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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Rank - 182 189
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 0 18 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.40% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 14
Average salary - £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
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
1476 1284 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.56% 26.46% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1031 1222
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
4 6 (60.00%) CCNP
4 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 6 (60.00%) Security Management
4 6 (60.00%) Network Architecture
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
6 4 (40.00%) LAN
6 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (40.00%) CCIP
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (40.00%) MPLS
6 4 (40.00%) BGP
6 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 4 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
8 2 (20.00%) SQL
8 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (20.00%) Juniper
8 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (20.00%) Degree
9 1 (10.00%) ITIL
9 1 (10.00%) WLAN

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
2 7 (70.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) Internet
4 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) LAN
5 4 (40.00%) MPLS
5 4 (40.00%) BGP
5 4 (40.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) VLAN
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (10.00%) WLAN
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Security Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Network Security Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Support Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (60.00%) Security Management
2 6 (60.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (40.00%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) SIEM
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 4 (40.00%) CCIP
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (10.00%) CCSE
5 1 (10.00%) CCNA
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper