Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 846 876 1127
Rank change year-on-year +30 +251 +11
Permanent jobs citing (ISC)2 CCSP 159 234 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.051%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.64% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 115 176 53
UK median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £43,964 £52,500 £51,250
90th Percentile £97,000 £91,250 £103,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,500 £60,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +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 26,689 36,792 42,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.37% 23.95%
Number of salaries quoted 19,708 26,836 32,727
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +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 28 February 2020.

Salary histogram for (ISC)2 CCSP in the UK

(ISC)2 CCSP
Top 13 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 28 February 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 +26 154 £63,500 +5.83% 16
London +117 85 £77,500 +14.81% 3
UK excluding London -19 73 £58,500 -2.50% 13
South East +37 23 £64,250 +7.08% 1
North of England -3 17 £56,000 -6.67% 6
East of England +23 12 £79,500 +19.32% 1
Midlands +37 11 £56,000 -6.67% 2
Yorkshire +46 10 £55,500 -28.39% 3
West Midlands +38 8 £58,500 -2.50% 2
North West -42 7 £62,500 +4.17% 3
South West - 6 £42,500 - 3
Wales - 4 £52,500 -
East Midlands +26 3 £55,000 -8.33%

For the 6 months to 28 February 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.

1 159 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (87.42%) CISSP
3 125 (78.62%) Information Security
4 113 (71.07%) CISM
5 109 (68.55%) Cybersecurity
6 88 (55.35%) CCSP
7 79 (49.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 62 (38.99%) Risk Management
9 56 (35.22%) CISA
10 54 (33.96%) Management Information System
11 52 (32.70%) NIST
12 48 (30.19%) CRISC
13 47 (29.56%) GDPR
14 46 (28.93%) Finance
15 42 (26.42%) Firewall
16 41 (25.79%) Security Architecture
17 40 (25.16%) Azure
18 37 (23.27%) Risk Assessment
18 37 (23.27%) SIEM
19 36 (22.64%) Microsoft
20 33 (20.75%) AWS
21 32 (20.13%) CEH
22 31 (19.50%) Office 365
23 30 (18.87%) Decision-Making
24 29 (18.24%) PCI DSS
24 29 (18.24%) Degree
25 27 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
26 26 (16.35%) SLA
27 24 (15.09%) ITIL
27 24 (15.09%) TOGAF

(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 14 (8.81%) IIS
2 4 (2.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 40 (25.16%) Azure
2 33 (20.75%) AWS
3 31 (19.50%) Office 365
4 8 (5.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.40%) SaaS
6 5 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
6 5 (3.14%) GCP
6 5 (3.14%) IaaS
6 5 (3.14%) PaaS
6 5 (3.14%) Serverless
7 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (2.52%) Amazon GuardDuty
7 4 (2.52%) Amazon S3
7 4 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (2.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.63%) AWS CodeDeploy
Communications & Networking
1 42 (26.42%) Firewall
2 21 (13.21%) Network Security
3 9 (5.66%) WAN
4 8 (5.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (4.40%) LAN
6 6 (3.77%) HTTP
7 4 (2.52%) Skype
7 4 (2.52%) VoIP
8 3 (1.89%) SCCP
8 3 (1.89%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.26%) Internet
9 2 (1.26%) MPLS
9 2 (1.26%) SSL
10 1 (0.63%) SAN
10 1 (0.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
1 7 (4.40%) Data Lake
1 7 (4.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 46 (28.93%) Finance
2 16 (10.06%) Law
3 12 (7.55%) Legal
4 3 (1.89%) Banking
4 3 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.89%) Public Sector
4 3 (1.89%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (25.16%) Analyst
2 37 (23.27%) Security Analyst
3 31 (19.50%) Architect
4 30 (18.87%) Security Architect
5 28 (17.61%) Consultant
5 28 (17.61%) Security Consultant
6 24 (15.09%) Information Analyst
6 24 (15.09%) Information Security Analyst
7 20 (12.58%) Security Specialist
8 16 (10.06%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 13 (8.18%) Security Engineer
10 10 (6.29%) Risk Analyst
10 10 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
10 10 (6.29%) Senior Security Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) Applications Consultant
11 9 (5.66%) Security Manager
11 9 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (5.66%) Senior Information Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 9 (5.66%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.26%) Web Services
2 1 (0.63%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (33.96%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.06%) Reinsurance
3 13 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (8.18%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (6.92%) Cyberthreat
5 8 (5.03%) BYOD
6 7 (4.40%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 6 (3.77%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.14%) Public Cloud
9 4 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.89%) PKI
11 2 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
11 2 (1.26%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.63%) Cyber-Physical System
12 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
12 1 (0.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.32%) Windows
2 17 (10.69%) Windows 10
3 15 (9.43%) Windows Server
4 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.52%) Kali Linux
6 3 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (78.62%) Information Security
2 109 (68.55%) Cybersecurity
3 62 (38.99%) Risk Management
4 41 (25.79%) Security Architecture
5 37 (23.27%) Risk Assessment
5 37 (23.27%) SIEM
6 30 (18.87%) Decision-Making
7 27 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
8 24 (15.09%) ITIL
8 24 (15.09%) TOGAF
9 21 (13.21%) Data Protection
10 19 (11.95%) OWASP
10 19 (11.95%) Threat Intelligence
11 18 (11.32%) Incident Management
11 18 (11.32%) Penetration Testing
12 17 (10.69%) SDLC
13 16 (10.06%) IT Strategy
13 16 (10.06%) Security Management
13 16 (10.06%) Security Operations
13 16 (10.06%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.29%) SQL
2 6 (3.77%) C
3 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.63%) C#
3 1 (0.63%) C++
3 1 (0.63%) Java
3 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
3 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 159 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 139 (87.42%) CISSP
3 113 (71.07%) CISM
4 88 (55.35%) CCSP
5 56 (35.22%) CISA
6 48 (30.19%) CRISC
7 32 (20.13%) CEH
8 29 (18.24%) Degree
9 18 (11.32%) ISSAP
10 16 (10.06%) CSSLP
11 14 (8.81%) CompTIA Security+
11 14 (8.81%) IISP
11 14 (8.81%) TOGAF Certification
12 12 (7.55%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (5.03%) CREST Certified
13 8 (5.03%) GSEC
13 8 (5.03%) Security Cleared
14 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
14 7 (4.40%) SSCP
15 4 (2.52%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (49.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (32.70%) NIST
3 47 (29.56%) GDPR
4 29 (18.24%) PCI DSS
5 26 (16.35%) SLA
6 18 (11.32%) Cyber Essentials
7 17 (10.69%) COBIT
8 11 (6.92%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (6.92%) NCSC
9 8 (5.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 7 (4.40%) NIST 800
11 5 (3.14%) ISO 22301
12 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.52%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) Nessus
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (4.40%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.89%) Terraform
4 2 (1.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.63%) Nmap
5 1 (0.63%) OpenVAS
5 1 (0.63%) Puppet
5 1 (0.63%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.55%) VMware
3 9 (5.66%) Cisco
4 7 (4.40%) Databricks
5 3 (1.89%) Sparx
6 2 (1.26%) Adobe
6 2 (1.26%) F5
6 2 (1.26%) Meraki
6 2 (1.26%) Mitel
6 2 (1.26%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.26%) Splunk
7 1 (0.63%) AlienVault
7 1 (0.63%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) LogRhythm
7 1 (0.63%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.63%) Qualys
7 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds