The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 184 176
Rank change year-on-year +41 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 64 63 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.34% 1.02% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.79% 6.72% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 60 53 27
Median salary £38,750 £44,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.93% +44.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £34,077 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 728 938 792
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.27% 15.19% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 598 748 676
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £60,000
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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Cisco ASA in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cisco ASA in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Cisco ASA in the West Midlands

Cisco ASA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cisco ASA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Birmingham +17 19 £50,000 +30.02% 2
Worcestershire -13 11 £37,500 -11.76%
Herefordshire - 11 £45,000 -
Solihull - 8 £37,500 - 1
Shropshire +3 7 £35,000 -17.64%
Warwickshire +30 5 £35,000 -22.22%
Coventry +18 3 £34,000 -47.69%
Cisco ASA
England

Cisco ASA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 115 (100.00%) Cisco
2 104 (90.43%) Firewall
3 93 (80.87%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (73.04%) CCNA
5 72 (62.61%) CCNP
6 64 (55.65%) WAN
7 62 (53.91%) Network Security
8 61 (53.04%) Cisco Nexus
9 49 (42.61%) LAN
10 47 (40.87%) MPLS
11 44 (38.26%) DNS
12 43 (37.39%) DHCP
13 42 (36.52%) OSPF
14 32 (27.83%) Wireless
14 32 (27.83%) Cisco IOS
15 31 (26.96%) DMVPN
15 31 (26.96%) F5
16 30 (26.09%) Load Balancing
17 29 (25.22%) VPN
17 29 (25.22%) CheckPoint
18 28 (24.35%) IPv6
18 28 (24.35%) PCI DSS
19 25 (21.74%) Palo Alto
20 23 (20.00%) SolarWinds
21 22 (19.13%) Data Centre
21 22 (19.13%) HSRP
22 21 (18.26%) 802.1X
22 21 (18.26%) Cyberoam
22 21 (18.26%) BGP-4
23 20 (17.39%) BGP

Cisco ASA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (1.74%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
3 3 (2.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (90.43%) Firewall
2 64 (55.65%) WAN
3 62 (53.91%) Network Security
4 61 (53.04%) Cisco Nexus
5 49 (42.61%) LAN
6 47 (40.87%) MPLS
7 44 (38.26%) DNS
8 43 (37.39%) DHCP
9 42 (36.52%) OSPF
10 32 (27.83%) Cisco IOS
10 32 (27.83%) Wireless
11 31 (26.96%) DMVPN
12 29 (25.22%) VPN
13 28 (24.35%) IPv6
14 22 (19.13%) HSRP
15 21 (18.26%) BGP-4
16 20 (17.39%) BGP
16 20 (17.39%) SNMP
17 16 (13.91%) VLAN
18 15 (13.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.87%) GIS
2 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.61%) Finance
2 3 (2.61%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.87%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 76 (66.09%) Network Engineer
2 35 (30.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (27.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (16.52%) Security Engineer
5 18 (15.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 15 (13.04%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
8 11 (9.57%) Network Support
8 11 (9.57%) Network Support Engineer
9 10 (8.70%) Consultant
9 10 (8.70%) Switch Engineer
10 9 (7.83%) Senior Network Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Project Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Network Support
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Senior Support Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Cisco Support
13 5 (4.35%) Cisco Support Engineer
14 4 (3.48%) Presales Engineer
14 4 (3.48%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.87%) Middleware
2 1 (0.87%) OAuth
2 1 (0.87%) OpenID
2 1 (0.87%) SailPoint
2 1 (0.87%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 10 (8.70%) PKI
3 4 (3.48%) iPad
4 3 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.74%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.87%) Fintech
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) SCADA
6 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.78%) Windows
2 12 (10.43%) Linux
3 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.83%) Unix
5 7 (6.09%) VyOS
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.09%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.78%) Mentoring
3 16 (13.91%) Presales
4 11 (9.57%) High Availability
4 11 (9.57%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (8.70%) Regulatory Compliance
6 9 (7.83%) ITIL
6 9 (7.83%) Network Design
7 8 (6.96%) Contract Management
7 8 (6.96%) Project Management
8 7 (6.09%) SIEM
9 6 (5.22%) Change Control
9 6 (5.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 5 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (3.48%) Cybersecurity
11 4 (3.48%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 4 (3.48%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.87%) SQL
Qualifications
1 93 (80.87%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (73.04%) CCNA
3 72 (62.61%) CCNP
4 20 (17.39%) SC Cleared
4 20 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.70%) CCSP
6 8 (6.96%) CCSE
7 7 (6.09%) CCSA
8 6 (5.22%) CCIE
9 4 (3.48%) CCDP
10 3 (2.61%) CISSP
11 2 (1.74%) CCDA
11 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.87%) CISM
12 1 (0.87%) ISSAP
12 1 (0.87%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.87%) MCITP
12 1 (0.87%) MCSE
12 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.87%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.74%) PMO
4 1 (0.87%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.87%) GPG13
4 1 (0.87%) ISO27002
System Software
1 10 (8.70%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
3 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.61%) pfSense
4 3 (2.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.87%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (6.96%) SolarWinds Orion
3 7 (6.09%) Nagios
4 2 (1.74%) QRadar
5 1 (0.87%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (26.96%) F5
3 29 (25.22%) CheckPoint
4 25 (21.74%) Palo Alto
5 23 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 21 (18.26%) Cyberoam
7 18 (15.65%) VMware
8 10 (8.70%) Fortinet
8 10 (8.70%) SonicWALL
9 8 (6.96%) Juniper
10 7 (6.09%) Aruba
10 7 (6.09%) Brocade
10 7 (6.09%) ProCurve
10 7 (6.09%) Ubiquiti
11 6 (5.22%) Intel Security
11 6 (5.22%) Meraki
12 5 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 5 (4.35%) Sourcefire
13 3 (2.61%) HP
13 3 (2.61%) Splunk
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago