The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 625 733 685
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -48
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 278 214 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.66% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 152 151 140
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,100 £35,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +31.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29558 32314 30016
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.35% 27.33% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 23217 25924 24144
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCSE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSE within the UK.

CCSE Salary Trend in the UK

CCSE
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 within the UK.

CCSE Salary Histogram in the UK

CCSE
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +100 263 £55,000 +10.00% 14
London +43 106 £55,000 -4.76% 6
South East +47 81 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Berkshire +23 42 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Yorkshire 0 31 £45,000 -2.70% 3
West Yorkshire +13 25 £45,000 - 3
City of London +55 24 £45,000 -22.41% 2
East of England +21 23 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Leeds +19 23 £45,000 - 3
Bedfordshire +26 21 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Bedford +40 17 £55,000 - 1
Greenwich - 14 £55,000 -
Surrey +15 13 £55,000 +13.40% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 13 £44,500 -11.00%
Reading -3 12 £62,500 +19.04%
Scotland +26 11 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +21 11 £45,000 -
South West -2 11 £45,000 -35.71%
Bristol - 11 £45,000 -
North West +10 8 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes -15 8 £41,500 -2.35%
Maidenhead - 8 £67,500 - 1
Birmingham - 8 £67,500 - 2
West Midlands - 8 £67,500 - 2
Manchester +6 6 £50,000 -
Kent +13 5 £45,000 +57.89%
Hampshire -1 4 £56,250 +25.00%
Bracknell - 4 £31,500 -
Chatham - 4 £50,000 -
Canary Wharf - 4 - -

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 523 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 487 (93.12%) Cisco
3 433 (82.79%) Firewall
4 432 (82.60%) Cisco Certification
5 331 (63.29%) CCNP
5 331 (63.29%) CCSA
6 278 (53.15%) Cisco ASA
7 225 (43.02%) Network Security
8 220 (42.07%) Juniper
9 164 (31.36%) F5
10 162 (30.98%) CCIE
11 141 (26.96%) CCNA
12 129 (24.67%) Cisco PIX
13 125 (23.90%) Blue Coat
14 120 (22.94%) NetScreen
15 119 (22.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 110 (21.03%) BGP
17 102 (19.50%) Finance
18 101 (19.31%) WAN
19 96 (18.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 96 (18.36%) Data Centre
20 92 (17.59%) LAN
21 89 (17.02%) OSPF
22 87 (16.63%) ITIL
22 87 (16.63%) Fortinet
23 84 (16.06%) TCP/IP
23 84 (16.06%) DNS
24 78 (14.91%) JNCIP
25 77 (14.72%) Load Balancing
26 73 (13.96%) CCDP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (1.72%) Lync
2 8 (1.53%) MS Exchange
3 4 (0.76%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (4.59%) MS Visio
2 16 (3.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 433 (82.79%) Firewall
2 278 (53.15%) Cisco ASA
3 225 (43.02%) Network Security
4 129 (24.67%) Cisco PIX
5 120 (22.94%) NetScreen
6 119 (22.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 110 (21.03%) BGP
8 101 (19.31%) WAN
9 96 (18.36%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 92 (17.59%) LAN
11 89 (17.02%) OSPF
12 84 (16.06%) TCP/IP
12 84 (16.06%) DNS
13 73 (13.96%) DHCP
14 67 (12.81%) MPLS
15 57 (10.90%) Wireless
15 57 (10.90%) BIG-IP
16 54 (10.33%) FWSM
17 52 (9.94%) Cisco ISE
18 48 (9.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.15%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 102 (19.50%) Finance
2 58 (11.09%) Banking
3 42 (8.03%) Retail
4 23 (4.40%) Telecoms
5 5 (0.96%) Advertising
5 5 (0.96%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.57%) Billing
7 2 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 129 (24.67%) Consultant
2 115 (21.99%) Network Engineer
3 108 (20.65%) Security Consultant
4 79 (15.11%) Security Engineer
5 64 (12.24%) Network Specialist
6 55 (10.52%) Security Specialist
7 53 (10.13%) Network Security Specialist
7 53 (10.13%) Network Security Engineer
8 52 (9.94%) Network Consultant
9 46 (8.80%) Senior Consultant
9 46 (8.80%) Senior Security Consultant
10 44 (8.41%) Administrator
11 43 (8.22%) Network Security Consultant
12 42 (8.03%) Firewall Administrator
13 35 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
13 35 (6.69%) Analyst
14 33 (6.31%) Firewall Engineer
15 28 (5.35%) Technical Consultant
16 27 (5.16%) Security Analyst
17 24 (4.59%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 96 (18.36%) Data Centre
2 51 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (9.18%) Online Banking
4 32 (6.12%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.68%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.49%) Hedge funds
7 11 (2.10%) Fat Client
7 11 (2.10%) Thin Client
8 9 (1.72%) PMI
9 7 (1.34%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 3 (0.57%) PKI
11 2 (0.38%) IPTV
11 2 (0.38%) Clustering
11 2 (0.38%) SecurID
12 1 (0.19%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.19%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.19%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.46%) Windows
2 26 (4.97%) Linux
3 6 (1.15%) Mac OS
4 4 (0.76%) Solaris
5 3 (0.57%) UNIX
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (16.63%) ITIL
2 77 (14.72%) Load Balancing
3 56 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 56 (10.71%) Network Management
4 51 (9.75%) Mentoring
5 40 (7.65%) Project Management
6 33 (6.31%) ITIL V3
7 32 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
8 31 (5.93%) Information Security
9 28 (5.35%) Network Design
10 23 (4.40%) SIEM
11 20 (3.82%) PRINCE2
11 20 (3.82%) E-Commerce
12 19 (3.63%) Change Control
13 18 (3.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (3.25%) Line Management
14 17 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (3.06%) Network Architecture
16 15 (2.87%) Change Management
16 15 (2.87%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.02%) SQL
2 13 (2.49%) Perl
2 13 (2.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.96%) Python
4 1 (0.19%) C
Qualifications
1 432 (82.60%) Cisco Certification
2 331 (63.29%) CCNP
2 331 (63.29%) CCSA
3 162 (30.98%) CCIE
4 141 (26.96%) CCNA
5 78 (14.91%) JNCIP
6 73 (13.96%) Security Cleared
6 73 (13.96%) CCDP
7 63 (12.05%) JNCIS
8 45 (8.60%) CISSP
9 44 (8.41%) Check Point Certification
9 44 (8.41%) SC Cleared
10 35 (6.69%) JNCIE
11 30 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (5.16%) CCDA
13 22 (4.21%) MCSE
13 22 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (3.63%) MCSA
14 19 (3.63%) Degree
14 19 (3.63%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (4.21%) SLA
3 9 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.96%) GPG13
4 5 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 40 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.29%) XenServer
4 7 (1.34%) vSphere
5 6 (1.15%) Terminal Services
5 6 (1.15%) ProxySG
6 5 (0.96%) Snort
6 5 (0.96%) Squid
6 5 (0.96%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.76%) XenApp
8 2 (0.38%) Firmware
9 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (2.29%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.96%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (0.96%) Nessus
3 4 (0.76%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.57%) HP SIM
4 3 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.57%) vMotion
4 3 (0.57%) OpenView
4 3 (0.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 523 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 487 (93.12%) Cisco
3 220 (42.07%) Juniper
4 164 (31.36%) F5
5 125 (23.90%) Blue Coat
6 87 (16.63%) Fortinet
7 63 (12.05%) IronPort
8 61 (11.66%) Tufin
9 50 (9.56%) VMware
10 49 (9.37%) Microsoft
11 46 (8.80%) HP
12 44 (8.41%) Nokia
13 29 (5.54%) Citrix
14 23 (4.40%) Infoblox
14 23 (4.40%) Imperva
15 17 (3.25%) Sourcefire
15 17 (3.25%) SolarWinds
16 13 (2.49%) Kaspersky
16 13 (2.49%) Websense
17 11 (2.10%) Brocade
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Salary: Up to £70k basic + £7,200 travel allowance (£77,200 base) + 15% Bonus
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
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