The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 792 704 623
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -81
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 119 171 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.58% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 87 141 246
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31696 29633 33028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.10% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24801 23831 28223
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

CCSP Salary Histogram in the UK

CCSP
Top 28 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 31 July 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 -88 113 £47,750 +6.11% 5
Yorkshire -24 37 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -25 37 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -33 37 £45,000 - 1
South East -34 33 £55,000 +22.22%
Surrey +4 25 £65,000 +30.00%
London -58 21 £48,000 -4.00% 1
City of London -8 17 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Dorking -1 10 £45,000 -
South West -12 10 £42,500 -9.09% 1
Bristol - 8 £42,500 -
East of England -7 6 £33,500 -44.16% 2
West Midlands -14 6 £56,500 +25.55%
Bedfordshire -3 5 £33,500 -44.16% 2
Bedford - 5 £33,500 - 2
Reading +4 4 £40,000 -27.27%
Staffordshire -8 4 £56,500 +25.55%
Berkshire -11 4 £40,000 -11.11%
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £56,500 -
Horsham - 3 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Wiltshire -8 2 £65,000 +41.30%
Swindon - 2 £65,000 -
Essex -1 1 - -
Wrexham - 1 £50,000 -
Basildon - 1 - -
Wales - 1 £50,000 - 1
North Wales - 1 £50,000 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 202 (94.39%) Cisco
3 176 (82.24%) Firewall
4 171 (79.91%) CCNP
5 119 (55.61%) Cisco ASA
6 97 (45.33%) WAN
7 96 (44.86%) Network Security
8 95 (44.39%) LAN
9 82 (38.32%) CheckPoint
10 78 (36.45%) VPN
11 64 (29.91%) CCIE
12 60 (28.04%) CCNA
13 58 (27.10%) MPLS
14 55 (25.70%) Juniper
14 55 (25.70%) Microsoft
14 55 (25.70%) VoIP
15 53 (24.77%) DNS
16 49 (22.90%) Windows
16 49 (22.90%) VMware
17 48 (22.43%) CCIP
18 47 (21.96%) CISSP
18 47 (21.96%) Incident Management
18 47 (21.96%) Load Balancing
19 42 (19.63%) E-Commerce
20 41 (19.16%) FWSM
21 39 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (17.29%) Capacity Planning
22 37 (17.29%) MS Excel
23 36 (16.82%) CCDP
24 35 (16.36%) Internet

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 19 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2007
1 19 (8.88%) MS Exchange
1 19 (8.88%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.41%) IIS
2 18 (8.41%) SharePoint Server
3 13 (6.07%) Lync
4 4 (1.87%) Apache
4 4 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (17.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.80%) MS Office
3 3 (1.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 176 (82.24%) Firewall
2 119 (55.61%) Cisco ASA
3 97 (45.33%) WAN
4 96 (44.86%) Network Security
5 95 (44.39%) LAN
6 78 (36.45%) VPN
7 58 (27.10%) MPLS
8 55 (25.70%) VoIP
9 53 (24.77%) DNS
10 41 (19.16%) FWSM
11 35 (16.36%) Internet
12 34 (15.89%) TCP/IP
13 32 (14.95%) DHCP
14 31 (14.49%) OSPF
15 29 (13.55%) SSL
15 29 (13.55%) Cisco PIX
16 28 (13.08%) BGP
17 24 (11.21%) SAN
18 19 (8.88%) Cisco Nexus
18 19 (8.88%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.87%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.87%) MySQL
4 4 (1.87%) Informix
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.87%) Hudson
1 4 (1.87%) Jenkins
1 4 (1.87%) Subversion
1 4 (1.87%) JIRA
General
1 24 (11.21%) Finance
2 20 (9.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.80%) Games
4 3 (1.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.47%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Electronics
5 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 102 (47.66%) Network Engineer
2 29 (13.55%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (13.08%) Security Engineer
4 23 (10.75%) Analyst
5 22 (10.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 19 (8.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (8.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (7.94%) Security Analyst
8 17 (7.94%) Senior Security Engineer
9 16 (7.48%) Consultant
9 16 (7.48%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (6.07%) IT Security Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 13 (6.07%) Operations Engineer
11 11 (5.14%) Network Manager
11 11 (5.14%) Network Consultant
11 11 (5.14%) Network Operations Engineer
12 8 (3.74%) Support Engineer
13 7 (3.27%) Security Consultant
13 7 (3.27%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.87%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (1.87%) CSS
1 4 (1.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.54%) Computer Science
1 14 (6.54%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.74%) SecurID
3 6 (2.80%) Digital Media
4 5 (2.34%) Firmware
5 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.87%) IBM XIV
6 3 (1.40%) Replication
7 1 (0.47%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.47%) Wiki
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 49 (22.90%) Windows
2 21 (9.81%) UNIX
3 20 (9.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (8.41%) Windows XP
4 18 (8.41%) Windows Vista
4 18 (8.41%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.54%) Linux
6 7 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.80%) Solaris
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.47%) SUSE
9 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (21.96%) Incident Management
1 47 (21.96%) Load Balancing
2 42 (19.63%) E-Commerce
3 37 (17.29%) Capacity Planning
4 34 (15.89%) ITIL
5 23 (10.75%) Network Architecture
6 17 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 15 (7.01%) Security Management
8 14 (6.54%) Identity Management
8 14 (6.54%) Information Security
9 13 (6.07%) Project Management
10 12 (5.61%) Network Design
10 12 (5.61%) Service Delivery
11 9 (4.21%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (3.74%) Network Management
12 8 (3.74%) Asset Management
13 7 (3.27%) Information Security Management
13 7 (3.27%) Data Security
13 7 (3.27%) Business Continuity
14 6 (2.80%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.74%) Perl
1 8 (3.74%) Shell Script
2 6 (2.80%) SQL
3 4 (1.87%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.87%) PHP
3 4 (1.87%) Python
4 3 (1.40%) C
Qualifications
1 214 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (79.91%) CCNP
3 64 (29.91%) CCIE
4 60 (28.04%) CCNA
5 48 (22.43%) CCIP
6 47 (21.96%) CISSP
7 36 (16.82%) CCDP
8 33 (15.42%) Degree
9 25 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (10.28%) MCP
11 19 (8.88%) MCSE
12 15 (7.01%) CISM
13 14 (6.54%) CCSE
13 14 (6.54%) CCVP
14 13 (6.07%) CCSA
15 11 (5.14%) JNCIA
15 11 (5.14%) ITIL Certification
16 9 (4.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 9 (4.21%) CCDA
17 8 (3.74%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.80%) PCI DSS
1 6 (2.80%) SLA
1 6 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 39 (18.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.28%) Forefront TMG
2 22 (10.28%) UAG
3 18 (8.41%) Terminal Services
4 15 (7.01%) ISA Server
5 14 (6.54%) Snort
6 6 (2.80%) vSphere
7 5 (2.34%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.87%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.40%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.40%) XenApp
9 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.14%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (3.27%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.80%) Cacti
4 4 (1.87%) Puppet
4 4 (1.87%) Opsview
4 4 (1.87%) Nagios
4 4 (1.87%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.93%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.93%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.47%) Netcool
6 1 (0.47%) OpenView
6 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 202 (94.39%) Cisco
2 82 (38.32%) CheckPoint
3 55 (25.70%) Juniper
3 55 (25.70%) Microsoft
4 49 (22.90%) VMware
5 32 (14.95%) Symantec
6 27 (12.62%) F5
7 19 (8.88%) Citrix
8 17 (7.94%) Blue Coat
9 15 (7.01%) Sourcefire
10 14 (6.54%) HP
10 14 (6.54%) Sun
10 14 (6.54%) Oracle
11 13 (6.07%) Fortinet
12 11 (5.14%) Riverbed
13 9 (4.21%) Dell
14 8 (3.74%) NetApp
15 7 (3.27%) Red Hat
15 7 (3.27%) EMC
16 6 (2.80%) SolarWinds
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits and bonuses
Posted: 19 days ago