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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 304 326 314
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -12
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 12 5 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.042% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.19% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 34
Average salary £53,750 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.37% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £58,500 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £80,700 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
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
2878 2577 3222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.27% 21.76% 25.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2356 2265 2892
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 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 23 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 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 30 (96.77%) Firewall
3 25 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (77.42%) CCNP
5 23 (74.19%) Network Security
6 21 (67.74%) CCSA
7 18 (58.06%) CCNA
8 15 (48.39%) F5
9 13 (41.94%) OSPF
9 13 (41.94%) BGP
9 13 (41.94%) Aruba
10 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
11 11 (35.48%) MPLS
11 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (32.26%) Juniper
12 10 (32.26%) CCDP
13 8 (25.81%) VMware
13 8 (25.81%) VPN
13 8 (25.81%) Citrix
14 7 (22.58%) JNCIA
14 7 (22.58%) JNCIS
14 7 (22.58%) Wireless
15 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
16 5 (16.13%) QA
16 5 (16.13%) Brocade
16 5 (16.13%) Barracuda Networks
16 5 (16.13%) Junos
16 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
16 5 (16.13%) Websense

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (96.77%) Firewall
2 23 (74.19%) Network Security
3 13 (41.94%) OSPF
3 13 (41.94%) BGP
4 12 (38.71%) EIGRP
5 11 (35.48%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (35.48%) MPLS
6 8 (25.81%) VPN
7 7 (22.58%) Wireless
8 5 (16.13%) NetScreen
8 5 (16.13%) WAN
8 5 (16.13%) SSL
8 5 (16.13%) Junos
9 4 (12.90%) LAN
9 4 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (9.68%) TACACS
11 2 (6.45%) NetScaler
11 2 (6.45%) WLAN
11 2 (6.45%) DNS
12 1 (3.23%) SAN
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 14 (45.16%) Security Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (25.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Team Leader
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Sales Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) IT Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Administrator
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.13%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.45%) SIEM
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.23%) Project Management
4 1 (3.23%) Information Security
4 1 (3.23%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (3.23%) Time Management
4 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 25 (80.65%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (77.42%) CCNP
3 21 (67.74%) CCSA
4 18 (58.06%) CCNA
5 10 (32.26%) CCDP
6 7 (22.58%) JNCIA
6 7 (22.58%) JNCIS
7 5 (16.13%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.45%) CISSP
8 2 (6.45%) CCIP
8 2 (6.45%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 15 (48.39%) F5
4 13 (41.94%) Aruba
5 10 (32.26%) Juniper
6 8 (25.81%) Citrix
6 8 (25.81%) VMware
7 5 (16.13%) Brocade
7 5 (16.13%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (16.13%) Websense
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
8 4 (12.90%) Nokia
9 2 (6.45%) EMC
9 2 (6.45%) Riverbed
10 1 (3.23%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.23%) HP