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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / North West
Rank 226 226 258
Rank change year-on-year
0 +32
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 21 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.18% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.50% 0.66% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 1
Median salary £33,500 - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
1401 1520 1808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.28% 26.91% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1013 1208 1459
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -10 21 £33,500 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco
3 23 (85.19%) CCNP
3 23 (85.19%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (85.19%) Data Centre
4 22 (81.48%) Firewall
5 14 (51.85%) CCSA
5 14 (51.85%) Fortinet
5 14 (51.85%) Network Security
6 13 (48.15%) Splunk
6 13 (48.15%) FortiGate
6 13 (48.15%) Retail
6 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 13 (48.15%) CCIE
6 13 (48.15%) CCSP
6 13 (48.15%) Pharmaceutical
7 10 (37.04%) HP
7 10 (37.04%) SQL
7 10 (37.04%) ITIL
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) Linux
8 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
8 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
9 6 (22.22%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
11 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 3 (11.11%) LAN
11 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) Firewall
2 14 (51.85%) Network Security
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (48.15%) Finance
1 13 (48.15%) Pharmaceutical
1 13 (48.15%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) Network Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) Network Security Consultant
1 13 (48.15%) Security Consultant
2 8 (29.63%) Linux Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Support
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Support
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Security Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (85.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Linux
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
2 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (85.19%) CCNP
1 23 (85.19%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (51.85%) CCSA
3 13 (48.15%) CCIE
3 13 (48.15%) CCSP
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 26 (96.30%) Cisco
3 14 (51.85%) Fortinet
4 13 (48.15%) Splunk
5 10 (37.04%) HP
6 6 (22.22%) VMware
7 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) F5
9 1 (3.70%) Palo Alto