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

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 757 752 693
Rank change year-on-year -5 -59  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 98 155 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.63% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 140 154
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +0.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20554 24654 28457
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.62% 26.61% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 16095 20173 22718
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 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
London +20 48 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South East +15 20 £55,000 +4.76% 1
East of England +4 16 £47,500 -19.14% 2
Yorkshire -7 6 £34,000 -38.18%
North West -40 5 - - 1
East Midlands +26 2 £58,750 -
West Midlands +15 1 - -
South West +6 1 £50,000 +33.33%
CCSE
UK

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 England region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 206 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 188 (91.26%) Cisco Certification
3 179 (86.89%) Cisco
4 146 (70.87%) CCNP
5 145 (70.39%) Firewall
6 137 (66.50%) Network Security
7 106 (51.46%) F5
8 91 (44.17%) Juniper
9 90 (43.69%) CCSA
10 87 (42.23%) Palo Alto
11 82 (39.81%) Cisco ASA
12 75 (36.41%) Fortinet
13 73 (35.44%) CCIE
14 67 (32.52%) Blue Coat
15 61 (29.61%) LAN
16 60 (29.13%) WAN
17 59 (28.64%) HP
18 53 (25.73%) Data Centre
19 50 (24.27%) BGP
19 50 (24.27%) VPN
19 50 (24.27%) Cisco Nexus
20 49 (23.79%) JNCIS
20 49 (23.79%) OSPF
20 49 (23.79%) Microsoft
21 48 (23.30%) CCNA
22 42 (20.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
23 40 (19.42%) Linux
23 40 (19.42%) Information Security
24 39 (18.93%) Internet
25 37 (17.96%) Windows

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 3 (1.46%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.49%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (17.48%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (12.14%) MS Visio
3 20 (9.71%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (9.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.46%) Akamai
1 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.46%) Amazon ELB
1 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 145 (70.39%) Firewall
2 137 (66.50%) Network Security
3 82 (39.81%) Cisco ASA
4 61 (29.61%) LAN
5 60 (29.13%) WAN
6 50 (24.27%) BGP
6 50 (24.27%) Cisco Nexus
6 50 (24.27%) VPN
7 49 (23.79%) OSPF
8 42 (20.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 39 (18.93%) Internet
10 34 (16.50%) DNS
10 34 (16.50%) NetScreen
10 34 (16.50%) Wireless
11 31 (15.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 31 (15.05%) TCP/IP
12 26 (12.62%) Wireshark
13 25 (12.14%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (11.17%) Junos
15 21 (10.19%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.43%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (16.02%) Finance
2 20 (9.71%) Digital Economy
3 13 (6.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 13 (6.31%) Retail
4 6 (2.91%) Law
5 4 (1.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 54 (26.21%) Consultant
2 51 (24.76%) Network Engineer
2 51 (24.76%) Security Consultant
2 51 (24.76%) Security Engineer
3 36 (17.48%) Network Consultant
4 35 (16.99%) Network Security Consultant
5 27 (13.11%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (12.62%) Senior Security Engineer
7 23 (11.17%) Support Engineer
8 20 (9.71%) Juniper Engineer
9 18 (8.74%) Architect
10 16 (7.77%) Cisco Consultant
10 16 (7.77%) Cisco Security Consultant
11 15 (7.28%) Security Specialist
11 15 (7.28%) Senior Consultant
12 14 (6.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 14 (6.80%) Analyst
12 14 (6.80%) Senior Security Consultant
13 13 (6.31%) Network Specialist
13 13 (6.31%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.80%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (25.73%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.83%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.83%) Thin Client
5 11 (5.34%) Driving Licence
6 10 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 8 (3.88%) Computer Science
8 7 (3.40%) Management Information System
8 7 (3.40%) Public Cloud
9 4 (1.94%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.46%) iPad
11 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.49%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.42%) Linux
2 37 (17.96%) Windows
3 22 (10.68%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.37%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.37%) Windows XP
5 7 (3.40%) VMS
6 5 (2.43%) Unix
7 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.42%) Information Security
2 35 (16.99%) Presales
3 31 (15.05%) ITIL
4 29 (14.08%) Load Balancing
5 28 (13.59%) Network Management
6 27 (13.11%) Security Management
7 26 (12.62%) Risk Management
8 25 (12.14%) Network Design
9 24 (11.65%) Kalman Filter
9 24 (11.65%) Mentoring
10 21 (10.19%) Security Operations
11 20 (9.71%) Content Management
12 13 (6.31%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.31%) Programme Delivery
13 12 (5.83%) Analytics
13 12 (5.83%) Change Management
13 12 (5.83%) Information Management
13 12 (5.83%) Line Management
13 12 (5.83%) SIEM
13 12 (5.83%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 188 (91.26%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (70.87%) CCNP
3 90 (43.69%) CCSA
4 73 (35.44%) CCIE
5 49 (23.79%) JNCIS
6 48 (23.30%) CCNA
7 34 (16.50%) Check Point Certification
8 33 (16.02%) CCSP
8 33 (16.02%) CISSP
9 29 (14.08%) CCDP
10 24 (11.65%) CCIE Service Provider
10 24 (11.65%) JNCIP
11 22 (10.68%) Security Cleared
12 21 (10.19%) JNCIE
12 21 (10.19%) SC Cleared
13 18 (8.74%) CCIE Security
14 15 (7.28%) CISA
15 12 (5.83%) GIAC
15 12 (5.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 12 (5.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.56%) SLA
2 11 (5.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.40%) QA
4 6 (2.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (2.91%) GDPR
4 6 (2.91%) PCI DSS
5 5 (2.43%) GPG13
5 5 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 27 (13.11%) ProxySG
2 24 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (8.74%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.46%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.97%) Nagios
3 2 (0.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.49%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.49%) QRadar
Vendors
1 206 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 179 (86.89%) Cisco
3 106 (51.46%) F5
4 91 (44.17%) Juniper
5 87 (42.23%) Palo Alto
6 75 (36.41%) Fortinet
7 67 (32.52%) Blue Coat
8 59 (28.64%) HP
9 49 (23.79%) Microsoft
10 37 (17.96%) Sourcefire
11 32 (15.53%) Imperva
12 26 (12.62%) VMware
13 25 (12.14%) McAfee
14 23 (11.17%) Citrix
15 20 (9.71%) Proofpoint
15 20 (9.71%) Riverbed
15 20 (9.71%) TippingPoint
16 18 (8.74%) Aruba
17 15 (7.28%) SolarWinds
17 15 (7.28%) Tufin
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