Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 983 982 1022
Rank change year-on-year -1 +40 +184
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 176 211 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.49% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 113 164 182
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £38,363 £38,786
90th Percentile £82,000 £91,250 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +20.00%

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 39,518 43,202 50,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.59% 24.49% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 29,330 33,147 40,951
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -5 160 £60,500 +0.83% 24
UK excluding London +37 127 £57,500 -4.17% 23
South West +12 47 £55,000 -8.33% 10
South East +12 43 £65,000 +8.33% 5
London +11 36 £72,500 +7.41% 5
North of England +34 17 £73,750 +8.43% 1
Midlands +1 10 £61,500 +2.50%
North West - 9 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands +10 8 £60,500 +0.83%
East of England +20 7 £72,500 +20.83% 3
North East -9 6 £57,500 -15.46%
Scotland -8 3 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands +11 2 £67,500 -1.82%
Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 142 (80.68%) CISSP
2 107 (60.80%) CISM
3 98 (55.68%) Cybersecurity
4 93 (52.84%) Information Security
5 87 (49.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 64 (36.36%) Security Cleared
6 64 (36.36%) Information Assurance
6 64 (36.36%) Security Architecture
7 63 (35.80%) CESG
8 46 (26.14%) Risk Management
9 45 (25.57%) Management Information System
10 43 (24.43%) Degree
11 41 (23.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 37 (21.02%) PKI
12 37 (21.02%) TOGAF
13 35 (19.89%) SABSA
14 31 (17.61%) SC Cleared
15 28 (15.91%) RMADS
16 27 (15.34%) Security Management
17 26 (14.77%) Firewall
17 26 (14.77%) Security Testing
18 23 (13.07%) Cryptography
18 23 (13.07%) DV Cleared
19 22 (12.50%) JSP 440
19 22 (12.50%) SIEM
19 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (11.93%) ITIL
20 21 (11.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
20 21 (11.93%) CREST Certified
20 21 (11.93%) TOGAF 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 10 (5.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.70%) IaaS
1 3 (1.70%) PaaS
1 3 (1.70%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.77%) Firewall
2 7 (3.98%) Network Security
3 4 (2.27%) DNS
3 4 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.70%) DHCP
5 2 (1.14%) VPN
6 1 (0.57%) FTP
6 1 (0.57%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) Internet
6 1 (0.57%) SMTP
6 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.84%) GIS
2 1 (0.57%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (7.95%) Finance
2 9 (5.11%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.55%) Legal
4 6 (3.41%) Marketing
5 4 (2.27%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.70%) Electronics
6 3 (1.70%) Local Government
6 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 2 (1.14%) Retail
8 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (45.45%) Consultant
2 76 (43.18%) Security Consultant
3 54 (30.68%) Architect
4 53 (30.11%) Security Architect
5 40 (22.73%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 18 (10.23%) Security Manager
7 12 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 12 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
8 10 (5.68%) IT Manager
8 10 (5.68%) IT Security Manager
8 10 (5.68%) Security Officer
9 8 (4.55%) Senior Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
9 8 (4.55%) Senior Security Architect
9 8 (4.55%) Senior Security Consultant
10 7 (3.98%) Information Manager
10 7 (3.98%) Information Security Officer
11 6 (3.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 6 (3.41%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (3.41%) TOGAF Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.23%) Web Services
2 4 (2.27%) ModSecurity
Miscellaneous
1 63 (35.80%) CESG
2 45 (25.57%) Management Information System
3 37 (21.02%) PKI
4 15 (8.52%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (6.25%) Cyberattack
7 9 (5.11%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (3.98%) Computer Science
9 6 (3.41%) CESG CLAS
9 6 (3.41%) SCADA
10 5 (2.84%) BYOD
11 4 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (2.27%) Smart Meter
12 3 (1.70%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.70%) Social Media
13 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
13 1 (0.57%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.84%) Windows
2 4 (2.27%) Linux
2 4 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (55.68%) Cybersecurity
2 93 (52.84%) Information Security
3 64 (36.36%) Information Assurance
3 64 (36.36%) Security Architecture
4 46 (26.14%) Risk Management
5 37 (21.02%) TOGAF
6 35 (19.89%) SABSA
7 27 (15.34%) Security Management
8 26 (14.77%) Security Testing
9 23 (13.07%) Cryptography
10 22 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (12.50%) SIEM
11 21 (11.93%) ITIL
11 21 (11.93%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 18 (10.23%) Identity Management
13 17 (9.66%) Service Delivery
14 16 (9.09%) Information Security Management
15 15 (8.52%) Business Analysis
15 15 (8.52%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (8.52%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.41%) C
Qualifications
1 142 (80.68%) CISSP
2 107 (60.80%) CISM
3 64 (36.36%) Security Cleared
4 43 (24.43%) Degree
5 31 (17.61%) SC Cleared
6 23 (13.07%) DV Cleared
7 21 (11.93%) CREST Certified
7 21 (11.93%) TOGAF Certification
8 18 (10.23%) CISA
9 16 (9.09%) SANS
10 15 (8.52%) CompTIA Security+
10 15 (8.52%) Master's Degree
11 13 (7.39%) CEH
12 11 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (5.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 8 (4.55%) GSLC
15 7 (3.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (3.98%) GIAC
15 7 (3.98%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (49.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 41 (23.30%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 28 (15.91%) RMADS
4 22 (12.50%) JSP 440
5 16 (9.09%) PCI DSS
6 13 (7.39%) GDPR
7 12 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (3.41%) COBIT
9 6 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 3 (1.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (1.70%) QA
11 1 (0.57%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (1.70%) CheckPoint
1 3 (1.70%) Clearswift
1 3 (1.70%) SAP
1 3 (1.70%) Symantec
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.57%) SmartCo