Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for (ISC)2 CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 845 581 935
Rank change year-on-year -264 +354 +15
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 144 92 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.20% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.93% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 72 74 107
10th Percentile £55,000 £41,250 £51,105
25th Percentile £65,000 £45,250 £59,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £52,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +52.38% -27.59% +20.83%
75th Percentile £90,250 £79,375 £93,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,875 £100,500
UK median annual salary £78,750 £51,500 £70,875
% change year-on-year +52.91% -27.34% +18.13%

(ISC)2 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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 23,295 9,852 29,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.90% 21.68% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,489 7,638 21,996
10th Percentile £31,087 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,460
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

(ISC)2 CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing (ISC)2 CCSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in England

(ISC)2 CCSP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP in England.

Salary trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in England

(ISC)2 CCSP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP in England over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in England

(ISC)2 CCSP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP within the England region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -265 51 £82,500 +37.50% 10
South East -124 35 £87,500 - 5
North of England -119 16 £75,750 +22.18% 6
North West -84 14 £76,500 +39.09% 6
East of England -87 14 £55,000 -
South West -89 10 £73,461 +70.84% 2
Midlands -143 7 £86,250 +77.84% 3
West Midlands -106 6 £86,250 +77.84% 3
Yorkshire -107 2 £57,500 -16.67%
East Midlands - 1 - -
(ISC)2 CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for (ISC)2 CCSP.

1 144 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (93.75%) CISSP
3 108 (75.00%) Azure
4 83 (57.64%) Microsoft
5 78 (54.17%) AWS
6 68 (47.22%) Risk Management
7 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 60 (41.67%) DevOps
9 59 (40.97%) Cybersecurity
9 59 (40.97%) CCSP
10 56 (38.89%) Analytics
11 55 (38.19%) Python
12 54 (37.50%) PowerShell
13 52 (36.11%) Information Security
13 52 (36.11%) Security Operations
14 50 (34.72%) Serverless
14 50 (34.72%) Bash Shell
15 47 (32.64%) Information Management
16 46 (31.94%) Data Security
16 46 (31.94%) ETL
16 46 (31.94%) Java
16 46 (31.94%) Continuous Improvement
16 46 (31.94%) Big Data
16 46 (31.94%) Data Analytics
16 46 (31.94%) Scala
16 46 (31.94%) Cisco IPT
16 46 (31.94%) Data Lake
16 46 (31.94%) Databricks
17 41 (28.47%) NIST
18 40 (27.78%) AWS Certification

(ISC)2 CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 16 (11.11%) Apache
1 16 (11.11%) Apache Airflow
1 16 (11.11%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.69%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 108 (75.00%) Azure
2 78 (54.17%) AWS
3 50 (34.72%) Serverless
4 34 (23.61%) GitHub
5 32 (22.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 32 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
5 32 (22.22%) Amazon EKS
5 32 (22.22%) Amazon EMR
5 32 (22.22%) Amazon S3
5 32 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
5 32 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (22.22%) AWS CloudTrail
5 32 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
6 30 (20.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 30 (20.83%) Azure Data Factory
6 30 (20.83%) Azure Event Grid
6 30 (20.83%) Azure Functions
6 30 (20.83%) Azure Service Bus
6 30 (20.83%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 30 (20.83%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 46 (31.94%) Cisco IPT
2 27 (18.75%) Firewall
3 15 (10.42%) Network Security
4 5 (3.47%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.78%) SCCP
6 3 (2.08%) Broadband
6 3 (2.08%) DMZ
6 3 (2.08%) DNS
6 3 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.39%) VPN
8 1 (0.69%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless
8 1 (0.69%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (31.94%) Big Data
1 46 (31.94%) Data Lake
2 34 (23.61%) Amazon Redshift
3 32 (22.22%) Amazon Athena
3 32 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 32 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
4 30 (20.83%) Electronic Patient Records
5 5 (3.47%) Blockchain
5 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.39%) Maltego
7 2 (1.39%) MySQL
8 1 (0.69%) GIS
Development Applications
1 16 (11.11%) kappa
2 4 (2.78%) JIRA
3 3 (2.08%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.69%) GoCD
4 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (15.28%) Finance
2 16 (11.11%) Social Skills
3 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.64%) Legal
5 9 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 6 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 5 (3.47%) Banking
7 5 (3.47%) Law
8 4 (2.78%) Electronics
8 4 (2.78%) Influencing Skills
8 4 (2.78%) Marketing
9 3 (2.08%) Games
9 3 (2.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 3 (2.08%) Presentation Skills
10 2 (1.39%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.69%) Front Office
11 1 (0.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (38.19%) Security Engineer
2 54 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 45 (31.25%) Data Engineer
4 32 (22.22%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 32 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
5 30 (20.83%) Senior Data Engineer
6 28 (19.44%) Architect
6 28 (19.44%) Security Architect
7 18 (12.50%) Consultant
8 17 (11.81%) AWS Engineer
8 17 (11.81%) DevSecOps Engineer
9 16 (11.11%) Security Consultant
10 14 (9.72%) Azure Engineer
10 14 (9.72%) Cloud Architect
11 13 (9.03%) Security Manager
12 9 (6.25%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 9 (6.25%) Security Solutions Architect
12 9 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
13 8 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Manager
13 8 (5.56%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (22.22%) Kafka
2 30 (20.83%) .NET
3 16 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (2.78%) OAuth
4 4 (2.78%) RESTful
5 3 (2.08%) SAML
5 3 (2.08%) SOAP
6 2 (1.39%) OpenID
7 1 (0.69%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Management Information System
2 12 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
3 8 (5.56%) Private Cloud
4 7 (4.86%) Cloud Native
5 6 (4.17%) PKI
6 5 (3.47%) Robotics
7 4 (2.78%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.78%) SCADA
8 3 (2.08%) Social Media
9 2 (1.39%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.39%) Cyberattack
9 2 (1.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.39%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.69%) CCTV
10 1 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.69%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.33%) Linux
2 9 (6.25%) Windows
3 4 (2.78%) Unix
4 3 (2.08%) Solaris
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (47.22%) Risk Management
2 64 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (41.67%) DevOps
4 59 (40.97%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (38.89%) Analytics
6 52 (36.11%) Information Security
6 52 (36.11%) Security Operations
7 47 (32.64%) Information Management
8 46 (31.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 46 (31.94%) Data Analytics
8 46 (31.94%) Data Security
8 46 (31.94%) ETL
9 38 (26.39%) SDLC
9 38 (26.39%) Security Architecture
9 38 (26.39%) Threat Modelling
10 33 (22.92%) DevSecOps
11 30 (20.83%) Runbook
12 26 (18.06%) SIEM
13 22 (15.28%) Vulnerability Management
14 21 (14.58%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.19%) Python
2 54 (37.50%) PowerShell
3 50 (34.72%) Bash Shell
4 46 (31.94%) Java
4 46 (31.94%) Scala
5 16 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (2.78%) C++
7 2 (1.39%) C
8 1 (0.69%) Perl
8 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 144 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (93.75%) CISSP
3 59 (40.97%) CCSP
4 40 (27.78%) AWS Certification
5 39 (27.08%) CISM
6 20 (13.89%) SSCP
7 19 (13.19%) GIAC
8 15 (10.42%) OSCP
9 14 (9.72%) Security Cleared
10 13 (9.03%) CEH
10 13 (9.03%) CISA
11 12 (8.33%) Degree
12 11 (7.64%) CSSLP
13 9 (6.25%) DV Cleared
14 8 (5.56%) CESG Certified Professional
15 7 (4.86%) CRISC
15 7 (4.86%) ISSAP
16 6 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
16 6 (4.17%) SANS
16 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (28.47%) NIST
2 34 (23.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (13.89%) NCSC
4 12 (8.33%) PCI DSS
5 9 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (4.17%) GDPR
6 6 (4.17%) GRC
6 6 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 4 (2.78%) IASME
8 3 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (2.08%) QA
9 1 (0.69%) COBIT
9 1 (0.69%) ISO 26262
9 1 (0.69%) ISO 31000
9 1 (0.69%) ITGC
9 1 (0.69%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.69%) RMADS
9 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (4.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (13.89%) Terraform
2 11 (7.64%) Kubernetes
3 8 (5.56%) CASB
4 6 (4.17%) Ansible
4 6 (4.17%) Consul
4 6 (4.17%) Istio
5 5 (3.47%) Puppet
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
6 4 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (2.08%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (1.39%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (1.39%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.69%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.69%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.69%) QRadar
9 1 (0.69%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 83 (57.64%) Microsoft
2 46 (31.94%) Databricks
3 16 (11.11%) Google
3 16 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 10 (6.94%) Apple
5 8 (5.56%) Adobe
6 6 (4.17%) Splunk
7 5 (3.47%) Oracle
8 4 (2.78%) ArcSight
8 4 (2.78%) Cisco
8 4 (2.78%) SAP
9 3 (2.08%) Tripwire
10 2 (1.39%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.39%) HP
10 2 (1.39%) Qualys
11 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.69%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.69%) Micro Focus
11 1 (0.69%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.69%) Remedy