The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank 210 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -12
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 10 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.24% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.86% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 25
Average salary £56,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £70,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
CCSP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1555 1514 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.93% 28.19% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1290 1132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

CCSP Salary Histogram 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 1 October 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 - 7 £60,000 -
Birmingham -13 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
CCSP
England

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 11 (78.57%) VPN
3 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
3 11 (78.57%) Network Security
4 10 (71.43%) Network Architecture
5 9 (64.29%) Security Management
5 9 (64.29%) Internet
6 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
7 7 (50.00%) WAN
8 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
8 6 (42.86%) LAN
8 6 (42.86%) CCNP
8 6 (42.86%) IPsec
8 6 (42.86%) MPLS
8 6 (42.86%) BGP
8 6 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
10 4 (28.57%) Juniper
10 4 (28.57%) CCIP
10 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 2 (14.29%) Degree
12 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
12 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
12 2 (14.29%) SQL
12 2 (14.29%) Windows
12 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) VPN
2 11 (78.57%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) Internet
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) IPsec
5 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (7.14%) WLAN
7 1 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Security Specialist
4 4 (28.57%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (28.57%) Network Specialist
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
2 10 (71.43%) Network Architecture
3 9 (64.29%) Security Management
4 6 (42.86%) WAN Optimisation
5 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
7 1 (7.14%) Protective Monitoring
7 1 (7.14%) SIEM
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCIP
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (7.14%) CCNA
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP
5 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Fortinet
4 4 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.14%) Remedy