Period
to 14 July 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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 433 319 440
Rank change year-on-year -114 +121 -73
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 418 1,492 1,260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.55% 1.02% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 6.52% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 386 1,093 1,089
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £81,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.53% +5.56%

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 11,427 22,873 26,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.14% 15.67% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,922 17,259 21,303
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,972 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.76% -1.14% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £78,988 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 14 July 2020.

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 14 July 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 -123 397 £55,000 - 33
UK excluding London -128 269 £52,500 - 35
London +16 133 £60,000 -4.00% 1
South East -6 89 £55,000 +4.76% 9
Midlands +30 57 £47,500 -9.52% 9
North of England -136 54 £50,000 - 8
Work from Home -77 40 £55,000 -20.81% 1
East of England +77 38 £55,000 +11.11% 5
North West +83 35 £52,500 +23.53% 5
West Midlands +24 34 £47,500 -9.52% 7
South West +58 26 £60,000 +26.32% 1
East Midlands +57 23 £43,500 +2.35% 2
Yorkshire -119 19 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Scotland +59 6 £55,000 -12.00% 1

For the 6 months to 14 July 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.

1 418 (100.00%) Cisco
2 349 (83.49%) Firewall
3 235 (56.22%) WAN
4 233 (55.74%) Cisco Certification
5 202 (48.33%) LAN
6 199 (47.61%) CCNP
7 167 (39.95%) BGP
8 166 (39.71%) OSPF
9 162 (38.76%) Palo Alto
10 155 (37.08%) Wireless
11 154 (36.84%) VPN
12 147 (35.17%) Data Centre
13 131 (31.34%) CheckPoint
14 120 (28.71%) CCNA
15 119 (28.47%) Network Security
16 115 (27.51%) Juniper
17 106 (25.36%) VMware
17 106 (25.36%) Azure
18 101 (24.16%) Microsoft
19 98 (23.44%) MPLS
19 98 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
20 84 (20.10%) SolarWinds
21 82 (19.62%) Windows
22 81 (19.38%) Meraki
23 76 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 75 (17.94%) Active Directory
25 74 (17.70%) EIGRP
26 70 (16.75%) Windows Server
27 69 (16.51%) Cisco Firepower
27 69 (16.51%) DNS

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 13 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.39%) IIS
2 10 (2.39%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (0.96%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.24%) Moodle
6 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.96%) FastStats
1 4 (0.96%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 106 (25.36%) Azure
2 68 (16.27%) Office 365
3 27 (6.46%) AWS
4 14 (3.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 11 (2.63%) Mimecast
6 9 (2.15%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 8 (1.91%) Akamai
8 6 (1.44%) IaaS
8 6 (1.44%) PaaS
9 4 (0.96%) G Suite
9 4 (0.96%) SaaS
10 3 (0.72%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.48%) Slack
12 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.24%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 349 (83.49%) Firewall
2 235 (56.22%) WAN
3 202 (48.33%) LAN
4 167 (39.95%) BGP
5 166 (39.71%) OSPF
6 155 (37.08%) Wireless
7 154 (36.84%) VPN
8 119 (28.47%) Network Security
9 98 (23.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 98 (23.44%) MPLS
10 74 (17.70%) EIGRP
11 69 (16.51%) Cisco Firepower
11 69 (16.51%) DNS
12 67 (16.03%) DHCP
12 67 (16.03%) TCP/IP
13 65 (15.55%) IPsec
14 62 (14.83%) Wi-Fi
15 61 (14.59%) Cisco ISE
16 59 (14.11%) Cisco IOS
16 59 (14.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.24%) Power BI
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (1.67%) WinDbg
4 6 (1.44%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.72%) Bazaar
5 3 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 63 (15.07%) Finance
2 19 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.87%) Retail
4 11 (2.63%) Banking
4 11 (2.63%) Legal
5 10 (2.39%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.44%) Military
7 5 (1.20%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.96%) Korean Language
8 4 (0.96%) Marketing
8 4 (0.96%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.72%) Law
9 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.72%) Publishing
10 1 (0.24%) Back Office
10 1 (0.24%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 242 (57.89%) Network Engineer
2 82 (19.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 58 (13.88%) Cisco Engineer
4 47 (11.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 47 (11.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 38 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 37 (8.85%) Consultant
7 35 (8.37%) Support Engineer
8 29 (6.94%) Network Security Engineer
9 28 (6.70%) Network Consultant
10 23 (5.50%) Network Manager
11 22 (5.26%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 21 (5.02%) IT Engineer
13 18 (4.31%) Architect
14 16 (3.83%) Network Architect
14 16 (3.83%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 15 (3.59%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.11%) Cisco Support
16 13 (3.11%) Cisco Support Engineer
16 13 (3.11%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.78%) 802.1X
2 8 (1.91%) CSS
3 5 (1.20%) XMPP
4 4 (0.96%) YAML
5 3 (0.72%) Web Services
6 2 (0.48%) JSON
6 2 (0.48%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.24%) .NET
7 1 (0.24%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.24%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.24%) HTML
7 1 (0.24%) LINQ
7 1 (0.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 147 (35.17%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.35%) DataPower
3 9 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.15%) Public Cloud
4 8 (1.91%) Hybrid Cloud
4 8 (1.91%) Management Information System
5 7 (1.67%) Handset
6 6 (1.44%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.20%) e-Learning
7 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (1.20%) Private Cloud
8 4 (0.96%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.96%) EFT
8 4 (0.96%) Wiki
9 3 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
9 3 (0.72%) Social Media
10 2 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
11 1 (0.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (19.62%) Windows
2 70 (16.75%) Windows Server
3 35 (8.37%) Linux
4 24 (5.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (4.55%) Windows Server 2016
6 18 (4.31%) Windows 7
7 14 (3.35%) Windows 10
8 8 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.67%) Unix
10 6 (1.44%) CentOS
11 5 (1.20%) Windows Server 2019
12 3 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 64 (15.31%) ITIL
3 46 (11.00%) Network Monitoring
4 45 (10.77%) Load Balancing
5 40 (9.57%) Network Design
5 40 (9.57%) Presales
6 38 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (6.94%) Project Delivery
8 28 (6.70%) DevOps
9 27 (6.46%) Problem Management
10 26 (6.22%) Information Security
11 25 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
12 23 (5.50%) DNA
12 23 (5.50%) Migration
13 22 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
14 21 (5.02%) Change Management
15 20 (4.78%) Mentoring
15 20 (4.78%) Network Management
16 19 (4.55%) Project Management
17 18 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (11.48%) PowerShell
2 26 (6.22%) Python
3 17 (4.07%) SQL
4 8 (1.91%) C
5 7 (1.67%) VBScript
6 5 (1.20%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.24%) C#
Qualifications
1 233 (55.74%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (47.61%) CCNP
3 120 (28.71%) CCNA
4 44 (10.53%) CCDP
5 25 (5.98%) Security Cleared
6 23 (5.50%) Degree
7 22 (5.26%) CCIE
8 17 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (3.83%) JNCIS
9 16 (3.83%) MCSE
10 14 (3.35%) SC Cleared
11 13 (3.11%) JNCIP
12 11 (2.63%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 11 (2.63%) DV Cleared
13 10 (2.39%) DBS Check
14 9 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (2.15%) MCSA
15 8 (1.91%) CISSP
15 8 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.91%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (11.00%) SLA
2 18 (4.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 13 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 12 (2.87%) GDPR
5 11 (2.63%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.24%) QA
7 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 75 (17.94%) Active Directory
2 64 (15.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.94%) Hyper-V
4 17 (4.07%) XenApp
5 14 (3.35%) VMware NSX
5 14 (3.35%) XenDesktop
6 11 (2.63%) vSphere
7 7 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (1.44%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.96%) Docker
10 3 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.48%) Firmware
11 2 (0.48%) vCloud
12 1 (0.24%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.24%) pfSense
12 1 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 38 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 20 (4.78%) Cisco Prime
3 12 (2.87%) Stealthwatch
4 9 (2.15%) Ansible
4 9 (2.15%) Puppet
4 9 (2.15%) SCCM
4 9 (2.15%) SCOM
5 8 (1.91%) Terraform
6 7 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 7 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (1.67%) vCenter Server
7 6 (1.44%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (1.44%) Observium
8 5 (1.20%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.96%) Cisco CME
9 4 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.72%) Nagios
11 2 (0.48%) Kubernetes
11 2 (0.48%) WSUS
12 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 418 (100.00%) Cisco
2 162 (38.76%) Palo Alto
3 131 (31.34%) CheckPoint
4 115 (27.51%) Juniper
5 106 (25.36%) VMware
6 101 (24.16%) Microsoft
7 84 (20.10%) SolarWinds
8 81 (19.38%) Meraki
9 67 (16.03%) F5
10 52 (12.44%) HP
11 45 (10.77%) Fortinet
12 43 (10.29%) Citrix
13 30 (7.18%) Aruba
14 24 (5.74%) Dell
15 22 (5.26%) Riverbed
16 19 (4.55%) IBM
17 18 (4.31%) Infoblox
18 17 (4.07%) Blue Coat
19 14 (3.35%) Brocade
20 13 (3.11%) Veeam