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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 829 784 719
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -65
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 68 121 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.38% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 64 88 142
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,213 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
29759 31530 29565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.07% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 24632 23798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

CCSP Salary Histogram in the UK

CCSP
Top 26 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 4 August 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
England -28 68 £50,000 +7.52% 11
London +29 24 £60,000 +25.00% 3
Leeds -9 22 £50,000 +11.11% 3
West Yorkshire -16 22 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Yorkshire -22 22 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East -1 14 £45,000 -16.27% 4
Hounslow - 8 £60,000 - 1
Kent - 5 £50,000 -
Dorking +2 4 £41,500 -7.77%
Surrey -18 4 £41,500 -24.54%
Manchester - 4 £40,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 £80,000 -
North West - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +21 3 £80,000 +66.66% 1
East of England +1 3 £47,500 +41.79%
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire +6 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Reading -2 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Sevenoaks - 2 £52,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £110,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £110,000 -
Basingstoke - 1 £67,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £67,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £110,000 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 169 (94.41%) Cisco
3 149 (83.24%) CCNP
4 120 (67.04%) Firewall
5 85 (47.49%) CCNA
6 80 (44.69%) WAN
7 69 (38.55%) Cisco ASA
8 67 (37.43%) CheckPoint
9 65 (36.31%) F5
10 63 (35.20%) LAN
11 58 (32.40%) BGP
12 55 (30.73%) MPLS
13 53 (29.61%) Cisco Nexus
14 52 (29.05%) OSPF
15 50 (27.93%) Data Centre
16 49 (27.37%) Network Security
17 44 (24.58%) Incident Management
18 41 (22.91%) Cisco PIX
19 40 (22.35%) DNS
20 36 (20.11%) VPN
20 36 (20.11%) Wireless
21 34 (18.99%) VoIP
22 32 (17.88%) Microsoft
22 32 (17.88%) Capacity Planning
22 32 (17.88%) VLAN
23 31 (17.32%) Degree
23 31 (17.32%) IPsec
24 30 (16.76%) EIGRP
25 29 (16.20%) Finance
25 29 (16.20%) VMware

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (2.23%) Lync
2 2 (1.12%) Apache
2 2 (1.12%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) PaaS
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (67.04%) Firewall
2 80 (44.69%) WAN
3 69 (38.55%) Cisco ASA
4 63 (35.20%) LAN
5 58 (32.40%) BGP
6 55 (30.73%) MPLS
7 53 (29.61%) Cisco Nexus
8 52 (29.05%) OSPF
9 49 (27.37%) Network Security
10 41 (22.91%) Cisco PIX
11 40 (22.35%) DNS
12 36 (20.11%) VPN
12 36 (20.11%) Wireless
13 34 (18.99%) VoIP
14 32 (17.88%) VLAN
15 31 (17.32%) IPsec
16 30 (16.76%) EIGRP
17 26 (14.53%) TCP/IP
18 25 (13.97%) Spanning Tree
19 24 (13.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.59%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) MySQL
2 1 (0.56%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 29 (16.20%) Finance
2 8 (4.47%) Law
2 8 (4.47%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.12%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 114 (63.69%) Network Engineer
2 36 (20.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (11.73%) Architect
4 20 (11.17%) Network Architect
5 18 (10.06%) Analyst
5 18 (10.06%) Operations Engineer
5 18 (10.06%) Network Operations Engineer
6 15 (8.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (7.82%) Security Analyst
7 14 (7.82%) Senior Network Architect
7 14 (7.82%) Senior Architect
8 13 (7.26%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 13 (7.26%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 12 (6.70%) Network Analyst
10 8 (4.47%) Network Security Analyst
11 6 (3.35%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.35%) Network Specialist
12 5 (2.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) CSS
2 7 (3.91%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.68%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 50 (27.93%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.82%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.03%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.35%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.79%) PKI
6 5 (2.79%) Statistics
7 3 (1.68%) Clustering
8 2 (1.12%) SecurID
8 2 (1.12%) CMDB
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.56%) IBM XIV
9 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) FMCG
9 1 (0.56%) NHS
9 1 (0.56%) Equities
9 1 (0.56%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.29%) Linux
2 17 (9.50%) Windows
3 16 (8.94%) UNIX
4 5 (2.79%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.58%) Incident Management
2 32 (17.88%) Capacity Planning
3 27 (15.08%) E-Commerce
4 25 (13.97%) Network Design
4 25 (13.97%) Network Architecture
5 24 (13.41%) ITIL
6 21 (11.73%) Load Balancing
7 17 (9.50%) Network Management
8 16 (8.94%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (8.38%) Low Latency
9 15 (8.38%) Information Security
10 13 (7.26%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.70%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (5.59%) Cyber Security
12 10 (5.59%) Change Management
13 9 (5.03%) Data Analysis
13 9 (5.03%) SIEM
14 8 (4.47%) Analytics
14 8 (4.47%) Strategic Planning
14 8 (4.47%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.35%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.23%) VB
3 3 (1.68%) C
4 2 (1.12%) Perl
4 2 (1.12%) PHP
4 2 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 179 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 149 (83.24%) CCNP
3 85 (47.49%) CCNA
4 31 (17.32%) Degree
5 29 (16.20%) CCIE
6 28 (15.64%) CISSP
6 28 (15.64%) CCSA
7 22 (12.29%) CCDP
7 22 (12.29%) CCIP
8 21 (11.73%) Security Cleared
9 17 (9.50%) JNCIP
9 17 (9.50%) CCSE
9 17 (9.50%) CCDA
10 14 (7.82%) JNCIS
11 13 (7.26%) CEH
12 11 (6.15%) CCVP
13 9 (5.03%) SC Cleared
13 9 (5.03%) CISM
14 6 (3.35%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (2.79%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.17%) SLA
2 12 (6.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (6.15%) PCI DSS
4 6 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.35%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.79%) Snort
3 5 (2.79%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.79%) vSphere
4 4 (2.23%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.12%) UAG
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 8 (4.47%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (2.79%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.23%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.23%) WMI
4 3 (1.68%) Cacti
4 3 (1.68%) OpenView
5 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.56%) Nessus
6 1 (0.56%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 169 (94.41%) Cisco
2 67 (37.43%) CheckPoint
3 65 (36.31%) F5
4 32 (17.88%) Microsoft
5 29 (16.20%) VMware
6 23 (12.85%) Juniper
7 15 (8.38%) CA
8 9 (5.03%) HP
8 9 (5.03%) Meraki
9 8 (4.47%) ArcSight
9 8 (4.47%) SAP
9 8 (4.47%) Nokia
10 7 (3.91%) EMC
11 6 (3.35%) Sourcefire
12 5 (2.79%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.79%) TippingPoint
12 5 (2.79%) McAfee
12 5 (2.79%) Dell
12 5 (2.79%) Sun
13 4 (2.23%) Websense
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Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesex
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Leeds
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