Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CESG Certified Professional (CCP)
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 966 984 1219
Rank change year-on-year +18 +235 +61
Permanent jobs citing CESG Certified Professional 218 274 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.044%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.52% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 187 219 83
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +16.50%
10th Percentile £39,300 £41,250 £38,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £82,500 £77,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £58,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.13% +17.50% +5.26%

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 43109 53182 59840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.40% 26.85% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33154 42976 47460
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
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 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for CESG Certified Professional in the UK

CESG Certified Professional
Top 10 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 16 August 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 -5 189 £60,000 -7.69% 9
UK excluding London +16 114 £60,000 +2.13% 5
London +24 70 £72,500 +11.54% 4
South West +2 36 £60,000 -7.69% 1
South East +68 33 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Midlands +47 32 £60,000 -7.69% 1
West Midlands +28 28 £60,000 -7.69% 1
East of England -19 24 £60,000 +26.32%
East Midlands +24 4 £70,000 +40.00%
Scotland +9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 151 (69.27%) CISSP
2 128 (58.72%) Security Cleared
3 123 (56.42%) Information Security
4 118 (54.13%) CISM
5 108 (49.54%) Cybersecurity
6 98 (44.95%) SC Cleared
7 89 (40.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 74 (33.94%) CESG
9 68 (31.19%) Security Architecture
10 52 (23.85%) Firewall
11 50 (22.94%) ITIL
12 49 (22.48%) Information Assurance
13 44 (20.18%) Risk Management
14 42 (19.27%) Management Information System
14 42 (19.27%) SIEM
15 41 (18.81%) Finance
16 40 (18.35%) TOGAF
17 39 (17.89%) CISA
18 38 (17.43%) Risk Assessment
19 36 (16.51%) PCI DSS
20 35 (16.06%) Degree
21 32 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
21 32 (14.68%) DV Cleared
22 29 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
22 29 (13.30%) GDPR
23 28 (12.84%) Security Management
24 27 (12.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
25 26 (11.93%) Microsoft
25 26 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
26 25 (11.47%) CCSP

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 6 (2.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.92%) Boomi
2 2 (0.92%) BPaaS
2 2 (0.92%) iPaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.92%) PaaS
2 2 (0.92%) SaaS
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
3 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (0.46%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 52 (23.85%) Firewall
2 24 (11.01%) Network Security
3 20 (9.17%) Internet
4 16 (7.34%) VPN
5 15 (6.88%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (2.75%) SSL
7 3 (1.38%) DMZ
8 2 (0.92%) Wireless
9 1 (0.46%) DNS
9 1 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.46%) IPsec
9 1 (0.46%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.50%) Big Data
2 3 (1.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.46%) DocumentDB
Development Applications
1 3 (1.38%) Rational DOORS
General
1 41 (18.81%) Finance
2 6 (2.75%) Law
2 6 (2.75%) Legal
2 6 (2.75%) Local Government
2 6 (2.75%) Marketing
2 6 (2.75%) Military
3 4 (1.83%) Publishing
4 3 (1.38%) Advertising
4 3 (1.38%) Electronics
5 2 (0.92%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.46%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 68 (31.19%) Consultant
2 49 (22.48%) Security Consultant
3 41 (18.81%) Architect
4 35 (16.06%) Analyst
5 34 (15.60%) Security Architect
6 29 (13.30%) Security Manager
7 24 (11.01%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 22 (10.09%) Security Analyst
9 21 (9.63%) Cybersecurity Manager
10 17 (7.80%) Security Engineer
11 14 (6.42%) Information Security Consultant
11 14 (6.42%) SOC Analyst
12 13 (5.96%) IT Analyst
12 13 (5.96%) IT Security Analyst
13 12 (5.50%) IT Engineer
13 12 (5.50%) IT Security Engineer
14 11 (5.05%) Firewall Analyst
14 11 (5.05%) Information Manager
15 10 (4.59%) Support Analyst
16 9 (4.13%) SIEM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.29%) Web Services
2 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 74 (33.94%) CESG
2 42 (19.27%) Management Information System
3 24 (11.01%) PKI
4 16 (7.34%) CESG CLAS
5 15 (6.88%) Data Centre
5 15 (6.88%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.67%) Cyber Defence
7 8 (3.67%) Cyberthreat
8 7 (3.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 5 (2.29%) Cyber Attack
9 5 (2.29%) Cybercrime
9 5 (2.29%) NHS
9 5 (2.29%) Smart Meter
10 4 (1.83%) Computer Science
10 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (1.38%) Enterprise Cloud
12 2 (0.92%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.92%) iPad
12 2 (0.92%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.72%) Linux
1 19 (8.72%) Windows
2 15 (6.88%) CentOS
2 15 (6.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (6.88%) Ubuntu
3 12 (5.50%) Debian
3 12 (5.50%) Kali Linux
4 2 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (56.42%) Information Security
2 108 (49.54%) Cybersecurity
3 68 (31.19%) Security Architecture
4 50 (22.94%) ITIL
5 49 (22.48%) Information Assurance
6 44 (20.18%) Risk Management
7 42 (19.27%) SIEM
8 40 (18.35%) TOGAF
9 38 (17.43%) Risk Assessment
10 32 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (12.84%) Security Management
12 26 (11.93%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (10.55%) SABSA
14 21 (9.63%) Service Management
15 20 (9.17%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (8.72%) Presales
17 17 (7.80%) Mathematics
18 16 (7.34%) Information Security Management
18 16 (7.34%) Security Operations
19 15 (6.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (5.96%) C
2 2 (0.92%) Java
3 1 (0.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 151 (69.27%) CISSP
2 128 (58.72%) Security Cleared
3 118 (54.13%) CISM
4 98 (44.95%) SC Cleared
5 39 (17.89%) CISA
6 35 (16.06%) Degree
7 32 (14.68%) DV Cleared
8 29 (13.30%) Cisco Certification
9 25 (11.47%) CCSP
10 24 (11.01%) CCNP
11 22 (10.09%) SANS
12 19 (8.72%) CLAS
13 17 (7.80%) CEH
14 16 (7.34%) CRISC
15 15 (6.88%) CCDP
16 14 (6.42%) PCI QSA
17 12 (5.50%) IISP
17 12 (5.50%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
18 10 (4.59%) CREST Certified
19 8 (3.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (40.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 36 (16.51%) PCI DSS
3 29 (13.30%) GDPR
4 27 (12.39%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 19 (8.72%) Cyber Essentials
6 15 (6.88%) JSP 440
6 15 (6.88%) RMADS
7 13 (5.96%) COBIT
8 10 (4.59%) ISO 9001
9 8 (3.67%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 8 (3.67%) NIST 800
10 7 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 6 (2.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (1.38%) SLA
13 2 (0.92%) PA-DSS
14 1 (0.46%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 1 (0.46%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 15 (6.88%) Snort
2 6 (2.75%) pfSense
3 1 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (6.88%) OSSEC
2 5 (2.29%) Nessus
2 5 (2.29%) QRadar
3 2 (0.92%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.55%) LogRhythm
3 21 (9.63%) Cisco
4 15 (6.88%) Juniper
4 15 (6.88%) McAfee
4 15 (6.88%) Red Hat
4 15 (6.88%) Sourcefire
5 13 (5.96%) AlienVault
6 8 (3.67%) LogLogic
7 6 (2.75%) CheckPoint
8 5 (2.29%) Cloudera
8 5 (2.29%) Oracle
8 5 (2.29%) Riverbed
9 2 (0.92%) Dell
9 2 (0.92%) IBM
9 2 (0.92%) MuleSoft
9 2 (0.92%) SAP
10 1 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.46%) Splunk
10 1 (0.46%) VMware