Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 252 247
Rank change year-on-year -59 -5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 241 353 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.22% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.17% 6.75% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 189 305 416
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,850 £34,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 4,662 5,228 7,322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.76% 18.03% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,680 4,182 5,956
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £65,000 £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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -83 88 £65,000 +18.18% 10
Hampshire +3 86 £50,000 +19.05% 16
Berkshire -82 77 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Surrey -3 36 £45,000 -12.62% 4
West Sussex +14 12 £62,000 +5.53% 2
Buckinghamshire +15 11 £55,000 -18.52% 5
Kent +5 11 £45,000 -8.16% 1
East Sussex -16 4 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Oxfordshire -24 4 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Middlesex - 2 £62,500 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Cisco
2 170 (70.54%) Firewall
3 124 (51.45%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (48.13%) Juniper
5 96 (39.83%) CheckPoint
6 89 (36.93%) CCNP
7 88 (36.51%) VMware
8 87 (36.10%) VPN
9 71 (29.46%) WAN
10 70 (29.05%) LAN
11 69 (28.63%) OSPF
11 69 (28.63%) BGP
12 66 (27.39%) Data Centre
13 65 (26.97%) DNS
13 65 (26.97%) CCNA
14 64 (26.56%) Network Security
15 59 (24.48%) ITIL
16 58 (24.07%) Linux
17 54 (22.41%) Windows
17 54 (22.41%) F5
17 54 (22.41%) Palo Alto
18 53 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
19 51 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
19 51 (21.16%) Wireless
20 50 (20.75%) SolarWinds
21 45 (18.67%) Cisco Nexus
22 42 (17.43%) MPLS
22 42 (17.43%) Active Directory
23 40 (16.60%) Windows Server
24 39 (16.18%) Security Cleared

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 12 (4.98%) IIS
2 11 (4.56%) Skype for Business
3 10 (4.15%) JBoss
3 10 (4.15%) WebLogic
4 9 (3.73%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.07%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.41%) Apache
7 1 (0.41%) Confluence
7 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (7.47%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 53 (21.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (13.28%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.39%) IaaS
4 6 (2.49%) Akamai
4 6 (2.49%) Office 365
5 3 (1.24%) SaaS
6 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.83%) PaaS
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 170 (70.54%) Firewall
2 87 (36.10%) VPN
3 71 (29.46%) WAN
4 70 (29.05%) LAN
5 69 (28.63%) BGP
5 69 (28.63%) OSPF
6 65 (26.97%) DNS
7 64 (26.56%) Network Security
8 51 (21.16%) Wireless
9 45 (18.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 42 (17.43%) MPLS
11 39 (16.18%) DHCP
12 37 (15.35%) VLAN
13 34 (14.11%) WLAN
14 31 (12.86%) Cisco Firepower
14 31 (12.86%) Wireshark
15 30 (12.45%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (11.20%) TCP/IP
17 25 (10.37%) EIGRP
18 23 (9.54%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.83%) Big Data
3 1 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.41%) JIRA
2 1 (0.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.41%) Vagrant
General
1 18 (7.47%) Finance
2 7 (2.90%) Retail
3 5 (2.07%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.41%) Legal
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (45.23%) Network Engineer
2 39 (16.18%) Security Engineer
3 33 (13.69%) Network Security Engineer
4 30 (12.45%) Architect
5 23 (9.54%) NOC Engineer
5 23 (9.54%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (7.88%) Network Architect
7 18 (7.47%) Consultant
8 17 (7.05%) Operations Engineer
9 15 (6.22%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (5.39%) Security Consultant
10 13 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.98%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (4.98%) Network Operations Engineer
11 12 (4.98%) Security Architect
11 12 (4.98%) Security Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.98%) Support Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) Senior Consultant
13 10 (4.15%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.98%) Middleware
2 9 (3.73%) 802.1X
3 6 (2.49%) CSS
4 1 (0.41%) .NET
4 1 (0.41%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (27.39%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.30%) Linux Command Line
3 19 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.88%) Public Cloud
4 16 (6.64%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (4.56%) Private Cloud
5 11 (4.56%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 10 (4.15%) Cyberthreat
6 10 (4.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 10 (4.15%) PMI
7 7 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.49%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.66%) NHS
11 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.24%) Wiki
12 2 (0.83%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.83%) Clustering
12 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
13 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 58 (24.07%) Linux
2 54 (22.41%) Windows
3 40 (16.60%) Windows Server
4 13 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (4.15%) Solaris
5 10 (4.15%) Unix
6 3 (1.24%) Debian
7 2 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) CentOS
8 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.41%) VMS
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (24.48%) ITIL
2 36 (14.94%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (12.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 29 (12.03%) Network Design
5 26 (10.79%) Load Balancing
6 25 (10.37%) ITIL V3
7 24 (9.96%) SIEM
8 22 (9.13%) Presales
9 19 (7.88%) Service Delivery
10 18 (7.47%) Network Management
11 16 (6.64%) Project Management
12 14 (5.81%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (5.39%) Network Monitoring
14 12 (4.98%) PRINCE2
15 11 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
15 11 (4.56%) E-Commerce
15 11 (4.56%) Risk Management
15 11 (4.56%) Vulnerability Management
16 10 (4.15%) CMMI
16 10 (4.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.54%) SQL
2 11 (4.56%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.24%) Python
4 2 (0.83%) C
5 1 (0.41%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 124 (51.45%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (36.93%) CCNP
3 65 (26.97%) CCNA
4 39 (16.18%) Security Cleared
5 31 (12.86%) SC Cleared
6 26 (10.79%) CCIE
7 18 (7.47%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (7.05%) CCSP
9 16 (6.64%) CCDP
9 16 (6.64%) CCSE
9 16 (6.64%) CCVP
10 14 (5.81%) CISSP
11 13 (5.39%) Degree
11 13 (5.39%) JNCIP
12 11 (4.56%) JNCIS
12 11 (4.56%) MCSE
12 11 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (4.15%) DV Cleared
13 10 (4.15%) ISSAP
13 10 (4.15%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.81%) GDPR
3 10 (4.15%) SLA
4 8 (3.32%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.66%) COBIT
6 3 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (1.24%) GPG13
7 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.41%) PA-DSS
8 1 (0.41%) QA
System Software
1 51 (21.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (17.43%) Active Directory
3 22 (9.13%) VMware NSX
4 21 (8.71%) vSphere
5 19 (7.88%) Hyper-V
6 10 (4.15%) vCloud
7 4 (1.66%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.24%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (1.24%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.24%) UAG
8 3 (1.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (4.98%) QRadar
1 12 (4.98%) SCCM
2 10 (4.15%) Nagios
2 10 (4.15%) SCOM
2 10 (4.15%) SCVMM
3 9 (3.73%) SCSM
4 8 (3.32%) Cisco Prime
5 6 (2.49%) Cisco CME
6 5 (2.07%) Puppet
7 4 (1.66%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (1.66%) vCenter Server
8 3 (1.24%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.24%) OSSEC
9 2 (0.83%) Ansible
9 2 (0.83%) Nessus
9 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.41%) Nmap
10 1 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 241 (100.00%) Cisco
2 116 (48.13%) Juniper
3 96 (39.83%) CheckPoint
4 88 (36.51%) VMware
5 54 (22.41%) F5
5 54 (22.41%) Palo Alto
6 50 (20.75%) SolarWinds
7 35 (14.52%) HP
8 30 (12.45%) Fortinet
9 29 (12.03%) Microsoft
10 19 (7.88%) Aruba
11 18 (7.47%) Blue Coat
12 17 (7.05%) Zscaler
13 16 (6.64%) Brocade
13 16 (6.64%) Dell
13 16 (6.64%) Tufin
14 15 (6.22%) Riverbed
15 14 (5.81%) Splunk
16 13 (5.39%) Meraki
17 12 (4.98%) Sophos