The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 29 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 17 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.59% 0.80% -
As % of the Qualifications category 19.32% 2.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
CCSE
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
88 104 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.11% 27.59% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 67 102 60
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

CCSE
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Bedford region.

CCSE Salary Trend in Bedford

CCSE
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing CCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) CCNP
1 25 (100.00%) CCDP
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 25 (100.00%) CCSA
1 25 (100.00%) Network Security
2 24 (96.00%) BGP
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 24 (96.00%) Spanning Tree
3 23 (92.00%) OSPF
3 23 (92.00%) LAN
3 23 (92.00%) WAN
4 22 (88.00%) Load Balancing
4 22 (88.00%) Firewall
5 21 (84.00%) MS Visio
6 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
7 19 (76.00%) Network Management
8 18 (72.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
9 16 (64.00%) Check Point Certification
10 15 (60.00%) Wireshark
11 14 (56.00%) tcpdump
12 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
13 4 (16.00%) CCNA
14 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
15 2 (8.00%) CCDA
16 1 (4.00%) MS Office

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing CCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 21 (84.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) Network Security
2 24 (96.00%) BGP
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 24 (96.00%) Spanning Tree
3 23 (92.00%) OSPF
3 23 (92.00%) LAN
3 23 (92.00%) WAN
4 22 (88.00%) Firewall
5 16 (64.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (60.00%) Wireshark
7 14 (56.00%) tcpdump
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) Consultant
2 16 (64.00%) Network Consultant
3 12 (48.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 12 (48.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Load Balancing
2 19 (76.00%) Network Management
3 18 (72.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) CCNP
1 25 (100.00%) CCDP
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 25 (100.00%) CCSA
2 16 (64.00%) Check Point Certification
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) CCDA
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) F5
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