Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 469 340 416
Rank change year-on-year -129 +76 -45
Contract jobs citing Cisco ASA 168 297 216
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.36% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.09% 4.73% 3.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 194 158
London median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.82% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £283
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
England median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +6.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
London median hourly rate - £55.00 £21.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +150.28% -20.09%
England median hourly rate £23.00 £44.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -48.02% +96.67% -6.25%

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 5439 6280 5858
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.90% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3644 4098 3871
London median daily rate £450 £450 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.13% +6.00%
10th Percentile £213 £256 £220
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
England median daily rate £404 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 143 176
London median hourly rate £19.74 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.88% -1.30% +4.05%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.53 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.38 £50.00 £44.38
England median hourly rate £18.70 £23.00 £20.94
% change year-on-year -18.70% +9.86% +4.68%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -12 39 £425 -5.56% 4
West London -10 9 £313 -26.47% 2
South London -53 8 £400 -14.89% 1
North London -10 3 £375 +0.67% 1
East London -14 2 £410 +17.14%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 168 (100.00%) Cisco
2 138 (82.14%) Firewall
3 62 (36.90%) Cisco Certification
4 61 (36.31%) Cisco Nexus
5 60 (35.71%) VPN
5 60 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 52 (30.95%) Network Security
7 51 (30.36%) WAN
8 48 (28.57%) CCNP
9 46 (27.38%) Wireless
10 45 (26.79%) Data Centre
11 44 (26.19%) Juniper
11 44 (26.19%) BGP
12 41 (24.40%) LAN
13 40 (23.81%) Palo Alto
14 34 (20.24%) F5
14 34 (20.24%) MPLS
15 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP
16 30 (17.86%) EIGRP
16 30 (17.86%) VMware
17 29 (17.26%) Finance
18 28 (16.67%) OSPF
19 27 (16.07%) VoIP
19 27 (16.07%) Network Design
20 26 (15.48%) ITIL
21 24 (14.29%) Windows
21 24 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
22 23 (13.69%) Citrix
22 23 (13.69%) DNS
22 23 (13.69%) CCIE

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 7 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 5 (2.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.79%) CMS
3 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.60%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.76%) Office 365
3 2 (1.19%) IaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.60%) PaaS
4 1 (0.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (82.14%) Firewall
2 61 (36.31%) Cisco Nexus
3 60 (35.71%) VPN
4 52 (30.95%) Network Security
5 51 (30.36%) WAN
6 46 (27.38%) Wireless
7 44 (26.19%) BGP
8 41 (24.40%) LAN
9 34 (20.24%) MPLS
10 33 (19.64%) TCP/IP
11 30 (17.86%) EIGRP
12 28 (16.67%) OSPF
13 27 (16.07%) VoIP
14 24 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
15 23 (13.69%) DNS
15 23 (13.69%) IPsec
16 19 (11.31%) SSL
17 18 (10.71%) Internet
18 17 (10.12%) VLAN
19 14 (8.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.79%) MySQL
3 2 (1.19%) InfluxDB
3 2 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.98%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (17.26%) Finance
2 15 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 12 (7.14%) Banking
4 7 (4.17%) Retail
5 3 (1.79%) Legal
6 2 (1.19%) Billing
6 2 (1.19%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.60%) German Language
7 1 (0.60%) Law
7 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 104 (61.90%) Network Engineer
2 51 (30.36%) Cisco Engineer
3 47 (27.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (14.88%) Security Engineer
5 24 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (11.31%) Senior Network Engineer
7 13 (7.74%) Firewall Engineer
8 11 (6.55%) Support Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) Architect
9 10 (5.95%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Network Support
10 9 (5.36%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) Analyst
11 8 (4.76%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) Cisco Support
11 8 (4.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) Security Manager
12 7 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.74%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (26.79%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.76%) PKI
5 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.38%) NHS
6 4 (2.38%) Replication
7 3 (1.79%) BYOD
7 3 (1.79%) Clustering
7 3 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.79%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.79%) User Experience
8 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.60%) HP StoreVirtual
9 1 (0.60%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.29%) Windows
2 18 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 15 (8.93%) Linux
4 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.79%) CentOS
7 2 (1.19%) Android
7 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.19%) Unix
7 2 (1.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.60%) SUSE
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.60%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.07%) Network Design
2 26 (15.48%) ITIL
3 20 (11.90%) High Availability
4 16 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (8.33%) SIEM
6 13 (7.74%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.55%) Load Balancing
8 11 (6.55%) Migration
8 11 (6.55%) Network Management
9 10 (5.95%) Change Management
9 10 (5.95%) Security Operations
10 9 (5.36%) Test Automation
11 8 (4.76%) Change Control
11 8 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
11 8 (4.76%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.76%) Patch Management
12 7 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
12 7 (4.17%) ITIL V3
12 7 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
1 5 (2.98%) SQL
2 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 4 (2.38%) Perl
2 4 (2.38%) Python
3 2 (1.19%) Ruby
4 1 (0.60%) C
4 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (36.90%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (28.57%) CCNP
3 23 (13.69%) CCIE
4 16 (9.52%) CCNA
5 14 (8.33%) Degree
6 8 (4.76%) CCSE
6 8 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.76%) Security Cleared
7 5 (2.98%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 5 (2.98%) CCSA
8 4 (2.38%) CCSP
8 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (2.38%) SSCP
9 3 (1.79%) CCIE Service Provider
9 3 (1.79%) CEH
9 3 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (1.79%) CISM
9 3 (1.79%) CISSP
9 3 (1.79%) MCSE
9 3 (1.79%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (5.95%) PCI DSS
2 7 (4.17%) RMADS
3 4 (2.38%) SLA
4 3 (1.79%) COBIT
4 3 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.60%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 16 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 16 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (7.74%) iptables
3 12 (7.14%) vSphere
4 11 (6.55%) Hyper-V
4 11 (6.55%) ProxySG
5 4 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.79%) XenApp
7 2 (1.19%) NFS
8 1 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (6.55%) SELinux
2 10 (5.95%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (5.95%) Nessus
3 7 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (3.57%) Cacti
4 6 (3.57%) FortiGate
5 5 (2.98%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (2.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (2.98%) SCCM
6 4 (2.38%) Nagios
6 4 (2.38%) OpenView
7 3 (1.79%) Backup Exec
7 3 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.79%) Puppet
7 3 (1.79%) QRadar
7 3 (1.79%) SCDPM
7 3 (1.79%) SCOM
7 3 (1.79%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (1.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 168 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 44 (26.19%) Juniper
4 40 (23.81%) Palo Alto
5 34 (20.24%) F5
6 30 (17.86%) VMware
7 23 (13.69%) Citrix
8 21 (12.50%) SolarWinds
9 18 (10.71%) Blue Coat
10 16 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 15 (8.93%) HP
12 14 (8.33%) Riverbed
13 12 (7.14%) Fortinet
14 8 (4.76%) Veeam
15 7 (4.17%) AlienVault
15 7 (4.17%) Arista
15 7 (4.17%) Avaya
15 7 (4.17%) Meraki
15 7 (4.17%) NetApp
16 6 (3.57%) McAfee