.52%) VB
8 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (53.40%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (37.70%) CCNP
3 36 (18.85%) CCNA
4 29 (15.18%) CCIE
5 21 (10.99%) SC Cleared
5 21 (10.99%) Security Cleared
6 11 (5.76%) CCSE
7 10 (5.24%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 7 (3.66%) CISSP
9 6 (3.14%) CCSP
9 6 (3.14%) Degree
10 4 (2.09%) CCSM
10 4 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.57%) CCDP
11 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.05%) Avaya Certification
12 2 (1.05%) CCSA
12 2 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.05%) Master's Degree
12 2 (1.05%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.62%) PCI DSS
2 4 (2.09%) COBIT
3 3 (1.57%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.57%) Government Security Classifications
3 3 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.57%) SLA
4 2 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.52%) GDPR
5 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (0.52%) NIST 800
5 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 32 (16.75%) Active Directory
2 23 (12.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.76%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.19%) ProxySG
5 6 (3.14%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (2.09%) Docker
6 4 (2.09%) vSphere
7 3 (1.57%) XenApp
8 2 (1.05%) Firmware
8 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.52%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.52%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.52%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.52%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 13 (6.81%) FortiGate
2 12 (6.28%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.19%) SCCM
4 7 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (3.66%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (3.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (3.14%) Terraform
6 4 (2.09%) Kubernetes
6 4 (2.09%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.09%) Puppet
6 4 (2.09%) SCOM
7 3 (1.57%) QRadar
7 3 (1.57%) TrustSec
8 2 (1.05%) Ansible
8 2 (1.05%) CASB
8 2 (1.05%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (1.05%) Nessus
8 2 (1.05%) Rundeck
8 2 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.05%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 191 (100.00%) Cisco
2 81 (42.41%) CheckPoint
3 50 (26.18%) Palo Alto
4 38 (19.90%) F5
5 36 (18.85%) VMware
6 31 (16.23%) SolarWinds
7 25 (13.09%) Meraki
8 24 (12.57%) Juniper
9 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
10 16 (8.38%) Fortinet
11 13 (6.81%) Aruba
11 13 (6.81%) Blue Coat
11 13 (6.81%) Citrix
11 13 (6.81%) Infoblox
12 12 (6.28%) Riverbed
12 12 (6.28%) Symantec
13 11 (5.76%) Forcepoint
14 9 (4.71%) HP
15 5 (2.62%) Arista
15 5 (2.62%) ForeScout