Period
to 15 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 700 461 362
Rank change year-on-year -239 -99 +104
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 293 223 1,118
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.51% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.04% 3.29% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 256 174 671
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,325 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,688 £39,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -5.66%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £83,750 £73,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 14,389 6,776 19,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 15.38% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9,980 5,576 15,688
10th Percentile £27,500 £30,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.90% -2.11%
75th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,500 £45,800
% change year-on-year -0.99% +10.26% -3.58%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco ASA in England.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco ASA in England over the 6 months to 15 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the England region over the 6 months to 15 October 2021. 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
London -217 99 £65,000 - 14
South East -141 60 £52,500 -4.55% 10
North of England -136 49 £50,000 - 12
Midlands -126 34 £45,000 +0.56% 16
North West -98 30 £50,000 -4.76% 7
East of England -107 30 £57,500 +4.55% 8
East Midlands -49 22 £45,500 +4.60% 10
South West -96 22 £50,000 +1.01% 6
Yorkshire -104 18 £63,750 +27.50% 3
West Midlands -120 12 £35,500 -29.00% 6
North East - 1 £25,000 - 2
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 293 (100.00%) Cisco
2 230 (78.50%) Firewall
3 153 (52.22%) Cisco Certification
4 104 (35.49%) CCNP
5 99 (33.79%) Azure
6 95 (32.42%) LAN
7 91 (31.06%) CheckPoint
8 89 (30.38%) WAN
8 89 (30.38%) VPN
9 85 (29.01%) CCNA
10 78 (26.62%) Cisco Nexus
11 76 (25.94%) Microsoft
12 74 (25.26%) Palo Alto
13 73 (24.91%) BGP
14 72 (24.57%) Network Security
15 70 (23.89%) F5
16 65 (22.18%) ITIL
16 65 (22.18%) Wireless
17 63 (21.50%) Social Skills
18 61 (20.82%) Data Centre
19 54 (18.43%) VMware
20 53 (18.09%) OSPF
21 52 (17.75%) Windows
21 52 (17.75%) DNS
22 51 (17.41%) MPLS
23 49 (16.72%) AWS
24 48 (16.38%) SolarWinds
25 46 (15.70%) Cisco Firepower
26 45 (15.36%) DHCP
27 43 (14.68%) TCP/IP

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 16 (5.46%) IIS
3 10 (3.41%) SAS
4 7 (2.39%) MS Exchange
5 6 (2.05%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.71%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.37%) JBoss
7 4 (1.37%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.34%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (5.46%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Unica
2 4 (1.37%) FastStats
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 99 (33.79%) Azure
2 49 (16.72%) AWS
3 31 (10.58%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (4.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (3.75%) Mimecast
6 9 (3.07%) IaaS
7 8 (2.73%) OneDrive
8 7 (2.39%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.71%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (1.71%) Cloudflare
9 5 (1.71%) PaaS
10 4 (1.37%) Power Platform
10 4 (1.37%) PowerApps
10 4 (1.37%) SaaS
11 2 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.68%) GCP
11 2 (0.68%) Serverless
11 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 230 (78.50%) Firewall
2 95 (32.42%) LAN
3 89 (30.38%) VPN
3 89 (30.38%) WAN
4 78 (26.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 73 (24.91%) BGP
6 72 (24.57%) Network Security
7 65 (22.18%) Wireless
8 53 (18.09%) OSPF
9 52 (17.75%) DNS
10 51 (17.41%) MPLS
11 46 (15.70%) Cisco Firepower
12 45 (15.36%) DHCP
13 43 (14.68%) TCP/IP
14 41 (13.99%) Cisco IOS
15 39 (13.31%) Wi-Fi
16 38 (12.97%) VLAN
17 36 (12.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 34 (11.60%) IPsec
18 34 (11.60%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.71%) Big Data
2 5 (1.71%) Data Lake
3 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2019
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Sonatype Nexus
1 6 (2.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.37%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) kappa
4 1 (0.34%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.34%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.34%) sqlmap
General
1 63 (21.50%) Social Skills
2 35 (11.95%) Finance
3 24 (8.19%) Telecoms
4 16 (5.46%) Marketing
5 15 (5.12%) Public Sector
6 13 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.44%) Banking
7 12 (4.10%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.41%) Electronics
9 9 (3.07%) Retail
10 6 (2.05%) Documentation Skills
11 5 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (1.37%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 4 (1.37%) Law
13 3 (1.02%) Games
13 3 (1.02%) Military
14 1 (0.34%) Back Office
14 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 144 (49.15%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 29 (9.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (9.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 21 (7.17%) Security Engineer
5 20 (6.83%) Security Specialist
6 19 (6.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 17 (5.80%) Architect
8 16 (5.46%) Consultant
8 16 (5.46%) Information Security Specialist
8 16 (5.46%) Information Specialist
8 16 (5.46%) Network Architect
8 16 (5.46%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (5.46%) Security Operations Specialist
9 15 (5.12%) Analyst
10 14 (4.78%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.10%) Team Leader
12 11 (3.75%) Network Consultant
13 10 (3.41%) Cloud Engineer
13 10 (3.41%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (8.19%) Middleware
2 10 (3.41%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.71%) Kafka
3 5 (1.71%) LDAP
3 5 (1.71%) Spark Streaming
3 5 (1.71%) Web Services
4 4 (1.37%) ARM Templates
4 4 (1.37%) SAML
5 2 (0.68%) XMPP
6 1 (0.34%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.34%) REST
6 1 (0.34%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (20.82%) Data Centre
2 38 (12.97%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.83%) Cyberthreat
4 12 (4.10%) Public Cloud
5 11 (3.75%) PKI
6 7 (2.39%) Clustering
6 7 (2.39%) DataPower
6 7 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
9 4 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 4 (1.37%) EFT
9 4 (1.37%) IVR
9 4 (1.37%) SWIFT
10 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.68%) EPoS
10 2 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.34%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.34%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.75%) Windows
2 37 (12.63%) Linux
3 23 (7.85%) Unix
3 23 (7.85%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.41%) VMS
5 8 (2.73%) Windows 10
6 7 (2.39%) CatOS
6 7 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2016
7 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2019
8 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.02%) AIX
9 3 (1.02%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.68%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.34%) CentOS
11 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (22.18%) ITIL
2 41 (13.99%) Service Delivery
3 35 (11.95%) Information Security
4 32 (10.92%) Network Management
5 30 (10.24%) Patch Management
6 28 (9.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (9.56%) Mentoring
7 27 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
8 25 (8.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 24 (8.19%) ITSM
9 24 (8.19%) Network Design
9 24 (8.19%) Network Monitoring
10 23 (7.85%) Migration
11 22 (7.51%) Remediation Plan
12 21 (7.17%) Risk Management
12 21 (7.17%) Security Operations
13 19 (6.48%) Presales
14 18 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (6.14%) Project Delivery
15 17 (5.80%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 34 (11.60%) PowerShell
2 25 (8.53%) SQL
3 15 (5.12%) Python
4 10 (3.41%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.05%) R
6 4 (1.37%) C
7 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) Ruby
8 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 153 (52.22%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (35.49%) CCNP
3 85 (29.01%) CCNA
4 28 (9.56%) CCIE
5 22 (7.51%) Security Cleared
6 14 (4.78%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.41%) Degree
8 8 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (2.39%) CCDP
9 7 (2.39%) JNCIA
9 7 (2.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (1.71%) DV Cleared
10 5 (1.71%) VCP6
11 3 (1.02%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
11 3 (1.02%) JNCIE
12 2 (0.68%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.68%) JNCIS
12 2 (0.68%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (7.51%) PCI DSS
3 21 (7.17%) COBIT
3 21 (7.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.68%) QA
5 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.34%) GDPR
5 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (12.97%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (9.22%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.10%) ProxySG
5 8 (2.73%) vSphere
6 5 (1.71%) VMware NSX
7 4 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.02%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
10 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.34%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (4.10%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (3.75%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.73%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 8 (2.73%) Ansible
3 8 (2.73%) Terraform
4 7 (2.39%) Cacti
5 6 (2.05%) Backup Exec
5 6 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (2.05%) Puppet
5 6 (2.05%) SCCM
5 6 (2.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 5 (1.71%) Cisco CME
6 5 (1.71%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.37%) CSIRT
7 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (1.37%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.37%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (1.02%) Nessus
8 3 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 293 (100.00%) Cisco
2 91 (31.06%) CheckPoint
3 76 (25.94%) Microsoft
4 74 (25.26%) Palo Alto
5 70 (23.89%) F5
6 54 (18.43%) VMware
7 48 (16.38%) SolarWinds
8 37 (12.63%) Zscaler
9 35 (11.95%) Juniper
10 34 (11.60%) Meraki
11 26 (8.87%) ServiceNow
12 23 (7.85%) Apple
13 21 (7.17%) Fortinet
13 21 (7.17%) IBM
14 17 (5.80%) Aruba
14 17 (5.80%) Blue Coat
14 17 (5.80%) Citrix
15 16 (5.46%) Dell
16 12 (4.10%) HP
16 12 (4.10%) Sophos