Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 364 307 320
Rank change year-on-year -57 +13 +125
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1515 2130 2280
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.37% 6.19% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1942 1819
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +10.47%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 28238 34421 39282
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.91% 17.01% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22897 28585 31699
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Top 17 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 24 July 2017. 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 -60 1460 £50,000 - 59
UK excluding London -32 930 £45,000 -5.26% 43
London -70 574 £55,000 - 22
South East +10 454 £50,000 - 12
Midlands +49 150 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North of England -29 143 £44,000 -2.22% 11
West Midlands +32 111 £40,000 -11.11% 8
East of England -25 97 £52,500 +6.06% 1
North West -36 72 £43,250 -3.89% 6
Yorkshire +10 68 £44,000 -2.22% 5
South West -52 49 £41,250 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +17 40 £40,000 +9.59% 4
Scotland +29 27 £60,000 +26.32% 4
Wales +2 16 £42,500 +13.33% 2
North East +4 3 £51,000 +52.24%
Northern Ireland -5 2 £30,000 -21.05%
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 1515 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1298 (85.68%) Firewall
3 1012 (66.80%) Cisco Certification
4 764 (50.43%) CCNP
5 613 (40.46%) VPN
6 572 (37.76%) CheckPoint
7 565 (37.29%) WAN
8 496 (32.74%) BGP
9 460 (30.36%) LAN
10 453 (29.90%) Juniper
11 450 (29.70%) MPLS
12 445 (29.37%) F5
13 435 (28.71%) OSPF
14 427 (28.18%) CCNA
15 419 (27.66%) Palo Alto
16 392 (25.87%) Data Centre
17 386 (25.48%) Wireless
18 381 (25.15%) Cisco Nexus
19 379 (25.02%) Network Security
20 378 (24.95%) Windows
21 352 (23.23%) VMware
22 294 (19.41%) DNS
23 293 (19.34%) Linux
24 280 (18.48%) ITIL
25 274 (18.09%) Microsoft
26 264 (17.43%) IPsec
27 242 (15.97%) CCIE
28 238 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
29 224 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
29 224 (14.79%) EIGRP

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
1 104 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 60 (3.96%) IIS
3 59 (3.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (3.17%) Skype for Business
5 45 (2.97%) Apache
6 40 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 31 (2.05%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.58%) SharePoint
9 15 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 9 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.53%) nginx
12 7 (0.46%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.46%) CMS
13 5 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.26%) SAS
15 3 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 3 (0.20%) Confluence
15 3 (0.20%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.20%) WebLogic
16 2 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 47 (3.10%) MS Visio
2 42 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.13%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.20%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 105 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (6.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.50%) Office 365
4 29 (1.91%) SaaS
5 11 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
6 10 (0.66%) Akamai
6 10 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (0.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.40%) G Suite
8 6 (0.40%) IaaS
8 6 (0.40%) Mimecast
8 6 (0.40%) PaaS
9 1 (0.066%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.066%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1298 (85.68%) Firewall
2 613 (40.46%) VPN
3 565 (37.29%) WAN
4 496 (32.74%) BGP
5 460 (30.36%) LAN
6 450 (29.70%) MPLS
7 435 (28.71%) OSPF
8 386 (25.48%) Wireless
9 381 (25.15%) Cisco Nexus
10 379 (25.02%) Network Security
11 294 (19.41%) DNS
12 264 (17.43%) IPsec
13 238 (15.71%) Cisco IOS
14 224 (14.79%) EIGRP
15 221 (14.59%) VLAN
16 200 (13.20%) TCP/IP
17 196 (12.94%) DHCP
18 185 (12.21%) VoIP
19 178 (11.75%) Cisco PIX
20 154 (10.17%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (6.73%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.05%) MySQL
3 30 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
6 12 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.46%) Apache Cassandra
7 7 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.46%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.26%) Big Data
9 3 (0.20%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.13%) DB2
10 2 (0.13%) Infinispan
11 1 (0.066%) Redis
11 1 (0.066%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.066%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (0.53%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.46%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.33%) JIRA
4 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.20%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.066%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.066%) Bitbucket
General
1 202 (13.33%) Finance
2 89 (5.87%) Telecoms
3 55 (3.63%) Retail
4 42 (2.77%) Banking
5 36 (2.38%) Legal
6 25 (1.65%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.58%) Back Office
8 19 (1.25%) Law
9 18 (1.19%) Marketing
10 17 (1.12%) Electronics
11 11 (0.73%) Advertising
12 10 (0.66%) Games
13 9 (0.59%) Automotive
13 9 (0.59%) Billing
14 7 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.40%) Publishing
16 5 (0.33%) Digital Economy
16 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.26%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 841 (55.51%) Network Engineer
2 284 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 255 (16.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 224 (14.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 210 (13.86%) Security Engineer
6 164 (10.83%) Network Security Engineer
7 121 (7.99%) Analyst
8 114 (7.52%) Support Engineer
9 108 (7.13%) Consultant
10 93 (6.14%) Architect
11 86 (5.68%) Network Architect
11 86 (5.68%) Network Support
12 81 (5.35%) Firewall Engineer
13 80 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 78 (5.15%) Network Support Engineer
15 61 (4.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 59 (3.89%) Security Consultant
17 58 (3.83%) Operations Engineer
18 57 (3.76%) Security Analyst
19 55 (3.63%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (4.09%) 802.1X
2 23 (1.52%) HTML
3 20 (1.32%) XML
4 19 (1.25%) CSS
5 13 (0.86%) REST
6 12 (0.79%) Web Services
7 9 (0.59%) Kafka
8 8 (0.53%) Middleware
9 7 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
9 7 (0.46%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (0.33%) COM+
10 5 (0.33%) LAMP
10 5 (0.33%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (0.26%) XMPP
12 2 (0.13%) ActiveMQ
12 2 (0.13%) HornetQ
12 2 (0.13%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.13%) Spring Boot
13 1 (0.066%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 392 (25.87%) Data Centre
2 75 (4.95%) Computer Science
3 58 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 44 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 35 (2.31%) Linux Command Line
6 33 (2.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 28 (1.85%) Clustering
8 27 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
9 22 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 22 (1.45%) iPad
10 21 (1.39%) PKI
10 21 (1.39%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.25%) Public Cloud
12 14 (0.92%) Eurex
12 14 (0.92%) Fat Client
12 14 (0.92%) FlexPod
12 14 (0.92%) Thin Client
13 13 (0.86%) Replication
14 10 (0.66%) Data Protection Act
14 10 (0.66%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 378 (24.95%) Windows
2 293 (19.34%) Linux
3 171 (11.29%) Windows Server
4 147 (9.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 140 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 76 (5.02%) Unix
7 64 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 45 (2.97%) CentOS
9 28 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 27 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (1.72%) Solaris
12 24 (1.58%) Windows 7
13 23 (1.52%) AIX
14 22 (1.45%) Ubuntu
15 17 (1.12%) Windows XP
16 13 (0.86%) Kali Linux
17 12 (0.79%) Debian
18 7 (0.46%) VMS
19 6 (0.40%) Data ONTAP
19 6 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (18.48%) ITIL
2 179 (11.82%) Load Balancing
3 171 (11.29%) Network Design
4 151 (9.97%) Presales
5 126 (8.32%) Network Monitoring
6 103 (6.80%) Mentoring
7 94 (6.20%) High Availability
8 91 (6.01%) SIEM
9 87 (5.74%) Change Management
10 75 (4.95%) Network Management
11 74 (4.88%) Kalman Filter
12 67 (4.42%) Project Management
12 67 (4.42%) Service Delivery
13 60 (3.96%) Information Security
14 54 (3.56%) Cybersecurity
14 54 (3.56%) Migration
15 48 (3.17%) E-Commerce
16 45 (2.97%) Disaster Recovery
17 44 (2.90%) Change Control
18 42 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 87 (5.74%) SQL
2 50 (3.30%) PowerShell
3 33 (2.18%) Perl
4 32 (2.11%) C
5 23 (1.52%) Python
6 22 (1.45%) Shell Script
7 16 (1.06%) Java
8 12 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 10 (0.66%) Ruby
10 5 (0.33%) C++
10 5 (0.33%) C-shell
10 5 (0.33%) Korn
10 5 (0.33%) R
11 4 (0.26%) PHP
12 3 (0.20%) VB
13 2 (0.13%) VBScript
14 1 (0.066%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.066%) Tcl
14 1 (0.066%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1012 (66.80%) Cisco Certification
2 764 (50.43%) CCNP
3 427 (28.18%) CCNA
4 242 (15.97%) CCIE
5 144 (9.50%) Degree
6 81 (5.35%) Security Cleared
7 77 (5.08%) CCSE
8 73 (4.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 64 (4.22%) SC Cleared
10 59 (3.89%) CISSP
11 53 (3.50%) JNCIS
12 51 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
13 47 (3.10%) CCDP
14 44 (2.90%) CCSA
15 41 (2.71%) CCSP
16 39 (2.57%) MCSE
17 35 (2.31%) JNCIP
18 31 (2.05%) CCDA
19 30 (1.98%) CCIP
20 29 (1.91%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (4.49%) SLA
3 65 (4.29%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.19%) QA
5 11 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.66%) COBIT
6 10 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (0.53%) PMO
8 5 (0.33%) GPG13
8 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.20%) COSO
10 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 224 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 213 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 92 (6.07%) Hyper-V
4 50 (3.30%) XenApp
5 36 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 34 (2.24%) Terminal Services
6 34 (2.24%) vSphere
7 27 (1.78%) VMware Workstation
8 24 (1.58%) XenServer
9 18 (1.19%) KVM
10 17 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
11 15 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
11 15 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
12 13 (0.86%) Docker
13 12 (0.79%) ISA Server
13 12 (0.79%) ProxySG
14 10 (0.66%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.59%) pfSense
16 7 (0.46%) Firmware
16 7 (0.46%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 127 (8.38%) FortiGate
2 59 (3.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 52 (3.43%) Cisco Prime
4 45 (2.97%) Cacti
5 43 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
6 35 (2.31%) WSUS
7 34 (2.24%) Backup Exec
8 27 (1.78%) Nessus
9 25 (1.65%) Cisco UCCX
9 25 (1.65%) Nagios
10 23 (1.52%) ZABBIX
11 22 (1.45%) Puppet
12 19 (1.25%) OpenView
12 19 (1.25%) vCenter Server
13 15 (0.99%) HAProxy
14 13 (0.86%) Nmap
15 12 (0.79%) SCCM
15 12 (0.79%) SCOM
16 10 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
17 9 (0.59%) Kibana
Vendors
1 1515 (100.00%) Cisco
2 572 (37.76%) CheckPoint
3 453 (29.90%) Juniper
4 445 (29.37%) F5
5 419 (27.66%) Palo Alto
6 352 (23.23%) VMware
7 274 (18.09%) Microsoft
8 177 (11.68%) SolarWinds
9 170 (11.22%) Fortinet
9 170 (11.22%) HP
10 159 (10.50%) Citrix
11 94 (6.20%) Aruba
12 90 (5.94%) Riverbed
13 86 (5.68%) Blue Coat
14 72 (4.75%) Meraki
14 72 (4.75%) SonicWALL
15 56 (3.70%) Dell
16 53 (3.50%) WatchGuard
17 46 (3.04%) Red Hat
18 44 (2.90%) McAfee
Surrey
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus, pension and health care
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70,000 per annum plus £10,000 bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 basic plus 10% Bonus plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Net Talent
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Salary: £53000 - £63000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £67,000 per annum +bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Advanced
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension,
Posted: 4 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £27000 - £33000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum plus 25 days holiday, bonus and flex
Posted: 4 days ago