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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 52 58
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 6 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.12% 1.47% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.22% 6.86% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 5
Median salary - £43,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  

Cisco ASA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 115 102 57
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.50% 21.43% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 126 341 180
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £58,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +6 6 - -
Cisco ASA
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (72.73%) Change Management
3 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (45.45%) NetApp
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) IIS
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) vSphere
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (45.45%) MCITP
5 5 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
5 5 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (45.45%) NCDA
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (45.45%) FlexPod
6 4 (36.36%) CCNP

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 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (45.45%) IIS
1 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (9.09%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 3 (27.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Security Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Server Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Server Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (45.45%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Data ONTAP
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (45.45%) Virtual Environments
3 3 (27.27%) Network Management
3 3 (27.27%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Statistics
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) MCITP
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (45.45%) NCDA
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (36.36%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) NetApp
2 5 (45.45%) VMware