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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 97 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.70% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
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
311 199 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 27.07% 21.56% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 281 187 334
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 2014. 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 - 4 £45,000 -
CCSE
East of England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) WAN
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
3 11 (73.33%) Network Security
4 10 (66.67%) CCSA
4 10 (66.67%) CCNP
5 8 (53.33%) CCDP
6 7 (46.67%) Network Management
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (40.00%) OSPF
7 6 (40.00%) BGP
8 4 (26.67%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) Check Point Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
9 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
10 2 (13.33%) VPN
10 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (13.33%) Juniper
10 2 (13.33%) CCDA
10 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (6.67%) F5
11 1 (6.67%) FirePass
11 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) LAN
1 12 (80.00%) WAN
2 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) Network Security
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (40.00%) OSPF
4 6 (40.00%) BGP
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (20.00%) tcpdump
5 3 (20.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 1 (6.67%) MPLS
7 1 (6.67%) NetScreen
7 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
7 1 (6.67%) FirePass
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Network Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) Security Consultant
1 10 (66.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Network Management
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (66.67%) CCNP
2 10 (66.67%) CCSA
3 8 (53.33%) CCDP
4 4 (26.67%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 2 (13.33%) CCDA
6 1 (6.67%) CCIP
6 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 1 (6.67%) Nokia
3 1 (6.67%) F5