Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CESG Certified Professional qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 981 1026 1147
Rank change year-on-year +45 +121 +95
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 199 206 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.42% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 135 164 109
UK median annual salary £57,500 £64,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.85% +3.20% +8.70%
10th Percentile £41,000 £42,875 £41,400
90th Percentile £79,500 £86,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% +3.29%

CESG Certified Professional 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 42718 48508 58706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.81% 26.05% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 32836 38795 47101
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

CESG Certified Professional
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CESG Certified Professional as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. 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 -6 176 £55,500 -13.28% 16
UK excluding London +48 133 £55,000 -8.33% 13
South West +14 59 £60,000 - 5
South East +33 37 £53,000 -11.67% 2
London -35 37 £65,000 -16.13% 3
West Midlands +31 18 £45,000 -25.00%
Midlands +29 18 £45,000 -25.00%
North of England +19 12 £49,250 -21.20% 6
North West -2 7 £75,000 +25.00% 3
East of England -9 6 £105,000 +133.33%
North East +7 5 £48,500 -22.40%
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 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 CESG Certified Professional.

1 134 (67.34%) CISSP
2 121 (60.80%) Security Cleared
3 109 (54.77%) Information Security
4 92 (46.23%) CESG
5 89 (44.72%) CISM
6 88 (44.22%) SC Cleared
7 80 (40.20%) Cybersecurity
8 77 (38.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 71 (35.68%) Security Architecture
10 57 (28.64%) Information Assurance
11 56 (28.14%) Management Information System
12 53 (26.63%) Degree
13 48 (24.12%) Firewall
14 42 (21.11%) DV Cleared
15 39 (19.60%) TOGAF
16 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
17 37 (18.59%) Risk Management
17 37 (18.59%) ITIL
18 36 (18.09%) RMADS
19 35 (17.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
19 35 (17.59%) GDPR
20 29 (14.57%) Finance
21 27 (13.57%) Security Management
21 27 (13.57%) Internet
22 26 (13.07%) CLAS
23 25 (12.56%) Risk Assessment
24 24 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
24 24 (12.06%) SIEM
25 23 (11.56%) CISA
25 23 (11.56%) Cyber Essentials

CESG Certified Professional
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 12 (6.03%) IIS
2 3 (1.51%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 5 (2.51%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.53%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.02%) Mimecast
4 5 (2.51%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (2.51%) PaaS
4 5 (2.51%) SaaS
4 5 (2.51%) SoftLayer
5 4 (2.01%) Boomi
5 4 (2.01%) BPaaS
5 4 (2.01%) iPaaS
6 3 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.51%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 3 (1.51%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.51%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (1.51%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.51%) OpenShift
6 3 (1.51%) Route 53
6 3 (1.51%) Serverless
6 3 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (24.12%) Firewall
2 27 (13.57%) Internet
3 22 (11.06%) Network Security
4 10 (5.03%) TCP/IP
5 7 (3.52%) IPsec
6 4 (2.01%) VPN
7 3 (1.51%) HTTP
7 3 (1.51%) SSL
7 3 (1.51%) Wireless
8 2 (1.01%) DMZ
8 2 (1.01%) PSTN
8 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.50%) DNS
9 1 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.50%) VLAN
9 1 (0.50%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.04%) Big Data
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 3 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.51%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.51%) MySQL
2 3 (1.51%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.51%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (2.51%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (1.51%) Artifactory
2 3 (1.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.51%) JIRA
2 3 (1.51%) SonarQube
2 3 (1.51%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.51%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (14.57%) Finance
2 13 (6.53%) Legal
3 4 (2.01%) Marketing
3 4 (2.01%) Military
4 2 (1.01%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.01%) Banking
4 2 (1.01%) Electronics
4 2 (1.01%) Law
4 2 (1.01%) Publishing
5 1 (0.50%) Billing
5 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (37.69%) Consultant
2 54 (27.14%) Security Consultant
3 46 (23.12%) Architect
4 40 (20.10%) Security Architect
5 30 (15.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 17 (8.54%) Security Manager
7 16 (8.04%) Analyst
8 15 (7.54%) Security Engineer
9 14 (7.04%) Information Manager
10 13 (6.53%) Information Assurance Leader
11 12 (6.03%) Information Security Consultant
11 12 (6.03%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (5.03%) Security Analyst
12 10 (5.03%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.52%) Information Assurance Consultant
13 9 (4.52%) Information Assurance Manager
14 8 (4.02%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (4.02%) IT Engineer
14 8 (4.02%) IT Security Engineer
14 8 (4.02%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.04%) Web Services
2 7 (3.52%) OAuth
2 7 (3.52%) OpenID
2 7 (3.52%) REST
2 7 (3.52%) SAML
2 7 (3.52%) SOAP
3 3 (1.51%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 92 (46.23%) CESG
2 56 (28.14%) Management Information System
3 20 (10.05%) CESG CLAS
4 14 (7.04%) PKI
5 12 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.02%) Cyberthreat
7 7 (3.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (3.52%) NHS
8 6 (3.02%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (3.02%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (3.02%) Smart Meter
9 5 (2.51%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (2.51%) SCADA
10 4 (2.01%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.01%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (2.01%) Public Cloud
11 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (1.01%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.50%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.06%) Linux
2 21 (10.55%) Windows
3 14 (7.04%) Unix
4 3 (1.51%) CentOS
4 3 (1.51%) CoreOS
4 3 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.01%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (54.77%) Information Security
2 80 (40.20%) Cybersecurity
3 71 (35.68%) Security Architecture
4 57 (28.64%) Information Assurance
5 39 (19.60%) TOGAF
6 38 (19.10%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (18.59%) ITIL
7 37 (18.59%) Risk Management
8 27 (13.57%) Security Management
9 25 (12.56%) Risk Assessment
10 24 (12.06%) SIEM
10 24 (12.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (11.56%) SABSA
12 20 (10.05%) Information Security Management
13 19 (9.55%) Cryptography
14 18 (9.05%) ISMS
15 17 (8.54%) Identity Access Management
15 17 (8.54%) Security Operations
16 16 (8.04%) Analytics
16 16 (8.04%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.06%) C
2 7 (3.52%) Java
3 3 (1.51%) Bash Shell
3 3 (1.51%) PL/SQL
3 3 (1.51%) Python
3 3 (1.51%) Ruby
3 3 (1.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 134 (67.34%) CISSP
2 121 (60.80%) Security Cleared
3 89 (44.72%) CISM
4 88 (44.22%) SC Cleared
5 53 (26.63%) Degree
6 42 (21.11%) DV Cleared
7 26 (13.07%) CLAS
8 23 (11.56%) CISA
9 19 (9.55%) IISP
10 17 (8.54%) SANS
11 16 (8.04%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (7.54%) CEH
13 14 (7.04%) CRISC
14 11 (5.53%) SSCP
15 9 (4.52%) GIAC
15 9 (4.52%) ISSAP
16 8 (4.02%) CCNP
16 8 (4.02%) PCI QSA
17 7 (3.52%) CCIE
17 7 (3.52%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (38.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (18.09%) RMADS
3 35 (17.59%) GDPR
3 35 (17.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 23 (11.56%) Cyber Essentials
5 19 (9.55%) PCI DSS
6 16 (8.04%) JSP 440
7 8 (4.02%) ISO 9001
8 7 (3.52%) COBIT
9 5 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (2.51%) NIST 800
10 3 (1.51%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (1.51%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.50%) GPG13
11 1 (0.50%) ISAE 3402
11 1 (0.50%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) Docker
2 3 (1.51%) GlusterFS
2 3 (1.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (2.01%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 3 (1.51%) Ansible
2 3 (1.51%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.51%) Nagios
2 3 (1.51%) OSSEC
2 3 (1.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (4.02%) Oracle
2 6 (3.02%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.51%) Cloudera
3 5 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (2.51%) VMware
4 4 (2.01%) Cisco
4 4 (2.01%) Dell
4 4 (2.01%) IBM
4 4 (2.01%) MuleSoft
5 3 (1.51%) New Relic
5 3 (1.51%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.01%) Capita
7 1 (0.50%) CyberArk
7 1 (0.50%) Google
7 1 (0.50%) Juniper
7 1 (0.50%) McAfee
7 1 (0.50%) Palo Alto
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds