Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 982 996
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 +201
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 167 208 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 105 143 183
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £43,228 £42,500 £38,822
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £84,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% - +9.09%

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 38,622 43,537 49,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.71% 24.25% 26.37%
Number of salaries quoted 28,604 33,457 39,800
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +10 147 £60,000 - 27
UK excluding London +28 121 £57,500 -4.17% 25
South West +4 49 £55,000 -8.33% 11
South East +25 43 £65,000 +15.04% 4
London +34 28 £71,250 +5.56% 2
North of England +48 15 £57,500 -15.46% 4
North West +5 7 £73,750 -1.67% 3
Midlands +12 6 £65,000 +18.18% 5
North East +6 6 £57,500 -2.55%
East of England +23 5 £75,000 -31.82% 1
West Midlands +24 4 £62,500 +13.64% 5
Scotland -9 3 £62,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 125 (74.85%) CISSP
2 99 (59.28%) Cybersecurity
3 89 (53.29%) Information Security
4 76 (45.51%) CISM
5 72 (43.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 65 (38.92%) Security Architecture
7 61 (36.53%) Security Cleared
8 60 (35.93%) Information Assurance
9 52 (31.14%) CESG
10 45 (26.95%) Management Information System
11 41 (24.55%) Degree
12 36 (21.56%) Risk Management
12 36 (21.56%) TOGAF
13 32 (19.16%) SABSA
13 32 (19.16%) SC Cleared
14 29 (17.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 27 (16.17%) PKI
16 26 (15.57%) CREST Certified
17 24 (14.37%) RMADS
17 24 (14.37%) Firewall
18 23 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (13.77%) Cyberattack
19 21 (12.57%) Security Testing
19 21 (12.57%) Cryptography
19 21 (12.57%) Security Management
20 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
21 19 (11.38%) ITIL
21 19 (11.38%) TOGAF Certification
22 18 (10.78%) CEH
22 18 (10.78%) SIEM

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 7 (4.19%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.40%) IaaS
1 4 (2.40%) PaaS
1 4 (2.40%) SaaS
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (14.37%) Firewall
2 5 (2.99%) Network Security
3 3 (1.80%) Internet
3 3 (1.80%) VPN
4 2 (1.20%) DNS
4 2 (1.20%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.60%) DHCP
5 1 (0.60%) FTP
5 1 (0.60%) HTTP
5 1 (0.60%) SMTP
5 1 (0.60%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.40%) GIS
2 1 (0.60%) Big Data
General
1 17 (10.18%) Finance
2 9 (5.39%) Manufacturing
2 9 (5.39%) Marketing
3 6 (3.59%) Legal
4 5 (2.99%) Electronics
4 5 (2.99%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.40%) Local Government
6 3 (1.80%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.80%) Retail
7 2 (1.20%) Advertising
8 1 (0.60%) Banking
8 1 (0.60%) Games
Job Titles
1 66 (39.52%) Consultant
2 62 (37.13%) Security Consultant
3 54 (32.34%) Architect
4 51 (30.54%) Security Architect
5 36 (21.56%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 12 (7.19%) Security Manager
7 11 (6.59%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 9 (5.39%) Information Security Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 7 (4.19%) Information Manager
9 7 (4.19%) Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.19%) Security Officer
9 7 (4.19%) Security Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.19%) Security Tester
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Architect
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 7 (4.19%) Senior Tester
9 7 (4.19%) Tester
10 6 (3.59%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (3.59%) TOGAF Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.19%) Web Services
2 4 (2.40%) ModSecurity
3 2 (1.20%) JSON
3 2 (1.20%) Middleware
3 2 (1.20%) RESTful
3 2 (1.20%) SOAP
3 2 (1.20%) XML
4 1 (0.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 52 (31.14%) CESG
2 45 (26.95%) Management Information System
3 27 (16.17%) PKI
4 23 (13.77%) Cyberattack
5 15 (8.98%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (7.78%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (4.79%) Social Media
8 7 (4.19%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (4.19%) Virtual Team
9 6 (3.59%) Computer Science
10 4 (2.40%) CESG CLAS
10 4 (2.40%) Cloud Native
10 4 (2.40%) SCADA
11 3 (1.80%) Driving Licence
12 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
12 2 (1.20%) Smart Meter
12 2 (1.20%) User Experience
13 1 (0.60%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.60%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.59%) Windows
2 5 (2.99%) Linux
2 5 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (59.28%) Cybersecurity
2 89 (53.29%) Information Security
3 65 (38.92%) Security Architecture
4 60 (35.93%) Information Assurance
5 36 (21.56%) Risk Management
5 36 (21.56%) TOGAF
6 32 (19.16%) SABSA
7 23 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (12.57%) Cryptography
8 21 (12.57%) Security Management
8 21 (12.57%) Security Testing
9 19 (11.38%) ITIL
10 18 (10.78%) SIEM
11 16 (9.58%) Enterprise Architecture
11 16 (9.58%) Identity Management
12 15 (8.98%) Service Delivery
13 14 (8.38%) Information Security Management
13 14 (8.38%) ISMS
14 13 (7.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (7.78%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.40%) C
2 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 125 (74.85%) CISSP
2 76 (45.51%) CISM
3 61 (36.53%) Security Cleared
4 41 (24.55%) Degree
5 32 (19.16%) SC Cleared
6 26 (15.57%) CREST Certified
7 20 (11.98%) DV Cleared
8 19 (11.38%) TOGAF Certification
9 18 (10.78%) CEH
10 17 (10.18%) SANS
11 16 (9.58%) CompTIA Security+
12 13 (7.78%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (7.78%) GIAC
12 13 (7.78%) Master's Degree
13 9 (5.39%) CISA
13 9 (5.39%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
14 8 (4.79%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (4.79%) IISP
15 7 (4.19%) CLAS
15 7 (4.19%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (43.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (17.37%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 24 (14.37%) RMADS
4 17 (10.18%) JSP 440
5 13 (7.78%) PCI DSS
6 10 (5.99%) GDPR
6 10 (5.99%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (4.79%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (4.79%) QA
8 7 (4.19%) COBIT
9 6 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.60%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.60%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (2.99%) SAP
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.60%) CheckPoint
3 1 (0.60%) Clearswift
3 1 (0.60%) SmartCo
3 1 (0.60%) Symantec
3 1 (0.60%) VMware