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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)
UK
Rank 723 809 850
Rank change year-on-year +86 +41  
Permanent jobs citing CCSP 126 137 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.48% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 75 133 85
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,400 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £61,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.20% +22.50%  

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 20711 28517 28965
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.80% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16340 22861 22729
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSP in the UK

CCSP
Top 30 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 March 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 +88 122 £60,000 - 6
London +94 57 £65,000 +23.80% 4
South East +66 44 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Berkshire +37 21 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Reading +41 14 £60,000 - 1
Surrey +36 12 - -
Dorking +4 11 - -
North West -9 9 - -
Manchester -17 9 - -
Hampshire - 9 £55,000 -
City of London +48 8 £39,000 -25.71% 1
Canary Wharf - 8 £65,000 -
Slough +28 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
West Midlands +34 6 £47,000 +10.58%
Coventry - 6 £47,000 -
West Yorkshire +11 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire +8 3 £50,000 -21.56%
Leeds -1 3 £50,000 -16.66%
East of England +25 2 - -
Kent +19 2 - -
Scotland +16 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Salford - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 - -
South West +23 1 £47,500 +5.55%
Guildford +19 1 - -
Bedfordshire +13 1 - -
Bedford +11 1 - -
Essex +8 1 - -
Chelmsford -18 1 - -

CCSP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 232 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (74.57%) Cisco
3 158 (68.10%) Firewall
4 146 (62.93%) CCNP
5 110 (47.41%) Network Security
6 101 (43.53%) CheckPoint
7 89 (38.36%) Data Centre
8 82 (35.34%) Finance
9 78 (33.62%) CCIE
10 74 (31.90%) Linux
10 74 (31.90%) Information Security
11 62 (26.72%) Windows
11 62 (26.72%) CCSE
12 59 (25.43%) Fortinet
12 59 (25.43%) Wireless
13 58 (25.00%) CCNA
14 57 (24.57%) CISSP
15 56 (24.14%) Juniper
15 56 (24.14%) VPN
16 54 (23.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 52 (22.41%) Degree
18 51 (21.98%) CISM
19 50 (21.55%) Network Architecture
20 49 (21.12%) OSPF
20 49 (21.12%) CCSA
20 49 (21.12%) CCIP
21 48 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
22 47 (20.26%) BGP
23 46 (19.83%) Microsoft
23 46 (19.83%) ITIL

CCSP
Top Related 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 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 26 (11.21%) MS Office
2 26 (11.21%) MS Visio
3 21 (9.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (3.02%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (11.64%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 25 (10.78%) SaaS
2 13 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.86%) PaaS
5 1 (0.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (0.43%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 158 (68.10%) Firewall
2 110 (47.41%) Network Security
3 59 (25.43%) Wireless
4 56 (24.14%) VPN
5 49 (21.12%) OSPF
6 48 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
7 47 (20.26%) BGP
8 42 (18.10%) MPLS
9 41 (17.67%) Cisco IOS
10 30 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (10.78%) Internet
12 20 (8.62%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (8.19%) WAN
14 17 (7.33%) VLAN
15 15 (6.47%) VoIP
16 14 (6.03%) Spanning Tree
17 13 (5.60%) Cisco Wireless
17 13 (5.60%) RSVP
18 12 (5.17%) TCP/IP
19 11 (4.74%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.43%) WinDbg
General
1 82 (35.34%) Finance
2 40 (17.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 36 (15.52%) Retail
4 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.86%) Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 87 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 86 (37.07%) Consultant
3 66 (28.45%) Security Consultant
4 46 (19.83%) Network Consultant
5 42 (18.10%) Security Engineer
6 38 (16.38%) Network Operations Engineer
7 32 (13.79%) Network Security Consultant
8 29 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
9 28 (12.07%) Cloud Engineer
10 27 (11.64%) Senior Network Engineer
11 21 (9.05%) Cisco Engineer
11 21 (9.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 21 (9.05%) Data Centre Engineer
11 21 (9.05%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
11 21 (9.05%) Data Network Engineer
11 21 (9.05%) Juniper Engineer
11 21 (9.05%) Senior Security Engineer
12 19 (8.19%) NOC Engineer
13 14 (6.03%) Operations Engineer
13 14 (6.03%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.29%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.29%) Middleware
1 3 (1.29%) RESTful
2 2 (0.86%) Web Services
3 1 (0.43%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (38.36%) Data Centre
2 22 (9.48%) Security Operations Centre
3 21 (9.05%) Computer Science
4 18 (7.76%) Linux Command Line
5 14 (6.03%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (3.45%) Fat Client
6 8 (3.45%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.16%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.16%) PKI
8 4 (1.72%) BYOD
8 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.86%) Fintech
9 2 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (0.86%) iPad
10 1 (0.43%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.43%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 74 (31.90%) Linux
2 62 (26.72%) Windows
3 17 (7.33%) Unix
4 11 (4.74%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.31%) CentOS
6 8 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.16%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.29%) Debian
9 1 (0.43%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (31.90%) Information Security
2 50 (21.55%) Network Architecture
3 46 (19.83%) ITIL
4 43 (18.53%) Network Monitoring
5 36 (15.52%) Kalman Filter
6 35 (15.09%) Network Design
7 32 (13.79%) Network Planning
8 31 (13.36%) Security Management
9 28 (12.07%) Risk Management
9 28 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (11.21%) PRINCE2
11 25 (10.78%) Network Management
12 24 (10.34%) Security Operations
12 24 (10.34%) Time Management
13 22 (9.48%) Content Management
14 20 (8.62%) SIEM
15 17 (7.33%) High Availability
16 15 (6.47%) Presales
17 14 (6.03%) Data Protection
17 14 (6.03%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.31%) SQL
2 8 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.59%) Perl
3 6 (2.59%) PHP
3 6 (2.59%) Python
4 1 (0.43%) AWK
4 1 (0.43%) C
4 1 (0.43%) Java
4 1 (0.43%) VB
4 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 232 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (62.93%) CCNP
3 78 (33.62%) CCIE
4 62 (26.72%) CCSE
5 58 (25.00%) CCNA
6 57 (24.57%) CISSP
7 54 (23.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 52 (22.41%) Degree
9 51 (21.98%) CISM
10 49 (21.12%) CCIP
10 49 (21.12%) CCSA
11 31 (13.36%) CISA
12 22 (9.48%) JNCIS
13 16 (6.90%) CCDA
13 16 (6.90%) SANS
14 14 (6.03%) JNCIP
15 12 (5.17%) Security Cleared
16 11 (4.74%) CCVP
17 10 (4.31%) CCDP
17 10 (4.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (10.34%) SLA
3 12 (5.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.86%) COBIT
5 2 (0.86%) PMO
6 1 (0.43%) FISMA
6 1 (0.43%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (9.48%) ProxySG
2 14 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.74%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.16%) Snort
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
5 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 36 (15.52%) FortiGate
2 9 (3.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 8 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 5 (2.16%) OSSEC
4 5 (2.16%) SCCM
5 2 (0.86%) Nessus
6 1 (0.43%) Cacti
6 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.43%) OpenView
Vendors
1 173 (74.57%) Cisco
2 101 (43.53%) CheckPoint
3 59 (25.43%) Fortinet
4 56 (24.14%) Juniper
5 46 (19.83%) Microsoft
6 45 (19.40%) F5
7 38 (16.38%) Palo Alto
8 36 (15.52%) Splunk
9 29 (12.50%) Oracle
10 28 (12.07%) Intel Security
11 27 (11.64%) Sourcefire
12 25 (10.78%) Blue Coat
13 24 (10.34%) HP
13 24 (10.34%) TippingPoint
14 22 (9.48%) Imperva
14 22 (9.48%) Proofpoint
15 17 (7.33%) Citrix
16 16 (6.90%) VMware
17 10 (4.31%) Red Hat
18 9 (3.88%) SolarWinds
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