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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 757 698 637
Rank change year-on-year
-59 -61
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 146 169 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.59% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 102 137 229
Average salary £45,000 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.74% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,350 £57,750 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
30835 28659 33889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.00% 26.92% 28.78%
Number of salaries quoted 24008 23375 28571
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 15 September 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 15 September 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
(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 -69 133 £46,500 -2.10% 12
Yorkshire +1 56 £45,000 +38.46% 3
West Yorkshire +9 54 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Leeds +1 53 £45,000 -14.28% 2
London -32 28 £48,000 -4.00% 2
South East -68 27 £45,000 -5.26% 3
City of London +18 20 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Surrey -10 16 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Dorking -9 14 £45,000 -14.28%
West Midlands -10 8 £56,500 +25.55% 2
East of England -14 8 £35,750 -40.41% 1
Wales - 7 £42,750 -
Staffordshire -7 6 £56,500 +25.55% 1
Berkshire -13 6 £46,000 +4.54% 2
South Wales - 6 £42,750 -
Essex +6 5 £60,000 - 1
South West -17 5 £45,000 -2.17% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £56,500 - 1
Reading -7 4 £50,000 +13.63%
Basildon - 4 - - 1
Bridgend - 4 £42,750 -
Bedford -4 3 £33,500 +3.07%
Bedfordshire -11 3 £33,500 +3.07%
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Bristol - 3 £42,500 -
Horsham - 3 £55,000 -
Slough +3 2 £42,000 +40.00% 2
Doncaster +3 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Wiltshire -10 2 £56,250 +22.28%
Birmingham -14 2 £37,500 -16.66% 1

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (93.78%) Cisco
3 200 (82.99%) CCNP
4 197 (81.74%) Firewall
5 146 (60.58%) Cisco ASA
6 121 (50.21%) WAN
7 115 (47.72%) LAN
8 107 (44.40%) Network Security
9 103 (42.74%) CheckPoint
10 76 (31.54%) MPLS
11 71 (29.46%) VoIP
12 68 (28.22%) Incident Management
13 66 (27.39%) VPN
14 64 (26.56%) Juniper
15 59 (24.48%) CCIE
16 57 (23.65%) FWSM
17 55 (22.82%) E-Commerce
18 54 (22.41%) CISSP
19 53 (21.99%) Load Balancing
20 52 (21.58%) CCNA
21 50 (20.75%) Capacity Planning
22 48 (19.92%) CCIP
23 45 (18.67%) Windows
24 44 (18.26%) Microsoft
25 41 (17.01%) VMware
26 37 (15.35%) DNS
27 36 (14.94%) Degree
28 34 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
28 34 (14.11%) ITIL
29 33 (13.69%) MS Excel

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 14 (5.81%) Lync
2 11 (4.56%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.15%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.73%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (3.73%) IIS
5 6 (2.49%) Apache
5 6 (2.49%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.41%) SAS
6 1 (0.41%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 33 (13.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 197 (81.74%) Firewall
2 146 (60.58%) Cisco ASA
3 121 (50.21%) WAN
4 115 (47.72%) LAN
5 107 (44.40%) Network Security
6 76 (31.54%) MPLS
7 71 (29.46%) VoIP
8 66 (27.39%) VPN
9 57 (23.65%) FWSM
10 37 (15.35%) DNS
11 31 (12.86%) BGP
12 30 (12.45%) TCP/IP
13 28 (11.62%) Internet
14 27 (11.20%) OSPF
15 25 (10.37%) DHCP
15 25 (10.37%) Cisco PIX
16 21 (8.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (7.47%) Wireless
17 18 (7.47%) Intrusion Detection
17 18 (7.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.90%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (2.49%) RDBMS
3 6 (2.49%) Informix
3 6 (2.49%) MySQL
3 6 (2.49%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (2.49%) Subversion
1 6 (2.49%) JIRA
1 6 (2.49%) Git (software)
1 6 (2.49%) Hudson
1 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (9.96%) Telecoms
2 19 (7.88%) Finance
3 8 (3.32%) Games
4 2 (0.83%) Banking
4 2 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 136 (56.43%) Network Engineer
2 33 (13.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (12.45%) Analyst
3 30 (12.45%) Security Engineer
4 28 (11.62%) Security Analyst
5 24 (9.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (8.30%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (7.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (7.47%) Operations Engineer
8 18 (7.47%) Network Operations Engineer
9 17 (7.05%) Senior Security Engineer
10 16 (6.64%) IT Security Analyst
11 12 (4.98%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 10 (4.15%) Infrastructure Manager
14 8 (3.32%) Network Analyst
14 8 (3.32%) Network Manager
14 8 (3.32%) Architect
14 8 (3.32%) Network Architect
15 7 (2.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.49%) Middleware
1 6 (2.49%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (1.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.88%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.32%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.49%) SecurID
3 6 (2.49%) IBM XIV
3 6 (2.49%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.24%) Firmware
5 2 (0.83%) Replication
6 1 (0.41%) DTV
6 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (18.67%) Windows
2 22 (9.13%) UNIX
3 18 (7.47%) Linux
4 10 (4.15%) Windows XP
4 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (4.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (4.15%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (3.73%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.49%) Solaris
7 1 (0.41%) CentOS
7 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.22%) Incident Management
2 55 (22.82%) E-Commerce
3 53 (21.99%) Load Balancing
4 50 (20.75%) Capacity Planning
5 34 (14.11%) ITIL
6 24 (9.96%) Kalman Filter
7 23 (9.54%) Network Architecture
8 18 (7.47%) PRINCE2
8 18 (7.47%) Project Management
8 18 (7.47%) Information Security
9 17 (7.05%) Identity Management
10 16 (6.64%) Security Management
11 14 (5.81%) Data Security
12 9 (3.73%) Network Design
12 9 (3.73%) Line Management
13 8 (3.32%) Network Management
13 8 (3.32%) Service Delivery
14 7 (2.90%) Information Security Management
14 7 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (2.49%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.15%) Perl
1 10 (4.15%) Shell Script
2 6 (2.49%) Bash Shell
2 6 (2.49%) PHP
2 6 (2.49%) SQL
3 4 (1.66%) Python
3 4 (1.66%) C
4 1 (0.41%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 241 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 200 (82.99%) CCNP
3 59 (24.48%) CCIE
4 54 (22.41%) CISSP
5 52 (21.58%) CCNA
6 48 (19.92%) CCIP
7 36 (14.94%) Degree
8 33 (13.69%) CCDP
9 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (7.47%) CCDA
10 16 (6.64%) MCSE
10 16 (6.64%) CCSE
11 15 (6.22%) CISM
12 14 (5.81%) CCVP
13 13 (5.39%) JNCIA
13 13 (5.39%) MCP
14 12 (4.98%) CCSA
15 9 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (3.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (3.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.49%) SLA
1 6 (2.49%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 34 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.22%) Forefront TMG
2 15 (6.22%) UAG
3 12 (4.98%) Snort
4 9 (3.73%) Terminal Services
5 8 (3.32%) vSphere
6 6 (2.49%) ISA Server
6 6 (2.49%) Active Directory
6 6 (2.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (2.07%) XenApp
8 3 (1.24%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (5.39%) Oracle Identity Management
2 7 (2.90%) Cacti
2 7 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.49%) Puppet
3 6 (2.49%) Opsview
3 6 (2.49%) Nagios
3 6 (2.49%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.41%) SCCM
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView
4 1 (0.41%) Netcool
Vendors
1 226 (93.78%) Cisco
2 103 (42.74%) CheckPoint
3 64 (26.56%) Juniper
4 44 (18.26%) Microsoft
5 41 (17.01%) VMware
6 30 (12.45%) Symantec
7 28 (11.62%) F5
8 24 (9.96%) HP
9 20 (8.30%) Blue Coat
10 18 (7.47%) Sun
11 17 (7.05%) Oracle
12 15 (6.22%) Riverbed
13 14 (5.81%) Sourcefire
13 14 (5.81%) Citrix
14 12 (4.98%) Fortinet
15 9 (3.73%) McAfee
16 8 (3.32%) SolarWinds
16 8 (3.32%) NetApp
16 8 (3.32%) Red Hat
16 8 (3.32%) ProCurve
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: 12 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basildon, Essex
Xchanging
Salary: Bens, Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: £42,000 per annum + 10% + oncall + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago