Period
to 29 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 29 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 381 278 381
Rank change year-on-year -103 +103 -65
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 314 981 737
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.63% 1.20% 0.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.89% 6.86% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 274 697 601
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,975 £36,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £77,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +10.53%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,066 14,290 15,418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 16.24% 17.46% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6,201 10,452 11,987
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,552 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the UK excluding London

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco ASA in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the UK excluding London

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco ASA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the UK excluding London

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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
South East -29 112 £55,000 - 3
Midlands +16 56 £47,500 -9.52% 6
North of England -123 54 £49,000 -2.00% 8
East of England +87 42 £54,000 +2.86% 1
South West +59 40 £62,500 +33.69% 5
North West +54 31 £49,000 -2.00% 7
East Midlands +55 28 £52,500 +16.67%
West Midlands +4 28 £47,500 -13.64% 6
Yorkshire -110 23 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Scotland +45 11 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 29 May 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 314 (100.00%) Cisco
2 253 (80.57%) Firewall
3 176 (56.05%) Cisco Certification
4 162 (51.59%) WAN
5 161 (51.27%) CCNP
6 154 (49.04%) LAN
7 132 (42.04%) BGP
8 114 (36.31%) OSPF
8 114 (36.31%) Wireless
9 107 (34.08%) VPN
10 106 (33.76%) Palo Alto
11 98 (31.21%) Network Security
12 90 (28.66%) Data Centre
13 84 (26.75%) Azure
14 83 (26.43%) VMware
15 82 (26.11%) CheckPoint
16 81 (25.80%) CCNA
17 80 (25.48%) SolarWinds
18 74 (23.57%) Meraki
19 73 (23.25%) Juniper
20 72 (22.93%) Cisco Nexus
21 71 (22.61%) MPLS
22 61 (19.43%) VLAN
23 58 (18.47%) TCP/IP
23 58 (18.47%) ITIL
24 57 (18.15%) Cisco ISE
25 56 (17.83%) EIGRP
26 55 (17.52%) Cisco Firepower
27 53 (16.88%) Windows
28 52 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineering

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 (3.18%) Skype for Business
2 8 (2.55%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.59%) WebSphere
4 4 (1.27%) IIS
4 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 84 (26.75%) Azure
2 31 (9.87%) Office 365
3 12 (3.82%) Akamai
4 11 (3.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 10 (3.18%) AWS
6 9 (2.87%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (2.23%) IaaS
7 7 (2.23%) SaaS
8 5 (1.59%) PaaS
9 4 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.32%) G Suite
10 1 (0.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 253 (80.57%) Firewall
2 162 (51.59%) WAN
3 154 (49.04%) LAN
4 132 (42.04%) BGP
5 114 (36.31%) OSPF
5 114 (36.31%) Wireless
6 107 (34.08%) VPN
7 98 (31.21%) Network Security
8 72 (22.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 71 (22.61%) MPLS
10 61 (19.43%) VLAN
11 58 (18.47%) TCP/IP
12 57 (18.15%) Cisco ISE
13 56 (17.83%) EIGRP
14 55 (17.52%) Cisco Firepower
15 42 (13.38%) DNS
15 42 (13.38%) VoIP
16 41 (13.06%) Cisco IOS
16 41 (13.06%) IPsec
16 41 (13.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.32%) Power BI
2 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.59%) WinDbg
2 4 (1.27%) Bazaar
3 1 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.32%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (16.24%) Finance
2 19 (6.05%) Retail
3 7 (2.23%) Legal
4 4 (1.27%) Korean Language
4 4 (1.27%) Marketing
4 4 (1.27%) Military
4 4 (1.27%) Public Sector
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
5 3 (0.96%) Law
5 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 164 (52.23%) Network Engineer
2 46 (14.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (12.42%) Cisco Engineer
4 29 (9.24%) Consultant
5 27 (8.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 26 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (7.01%) Network Consultant
7 22 (7.01%) Security Engineer
8 19 (6.05%) IT Engineer
9 18 (5.73%) Support Engineer
10 16 (5.10%) Network Security Engineer
11 15 (4.78%) Network Manager
12 14 (4.46%) Architect
13 12 (3.82%) Switch Engineer
14 11 (3.50%) Lead Network Engineer
14 11 (3.50%) Network Architect
14 11 (3.50%) Network Specialist
14 11 (3.50%) Platform Engineer
15 10 (3.18%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
16 9 (2.87%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.23%) CSS
2 6 (1.91%) 802.1X
3 5 (1.59%) XMPP
4 4 (1.27%) Web Services
5 1 (0.32%) .NET
5 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.32%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.32%) HTML
5 1 (0.32%) LINQ
5 1 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 90 (28.66%) Data Centre
2 21 (6.69%) DataPower
3 13 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.87%) Public Cloud
6 5 (1.59%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.59%) Handset
6 5 (1.59%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.27%) Driving Licence
7 4 (1.27%) e-Learning
7 4 (1.27%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.27%) Social Media
7 4 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.27%) Wiki
8 3 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.96%) Replication
9 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.64%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 53 (16.88%) Windows
2 39 (12.42%) Windows Server
3 26 (8.28%) Windows Server 2016
4 24 (7.64%) Linux
5 18 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (4.78%) Windows 10
7 12 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.87%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.91%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (1.27%) CentOS
11 2 (0.64%) Unix
11 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (18.47%) ITIL
2 52 (16.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 44 (14.01%) Presales
4 41 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
5 38 (12.10%) Network Design
6 34 (10.83%) Network Monitoring
7 30 (9.55%) Load Balancing
7 30 (9.55%) Mentoring
8 27 (8.60%) Problem Management
9 26 (8.28%) DevOps
10 25 (7.96%) Cybersecurity
11 23 (7.32%) Migration
12 18 (5.73%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (5.41%) Network Management
13 17 (5.41%) Technical Leadership
14 15 (4.78%) Project Management
15 14 (4.46%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (4.46%) Network Virtualisation
16 13 (4.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 13 (4.14%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.78%) PowerShell
2 18 (5.73%) Python
3 12 (3.82%) SQL
4 5 (1.59%) VBScript
5 2 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.32%) C#
6 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 176 (56.05%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (51.27%) CCNP
3 81 (25.80%) CCNA
4 47 (14.97%) CCDP
5 26 (8.28%) CCIE
6 21 (6.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 20 (6.37%) Security Cleared
8 15 (4.78%) JNCIS
9 13 (4.14%) Degree
9 13 (4.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (3.82%) MCSE
11 9 (2.87%) DV Cleared
11 9 (2.87%) SC Cleared
12 7 (2.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 6 (1.91%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.59%) CISM
14 5 (1.59%) CISSP
14 5 (1.59%) DBS Check
14 5 (1.59%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.51%) SLA
2 11 (3.50%) GDPR
3 8 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.23%) PCI DSS
5 6 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.64%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 50 (15.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (13.38%) Active Directory
3 17 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 12 (3.82%) VMware NSX
5 11 (3.50%) vSphere
6 10 (3.18%) XenApp
6 10 (3.18%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.91%) VMware Server
8 4 (1.27%) vCloud
8 4 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.96%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.32%) Firmware
10 1 (0.32%) NLBS
10 1 (0.32%) pfSense
10 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (7.64%) FortiGate
2 23 (7.32%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (4.14%) vCenter Server
4 12 (3.82%) SCOM
5 11 (3.50%) Puppet
5 11 (3.50%) SCCM
6 10 (3.18%) Terraform
7 6 (1.91%) Stealthwatch
8 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.32%) Ansible
10 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.32%) vRealize
10 1 (0.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 314 (100.00%) Cisco
2 106 (33.76%) Palo Alto
3 83 (26.43%) VMware
4 82 (26.11%) CheckPoint
5 80 (25.48%) SolarWinds
6 74 (23.57%) Meraki
7 73 (23.25%) Juniper
8 49 (15.61%) Microsoft
9 43 (13.69%) F5
10 35 (11.15%) Citrix
11 32 (10.19%) Aruba
12 26 (8.28%) IBM
13 24 (7.64%) Fortinet
13 24 (7.64%) HP
14 19 (6.05%) Blue Coat
15 13 (4.14%) Dell
16 12 (3.82%) Barracuda Networks
16 12 (3.82%) Brocade
16 12 (3.82%) Riverbed
16 12 (3.82%) Zscaler