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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 610 724 591
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -133
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 279 200 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.27% 0.18% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 0.65% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 169 159 208
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +18.75%
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
28484 30571 28990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.44% 27.10% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22524 24685 23619
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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 +66 93 £55,000 +10.00% 8
London +40 92 £55,000 - 3
Yorkshire +3 43 £50,000 +5.26% 2
East of England +22 20 £55,000 +15.78% 1
North West - 16 £55,000 -
West Midlands -8 10 £66,250 +47.22%
South West - 9 £65,000 - 1
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 522 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 486 (93.10%) Cisco
3 465 (89.08%) Cisco Certification
4 407 (77.97%) Firewall
5 366 (70.11%) CCNP
6 276 (52.87%) Cisco ASA
7 273 (52.30%) CCSA
8 248 (47.51%) Network Security
9 241 (46.17%) Juniper
10 181 (34.67%) CCIE
11 154 (29.50%) F5
12 140 (26.82%) CCNA
13 127 (24.33%) Blue Coat
14 122 (23.37%) WAN
15 120 (22.99%) Cisco PIX
16 111 (21.26%) LAN
17 108 (20.69%) BGP
18 105 (20.11%) NetScreen
19 101 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
20 98 (18.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 97 (18.58%) ITIL
22 92 (17.62%) OSPF
23 88 (16.86%) Load Balancing
24 87 (16.67%) Wireless
24 87 (16.67%) DNS
25 83 (15.90%) JNCIP
25 83 (15.90%) Fortinet
26 82 (15.71%) Security Cleared
26 82 (15.71%) Finance
27 77 (14.75%) CCDP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 10 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.53%) Lync
3 4 (0.77%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.83%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 407 (77.97%) Firewall
2 276 (52.87%) Cisco ASA
3 248 (47.51%) Network Security
4 122 (23.37%) WAN
5 120 (22.99%) Cisco PIX
6 111 (21.26%) LAN
7 108 (20.69%) BGP
8 105 (20.11%) NetScreen
9 101 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 98 (18.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 92 (17.62%) OSPF
12 87 (16.67%) DNS
12 87 (16.67%) Wireless
13 75 (14.37%) DHCP
14 74 (14.18%) TCP/IP
15 66 (12.64%) MPLS
16 55 (10.54%) SNMP
17 54 (10.34%) VPN
18 51 (9.77%) BIG-IP
19 49 (9.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 82 (15.71%) Finance
2 37 (7.09%) Banking
3 29 (5.56%) Retail
4 18 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.96%) Advertising
5 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.57%) Games
7 2 (0.38%) Back Office
7 2 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 150 (28.74%) Network Engineer
2 136 (26.05%) Consultant
3 107 (20.50%) Security Consultant
4 77 (14.75%) Security Engineer
5 66 (12.64%) Network Specialist
5 66 (12.64%) Network Consultant
6 63 (12.07%) Senior Network Engineer
7 54 (10.34%) Network Security Consultant
8 52 (9.96%) Security Specialist
9 51 (9.77%) Network Security Engineer
9 51 (9.77%) Network Security Specialist
10 43 (8.24%) Analyst
11 39 (7.47%) Senior Consultant
11 39 (7.47%) Senior Security Consultant
12 37 (7.09%) Security Analyst
13 30 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
13 30 (5.75%) Firewall Engineer
14 26 (4.98%) Senior Network Specialist
15 24 (4.60%) Administrator
16 23 (4.41%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 24 (4.60%) Online Banking
4 16 (3.07%) Hedge funds
5 14 (2.68%) Thin Client
5 14 (2.68%) Fat Client
6 11 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.96%) Clustering
8 3 (0.57%) Replication
9 2 (0.38%) IPTV
9 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.47%) Windows
2 31 (5.94%) Linux
3 8 (1.53%) Mac OS
4 4 (0.77%) Solaris
5 3 (0.57%) Windows 7
5 3 (0.57%) UNIX
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (18.58%) ITIL
2 88 (16.86%) Load Balancing
3 63 (12.07%) Network Management
4 58 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 48 (9.20%) Mentoring
6 45 (8.62%) Project Management
7 43 (8.24%) ITIL V3
8 35 (6.70%) Information Security
9 31 (5.94%) PRINCE2
10 30 (5.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 27 (5.17%) E-Commerce
12 26 (4.98%) Network Design
13 24 (4.60%) Migration
13 24 (4.60%) Network Architecture
13 24 (4.60%) Line Management
14 22 (4.21%) SIEM
14 22 (4.21%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
16 15 (2.87%) Business Continuity
17 11 (2.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (7.47%) SQL
2 16 (3.07%) Perl
2 16 (3.07%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.77%) Python
4 1 (0.19%) C
Qualifications
1 465 (89.08%) Cisco Certification
2 366 (70.11%) CCNP
3 273 (52.30%) CCSA
4 181 (34.67%) CCIE
5 140 (26.82%) CCNA
6 83 (15.90%) JNCIP
7 82 (15.71%) Security Cleared
8 77 (14.75%) CCDP
9 63 (12.07%) JNCIS
10 54 (10.34%) SC Cleared
11 45 (8.62%) CISSP
12 40 (7.66%) JNCIE
13 33 (6.32%) Check Point Certification
14 30 (5.75%) CCDA
15 26 (4.98%) JNCIA
16 24 (4.60%) HP ASE
16 24 (4.60%) HP MASE
16 24 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
17 18 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (3.45%) SLA
3 8 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.96%) GPG13
4 5 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) QA
System Software
1 57 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (5.17%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.87%) XenServer
4 8 (1.53%) vSphere
4 8 (1.53%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.34%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.96%) Snort
6 5 (0.96%) Squid
7 4 (0.77%) XenApp
7 4 (0.77%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.57%) Firmware
9 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 20 (3.83%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (3.26%) OpenView
3 8 (1.53%) Nessus
4 5 (0.96%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (0.96%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (0.57%) HP SIM
5 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 522 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 486 (93.10%) Cisco
3 241 (46.17%) Juniper
4 154 (29.50%) F5
5 127 (24.33%) Blue Coat
6 83 (15.90%) Fortinet
7 69 (13.22%) VMware
8 66 (12.64%) HP
9 55 (10.54%) IronPort
10 53 (10.15%) Tufin
11 50 (9.58%) Microsoft
12 43 (8.24%) Nokia
13 29 (5.56%) Citrix
13 29 (5.56%) Infoblox
13 29 (5.56%) Imperva
14 22 (4.21%) SolarWinds
15 21 (4.02%) Brocade
16 18 (3.45%) Sourcefire
17 16 (3.07%) Websense
18 10 (1.92%) LogRhythm
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + OT
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 12 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago