The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 75 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 19 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.64% 0.33% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.42% 1.15% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 7
Average salary £54,250 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
CCSE
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
256 348 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 22.09% 28.71% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 207 333 270
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CCSE
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCSE Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

CCSE
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

CCSE
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +38 14 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Luton +8 4 £55,000 -
CCSE
East of England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 27 (100.00%) Network Security
2 26 (96.30%) CCNP
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (85.19%) CCSA
4 22 (81.48%) Firewall
4 22 (81.48%) CCDP
4 22 (81.48%) LAN
4 22 (81.48%) WAN
5 20 (74.07%) BGP
5 20 (74.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (74.07%) Spanning Tree
6 19 (70.37%) Load Balancing
6 19 (70.37%) OSPF
6 19 (70.37%) MS Visio
6 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
7 17 (62.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 17 (62.96%) Network Management
8 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
9 12 (44.44%) Check Point Certification
10 11 (40.74%) Wireshark
11 10 (37.04%) tcpdump
12 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
13 6 (22.22%) CCNA
14 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
14 4 (14.81%) LogRhythm
15 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
16 1 (3.70%) Advertising
16 1 (3.70%) CCDA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 19 (70.37%) MS Visio
2 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Network Security
2 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 22 (81.48%) WAN
3 20 (74.07%) BGP
3 20 (74.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 20 (74.07%) Spanning Tree
4 19 (70.37%) OSPF
5 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
6 11 (40.74%) Wireshark
7 10 (37.04%) tcpdump
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (3.70%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Consultant
2 21 (77.78%) Network Consultant
3 17 (62.96%) Security Consultant
3 17 (62.96%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) AWS Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Network Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Security Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Load Balancing
2 17 (62.96%) Network Management
2 17 (62.96%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 26 (96.30%) CCNP
1 26 (96.30%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (85.19%) CCSA
3 22 (81.48%) CCDP
4 12 (44.44%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (22.22%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CCDA
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) LogRhythm
3 4 (14.81%) Sourcefire
4 1 (3.70%) F5
4 1 (3.70%) IBM
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