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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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1022 870 717
Rank change year-on-year -152 -153 +219
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 242 104 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.096% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.52% 0.45% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 162 74 88
10th Percentile £41,250 £46,625 £41,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £45,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £61,250 £55,500
Median % change year-on-year +30.61% +10.36% -23.09%
75th Percentile £94,750 £82,500 £72,633
90th Percentile £120,000 £90,400 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £66,000 £82,500 £53,700
% change year-on-year -20.00% +53.63% -16.09%

(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 46,561 23,332 17,151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.63% 21.64% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17,966 13,520 12,894
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £29,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,900 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.84% +2.95% +5.56%

(ISC)2 CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing (ISC)2 CCSP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP.

Salary trend for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Top 15 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 4 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -163 184 £79,500 +29.80% 21
UK excluding London -63 126 £66,000 -20.00% 11
Work from Home -186 100 £80,000 +23.08% 9
South East -13 76 £62,500 -32.43% 5
London -238 61 £80,000 +37.93% 12
Scotland -42 13 £83,750 +28.85% 2
North of England -82 13 £64,500 -24.12%
East of England -82 12 £75,000 -12.79% 1
North West -72 11 £64,500 -32.11%
South West -26 6 £62,500 -34.21% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £70,625 -
Midlands -66 3 £50,000 -39.39% 2
West Midlands -53 2 £50,000 -39.39%
Yorkshire -55 2 £49,907 -33.46%
East Midlands - 1 £77,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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.

1 239 (98.76%) Cisco Certification
2 214 (88.43%) CISSP
3 124 (51.24%) Azure
4 123 (50.83%) Cybersecurity
5 113 (46.69%) Information Security
6 100 (41.32%) Risk Management
7 95 (39.26%) CCSP
8 93 (38.43%) CISM
9 84 (34.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 83 (34.30%) Agile
11 81 (33.47%) Security Operations
12 77 (31.82%) Microsoft
13 76 (31.40%) DevOps
14 73 (30.17%) AWS
15 70 (28.93%) Python
16 69 (28.51%) NIST
17 61 (25.21%) Continuous Improvement
18 60 (24.79%) Finance
19 55 (22.73%) Security Architecture
20 52 (21.49%) Threat Modelling
21 51 (21.07%) Firewall
22 50 (20.66%) Bash
23 49 (20.25%) PowerShell
24 48 (19.83%) Social Skills
25 47 (19.42%) Serverless
25 47 (19.42%) Data Loss Prevention
25 47 (19.42%) GitHub
26 45 (18.60%) Degree
26 45 (18.60%) SSCP
27 44 (18.18%) Data Security

(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 1 (0.41%) IIS
1 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 124 (51.24%) Azure
2 73 (30.17%) AWS
3 47 (19.42%) GitHub
3 47 (19.42%) Serverless
4 41 (16.94%) GCP
5 37 (15.29%) Azure DevOps
6 33 (13.64%) Azure AKS
6 33 (13.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 33 (13.64%) Azure Data Factory
6 33 (13.64%) Azure Event Grid
6 33 (13.64%) Azure Functions
6 33 (13.64%) Azure Monitor
6 33 (13.64%) Azure Service Bus
6 33 (13.64%) Azure Synapse Analytics
6 33 (13.64%) GitHub Actions
6 33 (13.64%) SaaS
7 24 (9.92%) IaaS
8 21 (8.68%) PaaS
9 11 (4.55%) Microsoft 365
10 3 (1.24%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 51 (21.07%) Firewall
2 34 (14.05%) Network Security
3 33 (13.64%) Cisco IPT
4 13 (5.37%) DNS
4 13 (5.37%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.89%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.89%) VPN
6 5 (2.07%) S/MIME
6 5 (2.07%) SNMP
7 4 (1.65%) DMZ
7 4 (1.65%) WAN
8 3 (1.24%) Internet
8 3 (1.24%) LAN
8 3 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.83%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (0.41%) MPLS
10 1 (0.41%) SAN
10 1 (0.41%) SD-WAN
10 1 (0.41%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.41%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.05%) Big Data
1 34 (14.05%) Data Lake
2 5 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.65%) MySQL
3 4 (1.65%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.41%) Power BI
5 1 (0.41%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 60 (24.79%) Finance
2 48 (19.83%) Social Skills
3 20 (8.26%) Legal
4 10 (4.13%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.48%) Advertising
6 6 (2.48%) Banking
6 6 (2.48%) Financial Institution
6 6 (2.48%) Police
7 5 (2.07%) Documentation Skills
7 5 (2.07%) Influencing Skills
7 5 (2.07%) Law
7 5 (2.07%) Presentation Skills
8 4 (1.65%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (1.24%) Marketing
9 3 (1.24%) Retail
10 2 (0.83%) Games
10 2 (0.83%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.41%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 65 (26.86%) Security Engineer
2 39 (16.12%) Cloud Engineer
3 38 (15.70%) Data Engineer
3 38 (15.70%) Security Manager
3 38 (15.70%) Senior Data Engineer
4 36 (14.88%) Azure Engineer
4 36 (14.88%) Senior Security Engineer
5 34 (14.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 31 (12.81%) Consultant
6 31 (12.81%) Security Consultant
7 29 (11.98%) Architect
8 28 (11.57%) Analyst
9 27 (11.16%) Security Architect
10 22 (9.09%) Security Analyst
11 17 (7.02%) IT Engineer
12 15 (6.20%) Operational Security Manager
12 15 (6.20%) Operations Manager
12 15 (6.20%) Security Operations Manager
13 14 (5.79%) Security Officer
13 14 (5.79%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (14.46%) .NET
2 12 (4.96%) SAML
3 10 (4.13%) RESTful
4 9 (3.72%) Web Services
5 4 (1.65%) LDAP
6 3 (1.24%) Node.js
6 3 (1.24%) OAuth
6 3 (1.24%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.74%) Management Information System
2 17 (7.02%) Public Cloud
3 12 (4.96%) PKI
3 12 (4.96%) Security Operations Centre
4 10 (4.13%) Hackathon
5 9 (3.72%) Private Cloud
6 8 (3.31%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.31%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.65%) Blog
7 4 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.65%) IoT
7 4 (1.65%) SCADA
8 3 (1.24%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.24%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.24%) New Media
8 3 (1.24%) Social Media
9 2 (0.83%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.64%) Linux
2 23 (9.50%) Windows
3 17 (7.02%) Unix
4 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.07%) Mac OS X
4 5 (2.07%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
5 2 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (50.83%) Cybersecurity
2 113 (46.69%) Information Security
3 100 (41.32%) Risk Management
4 83 (34.30%) Agile
5 81 (33.47%) Security Operations
6 76 (31.40%) DevOps
7 61 (25.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 55 (22.73%) Security Architecture
9 52 (21.49%) Threat Modelling
10 47 (19.42%) Data Loss Prevention
11 44 (18.18%) Analytics
11 44 (18.18%) Data Security
12 41 (16.94%) Runbook
13 40 (16.53%) DevSecOps
13 40 (16.53%) SIEM
14 38 (15.70%) SDLC
15 37 (15.29%) Application Security
16 33 (13.64%) Data Analytics
16 33 (13.64%) Information Management
16 33 (13.64%) Log Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (28.93%) Python
2 50 (20.66%) Bash
3 49 (20.25%) PowerShell
4 36 (14.88%) Java
5 33 (13.64%) Scala
6 5 (2.07%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.24%) C
7 3 (1.24%) Go
8 1 (0.41%) Perl
8 1 (0.41%) PHP
8 1 (0.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 239 (98.76%) Cisco Certification
2 214 (88.43%) CISSP
3 95 (39.26%) CCSP
4 93 (38.43%) CISM
5 45 (18.60%) Degree
5 45 (18.60%) SSCP
6 41 (16.94%) CCSK
7 28 (11.57%) CEH
7 28 (11.57%) CESG Certified Professional
8 21 (8.68%) CRISC
9 19 (7.85%) CASP
10 18 (7.44%) CompTIA CySA+
10 18 (7.44%) CompTIA Security+
11 17 (7.02%) GIAC
12 16 (6.61%) CISMP
13 14 (5.79%) OSCP
13 14 (5.79%) SANS
14 13 (5.37%) CSSLP
15 12 (4.96%) CISA
15 12 (4.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (34.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (28.51%) NIST
3 38 (15.70%) GRC
4 34 (14.05%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 33 (13.64%) NCSC
6 20 (8.26%) PCI DSS
7 17 (7.02%) COBIT
8 15 (6.20%) GDPR
9 14 (5.79%) IASME
9 14 (5.79%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 6 (2.48%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (1.65%) HITRUST
11 4 (1.65%) RMADS
12 3 (1.24%) NIST 800
13 2 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.83%) QA
14 1 (0.41%) ISO 22301
14 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.41%) SOC 2
System Software
1 15 (6.20%) Docker
2 11 (4.55%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Firmware
3 1 (0.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (9.09%) CASB
1 22 (9.09%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.20%) Ansible
2 15 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (6.20%) Puppet
2 15 (6.20%) Terraform
3 10 (4.13%) WMI
4 8 (3.31%) RSA Archer
5 5 (2.07%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (2.07%) Jamf Pro
6 4 (1.65%) Nexpose
7 3 (1.24%) Consul
7 3 (1.24%) Istio
7 3 (1.24%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.83%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.41%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.41%) Kibana
Vendors
1 77 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.64%) Databricks
3 26 (10.74%) Google
4 7 (2.89%) Splunk
5 6 (2.48%) Cisco
6 5 (2.07%) Apple
6 5 (2.07%) Netskope
6 5 (2.07%) Sun
6 5 (2.07%) Symantec
7 4 (1.65%) Centrify
7 4 (1.65%) Palo Alto
8 3 (1.24%) Meraki
8 3 (1.24%) NetApp
8 3 (1.24%) Oracle
9 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
9 2 (0.83%) Dell
9 2 (0.83%) Qualys
9 2 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.83%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.83%) Yardi