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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 41 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.71% 1.26% -
As % of the Qualifications category 12.62% 3.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
103 117 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.32% 36.79% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 86 96 70
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,600 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 29 (100.00%) CCNP
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (96.55%) CCDP
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 27 (93.10%) Network Security
4 25 (86.21%) LAN
4 25 (86.21%) WAN
4 25 (86.21%) CCSA
5 24 (82.76%) Firewall
6 22 (75.86%) OSPF
6 22 (75.86%) BGP
6 22 (75.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (72.41%) Load Balancing
7 21 (72.41%) Spanning Tree
8 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
9 14 (48.28%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (48.28%) Network Management
10 13 (44.83%) tcpdump
10 13 (44.83%) Wireshark
10 13 (44.83%) MS Visio
11 12 (41.38%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
12 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
13 6 (20.69%) F5
14 5 (17.24%) CCNA
14 5 (17.24%) CCDA
15 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
16 3 (10.34%) Network Design
16 3 (10.34%) People Management

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (44.83%) MS Visio
2 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) Network Security
2 25 (86.21%) LAN
2 25 (86.21%) WAN
3 24 (82.76%) Firewall
4 22 (75.86%) OSPF
4 22 (75.86%) BGP
4 22 (75.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (72.41%) Spanning Tree
6 13 (44.83%) tcpdump
6 13 (44.83%) Wireshark
7 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Consultant
2 15 (51.72%) Network Consultant
3 12 (41.38%) Security Consultant
3 12 (41.38%) Network Security Consultant
4 10 (34.48%) Network Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (24.14%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Leader
6 3 (10.34%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Load Balancing
2 14 (48.28%) Disaster Recovery
2 14 (48.28%) Network Management
3 3 (10.34%) Network Design
3 3 (10.34%) People Management
4 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.90%) Coaching
5 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) CCNP
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (96.55%) CCDP
3 25 (86.21%) CCSA
4 12 (41.38%) Check Point Certification
5 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 5 (17.24%) CCDA
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (96.55%) Cisco
3 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
4 6 (20.69%) F5