Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1057 956 1035
Rank change year-on-year -101 +79 +25
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 111 207 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.067% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 80 126 216
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.74% +9.52% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £76,625 £73,750 £70,625
UK median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.74% +9.52% +5.00%

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 38,988 42,049 54,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.66% 25.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30,470 33,487 43,693
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -44 55 £60,000 - 7
South East -42 26 £58,500 +1.74% 2
Yorkshire +30 13 £47,500 - 2
North of England +2 13 £47,500 - 2
East of England +16 10 £64,500 - 3
Midlands -7 7 £55,000 +39.24% 1
West Midlands +7 6 £58,250 +71.32% 1
East Midlands +11 1 £47,500 -
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (66.67%) CISSP
3 72 (64.86%) Firewall
4 58 (52.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 57 (51.35%) Information Security
6 56 (50.45%) Cisco
7 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
8 45 (40.54%) CCNP
9 40 (36.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 40 (36.04%) SIEM
10 39 (35.14%) CISM
11 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
12 35 (31.53%) WAN
13 34 (30.63%) Cybersecurity
14 30 (27.03%) CCNA
15 29 (26.13%) Windows
16 28 (25.23%) GDPR
17 27 (24.32%) Risk Management
18 26 (23.42%) VMware
18 26 (23.42%) SSCP
18 26 (23.42%) Linux
19 24 (21.62%) BGP
19 24 (21.62%) Degree
20 23 (20.72%) Network Security
20 23 (20.72%) Data Protection
20 23 (20.72%) MPLS
21 22 (19.82%) CCIE
21 22 (19.82%) VPN
21 22 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
22 21 (18.92%) PCI DSS

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 6 (5.41%) SAS
2 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.41%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.21%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.21%) SaaS
2 7 (6.31%) Office 365
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.80%) IaaS
5 1 (0.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (64.86%) Firewall
2 35 (31.53%) WAN
3 24 (21.62%) BGP
4 23 (20.72%) MPLS
4 23 (20.72%) Network Security
5 22 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (19.82%) VPN
6 20 (18.02%) OSPF
7 18 (16.22%) VoIP
8 16 (14.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 14 (12.61%) LAN
10 11 (9.91%) EIGRP
10 11 (9.91%) VLAN
11 10 (9.01%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (9.01%) DNS
11 10 (9.01%) Ethernet
11 10 (9.01%) SCCP
12 9 (8.11%) xDSL
13 8 (7.21%) Wireless
13 8 (7.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Burp Suite
2 14 (12.61%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (18.92%) Finance
2 17 (15.32%) Telecoms
3 13 (11.71%) Games
4 7 (6.31%) Back Office
4 7 (6.31%) Banking
5 4 (3.60%) Investment Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Marketing
7 2 (1.80%) Legal
8 1 (0.90%) Electronics
8 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (34.23%) Consultant
2 33 (29.73%) Security Consultant
3 28 (25.23%) Network Engineer
4 17 (15.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 12 (10.81%) Security Manager
6 11 (9.91%) Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Architect
6 11 (9.91%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (9.91%) Security Analyst
6 11 (9.91%) Security Architect
7 9 (8.11%) Security Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Information Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Information Security Analyst
9 7 (6.31%) Operations Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.60%) Middleware
2 3 (2.70%) Web Services
3 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.80%) RESTful
4 1 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 18 (16.22%) Computer Science
3 14 (12.61%) Data Protection Act
3 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
4 10 (9.01%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (8.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 8 (7.21%) BYOD
7 6 (5.41%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.60%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 2 (1.80%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.80%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.90%) PKI
10 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Windows
2 26 (23.42%) Linux
3 14 (12.61%) Kali Linux
4 6 (5.41%) Solaris
5 4 (3.60%) Unix
6 2 (1.80%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.35%) Information Security
2 40 (36.04%) SIEM
3 34 (30.63%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (24.32%) Risk Management
5 23 (20.72%) Data Protection
6 20 (18.02%) Penetration Testing
6 20 (18.02%) Security Operations
7 19 (17.12%) Vulnerability Management
8 16 (14.41%) SDLC
8 16 (14.41%) Security Architecture
9 14 (12.61%) Compliance Audit
9 14 (12.61%) Incident Management
9 14 (12.61%) SABSA
9 14 (12.61%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 13 (11.71%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (11.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 13 (11.71%) GAP Analysis
10 13 (11.71%) Presales
11 12 (10.81%) TOGAF
12 11 (9.91%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.31%) Python
2 4 (3.60%) Perl
3 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.80%) C
3 2 (1.80%) PHP
3 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (66.67%) CISSP
3 58 (52.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 45 (40.54%) CCNP
5 39 (35.14%) CISM
6 30 (27.03%) CCNA
7 26 (23.42%) SSCP
8 24 (21.62%) Degree
9 22 (19.82%) CCIE
10 18 (16.22%) CCIP
10 18 (16.22%) CISA
11 16 (14.41%) Security Cleared
12 15 (13.51%) CREST Certified
13 14 (12.61%) OSCP
14 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared
15 12 (10.81%) ISSAP
15 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (9.91%) CCDA
16 11 (9.91%) CCIE Security
16 11 (9.91%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (36.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (25.23%) GDPR
3 21 (18.92%) PCI DSS
4 6 (5.41%) SLA
5 2 (1.80%) COBIT
5 2 (1.80%) MiFID
5 2 (1.80%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (13.51%) Nessus
2 14 (12.61%) Core Impact
3 13 (11.71%) Cacti
4 10 (9.01%) Cisco Prime
5 8 (7.21%) Ansible
6 6 (5.41%) OpenView
6 6 (5.41%) QRadar
6 6 (5.41%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (3.60%) Nagios
7 4 (3.60%) OpenNMS
8 2 (1.80%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.80%) RSA Security Analytics
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.90%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.90%) logstash
Vendors
1 56 (50.45%) Cisco
2 48 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 26 (23.42%) VMware
4 21 (18.92%) F5
5 16 (14.41%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.01%) Fortinet
6 10 (9.01%) Palo Alto
6 10 (9.01%) Red Hat
7 9 (8.11%) Citrix
8 8 (7.21%) HP
8 8 (7.21%) SolarWinds
9 6 (5.41%) AlgoSec
9 6 (5.41%) Juniper
10 5 (4.50%) Meraki
11 4 (3.60%) Aerohive Networks
11 4 (3.60%) Aruba
11 4 (3.60%) Huawei
12 3 (2.70%) Splunk
13 2 (1.80%) NetScout
13 2 (1.80%) Tufin