Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 268 233
Rank change year-on-year -64 -35 +39
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 221 343 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 1.12% 1.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 6.36% 6.64%
Number of salaries quoted 171 291 430
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +5.26%

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 4,534 5,392 7,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 17.63% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,570 4,308 5,958
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Hampshire +3 89 £50,000 +19.05% 6
Thames Valley -120 47 £60,000 +4.35% 11
Berkshire -106 40 £62,500 +8.70% 8
Surrey +44 33 £45,000 -18.18% 5
West Sussex +18 29 £52,500 -27.59% 6
East Sussex +3 11 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Kent -6 8 £43,750 -10.71%
Buckinghamshire +10 7 £55,000 -18.52%
Oxfordshire +6 4 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Middlesex - 2 £62,500 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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.

1 221 (100.00%) Cisco
2 158 (71.49%) Firewall
3 126 (57.01%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (50.68%) Juniper
5 89 (40.27%) CCNP
6 86 (38.91%) VPN
7 76 (34.39%) CheckPoint
8 72 (32.58%) WAN
9 71 (32.13%) Wireless
9 71 (32.13%) VMware
10 65 (29.41%) LAN
11 64 (28.96%) Data Centre
12 61 (27.60%) Palo Alto
12 61 (27.60%) DNS
13 59 (26.70%) OSPF
13 59 (26.70%) BGP
14 57 (25.79%) SolarWinds
15 54 (24.43%) F5
16 53 (23.98%) CCNA
17 52 (23.53%) Network Security
18 49 (22.17%) Linux
19 47 (21.27%) ITIL
20 46 (20.81%) Cisco Nexus
21 42 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 39 (17.65%) Security Cleared
22 39 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
23 37 (16.74%) VoIP
23 37 (16.74%) DHCP
23 37 (16.74%) MPLS
24 36 (16.29%) VLAN

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 10 (4.52%) Skype for Business
2 8 (3.62%) OpenStack
3 6 (2.71%) JBoss
3 6 (2.71%) WebLogic
4 5 (2.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.45%) Apache
5 1 (0.45%) Confluence
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.62%) IaaS
4 4 (1.81%) Akamai
5 2 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.90%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
6 1 (0.45%) SaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (71.49%) Firewall
2 86 (38.91%) VPN
3 72 (32.58%) WAN
4 71 (32.13%) Wireless
5 65 (29.41%) LAN
6 61 (27.60%) DNS
7 59 (26.70%) BGP
7 59 (26.70%) OSPF
8 52 (23.53%) Network Security
9 46 (20.81%) Cisco Nexus
10 37 (16.74%) DHCP
10 37 (16.74%) MPLS
10 37 (16.74%) VoIP
11 36 (16.29%) VLAN
12 34 (15.38%) Cisco Firepower
13 32 (14.48%) Wi-Fi
14 27 (12.22%) SAN
15 26 (11.76%) TCP/IP
16 21 (9.50%) Cisco IOS
16 21 (9.50%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.45%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.45%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (5.88%) Finance
2 7 (3.17%) Retail
3 4 (1.81%) Advertising
4 3 (1.36%) Banking
4 3 (1.36%) Marketing
4 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 88 (39.82%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.03%) Security Engineer
3 30 (13.57%) Architect
4 26 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 20 (9.05%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (8.60%) Consultant
7 17 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
7 17 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
8 15 (6.79%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (6.33%) Security Consultant
10 11 (4.98%) Senior Consultant
10 11 (4.98%) Support Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Cisco Consultant
11 10 (4.52%) Cisco Security Consultant
11 10 (4.52%) IT Engineer
11 10 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.07%) IT Security Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Operations Engineer
12 9 (4.07%) Senior Technical Consultant
12 9 (4.07%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) Middleware
2 6 (2.71%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.26%) .NET
4 4 (1.81%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.81%) CSS
4 4 (1.81%) Entity Framework
4 4 (1.81%) LINQ
5 1 (0.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (28.96%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.41%) Linux Command Line
3 19 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (5.88%) Public Cloud
6 11 (4.98%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 9 (4.07%) Private Cloud
7 9 (4.07%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (3.62%) Wiki
9 7 (3.17%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.71%) PMI
11 4 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.81%) e-Learning
12 3 (1.36%) NHS
13 2 (0.90%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.90%) Hybrid Cloud
14 1 (0.45%) Blackberry
14 1 (0.45%) CMDB
14 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.17%) Linux
2 35 (15.84%) Windows
3 21 (9.50%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.71%) Solaris
5 6 (2.71%) Unix
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) CentOS
7 1 (0.45%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.45%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.45%) VMS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.27%) ITIL
2 39 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (13.57%) Network Monitoring
4 26 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 23 (10.41%) Load Balancing
6 19 (8.60%) ITIL V3
6 19 (8.60%) Network Design
7 18 (8.14%) High Availability
8 17 (7.69%) SIEM
9 16 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
10 15 (6.79%) Network Management
10 15 (6.79%) Presales
11 13 (5.88%) Line Management
11 13 (5.88%) Project Management
11 13 (5.88%) Service Management
12 12 (5.43%) Risk Management
12 12 (5.43%) Service Delivery
13 11 (4.98%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (4.52%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.95%) SQL
2 9 (4.07%) Python
3 4 (1.81%) C#
3 4 (1.81%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.45%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (57.01%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (40.27%) CCNP
3 53 (23.98%) CCNA
4 39 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 30 (13.57%) SC Cleared
6 25 (11.31%) CCIE
7 19 (8.60%) CCDP
8 16 (7.24%) JNCIS
9 15 (6.79%) ITIL Certification
9 15 (6.79%) MCSE
9 15 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (5.88%) CCSP
11 12 (5.43%) CCVP
11 12 (5.43%) Degree
12 11 (4.98%) DV Cleared
13 8 (3.62%) CCSA
13 8 (3.62%) CCSE
14 7 (3.17%) JNCIE
15 6 (2.71%) CISSP
15 6 (2.71%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.50%) GDPR
2 15 (6.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (4.98%) PCI DSS
4 5 (2.26%) SLA
5 2 (0.90%) QA
5 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.45%) COBIT
6 1 (0.45%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 42 (19.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (14.03%) Active Directory
3 23 (10.41%) VMware NSX
4 13 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 13 (5.88%) vSphere
5 10 (4.52%) vCloud
6 3 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.36%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.36%) UAG
6 3 (1.36%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.90%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.45%) XenApp
8 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.43%) Nagios
2 10 (4.52%) SCCM
3 9 (4.07%) SCOM
4 8 (3.62%) SCSM
4 8 (3.62%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.71%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.71%) FortiGate
5 6 (2.71%) QRadar
6 4 (1.81%) Cisco CME
7 3 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.90%) Ansible
8 2 (0.90%) Nessus
8 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.90%) Puppet
9 1 (0.45%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.45%) Nmap
9 1 (0.45%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 221 (100.00%) Cisco
2 112 (50.68%) Juniper
3 76 (34.39%) CheckPoint
4 71 (32.13%) VMware
5 61 (27.60%) Palo Alto
6 57 (25.79%) SolarWinds
7 54 (24.43%) F5
8 34 (15.38%) HP
9 21 (9.50%) Blue Coat
9 21 (9.50%) Fortinet
10 20 (9.05%) Brocade
11 19 (8.60%) Aruba
11 19 (8.60%) Microsoft
12 17 (7.69%) Meraki
13 16 (7.24%) Dell
14 13 (5.88%) Citrix
15 10 (4.52%) EMC
15 10 (4.52%) Tufin
16 9 (4.07%) Barracuda Networks
16 9 (4.07%) ProCurve