The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 65 65 70
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 6 20 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.95% 2.53% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 8.85% 8.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 17
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +2.80%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £54,250
% change year-on-year +10.00% -7.83%  

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 Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 118 226 244
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.61% 28.57% 22.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87 194 200
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

CCSE
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for CCSE in Bedfordshire

CCSE
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSE in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSE in Bedfordshire

CCSE
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +2 5 £65,000 +18.18% 1
CCSE
East of England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
1 38 (100.00%) CCNP
1 38 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (97.37%) CCSA
2 37 (97.37%) WAN
2 37 (97.37%) Network Security
3 36 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 36 (94.74%) Spanning Tree
3 36 (94.74%) OSPF
3 36 (94.74%) BGP
3 36 (94.74%) LAN
4 31 (81.58%) Firewall
5 30 (78.95%) CCDP
6 24 (63.16%) Network Management
7 23 (60.53%) Load Balancing
7 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
7 23 (60.53%) MS Visio
8 21 (55.26%) Data Centre
9 15 (39.47%) Wireshark
9 15 (39.47%) tcpdump
9 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
10 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (26.32%) Presales
12 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
13 6 (15.79%) F5
13 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
14 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
14 5 (13.16%) CA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 23 (60.53%) MS Visio
2 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 37 (97.37%) Network Security
1 37 (97.37%) WAN
2 36 (94.74%) BGP
2 36 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
2 36 (94.74%) LAN
2 36 (94.74%) OSPF
2 36 (94.74%) Spanning Tree
3 31 (81.58%) Firewall
4 15 (39.47%) TCP/IP
4 15 (39.47%) tcpdump
4 15 (39.47%) Wireshark
5 5 (13.16%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.63%) SAN
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Consultant
1 29 (76.32%) Network Consultant
2 28 (73.68%) Network Security Consultant
2 28 (73.68%) Security Consultant
3 20 (52.63%) Network Engineer
4 19 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (50.00%) Security Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Check Point Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 5 (13.16%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Presales Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (63.16%) Network Management
2 23 (60.53%) Load Balancing
3 14 (36.84%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (26.32%) Presales
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (2.63%) Data Encryption
6 1 (2.63%) Data Management
6 1 (2.63%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (2.63%) High Availability
6 1 (2.63%) Information Management
6 1 (2.63%) Time Management
6 1 (2.63%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) CCNP
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (97.37%) CCSA
3 30 (78.95%) CCDP
4 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 1 (2.63%) CCMSE
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CCSM
5 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) VCAP
5 1 (2.63%) VCDX
5 1 (2.63%) VCP5
5 1 (2.63%) VCP6
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.79%) F5
4 5 (13.16%) CA
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
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