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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 293 298 285
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 16 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.076% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.31% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 22
Average salary £57,500 £60,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.95% +5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £50,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
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
2561 2599 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.99% 24.73% 26.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2224 2190 2561
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 January 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in the City of London

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 24 (92.31%) Firewall
3 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (84.62%) Cisco
4 20 (76.92%) CCNP
5 19 (73.08%) CCSA
6 16 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (57.69%) Network Security
8 12 (46.15%) OSPF
9 10 (38.46%) DNS
10 9 (34.62%) CCNA
10 9 (34.62%) BGP
11 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
11 8 (30.77%) Juniper
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
12 7 (26.92%) VPN
13 6 (23.08%) Perl
13 6 (23.08%) SQL
13 6 (23.08%) Windows
13 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
13 6 (23.08%) TACACS
13 6 (23.08%) Identity Management
13 6 (23.08%) Wireless
13 6 (23.08%) Blue Coat
13 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
13 6 (23.08%) Hedge funds
13 6 (23.08%) SIEM
14 5 (19.23%) F5
14 5 (19.23%) Finance
14 5 (19.23%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 16 (61.54%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (57.69%) Network Security
4 12 (46.15%) OSPF
5 10 (38.46%) DNS
6 9 (34.62%) BGP
7 8 (30.77%) EIGRP
7 8 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
8 7 (26.92%) VPN
9 6 (23.08%) Wireless
9 6 (23.08%) TACACS
10 5 (19.23%) WAN
11 4 (15.38%) DHCP
11 4 (15.38%) LAN
12 3 (11.54%) BIG-IP
12 3 (11.54%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (11.54%) MPLS
12 3 (11.54%) FWSM
12 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 3 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Security Engineer
3 10 (38.46%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Senior Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (7.69%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Hedge funds
2 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Identity Management
1 6 (23.08%) SIEM
2 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (11.54%) Network Management
2 3 (11.54%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.85%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Perl
1 6 (23.08%) SQL
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (76.92%) CCNP
3 19 (73.08%) CCSA
4 9 (34.62%) CCNA
5 5 (19.23%) CISSP
6 4 (15.38%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) CCIE
7 2 (7.69%) CCSP
7 2 (7.69%) CCIP
7 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (7.69%) JNCIA
7 2 (7.69%) JNCIS
7 2 (7.69%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Juniper
4 6 (23.08%) Blue Coat
5 5 (19.23%) VMware
5 5 (19.23%) F5
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) Nokia
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
8 1 (3.85%) Brocade
8 1 (3.85%) Fortinet