Period
to 8 December 2021

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 8 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
8 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 934 651 943
Rank change year-on-year -283 +292 +61
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 72 55 108
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.11% 0.088%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.52% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 53 46 86
10th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £38,125
25th Percentile £62,500 £48,500 £48,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £57,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +39.13% -14.81% +3.85%
75th Percentile £100,000 £88,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £97,500 £93,750
UK median annual salary £80,000 £57,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +39.13% -14.81% +9.76%

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 23,677 10,672 27,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.24% 20.78% 22.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13,973 8,391 21,098
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,238
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in England

CCSP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCSP in England.

Salary trend for CCSP in England

CCSP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCSP in England over the 6 months to 8 December 2021.

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 8 December 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 -245 33 £95,000 +58.33% 6
South East -130 20 £65,000 - 2
North of England -111 6 £70,750 +2.54% 2
Midlands -95 5 £55,000 +29.41% 2
North West - 5 £76,500 - 2
West Midlands -94 4 £55,000 +29.41% 2
East of England - 4 £110,000 -
South West -54 2 £67,000 - 1
Yorkshire -86 1 £57,500 -16.67%
East Midlands - 1 - -
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 8 December 2021, 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 72 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (93.06%) CISSP
3 61 (84.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 49 (68.06%) Azure
5 41 (56.94%) AWS
6 31 (43.06%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (43.06%) DevSecOps
7 27 (37.50%) SIEM
7 27 (37.50%) Firewall
8 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
9 24 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 23 (31.94%) Information Security
10 23 (31.94%) OWASP
10 23 (31.94%) NIST
11 21 (29.17%) DevOps
12 20 (27.78%) GIAC
12 20 (27.78%) CISM
13 19 (26.39%) Risk Management
13 19 (26.39%) Security Architecture
14 18 (25.00%) AWS Certification
14 18 (25.00%) GCP
14 18 (25.00%) Finance
14 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (25.00%) Python
15 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
16 16 (22.22%) People Management
16 16 (22.22%) Java
16 16 (22.22%) Data Security
17 15 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
17 15 (20.83%) SSCP

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 14 (19.44%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 49 (68.06%) Azure
2 41 (56.94%) AWS
3 18 (25.00%) GCP
4 14 (19.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (19.44%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (19.44%) Amazon EMR
4 14 (19.44%) Amazon Kinesis
4 14 (19.44%) Amazon S3
4 14 (19.44%) Amazon SageMaker
4 14 (19.44%) Amazon SQS
4 14 (19.44%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (19.44%) AWS CloudTrail
4 14 (19.44%) AWS Lambda
4 14 (19.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 14 (19.44%) Azure Data Factory
4 14 (19.44%) Azure Event Grid
4 14 (19.44%) Azure Machine Learning
4 14 (19.44%) Azure Service Bus
4 14 (19.44%) Azure Synapse Analytics
4 14 (19.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 27 (37.50%) Firewall
2 15 (20.83%) Network Security
3 14 (19.44%) Cisco IPT
4 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (4.17%) DMZ
5 3 (4.17%) DNS
6 2 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (2.78%) VPN
7 1 (1.39%) BGP
7 1 (1.39%) DHCP
7 1 (1.39%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.39%) MPLS
7 1 (1.39%) OSPF
7 1 (1.39%) RIP
7 1 (1.39%) SD-WAN
7 1 (1.39%) Spanning Tree
7 1 (1.39%) VLAN
7 1 (1.39%) VPLS
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon Athena
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon RDS
1 14 (19.44%) Amazon Redshift
1 14 (19.44%) Big Data
1 14 (19.44%) Data Lake
1 14 (19.44%) Electronic Patient Records
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.78%) Maltego
4 1 (1.39%) GIS
Development Applications
1 14 (19.44%) kappa
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.39%) GoCD
General
1 18 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Billing
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
2 5 (6.94%) Social Skills
3 4 (5.56%) Law
4 2 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Front Office
5 1 (1.39%) Influencing Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Cloud Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) Data Engineer
4 15 (20.83%) DevSecOps Engineer
5 14 (19.44%) Architect
6 13 (18.06%) Security Architect
7 8 (11.11%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (11.11%) Consultant
7 8 (11.11%) Security Consultant
8 7 (9.72%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 7 (9.72%) Security Manager
9 6 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.94%) Security Solutions Architect
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Security Consultant
11 4 (5.56%) Analyst
11 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity Architect
11 4 (5.56%) Information Manager
11 4 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) Kafka
2 3 (4.17%) SOAP
3 1 (1.39%) ISPF
3 1 (1.39%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Cloud Native
1 11 (15.28%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (13.89%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.50%) Public Cloud
4 7 (9.72%) Blog
5 5 (6.94%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (4.17%) PKI
8 2 (2.78%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (1.39%) CCTV
9 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Solaris
3 3 (4.17%) Unix
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (1.39%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Cybersecurity
1 31 (43.06%) DevSecOps
2 27 (37.50%) SIEM
3 23 (31.94%) Information Security
3 23 (31.94%) OWASP
4 21 (29.17%) DevOps
5 19 (26.39%) Risk Management
5 19 (26.39%) Security Architecture
6 18 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (22.22%) Data Security
7 16 (22.22%) People Management
8 15 (20.83%) Continuous Deployment
8 15 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (20.83%) Data Management
8 15 (20.83%) Information Management
8 15 (20.83%) Security Testing
9 14 (19.44%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (19.44%) Data Analytics
9 14 (19.44%) ETL
9 14 (19.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) Python
2 17 (23.61%) PowerShell
3 16 (22.22%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) Bash Shell
4 14 (19.44%) C#
4 14 (19.44%) Scala
5 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (1.39%) C
6 1 (1.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 72 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (93.06%) CISSP
3 61 (84.72%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 20 (27.78%) CISM
4 20 (27.78%) GIAC
5 18 (25.00%) AWS Certification
6 15 (20.83%) SSCP
7 11 (15.28%) CEH
7 11 (15.28%) CRISC
8 10 (13.89%) CCNA
8 10 (13.89%) CISA
9 9 (12.50%) CCNP
10 8 (11.11%) OSCE
11 7 (9.72%) OSCP
12 6 (8.33%) CCIE
12 6 (8.33%) Degree
13 5 (6.94%) CCIE Security
13 5 (6.94%) CSSLP
13 5 (6.94%) ISSAP
13 5 (6.94%) OSWP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (31.94%) NIST
3 12 (16.67%) GDPR
4 9 (12.50%) PCI DSS
5 5 (6.94%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (6.94%) NCSC
6 4 (5.56%) GRC
7 3 (4.17%) QA
8 2 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.39%) COBIT
9 1 (1.39%) ISO 31000
9 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.17%) Docker
3 1 (1.39%) Firmware
3 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Kubernetes
2 10 (13.89%) Consul
2 10 (13.89%) Istio
3 4 (5.56%) Ansible
3 4 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (4.17%) CASB
5 2 (2.78%) FortiGate
5 2 (2.78%) HP ALM
6 1 (1.39%) HP Fortify
6 1 (1.39%) Puppet
6 1 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (1.39%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 25 (34.72%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.44%) Databricks
2 14 (19.44%) ServiceNow
3 13 (18.06%) Google
4 8 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 7 (9.72%) Cisco
6 5 (6.94%) Palo Alto
6 5 (6.94%) Splunk
7 4 (5.56%) AlienVault
8 3 (4.17%) ArcSight
8 3 (4.17%) Oracle
8 3 (4.17%) Tripwire
9 2 (2.78%) HP
9 2 (2.78%) Qualys
10 1 (1.39%) Aerohive Networks
10 1 (1.39%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.39%) Gemalto
10 1 (1.39%) NetApp
10 1 (1.39%) Rapid7
10 1 (1.39%) Veeam