The table below looks at the statistics for CCSP in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 416 359 388
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +29
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 28 49 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.78% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 49
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £43,250 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
CCSP
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6755 6321 7473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.65% 31.51% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5178 4945 6382
Average salary £43,000 £42,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCSP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CCSP Salary Trend in the South East

CCSP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSP across the South East region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

CCSP Salary Histogram in the South East

CCSP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
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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
Berkshire -17 16 £50,000 +11.11%
Surrey -5 10 £50,000 +11.11%
Kent -5 1 £52,500 -25.00%
Middlesex - 1 - -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 53 (92.98%) CCNP
3 38 (66.67%) OSPF
3 38 (66.67%) BGP
4 36 (63.16%) VoIP
5 34 (59.65%) WAN
5 34 (59.65%) CCNA
5 34 (59.65%) Firewall
6 27 (47.37%) MPLS
6 27 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (45.61%) F5
8 25 (43.86%) Network Security
8 25 (43.86%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (40.35%) CCIP
10 21 (36.84%) CheckPoint
10 21 (36.84%) VLAN
11 20 (35.09%) IPsec
11 20 (35.09%) Linux
12 19 (33.33%) Juniper
13 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
14 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (28.07%) VMware
15 15 (26.32%) VPN
16 14 (24.56%) SSL
16 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (22.81%) JNCIA
17 13 (22.81%) LAN
17 13 (22.81%) CCDA
18 12 (21.05%) Change Management

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (66.67%) OSPF
1 38 (66.67%) BGP
2 36 (63.16%) VoIP
3 34 (59.65%) WAN
3 34 (59.65%) Firewall
4 27 (47.37%) MPLS
4 27 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 25 (43.86%) Network Security
5 25 (43.86%) Cisco IOS
6 21 (36.84%) VLAN
7 20 (35.09%) IPsec
8 15 (26.32%) VPN
9 14 (24.56%) SSL
9 14 (24.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 13 (22.81%) LAN
11 10 (17.54%) Wireless
12 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
13 8 (14.04%) PPP
13 8 (14.04%) EIGRP
14 7 (12.28%) DNS
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (84.21%) Network Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Operations Engineer
2 18 (31.58%) Network Operations Engineer
3 14 (24.56%) Senior Network Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 13 (22.81%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 9 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Network Security Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.51%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.75%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (35.09%) Linux
2 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Change Management
2 10 (17.54%) Project Management
3 9 (15.79%) Data Security
3 9 (15.79%) Network Management
3 9 (15.79%) Change Control
4 4 (7.02%) Network Design
5 3 (5.26%) Security Management
5 3 (5.26%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (5.26%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (3.51%) Test Management
6 2 (3.51%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.51%) Software Deployment
6 2 (3.51%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL
7 1 (1.75%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.75%) Information Security
7 1 (1.75%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.26%) Perl
1 3 (5.26%) Python
1 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (92.98%) CCNP
3 34 (59.65%) CCNA
4 23 (40.35%) CCIP
5 13 (22.81%) CCDA
5 13 (22.81%) JNCIA
6 10 (17.54%) JNCIS
7 9 (15.79%) CCDP
8 6 (10.53%) CISSP
8 6 (10.53%) CCIE
8 6 (10.53%) CCSA
9 5 (8.77%) CCSE
10 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
11 3 (5.26%) CISM
12 2 (3.51%) Security+ Certification
12 2 (3.51%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (3.51%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 9 (15.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) Nessus
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) Cisco
2 26 (45.61%) F5
3 21 (36.84%) CheckPoint
4 19 (33.33%) Juniper
5 18 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 16 (28.07%) VMware
7 10 (17.54%) Avaya
7 10 (17.54%) ServiceNow
8 9 (15.79%) SolarWinds
9 8 (14.04%) Blue Coat
10 7 (12.28%) McAfee
11 5 (8.77%) Websense
11 5 (8.77%) SonicWALL
11 5 (8.77%) Aruba
11 5 (8.77%) Lumension
12 2 (3.51%) Qualys
12 2 (3.51%) ProCurve
12 2 (3.51%) Sourcefire
12 2 (3.51%) HP
12 2 (3.51%) Intel