The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)
Rank 880 850 864
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +14
Permanent jobs citing CSSLP 16 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.051% 0.064% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 10
Average salary £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31600 29794 32765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.31% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24801 24153 28117
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -

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 11 July 2014 within the UK.

CSSLP Salary Histogram in the UK

CSSLP
Top 9 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 11 July 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 -20 15 £70,000 +40.00%
London -31 9 £70,000 -30.00%
East of England -5 3 £60,000 +9.09%
South East -18 3 - -
Slough - 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Basildon - 2 £68,750 -
Essex - 2 £68,750 -
Cambridgeshire -7 1 £60,000 +9.09%

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 32 (100.00%) CISSP
2 22 (68.75%) Finance
3 20 (62.50%) OOP
3 20 (62.50%) OO
3 20 (62.50%) OOD
4 19 (59.38%) Banking
5 18 (56.25%) .NET
6 16 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
8 8 (25.00%) CISM
8 8 (25.00%) Information Security
9 6 (18.75%) CISA
9 6 (18.75%) Java
10 5 (15.63%) Web Services
10 5 (15.63%) QA
10 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 4 (12.50%) CEH
11 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
11 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
11 4 (12.50%) GCED
11 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
11 4 (12.50%) Firewall
11 4 (12.50%) GIAC
12 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
12 3 (9.38%) HTML
12 3 (9.38%) IBM
12 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
12 3 (9.38%) PHP

CSSLP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.25%) Network Security
3 2 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (3.13%) SSL
4 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) AppScan
2 1 (3.13%) QADirector
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 19 (59.38%) Banking
3 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Security Engineer
2 19 (59.38%) Software Engineer
3 15 (46.88%) Security Specialist
4 13 (40.63%) Applications Specialist
4 13 (40.63%) Application Security Specialist
5 6 (18.75%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (15.63%) Senior Security Specialist
7 4 (12.50%) Security Consultant
7 4 (12.50%) Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Tester
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Penetration Tester
8 2 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Information Security Specialist
8 2 (6.25%) QA Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (6.25%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.25%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) UNIX
1 1 (3.13%) Windows
1 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) OO
1 20 (62.50%) OOD
1 20 (62.50%) OOP
2 16 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 8 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 3 (9.38%) OWASP
5 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
6 2 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 2 (6.25%) MVC
6 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
2 3 (9.38%) PL/SQL
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) CISSP
2 8 (25.00%) CISM
3 6 (18.75%) CISA
4 4 (12.50%) GIAC
4 4 (12.50%) CEH
4 4 (12.50%) GCED
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.25%) GWAPT
6 2 (6.25%) GPEN
6 2 (6.25%) CCSA
6 2 (6.25%) GSEC
6 2 (6.25%) CCNA
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (6.25%) SSCP
7 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Nessus
1 2 (6.25%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Progress
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) McAfee
3 2 (6.25%) Websense
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix