The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 674 767 670
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -97
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 228 120 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.40% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 177 107 212
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31744 29671 33091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.29% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24856 23856 28287
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2014 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 30 July 2014. 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 +61 204 £47,500 +5.55% 17
South East +28 84 £40,000 - 5
London -14 62 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Berkshire +10 36 £40,000 - 4
Yorkshire -18 36 £45,000 +28.57% 5
West Yorkshire -28 28 £43,750 +34.61% 3
Leeds -16 27 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Surrey +17 23 £40,000 -9.60%
Reading +13 20 £50,000 +5.82% 1
South Wales +13 18 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Wales +5 18 £37,500 -25.00% 4
City of London -3 16 £55,000 -8.33%
Kent - 12 £37,500 - 1
Cardiff -3 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
East of England -2 8 £45,000 -14.28% 3
Hampshire -13 8 £51,250 +28.12%
Maidstone - 8 £33,000 - 1
Birmingham 0 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Midlands -5 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
York -7 7 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire -15 7 £50,000 -
Bridgend - 7 £36,500 - 2
Ipswich - 6 £45,000 - 1
Suffolk - 6 £45,000 - 1
Basingstoke +4 5 £51,250 -
Maidenhead - 4 £37,500 - 2
North West +7 3 - -
Manchester +3 3 - -
Woking - 3 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £35,000 - 1

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 440 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 356 (80.91%) Cisco
3 347 (78.86%) Firewall
4 338 (76.82%) Cisco Certification
5 299 (67.95%) CCNP
6 230 (52.27%) Network Security
7 221 (50.23%) CCSA
8 169 (38.41%) Cisco ASA
9 153 (34.77%) F5
10 137 (31.14%) CCNA
11 134 (30.45%) WAN
12 129 (29.32%) Blue Coat
13 128 (29.09%) Juniper
14 126 (28.64%) Linux
15 119 (27.05%) LAN
16 117 (26.59%) Windows
17 115 (26.14%) BGP
18 111 (25.23%) VPN
19 110 (25.00%) TCP/IP
20 105 (23.86%) OSPF
21 75 (17.05%) VMware
22 72 (16.36%) ITIL
23 69 (15.68%) CISSP
24 68 (15.45%) MPLS
24 68 (15.45%) IPsec
25 66 (15.00%) Microsoft
25 66 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
26 64 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
27 60 (13.64%) NetScreen
28 57 (12.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 21 (4.77%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.73%) MS Exchange
2 12 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.05%) Apache
4 5 (1.14%) IIS
5 4 (0.91%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 38 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 347 (78.86%) Firewall
2 230 (52.27%) Network Security
3 169 (38.41%) Cisco ASA
4 134 (30.45%) WAN
5 119 (27.05%) LAN
6 115 (26.14%) BGP
7 111 (25.23%) VPN
8 110 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 105 (23.86%) OSPF
10 68 (15.45%) MPLS
10 68 (15.45%) IPsec
11 64 (14.55%) Cisco IOS
12 60 (13.64%) NetScreen
13 57 (12.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 53 (12.05%) TACACS
15 52 (11.82%) DNS
16 50 (11.36%) BIG-IP
17 40 (9.09%) SSL
18 37 (8.41%) EIGRP
19 36 (8.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (2.27%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (5.68%) Finance
2 22 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 14 (3.18%) Banking
4 11 (2.50%) Publishing
4 11 (2.50%) Legal
5 8 (1.82%) Retail
6 7 (1.59%) German Language
7 5 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.23%) French Language
9 1 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 153 (34.77%) Security Engineer
2 143 (32.50%) Network Engineer
3 70 (15.91%) Network Security Engineer
4 55 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 41 (9.32%) Consultant
6 36 (8.18%) Analyst
7 32 (7.27%) Security Specialist
8 31 (7.05%) Team Leader
9 24 (5.45%) Network Analyst
9 24 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
9 24 (5.45%) Network Consultant
10 23 (5.23%) Support Engineer
10 23 (5.23%) Network Specialist
11 21 (4.77%) Security Consultant
11 21 (4.77%) Security Analyst
11 21 (4.77%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 21 (4.77%) Network Security Specialist
12 20 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 20 (4.55%) IT Security Engineer
12 20 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.23%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.64%) Clustering
1 16 (3.64%) Thin Client
1 16 (3.64%) Fat Client
2 14 (3.18%) Management Information System
3 12 (2.73%) PKI
4 9 (2.05%) Smartphone
5 8 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.36%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.14%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.91%) CESG
8 4 (0.91%) Firmware
9 1 (0.23%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 126 (28.64%) Linux
2 117 (26.59%) Windows
3 32 (7.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.00%) UNIX
6 19 (4.32%) Solaris
7 14 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 11 (2.50%) Windows XP
8 11 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.27%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (16.36%) ITIL
2 45 (10.23%) E-Commerce
3 41 (9.32%) Load Balancing
4 35 (7.95%) SIEM
5 34 (7.73%) Incident Management
6 25 (5.68%) Network Management
6 25 (5.68%) Information Security
7 20 (4.55%) Network Design
7 20 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 17 (3.86%) Project Management
9 14 (3.18%) Data Security
10 13 (2.95%) Change Control
10 13 (2.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (2.73%) Migration
11 12 (2.73%) ITIL V3
12 11 (2.50%) Network Architecture
12 11 (2.50%) Test Strategy
13 9 (2.05%) Service Management
14 8 (1.82%) Asset Management
14 8 (1.82%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.77%) Perl
1 21 (4.77%) PowerShell
2 16 (3.64%) SQL
3 14 (3.18%) Bash Shell
4 10 (2.27%) Ruby
5 8 (1.82%) C
6 5 (1.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 338 (76.82%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (67.95%) CCNP
3 221 (50.23%) CCSA
4 137 (31.14%) CCNA
5 69 (15.68%) CISSP
6 56 (12.73%) JNCIS
7 43 (9.77%) Check Point Certification
8 41 (9.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 32 (7.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 32 (7.27%) MCSE
9 32 (7.27%) CCDP
10 28 (6.36%) CCIE
10 28 (6.36%) JNCIA
11 27 (6.14%) Security Cleared
12 23 (5.23%) SC Cleared
13 21 (4.77%) MCSA
14 16 (3.64%) RHCA
14 16 (3.64%) RHCE
15 15 (3.41%) CCSP
16 12 (2.73%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.18%) PCI DSS
2 21 (4.77%) SLA
3 8 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.36%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) GPG13
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 66 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (4.55%) ProxySG
3 18 (4.09%) Active Directory
4 12 (2.73%) Snort
4 12 (2.73%) Nmap
5 8 (1.82%) XenServer
6 3 (0.68%) vSphere
7 1 (0.23%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (4.77%) Cacti
2 12 (2.73%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.50%) Nessus
4 9 (2.05%) SCCM
5 5 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.68%) SCOM
6 3 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.68%) OpenView
6 3 (0.68%) CiscoWorks
7 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 440 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 356 (80.91%) Cisco
3 153 (34.77%) F5
4 129 (29.32%) Blue Coat
5 128 (29.09%) Juniper
6 75 (17.05%) VMware
7 66 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 46 (10.45%) Websense
9 41 (9.32%) Citrix
10 38 (8.64%) Sophos
11 37 (8.41%) Red Hat
12 30 (6.82%) Nokia
13 29 (6.59%) Aruba
14 25 (5.68%) SonicWALL
15 24 (5.45%) Infoblox
15 24 (5.45%) Imperva
16 22 (5.00%) HP
17 21 (4.77%) LogRhythm
18 20 (4.55%) WatchGuard
19 19 (4.32%) Kaspersky
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k per year + Bonus + Overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Oncall, Overtime
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 26 days ago