Period
to 22 June 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CESG Certified Professional qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 826 721 895
Rank change year-on-year -105 +174 +132
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 77 115 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.084% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.70% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 79 99
10th Percentile £32,040 £46,250 £46,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £50,000 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £59,254 £64,077
Median % change year-on-year +1.26% -7.53% +6.80%
75th Percentile £68,750 £77,500 £76,562
90th Percentile £78,750 £91,250 £82,539
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £64,077
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.44% +6.80%

CESG Certified Professional 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 20,175 16,366 33,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.90% 21.84% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11,831 12,341 24,110
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,613
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +0.65%

CESG Certified Professional
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CESG Certified Professional as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CESG Certified Professional in England

CESG Certified Professional
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CESG Certified Professional in England.

Salary trend for CESG Certified Professional in England

CESG Certified Professional
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CESG Certified Professional in England over the 6 months to 22 June 2021.

Salary histogram for CESG Certified Professional in England

CESG Certified Professional
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional within the England region over the 6 months to 22 June 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
South West -62 27 £50,000 -28.57% 4
South East -43 17 £71,250 +42.50% 3
London -56 16 £62,500 -16.67% 2
North of England -37 9 £62,500 +16.39% 3
Yorkshire -42 5 £62,500 -
North West -18 4 £42,500 -20.86% 2
North East - 4 £62,500 - 1
Midlands -35 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands -37 2 £55,000 -
CESG Certified Professional
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 2021, IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 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 CESG Certified Professional.

1 59 (76.62%) Cybersecurity
2 58 (75.32%) CISSP
3 55 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 46 (59.74%) CISM
5 40 (51.95%) Risk Management
6 39 (50.65%) SC Cleared
7 35 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 34 (44.16%) Information Security
9 30 (38.96%) Information Assurance
10 26 (33.77%) RMADS
11 25 (32.47%) Risk Assessment
12 23 (29.87%) Security Architecture
12 23 (29.87%) NCSC
13 22 (28.57%) Management Information System
14 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (25.97%) Social Skills
16 18 (23.38%) DV Cleared
16 18 (23.38%) JSP 440
17 17 (22.08%) CEH
18 13 (16.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 12 (15.58%) NIST 800
19 12 (15.58%) Public Sector
20 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
21 10 (12.99%) Risk Analysis
21 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
22 9 (11.69%) Coaching
22 9 (11.69%) SABSA
22 9 (11.69%) Degree
22 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
22 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification

CESG Certified Professional
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 5 (6.49%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) AWS
2 4 (5.19%) Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) Firewall
2 5 (6.49%) Network Security
3 4 (5.19%) Internet
4 3 (3.90%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.30%) IPv4
5 1 (1.30%) IPv6
5 1 (1.30%) LAN
5 1 (1.30%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) GIS
General
1 20 (25.97%) Social Skills
2 12 (15.58%) Public Sector
3 7 (9.09%) Aerospace
4 6 (7.79%) Documentation Skills
4 6 (7.79%) Public Speaking
5 5 (6.49%) Marketing
6 4 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.19%) Finance
6 4 (5.19%) Law
7 3 (3.90%) Electronics
7 3 (3.90%) Influencing Skills
7 3 (3.90%) Legal
7 3 (3.90%) Local Government
7 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
7 3 (3.90%) Military
7 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.30%) Organisational Skills
8 1 (1.30%) Police
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Consultant
2 15 (19.48%) Security Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Security Consultant
4 11 (14.29%) Architect
4 11 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 10 (12.99%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Analyst
7 6 (7.79%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Managing Consultant
7 6 (7.79%) Principal Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Principal Security Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Risk Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Information Analyst
8 5 (6.49%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 4 (5.19%) Information Assurance Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Lead Architect
9 4 (5.19%) Lead Security Architect
10 3 (3.90%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.39%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (7.79%) CESG
5 5 (6.49%) BYOD
6 3 (3.90%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (3.90%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.90%) PKI
6 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.60%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.60%) User Experience
8 1 (1.30%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.30%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.30%) Mobile Computing
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (76.62%) Cybersecurity
2 40 (51.95%) Risk Management
3 34 (44.16%) Information Security
4 30 (38.96%) Information Assurance
5 25 (32.47%) Risk Assessment
6 23 (29.87%) Security Architecture
7 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (12.99%) Mentoring
8 10 (12.99%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (11.69%) Coaching
9 9 (11.69%) SABSA
9 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (10.39%) Security Operations
11 7 (9.09%) Data Protection
11 7 (9.09%) Decision-Making
12 6 (7.79%) Information Security Governance
12 6 (7.79%) ITIL
12 6 (7.79%) Project Delivery
12 6 (7.79%) Project Management
12 6 (7.79%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.90%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (75.32%) CISSP
2 55 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 46 (59.74%) CISM
4 39 (50.65%) SC Cleared
5 18 (23.38%) DV Cleared
6 17 (22.08%) CEH
7 9 (11.69%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (11.69%) CompTIA Security+
7 9 (11.69%) Degree
8 8 (10.39%) CCNP
8 8 (10.39%) SANS
9 6 (7.79%) PCI QSA
9 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification
9 6 (7.79%) PMP
10 5 (6.49%) IISP
10 5 (6.49%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (5.19%) CISMP
11 4 (5.19%) CRISC
12 3 (3.90%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 2 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (45.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (33.77%) RMADS
3 23 (29.87%) NCSC
4 18 (23.38%) JSP 440
5 13 (16.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (15.58%) NIST 800
7 11 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 8 (10.39%) NIST
9 6 (7.79%) GDPR
9 6 (7.79%) Government Security Classifications
9 6 (7.79%) PA-DSS
9 6 (7.79%) PCI DSS
10 5 (6.49%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (1.30%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) SAP
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) Remedy
3 1 (1.30%) VMware