Period
to 6 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 415 322 435
Rank change year-on-year -93 +113 -60
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 356 1,306 1,174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.59% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.81% 6.26% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 318 877 1,030
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,025 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 9,356 20,860 24,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.48% 15.78% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7,375 15,792 19,328
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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 +53 112 £60,000 -7.69% 4
South East +2 68 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Midlands +41 55 £45,750 -12.86% 5
North of England -114 53 £50,000 +5.26% 8
East of England +100 38 £55,000 +3.29% 3
West Midlands +25 33 £48,250 -8.10% 5
North West +91 32 £52,500 +23.53% 5
South West +85 30 £61,500 +31.38% 3
East Midlands +56 22 £43,500 -3.33%
Yorkshire -103 21 £50,000 - 3
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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.

1 356 (100.00%) Cisco
2 290 (81.46%) Firewall
3 212 (59.55%) WAN
4 202 (56.74%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (50.56%) LAN
6 169 (47.47%) CCNP
7 150 (42.13%) BGP
8 144 (40.45%) OSPF
9 137 (38.48%) Wireless
9 137 (38.48%) Palo Alto
10 128 (35.96%) VPN
11 118 (33.15%) Data Centre
12 113 (31.74%) CCNA
12 113 (31.74%) CheckPoint
13 103 (28.93%) Network Security
14 100 (28.09%) VMware
15 99 (27.81%) MPLS
16 96 (26.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 94 (26.40%) Microsoft
18 84 (23.60%) Azure
19 83 (23.31%) Juniper
20 74 (20.79%) EIGRP
21 71 (19.94%) Windows
22 70 (19.66%) SolarWinds
23 64 (17.98%) Wi-Fi
24 63 (17.70%) VoIP
25 62 (17.42%) Cisco Firepower
26 60 (16.85%) Meraki
27 59 (16.57%) VLAN
27 59 (16.57%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 10 (2.81%) IIS
2 9 (2.53%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 8 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.28%) Moodle
Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.84%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.12%) FastStats
1 4 (1.12%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 84 (23.60%) Azure
2 58 (16.29%) Office 365
3 22 (6.18%) AWS
4 11 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (2.53%) Mimecast
6 6 (1.69%) Akamai
7 5 (1.40%) IaaS
7 5 (1.40%) PaaS
8 3 (0.84%) G Suite
8 3 (0.84%) SaaS
8 3 (0.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.28%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.28%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 290 (81.46%) Firewall
2 212 (59.55%) WAN
3 180 (50.56%) LAN
4 150 (42.13%) BGP
5 144 (40.45%) OSPF
6 137 (38.48%) Wireless
7 128 (35.96%) VPN
8 103 (28.93%) Network Security
9 99 (27.81%) MPLS
10 96 (26.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 74 (20.79%) EIGRP
12 64 (17.98%) Wi-Fi
13 63 (17.70%) VoIP
14 62 (17.42%) Cisco Firepower
15 59 (16.57%) VLAN
16 57 (16.01%) IPsec
17 55 (15.45%) Cisco IOS
18 53 (14.89%) TCP/IP
19 48 (13.48%) DNS
20 45 (12.64%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.28%) Power BI
3 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (1.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.84%) JIRA
4 2 (0.56%) Bazaar
4 2 (0.56%) WinDbg
General
1 53 (14.89%) Finance
2 20 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.65%) Financial Institution
4 11 (3.09%) Banking
5 9 (2.53%) Retail
6 6 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.69%) Legal
6 6 (1.69%) Military
7 5 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.12%) Korean Language
8 4 (1.12%) Marketing
9 3 (0.84%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.84%) Publishing
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 218 (61.24%) Network Engineer
2 81 (22.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 48 (13.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 38 (10.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (8.15%) Support Engineer
7 28 (7.87%) Consultant
7 28 (7.87%) Security Engineer
8 24 (6.74%) Network Security Engineer
9 21 (5.90%) Network Manager
9 21 (5.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 19 (5.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 19 (5.34%) Network Consultant
11 18 (5.06%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 16 (4.49%) IT Engineer
13 13 (3.65%) Architect
14 12 (3.37%) Network Support
14 12 (3.37%) Network Support Engineer
15 11 (3.09%) Network Architect
15 11 (3.09%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.78%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.40%) CSS
2 5 (1.40%) XMPP
2 5 (1.40%) YAML
3 3 (0.84%) JSON
3 3 (0.84%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.56%) Web Services
5 1 (0.28%) .NET
5 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.28%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.28%) HTML
5 1 (0.28%) LINQ
5 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (33.15%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.09%) DataPower
4 8 (2.25%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.25%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.97%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.40%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.12%) EFT
7 4 (1.12%) iSeries
7 4 (1.12%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.12%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (0.84%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.56%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.56%) Handset
9 2 (0.56%) Social Media
10 1 (0.28%) Clustering
10 1 (0.28%) Replication
10 1 (0.28%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 71 (19.94%) Windows
2 54 (15.17%) Windows Server
3 33 (9.27%) Linux
4 16 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (3.93%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 12 (3.37%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.97%) Unix
9 5 (1.40%) CentOS
10 4 (1.12%) SUSE
10 4 (1.12%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.28%) Solaris
12 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 53 (14.89%) ITIL
3 44 (12.36%) Problem-Solving
4 40 (11.24%) Network Design
5 37 (10.39%) Load Balancing
6 35 (9.83%) Network Monitoring
7 31 (8.71%) Presales
8 30 (8.43%) Project Delivery
9 26 (7.30%) Information Security
10 25 (7.02%) Network Management
11 23 (6.46%) DNA
12 22 (6.18%) WAN Optimisation
13 21 (5.90%) Mentoring
13 21 (5.90%) Problem Management
14 19 (5.34%) Cybersecurity
15 18 (5.06%) Change Management
16 17 (4.78%) DevOps
17 15 (4.21%) Risk Management
18 14 (3.93%) Migration
18 14 (3.93%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (10.39%) PowerShell
2 20 (5.62%) Python
3 12 (3.37%) SQL
4 8 (2.25%) C
5 6 (1.69%) VBScript
6 5 (1.40%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 202 (56.74%) Cisco Certification
2 169 (47.47%) CCNP
3 113 (31.74%) CCNA
4 41 (11.52%) CCDP
5 24 (6.74%) CCIE
6 23 (6.46%) Security Cleared
7 19 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (5.06%) Degree
9 17 (4.78%) SC Cleared
10 15 (4.21%) MCSE
11 14 (3.93%) DV Cleared
12 11 (3.09%) JNCIS
12 11 (3.09%) MCSA
13 10 (2.81%) JNCIA
14 9 (2.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 8 (2.25%) DBS Check
15 8 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (1.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 6 (1.69%) BPSS Clearance
17 6 (1.69%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.99%) SLA
2 14 (3.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (2.81%) GDPR
4 8 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.56%) QA
8 1 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 57 (16.01%) Active Directory
2 54 (15.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (6.74%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.37%) VMware NSX
5 11 (3.09%) vSphere
6 10 (2.81%) VMware Server
7 9 (2.53%) XenApp
8 7 (1.97%) XenDesktop
9 5 (1.40%) Docker
10 3 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.28%) Firmware
12 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.28%) pfSense
12 1 (0.28%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 31 (8.71%) FortiGate
2 15 (4.21%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (3.09%) SCCM
4 10 (2.81%) Ansible
5 9 (2.53%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (2.25%) Single Sign-On
7 7 (1.97%) SCOM
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.69%) Stealthwatch
8 6 (1.69%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.40%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.40%) Cisco CME
9 5 (1.40%) Nagios
9 5 (1.40%) Observium
10 4 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 3 (0.84%) Cisco UCCX
11 3 (0.84%) Puppet
12 2 (0.56%) Kubernetes
12 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
12 2 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 356 (100.00%) Cisco
2 137 (38.48%) Palo Alto
3 113 (31.74%) CheckPoint
4 100 (28.09%) VMware
5 94 (26.40%) Microsoft
6 83 (23.31%) Juniper
7 70 (19.66%) SolarWinds
8 60 (16.85%) Meraki
9 52 (14.61%) F5
10 47 (13.20%) Fortinet
11 35 (9.83%) HP
12 31 (8.71%) Citrix
13 30 (8.43%) Aruba
14 20 (5.62%) Dell
15 19 (5.34%) IBM
15 19 (5.34%) Riverbed
16 15 (4.21%) Infoblox
17 12 (3.37%) Sophos
18 11 (3.09%) Splunk
19 10 (2.81%) NetApp