The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / East of England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 242 246
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 13 37 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.21% 0.50% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 1.67% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 35 22
Median salary £57,500 £58,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.70% +6.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £48,000 £45,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.45% -8.63%  

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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1766 2214 2304
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.60% 29.73% 30.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1745 1820
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

CCSE
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for CCSE in the East of England

CCSE
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSE in the East of England over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSE in the East of England

CCSE
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bedfordshire +7 5 £65,000 +18.18%
Essex +15 4 £57,500 -14.81%
Hertfordshire +14 4 - -
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 East of England region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 55 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 53 (96.36%) CCNP
3 48 (87.27%) Firewall
3 48 (87.27%) Network Security
4 46 (83.64%) CCSA
5 43 (78.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 41 (74.55%) OSPF
6 41 (74.55%) BGP
7 39 (70.91%) WAN
8 38 (69.09%) LAN
9 37 (67.27%) Spanning Tree
10 34 (61.82%) CCDP
11 27 (49.09%) Data Centre
12 25 (45.45%) Network Management
13 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
14 23 (41.82%) MS Visio
14 23 (41.82%) Load Balancing
15 20 (36.36%) Presales
16 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
16 16 (29.09%) Wireshark
16 16 (29.09%) tcpdump
17 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
18 12 (21.82%) CCIE
19 10 (18.18%) F5
19 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
20 9 (16.36%) BIG-IP
21 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (41.82%) MS Visio
2 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.64%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 48 (87.27%) Firewall
1 48 (87.27%) Network Security
2 43 (78.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 41 (74.55%) BGP
3 41 (74.55%) OSPF
4 39 (70.91%) WAN
5 38 (69.09%) LAN
6 37 (67.27%) Spanning Tree
7 16 (29.09%) TCP/IP
7 16 (29.09%) tcpdump
7 16 (29.09%) Wireshark
8 14 (25.45%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (16.36%) BIG-IP
10 6 (10.91%) MPLS
11 5 (9.09%) DNS
12 4 (7.27%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (7.27%) DHCP
12 4 (7.27%) DMVPN
12 4 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 4 (7.27%) NetScreen
General
1 1 (1.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (70.91%) Consultant
2 38 (69.09%) Security Consultant
3 35 (63.64%) Network Consultant
4 34 (61.82%) Network Security Consultant
5 22 (40.00%) Network Engineer
6 20 (36.36%) Security Engineer
7 19 (34.55%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco Engineer
8 7 (12.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) Check Point Consultant
9 6 (10.91%) Cisco Consultant
9 6 (10.91%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 5 (9.09%) Cisco Security Consultant
10 5 (9.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 4 (7.27%) Check Point Specialist
11 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Specialist
11 4 (7.27%) Cisco Security Specialist
11 4 (7.27%) Cisco Specialist
11 4 (7.27%) Principal Security Consultant
11 4 (7.27%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 27 (49.09%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) Driving Licence
3 6 (10.91%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (7.27%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.27%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.82%) iSeries
6 1 (1.82%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (45.45%) Network Management
2 23 (41.82%) Load Balancing
3 20 (36.36%) Presales
4 14 (25.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 5 (9.09%) Line Management
7 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
9 1 (1.82%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.82%) Data Encryption
9 1 (1.82%) Data Management
9 1 (1.82%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (1.82%) High Availability
9 1 (1.82%) Information Management
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL
9 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.82%) Security Operations
9 1 (1.82%) Service Management
9 1 (1.82%) Time Management
9 1 (1.82%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (96.36%) CCNP
3 46 (83.64%) CCSA
4 34 (61.82%) CCDP
5 12 (21.82%) CCIE
6 6 (10.91%) JNCIA
7 5 (9.09%) SC Cleared
7 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.27%) CISSP
9 3 (5.45%) CCNA
9 3 (5.45%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.82%) CCMSE
11 1 (1.82%) CCSM
11 1 (1.82%) Degree
11 1 (1.82%) VCAP
11 1 (1.82%) VCDX
11 1 (1.82%) VCP5
11 1 (1.82%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) GPG13
1 4 (7.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (7.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (43.64%) Microsoft
3 10 (18.18%) F5
4 6 (10.91%) Juniper
4 6 (10.91%) Palo Alto
4 6 (10.91%) VMware
5 5 (9.09%) CA
6 4 (7.27%) Blue Coat
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) Computacenter
6 4 (7.27%) Imperva
6 4 (7.27%) Infoblox
6 4 (7.27%) Sourcefire