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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 730 690 837
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +147
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 221 255 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.24% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.88% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 148 187 78
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-1.46% +13.88%

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
28445 28992 28090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.03% 27.73% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22750 23158 22047
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(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 -33 204 £52,500 - 32
London -14 54 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South East -32 53 £55,000 -8.33% 8
East of England +36 46 £58,500 +17.00% 11
Berkshire +10 37 £52,500 -12.50%
Bedfordshire +23 29 £58,500 +28.57% 2
Reading +25 24 £47,500 -15.55%
Bedford +17 23 £56,750 +24.72% 2
Yorkshire -32 21 £46,250 -7.50% 2
West Yorkshire -15 18 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Manchester +29 11 - -
North West +12 11 - -
Maidenhead -3 10 £52,500 -
Wales +11 9 £50,000 +17.64%
South Wales +8 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Halifax +5 9 £38,750 -
City of London +46 8 £52,500 -8.69% 2
Cardiff +4 8 £50,000 +17.64%
Leeds -33 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Kent +14 6 £37,000 -10.84% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 6 £49,000 -2.00%
Hertfordshire +2 6 £65,000 +23.80% 3
Newport - 6 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £49,000 -
West Midlands -24 5 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Scotland - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Telford - 5 £47,500 - 2
Shropshire - 5 £47,500 - 2
South West -6 4 £30,000 -53.84% 2

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 381 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 349 (91.60%) Cisco
3 322 (84.51%) Firewall
4 304 (79.79%) Cisco Certification
5 241 (63.25%) CCNP
6 233 (61.15%) CCSA
7 168 (44.09%) Network Security
8 154 (40.42%) F5
9 138 (36.22%) Cisco ASA
10 125 (32.81%) WAN
11 122 (32.02%) Juniper
12 120 (31.50%) CCNA
13 113 (29.66%) LAN
14 107 (28.08%) CCDP
15 101 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 82 (21.52%) CCIE
17 73 (19.16%) Load Balancing
18 72 (18.90%) Cisco PIX
19 71 (18.64%) Finance
20 70 (18.37%) VPN
21 65 (17.06%) Presales
22 64 (16.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 63 (16.54%) Data Centre
24 57 (14.96%) Palo Alto
25 48 (12.60%) OSPF
26 46 (12.07%) Wireless
27 45 (11.81%) Security Cleared
28 43 (11.29%) JNCIP
29 39 (10.24%) TCP/IP
30 38 (9.97%) Check Point Certification

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (2.36%) Lync
2 3 (0.79%) Apache
Applications
1 32 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 322 (84.51%) Firewall
2 168 (44.09%) Network Security
3 138 (36.22%) Cisco ASA
4 125 (32.81%) WAN
5 113 (29.66%) LAN
6 101 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 72 (18.90%) Cisco PIX
8 70 (18.37%) VPN
9 64 (16.80%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 48 (12.60%) OSPF
11 46 (12.07%) Wireless
12 39 (10.24%) TCP/IP
13 32 (8.40%) BGP
14 29 (7.61%) MPLS
15 21 (5.51%) SSL
15 21 (5.51%) tcpdump
15 21 (5.51%) Wireshark
16 17 (4.46%) IPv4
16 17 (4.46%) Spanning Tree
17 16 (4.20%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (18.64%) Finance
2 29 (7.61%) Banking
3 17 (4.46%) Retail
4 13 (3.41%) Advertising
5 7 (1.84%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.79%) Law
6 3 (0.79%) Legal
7 2 (0.52%) Local Government
8 1 (0.26%) Back Office
8 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 149 (39.11%) Network Engineer
2 82 (21.52%) Security Engineer
3 72 (18.90%) Consultant
3 72 (18.90%) Network Security Engineer
4 53 (13.91%) Cisco Engineer
5 52 (13.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 51 (13.39%) Firewall Engineer
6 51 (13.39%) Senior Network Engineer
7 45 (11.81%) Check Point Consultant
8 44 (11.55%) Security Consultant
9 41 (10.76%) Network Consultant
10 33 (8.66%) Analyst
10 33 (8.66%) Network Analyst
11 25 (6.56%) Network Security Consultant
12 24 (6.30%) Cisco Consultant
13 23 (6.04%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 23 (6.04%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 22 (5.77%) Network Security Analyst
14 22 (5.77%) Security Analyst
14 22 (5.77%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.52%) 802.1X
1 2 (0.52%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 63 (16.54%) Data Centre
2 26 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.04%) Online Banking
4 17 (4.46%) Driving Licence
5 16 (4.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.10%) iPad
7 5 (1.31%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.31%) PMI
8 4 (1.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.05%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.05%) Replication
9 3 (0.79%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.52%) BBC
10 2 (0.52%) PKI
11 1 (0.26%) CESG
11 1 (0.26%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.26%) Fintech
11 1 (0.26%) iSeries
11 1 (0.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.51%) Linux
2 9 (2.36%) VyOS
3 7 (1.84%) Windows
4 6 (1.57%) Unix
5 3 (0.79%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.16%) Load Balancing
2 65 (17.06%) Presales
3 33 (8.66%) ITIL
4 30 (7.87%) People Management
5 28 (7.35%) Network Management
6 26 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
7 24 (6.30%) Web Filtering
8 20 (5.25%) Coaching
8 20 (5.25%) Mentoring
9 19 (4.99%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (4.72%) Service Delivery
11 17 (4.46%) Network Design
12 16 (4.20%) High Availability
12 16 (4.20%) SIEM
13 14 (3.67%) Network Architecture
14 13 (3.41%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (2.89%) Change Control
15 11 (2.89%) Identity Management
16 10 (2.62%) CRM
16 10 (2.62%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (1.57%) Perl
1 6 (1.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (1.57%) SQL
2 3 (0.79%) PHP
3 1 (0.26%) C
Qualifications
1 304 (79.79%) Cisco Certification
2 241 (63.25%) CCNP
3 233 (61.15%) CCSA
4 120 (31.50%) CCNA
5 107 (28.08%) CCDP
6 82 (21.52%) CCIE
7 45 (11.81%) Security Cleared
8 43 (11.29%) JNCIP
9 38 (9.97%) Check Point Certification
9 38 (9.97%) SC Cleared
10 31 (8.14%) CCDA
11 28 (7.35%) Degree
12 25 (6.56%) CCSP
13 18 (4.72%) CISSP
13 18 (4.72%) JNCIE
14 17 (4.46%) JNCIA
14 17 (4.46%) JNCIS
15 9 (2.36%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (2.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.15%) PCI DSS
2 12 (3.15%) SLA
3 5 (1.31%) GPG13
3 5 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.31%) Firmware
2 5 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (3.15%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.79%) Nessus
2 3 (0.79%) SCCM
2 3 (0.79%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.79%) SmoothWall
2 3 (0.79%) vMotion
3 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 381 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 349 (91.60%) Cisco
3 154 (40.42%) F5
4 122 (32.02%) Juniper
5 57 (14.96%) Palo Alto
6 37 (9.71%) Blue Coat
7 34 (8.92%) Microsoft
8 33 (8.66%) VMware
9 21 (5.51%) SonicWALL
10 19 (4.99%) Nokia
11 17 (4.46%) Brocade
12 10 (2.62%) Citrix
12 10 (2.62%) Fortinet
12 10 (2.62%) SolarWinds
13 9 (2.36%) Avaya
13 9 (2.36%) CA
13 9 (2.36%) McAfee
13 9 (2.36%) Vyatta
14 8 (2.10%) Aruba
14 8 (2.10%) NetIQ
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + 15% Bonus, 10% Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £67000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £77000 per annum + Car (10%), Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £67000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Certifications
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch
Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reigate
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 11 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 11 days ago
Norfolk
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benfits
Posted: 11 days ago
West Malling
aap3
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Chelmsford
aap3
Salary: £60000.00 - £650000.00 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago