Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 241 243 232
Rank change year-on-year +2 -11 +15
Permanent jobs citing Cisco ASA 88 94 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.87% 0.83% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.57% 5.21% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 70 88 90
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - -
10th Percentile £31,125 £31,775 £30,975
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,125 £53,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1581 1804 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.66% 15.95% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1399 1536
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,825 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £61,175 £58,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Cisco ASA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Cisco ASA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham +36 48 £49,000 +22.50%
Warwickshire +6 16 £36,250 -4.61%
Worcestershire -8 10 £32,000 -17.42%
Coventry +8 6 £53,500 -17.69%
Shropshire 0 5 £55,000 +62.96% 1
Staffordshire +1 2 £20,000 -55.56%
Cisco ASA
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Cisco ASA.

1 88 (100.00%) Cisco
2 67 (76.14%) Firewall
3 48 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
5 46 (52.27%) Network Security
6 44 (50.00%) CCNP
7 40 (45.45%) WAN
8 34 (38.64%) LAN
9 33 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 30 (34.09%) VPN
10 30 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (32.95%) MPLS
12 28 (31.82%) BGP
13 27 (30.68%) Windows
14 26 (29.55%) Wireless
15 25 (28.41%) IPsec
15 25 (28.41%) Juniper
16 24 (27.27%) VLAN
17 23 (26.14%) Fortinet
17 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
18 22 (25.00%) DNS
19 21 (23.86%) SNMP
19 21 (23.86%) Network Design
19 21 (23.86%) SIEM
20 19 (21.59%) F5
20 19 (21.59%) Line Management
21 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
22 17 (19.32%) OSPF
22 17 (19.32%) Presales
23 16 (18.18%) Mentoring

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 6 (6.82%) CMS
2 5 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.68%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (76.14%) Firewall
2 46 (52.27%) Network Security
3 40 (45.45%) WAN
4 34 (38.64%) LAN
5 33 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 30 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
6 30 (34.09%) VPN
7 29 (32.95%) MPLS
8 28 (31.82%) BGP
9 26 (29.55%) Wireless
10 25 (28.41%) IPsec
11 24 (27.27%) VLAN
12 22 (25.00%) DNS
13 21 (23.86%) SNMP
14 17 (19.32%) OSPF
15 16 (18.18%) DHCP
16 15 (17.05%) Cisco ISE
17 13 (14.77%) Ethernet
17 13 (14.77%) SSL
18 8 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (14.77%) Billing
2 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Retail
3 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.14%) Law
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (44.32%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Security Engineer
2 13 (14.77%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (13.64%) Implementation Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Network Operations Engineer
4 9 (10.23%) Network Specialist
4 9 (10.23%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Network Support
6 7 (7.95%) Network Support Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Operations Support Engineer
6 7 (7.95%) Security Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Design Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Designer
7 5 (5.68%) Network Design Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) 802.1X
1 7 (7.95%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (26.14%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.77%) FlexPod
3 10 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.23%) iPad
5 8 (9.09%) PKI
6 7 (7.95%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.68%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Unix
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 7 (7.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.68%) Windows 10
4 5 (5.68%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.86%) Network Design
1 21 (23.86%) SIEM
2 19 (21.59%) Line Management
3 17 (19.32%) Presales
4 16 (18.18%) Mentoring
5 14 (15.91%) ITIL
5 14 (15.91%) ITIL V3
5 14 (15.91%) Project Management
5 14 (15.91%) Service Delivery
5 14 (15.91%) Time Management
6 13 (14.77%) Application Performance Management
6 13 (14.77%) Converged Infrastructure
6 13 (14.77%) Load Balancing
6 13 (14.77%) Migration
6 13 (14.77%) Performance Management
6 13 (14.77%) Security Management
7 8 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (7.95%) Matrix Management
9 5 (5.68%) Change Control
9 5 (5.68%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.82%) C
2 6 (6.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (50.00%) CCNP
3 14 (15.91%) CCNA
4 8 (9.09%) CCIE
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.27%) CCSA
6 2 (2.27%) MCSE
6 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.14%) MCSA
7 1 (1.14%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.14%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.77%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) ProxySG
3 5 (5.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 6 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.55%) WSUS
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.14%) QRadar
6 1 (1.14%) SCCM
6 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 88 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (53.41%) CheckPoint
3 25 (28.41%) Juniper
4 23 (26.14%) Fortinet
5 19 (21.59%) F5
6 15 (17.05%) Brocade
7 14 (15.91%) HP
7 14 (15.91%) Meraki
7 14 (15.91%) SolarWinds
8 13 (14.77%) Aruba
8 13 (14.77%) Sourcefire
9 12 (13.64%) McAfee
9 12 (13.64%) Microsoft
10 7 (7.95%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.82%) Nokia
12 5 (5.68%) EqualLogic
12 5 (5.68%) Oracle
12 5 (5.68%) Synology
12 5 (5.68%) Veeam
12 5 (5.68%) VMware