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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / Scotland
Rank 121 157 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
538 804 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.26% 27.19% 27.80%
Number of salaries quoted 339 525 595
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh +18 11 £62,500 -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Network Security
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
2 18 (94.74%) Retail
3 17 (89.47%) CCSA
4 16 (84.21%) Firewall
5 15 (78.95%) Fortinet
5 15 (78.95%) Finance
6 14 (73.68%) FortiGate
6 14 (73.68%) Splunk
6 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
6 14 (73.68%) CCSP
6 14 (73.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
7 5 (26.32%) F5
8 4 (21.05%) CCMSE
8 4 (21.05%) CCSM
9 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
9 3 (15.79%) ProxySG
9 3 (15.79%) CCDP
9 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 2 (10.53%) OSPF
10 2 (10.53%) BGP
10 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
10 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (5.26%) Coaching

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 19 (100.00%) Network Security
2 16 (84.21%) Firewall
3 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications
3 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (10.53%) BGP
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (10.53%) OSPF
5 1 (5.26%) BIG-IP
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (5.26%) DNS
5 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.26%) LAN
5 1 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (5.26%) TACACS
5 1 (5.26%) VLAN
General
1 18 (94.74%) Retail
2 15 (78.95%) Finance
3 14 (73.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Consultant
1 14 (73.68%) Network Consultant
1 14 (73.68%) Network Security Consultant
1 14 (73.68%) Security Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (73.68%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.26%) Coaching
2 1 (5.26%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
3 17 (89.47%) CCSA
4 14 (73.68%) CCSP
5 4 (21.05%) CCMSE
5 4 (21.05%) CCSM
6 3 (15.79%) CCDP
7 1 (5.26%) CCIE
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (73.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) Fortinet
3 14 (73.68%) Splunk
4 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
4 5 (26.32%) F5