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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 150 144
Rank change year-on-year +19 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 10 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.43% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.80% 3.84% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 12
Median salary £35,500 £47,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.26% +31.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £39,250 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £60,000 £45,000
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 263 365 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.26% 12.33% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 165 212 215
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Edinburgh +2 4 £58,500 +23.15% 1
West Lothian - 3 £34,716 - 1
Glasgow +11 2 £47,500 -1.04%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £33,000 - 1
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (80.56%) Firewall
3 27 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (52.78%) CheckPoint
4 19 (52.78%) VPN
4 19 (52.78%) LAN
5 18 (50.00%) CCNP
6 17 (47.22%) Network Security
7 16 (44.44%) F5
8 15 (41.67%) ITIL
9 14 (38.89%) Wireless
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (36.11%) IPsec
10 13 (36.11%) Cisco PIX
11 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
11 12 (33.33%) MPLS
11 12 (33.33%) VoIP
12 11 (30.56%) Juniper
12 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
12 11 (30.56%) FortiGate
13 10 (27.78%) Aruba
13 10 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
13 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
14 9 (25.00%) DNS
15 8 (22.22%) CCNA
15 8 (22.22%) Information Security
16 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
16 6 (16.67%) Linux
16 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
16 6 (16.67%) OSPF

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 (5.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 19 (52.78%) LAN
2 19 (52.78%) VPN
3 17 (47.22%) Network Security
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (38.89%) Wireless
5 13 (36.11%) Cisco PIX
5 13 (36.11%) IPsec
6 12 (33.33%) MPLS
6 12 (33.33%) VoIP
7 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (27.78%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (16.67%) OSPF
11 5 (13.89%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (13.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 5 (13.89%) SSL
11 5 (13.89%) WAN
12 4 (11.11%) Ethernet
12 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Network Analyst
3 11 (30.56%) Network Engineer
4 10 (27.78%) Senior Network Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Information Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Information Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Network Specialist
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
7 3 (8.33%) NOC Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) SAML
2 1 (2.78%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) PKI
4 1 (2.78%) Clustering
4 1 (2.78%) FlexPod
4 1 (2.78%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 8 (22.22%) Information Security
4 5 (13.89%) Actionable Insight
4 5 (13.89%) E-Commerce
4 5 (13.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (11.11%) Time Management
6 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.56%) Coaching
7 2 (5.56%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.56%) Network Management
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Project Management
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.78%) Network Design
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.78%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.78%) Python
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (50.00%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) CCNA
4 5 (13.89%) CCIE
5 3 (8.33%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.56%) CCSE
7 1 (2.78%) CCENT
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) MCSE
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.78%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
2 1 (2.78%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (2.78%) WMI
2 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 19 (52.78%) CheckPoint
3 16 (44.44%) F5
4 11 (30.56%) Juniper
5 10 (27.78%) Aruba
6 6 (16.67%) Fortinet
7 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
8 4 (11.11%) SolarWinds
9 3 (8.33%) Avaya
9 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
10 2 (5.56%) jetNEXUS
10 2 (5.56%) VMware
11 1 (2.78%) CommVault
11 1 (2.78%) EMC
11 1 (2.78%) IBM
11 1 (2.78%) NetApp
11 1 (2.78%) Progress
11 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
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