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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 238 248 248
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.016% 0.014% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.065% 0.063% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £45,000 - £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
1539 1585 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.92% 22.48% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1215 1489
Average salary £38,424 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 30 June 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 +1 1 £45,000 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
3 13 (76.47%) Service Delivery
4 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
5 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (58.82%) NetScreen
6 10 (58.82%) CCNP
6 10 (58.82%) Tufin
6 10 (58.82%) IronPort
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
6 10 (58.82%) Finance
6 10 (58.82%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (47.06%) JNCIS
8 7 (41.18%) CCIE
9 6 (35.29%) JNCIP
9 6 (35.29%) Wireless
10 5 (29.41%) Firewall
10 5 (29.41%) LAN
10 5 (29.41%) Internet
10 5 (29.41%) MPLS
11 4 (23.53%) WAN
12 3 (17.65%) CCSP
12 3 (17.65%) CCNA
12 3 (17.65%) CCDA
12 3 (17.65%) ITIL
12 3 (17.65%) BGP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (64.71%) Cisco ASA
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco PIX
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco ISE
2 10 (58.82%) NetScreen
3 6 (35.29%) Wireless
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) MPLS
4 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) BGP
6 3 (17.65%) Wireshark
6 3 (17.65%) WLAN
7 2 (11.76%) Multicast
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) DSL
7 2 (11.76%) SDH
7 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.88%) VPN
8 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Consultant
1 11 (64.71%) Security Consultant
2 10 (58.82%) Technical Consultant
2 10 (58.82%) Security Technical Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Security Consultant
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) IPTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Service Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) JNCIS
4 7 (41.18%) CCIE
5 6 (35.29%) JNCIP
6 3 (17.65%) CCSP
6 3 (17.65%) CCSA
6 3 (17.65%) JNCIA
6 3 (17.65%) CCNA
6 3 (17.65%) CCDA
6 3 (17.65%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) OpenView
1 2 (11.76%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (82.35%) Juniper
3 12 (70.59%) Blue Coat
4 11 (64.71%) Fortinet
5 10 (58.82%) IronPort
5 10 (58.82%) Tufin
6 3 (17.65%) EMC
6 3 (17.65%) F5
7 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
7 2 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 2 (11.76%) Nokia
7 2 (11.76%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) Aruba
8 1 (5.88%) Sourcefire