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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 698 583 739
Rank change year-on-year
-115 +156
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 198 291 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.28% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 1.01% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 157 214 131
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £32,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30493 28806 32602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.04% 27.64% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24591 23479 27848
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 95 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Yorkshire -18 44 £47,500 +46.15% 5
East of England -5 29 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South East -117 25 £50,000 +17.64% 6
West Midlands -12 5 £45,000 -37.93%
CCSE
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CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 314 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 274 (87.26%) Cisco
3 257 (81.85%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (78.03%) Firewall
5 227 (72.29%) CCNP
6 156 (49.68%) Network Security
7 140 (44.59%) CCSA
8 121 (38.54%) CCNA
8 121 (38.54%) Cisco ASA
9 106 (33.76%) BGP
10 97 (30.89%) F5
11 92 (29.30%) OSPF
12 89 (28.34%) WAN
13 86 (27.39%) VPN
14 85 (27.07%) Blue Coat
15 83 (26.43%) Linux
16 82 (26.11%) TCP/IP
17 81 (25.80%) Cisco IOS
18 79 (25.16%) Juniper
19 76 (24.20%) MPLS
20 75 (23.89%) LAN
21 70 (22.29%) ITIL
21 70 (22.29%) DNS
22 69 (21.97%) VMware
23 67 (21.34%) Windows
24 64 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
25 53 (16.88%) E-Commerce
25 53 (16.88%) IPsec
25 53 (16.88%) NetScreen
26 50 (15.92%) DHCP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (5.73%) IIS
1 18 (5.73%) Apache
2 11 (3.50%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (8.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 245 (78.03%) Firewall
2 156 (49.68%) Network Security
3 121 (38.54%) Cisco ASA
4 106 (33.76%) BGP
5 92 (29.30%) OSPF
6 89 (28.34%) WAN
7 86 (27.39%) VPN
8 82 (26.11%) TCP/IP
9 81 (25.80%) Cisco IOS
10 76 (24.20%) MPLS
11 75 (23.89%) LAN
12 70 (22.29%) DNS
13 53 (16.88%) NetScreen
13 53 (16.88%) IPsec
14 50 (15.92%) DHCP
15 39 (12.42%) BIG-IP
16 32 (10.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 29 (9.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 29 (9.24%) Internet
18 28 (8.92%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (7.64%) Finance
2 17 (5.41%) Publishing
3 16 (5.10%) Banking
4 12 (3.82%) Retail
5 7 (2.23%) Back Office
5 7 (2.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.59%) Billing
7 4 (1.27%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.96%) Law
9 2 (0.64%) Legal
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 105 (33.44%) Network Engineer
2 89 (28.34%) Security Engineer
3 55 (17.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 43 (13.69%) Security Specialist
5 42 (13.38%) Team Leader
6 36 (11.46%) Network Security Engineer
7 34 (10.83%) Analyst
8 27 (8.60%) Network Analyst
9 26 (8.28%) Senior Security Engineer
9 26 (8.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 25 (7.96%) Network Security Specialist
10 25 (7.96%) Network Specialist
11 23 (7.32%) Network Support
11 23 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
12 22 (7.01%) Senior Network Analyst
13 18 (5.73%) Operations Team Leader
13 18 (5.73%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
13 18 (5.73%) Support Analyst
13 18 (5.73%) Network Support Analyst
14 17 (5.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.69%) Thin Client
1 21 (6.69%) Fat Client
2 20 (6.37%) Clustering
3 15 (4.78%) PKI
4 7 (2.23%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.27%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.27%) Firmware
7 2 (0.64%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.64%) CESG
7 2 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.32%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 83 (26.43%) Linux
2 67 (21.34%) Windows
3 29 (9.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (5.73%) UNIX
5 13 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.96%) Solaris
8 2 (0.64%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.32%) CentOS
9 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (22.29%) ITIL
2 53 (16.88%) E-Commerce
3 42 (13.38%) Load Balancing
4 25 (7.96%) Incident Management
5 23 (7.32%) Information Security
6 22 (7.01%) SIEM
7 21 (6.69%) Project Management
8 18 (5.73%) ITIL V3
9 15 (4.78%) Network Management
10 12 (3.82%) Network Architecture
10 12 (3.82%) Service Delivery
11 10 (3.18%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (3.18%) Protective Monitoring
12 9 (2.87%) Test Strategy
12 9 (2.87%) Capacity Management
12 9 (2.87%) Security Architecture
12 9 (2.87%) Ethical Hacking
12 9 (2.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 9 (2.87%) Change Management
12 9 (2.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.73%) Java
2 11 (3.50%) Perl
2 11 (3.50%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.55%) C
4 7 (2.23%) SQL
5 5 (1.59%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 257 (81.85%) Cisco Certification
2 227 (72.29%) CCNP
3 140 (44.59%) CCSA
4 121 (38.54%) CCNA
5 42 (13.38%) CISSP
6 40 (12.74%) Check Point Certification
7 38 (12.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (10.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (10.19%) MCSE
10 26 (8.28%) MCSA
11 23 (7.32%) JNCIA
12 22 (7.01%) CCIE
12 22 (7.01%) Security Cleared
13 21 (6.69%) CCSP
14 20 (6.37%) RHCE
14 20 (6.37%) RHCA
15 18 (5.73%) SC Cleared
16 15 (4.78%) Degree
16 15 (4.78%) JNCIS
16 15 (4.78%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (8.92%) PCI DSS
2 16 (5.10%) SLA
3 9 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.32%) GPG13
System Software
1 64 (20.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (7.01%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.46%) ProxySG
4 7 (2.23%) XenServer
5 4 (1.27%) Snort
6 2 (0.64%) Nmap
7 1 (0.32%) Squid
7 1 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (3.50%) Cacti
2 9 (2.87%) FortiGate
3 8 (2.55%) SCCM
4 5 (1.59%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (0.96%) OpenView
5 3 (0.96%) Nessus
5 3 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.64%) SCOM
7 1 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 314 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 274 (87.26%) Cisco
3 97 (30.89%) F5
4 85 (27.07%) Blue Coat
5 79 (25.16%) Juniper
6 69 (21.97%) VMware
7 47 (14.97%) Microsoft
8 37 (11.78%) Citrix
9 29 (9.24%) Red Hat
10 28 (8.92%) Infoblox
10 28 (8.92%) Imperva
11 26 (8.28%) Nokia
12 21 (6.69%) HP
13 16 (5.10%) Websense
14 13 (4.14%) Barracuda Networks
14 13 (4.14%) Riverbed
15 12 (3.82%) Brocade
15 12 (3.82%) Sophos
16 11 (3.50%) SolarWinds
16 11 (3.50%) Aruba
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
North London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
North London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
North London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Liberty Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum D.O.E + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
North London
Computer Futures
Salary: £46000 - £52000 per annum + £10k BONUS PER ANNUM
Posted: 28 days ago
North London
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Approx £10k Bonus per annum
Posted: 28 days ago