Period
to 23 June 2018

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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1083 1090 1240
Rank change year-on-year +7 +150 +72
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 103 99 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.057% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.23% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 63 85 26
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +1.89% -39.77%
10th Percentile £40,000 £55,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -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 41,220 43,019 55,102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.86% 27.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30,962 33,691 44,344
UK median annual salary £49,658 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.35% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

(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 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Top 10 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 23 June 2018. 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 +18 99 £65,000 - 9
UK excluding London +42 65 £58,500 -6.40% 7
London -39 34 £72,500 +7.41% 4
South East +38 29 £58,500 -13.33%
East of England +12 21 £38,750 -13.89% 2
West Midlands +17 9 £70,000 -6.67%
Midlands +8 9 £70,000 -6.67%
North of England +15 6 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Yorkshire +26 3 £70,000 +7.69% 1
North West +2 3 £72,500 +20.83% 1

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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.

1 100 (97.09%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (96.12%) CISSP
3 83 (80.58%) CCSP
4 75 (72.82%) Information Security
5 54 (52.43%) CISM
6 51 (49.51%) Firewall
7 47 (45.63%) Cybersecurity
8 39 (37.86%) SIEM
8 39 (37.86%) Risk Management
9 37 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 36 (34.95%) Windows
11 35 (33.98%) Cisco
12 33 (32.04%) Finance
12 33 (32.04%) Security Operations
13 29 (28.16%) CCNP
14 28 (27.18%) CEH
15 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
16 25 (24.27%) Network Security
16 25 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
17 24 (23.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
17 24 (23.30%) Data Loss Prevention
18 23 (22.33%) Security Architecture
18 23 (22.33%) Vulnerability Management
19 22 (21.36%) PCI DSS
19 22 (21.36%) Information Management
19 22 (21.36%) VMware
20 21 (20.39%) MCSE
20 21 (20.39%) SSCP
20 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (20.39%) Threat Intelligence

(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 6 (5.83%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (13.59%) SaaS
3 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (6.80%) IaaS
4 7 (6.80%) Office 365
4 7 (6.80%) PaaS
5 6 (5.83%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (2.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (49.51%) Firewall
2 25 (24.27%) Network Security
3 17 (16.50%) WAN
4 15 (14.56%) Wireshark
5 13 (12.62%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (12.62%) SCCP
6 8 (7.77%) HTTP
6 8 (7.77%) LAN
7 7 (6.80%) BGP
7 7 (6.80%) Ethernet
7 7 (6.80%) MPLS
7 7 (6.80%) OSPF
7 7 (6.80%) VPLS
7 7 (6.80%) VPN
7 7 (6.80%) Wireless
7 7 (6.80%) xDSL
8 5 (4.85%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (4.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (4.85%) Internet
8 5 (4.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.94%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.94%) GitLab
2 1 (0.97%) Metasploit
General
1 33 (32.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Back Office
2 8 (7.77%) Games
2 8 (7.77%) Retail
2 8 (7.77%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.91%) Banking
3 3 (2.91%) Legal
4 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (31.07%) Analyst
1 32 (31.07%) Security Analyst
2 30 (29.13%) Architect
3 25 (24.27%) Security Architect
4 19 (18.45%) Consultant
5 18 (17.48%) Senior Analyst
5 18 (17.48%) Senior Security Analyst
6 17 (16.50%) Security Consultant
7 15 (14.56%) Security Manager
8 13 (12.62%) Operations Analyst
8 13 (12.62%) Security Operations Analyst
9 12 (11.65%) Cloud Architect
10 11 (10.68%) Firewall Analyst
10 11 (10.68%) Information Manager
10 11 (10.68%) Information Security Manager
11 10 (9.71%) Information Security Consultant
12 9 (8.74%) Information Analyst
12 9 (8.74%) Information Security Analyst
13 8 (7.77%) Project Analyst
13 8 (7.77%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.83%) Web Services
2 5 (4.85%) Middleware
3 2 (1.94%) RESTful
4 1 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (15.53%) Management Information System
3 15 (14.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 14 (13.59%) Computer Science
4 14 (13.59%) Data Centre
5 9 (8.74%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (7.77%) BYOD
7 6 (5.83%) Public Cloud
8 5 (4.85%) PKI
9 3 (2.91%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.97%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.97%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.97%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (34.95%) Windows
2 14 (13.59%) Linux
3 4 (3.88%) Unix
4 3 (2.91%) AIX
5 1 (0.97%) Android
5 1 (0.97%) Kali Linux
5 1 (0.97%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (72.82%) Information Security
2 47 (45.63%) Cybersecurity
3 39 (37.86%) Risk Management
3 39 (37.86%) SIEM
4 33 (32.04%) Security Operations
5 24 (23.30%) Data Loss Prevention
5 24 (23.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 23 (22.33%) Security Architecture
6 23 (22.33%) Vulnerability Management
7 22 (21.36%) Information Management
8 21 (20.39%) Threat Intelligence
9 18 (17.48%) Event Correlation
10 17 (16.50%) SABSA
11 16 (15.53%) Computer Security
11 16 (15.53%) Security Management
12 15 (14.56%) Analytics
12 15 (14.56%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 15 (14.56%) DevOps
12 15 (14.56%) Ethical Hacking
13 14 (13.59%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.83%) C
2 3 (2.91%) C#
2 3 (2.91%) C++
2 3 (2.91%) Java
2 3 (2.91%) Perl
2 3 (2.91%) Python
3 1 (0.97%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (97.09%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (96.12%) CISSP
3 83 (80.58%) CCSP
4 54 (52.43%) CISM
5 29 (28.16%) CCNP
6 28 (27.18%) CEH
7 21 (20.39%) MCSE
7 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (20.39%) SSCP
8 20 (19.42%) Degree
8 20 (19.42%) ISSAP
8 20 (19.42%) RHCE
8 20 (19.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 19 (18.45%) CRISC
9 19 (18.45%) GIAC
9 19 (18.45%) SANS
10 18 (17.48%) CCIE
10 18 (17.48%) GCWN
10 18 (17.48%) ISSEP
10 18 (17.48%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (35.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (21.36%) PCI DSS
3 13 (12.62%) GDPR
4 6 (5.83%) COBIT
5 3 (2.91%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (2.91%) MiFID
6 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) RSA Security Analytics
2 9 (8.74%) CASB
3 4 (3.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.94%) Puppet
5 1 (0.97%) Nessus
5 1 (0.97%) Nmap
5 1 (0.97%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.97%) QRadar
Vendors
1 35 (33.98%) Cisco
2 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
3 22 (21.36%) VMware
4 18 (17.48%) Red Hat
5 16 (15.53%) Splunk
6 15 (14.56%) Symantec
7 11 (10.68%) Qualys
8 6 (5.83%) Google
8 6 (5.83%) IBM
8 6 (5.83%) Netskope
9 3 (2.91%) Mitel
9 3 (2.91%) Oracle
10 2 (1.94%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (1.94%) Aruba
10 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.94%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.94%) Huawei
10 2 (1.94%) McAfee
10 2 (1.94%) Meraki
10 2 (1.94%) Trend Micro