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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 689 690 735
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +45
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 189 196 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.68% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 120 158 105
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,600 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
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
27580 28716 26558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.07% 26.97% 26.90%
Number of salaries quoted 22488 22526 21817
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 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 4 September 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
London +31 69 £60,000 +4.34% 7
South East -19 50 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Yorkshire +19 48 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England -2 17 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -13 3 £28,000 -41.05%
South West -15 3 £36,000 -26.15%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 461 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 426 (92.41%) Cisco
3 419 (90.89%) Firewall
4 352 (76.36%) Cisco Certification
5 336 (72.89%) CCSA
6 256 (55.53%) CCNP
7 200 (43.38%) Cisco ASA
8 169 (36.66%) Juniper
9 152 (32.97%) Network Security
10 139 (30.15%) F5
11 131 (28.42%) CCNA
12 117 (25.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 114 (24.73%) CCIE
14 111 (24.08%) Data Centre
15 101 (21.91%) WAN
16 100 (21.69%) LAN
17 91 (19.74%) CCDP
17 91 (19.74%) Finance
18 87 (18.87%) Cisco PIX
19 80 (17.35%) BGP
20 78 (16.92%) Blue Coat
21 76 (16.49%) ITIL
22 75 (16.27%) NetScreen
23 74 (16.05%) Banking
24 70 (15.18%) Security Cleared
25 67 (14.53%) TCP/IP
26 62 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
27 60 (13.02%) OSPF
28 59 (12.80%) Online Banking
29 56 (12.15%) Mentoring

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (0.65%) CMS
2 1 (0.22%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (3.25%) MS Visio
2 6 (1.30%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (0.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 419 (90.89%) Firewall
2 200 (43.38%) Cisco ASA
3 152 (32.97%) Network Security
4 117 (25.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 101 (21.91%) WAN
6 100 (21.69%) LAN
7 87 (18.87%) Cisco PIX
8 80 (17.35%) BGP
9 75 (16.27%) NetScreen
10 67 (14.53%) TCP/IP
11 60 (13.02%) OSPF
12 52 (11.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 50 (10.85%) DNS
14 45 (9.76%) FWSM
15 44 (9.54%) SNMP
16 39 (8.46%) VPN
17 38 (8.24%) Spanning Tree
18 36 (7.81%) DHCP
19 35 (7.59%) MPLS
20 34 (7.38%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.22%) GCC
General
1 91 (19.74%) Finance
2 74 (16.05%) Banking
3 42 (9.11%) Retail
4 35 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 7 (1.52%) Advertising
6 3 (0.65%) Games
7 2 (0.43%) Marketing
7 2 (0.43%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Publishing
8 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 130 (28.20%) Network Engineer
2 90 (19.52%) Consultant
3 72 (15.62%) Security Engineer
4 69 (14.97%) Security Consultant
5 53 (11.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 43 (9.33%) Administrator
6 43 (9.33%) Firewall Administrator
7 41 (8.89%) Network Specialist
8 40 (8.68%) Senior Consultant
9 38 (8.24%) Network Consultant
9 38 (8.24%) Security Specialist
10 37 (8.03%) Network Security Specialist
11 36 (7.81%) Senior Security Consultant
12 35 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
12 35 (7.59%) Analyst
13 32 (6.94%) Firewall Consultant
14 30 (6.51%) Firewall Engineer
15 26 (5.64%) Senior Firewall Engineer
16 25 (5.42%) Network Analyst
17 22 (4.77%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.74%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.43%) CSS
3 1 (0.22%) XMPP
3 1 (0.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 111 (24.08%) Data Centre
2 62 (13.45%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (12.80%) Online Banking
4 17 (3.69%) PMI
5 14 (3.04%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.82%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 7 (1.52%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.52%) PKI
9 3 (0.65%) CMDB
9 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.43%) BBC
10 2 (0.43%) IPTV
11 1 (0.22%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.22%) BYOD
11 1 (0.22%) SecurID
11 1 (0.22%) NHS
11 1 (0.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.90%) Windows
2 8 (1.74%) Linux
2 8 (1.74%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (16.49%) ITIL
2 56 (12.15%) Mentoring
3 53 (11.50%) Load Balancing
4 41 (8.89%) Project Management
5 36 (7.81%) Network Management
6 29 (6.29%) Network Design
7 27 (5.86%) Change Control
8 26 (5.64%) SIEM
9 25 (5.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (4.99%) Service Delivery
11 18 (3.90%) Change Management
12 17 (3.69%) Information Security
12 17 (3.69%) Incident Management
13 16 (3.47%) CRM
13 16 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (3.25%) Identity Management
14 15 (3.25%) Problem Management
15 13 (2.82%) Fault Management
16 12 (2.60%) People Management
17 11 (2.39%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (3.25%) Perl
1 15 (3.25%) SQL
1 15 (3.25%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 352 (76.36%) Cisco Certification
2 336 (72.89%) CCSA
3 256 (55.53%) CCNP
4 131 (28.42%) CCNA
5 114 (24.73%) CCIE
6 91 (19.74%) CCDP
7 70 (15.18%) Security Cleared
8 54 (11.71%) Check Point Certification
9 48 (10.41%) JNCIP
10 41 (8.89%) JNCIS
10 41 (8.89%) SC Cleared
11 33 (7.16%) Degree
12 31 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (5.64%) CISSP
14 23 (4.99%) CCDA
15 21 (4.56%) JNCIE
16 17 (3.69%) PMI Certification
17 16 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
17 16 (3.47%) MCSE
18 14 (3.04%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.24%) SLA
2 19 (4.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.95%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) GPG13
4 2 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (1.74%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.52%) ProxySG
3 6 (1.30%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.08%) vSphere
5 3 (0.65%) XenApp
6 2 (0.43%) Snort
7 1 (0.22%) Squid
7 1 (0.22%) Firmware
7 1 (0.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (3.69%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.08%) vMotion
3 4 (0.87%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.43%) HP SIM
4 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.43%) OpenView
4 2 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.22%) Nessus
5 1 (0.22%) SCCM
5 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 461 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 426 (92.41%) Cisco
3 169 (36.66%) Juniper
4 139 (30.15%) F5
5 78 (16.92%) Blue Coat
6 54 (11.71%) Fortinet
7 45 (9.76%) Nokia
7 45 (9.76%) Microsoft
8 37 (8.03%) IronPort
9 36 (7.81%) Tufin
10 29 (6.29%) HP
11 28 (6.07%) Citrix
12 18 (3.90%) Kaspersky
13 17 (3.69%) VMware
14 14 (3.04%) Brocade
15 13 (2.82%) Computacenter
15 13 (2.82%) Riverbed
16 12 (2.60%) WatchGuard
17 11 (2.39%) NetIQ
18 10 (2.17%) Splunk
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Salary: £55000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + Car Allow Bonus Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
83Zero
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Posted: 10 days ago
London
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Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 21 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
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