Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK > England
6 months to
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 836 964 1076
Rank change year-on-year +128 +112 -137
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 27 119 105
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.089% 0.065%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 20 122 74
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £49,875 £41,375 £41,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £81,750
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +4.55%

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 17,866 33,287 38,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.64% 24.86% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 13,103 23,857 29,078
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,272
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.48% +9.49%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in England

CCSE
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCSE in England.

Salary trend for CCSE in England

CCSE
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCSE in England over the 6 months to 31 May 2020.

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 31 May 2020. 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 +127 10 £82,500 -2.94%
North of England +88 10 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +74 5 - -
North East - 5 £50,000 -
South East +101 4 £57,500 -4.17%
East of England +71 3 £60,000 +96.72%
CCSE
UK

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, IT jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 27 (100.00%) CCSA
2 19 (70.37%) Network Security
3 18 (66.67%) CCNP
3 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (59.26%) Firewall
5 15 (55.56%) LAN
6 12 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (40.74%) Finance
7 11 (40.74%) WAN
7 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (40.74%) CCNA
8 10 (37.04%) OSPF
8 10 (37.04%) BGP
9 9 (33.33%) Palo Alto
10 7 (25.93%) Banking
10 7 (25.93%) Online Banking
10 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
10 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
10 7 (25.93%) Azure
10 7 (25.93%) Network Management
10 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (22.22%) F5
11 6 (22.22%) tcpdump
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
12 5 (18.52%) CCSP
12 5 (18.52%) VPN

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:

Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.93%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (70.37%) Network Security
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) LAN
4 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
4 11 (40.74%) WAN
5 10 (37.04%) BGP
5 10 (37.04%) OSPF
6 7 (25.93%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) Wireshark
7 6 (22.22%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (22.22%) tcpdump
8 5 (18.52%) VPN
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (40.74%) Finance
2 7 (25.93%) Banking
3 5 (18.52%) Retail
4 4 (14.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (48.15%) Security Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Check Point Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Security Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Firewall Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Implementation Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Network Design Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Network Implementation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Online Banking
2 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
4 2 (7.41%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Kali Linux
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
1 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
2 3 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
3 5 (18.52%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (18.52%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (18.52%) Server Management
3 5 (18.52%) SIEM
4 4 (14.81%) Change Control
4 4 (14.81%) Change Management
4 4 (14.81%) Network Design
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Digital Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.70%) Presales
6 1 (3.70%) Requirements Gathering
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CCSA
2 18 (66.67%) CCNP
2 18 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (40.74%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) CCSP
4 5 (18.52%) Degree
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIA
4 5 (18.52%) JNCIS
4 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.81%) CCIE
5 4 (14.81%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (14.81%) MCSE
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (7.41%) CCDP
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 27 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 6 (22.22%) F5
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
4 5 (18.52%) Juniper
5 3 (11.11%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (11.11%) VMware