Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 415 446
Rank change year-on-year -59 +31 -117
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 681 1,090 1,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 0.72% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.69% 4.80% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 548 900 966
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £32,750 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £76,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +11.36%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 18,435 22,708 26,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.99% 15.04% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14,507 17,762 21,638
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £76,355 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Top 15 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 28 February 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
England -68 626 £50,000 -9.09% 99
UK excluding London -44 420 £50,000 -4.76% 75
London -32 231 £57,500 -4.17% 30
South East -4 167 £50,000 -4.76% 22
Midlands +6 80 £45,000 -18.18% 15
North of England -43 70 £42,500 -16.26% 18
West Midlands +2 44 £50,000 -13.04% 7
South West +19 42 £50,000 -2.91% 5
North West +24 41 £40,000 -27.27% 10
East Midlands +37 36 £35,000 -30.00% 6
East of England +60 33 £50,000 -4.76% 9
Scotland +31 26 £63,750 +2.00% 2
Yorkshire -54 23 £45,000 -5.26% 8
North East +4 6 £30,000 -52.00%
Wales -7 2 £45,000 +12.50% 4

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 681 (100.00%) Cisco
2 555 (81.50%) Firewall
3 429 (63.00%) Cisco Certification
4 368 (54.04%) CCNP
5 344 (50.51%) WAN
6 330 (48.46%) LAN
7 273 (40.09%) VPN
7 273 (40.09%) BGP
8 249 (36.56%) OSPF
9 237 (34.80%) Palo Alto
10 234 (34.36%) Wireless
11 204 (29.96%) Network Security
12 193 (28.34%) Data Centre
13 178 (26.14%) Azure
14 177 (25.99%) CCNA
15 172 (25.26%) CheckPoint
16 169 (24.82%) VMware
16 169 (24.82%) Meraki
17 163 (23.94%) Juniper
18 154 (22.61%) Microsoft
19 145 (21.29%) IPsec
19 145 (21.29%) SolarWinds
20 143 (21.00%) Cisco Nexus
21 138 (20.26%) TCP/IP
22 129 (18.94%) MPLS
23 126 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
24 124 (18.21%) Cisco ISE
25 123 (18.06%) Active Directory
26 111 (16.30%) ITIL
27 110 (16.15%) Windows

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 38 (5.58%) MS Exchange
2 33 (4.85%) SharePoint
3 17 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (2.50%) Skype for Business
4 14 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (1.32%) IIS
6 7 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.15%) Moodle
Applications
1 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.32%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 178 (26.14%) Azure
2 100 (14.68%) Office 365
3 58 (8.52%) AWS
4 21 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (2.35%) SaaS
6 15 (2.20%) Akamai
7 13 (1.91%) PaaS
8 12 (1.76%) IaaS
9 11 (1.62%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 11 (1.62%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.59%) OneDrive
12 3 (0.44%) G Suite
13 2 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.29%) Power Platform
14 1 (0.15%) GCP
14 1 (0.15%) Slack
14 1 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 555 (81.50%) Firewall
2 344 (50.51%) WAN
3 330 (48.46%) LAN
4 273 (40.09%) BGP
4 273 (40.09%) VPN
5 249 (36.56%) OSPF
6 234 (34.36%) Wireless
7 204 (29.96%) Network Security
8 145 (21.29%) IPsec
9 143 (21.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 138 (20.26%) TCP/IP
11 129 (18.94%) MPLS
12 124 (18.21%) Cisco ISE
13 107 (15.71%) DNS
14 104 (15.27%) VLAN
15 102 (14.98%) Cisco Firepower
15 102 (14.98%) DHCP
16 95 (13.95%) HSRP
17 89 (13.07%) VoIP
18 87 (12.78%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.29%) MySQL
4 2 (0.29%) Power BI
4 2 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (5.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 6 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.73%) WinDbg
4 3 (0.44%) Bazaar
4 3 (0.44%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.15%) JIRA
6 1 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 103 (15.12%) Finance
2 38 (5.58%) Retail
2 38 (5.58%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.76%) Law
3 12 (1.76%) Public Sector
4 11 (1.62%) Legal
4 11 (1.62%) Marketing
5 9 (1.32%) Banking
6 7 (1.03%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.88%) Electronics
8 5 (0.73%) Military
9 4 (0.59%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.15%) French Language
11 1 (0.15%) Games
11 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 375 (55.07%) Network Engineer
2 99 (14.54%) Senior Network Engineer
3 74 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 74 (10.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 65 (9.54%) Consultant
5 56 (8.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 55 (8.08%) Security Engineer
7 43 (6.31%) Network Security Engineer
8 40 (5.87%) Network Consultant
9 38 (5.58%) Architect
10 34 (4.99%) Network Architect
11 33 (4.85%) Support Engineer
12 30 (4.41%) NOC Engineer
13 26 (3.82%) Lead Network Engineer
14 25 (3.67%) IT Engineer
15 24 (3.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 24 (3.52%) Analyst
16 23 (3.38%) Cisco Consultant
16 23 (3.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
17 22 (3.23%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (4.70%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.17%) JSON
3 7 (1.03%) SAML
4 6 (0.88%) XMPP
5 4 (0.59%) CSS
6 3 (0.44%) Web Services
7 2 (0.29%) Jinja
7 2 (0.29%) YAML
8 1 (0.15%) COM
8 1 (0.15%) COM+
8 1 (0.15%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.15%) LDAP
8 1 (0.15%) REST
8 1 (0.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 193 (28.34%) Data Centre
2 23 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (3.08%) DataPower
4 17 (2.50%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (2.35%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.62%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (1.62%) Public Cloud
6 11 (1.62%) Replication
7 10 (1.47%) EMC VNX
8 9 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 9 (1.32%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.17%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.03%) Driving Licence
10 7 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (0.88%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 5 (0.73%) e-Learning
12 5 (0.73%) Handset
13 4 (0.59%) Social Media
13 4 (0.59%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 110 (16.15%) Windows
2 76 (11.16%) Windows Server
3 59 (8.66%) Linux
4 40 (5.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (4.11%) Windows 7
6 27 (3.96%) Windows 10
7 16 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.73%) CentOS
8 5 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.73%) Unix
9 4 (0.59%) Android
9 4 (0.59%) Solaris
10 3 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (16.30%) ITIL
2 106 (15.57%) Network Monitoring
3 89 (13.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 86 (12.63%) Network Design
5 76 (11.16%) Load Balancing
6 65 (9.54%) Presales
7 63 (9.25%) Problem-Solving
8 59 (8.66%) Cybersecurity
9 57 (8.37%) Mentoring
10 49 (7.20%) Migration
11 38 (5.58%) DevOps
11 38 (5.58%) Project Management
12 34 (4.99%) Agile Software Development
12 34 (4.99%) DNA
13 33 (4.85%) Project Delivery
14 32 (4.70%) Network Virtualisation
15 30 (4.41%) Patch Management
16 29 (4.26%) SIEM
17 28 (4.11%) Problem Management
18 27 (3.96%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 56 (8.22%) PowerShell
2 36 (5.29%) SQL
3 34 (4.99%) Python
4 10 (1.47%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.03%) C
6 5 (0.73%) VBScript
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 429 (63.00%) Cisco Certification
2 368 (54.04%) CCNP
3 177 (25.99%) CCNA
4 78 (11.45%) CCDP
5 73 (10.72%) CCIE
6 52 (7.64%) Degree
7 43 (6.31%) Security Cleared
8 31 (4.55%) JNCIP
8 31 (4.55%) JNCIS
9 30 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (3.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 21 (3.08%) MCSE
12 18 (2.64%) DV Cleared
13 14 (2.06%) CCDA
13 14 (2.06%) Computer Science Degree
13 14 (2.06%) JNCIA
14 12 (1.76%) SC Cleared
15 11 (1.62%) DBS Check
15 11 (1.62%) MCSA
15 11 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (8.96%) SLA
2 21 (3.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (2.20%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.32%) GDPR
6 3 (0.44%) NIST
6 3 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.29%) NCSC
8 1 (0.15%) QA
System Software
1 126 (18.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 123 (18.06%) Active Directory
3 51 (7.49%) Hyper-V
4 35 (5.14%) XenApp
5 32 (4.70%) XenDesktop
6 31 (4.55%) vSphere
7 17 (2.50%) VMware NSX
8 12 (1.76%) Firmware
9 11 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (1.32%) vCloud
11 7 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
12 6 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
13 5 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 5 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.59%) NFS
15 3 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
15 3 (0.44%) ProxySG
15 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 3 (0.44%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 56 (8.22%) Cisco Prime
2 42 (6.17%) FortiGate
3 28 (4.11%) Stealthwatch
4 27 (3.96%) vCenter Server
5 23 (3.38%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (3.38%) SCCM
6 21 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 20 (2.94%) Terraform
8 19 (2.79%) Puppet
9 14 (2.06%) SCOM
10 9 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.88%) Kubernetes
11 6 (0.88%) WSUS
12 5 (0.73%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.73%) Ansible
12 5 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
12 5 (0.73%) WhatsUp Gold
13 4 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.44%) Observium
14 3 (0.44%) Salt
Vendors
1 681 (100.00%) Cisco
2 237 (34.80%) Palo Alto
3 172 (25.26%) CheckPoint
4 169 (24.82%) Meraki
4 169 (24.82%) VMware
5 163 (23.94%) Juniper
6 154 (22.61%) Microsoft
7 145 (21.29%) SolarWinds
8 86 (12.63%) F5
9 76 (11.16%) Citrix
10 65 (9.54%) HP
11 47 (6.90%) Aruba
12 35 (5.14%) NetApp
13 34 (4.99%) Fortinet
14 33 (4.85%) Blue Coat
15 30 (4.41%) IBM
16 29 (4.26%) Riverbed
17 27 (3.96%) Forcepoint
18 24 (3.52%) Brocade
18 24 (3.52%) IronPort