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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 789 817 689
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -128
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 94 90 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.077% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.28% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 88 65 151
Average salary £52,500 £47,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.94% +12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £65,200 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%

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
29235 32104 30081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.36% 27.34% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 22964 25766 24182
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £65,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +40 92 £53,750 +14.97% 8
South East +16 36 £52,500 -19.23% 3
London +54 31 £75,000 +36.36% 5
West Yorkshire +19 17 £50,000 -6.97%
Leeds +12 17 £50,000 -6.97%
Yorkshire +7 17 £50,000 -6.97%
Surrey +22 16 £60,000 -7.69%
Berkshire +10 13 £55,000 +69.23%
Reading -3 11 £55,000 +69.23%
City of London +46 10 £68,750 +14.58% 2
Canary Wharf - 9 £77,000 -
Kent +14 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Dorking +9 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Woking - 5 £61,500 -
Manchester +18 3 £55,000 +83.33%
North West +1 3 £55,000 +83.33%
North East - 3 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Hounslow +14 2 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £53,500 -
Guildford +10 1 £65,000 +41.30%
East of England +3 1 £47,500 +35.71%
South West -15 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Greenwich - 1 £40,000 -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 £40,000 -
Bellshill - 1 £40,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £42,500 -
Staines - 1 - -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (92.13%) Cisco
3 148 (83.15%) CCNP
4 108 (60.67%) Firewall
5 87 (48.88%) WAN
6 85 (47.75%) CCNA
7 65 (36.52%) BGP
8 62 (34.83%) Cisco ASA
9 61 (34.27%) MPLS
10 60 (33.71%) LAN
11 57 (32.02%) CheckPoint
11 57 (32.02%) OSPF
11 57 (32.02%) Network Security
12 54 (30.34%) F5
13 44 (24.72%) VoIP
14 43 (24.16%) Cisco Nexus
14 43 (24.16%) Incident Management
15 40 (22.47%) VLAN
16 37 (20.79%) Cisco PIX
17 35 (19.66%) Capacity Planning
17 35 (19.66%) DNS
17 35 (19.66%) IPsec
18 33 (18.54%) Spanning Tree
19 32 (17.98%) EIGRP
19 32 (17.98%) CISSP
20 30 (16.85%) TCP/IP
21 29 (16.29%) E-Commerce
21 29 (16.29%) CCSA
22 28 (15.73%) VMware
23 27 (15.17%) CCDP

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (2.81%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.25%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (2.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 108 (60.67%) Firewall
2 87 (48.88%) WAN
3 65 (36.52%) BGP
4 62 (34.83%) Cisco ASA
5 61 (34.27%) MPLS
6 60 (33.71%) LAN
7 57 (32.02%) OSPF
7 57 (32.02%) Network Security
8 44 (24.72%) VoIP
9 43 (24.16%) Cisco Nexus
10 40 (22.47%) VLAN
11 37 (20.79%) Cisco PIX
12 35 (19.66%) DNS
12 35 (19.66%) IPsec
13 33 (18.54%) Spanning Tree
14 32 (17.98%) EIGRP
15 30 (16.85%) TCP/IP
16 26 (14.61%) SNMP
17 24 (13.48%) VPN
18 21 (11.80%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (11.80%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.37%) Law
2 6 (3.37%) Legal
3 1 (0.56%) Games
3 1 (0.56%) Banking
3 1 (0.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 111 (62.36%) Network Engineer
2 34 (19.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (14.04%) Analyst
4 23 (12.92%) Security Analyst
5 21 (11.80%) Network Operations Engineer
5 21 (11.80%) Operations Engineer
5 21 (11.80%) Architect
6 20 (11.24%) Network Architect
7 16 (8.99%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 16 (8.99%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) Network Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) Network Security Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Architect
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Network Architect
10 11 (6.18%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Security Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) Network Security Engineer
12 5 (2.81%) Network Specialist
13 4 (2.25%) Security Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) CSS
2 3 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (10.67%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.81%) CMDB
4 5 (2.81%) Statistics
4 5 (2.81%) PKI
5 3 (1.69%) Clustering
6 2 (1.12%) SecurID
7 1 (0.56%) Equities
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (14.04%) Linux
2 13 (7.30%) UNIX
3 11 (6.18%) Windows
4 4 (2.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.16%) Incident Management
2 35 (19.66%) Capacity Planning
3 29 (16.29%) E-Commerce
4 24 (13.48%) Network Design
5 23 (12.92%) Network Architecture
6 20 (11.24%) Load Balancing
7 17 (9.55%) Information Security
8 14 (7.87%) Network Management
8 14 (7.87%) Kalman Filter
9 13 (7.30%) ITIL
10 12 (6.74%) Security Management
10 12 (6.74%) Low Latency
10 12 (6.74%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (6.18%) Trend Analysis
12 10 (5.62%) Change Management
13 9 (5.06%) Test Management
14 8 (4.49%) Data Analysis
14 8 (4.49%) Risk Management
15 7 (3.93%) SIEM
15 7 (3.93%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.37%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.25%) VB
3 3 (1.69%) C
4 2 (1.12%) Perl
4 2 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 178 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (83.15%) CCNP
3 85 (47.75%) CCNA
4 32 (17.98%) CISSP
5 29 (16.29%) CCSA
6 27 (15.17%) CCDP
7 26 (14.61%) CCIP
8 22 (12.36%) Degree
9 20 (11.24%) CCDA
9 20 (11.24%) CCIE
10 19 (10.67%) JNCIS
11 14 (7.87%) Security Cleared
12 13 (7.30%) JNCIP
13 11 (6.18%) CEH
13 11 (6.18%) CISM
14 10 (5.62%) CCSE
15 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
15 6 (3.37%) CCVP
16 5 (2.81%) CISA
16 5 (2.81%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.11%) SLA
2 11 (6.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.37%) VMware ESX
3 5 (2.81%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.81%) Snort
4 2 (1.12%) UAG
4 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.25%) WMI
2 4 (2.25%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (1.69%) OpenView
3 3 (1.69%) Cacti
3 3 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
5 1 (0.56%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 164 (92.13%) Cisco
2 57 (32.02%) CheckPoint
3 54 (30.34%) F5
4 28 (15.73%) VMware
5 26 (14.61%) Microsoft
6 15 (8.43%) Juniper
7 12 (6.74%) CA
8 9 (5.06%) Sourcefire
8 9 (5.06%) Meraki
9 6 (3.37%) HP
9 6 (3.37%) EMC
9 6 (3.37%) SAP
10 5 (2.81%) Dell
10 5 (2.81%) Sun
11 4 (2.25%) ArcSight
11 4 (2.25%) TippingPoint
11 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.25%) IBM
11 4 (2.25%) Intel
12 3 (1.69%) Symantec
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