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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 777 833 643
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -190
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 113 100 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.083% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.37% 0.31% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 96 71 214
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £63,850 £67,500
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
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +26 112 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South East +41 46 £55,000 +22.22% 2
London +27 34 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Surrey +32 25 £60,000 +33.33% 1
West Yorkshire +16 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +10 21 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire +3 21 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Berkshire +4 15 £53,750 +21.46%
Reading +7 14 £55,000 +69.23%
Canary Wharf - 10 £75,000 -
Dorking +2 8 £50,000 +11.11%
City of London +31 6 £62,500 +4.16%
Woking - 5 £61,500 -
Kent +18 4 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West +16 3 £55,000 +83.33%
Manchester +9 3 £55,000 +83.33%
South West -19 3 £39,500 -12.22%
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Staines - 3 - -
East of England +10 2 £47,500 +35.71%
Middlesex +7 2 - -
Bristol - 2 £39,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire +15 1 - -
Guildford +11 1 £65,000 +42.85%
Bournemouth - 1 £42,500 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £55,000 -
Watford - 1 £47,500 -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 200 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (92.50%) Cisco
3 163 (81.50%) CCNP
4 121 (60.50%) Firewall
5 97 (48.50%) WAN
6 88 (44.00%) CCNA
7 75 (37.50%) BGP
8 72 (36.00%) MPLS
9 70 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
10 66 (33.00%) OSPF
11 65 (32.50%) LAN
12 64 (32.00%) Network Security
13 62 (31.00%) F5
14 59 (29.50%) CheckPoint
15 47 (23.50%) VoIP
16 45 (22.50%) Incident Management
16 45 (22.50%) VLAN
17 43 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 41 (20.50%) CISSP
18 41 (20.50%) EIGRP
19 40 (20.00%) IPsec
19 40 (20.00%) DNS
20 38 (19.00%) Cisco PIX
21 37 (18.50%) VMware
21 37 (18.50%) CCSA
22 35 (17.50%) TCP/IP
22 35 (17.50%) Linux
23 34 (17.00%) VPN
23 34 (17.00%) Capacity Planning
23 34 (17.00%) Spanning Tree

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.00%) Lync
3 3 (1.50%) Node.js
3 3 (1.50%) Apache
3 3 (1.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (3.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.50%) MS Office
3 2 (1.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 121 (60.50%) Firewall
2 97 (48.50%) WAN
3 75 (37.50%) BGP
4 72 (36.00%) MPLS
5 70 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (33.00%) OSPF
7 65 (32.50%) LAN
8 64 (32.00%) Network Security
9 47 (23.50%) VoIP
10 45 (22.50%) VLAN
11 43 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
12 41 (20.50%) EIGRP
13 40 (20.00%) DNS
13 40 (20.00%) IPsec
14 38 (19.00%) Cisco PIX
15 35 (17.50%) TCP/IP
16 34 (17.00%) VPN
16 34 (17.00%) Spanning Tree
17 24 (12.00%) SNMP
18 21 (10.50%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.00%) Big Data
2 3 (1.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.50%) MySQL
2 3 (1.50%) Informix
2 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
2 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.50%) Redis
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (1.50%) Subversion
1 3 (1.50%) JIRA
1 3 (1.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (10.50%) Finance
2 9 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.00%) Legal
4 5 (2.50%) Games
5 4 (2.00%) Retail
5 4 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 118 (59.00%) Network Engineer
2 43 (21.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (19.50%) Analyst
4 32 (16.00%) Security Analyst
5 24 (12.00%) Operations Engineer
5 24 (12.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 23 (11.50%) Network Analyst
7 20 (10.00%) Architect
8 19 (9.50%) Network Architect
8 19 (9.50%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 19 (9.50%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
9 16 (8.00%) Network Security Analyst
10 10 (5.00%) Senior Network Architect
10 10 (5.00%) Senior Architect
11 8 (4.00%) Security Engineer
11 8 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
12 7 (3.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (3.50%) IT Security Analyst
13 6 (3.00%) IP Network Engineer
13 6 (3.00%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.50%) CSS
2 3 (1.50%) Web Services
2 3 (1.50%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (1.50%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.50%) Management Information System
2 21 (10.50%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.50%) Clustering
3 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (3.50%) CMDB
4 5 (2.50%) Statistics
5 4 (2.00%) PKI
5 4 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.00%) IBM XIV
6 1 (0.50%) FMCG
6 1 (0.50%) Equities
6 1 (0.50%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 35 (17.50%) Linux
2 18 (9.00%) UNIX
3 17 (8.50%) Windows
4 4 (2.00%) Solaris
4 4 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (22.50%) Incident Management
2 34 (17.00%) Capacity Planning
3 29 (14.50%) E-Commerce
4 28 (14.00%) Network Design
5 25 (12.50%) Network Architecture
6 23 (11.50%) Load Balancing
7 21 (10.50%) Kalman Filter
8 19 (9.50%) Information Security
9 15 (7.50%) Network Monitoring
9 15 (7.50%) Trend Analysis
10 14 (7.00%) Network Management
10 14 (7.00%) Security Management
10 14 (7.00%) ITIL
11 13 (6.50%) Change Management
12 12 (6.00%) Low Latency
13 10 (5.00%) Project Management
14 9 (4.50%) Test Management
15 8 (4.00%) Data Analysis
15 8 (4.00%) Risk Management
15 8 (4.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (3.00%) Perl
3 4 (2.00%) SQL
3 4 (2.00%) VB
4 3 (1.50%) Python
4 3 (1.50%) PHP
4 3 (1.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.50%) C
Qualifications
1 200 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 163 (81.50%) CCNP
3 88 (44.00%) CCNA
4 41 (20.50%) CISSP
5 37 (18.50%) CCSA
6 32 (16.00%) CCIP
7 24 (12.00%) CCIE
7 24 (12.00%) CCDP
8 23 (11.50%) CCDA
9 21 (10.50%) JNCIS
10 19 (9.50%) Degree
11 17 (8.50%) JNCIP
12 12 (6.00%) CISM
13 10 (5.00%) CCSE
14 9 (4.50%) CEH
14 9 (4.50%) CCVP
14 9 (4.50%) JNCIA
14 9 (4.50%) Security Cleared
15 6 (3.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (3.00%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.00%) SLA
2 11 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (3.50%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.00%) Snort
4 4 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.50%) vSphere
6 2 (1.00%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (3.50%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (3.00%) Oracle Identity Management
3 6 (3.00%) Cacti
4 4 (2.00%) WMI
4 4 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (2.00%) NetBackup
5 3 (1.50%) Nagios
5 3 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.50%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.50%) Salt
5 3 (1.50%) Opsview
5 3 (1.50%) Graphite
5 3 (1.50%) OpenView
6 2 (1.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 185 (92.50%) Cisco
2 62 (31.00%) F5
3 59 (29.50%) CheckPoint
4 37 (18.50%) VMware
5 32 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 27 (13.50%) Juniper
7 12 (6.00%) CA
8 11 (5.50%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.50%) Sun
9 9 (4.50%) HP
10 8 (4.00%) IBM
10 8 (4.00%) Sourcefire
11 6 (3.00%) Fortinet
11 6 (3.00%) Symantec
11 6 (3.00%) Oracle
11 6 (3.00%) Meraki
12 5 (2.50%) Dell
12 5 (2.50%) EMC
13 4 (2.00%) Intel
13 4 (2.00%) SAP
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