Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 299 205
Rank change year-on-year +34 -94 +10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 285 274 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 0.90% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.62% 5.43% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 233 205 400
South East median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,000 £34,950
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 4,303 5,046 5,651
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.18% 16.52% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3,308 3,949 4,563
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +5.56% -

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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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
Surrey +63 81 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Hampshire +6 76 £42,500 -5.56% 9
Thames Valley -23 70 £67,500 +12.50% 6
Berkshire -28 50 £67,500 +0.75% 4
West Sussex +35 43 £47,500 -19.49% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 15 £72,000 +81.89% 1
Kent +13 9 £60,000 +33.33% 2
East Sussex +19 3 £77,500 +97.45% 1
Oxfordshire +35 1 £78,500 +53.17% 1
Middlesex +4 1 £45,000 -30.77% 1
Home Counties - 1 £30,000 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, IT jobs citing Cisco ASA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 285 (100.00%) Cisco
2 214 (75.09%) Firewall
3 194 (68.07%) Cisco Certification
4 145 (50.88%) CCNP
5 124 (43.51%) VPN
6 113 (39.65%) WAN
7 104 (36.49%) CheckPoint
8 96 (33.68%) Wireless
8 96 (33.68%) CCNA
9 92 (32.28%) LAN
10 89 (31.23%) Palo Alto
11 88 (30.88%) Network Security
12 81 (28.42%) Data Centre
12 81 (28.42%) Juniper
13 72 (25.26%) BGP
14 69 (24.21%) OSPF
15 68 (23.86%) VMware
16 59 (20.70%) F5
17 58 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
18 56 (19.65%) Cisco Nexus
18 56 (19.65%) Linux
19 54 (18.95%) TCP/IP
20 53 (18.60%) CCIE
21 52 (18.25%) Security Cleared
22 51 (17.89%) Microsoft
23 50 (17.54%) SolarWinds
24 49 (17.19%) Windows
25 48 (16.84%) ITIL
26 46 (16.14%) SC Cleared
27 45 (15.79%) 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 9 (3.16%) CMS
1 9 (3.16%) IBM Domino
1 9 (3.16%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.11%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.75%) OpenStack
4 4 (1.40%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (7.02%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (3.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.70%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.47%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (8.07%) Office 365
4 8 (2.81%) SaaS
5 3 (1.05%) IaaS
6 2 (0.70%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.70%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 214 (75.09%) Firewall
2 124 (43.51%) VPN
3 113 (39.65%) WAN
4 96 (33.68%) Wireless
5 92 (32.28%) LAN
6 88 (30.88%) Network Security
7 72 (25.26%) BGP
8 69 (24.21%) OSPF
9 56 (19.65%) Cisco Nexus
10 54 (18.95%) TCP/IP
11 42 (14.74%) DNS
12 41 (14.39%) SAN
13 39 (13.68%) HSRP
14 38 (13.33%) MPLS
15 37 (12.98%) VLAN
16 34 (11.93%) VoIP
17 32 (11.23%) Multicast
18 27 (9.47%) Intrusion Detection
18 27 (9.47%) IPsec
19 26 (9.12%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 8 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
1 8 (2.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 9 (3.16%) Finance
1 9 (3.16%) Retail
2 6 (2.11%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.75%) Advertising
4 4 (1.40%) Law
4 4 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.70%) Electronics
5 2 (0.70%) Marketing
6 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 156 (54.74%) Network Engineer
2 32 (11.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (9.82%) Security Engineer
3 28 (9.82%) Senior Network Engineer
4 25 (8.77%) NOC Engineer
5 20 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 19 (6.67%) Architect
6 19 (6.67%) Consultant
7 17 (5.96%) Network Architect
8 16 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 16 (5.61%) VMware Engineer
9 14 (4.91%) Juniper Engineer
10 13 (4.56%) Cisco Architect
10 13 (4.56%) Cisco Network Architect
10 13 (4.56%) Network Security Architect
10 13 (4.56%) Security Architect
11 12 (4.21%) Cisco Security Architect
12 11 (3.86%) IT Support
12 11 (3.86%) Security Consultant
12 11 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.91%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.75%) .NET
2 5 (1.75%) .NET Framework
2 5 (1.75%) Entity Framework
2 5 (1.75%) LINQ
3 4 (1.40%) WCF
4 1 (0.35%) LDAP
4 1 (0.35%) Middleware
4 1 (0.35%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 81 (28.42%) Data Centre
2 30 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (9.47%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 17 (5.96%) Linux Command Line
5 17 (5.96%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 9 (3.16%) e-Learning
6 9 (3.16%) Private Cloud
6 9 (3.16%) Smartphone
6 9 (3.16%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.40%) EMC VNX
8 4 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.40%) NHS
8 4 (1.40%) Wiki
9 3 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Cloud
10 2 (0.70%) Fibre Optics
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 56 (19.65%) Linux
2 49 (17.19%) Windows
3 24 (8.42%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.16%) Android
5 9 (3.16%) Mac OS X
5 9 (3.16%) Windows 10
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.35%) VMS
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (20.35%) Problem-Solving
2 48 (16.84%) ITIL
3 45 (15.79%) Network Monitoring
4 41 (14.39%) Load Balancing
5 38 (13.33%) Presales
6 27 (9.47%) Mentoring
7 23 (8.07%) Problem Management
8 22 (7.72%) Service Delivery
9 20 (7.02%) Network Design
10 19 (6.67%) Change Control
11 17 (5.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 17 (5.96%) SIEM
12 15 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
13 14 (4.91%) Analytics
13 14 (4.91%) DevOps
13 14 (4.91%) Network Optimisation
14 12 (4.21%) Service Management
15 11 (3.86%) Configuration Management
15 11 (3.86%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (3.86%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.51%) SQL
2 8 (2.81%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.11%) R
4 5 (1.75%) C#
4 5 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 194 (68.07%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (50.88%) CCNP
3 96 (33.68%) CCNA
4 53 (18.60%) CCIE
5 52 (18.25%) Security Cleared
6 46 (16.14%) SC Cleared
7 24 (8.42%) Degree
8 21 (7.37%) CCDP
9 19 (6.67%) JNCIS
10 16 (5.61%) ITIL Certification
11 13 (4.56%) CCSE
11 13 (4.56%) JNCIA
12 12 (4.21%) CISSP
13 7 (2.46%) DV Cleared
13 7 (2.46%) JNCIP
14 6 (2.11%) CCENT
14 6 (2.11%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (2.11%) Network+ Certification
15 5 (1.75%) CCIE Routing and Switching
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.07%) SLA
2 20 (7.02%) GDPR
3 6 (2.11%) GPG13
3 6 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.35%) COBIT
5 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.35%) QA
5 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (9.82%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.72%) VMware NSX
4 19 (6.67%) vSphere
5 17 (5.96%) vCloud
6 11 (3.86%) Hyper-V
7 6 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.05%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 19 (6.67%) Nagios
2 16 (5.61%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (3.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (3.51%) FortiGate
5 9 (3.16%) AirWatch
5 9 (3.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (2.81%) Cacti
6 8 (2.81%) Puppet
6 8 (2.81%) SCCM
6 8 (2.81%) SCOM
6 8 (2.81%) SCSM
7 6 (2.11%) SCVMM
8 5 (1.75%) DameWare
9 4 (1.40%) vCenter Server
10 3 (1.05%) Nessus
11 2 (0.70%) Stealthwatch
11 2 (0.70%) TrustSec
12 1 (0.35%) Ansible
12 1 (0.35%) QRadar
12 1 (0.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 285 (100.00%) Cisco
2 104 (36.49%) CheckPoint
3 89 (31.23%) Palo Alto
4 81 (28.42%) Juniper
5 68 (23.86%) VMware
6 59 (20.70%) F5
7 51 (17.89%) Microsoft
8 50 (17.54%) SolarWinds
9 22 (7.72%) Blue Coat
9 22 (7.72%) Citrix
10 21 (7.37%) NetApp
11 16 (5.61%) Aruba
11 16 (5.61%) Dell
11 16 (5.61%) HP
12 14 (4.91%) Fortinet
13 12 (4.21%) Meraki
14 10 (3.51%) Avaya
14 10 (3.51%) BMC
14 10 (3.51%) Remedy
15 9 (3.16%) Lotus