Period
to 15 February 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 15 February 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 873 1111 1143
Rank change year-on-year +238 +32 +141
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 247 82 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.047% 0.031%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 187 50 42
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% - -7.14%
10th Percentile £52,950 £51,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £105,000 £84,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £58,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% -13.33% -

(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 36,809 41,983 45,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.29% 23.89% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26,832 32,573 35,650
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

(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 15 February 2019.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Top 11 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 15 February 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 +249 244 £60,000 -7.69% 15
UK excluding London +204 200 £60,000 +2.56% 9
North of England +137 97 £60,000 -14.29% 4
North West - 96 £60,000 - 2
East of England +92 53 £65,000 +8.33% 1
London +79 44 £75,000 +3.45% 6
South East +56 41 £60,000 +2.56% 3
Midlands +46 15 £60,000 +4.35%
West Midlands +44 14 £60,000 +4.35%
East Midlands - 7 £60,000 -
Yorkshire +44 1 £77,500 +10.71% 2

For the 6 months to 15 February 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.

1 247 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 242 (97.98%) CISSP
3 183 (74.09%) Information Security
4 142 (57.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 139 (56.28%) Amazon AWS
6 132 (53.44%) OWASP
7 128 (51.82%) Risk Management
8 125 (50.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 125 (50.61%) SIEM
9 110 (44.53%) Microsoft
10 108 (43.72%) Degree
11 105 (42.51%) Data Loss Prevention
12 104 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 103 (41.70%) Penetration Testing
13 103 (41.70%) CCSP
14 94 (38.06%) Windows
15 91 (36.84%) Linux
16 90 (36.44%) Security Management
16 90 (36.44%) Incident Management
17 83 (33.60%) Active Directory
18 74 (29.96%) CISM
19 69 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
20 68 (27.53%) CEH
21 62 (25.10%) SANS
22 55 (22.27%) Security Operations
22 55 (22.27%) SSCP
23 49 (19.84%) Security Architecture
24 46 (18.62%) ISSAP
25 42 (17.00%) TOGAF
25 42 (17.00%) SABSA

(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 28 (11.34%) ExpressionEngine
1 28 (11.34%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 142 (57.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 139 (56.28%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (13.36%) SaaS
4 31 (12.55%) IaaS
5 9 (3.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (2.43%) PaaS
7 2 (0.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (14.17%) Firewall
2 28 (11.34%) Internet
3 26 (10.53%) Intrusion Detection
4 17 (6.88%) Wireshark
5 16 (6.48%) Network Security
6 15 (6.07%) HTTP
7 11 (4.45%) VPN
8 10 (4.05%) SCCP
9 6 (2.43%) DNS
9 6 (2.43%) FTP
10 5 (2.02%) Sourcefire
11 4 (1.62%) SMTP
11 4 (1.62%) TCP/IP
11 4 (1.62%) WAN
12 2 (0.81%) SSL
13 1 (0.40%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (11.34%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.21%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (1.21%) Ant
1 3 (1.21%) Metasploit
General
1 40 (16.19%) Retail
2 24 (9.72%) Publishing
3 12 (4.86%) Advertising
4 9 (3.64%) Finance
5 7 (2.83%) Electronics
5 7 (2.83%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.83%) Marketing
5 7 (2.83%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.62%) Law
7 1 (0.40%) Banking
Job Titles
1 116 (46.96%) Security Manager
2 88 (35.63%) Information Manager
2 88 (35.63%) Information Security Manager
3 43 (17.41%) Architect
4 42 (17.00%) Security Architect
5 28 (11.34%) Incident Manager
5 28 (11.34%) Security Incident Manager
6 26 (10.53%) Analyst
6 26 (10.53%) Security Engineer
7 20 (8.10%) Security Analyst
8 18 (7.29%) Consultant
9 14 (5.67%) Information Analyst
9 14 (5.67%) Information Security Analyst
10 11 (4.45%) AWS Architect
10 11 (4.45%) Senior Security Engineer
11 10 (4.05%) Cloud Architect
11 10 (4.05%) Security Consultant
12 9 (3.64%) Azure Architect
13 8 (3.24%) Information Specialist
14 7 (2.83%) Cybersecurity Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (11.34%) Node.js
2 3 (1.21%) OAuth
2 3 (1.21%) REST
2 3 (1.21%) SAML
2 3 (1.21%) SOAP
2 3 (1.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.96%) Security Operations Centre
2 24 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (7.69%) CESG
4 17 (6.88%) Management Information System
5 16 (6.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 16 (6.48%) Cyberthreat
5 16 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (6.07%) PKI
7 13 (5.26%) Cloud Native
8 10 (4.05%) Public Cloud
9 9 (3.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (2.43%) BYOD
10 6 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
11 5 (2.02%) Data Centre
11 5 (2.02%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.62%) Smart Meter
13 3 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
14 2 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
15 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
15 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.06%) Windows
2 91 (36.84%) Linux
3 9 (3.64%) Unix
4 3 (1.21%) Kali Linux
4 3 (1.21%) VMS
5 2 (0.81%) CentOS
5 2 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (74.09%) Information Security
2 132 (53.44%) OWASP
3 128 (51.82%) Risk Management
4 125 (50.61%) SIEM
5 105 (42.51%) Data Loss Prevention
6 104 (42.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 103 (41.70%) Penetration Testing
8 90 (36.44%) Incident Management
8 90 (36.44%) Security Management
9 69 (27.94%) Cybersecurity
10 55 (22.27%) Security Operations
11 49 (19.84%) Security Architecture
12 42 (17.00%) SABSA
12 42 (17.00%) TOGAF
13 31 (12.55%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (11.34%) ITIL
14 28 (11.34%) Problem Management
15 27 (10.93%) Agile Software Development
15 27 (10.93%) Workflow
16 26 (10.53%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.43%) Java
2 4 (1.62%) Go
2 4 (1.62%) Python
3 1 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 247 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 242 (97.98%) CISSP
3 108 (43.72%) Degree
4 103 (41.70%) CCSP
5 74 (29.96%) CISM
6 68 (27.53%) CEH
7 62 (25.10%) SANS
8 55 (22.27%) SSCP
9 46 (18.62%) ISSAP
10 25 (10.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (9.72%) MCSE
12 22 (8.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 21 (8.50%) CCIE
13 21 (8.50%) CCNP
13 21 (8.50%) CSSLP
13 21 (8.50%) GCWN
13 21 (8.50%) ISSEP
13 21 (8.50%) RHCA
13 21 (8.50%) RHCE
13 21 (8.50%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (50.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (4.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (3.64%) GDPR
3 9 (3.64%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (0.81%) ISO 31000
6 2 (0.81%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.40%) PSD2
System Software
1 83 (33.60%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.02%) Snort
2 5 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (6.48%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (2.43%) Ansible
2 6 (2.43%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.62%) Nessus
4 3 (1.21%) Nmap
4 3 (1.21%) OpenVAS
4 3 (1.21%) QRadar
5 2 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.40%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 110 (44.53%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.91%) Cisco
2 22 (8.91%) VMware
3 21 (8.50%) Red Hat
4 20 (8.10%) Splunk
5 17 (6.88%) Symantec
6 7 (2.83%) SAP
7 5 (2.02%) Google
8 4 (1.62%) AlienVault
8 4 (1.62%) LogRhythm
8 4 (1.62%) Qualys
9 3 (1.21%) Fortinet
9 3 (1.21%) Juniper
9 3 (1.21%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.40%) Kaspersky
10 1 (0.40%) McAfee
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle
10 1 (0.40%) Sophos
10 1 (0.40%) Tripwire