Period
to 21 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 958 1147 1183
Rank change year-on-year +189 +36 +125
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 194 52 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.12% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 145 32 35
UK median annual salary £61,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -7.69% -25.71%
10th Percentile £47,500 £41,375 £55,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £80,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £59,250 £65,000
% change year-on-year +1.27% -8.85% -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 38,790 42,509 50,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.72% 24.40% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 28,759 32,637 40,610
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +182 188 £61,500 +2.50% 7
UK excluding London +168 150 £60,000 +1.27% 4
North of England +104 62 £60,000 - 2
North West +69 61 £60,000 - 2
East of England +73 52 £53,750 +19.44% 1
London +45 38 £66,250 +5.16% 3
South East +43 30 £95,000 +53.85% 1
West Midlands +36 6 - -
Midlands +34 6 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 193 (99.48%) CISSP
1 193 (99.48%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (77.84%) Information Security
3 128 (65.98%) SIEM
4 120 (61.86%) Risk Management
5 112 (57.73%) Data Loss Prevention
6 110 (56.70%) Microsoft
7 103 (53.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 100 (51.55%) CCSP
9 96 (49.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 92 (47.42%) Penetration Testing
11 87 (44.85%) Security Management
12 86 (44.33%) Amazon AWS
13 85 (43.81%) Degree
14 78 (40.21%) Microsoft Azure
14 78 (40.21%) Windows
15 75 (38.66%) Linux
16 70 (36.08%) OWASP
17 63 (32.47%) Incident Management
17 63 (32.47%) Active Directory
18 61 (31.44%) Firewall
19 60 (30.93%) Cybersecurity
20 59 (30.41%) Retail
21 53 (27.32%) ISSAP
22 52 (26.80%) SANS
23 51 (26.29%) Microsoft Certification
24 50 (25.77%) RHCE
24 50 (25.77%) CCNP
24 50 (25.77%) MCSE
24 50 (25.77%) SSCP

(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:

Cloud Services
1 86 (44.33%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (40.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) Akamai
4 1 (0.52%) GitHub
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 61 (31.44%) Firewall
2 29 (14.95%) Wireshark
3 28 (14.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (9.79%) Network Security
5 16 (8.25%) SCCP
6 11 (5.67%) HTTP
7 6 (3.09%) WAN
8 4 (2.06%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.06%) VoIP
9 2 (1.03%) DNS
9 2 (1.03%) LAN
9 2 (1.03%) VPN
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.52%) Cisco Firepower
10 1 (0.52%) FTP
10 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.52%) Internet
10 1 (0.52%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (0.52%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (3.09%) Metasploit
2 4 (2.06%) GitLab
3 1 (0.52%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 59 (30.41%) Retail
2 21 (10.82%) Finance
3 9 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.09%) Marketing
5 5 (2.58%) Electronics
5 5 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 68 (35.05%) Security Manager
2 66 (34.02%) Information Manager
2 66 (34.02%) Information Security Manager
3 50 (25.77%) Architect
4 49 (25.26%) Security Architect
5 40 (20.62%) Analyst
6 23 (11.86%) SIEM Analyst
7 22 (11.34%) Security Analyst
8 21 (10.82%) SOC Analyst
9 19 (9.79%) IT Architect
9 19 (9.79%) IT Security Architect
10 18 (9.28%) SIEM Engineer
10 18 (9.28%) SOC Engineer
11 17 (8.76%) Service Architect
12 15 (7.73%) Senior Analyst
12 15 (7.73%) Senior Security Analyst
13 10 (5.15%) Security Engineer
14 7 (3.61%) Cloud Architect
14 7 (3.61%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 7 (3.61%) Firewall Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (18.04%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (14.95%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 28 (14.43%) Self-Motivation
4 23 (11.86%) Cyberthreat
5 19 (9.79%) Computer Science
6 18 (9.28%) Data Centre
7 17 (8.76%) Security Operations Centre
8 13 (6.70%) Management Information System
9 12 (6.19%) PKI
10 7 (3.61%) CESG
11 6 (3.09%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (3.09%) BYOD
11 6 (3.09%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (3.09%) Public Cloud
12 5 (2.58%) Cloud Native
13 2 (1.03%) Cybercrime
14 1 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
14 1 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
14 1 (0.52%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (40.21%) Windows
2 75 (38.66%) Linux
3 6 (3.09%) Kali Linux
3 6 (3.09%) VMS
4 1 (0.52%) CentOS
4 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (77.84%) Information Security
2 128 (65.98%) SIEM
3 120 (61.86%) Risk Management
4 112 (57.73%) Data Loss Prevention
5 103 (53.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 92 (47.42%) Penetration Testing
7 87 (44.85%) Security Management
8 70 (36.08%) OWASP
9 63 (32.47%) Incident Management
10 60 (30.93%) Cybersecurity
11 50 (25.77%) Security Operations
12 46 (23.71%) Event Correlation
13 34 (17.53%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 34 (17.53%) Reverse Engineering
13 34 (17.53%) Threat Intelligence
14 30 (15.46%) Analytics
14 30 (15.46%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (14.43%) Malware Reverse Engineering
16 27 (13.92%) Trend Analysis
16 27 (13.92%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.03%) C
1 2 (1.03%) C#
1 2 (1.03%) C++
1 2 (1.03%) Java
1 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.03%) Python
2 1 (0.52%) Perl
2 1 (0.52%) PHP
2 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 193 (99.48%) Cisco Certification
1 193 (99.48%) CISSP
2 100 (51.55%) CCSP
3 85 (43.81%) Degree
4 53 (27.32%) ISSAP
5 52 (26.80%) SANS
6 51 (26.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 50 (25.77%) CCNP
7 50 (25.77%) MCSE
7 50 (25.77%) RHCE
7 50 (25.77%) SSCP
8 49 (25.26%) CISM
9 48 (24.74%) CCIE
10 46 (23.71%) CSSLP
10 46 (23.71%) GCWN
10 46 (23.71%) ISSEP
10 46 (23.71%) RHCA
11 45 (23.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (22.68%) VCAP
12 44 (22.68%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (49.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.15%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (2.58%) COBIT
4 4 (2.06%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.55%) GDPR
6 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 63 (32.47%) Active Directory
2 20 (10.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (14.95%) RSA Security Analytics
2 6 (3.09%) Ansible
2 6 (3.09%) Nessus
2 6 (3.09%) Nmap
2 6 (3.09%) OpenVAS
2 6 (3.09%) QRadar
3 4 (2.06%) Puppet
4 2 (1.03%) CASB
5 1 (0.52%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.52%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 110 (56.70%) Microsoft
2 49 (25.26%) VMware
3 47 (24.23%) Cisco
4 46 (23.71%) Red Hat
5 35 (18.04%) Splunk
6 29 (14.95%) Symantec
7 9 (4.64%) Qualys
8 6 (3.09%) AlienVault
8 6 (3.09%) LogRhythm
9 5 (2.58%) Oracle
9 5 (2.58%) SAP
10 4 (2.06%) Mitel
11 3 (1.55%) Apple
12 2 (1.03%) Google
12 2 (1.03%) McAfee
12 2 (1.03%) Trend Micro
13 1 (0.52%) Cognizant
13 1 (0.52%) Fortinet
13 1 (0.52%) Juniper
13 1 (0.52%) Twitter