Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 949 990 1193
Rank change year-on-year +41 +203 +68
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 214 227 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.12% 0.056%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.45% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 148 179 102
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £81,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -

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 42351 50528 59666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 26.36% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32535 40628 47615
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Top 13 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 18 October 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 +63 194 £60,000 -7.69% 14
UK excluding London +66 128 £60,000 - 13
London -5 61 £68,750 +5.77% 2
South West +18 44 £60,000 - 4
South East +66 40 £60,000 -15.79% 2
Midlands +50 27 £55,000 -8.33%
West Midlands +36 25 £55,000 -8.33%
East of England -5 11 £105,000 +121.05%
North of England +20 5 £68,014 +18.29% 6
North West -1 4 - - 4
East Midlands - 2 £68,750 -
North East +17 1 £68,014 +8.82% 1
Scotland -11 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 147 (68.69%) CISSP
2 125 (58.41%) Security Cleared
3 118 (55.14%) Information Security
4 110 (51.40%) CISM
5 106 (49.53%) Cybersecurity
6 96 (44.86%) SC Cleared
7 87 (40.65%) CESG
8 78 (36.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 69 (32.24%) Security Architecture
10 58 (27.10%) Information Assurance
11 55 (25.70%) Degree
12 54 (25.23%) Firewall
13 53 (24.77%) Management Information System
14 48 (22.43%) ITIL
15 46 (21.50%) TOGAF
15 46 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
16 40 (18.69%) DV Cleared
17 39 (18.22%) Finance
18 35 (16.36%) Risk Management
18 35 (16.36%) GDPR
19 31 (14.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
20 29 (13.55%) Risk Assessment
21 28 (13.08%) SIEM
22 27 (12.62%) CISA
22 27 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
23 26 (12.15%) SABSA
24 25 (11.68%) CLAS
25 24 (11.21%) Internet
26 23 (10.75%) Network Security
27 22 (10.28%) Cisco Certification

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 9 (4.21%) IIS
2 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 6 (2.80%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.80%) Boomi
3 6 (2.80%) BPaaS
3 6 (2.80%) IBM Cloud
3 6 (2.80%) iPaaS
3 6 (2.80%) Mimecast
3 6 (2.80%) PaaS
3 6 (2.80%) SaaS
3 6 (2.80%) SoftLayer
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.47%) Route 53
4 1 (0.47%) Serverless
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (25.23%) Firewall
2 24 (11.21%) Internet
3 23 (10.75%) Network Security
4 5 (2.34%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (2.34%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.34%) VPN
5 4 (1.87%) IPsec
6 3 (1.40%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (1.40%) Wireless
7 2 (0.93%) DMZ
7 2 (0.93%) SSL
8 1 (0.47%) DNS
8 1 (0.47%) HTTP
8 1 (0.47%) VLAN
8 1 (0.47%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.61%) Big Data
2 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.47%) MySQL
3 1 (0.47%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.47%) Artifactory
2 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (0.47%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.47%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
General
1 39 (18.22%) Finance
2 8 (3.74%) Legal
3 7 (3.27%) Law
4 5 (2.34%) Marketing
4 5 (2.34%) Publishing
5 4 (1.87%) Military
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
6 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Billing
8 1 (0.47%) Local Government
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (33.64%) Consultant
2 54 (25.23%) Security Consultant
3 42 (19.63%) Architect
4 35 (16.36%) Security Architect
5 32 (14.95%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 24 (11.21%) Analyst
7 22 (10.28%) Security Manager
8 18 (8.41%) Security Engineer
9 16 (7.48%) Security Analyst
10 13 (6.07%) Cybersecurity Manager
11 12 (5.61%) Information Assurance Leader
11 12 (5.61%) Information Manager
11 12 (5.61%) Information Security Consultant
12 10 (4.67%) Support Analyst
13 9 (4.21%) IT Engineer
13 9 (4.21%) IT Security Engineer
14 8 (3.74%) Cybersecurity Architect
14 8 (3.74%) IT Analyst
14 8 (3.74%) IT Security Analyst
14 8 (3.74%) Lead Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.07%) Web Services
2 4 (1.87%) OAuth
2 4 (1.87%) OpenID
2 4 (1.87%) REST
2 4 (1.87%) SAML
2 4 (1.87%) SOAP
3 2 (0.93%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 87 (40.65%) CESG
2 53 (24.77%) Management Information System
3 19 (8.88%) CESG CLAS
3 19 (8.88%) PKI
4 14 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (4.21%) Smart Meter
6 8 (3.74%) Cyber Defence
6 8 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
6 8 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (3.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (3.74%) NHS
7 6 (2.80%) Security Operations Centre
8 5 (2.34%) Cyber Attack
9 4 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 3 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Cloud
10 3 (1.40%) Freedom of Information
10 3 (1.40%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.93%) iPad
11 2 (0.93%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.41%) Linux
2 17 (7.94%) Windows
3 11 (5.14%) Unix
4 5 (2.34%) Kali Linux
5 4 (1.87%) CentOS
5 4 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.40%) Debian
6 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.47%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (55.14%) Information Security
2 106 (49.53%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (32.24%) Security Architecture
4 58 (27.10%) Information Assurance
5 48 (22.43%) ITIL
6 46 (21.50%) Agile Software Development
6 46 (21.50%) TOGAF
7 35 (16.36%) Risk Management
8 29 (13.55%) Risk Assessment
9 28 (13.08%) SIEM
10 27 (12.62%) Stakeholder Management
11 26 (12.15%) SABSA
12 21 (9.81%) Security Management
13 20 (9.35%) Cryptography
14 19 (8.88%) Security Operations
15 16 (7.48%) Business Continuity
15 16 (7.48%) Mathematics
15 16 (7.48%) Quality Management
16 15 (7.01%) Information Security Management
16 15 (7.01%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.88%) C
2 7 (3.27%) Java
3 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.47%) Python
3 1 (0.47%) Ruby
3 1 (0.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 147 (68.69%) CISSP
2 125 (58.41%) Security Cleared
3 110 (51.40%) CISM
4 96 (44.86%) SC Cleared
5 55 (25.70%) Degree
6 40 (18.69%) DV Cleared
7 27 (12.62%) CISA
8 25 (11.68%) CLAS
9 22 (10.28%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (8.88%) SANS
11 17 (7.94%) CRISC
12 16 (7.48%) IISP
13 15 (7.01%) CEH
14 14 (6.54%) CCSP
15 12 (5.61%) CCNP
16 11 (5.14%) CREST Certified
17 7 (3.27%) CITP
17 7 (3.27%) ISSAP
17 7 (3.27%) MBCS
17 7 (3.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (36.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (16.36%) GDPR
3 31 (14.49%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 21 (9.81%) Cyber Essentials
5 20 (9.35%) RMADS
6 17 (7.94%) PCI DSS
7 14 (6.54%) JSP 440
8 11 (5.14%) ISO 9001
9 9 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 7 (3.27%) COBIT
11 4 (1.87%) NIST 800
12 3 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (1.40%) PA-DSS
13 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.47%) GPG13
14 1 (0.47%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 6 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.40%) pfSense
2 3 (1.40%) Snort
3 1 (0.47%) Docker
3 1 (0.47%) GlusterFS
3 1 (0.47%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.80%) WebSphere Cast Iron
2 4 (1.87%) OSSEC
3 3 (1.40%) Nessus
3 3 (1.40%) QRadar
4 1 (0.47%) Ansible
4 1 (0.47%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (5.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.21%) Cisco
3 6 (2.80%) Dell
3 6 (2.80%) IBM
3 6 (2.80%) MuleSoft
3 6 (2.80%) Oracle
3 6 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (2.80%) VMware
4 5 (2.34%) AlienVault
4 5 (2.34%) Cloudera
4 5 (2.34%) LogRhythm
5 4 (1.87%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.87%) Juniper
5 4 (1.87%) McAfee
5 4 (1.87%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.87%) Riverbed
6 3 (1.40%) ForeScout
6 3 (1.40%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.93%) LogLogic
8 1 (0.47%) New Relic