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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 34 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -27
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 14 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 5.00% 0.45% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% 1.52% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
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
77 132 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.50% 29.53% 32.75%
Number of salaries quoted 57 126 91
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) CCDP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 20 (100.00%) CCSA
1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
2 19 (95.00%) BGP
2 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 19 (95.00%) WAN
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (90.00%) MS Visio
3 18 (90.00%) OSPF
3 18 (90.00%) Load Balancing
3 18 (90.00%) Firewall
4 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
5 15 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 15 (75.00%) Network Management
6 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
7 12 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (50.00%) Wireshark
9 9 (45.00%) tcpdump
10 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
10 6 (30.00%) CCNA
11 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (5.00%) CCDA
12 1 (5.00%) IBM
12 1 (5.00%) Advertising
12 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 18 (90.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
2 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 19 (95.00%) WAN
2 19 (95.00%) BGP
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (90.00%) OSPF
3 18 (90.00%) Firewall
4 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 9 (45.00%) tcpdump
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Consultant
2 15 (75.00%) Network Consultant
3 11 (55.00%) Security Consultant
3 11 (55.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 15 (75.00%) Network Management
2 15 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) CCDP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (100.00%) CCSA
2 12 (60.00%) Check Point Certification
3 6 (30.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) CCDA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
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