Period
to 6 May 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 6 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
6 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 516 485 356
Rank change year-on-year -31 -129 +91
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 345 509 1,216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.44% 0.54% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.37% 3.57% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 294 440 891
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,900 £36,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - -4.55% +2.80%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -4.55% +4.76%

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 10,226 14,274 21,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.07% 15.16% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7,776 11,472 16,451
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,600 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.04% +0.21% +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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +15 96 £60,000 +8.11% 15
South East +11 82 £55,000 - 8
North of England +37 80 £45,000 - 17
North West +57 57 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Midlands -7 39 £44,000 -7.37% 12
South West -36 28 £45,000 -22.08% 5
West Midlands -11 24 £42,500 -10.53% 4
East of England +10 22 £60,000 +15.38% 1
East Midlands -4 18 £51,250 +20.59% 8
Yorkshire -19 17 £42,500 -8.11% 12
North East +11 6 £40,000 +33.33%
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 345 (100.00%) Cisco
2 243 (70.43%) Firewall
3 183 (53.04%) Cisco Certification
4 168 (48.70%) WAN
5 152 (44.06%) LAN
6 136 (39.42%) CCNP
7 111 (32.17%) Network Security
8 103 (29.86%) VMware
9 100 (28.99%) Cisco Nexus
10 95 (27.54%) Microsoft
11 94 (27.25%) Windows
12 86 (24.93%) F5
13 83 (24.06%) Wireless
14 82 (23.77%) Data Centre
15 77 (22.32%) BGP
16 76 (22.03%) Azure
17 75 (21.74%) CCNA
18 74 (21.45%) CheckPoint
19 69 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 69 (20.00%) Palo Alto
20 68 (19.71%) OSPF
20 68 (19.71%) DNS
20 68 (19.71%) Cisco Firepower
21 66 (19.13%) AWS
22 64 (18.55%) Fortinet
23 63 (18.26%) Windows Server
24 57 (16.52%) Wi-Fi
24 57 (16.52%) TCP/IP
25 56 (16.23%) VPN
25 56 (16.23%) Finance

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 18 (5.22%) IIS
2 16 (4.64%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.06%) Apache
4 5 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.45%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.16%) nginx
6 3 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.58%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.29%) Confluence
8 1 (0.29%) SAS
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (1.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) FastStats
1 1 (0.29%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 76 (22.03%) Azure
2 66 (19.13%) AWS
3 37 (10.72%) Microsoft 365
4 25 (7.25%) IaaS
5 24 (6.96%) SaaS
6 19 (5.51%) Mimecast
6 19 (5.51%) PaaS
7 16 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (1.74%) OneDrive
9 5 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.87%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.87%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.58%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 243 (70.43%) Firewall
2 168 (48.70%) WAN
3 152 (44.06%) LAN
4 111 (32.17%) Network Security
5 100 (28.99%) Cisco Nexus
6 83 (24.06%) Wireless
7 77 (22.32%) BGP
8 68 (19.71%) Cisco Firepower
8 68 (19.71%) DNS
8 68 (19.71%) OSPF
9 57 (16.52%) TCP/IP
9 57 (16.52%) Wi-Fi
10 56 (16.23%) VPN
11 50 (14.49%) VLAN
12 49 (14.20%) DHCP
13 46 (13.33%) MPLS
14 42 (12.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 41 (11.88%) EIGRP
16 40 (11.59%) SAN
17 38 (11.01%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.29%) Big Data
2 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.29%) Redis
2 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (3.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (0.87%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 56 (16.23%) Finance
2 53 (15.36%) Social Skills
3 37 (10.72%) Telecoms
4 24 (6.96%) Banking
5 22 (6.38%) Public Sector
6 15 (4.35%) Marketing
7 12 (3.48%) Electronics
8 11 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.90%) Manufacturing
10 9 (2.61%) Retail
11 5 (1.45%) Publishing
12 4 (1.16%) Automotive
12 4 (1.16%) Law
12 4 (1.16%) Legal
12 4 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.58%) Back Office
13 2 (0.58%) Games
13 2 (0.58%) Military
14 1 (0.29%) Advertising
14 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 187 (54.20%) Network Engineer
2 55 (15.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 35 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 32 (9.28%) Security Engineer
5 27 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
5 27 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 27 (7.83%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (7.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 21 (6.09%) Consultant
7 21 (6.09%) WAN Engineer
8 17 (4.93%) Technical Leader
9 16 (4.64%) Administrator
9 16 (4.64%) IT Engineer
10 15 (4.35%) LAN Engineer
10 15 (4.35%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 13 (3.77%) Analyst
12 12 (3.48%) Security Consultant
13 11 (3.19%) Network Consultant
13 11 (3.19%) Support Engineer
13 11 (3.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.19%) Middleware
2 8 (2.32%) Web Services
3 5 (1.45%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.45%) JSON
4 3 (0.87%) YAML
5 2 (0.58%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.58%) Jinja
5 2 (0.58%) Regular Expression
5 2 (0.58%) XMPP
6 1 (0.29%) .NET
6 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.29%) CSS
6 1 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.29%) SOAP
6 1 (0.29%) WCF
6 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (23.77%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.96%) Public Cloud
3 20 (5.80%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (4.64%) Management Information System
5 15 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (3.19%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.32%) FMCG
8 6 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (1.74%) PKI
9 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.87%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.58%) Blog
10 2 (0.58%) Clustering
10 2 (0.58%) Replication
11 1 (0.29%) EFT
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.29%) IVR
11 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 94 (27.25%) Windows
2 63 (18.26%) Windows Server
3 53 (15.36%) Linux
4 21 (6.09%) Windows Server 2016
4 21 (6.09%) Windows Server 2019
5 19 (5.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (4.64%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.35%) Unix
8 13 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.58%) Solaris
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.29%) CentOS
11 1 (0.29%) HPUX
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 49 (14.20%) ITIL
3 38 (11.01%) Problem-Solving
4 34 (9.86%) Mentoring
5 33 (9.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 32 (9.28%) Presales
7 28 (8.12%) DevOps
8 25 (7.25%) Service Delivery
9 23 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 23 (6.67%) Information Security
10 22 (6.38%) DNA
10 22 (6.38%) Network Design
10 22 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
10 22 (6.38%) SIEM
11 21 (6.09%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (5.80%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (5.80%) E-Commerce
12 20 (5.80%) Security Operations
13 18 (5.22%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.96%) SQL
2 22 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 16 (4.64%) Python
4 4 (1.16%) R
5 3 (0.87%) PHP
6 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 183 (53.04%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (39.42%) CCNP
3 75 (21.74%) CCNA
4 53 (15.36%) CCIE
5 49 (14.20%) Security Cleared
6 32 (9.28%) SC Cleared
7 16 (4.64%) BPSS Clearance
8 14 (4.06%) DV Cleared
9 13 (3.77%) CISSP
10 11 (3.19%) Degree
11 10 (2.90%) CCSA
11 10 (2.90%) JNCIP
11 10 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (2.32%) CCENT
12 8 (2.32%) CCIE Security
13 6 (1.74%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.45%) CISA
14 5 (1.45%) CISM
15 4 (1.16%) CEH
15 4 (1.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.41%) PCI DSS
2 18 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.48%) SLA
4 11 (3.19%) COBIT
5 4 (1.16%) PMO
6 3 (0.87%) GRC
6 3 (0.87%) QA
7 2 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.29%) GDPR
System Software
1 69 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (13.91%) Active Directory
3 44 (12.75%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.48%) VMware NSX
5 8 (2.32%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.74%) Docker
7 5 (1.45%) Firmware
7 5 (1.45%) Forefront TMG
7 5 (1.45%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (1.45%) XenApp
8 3 (0.87%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.87%) vSphere
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 33 (9.57%) SCCM
2 22 (6.38%) Ansible
2 22 (6.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (5.51%) SCVMM
4 16 (4.64%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (4.64%) FortiGate
5 10 (2.90%) Terraform
6 8 (2.32%) NetBackup
6 8 (2.32%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (2.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (1.74%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (1.74%) SCOM
7 6 (1.74%) SmoothWall
7 6 (1.74%) Stealthwatch
8 5 (1.45%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.45%) Kubernetes
8 5 (1.45%) WSUS
9 4 (1.16%) Nessus
9 4 (1.16%) Suricata
10 3 (0.87%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 345 (100.00%) Cisco
2 103 (29.86%) VMware
3 95 (27.54%) Microsoft
4 86 (24.93%) F5
5 74 (21.45%) CheckPoint
6 69 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 64 (18.55%) Fortinet
8 56 (16.23%) Meraki
9 47 (13.62%) Juniper
10 39 (11.30%) Aruba
11 38 (11.01%) HP
12 37 (10.72%) SolarWinds
13 36 (10.43%) Citrix
14 30 (8.70%) Dell
15 24 (6.96%) EMC
16 23 (6.67%) Veeam
17 18 (5.22%) Zscaler
18 16 (4.64%) EqualLogic
18 16 (4.64%) IronPort
19 14 (4.06%) Splunk