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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 120 113 98
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 10 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.48% 0.48% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 1.75% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 5
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,800 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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
726 513 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 35.16% 27.29% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 655 454 441
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Network Security
2 22 (95.65%) Firewall
3 21 (91.30%) CCSA
4 14 (60.87%) Fortinet
5 13 (56.52%) Juniper
5 13 (56.52%) VPN
6 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (52.17%) Blue Coat
6 12 (52.17%) JNCIA
6 12 (52.17%) JNCIS
6 12 (52.17%) CCNA
7 10 (43.48%) CCNP
7 10 (43.48%) LAN
7 10 (43.48%) WAN
8 9 (39.13%) MPLS
8 9 (39.13%) OSPF
8 9 (39.13%) BGP
8 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
8 9 (39.13%) VPLS
8 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
8 9 (39.13%) IPsec
8 9 (39.13%) Network Management
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (34.78%) Legal
10 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
10 1 (4.35%) CESG

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (95.65%) Firewall
2 22 (95.65%) Network Security
3 13 (56.52%) VPN
4 12 (52.17%) Intrusion Detection
5 10 (43.48%) LAN
5 10 (43.48%) WAN
6 9 (39.13%) MPLS
6 9 (39.13%) OSPF
6 9 (39.13%) BGP
6 9 (39.13%) EIGRP
6 9 (39.13%) VPLS
6 9 (39.13%) TCP/IP
6 9 (39.13%) IPsec
6 9 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.35%) FWSM
7 1 (4.35%) DHCP
7 1 (4.35%) DNS
General
1 8 (34.78%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Network Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Security Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Network Security Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Network Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Security Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Security Specialist
4 1 (4.35%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Network Management
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.35%) SIEM
2 1 (4.35%) Protective Monitoring
2 1 (4.35%) ITIL
2 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
2 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
2 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.35%) Migration
2 1 (4.35%) Network Design
2 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
2 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) CCSA
3 12 (52.17%) JNCIA
3 12 (52.17%) JNCIS
3 12 (52.17%) CCNA
4 10 (43.48%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) CCSP
5 1 (4.35%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.35%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (60.87%) Fortinet
3 13 (56.52%) Juniper
4 12 (52.17%) Blue Coat
5 1 (4.35%) Sourcefire
5 1 (4.35%) F5