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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 584 594 578
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 39 29 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.083% 0.066% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.26% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 31 26 66
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
11646 11087 12905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.74% 25.13% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9273 9061 11095
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
(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 +9 18 £55,000 -8.33% 2
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 126 (93.33%) Firewall
3 105 (77.78%) Cisco
4 101 (74.81%) Cisco Certification
5 82 (60.74%) Network Security
6 81 (60.00%) CCNP
7 70 (51.85%) VPN
8 64 (47.41%) CCSA
9 58 (42.96%) Windows
10 48 (35.56%) CCNA
11 47 (34.81%) Linux
11 47 (34.81%) Juniper
12 38 (28.15%) F5
13 37 (27.41%) IPsec
14 36 (26.67%) CISSP
15 34 (25.19%) Sophos
15 34 (25.19%) WAN
16 33 (24.44%) LAN
16 33 (24.44%) TACACS
16 33 (24.44%) Blue Coat
17 31 (22.96%) SIEM
18 30 (22.22%) SSL
19 27 (20.00%) TCP/IP
20 26 (19.26%) ITIL
20 26 (19.26%) Cisco ASA
21 25 (18.52%) BGP
21 25 (18.52%) MPLS
22 22 (16.30%) Websense
22 22 (16.30%) NetScreen
23 21 (15.56%) Perl

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (14.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (93.33%) Firewall
2 82 (60.74%) Network Security
3 70 (51.85%) VPN
4 37 (27.41%) IPsec
5 34 (25.19%) WAN
6 33 (24.44%) LAN
6 33 (24.44%) TACACS
7 30 (22.22%) SSL
8 27 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 26 (19.26%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (18.52%) MPLS
10 25 (18.52%) BGP
11 22 (16.30%) NetScreen
12 21 (15.56%) DNS
13 19 (14.07%) Wireless
14 16 (11.85%) OSPF
15 15 (11.11%) BIG-IP
16 13 (9.63%) Wireshark
17 12 (8.89%) EIGRP
18 11 (8.15%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (13.33%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Banking
3 10 (7.41%) Retail
4 7 (5.19%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.70%) Publishing
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (49.63%) Security Engineer
2 56 (41.48%) Network Engineer
3 32 (23.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (17.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) IT Security Engineer
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Security Engineer
8 11 (8.15%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.19%) Administrator
10 6 (4.44%) Architect
10 6 (4.44%) Network Team Leader
10 6 (4.44%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.70%) Network Administrator
11 5 (3.70%) Consultant
12 4 (2.96%) Analyst
12 4 (2.96%) Operations Engineer
13 3 (2.22%) IP Engineer
13 3 (2.22%) Implementation Engineer
13 3 (2.22%) Design Engineer
13 3 (2.22%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.19%) Hedge funds
3 4 (2.96%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 58 (42.96%) Windows
2 47 (34.81%) Linux
3 16 (11.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.63%) UNIX
6 11 (8.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (7.41%) FreeBSD
7 10 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.96%) SIEM
2 26 (19.26%) ITIL
3 21 (15.56%) Incident Management
4 14 (10.37%) Data Security
5 12 (8.89%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.89%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (8.15%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.19%) Information Security
7 7 (5.19%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (5.19%) Test Strategy
8 6 (4.44%) Identity Management
8 6 (4.44%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (4.44%) Network Management
9 5 (3.70%) Change Management
10 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.96%) Infrastructure Management
11 3 (2.22%) Time Management
11 3 (2.22%) Change Control
11 3 (2.22%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.56%) Perl
1 21 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 17 (12.59%) SQL
3 13 (9.63%) Bash Shell
4 10 (7.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 101 (74.81%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (60.00%) CCNP
3 64 (47.41%) CCSA
4 48 (35.56%) CCNA
5 36 (26.67%) CISSP
6 15 (11.11%) CCDP
7 14 (10.37%) JNCIA
8 13 (9.63%) JNCIS
8 13 (9.63%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (7.41%) CCIE
10 9 (6.67%) Security Cleared
11 8 (5.93%) SC Cleared
11 8 (5.93%) Degree
12 4 (2.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (2.96%) JNCIP
13 3 (2.22%) CCSP
13 3 (2.22%) CCDA
13 3 (2.22%) CCDE
14 2 (1.48%) VCAP
14 2 (1.48%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.37%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.89%) Nmap
3 10 (7.41%) Snort
4 7 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (14.81%) Cacti
2 10 (7.41%) Nessus
3 5 (3.70%) SCCM
3 5 (3.70%) OpenView
3 5 (3.70%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 105 (77.78%) Cisco
3 47 (34.81%) Juniper
4 38 (28.15%) F5
5 34 (25.19%) Sophos
6 33 (24.44%) Blue Coat
7 22 (16.30%) Websense
8 20 (14.81%) LogRhythm
9 18 (13.33%) Aruba
10 15 (11.11%) SonicWALL
11 12 (8.89%) VMware
12 11 (8.15%) Red Hat
12 11 (8.15%) Citrix
13 10 (7.41%) HP
13 10 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
14 8 (5.93%) Nokia
14 8 (5.93%) Brocade
15 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
16 5 (3.70%) Oracle
16 5 (3.70%) Fujitsu
South Croydon, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 2 days ago