Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 297 268
Rank change year-on-year +14 -29 +54
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 78 75 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.64% 0.57% 0.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.31% 3.64% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 62
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,075 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £50,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 1,810 2,062 1,786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.93% 15.65% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,463 1,668 1,487
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,150
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +38 40 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Cheshire -21 21 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Merseyside +20 15 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 78 (100.00%) Cisco
2 63 (80.77%) Firewall
3 55 (70.51%) WAN
4 54 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (66.67%) CCNP
5 52 (66.67%) LAN
6 41 (52.56%) Wireless
7 40 (51.28%) VPN
8 37 (47.44%) MPLS
9 35 (44.87%) CCNA
10 32 (41.03%) SSL
10 32 (41.03%) IPsec
11 30 (38.46%) Windows
11 30 (38.46%) Network Security
12 29 (37.18%) Cisco IOS
13 25 (32.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
15 22 (28.21%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (26.92%) VoIP
17 20 (25.64%) Linux
18 19 (24.36%) Ethernet
19 17 (21.79%) BGP
20 16 (20.51%) OSPF
20 16 (20.51%) Juniper
20 16 (20.51%) DNS
20 16 (20.51%) Wireshark
20 16 (20.51%) Cisco CUCM
20 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
21 15 (19.23%) Cisco UCCX
21 15 (19.23%) High Availability

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 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (14.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (14.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.38%) Office 365
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (80.77%) Firewall
2 55 (70.51%) WAN
3 52 (66.67%) LAN
4 41 (52.56%) Wireless
5 40 (51.28%) VPN
6 37 (47.44%) MPLS
7 32 (41.03%) IPsec
7 32 (41.03%) SSL
8 30 (38.46%) Network Security
9 29 (37.18%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (32.05%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (30.77%) Cisco ISE
12 21 (26.92%) VoIP
13 19 (24.36%) Ethernet
14 17 (21.79%) BGP
15 16 (20.51%) DNS
15 16 (20.51%) OSPF
15 16 (20.51%) Wireshark
16 13 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) MySQL
1 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (12.82%) Retail
2 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 26 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Network Security Engineer
3 17 (21.79%) Security Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Cisco Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (11.54%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Consultant
5 9 (11.54%) Security Consultant
6 7 (8.97%) Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (6.41%) Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.13%) Network Administrator
8 4 (5.13%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.54%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 5 (6.41%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.56%) Clustering
6 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.28%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (38.46%) Windows
2 20 (25.64%) Linux
3 11 (14.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.56%) AIX
6 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.56%) Unix
7 1 (1.28%) Android
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Kalman Filter
2 16 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
3 15 (19.23%) High Availability
3 15 (19.23%) ITIL
4 14 (17.95%) Change Management
4 14 (17.95%) Network Management
4 14 (17.95%) Patch Management
4 14 (17.95%) Proactive Monitoring
4 14 (17.95%) Programme Delivery
4 14 (17.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (17.95%) Security Management
4 14 (17.95%) Task Automation
5 13 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 13 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (15.38%) Change Control
6 12 (15.38%) Project Management
6 12 (15.38%) SIEM
6 12 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
6 12 (15.38%) Web Filtering
7 11 (14.10%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.56%) C
1 2 (2.56%) SQL
2 1 (1.28%) Apple Swift
2 1 (1.28%) C#
2 1 (1.28%) Java
2 1 (1.28%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.28%) PHP
2 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (66.67%) CCNP
3 35 (44.87%) CCNA
4 15 (19.23%) Degree
5 13 (16.67%) CCDP
6 12 (15.38%) CISSP
7 7 (8.97%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared
9 4 (5.13%) CCIE
10 1 (1.28%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) SLA
2 5 (6.41%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (6.41%) PMO
3 1 (1.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (17.95%) Firmware
2 12 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.13%) pfSense
5 2 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 1 (1.28%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (20.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (19.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (14.10%) Nessus
3 11 (14.10%) TrustSec
4 7 (8.97%) FortiGate
5 6 (7.69%) Stealthwatch
6 5 (6.41%) SCCM
7 1 (1.28%) Cacti
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.28%) SCOM
7 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (1.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (20.51%) Juniper
3 15 (19.23%) VMware
4 14 (17.95%) F5
5 13 (16.67%) Riverbed
6 12 (15.38%) Meraki
6 12 (15.38%) Palo Alto
7 9 (11.54%) CheckPoint
7 9 (11.54%) IronPort
8 8 (10.26%) Microsoft
9 6 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (2.56%) Aruba
10 2 (2.56%) HP
10 2 (2.56%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.28%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.28%) Google
11 1 (1.28%) Redback
11 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.28%) Sophos
11 1 (1.28%) WatchGuard