Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 447 472 418
Rank change year-on-year +25 -54 -84
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 770 906 1,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.09% 4.05% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 571 752 1,055
England median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,750 £34,700
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% +4.17%

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 18,832 22,348 26,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.33% 15.10% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14,919 17,625 21,230
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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
London -29 236 £60,000 - 38
South East +39 197 £48,000 -12.73% 25
North of England +34 134 £42,500 -10.53% 15
Midlands +40 118 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Yorkshire +42 82 £50,000 +5.26% 7
West Midlands +33 67 £50,000 -13.04% 7
East Midlands +37 51 £42,500 -10.53% 6
South West +18 48 £48,750 -9.72% 10
North West +21 42 £42,500 -10.53% 6
East of England +62 37 £45,000 - 7
North East +18 10 £30,000 -36.84% 2
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 770 (100.00%) Cisco
2 631 (81.95%) Firewall
3 518 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
4 444 (57.66%) CCNP
5 390 (50.65%) WAN
6 340 (44.16%) VPN
7 319 (41.43%) BGP
8 313 (40.65%) LAN
9 303 (39.35%) OSPF
10 270 (35.06%) CCNA
11 261 (33.90%) Palo Alto
12 258 (33.51%) Network Security
13 226 (29.35%) Wireless
14 218 (28.31%) MPLS
15 201 (26.10%) CheckPoint
16 184 (23.90%) IPsec
17 181 (23.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 180 (23.38%) Data Centre
19 169 (21.95%) Juniper
20 168 (21.82%) DNS
20 168 (21.82%) VMware
20 168 (21.82%) Azure
21 164 (21.30%) Microsoft
22 131 (17.01%) TCP/IP
23 126 (16.36%) Network Design
24 123 (15.97%) Linux
25 121 (15.71%) Meraki
26 118 (15.32%) ITIL
26 118 (15.32%) SolarWinds
27 110 (14.29%) Network Monitoring

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 35 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 30 (3.90%) SharePoint
3 18 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (2.34%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.30%) IIS
5 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.65%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.52%) Confluence
7 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.13%) Moodle
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (1.30%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.39%) Acrobat
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.26%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 168 (21.82%) Azure
2 93 (12.08%) Office 365
3 83 (10.78%) AWS
4 18 (2.34%) SaaS
5 11 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (1.30%) IaaS
6 10 (1.30%) PaaS
7 7 (0.91%) Akamai
8 6 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.65%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.39%) G Suite
11 2 (0.26%) GCP
11 2 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 2 (0.26%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.13%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 631 (81.95%) Firewall
2 390 (50.65%) WAN
3 340 (44.16%) VPN
4 319 (41.43%) BGP
5 313 (40.65%) LAN
6 303 (39.35%) OSPF
7 258 (33.51%) Network Security
8 226 (29.35%) Wireless
9 218 (28.31%) MPLS
10 184 (23.90%) IPsec
11 181 (23.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 168 (21.82%) DNS
13 131 (17.01%) TCP/IP
14 104 (13.51%) VLAN
15 101 (13.12%) SAN
15 101 (13.12%) VoIP
16 97 (12.60%) DHCP
17 91 (11.82%) HSRP
18 86 (11.17%) Cisco IOS
19 84 (10.91%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.26%) MySQL
6 2 (0.26%) Power BI
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.78%) Fiddler
4 5 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.52%) JIRA
5 4 (0.52%) Sonatype Nexus
5 4 (0.52%) Terragrunt
5 4 (0.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 106 (13.77%) Finance
2 72 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.97%) Retail
4 33 (4.29%) Public Sector
5 13 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.43%) Marketing
7 8 (1.04%) Back Office
8 7 (0.91%) Banking
8 7 (0.91%) Electronics
8 7 (0.91%) Law
9 6 (0.78%) Military
10 4 (0.52%) Local Government
11 2 (0.26%) Advertising
11 2 (0.26%) Games
11 2 (0.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 482 (62.60%) Network Engineer
2 117 (15.19%) Security Engineer
3 109 (14.16%) Cisco Engineer
4 106 (13.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 104 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 99 (12.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 63 (8.18%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 53 (6.88%) Consultant
9 52 (6.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (5.32%) Architect
11 40 (5.19%) NOC Engineer
12 39 (5.06%) Analyst
13 38 (4.94%) Network Consultant
14 37 (4.81%) Network Architect
15 36 (4.68%) Lead Network Engineer
16 28 (3.64%) Firewall Engineer
17 23 (2.99%) Support Engineer
18 20 (2.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
19 18 (2.34%) Network Support
20 17 (2.21%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.51%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.04%) JSON
3 7 (0.91%) SAML
4 3 (0.39%) XMPP
5 2 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.26%) Jinja
5 2 (0.26%) YAML
6 1 (0.13%) .NET
6 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.13%) COM
6 1 (0.13%) COM+
6 1 (0.13%) CSS
6 1 (0.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.13%) LDAP
6 1 (0.13%) LINQ
6 1 (0.13%) REST
6 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 180 (23.38%) Data Centre
2 65 (8.44%) Management Information System
3 39 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.86%) Linux Command Line
6 18 (2.34%) Replication
7 15 (1.95%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 11 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 10 (1.30%) DataPower
10 10 (1.30%) EMC VNX
11 9 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 8 (1.04%) Private Cloud
13 7 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (0.78%) HP StoreVirtual
14 6 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
14 6 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 5 (0.65%) Blackberry
15 5 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
15 5 (0.65%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 123 (15.97%) Linux
2 108 (14.03%) Windows
3 61 (7.92%) Unix
4 59 (7.66%) Windows Server
5 34 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.12%) Windows 7
7 21 (2.73%) Windows 10
7 21 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (1.04%) Android
9 6 (0.78%) CatOS
10 5 (0.65%) Mac OS X
10 5 (0.65%) Solaris
11 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.13%) CentOS
13 1 (0.13%) Debian
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (16.36%) Network Design
2 118 (15.32%) ITIL
3 110 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 87 (11.30%) Network Management
5 85 (11.04%) Service Delivery
6 81 (10.52%) Load Balancing
7 76 (9.87%) Change Control
8 71 (9.22%) Mentoring
9 64 (8.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 64 (8.31%) Problem-Solving
10 58 (7.53%) Product Management
11 52 (6.75%) Migration
12 47 (6.10%) Project Delivery
13 46 (5.97%) Cybersecurity
14 43 (5.58%) Presales
15 35 (4.55%) Project Management
16 34 (4.42%) DevOps
17 32 (4.16%) Patch Management
18 30 (3.90%) Incident Management
18 30 (3.90%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 84 (10.91%) Python
2 65 (8.44%) Bash Shell
3 50 (6.49%) Perl
4 36 (4.68%) SQL
5 32 (4.16%) PowerShell
6 15 (1.95%) C
7 1 (0.13%) C#
7 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 518 (67.27%) Cisco Certification
2 444 (57.66%) CCNP
3 270 (35.06%) CCNA
4 76 (9.87%) CCIE
5 72 (9.35%) CCDP
6 64 (8.31%) Security Cleared
7 57 (7.40%) Degree
8 40 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 37 (4.81%) JNCIS
10 35 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 31 (4.03%) JNCIP
12 30 (3.90%) MCSE
13 26 (3.38%) CCDA
14 20 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 19 (2.47%) DV Cleared
15 19 (2.47%) JNCIA
16 14 (1.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
16 14 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (1.82%) MCSA
17 10 (1.30%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 59 (7.66%) SLA
3 55 (7.14%) ISO 9001
4 13 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 7 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 6 (0.78%) QA
8 4 (0.52%) GDPR
9 3 (0.39%) NCSC
9 3 (0.39%) NIST
10 2 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.13%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 108 (14.03%) Active Directory
2 99 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (5.84%) Hyper-V
4 43 (5.58%) vSphere
5 30 (3.90%) VMware NSX
5 30 (3.90%) XenDesktop
6 25 (3.25%) XenApp
7 14 (1.82%) vCloud
8 11 (1.43%) ProxySG
9 10 (1.30%) Firmware
10 9 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 7 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
13 5 (0.65%) NFS
14 3 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
14 3 (0.39%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
15 2 (0.26%) iptables
16 1 (0.13%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 89 (11.56%) FortiGate
2 52 (6.75%) Nagios
3 46 (5.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 41 (5.32%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (2.34%) Cisco UCCX
5 18 (2.34%) Microsoft Intune
5 18 (2.34%) Stealthwatch
6 16 (2.08%) SCCM
6 16 (2.08%) vCenter Server
7 13 (1.69%) Terraform
8 12 (1.56%) Puppet
9 9 (1.17%) Ansible
9 9 (1.17%) WhatsUp Gold
9 9 (1.17%) WSUS
10 8 (1.04%) SCOM
11 7 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
12 6 (0.78%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.78%) vRealize
13 4 (0.52%) Cacti
14 3 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 770 (100.00%) Cisco
2 261 (33.90%) Palo Alto
3 201 (26.10%) CheckPoint
4 169 (21.95%) Juniper
5 168 (21.82%) VMware
6 164 (21.30%) Microsoft
7 121 (15.71%) Meraki
8 118 (15.32%) SolarWinds
9 106 (13.77%) Fortinet
10 104 (13.51%) F5
11 66 (8.57%) Citrix
12 49 (6.36%) HP
13 39 (5.06%) NetApp
14 32 (4.16%) Brocade
14 32 (4.16%) Forcepoint
15 31 (4.03%) Aruba
16 29 (3.77%) Blue Coat
17 28 (3.64%) Dell
18 27 (3.51%) Veeam
19 25 (3.25%) IBM