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 23 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 686 579 744
Rank change year-on-year
-107 +165
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 204 290 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.28% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.99% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 160 212 138
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £68,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30808 29173 32331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.11% 27.72% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24867 23810 27635
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £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 23 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 23 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 -14 98 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -17 43 £47,500 +46.15% 2
South East -105 30 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East of England +7 29 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Midlands -9 4 £45,000 -20.00%
East Midlands -22 1 £35,000 -17.64%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 318 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 277 (87.11%) Cisco
3 260 (81.76%) Cisco Certification
4 247 (77.67%) Firewall
5 229 (72.01%) CCNP
6 157 (49.37%) Network Security
7 145 (45.60%) CCSA
8 124 (38.99%) CCNA
9 120 (37.74%) Cisco ASA
10 108 (33.96%) BGP
11 98 (30.82%) F5
12 94 (29.56%) OSPF
13 91 (28.62%) WAN
14 87 (27.36%) Blue Coat
15 86 (27.04%) VPN
16 85 (26.73%) Linux
17 84 (26.42%) TCP/IP
18 81 (25.47%) Cisco IOS
19 79 (24.84%) Juniper
20 77 (24.21%) LAN
21 75 (23.58%) MPLS
22 70 (22.01%) VMware
22 70 (22.01%) Windows
22 70 (22.01%) DNS
23 68 (21.38%) ITIL
24 65 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
25 54 (16.98%) E-Commerce
26 53 (16.67%) IPsec
27 52 (16.35%) NetScreen
28 49 (15.41%) DHCP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (5.66%) IIS
1 18 (5.66%) Apache
2 12 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 28 (8.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 247 (77.67%) Firewall
2 157 (49.37%) Network Security
3 120 (37.74%) Cisco ASA
4 108 (33.96%) BGP
5 94 (29.56%) OSPF
6 91 (28.62%) WAN
7 86 (27.04%) VPN
8 84 (26.42%) TCP/IP
9 81 (25.47%) Cisco IOS
10 77 (24.21%) LAN
11 75 (23.58%) MPLS
12 70 (22.01%) DNS
13 53 (16.67%) IPsec
14 52 (16.35%) NetScreen
15 49 (15.41%) DHCP
16 39 (12.26%) BIG-IP
17 32 (10.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 30 (9.43%) Internet
19 29 (9.12%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
20 28 (8.81%) DMVPN
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (7.55%) Finance
2 17 (5.35%) Publishing
3 16 (5.03%) Banking
4 12 (3.77%) Retail
5 7 (2.20%) Back Office
5 7 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.57%) Billing
6 5 (1.57%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.94%) Law
8 2 (0.63%) Legal
8 2 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 105 (33.02%) Network Engineer
2 91 (28.62%) Security Engineer
3 56 (17.61%) Senior Network Engineer
4 42 (13.21%) Team Leader
4 42 (13.21%) Security Specialist
5 36 (11.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 34 (10.69%) Analyst
7 27 (8.49%) Network Analyst
7 27 (8.49%) Senior Security Engineer
7 27 (8.49%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 25 (7.86%) Network Specialist
8 25 (7.86%) Network Security Specialist
9 23 (7.23%) Network Support
9 23 (7.23%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (6.92%) Senior Network Analyst
11 18 (5.66%) Support Analyst
11 18 (5.66%) Network Support Analyst
11 18 (5.66%) Operations Team Leader
11 18 (5.66%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
12 17 (5.35%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.60%) Thin Client
1 21 (6.60%) Clustering
1 21 (6.60%) Fat Client
2 15 (4.72%) PKI
3 7 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.26%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.94%) Firmware
7 2 (0.63%) SWIFT
7 2 (0.63%) CESG
7 2 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.31%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 85 (26.73%) Linux
2 70 (22.01%) Windows
3 30 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (5.66%) UNIX
5 13 (4.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.94%) Solaris
8 2 (0.63%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.38%) ITIL
2 54 (16.98%) E-Commerce
3 42 (13.21%) Load Balancing
4 25 (7.86%) Incident Management
5 23 (7.23%) Information Security
6 20 (6.29%) SIEM
7 18 (5.66%) ITIL V3
7 18 (5.66%) Project Management
8 14 (4.40%) Network Management
9 12 (3.77%) Network Architecture
10 10 (3.14%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.83%) Change Management
11 9 (2.83%) Security Architecture
11 9 (2.83%) Test Strategy
11 9 (2.83%) Protective Monitoring
12 8 (2.52%) Capacity Management
12 8 (2.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 8 (2.52%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (2.52%) Identity Management
12 8 (2.52%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.66%) Java
2 11 (3.46%) Perl
2 11 (3.46%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.20%) C
3 7 (2.20%) SQL
4 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 260 (81.76%) Cisco Certification
2 229 (72.01%) CCNP
3 145 (45.60%) CCSA
4 124 (38.99%) CCNA
5 43 (13.52%) CISSP
6 41 (12.89%) Check Point Certification
7 39 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 34 (10.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 33 (10.38%) MCSE
10 27 (8.49%) MCSA
11 23 (7.23%) JNCIA
11 23 (7.23%) Security Cleared
12 22 (6.92%) CCIE
13 21 (6.60%) RHCE
13 21 (6.60%) RHCA
14 19 (5.97%) SC Cleared
14 19 (5.97%) CCSP
15 16 (5.03%) CCDP
16 15 (4.72%) Degree
16 15 (4.72%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (9.12%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.40%) SLA
3 8 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) GPG13
System Software
1 65 (20.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.92%) Active Directory
3 14 (4.40%) ProxySG
4 7 (2.20%) XenServer
5 4 (1.26%) Snort
6 2 (0.63%) Nmap
7 1 (0.31%) Squid
7 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.77%) Cacti
2 8 (2.52%) SCCM
2 8 (2.52%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.57%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (0.94%) OpenView
4 3 (0.94%) Nessus
4 3 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.63%) SCOM
6 1 (0.31%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 318 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 277 (87.11%) Cisco
3 98 (30.82%) F5
4 87 (27.36%) Blue Coat
5 79 (24.84%) Juniper
6 70 (22.01%) VMware
7 47 (14.78%) Microsoft
8 37 (11.64%) Citrix
9 30 (9.43%) Red Hat
10 28 (8.81%) Infoblox
10 28 (8.81%) Imperva
11 27 (8.49%) Nokia
12 21 (6.60%) HP
13 16 (5.03%) Websense
14 14 (4.40%) Sophos
15 13 (4.09%) Barracuda Networks
16 12 (3.77%) Aruba
16 12 (3.77%) LogRhythm
17 11 (3.46%) Riverbed
17 11 (3.46%) Brocade
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
North London
Computer Futures
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Approx £10k Bonus per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + bonus+ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £43000 - £47000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago