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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 781 716 617
Rank change year-on-year
-65 -99
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 85 159 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.15% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.56% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 75 118 218
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
28799 28422 31079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 22323 26025
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

CCSP Salary Histogram in the UK

CCSP
Top 25 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 28 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
England -59 84 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Yorkshire -9 30 £50,000 +11.11% 1
South East -41 28 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +6 26 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -12 26 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London -44 22 £49,000 +17.36% 2
Berkshire -24 16 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading -3 11 £50,000 -4.76%
Surrey -9 10 £50,000 +11.11% 1
City of London -5 8 £49,000 +20.98%
Dorking -13 8 £50,000 +5.26%
North East - 8 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £50,000 -
Sheffield - 4 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £65,000 -
Staines - 2 £38,250 - 1
Northumberland - 2 - -
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Kent 0 1 £52,500 -25.00%
Slough -16 1 £42,000 -6.66%
Darlington - 1 - -
Maidstone - 1 £52,500 -
Middlesex - 1 - -
Durham - 1 - -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (93.16%) Cisco
3 205 (87.61%) CCNP
4 165 (70.51%) Firewall
5 138 (58.97%) WAN
6 132 (56.41%) Cisco ASA
7 126 (53.85%) Network Security
8 110 (47.01%) CheckPoint
9 109 (46.58%) LAN
10 97 (41.45%) MPLS
11 90 (38.46%) VoIP
12 80 (34.19%) BGP
13 72 (30.77%) CCNA
14 70 (29.91%) Incident Management
15 67 (28.63%) VPN
16 64 (27.35%) OSPF
17 51 (21.79%) Juniper
18 50 (21.37%) F5
19 49 (20.94%) FWSM
19 49 (20.94%) Capacity Planning
20 46 (19.66%) E-Commerce
21 42 (17.95%) VMware
22 41 (17.52%) TCP/IP
23 40 (17.09%) CCIP
24 38 (16.24%) Microsoft
24 38 (16.24%) CISSP
24 38 (16.24%) VLAN
24 38 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
25 37 (15.81%) Linux
26 36 (15.38%) Windows

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 7 (2.99%) Apache
1 7 (2.99%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.28%) Node.js
4 1 (0.43%) IIS
4 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.43%) Lync
4 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.99%) MS Office
3 2 (0.85%) MS Project
3 2 (0.85%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 165 (70.51%) Firewall
2 138 (58.97%) WAN
3 132 (56.41%) Cisco ASA
4 126 (53.85%) Network Security
5 109 (46.58%) LAN
6 97 (41.45%) MPLS
7 90 (38.46%) VoIP
8 80 (34.19%) BGP
9 67 (28.63%) VPN
10 64 (27.35%) OSPF
11 49 (20.94%) FWSM
12 41 (17.52%) TCP/IP
13 38 (16.24%) VLAN
14 35 (14.96%) Cisco PIX
15 32 (13.68%) IPsec
16 28 (11.97%) Cisco IOS
17 27 (11.54%) Wireless
18 24 (10.26%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (10.26%) EIGRP
19 19 (8.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.99%) MySQL
1 7 (2.99%) Informix
1 7 (2.99%) RDBMS
1 7 (2.99%) Relational Database
2 5 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.28%) Redis
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (2.99%) Subversion
1 7 (2.99%) JIRA
1 7 (2.99%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.99%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.71%) Hudson
3 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 18 (7.69%) Finance
3 9 (3.85%) Games
4 3 (1.28%) Retail
5 2 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 144 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 45 (19.23%) Analyst
3 38 (16.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 35 (14.96%) Security Analyst
5 27 (11.54%) Security Engineer
6 25 (10.68%) Network Analyst
7 22 (9.40%) Network Security Engineer
7 22 (9.40%) Operations Engineer
7 22 (9.40%) Network Operations Engineer
8 16 (6.84%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 16 (6.84%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 15 (6.41%) Network Security Analyst
9 15 (6.41%) IT Security Analyst
10 10 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Senior Security Engineer
10 10 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (3.85%) Team Leader
11 9 (3.85%) Network Team Leader
11 9 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.14%) Middleware
3 3 (1.28%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.68%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (3.42%) IBM XIV
5 6 (2.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.71%) Clustering
6 4 (1.71%) SecurID
7 3 (1.28%) CMDB
8 2 (0.85%) PKI
8 2 (0.85%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.81%) Linux
2 36 (15.38%) Windows
3 15 (6.41%) UNIX
4 8 (3.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.28%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (29.91%) Incident Management
2 49 (20.94%) Capacity Planning
3 46 (19.66%) E-Commerce
4 29 (12.39%) Project Management
5 24 (10.26%) Load Balancing
5 24 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (9.83%) Network Architecture
7 19 (8.12%) Data Security
7 19 (8.12%) Network Design
8 17 (7.26%) Information Security
8 17 (7.26%) Change Management
9 15 (6.41%) Network Management
10 14 (5.98%) ITIL
11 13 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
12 12 (5.13%) Identity Management
12 12 (5.13%) Security Management
12 12 (5.13%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (5.13%) Change Control
13 9 (3.85%) Network Load Balancing
14 8 (3.42%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.27%) Perl
1 10 (4.27%) Shell Script
2 7 (2.99%) Bash Shell
2 7 (2.99%) PHP
2 7 (2.99%) SQL
3 3 (1.28%) Python
3 3 (1.28%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 234 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (87.61%) CCNP
3 72 (30.77%) CCNA
4 40 (17.09%) CCIP
5 38 (16.24%) CISSP
6 35 (14.96%) CCSA
7 33 (14.10%) CCIE
8 30 (12.82%) CCDP
9 28 (11.97%) CCDA
10 19 (8.12%) CCVP
11 16 (6.84%) JNCIA
12 13 (5.56%) JNCIS
13 12 (5.13%) CCSE
13 12 (5.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (4.27%) Check Point Certification
15 9 (3.85%) Security Cleared
16 8 (3.42%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (3.42%) Degree
17 5 (2.14%) CCDE
17 5 (2.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.27%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (16.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (2.99%) vSphere
4 6 (2.56%) XenApp
5 4 (1.71%) Active Directory
6 3 (1.28%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.28%) UAG
7 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 17 (7.26%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (4.70%) Oracle Identity Management
3 10 (4.27%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (3.42%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.99%) Nagios
5 7 (2.99%) Opsview
5 7 (2.99%) Graphite
5 7 (2.99%) Cacti
6 4 (1.71%) Puppet
7 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.28%) Salt
8 2 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 218 (93.16%) Cisco
2 110 (47.01%) CheckPoint
3 51 (21.79%) Juniper
4 50 (21.37%) F5
5 42 (17.95%) VMware
6 38 (16.24%) Microsoft
7 26 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 25 (10.68%) Blue Coat
9 20 (8.55%) HP
10 17 (7.26%) Symantec
11 16 (6.84%) Riverbed
12 15 (6.41%) McAfee
13 13 (5.56%) Sun
14 12 (5.13%) Oracle
15 10 (4.27%) IBM
15 10 (4.27%) Avaya
15 10 (4.27%) ProCurve
15 10 (4.27%) ServiceNow
16 9 (3.85%) Red Hat
17 8 (3.42%) Veritas
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