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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK
Rank 730 822 852
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +30
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 121 96 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.097% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 75 91 80
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%

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
21265 27805 29415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.22% 28.11% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 16834 22231 23556
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCSP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +99 112 £57,500 +9.52% 6
South East +84 45 £57,500 -4.16% 1
London +70 42 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Berkshire +48 33 £57,500 -4.16%
Reading +50 31 £58,750 -2.08%
Manchester - 10 - - 1
North West - 10 - - 1
Scotland +27 8 - -
West Midlands +4 8 £34,000 -20.00%
Edinburgh - 8 - -
Coventry - 8 £34,000 -
Hampshire - 8 £55,000 -
City of London +19 3 £71,250 +18.75%
Wiltshire - 3 £47,500 - 1
Swindon - 3 £47,500 - 1
South West - 3 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +40 2 - - 1
Hounslow +6 2 £58,250 +55.33%
Leeds +5 2 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire +1 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Dorking -2 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -9 2 £47,500 -9.52%
West Malling - 2 £67,500 -
Kent - 2 £67,500 -
East Midlands +4 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Canary Wharf - 1 £62,500 -
Bedford - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 £53,500 -
East of England - 1 - - 1

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing CCSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCSP.

1 197 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (87.82%) Cisco
3 153 (77.66%) Firewall
4 145 (73.60%) CCNP
5 118 (59.90%) Network Security
6 111 (56.35%) CheckPoint
7 86 (43.65%) Data Centre
8 74 (37.56%) Wireless
8 74 (37.56%) CCIE
9 72 (36.55%) CCNA
10 63 (31.98%) Finance
11 60 (30.46%) CCSE
12 56 (28.43%) Fortinet
13 55 (27.92%) CCSA
14 52 (26.40%) Cisco ASA
15 48 (24.37%) VPN
16 47 (23.86%) Network Architecture
17 46 (23.35%) CCIP
17 46 (23.35%) Network Monitoring
18 43 (21.83%) Pharmaceutical
18 43 (21.83%) Cisco IOS
18 43 (21.83%) Cisco Nexus
19 42 (21.32%) Retail
19 42 (21.32%) Information Security
20 41 (20.81%) Network Design
21 39 (19.80%) Splunk
21 39 (19.80%) FortiGate
22 38 (19.29%) Network Planning
23 37 (18.78%) Network Management
23 37 (18.78%) ITIL

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 22 (11.17%) MS Visio
2 19 (9.64%) MS Excel
3 18 (9.14%) MS Office
4 13 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 31 (15.74%) SaaS
2 16 (8.12%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.02%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (77.66%) Firewall
2 118 (59.90%) Network Security
3 74 (37.56%) Wireless
4 52 (26.40%) Cisco ASA
5 48 (24.37%) VPN
6 43 (21.83%) Cisco IOS
6 43 (21.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (15.74%) OSPF
8 29 (14.72%) BGP
9 22 (11.17%) Internet
10 19 (9.64%) MPLS
11 18 (9.14%) WAN
12 17 (8.63%) Cisco Wireless
13 16 (8.12%) Cisco PIX
14 15 (7.61%) LAN
15 14 (7.11%) Intrusion Detection
16 13 (6.60%) FWSM
16 13 (6.60%) TCP/IP
17 10 (5.08%) DNS
17 10 (5.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (31.98%) Finance
2 43 (21.83%) Pharmaceutical
3 42 (21.32%) Retail
4 9 (4.57%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (41.62%) Network Engineer
2 65 (32.99%) Consultant
3 48 (24.37%) Security Consultant
4 45 (22.84%) Network Consultant
5 37 (18.78%) Network Security Consultant
6 35 (17.77%) Lead Network Engineer
7 34 (17.26%) Security Engineer
8 32 (16.24%) Cloud Engineer
9 31 (15.74%) Network Operations Engineer
10 27 (13.71%) Data Centre Engineer
10 27 (13.71%) Data Network Engineer
11 25 (12.69%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
11 25 (12.69%) NOC Engineer
12 19 (9.64%) Cisco Engineer
12 19 (9.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 19 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (6.60%) Juniper Engineer
13 13 (6.60%) Senior Network Engineer
13 13 (6.60%) Senior Security Engineer
14 12 (6.09%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.60%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.03%) Web Services
3 2 (1.02%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (43.65%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.12%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.11%) Security Operations Centre
4 9 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.54%) BYOD
5 5 (2.54%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.54%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.03%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.03%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.03%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (1.02%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (1.02%) iPad
8 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.75%) Windows
2 31 (15.74%) Linux
3 9 (4.57%) Unix
4 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (23.86%) Network Architecture
2 46 (23.35%) Network Monitoring
3 42 (21.32%) Information Security
4 41 (20.81%) Network Design
5 38 (19.29%) Network Planning
6 37 (18.78%) ITIL
6 37 (18.78%) Network Management
7 23 (11.68%) Kalman Filter
7 23 (11.68%) Security Management
8 22 (11.17%) Risk Management
9 18 (9.14%) Security Operations
10 14 (7.11%) Content Management
11 13 (6.60%) ITIL V3
11 13 (6.60%) SIEM
12 12 (6.09%) Project Management
13 11 (5.58%) Change Management
13 11 (5.58%) Service Management
14 10 (5.08%) Network Load Balancing
14 10 (5.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 8 (4.06%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.52%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.02%) C
2 2 (1.02%) Python
2 2 (1.02%) SQL
Qualifications
1 197 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 145 (73.60%) CCNP
3 74 (37.56%) CCIE
4 72 (36.55%) CCNA
5 60 (30.46%) CCSE
6 55 (27.92%) CCSA
7 46 (23.35%) CCIP
8 25 (12.69%) Degree
9 24 (12.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 23 (11.68%) CISSP
11 20 (10.15%) CISM
12 16 (8.12%) CCDP
13 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
14 14 (7.11%) JNCIS
15 11 (5.58%) SC Cleared
16 8 (4.06%) JNCIP
17 7 (3.55%) CEH
18 6 (3.05%) CCVP
18 6 (3.05%) CISA
19 5 (2.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (15.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (13.71%) SLA
3 8 (4.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (7.11%) ProxySG
2 7 (3.55%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.54%) Firmware
4 4 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.52%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 39 (19.80%) FortiGate
2 9 (4.57%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (2.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (2.03%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.03%) Nessus
5 3 (1.52%) WSUS
6 1 (0.51%) Cacti
6 1 (0.51%) OpenView
Vendors
1 173 (87.82%) Cisco
2 111 (56.35%) CheckPoint
3 56 (28.43%) Fortinet
4 39 (19.80%) Splunk
5 37 (18.78%) Palo Alto
6 35 (17.77%) Juniper
7 34 (17.26%) F5
8 28 (14.21%) Microsoft
9 17 (8.63%) Blue Coat
10 16 (8.12%) HP
10 16 (8.12%) TippingPoint
11 15 (7.61%) Citrix
11 15 (7.61%) Intel Security
11 15 (7.61%) VMware
12 14 (7.11%) Imperva
12 14 (7.11%) Proofpoint
12 14 (7.11%) Sourcefire
13 9 (4.57%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.05%) Oracle
15 4 (2.03%) Meraki
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £350 - £450 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: 18 days ago
Bedford
aap3
Salary: £350 per day
Posted: 20 days ago