The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 107 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 1 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.072% 0.92% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 2.91% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
CCSE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
421 412 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.29% 31.64% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 376 339 312
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CCSE
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Wales region.

CCSE Salary Trend in Wales

CCSE
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
South Wales -25 1 £35,000 -9.67%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSA
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5