The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 560 569 538
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -31
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 64 46 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.11% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.43% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 51 38 67
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,750 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
CCSE
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10651 10804 11757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.70% 25.28% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8725 8630 9892
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCSE
Salary Trend in London

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

CCSE Salary Trend in London

CCSE
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in London

CCSE
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +7 16 £57,500 -14.81%
Greenwich - 13 £47,500 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 98 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 96 (97.96%) Firewall
3 93 (94.90%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (87.76%) Cisco
5 76 (77.55%) CCNP
6 54 (55.10%) Juniper
7 47 (47.96%) Network Security
8 43 (43.88%) WAN
9 41 (41.84%) LAN
9 41 (41.84%) SC Cleared
9 41 (41.84%) Security Cleared
10 40 (40.82%) CCSA
11 37 (37.76%) Wireless
11 37 (37.76%) CCNA
12 32 (32.65%) Wi-Fi
13 30 (30.61%) CiscoWorks
13 30 (30.61%) CCIE
14 29 (29.59%) HP
15 28 (28.57%) SNMP
16 26 (26.53%) IP Telephony
16 26 (26.53%) OpenView
16 26 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (26.53%) Wireless Security
17 25 (25.51%) Structured Cabling
17 25 (25.51%) DSL
18 22 (22.45%) VPN
19 19 (19.39%) Windows
20 18 (18.37%) OSPF
21 15 (15.31%) BGP
21 15 (15.31%) VMware

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (2.04%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.04%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 96 (97.96%) Firewall
2 47 (47.96%) Network Security
3 43 (43.88%) WAN
4 41 (41.84%) LAN
5 37 (37.76%) Wireless
6 32 (32.65%) Wi-Fi
7 28 (28.57%) SNMP
8 26 (26.53%) IP Telephony
8 26 (26.53%) Cisco ASA
8 26 (26.53%) Wireless Security
9 25 (25.51%) Structured Cabling
9 25 (25.51%) DSL
10 22 (22.45%) VPN
11 18 (18.37%) OSPF
12 15 (15.31%) BGP
13 13 (13.27%) DNS
14 11 (11.22%) TCP/IP
15 10 (10.20%) MPLS
15 10 (10.20%) Cisco PIX
16 8 (8.16%) EIGRP
General
1 12 (12.24%) Finance
2 8 (8.16%) Banking
2 8 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.08%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 69 (70.41%) Network Engineer
2 40 (40.82%) Security Engineer
3 31 (31.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Analyst
6 7 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) IT Security Analyst
7 6 (6.12%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Network Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.06%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Security Consultant
9 3 (3.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (3.06%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Hedge funds
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.39%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.27%) Information Security
2 11 (11.22%) Network Management
3 9 (9.18%) SIEM
4 8 (8.16%) Identity Management
4 8 (8.16%) Project Management
5 7 (7.14%) Line Management
5 7 (7.14%) Time Management
5 7 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 7 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (6.12%) ITIL
6 6 (6.12%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.10%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.10%) Change Management
8 4 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.06%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.04%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.04%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.04%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.29%) SQL
2 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 93 (94.90%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (77.55%) CCNP
3 41 (41.84%) SC Cleared
3 41 (41.84%) Security Cleared
4 40 (40.82%) CCSA
5 37 (37.76%) CCNA
6 30 (30.61%) CCIE
7 10 (10.20%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (9.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (9.18%) MCSE
8 9 (9.18%) Degree
9 8 (8.16%) CISSP
10 7 (7.14%) MCSA
10 7 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
10 7 (7.14%) MCITP
11 5 (5.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (4.08%) JNCIA
12 4 (4.08%) JNCIS
12 4 (4.08%) CCDP
13 3 (3.06%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.04%) QA
3 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.02%) GPG13
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
3 1 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (3.06%) Firmware
5 2 (2.04%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.04%) Snort
5 2 (2.04%) ProxySG
6 1 (1.02%) Squid
Systems Management
1 30 (30.61%) CiscoWorks
2 26 (26.53%) OpenView
3 7 (7.14%) Nessus
4 3 (3.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 86 (87.76%) Cisco
3 54 (55.10%) Juniper
4 29 (29.59%) HP
5 15 (15.31%) VMware
6 12 (12.24%) F5
7 11 (11.22%) Microsoft
7 11 (11.22%) Blue Coat
8 6 (6.12%) Websense
9 4 (4.08%) Fujitsu
9 4 (4.08%) Riverbed
9 4 (4.08%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.06%) EMC
10 3 (3.06%) Nokia
10 3 (3.06%) Citrix
11 2 (2.04%) Sourcefire
11 2 (2.04%) BMC
11 2 (2.04%) Red Hat
11 2 (2.04%) Remedy
11 2 (2.04%) SonicWALL
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Posted: 2 days ago
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