Period
to 12 December 2017

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 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1124 1173 1277
Rank change year-on-year +49 +104 +42
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 56 59 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.032% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.12% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 31 43 6
UK median annual salary £60,000 £70,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% -3.45% +64.77%
10th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £53,125
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,000 £107,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £63,750 £72,500
% change year-on-year -9.02% -12.07% +93.33%

(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 42718 48508 58706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.81% 26.05% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32836 38795 47101
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

(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 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Top 9 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 12 December 2017. 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 +1 44 £60,000 -14.29% 3
UK excluding London +49 23 £58,000 -9.02% 2
London -31 21 £65,000 -7.14% 1
South East +40 9 £57,500 -9.80%
East of England +11 7 £60,000 -20.00%
West Midlands +26 5 £57,500 +12.75% 1
Midlands +24 5 £57,500 +12.75% 1
North West - 2 £60,000 - 1
North of England - 2 £60,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for (ISC)2 CCSP.

1 54 (96.43%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (91.07%) CISSP
3 41 (73.21%) CISM
4 38 (67.86%) Information Security
5 26 (46.43%) CCSP
6 23 (41.07%) Risk Management
7 22 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
8 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
8 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (37.50%) Degree
8 21 (37.50%) Computer Science
9 19 (33.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 19 (33.93%) TOGAF
9 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (32.14%) Waterfall
11 17 (30.36%) Web Services
11 17 (30.36%) ISSAP
11 17 (30.36%) Google
12 16 (28.57%) Identity Management
12 16 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (28.57%) SABSA
12 16 (28.57%) SDLC
13 15 (26.79%) SIEM
13 15 (26.79%) GIAC
14 14 (25.00%) Project Management
14 14 (25.00%) Splunk
14 14 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
15 13 (23.21%) IaaS
15 13 (23.21%) Legal

(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:

Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (33.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (23.21%) IaaS
4 12 (21.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (21.43%) G Suite
4 12 (21.43%) Office 365
4 12 (21.43%) SaaS
4 12 (21.43%) Sumo Logic
5 2 (3.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 11 (19.64%) Firewall
2 9 (16.07%) Network Security
3 8 (14.29%) WAN
4 6 (10.71%) SCCP
5 5 (8.93%) VPN
6 3 (5.36%) BGP
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.36%) Ethernet
6 3 (5.36%) HTTP
6 3 (5.36%) LAN
6 3 (5.36%) MPLS
6 3 (5.36%) OSPF
6 3 (5.36%) VPLS
6 3 (5.36%) Wireless
6 3 (5.36%) xDSL
7 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (3.57%) SSL
7 2 (3.57%) VoIP
7 2 (3.57%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (23.21%) Legal
2 7 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (5.36%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.79%) Back Office
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Architect
1 19 (33.93%) Security Architect
2 17 (30.36%) Consultant
3 14 (25.00%) Security Consultant
4 12 (21.43%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (10.71%) IT Architect
5 6 (10.71%) IT Security Architect
5 6 (10.71%) Security Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Information Security Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) IT Manager
6 5 (8.93%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (8.93%) Security Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Operations Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Operations Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (30.36%) Web Services
2 12 (21.43%) RESTful
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 6 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
5 5 (8.93%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (7.14%) BYOD
6 4 (7.14%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (67.86%) Information Security
2 23 (41.07%) Risk Management
3 22 (39.29%) Cybersecurity
4 21 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (33.93%) TOGAF
6 18 (32.14%) Waterfall
7 16 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (28.57%) Identity Management
7 16 (28.57%) SABSA
7 16 (28.57%) SDLC
8 15 (26.79%) SIEM
9 14 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
9 14 (25.00%) Project Management
10 12 (21.43%) Business Development
10 12 (21.43%) Coaching
10 12 (21.43%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (21.43%) Performance Management
10 12 (21.43%) Project Planning
10 12 (21.43%) Resource Management
10 12 (21.43%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) C
1 2 (3.57%) C#
1 2 (3.57%) C++
1 2 (3.57%) Java
1 2 (3.57%) Perl
1 2 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 54 (96.43%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (91.07%) CISSP
3 41 (73.21%) CISM
4 26 (46.43%) CCSP
5 21 (37.50%) Degree
6 17 (30.36%) ISSAP
7 15 (26.79%) GIAC
8 10 (17.86%) CISA
8 10 (17.86%) CRISC
9 9 (16.07%) SANS
10 8 (14.29%) CCNP
11 7 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (12.50%) CSSLP
11 7 (12.50%) SSCP
12 6 (10.71%) CEH
12 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
13 5 (8.93%) GCWN
13 5 (8.93%) ISSEP
13 5 (8.93%) RHCA
13 5 (8.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (21.43%) QA
3 11 (19.64%) PCI DSS
4 7 (12.50%) GDPR
5 2 (3.57%) COBIT
5 2 (3.57%) PMO
System Software
1 12 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Ansible
1 2 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) Google
3 14 (25.00%) Splunk
4 12 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (21.43%) ServiceNow
5 9 (16.07%) Cisco
6 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.93%) VMware
7 3 (5.36%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.57%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (3.57%) Aruba
8 2 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.57%) Huawei
8 2 (3.57%) Meraki
9 1 (1.79%) FireEye
9 1 (1.79%) Qualys
9 1 (1.79%) Radware