Period
to 20 August 2018

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 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 148 182
Rank change year-on-year +19 +34 -26
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 71 49 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.83% 1.26% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 8.45% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45 38 22
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £48,000 £43,399
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.79% +10.60% +24.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,589
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £74,250
West Midlands median annual salary £49,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.47% -5.56% +28.57%

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 644 580 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.59% 14.88% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 417 455 523
Birmingham median annual salary £43,429 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,750 £23,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Birmingham

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

1 71 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (94.37%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (83.10%) Firewall
4 58 (81.69%) CCNP
5 53 (74.65%) VPN
5 53 (74.65%) CheckPoint
5 53 (74.65%) Juniper
6 51 (71.83%) Data Centre
7 47 (66.20%) BGP
8 45 (63.38%) OSPF
8 45 (63.38%) Fortinet
8 45 (63.38%) FWSM
9 40 (56.34%) F5
9 40 (56.34%) IPsec
10 39 (54.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (49.30%) Self-Motivation
12 34 (47.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 34 (47.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 34 (47.89%) PKI
13 33 (46.48%) ITIL
14 29 (40.85%) ITIL V3
15 25 (35.21%) Presales
16 23 (32.39%) DHCP
16 23 (32.39%) DNS
16 23 (32.39%) SNMP
16 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
17 21 (29.58%) WAN
17 21 (29.58%) LAN
18 20 (28.17%) Network Security
19 18 (25.35%) MPLS

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 11 (15.49%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (83.10%) Firewall
2 53 (74.65%) VPN
3 47 (66.20%) BGP
4 45 (63.38%) FWSM
4 45 (63.38%) OSPF
5 40 (56.34%) IPsec
6 39 (54.93%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (32.39%) DHCP
7 23 (32.39%) DNS
7 23 (32.39%) SNMP
7 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
8 21 (29.58%) LAN
8 21 (29.58%) WAN
9 20 (28.17%) Network Security
10 18 (25.35%) Cisco Firepower
10 18 (25.35%) MPLS
11 15 (21.13%) SSL
12 12 (16.90%) Ethernet
12 12 (16.90%) Software-Defined Networking
12 12 (16.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (47.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.63%) Retail
2 2 (2.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (53.52%) Network Engineer
2 25 (35.21%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) Architect
3 13 (18.31%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (16.90%) Network Specialist
4 12 (16.90%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 12 (16.90%) Senior Network Specialist
5 11 (15.49%) Security Architect
5 11 (15.49%) Security Solutions Architect
6 10 (14.08%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Network Security Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.63%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Support
9 4 (5.63%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.90%) LDAP
2 1 (1.41%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 51 (71.83%) Data Centre
2 35 (49.30%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (47.89%) PKI
4 11 (15.49%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (15.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.41%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
1 4 (5.63%) Windows Server
1 4 (5.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (47.89%) Continuous Improvement
2 33 (46.48%) ITIL
3 29 (40.85%) ITIL V3
4 25 (35.21%) Presales
5 18 (25.35%) Line Management
6 16 (22.54%) PRINCE2
7 14 (19.72%) Project Management
8 13 (18.31%) Network Monitoring
8 13 (18.31%) Service Delivery
9 12 (16.90%) Due Diligence
9 12 (16.90%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (16.90%) Service Management
10 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
10 11 (15.49%) Incident Management
10 11 (15.49%) Load Balancing
10 11 (15.49%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 11 (15.49%) Network Design
10 11 (15.49%) SIEM
10 11 (15.49%) Software Optimisation
10 11 (15.49%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.41%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (94.37%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (81.69%) CCNP
3 12 (16.90%) Degree
3 12 (16.90%) PMI Certification
3 12 (16.90%) PMP
4 11 (15.49%) CCDP
4 11 (15.49%) CCSE
4 11 (15.49%) CISSP
4 11 (15.49%) IISP
4 11 (15.49%) ISSAP
4 11 (15.49%) JNCIP
5 9 (12.68%) CCNA
6 8 (11.27%) CCSP
7 6 (8.45%) CCIE
7 6 (8.45%) JNCIS
8 4 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (5.63%) MCITP
8 4 (5.63%) MCSE
8 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.82%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 16 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.63%) ProxySG
2 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) QRadar
2 2 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.82%) Nagios
2 2 (2.82%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (74.65%) CheckPoint
2 53 (74.65%) Juniper
3 45 (63.38%) Fortinet
4 40 (56.34%) F5
5 12 (16.90%) CA
6 11 (15.49%) Forcepoint
6 11 (15.49%) IBM
6 11 (15.49%) LogRhythm
6 11 (15.49%) Splunk
6 11 (15.49%) Tufin
7 5 (7.04%) Meraki
8 4 (5.63%) Blue Coat
8 4 (5.63%) McAfee
8 4 (5.63%) VMware
9 2 (2.82%) Capita
9 2 (2.82%) Draytek
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.82%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.82%) SonicWALL