The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 274 235 257
Rank change year-on-year -39 +22  
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.015% 0.036% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.067% 0.15% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £57,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.24% +2.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1488 1362 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.04% 24.34% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1148 1253
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CCSP
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSP in the North West.

Salary trend for CCSP in the North West

CCSP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 -
CCSP
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) CCIE
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (70.00%) FortiGate
3 7 (70.00%) Programme Delivery
3 7 (70.00%) Splunk
3 7 (70.00%) CCSA
3 7 (70.00%) Retail
3 7 (70.00%) CCSE
3 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
3 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security
4 2 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) GCIA
4 2 (20.00%) GCIH
4 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree

CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Broadband
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) L2TP
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) PPP
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) xDSL
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
1 7 (70.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Network Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Operational Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (20.00%) Information Security
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations
2 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) SIEM
2 2 (20.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) Python
1 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCIE
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
3 7 (70.00%) CCSA
3 7 (70.00%) CCSE
4 2 (20.00%) CCNA
4 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 2 (20.00%) CISSP
4 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (20.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) GCIA
4 2 (20.00%) GCIH
5 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
2 7 (70.00%) Splunk
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) VMware