Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 270 323
Rank change year-on-year -24 +53 +17
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 80 89 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.60% 0.71% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.10% 4.54% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 62 66 18
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +0.61% +14.79%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,125 £31,550
90th Percentile £54,875 £54,375 £44,125
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 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 1952 1961 1891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 14.74% 15.68% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1561 1612 1497
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Manchester -45 36 £47,000 +26.17% 3
Cheshire -21 24 £45,000 -3.23%
Merseyside +24 16 £42,500 -15.42%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 80 (100.00%) Cisco
2 69 (86.25%) Firewall
3 66 (82.50%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (75.00%) CCNP
5 57 (71.25%) VPN
6 45 (56.25%) BGP
7 44 (55.00%) Network Security
8 41 (51.25%) IPsec
9 39 (48.75%) WAN
9 39 (48.75%) F5
10 37 (46.25%) Wireless
11 34 (42.50%) EIGRP
12 33 (41.25%) MPLS
12 33 (41.25%) LAN
13 32 (40.00%) SSL
13 32 (40.00%) OSPF
14 30 (37.50%) Data Centre
15 29 (36.25%) Cisco IOS
16 28 (35.00%) Load Balancing
16 28 (35.00%) DNS
17 26 (32.50%) Ethernet
18 24 (30.00%) DHCP
19 22 (27.50%) VoIP
19 22 (27.50%) Windows
20 21 (26.25%) Cisco PIX
20 21 (26.25%) Cisco Nexus
20 21 (26.25%) Riverbed
21 20 (25.00%) Wireshark
21 20 (25.00%) TACACS
22 19 (23.75%) Kalman Filter

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 5 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
3 1 (1.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (86.25%) Firewall
2 57 (71.25%) VPN
3 45 (56.25%) BGP
4 44 (55.00%) Network Security
5 41 (51.25%) IPsec
6 39 (48.75%) WAN
7 37 (46.25%) Wireless
8 34 (42.50%) EIGRP
9 33 (41.25%) LAN
9 33 (41.25%) MPLS
10 32 (40.00%) OSPF
10 32 (40.00%) SSL
11 29 (36.25%) Cisco IOS
12 28 (35.00%) DNS
13 26 (32.50%) Ethernet
14 24 (30.00%) DHCP
15 22 (27.50%) VoIP
16 21 (26.25%) Cisco Nexus
16 21 (26.25%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (25.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 16 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.00%) Games
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (61.25%) Network Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (21.25%) Security Engineer
3 15 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 14 (17.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (15.00%) Network Specialist
6 10 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 7 (8.75%) Firewall Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) IP Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) IT Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
11 4 (5.00%) Security Specialist
12 3 (3.75%) Network Design Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.25%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 30 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 5 (6.25%) Life Science
3 5 (6.25%) PKI
4 3 (3.75%) Online Games
5 2 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.50%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (16.25%) Linux
4 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.75%) Unix
6 7 (8.75%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.25%) AIX
7 1 (1.25%) Solaris
7 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) Load Balancing
2 19 (23.75%) Kalman Filter
3 18 (22.50%) ITIL
4 11 (13.75%) ITSM
4 11 (13.75%) Network Design
4 11 (13.75%) Service Management
5 10 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 9 (11.25%) Network Architecture
6 9 (11.25%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (10.00%) Asset Management
8 7 (8.75%) Change Management
8 7 (8.75%) Release Management
9 6 (7.50%) High Availability
9 6 (7.50%) Network Virtualisation
10 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.25%) Network Management
10 5 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (6.25%) Web Filtering
11 4 (5.00%) Open Source
11 4 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) C
2 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (82.50%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (75.00%) CCNP
3 17 (21.25%) CCNA
4 12 (15.00%) Degree
5 8 (10.00%) CCDP
6 6 (7.50%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.00%) CCIE
7 4 (5.00%) MCSE
7 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.50%) CCSA
9 1 (1.25%) CCDA
9 1 (1.25%) CCSE
9 1 (1.25%) CISSP
9 1 (1.25%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.75%) Firmware
3 4 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.75%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.25%) NFS
5 1 (1.25%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 12 (15.00%) Cacti
1 12 (15.00%) FortiGate
2 6 (7.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (3.75%) Nagios
5 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 80 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (48.75%) F5
3 21 (26.25%) Riverbed
4 17 (21.25%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.50%) VMware
6 13 (16.25%) Juniper
7 12 (15.00%) SolarWinds
8 10 (12.50%) IronPort
9 8 (10.00%) Polycom
9 8 (10.00%) Siemens
10 6 (7.50%) Capita
10 6 (7.50%) CheckPoint
11 5 (6.25%) BT
11 5 (6.25%) Palo Alto
12 3 (3.75%) Citrix
13 2 (2.50%) 3Com
13 2 (2.50%) Avaya
13 2 (2.50%) Blue Coat
13 2 (2.50%) Brocade
13 2 (2.50%) HP