Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 990 912 1018
Rank change year-on-year -78 +106 +83
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 161 233 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.099% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 118 163 225
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,500 £45,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% - +15.00%

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 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 38,517 39,677 52,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.66% 24.91% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29,286 31,327 42,227
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -1.10% +1.11%

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in England

CCSP
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CCSP in England

CCSP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSP in England over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CCSP in England

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 CCSP within the England region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. 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 -52 64 £60,000 -7.69% 3
South East -59 42 £57,500 +4.55% 3
East of England +16 24 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +16 19 £49,500 +14.45% 2
Midlands +10 19 £49,500 +4.21% 3
Yorkshire +18 12 £51,250 +0.99% 4
North of England -16 12 £51,250 -0.49% 4
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT jobs citing 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 CCSP.

1 161 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (69.57%) Firewall
3 101 (62.73%) Cisco
4 100 (62.11%) CISSP
5 90 (55.90%) CCNP
6 86 (53.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 83 (51.55%) Information Security
8 54 (33.54%) SIEM
9 52 (32.30%) CCNA
10 50 (31.06%) Cybersecurity
11 49 (30.43%) Microsoft
12 47 (29.19%) CISM
12 47 (29.19%) MPLS
13 45 (27.95%) Cisco ASA
14 41 (25.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 40 (24.84%) OSPF
15 40 (24.84%) Risk Management
15 40 (24.84%) WAN
16 38 (23.60%) BGP
17 37 (22.98%) Wireless
18 36 (22.36%) Finance
19 35 (21.74%) Windows
19 35 (21.74%) Network Security
20 34 (21.12%) VMware
20 34 (21.12%) Security Operations
21 33 (20.50%) Data Centre
22 32 (19.88%) SSCP
23 31 (19.25%) EIGRP
23 31 (19.25%) VPN
24 30 (18.63%) Juniper

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 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.97%) SaaS
3 7 (4.35%) Office 365
4 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.62%) IaaS
5 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (69.57%) Firewall
2 47 (29.19%) MPLS
3 45 (27.95%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (24.84%) OSPF
4 40 (24.84%) WAN
5 38 (23.60%) BGP
6 37 (22.98%) Wireless
7 35 (21.74%) Network Security
8 31 (19.25%) EIGRP
8 31 (19.25%) VPN
9 25 (15.53%) Cisco Wireless
10 19 (11.80%) VoIP
11 16 (9.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (9.32%) SCCP
12 15 (9.32%) Wireshark
13 14 (8.70%) LAN
14 13 (8.07%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (7.45%) VPLS
16 9 (5.59%) TCP/IP
16 9 (5.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) Burp Suite
1 8 (4.97%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.24%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 36 (22.36%) Finance
2 12 (7.45%) Retail
3 11 (6.83%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.21%) Games
5 8 (4.97%) Back Office
6 7 (4.35%) Banking
7 4 (2.48%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.86%) Legal
9 2 (1.24%) German Language
9 2 (1.24%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.24%) Marketing
10 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (32.92%) Network Engineer
2 31 (19.25%) Analyst
2 31 (19.25%) Security Analyst
3 23 (14.29%) Consultant
4 22 (13.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (13.04%) Security Consultant
6 20 (12.42%) Security Manager
7 18 (11.18%) Architect
7 18 (11.18%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (11.18%) Senior Security Analyst
8 15 (9.32%) Security Architect
9 13 (8.07%) Operations Analyst
9 13 (8.07%) Security Engineer
9 13 (8.07%) Security Operations Analyst
10 11 (6.83%) Information Manager
10 11 (6.83%) Information Security Consultant
10 11 (6.83%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (6.21%) Firewall Analyst
12 9 (5.59%) Information Analyst
12 9 (5.59%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.97%) Web Services
2 5 (3.11%) Middleware
3 2 (1.24%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.24%) RESTful
4 1 (0.62%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.50%) Data Centre
2 23 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 19 (11.80%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (11.80%) Computer Science
4 15 (9.32%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 11 (6.83%) Security Operations Centre
6 9 (5.59%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (4.97%) BYOD
7 8 (4.97%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (3.11%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (2.48%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.86%) PKI
11 2 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (1.24%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (1.24%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (21.74%) Windows
2 20 (12.42%) Linux
3 8 (4.97%) Kali Linux
4 7 (4.35%) Unix
5 5 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.86%) AIX
7 1 (0.62%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (51.55%) Information Security
2 54 (33.54%) SIEM
3 50 (31.06%) Cybersecurity
4 40 (24.84%) Risk Management
5 34 (21.12%) Security Operations
6 29 (18.01%) Data Loss Prevention
7 25 (15.53%) Information Management
8 24 (14.91%) Event Correlation
8 24 (14.91%) Vulnerability Management
9 23 (14.29%) ITIL
9 23 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 20 (12.42%) Security Architecture
11 18 (11.18%) Computer Security
11 18 (11.18%) Data Protection
11 18 (11.18%) Ethical Hacking
12 16 (9.94%) Kalman Filter
12 16 (9.94%) Security Management
12 16 (9.94%) Web Filtering
13 15 (9.32%) Analytics
13 15 (9.32%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.35%) Python
2 3 (1.86%) C
3 2 (1.24%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.24%) Java
3 2 (1.24%) Perl
3 2 (1.24%) PHP
3 2 (1.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (62.11%) CISSP
3 90 (55.90%) CCNP
4 86 (53.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 52 (32.30%) CCNA
6 47 (29.19%) CISM
7 32 (19.88%) SSCP
8 26 (16.15%) Degree
9 25 (15.53%) CCVP
9 25 (15.53%) ISSAP
9 25 (15.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (14.91%) CCIE
11 23 (14.29%) MCSE
11 23 (14.29%) SANS
12 22 (13.66%) CEH
12 22 (13.66%) CSSLP
12 22 (13.66%) GCWN
12 22 (13.66%) ISSEP
12 22 (13.66%) RHCA
12 22 (13.66%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (25.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 19 (11.80%) GDPR
4 7 (4.35%) COBIT
5 3 (1.86%) MiFID
6 2 (1.24%) PMO
7 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (9.32%) RSA Security Analytics
2 8 (4.97%) Core Impact
2 8 (4.97%) Nessus
3 6 (3.73%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (3.11%) Cacti
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.86%) Ansible
6 2 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.24%) CASB
Vendors
1 101 (62.73%) Cisco
2 49 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 34 (21.12%) VMware
4 30 (18.63%) Juniper
5 22 (13.66%) Red Hat
6 18 (11.18%) CheckPoint
7 15 (9.32%) F5
7 15 (9.32%) Splunk
7 15 (9.32%) Symantec
8 9 (5.59%) Meraki
9 8 (4.97%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.73%) Palo Alto
10 6 (3.73%) Qualys
11 5 (3.11%) Citrix
12 4 (2.48%) Tufin
13 2 (1.24%) Aruba
13 2 (1.24%) Blue Coat
13 2 (1.24%) Huawei
13 2 (1.24%) NetScout
13 2 (1.24%) SolarWinds