Period
to 18 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Cisco ASA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco ASA over the 6 months to 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 111 145
Rank change year-on-year -70 +34 -11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 91 172 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.38% 2.67% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.21% 11.43% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 70 151 176
Berkshire median annual salary £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.73% - +15.79%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.24% -2.00% +11.11%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,262 1,505 2,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.16% 23.33% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 945 1,155 1,806
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -4.04% +4.21%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,950 £28,875
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Berkshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Berkshire

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +3 16 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Maidenhead -39 16 £66,250 +24.71% 1
Bracknell -22 15 £40,000 -5.88%
Reading -32 15 £60,000 - 4
Newbury - 2 £52,500 -
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, IT 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 permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 91 (100.00%) Cisco
2 75 (82.42%) Firewall
3 60 (65.93%) CheckPoint
4 50 (54.95%) LAN
5 47 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
6 45 (49.45%) Network Security
7 41 (45.05%) WAN
7 41 (45.05%) CCNP
8 40 (43.96%) WLAN
9 36 (39.56%) BGP
10 35 (38.46%) OSPF
10 35 (38.46%) VMware
11 34 (37.36%) Juniper
12 33 (36.26%) VPN
13 32 (35.16%) DNS
14 31 (34.07%) Data Centre
15 28 (30.77%) Network Design
16 27 (29.67%) DHCP
16 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (29.67%) Zscaler
17 25 (27.47%) Palo Alto
17 25 (27.47%) MPLS
18 23 (25.27%) MS Visio
18 23 (25.27%) F5
19 22 (24.18%) SolarWinds
20 18 (19.78%) Wireshark
20 18 (19.78%) SIEM
20 18 (19.78%) Presales
20 18 (19.78%) Wireless
21 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 13 (14.29%) IIS
2 2 (2.20%) Apache
2 2 (2.20%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (25.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (29.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.99%) Akamai
3 4 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 75 (82.42%) Firewall
2 50 (54.95%) LAN
3 45 (49.45%) Network Security
4 41 (45.05%) WAN
5 40 (43.96%) WLAN
6 36 (39.56%) BGP
7 35 (38.46%) OSPF
8 33 (36.26%) VPN
9 32 (35.16%) DNS
10 27 (29.67%) DHCP
11 25 (27.47%) MPLS
12 18 (19.78%) Wireless
12 18 (19.78%) Wireshark
13 17 (18.68%) Cisco Firepower
14 16 (17.58%) TCP/IP
15 15 (16.48%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (16.48%) NetScaler
16 14 (15.38%) EIGRP
16 14 (15.38%) SNMP
16 14 (15.38%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.20%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.20%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (12.09%) Retail
2 9 (9.89%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (56.04%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.78%) Security Engineer
3 17 (18.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) Architect
6 13 (14.29%) Security Architect
6 13 (14.29%) Security Solutions Architect
6 13 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (10.99%) Design Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) LAN Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (9.89%) Network Design Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Build Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 8 (8.79%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (6.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) CSS
2 6 (6.59%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.10%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (34.07%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.09%) Cyberthreat
2 11 (12.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.30%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.20%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Linux
1 15 (16.48%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.30%) Debian
4 3 (3.30%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.20%) CentOS
5 2 (2.20%) Kali Linux
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Network Design
2 18 (19.78%) Presales
2 18 (19.78%) SIEM
3 13 (14.29%) Load Balancing
4 12 (13.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 12 (13.19%) ITIL
5 11 (12.09%) E-Commerce
5 11 (12.09%) Incident Management
5 11 (12.09%) ITIL V3
5 11 (12.09%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 11 (12.09%) Network Management
5 11 (12.09%) Software Optimisation
5 11 (12.09%) Vulnerability Management
6 8 (8.79%) Logistics
7 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (6.59%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.49%) Value Proposition
9 4 (4.40%) Change Management
9 4 (4.40%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 12 (13.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (51.65%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (45.05%) CCNP
3 16 (17.58%) CCNA
4 15 (16.48%) CCSE
5 14 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 12 (13.19%) CCDP
6 12 (13.19%) CISSP
6 12 (13.19%) JNCIP
6 12 (13.19%) SC Cleared
7 11 (12.09%) IISP
7 11 (12.09%) ISSAP
8 9 (9.89%) CCIE
8 9 (9.89%) CCSP
9 8 (8.79%) CCVP
10 6 (6.59%) Degree
11 5 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (4.40%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 4 (4.40%) CCIE Security
12 4 (4.40%) CCSA
13 2 (2.20%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) GDPR
2 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.10%) COBIT
3 1 (1.10%) PMO
3 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (18.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) VMware NSX
3 8 (8.79%) vSphere
4 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) QRadar
2 11 (12.09%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (10.99%) Cisco CME
4 6 (6.59%) Puppet
5 4 (4.40%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (4.40%) vCenter Server
6 3 (3.30%) OSSEC
7 2 (2.20%) Ansible
7 2 (2.20%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.20%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (2.20%) Nagios
7 2 (2.20%) Nessus
7 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.20%) Nmap
7 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.20%) SCCM
7 2 (2.20%) SCOM
8 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
8 1 (1.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) Cisco
2 60 (65.93%) CheckPoint
3 35 (38.46%) VMware
4 34 (37.36%) Juniper
5 27 (29.67%) Zscaler
6 25 (27.47%) Palo Alto
7 23 (25.27%) F5
8 22 (24.18%) SolarWinds
9 17 (18.68%) Fortinet
10 16 (17.58%) HP
11 15 (16.48%) Splunk
12 13 (14.29%) Aruba
12 13 (14.29%) Blue Coat
12 13 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 12 (13.19%) Citrix
13 12 (13.19%) Forcepoint
14 11 (12.09%) IBM
14 11 (12.09%) LogRhythm
14 11 (12.09%) Tufin
15 10 (10.99%) Prolexic