Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 731 456 493
Rank change year-on-year -275 +37 -40
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 286 307 665
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.26% 0.54% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.93% 3.77% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 248 264 543
10th Percentile £34,242 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -9.09%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £71,188 £78,375 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%

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 14,826 8,144 17,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.40% 14.28% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9,635 6,524 14,234
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £25,750
25th Percentile £35,960 £37,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,985 £63,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -

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 23 January 2022.

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 23 January 2022. 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
Jobs
South East -100 83 £50,000 -9.09% 2
London -218 73 £65,000 +8.33% 13
North of England -145 46 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Midlands -92 34 £45,000 - 6
East of England -82 29 £45,000 -18.18% 7
North West -116 29 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -80 21 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South West -61 15 £57,500 +21.05%
Yorkshire -77 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Midlands -66 7 £36,483 -21.12% 1
North East -32 2 £32,250 -19.38%
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2022, 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.

1 286 (100.00%) Cisco
2 236 (82.52%) Firewall
3 137 (47.90%) Cisco Certification
4 114 (39.86%) LAN
5 92 (32.17%) BGP
6 91 (31.82%) DNS
7 89 (31.12%) Azure
8 87 (30.42%) CCNP
9 83 (29.02%) Palo Alto
10 77 (26.92%) Network Security
10 77 (26.92%) CCNA
10 77 (26.92%) WAN
11 76 (26.57%) CheckPoint
12 65 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 63 (22.03%) VPN
14 55 (19.23%) Microsoft
14 55 (19.23%) Network Design
14 55 (19.23%) Data Centre
15 53 (18.53%) ITIL
16 52 (18.18%) Social Skills
17 50 (17.48%) TCP/IP
17 50 (17.48%) Juniper
17 50 (17.48%) OSPF
17 50 (17.48%) VPLS
17 50 (17.48%) F5
18 48 (16.78%) SolarWinds
19 46 (16.08%) Cisco Firepower
20 44 (15.38%) Windows
20 44 (15.38%) VMware
21 41 (14.34%) Wireless

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 16 (5.59%) IIS
2 11 (3.85%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.45%) MS Exchange
4 6 (2.10%) JBoss
4 6 (2.10%) SAS
4 6 (2.10%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (3.85%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.35%) Blender
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.70%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 89 (31.12%) Azure
2 39 (13.64%) AWS
3 21 (7.34%) Microsoft 365
4 13 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (3.50%) Mimecast
6 6 (2.10%) Azure Key Vault
6 6 (2.10%) Azure Monitor
6 6 (2.10%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (2.10%) Cloudflare
7 5 (1.75%) IaaS
8 4 (1.40%) OneDrive
8 4 (1.40%) PaaS
8 4 (1.40%) Power Platform
8 4 (1.40%) PowerApps
9 3 (1.05%) GCP
9 3 (1.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.70%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 2 (0.70%) Azure Storage
10 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 236 (82.52%) Firewall
2 114 (39.86%) LAN
3 92 (32.17%) BGP
4 91 (31.82%) DNS
5 77 (26.92%) Network Security
5 77 (26.92%) WAN
6 65 (22.73%) Cisco Nexus
7 63 (22.03%) VPN
8 50 (17.48%) OSPF
8 50 (17.48%) TCP/IP
8 50 (17.48%) VPLS
9 46 (16.08%) Cisco Firepower
10 41 (14.34%) HTTPS
10 41 (14.34%) Wireless
11 39 (13.64%) Ethernet
11 39 (13.64%) HTTP
11 39 (13.64%) SD-WAN
12 36 (12.59%) Wi-Fi
13 35 (12.24%) MPLS
14 33 (11.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2019
4 1 (0.35%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) kappa
2 1 (0.35%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.35%) sqlmap
2 1 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (18.18%) Social Skills
2 37 (12.94%) Finance
3 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.80%) Documentation Skills
5 7 (2.45%) Public Sector
6 6 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.75%) Banking
7 5 (1.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (1.75%) Law
7 5 (1.75%) Marketing
7 5 (1.75%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (1.75%) Retail
8 4 (1.40%) Legal
8 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.05%) Local Government
10 2 (0.70%) Electronics
10 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.70%) Military
10 2 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 155 (54.20%) Network Engineer
2 42 (14.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 35 (12.24%) Cisco Engineer
3 35 (12.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (8.74%) Security Engineer
5 23 (8.04%) Analyst
5 23 (8.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (4.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 14 (4.90%) Senior Security Engineer
7 13 (4.55%) Network Analyst
7 13 (4.55%) Network Manager
8 12 (4.20%) Security Specialist
9 11 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Information Security Specialist
10 10 (3.50%) Information Specialist
10 10 (3.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Lead Network Engineer
10 10 (3.50%) Security Operations Specialist
11 9 (3.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 9 (3.15%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.94%) Middleware
2 9 (3.15%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.05%) SAML
4 1 (0.35%) ARM Templates
4 1 (0.35%) Kafka
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 27 (9.44%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.55%) Public Cloud
4 11 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 11 (3.85%) DataPower
5 6 (2.10%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.10%) SWIFT
5 6 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.40%) Cloud Native
6 4 (1.40%) CMDB
6 4 (1.40%) NHS
7 3 (1.05%) CCTV
7 3 (1.05%) Clustering
7 3 (1.05%) EPoS
7 3 (1.05%) PKI
8 2 (0.70%) Eurex
8 2 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) IVR
8 2 (0.70%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.38%) Windows
2 26 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 22 (7.69%) Linux
4 14 (4.90%) Unix
5 7 (2.45%) CatOS
6 6 (2.10%) VMS
6 6 (2.10%) Windows 10
7 5 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.05%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.05%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.05%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (0.70%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) CentOS
10 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.23%) Network Design
2 53 (18.53%) ITIL
3 33 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 32 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
5 30 (10.49%) Information Security
5 30 (10.49%) Network Monitoring
6 28 (9.79%) Cybersecurity
7 24 (8.39%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (8.39%) ITSM
8 22 (7.69%) Project Delivery
9 20 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (6.99%) Incident Management
9 20 (6.99%) Presales
10 17 (5.94%) Load Balancing
11 16 (5.59%) Migration
11 16 (5.59%) Patch Management
11 16 (5.59%) Risk Management
12 15 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 14 (4.90%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (4.55%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.99%) PowerShell
2 19 (6.64%) SQL
3 6 (2.10%) Python
3 6 (2.10%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.75%) C
5 2 (0.70%) Bash
5 2 (0.70%) R
5 2 (0.70%) VBScript
6 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.35%) Ruby
6 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 137 (47.90%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (30.42%) CCNP
3 77 (26.92%) CCNA
4 26 (9.09%) Security Cleared
5 22 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 18 (6.29%) CCIE
7 14 (4.90%) Degree
8 5 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.40%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.40%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.05%) CCDP
10 3 (1.05%) CCSA
10 3 (1.05%) HNC
10 3 (1.05%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.70%) MCSA
11 2 (0.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (13.99%) SLA
2 16 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 12 (4.20%) COBIT
5 4 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (1.40%) GxP
6 3 (1.05%) QA
7 1 (0.35%) GDPR
7 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (11.19%) Active Directory
2 26 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.59%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.85%) ProxySG
4 11 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (3.50%) vSphere
6 7 (2.45%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (2.10%) VMware NSX
8 3 (1.05%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.70%) XenApp
9 2 (0.70%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.35%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 20 (6.99%) FortiGate
2 7 (2.45%) Cacti
2 7 (2.45%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (2.10%) SCCM
4 5 (1.75%) Cisco CME
4 5 (1.75%) Stealthwatch
5 4 (1.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (1.40%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.40%) Terraform
5 4 (1.40%) vCenter Server
6 3 (1.05%) Puppet
7 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.70%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.70%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.70%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.35%) Nmap
Vendors
1 286 (100.00%) Cisco
2 83 (29.02%) Palo Alto
3 76 (26.57%) CheckPoint
4 55 (19.23%) Microsoft
5 50 (17.48%) F5
5 50 (17.48%) Juniper
6 48 (16.78%) SolarWinds
7 44 (15.38%) VMware
8 39 (13.64%) Fortinet
9 34 (11.89%) Meraki
10 32 (11.19%) Zscaler
11 22 (7.69%) Aruba
12 21 (7.34%) Apple
13 17 (5.94%) IBM
13 17 (5.94%) Sophos
14 16 (5.59%) Blue Coat
15 15 (5.24%) Citrix
15 15 (5.24%) ServiceNow
16 10 (3.50%) Adobe
17 8 (2.80%) HP