The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 121 122 99
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -23
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.37% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 1.26% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
CCSE
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
777 634 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.14% 29.41% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 674 571 397
Average salary £50,000 £47,300 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.70% +5.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCSE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CCSE Salary Trend in Birmingham

CCSE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) CCSA
1 13 (100.00%) Network Security
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
2 10 (76.92%) IPsec
2 10 (76.92%) Legal
2 10 (76.92%) VPLS
2 10 (76.92%) Network Management
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIS
3 3 (23.08%) Fortinet

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) Network Security
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 10 (76.92%) IPsec
2 10 (76.92%) VPLS
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) WAN
2 10 (76.92%) TCP/IP
2 10 (76.92%) MPLS
2 10 (76.92%) OSPF
2 10 (76.92%) BGP
2 10 (76.92%) EIGRP
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 10 (76.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 13 (100.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 13 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 10 (76.92%) Network Security Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Network Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Security Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) CCSA
2 10 (76.92%) CCNP
3 3 (23.08%) CCNA
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIA
3 3 (23.08%) JNCIS
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Blue Coat
2 3 (23.08%) Fortinet
2 3 (23.08%) Juniper