Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 189 209
Rank change year-on-year +10 +20 +35
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 47 25 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 0.48% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.63% 3.48% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 28
Scotland median annual salary £60,000 £36,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +64.38% -13.10% +20.00%
10th Percentile £29,450 £31,625 £22,125
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 709 719 718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.51% 13.81% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 470 464 451
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,975 £25,075 £24,000
90th Percentile £66,375 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Scotland over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Scotland

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -2 22 £65,000 +69.93% 2
Edinburgh -4 21 £60,000 +84.62% 1
Aberdeen - 2 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £32,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 30 (63.83%) Firewall
3 29 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (55.32%) CheckPoint
5 24 (51.06%) BGP
6 19 (40.43%) WAN
6 19 (40.43%) F5
7 18 (38.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (36.17%) CCNP
9 16 (34.04%) CCIE
10 14 (29.79%) MPLS
10 14 (29.79%) Blue Coat
11 13 (27.66%) Network Security
11 13 (27.66%) OSPF
11 13 (27.66%) VPN
12 12 (25.53%) LAN
12 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
12 12 (25.53%) VLAN
12 12 (25.53%) Fortinet
13 11 (23.40%) C
14 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
14 10 (21.28%) Software-Defined Networking
15 8 (17.02%) Network Design
16 7 (14.89%) Meraki
17 6 (12.77%) EIGRP
17 6 (12.77%) CCNA
18 5 (10.64%) DHCP
18 5 (10.64%) McAfee
19 4 (8.51%) Retail Banking
19 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (63.83%) Firewall
2 24 (51.06%) BGP
3 19 (40.43%) WAN
4 18 (38.30%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (29.79%) MPLS
6 13 (27.66%) Network Security
6 13 (27.66%) OSPF
6 13 (27.66%) VPN
7 12 (25.53%) LAN
7 12 (25.53%) VLAN
8 10 (21.28%) Software-Defined Networking
9 6 (12.77%) EIGRP
10 5 (10.64%) DHCP
11 4 (8.51%) HSRP
11 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
12 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (4.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 2 (4.26%) IPsec
13 2 (4.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (25.53%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (72.34%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Design Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Network Design Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Network Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Design Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 5 (10.64%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Network Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Security Specialist
5 3 (6.38%) Technical Security Specialist
6 2 (4.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.02%) Network Design
2 3 (6.38%) Change Management
2 3 (6.38%) Customer-Centricity
2 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL
2 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
2 3 (6.38%) Time Management
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.26%) Information Security
3 2 (4.26%) Network Management
3 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.13%) Line Management
4 1 (2.13%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (2.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.13%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 1 (2.13%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) C
2 2 (4.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (36.17%) CCNP
3 16 (34.04%) CCIE
4 6 (12.77%) CCNA
5 1 (2.13%) CCENT
5 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (21.28%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.13%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.13%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.13%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Cisco
2 26 (55.32%) CheckPoint
3 19 (40.43%) F5
4 14 (29.79%) Blue Coat
5 12 (25.53%) Fortinet
6 7 (14.89%) Meraki
7 5 (10.64%) McAfee
8 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
8 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.26%) Brocade
9 2 (4.26%) Dell
9 2 (4.26%) IBM
9 2 (4.26%) Juniper
9 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
10 1 (2.13%) Progress
10 1 (2.13%) VMware