Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 655 437 328
Rank change year-on-year -218 -109 +117
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 294 367 1,332
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.29% 0.58% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.24% 3.77% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 237 308 802
10th Percentile £36,550 £34,175 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £43,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,813 £66,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 13,150 9,742 20,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.08% 15.42% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9,254 7,868 16,146
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,500 £25,813
25th Percentile £36,781 £36,250 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,024
% change year-on-year - +11.05% -3.18%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -151 99 £60,000 - 14
South East -113 54 £51,250 -6.82% 14
North of England -74 47 £52,500 +5.00% 19
Midlands -86 41 £45,000 -1.64% 9
East of England -49 32 £58,750 +7.80% 1
North West -44 30 £52,000 -0.95% 7
East Midlands -47 24 £52,500 +20.69% 5
South West -83 21 £42,500 -14.14% 5
West Midlands -89 18 £38,000 -24.00% 4
Yorkshire -72 17 £55,000 +10.00% 10
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 294 (100.00%) Cisco
2 221 (75.17%) Firewall
3 165 (56.12%) Cisco Certification
4 123 (41.84%) CCNP
5 111 (37.76%) WAN
6 107 (36.39%) LAN
7 96 (32.65%) Network Security
8 87 (29.59%) Cisco Nexus
9 86 (29.25%) CCNA
10 85 (28.91%) VPN
11 82 (27.89%) Microsoft
12 81 (27.55%) CheckPoint
13 80 (27.21%) Azure
14 78 (26.53%) F5
15 77 (26.19%) Wireless
16 76 (25.85%) BGP
17 73 (24.83%) Data Centre
18 72 (24.49%) Palo Alto
19 70 (23.81%) VMware
20 62 (21.09%) ITIL
21 60 (20.41%) OSPF
21 60 (20.41%) Cisco Firepower
22 55 (18.71%) Windows
23 54 (18.37%) AWS
24 49 (16.67%) MPLS
25 47 (15.99%) Linux
26 45 (15.31%) DHCP
27 44 (14.97%) Security Cleared
27 44 (14.97%) Social Skills
28 43 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (5.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.08%) IIS
3 7 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.70%) SAS
4 5 (1.70%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.36%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.36%) nginx
6 3 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (1.02%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.34%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) Unica
2 4 (1.36%) FastStats
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 80 (27.21%) Azure
2 54 (18.37%) AWS
3 29 (9.86%) Microsoft 365
4 17 (5.78%) IaaS
5 12 (4.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (3.74%) Mimecast
6 11 (3.74%) SaaS
7 9 (3.06%) OneDrive
8 8 (2.72%) PaaS
9 7 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.36%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.68%) Azure Synapse Analytics
13 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.34%) Azure Key Vault
13 1 (0.34%) Azure Storage
13 1 (0.34%) Serverless
13 1 (0.34%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 221 (75.17%) Firewall
2 111 (37.76%) WAN
3 107 (36.39%) LAN
4 96 (32.65%) Network Security
5 87 (29.59%) Cisco Nexus
6 85 (28.91%) VPN
7 77 (26.19%) Wireless
8 76 (25.85%) BGP
9 60 (20.41%) Cisco Firepower
9 60 (20.41%) OSPF
10 49 (16.67%) MPLS
11 45 (15.31%) DHCP
12 41 (13.95%) DNS
12 41 (13.95%) TCP/IP
13 40 (13.61%) IPsec
14 38 (12.93%) EIGRP
14 38 (12.93%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 38 (12.93%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (11.90%) SD-WAN
16 32 (10.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.70%) Big Data
3 4 (1.36%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.02%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.34%) Redis
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.02%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.02%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.34%) JIRA
4 1 (0.34%) kappa
General
1 44 (14.97%) Social Skills
2 42 (14.29%) Finance
3 34 (11.56%) Telecoms
4 24 (8.16%) Public Sector
5 23 (7.82%) Marketing
6 18 (6.12%) Banking
6 18 (6.12%) Electronics
7 16 (5.44%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.40%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (2.38%) Retail
10 6 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (1.70%) Law
11 5 (1.70%) Publishing
12 4 (1.36%) Automotive
12 4 (1.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (1.02%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.68%) Back Office
14 2 (0.68%) Games
14 2 (0.68%) Legal
14 2 (0.68%) Military
Job Titles
1 158 (53.74%) Network Engineer
2 54 (18.37%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (9.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (9.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 26 (8.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 26 (8.84%) Security Engineer
5 19 (6.46%) Consultant
6 18 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
6 18 (6.12%) WAN Engineer
7 17 (5.78%) Architect
8 16 (5.44%) Network Architect
9 14 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
10 13 (4.42%) Analyst
11 12 (4.08%) Security Specialist
11 12 (4.08%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.74%) LAN Engineer
12 11 (3.74%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 11 (3.74%) Network Manager
13 10 (3.40%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 10 (3.40%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.10%) Middleware
2 7 (2.38%) Web Services
3 4 (1.36%) 802.1X
3 4 (1.36%) Kafka
3 4 (1.36%) LDAP
3 4 (1.36%) Spark Streaming
4 3 (1.02%) YAML
5 2 (0.68%) JSON
5 2 (0.68%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.68%) XMPP
6 1 (0.34%) .NET
6 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.34%) CSS
6 1 (0.34%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.34%) REST
6 1 (0.34%) SAML
6 1 (0.34%) SOAP
6 1 (0.34%) WAP
6 1 (0.34%) WCF
6 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 73 (24.83%) Data Centre
2 26 (8.84%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.78%) Public Cloud
4 16 (5.44%) PKI
5 15 (5.10%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (3.40%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (2.38%) Clustering
9 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.36%) EFT
9 4 (1.36%) FMCG
10 3 (1.02%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.68%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (0.68%) IVR
11 2 (0.68%) Replication
11 2 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.34%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.71%) Windows
2 47 (15.99%) Linux
3 26 (8.84%) Windows Server
4 20 (6.80%) Unix
5 13 (4.42%) Windows Server 2019
6 12 (4.08%) Windows Server 2016
7 10 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.70%) VMS
8 5 (1.70%) Windows 10
9 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.02%) AIX
10 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.68%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) CentOS
12 1 (0.34%) HPUX
12 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.09%) ITIL
2 38 (12.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 37 (12.59%) Service Delivery
4 36 (12.24%) Mentoring
5 34 (11.56%) Network Management
6 29 (9.86%) Information Security
7 26 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (7.82%) DevOps
8 23 (7.82%) DNA
8 23 (7.82%) Network Design
9 22 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (7.48%) Load Balancing
10 21 (7.14%) Patch Management
11 19 (6.46%) ITSM
11 19 (6.46%) Migration
11 19 (6.46%) Presales
12 18 (6.12%) Digital Marketing
12 18 (6.12%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (6.12%) Security Operations
13 17 (5.78%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.54%) PowerShell
2 27 (9.18%) SQL
3 17 (5.78%) Python
4 5 (1.70%) R
4 5 (1.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 165 (56.12%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (41.84%) CCNP
3 86 (29.25%) CCNA
4 44 (14.97%) Security Cleared
5 32 (10.88%) CCIE
6 24 (8.16%) SC Cleared
7 17 (5.78%) DV Cleared
8 13 (4.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.74%) Degree
10 8 (2.72%) VCP6
10 8 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.38%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (2.04%) CCDP
13 5 (1.70%) JNCIP
14 4 (1.36%) CCDE
14 4 (1.36%) HND
15 3 (1.02%) CCENT
15 3 (1.02%) CISSP
15 3 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.12%) PCI DSS
2 17 (5.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (5.10%) COBIT
4 9 (3.06%) SLA
5 3 (1.02%) GRC
5 3 (1.02%) QA
6 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.68%) PMO
7 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.34%) GDPR
7 1 (0.34%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 43 (14.63%) Active Directory
1 43 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (10.88%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.40%) VMware NSX
4 7 (2.38%) ProxySG
5 6 (2.04%) Docker
5 6 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (2.04%) Terminal Services
5 6 (2.04%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (2.04%) XenApp
6 4 (1.36%) vSphere
6 4 (1.36%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.02%) Firmware
8 2 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.10%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (4.76%) FortiGate
3 13 (4.42%) Ansible
4 9 (3.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 9 (3.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (2.72%) Kubernetes
5 8 (2.72%) SCVMM
5 8 (2.72%) WSUS
6 7 (2.38%) SCOM
7 6 (2.04%) SCCM
8 5 (1.70%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.70%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 5 (1.70%) Terraform
9 4 (1.36%) Cisco CME
9 4 (1.36%) Nessus
9 4 (1.36%) NetBackup
9 4 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.36%) Suricata
9 4 (1.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 294 (100.00%) Cisco
2 82 (27.89%) Microsoft
3 81 (27.55%) CheckPoint
4 78 (26.53%) F5
5 72 (24.49%) Palo Alto
6 70 (23.81%) VMware
7 37 (12.59%) Juniper
8 35 (11.90%) Fortinet
8 35 (11.90%) SolarWinds
9 27 (9.18%) Meraki
10 25 (8.50%) Citrix
11 24 (8.16%) Zscaler
12 22 (7.48%) HP
13 20 (6.80%) Aruba
14 18 (6.12%) Apple
14 18 (6.12%) ServiceNow
15 16 (5.44%) Dell
15 16 (5.44%) Veeam
16 14 (4.76%) SAP
17 13 (4.42%) McAfee