The first table below looks at the demand for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 668 729 650
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -79
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 204 116 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.42% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 157 104 209
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29671 27684 31075
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.14% 27.21% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23418 22529 26784
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,050 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCSE
Salary Trend in England

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

CCSE Salary Trend in England

CCSE
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in England

CCSE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +28 84 £40,000 - 4
London -14 62 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Yorkshire -18 36 £45,000 +28.57% 4
East of England -2 8 £45,000 -14.28% 3
West Midlands -5 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West +7 3 - -
South West - 2 £65,000 -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 410 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 331 (80.73%) Cisco
3 318 (77.56%) Firewall
4 313 (76.34%) Cisco Certification
5 277 (67.56%) CCNP
6 228 (55.61%) Network Security
7 215 (52.44%) CCSA
8 148 (36.10%) Cisco ASA
9 134 (32.68%) F5
9 134 (32.68%) CCNA
10 123 (30.00%) WAN
11 119 (29.02%) Blue Coat
12 115 (28.05%) Linux
13 110 (26.83%) Windows
13 110 (26.83%) TCP/IP
13 110 (26.83%) VPN
14 109 (26.59%) Juniper
15 108 (26.34%) LAN
15 108 (26.34%) BGP
16 98 (23.90%) OSPF
17 75 (18.29%) VMware
18 69 (16.83%) ITIL
18 69 (16.83%) CISSP
19 68 (16.59%) IPsec
20 67 (16.34%) MPLS
21 66 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
22 64 (15.61%) Cisco IOS
23 60 (14.63%) NetScreen
24 54 (13.17%) Microsoft
25 52 (12.68%) DNS

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 21 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (2.93%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.71%) Apache
4 5 (1.22%) IIS
5 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 318 (77.56%) Firewall
2 228 (55.61%) Network Security
3 148 (36.10%) Cisco ASA
4 123 (30.00%) WAN
5 110 (26.83%) TCP/IP
5 110 (26.83%) VPN
6 108 (26.34%) LAN
6 108 (26.34%) BGP
7 98 (23.90%) OSPF
8 68 (16.59%) IPsec
9 67 (16.34%) MPLS
10 64 (15.61%) Cisco IOS
11 60 (14.63%) NetScreen
12 52 (12.68%) DNS
13 51 (12.44%) TACACS
14 50 (12.20%) BIG-IP
15 49 (11.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 40 (9.76%) SSL
17 37 (9.02%) EIGRP
18 34 (8.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (6.10%) Finance
2 22 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.41%) Banking
4 11 (2.68%) Publishing
5 10 (2.44%) Legal
6 8 (1.95%) Retail
7 7 (1.71%) German Language
8 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
Job Titles
1 150 (36.59%) Security Engineer
2 133 (32.44%) Network Engineer
3 70 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 55 (13.41%) Senior Network Engineer
5 36 (8.78%) Consultant
6 32 (7.80%) Security Specialist
7 31 (7.56%) Team Leader
8 29 (7.07%) Analyst
9 24 (5.85%) Network Consultant
10 23 (5.61%) Senior Security Engineer
11 22 (5.37%) Network Specialist
11 22 (5.37%) Network Analyst
12 21 (5.12%) Infrastructure Team Leader
12 21 (5.12%) Network Security Specialist
13 20 (4.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 20 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
13 20 (4.88%) IT Security Engineer
14 19 (4.63%) Support Engineer
15 16 (3.90%) Support Specialist
15 16 (3.90%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.24%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.90%) Thin Client
1 16 (3.90%) Fat Client
1 16 (3.90%) Clustering
2 12 (2.93%) PKI
2 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 9 (2.20%) Smartphone
4 8 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (1.46%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.98%) CESG
7 4 (0.98%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) Open Source
8 1 (0.24%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 115 (28.05%) Linux
2 110 (26.83%) Windows
3 32 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (5.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.37%) UNIX
6 17 (4.15%) Solaris
7 14 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.44%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.98%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.98%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (16.83%) ITIL
2 45 (10.98%) E-Commerce
3 41 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 35 (8.54%) SIEM
5 32 (7.80%) Incident Management
6 25 (6.10%) Network Management
7 23 (5.61%) Information Security
8 20 (4.88%) PRINCE2
9 17 (4.15%) Project Management
10 14 (3.41%) Data Security
11 13 (3.17%) Network Design
11 13 (3.17%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (3.17%) Change Control
12 12 (2.93%) Migration
13 11 (2.68%) Network Architecture
13 11 (2.68%) Test Strategy
14 9 (2.20%) ITIL V3
15 8 (1.95%) Asset Management
16 7 (1.71%) Service Management
16 7 (1.71%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.12%) Perl
1 21 (5.12%) PowerShell
2 16 (3.90%) SQL
3 14 (3.41%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.44%) Ruby
5 8 (1.95%) C
6 5 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 313 (76.34%) Cisco Certification
2 277 (67.56%) CCNP
3 215 (52.44%) CCSA
4 134 (32.68%) CCNA
5 69 (16.83%) CISSP
6 39 (9.51%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (9.51%) Check Point Certification
7 38 (9.27%) JNCIS
8 32 (7.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 32 (7.80%) CCDP
8 32 (7.80%) MCSE
9 28 (6.83%) JNCIA
10 27 (6.59%) CCIE
11 23 (5.61%) Security Cleared
12 21 (5.12%) MCSA
13 19 (4.63%) SC Cleared
14 16 (3.90%) RHCE
14 16 (3.90%) RHCA
15 15 (3.66%) CCSP
16 10 (2.44%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.78%) PCI DSS
2 12 (2.93%) SLA
3 6 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.22%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 66 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.63%) ProxySG
3 18 (4.39%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.93%) Snort
4 12 (2.93%) Nmap
5 8 (1.95%) XenServer
6 3 (0.73%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (5.12%) Cacti
2 12 (2.93%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.68%) Nessus
4 9 (2.20%) SCCM
5 5 (1.22%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.73%) OpenView
6 3 (0.73%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.73%) SCOM
6 3 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 410 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 331 (80.73%) Cisco
3 134 (32.68%) F5
4 119 (29.02%) Blue Coat
5 109 (26.59%) Juniper
6 75 (18.29%) VMware
7 54 (13.17%) Microsoft
8 41 (10.00%) Citrix
9 38 (9.27%) Sophos
10 37 (9.02%) Websense
11 34 (8.29%) Red Hat
12 30 (7.32%) Nokia
13 24 (5.85%) Infoblox
13 24 (5.85%) Imperva
14 22 (5.37%) Aruba
14 22 (5.37%) HP
15 21 (5.12%) LogRhythm
16 20 (4.88%) WatchGuard
17 19 (4.63%) Kaspersky
18 18 (4.39%) SonicWALL
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
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Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
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Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Oncall, Overtime
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
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