Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 995 1021 1018
Rank change year-on-year +26 -3 +87
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 163 155 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.093% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.38% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 124 115 203
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £40,375 £38,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £75,000
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 37,741 40,689 50,281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.82% 24.46% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 28,214 31,491 40,997
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +10 55 £57,500 -8.00% 4
South East +2 41 £55,000 -2.22% 1
East of England +46 39 £40,000 - 2
Midlands +33 18 £49,500 -15.74% 3
West Midlands +46 17 £49,500 -25.28% 3
Yorkshire +23 6 £52,500 +5.00%
North of England +17 6 £52,500 +3.45% 2
South West -16 4 £55,000 +65.41% 1
East Midlands +12 1 £47,500 -
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 163 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (71.78%) Cisco
2 117 (71.78%) Firewall
3 107 (65.64%) CCNP
4 93 (57.06%) CISSP
5 85 (52.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 69 (42.33%) Information Security
7 58 (35.58%) SIEM
8 57 (34.97%) Cisco ASA
9 50 (30.67%) Microsoft
10 49 (30.06%) MPLS
11 48 (29.45%) OSPF
11 48 (29.45%) CCNA
12 46 (28.22%) BGP
13 45 (27.61%) Risk Management
14 44 (26.99%) Wireless
14 44 (26.99%) VMware
14 44 (26.99%) Data Loss Prevention
15 42 (25.77%) Security Operations
16 41 (25.15%) Juniper
17 40 (24.54%) Cybersecurity
18 39 (23.93%) Event Correlation
18 39 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (23.93%) SSCP
19 38 (23.31%) CCIE
19 38 (23.31%) EIGRP
19 38 (23.31%) MCSE
19 38 (23.31%) ISSAP
19 38 (23.31%) SANS
20 37 (22.70%) ISSEP

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 4 (2.45%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.68%) Office 365
2 2 (1.23%) SaaS
3 1 (0.61%) Akamai
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 117 (71.78%) Firewall
2 57 (34.97%) Cisco ASA
3 49 (30.06%) MPLS
4 48 (29.45%) OSPF
5 46 (28.22%) BGP
6 44 (26.99%) Wireless
7 38 (23.31%) EIGRP
8 35 (21.47%) Cisco Wireless
9 28 (17.18%) Network Security
9 28 (17.18%) WAN
10 27 (16.56%) Wireshark
11 26 (15.95%) VPN
12 21 (12.88%) Intrusion Detection
13 14 (8.59%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (6.75%) LAN
14 11 (6.75%) SCCP
14 11 (6.75%) TCP/IP
14 11 (6.75%) VoIP
15 10 (6.13%) VPLS
16 8 (4.91%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.84%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.23%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.61%) Maven
3 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (22.70%) Retail
2 22 (13.50%) Finance
3 7 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.07%) Banking
4 5 (3.07%) Marketing
5 4 (2.45%) Back Office
5 4 (2.45%) Games
6 2 (1.23%) German Language
6 2 (1.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.23%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.23%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (34.97%) Network Engineer
2 39 (23.93%) Analyst
3 26 (15.95%) Security Analyst
4 25 (15.34%) Architect
5 22 (13.50%) Security Architect
6 20 (12.27%) SIEM Analyst
7 19 (11.66%) SOC Analyst
8 18 (11.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (8.59%) IT Architect
9 14 (8.59%) IT Security Architect
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (8.59%) Senior Security Analyst
10 13 (7.98%) Security Manager
11 12 (7.36%) Service Architect
11 12 (7.36%) SIEM Engineer
11 12 (7.36%) SOC Engineer
12 11 (6.75%) Firewall Analyst
12 11 (6.75%) Information Security Manager
12 11 (6.75%) Security Engineer
12 11 (6.75%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.07%) Web Services
2 1 (0.61%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.61%) LDAP
2 1 (0.61%) Middleware
2 1 (0.61%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 30 (18.40%) Data Centre
2 27 (16.56%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (15.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 23 (14.11%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (9.20%) Computer Science
5 15 (9.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 12 (7.36%) Cyberthreat
6 12 (7.36%) Management Information System
7 7 (4.29%) PKI
8 4 (2.45%) Blog
8 4 (2.45%) BYOD
8 4 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.84%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.23%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.43%) Windows
2 13 (7.98%) Linux
3 6 (3.68%) Unix
4 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.84%) Kali Linux
5 3 (1.84%) VMS
6 1 (0.61%) AIX
6 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (42.33%) Information Security
2 58 (35.58%) SIEM
3 45 (27.61%) Risk Management
4 44 (26.99%) Data Loss Prevention
5 42 (25.77%) Security Operations
6 40 (24.54%) Cybersecurity
7 39 (23.93%) Event Correlation
8 34 (20.86%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 26 (15.95%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 26 (15.95%) Threat Intelligence
10 25 (15.34%) Analytics
10 25 (15.34%) Computer Security
11 24 (14.72%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (14.11%) Reverse Engineering
13 22 (13.50%) Kalman Filter
13 22 (13.50%) Security Management
13 22 (13.50%) Web Filtering
14 21 (12.88%) Information Management
14 21 (12.88%) Trend Analysis
15 20 (12.27%) Malware Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.68%) Python
2 3 (1.84%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.84%) Java
2 3 (1.84%) Ruby
3 2 (1.23%) C
3 2 (1.23%) PHP
3 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.61%) C#
4 1 (0.61%) C++
4 1 (0.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 163 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (65.64%) CCNP
3 93 (57.06%) CISSP
4 85 (52.15%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 48 (29.45%) CCNA
6 39 (23.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (23.93%) SSCP
7 38 (23.31%) CCIE
7 38 (23.31%) ISSAP
7 38 (23.31%) MCSE
7 38 (23.31%) SANS
8 37 (22.70%) CSSLP
8 37 (22.70%) GCWN
8 37 (22.70%) ISSEP
8 37 (22.70%) RHCA
8 37 (22.70%) RHCE
9 35 (21.47%) CCVP
10 33 (20.25%) VCAP
10 33 (20.25%) VCDX
10 33 (20.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.36%) PCI DSS
3 5 (3.07%) COBIT
3 5 (3.07%) GDPR
4 3 (1.84%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.61%) MiFID
5 1 (0.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.23%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.61%) Docker
3 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 25 (15.34%) RSA Security Analytics
2 5 (3.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.07%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.84%) Cacti
3 3 (1.84%) Nessus
3 3 (1.84%) Nmap
3 3 (1.84%) OpenVAS
3 3 (1.84%) QRadar
4 2 (1.23%) Ansible
4 2 (1.23%) CASB
4 2 (1.23%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.61%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.61%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 117 (71.78%) Cisco
2 50 (30.67%) Microsoft
3 44 (26.99%) VMware
4 41 (25.15%) Juniper
5 37 (22.70%) Red Hat
6 28 (17.18%) Splunk
7 25 (15.34%) Symantec
8 16 (9.82%) CheckPoint
9 11 (6.75%) F5
10 10 (6.13%) Qualys
11 6 (3.68%) Meraki
11 6 (3.68%) Palo Alto
12 5 (3.07%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.45%) Sonus
14 3 (1.84%) AlienVault
14 3 (1.84%) Citrix
14 3 (1.84%) LogRhythm
14 3 (1.84%) Tufin
15 2 (1.23%) HP
15 2 (1.23%) SonicWALL