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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK
Rank 724 703 713
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 127 240 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.24% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 0.85% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 62 171 175
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%

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
20763 28144 28947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.70% 27.88% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16388 22482 22954
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 February 2017 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 -14 122 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South East +32 38 £55,000 -
London +21 31 £57,500 +9.52% 5
East of England 0 21 £57,500 -1.70% 1
North West -6 21 £33,500 -
Manchester -11 21 £33,500 -
Berkshire +14 15 - -
Bedfordshire +7 15 £60,000 +9.09%
Reading +31 13 - -
Surrey +65 11 £55,000 -19.11%
West Midlands +35 10 £43,750 -7.89%
Hampshire +24 8 £67,500 +22.72%
Bedford -1 6 £60,000 +9.09%
Birmingham - 6 £47,500 -
Scotland +22 5 - -
City of London +18 5 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Edinburgh +9 5 - -
Kent +8 4 £40,000 +8.10%
Hertfordshire +6 3 £80,000 +20.75% 1
Maidstone - 3 £40,000 -
Southampton - 3 £67,500 -
Essex +16 2 £57,500 -14.81%
Hatfield +15 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +3 2 £57,500 +17.94%
Warwickshire - 2 £57,500 -
North Yorkshire - 2 £57,500 -
York - 2 £57,500 -
Colchester - 2 £57,500 -
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
Cambridge +4 1 £46,000 -6.12%

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 264 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 227 (85.98%) Cisco
3 224 (84.85%) Firewall
4 217 (82.20%) Cisco Certification
5 183 (69.32%) Network Security
6 180 (68.18%) CCNP
7 160 (60.61%) CCSA
8 94 (35.61%) Data Centre
9 89 (33.71%) F5
10 88 (33.33%) LAN
11 83 (31.44%) Cisco ASA
11 83 (31.44%) Fortinet
12 72 (27.27%) CCIE
13 69 (26.14%) Palo Alto
14 68 (25.76%) WAN
15 67 (25.38%) Cisco Nexus
16 66 (25.00%) CCSP
17 57 (21.59%) Finance
18 56 (21.21%) Juniper
19 55 (20.83%) CCNA
19 55 (20.83%) OSPF
20 53 (20.08%) BGP
20 53 (20.08%) Microsoft
21 50 (18.94%) VPN
22 49 (18.56%) FortiGate
23 48 (18.18%) CCDP
23 48 (18.18%) Retail
24 45 (17.05%) Blue Coat
24 45 (17.05%) Presales
25 44 (16.67%) Splunk

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 2 (0.76%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (14.77%) MS Visio
2 26 (9.85%) MS Excel
3 23 (8.71%) MS Office
4 18 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.52%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (84.85%) Firewall
2 183 (69.32%) Network Security
3 88 (33.33%) LAN
4 83 (31.44%) Cisco ASA
5 68 (25.76%) WAN
6 67 (25.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 55 (20.83%) OSPF
8 53 (20.08%) BGP
9 50 (18.94%) VPN
10 38 (14.39%) Spanning Tree
11 31 (11.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 27 (10.23%) Wireless
13 25 (9.47%) Internet
13 25 (9.47%) TCP/IP
14 24 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
14 24 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 24 (9.09%) MPLS
15 23 (8.71%) BIG-IP
16 22 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (7.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 57 (21.59%) Finance
2 48 (18.18%) Retail
3 43 (16.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (3.41%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.89%) Banking
6 4 (1.52%) Billing
6 4 (1.52%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Legal
8 2 (0.76%) Law
9 1 (0.38%) Local Government
9 1 (0.38%) Marketing
9 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (40.15%) Consultant
2 94 (35.61%) Security Consultant
3 85 (32.20%) Security Engineer
4 84 (31.82%) Network Consultant
5 79 (29.92%) Network Security Consultant
6 60 (22.73%) Network Engineer
7 52 (19.70%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (12.88%) Support Engineer
9 30 (11.36%) Senior Security Engineer
10 22 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
11 20 (7.58%) Check Point Support
12 16 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
13 14 (5.30%) Architect
13 14 (5.30%) Senior Network Engineer
14 12 (4.55%) Check Point Consultant
15 11 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
16 10 (3.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 10 (3.79%) Network Specialist
16 10 (3.79%) Security Specialist
17 8 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.65%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 94 (35.61%) Data Centre
2 22 (8.33%) Security Operations Centre
3 12 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 11 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 8 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.27%) Fat Client
6 6 (2.27%) Thin Client
7 5 (1.89%) iPad
8 4 (1.52%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.14%) Clustering
9 3 (1.14%) iSeries
10 2 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
11 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.38%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 32 (12.12%) Linux
2 21 (7.95%) Windows
3 13 (4.92%) Unix
4 8 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.14%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.38%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.05%) Presales
2 35 (13.26%) Network Design
3 34 (12.88%) Load Balancing
4 32 (12.12%) ITIL
5 31 (11.74%) Kalman Filter
5 31 (11.74%) Network Management
6 28 (10.61%) Security Management
7 26 (9.85%) Information Security
8 22 (8.33%) Security Operations
9 19 (7.20%) Content Management
10 18 (6.82%) Risk Management
10 18 (6.82%) SIEM
11 14 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (4.92%) Mentoring
13 11 (4.17%) Change Control
13 11 (4.17%) ITIL V3
13 11 (4.17%) Problem Management
14 7 (2.65%) E-Commerce
14 7 (2.65%) Information Management
14 7 (2.65%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.79%) SQL
2 1 (0.38%) C
2 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 217 (82.20%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (68.18%) CCNP
3 160 (60.61%) CCSA
4 72 (27.27%) CCIE
5 66 (25.00%) CCSP
6 55 (20.83%) CCNA
7 48 (18.18%) CCDP
8 36 (13.64%) Check Point Certification
9 30 (11.36%) JNCIS
10 17 (6.44%) CISSP
11 15 (5.68%) JNCIA
12 12 (4.55%) Security Cleared
13 11 (4.17%) JNCIP
14 9 (3.41%) CISA
14 9 (3.41%) SC Cleared
15 8 (3.03%) CCMSE
16 7 (2.65%) CCSM
16 7 (2.65%) Degree
16 7 (2.65%) JNCIE
16 7 (2.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.47%) SLA
2 7 (2.65%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.27%) QA
4 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.52%) GPG13
5 4 (1.52%) PMO
6 1 (0.38%) COBIT
6 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 13 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.52%) Firmware
4 3 (1.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 49 (18.56%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.14%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.76%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.38%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 264 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 227 (85.98%) Cisco
3 89 (33.71%) F5
4 83 (31.44%) Fortinet
5 69 (26.14%) Palo Alto
6 56 (21.21%) Juniper
7 53 (20.08%) Microsoft
8 45 (17.05%) Blue Coat
9 44 (16.67%) Splunk
10 39 (14.77%) HP
11 31 (11.74%) Sourcefire
12 27 (10.23%) Intel Security
13 25 (9.47%) Imperva
14 21 (7.95%) VMware
15 19 (7.20%) Proofpoint
15 19 (7.20%) TippingPoint
16 17 (6.44%) Riverbed
17 15 (5.68%) Citrix
18 12 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
19 9 (3.41%) Forcepoint
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