The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 169 - 155
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.028% - 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
CCSE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
884 795 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.37% 25.75% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 562 509 620
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCSE
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Scotland region.

CCSE Salary Trend in Scotland

CCSE
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Support
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCDA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) HP