Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CSSLP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (ISC2 CSSLP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1133 1168 1230
Rank change year-on-year +35 +62 +72
Permanent jobs citing CSSLP 33 35 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.020% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.082% 0.075% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 23
England median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% +4.84% -20.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,250 £45,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £100,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £65,000 £62,000
% change year-on-year -23.08% +4.84% -20.00%

CSSLP 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 40430 46817 55921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.95% 26.13% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31312 37804 44917
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 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

CSSLP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CSSLP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CSSLP in England

CSSLP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSSLP in England.

Salary trend for CSSLP in England

CSSLP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CSSLP in England over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CSSLP in England

CSSLP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSSLP within the England region over the 6 months to 23 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
East of England +22 21 £48,250 -19.58% 2
London +1 11 £58,750 -34.72% 1
South East +33 1 £32,500 -13.33%
CSSLP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP.

1 31 (93.94%) CISSP
2 28 (84.85%) SANS
3 27 (81.82%) CISM
4 26 (78.79%) CISA
5 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
6 22 (66.67%) SSCP
7 21 (63.64%) GIAC
8 19 (57.58%) Security+ Certification
8 19 (57.58%) CompTIA Security+
9 18 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
9 18 (54.55%) Windows
10 16 (48.48%) Unix
10 16 (48.48%) Data Loss Prevention
11 14 (42.42%) Symantec
11 14 (42.42%) Sophos
12 13 (39.39%) SIEM
13 12 (36.36%) Finance
14 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
15 7 (21.21%) Java
15 7 (21.21%) PKI
15 7 (21.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 6 (18.18%) DKIM
16 6 (18.18%) DMARC
16 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
16 6 (18.18%) Mimecast
16 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
16 6 (18.18%) Puppet
16 6 (18.18%) Office 365
16 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
16 6 (18.18%) Ansible

CSSLP
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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (18.18%) Google Cloud Platform
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (18.18%) Mimecast
1 6 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) DKIM
1 6 (18.18%) DMARC
2 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
3 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (84.85%) Security Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (6.06%) Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
3 2 (6.06%) Security Penetration Tester
3 2 (6.06%) Security Tester
3 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 1 (3.03%) Application Security Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Applications Tester
4 1 (3.03%) Architect
4 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
4 1 (3.03%) IT Security Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
4 1 (3.03%) Security Manager
4 1 (3.03%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) Java EE
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth
3 1 (3.03%) OpenID
3 1 (3.03%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) PKI
2 4 (12.12%) Public Cloud
3 3 (9.09%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (54.55%) Windows
2 16 (48.48%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (48.48%) Data Loss Prevention
3 13 (39.39%) SIEM
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
5 4 (12.12%) Matrix Management
5 4 (12.12%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (12.12%) Use Case
6 3 (9.09%) OWASP
6 3 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Open Source
7 2 (6.06%) OSSTMM
7 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.06%) Security Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.03%) Security Management
8 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) Java
2 6 (18.18%) C
2 6 (18.18%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) C++
2 6 (18.18%) Perl
2 6 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (93.94%) CISSP
2 28 (84.85%) SANS
3 27 (81.82%) CISM
4 26 (78.79%) CISA
5 22 (66.67%) SSCP
6 21 (63.64%) GIAC
7 19 (57.58%) CompTIA Security+
7 19 (57.58%) Security+ Certification
8 7 (21.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 2 (6.06%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (6.06%) CREST Certified
9 2 (6.06%) GXPN
9 2 (6.06%) Tigerscheme
10 1 (3.03%) CCIE Security
10 1 (3.03%) CEH
10 1 (3.03%) GCWN
10 1 (3.03%) RHCA
10 1 (3.03%) VCAP
10 1 (3.03%) VCDX
10 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) PSD2
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (18.18%) Ansible
2 6 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Sophos
2 14 (42.42%) Symantec
3 6 (18.18%) Forcepoint
3 6 (18.18%) Google
4 4 (12.12%) Splunk
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) VMware