The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 91 77
Rank change year-on-year -5 -14  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 8 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.73% 1.16% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.47% 6.43% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 18
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -15.00% +5.26%  

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 179 249 342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.26% 17.98% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 154 218 265
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing Cisco ASA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Cisco ASA in Wales

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Wales.

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in Wales

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in Wales over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in Wales

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 7 £42,500 +13.33% 2
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
Cisco ASA
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) VPN
2 16 (80.00%) LAN
2 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) MPLS
3 14 (70.00%) OSPF
3 14 (70.00%) BGP
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) F5
4 13 (65.00%) Internet
5 12 (60.00%) DNS
5 12 (60.00%) CCNP
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (50.00%) Juniper
7 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
8 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
9 7 (35.00%) DHCP
10 6 (30.00%) FTP
10 6 (30.00%) Avaya
10 6 (30.00%) IPv4
10 6 (30.00%) IPv6
10 6 (30.00%) Wireless
10 6 (30.00%) IPsec
10 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
10 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (30.00%) Data Centre

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) LAN
1 16 (80.00%) VPN
1 16 (80.00%) WAN
2 14 (70.00%) BGP
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) MPLS
2 14 (70.00%) OSPF
3 13 (65.00%) Internet
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (60.00%) DNS
5 7 (35.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (30.00%) FTP
6 6 (30.00%) IPsec
6 6 (30.00%) IPv4
6 6 (30.00%) IPv6
6 6 (30.00%) Unified Communications
6 6 (30.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Network Architect
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
1 6 (30.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (30.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
4 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) CCNP
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) CCDP
3 2 (10.00%) CCIE
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 2 (10.00%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (70.00%) F5
4 10 (50.00%) Juniper
5 6 (30.00%) Avaya
6 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (15.00%) Aruba
7 3 (15.00%) HP
8 2 (10.00%) BMC
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.00%) Nortel
8 2 (10.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (10.00%) VMware