Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1121 1184 1311
Rank change year-on-year +63 +127 +12
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 52 49 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.026% 0.003%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.097% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 32 35 6
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £87,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -25.71% +82.29%
10th Percentile £41,375 £55,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,500 £115,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,250 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year -8.85% -13.33% +100.00%

(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 42330 50413 60107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.24% 26.35% 27.40%
Number of salaries quoted 32500 40503 47958
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +27 39 £60,000 -11.11% 3
London +5 27 £63,000 -10.00% 3
UK excluding London +69 12 £59,250 -8.85%
North of England - 5 £60,000 -
North West - 5 £60,000 -
East of England +8 4 £45,000 -40.00%
South East +52 2 £61,750 -5.00%
Midlands +46 1 £60,000 +17.65%
West Midlands +17 1 £60,000 +17.65%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 47 (90.38%) CISSP
1 47 (90.38%) CISM
2 44 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 27 (51.92%) Information Security
4 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (46.15%) TOGAF
5 24 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
6 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 22 (42.31%) Google
7 21 (40.38%) Web Services
8 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
8 20 (38.46%) SABSA
9 19 (36.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
10 18 (34.62%) CCSP
10 18 (34.62%) CISA
11 17 (32.69%) Splunk
12 16 (30.77%) Identity Management
13 15 (28.85%) Finance
13 15 (28.85%) GIAC
13 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (26.92%) Degree
14 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
14 14 (26.92%) SDLC
15 13 (25.00%) IaaS
15 13 (25.00%) Legal
16 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
16 12 (23.08%) Project Management
16 12 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
16 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Project

(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 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 24 (46.15%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (42.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (25.00%) IaaS
4 12 (23.08%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (23.08%) G Suite
4 12 (23.08%) Office 365
4 12 (23.08%) SaaS
4 12 (23.08%) Sumo Logic
5 8 (15.38%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 13 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Architect
1 27 (51.92%) Security Architect
2 13 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 11 (21.15%) Consultant
3 11 (21.15%) Security Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Security Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Security Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Security Solutions Architect
5 5 (9.62%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (7.69%) IT Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) PCI DSS Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Audit Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) CISSP Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) IT Audit Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Senior Security Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (40.38%) Web Services
2 12 (23.08%) RESTful
3 2 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Public Cloud
3 5 (9.62%) CESG
3 5 (9.62%) PKI
3 5 (9.62%) Smart Meter
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.85%) BYOD
5 2 (3.85%) Smart Energy
6 1 (1.92%) FMCG
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) Information Security
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (46.15%) TOGAF
4 20 (38.46%) SABSA
5 18 (34.62%) Waterfall
6 16 (30.77%) Identity Management
7 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (26.92%) SDLC
9 12 (23.08%) Business Development
9 12 (23.08%) Coaching
9 12 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
9 12 (23.08%) Performance Management
9 12 (23.08%) Project Management
9 12 (23.08%) Project Planning
9 12 (23.08%) Resource Management
9 12 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
10 9 (17.31%) Risk Assessment
10 9 (17.31%) Risk Management
11 8 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.46%) C
1 7 (13.46%) C#
1 7 (13.46%) C++
1 7 (13.46%) Java
1 7 (13.46%) Perl
1 7 (13.46%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (90.38%) CISM
1 47 (90.38%) CISSP
2 44 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (34.62%) CCSP
3 18 (34.62%) CISA
4 15 (28.85%) GIAC
5 14 (26.92%) Degree
6 12 (23.08%) ISSAP
7 10 (19.23%) SANS
8 8 (15.38%) CRISC
8 8 (15.38%) CSSLP
9 6 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
10 5 (9.62%) CCSA
10 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.69%) CEH
12 3 (5.77%) CISMP
13 2 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
13 2 (3.85%) PhD
13 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
14 1 (1.92%) CASP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (36.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (23.08%) QA
3 11 (21.15%) PCI DSS
4 5 (9.62%) COBIT
4 5 (9.62%) GDPR
5 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) Ansible
1 8 (15.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) Google
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 17 (32.69%) Splunk
4 12 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (23.08%) ServiceNow
5 5 (9.62%) Oracle