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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 151 157 133
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 27 34 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 0.92% 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.18% 3.76% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 13
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,400 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
848 904 654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.21% 24.51% 25.15%
Number of salaries quoted 679 747 490
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Leeds

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) Cisco
1 52 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 51 (98.08%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (98.08%) Firewall
2 51 (98.08%) CCSA
3 49 (94.23%) CCNP
4 42 (80.77%) CCNA
5 40 (76.92%) ITIL
6 36 (69.23%) Mentoring
6 36 (69.23%) Data Centre
7 35 (67.31%) Project Management
8 31 (59.62%) ITIL Certification
9 27 (51.92%) Analytical Skills
9 27 (51.92%) Network Security
10 26 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (30.77%) LAN
12 16 (30.77%) WAN
13 14 (26.92%) Network Design
14 13 (25.00%) MPLS
15 12 (23.08%) CCDA
16 11 (21.15%) VPN
17 10 (19.23%) SSL
17 10 (19.23%) CCDP
18 9 (17.31%) SLA
18 9 (17.31%) VoIP
18 9 (17.31%) Cisco IOS
18 9 (17.31%) Coaching
19 8 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
19 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 (5.77%) CMS
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 51 (98.08%) Firewall
2 27 (51.92%) Network Security
3 26 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 17 (32.69%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (30.77%) LAN
5 16 (30.77%) WAN
6 13 (25.00%) MPLS
7 11 (21.15%) VPN
8 10 (19.23%) SSL
9 9 (17.31%) VoIP
9 9 (17.31%) Cisco IOS
10 8 (15.38%) DMVPN
10 8 (15.38%) IPsec
10 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
10 8 (15.38%) VPLS
10 8 (15.38%) HSRP
10 8 (15.38%) Spanning Tree
10 8 (15.38%) DNS
10 8 (15.38%) PPP
10 8 (15.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 26 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 26 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 24 (46.15%) Network Engineer
3 16 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Implementation Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Implementation Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (1.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Team Leader
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (1.92%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 36 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 27 (51.92%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.77%) CMDB
4 2 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Online Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.54%) Windows
1 6 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (76.92%) ITIL
2 36 (69.23%) Mentoring
3 35 (67.31%) Project Management
4 14 (26.92%) Network Design
5 9 (17.31%) Coaching
6 8 (15.38%) Load Balancing
6 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity Planning
6 8 (15.38%) BCP
6 8 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 5 (9.62%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.85%) Change Management
8 2 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) Line Management
9 1 (1.92%) High Availability
9 1 (1.92%) SIEM
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 51 (98.08%) Cisco Certification
1 51 (98.08%) CCSA
2 49 (94.23%) CCNP
3 42 (80.77%) CCNA
4 31 (59.62%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (23.08%) CCDA
6 10 (19.23%) CCDP
7 3 (5.77%) Degree
8 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.92%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
2 3 (5.77%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) vSphere
2 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Cisco
1 52 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (13.46%) F5
3 6 (11.54%) Juniper
4 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
5 3 (5.77%) SolarWinds
5 3 (5.77%) HP
5 3 (5.77%) Avaya
5 3 (5.77%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) Brocade
6 2 (3.85%) NetApp
7 1 (1.92%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee
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