Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 898 1088 1107
Rank change year-on-year +190 +19 +159
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 202 103 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.059% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.25% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 132 63 85
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -3.70% +1.89%
10th Percentile £52,500 £40,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £64,000 £58,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +9.40% -6.40% +4.17%

(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 35,401 41,331 43,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.57% 23.78% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25,401 31,033 33,774
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,552 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.90% +10.12% -1.10%
10th Percentile £26,400 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,900 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.22% +5.65% -

(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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +225 198 £70,000 +7.69% 8
UK excluding London +113 115 £64,000 +9.40% 6
London +133 82 £85,000 +17.24% 3
East of England +125 56 £64,000 +65.16% 2
North of England +48 36 £62,000 -11.43% 1
North West +55 28 £62,000 -14.48% 1
South East +10 18 £62,500 +6.84%
Yorkshire +7 7 £77,500 +10.71%
Midlands +36 6 £60,000 -14.29% 2
West Midlands +26 4 £60,000 -14.29%
East Midlands - 3 £60,000 - 2
North East - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 202 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 193 (95.54%) CISSP
3 135 (66.83%) Information Security
4 100 (49.50%) CISM
5 95 (47.03%) CCSP
6 82 (40.59%) Security Architecture
7 72 (35.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 71 (35.15%) Cybersecurity
9 66 (32.67%) TOGAF
10 62 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
11 58 (28.71%) NIST
12 57 (28.22%) Amazon AWS
13 56 (27.72%) SIEM
14 55 (27.23%) ITIL
15 48 (23.76%) OWASP
16 47 (23.27%) Risk Management
16 47 (23.27%) GDPR
17 44 (21.78%) Management Information System
17 44 (21.78%) Degree
18 42 (20.79%) ISSAP
19 40 (19.80%) CEH
19 40 (19.80%) Vulnerability Management
19 40 (19.80%) SABSA
20 37 (18.32%) Security Operations
20 37 (18.32%) PCI DSS
21 36 (17.82%) Windows
22 34 (16.83%) CISA
23 33 (16.34%) Security Management
24 32 (15.84%) Firewall
25 31 (15.35%) Finance

(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 11 (5.45%) IIS
2 7 (3.47%) ExpressionEngine
2 7 (3.47%) WordPress
3 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.98%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 62 (30.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (28.22%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (12.87%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (7.43%) Office 365
4 15 (7.43%) SaaS
5 10 (4.95%) IaaS
6 8 (3.96%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.49%) PaaS
8 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (15.84%) Firewall
2 14 (6.93%) Internet
2 14 (6.93%) Network Security
3 13 (6.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (5.94%) HTTP
5 6 (2.97%) VPN
6 5 (2.48%) DNS
6 5 (2.48%) FTP
7 3 (1.49%) SSL
7 3 (1.49%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.99%) SCCP
8 2 (0.99%) SMTP
8 2 (0.99%) Sourcefire
8 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.99%) WAN
9 1 (0.50%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.45%) Big Data
2 8 (3.96%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (3.96%) Data Lake
3 7 (3.47%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (6.44%) SonarQube
2 7 (3.47%) JIRA
2 7 (3.47%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.49%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.49%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.50%) Maven
General
1 31 (15.35%) Finance
2 28 (13.86%) Retail
3 12 (5.94%) Advertising
4 10 (4.95%) Banking
5 7 (3.47%) Back Office
5 7 (3.47%) Legal
5 7 (3.47%) Publishing
6 5 (2.48%) Law
7 4 (1.98%) Electronics
7 4 (1.98%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.98%) Marketing
7 4 (1.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (28.22%) Architect
2 54 (26.73%) Security Architect
3 36 (17.82%) Analyst
4 35 (17.33%) Security Analyst
5 34 (16.83%) Security Manager
6 23 (11.39%) Consultant
6 23 (11.39%) Security Engineer
7 18 (8.91%) Security Consultant
8 17 (8.42%) Cloud Architect
9 16 (7.92%) Information Analyst
9 16 (7.92%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (5.94%) Engineering Manager
11 11 (5.45%) Information Manager
11 11 (5.45%) Information Security Manager
12 8 (3.96%) Cloud Consultant
12 8 (3.96%) IT Analyst
12 8 (3.96%) IT Security Analyst
13 7 (3.47%) Network Security Analyst
13 7 (3.47%) Payments Architect
13 7 (3.47%) Security Incident Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.95%) Web Services
2 7 (3.47%) Node.js
3 2 (0.99%) OAuth
3 2 (0.99%) OpenID
3 2 (0.99%) REST
3 2 (0.99%) SAML
3 2 (0.99%) SOAP
4 1 (0.50%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 44 (21.78%) Management Information System
2 19 (9.41%) Public Cloud
3 17 (8.42%) Cloud Native
4 15 (7.43%) Data Centre
5 14 (6.93%) CESG
6 13 (6.44%) Driving Licence
7 12 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.96%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (3.96%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (3.96%) Social Media
9 7 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (2.48%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.98%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (1.49%) PKI
13 2 (0.99%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.99%) Smart Energy
13 2 (0.99%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.50%) Cyber Defence
14 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.82%) Windows
2 27 (13.37%) Linux
3 15 (7.43%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.96%) Windows 10
5 7 (3.47%) Solaris
6 4 (1.98%) Unix
7 3 (1.49%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.50%) CentOS
8 1 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.50%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (66.83%) Information Security
2 82 (40.59%) Security Architecture
3 71 (35.15%) Cybersecurity
4 66 (32.67%) TOGAF
5 56 (27.72%) SIEM
6 55 (27.23%) ITIL
7 48 (23.76%) OWASP
8 47 (23.27%) Risk Management
9 40 (19.80%) SABSA
9 40 (19.80%) Vulnerability Management
10 37 (18.32%) Security Operations
11 33 (16.34%) Security Management
12 31 (15.35%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (15.35%) DevOps
12 31 (15.35%) Kalman Filter
12 31 (15.35%) Web Filtering
13 30 (14.85%) Penetration Testing
14 28 (13.86%) Data Protection
15 24 (11.88%) Security Testing
16 21 (10.40%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.95%) C
2 8 (3.96%) Java
2 8 (3.96%) SQL
3 7 (3.47%) C#
4 5 (2.48%) Python
5 4 (1.98%) Go
6 3 (1.49%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 202 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 193 (95.54%) CISSP
3 100 (49.50%) CISM
4 95 (47.03%) CCSP
5 44 (21.78%) Degree
6 42 (20.79%) ISSAP
7 40 (19.80%) CEH
8 34 (16.83%) CISA
9 28 (13.86%) CSSLP
10 27 (13.37%) SANS
11 18 (8.91%) SSCP
12 17 (8.42%) CompTIA Security+
13 15 (7.43%) CESG Certified Professional
13 15 (7.43%) TOGAF Certification
14 13 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
14 13 (6.44%) GIAC
14 13 (6.44%) ISACA
15 12 (5.94%) CREST Certified
16 11 (5.45%) IISP
16 11 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (35.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (28.71%) NIST
3 47 (23.27%) GDPR
4 37 (18.32%) PCI DSS
5 21 (10.40%) COBIT
6 15 (7.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (4.95%) ISO 31000
7 10 (4.95%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 10 (4.95%) NCSC
8 9 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 8 (3.96%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (3.47%) ISAE 3402
10 7 (3.47%) ISO 22301
10 7 (3.47%) ISO 9001
10 7 (3.47%) MiFID
11 5 (2.48%) QA
12 4 (1.98%) NIST 800
13 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (5.94%) Active Directory
1 12 (5.94%) Docker
2 7 (3.47%) ISA Server
3 3 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.99%) Snort
4 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (6.44%) Kubernetes
2 10 (4.95%) Nessus
3 9 (4.46%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (3.47%) IBM Guardium
5 7 (3.47%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (1.49%) Ansible
6 3 (1.49%) Nmap
6 3 (1.49%) OpenVAS
6 3 (1.49%) Puppet
6 3 (1.49%) QRadar
6 3 (1.49%) RSA Security Analytics
6 3 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 29 (14.36%) Cisco
2 26 (12.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (9.41%) Splunk
4 18 (8.91%) Google
5 16 (7.92%) Qualys
6 10 (4.95%) IBM
6 10 (4.95%) Oracle
7 8 (3.96%) Cognizant
7 8 (3.96%) Databricks
7 8 (3.96%) VMware
8 7 (3.47%) ArcSight
8 7 (3.47%) Barracuda Networks
8 7 (3.47%) Centrify
8 7 (3.47%) Imperva
8 7 (3.47%) McAfee
8 7 (3.47%) Okta
8 7 (3.47%) Symantec
8 7 (3.47%) Trend Micro
8 7 (3.47%) Tripwire
9 6 (2.97%) Darktrace