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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 41 32
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 12 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.60% 2.38% 5.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 19.35% 8.93% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Median salary £47,500 £57,500 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +7.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £51,700 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% +11.70%  

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 62 56 88
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 49.60% 26.67% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 57 50 68
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSE in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (86.67%) Wireshark
2 13 (86.67%) tcpdump
3 12 (80.00%) CCSA
4 11 (73.33%) Network Security
4 11 (73.33%) CCNP
4 11 (73.33%) CCDP
5 10 (66.67%) Network Management
6 9 (60.00%) Firewall
6 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (60.00%) Driving Licence
6 9 (60.00%) Presales
7 8 (53.33%) Check Point Certification
8 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
10 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
10 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
10 4 (26.67%) CCNA
10 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
11 2 (13.33%) Network Design

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 4 (26.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) BGP
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) OSPF
1 15 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 15 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (86.67%) TCP/IP
2 13 (86.67%) tcpdump
2 13 (86.67%) Wireshark
3 11 (73.33%) Network Security
4 9 (60.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) Network Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 9 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Check Point Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 3 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
1 9 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Management
2 9 (60.00%) Presales
3 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (26.67%) Task Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (80.00%) CCSA
3 11 (73.33%) CCDP
3 11 (73.33%) CCNP
4 8 (53.33%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago