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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 151 145 176
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +31
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 3 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.36% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 1.43% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
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
770 768 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 27.08% 25.29% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 448 493 619
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,400 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 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
Edinburgh -9 3 £40,000 -11.11%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) FortiGate
2 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) Retail
5 2 (33.33%) CCSP
5 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (33.33%) Splunk
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (16.67%) Nokia
6 1 (16.67%) Unix
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Solaris
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

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 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Network Security
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Check Point Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCSA
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCIE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) CCSP
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia