The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 93 119
Rank change year-on-year +21 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 38 40 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.95% 2.21% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 8.06% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 26
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +37.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 358 496 592
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.82% 27.37% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 268 381 361
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Reading.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Reading

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Reading over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 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 Reading region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (85.25%) Firewall
3 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
3 33 (54.10%) Cisco PIX
4 29 (47.54%) CCNP
5 28 (45.90%) Juniper
6 22 (36.07%) VPN
7 20 (32.79%) FWSM
7 20 (32.79%) Palo Alto
8 16 (26.23%) Linux
8 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
9 15 (24.59%) JNCIS
9 15 (24.59%) F5
9 15 (24.59%) Network Security
10 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (21.31%) MPLS
11 12 (19.67%) HP
11 12 (19.67%) ITIL
11 12 (19.67%) Windows
11 12 (19.67%) IPsec
12 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (16.39%) Data Centre
13 10 (16.39%) Dell
13 10 (16.39%) OSPF
13 10 (16.39%) BGP
14 9 (14.75%) SAN
14 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
15 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (13.11%) CentOS
15 8 (13.11%) Presales

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (11.48%) Apache
1 7 (11.48%) Apache Solr
1 7 (11.48%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (11.48%) IIS
1 7 (11.48%) nginx
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (11.48%) Amazon S3
2 7 (11.48%) Google App Engine
2 7 (11.48%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.64%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (85.25%) Firewall
2 33 (54.10%) Cisco PIX
3 22 (36.07%) VPN
4 20 (32.79%) FWSM
5 15 (24.59%) Network Security
6 13 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
6 13 (21.31%) MPLS
7 12 (19.67%) IPsec
8 10 (16.39%) BGP
8 10 (16.39%) OSPF
9 9 (14.75%) SAN
10 7 (11.48%) OpenVPN
10 7 (11.48%) SSL
10 7 (11.48%) WAN
11 6 (9.84%) Wireless
12 5 (8.20%) DMVPN
12 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
13 4 (6.56%) BIG-IP
13 4 (6.56%) tcpdump
13 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.48%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (11.48%) MongoDB
1 7 (11.48%) MySQL
1 7 (11.48%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Git (software)
1 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
1 7 (11.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Legal
3 5 (8.20%) Digital Economy
4 2 (3.28%) Billing
4 2 (3.28%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Electronics
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (57.38%) Network Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (31.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Implementation Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Juniper Engineer
3 15 (24.59%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 11 (18.03%) Architect
4 11 (18.03%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Consultant
6 9 (14.75%) Network Architect
6 9 (14.75%) Senior Consultant
7 8 (13.11%) Security Architect
8 7 (11.48%) Network Support
8 7 (11.48%) Security Consultant
8 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Cisco Architect
9 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Architect
9 6 (9.84%) Network Support Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Security Engineer
9 6 (9.84%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Elastic Stack
1 7 (11.48%) Kafka
1 7 (11.48%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.64%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.48%) Public Cloud
3 6 (9.84%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.64%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Linux
2 12 (19.67%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) CentOS
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.11%) Presales
3 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
3 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (11.48%) High Availability
3 7 (11.48%) Information Security
3 7 (11.48%) Microservices
3 7 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (11.48%) Project Planning
3 7 (11.48%) Security Architecture
4 5 (8.20%) Regulatory Compliance
4 5 (8.20%) Risk Management
4 5 (8.20%) SIEM
4 5 (8.20%) Threat Modelling
4 5 (8.20%) Use Case
4 5 (8.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.56%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.92%) Change Management
6 3 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (54.10%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (47.54%) CCNP
3 15 (24.59%) JNCIS
4 7 (11.48%) Degree
5 6 (9.84%) CISSP
6 5 (8.20%) CCIE
6 5 (8.20%) CCNA
6 5 (8.20%) CISM
7 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.64%) MCSA
8 1 (1.64%) MCSE
8 1 (1.64%) MCTS
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (8.20%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.28%) COBIT
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.48%) Docker
2 7 (11.48%) Varnish
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (11.48%) HAProxy
1 7 (11.48%) Kibana
1 7 (11.48%) logstash
1 7 (11.48%) Puppet
1 7 (11.48%) ZABBIX
2 5 (8.20%) Nessus
2 5 (8.20%) Nmap
3 2 (3.28%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.64%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (45.90%) Juniper
3 20 (32.79%) Palo Alto
4 16 (26.23%) CheckPoint
5 15 (24.59%) F5
6 12 (19.67%) HP
7 10 (16.39%) Dell
8 7 (11.48%) New Relic
9 6 (9.84%) Fortinet
9 6 (9.84%) VMware
10 5 (8.20%) NetWitness
10 5 (8.20%) Qualys
10 5 (8.20%) Splunk
11 4 (6.56%) NetScout
12 3 (4.92%) Aruba
13 2 (3.28%) Blue Coat
13 2 (3.28%) Imperva
13 2 (3.28%) LogLogic
13 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
13 2 (3.28%) Sourcefire