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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 115 144
Rank change year-on-year +22 +29  
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 14 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.07% 0.96% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 2.77% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 5
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.16% +4.34%  
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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 462 613 841
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 35.27% 34.54% 36.45%
Number of salaries quoted 366 441 576
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +18.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £23,579
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 28 (100.00%) VPN
1 28 (100.00%) CCIE
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
2 27 (96.43%) Juniper
2 27 (96.43%) F5
3 21 (75.00%) CCIE Service Provider
3 21 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 20 (71.43%) Internet
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 20 (71.43%) HP
4 20 (71.43%) McAfee
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (71.43%) MS Visio
4 20 (71.43%) Security Management
4 20 (71.43%) SLA
4 20 (71.43%) Risk Management
4 20 (71.43%) Blue Coat
4 20 (71.43%) ProxySG
4 20 (71.43%) CCSE
4 20 (71.43%) Content Management
4 20 (71.43%) Information Security
4 20 (71.43%) Sourcefire
4 20 (71.43%) JNCIS
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (71.43%) Fortinet
4 20 (71.43%) Network Security
4 20 (71.43%) TippingPoint

CCSP
Co-occurring 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 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 20 (71.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) Firewall
1 28 (100.00%) VPN
2 20 (71.43%) Internet
2 20 (71.43%) Network Security
3 7 (25.00%) BGP
3 7 (25.00%) Broadband
3 7 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (25.00%) EIGRP
3 7 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 7 (25.00%) IPsec
3 7 (25.00%) IPv4
3 7 (25.00%) L2TP
3 7 (25.00%) MPLS
3 7 (25.00%) OSPF
3 7 (25.00%) PPP
3 7 (25.00%) SSL
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) xDSL
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
4 1 (3.57%) Wireless
General
1 20 (71.43%) Digital Economy
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (71.43%) Juniper Engineer
1 20 (71.43%) Security Engineer
1 20 (71.43%) Senior Security Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Network Support
2 8 (28.57%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco Support
4 1 (3.57%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (71.43%) Security Operations Centre
2 8 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Content Management
1 20 (71.43%) Information Security
1 20 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
1 20 (71.43%) Risk Management
1 20 (71.43%) Security Management
1 20 (71.43%) Security Operations
2 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) ITIL
3 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.57%) Network Design
3 1 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.57%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) Perl
1 7 (25.00%) Python
1 7 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) CCIE
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (75.00%) CCIE Service Provider
3 20 (71.43%) CCSE
3 20 (71.43%) JNCIS
4 8 (28.57%) CCNP
5 7 (25.00%) JNCIA
5 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.57%) CCIP
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) ProxySG
2 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) F5
2 27 (96.43%) Juniper
3 21 (75.00%) CheckPoint
4 20 (71.43%) Blue Coat
4 20 (71.43%) Fortinet
4 20 (71.43%) HP
4 20 (71.43%) Imperva
4 20 (71.43%) McAfee
4 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 20 (71.43%) Palo Alto
4 20 (71.43%) Proofpoint
4 20 (71.43%) Sourcefire
4 20 (71.43%) TippingPoint
5 7 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (3.57%) Citrix