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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 25 21 42
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 6 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.35% 10.85% 2.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.22% 25.27% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 6
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +20.87%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
37 91 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.81% 42.92% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 87 48
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,100 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (95.45%) WAN
3 19 (86.36%) CCSA
3 19 (86.36%) Network Security
4 18 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (81.82%) Spanning Tree
4 18 (81.82%) Data Centre
4 18 (81.82%) LAN
4 18 (81.82%) OSPF
4 18 (81.82%) BGP
5 15 (68.18%) CCDP
5 15 (68.18%) Firewall
6 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
6 12 (54.55%) tcpdump
6 12 (54.55%) Wireshark
7 9 (40.91%) Presales
8 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
8 6 (27.27%) Network Management
8 6 (27.27%) F5
8 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
8 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
8 6 (27.27%) CA
9 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 19 (86.36%) Network Security
3 18 (81.82%) BGP
3 18 (81.82%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (81.82%) LAN
3 18 (81.82%) OSPF
3 18 (81.82%) Spanning Tree
4 15 (68.18%) Firewall
5 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 12 (54.55%) tcpdump
5 12 (54.55%) Wireshark
6 6 (27.27%) BIG-IP
7 3 (13.64%) SAN
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Consultant
1 13 (59.09%) Network Consultant
2 12 (54.55%) Network Security Consultant
2 12 (54.55%) Security Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Security Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Check Point Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.09%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 18 (81.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Driving Licence
3 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (13.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (13.64%) iSeries
5 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (40.91%) Presales
3 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 6 (27.27%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Encryption
4 3 (13.64%) Data Management
4 3 (13.64%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (13.64%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Information Management
4 3 (13.64%) TOGAF
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) CCNP
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (86.36%) CCSA
3 15 (68.18%) CCDP
4 3 (13.64%) CCIE
4 3 (13.64%) CCMSE
4 3 (13.64%) CCSM
4 3 (13.64%) VCAP
4 3 (13.64%) VCDX
4 3 (13.64%) VCP5
4 3 (13.64%) VCP6
4 3 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (27.27%) CA
2 6 (27.27%) F5
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) VMware