Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > North West
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 289 293 283
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 +52
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 65 78 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.57% 0.59% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.27% 4.01% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 63 57 64
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £29,425
90th Percentile £66,250 £53,450 £54,625
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +2.04%

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 North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,985 1,947 1,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.54% 14.75% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,642 1,547 1,570
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,650 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the North West

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the North West

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the North West over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the North West

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the North West region over the 6 months to 13 December 2018. 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
Manchester +28 51 £47,500 - 9
Cheshire +14 12 £37,500 -16.67% 2
Merseyside -3 2 £50,750 +19.41% 2
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 53 (81.54%) Cisco Certification
3 46 (70.77%) CCNA
4 45 (69.23%) CCNP
5 39 (60.00%) Firewall
6 37 (56.92%) Wireless
7 35 (53.85%) LAN
8 33 (50.77%) WAN
9 26 (40.00%) Palo Alto
10 24 (36.92%) Cisco Firepower
11 23 (35.38%) Meraki
11 23 (35.38%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (35.38%) CheckPoint
12 21 (32.31%) IronPort
12 21 (32.31%) Stealthwatch
13 20 (30.77%) Juniper
14 19 (29.23%) PMO
15 18 (27.69%) Cisco ISE
15 18 (27.69%) Data Centre
16 15 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (20.00%) Load Balancing
18 12 (18.46%) Network Security
18 12 (18.46%) MPLS
18 12 (18.46%) VPN
18 12 (18.46%) VoIP
18 12 (18.46%) Windows
19 11 (16.92%) SLA
19 11 (16.92%) VMware
19 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
19 11 (16.92%) FortiGate

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.00%) Firewall
2 37 (56.92%) Wireless
3 35 (53.85%) LAN
4 33 (50.77%) WAN
5 24 (36.92%) Cisco Firepower
6 23 (35.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (27.69%) Cisco ISE
8 15 (23.08%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (18.46%) MPLS
9 12 (18.46%) Network Security
9 12 (18.46%) VoIP
9 12 (18.46%) VPN
10 10 (15.38%) Ethernet
10 10 (15.38%) IPsec
11 9 (13.85%) Cisco IPT
11 9 (13.85%) SSL
12 8 (12.31%) BGP
12 8 (12.31%) OSPF
13 7 (10.77%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (9.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) MySQL
1 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.15%) Retail
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Finance
4 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Network Engineer
2 21 (32.31%) Cisco Consultant
2 21 (32.31%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 21 (32.31%) Consultant
2 21 (32.31%) Security Consultant
3 12 (18.46%) Cisco Engineer
4 11 (16.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (6.15%) Analyst
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco Design Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Design Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) LAN Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.62%) Security Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.15%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.08%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.08%) PMI
4 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (18.46%) Windows
2 6 (9.23%) Linux
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.54%) AIX
6 1 (1.54%) Android
6 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.54%) Unix
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
3 10 (15.38%) Change Control
4 9 (13.85%) Asset Management
4 9 (13.85%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL
6 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (6.15%) Decision-Making
7 4 (6.15%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Service Management
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Converged Infrastructure
8 3 (4.62%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (4.62%) DNA
8 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.62%) Network Architecture
8 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
9 2 (3.08%) Security Patching
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.54%) Apple Swift
1 1 (1.54%) C
1 1 (1.54%) C#
1 1 (1.54%) Java
1 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.54%) PHP
1 1 (1.54%) Python
1 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (81.54%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (70.77%) CCNA
3 45 (69.23%) CCNP
4 6 (9.23%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
6 3 (4.62%) CCIE
6 3 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.08%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (3.08%) MCSE
7 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.54%) CCDP
8 1 (1.54%) CCSE
8 1 (1.54%) CISSP
8 1 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (1.54%) IISP
8 1 (1.54%) ISSAP
8 1 (1.54%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.54%) MCITP
8 1 (1.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (29.23%) PMO
2 11 (16.92%) SLA
3 3 (4.62%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (4.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) pfSense
3 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.08%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.54%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) Stealthwatch
2 11 (16.92%) FortiGate
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (4.62%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (3.08%) Nagios
5 2 (3.08%) OpenView
5 2 (3.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (40.00%) Palo Alto
3 23 (35.38%) CheckPoint
3 23 (35.38%) Meraki
4 21 (32.31%) IronPort
5 20 (30.77%) Juniper
6 11 (16.92%) VMware
7 9 (13.85%) F5
8 8 (12.31%) Fortinet
9 7 (10.77%) Citrix
10 6 (9.23%) Riverbed
11 5 (7.69%) Forcepoint
12 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
13 3 (4.62%) Nimble Storage
14 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
14 2 (3.08%) NetApp
14 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
15 1 (1.54%) Sophos
15 1 (1.54%) Tufin
15 1 (1.54%) Veeam