The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 212 183 201
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 16 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.60% 0.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 1.77% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 29 18
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
CCSP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2049 1812 1751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.29% 34.20% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1267 1369
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCSP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSP across the Berkshire region.

CCSP Salary Trend in Berkshire

CCSP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

CCSP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CCSP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +1 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Slough -15 1 £42,000 -6.66%
CCSP
South East

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSP.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 28 (96.55%) CCNP
3 23 (79.31%) OSPF
3 23 (79.31%) BGP
4 21 (72.41%) VoIP
5 20 (68.97%) IPsec
6 19 (65.52%) Firewall
7 18 (62.07%) Network Security
8 16 (55.17%) CCNA
9 15 (51.72%) VPN
9 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (48.28%) SSL
10 14 (48.28%) WAN
10 14 (48.28%) Juniper
10 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
11 13 (44.83%) JNCIA
12 12 (41.38%) MPLS
12 12 (41.38%) Change Management
13 10 (34.48%) Project Management
13 10 (34.48%) Avaya
13 10 (34.48%) Wireless
13 10 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (34.48%) ServiceNow
14 9 (31.03%) Change Control
14 9 (31.03%) Network Management
14 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
14 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
14 9 (31.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing CCSP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) OSPF
1 23 (79.31%) BGP
2 21 (72.41%) VoIP
3 20 (68.97%) IPsec
4 19 (65.52%) Firewall
5 18 (62.07%) Network Security
6 15 (51.72%) VPN
6 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (48.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 14 (48.28%) SSL
7 14 (48.28%) WAN
8 12 (41.38%) MPLS
9 10 (34.48%) Wireless
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
11 8 (27.59%) PPP
11 8 (27.59%) EIGRP
11 8 (27.59%) VLAN
12 6 (20.69%) LAN
13 5 (17.24%) DNS
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Network Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
3 3 (10.34%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Design Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
2 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Change Management
2 10 (34.48%) Project Management
3 9 (31.03%) Change Control
3 9 (31.03%) Network Management
3 9 (31.03%) Data Security
4 4 (13.79%) Network Design
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Software Deployment
6 2 (6.90%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) Test Management
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Shell Script
1 3 (10.34%) Perl
1 3 (10.34%) Python
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) CCNP
3 16 (55.17%) CCNA
4 13 (44.83%) JNCIA
5 9 (31.03%) CCDP
6 6 (20.69%) CCIE
7 5 (17.24%) CCIP
7 5 (17.24%) JNCIS
8 3 (10.34%) CISSP
9 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
9 2 (6.90%) SSCP
9 2 (6.90%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (6.90%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (3.45%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) PCI DSS
1 9 (31.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (96.55%) Cisco
2 14 (48.28%) Juniper
2 14 (48.28%) CheckPoint
3 10 (34.48%) Avaya
3 10 (34.48%) ServiceNow
4 9 (31.03%) SolarWinds
5 8 (27.59%) F5
6 3 (10.34%) VMware
6 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat
7 2 (6.90%) ProCurve
7 2 (6.90%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.90%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Intel
7 2 (6.90%) IBM
7 2 (6.90%) McAfee