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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 296 316 300
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -16
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 16 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.042% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 0.19% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16 5 34
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £51,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £69,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
CCSE
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2985 2671 3156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.44% 22.32% 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2444 2358 2823
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCSE
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

CCSE Salary Trend in the City of London

CCSE
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in the City of London

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 34 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (76.47%) CCNP
4 26 (76.47%) Network Security
5 19 (55.88%) CCSA
6 18 (52.94%) CCNA
6 18 (52.94%) Aruba
7 15 (44.12%) F5
8 13 (38.24%) MPLS
8 13 (38.24%) BGP
9 12 (35.29%) EIGRP
9 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (32.35%) OSPF
10 11 (32.35%) CCDP
10 11 (32.35%) Wireless
11 10 (29.41%) Websense
11 10 (29.41%) VPN
11 10 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
12 9 (26.47%) Juniper
13 8 (23.53%) Citrix
13 8 (23.53%) VMware
14 7 (20.59%) JNCIA
14 7 (20.59%) JNCIS
14 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
15 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
15 6 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
15 6 (17.65%) LAN
15 6 (17.65%) WAN

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) Firewall
2 26 (76.47%) Network Security
3 13 (38.24%) MPLS
3 13 (38.24%) BGP
4 12 (35.29%) EIGRP
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (32.35%) OSPF
5 11 (32.35%) Wireless
6 10 (29.41%) VPN
7 6 (17.65%) LAN
7 6 (17.65%) WAN
8 5 (14.71%) SSL
8 5 (14.71%) NetScreen
8 5 (14.71%) Junos
9 3 (8.82%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (8.82%) TACACS
10 2 (5.88%) DNS
10 2 (5.88%) WLAN
10 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
11 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Security Engineer
2 14 (41.18%) Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Team Leader
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) IT Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Lead Network Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (17.65%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Network Management
4 2 (5.88%) SIEM
5 1 (2.94%) Test Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Information Security
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 27 (79.41%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (76.47%) CCNP
3 19 (55.88%) CCSA
4 18 (52.94%) CCNA
5 11 (32.35%) CCDP
6 7 (20.59%) JNCIA
6 7 (20.59%) JNCIS
7 6 (17.65%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (5.88%) CISSP
8 2 (5.88%) CCIP
8 2 (5.88%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 18 (52.94%) Aruba
4 15 (44.12%) F5
5 10 (29.41%) Barracuda Networks
5 10 (29.41%) Websense
6 9 (26.47%) Juniper
7 8 (23.53%) Citrix
7 8 (23.53%) VMware
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
8 5 (14.71%) Oracle
8 5 (14.71%) Brocade
9 2 (5.88%) Nokia
9 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
9 2 (5.88%) EMC
10 1 (2.94%) HP
10 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat