The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 West / Bristol
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 126 101
Rank change year-on-year -3 -25  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.32% 0.53% 1.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 3.38% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 28
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £46,000 £65,000
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 Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 254 296 324
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 13.73% 15.67% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 192 252 289
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £60,000
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 Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Bristol

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Bristol over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Bristol

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 Bristol region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 11 (68.75%) CCNA
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 7 (43.75%) Juniper
6 5 (31.25%) Network Design
6 5 (31.25%) CCNP
6 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) AIX
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 4 (25.00%) LAN
7 4 (25.00%) WAN
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 4 (25.00%) Skype
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (25.00%) CentOS
7 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
7 4 (25.00%) F5
8 3 (18.75%) Open Source
8 3 (18.75%) Network Management
8 3 (18.75%) NAS
8 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 4 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 4 (25.00%) Skype
3 4 (25.00%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (18.75%) IPsec
4 3 (18.75%) NAS
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
4 3 (18.75%) SSL
5 2 (12.50%) FWSM
5 2 (12.50%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support
3 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) AIX
1 4 (25.00%) CentOS
1 4 (25.00%) Linux
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
1 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (6.25%) VMS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) B2B
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Open Source
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Multichannel Marketing
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
2 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) CCNA
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) KVM
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenNebula
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
4 5 (31.25%) CheckPoint
5 4 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 4 (25.00%) F5
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (18.75%) Palo Alto
6 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 2 (12.50%) Arista
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) IronPort
7 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.25%) CA
8 1 (6.25%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) Nokia