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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 825 787 718
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -69
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 77 138 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.44% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 67 98 141
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,204 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
30213 31356 29211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.32% 27.01% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 24442 24295 23735
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 2 September 2015 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 2 September 2015. 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 -23 77 £50,000 +7.52% 12
Yorkshire -10 29 £50,000 +11.11% 4
West Yorkshire -12 28 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leeds -14 28 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East -24 19 £43,250 -13.50% 3
London -3 17 £60,000 +25.00% 2
Surrey -4 8 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Dorking +4 7 £41,500 -7.77%
Hounslow - 6 £60,000 -
East of England +4 5 £47,500 +41.79%
North West - 5 £40,000 -
Manchester - 5 £40,000 -
Berkshire +9 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Reading +3 4 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 4 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £47,500 -
Middlesex - 3 £33,500 -
Horsham 0 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Kent -1 2 £44,009 +10.02%
East Midlands -6 2 £105,000 +250.00%
West Sussex -7 2 £45,000 -18.18%
Hampshire - 2 £67,500 -
Basingstoke - 2 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £105,000 -
City of London +5 1 £90,000 +87.50%
South Yorkshire +1 1 £57,500 +31.42% 1
Essex -5 1 - -
Basildon -8 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £80,000 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £52,000 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

1 160 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (95.00%) Cisco
3 133 (83.13%) CCNP
4 110 (68.75%) Firewall
5 78 (48.75%) CCNA
6 71 (44.38%) Cisco ASA
7 69 (43.13%) WAN
8 66 (41.25%) F5
9 63 (39.38%) CheckPoint
10 53 (33.13%) BGP
11 50 (31.25%) OSPF
11 50 (31.25%) LAN
12 47 (29.38%) MPLS
13 45 (28.13%) Network Security
14 44 (27.50%) Cisco PIX
15 43 (26.88%) Cisco Nexus
16 42 (26.25%) Data Centre
17 40 (25.00%) Incident Management
17 40 (25.00%) VPN
18 39 (24.38%) VMware
19 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
20 32 (20.00%) CCIE
20 32 (20.00%) VoIP
20 32 (20.00%) Wireless
21 31 (19.38%) VLAN
21 31 (19.38%) Capacity Planning
22 29 (18.13%) Degree
22 29 (18.13%) DNS
23 27 (16.88%) TCP/IP
23 27 (16.88%) E-Commerce

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 8 (5.00%) Apache
1 8 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.25%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) PaaS
2 1 (0.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (68.75%) Firewall
2 71 (44.38%) Cisco ASA
3 69 (43.13%) WAN
4 53 (33.13%) BGP
5 50 (31.25%) OSPF
5 50 (31.25%) LAN
6 47 (29.38%) MPLS
7 45 (28.13%) Network Security
8 44 (27.50%) Cisco PIX
9 43 (26.88%) Cisco Nexus
10 40 (25.00%) VPN
11 32 (20.00%) VoIP
11 32 (20.00%) Wireless
12 31 (19.38%) VLAN
13 29 (18.13%) DNS
14 27 (16.88%) TCP/IP
15 25 (15.63%) EIGRP
16 24 (15.00%) Internet
17 23 (14.38%) IPsec
17 23 (14.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.88%) Big Data
2 5 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.13%) MySQL
2 5 (3.13%) Informix
2 5 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Subversion
1 4 (2.50%) JIRA
1 4 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 4 (2.50%) Hudson
1 4 (2.50%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (16.88%) Finance
2 8 (5.00%) Law
2 8 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 1 (0.63%) Marketing
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 103 (64.38%) Network Engineer
2 30 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (10.63%) Operations Engineer
3 17 (10.63%) Network Operations Engineer
4 14 (8.75%) Network Architect
4 14 (8.75%) Architect
5 13 (8.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (8.13%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) Analyst
6 12 (7.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 12 (7.50%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 11 (6.88%) Senior Architect
7 11 (6.88%) Senior Network Architect
8 9 (5.63%) Network Analyst
8 9 (5.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Consultant
9 6 (3.75%) Security Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) Security Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (3.13%) ArcSight Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.13%) CSS
2 6 (3.75%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (3.75%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (3.13%) 802.1X
4 4 (2.50%) Middleware
5 2 (1.25%) LAMP
5 2 (1.25%) Web Services
6 1 (0.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 42 (26.25%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.13%) Computer Science
3 11 (6.88%) Management Information System
4 9 (5.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 9 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.38%) IBM XIV
5 7 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.13%) CLARiiON
6 5 (3.13%) Statistics
7 3 (1.88%) PKI
8 2 (1.25%) SecurID
9 1 (0.63%) NHS
9 1 (0.63%) Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Equities
9 1 (0.63%) FMCG
9 1 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.63%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.38%) Linux
2 21 (13.13%) Windows
3 17 (10.63%) UNIX
4 8 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 31 (19.38%) Capacity Planning
3 27 (16.88%) E-Commerce
4 23 (14.38%) Load Balancing
4 23 (14.38%) Network Architecture
5 20 (12.50%) Network Design
5 20 (12.50%) ITIL
6 17 (10.63%) Information Security
6 17 (10.63%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (8.75%) Problem Management
8 11 (6.88%) Cyber Security
9 10 (6.25%) Network Management
10 9 (5.63%) SIEM
10 9 (5.63%) Change Control
10 9 (5.63%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (5.63%) Strategic Planning
10 9 (5.63%) Change Management
11 8 (5.00%) ERP
11 8 (5.00%) Project Management
11 8 (5.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.25%) Perl
1 10 (6.25%) Shell Script
2 8 (5.00%) PHP
3 4 (2.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.50%) Python
4 2 (1.25%) VB
4 2 (1.25%) C
5 1 (0.63%) C#
5 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (83.13%) CCNP
3 78 (48.75%) CCNA
4 32 (20.00%) CCIE
5 29 (18.13%) Degree
6 27 (16.88%) CISSP
7 21 (13.13%) CCDP
7 21 (13.13%) Security Cleared
8 20 (12.50%) CCIP
9 16 (10.00%) CCSA
10 14 (8.75%) CCDA
10 14 (8.75%) CCSE
11 11 (6.88%) CEH
11 11 (6.88%) JNCIP
12 10 (6.25%) JNCIS
12 10 (6.25%) CCVP
13 9 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (5.63%) SC Cleared
14 7 (4.38%) CCDE
15 6 (3.75%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.38%) PCI DSS
2 14 (8.75%) SLA
3 8 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.75%) vSphere
3 6 (3.75%) VMware ESX
4 5 (3.13%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.88%) Snort
6 1 (0.63%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (3.75%) NetBackup
2 6 (3.75%) Cacti
2 6 (3.75%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.50%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (2.50%) Nagios
3 4 (2.50%) Opsview
3 4 (2.50%) Graphite
3 4 (2.50%) Puppet
4 3 (1.88%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.25%) WMI
6 1 (0.63%) OpenView
6 1 (0.63%) OSSEC
6 1 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 152 (95.00%) Cisco
2 66 (41.25%) F5
3 63 (39.38%) CheckPoint
4 39 (24.38%) VMware
5 33 (20.63%) Microsoft
6 22 (13.75%) Juniper
7 11 (6.88%) EMC
8 9 (5.63%) Nokia
8 9 (5.63%) Red Hat
9 8 (5.00%) ArcSight
9 8 (5.00%) SolarWinds
9 8 (5.00%) CA
9 8 (5.00%) HP
9 8 (5.00%) SAP
10 7 (4.38%) IBM
10 7 (4.38%) McAfee
11 6 (3.75%) Symantec
11 6 (3.75%) NetApp
11 6 (3.75%) Veritas
12 5 (3.13%) Dell
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
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Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
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Salary: Competitive salary and company benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Solihull
360 Resourcing
Salary: £50k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Depending on experience
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago