Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 328 370
Rank change year-on-year -80 +42 -6
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1295 1759 1765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.76% 0.99% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 5.80% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1538 1473
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,875 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 26657 30344 34401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.72% 17.02% 16.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21717 25034 28616
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -100 467 £57,500 +4.55% 13
South East -29 345 £50,000 +4.17% 19
North of England +60 195 £44,000 +11.39% 10
East of England +33 149 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Midlands -11 118 £48,000 +14.29% 5
Yorkshire +77 102 £44,000 +4.76% 8
West Midlands +8 88 £47,500 +11.76% 1
North West -2 84 £45,000 +9.76% 2
South West -63 38 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +6 28 £53,750 +36.08% 3
North East +6 9 £35,000 -1.69%
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 1295 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1073 (82.86%) Firewall
3 834 (64.40%) Cisco Certification
4 611 (47.18%) CCNP
5 581 (44.86%) WAN
6 547 (42.24%) VPN
7 488 (37.68%) CheckPoint
8 480 (37.07%) LAN
9 436 (33.67%) BGP
10 422 (32.59%) MPLS
11 391 (30.19%) F5
12 384 (29.65%) OSPF
12 384 (29.65%) CCNA
12 384 (29.65%) Juniper
13 352 (27.18%) Palo Alto
14 348 (26.87%) Network Security
15 342 (26.41%) Cisco Nexus
16 335 (25.87%) VMware
17 333 (25.71%) Data Centre
18 316 (24.40%) DNS
19 302 (23.32%) ITIL
20 280 (21.62%) IPsec
21 272 (21.00%) Windows
22 268 (20.69%) Wireless
23 265 (20.46%) Microsoft
24 233 (17.99%) Cisco IOS
25 228 (17.61%) EIGRP
26 219 (16.91%) TCP/IP
27 217 (16.76%) CCIE
28 216 (16.68%) Linux

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
1 120 (9.27%) MS Exchange
2 69 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (3.94%) IIS
4 39 (3.01%) Skype for Business
5 38 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 30 (2.32%) Apache
7 17 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.16%) Tomcat
9 14 (1.08%) Confluence
10 12 (0.93%) CMS
11 11 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.77%) nginx
13 9 (0.69%) SAS
14 7 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (0.54%) uWSGI
15 5 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
15 5 (0.39%) SharePoint
16 1 (0.077%) Elasticsearch
16 1 (0.077%) JBoss
16 1 (0.077%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 41 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.077%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.077%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 118 (9.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (7.18%) Amazon AWS
3 56 (4.32%) Office 365
4 32 (2.47%) SaaS
5 17 (1.31%) Akamai
6 11 (0.85%) G Suite
7 8 (0.62%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (0.62%) IaaS
8 5 (0.39%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.23%) PaaS
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) GitHub
12 1 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.077%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1073 (82.86%) Firewall
2 581 (44.86%) WAN
3 547 (42.24%) VPN
4 480 (37.07%) LAN
5 436 (33.67%) BGP
6 422 (32.59%) MPLS
7 384 (29.65%) OSPF
8 348 (26.87%) Network Security
9 342 (26.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 316 (24.40%) DNS
11 280 (21.62%) IPsec
12 268 (20.69%) Wireless
13 233 (17.99%) Cisco IOS
14 228 (17.61%) EIGRP
15 219 (16.91%) TCP/IP
16 200 (15.44%) VLAN
17 180 (13.90%) SSL
18 173 (13.36%) DHCP
19 162 (12.51%) VoIP
20 155 (11.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (5.64%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.39%) MySQL
3 27 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (0.85%) InfluxDB
8 9 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 8 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (0.54%) MariaDB
11 4 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.15%) DB2
12 2 (0.15%) Redis
12 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.077%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.077%) Big Data
13 1 (0.077%) Flink
13 1 (0.077%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (1.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 14 (1.08%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.08%) JIRA
3 7 (0.54%) Subversion
4 3 (0.23%) Bitbucket
5 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.15%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.15%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 214 (16.53%) Finance
2 91 (7.03%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.47%) Legal
4 31 (2.39%) Retail
5 27 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 26 (2.01%) Banking
7 24 (1.85%) Digital Economy
8 20 (1.54%) Marketing
9 16 (1.24%) Law
10 15 (1.16%) Games
11 14 (1.08%) Back Office
12 13 (1.00%) Billing
13 12 (0.93%) Electronics
14 11 (0.85%) Advertising
15 10 (0.77%) Publishing
16 7 (0.54%) Automotive
17 4 (0.31%) Dutch Language
18 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
19 1 (0.077%) Aerospace
19 1 (0.077%) French Language
Job Titles
1 652 (50.35%) Network Engineer
2 241 (18.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 195 (15.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 193 (14.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 162 (12.51%) Security Engineer
6 121 (9.34%) Network Security Engineer
7 99 (7.64%) Consultant
8 94 (7.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 92 (7.10%) Analyst
10 79 (6.10%) Architect
11 70 (5.41%) Support Engineer
12 69 (5.33%) Firewall Engineer
13 67 (5.17%) Network Architect
14 64 (4.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 56 (4.32%) Network Support
16 54 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
17 52 (4.02%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 52 (4.02%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 51 (3.94%) Network Consultant
19 49 (3.78%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.32%) 802.1X
2 42 (3.24%) HTML
3 37 (2.86%) XML
4 20 (1.54%) XMPP
5 8 (0.62%) FreeSWITCH
5 8 (0.62%) Middleware
5 8 (0.62%) Web Services
6 7 (0.54%) Django
6 7 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (0.54%) LEMP Stack
6 7 (0.54%) PHP-FPM
6 7 (0.54%) WSGI
7 6 (0.46%) WAP
8 4 (0.31%) .NET
9 3 (0.23%) CSS
10 2 (0.15%) JSON
10 2 (0.15%) LAMP
10 2 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (0.15%) POSIX
10 2 (0.15%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 333 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 75 (5.79%) Computer Science
3 74 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 48 (3.71%) Clustering
5 41 (3.17%) Management Information System
6 31 (2.39%) Linux Command Line
6 31 (2.39%) PKI
6 31 (2.39%) Video Conferencing
7 30 (2.32%) Replication
8 28 (2.16%) Eurex
9 21 (1.62%) Virtual Team
10 20 (1.54%) iPad
11 18 (1.39%) Driving Licence
12 16 (1.24%) Private Cloud
13 15 (1.16%) Public Cloud
14 14 (1.08%) FlexPod
15 13 (1.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 11 (0.85%) DataPower
17 7 (0.54%) Wiki
18 6 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 272 (21.00%) Windows
2 216 (16.68%) Linux
3 141 (10.89%) Windows Server
4 121 (9.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (7.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (4.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 56 (4.32%) Unix
8 40 (3.09%) CentOS
9 34 (2.63%) Windows 10
10 25 (1.93%) Ubuntu
11 22 (1.70%) Solaris
12 19 (1.47%) Windows 7
13 18 (1.39%) Debian
14 17 (1.31%) Windows XP
15 15 (1.16%) Kali Linux
16 14 (1.08%) AIX
17 12 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 10 (0.77%) Windows 8
19 5 (0.39%) Android
19 5 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (23.32%) ITIL
2 204 (15.75%) Load Balancing
3 167 (12.90%) Network Design
4 156 (12.05%) Network Monitoring
5 110 (8.49%) Presales
6 100 (7.72%) SIEM
7 96 (7.41%) Mentoring
8 91 (7.03%) Kalman Filter
9 87 (6.72%) Project Management
10 86 (6.64%) Network Management
11 69 (5.33%) Change Management
12 61 (4.71%) High Availability
13 60 (4.63%) Migration
13 60 (4.63%) Service Delivery
14 56 (4.32%) DevOps
15 55 (4.25%) Penetration Testing
16 54 (4.17%) Information Security
17 51 (3.94%) E-Commerce
18 50 (3.86%) Incident Management
19 46 (3.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (5.33%) PowerShell
2 57 (4.40%) SQL
3 53 (4.09%) Python
4 39 (3.01%) Bash Shell
5 30 (2.32%) Perl
6 28 (2.16%) Ruby
7 25 (1.93%) C
8 14 (1.08%) Shell Script
9 9 (0.69%) PHP
10 8 (0.62%) Java
11 5 (0.39%) C-shell
11 5 (0.39%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.39%) Korn
12 4 (0.31%) Tcl
13 3 (0.23%) VB
14 2 (0.15%) C++
14 2 (0.15%) Groovy
15 1 (0.077%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.077%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 834 (64.40%) Cisco Certification
2 611 (47.18%) CCNP
3 384 (29.65%) CCNA
4 217 (16.76%) CCIE
5 162 (12.51%) Degree
6 85 (6.56%) Security Cleared
7 76 (5.87%) SC Cleared
8 63 (4.86%) JNCIP
9 58 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 48 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 43 (3.32%) CCSA
12 42 (3.24%) MCSE
13 41 (3.17%) CCDP
14 36 (2.78%) CCIP
15 34 (2.63%) CCSE
16 33 (2.55%) JNCIS
17 32 (2.47%) CCSP
18 30 (2.32%) CISSP
19 28 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
20 27 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 53 (4.09%) SLA
3 34 (2.63%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.62%) PMO
4 21 (1.62%) QA
5 9 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
6 5 (0.39%) COBIT
6 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.23%) GDPR
9 1 (0.077%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 213 (16.45%) Active Directory
2 197 (15.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 80 (6.18%) Hyper-V
4 43 (3.32%) XenApp
5 42 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 32 (2.47%) VMware NSX
8 31 (2.39%) iptables
9 26 (2.01%) vSphere
10 23 (1.78%) XenServer
11 16 (1.24%) ProxySG
12 14 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
13 13 (1.00%) Firmware
14 11 (0.85%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.77%) KVM
15 10 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
17 8 (0.62%) DFS Replication
18 7 (0.54%) Kamailio
18 7 (0.54%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 104 (8.03%) Cacti
2 92 (7.10%) FortiGate
3 65 (5.02%) Cisco Prime
3 65 (5.02%) Nagios
4 64 (4.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 46 (3.55%) Backup Exec
6 45 (3.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 39 (3.01%) vCenter Server
8 37 (2.86%) Puppet
9 34 (2.63%) Ansible
10 30 (2.32%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (2.01%) SELinux
12 25 (1.93%) WSUS
13 20 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
14 19 (1.47%) Nessus
14 19 (1.47%) Nmap
14 19 (1.47%) SCCM
15 17 (1.31%) Grafana
15 17 (1.31%) Salt
16 16 (1.24%) OpenView
Vendors
1 1295 (100.00%) Cisco
2 488 (37.68%) CheckPoint
3 391 (30.19%) F5
4 384 (29.65%) Juniper
5 352 (27.18%) Palo Alto
6 335 (25.87%) VMware
7 265 (20.46%) Microsoft
8 176 (13.59%) SolarWinds
9 171 (13.20%) Citrix
10 120 (9.27%) Fortinet
11 114 (8.80%) HP
12 87 (6.72%) Meraki
13 80 (6.18%) Dell
14 76 (5.87%) Arista
15 73 (5.64%) Blue Coat
16 72 (5.56%) Brocade
17 62 (4.79%) Riverbed
18 56 (4.32%) Veeam
19 45 (3.47%) SonicWALL
20 43 (3.32%) Aruba