The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CSSLP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
(ISC)² Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (ISC2 CSSLP)
UK
Rank 851 945 957
Rank change year-on-year +94 +12  
Permanent jobs citing CSSLP 9 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.008%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.043% 0.038% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 7
Median salary £71,250 £70,000 £82,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.78% -15.15%  
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £70,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +33.33%  

CSSLP 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 20788 28689 29284
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.76% 27.75% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16377 22981 22971
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,800 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CSSLP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CSSLP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CSSLP in the UK

CSSLP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CSSLP.

Salary trend for CSSLP in the UK

CSSLP
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSSLP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +106 9 £71,250 +1.78%
Leeds - 6 £70,000 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £70,000 -
London +74 2 £82,500 -
Hampshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

CSSLP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing CSSLP 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 CSSLP.

1 34 (94.44%) CISSP
2 33 (91.67%) CISA
3 28 (77.78%) CISM
4 19 (52.78%) Information Security
5 18 (50.00%) Finance
6 15 (41.67%) Banking
7 14 (38.89%) CEH
8 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
8 13 (36.11%) Threat Modelling
9 12 (33.33%) Java
10 11 (30.56%) HTTP
10 11 (30.56%) HP
10 11 (30.56%) WebInspect
10 11 (30.56%) HP Fortify
10 11 (30.56%) Burp Suite
10 11 (30.56%) SANS
10 11 (30.56%) Degree
10 11 (30.56%) Security Testing
11 10 (27.78%) Product Management
11 10 (27.78%) Security Architecture
11 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
11 10 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
11 10 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
11 10 (27.78%) Presales
11 10 (27.78%) Line Management
11 10 (27.78%) AppScan
11 10 (27.78%) Paros
11 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 10 (27.78%) Security+ Certification

CSSLP
Top Related 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 (27.78%) JBoss
1 10 (27.78%) WebLogic
1 10 (27.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) HTTP
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (13.89%) Cisco PIX
3 2 (5.56%) NetScreen
4 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Burp Suite
2 10 (27.78%) AppScan
2 10 (27.78%) Paros
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (41.67%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Legal
4 4 (11.11%) Games
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Applications Architect
1 10 (27.78%) Architect
1 10 (27.78%) Security Architect
1 10 (27.78%) Security Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 6 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Security Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Governance Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Information
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Information Security
4 4 (11.11%) Head of Security
4 4 (11.11%) Incident Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Risk Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) 802.1X
2 4 (11.11%) SailPoint
2 4 (11.11%) SAML
2 4 (11.11%) SPML
2 4 (11.11%) XACML
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Information Security
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) Threat Modelling
3 11 (30.56%) Security Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Line Management
4 10 (27.78%) Presales
4 10 (27.78%) Product Management
4 10 (27.78%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 10 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (22.22%) IT Strategy
6 6 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
8 4 (11.11%) Project Management
8 4 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (11.11%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 12 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 34 (94.44%) CISSP
2 33 (91.67%) CISA
3 28 (77.78%) CISM
4 14 (38.89%) CEH
5 11 (30.56%) Degree
5 11 (30.56%) SANS
6 10 (27.78%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (27.78%) GIAC
6 10 (27.78%) Security+ Certification
6 10 (27.78%) SSCP
7 5 (13.89%) CCIE
7 5 (13.89%) CCSE
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (13.89%) JNCIE
8 4 (11.11%) CREST Certified
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (5.56%) CLAS
9 2 (5.56%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
1 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) HP Fortify
1 11 (30.56%) WebInspect
2 4 (11.11%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (11.11%) CSIRT
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) HP
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 5 (13.89%) Blue Coat
3 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
3 5 (13.89%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) Fortinet
3 5 (13.89%) IronPort
3 5 (13.89%) Juniper
3 5 (13.89%) Tufin
4 4 (11.11%) ForgeRock
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 4 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (5.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.78%) Sonatype