Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 417 336
Rank change year-on-year +80 -81 -22
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1,287 1,161 1,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.72% 0.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 4.75% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 884 929 1,324
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +10.31% -3.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £34,850 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 21,221 24,456 25,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.78% 15.15% 16.13%
Number of salaries quoted 16,143 19,566 21,072
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,048 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.09% +2.22% -

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in England

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in England over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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
North of England +211 402 £47,500 +11.76% 13
London -9 346 £60,000 +4.35% 6
Yorkshire +185 336 £47,500 +11.76% 6
South East +20 288 £51,250 -2.38% 16
Midlands +33 131 £52,500 +26.51% 9
West Midlands +18 98 £52,500 +6.06% 9
South West +28 71 £46,000 -3.16% 1
North West +14 55 £47,500 - 7
East of England +13 44 £42,500 -29.17% 3
East Midlands +37 33 £46,250 +11.45%
North East - 11 £62,500 -
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 1,287 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1,099 (85.39%) Firewall
3 937 (72.80%) Cisco Certification
4 778 (60.45%) CCNP
5 717 (55.71%) WAN
6 646 (50.19%) VPN
7 534 (41.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 533 (41.41%) BGP
9 529 (41.10%) OSPF
10 520 (40.40%) Network Security
11 509 (39.55%) MPLS
12 503 (39.08%) CCNA
13 484 (37.61%) Palo Alto
14 426 (33.10%) CheckPoint
15 388 (30.15%) Linux
16 370 (28.75%) LAN
17 354 (27.51%) DNS
18 347 (26.96%) IPsec
19 325 (25.25%) Wireless
20 298 (23.15%) FortiGate
21 297 (23.08%) Fortinet
22 291 (22.61%) NetScaler
23 283 (21.99%) Network Management
24 279 (21.68%) Data Centre
25 275 (21.37%) Juniper
26 273 (21.21%) Python
26 273 (21.21%) Service Delivery
27 271 (21.06%) Network Design
28 268 (20.82%) Nagios
29 256 (19.89%) F5

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 42 (3.26%) MS Exchange
2 35 (2.72%) Skype for Business
3 34 (2.64%) SharePoint
4 28 (2.18%) IIS
5 18 (1.40%) WebSphere
6 16 (1.24%) Apache
7 11 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (0.85%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.70%) CMS
8 9 (0.70%) IBM Domino
9 8 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.47%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 5 (0.39%) SAS
13 3 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.16%) nginx
14 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.10%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.54%) Temenos T24
3 4 (0.31%) Sage 1000
3 4 (0.31%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 171 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 92 (7.15%) Office 365
4 40 (3.11%) PaaS
5 37 (2.87%) IaaS
6 28 (2.18%) Azure Active Directory
7 20 (1.55%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 15 (1.17%) SaaS
9 11 (0.85%) Azure Functions
9 11 (0.85%) Azure Machine Learning
9 11 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.85%) Power Platform
9 11 (0.85%) Serverless
10 6 (0.47%) G Suite
11 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.23%) AWS Fargate
12 3 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.078%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 1,099 (85.39%) Firewall
2 717 (55.71%) WAN
3 646 (50.19%) VPN
4 534 (41.49%) Cisco Nexus
5 533 (41.41%) BGP
6 529 (41.10%) OSPF
7 520 (40.40%) Network Security
8 509 (39.55%) MPLS
9 370 (28.75%) LAN
10 354 (27.51%) DNS
11 347 (26.96%) IPsec
12 325 (25.25%) Wireless
13 291 (22.61%) NetScaler
14 233 (18.10%) Broadband
15 232 (18.03%) ADSL
16 229 (17.79%) SMTP
17 228 (17.72%) RIP
18 214 (16.63%) Cisco Firepower
19 162 (12.59%) SAN
20 157 (12.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (0.85%) Power BI
4 7 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.23%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.16%) MS Access
8 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.16%) Redis
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (1.94%) Git (software)
2 16 (1.24%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 9 (0.70%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.31%) JIRA
6 3 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.16%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 116 (9.01%) Finance
2 55 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 44 (3.42%) Retail
4 23 (1.79%) Marketing
5 22 (1.71%) Banking
6 14 (1.09%) Advertising
7 12 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 7 (0.54%) Local Government
9 6 (0.47%) Multimedia
10 4 (0.31%) Billing
11 3 (0.23%) Electronics
11 3 (0.23%) Front Office
12 2 (0.16%) Law
13 1 (0.078%) Back Office
13 1 (0.078%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.078%) Legal
13 1 (0.078%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 679 (52.76%) Network Engineer
2 243 (18.88%) Security Engineer
3 216 (16.78%) Network Security Engineer
4 184 (14.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 164 (12.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 147 (11.42%) Senior Network Engineer
7 98 (7.61%) Architect
8 92 (7.15%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 84 (6.53%) Consultant
10 74 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 71 (5.52%) Analyst
12 69 (5.36%) Network Architect
13 59 (4.58%) Network Consultant
14 51 (3.96%) Support Engineer
15 48 (3.73%) Developer
15 48 (3.73%) Security Consultant
16 46 (3.57%) Cisco Architect
17 45 (3.50%) Cisco Network Architect
18 42 (3.26%) Cisco Consultant
18 42 (3.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.65%) 802.1X
2 22 (1.71%) SAML
3 21 (1.63%) JSON
4 15 (1.17%) XMPP
5 14 (1.09%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (1.01%) YAML
7 12 (0.93%) LDAP
8 11 (0.85%) .NET
9 7 (0.54%) .NET Framework
9 7 (0.54%) Entity Framework
9 7 (0.54%) LINQ
10 6 (0.47%) WCF
10 6 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (0.31%) SailPoint
11 4 (0.31%) Spring
12 3 (0.23%) LAMP
12 3 (0.23%) Regular Expression
12 3 (0.23%) REST
13 2 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
13 2 (0.16%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 279 (21.68%) Data Centre
2 241 (18.73%) Management Information System
3 77 (5.98%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.11%) Public Cloud
6 36 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
7 31 (2.41%) Private Cloud
8 21 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
10 17 (1.32%) EMC VNX
10 17 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
11 15 (1.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 14 (1.09%) Clustering
12 14 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 12 (0.93%) PKI
14 11 (0.85%) e-Learning
15 10 (0.78%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.78%) Greenfield Project
16 9 (0.70%) Smartphone
17 8 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 388 (30.15%) Linux
2 250 (19.43%) Unix
3 238 (18.49%) Windows
4 143 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 91 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (2.80%) Windows 7
8 29 (2.25%) Windows 10
9 28 (2.18%) CentOS
10 22 (1.71%) AIX
11 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (0.85%) CatOS
12 11 (0.85%) Windows 8
12 11 (0.85%) Windows XP
13 9 (0.70%) Android
13 9 (0.70%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.47%) Solaris
15 4 (0.31%) Debian
15 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (21.99%) Network Management
2 273 (21.21%) Service Delivery
3 271 (21.06%) Network Design
4 251 (19.50%) Change Control
5 215 (16.71%) Product Management
6 184 (14.30%) Presales
7 169 (13.13%) ITIL
8 136 (10.57%) Network Monitoring
9 133 (10.33%) Problem-Solving
10 126 (9.79%) Project Management
11 111 (8.62%) Load Balancing
12 104 (8.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 79 (6.14%) Mentoring
14 62 (4.82%) Change Management
15 60 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
16 55 (4.27%) Network Architecture
17 54 (4.20%) DevOps
18 49 (3.81%) Migration
19 46 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
19 46 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 273 (21.21%) Python
2 256 (19.89%) Bash Shell
3 237 (18.41%) Perl
4 78 (6.06%) SQL
5 59 (4.58%) PowerShell
6 23 (1.79%) R
7 15 (1.17%) Shell Script
8 11 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.78%) C
10 7 (0.54%) C#
11 4 (0.31%) VBA
12 3 (0.23%) Java
12 3 (0.23%) Ruby
12 3 (0.23%) Tcl
12 3 (0.23%) VBScript
13 2 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 937 (72.80%) Cisco Certification
2 778 (60.45%) CCNP
3 503 (39.08%) CCNA
4 198 (15.38%) CCIE
5 79 (6.14%) Security Cleared
6 74 (5.75%) SC Cleared
7 62 (4.82%) Degree
8 61 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (4.27%) JNCIS
10 53 (4.12%) CCDP
11 30 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
11 30 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (2.02%) CCIE Security
12 26 (2.02%) CCSP
13 24 (1.86%) JNCIA
14 23 (1.79%) CISSP
14 23 (1.79%) MCSE
15 22 (1.71%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 20 (1.55%) JNCIP
17 17 (1.32%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (19.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 215 (16.71%) ISO 9001
3 60 (4.66%) SLA
4 36 (2.80%) GDPR
5 26 (2.02%) PCI DSS
6 13 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 11 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 10 (0.78%) PMO
9 8 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.47%) GPG13
11 4 (0.31%) QA
12 1 (0.078%) COBIT
System Software
1 166 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 122 (9.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (4.04%) Hyper-V
4 37 (2.87%) vSphere
5 36 (2.80%) XenApp
6 33 (2.56%) VMware NSX
7 31 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
8 28 (2.18%) XenDesktop
9 20 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
10 19 (1.48%) Docker
11 17 (1.32%) vCloud
12 8 (0.62%) ProxySG
12 8 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.54%) NFS
14 6 (0.47%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.31%) Snort
16 3 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 3 (0.23%) Firmware
17 2 (0.16%) EMC RecoverPoint
17 2 (0.16%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 298 (23.15%) FortiGate
2 268 (20.82%) Nagios
3 112 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
4 50 (3.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 50 (3.89%) Stealthwatch
5 42 (3.26%) AirWatch
6 38 (2.95%) Puppet
7 27 (2.10%) SCCM
8 24 (1.86%) Ansible
9 20 (1.55%) Microsoft Intune
10 18 (1.40%) Nessus
11 17 (1.32%) Observium
11 17 (1.32%) SCOM
12 16 (1.24%) Terraform
13 14 (1.09%) Kubernetes
14 13 (1.01%) Backup Exec
14 13 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
14 13 (1.01%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
15 11 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 1,287 (100.00%) Cisco
2 484 (37.61%) Palo Alto
3 426 (33.10%) CheckPoint
4 297 (23.08%) Fortinet
5 275 (21.37%) Juniper
6 256 (19.89%) F5
7 241 (18.73%) VMware
8 194 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 184 (14.30%) SolarWinds
10 131 (10.18%) Meraki
11 97 (7.54%) Citrix
12 66 (5.13%) NetApp
13 58 (4.51%) HP
14 49 (3.81%) Dell
15 47 (3.65%) EMC
16 42 (3.26%) Blue Coat
16 42 (3.26%) ForeScout
17 40 (3.11%) Huawei
18 37 (2.87%) IronPort
19 34 (2.64%) IBM