Period
to 25 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 634 735 824
Rank change year-on-year +101 +89 -45
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 61 126 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.12% 0.15% 0.097%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.56% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 86 68
Median annual salary £55,000 £61,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.20% +16.67% -4.55%
10th Percentile £46,159 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -7.14% +27.27% -4.35%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 11,722 22,379 24,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.93% 27.11% 24.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8,492 15,901 18,287
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CCSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in the UK excluding London

CCSP
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCSP in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for CCSP in the UK excluding London

CCSP
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCSP in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for CCSP in the UK excluding London

CCSP
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2020. 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 +68 17 - -
North of England +107 14 £50,000 -9.09%
South East +85 12 £75,000 -
Midlands +79 10 £60,000 - 3
South West +67 8 £46,356 +10.37% 1
North West +76 6 £50,000 -9.09%
East Midlands +38 5 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North East +21 5 £50,000 +53.85%
West Midlands +61 4 £65,500 -4.73% 1
Yorkshire +88 3 £54,000 -
CCSP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, IT jobs citing CCSP 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for CCSP.

1 61 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (63.93%) CISSP
3 34 (55.74%) Information Security
4 32 (52.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 29 (47.54%) Firewall
6 26 (42.62%) Network Security
7 22 (36.07%) AWS
8 18 (29.51%) SIEM
8 18 (29.51%) CISM
8 18 (29.51%) Management Information System
8 18 (29.51%) Cisco
9 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (26.23%) Security Architecture
9 16 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
10 15 (24.59%) VPN
11 14 (22.95%) CCNP
11 14 (22.95%) TOGAF
12 13 (21.31%) Palo Alto
13 12 (19.67%) ITIL
14 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
14 11 (18.03%) Public Cloud
14 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
15 10 (16.39%) Kubernetes
15 10 (16.39%) DevOps
15 10 (16.39%) Virtual Team
16 9 (14.75%) IT Strategy
16 9 (14.75%) TOGAF Certification
16 9 (14.75%) Kalman Filter
16 9 (14.75%) SDLC
16 9 (14.75%) SFIA

CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 9 (14.75%) IIS
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Office 365
3 7 (11.48%) Azure
4 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.28%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 29 (47.54%) Firewall
2 26 (42.62%) Network Security
3 15 (24.59%) VPN
4 9 (14.75%) SSL
5 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (6.56%) LAN
6 4 (6.56%) SCCP
6 4 (6.56%) WAN
7 3 (4.92%) ADSL
7 3 (4.92%) BGP
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.92%) DHCP
7 3 (4.92%) DNS
7 3 (4.92%) EIGRP
7 3 (4.92%) MPLS
7 3 (4.92%) OSPF
7 3 (4.92%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) SNMP
7 3 (4.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (3.28%) Advertising
1 2 (3.28%) Law
2 1 (1.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Security Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (13.11%) Security Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) Architect
4 7 (11.48%) Security Architect
5 6 (9.84%) AWS Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Information Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Security Specialist
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Information Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Information Security Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.03%) Public Cloud
3 10 (16.39%) Virtual Team
4 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (13.11%) Cloud Native
5 3 (4.92%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.28%) BYOD
6 2 (3.28%) Cyberthreat
6 2 (3.28%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Unix
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
1 8 (13.11%) Windows Server
2 5 (8.20%) Kali Linux
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (55.74%) Information Security
2 18 (29.51%) SIEM
3 16 (26.23%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (26.23%) Security Architecture
4 14 (22.95%) TOGAF
5 12 (19.67%) ITIL
6 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
6 11 (18.03%) Risk Management
7 10 (16.39%) DevOps
8 9 (14.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (14.75%) IT Strategy
8 9 (14.75%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (14.75%) SDLC
8 9 (14.75%) SFIA
8 9 (14.75%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (14.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (14.75%) Web Filtering
9 8 (13.11%) Data Security
9 8 (13.11%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (13.11%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Bash Shell
1 8 (13.11%) PowerShell
1 8 (13.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (63.93%) CISSP
3 32 (52.46%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 18 (29.51%) CISM
5 14 (22.95%) CCNP
6 9 (14.75%) CSSLP
6 9 (14.75%) IISP
6 9 (14.75%) ISSAP
6 9 (14.75%) TOGAF Certification
7 8 (13.11%) JNCIA
8 7 (11.48%) CEH
9 6 (9.84%) CCDP
9 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
10 5 (8.20%) CCNA
10 5 (8.20%) CCSA
10 5 (8.20%) CCSE
10 5 (8.20%) Degree
10 5 (8.20%) JNCIS
10 5 (8.20%) SANS
11 3 (4.92%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.48%) NIST
3 5 (8.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (8.20%) NCSC
4 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
5 3 (4.92%) COBIT
5 3 (4.92%) GDPR
6 2 (3.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (3.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (16.39%) Kubernetes
2 8 (13.11%) Ansible
2 8 (13.11%) Terraform
3 5 (8.20%) Nessus
4 2 (3.28%) QRadar
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Cisco
2 13 (21.31%) Palo Alto
3 5 (8.20%) CheckPoint
3 5 (8.20%) Fortinet
3 5 (8.20%) Juniper
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.92%) Sonus
5 2 (3.28%) F5
5 2 (3.28%) Splunk