Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 979 933 874
Rank change year-on-year -46 -59 +61
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 172 270 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.57% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 136 243 273
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £41,250 £31,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £69,000 £67,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39529 47304 56233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.19% 26.26% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30559 38325 45112
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +2.27%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in England

CCSE
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CCSE in England

CCSE
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSE in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSE in England

CCSE
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +30 89 £60,000 +4.35% 4
South East -10 32 £55,000 +41.03% 2
East of England +6 30 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North of England -24 14 £38,000 -30.91%
Midlands +37 10 £57,500 +15.00%
Yorkshire +13 10 £38,000 -30.91%
East Midlands +44 9 £57,500 -
North West -21 4 - -
South West +17 1 £50,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +14 1 - -
CCSE
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 England region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 172 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 155 (90.12%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (90.12%) Cisco
3 134 (77.91%) CCNP
4 116 (67.44%) Firewall
5 113 (65.70%) Network Security
6 103 (59.88%) Juniper
7 102 (59.30%) CCSA
8 93 (54.07%) F5
9 74 (43.02%) WAN
10 71 (41.28%) CCNA
11 68 (39.53%) LAN
12 65 (37.79%) OSPF
13 60 (34.88%) BGP
14 59 (34.30%) Check Point Certification
14 59 (34.30%) Cisco Nexus
15 55 (31.98%) CCIE
16 53 (30.81%) Data Centre
17 48 (27.91%) Load Balancing
18 46 (26.74%) JNCIS
18 46 (26.74%) VPN
19 45 (26.16%) JNCIP
19 45 (26.16%) Cisco ASA
20 41 (23.84%) Finance
21 39 (22.67%) Junos
21 39 (22.67%) Palo Alto
22 38 (22.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
22 38 (22.09%) Internet
23 35 (20.35%) TCP/IP
24 34 (19.77%) CISSP

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.91%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.91%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Akamai
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.58%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 116 (67.44%) Firewall
2 113 (65.70%) Network Security
3 74 (43.02%) WAN
4 68 (39.53%) LAN
5 65 (37.79%) OSPF
6 60 (34.88%) BGP
7 59 (34.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 46 (26.74%) VPN
9 45 (26.16%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (22.67%) Junos
11 38 (22.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 38 (22.09%) Internet
12 35 (20.35%) TCP/IP
13 33 (19.19%) EIGRP
14 30 (17.44%) Wireshark
15 29 (16.86%) DNS
16 27 (15.70%) MPLS
17 25 (14.53%) Spanning Tree
17 25 (14.53%) Wireless
18 24 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 41 (23.84%) Finance
2 13 (7.56%) Banking
3 11 (6.40%) Law
4 3 (1.74%) Digital Economy
5 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (40.12%) Network Engineer
2 45 (26.16%) Security Engineer
3 39 (22.67%) Consultant
4 37 (21.51%) Network Security Engineer
4 37 (21.51%) Security Consultant
5 29 (16.86%) Network Consultant
6 28 (16.28%) Analyst
6 28 (16.28%) Network Security Consultant
7 26 (15.12%) Cisco Consultant
8 25 (14.53%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 25 (14.53%) Network Analyst
9 24 (13.95%) Network Security Analyst
9 24 (13.95%) Security Analyst
10 21 (12.21%) Check Point Consultant
11 20 (11.63%) Network Support
11 20 (11.63%) Support Engineer
12 19 (11.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 19 (11.05%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
13 18 (10.47%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 18 (10.47%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.40%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 53 (30.81%) Data Centre
2 21 (12.21%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.23%) Driving Licence
4 7 (4.07%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.49%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.49%) PKI
6 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.91%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.91%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.91%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (1.16%) Cyber Attack
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.70%) Windows
2 18 (10.47%) Windows Server
3 7 (4.07%) Linux
4 5 (2.91%) VMS
5 4 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (27.91%) Load Balancing
2 30 (17.44%) Network Design
2 30 (17.44%) Presales
3 27 (15.70%) ITIL
4 21 (12.21%) Network Management
5 20 (11.63%) Translating Business Requirements
6 18 (10.47%) ITSM
7 14 (8.14%) Information Security
8 12 (6.98%) Capacity Management
9 11 (6.40%) Change Management
10 10 (5.81%) SIEM
11 9 (5.23%) Security Management
11 9 (5.23%) Service Delivery
12 8 (4.65%) Asset Management
12 8 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (4.65%) Mobile Device Management
12 8 (4.65%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.07%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (3.49%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (3.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.58%) Python
1 1 (0.58%) SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (90.12%) Cisco Certification
2 134 (77.91%) CCNP
3 102 (59.30%) CCSA
4 71 (41.28%) CCNA
5 59 (34.30%) Check Point Certification
6 55 (31.98%) CCIE
7 46 (26.74%) JNCIS
8 45 (26.16%) JNCIP
9 34 (19.77%) CISSP
10 32 (18.60%) CCDP
11 27 (15.70%) SC Cleared
11 27 (15.70%) Security Cleared
12 21 (12.21%) JNCIE
13 17 (9.88%) CCIE Security
14 16 (9.30%) CISA
15 14 (8.14%) CISM
16 11 (6.40%) Degree
16 11 (6.40%) JNCIA
17 8 (4.65%) CSSLP
18 7 (4.07%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.49%) QA
2 6 (3.49%) SLA
3 5 (2.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.74%) GDPR
5 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.07%) ProxySG
1 7 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.58%) vCloud
2 1 (0.58%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.58%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.58%) vMotion
Vendors
1 172 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 155 (90.12%) Cisco
3 103 (59.88%) Juniper
4 93 (54.07%) F5
5 39 (22.67%) Palo Alto
6 30 (17.44%) Blue Coat
7 28 (16.28%) HP
8 27 (15.70%) Fortinet
9 20 (11.63%) Meraki
10 19 (11.05%) Aruba
10 19 (11.05%) Extreme Networks
10 19 (11.05%) Ubiquiti
11 13 (7.56%) IronPort
11 13 (7.56%) Tufin
12 11 (6.40%) Citrix
12 11 (6.40%) WatchGuard
13 10 (5.81%) Kaspersky
13 10 (5.81%) McAfee
13 10 (5.81%) Riverbed
14 9 (5.23%) Microsoft