Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1003 1001 996
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +244
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 177 210 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.48% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 113 187 243
UK median annual salary £58,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,500 £40,050
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £83,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 41,614 43,822 55,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.77% 24.72% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30,986 33,927 44,411
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -1.10% +1.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Top 14 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 20 July 2018. 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 +14 162 £58,500 -2.50% 29
UK excluding London +36 133 £57,500 -4.17% 19
South East +18 47 £60,000 - 4
South West +14 43 £55,000 -8.33% 7
London -30 34 £70,000 -12.50% 14
North of England +33 21 £60,000 +79.10% 2
North West +34 11 £77,500 +131.34% 1
Midlands -10 11 £60,500 +0.83% 1
West Midlands +11 10 £60,500 +0.83% 1
East of England -20 6 £70,000 +16.67% 1
North East - 6 £57,500 -
Scotland - 5 £62,500 - 2
Yorkshire - 4 £57,500 - 1
East Midlands +8 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 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 CESG Certified Professional.

1 141 (79.66%) CISSP
2 117 (66.10%) CISM
3 107 (60.45%) Information Security
4 101 (57.06%) Cybersecurity
5 98 (55.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 69 (38.98%) Security Cleared
6 69 (38.98%) Information Assurance
7 64 (36.16%) CESG
8 58 (32.77%) Security Architecture
9 51 (28.81%) Risk Management
10 47 (26.55%) Management Information System
10 47 (26.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 42 (23.73%) Degree
12 37 (20.90%) Firewall
12 37 (20.90%) PKI
13 35 (19.77%) SABSA
14 33 (18.64%) Security Management
15 32 (18.08%) SC Cleared
16 28 (15.82%) RMADS
16 28 (15.82%) Security Testing
16 28 (15.82%) TOGAF
17 26 (14.69%) PCI DSS
18 25 (14.12%) Information Security Management
19 23 (12.99%) ITIL
19 23 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
19 23 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (11.86%) JSP 440
21 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
21 20 (11.30%) CREST Certified
21 20 (11.30%) Web Services

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 15 (8.47%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.95%) Office 365
2 6 (3.39%) SaaS
3 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) Cloudflare
4 1 (0.56%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (20.90%) Firewall
2 8 (4.52%) Network Security
3 5 (2.82%) Internet
4 3 (1.69%) DHCP
4 3 (1.69%) DNS
4 3 (1.69%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.56%) SAN
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.82%) GIS
2 1 (0.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (9.04%) Finance
2 9 (5.08%) Legal
3 7 (3.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.39%) Aerospace
4 6 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (1.13%) Automotive
6 2 (1.13%) Electronics
7 1 (0.56%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 91 (51.41%) Consultant
2 84 (47.46%) Security Consultant
3 41 (23.16%) Architect
3 41 (23.16%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 41 (23.16%) Security Architect
4 25 (14.12%) Information Security Consultant
5 17 (9.60%) Security Manager
6 13 (7.34%) Senior Architect
6 13 (7.34%) Senior Security Architect
7 11 (6.21%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 11 (6.21%) IT Manager
7 11 (6.21%) IT Security Manager
7 11 (6.21%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (6.21%) Senior Security Consultant
8 10 (5.65%) Security Officer
9 9 (5.08%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 8 (4.52%) Security Engineer
11 6 (3.39%) Information Manager
11 6 (3.39%) TOGAF Consultant
12 5 (2.82%) Senior Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.30%) Web Services
2 3 (1.69%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 64 (36.16%) CESG
2 47 (26.55%) Management Information System
3 37 (20.90%) PKI
4 16 (9.04%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (9.04%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (6.21%) Cyberattack
6 10 (5.65%) CESG CLAS
7 6 (3.39%) Cyberthreat
7 6 (3.39%) Smart Meter
8 5 (2.82%) BYOD
8 5 (2.82%) SCADA
9 4 (2.26%) Computer Science
9 4 (2.26%) Freedom of Information
9 4 (2.26%) NHS
10 3 (1.69%) Social Media
11 2 (1.13%) Smart Energy
12 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (60.45%) Information Security
2 101 (57.06%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (38.98%) Information Assurance
4 58 (32.77%) Security Architecture
5 51 (28.81%) Risk Management
6 35 (19.77%) SABSA
7 33 (18.64%) Security Management
8 28 (15.82%) Security Testing
8 28 (15.82%) TOGAF
9 25 (14.12%) Information Security Management
10 23 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (12.99%) ITIL
10 23 (12.99%) Risk Assessment
11 20 (11.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 19 (10.73%) SIEM
13 18 (10.17%) Business Development
14 17 (9.60%) Cryptography
14 17 (9.60%) Identity Management
15 16 (9.04%) Incident Management
16 15 (8.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.34%) C
2 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.56%) SQL
2 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 141 (79.66%) CISSP
2 117 (66.10%) CISM
3 69 (38.98%) Security Cleared
4 42 (23.73%) Degree
5 32 (18.08%) SC Cleared
6 20 (11.30%) CREST Certified
6 20 (11.30%) TOGAF Certification
7 19 (10.73%) CISA
8 18 (10.17%) DV Cleared
9 13 (7.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 12 (6.78%) CEH
10 12 (6.78%) CLAS
11 11 (6.21%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (6.21%) IISP
11 11 (6.21%) SANS
12 10 (5.65%) CompTIA Security+
12 10 (5.65%) Master's Degree
13 8 (4.52%) GIAC
13 8 (4.52%) GSLC
14 7 (3.95%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (55.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (26.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 28 (15.82%) RMADS
4 26 (14.69%) PCI DSS
5 21 (11.86%) JSP 440
6 15 (8.47%) GDPR
7 14 (7.91%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (5.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (2.82%) COBIT
10 4 (2.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (1.69%) QA
12 2 (1.13%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.56%) vSphere
2 1 (0.56%) XenApp
2 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.82%) CheckPoint
2 5 (2.82%) Cisco
3 4 (2.26%) VMware
4 3 (1.69%) Clearswift
4 3 (1.69%) Symantec
5 1 (0.56%) AlienVault
5 1 (0.56%) Capita
5 1 (0.56%) Citrix
5 1 (0.56%) LogRhythm