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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 241 - 232
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 10 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% - 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% - 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £65,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
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
2011 1665 1818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 29.18% 24.95% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1624 1336 1452
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 3 March 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 - 9 £65,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 3
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (75.00%) Fortinet
4 9 (75.00%) Juniper
4 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
5 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
5 8 (66.67%) Finance
5 8 (66.67%) NetScreen
5 8 (66.67%) IronPort
5 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
5 8 (66.67%) Tufin
6 6 (50.00%) CCIE
7 5 (41.67%) CCNP
7 5 (41.67%) JNCIP
8 4 (33.33%) JNCIS
8 4 (33.33%) Network Security
9 3 (25.00%) F5
9 3 (25.00%) Firewall
10 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
10 2 (16.67%) LAN
10 2 (16.67%) WAN
10 2 (16.67%) VPN
11 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
11 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
11 1 (8.33%) Network Design

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 11 (91.67%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (83.33%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (66.67%) Cisco ISE
3 8 (66.67%) NetScreen
4 4 (33.33%) Network Security
5 3 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (16.67%) LAN
6 2 (16.67%) WAN
6 2 (16.67%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) SSL
7 1 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (8.33%) FWSM
7 1 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Consultant
1 9 (75.00%) Security Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (66.67%) Security Technical Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Security Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Sales Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Network Design
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCIE
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) JNCIP
4 4 (33.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (8.33%) CCSA
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (75.00%) Fortinet
2 9 (75.00%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) IronPort
3 8 (66.67%) Tufin
3 8 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
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