The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank - 233 222
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 0 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.051% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.17% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
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 South West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1984 1766 1976
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 31.35% 29.81% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1601 1426 1668
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CCSE
Salary Trend in the South West

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

CCSE Salary Trend in the South West

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) CCIP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Solaris
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) SNMP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wireless
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) Junos
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Support
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCDP
2 3 (75.00%) CCSP
3 2 (50.00%) CCVP
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) CCIP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCSA
4 1 (25.00%) CEH
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (25.00%) HP