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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 93 110
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 73 140 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.16% 2.79% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.08% 10.41% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 66 111 91
Median salary £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.34% +21.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £50,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

Cisco ASA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 804 1345 1486
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.84% 26.80% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1102 956
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -18 24 £60,000 -
Slough +28 12 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Wokingham - 7 £37,000 - 2
Bracknell +5 3 £70,000 +33.33%
Windsor -10 3 £92,500 +105.55%
Maidenhead -2 1 £41,250 -21.42%
Cisco ASA
South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 143 (100.00%) Cisco
2 112 (78.32%) Firewall
3 80 (55.94%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (48.95%) CCNP
5 69 (48.25%) VPN
6 60 (41.96%) Cisco Nexus
7 54 (37.76%) MPLS
8 50 (34.97%) Palo Alto
9 48 (33.57%) VMware
10 42 (29.37%) Windows
11 40 (27.97%) Data Centre
12 39 (27.27%) Linux
13 35 (24.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (23.78%) CheckPoint
15 28 (19.58%) Wireless
15 28 (19.58%) Cisco PIX
16 26 (18.18%) Juniper
17 24 (16.78%) BGP
18 23 (16.08%) Intrusion Detection
19 22 (15.38%) Change Management
19 22 (15.38%) SSL
19 22 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
20 21 (14.69%) Security Patching
20 21 (14.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
20 21 (14.69%) OSPF
20 21 (14.69%) ITIL
20 21 (14.69%) Unix
20 21 (14.69%) VMware ESX
20 21 (14.69%) Network Design
20 21 (14.69%) Information Security

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 7 (4.90%) Apache
1 7 (4.90%) IIS
2 6 (4.20%) Apache Solr
2 6 (4.20%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (4.20%) nginx
3 2 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.59%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon ELB
2 6 (4.20%) Amazon S3
2 6 (4.20%) Google App Engine
2 6 (4.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.40%) SaaS
3 2 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) IaaS
4 1 (0.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 112 (78.32%) Firewall
2 69 (48.25%) VPN
3 60 (41.96%) Cisco Nexus
4 54 (37.76%) MPLS
5 28 (19.58%) Cisco PIX
5 28 (19.58%) Wireless
6 24 (16.78%) BGP
7 23 (16.08%) Intrusion Detection
8 22 (15.38%) SSL
9 21 (14.69%) OSPF
10 18 (12.59%) Network Security
10 18 (12.59%) SAN
11 16 (11.19%) WAN
12 14 (9.79%) EIGRP
13 13 (9.09%) IPsec
14 12 (8.39%) LAN
15 11 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
16 10 (6.99%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (6.99%) DNS
16 10 (6.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.90%) MySQL
1 7 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.20%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (4.20%) MongoDB
2 6 (4.20%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (8.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 6 (4.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.10%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.40%) Billing
3 2 (1.40%) Electronics
3 2 (1.40%) Marketing
4 1 (0.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (52.45%) Network Engineer
2 21 (14.69%) Architect
3 20 (13.99%) Security Architect
4 15 (10.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (9.79%) Consultant
6 13 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (8.39%) Network Consultant
8 11 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (7.69%) Security Engineer
9 9 (6.29%) Security Consultant
10 7 (4.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 7 (4.90%) Cisco Architect
10 7 (4.90%) Network Architect
10 7 (4.90%) Network Security Architect
10 7 (4.90%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (4.20%) Administrator
11 6 (4.20%) Cisco Network Architect
11 6 (4.20%) Cisco Security Architect
11 6 (4.20%) Data Centre Consultant
11 6 (4.20%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.20%) 802.1X
1 6 (4.20%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (4.20%) Kafka
1 6 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 40 (27.97%) Data Centre
2 22 (15.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 8 (5.59%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.20%) EMC VNX
4 6 (4.20%) Public Cloud
5 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.80%) HP StoreVirtual
6 2 (1.40%) User Experience
7 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.70%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.70%) HP Storage
7 1 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.37%) Windows
2 39 (27.27%) Linux
3 21 (14.69%) Unix
4 15 (10.49%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (10.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (6.29%) Data ONTAP
6 7 (4.90%) CentOS
7 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (15.38%) Change Management
2 21 (14.69%) Information Security
2 21 (14.69%) ITIL
2 21 (14.69%) Network Design
2 21 (14.69%) Security Architecture
2 21 (14.69%) Security Patching
3 18 (12.59%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (12.59%) Patch Management
4 14 (9.79%) Threat Management
5 10 (6.99%) High Availability
6 9 (6.29%) Presales
6 9 (6.29%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 7 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (4.90%) Service Management
9 6 (4.20%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.20%) Microservices
9 6 (4.20%) Network Management
10 5 (3.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.50%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.40%) SQL
2 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 80 (55.94%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (48.95%) CCNP
3 17 (11.89%) CCNA
4 10 (6.99%) CCIE
5 9 (6.29%) CCDP
6 7 (4.90%) NCDA
7 5 (3.50%) CCSP
7 5 (3.50%) CCVP
7 5 (3.50%) Degree
8 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.10%) CCSE
9 3 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.40%) CISSP
10 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.70%) CCSA
11 1 (0.70%) HND
11 1 (0.70%) ISSAP
11 1 (0.70%) MCSA
11 1 (0.70%) MCSE
11 1 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (24.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (14.69%) VMware ESX
3 16 (11.19%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (4.20%) Docker
5 6 (4.20%) Varnish
6 2 (1.40%) vSphere
6 2 (1.40%) XenApp
7 1 (0.70%) Firmware
7 1 (0.70%) KVM
7 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (14.69%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 12 (8.39%) Puppet
3 7 (4.90%) Nagios
3 7 (4.90%) WSUS
3 7 (4.90%) ZABBIX
4 6 (4.20%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (4.20%) HAProxy
4 6 (4.20%) Kibana
4 6 (4.20%) logstash
5 5 (3.50%) SCCM
6 4 (2.80%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.70%) QRadar
7 1 (0.70%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 143 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (34.97%) Palo Alto
3 48 (33.57%) VMware
4 34 (23.78%) CheckPoint
5 26 (18.18%) Juniper
6 21 (14.69%) F5
7 20 (13.99%) HP
8 18 (12.59%) Imperva
8 18 (12.59%) LogLogic
9 14 (9.79%) NetApp
10 11 (7.69%) Dell
11 10 (6.99%) Fortinet
12 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
13 6 (4.20%) EMC
13 6 (4.20%) New Relic
14 5 (3.50%) IBM
15 4 (2.80%) SolarWinds
16 3 (2.10%) EqualLogic
16 3 (2.10%) Meraki
16 3 (2.10%) Meru Networks
Wokingham, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £36000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago