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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 772 684 605
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -79
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 131 181 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.17% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.61% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 93 153 237
Average salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
31234 29580 33891
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.11% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 24200 23976 28787
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -65 120 £46,500 -2.10% 7
Yorkshire -16 48 £45,000 +16.12% 1
Leeds -2 46 £45,000 -5.26% 1
West Yorkshire -7 46 £45,000 - 1
South East -40 30 £50,000 +8.69% 2
London -35 25 £48,000 -4.00% 1
Surrey -4 22 £45,000 -7.69% 1
City of London -7 20 £48,000 -4.00%
Dorking -5 13 £45,000 - 1
East of England -3 6 £33,500 -44.16%
South West -10 6 £42,500 -7.60% 2
West Midlands -5 5 £56,500 +25.55%
Staffordshire -7 5 £56,500 +25.55%
Wales - 5 £42,750 - 2
Bedfordshire -7 4 £33,500 -44.16%
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £56,500 -
Bedford - 4 £33,500 -
Bristol - 4 £42,500 - 1
South Wales - 4 £42,750 - 2
Reading -2 3 £50,000 +13.63% 1
Berkshire -23 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Bridgend - 3 £43,000 -
Horsham - 3 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
Essex -1 2 - -
Doncaster -2 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Wiltshire -7 2 £56,250 +22.28%
South Yorkshire -17 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Basildon - 2 - -
Swindon - 2 £56,250 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 225 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 214 (95.11%) Cisco
3 189 (84.00%) Firewall
4 183 (81.33%) CCNP
5 130 (57.78%) Cisco ASA
6 104 (46.22%) WAN
7 100 (44.44%) LAN
8 99 (44.00%) Network Security
9 94 (41.78%) CheckPoint
10 70 (31.11%) VPN
11 64 (28.44%) MPLS
12 62 (27.56%) VoIP
13 60 (26.67%) Juniper
14 58 (25.78%) CCNA
14 58 (25.78%) CCIE
14 58 (25.78%) Incident Management
15 52 (23.11%) CCIP
16 50 (22.22%) CISSP
17 49 (21.78%) Microsoft
17 49 (21.78%) E-Commerce
18 48 (21.33%) Load Balancing
18 48 (21.33%) FWSM
19 46 (20.44%) VMware
19 46 (20.44%) Windows
20 45 (20.00%) DNS
21 43 (19.11%) Capacity Planning
22 39 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
23 34 (15.11%) Degree
23 34 (15.11%) MS Excel
24 33 (14.67%) CCDP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 19 (8.44%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 18 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (7.56%) IIS
3 17 (7.56%) SharePoint Server
4 14 (6.22%) Lync
5 4 (1.78%) Apache
5 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.44%) SAS
6 1 (0.44%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 34 (15.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.78%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 189 (84.00%) Firewall
2 130 (57.78%) Cisco ASA
3 104 (46.22%) WAN
4 100 (44.44%) LAN
5 99 (44.00%) Network Security
6 70 (31.11%) VPN
7 64 (28.44%) MPLS
8 62 (27.56%) VoIP
9 48 (21.33%) FWSM
10 45 (20.00%) DNS
11 33 (14.67%) Internet
12 30 (13.33%) TCP/IP
13 27 (12.00%) SSL
14 25 (11.11%) DHCP
14 25 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
15 24 (10.67%) OSPF
15 24 (10.67%) BGP
16 21 (9.33%) SAN
17 19 (8.44%) VLAN
18 18 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.78%) RDBMS
4 4 (1.78%) Informix
4 4 (1.78%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Subversion
1 4 (1.78%) JIRA
1 4 (1.78%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.78%) Hudson
1 4 (1.78%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (10.22%) Telecoms
2 22 (9.78%) Finance
3 6 (2.67%) Games
4 2 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 33 (14.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (13.33%) Security Engineer
4 27 (12.00%) Analyst
5 23 (10.22%) Security Analyst
5 23 (10.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 21 (9.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 19 (8.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (8.44%) Senior Security Engineer
8 17 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 15 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
9 15 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
9 15 (6.67%) Network Operations Engineer
10 14 (6.22%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 9 (4.00%) Network Manager
12 8 (3.56%) Network Analyst
12 8 (3.56%) Consultant
13 7 (3.11%) Network Support Engineer
13 7 (3.11%) Network Support
13 7 (3.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.78%) CSS
1 4 (1.78%) Middleware
1 4 (1.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.11%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.56%) SecurID
4 4 (1.78%) IBM XIV
4 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.33%) Firmware
6 2 (0.89%) Replication
6 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.44%) Wiki
7 1 (0.44%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 46 (20.44%) Windows
2 21 (9.33%) UNIX
3 18 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 17 (7.56%) Windows Vista
5 14 (6.22%) Linux
6 7 (3.11%) Solaris
6 7 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (25.78%) Incident Management
2 49 (21.78%) E-Commerce
3 48 (21.33%) Load Balancing
4 43 (19.11%) Capacity Planning
5 31 (13.78%) ITIL
6 24 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
7 20 (8.89%) Network Architecture
8 17 (7.56%) PRINCE2
9 16 (7.11%) Identity Management
10 15 (6.67%) Security Management
10 15 (6.67%) Information Security
11 14 (6.22%) Project Management
12 11 (4.89%) Network Design
13 10 (4.44%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.44%) Data Security
14 8 (3.56%) Network Management
15 7 (3.11%) Information Security Management
16 5 (2.22%) Asset Management
16 5 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (1.78%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.56%) Perl
1 8 (3.56%) Shell Script
2 6 (2.67%) SQL
3 4 (1.78%) Python
3 4 (1.78%) PHP
3 4 (1.78%) Bash Shell
3 4 (1.78%) C
Qualifications
1 225 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 183 (81.33%) CCNP
3 58 (25.78%) CCNA
3 58 (25.78%) CCIE
4 52 (23.11%) CCIP
5 50 (22.22%) CISSP
6 34 (15.11%) Degree
7 33 (14.67%) CCDP
8 26 (11.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (8.89%) MCSE
10 18 (8.00%) MCP
11 16 (7.11%) CCSE
12 15 (6.67%) CISM
13 12 (5.33%) CCVP
14 11 (4.89%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (4.89%) JNCIA
15 10 (4.44%) CCSA
15 10 (4.44%) CCDA
16 9 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 8 (3.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.56%) SLA
2 6 (2.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 39 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (9.33%) Forefront TMG
2 21 (9.33%) UAG
3 17 (7.56%) Terminal Services
4 14 (6.22%) ISA Server
5 12 (5.33%) Snort
6 6 (2.67%) vSphere
7 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (1.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (1.33%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.33%) XenApp
10 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.33%) Oracle Identity Management
2 5 (2.22%) Cacti
2 5 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (1.78%) Puppet
3 4 (1.78%) Opsview
3 4 (1.78%) Nagios
3 4 (1.78%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.44%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) OpenView
4 1 (0.44%) Netcool
Vendors
1 214 (95.11%) Cisco
2 94 (41.78%) CheckPoint
3 60 (26.67%) Juniper
4 49 (21.78%) Microsoft
5 46 (20.44%) VMware
6 28 (12.44%) Symantec
7 24 (10.67%) F5
8 19 (8.44%) Blue Coat
9 18 (8.00%) HP
10 16 (7.11%) Sun
10 16 (7.11%) Oracle
11 14 (6.22%) Sourcefire
12 13 (5.78%) Fortinet
12 13 (5.78%) Citrix
13 10 (4.44%) Riverbed
14 7 (3.11%) NetApp
15 6 (2.67%) Red Hat
15 6 (2.67%) McAfee
16 5 (2.22%) Proofpoint
16 5 (2.22%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: to £30k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Dorking, Surrey
LA International
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago