The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 682 709 703
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -6
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 201 121 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.44% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 163 110 164
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
CCSE
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28904 27274 31670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.01% 26.95% 28.37%
Number of salaries quoted 22607 22394 27084
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +16 85 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Yorkshire -23 41 £42,500 +21.42%
London -4 38 £57,500 -4.16% 2
East of England +5 18 £45,000 -14.28% 1
West Midlands -4 10 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West -4 4 £55,000 +10.00%
South West - 3 £52,500 -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 409 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 320 (78.24%) Firewall
3 318 (77.75%) Cisco
4 291 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
5 257 (62.84%) CCNP
6 235 (57.46%) CCSA
7 230 (56.23%) Network Security
8 133 (32.52%) Cisco ASA
9 131 (32.03%) WAN
10 128 (31.30%) CCNA
11 124 (30.32%) Juniper
11 124 (30.32%) F5
12 122 (29.83%) TCP/IP
13 119 (29.10%) LAN
14 118 (28.85%) Windows
15 116 (28.36%) Blue Coat
16 112 (27.38%) VPN
17 105 (25.67%) Linux
18 97 (23.72%) BGP
19 90 (22.00%) OSPF
20 72 (17.60%) CISSP
21 64 (15.65%) IPsec
22 60 (14.67%) MPLS
23 58 (14.18%) ITIL
23 58 (14.18%) VMware
24 52 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
25 51 (12.47%) Microsoft
26 47 (11.49%) JNCIS
26 47 (11.49%) NetScreen
27 45 (11.00%) Cisco IOS

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.71%) Apache
2 7 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.22%) IIS
4 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.73%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) SaaS
2 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 320 (78.24%) Firewall
2 230 (56.23%) Network Security
3 133 (32.52%) Cisco ASA
4 131 (32.03%) WAN
5 122 (29.83%) TCP/IP
6 119 (29.10%) LAN
7 112 (27.38%) VPN
8 97 (23.72%) BGP
9 90 (22.00%) OSPF
10 64 (15.65%) IPsec
11 60 (14.67%) MPLS
12 47 (11.49%) NetScreen
13 45 (11.00%) Cisco IOS
14 43 (10.51%) EIGRP
15 42 (10.27%) TACACS
15 42 (10.27%) SSL
16 41 (10.02%) DNS
16 41 (10.02%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 39 (9.54%) BIG-IP
17 39 (9.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.44%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (6.36%) Telecoms
2 24 (5.87%) Finance
3 13 (3.18%) Legal
3 13 (3.18%) Banking
4 11 (2.69%) German Language
5 10 (2.44%) Retail
6 5 (1.22%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.22%) Publishing
7 3 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 155 (37.90%) Security Engineer
2 137 (33.50%) Network Engineer
3 79 (19.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 54 (13.20%) Consultant
5 49 (11.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 37 (9.05%) Network Consultant
7 30 (7.33%) Security Consultant
8 28 (6.85%) Team Leader
9 23 (5.62%) Support Engineer
10 21 (5.13%) Analyst
10 21 (5.13%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 20 (4.89%) Firewall Engineer
12 19 (4.65%) Network Security Consultant
13 17 (4.16%) Senior Security Engineer
13 17 (4.16%) Support Specialist
14 16 (3.91%) Network Analyst
14 16 (3.91%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 16 (3.91%) IT Security Engineer
15 15 (3.67%) Security Specialist
16 14 (3.42%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.24%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.91%) Clustering
2 12 (2.93%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.44%) PKI
4 9 (2.20%) Smartphone
5 8 (1.96%) Thin Client
5 8 (1.96%) Fat Client
6 7 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.98%) Firmware
8 4 (0.98%) CESG
9 1 (0.24%) Open Source
9 1 (0.24%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 118 (28.85%) Windows
2 105 (25.67%) Linux
3 32 (7.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (6.36%) UNIX
5 19 (4.65%) Solaris
5 19 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.44%) FreeBSD
9 7 (1.71%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.71%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.18%) ITIL
2 41 (10.02%) Load Balancing
3 32 (7.82%) Network Management
3 32 (7.82%) E-Commerce
3 32 (7.82%) SIEM
4 26 (6.36%) Information Security
5 25 (6.11%) Incident Management
6 23 (5.62%) PRINCE2
7 15 (3.67%) Network Design
8 14 (3.42%) Project Management
8 14 (3.42%) Data Security
9 13 (3.18%) Vulnerability Management
10 11 (2.69%) Change Control
11 10 (2.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 10 (2.44%) Network Architecture
12 9 (2.20%) Migration
13 7 (1.71%) Change Management
13 7 (1.71%) Service Management
13 7 (1.71%) Test Strategy
13 7 (1.71%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.38%) Perl
1 22 (5.38%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.16%) SQL
3 14 (3.42%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.44%) Ruby
5 5 (1.22%) C
5 5 (1.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 291 (71.15%) Cisco Certification
2 257 (62.84%) CCNP
3 235 (57.46%) CCSA
4 128 (31.30%) CCNA
5 72 (17.60%) CISSP
6 47 (11.49%) JNCIS
7 39 (9.54%) CCDP
8 36 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 35 (8.56%) Check Point Certification
10 34 (8.31%) JNCIA
11 29 (7.09%) MCSE
12 27 (6.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 26 (6.36%) CCIE
14 25 (6.11%) Security Cleared
15 22 (5.38%) SC Cleared
16 21 (5.13%) MCSA
17 16 (3.91%) CCSP
17 16 (3.91%) RHCE
17 16 (3.91%) RHCA
18 11 (2.69%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.80%) PCI DSS
2 14 (3.42%) SLA
3 7 (1.71%) QA
4 3 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) GPG13
System Software
1 52 (12.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.65%) ProxySG
3 16 (3.91%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.93%) Snort
4 12 (2.93%) Nmap
5 5 (1.22%) XenServer
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.24%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (5.13%) Cacti
2 11 (2.69%) Nessus
3 9 (2.20%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.22%) SCCM
4 5 (1.22%) OpenView
4 5 (1.22%) CiscoWorks
5 4 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.73%) SCOM
7 2 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 409 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 318 (77.75%) Cisco
3 124 (30.32%) Juniper
3 124 (30.32%) F5
4 116 (28.36%) Blue Coat
5 58 (14.18%) VMware
6 51 (12.47%) Microsoft
7 42 (10.27%) Websense
8 37 (9.05%) Sophos
9 34 (8.31%) Red Hat
10 30 (7.33%) Nokia
11 28 (6.85%) Citrix
12 26 (6.36%) Aruba
13 21 (5.13%) LogRhythm
13 21 (5.13%) WatchGuard
13 21 (5.13%) SonicWALL
14 20 (4.89%) Kaspersky
15 17 (4.16%) HP
16 14 (3.42%) Sourcefire
17 13 (3.18%) Infoblox
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Posted: Yesterday
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