Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 121 136 163
Rank change year-on-year +15 +27 0
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 60 50 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.86% 1.35% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.65% 8.62% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 17
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £49,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% -2.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £36,050
90th Percentile £87,500 £59,500 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% +26.67% -11.76%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 694 580 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.53% 15.60% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 437 358 414
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -0.62% +0.63%
10th Percentile £30,375 £26,000 £25,008
90th Percentile £65,500 £62,875 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Birmingham

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Birmingham over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 50 (83.33%) Firewall
3 43 (71.67%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (61.67%) CCNP
5 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 30 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 29 (48.33%) WAN
7 28 (46.67%) VPN
8 27 (45.00%) Juniper
9 25 (41.67%) OSPF
9 25 (41.67%) LAN
9 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
10 24 (40.00%) F5
11 23 (38.33%) Cisco Nexus
12 21 (35.00%) BGP
12 21 (35.00%) Wireless
13 20 (33.33%) Presales
14 18 (30.00%) MPLS
14 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
15 17 (28.33%) IPsec
15 17 (28.33%) Palo Alto
15 17 (28.33%) Self-Motivation
16 16 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (26.67%) Meraki
16 16 (26.67%) FWSM
16 16 (26.67%) Office 365
16 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
17 15 (25.00%) Project Management
17 15 (25.00%) CCNA
17 15 (25.00%) Microsoft

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (26.67%) Office 365
2 6 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (10.00%) IaaS
2 6 (10.00%) PaaS
3 5 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.67%) Azure Machine Learning
4 1 (1.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (83.33%) Firewall
2 29 (48.33%) WAN
3 28 (46.67%) VPN
4 25 (41.67%) LAN
4 25 (41.67%) OSPF
5 23 (38.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 21 (35.00%) BGP
6 21 (35.00%) Wireless
7 18 (30.00%) MPLS
8 17 (28.33%) IPsec
9 16 (26.67%) FWSM
10 12 (20.00%) VLAN
11 9 (15.00%) DNS
11 9 (15.00%) EIGRP
12 8 (13.33%) DHCP
12 8 (13.33%) Network Security
13 7 (11.67%) SNMP
14 5 (8.33%) Cisco Firepower
14 5 (8.33%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (23.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Architect
3 10 (16.67%) Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 8 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (11.67%) Network Consultant
6 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Network Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Azure Architect
9 3 (5.00%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco Security Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Cloud Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Network Design Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Network Security Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Network Technical Architect
10 2 (3.33%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) SAML
2 5 (8.33%) LDAP
3 3 (5.00%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (41.67%) Data Centre
2 17 (28.33%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (23.33%) PKI
4 5 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 4 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.67%) Public Cloud
6 3 (5.00%) CMDB
7 2 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.67%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.67%) Windows
2 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) Presales
2 16 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (25.00%) Project Management
4 13 (21.67%) ITIL
4 13 (21.67%) Line Management
5 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 8 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 6 (10.00%) Deployment Automation
8 6 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
8 6 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 6 (10.00%) Service Management
8 6 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 5 (8.33%) Network Architecture
9 5 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 43 (71.67%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (61.67%) CCNP
3 15 (25.00%) CCNA
4 13 (21.67%) CCIE
5 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.33%) CCDP
6 5 (8.33%) Degree
6 5 (8.33%) PMI Certification
6 5 (8.33%) PMP
7 4 (6.67%) CCDA
7 4 (6.67%) JNCIP
7 4 (6.67%) JNCIS
8 3 (5.00%) CCSP
8 3 (5.00%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.33%) CCIE Service Provider
9 2 (3.33%) CCSE
9 2 (3.33%) CISSP
9 2 (3.33%) ISSAP
9 2 (3.33%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) GDPR
3 3 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (5.00%) QA
4 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.67%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (11.67%) XenApp
3 7 (11.67%) XenDesktop
4 6 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (6.67%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.67%) Docker
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.00%) QRadar
3 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.67%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 27 (45.00%) Juniper
4 24 (40.00%) F5
5 17 (28.33%) Palo Alto
6 16 (26.67%) Meraki
7 15 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.00%) VMware
9 9 (15.00%) HP
10 7 (11.67%) Citrix
11 6 (10.00%) Aruba
11 6 (10.00%) Dell
11 6 (10.00%) EqualLogic
11 6 (10.00%) IBM
11 6 (10.00%) NetApp
11 6 (10.00%) ProCurve
11 6 (10.00%) Ruckus Wireless
12 5 (8.33%) CA
12 5 (8.33%) WatchGuard