Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1107 1003 1105
Rank change year-on-year -104 +102 -69
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 67 195 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.11% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.42% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 55 146 163
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £39,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +15.00% +4.17%

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 40677 46646 55891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.99% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31496 37719 44878
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -62 40 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire +26 11 £44,000 -4.61% 1
North of England +16 11 £44,000 +6.67% 1
South East +22 9 £57,500 - 1
Midlands +26 4 £47,500 +5.56% 1
East Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
South West +5 2 £33,250 -30.00%
East of England +5 1 - - 1
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (71.64%) Firewall
3 43 (64.18%) Cisco
4 41 (61.19%) CCNP
5 32 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (41.79%) BGP
6 28 (41.79%) Linux
7 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
8 25 (37.31%) MPLS
8 25 (37.31%) WAN
9 24 (35.82%) Data Centre
10 23 (34.33%) OSPF
10 23 (34.33%) CISSP
11 22 (32.84%) F5
12 19 (28.36%) VPN
12 19 (28.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 18 (26.87%) VMware
14 17 (25.37%) CCIE
14 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
14 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (23.88%) Information Security
15 16 (23.88%) GDPR
16 15 (22.39%) Linux Command Line
16 15 (22.39%) CISM
16 15 (22.39%) CCNA
17 14 (20.90%) Juniper
17 14 (20.90%) EIGRP
17 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
17 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
17 14 (20.90%) Cisco IOS

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 9 (13.43%) SAS
2 1 (1.49%) Apache
2 1 (1.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (13.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.49%) IaaS
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (71.64%) Firewall
2 32 (47.76%) Cisco ASA
3 28 (41.79%) BGP
4 25 (37.31%) MPLS
4 25 (37.31%) WAN
5 23 (34.33%) OSPF
6 19 (28.36%) VPN
7 14 (20.90%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (20.90%) EIGRP
8 13 (19.40%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (16.42%) VLAN
10 10 (14.93%) DNS
10 10 (14.93%) Spanning Tree
10 10 (14.93%) VoIP
11 9 (13.43%) NetScaler
11 9 (13.43%) Wireshark
12 8 (11.94%) Ethernet
12 8 (11.94%) IPsec
12 8 (11.94%) Network Security
13 7 (10.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Burp Suite
2 6 (8.96%) Metasploit
General
1 14 (20.90%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.46%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Finance
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (47.76%) Network Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) Cisco Engineer
2 20 (29.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 18 (26.87%) Consultant
4 17 (25.37%) Security Consultant
4 17 (25.37%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (14.93%) Network Operations Engineer
7 7 (10.45%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 7 (10.45%) Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Architect
8 6 (8.96%) Network Support
8 6 (8.96%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Security Architect
8 6 (8.96%) Security Technical Consultant
8 6 (8.96%) Senior Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Support Engineer
8 6 (8.96%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Middleware
2 1 (1.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.49%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (35.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (22.39%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (13.43%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.96%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.99%) BYOD
6 2 (2.99%) PKI
7 1 (1.49%) CESG
7 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.49%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.49%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (41.79%) Linux
2 12 (17.91%) Windows
3 9 (13.43%) Solaris
4 8 (11.94%) Unix
5 7 (10.45%) Kali Linux
6 2 (2.99%) CentOS
6 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.49%) Debian
7 1 (1.49%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) Information Security
2 13 (19.40%) Presales
3 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
3 12 (17.91%) SIEM
4 10 (14.93%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (14.93%) High Availability
4 10 (14.93%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (14.93%) SABSA
5 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (11.94%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (10.45%) Incident Management
7 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (8.96%) Compliance Audit
8 6 (8.96%) Data Protection
8 6 (8.96%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (8.96%) SDLC
8 6 (8.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 5 (7.46%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (7.46%) Proactive Monitoring
9 5 (7.46%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) Python
2 6 (8.96%) Perl
2 6 (8.96%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.99%) SQL
4 1 (1.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (61.19%) CCNP
3 23 (34.33%) CISSP
4 17 (25.37%) CCIE
4 17 (25.37%) Security Cleared
5 15 (22.39%) CCNA
5 15 (22.39%) CISM
6 14 (20.90%) SC Cleared
7 13 (19.40%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 13 (19.40%) CCIP
8 12 (17.91%) CCDA
9 9 (13.43%) Degree
10 8 (11.94%) CESG Certified Professional
10 8 (11.94%) CISA
11 7 (10.45%) CREST Certified
11 7 (10.45%) JNCIA
12 6 (8.96%) OSCP
12 6 (8.96%) SSCP
13 5 (7.46%) CCVP
14 4 (5.97%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (28.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (23.88%) GDPR
3 11 (16.42%) PCI DSS
4 9 (13.43%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (25.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.43%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.49%) pfSense
3 1 (1.49%) Snort
Systems Management
1 13 (19.40%) Cacti
1 13 (19.40%) Cisco Prime
2 10 (14.93%) OpenView
2 10 (14.93%) QRadar
3 9 (13.43%) Ansible
3 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (11.94%) Nessus
5 6 (8.96%) Core Impact
6 4 (5.97%) Nagios
6 4 (5.97%) OpenNMS
7 1 (1.49%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (1.49%) logstash
7 1 (1.49%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (64.18%) Cisco
2 27 (40.30%) Microsoft
3 22 (32.84%) F5
4 18 (26.87%) VMware
5 14 (20.90%) Juniper
6 11 (16.42%) HP
6 11 (16.42%) Palo Alto
7 10 (14.93%) AlgoSec
7 10 (14.93%) Citrix
8 9 (13.43%) SolarWinds
9 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.99%) AlienVault
10 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.99%) SAP
11 1 (1.49%) Exinda
11 1 (1.49%) FireEye
11 1 (1.49%) Ipanema Technologies
11 1 (1.49%) LogRhythm
11 1 (1.49%) Splunk