Period
to 14 September 2019

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 14 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
14 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 330 426 402
Rank change year-on-year +96 -24 -75
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1,248 1,127 1,338
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.96% 0.72% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.06% 4.78% 5.01%
Number of salaries quoted 727 936 1,162
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £33,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 20,585 23,602 26,691
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.80% 15.08% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15,667 18,847 21,764
England median annual salary £45,972 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 14 September 2019.

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 14 September 2019. 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
North of England +172 457 £45,000 - 23
Yorkshire +177 399 £50,000 +9.29% 7
London -62 269 £60,000 - 35
South East +23 252 £50,000 -13.04% 40
Midlands +49 150 £52,000 +5.05% 18
West Midlands +30 105 £52,500 - 8
South West +30 59 £46,809 -9.11% 5
East of England +48 55 £39,500 -12.22% 5
North West -9 53 £41,250 -6.25% 14
East Midlands +32 45 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North East +30 5 - - 2
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 14 September 2019, 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 1,248 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1,051 (84.21%) Firewall
3 960 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 819 (65.63%) CCNP
5 696 (55.77%) WAN
6 656 (52.56%) VPN
7 617 (49.44%) CCNA
8 583 (46.71%) OSPF
9 581 (46.55%) BGP
10 578 (46.31%) Network Security
11 555 (44.47%) MPLS
12 520 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 515 (41.27%) Palo Alto
14 459 (36.78%) Linux
15 454 (36.38%) DNS
16 424 (33.97%) IPsec
17 405 (32.45%) Fortinet
18 402 (32.21%) FortiGate
19 399 (31.97%) Service Delivery
20 396 (31.73%) Network Management
21 384 (30.77%) Network Design
22 373 (29.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 371 (29.73%) Python
24 360 (28.85%) NetScaler
25 355 (28.45%) Nagios
26 353 (28.29%) Bash Shell
27 352 (28.21%) Change Control
28 345 (27.64%) Unix
29 334 (26.76%) Product Management
30 332 (26.60%) Management Information System

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 39 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 38 (3.04%) Skype for Business
3 34 (2.72%) SharePoint
4 16 (1.28%) WebSphere
5 15 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (1.12%) IIS
7 10 (0.80%) Apache
7 10 (0.80%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.48%) Confluence
9 5 (0.40%) CMS
9 5 (0.40%) IBM Domino
9 5 (0.40%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (0.32%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.16%) nginx
12 1 (0.080%) SAS
12 1 (0.080%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 10 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.48%) Temenos T24
3 2 (0.16%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 167 (13.38%) Azure
2 110 (8.81%) AWS
2 110 (8.81%) Office 365
3 15 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (1.12%) IaaS
4 14 (1.12%) PaaS
5 11 (0.88%) SaaS
6 10 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.72%) Azure Functions
7 9 (0.72%) Azure Machine Learning
7 9 (0.72%) Serverless
8 6 (0.48%) Power Platform
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon ECS
9 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.32%) AWS Fargate
9 4 (0.32%) G Suite
9 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 3 (0.24%) GCP
11 2 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1,051 (84.21%) Firewall
2 696 (55.77%) WAN
3 656 (52.56%) VPN
4 583 (46.71%) OSPF
5 581 (46.55%) BGP
6 578 (46.31%) Network Security
7 555 (44.47%) MPLS
8 520 (41.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 454 (36.38%) DNS
10 424 (33.97%) IPsec
11 360 (28.85%) NetScaler
12 329 (26.36%) SMTP
13 324 (25.96%) RIP
14 322 (25.80%) ADSL
15 319 (25.56%) Broadband
16 301 (24.12%) LAN
17 289 (23.16%) Wireless
18 180 (14.42%) Cisco Firepower
19 125 (10.02%) VLAN
20 116 (9.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 13 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
3 11 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (0.48%) Power BI
4 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.24%) Blockchain
5 3 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.080%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.080%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.080%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 23 (1.84%) Jenkins
2 14 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 12 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 11 (0.88%) JIRA
5 8 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.48%) Terragrunt
7 6 (0.48%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.24%) Fiddler
General
1 131 (10.50%) Telecoms
2 120 (9.62%) Finance
3 57 (4.57%) Public Sector
4 40 (3.21%) Retail
5 17 (1.36%) Marketing
6 16 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 12 (0.96%) Local Government
8 8 (0.64%) Back Office
8 8 (0.64%) Banking
9 7 (0.56%) Law
10 4 (0.32%) Electronics
11 3 (0.24%) Billing
11 3 (0.24%) Military
12 2 (0.16%) Advertising
12 2 (0.16%) Games
13 1 (0.080%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.080%) Legal
Job Titles
1 772 (61.86%) Network Engineer
2 331 (26.52%) Security Engineer
3 307 (24.60%) Network Security Engineer
4 267 (21.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 254 (20.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 202 (16.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 94 (7.53%) Senior Network Engineer
8 93 (7.45%) Consultant
9 71 (5.69%) Network Consultant
10 66 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 59 (4.73%) Analyst
12 52 (4.17%) Architect
13 50 (4.01%) Firewall Engineer
14 49 (3.93%) Support Engineer
15 46 (3.69%) Network Architect
15 46 (3.69%) Project Engineer
16 45 (3.61%) Switch Engineer
17 43 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
18 41 (3.29%) Security Consultant
19 38 (3.04%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 16 (1.28%) SAML
3 12 (0.96%) JSON
4 8 (0.64%) LDAP
5 6 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (0.40%) Spring
7 4 (0.32%) REST
7 4 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.24%) YAML
9 2 (0.16%) LAMP
10 1 (0.080%) .NET
10 1 (0.080%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.080%) COM
10 1 (0.080%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.080%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.080%) HTML
10 1 (0.080%) LINQ
10 1 (0.080%) Middleware
10 1 (0.080%) Natural Language Processing
10 1 (0.080%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 332 (26.60%) Management Information System
2 250 (20.03%) Data Centre
3 57 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.24%) Public Cloud
6 24 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (1.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 22 (1.76%) Virtual Team
8 17 (1.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 16 (1.28%) Driving Licence
10 15 (1.20%) EMC VNX
10 15 (1.20%) Private Cloud
11 13 (1.04%) Replication
12 10 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (0.72%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
15 6 (0.48%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.48%) Wiki
16 5 (0.40%) NHS
16 5 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 459 (36.78%) Linux
2 345 (27.64%) Unix
3 199 (15.95%) Windows
4 121 (9.70%) Windows Server
5 64 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 35 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
7 34 (2.72%) Windows 7
8 25 (2.00%) CentOS
9 23 (1.84%) Windows 10
10 20 (1.60%) CatOS
11 12 (0.96%) Android
12 11 (0.88%) AIX
13 7 (0.56%) Debian
14 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.40%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.32%) Solaris
16 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
16 4 (0.32%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 399 (31.97%) Service Delivery
2 396 (31.73%) Network Management
3 384 (30.77%) Network Design
4 352 (28.21%) Change Control
5 334 (26.76%) Product Management
6 162 (12.98%) ITIL
7 117 (9.38%) Network Monitoring
8 115 (9.21%) Presales
9 97 (7.77%) Load Balancing
10 92 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
11 88 (7.05%) Project Management
12 86 (6.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 80 (6.41%) Mentoring
14 72 (5.77%) Project Delivery
15 59 (4.73%) Migration
16 54 (4.33%) DevOps
17 51 (4.09%) Agile Software Development
18 45 (3.61%) Cybersecurity
19 40 (3.21%) Configuration Management
19 40 (3.21%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 371 (29.73%) Python
2 353 (28.29%) Bash Shell
3 320 (25.64%) Perl
4 42 (3.37%) PowerShell
4 42 (3.37%) SQL
5 30 (2.40%) C
6 12 (0.96%) R
7 11 (0.88%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.32%) Ruby
9 3 (0.24%) Java
10 2 (0.16%) VBScript
11 1 (0.080%) C#
11 1 (0.080%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 960 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 819 (65.63%) CCNP
3 617 (49.44%) CCNA
4 121 (9.70%) CCIE
5 88 (7.05%) Security Cleared
6 77 (6.17%) CCDP
7 71 (5.69%) SC Cleared
8 57 (4.57%) Degree
9 54 (4.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 34 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 33 (2.64%) JNCIS
11 33 (2.64%) MCSE
12 31 (2.48%) JNCIA
12 31 (2.48%) JNCIP
13 25 (2.00%) CCDA
14 23 (1.84%) ITIL Certification
15 22 (1.76%) MCSA
16 20 (1.60%) CCSE
17 17 (1.36%) CCSP
18 16 (1.28%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (29.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 331 (26.52%) ISO 9001
3 84 (6.73%) SLA
4 28 (2.24%) PCI DSS
5 19 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 19 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 18 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 15 (1.20%) GDPR
8 14 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 6 (0.48%) QA
11 1 (0.080%) COBIT
11 1 (0.080%) GPG13
11 1 (0.080%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.080%) NCSC
System Software
1 137 (10.98%) Active Directory
2 97 (7.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 46 (3.69%) vSphere
5 40 (3.21%) VMware NSX
6 29 (2.32%) XenDesktop
7 26 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (2.00%) XenApp
9 21 (1.68%) vCloud
10 15 (1.20%) Docker
11 13 (1.04%) ProxySG
12 10 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
14 7 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.40%) Firmware
16 4 (0.32%) Virtual Desktop
17 2 (0.16%) iptables
17 2 (0.16%) NFS
18 1 (0.080%) BitLocker
18 1 (0.080%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 402 (32.21%) FortiGate
2 355 (28.45%) Nagios
3 87 (6.97%) Cisco Prime
4 66 (5.29%) Cisco CUCM
5 60 (4.81%) Stealthwatch
6 26 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
6 26 (2.08%) Puppet
7 23 (1.84%) SCCM
7 23 (1.84%) Terraform
8 18 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 16 (1.28%) Kubernetes
9 16 (1.28%) RANCID
10 13 (1.04%) Ansible
10 13 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (0.96%) vCenter Server
12 11 (0.88%) CASB
12 11 (0.88%) SCOM
13 10 (0.80%) Backup Exec
13 10 (0.80%) Cacti
13 10 (0.80%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,248 (100.00%) Cisco
2 515 (41.27%) Palo Alto
3 405 (32.45%) Fortinet
4 312 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 230 (18.43%) Juniper
6 223 (17.87%) VMware
7 187 (14.98%) Microsoft
8 172 (13.78%) F5
9 120 (9.62%) SolarWinds
10 115 (9.21%) Meraki
11 77 (6.17%) Citrix
12 53 (4.25%) Dell
13 52 (4.17%) HP
14 47 (3.77%) Huawei
14 47 (3.77%) Veeam
15 38 (3.04%) Blue Coat
15 38 (3.04%) NetApp
16 31 (2.48%) EMC
17 29 (2.32%) Avaya
18 28 (2.24%) Forcepoint