Period
to 14 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for (ISC)2 CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 887 978 1132
Rank change year-on-year +91 +154 +67
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 157 190 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.49% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 116 140 32
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.64% -6.15%
10th Percentile £51,069 £41,125 £41,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £60,000 £59,250
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.27% -8.85%

(ISC)2 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 31,941 38,698 42,470
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.20% 23.68% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,306 28,653 32,635
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,752 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

(ISC)2 CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing (ISC)2 CCSP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP.

Salary trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP over the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP within the UK over the 6 months to 14 October 2019. 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
England +42 150 £70,000 +16.67% 16
UK excluding London -10 79 £64,000 +6.67% 10
London +103 70 £85,000 +25.93% 6
East of England +41 40 £70,000 +64.71% 2
North of England -16 24 £60,000 - 1
North West -20 15 £62,500 +4.17% 1
South East +29 10 £72,500 -23.68% 4
Yorkshire 0 8 £55,500 -
Midlands +31 5 £53,250 - 2
West Midlands +31 3 £48,000 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £72,500 -
North East - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 October 2019, IT jobs citing (ISC)2 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 with a requirement for (ISC)2 CCSP.

1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (96.82%) CISSP
3 114 (72.61%) Information Security
4 84 (53.50%) CISM
5 73 (46.50%) CCSP
6 69 (43.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 67 (42.68%) Cybersecurity
8 65 (41.40%) Security Architecture
9 50 (31.85%) CISA
10 49 (31.21%) TOGAF
11 47 (29.94%) SIEM
12 45 (28.66%) Vulnerability Management
13 43 (27.39%) NIST
14 42 (26.75%) ITIL
15 41 (26.11%) Azure
16 39 (24.84%) Management Information System
17 38 (24.20%) AWS
18 34 (21.66%) Risk Management
19 33 (21.02%) Finance
19 33 (21.02%) Kalman Filter
19 33 (21.02%) Web Filtering
20 32 (20.38%) GDPR
20 32 (20.38%) Firewall
20 32 (20.38%) Windows
20 32 (20.38%) PCI DSS
21 29 (18.47%) CEH
22 27 (17.20%) CSSLP
23 26 (16.56%) OWASP
23 26 (16.56%) Degree
23 26 (16.56%) Linux

(ISC)2 CCSP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (4.46%) IIS
2 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 41 (26.11%) Azure
2 38 (24.20%) AWS
3 17 (10.83%) GCP
3 17 (10.83%) Office 365
4 6 (3.82%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.91%) SaaS
6 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.38%) Firewall
2 11 (7.01%) Internet
3 7 (4.46%) Network Security
4 4 (2.55%) HTTP
5 3 (1.91%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.64%) LAN
6 1 (0.64%) SAN
6 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.64%) WAN
6 1 (0.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) Big Data
2 5 (3.18%) Azure SQL Database
2 5 (3.18%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (5.73%) SonarQube
2 4 (2.55%) Metasploit
3 3 (1.91%) JIRA
3 3 (1.91%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.64%) Maven
General
1 33 (21.02%) Finance
2 20 (12.74%) Retail
3 12 (7.64%) Banking
4 8 (5.10%) Legal
5 7 (4.46%) Public Sector
6 3 (1.91%) Back Office
6 3 (1.91%) Electronics
6 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.91%) Marketing
6 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (24.84%) Architect
2 35 (22.29%) Security Architect
3 25 (15.92%) Analyst
4 24 (15.29%) Security Analyst
4 24 (15.29%) Security Manager
5 18 (11.46%) Consultant
5 18 (11.46%) Security Engineer
6 17 (10.83%) Security Consultant
7 13 (8.28%) Information Analyst
7 13 (8.28%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (7.64%) Engineering Manager
9 10 (6.37%) Cloud Architect
9 10 (6.37%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Technical Architect
11 8 (5.10%) Head of Design
11 8 (5.10%) Information Manager
11 8 (5.10%) Information Security Manager
11 8 (5.10%) Risk Analyst
11 8 (5.10%) Security Technical Architect
12 7 (4.46%) Information Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) Web Services
2 1 (0.64%) Flash
2 1 (0.64%) LDAP
2 1 (0.64%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (24.84%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.01%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.46%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.82%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.82%) Reinsurance
6 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.55%) Social Media
8 3 (1.91%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.91%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.91%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.27%) CESG
9 2 (1.27%) Cyber-Physical System
9 2 (1.27%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.27%) SCADA
10 1 (0.64%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.64%) FMCG
10 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.38%) Windows
2 26 (16.56%) Linux
3 9 (5.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.46%) Unix
5 6 (3.82%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.91%) Kali Linux
6 3 (1.91%) Solaris
7 1 (0.64%) CentOS
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (72.61%) Information Security
2 67 (42.68%) Cybersecurity
3 65 (41.40%) Security Architecture
4 49 (31.21%) TOGAF
5 47 (29.94%) SIEM
6 45 (28.66%) Vulnerability Management
7 42 (26.75%) ITIL
8 34 (21.66%) Risk Management
9 33 (21.02%) Kalman Filter
9 33 (21.02%) Web Filtering
10 26 (16.56%) OWASP
11 24 (15.29%) Data Protection
11 24 (15.29%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (14.01%) DevOps
12 22 (14.01%) Security Management
13 21 (13.38%) Risk Assessment
14 20 (12.74%) SDLC
15 19 (12.10%) Information Security Management
15 19 (12.10%) IT Strategy
15 19 (12.10%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.92%) C
2 5 (3.18%) SQL
3 4 (2.55%) C#
3 4 (2.55%) Java
4 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.27%) Python
6 1 (0.64%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.64%) Perl
6 1 (0.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (96.82%) CISSP
3 84 (53.50%) CISM
4 73 (46.50%) CCSP
5 50 (31.85%) CISA
6 29 (18.47%) CEH
7 27 (17.20%) CSSLP
8 26 (16.56%) Degree
9 25 (15.92%) ISSAP
10 20 (12.74%) TOGAF Certification
11 16 (10.19%) CRISC
12 14 (8.92%) CESG Certified Professional
12 14 (8.92%) CompTIA Security+
12 14 (8.92%) SANS
13 13 (8.28%) CREST Certified
14 11 (7.01%) ISACA
15 9 (5.73%) GIAC
16 7 (4.46%) IISP
16 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 6 (3.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (43.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 43 (27.39%) NIST
3 32 (20.38%) GDPR
3 32 (20.38%) PCI DSS
4 23 (14.65%) COBIT
5 16 (10.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 13 (8.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (7.01%) NCSC
8 10 (6.37%) Cyber Essentials
9 9 (5.73%) MiFID
10 6 (3.82%) SLA
11 4 (2.55%) QA
12 3 (1.91%) ISAE 3402
12 3 (1.91%) ISO 22301
12 3 (1.91%) ISO 31000
12 3 (1.91%) ISO 9001
12 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Docker
2 6 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.91%) ISA Server
4 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (5.73%) Kubernetes
2 7 (4.46%) Nessus
3 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (3.18%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.55%) Ansible
4 4 (2.55%) Nmap
4 4 (2.55%) OpenVAS
4 4 (2.55%) Puppet
4 4 (2.55%) QRadar
4 4 (2.55%) Terraform
5 3 (1.91%) IBM Guardium
5 3 (1.91%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 26 (16.56%) Cisco
2 19 (12.10%) Qualys
3 14 (8.92%) Microsoft
3 14 (8.92%) Splunk
4 12 (7.64%) Google
5 9 (5.73%) Sparx
6 8 (5.10%) VMware
7 6 (3.82%) Darktrace
8 5 (3.18%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.18%) Databricks
8 5 (3.18%) Palo Alto
9 4 (2.55%) AlienVault
9 4 (2.55%) Cognizant
9 4 (2.55%) LogRhythm
9 4 (2.55%) Symantec
10 3 (1.91%) ArcSight
10 3 (1.91%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.91%) Centrify
10 3 (1.91%) Imperva
10 3 (1.91%) Okta