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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 706 713 704
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 173 121 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.46% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 141 107 163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
28855 26226 31350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 26.66% 28.68%
Number of salaries quoted 22738 21657 26655
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,650 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +1 61 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire -13 41 £42,500 +21.42% 4
London -38 30 £57,500 -14.81% 3
East of England - 18 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -26 13 £47,500 +5.55% 1
North West - 5 £55,000 -
South West -10 4 £48,750 +31.75%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 406 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 318 (78.33%) Firewall
3 315 (77.59%) Cisco
4 291 (71.67%) Cisco Certification
5 254 (62.56%) CCNP
6 238 (58.62%) CCSA
7 234 (57.64%) Network Security
8 140 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
9 131 (32.27%) WAN
10 130 (32.02%) Juniper
11 126 (31.03%) CCNA
11 126 (31.03%) F5
12 120 (29.56%) TCP/IP
13 119 (29.31%) Blue Coat
14 117 (28.82%) Windows
15 116 (28.57%) LAN
16 109 (26.85%) VPN
17 102 (25.12%) Linux
18 100 (24.63%) BGP
19 97 (23.89%) OSPF
20 68 (16.75%) CISSP
21 60 (14.78%) VMware
22 58 (14.29%) MPLS
23 57 (14.04%) IPsec
24 55 (13.55%) Microsoft
25 54 (13.30%) ITIL
25 54 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
26 52 (12.81%) JNCIS
27 47 (11.58%) EIGRP
28 44 (10.84%) NetScreen

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 17 (4.19%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.72%) Apache
4 5 (1.23%) IIS
5 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 28 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.49%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.99%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 318 (78.33%) Firewall
2 234 (57.64%) Network Security
3 140 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
4 131 (32.27%) WAN
5 120 (29.56%) TCP/IP
6 116 (28.57%) LAN
7 109 (26.85%) VPN
8 100 (24.63%) BGP
9 97 (23.89%) OSPF
10 58 (14.29%) MPLS
11 57 (14.04%) IPsec
12 47 (11.58%) EIGRP
13 44 (10.84%) NetScreen
13 44 (10.84%) Cisco IOS
14 43 (10.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 42 (10.34%) Internet
15 42 (10.34%) DNS
16 41 (10.10%) BIG-IP
17 37 (9.11%) SSL
18 36 (8.87%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.46%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (5.91%) Telecoms
2 23 (5.67%) Finance
3 14 (3.45%) Legal
4 13 (3.20%) Banking
5 11 (2.71%) German Language
6 9 (2.22%) Retail
7 4 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.74%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.49%) French Language
9 2 (0.49%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 156 (38.42%) Security Engineer
2 140 (34.48%) Network Engineer
3 85 (20.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 54 (13.30%) Consultant
5 41 (10.10%) Senior Network Engineer
6 36 (8.87%) Network Consultant
7 31 (7.64%) Security Consultant
8 27 (6.65%) Team Leader
9 23 (5.67%) Support Engineer
10 20 (4.93%) Analyst
10 20 (4.93%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 20 (4.93%) Network Specialist
11 19 (4.68%) Network Security Consultant
12 18 (4.43%) Firewall Engineer
12 18 (4.43%) Security Specialist
13 17 (4.19%) Support Specialist
13 17 (4.19%) IT Security Engineer
14 16 (3.94%) Network Analyst
15 14 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
15 14 (3.45%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.25%) WSH
1 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.94%) Clustering
3 14 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.46%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.46%) PKI
4 10 (2.46%) Thin Client
5 9 (2.22%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.23%) CESG
7 5 (1.23%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.99%) Firmware
9 1 (0.25%) Open Source
9 1 (0.25%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 117 (28.82%) Windows
2 102 (25.12%) Linux
3 31 (7.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (6.40%) UNIX
5 22 (5.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (4.43%) Solaris
7 15 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.46%) FreeBSD
10 8 (1.97%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.97%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (13.30%) ITIL
2 39 (9.61%) Load Balancing
3 34 (8.37%) E-Commerce
4 32 (7.88%) SIEM
5 31 (7.64%) Network Management
6 28 (6.90%) Information Security
7 23 (5.67%) PRINCE2
8 21 (5.17%) Incident Management
9 18 (4.43%) Mentoring
10 14 (3.45%) Network Design
10 14 (3.45%) Data Security
11 13 (3.20%) Vulnerability Management
11 13 (3.20%) Coaching
11 13 (3.20%) Project Management
12 12 (2.96%) Change Control
12 12 (2.96%) Network Architecture
13 10 (2.46%) Migration
13 10 (2.46%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 10 (2.46%) Line Management
14 8 (1.97%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.17%) PowerShell
1 21 (5.17%) Perl
2 17 (4.19%) SQL
3 13 (3.20%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.46%) Ruby
5 5 (1.23%) C
5 5 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 291 (71.67%) Cisco Certification
2 254 (62.56%) CCNP
3 238 (58.62%) CCSA
4 126 (31.03%) CCNA
5 68 (16.75%) CISSP
6 52 (12.81%) JNCIS
7 41 (10.10%) CCDP
8 38 (9.36%) JNCIA
9 34 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 31 (7.64%) Check Point Certification
11 27 (6.65%) MCSE
11 27 (6.65%) Security Cleared
12 26 (6.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 23 (5.67%) CCIE
14 22 (5.42%) SC Cleared
15 20 (4.93%) MCSA
16 17 (4.19%) CCSP
17 15 (3.69%) RHCE
17 15 (3.69%) RHCA
18 10 (2.46%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.62%) PCI DSS
2 16 (3.94%) SLA
3 7 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) GPG13
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (13.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (4.68%) ProxySG
3 18 (4.43%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.96%) Snort
4 12 (2.96%) Nmap
5 5 (1.23%) XenServer
6 2 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 17 (4.19%) Cacti
2 11 (2.71%) Nessus
3 9 (2.22%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.23%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.23%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (1.23%) SCCM
5 4 (0.99%) OpenView
5 4 (0.99%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.74%) SCOM
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 406 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 315 (77.59%) Cisco
3 130 (32.02%) Juniper
4 126 (31.03%) F5
5 119 (29.31%) Blue Coat
6 60 (14.78%) VMware
7 55 (13.55%) Microsoft
8 40 (9.85%) Websense
9 34 (8.37%) Nokia
10 33 (8.13%) Red Hat
10 33 (8.13%) Sophos
11 31 (7.64%) Citrix
12 24 (5.91%) Aruba
13 22 (5.42%) SonicWALL
14 21 (5.17%) WatchGuard
15 20 (4.93%) Kaspersky
16 17 (4.19%) LogRhythm
16 17 (4.19%) HP
17 16 (3.94%) Fortinet
18 15 (3.69%) Infoblox
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