Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 283 313 301
Rank change year-on-year +30 -12 -4
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 51 63 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.50% 0.49% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 3.86% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 50 38 47
North West median annual salary £53,750 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.16% +17.33% -18.92%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,100 £28,750
90th Percentile £68,206 £60,000 £51,450
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +12.63% -5.00%

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 1,898 1,633 1,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.57% 12.65% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1,263 1,283 1,420
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,300 £22,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019. 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 +22 35 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Cheshire +37 9 £38,000 -5.00% 1
Lancashire +4 5 £47,500 -
Merseyside -3 1 £50,750 -11.74%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (78.43%) Firewall
3 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (52.94%) Palo Alto
5 26 (50.98%) CCNP
6 24 (47.06%) Wireless
7 23 (45.10%) LAN
7 23 (45.10%) Cisco Firepower
8 22 (43.14%) Data Centre
9 18 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 18 (35.29%) CCNA
10 16 (31.37%) VMware
10 16 (31.37%) VLAN
11 15 (29.41%) WAN
12 14 (27.45%) IronPort
12 14 (27.45%) Stealthwatch
12 14 (27.45%) PMO
13 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
14 12 (23.53%) Linux
15 11 (21.57%) Windows
15 11 (21.57%) Cisco Prime
15 11 (21.57%) DNA
15 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
15 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
16 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
16 10 (19.61%) vSphere
17 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (17.65%) VPN
17 9 (17.65%) Active Directory

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 7 (13.73%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.92%) Apache
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Office 365
3 2 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 40 (78.43%) Firewall
2 24 (47.06%) Wireless
3 23 (45.10%) Cisco Firepower
3 23 (45.10%) LAN
4 18 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 16 (31.37%) VLAN
6 15 (29.41%) WAN
7 11 (21.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 10 (19.61%) TCP/IP
9 9 (17.65%) VPN
10 8 (15.69%) BGP
11 7 (13.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (13.73%) SAN
12 6 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
12 6 (11.76%) HSRP
12 6 (11.76%) Network Security
12 6 (11.76%) OSPF
13 5 (9.80%) IPsec
13 5 (9.80%) IPv6
13 5 (9.80%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
1 2 (3.92%) Redis
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Consultant
2 15 (29.41%) Cisco Consultant
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 14 (27.45%) Security Consultant
4 10 (19.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (17.65%) Network Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (15.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) IT Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Security Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Network Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Security Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (43.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) EMC VNX
3 3 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (3.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.92%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) NHS
5 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Linux
2 11 (21.57%) Windows
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server
4 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) CentOS
5 2 (3.92%) Debian
6 1 (1.96%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) DNA
1 11 (21.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 8 (15.69%) Change Management
3 5 (9.80%) Network Design
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) Load Balancing
4 4 (7.84%) Network Management
4 4 (7.84%) Time Management
5 3 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
5 3 (5.88%) Line Management
5 3 (5.88%) Presales
6 2 (3.92%) Change Control
6 2 (3.92%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (3.92%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (3.92%) Data Privacy
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery Management
6 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (50.98%) CCNP
3 18 (35.29%) CCNA
4 6 (11.76%) CCIE
5 4 (7.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
6 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (3.92%) MCSE
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CCDP
8 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) PMO
2 3 (5.88%) SLA
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) vSphere
2 9 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.92%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Stealthwatch
2 11 (21.57%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (13.73%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.92%) Ansible
4 2 (3.92%) SCCM
5 1 (1.96%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Nagios
5 1 (1.96%) OpenView
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) Palo Alto
3 16 (31.37%) VMware
4 14 (27.45%) IronPort
5 13 (25.49%) CheckPoint
6 9 (17.65%) F5
6 9 (17.65%) Juniper
6 9 (17.65%) Meraki
7 8 (15.69%) EMC
7 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
8 7 (13.73%) IBM
9 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.88%) Aruba
10 3 (5.88%) Darktrace
10 3 (5.88%) NetApp
11 2 (3.92%) Arista
11 2 (3.92%) Citrix
11 2 (3.92%) Dell
11 2 (3.92%) jetNEXUS
11 2 (3.92%) Nimble Storage