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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 33 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 20 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.90% 0.36% -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.02% 1.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
111 100 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.28% 35.84% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 88 80 52
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 30 (100.00%) CCNP
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 30 (100.00%) Network Security
2 29 (96.67%) CCDP
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 29 (96.67%) CCSA
3 26 (86.67%) BGP
3 26 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (83.33%) Load Balancing
4 25 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
4 25 (83.33%) OSPF
4 25 (83.33%) LAN
4 25 (83.33%) WAN
5 24 (80.00%) Firewall
6 22 (73.33%) Data Centre
7 17 (56.67%) Network Management
8 16 (53.33%) MS Visio
9 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (50.00%) Wireshark
9 15 (50.00%) tcpdump
10 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
11 13 (43.33%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (23.33%) CCNA
13 6 (20.00%) F5
14 5 (16.67%) CCDA
15 3 (10.00%) Network Design
16 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
16 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (53.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Network Security
2 26 (86.67%) BGP
2 26 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 25 (83.33%) OSPF
3 25 (83.33%) LAN
3 25 (83.33%) WAN
4 24 (80.00%) Firewall
5 15 (50.00%) Wireshark
5 15 (50.00%) tcpdump
6 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Consultant
2 19 (63.33%) Network Consultant
3 13 (43.33%) Security Consultant
3 13 (43.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 10 (33.33%) Network Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (23.33%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Network Implementation Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 17 (56.67%) Network Management
3 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) CCNP
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (96.67%) CCDP
2 29 (96.67%) CCSA
3 13 (43.33%) Check Point Certification
4 7 (23.33%) CCNA
5 5 (16.67%) CCDA
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.00%) F5