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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 879 912 867
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -45
Permanent jobs citing CSSLP 18 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.013% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.060% 0.047% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 17
Average salary £72,500 £70,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £107,250 £70,000 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £91,250 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+46.00% +19.04%

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
30089 31964 29984
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.26% 27.07% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 24031 24956 24145
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CSSLP over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 within the UK.

CSSLP Salary Histogram in the UK

CSSLP
Top 6 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 5 August 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 +35 18 £72,500 +3.57%
London +22 14 £62,000 -11.42%
City of London - 7 £61,500 -
East Midlands - 4 £91,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 4 £91,250 -
Nottingham - 3 £72,500 -

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 22 (70.97%) Information Security
3 16 (51.61%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (41.94%) Degree
5 12 (38.71%) CISM
6 11 (35.48%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
7 9 (29.03%) Security Testing
7 9 (29.03%) OWASP
7 9 (29.03%) .NET
7 9 (29.03%) C++
7 9 (29.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (29.03%) HP
7 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
8 8 (25.81%) C#
8 8 (25.81%) UNIX
8 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
8 8 (25.81%) SDLC
9 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (22.58%) COBIT
9 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (22.58%) Cryptography
9 7 (22.58%) C
10 6 (19.35%) Windows
10 6 (19.35%) Web Services
10 6 (19.35%) HTTP
10 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (19.35%) Change Management
10 6 (19.35%) CISA

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (16.13%) Apache
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.23%) GIMP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) HTTP
1 6 (19.35%) Network Security
2 5 (16.13%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.23%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) Internet
3 1 (3.23%) Firewall
3 1 (3.23%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
General
1 16 (51.61%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.23%) Russian Language
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
1 6 (19.35%) Security Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Security Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Risk Officer
3 4 (12.90%) Application Security Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) IT Security Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security Officer
3 4 (12.90%) Security Officer
3 4 (12.90%) Information Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Business Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Risk Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 6 (19.35%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
3 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.23%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Cryptography
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (19.35%) Taxonomies
3 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 6 (19.35%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
5 4 (12.90%) Semantic Web
5 4 (12.90%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.23%) User Experience
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) UNIX
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Android
2 6 (19.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (70.97%) Information Security
2 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
2 9 (29.03%) Security Testing
2 9 (29.03%) OWASP
3 8 (25.81%) Cyber Security
3 8 (25.81%) SDLC
4 7 (22.58%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Software Engineering
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Change Management
5 6 (19.35%) Open Source
6 5 (16.13%) E-Commerce
6 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Investment Management
8 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
9 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
9 2 (6.45%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) Java
2 9 (29.03%) C++
3 8 (25.81%) C#
4 7 (22.58%) C
5 4 (12.90%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) CISSP
2 13 (41.94%) Degree
3 12 (38.71%) CISM
4 6 (19.35%) CISA
4 6 (19.35%) CISMP
5 4 (12.90%) GWAPT
6 1 (3.23%) OSCP
6 1 (3.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (29.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (22.58%) COBIT
4 6 (19.35%) COSO
5 5 (16.13%) PCI DSS
6 4 (12.90%) HIPAA
7 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) WebInspect
2 4 (12.90%) AppDetective
3 1 (3.23%) Nessus
3 1 (3.23%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) HP
2 6 (19.35%) Qualys
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
4 1 (3.23%) Microsoft