The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 222 - 238
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 17 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 5
Average salary £52,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1749 1644 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 23.16% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1281 1490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCSE
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CCSE Salary Trend in the North West

CCSE
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in the North West

CCSE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Cheshire - 11 £65,000 -
Manchester - 6 £50,000 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 13 (68.42%) Service Delivery
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
4 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
5 11 (57.89%) Fortinet
6 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
6 10 (52.63%) Finance
6 10 (52.63%) CCNP
6 10 (52.63%) NetScreen
6 10 (52.63%) Tufin
6 10 (52.63%) IronPort
6 10 (52.63%) Cisco ISE
7 9 (47.37%) CCIE
8 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
9 7 (36.84%) Firewall
10 6 (31.58%) Wireless
10 6 (31.58%) JNCIP
11 5 (26.32%) LAN
11 5 (26.32%) Internet
11 5 (26.32%) MPLS
11 5 (26.32%) F5
12 4 (21.05%) Network Security
12 4 (21.05%) WAN
13 3 (15.79%) WLAN
13 3 (15.79%) ITIL
13 3 (15.79%) CCSP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (63.16%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (52.63%) Cisco ISE
3 10 (52.63%) NetScreen
4 7 (36.84%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) Wireless
6 5 (26.32%) Internet
6 5 (26.32%) MPLS
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 4 (21.05%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) Network Security
8 3 (15.79%) WLAN
8 3 (15.79%) BGP
8 3 (15.79%) Wireshark
9 2 (10.53%) DSL
9 2 (10.53%) SDH
9 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
9 2 (10.53%) Multicast
10 1 (5.26%) FWSM
10 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Consultant
1 11 (57.89%) Security Consultant
2 10 (52.63%) Technical Consultant
2 10 (52.63%) Security Technical Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Senior Security Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.53%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
3 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (52.63%) CCNP
3 9 (47.37%) CCIE
4 8 (42.11%) JNCIS
5 6 (31.58%) JNCIP
6 3 (15.79%) CCSP
6 3 (15.79%) CCSA
6 3 (15.79%) JNCIA
6 3 (15.79%) CCNA
6 3 (15.79%) CCDA
6 3 (15.79%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) OpenView
1 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 12 (63.16%) Blue Coat
4 11 (57.89%) Fortinet
5 10 (52.63%) IronPort
5 10 (52.63%) Tufin
6 5 (26.32%) F5
7 3 (15.79%) EMC
8 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
8 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 2 (10.53%) Nokia
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
8 2 (10.53%) HP
9 1 (5.26%) Aruba
9 1 (5.26%) Sourcefire