Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 135 158
Rank change year-on-year +54 +23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 77 56 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.27% 1.60% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 5.27% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 60 49 49
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £73,000 £62,500
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +17.65%

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 Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 544 1062 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 23.08% 30.39% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 405 703 862
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £24,300 £28,200 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,500 £68,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.00% +3.09% +10.23%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 59 (76.62%) Firewall
3 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
4 41 (53.25%) CheckPoint
5 40 (51.95%) CCNP
5 40 (51.95%) Juniper
6 39 (50.65%) MPLS
7 30 (38.96%) OSPF
7 30 (38.96%) BGP
7 30 (38.96%) Palo Alto
8 29 (37.66%) F5
9 27 (35.06%) WAN
10 26 (33.77%) Network Monitoring
11 24 (31.17%) Digital Economy
11 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
12 22 (28.57%) Network Security
13 20 (25.97%) Cisco PIX
13 20 (25.97%) IPsec
14 19 (24.68%) ITIL
14 19 (24.68%) Wireshark
15 18 (23.38%) tcpdump
16 17 (22.08%) Incident Management
16 17 (22.08%) NetScout
16 17 (22.08%) VPN
17 16 (20.78%) FWSM
18 15 (19.48%) BIG-IP
18 15 (19.48%) CCIE
19 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
20 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
20 13 (16.88%) Degree

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 4 (5.19%) IIS
2 3 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) Apache
3 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.90%) SaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (76.62%) Firewall
2 39 (50.65%) MPLS
3 30 (38.96%) BGP
3 30 (38.96%) OSPF
4 27 (35.06%) WAN
5 22 (28.57%) Network Security
6 20 (25.97%) Cisco PIX
6 20 (25.97%) IPsec
7 19 (24.68%) Wireshark
8 18 (23.38%) tcpdump
9 17 (22.08%) VPN
10 16 (20.78%) FWSM
11 15 (19.48%) BIG-IP
12 14 (18.18%) TCP/IP
13 12 (15.58%) DNS
13 12 (15.58%) SSL
14 10 (12.99%) Wireless
15 9 (11.69%) DMVPN
16 8 (10.39%) EIGRP
17 6 (7.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
General
1 24 (31.17%) Digital Economy
2 12 (15.58%) Finance
3 10 (12.99%) Legal
4 4 (5.19%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.60%) Electronics
6 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.60%) Marketing
7 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 27 (35.06%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (24.68%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (20.78%) Network Support
4 16 (20.78%) Network Support Engineer
4 16 (20.78%) Support Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (19.48%) Security Engineer
6 13 (16.88%) Consultant
7 12 (15.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (15.58%) Senior Consultant
8 10 (12.99%) Security Consultant
9 9 (11.69%) Security Support Engineer
9 9 (11.69%) Senior Security Consultant
9 9 (11.69%) SIEM Consultant
9 9 (11.69%) Splunk Consultant
10 7 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 7 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Data Centre
1 9 (11.69%) Virtual Team
2 8 (10.39%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.60%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Linux
2 9 (11.69%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.60%) CentOS
4 2 (2.60%) Kali Linux
4 2 (2.60%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Network Monitoring
2 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
3 19 (24.68%) ITIL
4 17 (22.08%) Incident Management
5 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
6 11 (14.29%) Presales
7 10 (12.99%) Project Planning
8 9 (11.69%) Information Security
8 9 (11.69%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Regulatory Compliance
8 9 (11.69%) Security Architecture
8 9 (11.69%) SIEM
8 9 (11.69%) Threat Modelling
8 9 (11.69%) Use Case
8 9 (11.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.90%) Migration
9 3 (3.90%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 43 (55.84%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (51.95%) CCNP
3 15 (19.48%) CCIE
4 13 (16.88%) Degree
5 11 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 9 (11.69%) CISM
6 9 (11.69%) CISSP
7 6 (7.79%) CCNA
7 6 (7.79%) JNCIP
8 5 (6.49%) HND
8 5 (6.49%) JNCIA
9 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (3.90%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.60%) CCDA
10 2 (2.60%) CCDP
10 2 (2.60%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.60%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.30%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (11.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.90%) NFS
5 2 (2.60%) FreeRADIUS
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Nessus
1 11 (14.29%) Nmap
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.60%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.60%) Nagios
2 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.60%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) SCCM
2 2 (2.60%) SCOM
2 2 (2.60%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.30%) vMotion
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco
2 41 (53.25%) CheckPoint
3 40 (51.95%) Juniper
4 30 (38.96%) Palo Alto
5 29 (37.66%) F5
6 17 (22.08%) NetScout
7 11 (14.29%) Qualys
7 11 (14.29%) Splunk
8 9 (11.69%) NetWitness
9 8 (10.39%) Fortinet
10 7 (9.09%) HP
10 7 (9.09%) VMware
11 6 (7.79%) SolarWinds
12 5 (6.49%) Arista
12 5 (6.49%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (5.19%) Citrix
13 4 (5.19%) Dell
14 2 (2.60%) Avaya
14 2 (2.60%) CA
14 2 (2.60%) EMC