Period
to 23 April 2018

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 6 months to 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 286 263
Rank change year-on-year +12 -23 -14
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 71 50 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.67% 0.49% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.72% 3.08% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 69 45 91
South West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,750 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £56,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.63% -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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,908 1,621 2,173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.92% 15.89% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,525 1,257 1,858
South West median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.05%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 6 months to 23 April 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
Wiltshire +3 30 £52,500 +10.53% 3
Bristol 0 22 £42,500 +3.03%
Gloucestershire +38 16 £55,000 +37.50%
Somerset +2 2 £37,125 -12.65% 1
Cornwall - 1 £55,000 -
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 West region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 71 (100.00%) Cisco
2 65 (91.55%) Firewall
3 51 (71.83%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (46.48%) CCNA
5 30 (42.25%) Wireless
6 28 (39.44%) ITIL
6 28 (39.44%) CCNP
7 25 (35.21%) VPN
8 24 (33.80%) Network Security
9 22 (30.99%) VMware
9 22 (30.99%) Windows
9 22 (30.99%) Network Monitoring
10 20 (28.17%) SolarWinds
10 20 (28.17%) Cisco Prime
10 20 (28.17%) OSPF
11 19 (26.76%) Intrusion Detection
11 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 18 (25.35%) IPsec
12 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
13 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
13 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
13 17 (23.94%) Cisco Firepower
14 16 (22.54%) F5
15 14 (19.72%) Network Design
15 14 (19.72%) Linux
15 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (19.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 13 (18.31%) CentOS
16 13 (18.31%) NAS

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 1 (1.41%) Apache
1 1 (1.41%) Confluence
1 1 (1.41%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (1.41%) JBoss
1 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.41%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (91.55%) Firewall
2 30 (42.25%) Wireless
3 25 (35.21%) VPN
4 24 (33.80%) Network Security
5 20 (28.17%) OSPF
6 19 (26.76%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (25.35%) IPsec
8 17 (23.94%) Cisco Firepower
9 14 (19.72%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (18.31%) NAS
10 13 (18.31%) SAN
11 12 (16.90%) DHCP
11 12 (16.90%) DNS
11 12 (16.90%) LAN
11 12 (16.90%) Spanning Tree
11 12 (16.90%) Wireshark
12 11 (15.49%) MPLS
13 10 (14.08%) WAN
14 9 (12.68%) BGP
15 8 (11.27%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
1 1 (1.41%) Flink
1 1 (1.41%) Infinispan
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
1 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 12 (16.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (47.89%) Network Engineer
2 22 (30.99%) Security Engineer
3 15 (21.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (18.31%) IT Manager
4 13 (18.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Customer Communications Manager
5 12 (16.90%) IT Communications Manager
5 12 (16.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 12 (16.90%) Senior Security Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (12.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
8 7 (9.86%) Consultant
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco Consultant
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 6 (8.45%) Network Consultant
9 6 (8.45%) Security Support Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Security Manager
11 3 (4.23%) Firewall Engineer
11 3 (4.23%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.41%) HornetQ
1 1 (1.41%) Kafka
1 1 (1.41%) LAMP
1 1 (1.41%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (1.41%) Node.js
1 1 (1.41%) Spring
1 1 (1.41%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.49%) Cyberattack
2 11 (15.49%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.99%) Windows
2 19 (26.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server
4 14 (19.72%) Linux
4 14 (19.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (18.31%) AIX
5 13 (18.31%) CentOS
6 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (39.44%) ITIL
2 22 (30.99%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (19.72%) Network Design
4 13 (18.31%) Presales
4 13 (18.31%) Project Management
5 11 (15.49%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (15.49%) Migration
6 8 (11.27%) Mentoring
6 8 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (9.86%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (8.45%) Vulnerability Management
9 5 (7.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
10 4 (5.63%) Network Management
11 3 (4.23%) Matrix Management
12 2 (2.82%) Information Security
12 2 (2.82%) IT Governance
13 1 (1.41%) Agile Software Development
13 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
13 1 (1.41%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (18.31%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.82%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.41%) Groovy
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (71.83%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (46.48%) CCNA
3 28 (39.44%) CCNP
4 13 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (11.27%) CCIE
6 2 (2.82%) CCENT
6 2 (2.82%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.41%) RHCE
7 1 (1.41%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.63%) GDPR
2 4 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.68%) ProxySG
3 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.41%) Gluster
4 1 (1.41%) iptables
4 1 (1.41%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (15.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (8.45%) CSIRT
4 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.41%) Check_MK
5 1 (1.41%) Grafana
5 1 (1.41%) Graylog
5 1 (1.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.41%) Kibana
5 1 (1.41%) Nagios
5 1 (1.41%) Pingdom
5 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (30.99%) VMware
3 20 (28.17%) SolarWinds
4 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
5 16 (22.54%) F5
6 13 (18.31%) Blue Coat
6 13 (18.31%) Red Hat
7 12 (16.90%) CheckPoint
7 12 (16.90%) Juniper
8 11 (15.49%) Clearswift
8 11 (15.49%) Meraki
9 7 (9.86%) Forcepoint
10 4 (5.63%) HP
10 4 (5.63%) IronPort
10 4 (5.63%) McAfee
11 3 (4.23%) IBM
12 1 (1.41%) Dell
12 1 (1.41%) Infobright
12 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.41%) Splunk