The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 755 708 570
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -138
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 110 156 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.16% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.58% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 93 113 251
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -4.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
CCSP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCSP
Salary Trend in England

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

CCSP Salary Trend in England

CCSP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSP across the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CCSP Salary Histogram in England

CCSP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Yorkshire 0 41 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -28 34 £49,000 +3.15%
South East -37 30 £50,000 -
North East - 5 £48,750 -
South West -10 2 - - 1
CCSP
UK

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 229 (93.85%) Cisco
3 204 (83.61%) CCNP
4 180 (73.77%) Firewall
5 141 (57.79%) Cisco ASA
6 138 (56.56%) WAN
7 127 (52.05%) Network Security
8 118 (48.36%) LAN
9 109 (44.67%) CheckPoint
10 99 (40.57%) MPLS
11 88 (36.07%) VoIP
12 82 (33.61%) VPN
13 71 (29.10%) BGP
14 69 (28.28%) CCNA
14 69 (28.28%) Incident Management
15 60 (24.59%) FWSM
16 57 (23.36%) OSPF
17 53 (21.72%) E-Commerce
17 53 (21.72%) Capacity Planning
18 50 (20.49%) CISSP
19 49 (20.08%) Juniper
20 48 (19.67%) Windows
21 46 (18.85%) CCIP
21 46 (18.85%) VMware
22 45 (18.44%) F5
23 43 (17.62%) CCIE
24 40 (16.39%) TCP/IP
24 40 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
25 39 (15.98%) Microsoft
26 35 (14.34%) CCDP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.87%) Apache
1 7 (2.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.05%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.23%) Node.js
4 3 (1.23%) IIS
4 3 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (12.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.46%) MS Office
3 3 (1.23%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.82%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 180 (73.77%) Firewall
2 141 (57.79%) Cisco ASA
3 138 (56.56%) WAN
4 127 (52.05%) Network Security
5 118 (48.36%) LAN
6 99 (40.57%) MPLS
7 88 (36.07%) VoIP
8 82 (33.61%) VPN
9 71 (29.10%) BGP
10 60 (24.59%) FWSM
11 57 (23.36%) OSPF
12 40 (16.39%) TCP/IP
13 34 (13.93%) Wireless
14 33 (13.52%) Cisco PIX
15 32 (13.11%) VLAN
16 31 (12.70%) IPsec
17 24 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
17 24 (9.84%) Internet
18 21 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
19 20 (8.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.10%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.87%) RDBMS
2 7 (2.87%) MySQL
2 7 (2.87%) Informix
2 7 (2.87%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.23%) Redis
3 3 (1.23%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Subversion
1 7 (2.87%) JIRA
1 7 (2.87%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.87%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.64%) Hudson
General
1 25 (10.25%) Finance
2 20 (8.20%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.69%) Games
4 3 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (0.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (57.79%) Network Engineer
2 50 (20.49%) Analyst
3 41 (16.80%) Security Analyst
4 35 (14.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 25 (10.25%) Security Engineer
6 24 (9.84%) IT Security Analyst
6 24 (9.84%) Operations Engineer
6 24 (9.84%) Network Operations Engineer
7 22 (9.02%) Network Analyst
8 21 (8.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 15 (6.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 15 (6.15%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (5.33%) Network Security Analyst
11 12 (4.92%) Senior Operations Engineer
11 12 (4.92%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) Network Team Leader
12 9 (3.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) Team Leader
12 9 (3.69%) Senior Security Engineer
12 9 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.05%) Middleware
3 3 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.30%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.51%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.69%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.28%) IBM XIV
6 6 (2.46%) SecurID
7 4 (1.64%) Clustering
8 2 (0.82%) PKI
8 2 (0.82%) Statistics
8 2 (0.82%) CMDB
9 1 (0.41%) Wiki
9 1 (0.41%) CESG
9 1 (0.41%) Replication
9 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (19.67%) Windows
2 32 (13.11%) Linux
3 23 (9.43%) UNIX
4 9 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.28%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.28%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.05%) Solaris
8 4 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.23%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.41%) CentOS
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (28.28%) Incident Management
2 53 (21.72%) Capacity Planning
2 53 (21.72%) E-Commerce
3 32 (13.11%) Kalman Filter
4 29 (11.89%) Project Management
5 25 (10.25%) Load Balancing
6 24 (9.84%) Data Security
6 24 (9.84%) Information Security
7 23 (9.43%) Network Architecture
8 21 (8.61%) Identity Management
9 20 (8.20%) Network Design
10 18 (7.38%) Security Management
11 17 (6.97%) ITIL
12 15 (6.15%) Change Management
12 15 (6.15%) Network Management
13 12 (4.92%) Change Control
14 11 (4.51%) Trend Analysis
14 11 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (4.10%) Line Management
15 10 (4.10%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.69%) Perl
1 9 (3.69%) Shell Script
2 7 (2.87%) Bash Shell
2 7 (2.87%) PHP
2 7 (2.87%) SQL
3 3 (1.23%) C
3 3 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.82%) Python
5 1 (0.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 244 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (83.61%) CCNP
3 69 (28.28%) CCNA
4 50 (20.49%) CISSP
5 46 (18.85%) CCIP
6 43 (17.62%) CCIE
7 35 (14.34%) CCDP
8 29 (11.89%) CCSA
9 28 (11.48%) CCDA
10 25 (10.25%) CCVP
11 17 (6.97%) JNCIA
11 17 (6.97%) Degree
12 15 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 15 (6.15%) CCSE
13 13 (5.33%) JNCIS
14 11 (4.51%) Check Point Certification
15 10 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (3.69%) MCSE
17 8 (3.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
18 5 (2.05%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.28%) XenApp
2 8 (3.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (2.87%) vSphere
4 5 (2.05%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (2.05%) UAG
4 5 (2.05%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.23%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.23%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (7.38%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (6.56%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.69%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (3.28%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.87%) Nagios
5 7 (2.87%) Opsview
5 7 (2.87%) Graphite
5 7 (2.87%) Cacti
6 4 (1.64%) Puppet
7 3 (1.23%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.23%) Salt
8 2 (0.82%) Nessus
9 1 (0.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 229 (93.85%) Cisco
2 109 (44.67%) CheckPoint
3 49 (20.08%) Juniper
4 46 (18.85%) VMware
5 45 (18.44%) F5
6 39 (15.98%) Microsoft
7 26 (10.66%) Symantec
8 25 (10.25%) SolarWinds
9 22 (9.02%) Riverbed
9 22 (9.02%) Sun
10 21 (8.61%) Oracle
11 17 (6.97%) Blue Coat
12 15 (6.15%) Citrix
13 14 (5.74%) HP
14 10 (4.10%) Avaya
14 10 (4.10%) ServiceNow
15 9 (3.69%) Red Hat
16 8 (3.28%) Veritas
16 8 (3.28%) Fortinet
16 8 (3.28%) IBM