The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 68 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 9 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.27% 0.29% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 1.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.66%
CCSE
South Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
193 143 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.18% 21.09% 25.81%
Number of salaries quoted 149 127 92
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

CCSE
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

CCSE Salary Trend in Cardiff

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) CCSA
1 10 (100.00%) F5
2 9 (90.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (90.00%) Vyatta
2 9 (90.00%) VyOS
2 9 (90.00%) Driving Licence
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Brocade
2 9 (90.00%) CA
2 9 (90.00%) SolarWinds
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Advertising
3 5 (50.00%) High Availability
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) LAN
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 9 (90.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) IPv4
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) OSPF
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
General
1 5 (50.00%) Advertising
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) CCSA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNP
2 1 (10.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) F5
1 10 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (90.00%) Brocade
2 9 (90.00%) CA
2 9 (90.00%) SolarWinds
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 9 (90.00%) Vyatta