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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 737 806 757
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -49
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 140 152 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.52% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 84 114 139
Median salary £55,000 £58,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.98% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,500 £65,000 £59,600
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £58,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.98% +17.00%

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
23430 29057 32036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.80% 27.36% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18517 23011 25688
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the UK over the 3 months to 5 December 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
England +52 127 £55,000 -5.98% 11
South East +75 40 £40,000 -33.33%
London +45 36 £55,000 -8.33% 3
East of England +3 33 £55,000 -5.98% 3
Bedfordshire -7 25 £55,000 -5.98% 2
Bedford +9 16 £55,000 -5.98% 2
Berkshire +50 13 £60,000 -
Surrey +37 13 £55,000 -8.33%
Kent +27 12 £37,500 -34.78%
Scotland +36 11 £62,500 -
Edinburgh +20 11 £62,500 -
Reading +39 7 £67,500 +42.10%
West Midlands -6 6 £38,500 +79.06% 2
Folkestone - 6 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £80,000 -
North West -10 5 - - 2
Manchester -24 5 - - 2
Maidenhead -1 4 - -
Birmingham -15 3 £28,000 +30.23% 2
City of London +25 2 £80,000 +88.23%
West Yorkshire +20 2 £55,000 +27.16% 1
Leeds +17 2 £55,000 +25.00%
Cambridge +16 2 £36,250 -26.02% 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £36,250 -26.02% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 2 - -
Yorkshire +1 2 £55,000 +27.16% 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
West Malling - 2 £67,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £37,500 -

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 with a requirement for CCSE.

1 311 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 287 (92.28%) Firewall
3 279 (89.71%) Cisco
4 253 (81.35%) Cisco Certification
5 216 (69.45%) CCNP
6 168 (54.02%) Network Security
7 163 (52.41%) CCSA
8 127 (40.84%) CCNA
9 107 (34.41%) Cisco ASA
10 104 (33.44%) F5
11 94 (30.23%) VPN
12 89 (28.62%) LAN
13 84 (27.01%) Data Centre
14 75 (24.12%) WAN
15 74 (23.79%) ITIL
16 72 (23.15%) Cisco Nexus
17 67 (21.54%) Finance
18 66 (21.22%) Palo Alto
19 65 (20.90%) CCSP
20 60 (19.29%) Check Point Certification
20 60 (19.29%) Juniper
21 59 (18.97%) CCIE
22 53 (17.04%) OSPF
22 53 (17.04%) Extreme Networks
23 52 (16.72%) Fortinet
24 48 (15.43%) BGP
24 48 (15.43%) Change Control
25 45 (14.47%) CCDP
26 43 (13.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
27 42 (13.50%) Kalman Filter

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (1.93%) IIS
1 6 (1.93%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.64%) Apache
2 2 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.64%) nginx
Applications
1 18 (5.79%) MS Visio
2 9 (2.89%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.57%) MS Office
4 6 (1.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.61%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 287 (92.28%) Firewall
2 168 (54.02%) Network Security
3 107 (34.41%) Cisco ASA
4 94 (30.23%) VPN
5 89 (28.62%) LAN
6 75 (24.12%) WAN
7 72 (23.15%) Cisco Nexus
8 53 (17.04%) OSPF
9 48 (15.43%) BGP
10 43 (13.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 39 (12.54%) Wireless
12 36 (11.58%) TCP/IP
13 35 (11.25%) MPLS
14 31 (9.97%) IP Telephony
15 30 (9.65%) Spanning Tree
15 30 (9.65%) VLAN
16 28 (9.00%) Cisco PIX
17 27 (8.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 25 (8.04%) ExtremeXOS
19 23 (7.40%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.25%) SQL Server
General
1 67 (21.54%) Finance
2 39 (12.54%) Retail
3 34 (10.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 18 (5.79%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.50%) Banking
6 13 (4.18%) Legal
7 6 (1.93%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.93%) Law
8 4 (1.29%) Billing
9 1 (0.32%) Local Government
9 1 (0.32%) Marketing
9 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (29.90%) Consultant
2 87 (27.97%) Network Engineer
3 82 (26.37%) Security Engineer
4 77 (24.76%) Security Consultant
5 70 (22.51%) Network Consultant
6 65 (20.90%) Network Security Consultant
7 52 (16.72%) Support Engineer
8 49 (15.76%) Network Security Engineer
9 33 (10.61%) Data Engineer
10 31 (9.97%) Senior Network Engineer
11 29 (9.32%) Senior Security Engineer
12 27 (8.68%) Cisco Engineer
12 27 (8.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 24 (7.72%) Network Support
14 21 (6.75%) Analyst
15 20 (6.43%) Check Point Support
16 17 (5.47%) Cisco Support
17 16 (5.14%) Network Analyst
17 16 (5.14%) Network Support Engineer
17 16 (5.14%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.32%) REST
2 1 (0.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.01%) Data Centre
2 18 (5.79%) Security Operations Centre
3 14 (4.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 14 (4.50%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.86%) Driving Licence
6 11 (3.54%) RSA SecurID
7 9 (2.89%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.57%) Clustering
9 6 (1.93%) Enterprise Storage
10 5 (1.61%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.29%) iPad
12 3 (0.96%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.96%) iSeries
12 3 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 2 (0.64%) IVR
14 1 (0.32%) Mobile Banking
14 1 (0.32%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.07%) Linux
2 19 (6.11%) Unix
3 13 (4.18%) Windows
4 4 (1.29%) VyOS
5 2 (0.64%) CentOS
5 2 (0.64%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (23.79%) ITIL
2 48 (15.43%) Change Control
3 42 (13.50%) Kalman Filter
3 42 (13.50%) Presales
4 38 (12.22%) Load Balancing
5 31 (9.97%) Network Design
6 30 (9.65%) SIEM
7 26 (8.36%) Network Management
8 21 (6.75%) High Availability
9 19 (6.11%) Coaching
9 19 (6.11%) Security Management
9 19 (6.11%) Security Operations
10 14 (4.50%) ITIL V3
11 13 (4.18%) Information Security
11 13 (4.18%) Network Architecture
11 13 (4.18%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.18%) Web Filtering
12 12 (3.86%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 12 (3.86%) Two-Factor Authentication
12 12 (3.86%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.64%) C
1 2 (0.64%) Python
2 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 253 (81.35%) Cisco Certification
2 216 (69.45%) CCNP
3 163 (52.41%) CCSA
4 127 (40.84%) CCNA
5 65 (20.90%) CCSP
6 60 (19.29%) Check Point Certification
7 59 (18.97%) CCIE
8 45 (14.47%) CCDP
9 32 (10.29%) Security Cleared
10 31 (9.97%) JNCIP
11 30 (9.65%) SC Cleared
12 26 (8.36%) JNCIS
13 19 (6.11%) CISSP
14 14 (4.50%) CCMSE
15 12 (3.86%) Degree
15 12 (3.86%) JNCIA
16 10 (3.22%) CCDA
17 9 (2.89%) CISM
18 8 (2.57%) JNCIE
19 7 (2.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.47%) SLA
3 12 (3.86%) PCI DSS
4 8 (2.57%) GPG13
5 4 (1.29%) QA
6 1 (0.32%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (7.72%) Firmware
2 14 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.22%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.61%) Xen
5 4 (1.29%) Snort
6 3 (0.96%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (12.22%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.29%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.64%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.32%) Cacti
4 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.32%) Nagios
4 1 (0.32%) QRadar
4 1 (0.32%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 311 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 279 (89.71%) Cisco
3 104 (33.44%) F5
4 66 (21.22%) Palo Alto
5 60 (19.29%) Juniper
6 53 (17.04%) Extreme Networks
7 52 (16.72%) Fortinet
8 37 (11.90%) VMware
9 36 (11.58%) Splunk
10 32 (10.29%) Blue Coat
11 30 (9.65%) Sourcefire
12 27 (8.68%) Microsoft
13 19 (6.11%) Forcepoint
14 18 (5.79%) Riverbed
15 17 (5.47%) Proofpoint
15 17 (5.47%) SolarWinds
16 14 (4.50%) LogRhythm
17 13 (4.18%) HP
18 12 (3.86%) Intel Security
19 9 (2.89%) Brocade
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