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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 778 748 571
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -177
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 117 151 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.51% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 97 107 270
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £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
31182 29698 32765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 27.08% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24968 23465 27508
Average salary £45,000 £42,900 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -28 114 £50,000 - 4
Yorkshire -3 43 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire +3 39 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +12 38 £50,000 +11.11% 1
London +13 35 £49,000 +3.15% 1
South East -25 30 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire -17 17 £45,000 -9.09% 1
City of London +17 15 £49,000 +18.07% 1
Surrey +2 10 £50,000 -
Dorking -14 8 £50,000 -
Slough -21 7 £42,000 -6.66%
Reading -6 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Sheffield - 4 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £65,000 -
North East - 4 £47,500 -
Kent -3 3 £52,500 +5.00%
Maidstone - 3 £52,500 -
South West -6 2 - - 1
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Northumberland - 2 - -
Staines - 2 £38,250 -
Bristol +12 1 - -
West Midlands -20 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £47,500 -
Wales - 1 £40,000 -
South Wales - 1 £40,000 -
Staffordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Darlington - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £45,000 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
3 224 (83.90%) CCNP
4 202 (75.66%) Firewall
5 160 (59.93%) Cisco ASA
6 142 (53.18%) WAN
7 138 (51.69%) Network Security
8 126 (47.19%) CheckPoint
9 123 (46.07%) LAN
10 104 (38.95%) MPLS
11 96 (35.96%) VoIP
12 86 (32.21%) VPN
13 78 (29.21%) Incident Management
14 74 (27.72%) CCNA
14 74 (27.72%) BGP
15 63 (23.60%) Juniper
16 62 (23.22%) FWSM
17 58 (21.72%) OSPF
18 56 (20.97%) Capacity Planning
19 55 (20.60%) E-Commerce
20 52 (19.48%) CISSP
21 50 (18.73%) Windows
22 49 (18.35%) CCIP
22 49 (18.35%) F5
23 48 (17.98%) VMware
24 46 (17.23%) CCIE
25 43 (16.10%) Microsoft
26 41 (15.36%) TCP/IP
27 40 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
28 37 (13.86%) Cisco PIX

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 7 (2.62%) Apache
1 7 (2.62%) Tomcat
1 7 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.12%) Node.js
3 3 (1.12%) IIS
3 3 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.75%) Lync
5 1 (0.37%) SAS
5 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 31 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.25%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 202 (75.66%) Firewall
2 160 (59.93%) Cisco ASA
3 142 (53.18%) WAN
4 138 (51.69%) Network Security
5 123 (46.07%) LAN
6 104 (38.95%) MPLS
7 96 (35.96%) VoIP
8 86 (32.21%) VPN
9 74 (27.72%) BGP
10 62 (23.22%) FWSM
11 58 (21.72%) OSPF
12 41 (15.36%) TCP/IP
13 37 (13.86%) Cisco PIX
14 34 (12.73%) Wireless
15 33 (12.36%) VLAN
16 30 (11.24%) IPsec
17 25 (9.36%) Internet
18 24 (8.99%) Cisco IOS
19 21 (7.87%) Cisco Nexus
19 21 (7.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (2.62%) RDBMS
2 7 (2.62%) MySQL
2 7 (2.62%) Informix
2 7 (2.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.12%) Redis
3 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.75%) 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%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.50%) Hudson
General
1 28 (10.49%) Telecoms
2 26 (9.74%) Finance
3 9 (3.37%) Games
4 3 (1.12%) Retail
5 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 158 (59.18%) Network Engineer
2 52 (19.48%) Analyst
3 43 (16.10%) Security Analyst
4 42 (15.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (12.36%) Security Engineer
6 27 (10.11%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (9.74%) IT Security Analyst
8 25 (9.36%) Operations Engineer
8 25 (9.36%) Network Operations Engineer
9 22 (8.24%) Network Analyst
10 16 (5.99%) Senior Security Engineer
11 15 (5.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 15 (5.62%) Cisco Engineer
12 14 (5.24%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 13 (4.87%) Network Security Analyst
14 12 (4.49%) Senior Operations Engineer
14 12 (4.49%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
15 9 (3.37%) Network Team Leader
15 9 (3.37%) Team Leader
15 9 (3.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.62%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (1.87%) Middleware
3 4 (1.50%) CSS
4 3 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.99%) Management Information System
2 14 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.49%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.37%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (3.00%) IBM XIV
6 6 (2.25%) SecurID
7 4 (1.50%) Clustering
8 2 (0.75%) PKI
8 2 (0.75%) Statistics
8 2 (0.75%) CMDB
9 1 (0.37%) Wiki
9 1 (0.37%) CESG
9 1 (0.37%) Replication
9 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.73%) Windows
2 32 (11.99%) Linux
3 25 (9.36%) UNIX
4 9 (3.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (3.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (3.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.87%) Solaris
8 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.12%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (29.21%) Incident Management
2 56 (20.97%) Capacity Planning
3 55 (20.60%) E-Commerce
4 34 (12.73%) Kalman Filter
5 30 (11.24%) Load Balancing
6 29 (10.86%) Project Management
7 26 (9.74%) Information Security
8 25 (9.36%) Data Security
9 24 (8.99%) Network Architecture
10 23 (8.61%) Identity Management
11 20 (7.49%) Security Management
11 20 (7.49%) Network Design
12 18 (6.74%) ITIL
13 15 (5.62%) Change Management
13 15 (5.62%) Network Management
14 14 (5.24%) Change Control
15 11 (4.12%) Trend Analysis
15 11 (4.12%) Information Security Management
15 11 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
16 10 (3.75%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.37%) Perl
1 9 (3.37%) Shell Script
2 7 (2.62%) Bash Shell
2 7 (2.62%) PHP
2 7 (2.62%) SQL
3 3 (1.12%) C
3 3 (1.12%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.75%) Python
5 1 (0.37%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 267 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 224 (83.90%) CCNP
3 74 (27.72%) CCNA
4 52 (19.48%) CISSP
5 49 (18.35%) CCIP
6 46 (17.23%) CCIE
7 37 (13.86%) CCDP
8 30 (11.24%) CCSA
8 30 (11.24%) CCDA
9 25 (9.36%) CCVP
10 18 (6.74%) Degree
11 17 (6.37%) JNCIA
12 16 (5.99%) CCSE
13 15 (5.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (4.49%) JNCIS
15 11 (4.12%) Check Point Certification
16 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
17 9 (3.37%) MCSE
17 9 (3.37%) Security Cleared
18 8 (3.00%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 9 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.00%) XenApp
2 8 (3.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (2.62%) vSphere
4 5 (1.87%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (1.87%) UAG
4 5 (1.87%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.12%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 20 (7.49%) Oracle Identity Management
2 16 (5.99%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (3.37%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (3.00%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.62%) Nagios
5 7 (2.62%) Opsview
5 7 (2.62%) Graphite
5 7 (2.62%) Cacti
6 4 (1.50%) Puppet
7 3 (1.12%) FortiGate
7 3 (1.12%) Salt
8 2 (0.75%) Nessus
9 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 252 (94.38%) Cisco
2 126 (47.19%) CheckPoint
3 63 (23.60%) Juniper
4 49 (18.35%) F5
5 48 (17.98%) VMware
6 43 (16.10%) Microsoft
7 28 (10.49%) Symantec
8 25 (9.36%) Blue Coat
8 25 (9.36%) SolarWinds
9 24 (8.99%) Sun
10 23 (8.61%) HP
10 23 (8.61%) Oracle
11 22 (8.24%) Riverbed
12 15 (5.62%) McAfee
12 15 (5.62%) Citrix
13 11 (4.12%) Fortinet
14 10 (3.75%) ProCurve
14 10 (3.75%) ServiceNow
14 10 (3.75%) Avaya
15 9 (3.37%) Red Hat
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