The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 - 133
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.051% - 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £67,500
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 Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 505 655 669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.63% 28.04% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 384 426 527
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

CCSE
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for CCSE in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (66.67%) McAfee
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) CCSA
3 4 (66.67%) Presales
4 3 (50.00%) Meraki
4 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) VLAN
5 2 (33.33%) SIEM
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
6 1 (16.67%) QRadar
6 1 (16.67%) IISP

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Check Point Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Presales
2 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 1 (16.67%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) CCSA
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCDP
4 1 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) IISP
4 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
3 4 (66.67%) McAfee
4 3 (50.00%) Meraki
4 3 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 3 (50.00%) Sourcefire
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
6 1 (16.67%) Forcepoint
6 1 (16.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (16.67%) IBM
6 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
6 1 (16.67%) Splunk
6 1 (16.67%) Tufin