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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 229 241 268
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 3 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% 0.13% 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.49% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 0
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
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
1374 1631 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 25.23% 25.99% 22.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1151 1293 1219
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 3 £42,500 -15.00%
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco PIX
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (92.31%) F5
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (92.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (76.92%) CCIE
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) Network Security
5 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
6 3 (23.08%) CCNP
6 3 (23.08%) CCSA
7 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (15.38%) LAN
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) ICMP
8 1 (7.69%) VPN
8 1 (7.69%) IPv4
8 1 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity

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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco PIX
2 12 (92.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (69.23%) Network Security
4 2 (15.38%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
4 2 (15.38%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) ICMP
5 1 (7.69%) IPv4
5 1 (7.69%) VPN
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Security Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 9 (69.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Check Point Support
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Support
5 1 (7.69%) Firewall Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) CCIE
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP
2 3 (23.08%) CCSA
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (92.31%) F5
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Juniper