Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 98 -
Rank change year-on-year +28 - +86
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 16 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.59% 0.54% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.64% 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £50,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.42% - -
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +9.76% +0.61% +16.43%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 166 280 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 16.50% 21.47% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 113 197 87
Merseyside median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -15.56%
10th Percentile £28,050 £26,250 £21,150
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Merseyside

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Merseyside

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Merseyside

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +30 13 £42,500 -15.42%
St Helens - 1 £30,000 -
Cisco ASA
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
2 13 (81.25%) Network Security
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) F5
5 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 8 (50.00%) CCNP
5 8 (50.00%) VoIP
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) Windows
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) VPN
7 6 (37.50%) Network Design
7 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
8 5 (31.25%) Capita
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
8 5 (31.25%) DHCP
8 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
9 4 (25.00%) Games
9 4 (25.00%) BGP
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) Change Management
10 3 (18.75%) Statistics
10 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
10 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
10 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
1 13 (81.25%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) VoIP
3 6 (37.50%) BIG-IP
3 6 (37.50%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) DHCP
4 5 (31.25%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 3 (18.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.25%) 802.11
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 1 (6.25%) IPsec
7 1 (6.25%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) TACACS
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Network Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (56.25%) Security Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
2 1 (6.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Network Design
2 5 (31.25%) Network Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Network Virtualisation
3 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
3 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) ITSM
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) VMware NSX
3 1 (6.25%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Nagios
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) F5
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Capita
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Avaya
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos