Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

(ISC)² Certified Cloud Security Professional (ISC2 CCSP)
UK
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 714 923 1113
Rank change year-on-year +209 +190 +4
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 133 189 112
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.53% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 88 130 76
Median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +15.38% -3.70%
10th Percentile £41,250 £52,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £97,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £54,000 £70,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -22.86% +16.67% -4.00%

(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 17,119 35,899 42,208
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.72% 24.37% 23.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12,480 25,954 31,666
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,490 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,529
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.06% +4.77%

(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 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Top 14 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 5 July 2020. 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 +207 128 £56,000 -25.33% 3
UK excluding London +215 75 £54,000 -22.86% 3
London +127 57 £77,500 -8.82% 1
North of England +128 22 £55,000 -12.00%
Midlands +137 20 £48,500 -35.33% 2
West Midlands +109 18 £48,500 -42.94% 2
Yorkshire +121 14 £55,000 -29.03%
East of England +60 11 - -
South West - 11 £45,356 -
North West +92 8 £51,250 -18.00%
South East +155 7 £65,000 -23.53%
Scotland - 4 £47,500 - 1
Work from Home +68 3 £51,500 -36.62%
East Midlands +72 2 £55,000 -26.67%

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (88.72%) CISSP
3 101 (75.94%) Information Security
4 79 (59.40%) CCSP
5 76 (57.14%) CISM
6 65 (48.87%) Cybersecurity
7 46 (34.59%) Risk Management
8 45 (33.83%) Azure
8 45 (33.83%) AWS
9 44 (33.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 34 (25.56%) Management Information System
11 33 (24.81%) Degree
11 33 (24.81%) SIEM
12 32 (24.06%) Security Operations
12 32 (24.06%) CEH
13 31 (23.31%) CISA
14 30 (22.56%) Firewall
15 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
16 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
17 25 (18.80%) CRISC
17 25 (18.80%) Office 365
18 24 (18.05%) Finance
18 24 (18.05%) NIST
19 21 (15.79%) Security Architecture
19 21 (15.79%) PCI DSS
20 20 (15.04%) CompTIA Security+
21 19 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
22 18 (13.53%) ITIL
22 18 (13.53%) DevOps
23 17 (12.78%) Analytics

(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 11 (8.27%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (7.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (33.83%) AWS
1 45 (33.83%) Azure
2 25 (18.80%) Office 365
3 11 (8.27%) SaaS
4 10 (7.52%) AWS CloudFormation
5 9 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (6.77%) Amazon S3
5 9 (6.77%) AWS Lambda
5 9 (6.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (6.77%) Serverless
5 9 (6.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (6.02%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 6 (4.51%) IaaS
7 6 (4.51%) PaaS
8 4 (3.01%) GCP
9 3 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.75%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.75%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 30 (22.56%) Firewall
2 11 (8.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (7.52%) Network Security
4 7 (5.26%) HTTP
5 5 (3.76%) Internet
5 5 (3.76%) SCCP
6 2 (1.50%) LAN
6 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.50%) WAN
7 1 (0.75%) SSL
7 1 (0.75%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.77%) Azure SQL Database
1 9 (6.77%) Data Lake
2 3 (2.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Burp Suite
2 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (18.05%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Legal
3 8 (6.02%) Law
4 7 (5.26%) Banking
5 5 (3.76%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Games
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 25 (18.80%) Consultant
1 25 (18.80%) Security Consultant
2 24 (18.05%) Analyst
2 24 (18.05%) Architect
2 24 (18.05%) Security Analyst
2 24 (18.05%) Security Architect
3 22 (16.54%) Security Engineer
4 20 (15.04%) Security Specialist
5 19 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 19 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
6 12 (9.02%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 11 (8.27%) Information Security Consultant
8 10 (7.52%) Cloud Architect
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Information Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Senior Security Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
10 8 (6.02%) DevOps Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.26%) Web Services
2 2 (1.50%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 34 (25.56%) Management Information System
2 28 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.77%) BYOD
3 13 (9.77%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (6.77%) PKI
5 5 (3.76%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.50%) Cybercrime
7 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.50%) NHS
7 2 (1.50%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.75%) FMCG
8 1 (0.75%) Life Science
8 1 (0.75%) SCADA
8 1 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.75%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.77%) Windows
1 9 (6.77%) Windows 10
1 9 (6.77%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.76%) Linux
3 3 (2.26%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (75.94%) Information Security
2 65 (48.87%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (34.59%) Risk Management
4 33 (24.81%) SIEM
5 32 (24.06%) Security Operations
6 21 (15.79%) Security Architecture
7 19 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
8 18 (13.53%) DevOps
8 18 (13.53%) ITIL
9 17 (12.78%) Analytics
9 17 (12.78%) Security Testing
9 17 (12.78%) TOGAF
10 16 (12.03%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (11.28%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (11.28%) DevSecOps
11 15 (11.28%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (11.28%) SDLC
11 15 (11.28%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (10.53%) Computer Science
12 14 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.52%) SQL
2 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (88.72%) CISSP
3 79 (59.40%) CCSP
4 76 (57.14%) CISM
5 33 (24.81%) Degree
6 32 (24.06%) CEH
7 31 (23.31%) CISA
8 25 (18.80%) CRISC
9 20 (15.04%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (11.28%) ISSAP
11 14 (10.53%) CSSLP
12 13 (9.77%) AWS Certification
13 11 (8.27%) IISP
13 11 (8.27%) TOGAF Certification
14 10 (7.52%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 9 (6.77%) SANS
16 7 (5.26%) GSEC
17 5 (3.76%) CCNA
17 5 (3.76%) CCNP
17 5 (3.76%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (33.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (18.05%) NIST
3 21 (15.79%) PCI DSS
4 17 (12.78%) GDPR
5 10 (7.52%) SLA
6 8 (6.02%) COBIT
6 8 (6.02%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (4.51%) NCSC
8 4 (3.01%) ISO 22301
8 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (1.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.50%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (6.77%) Microsoft Intune
1 9 (6.77%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (3.76%) Nessus
2 5 (3.76%) Terraform
3 4 (3.01%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.26%) Ansible
5 2 (1.50%) QRadar
6 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (19.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.77%) Databricks
3 6 (4.51%) Splunk
4 5 (3.76%) Cisco
4 5 (3.76%) VMware
5 4 (3.01%) ArcSight
5 4 (3.01%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.01%) McAfee
6 2 (1.50%) Acunetix
6 2 (1.50%) Rapid7
7 1 (0.75%) F5
7 1 (0.75%) Forcepoint
7 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
7 1 (0.75%) Google
7 1 (0.75%) Palo Alto