Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1103 1131 1262
Rank change year-on-year +28 +131 +28
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 85 56 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.032% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.13% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 52 44 16
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +75.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £104,000 £83,500 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -13.33% - +80.00%

(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 41,729 44,688 57,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.67% 25.41% 27.68%
Number of salaries quoted 32,367 35,383 45,949
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 £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

(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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 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 +39 80 £65,000 - 17
UK excluding London +35 46 £58,500 -13.33% 12
London +3 34 £72,500 +11.54% 5
South East +28 24 £58,500 -13.33% 3
East of England - 12 £60,000 - 2
Midlands +16 8 £57,500 -23.33% 1
West Midlands -6 8 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Yorkshire +9 2 £70,000 +7.69% 2
North of England +2 2 £70,000 +7.69% 2

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (95.29%) CISSP
3 63 (74.12%) Information Security
4 59 (69.41%) CCSP
5 53 (62.35%) CISM
6 42 (49.41%) Risk Management
7 41 (48.24%) Cybersecurity
8 37 (43.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 34 (40.00%) Firewall
10 26 (30.59%) PCI DSS
11 25 (29.41%) SIEM
11 25 (29.41%) Security Operations
11 25 (29.41%) Windows
12 21 (24.71%) Degree
12 21 (24.71%) Finance
13 20 (23.53%) Cisco
13 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
14 19 (22.35%) Security Architecture
14 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
14 19 (22.35%) Data Centre
14 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
15 18 (21.18%) TOGAF
15 18 (21.18%) SaaS
15 18 (21.18%) SABSA
16 17 (20.00%) Network Security
16 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (20.00%) CCNP
17 16 (18.82%) VMware
17 16 (18.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 16 (18.82%) ISSAP

(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 (7.06%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (21.18%) SaaS
3 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (14.12%) IaaS
5 11 (12.94%) Office 365
6 7 (8.24%) PaaS
7 6 (7.06%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (4.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (4.71%) G Suite
8 4 (4.71%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 34 (40.00%) Firewall
2 17 (20.00%) Network Security
3 13 (15.29%) WAN
4 10 (11.76%) SCCP
5 9 (10.59%) HTTP
6 8 (9.41%) VPN
7 6 (7.06%) BGP
7 6 (7.06%) Ethernet
7 6 (7.06%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (7.06%) LAN
7 6 (7.06%) MPLS
7 6 (7.06%) OSPF
7 6 (7.06%) VPLS
7 6 (7.06%) Wireless
7 6 (7.06%) xDSL
8 5 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (4.71%) Internet
9 4 (4.71%) VoIP
9 4 (4.71%) WLAN
10 2 (2.35%) SSL
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.24%) Back Office
2 7 (8.24%) Games
3 6 (7.06%) Legal
3 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.35%) Banking
6 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (38.82%) Consultant
2 28 (32.94%) Security Consultant
3 24 (28.24%) Architect
4 23 (27.06%) Security Architect
5 15 (17.65%) Analyst
5 15 (17.65%) Security Analyst
6 13 (15.29%) Information Security Consultant
7 12 (14.12%) Cloud Architect
7 12 (14.12%) Security Manager
8 9 (10.59%) Information Analyst
8 9 (10.59%) Information Security Analyst
9 8 (9.41%) Information Assurance Analyst
9 8 (9.41%) IT Architect
9 8 (9.41%) IT Security Architect
9 8 (9.41%) Project Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Senior Information Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Senior Security Analyst
11 6 (7.06%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.41%) Web Services
2 6 (7.06%) RESTful
3 4 (4.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (22.35%) Computer Science
1 19 (22.35%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (14.12%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.76%) BYOD
4 8 (9.41%) Security Operations Centre
5 6 (7.06%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (4.71%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.35%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 2 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 2 (2.35%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.18%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Linux
3 3 (3.53%) Unix
4 2 (2.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (74.12%) Information Security
2 42 (49.41%) Risk Management
3 41 (48.24%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (29.41%) Security Operations
4 25 (29.41%) SIEM
5 19 (22.35%) Security Architecture
6 18 (21.18%) SABSA
6 18 (21.18%) TOGAF
7 17 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (18.82%) DevOps
9 15 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 14 (16.47%) OWASP
11 13 (15.29%) Information Management
11 13 (15.29%) Penetration Testing
12 12 (14.12%) Ethical Hacking
12 12 (14.12%) Identity Access Management
12 12 (14.12%) Security Testing
13 11 (12.94%) Logistics
14 10 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
14 10 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.35%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (95.29%) CISSP
3 59 (69.41%) CCSP
4 53 (62.35%) CISM
5 21 (24.71%) Degree
6 17 (20.00%) CCNP
7 16 (18.82%) ISSAP
7 16 (18.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (16.47%) CRISC
8 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
9 12 (14.12%) CEH
9 12 (14.12%) SANS
9 12 (14.12%) SSCP
10 11 (12.94%) CCIE
10 11 (12.94%) Computer Science Degree
10 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
11 10 (11.76%) CCIE Security
11 10 (11.76%) CSSLP
11 10 (11.76%) VCAP
11 10 (11.76%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (43.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (30.59%) PCI DSS
3 15 (17.65%) GDPR
4 4 (4.71%) QA
5 2 (2.35%) COBIT
5 2 (2.35%) MiFID
5 2 (2.35%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.35%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 20 (23.53%) Cisco
2 19 (22.35%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.82%) VMware
4 13 (15.29%) Google
5 10 (11.76%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.06%) IBM
6 6 (7.06%) Splunk
7 5 (5.88%) Fortinet
8 4 (4.71%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (4.71%) Aruba
8 4 (4.71%) CheckPoint
8 4 (4.71%) Huawei
8 4 (4.71%) Meraki
8 4 (4.71%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.53%) Qualys
10 2 (2.35%) Symantec
11 1 (1.18%) FireEye
11 1 (1.18%) Radware