Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK

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 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 785 723 771
Rank change year-on-year -62 +48 -186
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 129 231 516
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.24% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.95% 1.49% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 78 177 360
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.67% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,250 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,526 15,491 22,250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 13.18% 15.91% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9,416 7,761 11,859
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,900 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,715 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.22% -5.26% +5.56%

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Cisco ASA.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco ASA over the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Top 14 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 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +16 109 £53,000 -3.64% 45
UK excluding London -43 100 £52,500 - 40
South West -12 33 £50,000 +2.56% 4
South East +1 30 £52,750 -3.65% 10
Work from Home -33 24 £57,500 -11.54% 19
London +109 23 £70,000 +16.67% 13
West Midlands +5 14 £52,500 +2.44% 5
Midlands -11 14 £52,500 +2.44% 7
Wales +11 11 - -
East of England -8 5 £70,000 +29.03% 6
North of England +27 4 £48,250 -8.10% 6
Scotland -62 3 £75,000 +76.47% 9
Yorkshire +65 2 £43,250 -32.42%
North West 0 2 £48,750 -2.50% 6

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 35 (27.13%) AWS
1 35 (27.13%) Azure
2 12 (9.30%) GCP
3 5 (3.88%) AWS Direct Connect
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft 365
5 1 (0.78%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 106 (82.17%) Firewall
2 51 (39.53%) WAN
3 46 (35.66%) BGP
4 43 (33.33%) OSPF
5 32 (24.81%) Cisco ISE
5 32 (24.81%) SD-WAN
5 32 (24.81%) VPN
6 30 (23.26%) LAN
7 28 (21.71%) Cisco Firepower
8 27 (20.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 26 (20.16%) EIGRP
10 23 (17.83%) DMVPN
11 22 (17.05%) Software-Defined Networking
11 22 (17.05%) VLAN
12 21 (16.28%) MPLS
13 20 (15.50%) IPsec
13 20 (15.50%) Wireless
14 17 (13.18%) Cisco Wireless
15 16 (12.40%) HSRP
16 15 (11.63%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) JIRA
2 3 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (14.73%) Aerospace
2 15 (11.63%) Finance
3 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.65%) Banking
4 6 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 5 (3.88%) Social Skills
6 4 (3.10%) Publishing
7 3 (2.33%) Billing
7 3 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
7 3 (2.33%) Military
8 2 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.55%) Games
9 1 (0.78%) Police
9 1 (0.78%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 75 (58.14%) Network Engineer
2 52 (40.31%) Senior
3 40 (31.01%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (10.85%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
5 12 (9.30%) Consultant
5 12 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.53%) Project Consultant
6 11 (8.53%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (8.53%) Senior Network Consultant
6 11 (8.53%) Senior Project Consultant
7 10 (7.75%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.98%) Network Support
9 7 (5.43%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) IT Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.88%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.40%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.65%) LDAP
3 5 (3.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.75%) Public Cloud
3 5 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.78%) CMDB
5 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.60%) Linux
2 15 (11.63%) Windows
3 8 (6.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.65%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.33%) Windows Server 2016
6 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.03%) Network Design
2 23 (17.83%) ITIL
3 22 (17.05%) Agile
4 18 (13.95%) Actionable Insight
5 16 (12.40%) Migration
6 15 (11.63%) Change Control
6 15 (11.63%) Change Management
7 14 (10.85%) Collaborative Working
7 14 (10.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 13 (10.08%) Customer Service
8 13 (10.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 12 (9.30%) DevOps
10 11 (8.53%) Configuration Management
10 11 (8.53%) Load Balancing
10 11 (8.53%) Network Monitoring
11 10 (7.75%) Incident Management
11 10 (7.75%) Network Virtualisation
12 9 (6.98%) Mentoring
12 9 (6.98%) Time Management
13 8 (6.20%) Roadmaps
Programming Languages
1 21 (16.28%) Python
2 16 (12.40%) Bash
3 10 (7.75%) Shell Script
4 6 (4.65%) Perl
5 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 77 (59.69%) Security Cleared
2 54 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
3 40 (31.01%) CCNP
4 31 (24.03%) CCNA
4 31 (24.03%) DV Cleared
5 29 (22.48%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.88%) CCIE
7 3 (2.33%) Azure Certification
7 3 (2.33%) CCDA
7 3 (2.33%) CCSA
8 2 (1.55%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (1.55%) CCIP
9 1 (0.78%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CCDP
9 1 (0.78%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.78%) CCSP
9 1 (0.78%) CISSP
9 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.78%) MCSA
9 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 21 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (13.18%) VMware NSX
3 6 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.88%) vSphere
5 4 (3.10%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.55%) NFS
6 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (18.60%) Ansible
2 23 (17.83%) FortiGate
3 13 (10.08%) Puppet
4 10 (7.75%) Progress Chef
5 7 (5.43%) vCenter Server
6 6 (4.65%) Kubernetes
6 6 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
7 5 (3.88%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (3.88%) Opsview
8 3 (2.33%) Terraform
8 3 (2.33%) VxRail
9 2 (1.55%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
9 2 (1.55%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) Cisco
2 42 (32.56%) Fortinet
3 36 (27.91%) Palo Alto
4 34 (26.36%) CheckPoint
4 34 (26.36%) Juniper
5 33 (25.58%) VMware
6 27 (20.93%) McAfee
7 25 (19.38%) F5
8 23 (17.83%) Microsoft
9 18 (13.95%) Red Hat
10 17 (13.18%) SolarWinds
11 11 (8.53%) Oracle
12 7 (5.43%) Meraki
13 5 (3.88%) Citrix
14 4 (3.10%) Aruba
15 3 (2.33%) Avaya
15 3 (2.33%) Dell
15 3 (2.33%) ServiceNow
16 2 (1.55%) LogicMonitor
16 2 (1.55%) Radware