The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 151 156 134
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -22
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 35 15 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.95% 0.48% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.74% 2.32% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 10
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CCSE
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
936 647 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.41% 20.65% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 786 497 395
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CCSE
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Leeds region.

CCSE Salary Trend in Leeds

CCSE
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 67 (100.00%) Cisco
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 67 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 65 (97.01%) CCNP
3 42 (62.69%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (53.73%) Firewall
5 32 (47.76%) CCDP
6 31 (46.27%) CCNA
7 26 (38.81%) CCSA
8 24 (35.82%) WAN
8 24 (35.82%) LAN
9 23 (34.33%) BGP
9 23 (34.33%) OSPF
10 22 (32.84%) Load Balancing
11 21 (31.34%) MPLS
11 21 (31.34%) EIGRP
11 21 (31.34%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (28.36%) ITIL
12 19 (28.36%) Network Architecture
13 15 (22.39%) VPN
14 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
14 13 (19.40%) Network Security
15 12 (17.91%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (17.91%) Business Continuity
15 12 (17.91%) SLA
16 10 (14.93%) Check Point Certification
16 10 (14.93%) VMware
16 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
17 9 (13.43%) HSRP
18 8 (11.94%) Network Design

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) IIS
2 2 (2.99%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
1 1 (1.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (62.69%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (53.73%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) LAN
3 24 (35.82%) WAN
4 23 (34.33%) OSPF
4 23 (34.33%) BGP
5 21 (31.34%) EIGRP
5 21 (31.34%) MPLS
5 21 (31.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (22.39%) VPN
7 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
7 13 (19.40%) Network Security
8 12 (17.91%) Intrusion Detection
9 9 (13.43%) HSRP
10 8 (11.94%) Internet
11 6 (8.96%) SAN
12 4 (5.97%) SNMP
12 4 (5.97%) VoIP
12 4 (5.97%) WAAS
12 4 (5.97%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.97%) Games
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
2 4 (5.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Network Engineer
2 22 (32.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (28.36%) Network Specialist
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Security Engineer
6 7 (10.45%) Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.96%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.48%) Network Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
9 2 (2.99%) Architect
9 2 (2.99%) Network Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) Network Security Consultant
9 2 (2.99%) Operations Team Leader
9 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Clustering
2 5 (7.46%) Replication
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.49%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
1 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 3 (4.48%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Load Balancing
2 19 (28.36%) Network Architecture
2 19 (28.36%) ITIL
3 12 (17.91%) Business Continuity
4 10 (14.93%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (11.94%) High Availability
5 8 (11.94%) Information Security
5 8 (11.94%) Network Design
6 7 (10.45%) Project Management
7 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 6 (8.96%) Information Management
8 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity Planning
8 5 (7.46%) BCP
8 5 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (5.97%) B2C
9 4 (5.97%) Migration
9 4 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.48%) Time Management
10 3 (4.48%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.46%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
Qualifications
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (97.01%) CCNP
3 32 (47.76%) CCDP
4 31 (46.27%) CCNA
5 26 (38.81%) CCSA
6 10 (14.93%) Check Point Certification
7 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (8.96%) CCIE
9 5 (7.46%) MCSE
9 5 (7.46%) MCSA
9 5 (7.46%) CISSP
9 5 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (5.97%) CCSP
11 3 (4.48%) CCDA
11 3 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
11 3 (4.48%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.48%) VCP5
12 2 (2.99%) CCVP
12 2 (2.99%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (17.91%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 6 (8.96%) HP
3 6 (8.96%) Capita
4 5 (7.46%) Oracle
4 5 (7.46%) EMC
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.48%) F5
7 2 (2.99%) Splunk
7 2 (2.99%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.99%) Citrix
7 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.99%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.99%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.49%) Huawei
8 1 (1.49%) ProCurve