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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / England
Rank 706 704 685
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -19
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 122 224 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.85% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 61 158 180
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £39,375 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
19184 26306 27260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 24.68% 27.62% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15217 21306 21811
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

CCSE Salary Histogram in England

CCSE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +41 38 £55,000 -
London +52 31 £57,500 +9.52% 4
East of England -9 22 £57,500 -1.70%
North West -1 21 £33,500 -
West Midlands +41 9 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Yorkshire +13 2 £57,500 +21.05%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 244 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 208 (85.25%) Firewall
3 207 (84.84%) Cisco
4 198 (81.15%) Cisco Certification
5 167 (68.44%) Network Security
6 164 (67.21%) CCNP
7 144 (59.02%) CCSA
8 84 (34.43%) LAN
8 84 (34.43%) Data Centre
9 81 (33.20%) F5
10 80 (32.79%) Cisco ASA
11 70 (28.69%) CCIE
11 70 (28.69%) Fortinet
12 66 (27.05%) Palo Alto
12 66 (27.05%) Cisco Nexus
13 65 (26.64%) WAN
14 55 (22.54%) CCSP
14 55 (22.54%) Juniper
15 53 (21.72%) OSPF
16 52 (21.31%) CCNA
17 51 (20.90%) BGP
17 51 (20.90%) Microsoft
18 49 (20.08%) VPN
19 45 (18.44%) CCDP
19 45 (18.44%) Finance
19 45 (18.44%) Presales
20 39 (15.98%) FortiGate
21 38 (15.57%) Blue Coat
21 38 (15.57%) HP
21 38 (15.57%) MS Visio

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.82%) IIS
2 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (15.57%) MS Visio
2 24 (9.84%) MS Excel
3 21 (8.61%) MS Office
4 17 (6.97%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (85.25%) Firewall
2 167 (68.44%) Network Security
3 84 (34.43%) LAN
4 80 (32.79%) Cisco ASA
5 66 (27.05%) Cisco Nexus
6 65 (26.64%) WAN
7 53 (21.72%) OSPF
8 51 (20.90%) BGP
9 49 (20.08%) VPN
10 37 (15.16%) Spanning Tree
11 28 (11.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 26 (10.66%) Wireless
13 25 (10.25%) TCP/IP
14 24 (9.84%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (9.84%) Internet
14 24 (9.84%) MPLS
15 23 (9.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 22 (9.02%) BIG-IP
16 22 (9.02%) Cisco PIX
17 19 (7.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.05%) SQL Server
General
1 45 (18.44%) Finance
2 34 (13.93%) Retail
3 33 (13.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.64%) Banking
5 4 (1.64%) Billing
5 4 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.23%) Legal
7 2 (0.82%) Law
8 1 (0.41%) Local Government
8 1 (0.41%) Marketing
8 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (38.93%) Consultant
2 83 (34.02%) Security Consultant
3 82 (33.61%) Security Engineer
4 75 (30.74%) Network Consultant
5 70 (28.69%) Network Security Consultant
6 56 (22.95%) Network Engineer
7 51 (20.90%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (13.93%) Support Engineer
9 28 (11.48%) Senior Security Engineer
10 21 (8.61%) Juniper Engineer
11 20 (8.20%) Check Point Support
12 16 (6.56%) Cisco Engineer
13 14 (5.74%) Architect
14 12 (4.92%) Check Point Consultant
15 11 (4.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 11 (4.51%) Senior Network Engineer
16 10 (4.10%) Security Specialist
17 9 (3.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 8 (3.28%) Analyst
18 8 (3.28%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.23%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (34.43%) Data Centre
2 21 (8.61%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (4.92%) Driving Licence
4 9 (3.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.46%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.46%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.46%) Thin Client
7 5 (2.05%) iPad
8 4 (1.64%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.23%) Clustering
9 3 (1.23%) iSeries
9 3 (1.23%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.41%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.41%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.30%) Linux
2 20 (8.20%) Windows
3 12 (4.92%) Unix
4 7 (2.87%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (18.44%) Presales
2 34 (13.93%) Network Design
3 32 (13.11%) Load Balancing
4 31 (12.70%) ITIL
4 31 (12.70%) Network Management
5 30 (12.30%) Kalman Filter
6 27 (11.07%) Security Management
7 25 (10.25%) Information Security
8 21 (8.61%) Security Operations
9 18 (7.38%) Content Management
10 17 (6.97%) Risk Management
11 16 (6.56%) SIEM
12 14 (5.74%) Disaster Recovery
13 13 (5.33%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.51%) Change Control
14 11 (4.51%) ITIL V3
14 11 (4.51%) Problem Management
15 7 (2.87%) E-Commerce
15 7 (2.87%) Information Management
15 7 (2.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.10%) SQL
2 1 (0.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 198 (81.15%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (67.21%) CCNP
3 144 (59.02%) CCSA
4 70 (28.69%) CCIE
5 55 (22.54%) CCSP
6 52 (21.31%) CCNA
7 45 (18.44%) CCDP
8 36 (14.75%) Check Point Certification
9 29 (11.89%) JNCIS
10 17 (6.97%) CISSP
11 15 (6.15%) JNCIA
12 12 (4.92%) Security Cleared
13 11 (4.51%) JNCIP
14 9 (3.69%) CISA
14 9 (3.69%) SC Cleared
15 7 (2.87%) Degree
15 7 (2.87%) JNCIE
15 7 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (2.46%) CISM
17 5 (2.05%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.02%) SLA
2 7 (2.87%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.46%) QA
4 5 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.64%) GPG13
5 4 (1.64%) PMO
6 1 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.41%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (7.38%) ProxySG
2 13 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.64%) Firmware
4 3 (1.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (15.98%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.23%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.82%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) QRadar
Vendors
1 244 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 207 (84.84%) Cisco
3 81 (33.20%) F5
4 70 (28.69%) Fortinet
5 66 (27.05%) Palo Alto
6 55 (22.54%) Juniper
7 51 (20.90%) Microsoft
8 38 (15.57%) Blue Coat
8 38 (15.57%) HP
9 34 (13.93%) Splunk
10 29 (11.89%) Sourcefire
11 25 (10.25%) Intel Security
12 24 (9.84%) Imperva
13 20 (8.20%) VMware
14 18 (7.38%) Proofpoint
14 18 (7.38%) TippingPoint
15 17 (6.97%) Riverbed
16 15 (6.15%) Citrix
17 11 (4.51%) Extreme Networks
18 9 (3.69%) SolarWinds
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