The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 93 132 139
Rank change year-on-year +39 +7  
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 14 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.13% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.47% 1.83% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 9
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 404 709 1005
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.61% 36.38% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 264 558 580
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

CCSP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for CCSP in Reading

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
1 44 (100.00%) CCIE
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 44 (100.00%) Firewall
2 43 (97.73%) CheckPoint
3 34 (77.27%) Network Security
4 32 (72.73%) VPN
5 23 (52.27%) Juniper
5 23 (52.27%) F5
6 22 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
6 22 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 22 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 22 (50.00%) Security Operations
6 22 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 22 (50.00%) TippingPoint
6 22 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 22 (50.00%) Fortinet
6 22 (50.00%) Imperva
6 22 (50.00%) Proofpoint
6 22 (50.00%) HP
6 22 (50.00%) CCNP
6 22 (50.00%) Internet
6 22 (50.00%) Intel Security
6 22 (50.00%) MS Office
6 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 22 (50.00%) SLA
6 22 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 22 (50.00%) MS Visio
6 22 (50.00%) Security Management
6 22 (50.00%) Risk Management

CCSP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 22 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 22 (50.00%) MS Office
1 22 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 22 (50.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (100.00%) Firewall
2 34 (77.27%) Network Security
3 32 (72.73%) VPN
4 22 (50.00%) Internet
5 21 (47.73%) Wireless
6 13 (29.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (27.27%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (20.45%) SAN
9 1 (2.27%) BGP
9 1 (2.27%) Broadband
9 1 (2.27%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.27%) IPsec
9 1 (2.27%) IPv4
9 1 (2.27%) L2TP
9 1 (2.27%) MPLS
9 1 (2.27%) OSPF
9 1 (2.27%) SSL
9 1 (2.27%) WAN
9 1 (2.27%) xDSL
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (50.00%) Juniper Engineer
1 22 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 22 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 22 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
2 17 (38.64%) Lead Network Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Cloud Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Data Centre Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Data Network Engineer
3 12 (27.27%) Network Operations Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Network Support
4 10 (22.73%) Network Support Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) NOC Engineer
4 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Cisco Support
5 9 (20.45%) Monitoring Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Network Design Engineer
5 9 (20.45%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 22 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (22.73%) Unix
2 9 (20.45%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Content Management
1 22 (50.00%) Information Security
1 22 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 22 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 22 (50.00%) Security Management
1 22 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 21 (47.73%) Network Architecture
2 21 (47.73%) Network Design
2 21 (47.73%) Network Monitoring
2 21 (47.73%) Network Planning
3 12 (27.27%) Network Management
4 9 (20.45%) ITIL
5 1 (2.27%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) Perl
1 1 (2.27%) Python
1 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) CCIE
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (50.00%) CCNP
2 22 (50.00%) CCSE
2 22 (50.00%) JNCIS
3 21 (47.73%) CCIP
3 21 (47.73%) CCNA
4 9 (20.45%) CCSA
5 1 (2.27%) JNCIA
5 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (97.73%) CheckPoint
3 23 (52.27%) F5
3 23 (52.27%) Juniper
4 22 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 22 (50.00%) Fortinet
4 22 (50.00%) HP
4 22 (50.00%) Imperva
4 22 (50.00%) Intel Security
4 22 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 22 (50.00%) Proofpoint
4 22 (50.00%) Sourcefire
4 22 (50.00%) TippingPoint
5 9 (20.45%) Citrix
6 1 (2.27%) VMware