Period
to 18 July 2019

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 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 899 1034 1003
Rank change year-on-year +135 -31 +11
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 176 177 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.43% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 104 113 189
UK median annual salary £65,000 £58,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £46,625 £42,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £86,421 £80,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%

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 35,186 41,521 44,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.25% 23.78% 24.81%
Number of salaries quoted 25,500 30,926 34,167
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -2.17%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,666 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.75% +5.10% -

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 July 2019.

Salary histogram for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Top 15 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 July 2019. 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 +101 156 £65,000 +11.11% 27
UK excluding London +75 136 £65,000 +13.04% 19
South East +34 42 £60,000 - 2
South West +9 37 £65,000 +18.18% 12
London +87 27 £65,000 -7.14% 8
North of England +18 24 £74,327 +23.88%
North West +43 20 £74,327 -4.09%
Midlands +44 13 £62,500 +3.31% 5
East of England +88 11 £62,500 -10.71%
West Midlands +29 11 £60,000 -0.83% 5
Northern Ireland - 6 £65,374 -
Scotland +12 3 £55,000 -12.00%
East Midlands +26 2 £70,000 -
Yorkshire +9 2 £41,500 -27.83%
North East +14 1 £46,192 -19.67%

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, 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.

1 114 (64.77%) Cybersecurity
2 107 (60.80%) Security Cleared
3 106 (60.23%) CISSP
4 104 (59.09%) Information Security
5 89 (50.57%) CESG
6 87 (49.43%) Information Assurance
7 83 (47.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 75 (42.61%) Management Information System
9 70 (39.77%) SC Cleared
10 68 (38.64%) TOGAF
11 62 (35.23%) CISM
12 55 (31.25%) Risk Management
13 53 (30.11%) Cryptography
13 53 (30.11%) Degree
14 50 (28.41%) DV Cleared
15 48 (27.27%) Security Architecture
16 44 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
17 43 (24.43%) MODAF
18 41 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
19 40 (22.73%) Cyberthreat
20 35 (19.89%) Presales
21 34 (19.32%) Threat Modelling
21 34 (19.32%) NCSC
22 33 (18.75%) SABSA
23 31 (17.61%) CISA
23 31 (17.61%) Finance
24 28 (15.91%) Firewall
24 28 (15.91%) ITIL
24 28 (15.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
25 27 (15.34%) 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 11 (6.25%) IIS
Business Applications
1 5 (2.84%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.11%) Office 365
4 4 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.70%) Amazon S3
5 3 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.91%) Firewall
2 8 (4.55%) Internet
2 8 (4.55%) WAN
3 6 (3.41%) LAN
4 5 (2.84%) VPN
5 4 (2.27%) Network Security
6 3 (1.70%) BGP
6 3 (1.70%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.70%) Unified Communications
7 2 (1.14%) DNS
7 2 (1.14%) FTP
7 2 (1.14%) HTTP
7 2 (1.14%) SMTP
7 2 (1.14%) TCP/IP
General
1 31 (17.61%) Finance
2 14 (7.95%) Retail
3 11 (6.25%) Marketing
4 9 (5.11%) Legal
5 6 (3.41%) Electronics
5 6 (3.41%) Manufacturing
5 6 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.27%) Games
7 3 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Advertising
8 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 78 (44.32%) Architect
2 77 (43.75%) Security Architect
3 40 (22.73%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 38 (21.59%) Consultant
5 35 (19.89%) Security Consultant
6 25 (14.20%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 14 (7.95%) Information Architect
8 13 (7.39%) Citrix Engineer
8 13 (7.39%) Information Security Architect
9 10 (5.68%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Information Assurance Architect
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Consultant
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Cybersecurity Consultant
10 9 (5.11%) Senior Security Consultant
11 8 (4.55%) Citrix Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
11 8 (4.55%) Senior Citrix Engineer
12 7 (3.98%) Citrix Expert
13 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.14%) ModSecurity
2 2 (1.14%) OAuth
2 2 (1.14%) OpenID
2 2 (1.14%) REST
2 2 (1.14%) SAML
2 2 (1.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 89 (50.57%) CESG
2 75 (42.61%) Management Information System
3 41 (23.30%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (22.73%) Cyberthreat
5 17 (9.66%) CESG CLAS
6 16 (9.09%) PKI
7 11 (6.25%) Mobile Computing
8 10 (5.68%) NHS
8 10 (5.68%) Self-Motivation
9 7 (3.98%) Data Centre
10 5 (2.84%) Cloud Native
10 5 (2.84%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.84%) SWIFT
11 3 (1.70%) LIMS
12 2 (1.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (1.14%) Public Cloud
12 2 (1.14%) Smart Energy
12 2 (1.14%) Smart Meter
13 1 (0.57%) Cyberattack
13 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.36%) Windows
2 10 (5.68%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.14%) Linux
4 2 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (64.77%) Cybersecurity
2 104 (59.09%) Information Security
3 87 (49.43%) Information Assurance
4 68 (38.64%) TOGAF
5 55 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 53 (30.11%) Cryptography
7 48 (27.27%) Security Architecture
8 44 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
9 43 (24.43%) MODAF
10 35 (19.89%) Presales
11 34 (19.32%) Threat Modelling
12 33 (18.75%) SABSA
13 28 (15.91%) ITIL
14 23 (13.07%) Project Management
15 20 (11.36%) Identity Management
16 19 (10.80%) SIEM
17 18 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (10.23%) Security Testing
18 16 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
19 15 (8.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 107 (60.80%) Security Cleared
2 106 (60.23%) CISSP
3 70 (39.77%) SC Cleared
4 62 (35.23%) CISM
5 53 (30.11%) Degree
6 50 (28.41%) DV Cleared
7 31 (17.61%) CISA
8 27 (15.34%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (9.66%) CLAS
10 16 (9.09%) CREST Certified
11 15 (8.52%) CCNP
11 15 (8.52%) MCSE
11 15 (8.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (7.95%) IISP
13 11 (6.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (6.25%) CCA
13 11 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
13 11 (6.25%) ISSAP
13 11 (6.25%) TOGAF Certification
14 10 (5.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (47.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (19.32%) NCSC
3 28 (15.91%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 21 (11.93%) NIST
5 19 (10.80%) RMADS
6 18 (10.23%) PCI DSS
7 16 (9.09%) GDPR
8 11 (6.25%) COBIT
8 11 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 9 (5.11%) JSP 440
10 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 2 (1.14%) SLA
11 1 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.57%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (7.95%) XenDesktop
2 11 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.41%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (3.41%) vSphere
4 4 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (5.11%) SCCM
2 6 (3.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (10.23%) Citrix
2 14 (7.95%) Cisco
3 11 (6.25%) VMware
4 9 (5.11%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.41%) SAP
6 5 (2.84%) Sparx
7 3 (1.70%) EMC
7 3 (1.70%) Fortinet
7 3 (1.70%) Google
7 3 (1.70%) HP
7 3 (1.70%) Meraki
8 2 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.14%) Remedy
9 1 (0.57%) IBM
9 1 (0.57%) Salesforce.com