Period
to 2 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Cisco Firepower skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Cisco Firepower over the 6 months to 2 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Firepower (formerly Sourcefire Firepower)
UK
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 750 736 954
Rank change year-on-year -14 +218 +108
Permanent jobs citing Cisco Firepower 111 368 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.26% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 1.64% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 124 361 272
Median annual salary £61,750 £63,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.98% +5.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £70,875 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -

Cisco Firepower 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 13,067 22,389 26,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.83% 15.60% 15.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10,221 16,944 20,877
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% +1.09% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 Firepower
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Cisco Firepower in the UK

Cisco Firepower
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cisco Firepower in the UK

Cisco Firepower
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Cisco Firepower over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Cisco Firepower in the UK

Cisco Firepower
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 Firepower within the UK over the 6 months to 2 June 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 -17 87 £55,000 -12.00% 9
UK excluding London +23 69 £55,000 - 7
Work from Home -27 37 £62,500 -10.01% 1
London +77 20 £56,250 -19.64% 2
North of England +20 18 £50,000 -
South East +93 15 £55,000 -21.43% 3
South West +80 15 £65,000 -17.20% 1
East of England +78 12 £50,000 -23.08% 1
North West +73 9 £42,500 -32.00%
Yorkshire +12 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Midlands +74 7 £27,500 -52.17% 2
East Midlands +56 6 £27,500 -49.54%
West Midlands +56 1 - - 2
Scotland +54 1 £55,000 -29.03%
Wales +5 1 £36,000 -10.00%

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, IT jobs citing Cisco Firepower 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 Firepower.

1 110 (99.10%) Cisco
2 86 (77.48%) Cisco ASA
3 83 (74.77%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (71.17%) Wireless
5 76 (68.47%) CCNP
6 67 (60.36%) Firewall
7 55 (49.55%) WAN
8 54 (48.65%) Cisco ISE
9 53 (47.75%) LAN
10 52 (46.85%) Cisco Nexus
11 50 (45.05%) Data Centre
12 43 (38.74%) Meraki
13 41 (36.94%) Network Security
14 34 (30.63%) CCNA
15 33 (29.73%) Palo Alto
15 33 (29.73%) Cisco Wireless
16 29 (26.13%) Cisco Prime
16 29 (26.13%) Juniper
16 29 (26.13%) DNA
16 29 (26.13%) VMware
16 29 (26.13%) Presales
17 28 (25.23%) Network Design
18 27 (24.32%) CCIE
19 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
19 25 (22.52%) CCDP
20 24 (21.62%) VLAN
20 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
20 24 (21.62%) Azure
21 23 (20.72%) CheckPoint
21 23 (20.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching

Cisco Firepower
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 4 (3.60%) IIS
1 4 (3.60%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) FastStats
1 4 (3.60%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 24 (21.62%) Azure
2 14 (12.61%) Office 365
3 9 (8.11%) AWS
4 7 (6.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.60%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (2.70%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.70%) G Suite
6 3 (2.70%) Mimecast
7 2 (1.80%) IaaS
7 2 (1.80%) Slack
8 1 (0.90%) Akamai
Communications & Networking
1 86 (77.48%) Cisco ASA
2 79 (71.17%) Wireless
3 67 (60.36%) Firewall
4 55 (49.55%) WAN
5 54 (48.65%) Cisco ISE
6 53 (47.75%) LAN
7 52 (46.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (36.94%) Network Security
9 33 (29.73%) Cisco Wireless
10 24 (21.62%) VLAN
11 20 (18.02%) VoIP
12 19 (17.12%) VPN
13 18 (16.22%) MPLS
14 17 (15.32%) BGP
15 15 (13.51%) Unified Communications
16 13 (11.71%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (10.81%) OSPF
18 11 (9.91%) DHCP
18 11 (9.91%) WLAN
19 10 (9.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) JIRA
2 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (9.01%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.31%) Marketing
3 3 (2.70%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.90%) Finance
5 1 (0.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Network Engineer
2 42 (37.84%) Consultant
3 31 (27.93%) Network Consultant
4 25 (22.52%) Cisco Consultant
5 22 (19.82%) Cisco Engineer
6 20 (18.02%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 19 (17.12%) Data Centre Consultant
7 19 (17.12%) Senior Consultant
8 17 (15.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 17 (15.32%) Data Consultant
9 16 (14.41%) Senior Cisco Consultant
10 15 (13.51%) Senior Network Consultant
11 12 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
12 10 (9.01%) Switch Engineer
13 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (7.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 7 (6.31%) Security Engineer
14 7 (6.31%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 6 (5.41%) Network Security Engineer
16 5 (4.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) 802.1X
2 3 (2.70%) XMPP
3 1 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 50 (45.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (3.60%) EFT
3 4 (3.60%) FMCG
3 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.80%) PKI
5 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.90%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.90%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.02%) Windows
2 13 (11.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.41%) Linux
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.90%) CentOS
6 1 (0.90%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.90%) Unix
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.90%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (26.13%) DNA
1 29 (26.13%) Presales
2 28 (25.23%) Network Design
3 20 (18.02%) Mentoring
4 19 (17.12%) Network Virtualisation
5 14 (12.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (10.81%) Change Management
7 10 (9.01%) ITIL
8 9 (8.11%) Problem Management
9 8 (7.21%) Capacity Management
10 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (6.31%) Project Delivery
11 6 (5.41%) Fault Management
11 6 (5.41%) Migration
11 6 (5.41%) Network Management
11 6 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (5.41%) Project Management
12 5 (4.50%) Information Security
12 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.31%) Python
3 4 (3.60%) SQL
3 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.90%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 83 (74.77%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (68.47%) CCNP
3 34 (30.63%) CCNA
4 27 (24.32%) CCIE
5 25 (22.52%) CCDP
6 23 (20.72%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 1 (0.90%) CCDE
9 1 (0.90%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.90%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (11.71%) Active Directory
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) XenApp
4 6 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.70%) VMware NSX
5 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 1 (0.90%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (26.13%) Cisco Prime
2 15 (13.51%) Stealthwatch
3 13 (11.71%) vCenter Server
4 11 (9.91%) FortiGate
5 4 (3.60%) Backup Exec
5 4 (3.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (2.70%) AirWatch
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.80%) vRealize
8 1 (0.90%) Ansible
8 1 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.90%) Nessus
8 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.90%) Puppet
8 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.90%) SCCM
8 1 (0.90%) SCOM
8 1 (0.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 110 (99.10%) Cisco
2 43 (38.74%) Meraki
3 33 (29.73%) Palo Alto
4 29 (26.13%) Juniper
4 29 (26.13%) VMware
5 25 (22.52%) Microsoft
6 23 (20.72%) CheckPoint
7 15 (13.51%) SolarWinds
8 12 (10.81%) IronPort
9 8 (7.21%) Citrix
9 8 (7.21%) Riverbed
10 7 (6.31%) Aruba
11 6 (5.41%) F5
12 4 (3.60%) Apteco
12 4 (3.60%) Dell
12 4 (3.60%) IBM
12 4 (3.60%) McAfee
12 4 (3.60%) Symantec
12 4 (3.60%) Veritas
13 3 (2.70%) Okta