Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 226 270
Rank change year-on-year -41 +44 -12
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 338 494 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.10% 1.42% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.27% 6.67% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 287 427 403
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £73,750 £67,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 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 5392 7405 8587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.62% 21.36% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4296 5928 6976
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,125 £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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Thames Valley +6 188 £57,500 +4.55% 11
Berkshire +44 159 £57,500 +4.55% 6
Hampshire +43 70 £42,000 -6.67% 4
Surrey -112 37 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Kent +31 31 £49,000 -32.41%
Buckinghamshire -21 18 £67,500 +22.73% 3
Oxfordshire -6 11 £42,500 -2.86% 2
West Sussex -8 5 £72,500 +52.63%
East Sussex -14 2 £45,000 +32.35%
Home Counties - 2 £60,000 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £65,000 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 338 (100.00%) Cisco
2 294 (86.98%) Firewall
3 236 (69.82%) Cisco Certification
4 166 (49.11%) CCNP
5 160 (47.34%) VPN
6 159 (47.04%) WAN
7 147 (43.49%) MPLS
8 139 (41.12%) Juniper
8 139 (41.12%) F5
9 137 (40.53%) CheckPoint
10 111 (32.84%) BGP
11 107 (31.66%) ITIL
11 107 (31.66%) Data Centre
12 97 (28.70%) OSPF
13 94 (27.81%) CCIE
13 94 (27.81%) Palo Alto
14 92 (27.22%) Load Balancing
15 88 (26.04%) CCNA
16 85 (25.15%) IPsec
16 85 (25.15%) VMware
17 84 (24.85%) LAN
17 84 (24.85%) VLAN
18 78 (23.08%) SSL
19 75 (22.19%) Network Security
20 74 (21.89%) Cisco PIX
21 69 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
21 69 (20.41%) TCP/IP
22 67 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
23 66 (19.53%) DNS
24 64 (18.93%) SolarWinds

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 38 (11.24%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.33%) IIS
3 16 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (3.25%) Apache
6 10 (2.96%) Skype for Business
7 9 (2.66%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.59%) Confluence
8 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.59%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 31 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.85%) SaaS
4 3 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.89%) Office 365
5 2 (0.59%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.59%) IaaS
6 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 294 (86.98%) Firewall
2 160 (47.34%) VPN
3 159 (47.04%) WAN
4 147 (43.49%) MPLS
5 111 (32.84%) BGP
6 97 (28.70%) OSPF
7 85 (25.15%) IPsec
8 84 (24.85%) LAN
8 84 (24.85%) VLAN
9 78 (23.08%) SSL
10 75 (22.19%) Network Security
11 74 (21.89%) Cisco PIX
12 69 (20.41%) Cisco Nexus
12 69 (20.41%) TCP/IP
13 66 (19.53%) DNS
14 55 (16.27%) Wireless
15 51 (15.09%) Ethernet
16 33 (9.76%) Internet
17 32 (9.47%) SAN
18 31 (9.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.66%) MySQL
2 9 (2.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (2.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (2.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.59%) Git (software)
1 2 (0.59%) JIRA
1 2 (0.59%) TeamCity
1 2 (0.59%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (10.95%) Finance
2 24 (7.10%) Digital Economy
3 23 (6.80%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.44%) Legal
4 15 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.85%) Billing
6 12 (3.55%) Electronics
6 12 (3.55%) Marketing
7 10 (2.96%) Retail
8 9 (2.66%) Back Office
9 5 (1.48%) Advertising
10 3 (0.89%) Games
11 1 (0.30%) Automotive
11 1 (0.30%) Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.30%) Law
11 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 162 (47.93%) Network Engineer
2 63 (18.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 63 (18.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 44 (13.02%) Consultant
4 43 (12.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 42 (12.43%) Security Engineer
6 39 (11.54%) Architect
7 37 (10.95%) Network Architect
8 28 (8.28%) Network Security Engineer
9 24 (7.10%) Juniper Engineer
10 23 (6.80%) Administrator
11 22 (6.51%) IT Consultant
12 21 (6.21%) Technical Consultant
13 20 (5.92%) Deployment Engineer
13 20 (5.92%) Network Deployment Engineer
13 20 (5.92%) Network Support
14 19 (5.62%) Systems Administrator
14 19 (5.62%) WAN Engineer
15 17 (5.03%) Network Support Engineer
15 17 (5.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.59%) POSIX
2 1 (0.30%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.30%) CSS
2 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 107 (31.66%) Data Centre
2 26 (7.69%) Clustering
3 19 (5.62%) Computer Science
4 14 (4.14%) Replication
4 14 (4.14%) Virtual Team
5 13 (3.85%) FlexPod
6 12 (3.55%) Management Information System
7 9 (2.66%) PKI
8 8 (2.37%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.78%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.48%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.18%) Machine to Machine
12 3 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.89%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.59%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.59%) Internet of Things
13 2 (0.59%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.59%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.16%) Windows
2 41 (12.13%) Linux
3 38 (11.24%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (7.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (7.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.96%) Unix
8 3 (0.89%) Android
9 2 (0.59%) CentOS
9 2 (0.59%) Kali Linux
9 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.59%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Debian
10 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (31.66%) ITIL
2 92 (27.22%) Load Balancing
3 64 (18.93%) Presales
4 63 (18.64%) Network Monitoring
5 53 (15.68%) Network Design
6 42 (12.43%) Migration
7 33 (9.76%) Service Delivery
8 31 (9.17%) Change Management
9 29 (8.58%) SIEM
10 28 (8.28%) Mentoring
10 28 (8.28%) Risk Management
11 25 (7.40%) Project Management
12 24 (7.10%) Kalman Filter
13 22 (6.51%) Incident Management
14 21 (6.21%) Penetration Testing
15 20 (5.92%) Information Security
15 20 (5.92%) Time Management
16 18 (5.33%) Change Control
16 18 (5.33%) High Availability
16 18 (5.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.40%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.66%) SQL
3 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
3 2 (0.59%) C
4 1 (0.30%) Perl
4 1 (0.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 236 (69.82%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (49.11%) CCNP
3 94 (27.81%) CCIE
4 88 (26.04%) CCNA
5 41 (12.13%) Security Cleared
6 38 (11.24%) SC Cleared
7 36 (10.65%) Degree
8 25 (7.40%) JNCIS
9 19 (5.62%) CCDP
10 17 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (4.44%) DV Cleared
11 15 (4.44%) MCP
11 15 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (4.14%) MCITP
12 14 (4.14%) MCSE
12 14 (4.14%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (2.96%) CISM
14 10 (2.96%) CISSP
15 8 (2.37%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (5.33%) SLA
3 13 (3.85%) QA
4 10 (2.96%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.89%) COBIT
6 3 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 67 (19.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 60 (17.75%) Active Directory
3 24 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 23 (6.80%) Terminal Services
5 14 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.96%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.66%) KVM
7 9 (2.66%) VMware Workstation
7 9 (2.66%) XenApp
7 9 (2.66%) XenServer
8 8 (2.37%) VMware NSX
8 8 (2.37%) vSphere
9 4 (1.18%) NFS
10 3 (0.89%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.59%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (7.40%) FortiGate
2 22 (6.51%) Cisco Prime
3 21 (6.21%) vCenter Server
4 16 (4.73%) Backup Exec
5 11 (3.25%) Nessus
5 11 (3.25%) Nmap
6 10 (2.96%) SolarWinds Orion
7 9 (2.66%) WSUS
7 9 (2.66%) ZABBIX
8 7 (2.07%) Cacti
8 7 (2.07%) Nagios
9 5 (1.48%) SCCM
10 3 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (0.89%) Puppet
11 2 (0.59%) Ansible
11 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.59%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.59%) SCOM
11 2 (0.59%) TrustSec
11 2 (0.59%) vMotion
Vendors
1 338 (100.00%) Cisco
2 139 (41.12%) F5
2 139 (41.12%) Juniper
3 137 (40.53%) CheckPoint
4 94 (27.81%) Palo Alto
5 85 (25.15%) VMware
6 64 (18.93%) SolarWinds
7 58 (17.16%) Microsoft
8 49 (14.50%) HP
9 30 (8.88%) Fortinet
10 28 (8.28%) Brocade
11 23 (6.80%) Veeam
12 19 (5.62%) Citrix
12 19 (5.62%) Dell
13 18 (5.33%) Meraki
14 17 (5.03%) Aruba
14 17 (5.03%) NetScout
15 16 (4.73%) Sourcefire
15 16 (4.73%) Veritas
16 15 (4.44%) SonicWALL