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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 590 567 584
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +17
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 28 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.11% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.43% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 44
Average salary £53,750 £65,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% +20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £77,500 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
11174 11037 13000
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.73% 24.51% 26.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8911 9111 11048
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +13 10 £53,750 -20.37%
Uxbridge - 2 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 122 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 112 (91.80%) Firewall
3 95 (77.87%) Cisco Certification
4 94 (77.05%) Cisco
5 76 (62.30%) CCNP
6 72 (59.02%) Network Security
7 61 (50.00%) CCSA
8 57 (46.72%) VPN
9 54 (44.26%) Windows
10 44 (36.07%) CCNA
11 43 (35.25%) Juniper
11 43 (35.25%) Linux
12 38 (31.15%) F5
13 31 (25.41%) Blue Coat
13 31 (25.41%) CISSP
13 31 (25.41%) SIEM
14 30 (24.59%) Sophos
15 29 (23.77%) TACACS
15 29 (23.77%) WAN
16 27 (22.13%) LAN
16 27 (22.13%) IPsec
17 26 (21.31%) SSL
18 22 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
19 21 (17.21%) PowerShell
19 21 (17.21%) TCP/IP
19 21 (17.21%) Perl
19 21 (17.21%) ITIL
20 20 (16.39%) DNS
20 20 (16.39%) BGP
21 18 (14.75%) MPLS

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 16 (13.11%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (4.10%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) S-PLUS
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 112 (91.80%) Firewall
2 72 (59.02%) Network Security
3 57 (46.72%) VPN
4 29 (23.77%) TACACS
4 29 (23.77%) WAN
5 27 (22.13%) LAN
5 27 (22.13%) IPsec
6 26 (21.31%) SSL
7 22 (18.03%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (17.21%) TCP/IP
9 20 (16.39%) DNS
9 20 (16.39%) BGP
10 18 (14.75%) MPLS
11 17 (13.93%) OSPF
11 17 (13.93%) NetScreen
12 15 (12.30%) Wireless
13 14 (11.48%) BIG-IP
14 13 (10.66%) Wireshark
15 12 (9.84%) EIGRP
16 11 (9.02%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Banking
3 9 (7.38%) Retail
4 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.64%) Legal
7 1 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (53.28%) Security Engineer
2 52 (42.62%) Network Engineer
3 32 (26.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (17.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Firewall Engineer
6 12 (9.84%) Senior Security Engineer
7 11 (9.02%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (7.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 7 (5.74%) Administrator
10 6 (4.92%) Team Leader
10 6 (4.92%) Network Team Leader
11 5 (4.10%) Network Administrator
11 5 (4.10%) Architect
11 5 (4.10%) Consultant
12 3 (2.46%) IP Engineer
12 3 (2.46%) Implementation Engineer
12 3 (2.46%) Security Administrator
12 3 (2.46%) Design Engineer
12 3 (2.46%) Analyst
12 3 (2.46%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.20%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.74%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 54 (44.26%) Windows
2 43 (35.25%) Linux
3 16 (13.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (10.66%) UNIX
6 11 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (8.20%) Solaris
7 10 (8.20%) FreeBSD
7 10 (8.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.41%) SIEM
2 21 (17.21%) ITIL
3 18 (14.75%) Incident Management
4 14 (11.48%) Data Security
5 12 (9.84%) Load Balancing
5 12 (9.84%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (9.02%) PRINCE2
7 7 (5.74%) Information Security
8 6 (4.92%) Identity Management
8 6 (4.92%) Network Architecture
8 6 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.28%) Change Management
9 4 (3.28%) Asset Management
9 4 (3.28%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (3.28%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.46%) Change Control
10 3 (2.46%) Network Management
10 3 (2.46%) Time Management
11 2 (1.64%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (17.21%) PowerShell
1 21 (17.21%) Perl
2 17 (13.93%) SQL
3 13 (10.66%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 95 (77.87%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (62.30%) CCNP
3 61 (50.00%) CCSA
4 44 (36.07%) CCNA
5 31 (25.41%) CISSP
6 14 (11.48%) JNCIA
7 13 (10.66%) CCDP
8 12 (9.84%) JNCIS
9 11 (9.02%) SC Cleared
9 11 (9.02%) Security Cleared
9 11 (9.02%) CCIE
10 8 (6.56%) Check Point Certification
11 7 (5.74%) Degree
12 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (3.28%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (1.64%) CCDA
13 2 (1.64%) CCSP
13 2 (1.64%) CCIP
13 2 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.48%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.74%) QA
System Software
1 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.84%) Nmap
3 10 (8.20%) Snort
4 7 (5.74%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (13.11%) Cacti
2 10 (8.20%) Nessus
3 6 (4.92%) CiscoWorks
3 6 (4.92%) OpenView
4 5 (4.10%) SCCM
5 3 (2.46%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 94 (77.05%) Cisco
3 43 (35.25%) Juniper
4 38 (31.15%) F5
5 31 (25.41%) Blue Coat
6 30 (24.59%) Sophos
7 16 (13.11%) Websense
7 16 (13.11%) LogRhythm
8 14 (11.48%) SonicWALL
9 13 (10.66%) Red Hat
10 12 (9.84%) VMware
10 12 (9.84%) Aruba
11 11 (9.02%) HP
11 11 (9.02%) Citrix
12 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.56%) Nokia
13 8 (6.56%) Brocade
14 5 (4.10%) Oracle
15 4 (3.28%) Fujitsu
15 4 (3.28%) Barracuda Networks
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 4 days ago