Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 250 238 229
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +11
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 93 94 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.93% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.03% 5.98% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 85 87 123
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £48,000 £36,250 £47,500
90th Percentile £79,750 £72,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +30.00% -9.09% -

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,543 1,573 1,893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.93% 15.48% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,366 1,406 1,668
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,780 £31,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the City of London

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 93 (100.00%) Cisco
2 91 (97.85%) Firewall
3 74 (79.57%) F5
4 72 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
5 68 (73.12%) CheckPoint
6 64 (68.82%) CCNP
7 57 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 57 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 54 (58.06%) Network Security
9 53 (56.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 52 (55.91%) Finance
11 49 (52.69%) CCIE
12 44 (47.31%) WAN
13 41 (44.09%) VPN
13 41 (44.09%) Juniper
14 34 (36.56%) NX-OS
14 34 (36.56%) Palo Alto
14 34 (36.56%) Cisco IOS
14 34 (36.56%) Problem-Solving
15 31 (33.33%) MPLS
15 31 (33.33%) OSPF
15 31 (33.33%) BGP
16 30 (32.26%) SNMP
17 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
17 29 (31.18%) Banking
18 28 (30.11%) Network Monitoring
19 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
20 24 (25.81%) 802.1X
21 23 (24.73%) Unix
22 22 (23.66%) Advertising

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (2.15%) Apache
1 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.15%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.08%) nginx
2 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.23%) Office 365
4 2 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 91 (97.85%) Firewall
2 57 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 57 (61.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 54 (58.06%) Network Security
4 53 (56.99%) Cisco Nexus
5 44 (47.31%) WAN
6 41 (44.09%) VPN
7 34 (36.56%) Cisco IOS
7 34 (36.56%) NX-OS
8 31 (33.33%) BGP
8 31 (33.33%) MPLS
8 31 (33.33%) OSPF
9 30 (32.26%) SNMP
10 22 (23.66%) NetScaler
10 22 (23.66%) VPLS
11 21 (22.58%) LAN
12 20 (21.51%) WLAN
13 19 (20.43%) DNS
14 18 (19.35%) BIG-IP
15 17 (18.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (3.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 52 (55.91%) Finance
2 29 (31.18%) Banking
3 22 (23.66%) Advertising
4 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 31 (33.33%) Security Specialist
3 28 (30.11%) Network Security Specialist
4 27 (29.03%) Network Specialist
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Network Specialist
5 19 (20.43%) Senior Security Specialist
6 16 (17.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (12.90%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 12 (12.90%) Cisco Security Specialist
7 12 (12.90%) Cisco Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
8 9 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) Security Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) 802.1X
2 7 (7.53%) Web Services
3 1 (1.08%) JMS
3 1 (1.08%) Kafka
3 1 (1.08%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (1.08%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) Node.js
3 1 (1.08%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.08%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.66%) Computer Science
2 19 (20.43%) Data Centre
3 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) BYOD
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) CMDB
4 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (24.73%) Unix
2 5 (5.38%) Linux
3 4 (4.30%) Windows
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.56%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (30.11%) Network Monitoring
3 22 (23.66%) Continuous Improvement
3 22 (23.66%) Due Diligence
3 22 (23.66%) Fund Management
3 22 (23.66%) Root Cause Analysis
3 22 (23.66%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 22 (23.66%) Time Management
4 9 (9.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 9 (9.68%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 8 (8.60%) Network Optimisation
6 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.53%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.45%) DNA
7 6 (6.45%) IT Strategy
7 6 (6.45%) ITSM
7 6 (6.45%) Network Architecture
7 6 (6.45%) Service Management
8 5 (5.38%) SIEM
8 5 (5.38%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) Python
2 9 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.15%) Perl
3 2 (2.15%) Ruby
4 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.08%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 72 (77.42%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (68.82%) CCNP
3 49 (52.69%) CCIE
4 22 (23.66%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (23.66%) Degree
5 16 (17.20%) CISSP
6 12 (12.90%) CCNA
7 6 (6.45%) CCDA
7 6 (6.45%) CCDP
7 6 (6.45%) CCSA
7 6 (6.45%) CCSE
7 6 (6.45%) CLAS
8 4 (4.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 4 (4.30%) CCSP
8 4 (4.30%) CEH
8 4 (4.30%) CISM
8 4 (4.30%) CRISC
8 4 (4.30%) GCIH
8 4 (4.30%) GIAC
9 3 (3.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (26.88%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.68%) XenApp
3 9 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.45%) XenServer
5 2 (2.15%) Docker
5 2 (2.15%) ProxySG
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.08%) Gluster
6 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.08%) iptables
6 1 (1.08%) KVM
6 1 (1.08%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (11.83%) Puppet
2 10 (10.75%) Terraform
3 9 (9.68%) FortiGate
4 6 (6.45%) SolarWinds Orion
4 6 (6.45%) TrustSec
5 2 (2.15%) Nagios
5 2 (2.15%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.08%) Ansible
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.08%) Cobbler
6 1 (1.08%) Consul
6 1 (1.08%) Grafana
6 1 (1.08%) HAProxy
6 1 (1.08%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.08%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 93 (100.00%) Cisco
2 74 (79.57%) F5
3 68 (73.12%) CheckPoint
4 41 (44.09%) Juniper
5 34 (36.56%) Palo Alto
6 29 (31.18%) Microsoft
7 21 (22.58%) Infoblox
8 20 (21.51%) Blue Coat
8 20 (21.51%) VMware
9 15 (16.13%) Imperva
10 14 (15.05%) SolarWinds
11 12 (12.90%) Riverbed
12 9 (9.68%) Citrix
12 9 (9.68%) Google
12 9 (9.68%) Zscaler
13 8 (8.60%) Arista
13 8 (8.60%) Forcepoint
13 8 (8.60%) HP
14 5 (5.38%) Qualys
15 3 (3.23%) Fortinet