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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 738 727 565
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -162
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 157 160 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.55% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 110 124 266
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%

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
30956 28988 33362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 26.79% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24456 23637 27790
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -28 143 £47,500 - 3
Yorkshire +15 65 £45,000 -14.28%
West Yorkshire +29 63 £45,000 -14.28%
Leeds +26 61 £45,000 -14.28%
London +1 28 £48,000 +1.05% 1
South East -58 28 £45,000 -10.00% 2
City of London +6 14 £49,000 +3.15% 1
Surrey -7 13 £45,000 -10.00%
Dorking -14 13 £45,000 -14.28%
Berkshire -23 11 £42,000 -8.19% 2
West Midlands -27 9 £58,250 +29.44%
Wales - 9 £42,500 - 1
East of England -21 8 £35,750 -10.62%
South Wales - 8 £42,500 - 1
Slough -12 7 £42,000 +29.23% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £61,250 -
Essex -1 5 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £62,500 -
Kent +5 4 £50,000 +11.11%
South West -19 4 £48,750 +5.97%
Maidstone - 4 £50,000 -
Basildon - 4 - -
Bridgend - 4 £42,750 - 1
Bedford -11 3 £33,500 +3.07%
Bedfordshire -16 3 £33,500 +1.51%
Birmingham -17 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Doncaster +5 2 £43,750 -
Bristol +3 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Reading -21 2 £50,000 +9.28%
South Yorkshire -23 2 £43,750 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 252 (94.38%) Cisco
3 228 (85.39%) CCNP
4 216 (80.90%) Firewall
5 171 (64.04%) Cisco ASA
6 141 (52.81%) WAN
7 137 (51.31%) LAN
8 130 (48.69%) Network Security
9 126 (47.19%) CheckPoint
10 95 (35.58%) MPLS
11 92 (34.46%) VoIP
12 77 (28.84%) Incident Management
13 75 (28.09%) VPN
14 68 (25.47%) Juniper
15 66 (24.72%) FWSM
16 65 (24.34%) CCIE
17 60 (22.47%) CCNA
18 59 (22.10%) E-Commerce
19 57 (21.35%) CISSP
19 57 (21.35%) Capacity Planning
20 53 (19.85%) BGP
21 50 (18.73%) Microsoft
22 49 (18.35%) CCIP
22 49 (18.35%) Windows
22 49 (18.35%) Load Balancing
23 44 (16.48%) VMware
24 39 (14.61%) MS Excel
24 39 (14.61%) CCDP
24 39 (14.61%) OSPF
25 36 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 13 (4.87%) Lync
2 7 (2.62%) Apache
2 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
2 7 (2.62%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.25%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.87%) IIS
4 5 (1.87%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.37%) SAS
Applications
1 39 (14.61%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.62%) MS Office
3 2 (0.75%) MS Project
3 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 216 (80.90%) Firewall
2 171 (64.04%) Cisco ASA
3 141 (52.81%) WAN
4 137 (51.31%) LAN
5 130 (48.69%) Network Security
6 95 (35.58%) MPLS
7 92 (34.46%) VoIP
8 75 (28.09%) VPN
9 66 (24.72%) FWSM
10 53 (19.85%) BGP
11 39 (14.61%) OSPF
12 32 (11.99%) TCP/IP
13 31 (11.61%) Wireless
14 30 (11.24%) Cisco PIX
14 30 (11.24%) DNS
15 28 (10.49%) Internet
16 27 (10.11%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (8.24%) IPsec
18 21 (7.87%) SSL
18 21 (7.87%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.00%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.62%) RDBMS
2 7 (2.62%) MySQL
2 7 (2.62%) Informix
2 7 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.87%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.62%) Subversion
1 7 (2.62%) JIRA
1 7 (2.62%) Git (software)
1 7 (2.62%) Hudson
1 7 (2.62%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 25 (9.36%) Finance
3 9 (3.37%) Games
4 2 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 155 (58.05%) Network Engineer
2 34 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 33 (12.36%) Security Engineer
3 33 (12.36%) Analyst
4 30 (11.24%) Security Analyst
5 24 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (8.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 21 (7.87%) Operations Engineer
7 21 (7.87%) Network Operations Engineer
7 21 (7.87%) Cisco Engineer
8 19 (7.12%) IT Security Analyst
9 16 (5.99%) Senior Security Engineer
10 12 (4.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 12 (4.49%) Infrastructure Manager
11 11 (4.12%) Network Analyst
12 10 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Consultant
13 8 (3.00%) Architect
13 8 (3.00%) Network Consultant
13 8 (3.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.00%) Middleware
2 7 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (1.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (7.87%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.75%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 7 (2.62%) SecurID
5 7 (2.62%) IBM XIV
6 2 (0.75%) PKI
6 2 (0.75%) Statistics
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) CESG
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) Wiki
7 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (18.35%) Windows
2 23 (8.61%) Linux
3 20 (7.49%) UNIX
4 10 (3.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.37%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.37%) Windows XP
6 8 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.62%) Solaris
8 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.87%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (28.84%) Incident Management
2 59 (22.10%) E-Commerce
3 57 (21.35%) Capacity Planning
4 49 (18.35%) Load Balancing
5 30 (11.24%) ITIL
6 29 (10.86%) Project Management
7 26 (9.74%) Network Architecture
7 26 (9.74%) Kalman Filter
8 20 (7.49%) Data Security
9 19 (7.12%) Information Security
9 19 (7.12%) PRINCE2
10 18 (6.74%) Identity Management
11 17 (6.37%) Security Management
12 14 (5.24%) Network Management
13 13 (4.87%) Line Management
14 12 (4.49%) Network Design
15 11 (4.12%) Change Control
16 9 (3.37%) Change Management
17 8 (3.00%) Information Security Management
17 8 (3.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.37%) Perl
1 9 (3.37%) Shell Script
2 7 (2.62%) Bash Shell
2 7 (2.62%) PHP
3 4 (1.50%) SQL
3 4 (1.50%) C
4 2 (0.75%) Python
5 1 (0.37%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 267 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 228 (85.39%) CCNP
3 65 (24.34%) CCIE
4 60 (22.47%) CCNA
5 57 (21.35%) CISSP
6 49 (18.35%) CCIP
7 39 (14.61%) CCDP
8 35 (13.11%) Degree
9 23 (8.61%) CCDA
10 21 (7.87%) CCVP
11 18 (6.74%) CCSE
12 17 (6.37%) CCSA
13 16 (5.99%) JNCIA
14 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (4.87%) MCSE
15 13 (4.87%) CISM
16 12 (4.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 10 (3.75%) CCDE
17 10 (3.75%) JNCIS
17 10 (3.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.12%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.50%) SLA
4 3 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (13.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.62%) Forefront TMG
2 15 (5.62%) UAG
3 11 (4.12%) Snort
4 9 (3.37%) vSphere
5 8 (3.00%) XenApp
6 7 (2.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (1.87%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.87%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.50%) Active Directory
9 3 (1.12%) Firmware
10 2 (0.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (5.24%) Oracle Identity Management
2 11 (4.12%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.00%) Cacti
4 7 (2.62%) Puppet
4 7 (2.62%) Nagios
4 7 (2.62%) NetBackup
4 7 (2.62%) Opsview
5 3 (1.12%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.37%) Netcool
6 1 (0.37%) SCCM
6 1 (0.37%) OpenView
Vendors
1 252 (94.38%) Cisco
2 126 (47.19%) CheckPoint
3 68 (25.47%) Juniper
4 50 (18.73%) Microsoft
5 44 (16.48%) VMware
6 34 (12.73%) F5
7 31 (11.61%) Symantec
8 28 (10.49%) Blue Coat
9 27 (10.11%) HP
10 23 (8.61%) Riverbed
11 19 (7.12%) Sun
12 18 (6.74%) Oracle
13 17 (6.37%) SolarWinds
14 14 (5.24%) McAfee
14 14 (5.24%) Citrix
15 13 (4.87%) Sourcefire
16 10 (3.75%) Fortinet
16 10 (3.75%) Red Hat
16 10 (3.75%) ProCurve
17 8 (3.00%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago