The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 136 133 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 11 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.48% 0.17% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.31% 0.45% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 5
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
CCSP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
840 884 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 38.20% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 533 620 581
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CCSP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CCSP Salary Trend in Reading

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CCNP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (65.22%) Firewall
3 14 (60.87%) MPLS
3 14 (60.87%) OSPF
3 14 (60.87%) BGP
4 12 (52.17%) CCDP
4 12 (52.17%) VoIP
4 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
4 12 (52.17%) VLAN
4 12 (52.17%) F5
5 11 (47.83%) PPP
5 11 (47.83%) IPsec
5 11 (47.83%) EIGRP
6 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (39.13%) Spanning Tree
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (39.13%) X.21
7 9 (39.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 9 (39.13%) CCNA
7 9 (39.13%) JNCIS
7 9 (39.13%) SNMP
7 9 (39.13%) DNS
7 9 (39.13%) ATM
7 9 (39.13%) DSL
7 9 (39.13%) ISDN
8 8 (34.78%) WAN
8 8 (34.78%) L2TP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) MPLS
2 14 (60.87%) OSPF
2 14 (60.87%) BGP
3 12 (52.17%) VoIP
3 12 (52.17%) TCP/IP
3 12 (52.17%) VLAN
4 11 (47.83%) PPP
4 11 (47.83%) IPsec
4 11 (47.83%) EIGRP
5 9 (39.13%) Spanning Tree
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (39.13%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (39.13%) X.21
5 9 (39.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (39.13%) SNMP
5 9 (39.13%) DNS
5 9 (39.13%) ATM
5 9 (39.13%) DSL
5 9 (39.13%) ISDN
General
1 4 (17.39%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Operations Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Operations Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Network Security Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Network Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 1 (4.35%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.35%) IP Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (21.74%) Statistics
2 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (17.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Load Balancing
1 5 (21.74%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (17.39%) Software Deployment
2 4 (17.39%) Security Architecture
2 4 (17.39%) Network Design
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Change Management
3 3 (13.04%) Test Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
1 2 (8.70%) Python
1 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CCNP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCDP
3 9 (39.13%) CCNA
3 9 (39.13%) JNCIS
4 4 (17.39%) SSCP
4 4 (17.39%) Security+ Certification
4 4 (17.39%) Linux+ Certification
4 4 (17.39%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) CCIP
5 3 (13.04%) CCIE
6 2 (8.70%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (52.17%) F5
3 5 (21.74%) Dell
3 5 (21.74%) VMware
4 4 (17.39%) Sourcefire
4 4 (17.39%) Intel
4 4 (17.39%) IBM