Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 41 48
Rank change year-on-year +22 +7 +34
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 23 17 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 8.98% 4.83% 4.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 27.06% 14.05% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 22
Bedford median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -0.90% +0.91%
10th Percentile £42,250 £47,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £66,250 £61,500
Bedfordshire median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -5.98% +17.00%

CCSE is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bedford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 121 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 33.20% 34.38% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 63 108 177
Bedford median annual salary £47,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £62,375 £60,250
Bedfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedford.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in Bedford

CCSE
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for CCSE in Bedford

CCSE
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSE in Bedford over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSE in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 across the Bedford region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 23 (100.00%) LAN
1 23 (100.00%) WAN
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (100.00%) OSPF
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 23 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Network Security
3 20 (86.96%) CCNP
3 20 (86.96%) Data Centre
3 20 (86.96%) Presales
4 19 (82.61%) CCDP
5 14 (60.87%) Load Balancing
6 13 (56.52%) Network Design
7 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
7 10 (43.48%) Firewall
7 10 (43.48%) tcpdump
7 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
8 8 (34.78%) Driving Licence
9 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (30.43%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (30.43%) CCSA
10 3 (13.04%) Network Management
11 2 (8.70%) F5
12 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
12 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
12 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
12 1 (4.35%) CCNA

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) BGP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 23 (100.00%) LAN
1 23 (100.00%) OSPF
1 23 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 23 (100.00%) WAN
2 22 (95.65%) Network Security
3 10 (43.48%) Firewall
3 10 (43.48%) TCP/IP
3 10 (43.48%) tcpdump
3 10 (43.48%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.35%) BIG-IP
4 1 (4.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Consultant
1 19 (82.61%) Network Consultant
2 17 (73.91%) Network Security Consultant
2 17 (73.91%) Security Consultant
3 15 (65.22%) Check Point Consultant
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Consultant
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 12 (52.17%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 3 (13.04%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (86.96%) Data Centre
2 8 (34.78%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Presales
2 14 (60.87%) Load Balancing
3 13 (56.52%) Network Design
4 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.04%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (86.96%) CCNP
3 19 (82.61%) CCDP
4 7 (30.43%) CCSA
4 7 (30.43%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) F5
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft