Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 127 166
Rank change year-on-year -27 +39 +30
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 24 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.78% 0.71% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.60% 4.36% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 9
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +32.86% +59.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,475 £30,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £53,750 £40,350
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +14.79%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 522 367 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 16.95% 16.30% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 381 281 428
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -17.72% +1.28%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,118 £68,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Cheshire

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 20 £45,000 -2.17%
Cisco ASA
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 24 (100.00%) VPN
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (91.67%) Firewall
3 21 (87.50%) Wireless
4 20 (83.33%) IPsec
4 20 (83.33%) SSL
5 19 (79.17%) DNS
5 19 (79.17%) WAN
5 19 (79.17%) DHCP
5 19 (79.17%) MPLS
5 19 (79.17%) Load Balancing
5 19 (79.17%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (79.17%) Riverbed
5 19 (79.17%) F5
6 18 (75.00%) OSPF
6 18 (75.00%) BGP
6 18 (75.00%) EIGRP
6 18 (75.00%) TACACS
6 18 (75.00%) CCNP
7 16 (66.67%) Ethernet
7 16 (66.67%) xDSL
7 16 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
8 15 (62.50%) Wireshark
9 14 (58.33%) NX-OS
10 13 (54.17%) Network Security
11 12 (50.00%) DMVPN
11 12 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) VPN
2 22 (91.67%) Firewall
3 21 (87.50%) Wireless
4 20 (83.33%) IPsec
4 20 (83.33%) SSL
5 19 (79.17%) Cisco PIX
5 19 (79.17%) DHCP
5 19 (79.17%) DNS
5 19 (79.17%) MPLS
5 19 (79.17%) WAN
6 18 (75.00%) BGP
6 18 (75.00%) EIGRP
6 18 (75.00%) OSPF
6 18 (75.00%) TACACS
7 16 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
7 16 (66.67%) Ethernet
7 16 (66.67%) xDSL
8 15 (62.50%) Wireshark
9 14 (58.33%) NX-OS
10 13 (54.17%) Network Security
General
1 7 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Field Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.83%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Windows
1 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (79.17%) Load Balancing
2 12 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (41.67%) ITIL
3 10 (41.67%) ITIL V3
3 10 (41.67%) ITSM
3 10 (41.67%) Service Management
4 7 (29.17%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Network Management
5 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Runbook
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Change Management
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.17%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (75.00%) CCNP
3 11 (45.83%) Degree
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (79.17%) F5
2 19 (79.17%) Riverbed
3 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) 3Com
4 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
5 1 (4.17%) Juniper
5 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto