The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 140 134 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -26
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 3 10 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.46% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 1.31% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 31
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -9.09%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
932 766 816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.72% 35.43% 34.24%
Number of salaries quoted 664 542 744
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CCSP
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

CCSP Salary Histogram in Reading

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) VPN
2 12 (92.31%) MPLS
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) CCIE
2 12 (92.31%) CCNP
2 12 (92.31%) CCIP
3 10 (76.92%) ATM
3 10 (76.92%) ISDN
4 8 (61.54%) JNCIA
4 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
4 8 (61.54%) DSL
4 8 (61.54%) PPP
5 6 (46.15%) Netcool
5 6 (46.15%) X.21
5 6 (46.15%) UNIX
6 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) xDSL
7 2 (15.38%) F5
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Python
7 2 (15.38%) Perl
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) Ethernet

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) VPN
1 12 (92.31%) MPLS
1 12 (92.31%) OSPF
1 12 (92.31%) BGP
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
1 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 10 (76.92%) ATM
2 10 (76.92%) ISDN
3 8 (61.54%) DSL
3 8 (61.54%) PPP
4 6 (46.15%) X.21
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) xDSL
5 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
5 2 (15.38%) L2TP
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Network Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco Specialist
2 4 (30.77%) Network Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) Perl
1 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCIE
2 12 (92.31%) CCNP
2 12 (92.31%) CCIP
3 8 (61.54%) JNCIA
4 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) CCA
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (7.69%) VTSP
5 1 (7.69%) CCEE
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (15.38%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) NetApp
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix