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

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 723 730 756
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 185 241 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.80% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 147 147 175
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £67,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
26123 30183 31664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.62% 27.38% 27.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21116 23985 24815
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -11 160 £53,250 +6.50% 19
South East +19 53 £42,500 -19.04% 8
London -9 49 £55,000 - 4
Kent - 32 £38,000 - 5
Yorkshire +9 23 £55,000 +22.22% 2
City of London +65 21 £52,500 +16.66% 3
West Yorkshire -4 20 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Leeds +18 18 £51,000 +13.33% 1
East of England +31 16 £59,250 +12.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 13 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Hertfordshire - 13 £70,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 11 £55,000 -
Folkestone - 11 £35,000 - 1
Scotland +13 10 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Maidstone - 10 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +15 9 £40,000 -11.11%
High Wycombe +8 9 £62,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £70,000 -
Bradford +8 8 £55,000 -
Wakefield -2 8 £55,000 -
Barnsley - 8 £55,000 -
Channel Islands - 7 £50,000 -
Berkshire -20 6 £52,500 -22.22%
Guernsey - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands +5 5 £50,000 - 4
North West - 5 £42,500 -
Manchester - 5 £42,500 -
Maidenhead -14 4 - -
South West +19 3 £37,500 +3.09%
Bedfordshire +1 3 £52,000 -0.95%

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 382 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 358 (93.72%) Cisco
3 352 (92.15%) Firewall
4 298 (78.01%) Cisco Certification
5 261 (68.32%) CCNP
6 241 (63.09%) CCSA
7 172 (45.03%) Network Security
8 165 (43.19%) CCNA
9 162 (42.41%) Cisco ASA
10 147 (38.48%) VPN
11 146 (38.22%) F5
12 130 (34.03%) Palo Alto
13 122 (31.94%) Juniper
14 120 (31.41%) WAN
15 100 (26.18%) LAN
16 96 (25.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 93 (24.35%) CCSP
18 85 (22.25%) OSPF
18 85 (22.25%) ITIL
19 76 (19.90%) Finance
20 75 (19.63%) Security Cleared
21 73 (19.11%) CCDP
22 72 (18.85%) CCIE
23 70 (18.32%) SC Cleared
24 69 (18.06%) JNCIP
25 66 (17.28%) VMware
25 66 (17.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 65 (17.02%) Data Centre
27 61 (15.97%) BGP
28 58 (15.18%) MPLS

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 13 (3.40%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.26%) Apache
2 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.26%) IIS
2 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.26%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (1.83%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.31%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.79%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 352 (92.15%) Firewall
2 172 (45.03%) Network Security
3 162 (42.41%) Cisco ASA
4 147 (38.48%) VPN
5 120 (31.41%) WAN
6 100 (26.18%) LAN
7 96 (25.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 85 (22.25%) OSPF
9 66 (17.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 61 (15.97%) BGP
11 58 (15.18%) MPLS
12 57 (14.92%) Wireless
13 52 (13.61%) IPv4
14 50 (13.09%) VLAN
15 49 (12.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 48 (12.57%) TCP/IP
17 47 (12.30%) EIGRP
18 42 (10.99%) Cisco PIX
19 38 (9.95%) Multicast
20 37 (9.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 76 (19.90%) Finance
2 36 (9.42%) Banking
3 13 (3.40%) Retail
4 11 (2.88%) Telecoms
5 9 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.83%) Billing
7 6 (1.57%) Legal
8 5 (1.31%) Advertising
9 3 (0.79%) Law
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 190 (49.74%) Network Engineer
2 113 (29.58%) Security Engineer
3 93 (24.35%) Network Security Engineer
4 78 (20.42%) Senior Network Engineer
5 69 (18.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 69 (18.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 52 (13.61%) Consultant
7 46 (12.04%) Support Engineer
8 42 (10.99%) Data Engineer
8 42 (10.99%) Security Consultant
9 40 (10.47%) Architect
10 36 (9.42%) Network Support
11 34 (8.90%) Network Consultant
11 34 (8.90%) Senior Security Engineer
12 33 (8.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 33 (8.64%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 32 (8.38%) Network Support Engineer
13 32 (8.38%) Systems Engineer
14 31 (8.12%) Data Network Engineer
15 30 (7.85%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.40%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.26%) REST
2 1 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.02%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.28%) RSA SecurID
3 20 (5.24%) iPad
4 18 (4.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (4.19%) Driving Licence
6 15 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (3.66%) Online Banking
8 13 (3.40%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.36%) Management Information System
9 9 (2.36%) Private Cloud
10 8 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.79%) CESG
11 3 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.52%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.52%) Replication
12 2 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.26%) iSeries
13 1 (0.26%) IVR
13 1 (0.26%) Physics
13 1 (0.26%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.71%) Linux
2 16 (4.19%) Unix
3 9 (2.36%) VyOS
3 9 (2.36%) Windows
4 4 (1.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.52%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.26%) CentOS
6 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.26%) Solaris
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.25%) ITIL
2 56 (14.66%) Load Balancing
3 46 (12.04%) High Availability
4 44 (11.52%) Service Delivery
4 44 (11.52%) SIEM
5 40 (10.47%) Network Design
6 39 (10.21%) Network Management
7 32 (8.38%) Kalman Filter
8 30 (7.85%) Change Control
8 30 (7.85%) Presales
9 29 (7.59%) ITIL V3
10 23 (6.02%) Change Management
11 21 (5.50%) Network Architecture
12 16 (4.19%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (4.19%) Security Architecture
13 14 (3.66%) Coaching
14 13 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (3.14%) Disaster Recovery
16 11 (2.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
16 11 (2.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.26%) C
1 1 (0.26%) Python
1 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 298 (78.01%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (68.32%) CCNP
3 241 (63.09%) CCSA
4 165 (43.19%) CCNA
5 93 (24.35%) CCSP
6 75 (19.63%) Security Cleared
7 73 (19.11%) CCDP
8 72 (18.85%) CCIE
9 70 (18.32%) SC Cleared
10 69 (18.06%) JNCIP
11 46 (12.04%) Check Point Certification
12 44 (11.52%) CCDA
13 41 (10.73%) JNCIS
14 35 (9.16%) JNCIE
15 30 (7.85%) JNCIA
16 26 (6.81%) Degree
17 15 (3.93%) CISSP
18 9 (2.36%) CCMSE
19 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
19 6 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 24 (6.28%) SLA
3 21 (5.50%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.57%) ISO 9001
5 5 (1.31%) GPG13
6 3 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 23 (6.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (4.19%) Firmware
3 6 (1.57%) vCloud
4 2 (0.52%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.52%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.52%) Xen
5 1 (0.26%) Snort
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (6.02%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.31%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.52%) QRadar
3 2 (0.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.26%) Cacti
4 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.26%) Nagios
4 1 (0.26%) Nessus
4 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.26%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 382 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 358 (93.72%) Cisco
3 146 (38.22%) F5
4 130 (34.03%) Palo Alto
5 122 (31.94%) Juniper
6 66 (17.28%) VMware
7 45 (11.78%) Fortinet
8 36 (9.42%) Extreme Networks
9 28 (7.33%) Blue Coat
10 22 (5.76%) SolarWinds
11 17 (4.45%) Sourcefire
12 16 (4.19%) Aruba
12 16 (4.19%) Microsoft
13 14 (3.66%) HP
13 14 (3.66%) Intel Security
14 12 (3.14%) CA
14 12 (3.14%) Splunk
15 11 (2.88%) Avaya
16 10 (2.62%) Forcepoint
16 10 (2.62%) LogRhythm
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
Folkestone, Kent
Saga Group Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Surrey
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits + on-call
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40k plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Marlow or Manchester
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago