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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 755 771 813
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +42
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 152 196 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.66% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115 127 136
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,018 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,700 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%

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
24807 29886 31056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.35% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 24116 24256
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +13 136 £50,000 -6.97% 9
South East +67 57 £35,000 -34.88% 3
Kent +55 44 £35,000 -12.50%
London +13 42 £57,500 -4.16%
Folkestone - 23 £35,000 -
Yorkshire -9 11 £55,000 +22.22%
City of London +50 10 £53,750 +7.50%
Scotland +25 10 £62,000 -
East of England +7 10 £62,500 +6.83% 5
Edinburgh +18 9 £61,500 -
West Yorkshire -16 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Leeds +17 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire +24 7 - - 1
Maidenhead -3 7 - -
North West +6 6 - -
Manchester +4 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 £66,000 - 1
West Midlands -16 5 £52,500 +118.75%
South Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
South Wales +9 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Wales +5 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Buckinghamshire +3 3 - -
Bedford +3 3 £62,500 +6.83% 3
Bedfordshire +2 3 £62,500 +6.83% 3
Wakefield -8 3 £55,000 -
Bradford -16 3 £55,000 -
Barnsley - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey +37 2 £66,000 +46.66% 1
Cardiff +13 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Doncaster - 2 £51,500 -

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 323 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 299 (92.57%) Firewall
3 295 (91.33%) Cisco
4 261 (80.80%) Cisco Certification
5 234 (72.45%) CCNP
6 159 (49.23%) CCSA
7 153 (47.37%) Network Security
8 144 (44.58%) CCNA
9 127 (39.32%) Cisco ASA
10 119 (36.84%) F5
11 110 (34.06%) VPN
12 105 (32.51%) ITIL
13 87 (26.93%) LAN
14 82 (25.39%) WAN
15 80 (24.77%) Palo Alto
16 72 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 69 (21.36%) Finance
18 67 (20.74%) CCSP
19 66 (20.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 62 (19.20%) Data Centre
21 61 (18.89%) Juniper
21 61 (18.89%) VMware
22 54 (16.72%) Security Cleared
22 54 (16.72%) BGP
23 53 (16.41%) Check Point Certification
24 52 (16.10%) Extreme Networks
24 52 (16.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
25 51 (15.79%) OSPF
25 51 (15.79%) Wireless
26 49 (15.17%) SC Cleared

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 (1.86%) IIS
1 6 (1.86%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.62%) Apache
2 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.24%) MS Office
1 4 (1.24%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (1.55%) Mimecast
2 2 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 299 (92.57%) Firewall
2 153 (47.37%) Network Security
3 127 (39.32%) Cisco ASA
4 110 (34.06%) VPN
5 87 (26.93%) LAN
6 82 (25.39%) WAN
7 72 (22.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 66 (20.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 54 (16.72%) BGP
10 52 (16.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 51 (15.79%) OSPF
11 51 (15.79%) Wireless
12 46 (14.24%) VLAN
13 44 (13.62%) TCP/IP
14 43 (13.31%) EIGRP
15 40 (12.38%) Cisco PIX
16 34 (10.53%) MPLS
17 31 (9.60%) IP Telephony
18 28 (8.67%) Cisco ISE
18 28 (8.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 69 (21.36%) Finance
2 19 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (5.88%) Retail
3 16 (4.95%) Banking
4 14 (4.33%) Legal
4 14 (4.33%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.17%) Billing
5 7 (2.17%) Law
6 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 137 (42.41%) Network Engineer
2 94 (29.10%) Security Engineer
3 70 (21.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 61 (18.89%) Consultant
4 61 (18.89%) Senior Network Engineer
5 54 (16.72%) Cisco Engineer
5 54 (16.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 54 (16.72%) Support Engineer
6 47 (14.55%) Security Consultant
7 45 (13.93%) Data Engineer
8 44 (13.62%) Network Consultant
9 37 (11.46%) Network Security Consultant
10 36 (11.15%) Network Support
11 32 (9.91%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 32 (9.91%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 32 (9.91%) Senior Security Engineer
12 28 (8.67%) Network Support Engineer
13 25 (7.74%) Cisco Support
13 25 (7.74%) Data Network Engineer
14 24 (7.43%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.72%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.31%) REST
2 1 (0.31%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (19.20%) Data Centre
2 24 (7.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 23 (7.12%) RSA SecurID
4 14 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.72%) Driving Licence
5 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.41%) Security Operations Centre
7 9 (2.79%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.48%) Clustering
9 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.93%) iPad
9 3 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.62%) iSeries
10 2 (0.62%) IVR
11 1 (0.31%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.31%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.81%) Unix
2 19 (5.88%) Linux
3 14 (4.33%) Windows
4 4 (1.24%) VyOS
4 4 (1.24%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.62%) CentOS
5 2 (0.62%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (32.51%) ITIL
2 48 (14.86%) Change Control
3 46 (14.24%) Kalman Filter
4 38 (11.76%) High Availability
5 30 (9.29%) ITIL V3
5 30 (9.29%) Network Management
5 30 (9.29%) SIEM
6 29 (8.98%) Load Balancing
7 27 (8.36%) Presales
8 23 (7.12%) Change Management
9 21 (6.50%) Service Delivery
10 19 (5.88%) Network Design
11 18 (5.57%) Coaching
12 15 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
13 14 (4.33%) Mentoring
13 14 (4.33%) Network Architecture
14 12 (3.72%) Identity Access Management
14 12 (3.72%) Security Operations
14 12 (3.72%) WAN Optimisation
15 11 (3.41%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.31%) C
1 1 (0.31%) Python
1 1 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 261 (80.80%) Cisco Certification
2 234 (72.45%) CCNP
3 159 (49.23%) CCSA
4 144 (44.58%) CCNA
5 67 (20.74%) CCSP
6 54 (16.72%) Security Cleared
7 53 (16.41%) Check Point Certification
8 49 (15.17%) SC Cleared
9 45 (13.93%) CCIE
10 42 (13.00%) JNCIP
11 38 (11.76%) CCDP
12 32 (9.91%) JNCIS
13 21 (6.50%) CISSP
14 17 (5.26%) CCMSE
15 16 (4.95%) Degree
16 11 (3.41%) CCDA
17 10 (3.10%) JNCIE
18 7 (2.17%) CISM
18 7 (2.17%) JNCIA
19 5 (1.55%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (11.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (6.81%) SLA
3 20 (6.19%) PCI DSS
4 9 (2.79%) GPG13
5 6 (1.86%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.62%) QA
7 1 (0.31%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (7.43%) Firmware
2 22 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.86%) vCloud
4 4 (1.24%) Snort
5 3 (0.93%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.93%) Xen
6 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.62%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 30 (9.29%) FortiGate
2 6 (1.86%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.62%) QRadar
4 1 (0.31%) Cacti
4 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.31%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 323 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 295 (91.33%) Cisco
3 119 (36.84%) F5
4 80 (24.77%) Palo Alto
5 61 (18.89%) Juniper
5 61 (18.89%) VMware
6 52 (16.10%) Extreme Networks
7 43 (13.31%) Fortinet
8 26 (8.05%) Blue Coat
9 24 (7.43%) Sourcefire
10 23 (7.12%) Splunk
11 22 (6.81%) SolarWinds
12 20 (6.19%) Forcepoint
13 13 (4.02%) Aruba
14 12 (3.72%) Microsoft
15 11 (3.41%) LogRhythm
15 11 (3.41%) Proofpoint
16 9 (2.79%) Citrix
16 9 (2.79%) Meraki
16 9 (2.79%) Riverbed
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