Period
to 16 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 290 258
Rank change year-on-year +11 -32 +87
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 79 79 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.67% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.97% 4.05% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 65 67 73
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £35,500 £31,250 £31,050
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +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 1,988 1,951 1,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.89% 15.20% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,614 1,572 1,581
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,750 £22,000
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 October 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 October 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 +12 47 £40,000 -9.09% 11
Cheshire -7 19 £37,500 -16.67% 3
Merseyside +10 11 £60,000 +41.18%
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 79 (100.00%) Cisco
2 58 (73.42%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (72.15%) Firewall
4 54 (68.35%) WAN
5 51 (64.56%) LAN
6 50 (63.29%) CCNP
7 48 (60.76%) Wireless
8 46 (58.23%) CCNA
9 31 (39.24%) MPLS
10 30 (37.97%) VPN
11 28 (35.44%) Network Security
12 27 (34.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (34.18%) Windows
13 25 (31.65%) SSL
13 25 (31.65%) VoIP
13 25 (31.65%) IPsec
14 24 (30.38%) Cisco ISE
15 22 (27.85%) Juniper
16 21 (26.58%) Meraki
16 21 (26.58%) Cisco IOS
17 20 (25.32%) Palo Alto
18 19 (24.05%) Wi-Fi
19 18 (22.78%) CheckPoint
19 18 (22.78%) Ethernet
20 17 (21.52%) IronPort
21 16 (20.25%) Cisco Firepower
21 16 (20.25%) Linux
22 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
23 14 (17.72%) Kalman Filter
23 14 (17.72%) Stealthwatch

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 (7.59%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (10.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 8 (10.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.19%) Office 365
2 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 57 (72.15%) Firewall
2 54 (68.35%) WAN
3 51 (64.56%) LAN
4 48 (60.76%) Wireless
5 31 (39.24%) MPLS
6 30 (37.97%) VPN
7 28 (35.44%) Network Security
8 27 (34.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (31.65%) IPsec
9 25 (31.65%) SSL
9 25 (31.65%) VoIP
10 24 (30.38%) Cisco ISE
11 21 (26.58%) Cisco IOS
12 19 (24.05%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (22.78%) Ethernet
14 16 (20.25%) Cisco Firepower
15 14 (17.72%) BGP
15 14 (17.72%) DNS
15 14 (17.72%) OSPF
16 13 (16.46%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) MySQL
1 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (12.66%) Retail
2 6 (7.59%) Manufacturing
2 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 44 (55.70%) Network Engineer
2 24 (30.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (18.99%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco Consultant
4 14 (17.72%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 14 (17.72%) Consultant
4 14 (17.72%) Security Consultant
5 13 (16.46%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (16.46%) Security Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 10 (12.66%) Senior Security Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Azure Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) IT Analyst
9 4 (5.06%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.86%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.80%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.27%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 27 (34.18%) Windows
2 16 (20.25%) Linux
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
6 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.53%) AIX
7 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.53%) Unix
8 1 (1.27%) Android
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.72%) ITIL
1 14 (17.72%) Kalman Filter
2 13 (16.46%) Load Balancing
3 12 (15.19%) Change Control
3 12 (15.19%) Change Management
3 12 (15.19%) Incident Management
3 12 (15.19%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (13.92%) Asset Management
4 11 (13.92%) Patch Management
4 11 (13.92%) Problem Management
5 10 (12.66%) Business Continuity
5 10 (12.66%) High Availability
5 10 (12.66%) Network Management
5 10 (12.66%) Proactive Monitoring
5 10 (12.66%) Programme Delivery
5 10 (12.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 10 (12.66%) Security Management
5 10 (12.66%) SIEM
5 10 (12.66%) Task Automation
6 9 (11.39%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) Apple Swift
1 1 (1.27%) C
1 1 (1.27%) C#
1 1 (1.27%) Java
1 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.27%) PHP
1 1 (1.27%) Python
1 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (73.42%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (63.29%) CCNP
3 46 (58.23%) CCNA
4 12 (15.19%) Degree
5 10 (12.66%) CISSP
6 9 (11.39%) CCDP
7 7 (8.86%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.27%) CCIE
9 1 (1.27%) CCSE
9 1 (1.27%) HND
9 1 (1.27%) IISP
9 1 (1.27%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.27%) JNCIP
9 1 (1.27%) MCITP
9 1 (1.27%) MCSE
9 1 (1.27%) MCTS
9 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) SLA
2 12 (15.19%) PMO
3 5 (6.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) Firmware
3 5 (6.33%) pfSense
4 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (17.72%) Stealthwatch
2 13 (16.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (15.19%) FortiGate
4 8 (10.13%) Nessus
4 8 (10.13%) TrustSec
5 4 (5.06%) SCCM
6 1 (1.27%) Nagios
6 1 (1.27%) OpenView
6 1 (1.27%) QRadar
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (27.85%) Juniper
3 21 (26.58%) Meraki
4 20 (25.32%) Palo Alto
5 18 (22.78%) CheckPoint
6 17 (21.52%) IronPort
7 14 (17.72%) VMware
8 10 (12.66%) F5
8 10 (12.66%) Riverbed
9 8 (10.13%) Fortinet
10 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
11 6 (7.59%) Citrix
11 6 (7.59%) Nimble Storage
12 5 (6.33%) Forcepoint
13 2 (2.53%) Aruba
13 2 (2.53%) LogRhythm
13 2 (2.53%) SolarWinds
14 1 (1.27%) Extreme Networks
14 1 (1.27%) Splunk
14 1 (1.27%) Tufin