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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK
Rank 736 825 879
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +54
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 127 128 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.46% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 76 123 63
Median salary £58,750 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.20% +22.50%

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
20812 28128 29370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.66% 27.90% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16425 22473 23309
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 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +88 120 £57,500 - 5
South East +64 51 £55,000 -12.00%
London +66 42 £62,500 +19.04% 3
Berkshire +39 28 £57,500 -8.00%
Reading +40 23 £60,000 -4.00%
Hampshire - 12 £55,000 -
North West - 11 - - 1
Manchester - 11 - - 1
Surrey +42 9 - -
West Midlands +33 8 £34,000 -20.00%
Dorking +1 8 - -
Coventry - 8 £34,000 -
Canary Wharf - 6 £65,000 -
Scotland +24 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Slough - 5 £52,500 -
Leeds +5 3 £47,500 -9.52%
Yorkshire +4 3 £47,500 -20.83% 1
West Yorkshire -4 3 £47,500 -9.52%
Swindon - 3 £47,500 -
South West - 3 £47,500 -
Wiltshire - 3 £47,500 -
Kent +15 2 £65,000 +15.55%
Guildford +19 1 - -
Bedfordshire +19 1 - -
City of London +18 1 £67,500 +28.57% 1
Bedford +13 1 - -
East of England +5 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 £47,500 -26.92%
Nottinghamshire -6 1 £47,500 -26.92%

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (80.37%) Cisco
3 158 (72.15%) Firewall
4 148 (67.58%) CCNP
5 111 (50.68%) Network Security
6 109 (49.77%) CheckPoint
7 89 (40.64%) Data Centre
8 80 (36.53%) Finance
9 77 (35.16%) CCIE
10 66 (30.14%) CCSE
11 64 (29.22%) Fortinet
11 64 (29.22%) Wireless
12 61 (27.85%) Information Security
12 61 (27.85%) CCNA
13 56 (25.57%) CCSA
14 54 (24.66%) Linux
15 48 (21.92%) VPN
15 48 (21.92%) Network Architecture
16 47 (21.46%) Cisco ASA
16 47 (21.46%) CCIP
16 47 (21.46%) Juniper
16 47 (21.46%) Windows
16 47 (21.46%) Pharmaceutical
17 45 (20.55%) Retail
18 43 (19.63%) Splunk
18 43 (19.63%) OSPF
18 43 (19.63%) FortiGate
19 42 (19.18%) Network Monitoring
19 42 (19.18%) CISSP
19 42 (19.18%) F5

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 23 (10.50%) MS Office
1 23 (10.50%) MS Visio
2 22 (10.05%) MS Excel
3 18 (8.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (8.68%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.33%) SaaS
2 16 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.91%) PaaS
5 1 (0.46%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.46%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (72.15%) Firewall
2 111 (50.68%) Network Security
3 64 (29.22%) Wireless
4 48 (21.92%) VPN
5 47 (21.46%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (19.63%) OSPF
7 42 (19.18%) Cisco IOS
8 41 (18.72%) BGP
9 35 (15.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (15.98%) MPLS
10 24 (10.96%) Internet
11 16 (7.31%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (7.31%) WAN
12 13 (5.94%) Cisco PIX
12 13 (5.94%) Cisco Wireless
13 12 (5.48%) RSVP
13 12 (5.48%) VLAN
14 10 (4.57%) EIGRP
14 10 (4.57%) SAN
14 10 (4.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (36.53%) Finance
2 47 (21.46%) Pharmaceutical
3 45 (20.55%) Retail
4 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.37%) Banking
6 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) Legal
Job Titles
1 84 (38.36%) Consultant
2 80 (36.53%) Network Engineer
3 63 (28.77%) Security Consultant
4 53 (24.20%) Network Consultant
5 40 (18.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 36 (16.44%) Network Operations Engineer
7 33 (15.07%) Security Engineer
8 31 (14.16%) Lead Network Engineer
9 30 (13.70%) Cloud Engineer
10 23 (10.50%) Data Centre Engineer
10 23 (10.50%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
10 23 (10.50%) Data Network Engineer
11 21 (9.59%) NOC Engineer
11 21 (9.59%) Senior Network Engineer
12 19 (8.68%) Cisco Engineer
12 19 (8.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 18 (8.22%) Juniper Engineer
13 18 (8.22%) Senior Security Engineer
14 12 (5.48%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 12 (5.48%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.37%) Web Services
3 1 (0.46%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (40.64%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.68%) Security Operations Centre
3 15 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.57%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.11%) Linux Command Line
6 8 (3.65%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.65%) Thin Client
7 4 (1.83%) BYOD
8 2 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) iPad
8 2 (0.91%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.91%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.46%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.46%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.46%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 54 (24.66%) Linux
2 47 (21.46%) Windows
3 10 (4.57%) Unix
4 3 (1.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.91%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.46%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.85%) Information Security
2 48 (21.92%) Network Architecture
3 42 (19.18%) Network Monitoring
4 40 (18.26%) ITIL
5 37 (16.89%) Network Design
6 34 (15.53%) Network Planning
7 30 (13.70%) Security Management
8 28 (12.79%) Kalman Filter
8 28 (12.79%) Network Management
9 26 (11.87%) Risk Management
10 22 (10.05%) Security Operations
11 21 (9.59%) PRINCE2
11 21 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (9.13%) Time Management
13 19 (8.68%) Content Management
14 14 (6.39%) SIEM
15 13 (5.94%) Risk Assessment
16 12 (5.48%) Cybersecurity
16 12 (5.48%) High Availability
16 12 (5.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.37%) C
1 3 (1.37%) PowerShell
1 3 (1.37%) SQL
2 2 (0.91%) Python
3 1 (0.46%) AWK
3 1 (0.46%) Java
3 1 (0.46%) Perl
3 1 (0.46%) PHP
3 1 (0.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 219 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (67.58%) CCNP
3 77 (35.16%) CCIE
4 66 (30.14%) CCSE
5 61 (27.85%) CCNA
6 56 (25.57%) CCSA
7 47 (21.46%) CCIP
8 42 (19.18%) CISSP
9 40 (18.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 40 (18.26%) Degree
10 36 (16.44%) CISM
11 22 (10.05%) CISA
12 19 (8.68%) JNCIS
13 13 (5.94%) JNCIP
13 13 (5.94%) SANS
13 13 (5.94%) Security Cleared
14 12 (5.48%) CCDA
15 10 (4.57%) SC Cleared
16 8 (3.65%) CCVP
17 6 (2.74%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (10.96%) SLA
2 23 (10.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.74%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.83%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (1.37%) PMO
6 1 (0.46%) COBIT
6 1 (0.46%) FISMA
6 1 (0.46%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (8.68%) ProxySG
2 10 (4.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.20%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.91%) Firmware
4 2 (0.91%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 43 (19.63%) FortiGate
2 9 (4.11%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (1.37%) Nessus
5 2 (0.91%) WSUS
6 1 (0.46%) Cacti
6 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.46%) OpenView
Vendors
1 176 (80.37%) Cisco
2 109 (49.77%) CheckPoint
3 64 (29.22%) Fortinet
4 47 (21.46%) Juniper
5 43 (19.63%) Splunk
6 42 (19.18%) F5
7 37 (16.89%) Palo Alto
8 36 (16.44%) Microsoft
9 22 (10.05%) Blue Coat
10 21 (9.59%) Oracle
10 21 (9.59%) TippingPoint
11 20 (9.13%) HP
11 20 (9.13%) Intel Security
12 19 (8.68%) Imperva
12 19 (8.68%) Proofpoint
12 19 (8.68%) Sourcefire
13 17 (7.76%) Citrix
13 17 (7.76%) VMware
14 9 (4.11%) SolarWinds
15 3 (1.37%) SunGard
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