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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 27 25 35
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 6 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 4.48% 7.22% 5.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 19.70% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 12
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +11.67%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40 66 79
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 29.85% 36.67% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 59 61
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing CCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSE in Bedford

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 March 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%) Cisco
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) CCSA
2 22 (95.65%) CCNP
2 22 (95.65%) WAN
3 21 (91.30%) LAN
3 21 (91.30%) OSPF
3 21 (91.30%) BGP
3 21 (91.30%) Network Security
3 21 (91.30%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (91.30%) Spanning Tree
4 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
5 16 (69.57%) Firewall
6 15 (65.22%) CCDP
6 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
6 15 (65.22%) tcpdump
6 15 (65.22%) Wireshark
7 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (43.48%) Network Management
9 9 (39.13%) Presales
10 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
10 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
10 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
11 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
12 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
13 5 (21.74%) F5
13 5 (21.74%) BIG-IP
13 5 (21.74%) CA

CCSE
Top Related 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 8 (34.78%) MS Visio
2 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) WAN
2 21 (91.30%) BGP
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco Nexus
2 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 21 (91.30%) Network Security
2 21 (91.30%) OSPF
2 21 (91.30%) Spanning Tree
3 16 (69.57%) Firewall
4 15 (65.22%) TCP/IP
4 15 (65.22%) tcpdump
4 15 (65.22%) Wireshark
5 5 (21.74%) BIG-IP
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Consultant
1 14 (60.87%) Network Consultant
2 13 (56.52%) Network Security Consultant
2 13 (56.52%) Security Consultant
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
4 6 (26.09%) Check Point Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (26.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Presales Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Data Centre
2 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
3 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.35%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (43.48%) Network Management
3 9 (39.13%) Presales
4 8 (34.78%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Encryption
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Information Management
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (95.65%) CCNP
2 22 (95.65%) CCSA
3 15 (65.22%) CCDP
4 2 (8.70%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.35%) CCIE
5 1 (4.35%) CCMSE
5 1 (4.35%) CCNA
5 1 (4.35%) CCSM
5 1 (4.35%) VCAP
5 1 (4.35%) VCDX
5 1 (4.35%) VCP5
5 1 (4.35%) VCP6
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (21.74%) CA
3 5 (21.74%) F5
4 1 (4.35%) VMware