The table below looks at the statistics for CSSLP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CSSLP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 901 862 892
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +30
Permanent jobs citing CSSLP 1 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.013% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.003% 0.049% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 8
Average salary - £55,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary - £57,500 -

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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CSSLP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CSSLP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CSSLP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK.

CSSLP Salary Trend in the UK

CSSLP
Top 1 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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 -32 1 - -

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP.

1 20 (100.00%) CISSP
2 14 (70.00%) Finance
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) OOP
4 11 (55.00%) OO
4 11 (55.00%) OOD
4 11 (55.00%) Banking
5 10 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (45.00%) .NET
7 7 (35.00%) Information Security
8 6 (30.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) Web Services
9 5 (25.00%) CISM
9 5 (25.00%) QA
10 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (20.00%) OWASP
10 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
10 4 (20.00%) GIAC
10 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
11 3 (15.00%) IBM
11 3 (15.00%) HTML
11 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
11 3 (15.00%) PHP
11 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
11 3 (15.00%) SaaS
11 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
11 3 (15.00%) AppScan

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) AppScan
2 1 (5.00%) QADirector
General
1 14 (70.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Security Engineer
2 12 (60.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
3 8 (40.00%) Security Specialist
3 8 (40.00%) Application Security Specialist
4 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 2 (10.00%) QA Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) OOP
2 11 (55.00%) OO
2 11 (55.00%) OOD
3 10 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 7 (35.00%) Information Security
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (20.00%) OWASP
5 4 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (15.00%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Web Design
7 2 (10.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (5.00%) Project Management
8 1 (5.00%) Time Management
8 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
2 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (25.00%) CISM
3 4 (20.00%) GIAC
4 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) GCED
5 2 (10.00%) CISA
5 2 (10.00%) GSEC
5 2 (10.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Progress
3 1 (5.00%) Citrix