The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 185 222
Rank change year-on-year +25 +37  
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 19 24 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.57% 0.54% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.03% 1.65% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 6
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.22%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  

CCSP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 937 1455 1812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.25% 32.53% 35.18%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1110 1219
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CCSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in Berkshire

CCSP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSP in Berkshire.

Salary trend for CCSP in Berkshire

CCSP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +22 14 £57,500 -4.16%
Slough +6 5 £47,500 -9.52%
CCSP
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing CCSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (97.50%) Firewall
3 35 (87.50%) Cisco
4 34 (85.00%) VPN
4 34 (85.00%) Juniper
5 28 (70.00%) CCIE
5 28 (70.00%) F5
6 25 (62.50%) Network Security
6 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 25 (62.50%) HP
7 21 (52.50%) CheckPoint
7 21 (52.50%) Palo Alto
7 21 (52.50%) CCIE Service Provider
8 20 (50.00%) Digital Economy
8 20 (50.00%) Security Operations
8 20 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
8 20 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
8 20 (50.00%) TippingPoint
8 20 (50.00%) Imperva
8 20 (50.00%) Proofpoint
8 20 (50.00%) Sourcefire
8 20 (50.00%) JNCIS
8 20 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 20 (50.00%) Fortinet
8 20 (50.00%) Internet
8 20 (50.00%) McAfee
8 20 (50.00%) Security Management
8 20 (50.00%) Risk Management
8 20 (50.00%) Information Security
8 20 (50.00%) Blue Coat

CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 20 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 39 (97.50%) Firewall
2 34 (85.00%) VPN
3 25 (62.50%) Network Security
4 20 (50.00%) Internet
5 14 (35.00%) BGP
5 14 (35.00%) EIGRP
5 14 (35.00%) MPLS
5 14 (35.00%) OSPF
6 7 (17.50%) Broadband
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (17.50%) Ethernet
6 7 (17.50%) IPsec
6 7 (17.50%) IPv4
6 7 (17.50%) L2TP
6 7 (17.50%) PPP
6 7 (17.50%) SSL
6 7 (17.50%) WAN
6 7 (17.50%) Wireless
6 7 (17.50%) xDSL
7 6 (15.00%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) WinDbg
General
1 20 (50.00%) Digital Economy
2 5 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 20 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 20 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 9 (22.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Network Support
4 8 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Support
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 7 (17.50%) Senior Support Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Cisco Support
7 1 (2.50%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Lead Network Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 20 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Unix
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Content Management
1 20 (50.00%) Information Security
1 20 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 20 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 20 (50.00%) Security Management
1 20 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 7 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (12.50%) High Availability
3 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL
4 1 (2.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (2.50%) Network Design
4 1 (2.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (2.50%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.50%) Network Packet Analysis
4 1 (2.50%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.50%) Perl
1 7 (17.50%) Python
1 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (70.00%) CCIE
3 21 (52.50%) CCIE Service Provider
4 20 (50.00%) CCNP
4 20 (50.00%) CCSE
4 20 (50.00%) JNCIS
5 11 (27.50%) CCVP
6 7 (17.50%) JNCIA
6 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
7 5 (12.50%) MCSE
7 5 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.00%) CCNA
9 1 (2.50%) CCIP
9 1 (2.50%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (50.00%) SLA
2 6 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 7 (17.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (12.50%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) Cisco
2 34 (85.00%) Juniper
3 28 (70.00%) F5
4 25 (62.50%) HP
4 25 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 21 (52.50%) CheckPoint
5 21 (52.50%) Palo Alto
6 20 (50.00%) Blue Coat
6 20 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 20 (50.00%) Imperva
6 20 (50.00%) McAfee
6 20 (50.00%) Proofpoint
6 20 (50.00%) Sourcefire
6 20 (50.00%) TippingPoint
7 7 (17.50%) VMware
8 5 (12.50%) Dell
9 1 (2.50%) Citrix