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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 765 706 613
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -93
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 138 171 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.59% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 98 141 234
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £59,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31349 29198 33515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 27.11% 28.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24289 23722 28353
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCSP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK.

CCSP Salary Trend in the UK

CCSP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSP over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 within the UK.

CCSP Salary Histogram in the UK

CCSP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 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
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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
England -64 125 £46,500 -0.53% 8
Yorkshire -17 51 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Leeds -1 49 £45,000 -10.00% 3
West Yorkshire -11 49 £45,000 - 3
London -38 29 £48,000 -4.00% 1
South East -36 27 £50,000 +5.26% 3
City of London +2 21 £48,000 -4.00%
Surrey -6 18 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Dorking -7 15 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales - 7 £42,750 - 2
East of England -10 6 £33,500 -44.16%
South West -20 6 £43,750 -4.89% 1
South Wales - 6 £42,750 - 2
Staffordshire -3 5 £56,500 +25.55%
West Midlands -8 5 £56,500 +25.55%
Reading -5 4 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Berkshire -14 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £56,500 -
Bridgend - 4 £42,750 - 1
Bristol - 4 £42,500 - 1
Essex +13 3 - -
Bedfordshire -7 3 £33,500 -27.56%
Bedford -12 3 £33,500 +3.07%
Basildon - 3 - -
Horsham - 3 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Doncaster -2 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Wiltshire -4 2 £56,250 +22.28%
South Yorkshire -18 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Swindon - 2 £56,250 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (94.78%) Cisco
3 191 (83.04%) Firewall
4 190 (82.61%) CCNP
5 136 (59.13%) Cisco ASA
6 107 (46.52%) WAN
7 103 (44.78%) Network Security
8 102 (44.35%) LAN
9 98 (42.61%) CheckPoint
10 68 (29.57%) MPLS
11 67 (29.13%) VPN
12 65 (28.26%) VoIP
13 63 (27.39%) Incident Management
14 61 (26.52%) Juniper
15 56 (24.35%) CCIE
16 55 (23.91%) CCNA
17 53 (23.04%) CCIP
18 52 (22.61%) E-Commerce
18 52 (22.61%) CISSP
19 51 (22.17%) FWSM
20 49 (21.30%) Load Balancing
21 47 (20.43%) Microsoft
22 46 (20.00%) Windows
22 46 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
23 45 (19.57%) VMware
24 44 (19.13%) DNS
25 38 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
26 34 (14.78%) Degree
27 33 (14.35%) MS Excel
28 32 (13.91%) ITIL

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 18 (7.83%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.39%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2007
2 17 (7.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.96%) IIS
3 16 (6.96%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (6.09%) Lync
5 4 (1.74%) Apache
5 4 (1.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (14.35%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (0.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 191 (83.04%) Firewall
2 136 (59.13%) Cisco ASA
3 107 (46.52%) WAN
4 103 (44.78%) Network Security
5 102 (44.35%) LAN
6 68 (29.57%) MPLS
7 67 (29.13%) VPN
8 65 (28.26%) VoIP
9 51 (22.17%) FWSM
10 44 (19.13%) DNS
11 32 (13.91%) Internet
12 31 (13.48%) TCP/IP
13 25 (10.87%) DHCP
14 24 (10.43%) BGP
14 24 (10.43%) Cisco PIX
15 23 (10.00%) SSL
15 23 (10.00%) OSPF
16 20 (8.70%) SAN
16 20 (8.70%) VLAN
17 18 (7.83%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.04%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.74%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.74%) Informix
4 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Subversion
1 4 (1.74%) JIRA
1 4 (1.74%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.74%) Hudson
1 4 (1.74%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 17 (7.39%) Finance
3 6 (2.61%) Games
4 2 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 127 (55.22%) Network Engineer
2 34 (14.78%) Senior Network Engineer
3 31 (13.48%) Security Engineer
4 28 (12.17%) Analyst
5 26 (11.30%) Security Analyst
6 23 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 20 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (8.26%) Cisco Engineer
9 18 (7.83%) Senior Security Engineer
10 17 (7.39%) Operations Engineer
10 17 (7.39%) Network Operations Engineer
11 16 (6.96%) IT Security Analyst
11 16 (6.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (5.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 8 (3.48%) Network Manager
14 7 (3.04%) Network Analyst
14 7 (3.04%) Support Engineer
15 6 (2.61%) Architect
15 6 (2.61%) Consultant
15 6 (2.61%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.74%) CSS
1 4 (1.74%) Middleware
1 4 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.48%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.61%) SecurID
4 4 (1.74%) IBM XIV
4 4 (1.74%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.30%) Firmware
6 2 (0.87%) Replication
7 1 (0.43%) DTV
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.00%) Windows
2 22 (9.57%) UNIX
3 17 (7.39%) Windows XP
3 17 (7.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (7.39%) Windows 7
4 16 (6.96%) Windows Vista
4 16 (6.96%) Linux
5 7 (3.04%) Solaris
5 7 (3.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.43%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (27.39%) Incident Management
2 52 (22.61%) E-Commerce
3 49 (21.30%) Load Balancing
4 46 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
5 32 (13.91%) ITIL
6 24 (10.43%) Kalman Filter
7 19 (8.26%) Network Architecture
8 18 (7.83%) PRINCE2
9 17 (7.39%) Identity Management
9 17 (7.39%) Information Security
10 15 (6.52%) Security Management
11 14 (6.09%) Project Management
12 11 (4.78%) Data Security
13 9 (3.91%) Network Design
14 8 (3.48%) Service Delivery
15 7 (3.04%) Information Security Management
16 6 (2.61%) Network Management
16 6 (2.61%) Protective Monitoring
17 5 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
17 5 (2.17%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.48%) Perl
1 8 (3.48%) Shell Script
2 6 (2.61%) SQL
3 4 (1.74%) Python
3 4 (1.74%) PHP
3 4 (1.74%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.74%) C
Qualifications
1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (82.61%) CCNP
3 56 (24.35%) CCIE
4 55 (23.91%) CCNA
5 53 (23.04%) CCIP
6 52 (22.61%) CISSP
7 34 (14.78%) Degree
8 31 (13.48%) CCDP
9 26 (11.30%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (8.70%) MCSE
11 17 (7.39%) CCSE
12 16 (6.96%) MCP
13 15 (6.52%) CISM
14 14 (6.09%) CCDA
15 13 (5.65%) CCVP
16 11 (4.78%) CCSA
16 11 (4.78%) JNCIA
17 9 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
17 9 (3.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 9 (3.91%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.61%) SLA
2 4 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
2 20 (8.70%) UAG
3 16 (6.96%) Terminal Services
4 12 (5.22%) Snort
5 11 (4.78%) ISA Server
6 6 (2.61%) vSphere
7 5 (2.17%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.74%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.30%) XenApp
9 3 (1.30%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.65%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (2.17%) Cacti
2 5 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.74%) Puppet
3 4 (1.74%) Opsview
3 4 (1.74%) Nagios
3 4 (1.74%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.43%) SCCM
4 1 (0.43%) OpenView
4 1 (0.43%) Netcool
Vendors
1 218 (94.78%) Cisco
2 98 (42.61%) CheckPoint
3 61 (26.52%) Juniper
4 47 (20.43%) Microsoft
5 45 (19.57%) VMware
6 28 (12.17%) Symantec
7 24 (10.43%) F5
8 21 (9.13%) HP
9 20 (8.70%) Blue Coat
10 18 (7.83%) Sun
11 17 (7.39%) Oracle
12 14 (6.09%) Sourcefire
13 13 (5.65%) Fortinet
14 12 (5.22%) Citrix
15 11 (4.78%) Riverbed
16 9 (3.91%) McAfee
17 8 (3.48%) ProCurve
18 6 (2.61%) NetApp
18 6 (2.61%) Red Hat
19 4 (1.74%) Veritas
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Media Wales Accounts
Posted: 18 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago