The first table below looks at the demand for CCSP in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSP over the 3 months to 10 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 206 198 187
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 5 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.094% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.91% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 13
Average salary £56,500 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.25% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1457 1532 1275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.28% 27.85% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 1295 1085
Average salary £41,202 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSP
England

CCSP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSP across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCSP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSP across the West Midlands region.

CCSP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CCSP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 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
Staffordshire -5 3 £56,500 +25.55%
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Network Security
3 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 8 (57.14%) Network Architecture
3 8 (57.14%) VPN
4 7 (50.00%) Internet
4 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 7 (50.00%) Security Management
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (42.86%) VMware
5 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
6 5 (35.71%) Symantec
6 5 (35.71%) CISSP
6 5 (35.71%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
6 5 (35.71%) CCSE
6 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (35.71%) CEH
6 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
6 5 (35.71%) SIEM
6 5 (35.71%) FortiGate
6 5 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
1 13 (92.86%) Network Security
2 8 (57.14%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) Internet
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Security Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Security Engineer
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) IT Security Specialist
4 5 (35.71%) IT Security Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (35.71%) Security Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Account Manager
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 8 (57.14%) Network Architecture
2 7 (50.00%) Security Management
3 6 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (35.71%) Risk Management
4 5 (35.71%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (35.71%) SIEM
5 2 (14.29%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCSE
2 5 (35.71%) CEH
2 5 (35.71%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (50.00%) Juniper
2 7 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Symantec
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EMC
5 1 (7.14%) Citrix
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat