Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 330 373
Rank change year-on-year -76 +43 -1
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 1364 1831 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.96% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.86% 5.68% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1184 1607 1551
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £32,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +7.14%

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 28053 32236 36504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.68% 16.98% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22722 26396 30185
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,225 £72,500 £71,250
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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the UK

Cisco ASA
Top 16 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 18 November 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 -86 1283 £51,500 +3.00% 50
UK excluding London -22 882 £48,500 +7.78% 37
London -113 466 £57,500 +4.55% 17
South East -39 336 £50,000 +2.04% 15
North of England +48 195 £44,000 +7.32% 11
East of England +38 145 £52,500 +10.53% 5
Midlands -11 118 £47,500 +14.46%
Yorkshire +86 101 £44,000 +4.76% 9
West Midlands +10 88 £47,500 +11.76%
North West -25 84 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Scotland +14 45 £60,000 +64.38% 2
South West -87 40 £45,000 +12.50% 2
East Midlands +9 28 £53,750 +43.33%
Wales +21 20 £40,000 -40.74% 2
North East +9 10 £35,000 -1.69%
Northern Ireland -22 2 £43,000 +13.16%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1364 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1127 (82.62%) Firewall
3 889 (65.18%) Cisco Certification
4 648 (47.51%) CCNP
5 610 (44.72%) WAN
6 567 (41.57%) VPN
7 525 (38.49%) CheckPoint
8 504 (36.95%) LAN
9 475 (34.82%) BGP
10 434 (31.82%) MPLS
11 416 (30.50%) F5
12 406 (29.77%) CCNA
13 404 (29.62%) OSPF
14 396 (29.03%) Juniper
15 371 (27.20%) Network Security
16 370 (27.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 352 (25.81%) Palo Alto
18 344 (25.22%) VMware
19 339 (24.85%) Data Centre
20 324 (23.75%) DNS
21 316 (23.17%) ITIL
22 283 (20.75%) Windows
23 278 (20.38%) Wireless
24 277 (20.31%) IPsec
25 275 (20.16%) Microsoft
26 240 (17.60%) EIGRP
27 234 (17.16%) CCIE
27 234 (17.16%) Cisco IOS
28 229 (16.79%) TCP/IP
29 225 (16.50%) Linux

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
1 125 (9.16%) MS Exchange
2 72 (5.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (4.03%) IIS
4 41 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (2.71%) Skype for Business
6 31 (2.27%) Apache
7 17 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.10%) Confluence
8 15 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 13 (0.95%) CMS
10 12 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.73%) nginx
12 9 (0.66%) SAS
13 7 (0.51%) uWSGI
14 6 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 5 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
16 4 (0.29%) SharePoint
17 1 (0.073%) JBoss
17 1 (0.073%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.073%) WordPress
Applications
1 41 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.073%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.15%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.073%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 126 (9.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 96 (7.04%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (4.33%) Office 365
4 32 (2.35%) SaaS
5 15 (1.10%) Akamai
6 10 (0.73%) G Suite
7 9 (0.66%) IaaS
8 8 (0.59%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.51%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.29%) PaaS
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.22%) GitHub
13 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.073%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1127 (82.62%) Firewall
2 610 (44.72%) WAN
3 567 (41.57%) VPN
4 504 (36.95%) LAN
5 475 (34.82%) BGP
6 434 (31.82%) MPLS
7 404 (29.62%) OSPF
8 371 (27.20%) Network Security
9 370 (27.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 324 (23.75%) DNS
11 278 (20.38%) Wireless
12 277 (20.31%) IPsec
13 240 (17.60%) EIGRP
14 234 (17.16%) Cisco IOS
15 229 (16.79%) TCP/IP
16 212 (15.54%) VLAN
17 187 (13.71%) DHCP
18 182 (13.34%) SSL
19 165 (12.10%) VoIP
20 159 (11.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (5.57%) SQL Server
2 30 (2.20%) MySQL
3 28 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (0.66%) InfluxDB
7 9 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (0.51%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.15%) DB2
11 2 (0.15%) Redis
11 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.073%) Big Data
12 1 (0.073%) Flink
12 1 (0.073%) Infinispan
12 1 (0.073%) Ingres
12 1 (0.073%) Power BI
12 1 (0.073%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 15 (1.10%) JIRA
3 14 (1.03%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.51%) Subversion
5 3 (0.22%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.22%) TeamCity
5 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.15%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 213 (15.62%) Finance
2 103 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.35%) Legal
4 31 (2.27%) Retail
5 28 (2.05%) Banking
6 27 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 24 (1.76%) Digital Economy
8 20 (1.47%) Marketing
9 16 (1.17%) Law
10 15 (1.10%) Games
11 14 (1.03%) Back Office
12 13 (0.95%) Billing
13 12 (0.88%) Electronics
14 11 (0.81%) Advertising
15 10 (0.73%) Publishing
16 8 (0.59%) Automotive
17 6 (0.44%) Dutch Language
18 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
19 3 (0.22%) Local Government
20 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 704 (51.61%) Network Engineer
2 246 (18.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 209 (15.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 195 (14.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 167 (12.24%) Security Engineer
6 127 (9.31%) Network Security Engineer
7 106 (7.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 100 (7.33%) Consultant
9 95 (6.96%) Analyst
10 82 (6.01%) Architect
11 73 (5.35%) Support Engineer
12 69 (5.06%) Firewall Engineer
12 69 (5.06%) Network Architect
13 63 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 60 (4.40%) Network Support
15 55 (4.03%) Operations Engineer
16 51 (3.74%) Network Analyst
16 51 (3.74%) Network Consultant
17 49 (3.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 49 (3.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (3.01%) 802.1X
2 38 (2.79%) HTML
3 34 (2.49%) XML
4 20 (1.47%) XMPP
5 9 (0.66%) Web Services
6 8 (0.59%) FreeSWITCH
6 8 (0.59%) Middleware
7 7 (0.51%) Django
7 7 (0.51%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
7 7 (0.51%) PHP-FPM
7 7 (0.51%) WSGI
8 6 (0.44%) WAP
9 4 (0.29%) .NET
10 3 (0.22%) CSS
10 3 (0.22%) LAMP
10 3 (0.22%) LAPP Stack
11 2 (0.15%) JSON
11 2 (0.15%) Regular Expression
11 2 (0.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 339 (24.85%) Data Centre
2 76 (5.57%) Computer Science
3 72 (5.28%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (3.67%) Clustering
5 45 (3.30%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.42%) Video Conferencing
7 32 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
7 32 (2.35%) PKI
8 30 (2.20%) Replication
9 28 (2.05%) Eurex
10 22 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.54%) iPad
12 17 (1.25%) Driving Licence
13 16 (1.17%) Private Cloud
14 14 (1.03%) FlexPod
14 14 (1.03%) Public Cloud
15 13 (0.95%) VxBlock/Vblock
16 11 (0.81%) DataPower
17 9 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 7 (0.51%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 283 (20.75%) Windows
2 225 (16.50%) Linux
3 148 (10.85%) Windows Server
4 127 (9.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 103 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 58 (4.25%) Unix
8 45 (3.30%) CentOS
9 34 (2.49%) Windows 10
10 27 (1.98%) Ubuntu
11 23 (1.69%) Solaris
12 20 (1.47%) Debian
12 20 (1.47%) Windows 7
13 19 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (1.25%) Windows XP
15 16 (1.17%) Kali Linux
16 15 (1.10%) AIX
17 11 (0.81%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.51%) CatOS
19 5 (0.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 316 (23.17%) ITIL
2 210 (15.40%) Load Balancing
3 178 (13.05%) Network Design
4 158 (11.58%) Network Monitoring
5 112 (8.21%) Presales
6 100 (7.33%) SIEM
7 95 (6.96%) Mentoring
8 93 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
9 92 (6.74%) Network Management
10 89 (6.52%) Project Management
11 70 (5.13%) Change Management
12 66 (4.84%) Migration
13 65 (4.77%) High Availability
14 64 (4.69%) Service Delivery
15 56 (4.11%) DevOps
15 56 (4.11%) Information Security
16 55 (4.03%) Penetration Testing
17 53 (3.89%) Incident Management
18 49 (3.59%) Change Control
19 48 (3.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 72 (5.28%) PowerShell
2 60 (4.40%) SQL
3 49 (3.59%) Python
4 39 (2.86%) Bash Shell
5 35 (2.57%) C
6 29 (2.13%) Perl
7 26 (1.91%) Ruby
8 15 (1.10%) Shell Script
9 10 (0.73%) PHP
10 8 (0.59%) Java
11 5 (0.37%) C-shell
11 5 (0.37%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.37%) Korn
12 4 (0.29%) Tcl
13 3 (0.22%) VB
14 2 (0.15%) C++
14 2 (0.15%) Groovy
15 1 (0.073%) AWK
15 1 (0.073%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.073%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 889 (65.18%) Cisco Certification
2 648 (47.51%) CCNP
3 406 (29.77%) CCNA
4 234 (17.16%) CCIE
5 163 (11.95%) Degree
6 89 (6.52%) Security Cleared
7 78 (5.72%) SC Cleared
8 63 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 62 (4.55%) JNCIP
10 49 (3.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 46 (3.37%) CCSA
12 43 (3.15%) MCSE
13 41 (3.01%) CCDP
14 37 (2.71%) CCSP
15 36 (2.64%) CCIP
15 36 (2.64%) CCSE
16 34 (2.49%) JNCIS
17 31 (2.27%) CISSP
18 29 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
19 27 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (4.18%) SLA
3 37 (2.71%) PCI DSS
4 21 (1.54%) QA
5 20 (1.47%) PMO
6 8 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.37%) COBIT
7 5 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 4 (0.29%) GDPR
8 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.073%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 221 (16.20%) Active Directory
2 206 (15.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 94 (6.89%) Hyper-V
4 46 (3.37%) XenApp
5 44 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
6 35 (2.57%) Terminal Services
7 31 (2.27%) VMware NSX
8 29 (2.13%) iptables
9 28 (2.05%) vSphere
10 24 (1.76%) XenServer
11 16 (1.17%) ProxySG
12 14 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (1.03%) XenDesktop
13 13 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
14 12 (0.88%) Firmware
15 10 (0.73%) KVM
15 10 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.59%) DFS Replication
17 7 (0.51%) Kamailio
17 7 (0.51%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 104 (7.62%) Cacti
2 95 (6.96%) FortiGate
3 72 (5.28%) Cisco CUCM
4 69 (5.06%) Cisco Prime
5 63 (4.62%) Nagios
6 48 (3.52%) Backup Exec
7 47 (3.45%) SolarWinds Orion
8 38 (2.79%) vCenter Server
9 35 (2.57%) Puppet
10 33 (2.42%) Ansible
11 28 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
12 25 (1.83%) WSUS
13 24 (1.76%) SELinux
14 21 (1.54%) Cisco UCCX
14 21 (1.54%) SCCM
15 20 (1.47%) Nessus
15 20 (1.47%) Nmap
16 17 (1.25%) Microsoft Clustering
17 16 (1.17%) OpenView
18 15 (1.10%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1364 (100.00%) Cisco
2 525 (38.49%) CheckPoint
3 416 (30.50%) F5
4 396 (29.03%) Juniper
5 352 (25.81%) Palo Alto
6 344 (25.22%) VMware
7 275 (20.16%) Microsoft
8 190 (13.93%) SolarWinds
9 176 (12.90%) Citrix
10 130 (9.53%) Fortinet
11 114 (8.36%) HP
12 93 (6.82%) Meraki
13 88 (6.45%) Blue Coat
14 82 (6.01%) Dell
15 76 (5.57%) Brocade
16 73 (5.35%) Arista
17 65 (4.77%) Riverbed
18 55 (4.03%) Veeam
19 49 (3.59%) Red Hat
20 45 (3.30%) SonicWALL