The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCSP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 784 914
Rank change year-on-year -3 +130  
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 83 129 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.093% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.49% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 65 110 72
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,650 £45,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £79,700
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21959 26250 30481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.64% 26.69% 27.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17118 21208 24166
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CCSP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCSP in the UK

CCSP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSP.

Salary trend for CCSP in the UK

CCSP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSP over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSP in the UK

CCSP
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 81 £57,500 - 5
London -7 47 £65,000 +8.33% 1
South East +47 23 £57,500 -4.16% 3
Berkshire +25 19 £57,500 - 1
Reading +22 14 £57,500 -4.16%
City of London +10 14 £39,875 -27.50%
Canary Wharf - 8 £63,750 -
West Yorkshire +14 5 £51,500 +24.84%
Yorkshire +6 5 £51,500 +0.98%
Slough +6 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Leeds +6 5 £51,500 +24.84%
West Midlands +15 3 £65,000 +66.66%
Coventry - 3 £65,000 -
Surrey +33 2 - -
Dorking - 2 - -
Kent +12 1 - - 1
East of England -3 1 - - 1
North West -41 1 £57,500 +40.24%
South West - 1 £25,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £57,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Essex - 1 - -
Nelson - 1 £57,500 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £25,000 -

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing CCSP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCSP.

1 209 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (59.81%) Cisco
2 125 (59.81%) Firewall
3 111 (53.11%) CCNP
4 105 (50.24%) Linux
5 84 (40.19%) Windows
6 80 (38.28%) Information Security
7 77 (36.84%) CISSP
8 75 (35.89%) Finance
9 72 (34.45%) Juniper
10 69 (33.01%) CISM
10 69 (33.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 66 (31.58%) Network Security
12 64 (30.62%) Microsoft
13 63 (30.14%) VPN
13 63 (30.14%) MPLS
14 62 (29.67%) OSPF
14 62 (29.67%) BGP
15 60 (28.71%) Data Centre
16 58 (27.75%) Degree
17 54 (25.84%) F5
18 51 (24.40%) ITIL
19 48 (22.97%) CISA
20 46 (22.01%) Oracle
21 45 (21.53%) CCIE
22 44 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
23 43 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
23 43 (20.57%) Oracle Applications
24 42 (20.10%) PRINCE2
25 41 (19.62%) CheckPoint

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 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (2.39%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (2.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (10.05%) MS Visio
3 20 (9.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (9.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 43 (20.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.96%) SaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.48%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.48%) PaaS
4 1 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (59.81%) Firewall
2 66 (31.58%) Network Security
3 63 (30.14%) MPLS
3 63 (30.14%) VPN
4 62 (29.67%) BGP
4 62 (29.67%) OSPF
5 44 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 37 (17.70%) WAN
7 28 (13.40%) VoIP
8 27 (12.92%) VLAN
9 26 (12.44%) EIGRP
10 22 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
10 22 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
11 20 (9.57%) Internet
11 20 (9.57%) Wireless
12 16 (7.66%) Cisco ISE
12 16 (7.66%) Cisco Wireless
12 16 (7.66%) Intrusion Detection
12 16 (7.66%) TCP/IP
13 12 (5.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (2.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (2.39%) WinDbg
2 1 (0.48%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 75 (35.89%) Finance
2 20 (9.57%) Digital Economy
3 15 (7.18%) Pharmaceutical
3 15 (7.18%) Retail
4 5 (2.39%) Back Office
5 4 (1.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (34.45%) Network Engineer
2 61 (29.19%) Consultant
3 51 (24.40%) Security Consultant
4 41 (19.62%) Security Engineer
5 36 (17.22%) Senior Network Engineer
6 31 (14.83%) Architect
6 31 (14.83%) Security Architect
7 24 (11.48%) Network Consultant
8 21 (10.05%) Network Operations Engineer
8 21 (10.05%) Operations Engineer
9 20 (9.57%) Juniper Engineer
9 20 (9.57%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
9 20 (9.57%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 20 (9.57%) Senior Security Engineer
10 16 (7.66%) Cisco Engineer
10 16 (7.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 15 (7.18%) Network Security Consultant
12 14 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
13 13 (6.22%) Analyst
13 13 (6.22%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.39%) Middleware
2 4 (1.91%) RESTful
3 2 (0.96%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.48%) .NET
4 1 (0.48%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.48%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (28.71%) Data Centre
2 35 (16.75%) Linux Command Line
3 22 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
4 20 (9.57%) PKI
4 20 (9.57%) Security Operations Centre
5 15 (7.18%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.39%) CESG
7 5 (2.39%) Fintech
7 5 (2.39%) Smart Meter
8 4 (1.91%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.91%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.96%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 105 (50.24%) Linux
2 84 (40.19%) Windows
3 23 (11.00%) CentOS
4 22 (10.53%) Unix
5 19 (9.09%) Windows Server
6 15 (7.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (7.18%) Ubuntu
7 14 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (6.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.74%) Debian
9 10 (4.78%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.28%) Information Security
2 51 (24.40%) ITIL
3 43 (20.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 42 (20.10%) PRINCE2
5 33 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
6 32 (15.31%) Time Management
7 27 (12.92%) High Availability
8 26 (12.44%) SIEM
9 25 (11.96%) Security Management
10 24 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
10 24 (11.48%) Risk Management
10 24 (11.48%) TOGAF
11 23 (11.00%) Data Protection
12 22 (10.53%) Security Operations
13 21 (10.05%) Presales
14 20 (9.57%) Content Management
15 18 (8.61%) Vulnerability Management
16 17 (8.13%) Network Architecture
16 17 (8.13%) SABSA
17 15 (7.18%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 18 (8.61%) Python
2 17 (8.13%) Perl
3 15 (7.18%) SQL
4 14 (6.70%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.31%) PHP
6 8 (3.83%) Shell Script
7 5 (2.39%) VBScript
8 2 (0.96%) Java
9 1 (0.48%) AWK
9 1 (0.48%) C
9 1 (0.48%) Ruby
9 1 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 209 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (53.11%) CCNP
3 77 (36.84%) CISSP
4 69 (33.01%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 69 (33.01%) CISM
5 58 (27.75%) Degree
6 48 (22.97%) CISA
7 45 (21.53%) CCIE
8 35 (16.75%) CCSE
9 29 (13.88%) CCNA
10 27 (12.92%) CCIE Service Provider
11 25 (11.96%) SANS
12 24 (11.48%) CCIP
13 22 (10.53%) CCDA
14 21 (10.05%) CCSA
14 21 (10.05%) CCVP
15 20 (9.57%) CESG Certified Professional
15 20 (9.57%) JNCIS
16 16 (7.66%) CCDP
17 12 (5.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (17.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 20 (9.57%) SLA
4 10 (4.78%) COBIT
5 2 (0.96%) GCP
5 2 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.48%) FISMA
6 1 (0.48%) GDPR
6 1 (0.48%) NIST 800
System Software
1 29 (13.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.57%) ProxySG
3 16 (7.66%) Snort
4 13 (6.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (2.87%) pfSense
6 5 (2.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (7.18%) FortiGate
1 15 (7.18%) OSSEC
2 8 (3.83%) SCCM
3 5 (2.39%) Nessus
3 5 (2.39%) QRadar
4 4 (1.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 4 (1.91%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (1.44%) Cacti
6 2 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.48%) Ansible
7 1 (0.48%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView
7 1 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.48%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 125 (59.81%) Cisco
2 72 (34.45%) Juniper
3 64 (30.62%) Microsoft
4 54 (25.84%) F5
5 46 (22.01%) Oracle
6 41 (19.62%) CheckPoint
7 35 (16.75%) Fortinet
7 35 (16.75%) McAfee
7 35 (16.75%) Sourcefire
8 31 (14.83%) Palo Alto
9 30 (14.35%) VMware
10 27 (12.92%) HP
11 23 (11.00%) Red Hat
12 22 (10.53%) Blue Coat
12 22 (10.53%) TippingPoint
13 20 (9.57%) Imperva
13 20 (9.57%) Proofpoint
14 15 (7.18%) LogRhythm
14 15 (7.18%) Splunk
15 8 (3.83%) Citrix
Winchester, Hampshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago