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

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 749 692 743
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +51
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 174 283 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.26% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.94% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 149 155 189
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,800 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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
26213 29952 33204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.62% 27.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21215 23761 26316
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 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -71 156 £55,000 +4.76% 11
London -18 62 £55,000 - 6
South East +6 45 £52,500 -4.54% 3
City of London +58 25 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Kent +28 19 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Yorkshire +12 19 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -4 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Buckinghamshire +25 17 £62,500 +40.44%
Leeds +1 16 £51,000 +13.33% 1
High Wycombe +15 14 £62,500 -
Maidstone - 14 £42,500 - 1
East of England +32 13 £58,750 +18.09%
South Yorkshire - 8 £55,000 -
Bradford +14 7 £55,000 -
Wakefield 0 7 £55,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 7 £70,000 -
Barnsley - 7 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £70,000 -
Channel Islands - 7 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire +1 6 £55,000 +10.55%
Berkshire -23 6 £56,250 -10.00%
Guernsey - 6 £50,000 -
Scotland -1 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Edinburgh -2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Bedford -5 5 £57,500 +6.97%
North West +17 4 £42,500 -5.55%
Manchester +6 4 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +4 4 £37,500 +2.04%
Dorset - 4 £37,500 -
Weymouth - 4 £37,500 -

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 398 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 371 (93.22%) Cisco
3 365 (91.71%) Firewall
4 307 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
5 261 (65.58%) CCSA
6 251 (63.07%) CCNP
7 193 (48.49%) Network Security
8 184 (46.23%) Cisco ASA
9 163 (40.95%) F5
10 162 (40.70%) CCNA
11 135 (33.92%) VPN
12 133 (33.42%) Juniper
13 132 (33.17%) WAN
14 119 (29.90%) Palo Alto
15 113 (28.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 111 (27.89%) LAN
17 85 (21.36%) CCIE
18 81 (20.35%) CCDP
18 81 (20.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 80 (20.10%) OSPF
19 80 (20.10%) CCSP
20 74 (18.59%) JNCIP
20 74 (18.59%) Finance
21 73 (18.34%) Security Cleared
22 71 (17.84%) Load Balancing
23 69 (17.34%) VMware
24 68 (17.09%) ITIL
24 68 (17.09%) Data Centre
24 68 (17.09%) SC Cleared
25 62 (15.58%) Wireless

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 11 (2.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (2.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.50%) IaaS
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 365 (91.71%) Firewall
2 193 (48.49%) Network Security
3 184 (46.23%) Cisco ASA
4 135 (33.92%) VPN
5 132 (33.17%) WAN
6 113 (28.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 111 (27.89%) LAN
8 81 (20.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 80 (20.10%) OSPF
10 62 (15.58%) Wireless
11 58 (14.57%) Cisco PIX
12 57 (14.32%) BGP
12 57 (14.32%) MPLS
13 50 (12.56%) TCP/IP
14 47 (11.81%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 45 (11.31%) IPv4
16 42 (10.55%) VLAN
17 39 (9.80%) EIGRP
18 35 (8.79%) IPsec
19 34 (8.54%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 74 (18.59%) Finance
2 34 (8.54%) Banking
3 12 (3.02%) Retail
4 10 (2.51%) Advertising
5 9 (2.26%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.51%) Billing
7 4 (1.01%) Legal
7 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 202 (50.75%) Network Engineer
2 126 (31.66%) Security Engineer
3 108 (27.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 75 (18.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 69 (17.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 69 (17.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 57 (14.32%) Consultant
7 42 (10.55%) Architect
8 39 (9.80%) Security Consultant
9 35 (8.79%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 35 (8.79%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 31 (7.79%) Network Consultant
10 31 (7.79%) Senior Security Engineer
11 30 (7.54%) Support Engineer
12 29 (7.29%) Analyst
12 29 (7.29%) Firewall Engineer
12 29 (7.29%) Network Support
13 28 (7.04%) Network Support Engineer
13 28 (7.04%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 26 (6.53%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.27%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.25%) REST
2 1 (0.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (17.09%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.53%) Driving Licence
3 21 (5.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 21 (5.28%) RSA SecurID
4 20 (5.03%) iPad
5 17 (4.27%) Online Banking
6 14 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (3.27%) Computer Science
8 10 (2.51%) Management Information System
9 8 (2.01%) Private Cloud
10 5 (1.26%) Replication
10 5 (1.26%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.75%) CESG
11 3 (0.75%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.50%) iSeries
13 1 (0.25%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.25%) Physics
13 1 (0.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (5.28%) Linux
2 17 (4.27%) Unix
3 12 (3.02%) VyOS
4 6 (1.51%) Windows
5 4 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (17.84%) Load Balancing
2 68 (17.09%) ITIL
3 47 (11.81%) Network Management
4 43 (10.80%) SIEM
5 42 (10.55%) Presales
6 41 (10.30%) High Availability
6 41 (10.30%) Service Delivery
7 40 (10.05%) Network Design
8 32 (8.04%) Kalman Filter
9 28 (7.04%) ITIL V3
10 21 (5.28%) Change Management
10 21 (5.28%) Network Architecture
11 17 (4.27%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (4.27%) Security Architecture
11 17 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (3.27%) Coaching
13 12 (3.02%) Change Control
14 10 (2.51%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (2.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.25%) Python
1 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 307 (77.14%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (65.58%) CCSA
3 251 (63.07%) CCNP
4 162 (40.70%) CCNA
5 85 (21.36%) CCIE
6 81 (20.35%) CCDP
7 80 (20.10%) CCSP
8 74 (18.59%) JNCIP
9 73 (18.34%) Security Cleared
10 68 (17.09%) SC Cleared
11 44 (11.06%) CCDA
12 40 (10.05%) JNCIS
13 34 (8.54%) Check Point Certification
13 34 (8.54%) JNCIE
14 32 (8.04%) JNCIA
15 27 (6.78%) Degree
16 11 (2.76%) CISSP
17 10 (2.51%) CCMSE
18 8 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
18 8 (2.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (6.28%) SLA
3 18 (4.52%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.51%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.50%) GPG13
5 2 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 26 (6.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.51%) Firmware
3 6 (1.51%) vCloud
4 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.50%) vSphere
4 2 (0.50%) Xen
5 1 (0.25%) Snort
5 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (5.53%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (0.50%) Nessus
3 2 (0.50%) QRadar
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
3 2 (0.50%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.50%) SmoothWall
3 2 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.50%) vMotion
4 1 (0.25%) Cacti
4 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.25%) Nagios
4 1 (0.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.25%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 398 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 371 (93.22%) Cisco
3 163 (40.95%) F5
4 133 (33.42%) Juniper
5 119 (29.90%) Palo Alto
6 69 (17.34%) VMware
7 42 (10.55%) Fortinet
8 29 (7.29%) Blue Coat
9 23 (5.78%) SolarWinds
10 22 (5.53%) Extreme Networks
11 18 (4.52%) Microsoft
12 16 (4.02%) Aruba
12 16 (4.02%) CA
13 14 (3.52%) Intel Security
14 13 (3.27%) Sourcefire
15 12 (3.02%) Brocade
15 12 (3.02%) Vyatta
16 11 (2.76%) Avaya
16 11 (2.76%) Meraki
16 11 (2.76%) Nokia
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £38000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Maidstone
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Cannock
Bluetown Online LTD
Posted: 20 days ago