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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank - - 86
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - - 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
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
314 405 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.29% 36.62% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 267 337 240
Average salary £40,000 £38,783 £36,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.13% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIS
1 7 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) CCSA
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) Websense
3 3 (42.86%) MS Office
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) RIP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (42.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (42.86%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (42.86%) RIP
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Network Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Security Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
1 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) JNCIS
2 4 (57.14%) CCSA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 7 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Aruba
3 3 (42.86%) McAfee
3 3 (42.86%) Websense
3 3 (42.86%) Lumension