Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 114 158 154
Rank change year-on-year +44 -4 +25
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 159 157 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.52% 1.83% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.07% 7.29% 7.73%
Number of salaries quoted 122 134 148
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +20.59%
10th Percentile £36,375 £39,125 £34,050
90th Percentile £74,750 £80,000 £71,250
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%

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 1317 2153 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 20.91% 25.06% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1001 1551 2006
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +59 78 £60,000 - 3
Bracknell - 36 £42,500 - 1
Slough -9 13 £45,000 -14.29%
Windsor -2 4 £77,500 - 2
Maidenhead +5 1 - -
Newbury -17 1 £48,000 +29.73%
Wokingham - 1 £42,500 -
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT 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 job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 159 (100.00%) Cisco
2 125 (78.62%) Firewall
3 98 (61.64%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (45.91%) CCNP
5 71 (44.65%) MPLS
6 70 (44.03%) CheckPoint
6 70 (44.03%) VPN
6 70 (44.03%) F5
7 63 (39.62%) Juniper
8 58 (36.48%) IPsec
9 57 (35.85%) BGP
10 53 (33.33%) OSPF
11 50 (31.45%) TCP/IP
12 49 (30.82%) Palo Alto
13 48 (30.19%) WAN
13 48 (30.19%) Network Security
14 47 (29.56%) ITIL
15 41 (25.79%) VLAN
16 39 (24.53%) SSL
17 38 (23.90%) DNS
18 37 (23.27%) Data Centre
19 33 (20.75%) Windows
20 32 (20.13%) Finance
20 32 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
21 31 (19.50%) Network Monitoring
21 31 (19.50%) VMware
21 31 (19.50%) Cisco PIX
22 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
22 30 (18.87%) CCNA
22 30 (18.87%) Presales

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 19 (11.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (6.92%) Apache
3 9 (5.66%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.52%) IIS
5 2 (1.26%) Confluence
5 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.92%) SaaS
3 2 (1.26%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 125 (78.62%) Firewall
2 71 (44.65%) MPLS
3 70 (44.03%) VPN
4 58 (36.48%) IPsec
5 57 (35.85%) BGP
6 53 (33.33%) OSPF
7 50 (31.45%) TCP/IP
8 48 (30.19%) Network Security
8 48 (30.19%) WAN
9 41 (25.79%) VLAN
10 39 (24.53%) SSL
11 38 (23.90%) DNS
12 32 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
13 31 (19.50%) Cisco PIX
14 24 (15.09%) LAN
14 24 (15.09%) Wireless
15 20 (12.58%) EIGRP
16 19 (11.95%) Wireshark
17 18 (11.32%) tcpdump
18 17 (10.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (12.58%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) MySQL
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.26%) JIRA
1 2 (1.26%) TeamCity
1 2 (1.26%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 32 (20.13%) Finance
2 24 (15.09%) Digital Economy
3 15 (9.43%) Legal
3 15 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 13 (8.18%) Billing
5 12 (7.55%) Electronics
5 12 (7.55%) Manufacturing
5 12 (7.55%) Marketing
6 9 (5.66%) Back Office
7 6 (3.77%) Retail
8 4 (2.52%) Advertising
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (42.77%) Network Engineer
2 35 (22.01%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (18.24%) Security Engineer
4 28 (17.61%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (13.21%) Administrator
6 18 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (11.32%) Systems Administrator
7 16 (10.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 16 (10.06%) Network Support
7 16 (10.06%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (10.06%) Support Engineer
8 13 (8.18%) Architect
8 13 (8.18%) Consultant
9 12 (7.55%) Analyst
9 12 (7.55%) Operations Engineer
9 12 (7.55%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (6.92%) Juniper Engineer
10 11 (6.92%) Network Architect
11 10 (6.29%) Security Consultant
11 10 (6.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) POSIX
2 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.27%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.81%) Virtual Team
3 13 (8.18%) FlexPod
4 10 (6.29%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.14%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (2.52%) Clustering
6 4 (2.52%) Machine to Machine
7 2 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.26%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.75%) Windows
2 24 (15.09%) Linux
3 16 (10.06%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.26%) CentOS
6 2 (1.26%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.56%) ITIL
2 31 (19.50%) Network Monitoring
3 30 (18.87%) Presales
4 28 (17.61%) Load Balancing
5 24 (15.09%) Risk Management
6 23 (14.47%) Mentoring
6 23 (14.47%) Network Design
6 23 (14.47%) SIEM
7 20 (12.58%) Project Management
8 18 (11.32%) Security Management
9 17 (10.69%) Incident Management
9 17 (10.69%) Migration
9 17 (10.69%) Time Management
10 15 (9.43%) Project Planning
11 13 (8.18%) Application Performance Management
11 13 (8.18%) Converged Infrastructure
11 13 (8.18%) ITIL V3
11 13 (8.18%) Line Management
11 13 (8.18%) Performance Management
11 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.92%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.66%) SQL
3 2 (1.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.63%) Perl
4 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 98 (61.64%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (45.91%) CCNP
3 30 (18.87%) CCNA
4 29 (18.24%) CCIE
5 22 (13.84%) Degree
6 18 (11.32%) JNCIS
7 9 (5.66%) CISM
7 9 (5.66%) CISSP
8 6 (3.77%) CCDP
8 6 (3.77%) JNCIA
8 6 (3.77%) JNCIP
9 5 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (3.14%) HND
9 5 (3.14%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.26%) CCDA
11 2 (1.26%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.63%) CCSE
12 1 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (8.18%) QA
3 9 (5.66%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.52%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.89%) COBIT
5 3 (1.89%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (18.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (15.72%) Active Directory
3 21 (13.21%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.66%) KVM
4 9 (5.66%) Terminal Services
4 9 (5.66%) VMware Workstation
4 9 (5.66%) XenApp
4 9 (5.66%) XenServer
5 8 (5.03%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.52%) NFS
7 3 (1.89%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (1.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (8.18%) FortiGate
3 11 (6.92%) Nessus
3 11 (6.92%) Nmap
4 9 (5.66%) WSUS
4 9 (5.66%) ZABBIX
5 4 (2.52%) Nagios
6 3 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.89%) Puppet
7 2 (1.26%) Ansible
7 2 (1.26%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.26%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
7 2 (1.26%) SCCM
7 2 (1.26%) SCOM
7 2 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.63%) Cacti
8 1 (0.63%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.63%) vMotion
Vendors
1 159 (100.00%) Cisco
2 70 (44.03%) CheckPoint
2 70 (44.03%) F5
3 63 (39.62%) Juniper
4 49 (30.82%) Palo Alto
5 31 (19.50%) VMware
6 23 (14.47%) HP
7 22 (13.84%) Fortinet
7 22 (13.84%) Microsoft
8 20 (12.58%) SolarWinds
9 17 (10.69%) NetScout
10 16 (10.06%) Aruba
11 15 (9.43%) Brocade
11 15 (9.43%) Meraki
12 14 (8.81%) Citrix
12 14 (8.81%) Sourcefire
13 12 (7.55%) SAP
14 11 (6.92%) McAfee
14 11 (6.92%) Qualys
14 11 (6.92%) Splunk