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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 708 704 650
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -54
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 169 155 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.57% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 115 123 174
Average salary £45,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,150 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
29143 27107 30471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.33% 26.61% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23301 22293 25637
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -6 57 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Yorkshire -13 43 £46,250 +32.14% 3
London -12 37 £46,250 -19.56% 5
East of England -8 15 £47,500 - 1
West Midlands -18 13 £37,500 -11.76%
South West -24 3 £45,000 +25.00%
North West -21 2 £55,000 +15.78%
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 373 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 301 (80.70%) Cisco
3 295 (79.09%) Firewall
4 287 (76.94%) Cisco Certification
5 250 (67.02%) CCNP
6 209 (56.03%) Network Security
7 194 (52.01%) CCSA
8 160 (42.90%) Cisco ASA
9 144 (38.61%) WAN
10 135 (36.19%) Juniper
11 128 (34.32%) LAN
12 125 (33.51%) F5
13 100 (26.81%) CCNA
14 98 (26.27%) Blue Coat
15 96 (25.74%) TCP/IP
16 89 (23.86%) VPN
17 88 (23.59%) BGP
18 87 (23.32%) OSPF
19 77 (20.64%) Windows
20 69 (18.50%) Linux
21 56 (15.01%) CCIE
22 55 (14.75%) CCDP
23 54 (14.48%) JNCIS
24 53 (14.21%) ITIL
25 52 (13.94%) Wireless
26 51 (13.67%) CISSP
26 51 (13.67%) Microsoft
27 49 (13.14%) MPLS
27 49 (13.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
28 46 (12.33%) EIGRP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (1.88%) SharePoint
1 7 (1.88%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.07%) Apache
4 2 (0.54%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.54%) IIS
5 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.95%) MS Office
3 4 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.54%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.07%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 295 (79.09%) Firewall
2 209 (56.03%) Network Security
3 160 (42.90%) Cisco ASA
4 144 (38.61%) WAN
5 128 (34.32%) LAN
6 96 (25.74%) TCP/IP
7 89 (23.86%) VPN
8 88 (23.59%) BGP
9 87 (23.32%) OSPF
10 52 (13.94%) Wireless
11 49 (13.14%) MPLS
11 49 (13.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 46 (12.33%) EIGRP
13 42 (11.26%) Cisco PIX
14 41 (10.99%) IPsec
15 40 (10.72%) Cisco Nexus
16 36 (9.65%) Internet
17 33 (8.85%) Intrusion Detection
18 31 (8.31%) BIG-IP
19 29 (7.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.61%) Metasploit
General
1 27 (7.24%) Telecoms
2 14 (3.75%) Legal
3 12 (3.22%) Finance
4 10 (2.68%) German Language
5 9 (2.41%) Banking
6 6 (1.61%) Retail
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.54%) Advertising
8 2 (0.54%) French Language
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Games
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Law
Job Titles
1 142 (38.07%) Network Engineer
2 126 (33.78%) Security Engineer
3 70 (18.77%) Network Security Engineer
4 57 (15.28%) Consultant
5 55 (14.75%) Senior Network Engineer
6 38 (10.19%) Network Consultant
7 32 (8.58%) Security Consultant
8 31 (8.31%) Analyst
9 26 (6.97%) Network Specialist
10 25 (6.70%) Security Analyst
11 23 (6.17%) Network Analyst
12 22 (5.90%) Network Security Consultant
13 18 (4.83%) Support Engineer
14 16 (4.29%) Network Security Analyst
15 15 (4.02%) Firewall Engineer
15 15 (4.02%) Security Specialist
16 14 (3.75%) IP Engineer
17 13 (3.49%) Senior Security Engineer
17 13 (3.49%) Support Specialist
18 11 (2.95%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.27%) CSS
1 1 (0.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 11 (2.95%) Management Information System
2 10 (2.68%) PKI
2 10 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.41%) Thin Client
3 9 (2.41%) Smartphone
3 9 (2.41%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.14%) Clustering
5 3 (0.80%) CESG
6 2 (0.54%) Replication
6 2 (0.54%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.27%) Open Source
7 1 (0.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 77 (20.64%) Windows
2 69 (18.50%) Linux
3 20 (5.36%) UNIX
4 14 (3.75%) Solaris
5 12 (3.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (2.68%) Windows XP
6 10 (2.68%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.61%) FreeBSD
10 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (14.21%) ITIL
2 41 (10.99%) Network Management
3 40 (10.72%) Load Balancing
4 28 (7.51%) PRINCE2
5 23 (6.17%) Information Security
6 17 (4.56%) E-Commerce
6 17 (4.56%) Mentoring
7 16 (4.29%) Network Architecture
7 16 (4.29%) SIEM
8 15 (4.02%) Project Management
8 15 (4.02%) Network Design
8 15 (4.02%) Incident Management
9 14 (3.75%) Coaching
10 12 (3.22%) Line Management
11 11 (2.95%) ITIL V3
11 11 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (2.95%) Data Security
11 11 (2.95%) Migration
12 10 (2.68%) Change Management
12 10 (2.68%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 16 (4.29%) SQL
2 9 (2.41%) PowerShell
2 9 (2.41%) Perl
3 8 (2.14%) Bash Shell
4 6 (1.61%) Ruby
5 2 (0.54%) Java
6 1 (0.27%) C
Qualifications
1 287 (76.94%) Cisco Certification
2 250 (67.02%) CCNP
3 194 (52.01%) CCSA
4 100 (26.81%) CCNA
5 56 (15.01%) CCIE
6 55 (14.75%) CCDP
7 54 (14.48%) JNCIS
8 51 (13.67%) CISSP
9 39 (10.46%) JNCIA
10 33 (8.85%) Security Cleared
11 31 (8.31%) SC Cleared
12 26 (6.97%) Check Point Certification
13 18 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
14 17 (4.56%) CCSP
15 16 (4.29%) JNCIP
16 14 (3.75%) MCSE
17 12 (3.22%) JNCIE
17 12 (3.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 8 (2.14%) MCSA
18 8 (2.14%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.09%) SLA
2 17 (4.56%) PCI DSS
3 10 (2.68%) QA
4 7 (1.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.36%) ProxySG
3 8 (2.14%) Nmap
4 7 (1.88%) Active Directory
5 6 (1.61%) Snort
6 5 (1.34%) Firmware
7 3 (0.80%) vSphere
8 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 20 (5.36%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (4.56%) OpenView
3 9 (2.41%) FortiGate
4 7 (1.88%) Cacti
5 6 (1.61%) Nessus
6 5 (1.34%) SolarWinds Orion
7 3 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.27%) SCCM
8 1 (0.27%) SCOM
8 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 373 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 301 (80.70%) Cisco
3 135 (36.19%) Juniper
4 125 (33.51%) F5
5 98 (26.27%) Blue Coat
6 51 (13.67%) Microsoft
7 45 (12.06%) VMware
8 32 (8.58%) HP
9 30 (8.04%) Websense
10 27 (7.24%) Citrix
10 27 (7.24%) Nokia
11 20 (5.36%) Sophos
11 20 (5.36%) SonicWALL
12 19 (5.09%) Aruba
13 18 (4.83%) Brocade
14 17 (4.56%) Fortinet
15 16 (4.29%) Red Hat
15 16 (4.29%) WatchGuard
15 16 (4.29%) Kaspersky
16 12 (3.22%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £44,000 to £44,000 per annum circa + £7k Car Allowance + £4k Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £44K + 7K Car Allowance + Bonuses + Bens
Posted: 9 days ago
Croydon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £44000 - £46000 per annum + Healthcare
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: NEG
Posted: 23 days ago