The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 133 120 107
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 3 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.13% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 1.16% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 4
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
CCSP
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
782 602 485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.66% 28.41% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 681 540 400
Average salary £48,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCSP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CCSP Salary Trend in Birmingham

CCSP
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) SIEM
1 1 (33.33%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint