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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 228 237 244
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 10 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.015% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.065% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £50,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
1585 1539 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.01% 22.78% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1178 1438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £52,700
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
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 22 May 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
Manchester +22 6 £50,000 -
Cheshire - 4 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (77.78%) Juniper
3 13 (72.22%) Service Delivery
4 12 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 12 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (61.11%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (61.11%) Fortinet
6 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
6 10 (55.56%) Finance
6 10 (55.56%) NetScreen
6 10 (55.56%) CCNP
6 10 (55.56%) IronPort
6 10 (55.56%) Tufin
6 10 (55.56%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (44.44%) CCIE
7 8 (44.44%) JNCIS
8 6 (33.33%) JNCIP
8 6 (33.33%) Wireless
8 6 (33.33%) Firewall
9 5 (27.78%) Internet
9 5 (27.78%) MPLS
9 5 (27.78%) LAN
10 4 (22.22%) F5
10 4 (22.22%) WAN
11 3 (16.67%) CCNA
11 3 (16.67%) CCDA
11 3 (16.67%) ITIL
11 3 (16.67%) BGP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (61.11%) Cisco PIX
3 10 (55.56%) NetScreen
3 10 (55.56%) Cisco ISE
4 6 (33.33%) Wireless
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 5 (27.78%) Internet
5 5 (27.78%) MPLS
5 5 (27.78%) LAN
6 4 (22.22%) WAN
7 3 (16.67%) BGP
7 3 (16.67%) WLAN
7 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 3 (16.67%) Network Security
8 2 (11.11%) Multicast
8 2 (11.11%) DSL
8 2 (11.11%) SDH
8 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (5.56%) DHCP
9 1 (5.56%) VPN
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Security Consultant
1 11 (61.11%) Consultant
2 10 (55.56%) Technical Consultant
2 10 (55.56%) Security Technical Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Security Consultant
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
2 3 (16.67%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 2 (11.11%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.56%) Network Design
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (55.56%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) CCIE
3 8 (44.44%) JNCIS
4 6 (33.33%) JNCIP
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
5 3 (16.67%) CCDA
5 3 (16.67%) CCSP
5 3 (16.67%) CISSP
5 3 (16.67%) JNCIA
5 3 (16.67%) CCSA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (11.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (77.78%) Juniper
3 12 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 11 (61.11%) Fortinet
5 10 (55.56%) IronPort
5 10 (55.56%) Tufin
6 4 (22.22%) F5
7 3 (16.67%) EMC
8 2 (11.11%) Riverbed
8 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
8 2 (11.11%) Nokia
8 2 (11.11%) HP
9 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
9 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
9 1 (5.56%) Aruba