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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 810 856 782
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -74
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 125 81 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.27% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 120 67 113
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 10 February 2016 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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +56 116 £55,000 +10.00% 22
South East +24 38 £60,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +15 34 £52,500 +5.00% 4
London +18 28 £50,000 +2.04% 6
Leeds +5 27 £52,500 +5.00% 3
West Yorkshire -3 27 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Reading +13 19 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -6 19 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Surrey +12 13 £52,500 +5.00% 2
East of England +7 9 £67,500 - 6
Dorking +20 8 £52,500 +5.00%
City of London +54 7 £52,500 +7.14% 2
South Yorkshire +16 7 £65,000 - 1
Sheffield +15 7 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
Solihull - 5 £42,500 -
Isle of Man - 3 £50,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £67,500 - 2
Reigate - 3 £71,000 - 2
Feltham - 3 £57,500 - 1
Essex - 3 £67,500 - 2
West Malling - 2 £56,250 -
Norwich - 2 £67,250 - 1
Norfolk - 2 £67,250 - 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Glasgow - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £69,250 - 1
Kent - 2 £56,250 - 1
Bedfordshire -3 1 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (94.40%) Cisco
3 207 (89.22%) CCNP
4 165 (71.12%) Firewall
5 122 (52.59%) Cisco ASA
6 112 (48.28%) CCIE
7 105 (45.26%) CCNA
8 99 (42.67%) OSPF
9 98 (42.24%) WAN
10 94 (40.52%) MPLS
11 93 (40.09%) F5
12 89 (38.36%) VPN
13 83 (35.78%) BGP
14 81 (34.91%) CheckPoint
15 79 (34.05%) High Availability
16 77 (33.19%) Linux
17 76 (32.76%) VMware
18 73 (31.47%) LAN
19 70 (30.17%) Data Centre
20 69 (29.74%) VMware Infrastructure
21 66 (28.45%) Windows
22 65 (28.02%) Cisco Nexus
23 57 (24.57%) Juniper
24 55 (23.71%) CCIP
25 54 (23.28%) Palo Alto
26 50 (21.55%) Microsoft
27 49 (21.12%) Network Design
28 47 (20.26%) Wireless
28 47 (20.26%) Cisco PIX
28 47 (20.26%) Network Security

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 17 (7.33%) Apache
2 13 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.31%) CloudStack
3 10 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.29%) IIS
6 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.86%) SAS
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (4.74%) MS Excel
1 11 (4.74%) MS Office
1 11 (4.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (5.60%) SaaS
4 6 (2.59%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.59%) IaaS
4 6 (2.59%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 165 (71.12%) Firewall
2 122 (52.59%) Cisco ASA
3 99 (42.67%) OSPF
4 98 (42.24%) WAN
5 94 (40.52%) MPLS
6 89 (38.36%) VPN
7 83 (35.78%) BGP
8 73 (31.47%) LAN
9 65 (28.02%) Cisco Nexus
10 47 (20.26%) Cisco PIX
10 47 (20.26%) Network Security
10 47 (20.26%) Wireless
11 37 (15.95%) VLAN
11 37 (15.95%) VoIP
12 31 (13.36%) Cisco IOS
12 31 (13.36%) IPv4
13 26 (11.21%) SSL
14 25 (10.78%) IPsec
15 24 (10.34%) EIGRP
16 23 (9.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.60%) Big Data
2 11 (4.74%) Hadoop
2 11 (4.74%) Informix
2 11 (4.74%) MongoDB
2 11 (4.74%) MySQL
3 9 (3.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.29%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (6.47%) Git (software)
1 15 (6.47%) Subversion
2 14 (6.03%) Jenkins
2 14 (6.03%) JIRA
3 7 (3.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (1.72%) Hudson
General
1 30 (12.93%) Finance
2 25 (10.78%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.88%) Retail
4 7 (3.02%) Back Office
5 6 (2.59%) Banking
6 5 (2.16%) Legal
7 4 (1.72%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.72%) Games
8 2 (0.86%) French Language
8 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.86%) Marketing
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 120 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 64 (27.59%) Cisco Engineer
2 64 (27.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 46 (19.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 41 (17.67%) Security Engineer
5 35 (15.09%) Network Security Engineer
6 30 (12.93%) Analyst
7 27 (11.64%) Network Analyst
8 26 (11.21%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 25 (10.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 25 (10.78%) Network Operations Engineer
10 20 (8.62%) Check Point Analyst
10 20 (8.62%) Cisco Analyst
10 20 (8.62%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 20 (8.62%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 20 (8.62%) Network Security Analyst
10 20 (8.62%) Operations Engineer
10 20 (8.62%) Security Analyst
10 20 (8.62%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
10 20 (8.62%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (7.33%) ActiveMQ
1 17 (7.33%) RabbitMQ
2 13 (5.60%) 802.1X
2 13 (5.60%) LAMP
3 8 (3.45%) CSS
4 4 (1.72%) Middleware
4 4 (1.72%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 70 (30.17%) Data Centre
2 27 (11.64%) Computer Science
3 18 (7.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 16 (6.90%) iPad
5 14 (6.03%) IBM XIV
6 10 (4.31%) Public Cloud
7 9 (3.88%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.59%) Clustering
9 5 (2.16%) CLARiiON
9 5 (2.16%) Cryptography
9 5 (2.16%) Data Protection Act
9 5 (2.16%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (1.29%) CESG
10 3 (1.29%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.29%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.86%) Replication
11 2 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 77 (33.19%) Linux
2 66 (28.45%) Windows
3 29 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (7.33%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.17%) Unix
6 11 (4.74%) Solaris
7 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (34.05%) High Availability
2 49 (21.12%) Network Design
3 44 (18.97%) Network Monitoring
4 35 (15.09%) Network Architecture
5 31 (13.36%) Load Balancing
5 31 (13.36%) Presales
6 29 (12.50%) Information Security
7 26 (11.21%) Incident Management
8 23 (9.91%) Capacity Planning
8 23 (9.91%) E-Commerce
8 23 (9.91%) Trend Analysis
9 20 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
10 17 (7.33%) ITIL
11 15 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.60%) Line Management
12 13 (5.60%) SIEM
13 11 (4.74%) Business Development
14 10 (4.31%) Network Planning
14 10 (4.31%) Risk Assessment
14 10 (4.31%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.62%) Perl
2 13 (5.60%) Python
3 12 (5.17%) Bash Shell
4 9 (3.88%) PHP
4 9 (3.88%) Shell Script
5 8 (3.45%) Ruby
6 2 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 232 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (89.22%) CCNP
3 112 (48.28%) CCIE
4 105 (45.26%) CCNA
5 55 (23.71%) CCIP
6 44 (18.97%) Degree
7 42 (18.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 41 (17.67%) CCDE
9 38 (16.38%) CCDA
10 36 (15.52%) CCSA
10 36 (15.52%) CISSP
11 33 (14.22%) CCSE
12 30 (12.93%) CCDP
13 28 (12.07%) JNCIA
14 27 (11.64%) JNCIP
15 20 (8.62%) JNCIE
15 20 (8.62%) Security Cleared
16 14 (6.03%) SC Cleared
17 12 (5.17%) CCVP
18 10 (4.31%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (5.17%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (29.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (9.91%) vSphere
3 13 (5.60%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.59%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.86%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.43%) Docker
6 1 (0.43%) KVM
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (14.22%) Cacti
2 30 (12.93%) Nagios
3 24 (10.34%) SolarWinds Orion
4 18 (7.76%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (7.76%) Salt
5 17 (7.33%) Graphite
5 17 (7.33%) Opsview
6 15 (6.47%) Puppet
7 11 (4.74%) Ansible
7 11 (4.74%) OpenView
8 7 (3.02%) Grafana
9 5 (2.16%) NetBackup
10 3 (1.29%) EnCase
11 2 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.86%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
11 2 (0.86%) QRadar
11 2 (0.86%) SmoothWall
12 1 (0.43%) FortiGate
12 1 (0.43%) Nessus
Vendors
1 219 (94.40%) Cisco
2 93 (40.09%) F5
3 81 (34.91%) CheckPoint
4 76 (32.76%) VMware
5 57 (24.57%) Juniper
6 54 (23.28%) Palo Alto
7 50 (21.55%) Microsoft
8 37 (15.95%) SolarWinds
9 33 (14.22%) Red Hat
10 25 (10.78%) Symantec
11 18 (7.76%) HP
12 17 (7.33%) Oracle
13 14 (6.03%) IBM
14 12 (5.17%) NetApp
15 11 (4.74%) Nokia
16 10 (4.31%) arcserve
17 7 (3.02%) Citrix
17 7 (3.02%) EMC
17 7 (3.02%) Intel Security
18 5 (2.16%) Dell
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefts
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + negotiable with benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance + package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £5000 - £60000 per annum + 10% bonus + benefts
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Stevenage
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chelmsford
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago