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

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 61 98
Rank change year-on-year -22 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 23 86 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.85% 4.40% 2.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 14.80% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 21 69 39
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £55,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

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 356 581 742
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.59% 29.70% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 239 474 399
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,600 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Reading

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) Palo Alto
4 17 (45.95%) VPN
4 17 (45.95%) Windows
5 16 (43.24%) Linux
6 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
7 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (32.43%) Cisco PIX
8 12 (32.43%) HP
9 11 (29.73%) Dell
9 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
10 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (27.03%) VMware
11 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
11 9 (24.32%) Change Management
11 9 (24.32%) Unix
11 9 (24.32%) Network Security
11 9 (24.32%) Information Security
11 9 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
11 9 (24.32%) Security Patching
11 9 (24.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 9 (24.32%) Security Architecture
11 9 (24.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
12 8 (21.62%) SAN
13 7 (18.92%) Juniper
13 7 (18.92%) SSL
13 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (18.92%) CentOS

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 6 (16.22%) Apache
1 6 (16.22%) Apache Solr
1 6 (16.22%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (16.22%) IIS
1 6 (16.22%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon ELB
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon S3
1 6 (16.22%) Google App Engine
1 6 (16.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (72.97%) Firewall
2 17 (45.95%) VPN
3 13 (35.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (32.43%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (24.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (24.32%) Network Security
6 8 (21.62%) SAN
7 7 (18.92%) SSL
8 6 (16.22%) OpenVPN
9 3 (8.11%) WAN
10 2 (5.41%) BGP
10 2 (5.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (5.41%) LAN
10 2 (5.41%) MPLS
10 2 (5.41%) VPLS
11 1 (2.70%) Cisco ISE
11 1 (2.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (2.70%) GLBP
11 1 (2.70%) HSRP
11 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (16.22%) MongoDB
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
1 6 (16.22%) PostgreSQL
1 6 (16.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
1 6 (16.22%) Jenkins
1 6 (16.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.70%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Architect
2 15 (40.54%) Security Architect
3 10 (27.03%) Network Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Network Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Cisco Security Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Network Architect
5 6 (16.22%) Network Security Architect
6 5 (13.51%) Administrator
6 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Network Support
7 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Firewall Analyst
8 3 (8.11%) Firewall Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) Elastic Stack
1 6 (16.22%) Kafka
1 6 (16.22%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 9 (24.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (16.22%) Public Cloud
4 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
5 3 (8.11%) HP StoreVirtual
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (45.95%) Windows
2 16 (43.24%) Linux
3 9 (24.32%) Unix
4 7 (18.92%) CentOS
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Change Management
1 9 (24.32%) Information Security
1 9 (24.32%) Security Architecture
1 9 (24.32%) Security Patching
2 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
2 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (16.22%) High Availability
2 6 (16.22%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (16.22%) Microservices
2 6 (16.22%) Patch Management
3 3 (8.11%) Presales
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL
4 2 (5.41%) Network Design
4 2 (5.41%) Threat Management
5 1 (2.70%) Business Development
5 1 (2.70%) Migration
5 1 (2.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Project Management
5 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNP
3 5 (13.51%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CCIE
5 1 (2.70%) CCSA
5 1 (2.70%) CCSE
5 1 (2.70%) HND
5 1 (2.70%) JNCIS
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCTS
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) VMware ESX
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) Docker
3 6 (16.22%) Varnish
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (16.22%) HAProxy
2 6 (16.22%) Kibana
2 6 (16.22%) logstash
2 6 (16.22%) Puppet
2 6 (16.22%) ZABBIX
3 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (51.35%) Palo Alto
3 15 (40.54%) CheckPoint
4 12 (32.43%) HP
5 11 (29.73%) Dell
6 10 (27.03%) VMware
7 7 (18.92%) Juniper
8 6 (16.22%) Imperva
8 6 (16.22%) LogLogic
8 6 (16.22%) New Relic
9 4 (10.81%) Fortinet
10 3 (8.11%) EqualLogic
10 3 (8.11%) F5
10 3 (8.11%) Meraki
10 3 (8.11%) Meru Networks
10 3 (8.11%) NetApp
10 3 (8.11%) Synology
11 1 (2.70%) Arista
11 1 (2.70%) Extreme Networks
11 1 (2.70%) Ipanema Technologies