Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 463 478 413
Rank change year-on-year +15 -65 +31
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 336 618 1,021
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.50% 0.54% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 3.60% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 367 566 974
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £34,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -13.04% +7.48%

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 8,921 17,143 21,366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.38% 15.10% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,007 13,888 17,027
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +50 89 £60,000 +4.35% 12
North of England +81 86 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South East +43 82 £65,000 +30.00% 9
North West +89 61 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Midlands +17 37 £50,000 - 2
West Midlands +30 26 £53,750 +7.50% 1
East of England +74 23 £75,000 +50.00% 5
South West +26 23 £45,000 -25.00% 4
Yorkshire +33 19 £42,500 -5.56% 2
East Midlands +12 14 £75,000 +114.29% 1
North East +12 6 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 336 (100.00%) Cisco
2 245 (72.92%) Firewall
3 191 (56.85%) WAN
4 180 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
5 159 (47.32%) LAN
6 138 (41.07%) CCNP
7 106 (31.55%) VMware
8 103 (30.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 99 (29.46%) Network Security
10 92 (27.38%) Wireless
11 89 (26.49%) Windows
12 76 (22.62%) BGP
13 75 (22.32%) Data Centre
14 74 (22.02%) F5
14 74 (22.02%) CCNA
15 72 (21.43%) Microsoft
15 72 (21.43%) OSPF
16 68 (20.24%) Palo Alto
17 67 (19.94%) Windows Server
18 66 (19.64%) DNS
19 65 (19.35%) Fortinet
20 64 (19.05%) CheckPoint
20 64 (19.05%) Azure
21 62 (18.45%) TCP/IP
22 61 (18.15%) VPN
22 61 (18.15%) Juniper
23 60 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
23 60 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
24 58 (17.26%) Meraki
25 57 (16.96%) Cisco Firepower

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 14 (4.17%) Apache
1 14 (4.17%) IIS
2 11 (3.27%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.79%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.89%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 64 (19.05%) Azure
2 54 (16.07%) AWS
3 39 (11.61%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (6.55%) SaaS
5 20 (5.95%) IaaS
6 18 (5.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (5.36%) PaaS
7 16 (4.76%) Mimecast
8 7 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.89%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.60%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 245 (72.92%) Firewall
2 191 (56.85%) WAN
3 159 (47.32%) LAN
4 103 (30.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 99 (29.46%) Network Security
6 92 (27.38%) Wireless
7 76 (22.62%) BGP
8 72 (21.43%) OSPF
9 66 (19.64%) DNS
10 62 (18.45%) TCP/IP
11 61 (18.15%) VPN
12 60 (17.86%) Wi-Fi
13 57 (16.96%) Cisco Firepower
14 55 (16.37%) VLAN
15 52 (15.48%) MPLS
16 40 (11.90%) DHCP
17 39 (11.61%) Cisco ISE
17 39 (11.61%) EIGRP
18 37 (11.01%) SAN
19 31 (9.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (3.87%) Sonatype Nexus
2 4 (1.19%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (14.88%) Finance
2 35 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 24 (7.14%) Banking
4 12 (3.57%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.98%) Retail
6 8 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.38%) Marketing
7 5 (1.49%) Electronics
8 4 (1.19%) Military
9 3 (0.89%) Law
9 3 (0.89%) Legal
10 2 (0.60%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Advertising
11 1 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 193 (57.44%) Network Engineer
2 58 (17.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 35 (10.42%) Security Engineer
4 32 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (9.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 30 (8.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 30 (8.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 30 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (5.65%) Consultant
8 18 (5.36%) Administrator
8 18 (5.36%) IT Engineer
9 15 (4.46%) Technical Leader
10 13 (3.87%) Analyst
10 13 (3.87%) LAN Engineer
10 13 (3.87%) LAN/WAN Engineer
10 13 (3.87%) Network Consultant
10 13 (3.87%) Security Consultant
10 13 (3.87%) Support Engineer
10 13 (3.87%) Systems Administrator
10 13 (3.87%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.38%) Web Services
2 7 (2.08%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.79%) JSON
4 5 (1.49%) Middleware
5 4 (1.19%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.19%) YAML
6 3 (0.89%) Regular Expression
7 2 (0.60%) Jinja
Miscellaneous
1 75 (22.32%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.76%) Public Cloud
2 16 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (4.46%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.38%) FMCG
7 5 (1.49%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.60%) Blog
9 2 (0.60%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.60%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) Clustering
10 1 (0.30%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 89 (26.49%) Windows
2 67 (19.94%) Windows Server
3 42 (12.50%) Linux
4 17 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.76%) Windows Server 2016
5 16 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
6 13 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (2.08%) Unix
9 3 (0.89%) CentOS
9 3 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.60%) Solaris
11 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (13.99%) Problem-Solving
2 39 (11.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 30 (8.93%) ITIL
4 29 (8.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 28 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 28 (8.33%) Presales
6 27 (8.04%) SIEM
7 25 (7.44%) DevOps
7 25 (7.44%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 22 (6.55%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 21 (6.25%) E-Commerce
9 21 (6.25%) Security Operations
10 20 (5.95%) Cybersecurity
10 20 (5.95%) Network Management
10 20 (5.95%) Project Management
11 19 (5.65%) Information Security
12 18 (5.36%) Change Management
12 18 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
12 18 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
13 17 (5.06%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.65%) Python
2 16 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.46%) SQL
4 5 (1.49%) PHP
4 5 (1.49%) R
5 1 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 180 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 138 (41.07%) CCNP
3 74 (22.02%) CCNA
4 51 (15.18%) CCIE
5 30 (8.93%) Security Cleared
6 21 (6.25%) CISSP
6 21 (6.25%) SC Cleared
7 15 (4.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 13 (3.87%) JNCIP
9 12 (3.57%) CCDP
9 12 (3.57%) JNCIA
10 11 (3.27%) CCSA
10 11 (3.27%) CEH
11 10 (2.98%) CCIE Security
11 10 (2.98%) DBS Check
11 10 (2.98%) JNCIS
12 9 (2.68%) CCENT
13 7 (2.08%) Degree
14 6 (1.79%) CISM
15 5 (1.49%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.04%) PCI DSS
2 16 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.87%) SLA
4 6 (1.79%) COBIT
5 3 (0.89%) PMO
5 3 (0.89%) QA
6 1 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 60 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (12.80%) Active Directory
3 33 (9.82%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.27%) VMware NSX
5 10 (2.98%) VMware Server
6 8 (2.38%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.79%) Docker
8 5 (1.49%) Firmware
8 5 (1.49%) XenApp
9 3 (0.89%) BitLocker
9 3 (0.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 3 (0.89%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 35 (10.42%) SCCM
2 26 (7.74%) Ansible
2 26 (7.74%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (6.25%) FortiGate
4 14 (4.17%) SCVMM
5 11 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
5 11 (3.27%) Nessus
5 11 (3.27%) Terraform
6 9 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (2.38%) NetBackup
7 8 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (2.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (2.08%) Stealthwatch
9 6 (1.79%) AirWatch
9 6 (1.79%) SmoothWall
10 5 (1.49%) ITRS Geneos
11 3 (0.89%) Capistrano
11 3 (0.89%) Kubernetes
11 3 (0.89%) Packer
11 3 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 336 (100.00%) Cisco
2 106 (31.55%) VMware
3 74 (22.02%) F5
4 72 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 68 (20.24%) Palo Alto
6 65 (19.35%) Fortinet
7 64 (19.05%) CheckPoint
8 61 (18.15%) Juniper
9 58 (17.26%) Meraki
10 40 (11.90%) Citrix
11 39 (11.61%) HP
12 35 (10.42%) Aruba
13 33 (9.82%) Dell
13 33 (9.82%) SolarWinds
14 26 (7.74%) EMC
15 18 (5.36%) EqualLogic
16 16 (4.76%) Veeam
17 13 (3.87%) Riverbed
18 12 (3.57%) Splunk
18 12 (3.57%) Zscaler