Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 116 145
Rank change year-on-year -86 +29 +6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 61 153 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.97% 2.49% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.70% 11.57% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 63 126 135
Berkshire median annual salary £67,500 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £80,000
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +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 1,071 1,322 2,158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.04% 21.52% 25.09%
Number of salaries quoted 817 1,007 1,560
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,150 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £75,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -7 14 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Maidenhead -30 11 £67,500 - 2
Reading -58 10 £61,250 +2.08% 2
Bracknell -38 8 £80,000 +88.24%
Newbury - 2 £52,500 -
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (85.25%) Firewall
3 38 (62.30%) CheckPoint
4 36 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (55.74%) LAN
6 30 (49.18%) CCNP
7 28 (45.90%) WAN
7 28 (45.90%) BGP
7 28 (45.90%) Network Security
8 27 (44.26%) OSPF
9 24 (39.34%) Juniper
9 24 (39.34%) WLAN
9 24 (39.34%) VPN
10 21 (34.43%) DNS
10 21 (34.43%) MPLS
10 21 (34.43%) Palo Alto
11 20 (32.79%) Data Centre
12 19 (31.15%) F5
12 19 (31.15%) Wireless
12 19 (31.15%) VMware
13 18 (29.51%) DHCP
14 17 (27.87%) Network Design
15 16 (26.23%) SolarWinds
15 16 (26.23%) Cisco Firepower
16 15 (24.59%) Zscaler
16 15 (24.59%) MS Visio
16 15 (24.59%) CCNA
17 14 (22.95%) EIGRP
17 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (22.95%) Fortinet

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 8 (13.11%) IIS
2 1 (1.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.64%) Confluence
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (24.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Akamai
3 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.28%) SaaS
5 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 52 (85.25%) Firewall
2 34 (55.74%) LAN
3 28 (45.90%) BGP
3 28 (45.90%) Network Security
3 28 (45.90%) WAN
4 27 (44.26%) OSPF
5 24 (39.34%) VPN
5 24 (39.34%) WLAN
6 21 (34.43%) DNS
6 21 (34.43%) MPLS
7 19 (31.15%) Wireless
8 18 (29.51%) DHCP
9 16 (26.23%) Cisco Firepower
10 14 (22.95%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (22.95%) EIGRP
11 13 (21.31%) Cisco Wireless
11 13 (21.31%) Wireshark
12 11 (18.03%) SNMP
12 11 (18.03%) TCP/IP
13 10 (16.39%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (11.48%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Finance
3 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (65.57%) Network Engineer
2 16 (26.23%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Network Security Engineer
3 13 (21.31%) Security Engineer
4 10 (16.39%) Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Security Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Security Solutions Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Design Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Network Architect
7 5 (8.20%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Network Security Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Build Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) Cisco Security Architect
8 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.64%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (32.79%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (11.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Linux
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
1 7 (11.48%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.64%) CentOS
3 1 (1.64%) Debian
3 1 (1.64%) Kali Linux
3 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Network Design
2 14 (22.95%) Presales
3 10 (16.39%) SIEM
4 9 (14.75%) Load Balancing
5 8 (13.11%) ITIL
5 8 (13.11%) Logistics
6 7 (11.48%) E-Commerce
6 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
6 7 (11.48%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 7 (11.48%) Software Optimisation
6 7 (11.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (9.84%) Network Management
7 6 (9.84%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (6.56%) Change Management
9 4 (6.56%) Configuration Management
9 4 (6.56%) Continuous Deployment
9 4 (6.56%) Value Proposition
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (59.02%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (49.18%) CCNP
3 15 (24.59%) CCNA
4 11 (18.03%) CCSE
5 10 (16.39%) SC Cleared
5 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
6 9 (14.75%) CCSP
7 8 (13.11%) CCIE
7 8 (13.11%) CCVP
7 8 (13.11%) CISSP
7 8 (13.11%) JNCIP
8 7 (11.48%) CCDP
8 7 (11.48%) IISP
8 7 (11.48%) ISSAP
9 4 (6.56%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 4 (6.56%) CCIE Security
9 4 (6.56%) CCSA
9 4 (6.56%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (3.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.28%) GDPR
2 2 (3.28%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.64%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.20%) vSphere
4 4 (6.56%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) QRadar
2 6 (9.84%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (8.20%) Cisco CME
3 5 (8.20%) Puppet
4 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.64%) Ansible
6 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.64%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.64%) Nagios
6 1 (1.64%) Nessus
6 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.64%) Nmap
6 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.64%) OSSEC
6 1 (1.64%) SCCM
6 1 (1.64%) SCOM
6 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (62.30%) CheckPoint
3 24 (39.34%) Juniper
4 21 (34.43%) Palo Alto
5 19 (31.15%) F5
5 19 (31.15%) VMware
6 16 (26.23%) SolarWinds
7 15 (24.59%) Zscaler
8 14 (22.95%) Fortinet
9 11 (18.03%) HP
9 11 (18.03%) Meraki
9 11 (18.03%) Microsoft
10 10 (16.39%) Splunk
11 9 (14.75%) Aruba
12 7 (11.48%) IBM
12 7 (11.48%) LogRhythm
12 7 (11.48%) Tufin
13 6 (9.84%) Blue Coat
13 6 (9.84%) Citrix
14 5 (8.20%) Forcepoint