Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 268 271
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 +59
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 118 166 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.76% 0.92% 0.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.98% 5.83% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 100 128 134
Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £32,375 £32,000 £31,075
90th Percentile £60,950 £62,875 £52,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2371 2846 2733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.30% 15.80% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1924 2172 2344
Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £39,500 £38,089
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +3.71% +1.57%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the Midlands

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the Midlands

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the Midlands

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Midlands 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
West Midlands +8 88 £47,500 +11.76% 1
East Midlands +6 28 £53,750 +36.08% 3
Cisco ASA
England

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 Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 118 (100.00%) Cisco
2 98 (83.05%) Firewall
3 72 (61.02%) Cisco Certification
4 67 (56.78%) CCNP
5 59 (50.00%) WAN
6 56 (47.46%) CheckPoint
7 54 (45.76%) LAN
8 49 (41.53%) Network Security
9 42 (35.59%) VPN
9 42 (35.59%) BGP
10 40 (33.90%) Wireless
11 38 (32.20%) Juniper
11 38 (32.20%) TCP/IP
12 37 (31.36%) MPLS
13 32 (27.12%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (26.27%) Data Centre
15 30 (25.42%) IPsec
16 29 (24.58%) Windows
16 29 (24.58%) F5
17 27 (22.88%) VLAN
18 25 (21.19%) Network Design
19 24 (20.34%) ITIL
19 24 (20.34%) DNS
19 24 (20.34%) OSPF
20 23 (19.49%) Fortinet
21 22 (18.64%) SNMP
22 21 (17.80%) CCNA
22 21 (17.80%) SIEM
22 21 (17.80%) Mentoring
23 20 (16.95%) Active Directory

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (5.08%) CMS
1 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (4.24%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (3.39%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.69%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.39%) IaaS
3 4 (3.39%) SaaS
4 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (83.05%) Firewall
2 59 (50.00%) WAN
3 54 (45.76%) LAN
4 49 (41.53%) Network Security
5 42 (35.59%) BGP
5 42 (35.59%) VPN
6 40 (33.90%) Wireless
7 38 (32.20%) TCP/IP
8 37 (31.36%) MPLS
9 32 (27.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (25.42%) IPsec
11 27 (22.88%) VLAN
12 24 (20.34%) DNS
12 24 (20.34%) OSPF
13 22 (18.64%) SNMP
14 19 (16.10%) Cisco Wireless
15 17 (14.41%) Cisco ISE
15 17 (14.41%) DHCP
15 17 (14.41%) SSL
16 14 (11.86%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (11.02%) Billing
2 7 (5.93%) Retail
2 7 (5.93%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.08%) Finance
4 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.85%) Law
4 1 (0.85%) Local Government
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (50.85%) Network Engineer
2 26 (22.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (12.71%) Firewall Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) Security Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Implementation Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (9.32%) Network Support
6 11 (9.32%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.47%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Network Operations Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Network Specialist
8 9 (7.63%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (6.78%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Operations Support Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) 802.1X
2 7 (5.93%) Middleware
3 4 (3.39%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (26.27%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.02%) FlexPod
3 10 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.63%) iPad
4 9 (7.63%) PKI
5 7 (5.93%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 29 (24.58%) Windows
2 13 (11.02%) Unix
3 8 (6.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.24%) Windows 10
5 5 (4.24%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.19%) Network Design
2 24 (20.34%) ITIL
3 21 (17.80%) Mentoring
3 21 (17.80%) SIEM
4 19 (16.10%) Line Management
5 18 (15.25%) Presales
6 15 (12.71%) Load Balancing
6 15 (12.71%) Migration
7 14 (11.86%) ITIL V3
7 14 (11.86%) Project Management
7 14 (11.86%) Service Delivery
7 14 (11.86%) Time Management
8 13 (11.02%) Application Performance Management
8 13 (11.02%) Converged Infrastructure
8 13 (11.02%) Performance Management
8 13 (11.02%) Security Management
9 8 (6.78%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (6.78%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (5.93%) Matrix Management
11 6 (5.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.78%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.93%) SQL
3 6 (5.08%) C
4 4 (3.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.39%) Python
4 4 (3.39%) Tcl
5 1 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.85%) Perl
5 1 (0.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 72 (61.02%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (56.78%) CCNP
3 21 (17.80%) CCNA
4 16 (13.56%) CCIE
5 8 (6.78%) CCSA
6 7 (5.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (5.93%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.39%) CCDE
7 4 (3.39%) CCDP
7 4 (3.39%) CCSP
7 4 (3.39%) CCVP
7 4 (3.39%) HP APS
7 4 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.54%) CCSE
8 3 (2.54%) Degree
8 3 (2.54%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.54%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.54%) JNCIS
8 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 20 (16.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.78%) ProxySG
3 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (9.32%) FortiGate
3 7 (5.93%) SmoothWall
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.39%) WSUS
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.85%) QRadar
7 1 (0.85%) SCCM
7 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) Cisco
2 56 (47.46%) CheckPoint
3 38 (32.20%) Juniper
4 29 (24.58%) F5
5 23 (19.49%) Fortinet
6 19 (16.10%) SolarWinds
7 18 (15.25%) HP
8 17 (14.41%) Microsoft
8 17 (14.41%) Sourcefire
9 15 (12.71%) Brocade
10 14 (11.86%) Blue Coat
10 14 (11.86%) Meraki
11 13 (11.02%) Aruba
12 12 (10.17%) McAfee
13 10 (8.47%) Palo Alto
14 9 (7.63%) VMware
15 7 (5.93%) Citrix
16 6 (5.08%) Nokia
17 5 (4.24%) EqualLogic
17 5 (4.24%) Oracle