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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 114 107 96
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 6 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.33% 0.20% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.71% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
590 421 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.61% 27.79% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 518 373 425
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
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 30 January 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) Network Security
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 16 (84.21%) CCSA
4 15 (78.95%) Fortinet
5 14 (73.68%) VPN
5 14 (73.68%) Juniper
6 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
6 12 (63.16%) JNCIA
6 12 (63.16%) JNCIS
6 12 (63.16%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (63.16%) CCNA
7 6 (31.58%) CCNP
7 6 (31.58%) LAN
7 6 (31.58%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) VPLS
8 4 (21.05%) Network Management
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (21.05%) MPLS
8 4 (21.05%) OSPF
8 4 (21.05%) BGP
8 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
8 4 (21.05%) IPsec
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 3 (15.79%) Legal
10 2 (10.53%) Migration
10 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (94.74%) Network Security
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 14 (73.68%) VPN
4 12 (63.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (31.58%) LAN
5 6 (31.58%) WAN
6 4 (21.05%) VPLS
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (21.05%) MPLS
6 4 (21.05%) OSPF
6 4 (21.05%) BGP
6 4 (21.05%) EIGRP
6 4 (21.05%) IPsec
6 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) Wireless
7 2 (10.53%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) DNS
7 2 (10.53%) SSL
7 2 (10.53%) FWSM
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Security Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Network Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL V3
2 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
3 1 (5.26%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (84.21%) CCSA
3 12 (63.16%) JNCIA
3 12 (63.16%) JNCIS
3 12 (63.16%) CCNA
4 6 (31.58%) CCNP
5 2 (10.53%) JNCIP
6 1 (5.26%) CCSP
6 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CISSP
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 15 (78.95%) Fortinet
3 14 (73.68%) Juniper
4 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
5 2 (10.53%) F5
5 2 (10.53%) Sourcefire