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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 761 682 804
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +122
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 191 297 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 0.97% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 173 165 160
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,800 £45,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%

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
28199 30572 32494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.26% 27.55% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 22722 23866 25976
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -62 185 £52,500 -4.54% 12
London -4 78 £52,500 -4.54% 6
South East -4 62 £55,000 - 1
City of London +58 27 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Kent +13 25 £42,500 -5.55%
East of England +13 23 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Buckinghamshire +14 15 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Berkshire -15 14 £55,000 -12.00%
West Yorkshire -7 13 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Yorkshire -17 13 £50,500 +1.00% 1
Leeds -12 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
High Wycombe +1 10 £52,500 -4.54%
Maidstone - 10 £42,500 -
Reading +10 9 £47,500 -24.00%
Bedfordshire -7 8 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Malling - 8 £71,750 -
Bedford +5 6 £58,750 +8.29% 2
Surrey -12 6 £61,250 +11.36%
Hertfordshire +15 5 £67,500 +22.72%
Wales - 5 £50,000 -
South Wales - 5 £50,000 -
Reigate - 5 £65,000 -
Essex +11 4 £67,500 +5.88%
Maidenhead +9 4 £55,000 -18.51%
Cambridge - 3 £49,000 -
Newport - 3 £50,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £67,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £49,000 -
Bradford +2 2 £55,000 -
Wakefield 0 2 £55,000 -

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 390 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 371 (95.13%) Cisco
3 350 (89.74%) Firewall
4 307 (78.72%) Cisco Certification
5 258 (66.15%) CCSA
6 243 (62.31%) CCNP
7 193 (49.49%) Network Security
8 173 (44.36%) Cisco ASA
9 171 (43.85%) F5
10 148 (37.95%) CCNA
11 137 (35.13%) Juniper
12 131 (33.59%) WAN
13 123 (31.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 108 (27.69%) VPN
15 107 (27.44%) LAN
16 103 (26.41%) Palo Alto
17 97 (24.87%) CCIE
18 93 (23.85%) CCDP
19 84 (21.54%) Load Balancing
20 76 (19.49%) OSPF
20 76 (19.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 68 (17.44%) Finance
22 64 (16.41%) Cisco PIX
22 64 (16.41%) JNCIP
23 60 (15.38%) Wireless
23 60 (15.38%) Security Cleared
24 57 (14.62%) SC Cleared
24 57 (14.62%) CCSP
24 57 (14.62%) Data Centre
25 53 (13.59%) VMware

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 14 (3.59%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 20 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.26%) IaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 350 (89.74%) Firewall
2 193 (49.49%) Network Security
3 173 (44.36%) Cisco ASA
4 131 (33.59%) WAN
5 123 (31.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 108 (27.69%) VPN
7 107 (27.44%) LAN
8 76 (19.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 76 (19.49%) OSPF
9 64 (16.41%) Cisco PIX
10 60 (15.38%) Wireless
11 53 (13.59%) MPLS
12 49 (12.56%) BGP
13 46 (11.79%) TCP/IP
14 38 (9.74%) IPsec
15 36 (9.23%) IPv4
15 36 (9.23%) SSL
16 27 (6.92%) Cisco Wireless
16 27 (6.92%) EIGRP
17 26 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 68 (17.44%) Finance
2 36 (9.23%) Banking
3 14 (3.59%) Advertising
4 12 (3.08%) Retail
5 6 (1.54%) Billing
6 5 (1.28%) Legal
7 3 (0.77%) Law
8 2 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 186 (47.69%) Network Engineer
2 117 (30.00%) Security Engineer
3 107 (27.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 61 (15.64%) Senior Network Engineer
5 52 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 52 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 51 (13.08%) Consultant
7 40 (10.26%) Architect
8 36 (9.23%) Firewall Engineer
9 32 (8.21%) Security Consultant
10 31 (7.95%) Check Point Consultant
11 29 (7.44%) Network Consultant
12 27 (6.92%) Analyst
12 27 (6.92%) Network Analyst
12 27 (6.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 27 (6.92%) Senior Security Engineer
13 24 (6.15%) Network Architect
14 23 (5.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
14 23 (5.90%) Network Support
15 22 (5.64%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.62%) Data Centre
2 23 (5.90%) Driving Licence
3 20 (5.13%) Online Banking
4 18 (4.62%) iPad
5 16 (4.10%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 14 (3.59%) RSA SecurID
7 12 (3.08%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.28%) Replication
10 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.77%) CESG
11 3 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
11 3 (0.77%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.51%) iSeries
13 1 (0.26%) Hedge funds
13 1 (0.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.87%) Linux
2 13 (3.33%) VyOS
3 12 (3.08%) Unix
4 6 (1.54%) Windows
5 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (21.54%) Load Balancing
2 52 (13.33%) ITIL
3 49 (12.56%) Presales
4 48 (12.31%) Network Management
5 39 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 33 (8.46%) Network Design
7 28 (7.18%) High Availability
8 27 (6.92%) SIEM
9 25 (6.41%) Kalman Filter
10 22 (5.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 22 (5.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (4.87%) Network Architecture
12 18 (4.62%) Coaching
12 18 (4.62%) Security Architecture
13 17 (4.36%) ITIL V3
14 16 (4.10%) People Management
15 15 (3.85%) Cybersecurity
16 14 (3.59%) Change Management
17 10 (2.56%) Ethical Hacking
17 10 (2.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 307 (78.72%) Cisco Certification
2 258 (66.15%) CCSA
3 243 (62.31%) CCNP
4 148 (37.95%) CCNA
5 97 (24.87%) CCIE
6 93 (23.85%) CCDP
7 64 (16.41%) JNCIP
8 60 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 57 (14.62%) CCSP
9 57 (14.62%) SC Cleared
10 48 (12.31%) CCDA
11 38 (9.74%) Check Point Certification
12 33 (8.46%) JNCIA
13 32 (8.21%) JNCIE
14 30 (7.69%) Degree
15 28 (7.18%) JNCIS
16 12 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (2.82%) CISSP
18 8 (2.05%) CCMSE
19 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.13%) SLA
3 15 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.54%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.51%) QA
6 1 (0.26%) GPG13
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.31%) Firmware
3 6 (1.54%) vCloud
4 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (3.08%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.77%) Nessus
3 3 (0.77%) SCCM
3 3 (0.77%) SCVMM
3 3 (0.77%) SmoothWall
3 3 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
3 3 (0.77%) vMotion
4 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 390 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 371 (95.13%) Cisco
3 171 (43.85%) F5
4 137 (35.13%) Juniper
5 103 (26.41%) Palo Alto
6 53 (13.59%) VMware
7 28 (7.18%) Fortinet
8 27 (6.92%) Blue Coat
9 26 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 21 (5.38%) Extreme Networks
11 20 (5.13%) SolarWinds
12 16 (4.10%) HP
13 15 (3.85%) CA
14 14 (3.59%) Avaya
14 14 (3.59%) Intel Security
14 14 (3.59%) Meraki
15 13 (3.33%) Brocade
15 13 (3.33%) Vyatta
16 12 (3.08%) SonicWALL
17 10 (2.56%) Citrix
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
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Vodafone
Salary: From £36,550 to £54,850 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
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Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £48000.00 - £56000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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