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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank - 246 240
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.042% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.18% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1540 1649 1674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.62% 23.05% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1198 1277 1410
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Juniper
3 12 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 12 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 10 (62.50%) Fortinet
4 10 (62.50%) IronPort
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (62.50%) Tufin
4 10 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (62.50%) 802.1X
4 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
4 10 (62.50%) Finance
4 10 (62.50%) NetScreen
5 9 (56.25%) CCNP
6 8 (50.00%) JNCIS
7 7 (43.75%) CCIE
8 5 (31.25%) Internet
8 5 (31.25%) MPLS
8 5 (31.25%) Wireless
8 5 (31.25%) JNCIP
9 4 (25.00%) Firewall
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
10 3 (18.75%) WLAN
10 3 (18.75%) WAN
10 3 (18.75%) CCNA
10 3 (18.75%) CCDA
10 3 (18.75%) CCSP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 10 (62.50%) NetScreen
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco PIX
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco ISE
2 5 (31.25%) Wireless
2 5 (31.25%) Internet
2 5 (31.25%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) WLAN
4 3 (18.75%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) BGP
5 2 (12.50%) DSL
5 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 2 (12.50%) SDH
5 2 (12.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (12.50%) Multicast
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Consultant
1 10 (62.50%) Security Consultant
1 10 (62.50%) Technical Consultant
1 10 (62.50%) Security Technical Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (12.50%) IPTV
2 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
2 2 (12.50%) Network Management
2 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (56.25%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) JNCIS
4 7 (43.75%) CCIE
5 5 (31.25%) JNCIP
6 3 (18.75%) CCSP
6 3 (18.75%) CCSA
6 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
6 3 (18.75%) CCNA
6 3 (18.75%) CCDA
6 3 (18.75%) CISSP
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) OpenView
1 2 (12.50%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (81.25%) Juniper
3 12 (75.00%) Blue Coat
4 10 (62.50%) Fortinet
4 10 (62.50%) IronPort
4 10 (62.50%) Tufin
5 3 (18.75%) EMC
6 2 (12.50%) F5
6 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 2 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) Aruba