Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 279 196 270
Rank change year-on-year -83 +74 -27
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 305 514 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.00% 1.62% 1.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 7.52% 6.19%
Number of salaries quoted 239 441 415
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% +19.32%
10th Percentile £36,150 £32,500 £35,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5,251 6,831 8,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.14% 21.55% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4,123 5,418 6,683
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,141
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +1.95% +10.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the South East

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the South East

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the South East

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Thames Valley -31 158 £52,500 -4.55% 19
Berkshire +13 138 £52,500 -4.55% 13
Surrey -105 51 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Hampshire -5 48 £54,250 +13.02% 11
Kent +34 25 £49,000 -32.41% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 14 £60,000 +9.09% 6
East Sussex -57 7 £36,000 -10.00% 3
West Sussex -1 5 £72,500 +126.56%
Oxfordshire -54 5 £42,500 +6.25%
M4 Corridor - 4 £65,000 -
Home Counties - 3 £61,250 -
Middlesex - 3 £65,000 - 1
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 305 (100.00%) Cisco
2 253 (82.95%) Firewall
3 203 (66.56%) Cisco Certification
4 164 (53.77%) CCNP
5 162 (53.11%) WAN
6 139 (45.57%) F5
7 135 (44.26%) VPN
8 133 (43.61%) CheckPoint
9 128 (41.97%) Juniper
9 128 (41.97%) MPLS
10 109 (35.74%) Data Centre
11 106 (34.75%) ITIL
12 103 (33.77%) Palo Alto
13 92 (30.16%) Network Security
13 92 (30.16%) LAN
14 91 (29.84%) Load Balancing
15 90 (29.51%) CCNA
16 88 (28.85%) OSPF
17 83 (27.21%) BGP
18 75 (24.59%) SSL
18 75 (24.59%) IPsec
19 72 (23.61%) Cisco Nexus
20 66 (21.64%) CCIE
21 64 (20.98%) VLAN
22 62 (20.33%) DNS
22 62 (20.33%) SolarWinds
23 61 (20.00%) TCP/IP
24 60 (19.67%) Wireless
24 60 (19.67%) VMware
25 56 (18.36%) Network Monitoring

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 20 (6.56%) IIS
2 13 (4.26%) MS Exchange
2 13 (4.26%) Skype for Business
3 9 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.98%) Confluence
5 3 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.62%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.62%) SaaS
4 4 (1.31%) Office 365
5 3 (0.98%) Akamai
5 3 (0.98%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.66%) IaaS
7 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 253 (82.95%) Firewall
2 162 (53.11%) WAN
3 135 (44.26%) VPN
4 128 (41.97%) MPLS
5 92 (30.16%) LAN
5 92 (30.16%) Network Security
6 88 (28.85%) OSPF
7 83 (27.21%) BGP
8 75 (24.59%) IPsec
8 75 (24.59%) SSL
9 72 (23.61%) Cisco Nexus
10 64 (20.98%) VLAN
11 62 (20.33%) DNS
12 61 (20.00%) TCP/IP
13 60 (19.67%) Wireless
14 52 (17.05%) Ethernet
15 39 (12.79%) Cisco PIX
16 35 (11.48%) Internet
17 33 (10.82%) Wireshark
18 30 (9.84%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.98%) JIRA
1 3 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (0.98%) TeamCity
1 3 (0.98%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (6.23%) Digital Economy
2 12 (3.93%) Finance
2 12 (3.93%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.95%) Manufacturing
4 8 (2.62%) Billing
5 7 (2.30%) Retail
6 6 (1.97%) Advertising
7 5 (1.64%) Electronics
7 5 (1.64%) Marketing
8 4 (1.31%) Legal
9 3 (0.98%) Games
10 1 (0.33%) Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.33%) Law
10 1 (0.33%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 157 (51.48%) Network Engineer
2 65 (21.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 57 (18.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 46 (15.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 42 (13.77%) Security Engineer
6 35 (11.48%) Architect
7 34 (11.15%) Consultant
8 31 (10.16%) Network Security Engineer
9 26 (8.52%) WAN Engineer
10 24 (7.87%) Network Architect
11 22 (7.21%) Network Support
12 20 (6.56%) Firewall Engineer
12 20 (6.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 20 (6.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 19 (6.23%) Deployment Engineer
13 19 (6.23%) Network Deployment Engineer
13 19 (6.23%) Network Support Engineer
13 19 (6.23%) Support Engineer
14 16 (5.25%) Juniper Engineer
15 14 (4.59%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.31%) CSS
1 4 (1.31%) SAP CAF
2 3 (0.98%) POSIX
3 2 (0.66%) LDAP
4 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 109 (35.74%) Data Centre
2 29 (9.51%) Clustering
3 17 (5.57%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.61%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.62%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (2.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.62%) FlexPod
7 7 (2.30%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.97%) Replication
9 5 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (1.31%) PKI
10 4 (1.31%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (0.98%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (0.66%) VxBlock/Vblock
13 1 (0.33%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 33 (10.82%) Windows
2 22 (7.21%) Linux
3 21 (6.89%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (2.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.64%) Unix
5 5 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.98%) Android
6 3 (0.98%) CentOS
6 3 (0.98%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.98%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.98%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (34.75%) ITIL
2 91 (29.84%) Load Balancing
3 56 (18.36%) Network Monitoring
4 44 (14.43%) Presales
5 42 (13.77%) Network Design
6 40 (13.11%) Change Management
7 38 (12.46%) Migration
8 33 (10.82%) Incident Management
9 32 (10.49%) SIEM
10 31 (10.16%) Network Virtualisation
11 26 (8.52%) Penetration Testing
12 24 (7.87%) Risk Management
13 19 (6.23%) Cyber Resilience
13 19 (6.23%) Kalman Filter
13 19 (6.23%) Service Delivery
14 17 (5.57%) Network Architecture
14 17 (5.57%) PRINCE2
15 16 (5.25%) ITIL V3
16 15 (4.92%) Network Management
16 15 (4.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.59%) PowerShell
2 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.66%) C
4 1 (0.33%) Perl
4 1 (0.33%) Python
4 1 (0.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 203 (66.56%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (53.77%) CCNP
3 90 (29.51%) CCNA
4 66 (21.64%) CCIE
5 38 (12.46%) Security Cleared
6 32 (10.49%) SC Cleared
7 25 (8.20%) Degree
8 24 (7.87%) CCDP
9 22 (7.21%) ITIL Certification
9 22 (7.21%) JNCIP
10 18 (5.90%) CCSE
11 15 (4.92%) JNCIS
12 12 (3.93%) CISSP
13 10 (3.28%) CCSA
13 10 (3.28%) DV Cleared
14 9 (2.95%) JNCIA
15 8 (2.62%) CCDA
15 8 (2.62%) IISP
15 8 (2.62%) ISSAP
15 8 (2.62%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.59%) SLA
2 10 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.95%) QA
4 5 (1.64%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.31%) FIPS 140-2
6 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 40 (13.11%) Active Directory
1 40 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.26%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.28%) FreeRADIUS
4 9 (2.95%) VMware NSX
5 8 (2.62%) vSphere
6 7 (2.30%) NFS
7 6 (1.97%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.64%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.66%) Firmware
9 2 (0.66%) vCloud
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (6.23%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (4.92%) FortiGate
3 9 (2.95%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.95%) vCenter Server
4 8 (2.62%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.62%) Nagios
4 8 (2.62%) QRadar
5 7 (2.30%) Cacti
5 7 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (2.30%) Nessus
5 7 (2.30%) Nmap
6 6 (1.97%) Puppet
6 6 (1.97%) SCCM
6 6 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.98%) Ansible
8 3 (0.98%) Cisco CME
8 3 (0.98%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.98%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.98%) SCOM
Vendors
1 305 (100.00%) Cisco
2 139 (45.57%) F5
3 133 (43.61%) CheckPoint
4 128 (41.97%) Juniper
5 103 (33.77%) Palo Alto
6 62 (20.33%) SolarWinds
7 60 (19.67%) VMware
8 38 (12.46%) HP
9 35 (11.48%) Fortinet
10 34 (11.15%) Microsoft
11 20 (6.56%) Brocade
12 17 (5.57%) Veeam
13 16 (5.25%) Aruba
13 16 (5.25%) Forcepoint
14 15 (4.92%) Blue Coat
14 15 (4.92%) Citrix
14 15 (4.92%) Splunk
15 14 (4.59%) Sourcefire
16 13 (4.26%) Avaya
16 13 (4.26%) NetScout