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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 644 750 594
Rank change year-on-year
+106 -156
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 250 144 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 0.49% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 178 117 195
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -

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
31704 29186 30092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.62% 27.27% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25212 22919 24760
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +122 249 £52,500 +10.52% 21
South East +45 79 £60,000 +33.33% 7
London +24 68 £55,000 +2.80% 4
Yorkshire +28 63 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +10 36 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Berkshire +27 34 £60,000 +34.07% 5
Leeds +13 33 £50,000 +42.85% 2
York +26 26 £52,500 +10.52%
North Yorkshire +23 26 £52,500 +10.52%
City of London +17 22 £57,500 +6.97% 1
East of England -1 19 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Buckinghamshire - 17 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 15 £47,250 - 2
West Midlands -18 12 £42,500 -5.55%
Slough - 12 £60,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 11 £55,000 -
Bedford - 10 £45,750 - 2
North West - 10 £65,000 - 4
Greenwich - 9 £55,000 -
Maidenhead - 9 - -
Cheshire - 9 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +2 8 £58,752 +30.55%
Surrey +6 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Warwickshire - 7 £42,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £42,000 -
Birmingham -12 5 £53,750 +19.44%
Marlow - 5 - -
Reading -1 4 £66,250 +32.50% 3
Hertfordshire -13 4 £55,000 +15.78%
Luton - 3 £55,000 -

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 467 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 439 (94.00%) Cisco
2 439 (94.00%) Cisco Certification
3 358 (76.66%) CCNP
4 343 (73.45%) Firewall
5 261 (55.89%) Cisco ASA
6 251 (53.75%) Network Security
7 225 (48.18%) Juniper
8 202 (43.25%) CCSA
9 155 (33.19%) F5
10 152 (32.55%) CCIE
11 137 (29.34%) WAN
12 123 (26.34%) BGP
13 122 (26.12%) LAN
14 120 (25.70%) OSPF
15 119 (25.48%) Blue Coat
16 118 (25.27%) CCNA
17 107 (22.91%) Cisco PIX
18 102 (21.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 101 (21.63%) Wireless
20 86 (18.42%) ITIL
21 85 (18.20%) Cisco Nexus
22 84 (17.99%) CCDP
23 83 (17.77%) Load Balancing
24 80 (17.13%) HP
24 80 (17.13%) MPLS
25 75 (16.06%) VMware
26 73 (15.63%) Security Cleared
27 72 (15.42%) VPN
28 68 (14.56%) DNS

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (2.57%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.71%) Lync
3 4 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (0.86%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.71%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 343 (73.45%) Firewall
2 261 (55.89%) Cisco ASA
3 251 (53.75%) Network Security
4 137 (29.34%) WAN
5 123 (26.34%) BGP
6 122 (26.12%) LAN
7 120 (25.70%) OSPF
8 107 (22.91%) Cisco PIX
9 102 (21.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 101 (21.63%) Wireless
11 85 (18.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 80 (17.13%) MPLS
13 72 (15.42%) VPN
14 68 (14.56%) DNS
15 63 (13.49%) NetScreen
16 57 (12.21%) DHCP
17 55 (11.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
18 52 (11.13%) TCP/IP
19 51 (10.92%) Cisco IOS
20 50 (10.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 56 (11.99%) Finance
2 21 (4.50%) Telecoms
3 18 (3.85%) Retail
4 17 (3.64%) Banking
5 4 (0.86%) Games
5 4 (0.86%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.21%) Back Office
6 1 (0.21%) Law
6 1 (0.21%) Legal
6 1 (0.21%) Advertising
6 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 185 (39.61%) Network Engineer
2 102 (21.84%) Consultant
3 89 (19.06%) Security Engineer
4 83 (17.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 76 (16.27%) Network Specialist
6 73 (15.63%) Security Consultant
7 63 (13.49%) Network Security Engineer
8 55 (11.78%) Network Consultant
9 52 (11.13%) Security Specialist
10 50 (10.71%) Network Security Specialist
11 45 (9.64%) Network Security Consultant
12 41 (8.78%) Analyst
13 37 (7.92%) Security Analyst
14 27 (5.78%) Network Analyst
15 26 (5.57%) Senior Network Specialist
16 24 (5.14%) Cisco Engineer
16 24 (5.14%) Technical Consultant
17 20 (4.28%) Senior Consultant
17 20 (4.28%) Senior Security Consultant
18 19 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.43%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (4.28%) Thin Client
3 20 (4.28%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.14%) Hedge funds
5 9 (1.93%) Clustering
6 5 (1.07%) Replication
6 5 (1.07%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.64%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.21%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 45 (9.64%) Linux
2 42 (8.99%) Windows
3 9 (1.93%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.71%) Mac OS
5 7 (1.50%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.86%) Solaris
8 3 (0.64%) UNIX
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (18.42%) ITIL
2 83 (17.77%) Load Balancing
3 59 (12.63%) Network Management
4 50 (10.71%) Service Delivery
5 43 (9.21%) Mentoring
6 41 (8.78%) ITIL V3
7 38 (8.14%) Project Management
8 35 (7.49%) Information Security
9 32 (6.85%) E-Commerce
10 31 (6.64%) PRINCE2
10 31 (6.64%) Network Architecture
10 31 (6.64%) Line Management
11 27 (5.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 25 (5.35%) Network Design
13 23 (4.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 22 (4.71%) Change Management
15 21 (4.50%) Migration
16 18 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
17 17 (3.64%) SIEM
18 16 (3.43%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.92%) SQL
2 10 (2.14%) PowerShell
2 10 (2.14%) Perl
3 1 (0.21%) C
Qualifications
1 439 (94.00%) Cisco Certification
2 358 (76.66%) CCNP
3 202 (43.25%) CCSA
4 152 (32.55%) CCIE
5 118 (25.27%) CCNA
6 84 (17.99%) CCDP
7 73 (15.63%) Security Cleared
8 62 (13.28%) JNCIS
8 62 (13.28%) SC Cleared
9 52 (11.13%) JNCIP
10 38 (8.14%) CISSP
11 30 (6.42%) JNCIE
12 28 (6.00%) JNCIA
13 24 (5.14%) Check Point Certification
14 23 (4.93%) HP ASE
14 23 (4.93%) HP MASE
15 22 (4.71%) CCDA
16 17 (3.64%) MCSE
16 17 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (3.21%) SLA
3 5 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.07%) GPG13
4 3 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 66 (14.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.21%) XenServer
4 8 (1.71%) Terminal Services
5 7 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (1.07%) Squid
7 4 (0.86%) vSphere
7 4 (0.86%) Snort
8 3 (0.64%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.64%) Firmware
9 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 37 (7.92%) CiscoWorks
2 32 (6.85%) OpenView
3 7 (1.50%) Nessus
3 7 (1.50%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.43%) SCCM
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 467 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 439 (94.00%) Cisco
3 225 (48.18%) Juniper
4 155 (33.19%) F5
5 119 (25.48%) Blue Coat
6 80 (17.13%) HP
7 75 (16.06%) VMware
8 66 (14.13%) Fortinet
9 57 (12.21%) Microsoft
10 40 (8.57%) Nokia
11 35 (7.49%) Infoblox
11 35 (7.49%) Imperva
12 32 (6.85%) IronPort
13 31 (6.64%) Tufin
13 31 (6.64%) Citrix
14 24 (5.14%) Brocade
14 24 (5.14%) SolarWinds
15 20 (4.28%) Websense
16 14 (3.00%) Sourcefire
17 13 (2.78%) SonicWALL
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