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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 780 745 611
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -134
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 93 143 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.50% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 69 107 221
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £32,575
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%

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
32098 28874 28919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.61% 27.33% 28.08%
Number of salaries quoted 25538 22741 23658
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 5 March 2015 within the UK.

CCSP Salary Histogram in the UK

CCSP
Top 27 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 5 March 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
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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 -46 93 £50,000 +11.11% 13
South East -12 41 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Surrey +8 23 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London -4 22 £67,500 +42.10% 6
Yorkshire -10 22 £50,000 +11.11%
Leeds -10 22 £50,000 +11.11%
West Yorkshire -17 22 £50,000 +11.11%
Berkshire -6 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Reading +1 12 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Dorking -9 11 £50,000 +11.11%
North East - 7 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 5 £50,000 -
Middlesex +8 3 - -
Staines - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £70,000 -
North West -2 2 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Manchester -13 2 £55,000 +83.33% 4
City of London -16 2 £54,500 +35.40% 1
South West -26 2 £39,500 -12.22%
Northumberland - 2 - -
Woking - 2 £62,500 - 1
Bristol - 2 £39,500 -
Guildford +7 1 £65,000 +51.16%
Bedfordshire -2 1 - -
East of England -7 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £50,000 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 224 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (91.52%) Cisco
3 191 (85.27%) CCNP
4 147 (65.63%) Firewall
5 128 (57.14%) WAN
6 106 (47.32%) Network Security
7 102 (45.54%) Cisco ASA
8 98 (43.75%) LAN
9 90 (40.18%) BGP
10 89 (39.73%) MPLS
11 88 (39.29%) CheckPoint
12 81 (36.16%) CCNA
13 72 (32.14%) OSPF
14 70 (31.25%) VoIP
15 59 (26.34%) VPN
16 57 (25.45%) F5
17 52 (23.21%) Incident Management
18 44 (19.64%) Juniper
19 43 (19.20%) IPsec
20 42 (18.75%) CISSP
21 41 (18.30%) Linux
21 41 (18.30%) VMware
21 41 (18.30%) CCSA
22 40 (17.86%) VLAN
22 40 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
23 38 (16.96%) Microsoft
24 37 (16.52%) TCP/IP
24 37 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
24 37 (16.52%) Cisco Nexus
25 36 (16.07%) CCIE

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 7 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 7 (3.13%) Apache
1 7 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.34%) Node.js
3 2 (0.89%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.57%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Project
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 147 (65.63%) Firewall
2 128 (57.14%) WAN
3 106 (47.32%) Network Security
4 102 (45.54%) Cisco ASA
5 98 (43.75%) LAN
6 90 (40.18%) BGP
7 89 (39.73%) MPLS
8 72 (32.14%) OSPF
9 70 (31.25%) VoIP
10 59 (26.34%) VPN
11 43 (19.20%) IPsec
12 40 (17.86%) VLAN
13 37 (16.52%) TCP/IP
13 37 (16.52%) Cisco Nexus
14 33 (14.73%) Cisco PIX
15 32 (14.29%) FWSM
16 31 (13.84%) EIGRP
17 30 (13.39%) Wireless
17 30 (13.39%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (11.16%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.13%) Relational Database
1 7 (3.13%) Informix
1 7 (3.13%) MySQL
1 7 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.34%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.34%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (3.13%) Jenkins
1 7 (3.13%) Subversion
1 7 (3.13%) Git (software)
1 7 (3.13%) JIRA
2 4 (1.79%) Hudson
3 3 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (10.71%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.02%) Games
4 6 (2.68%) Legal
5 3 (1.34%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 44 (19.64%) Analyst
3 41 (18.30%) Senior Network Engineer
4 34 (15.18%) Security Analyst
5 26 (11.61%) Network Analyst
6 20 (8.93%) Operations Engineer
6 20 (8.93%) Network Operations Engineer
7 19 (8.48%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 19 (8.48%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 16 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
9 15 (6.70%) Security Engineer
10 14 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
11 13 (5.80%) Architect
12 12 (5.36%) Network Architect
13 11 (4.91%) IT Security Analyst
14 9 (4.02%) Network Team Leader
14 9 (4.02%) Team Leader
15 8 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 8 (3.57%) Network Specialist
16 7 (3.13%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
2 5 (2.23%) Middleware
3 3 (1.34%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.61%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.02%) Enterprise Storage
4 8 (3.57%) IBM XIV
5 7 (3.13%) CMDB
6 6 (2.68%) Clustering
7 5 (2.23%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.79%) PKI
9 2 (0.89%) SecurID
9 2 (0.89%) Statistics
10 1 (0.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 41 (18.30%) Linux
2 31 (13.84%) Windows
3 13 (5.80%) UNIX
4 8 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (1.79%) Solaris
6 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (23.21%) Incident Management
2 40 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
3 36 (16.07%) E-Commerce
4 28 (12.50%) Project Management
5 27 (12.05%) Network Architecture
6 25 (11.16%) Load Balancing
7 24 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
8 23 (10.27%) Network Design
9 20 (8.93%) Network Management
10 19 (8.48%) Change Management
11 17 (7.59%) Security Management
12 16 (7.14%) Information Security
12 16 (7.14%) ITIL
13 14 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (6.25%) Trend Analysis
13 14 (6.25%) Data Security
14 12 (5.36%) Change Control
15 9 (4.02%) Performance Tuning
15 9 (4.02%) Network Load Balancing
16 8 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.36%) Shell Script
2 10 (4.46%) Perl
3 7 (3.13%) Bash Shell
3 7 (3.13%) PHP
3 7 (3.13%) SQL
4 3 (1.34%) Python
4 3 (1.34%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.89%) VB
6 1 (0.45%) Lisp
6 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 224 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (85.27%) CCNP
3 81 (36.16%) CCNA
4 42 (18.75%) CISSP
5 41 (18.30%) CCSA
6 36 (16.07%) CCIE
6 36 (16.07%) CCIP
7 28 (12.50%) CCDA
8 25 (11.16%) CCDP
9 17 (7.59%) JNCIA
9 17 (7.59%) CCVP
10 15 (6.70%) Degree
10 15 (6.70%) JNCIS
11 12 (5.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (5.36%) JNCIP
12 11 (4.91%) CCSE
13 10 (4.46%) Check Point Certification
13 10 (4.46%) CISM
14 8 (3.57%) VCP4
14 8 (3.57%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.91%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (16.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (3.13%) vSphere
4 5 (2.23%) Active Directory
5 4 (1.79%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.79%) UAG
5 4 (1.79%) XenApp
6 2 (0.89%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (7.59%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (4.46%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (4.02%) Cacti
4 8 (3.57%) NetBackup
4 8 (3.57%) Oracle Identity Management
5 7 (3.13%) Graphite
5 7 (3.13%) Opsview
5 7 (3.13%) Nagios
6 4 (1.79%) Puppet
7 3 (1.34%) Salt
7 3 (1.34%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.89%) WMI
8 2 (0.89%) Nessus
8 2 (0.89%) OpenView
Vendors
1 205 (91.52%) Cisco
2 88 (39.29%) CheckPoint
3 57 (25.45%) F5
4 44 (19.64%) Juniper
5 41 (18.30%) VMware
6 38 (16.96%) Microsoft
7 26 (11.61%) SolarWinds
8 15 (6.70%) HP
9 14 (6.25%) Riverbed
10 13 (5.80%) Symantec
11 12 (5.36%) Blue Coat
11 12 (5.36%) IBM
12 10 (4.46%) Sun
12 10 (4.46%) Avaya
12 10 (4.46%) ServiceNow
13 9 (4.02%) Red Hat
14 8 (3.57%) Oracle
14 8 (3.57%) Veritas
15 7 (3.13%) CA
16 6 (2.68%) Fortinet
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