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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 715 808 821
Rank change year-on-year +93 +13  
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 128 124 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.16% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.46% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 79 121 89
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19679 26764 27884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.76% 27.61% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15638 21653 22060
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CCSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +97 60 £65,000 +23.80% 6
South East +71 47 £55,000 -12.00% 2
North West -4 8 - -
West Midlands +35 7 £60,000 +41.17%
Yorkshire +3 3 £50,000 -18.36%
East of England +20 2 - -
South West +24 1 £47,500 +5.55%
CCSP
UK

CCSP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing CCSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 169 (73.48%) Cisco
3 154 (66.96%) Firewall
4 143 (62.17%) CCNP
5 103 (44.78%) Network Security
6 94 (40.87%) CheckPoint
7 83 (36.09%) Data Centre
8 81 (35.22%) CCIE
9 80 (34.78%) Linux
10 76 (33.04%) Finance
10 76 (33.04%) Information Security
11 67 (29.13%) Windows
12 60 (26.09%) CCNA
13 59 (25.65%) VPN
14 58 (25.22%) Juniper
14 58 (25.22%) CISSP
14 58 (25.22%) Wireless
15 55 (23.91%) Degree
16 54 (23.48%) CCSE
16 54 (23.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 51 (22.17%) Fortinet
17 51 (22.17%) CISM
18 50 (21.74%) OSPF
18 50 (21.74%) CCIP
18 50 (21.74%) Microsoft
18 50 (21.74%) Network Architecture
19 49 (21.30%) Cisco ASA
20 48 (20.87%) BGP
20 48 (20.87%) F5
21 47 (20.43%) ITIL

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 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 27 (11.74%) MS Office
2 27 (11.74%) MS Visio
3 22 (9.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 28 (12.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.87%) SaaS
2 12 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.87%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (66.96%) Firewall
2 103 (44.78%) Network Security
3 59 (25.65%) VPN
4 58 (25.22%) Wireless
5 50 (21.74%) OSPF
6 49 (21.30%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (20.87%) BGP
8 44 (19.13%) MPLS
9 42 (18.26%) Cisco IOS
10 31 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (10.87%) Internet
12 22 (9.57%) WAN
13 19 (8.26%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (8.26%) VLAN
14 18 (7.83%) VoIP
15 15 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
16 14 (6.09%) TCP/IP
17 13 (5.65%) RSVP
17 13 (5.65%) SAN
18 12 (5.22%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.87%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 76 (33.04%) Finance
2 31 (13.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 27 (11.74%) Retail
4 6 (2.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 78 (33.91%) Consultant
3 58 (25.22%) Security Consultant
4 44 (19.13%) Security Engineer
5 39 (16.96%) Network Operations Engineer
6 37 (16.09%) Network Consultant
7 29 (12.61%) Lead Network Engineer
7 29 (12.61%) Senior Network Engineer
8 28 (12.17%) Cloud Engineer
9 23 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
10 22 (9.57%) Cisco Engineer
10 22 (9.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 22 (9.57%) Juniper Engineer
10 22 (9.57%) Senior Security Engineer
11 21 (9.13%) Data Centre Engineer
11 21 (9.13%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
11 21 (9.13%) Data Network Engineer
12 19 (8.26%) NOC Engineer
13 15 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
13 15 (6.52%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.30%) Middleware
1 3 (1.30%) RESTful
2 2 (0.87%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.87%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (36.09%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 22 (9.57%) Computer Science
4 20 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (6.09%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.61%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.61%) PKI
6 6 (2.61%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.74%) BYOD
8 4 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.30%) Fintech
10 2 (0.87%) Cyberthreat
10 2 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.87%) iPad
11 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 80 (34.78%) Linux
2 67 (29.13%) Windows
3 20 (8.70%) Unix
4 14 (6.09%) Windows Server
5 12 (5.22%) CentOS
6 10 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (2.61%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.74%) Debian
9 2 (0.87%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (33.04%) Information Security
2 50 (21.74%) Network Architecture
3 47 (20.43%) ITIL
4 44 (19.13%) Network Monitoring
5 36 (15.65%) Kalman Filter
6 35 (15.22%) Network Design
7 32 (13.91%) Network Planning
8 30 (13.04%) Security Management
9 29 (12.61%) Risk Management
9 29 (12.61%) Stakeholder Management
10 27 (11.74%) PRINCE2
11 25 (10.87%) Security Operations
11 25 (10.87%) Time Management
12 24 (10.43%) Network Management
13 23 (10.00%) Content Management
14 19 (8.26%) High Availability
14 19 (8.26%) SIEM
15 16 (6.96%) Presales
16 14 (6.09%) Data Protection
16 14 (6.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.22%) SQL
2 10 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.91%) Python
4 8 (3.48%) Perl
5 7 (3.04%) PHP
6 2 (0.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.43%) AWK
7 1 (0.43%) C
7 1 (0.43%) Java
7 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (62.17%) CCNP
3 81 (35.22%) CCIE
4 60 (26.09%) CCNA
5 58 (25.22%) CISSP
6 55 (23.91%) Degree
7 54 (23.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 54 (23.48%) CCSE
8 51 (22.17%) CISM
9 50 (21.74%) CCIP
10 40 (17.39%) CCSA
11 32 (13.91%) CISA
12 23 (10.00%) JNCIS
13 17 (7.39%) CCDA
13 17 (7.39%) SANS
14 14 (6.09%) JNCIP
15 11 (4.78%) CCDP
15 11 (4.78%) CCVP
15 11 (4.78%) Security Cleared
16 9 (3.91%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (10.87%) SLA
3 14 (6.09%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.74%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.87%) COBIT
5 2 (0.87%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) FISMA
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (10.00%) ProxySG
2 16 (6.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (5.65%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.61%) Snort
5 2 (0.87%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 27 (11.74%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.91%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.61%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 6 (2.61%) OSSEC
3 6 (2.61%) SCCM
4 2 (0.87%) Cacti
4 2 (0.87%) Nessus
5 1 (0.43%) Ansible
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 169 (73.48%) Cisco
2 94 (40.87%) CheckPoint
3 58 (25.22%) Juniper
4 51 (22.17%) Fortinet
5 50 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 48 (20.87%) F5
7 39 (16.96%) Palo Alto
8 30 (13.04%) Intel Security
8 30 (13.04%) Oracle
9 29 (12.61%) Sourcefire
10 27 (11.74%) Splunk
11 26 (11.30%) Blue Coat
11 26 (11.30%) HP
12 25 (10.87%) TippingPoint
13 23 (10.00%) Imperva
13 23 (10.00%) Proofpoint
14 18 (7.83%) VMware
15 16 (6.96%) Citrix
16 12 (5.22%) Red Hat
17 9 (3.91%) SolarWinds
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