The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 60 68 50
Rank change year-on-year +8 -18  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 7 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.27% 1.43% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.75% 9.52% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 9
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year -15.00% +6.95%  

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 Cardiff with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 80 105 129
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 14.55% 15.00% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 80 83 103
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 £29,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Cardiff

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
2 13 (92.86%) MPLS
2 13 (92.86%) OSPF
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) VPN
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) F5
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
4 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (50.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 6 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) IPsec
5 6 (42.86%) Avaya
5 6 (42.86%) IPv4

Cisco ASA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (92.86%) BGP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (92.86%) DNS
2 13 (92.86%) MPLS
2 13 (92.86%) OSPF
2 13 (92.86%) VPN
3 8 (57.14%) DHCP
4 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (42.86%) FTP
5 6 (42.86%) IPsec
5 6 (42.86%) IPv4
5 6 (42.86%) IPv6
6 1 (7.14%) SSL
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Network Architect
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
1 6 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (92.86%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) Avaya
5 1 (7.14%) Aruba
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) VMware