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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 762 804 938
Rank change year-on-year +42 +134  
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 103 146 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.042%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.52% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 86 120 41
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £45,000 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £62,750 £57,500
% change year-on-year -4.38% +9.13%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21222 28300 30510
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.67% 27.27% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16708 22791 23836
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 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CESG Certified Professional
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 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 +39 87 £60,000 -7.69% 10
London +48 39 £82,500 +26.92%
East of England +21 23 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire +15 19 £47,500 -
South West +10 15 £60,000 -7.69% 4
City of London +47 13 £39,000 -43.27%
Hemel Hempstead -3 10 - -
South East +65 9 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Bristol -2 9 £55,000 +6.55% 1
St Albans - 9 £47,500 -
Surrey - 7 £60,000 - 2
Guildford - 7 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire +30 6 £60,000 +20.00% 1
West Midlands - 6 £60,000 -
Southampton - 5 £60,000 - 1
Coventry - 4 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 4 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £60,000 -
Bath - 4 £60,000 -
Oxford - 4 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £60,000 -
Somerset - 4 £60,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £60,000 -
East Midlands +12 3 £70,000 +40.00%
Nottingham - 3 £70,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £70,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £58,750 -
Gloucestershire -1 1 - - 1
North West - 1 £33,500 - 3
Warwick - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 143 (72.59%) Information Security
2 136 (69.04%) CISSP
3 124 (62.94%) Security Cleared
4 115 (58.38%) CISM
5 97 (49.24%) SC Cleared
6 90 (45.69%) Cybersecurity
7 79 (40.10%) CESG
8 75 (38.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 60 (30.46%) Risk Management
10 55 (27.92%) Security Architecture
11 51 (25.89%) Information Assurance
12 50 (25.38%) Management Information System
13 48 (24.37%) Risk Assessment
14 47 (23.86%) CISA
15 45 (22.84%) Security Management
16 39 (19.80%) Firewall
17 34 (17.26%) PCI DSS
18 31 (15.74%) ITIL
19 30 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
19 30 (15.23%) CCNP
19 30 (15.23%) Finance
20 28 (14.21%) SANS
20 28 (14.21%) SIEM
21 27 (13.71%) JSP 440
21 27 (13.71%) TOGAF
22 25 (12.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
23 24 (12.18%) CLAS
24 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
25 21 (10.66%) Information Security Management
25 21 (10.66%) Presales

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 4 (2.03%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.52%) IaaS
1 3 (1.52%) PaaS
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (19.80%) Firewall
2 16 (8.12%) VPN
3 12 (6.09%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (5.08%) Network Security
4 10 (5.08%) SSL
5 7 (3.55%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (2.54%) IPsec
7 3 (1.52%) DMZ
8 2 (1.02%) DNS
8 2 (1.02%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (1.02%) WAN
8 2 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.02%) X.400
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.51%) LAN
9 1 (0.51%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.51%) SNMP
9 1 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) Big Data
1 2 (1.02%) Data Lake
1 2 (1.02%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Rational DOORS
General
1 30 (15.23%) Finance
2 19 (9.64%) Marketing
3 10 (5.08%) Local Government
4 9 (4.57%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.55%) Military
6 6 (3.05%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.03%) Back Office
7 4 (2.03%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.02%) Electronics
8 2 (1.02%) Legal
9 1 (0.51%) Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (32.49%) Consultant
2 48 (24.37%) Security Consultant
3 41 (20.81%) Security Manager
4 30 (15.23%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 29 (14.72%) Architect
6 25 (12.69%) Security Architect
7 24 (12.18%) Analyst
8 21 (10.66%) Information Security Consultant
9 15 (7.61%) SOC Analyst
10 14 (7.11%) Security Analyst
11 10 (5.08%) SIEM Analyst
12 9 (4.57%) Incident Analyst
12 9 (4.57%) Information Manager
12 9 (4.57%) Presales Consultant
12 9 (4.57%) Risk Consultant
12 9 (4.57%) Security Presales Consultant
13 8 (4.06%) Firewall Analyst
14 7 (3.55%) Compliance Consultant
14 7 (3.55%) Senior Architect
14 7 (3.55%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 79 (40.10%) CESG
2 50 (25.38%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.11%) CESG CLAS
4 13 (6.60%) Data Centre
5 12 (6.09%) Linux Command Line
5 12 (6.09%) PKI
6 7 (3.55%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.03%) Cybercrime
7 4 (2.03%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.03%) Social Media
8 3 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
9 2 (1.02%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.02%) SCADA
9 2 (1.02%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.51%) Blog
10 1 (0.51%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.51%) iPad
10 1 (0.51%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.12%) Windows
2 15 (7.61%) Linux
3 12 (6.09%) CentOS
3 12 (6.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 12 (6.09%) Ubuntu
4 9 (4.57%) Debian
5 7 (3.55%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.02%) AIX
7 1 (0.51%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (72.59%) Information Security
2 90 (45.69%) Cybersecurity
3 60 (30.46%) Risk Management
4 55 (27.92%) Security Architecture
5 51 (25.89%) Information Assurance
6 48 (24.37%) Risk Assessment
7 45 (22.84%) Security Management
8 31 (15.74%) ITIL
9 28 (14.21%) SIEM
10 27 (13.71%) TOGAF
11 21 (10.66%) Information Security Management
11 21 (10.66%) Presales
12 20 (10.15%) ISMS
13 19 (9.64%) Business Development
13 19 (9.64%) Penetration Testing
13 19 (9.64%) Security Operations
14 17 (8.63%) Matrix Organization
14 17 (8.63%) Target Operating Model
15 16 (8.12%) SABSA
15 16 (8.12%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.11%) C
2 3 (1.52%) SQL
3 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 136 (69.04%) CISSP
2 124 (62.94%) Security Cleared
3 115 (58.38%) CISM
4 97 (49.24%) SC Cleared
5 47 (23.86%) CISA
6 30 (15.23%) CCNP
6 30 (15.23%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (14.21%) SANS
8 24 (12.18%) CLAS
9 18 (9.14%) Degree
10 14 (7.11%) CRISC
11 13 (6.60%) PCI QSA
12 12 (6.09%) CCDP
12 12 (6.09%) CCSP
13 10 (5.08%) DV Cleared
14 9 (4.57%) CEH
14 9 (4.57%) MCP
15 8 (4.06%) CGEIT
15 8 (4.06%) CISMP
16 7 (3.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (38.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (17.26%) PCI DSS
3 27 (13.71%) JSP 440
4 25 (12.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 14 (7.11%) RMADS
6 11 (5.58%) COBIT
7 8 (4.06%) ISO27002
7 8 (4.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (3.55%) SLA
9 6 (3.05%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (2.03%) HMG Infosec
11 2 (1.02%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (1.02%) ISO27005
12 1 (0.51%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.09%) Snort
2 3 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.52%) pfSense
3 1 (0.51%) XenApp
3 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (6.09%) OSSEC
2 2 (1.02%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.02%) Nessus
2 2 (1.02%) QRadar
2 2 (1.02%) SCOM
3 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.51%) WMI
Vendors
1 23 (11.68%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.66%) LogRhythm
3 14 (7.11%) Cisco
4 12 (6.09%) Intel Security
4 12 (6.09%) Juniper
4 12 (6.09%) Red Hat
4 12 (6.09%) Sourcefire
5 11 (5.58%) AlienVault
6 9 (4.57%) LogLogic
7 3 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.02%) New Relic
8 2 (1.02%) SAP
8 2 (1.02%) Splunk
9 1 (0.51%) Arista
9 1 (0.51%) Citrix
9 1 (0.51%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds
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