Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK > England
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 1096 1026
Rank change year-on-year +122 -70 +100
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 147 74 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.097% 0.044% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.41% 0.18% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 122 59 139
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +15.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £67,700 £75,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £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 36,176 40,780 46,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.86% 24.22% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 26,977 31,549 37,753
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 13 November 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 13 November 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
South East +57 47 £61,500 +6.96% 4
East of England +71 46 £58,750 - 3
London +54 39 £65,000 +8.33%
Midlands +34 8 £49,500 +4.21% 1
West Midlands - 7 £49,500 - 1
South West +4 4 £55,000 +65.41%
North of England +33 3 £52,500 +19.32% 6
North West +6 2 £55,000 -4.35% 3
Yorkshire +17 1 £52,500 +19.32% 3
East Midlands +4 1 £47,500 -
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 147 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (70.07%) CISSP
3 97 (65.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 94 (63.95%) Firewall
5 84 (57.14%) Cisco
6 76 (51.70%) CCNP
7 69 (46.94%) Information Security
8 58 (39.46%) SIEM
9 55 (37.41%) SANS
10 53 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (34.01%) SSCP
12 49 (33.33%) Security Operations
13 47 (31.97%) Microsoft
14 45 (30.61%) Risk Management
15 43 (29.25%) VMware
16 42 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
16 42 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
17 41 (27.89%) CCIE
17 41 (27.89%) Retail
17 41 (27.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 41 (27.89%) ISSAP
18 40 (27.21%) ISSEP
18 40 (27.21%) RHCA
18 40 (27.21%) VCAP
18 40 (27.21%) VCDX
18 40 (27.21%) CSSLP
18 40 (27.21%) RHCE
18 40 (27.21%) Red Hat
18 40 (27.21%) MCSE
18 40 (27.21%) GCWN

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 7 (4.76%) ExpressionEngine
1 7 (4.76%) WordPress
2 4 (2.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.76%) IaaS
3 7 (4.76%) SaaS
4 4 (2.72%) Office 365
5 2 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.68%) Akamai
6 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 94 (63.95%) Firewall
2 31 (21.09%) Cisco ASA
3 27 (18.37%) BGP
3 27 (18.37%) OSPF
4 26 (17.69%) Wireshark
5 25 (17.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 24 (16.33%) EIGRP
6 24 (16.33%) MPLS
7 23 (15.65%) Network Security
7 23 (15.65%) Wireless
8 22 (14.97%) Cisco Wireless
9 15 (10.20%) VPN
10 10 (6.80%) Internet
10 10 (6.80%) SCCP
10 10 (6.80%) TCP/IP
10 10 (6.80%) WAN
11 6 (4.08%) LAN
12 5 (3.40%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (2.72%) PBX
13 4 (2.72%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Metasploit
2 3 (2.04%) Hudson
3 1 (0.68%) Ant
3 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.68%) Maven
3 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (27.89%) Retail
2 15 (10.20%) Finance
3 10 (6.80%) Marketing
4 5 (3.40%) Electronics
4 5 (3.40%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.40%) Publishing
4 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Law
5 2 (1.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (25.17%) Network Engineer
2 36 (24.49%) Architect
3 35 (23.81%) Security Architect
4 27 (18.37%) Analyst
5 19 (12.93%) IT Architect
5 19 (12.93%) IT Security Architect
6 18 (12.24%) SIEM Analyst
6 18 (12.24%) SIEM Engineer
6 18 (12.24%) SOC Analyst
6 18 (12.24%) SOC Engineer
7 17 (11.56%) Service Architect
8 15 (10.20%) Security Engineer
9 13 (8.84%) Security Manager
10 12 (8.16%) Consultant
11 8 (5.44%) Information Specialist
11 8 (5.44%) Security Analyst
11 8 (5.44%) Senior Network Engineer
12 7 (4.76%) Firewall Engineer
12 7 (4.76%) Incident Manager
12 7 (4.76%) Information Assurance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.76%) Node.js
2 2 (1.36%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.68%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (17.01%) Self-Motivation
3 24 (16.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 23 (15.65%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 23 (15.65%) Cyberthreat
5 21 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 12 (8.16%) Computer Science
6 12 (8.16%) Management Information System
6 12 (8.16%) PKI
7 10 (6.80%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (2.72%) Blog
10 2 (1.36%) Cybercrime
10 2 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) CESG
11 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.68%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.68%) Smart Energy
11 1 (0.68%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.08%) Kali Linux
1 6 (4.08%) Linux
1 6 (4.08%) VMS
2 4 (2.72%) Windows
3 2 (1.36%) CentOS
3 2 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.36%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (46.94%) Information Security
2 58 (39.46%) SIEM
3 53 (36.05%) Cybersecurity
4 49 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 45 (30.61%) Risk Management
6 42 (28.57%) Data Loss Prevention
7 40 (27.21%) Event Correlation
8 36 (24.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 29 (19.73%) Reverse Engineering
10 28 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
11 27 (18.37%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 27 (18.37%) Threat Intelligence
12 26 (17.69%) Penetration Testing
13 25 (17.01%) Mentoring
14 23 (15.65%) Cyber Intelligence
14 23 (15.65%) Kalman Filter
14 23 (15.65%) Malware Reverse Engineering
14 23 (15.65%) Threat Analysis
14 23 (15.65%) Threat Detection
14 23 (15.65%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.40%) Python
2 2 (1.36%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.68%) C
3 1 (0.68%) C#
3 1 (0.68%) C++
3 1 (0.68%) Java
3 1 (0.68%) PHP
3 1 (0.68%) Ruby
3 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 147 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (70.07%) CISSP
3 97 (65.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 76 (51.70%) CCNP
5 55 (37.41%) SANS
6 50 (34.01%) SSCP
7 42 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (27.89%) CCIE
8 41 (27.89%) ISSAP
8 41 (27.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 40 (27.21%) CCIE Security
9 40 (27.21%) CSSLP
9 40 (27.21%) GCWN
9 40 (27.21%) ISSEP
9 40 (27.21%) MCSE
9 40 (27.21%) RHCA
9 40 (27.21%) RHCE
9 40 (27.21%) VCAP
9 40 (27.21%) VCDX
10 32 (21.77%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (2.04%) GDPR
4 3 (2.04%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.04%) SLA
5 2 (1.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.36%) VMware NSX
3 1 (0.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (15.65%) RSA Security Analytics
2 10 (6.80%) Ansible
3 7 (4.76%) Nessus
4 6 (4.08%) Nmap
4 6 (4.08%) OpenVAS
4 6 (4.08%) QRadar
5 2 (1.36%) CASB
5 2 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.36%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.68%) Cacti
6 1 (0.68%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 84 (57.14%) Cisco
2 47 (31.97%) Microsoft
3 43 (29.25%) VMware
4 40 (27.21%) Red Hat
5 30 (20.41%) Juniper
5 30 (20.41%) Splunk
6 24 (16.33%) Symantec
7 13 (8.84%) CheckPoint
7 13 (8.84%) Palo Alto
8 9 (6.12%) Qualys
9 7 (4.76%) AlienVault
9 7 (4.76%) F5
9 7 (4.76%) LogRhythm
10 5 (3.40%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.40%) SAP
11 4 (2.72%) Sonus
12 3 (2.04%) McAfee
13 2 (1.36%) HP
13 2 (1.36%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.36%) Trend Micro