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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 149 142 153
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 34 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 1.94% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £40,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
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
907 671 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.57% 25.19% 22.87%
Number of salaries quoted 750 505 514
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £52,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 August 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 60 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 58 (96.67%) CCNP
3 45 (75.00%) CCNA
4 36 (60.00%) CCSA
5 31 (51.67%) Firewall
6 28 (46.67%) VMware
7 27 (45.00%) OSPF
7 27 (45.00%) BGP
7 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
9 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
10 23 (38.33%) Cisco IOS
11 22 (36.67%) EIGRP
12 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
12 21 (35.00%) MCSA
12 21 (35.00%) Windows
12 21 (35.00%) Linux
12 21 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (35.00%) PCI DSS
12 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 20 (33.33%) MCSE
14 19 (31.67%) MPLS
14 19 (31.67%) Load Balancing
15 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
16 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
16 16 (26.67%) LAN

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (8.33%) IIS
1 5 (8.33%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.67%) SaaS
1 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (51.67%) Firewall
2 27 (45.00%) OSPF
2 27 (45.00%) BGP
3 26 (43.33%) TCP/IP
4 23 (38.33%) Cisco IOS
5 22 (36.67%) EIGRP
6 19 (31.67%) MPLS
7 18 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
8 16 (26.67%) LAN
8 16 (26.67%) WAN
9 14 (23.33%) VPN
10 12 (20.00%) Network Security
11 11 (18.33%) Intrusion Detection
12 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (11.67%) Internet
14 5 (8.33%) DNS
15 3 (5.00%) SAN
15 3 (5.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 2 (3.33%) HSRP
16 2 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Team Leader
1 21 (35.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 20 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 14 (23.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
5 6 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
7 4 (6.67%) Network Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Network Support
8 3 (5.00%) Network Manager
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Network Support
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
9 2 (3.33%) Network Consultant
9 2 (3.33%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Clustering
2 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) Windows
1 21 (35.00%) Linux
1 21 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Load Balancing
2 16 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 14 (23.33%) ITIL
4 7 (11.67%) Information Security
5 5 (8.33%) Information Management
5 5 (8.33%) Network Design
6 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.00%) BCP
6 3 (5.00%) Project Management
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Migration
6 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.00%) Network Architecture
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
7 2 (3.33%) Time Management
8 1 (1.67%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (96.67%) CCNP
3 45 (75.00%) CCNA
4 36 (60.00%) CCSA
5 25 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (35.00%) MCSA
6 21 (35.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 20 (33.33%) MCSE
8 16 (26.67%) RHCA
8 16 (26.67%) RHCE
9 13 (21.67%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (13.33%) CCIE
10 8 (13.33%) CCDP
11 6 (10.00%) CCSP
12 4 (6.67%) CCIP
12 4 (6.67%) CISSP
12 4 (6.67%) CCVP
13 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
13 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
13 3 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (35.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (18.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (45.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco
1 60 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (46.67%) VMware
3 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
4 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (10.00%) Capita
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 4 (6.67%) F5
8 3 (5.00%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.33%) Sourcefire
9 2 (3.33%) Splunk
9 2 (3.33%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.67%) Huawei
10 1 (1.67%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.67%) HP