The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / South West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 171 222
Rank change year-on-year -32 +51  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 30 70 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.57% 1.33% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.92% 6.66% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 24 68 22
Median salary £42,500 £37,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -12.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,600 £20,000 £36,150
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £45,300 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -  

Cisco ASA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 765 1051 1235
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.64% 20.01% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 634 865 1042
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the South West

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the South West.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the South West

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the South West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the South West

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -28 14 £40,000 +73.91% 1
Devon +3 8 £62,500 +78.57%
Somerset -5 4 £42,500 +17.24%
Wiltshire +5 2 £52,500 +23.52%
Gloucestershire -18 2 £41,250 +3.12%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 40 (74.07%) Firewall
3 38 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (48.15%) CCNA
5 24 (44.44%) CCNP
6 23 (42.59%) VMware
7 20 (37.04%) Windows
8 18 (33.33%) VPN
9 17 (31.48%) ITIL
10 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
10 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
11 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
11 15 (27.78%) OSPF
12 13 (24.07%) BGP
12 13 (24.07%) Linux
13 12 (22.22%) Juniper
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.37%) CheckPoint
14 11 (20.37%) WAN
14 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
14 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (18.52%) F5
15 10 (18.52%) LAN
15 10 (18.52%) AIX
15 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
15 10 (18.52%) SAN
15 10 (18.52%) CentOS

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.56%) JBoss
2 3 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.70%) Confluence
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.70%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) SaaS
3 4 (7.41%) Office 365
4 3 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 40 (74.07%) Firewall
2 18 (33.33%) VPN
3 15 (27.78%) OSPF
4 13 (24.07%) BGP
5 11 (20.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (20.37%) WAN
6 10 (18.52%) LAN
6 10 (18.52%) Network Security
6 10 (18.52%) SAN
7 9 (16.67%) NAS
7 9 (16.67%) Software-Defined Networking
7 9 (16.67%) VLAN
8 8 (14.81%) IGMP
8 8 (14.81%) Multicast
8 8 (14.81%) Wireless
9 7 (12.96%) DNS
9 7 (12.96%) EIGRP
9 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
9 7 (12.96%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 3 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (7.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.85%) Marketing
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (14.81%) Design Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) IP Design Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) IP Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) IP Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Linux Support
2 8 (14.81%) Network Design Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Customer Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Wintel Support
4 6 (11.11%) Wintel Support Analyst
5 5 (9.26%) Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) IT Consultant
5 5 (9.26%) Support Engineer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) LAMP
1 3 (5.56%) LAPP Stack
1 3 (5.56%) Spring Boot
2 2 (3.70%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (3.70%) HornetQ
2 2 (3.70%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (1.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (37.04%) Windows
2 16 (29.63%) Windows Server
3 13 (24.07%) Linux
4 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (20.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (18.52%) AIX
6 10 (18.52%) CentOS
7 4 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 2 (3.70%) VMS
10 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Network Design
3 9 (16.67%) Project Management
4 8 (14.81%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (9.26%) UML
7 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.56%) High Availability
7 3 (5.56%) Load Balancing
7 3 (5.56%) Network Management
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) SDLC
8 2 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (3.70%) SOA
9 1 (1.85%) B2B
9 1 (1.85%) Biometrics
9 1 (1.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (5.56%) Java
2 3 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (70.37%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) CCNA
3 24 (44.44%) CCNP
4 9 (16.67%) CCIE
4 9 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (5.56%) RHCE
5 3 (5.56%) RHCSA
5 3 (5.56%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) CCMSE
7 1 (1.85%) CCSA
7 1 (1.85%) CCSE
7 1 (1.85%) CCSP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) KVM
4 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.56%) iptables
4 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (3.70%) Gluster
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) Check_MK
1 3 (5.56%) Grafana
1 3 (5.56%) Graylog
1 3 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 3 (5.56%) Nagios
1 3 (5.56%) Pingdom
1 3 (5.56%) Puppet
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.70%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.70%) Kibana
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.85%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (42.59%) VMware
3 16 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 12 (22.22%) Juniper
5 11 (20.37%) CheckPoint
6 10 (18.52%) F5
6 10 (18.52%) Red Hat
7 5 (9.26%) Dell
7 5 (9.26%) Palo Alto
7 5 (9.26%) Riverbed
7 5 (9.26%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.41%) Aruba
8 4 (7.41%) HP
8 4 (7.41%) SolarWinds
8 4 (7.41%) Veeam
9 3 (5.56%) Infobright
9 3 (5.56%) New Relic
9 3 (5.56%) PagerDuty
9 3 (5.56%) Qualys
9 3 (5.56%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
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