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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 230 220 219
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.064% 0.040% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 0.14% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £48,750 £37,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.75% -48.96%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
1744 1455 2172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.05% 29.06% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1429 1242 1910
Average salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in the South West

CCSE
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Wiltshire -3 3 £52,500 +41.89%
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) CCSP
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCIP
3 3 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) CCVP
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Network Design
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) SNMP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SLA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Junos
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Support
1 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCDP
2 4 (80.00%) CCSP
3 3 (60.00%) CCIE
3 3 (60.00%) CCIP
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (60.00%) CCVP
3 3 (60.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) CCSA
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIA
5 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
5 1 (20.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds