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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 141 172 151
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -21
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 11 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.026% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.46% 0.11% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £45,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
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
754 879 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 25.53% 22.94% 28.27%
Number of salaries quoted 473 573 516
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Edinburgh +29 11 £45,000 -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Firewall
1 11 (100.00%) CCSA
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
1 11 (100.00%) Online Banking
2 10 (90.91%) Retail
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (9.09%) CCNA
4 1 (9.09%) CCDP
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) PMI
4 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (90.91%) Retail
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall Administrator
1 10 (90.91%) Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) Online Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint