Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 301 208 211
Rank change year-on-year -93 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 273 455 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.90% 1.53% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.42% 8.15% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 204 394 535
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £34,000 £34,650 £33,750
90th Percentile £73,375 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 5,041 5,586 8,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.54% 18.82% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3,944 4,504 6,647
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -70 130 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Berkshire -59 99 £67,500 +22.73% 6
Hampshire -14 74 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Surrey -44 39 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +11 24 £39,584 -41.36% 1
Kent +3 15 £45,000 -8.16%
Oxfordshire -42 7 £51,250 +28.13%
East Sussex -53 6 £41,250 -17.50% 2
West Sussex -5 5 £59,000 +27.57% 2
Middlesex - 3 £65,000 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 273 (100.00%) Cisco
2 182 (66.67%) Firewall
3 145 (53.11%) Cisco Certification
4 126 (46.15%) Juniper
5 121 (44.32%) CheckPoint
6 109 (39.93%) CCNP
7 100 (36.63%) VPN
8 90 (32.97%) WAN
9 87 (31.87%) LAN
10 85 (31.14%) VMware
11 75 (27.47%) DNS
12 73 (26.74%) CCNA
12 73 (26.74%) OSPF
13 72 (26.37%) BGP
14 70 (25.64%) Network Security
15 69 (25.27%) Data Centre
16 65 (23.81%) ITIL
17 62 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 59 (21.61%) Palo Alto
19 58 (21.25%) F5
20 56 (20.51%) Windows
20 56 (20.51%) Wireless
21 54 (19.78%) Linux
22 51 (18.68%) MPLS
22 51 (18.68%) Security Cleared
23 48 (17.58%) Windows Server
23 48 (17.58%) Active Directory
24 46 (16.85%) WLAN
25 43 (15.75%) DHCP
25 43 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (7.33%) IIS
2 12 (4.40%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.03%) Skype for Business
4 10 (3.66%) JBoss
4 10 (3.66%) WebLogic
5 6 (2.20%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.73%) Apache
7 2 (0.73%) Confluence
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (8.79%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (22.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (10.62%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.76%) IaaS
4 11 (4.03%) Akamai
5 10 (3.66%) Office 365
6 5 (1.83%) SaaS
7 2 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.73%) PaaS
8 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 182 (66.67%) Firewall
2 100 (36.63%) VPN
3 90 (32.97%) WAN
4 87 (31.87%) LAN
5 75 (27.47%) DNS
6 73 (26.74%) OSPF
7 72 (26.37%) BGP
8 70 (25.64%) Network Security
9 56 (20.51%) Wireless
10 51 (18.68%) MPLS
11 46 (16.85%) WLAN
12 43 (15.75%) DHCP
13 42 (15.38%) TCP/IP
14 41 (15.02%) VLAN
15 38 (13.92%) Wireshark
16 36 (13.19%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (11.36%) Cisco Firepower
18 29 (10.62%) SSL
19 26 (9.52%) Cisco IOS
19 26 (9.52%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.73%) JIRA
2 2 (0.73%) TeamCity
2 2 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (6.96%) Finance
2 11 (4.03%) Retail
3 5 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.37%) Legal
4 1 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 120 (43.96%) Network Engineer
2 39 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 35 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
4 32 (11.72%) Architect
5 28 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (9.16%) NOC Engineer
7 23 (8.42%) Operations Engineer
8 18 (6.59%) Analyst
8 18 (6.59%) Consultant
9 17 (6.23%) Network Operations Engineer
10 16 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (5.86%) Network Analyst
10 16 (5.86%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (5.49%) Security Architect
11 15 (5.49%) Security Solutions Architect
12 14 (5.13%) Network Architect
12 14 (5.13%) Wireless Engineer
13 13 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
13 13 (4.76%) Wireless Network Engineer
14 12 (4.40%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.03%) CSS
1 11 (4.03%) Middleware
2 7 (2.56%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.73%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 69 (25.27%) Data Centre
2 17 (6.23%) Public Cloud
3 15 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (5.49%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (5.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 15 (5.49%) Linux Command Line
4 14 (5.13%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.03%) Private Cloud
6 10 (3.66%) PMI
7 9 (3.30%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.10%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.10%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.10%) NHS
10 3 (1.10%) Replication
11 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.73%) Clustering
12 1 (0.37%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 56 (20.51%) Windows
2 54 (19.78%) Linux
3 48 (17.58%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (3.66%) Solaris
5 10 (3.66%) Unix
6 5 (1.83%) Debian
7 3 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.73%) CentOS
8 2 (0.73%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.73%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.73%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.37%) VMS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (23.81%) ITIL
2 37 (13.55%) Network Design
3 33 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
4 31 (11.36%) SIEM
5 30 (10.99%) Load Balancing
6 29 (10.62%) ITIL V3
7 24 (8.79%) Presales
7 24 (8.79%) Service Delivery
8 21 (7.69%) Network Management
9 19 (6.96%) Incident Management
10 17 (6.23%) E-Commerce
11 16 (5.86%) Network Monitoring
11 16 (5.86%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (5.49%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 15 (5.49%) Software Optimisation
13 14 (5.13%) Project Management
14 12 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (4.40%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.03%) Business Continuity
16 10 (3.66%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.79%) SQL
2 16 (5.86%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.83%) C
4 1 (0.37%) Python
4 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 145 (53.11%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (39.93%) CCNP
3 73 (26.74%) CCNA
4 51 (18.68%) Security Cleared
5 31 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 24 (8.79%) Degree
7 22 (8.06%) CCDP
8 21 (7.69%) CCIE
8 21 (7.69%) CCSE
9 19 (6.96%) CISSP
9 19 (6.96%) JNCIP
10 17 (6.23%) CCSP
11 16 (5.86%) CCVP
11 16 (5.86%) ITIL Certification
12 15 (5.49%) IISP
12 15 (5.49%) ISSAP
13 11 (4.03%) CCSA
13 11 (4.03%) DV Cleared
14 10 (3.66%) PMI Certification
15 9 (3.30%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.96%) SLA
2 14 (5.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.93%) GDPR
4 7 (2.56%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.47%) GPG13
6 3 (1.10%) COBIT
6 3 (1.10%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.73%) PMO
8 1 (0.37%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 48 (17.58%) Active Directory
2 43 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (9.16%) Hyper-V
4 23 (8.42%) VMware NSX
5 21 (7.69%) vSphere
6 9 (3.30%) vCloud
7 3 (1.10%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (1.10%) ISA Server
7 3 (1.10%) UAG
7 3 (1.10%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (5.49%) QRadar
2 14 (5.13%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (4.03%) Cisco CME
3 11 (4.03%) SCCM
4 8 (2.93%) SCOM
4 8 (2.93%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.20%) Puppet
5 6 (2.20%) SCSM
6 4 (1.47%) FortiGate
6 4 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (1.47%) vCenter Server
7 3 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (1.10%) Nessus
7 3 (1.10%) OSSEC
8 2 (0.73%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.73%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.73%) Nagios
8 2 (0.73%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.73%) Nmap
Vendors
1 273 (100.00%) Cisco
2 126 (46.15%) Juniper
3 121 (44.32%) CheckPoint
4 85 (31.14%) VMware
5 59 (21.61%) Palo Alto
6 58 (21.25%) F5
7 39 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 34 (12.45%) HP
9 31 (11.36%) Microsoft
10 29 (10.62%) Aruba
10 29 (10.62%) Fortinet
11 28 (10.26%) Zscaler
12 20 (7.33%) Blue Coat
13 18 (6.59%) Citrix
13 18 (6.59%) Forcepoint
13 18 (6.59%) Riverbed
13 18 (6.59%) Splunk
13 18 (6.59%) Tufin
14 15 (5.49%) IBM
14 15 (5.49%) LogRhythm