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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 193 241
Rank change year-on-year -39 +48  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 40 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.73% 4.88% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 13
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.44% -3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -  

Cisco ASA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1072 881 946
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 15.58% 15.90% 14.80%
Number of salaries quoted 859 747 754
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -20 15 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Manchester -41 15 £42,500 - 2
Merseyside -11 5 - -
Lancashire +6 2 £32,500 -13.33%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 62 (86.11%) Firewall
3 48 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (52.78%) CCNP
5 35 (48.61%) VPN
6 33 (45.83%) Network Security
7 25 (34.72%) Wireless
7 25 (34.72%) LAN
8 24 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 23 (31.94%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (31.94%) Ethernet
10 22 (30.56%) OSPF
10 22 (30.56%) BGP
11 21 (29.17%) MPLS
11 21 (29.17%) IPsec
11 21 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (27.78%) Finance
12 20 (27.78%) Juniper
13 18 (25.00%) Windows
14 17 (23.61%) SSL
14 17 (23.61%) CCNA
14 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (23.61%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (23.61%) F5
15 16 (22.22%) Riverbed
16 15 (20.83%) VMware
16 15 (20.83%) WAN
17 14 (19.44%) EIGRP
17 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (18.06%) VoIP

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 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.94%) IIS
3 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.39%) nginx
4 1 (1.39%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (86.11%) Firewall
2 35 (48.61%) VPN
3 33 (45.83%) Network Security
4 25 (34.72%) LAN
4 25 (34.72%) Wireless
5 23 (31.94%) Cisco IOS
5 23 (31.94%) Ethernet
6 22 (30.56%) BGP
6 22 (30.56%) OSPF
7 21 (29.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (29.17%) IPsec
7 21 (29.17%) MPLS
8 17 (23.61%) SSL
9 15 (20.83%) WAN
10 14 (19.44%) EIGRP
11 13 (18.06%) DNS
11 13 (18.06%) VoIP
12 12 (16.67%) Wireshark
13 11 (15.28%) DHCP
14 10 (13.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.28%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 20 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (11.11%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (13.89%) Security Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) IP Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Network Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
8 6 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (8.33%) Security Consultant
9 5 (6.94%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Senior Server Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) Server Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.28%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.94%) FlexPod
3 3 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.17%) EMC VNX
3 3 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.78%) Life Science
4 2 (2.78%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (19.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.50%) Linux
5 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 5 (6.94%) Data ONTAP
7 5 (6.94%) Unix
8 2 (2.78%) AIX
9 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) Kalman Filter
2 11 (15.28%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.11%) Change Management
4 7 (9.72%) ITIL
4 7 (9.72%) Network Management
4 7 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (9.72%) Service Management
5 6 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.33%) ITSM
5 6 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.33%) Network Design
6 5 (6.94%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (6.94%) Presales
6 5 (6.94%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.94%) Virtual Environments
6 5 (6.94%) Web Filtering
7 4 (5.56%) Coaching
7 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.94%) C
2 4 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (52.78%) CCNP
3 17 (23.61%) CCNA
4 8 (11.11%) Degree
5 6 (8.33%) JNCIP
5 6 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (6.94%) CCDP
6 5 (6.94%) CCIE
6 5 (6.94%) MCITP
6 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (6.94%) NCDA
7 4 (5.56%) HP ASE
7 4 (5.56%) HP MASE
8 3 (4.17%) CCSA
9 2 (2.78%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.39%) CCSE
10 1 (1.39%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.39%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) PMO
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.50%) vSphere
3 6 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.78%) XenApp
5 2 (2.78%) XenServer
6 1 (1.39%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.33%) Cacti
2 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.39%) Nagios
4 1 (1.39%) vRealize
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (27.78%) Juniper
3 17 (23.61%) F5
4 16 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 15 (20.83%) VMware
6 11 (15.28%) Citrix
6 11 (15.28%) HP
7 10 (13.89%) Palo Alto
8 9 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 9 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (9.72%) Aruba
9 7 (9.72%) NetApp
10 6 (8.33%) BT
10 6 (8.33%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.94%) 3Com
11 5 (6.94%) Mitel
12 4 (5.56%) AirMagnet
12 4 (5.56%) BroadSoft
12 4 (5.56%) NEC
12 4 (5.56%) WatchGuard
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