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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / England
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 731 724 679
Rank change year-on-year -7 -45  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 112 210 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.22% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.78% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 69 161 176
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  

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 19679 26764 27884
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.76% 27.61% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15638 21653 22060
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 March 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 27 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
South East +41 36 £55,000 - 6
London +43 35 £57,500 +9.52% 6
North West -3 15 £33,500 -4.28%
East of England +5 14 £57,500 -1.70%
West Midlands +34 6 £48,750 +2.63%
Yorkshire +9 6 £57,500 +15.00%
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 240 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 204 (85.00%) Cisco
3 200 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 199 (82.92%) Firewall
5 177 (73.75%) Network Security
6 160 (66.67%) CCNP
7 139 (57.92%) CCSA
8 90 (37.50%) F5
9 89 (37.08%) Cisco ASA
10 84 (35.00%) LAN
11 81 (33.75%) Palo Alto
12 79 (32.92%) Data Centre
13 75 (31.25%) Fortinet
14 73 (30.42%) CCIE
15 70 (29.17%) WAN
16 67 (27.92%) Microsoft
17 66 (27.50%) Juniper
17 66 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 62 (25.83%) OSPF
19 60 (25.00%) BGP
20 56 (23.33%) Blue Coat
21 54 (22.50%) CCSP
22 51 (21.25%) HP
23 49 (20.42%) VPN
24 47 (19.58%) CCDP
25 46 (19.17%) Presales
26 45 (18.75%) MS Visio
27 42 (17.50%) CCNA
28 40 (16.67%) Linux
29 39 (16.25%) Sourcefire

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 1 (0.42%) IIS
1 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 45 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 36 (15.00%) MS Excel
3 33 (13.75%) MS Office
4 22 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.67%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.83%) Akamai
2 2 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.83%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 199 (82.92%) Firewall
2 177 (73.75%) Network Security
3 89 (37.08%) Cisco ASA
4 84 (35.00%) LAN
5 70 (29.17%) WAN
6 66 (27.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 62 (25.83%) OSPF
8 60 (25.00%) BGP
9 49 (20.42%) VPN
10 37 (15.42%) Spanning Tree
11 32 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 29 (12.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 28 (11.67%) BIG-IP
13 28 (11.67%) Cisco IOS
14 27 (11.25%) TCP/IP
14 27 (11.25%) Wireless
15 26 (10.83%) DNS
15 26 (10.83%) Internet
16 24 (10.00%) MPLS
16 24 (10.00%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 33 (13.75%) Finance
2 28 (11.67%) Retail
3 27 (11.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.67%) Billing
4 4 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Local Government
5 1 (0.42%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (37.92%) Consultant
2 82 (34.17%) Security Consultant
3 78 (32.50%) Security Engineer
4 69 (28.75%) Network Consultant
5 65 (27.08%) Network Security Consultant
6 54 (22.50%) Network Engineer
7 43 (17.92%) Network Security Engineer
8 31 (12.92%) Support Engineer
9 26 (10.83%) Juniper Engineer
9 26 (10.83%) Senior Security Engineer
10 21 (8.75%) Check Point Support
11 15 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
11 15 (6.25%) Security Specialist
12 14 (5.83%) Check Point Consultant
13 13 (5.42%) Architect
14 12 (5.00%) Check Point Specialist
14 12 (5.00%) Cisco Security Specialist
14 12 (5.00%) Cisco Specialist
14 12 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
14 12 (5.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.92%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 79 (32.92%) Data Centre
2 26 (10.83%) Security Operations Centre
3 13 (5.42%) Driving Licence
4 12 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.00%) Fat Client
4 12 (5.00%) Thin Client
5 8 (3.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (2.50%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.50%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.08%) iPad
8 4 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (1.25%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.83%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.42%) iSeries
11 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.42%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 40 (16.67%) Linux
2 26 (10.83%) Windows
3 11 (4.58%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.17%) Unix
5 6 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.50%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.83%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (19.17%) Presales
2 39 (16.25%) Network Management
3 37 (15.42%) Network Design
4 36 (15.00%) Load Balancing
5 33 (13.75%) Information Security
6 30 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
7 29 (12.08%) Security Management
8 26 (10.83%) Security Operations
9 25 (10.42%) ITIL
10 23 (9.58%) Content Management
11 22 (9.17%) Risk Management
12 21 (8.75%) SIEM
13 20 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 15 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (5.42%) E-Commerce
15 13 (5.42%) Line Management
16 10 (4.17%) ITIL V3
17 9 (3.75%) Information Management
17 9 (3.75%) Problem Management
18 8 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 200 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (66.67%) CCNP
3 139 (57.92%) CCSA
4 73 (30.42%) CCIE
5 54 (22.50%) CCSP
6 47 (19.58%) CCDP
7 42 (17.50%) CCNA
8 34 (14.17%) JNCIS
9 27 (11.25%) Check Point Certification
10 17 (7.08%) JNCIA
11 15 (6.25%) CISSP
12 14 (5.83%) Security Cleared
13 13 (5.42%) JNCIP
14 11 (4.58%) SC Cleared
15 9 (3.75%) JNCIE
16 8 (3.33%) CISA
16 8 (3.33%) GIAC
16 8 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 7 (2.92%) Degree
17 7 (2.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.92%) SLA
2 8 (3.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.50%) QA
4 5 (2.08%) GPG13
5 4 (1.67%) PMO
6 1 (0.42%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 26 (10.83%) ProxySG
2 21 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.25%) Xen
4 2 (0.83%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 33 (13.75%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.25%) HP NNM
3 2 (0.83%) HAProxy
3 2 (0.83%) Nagios
3 2 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.42%) QRadar
Vendors
1 240 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 204 (85.00%) Cisco
3 90 (37.50%) F5
4 81 (33.75%) Palo Alto
5 75 (31.25%) Fortinet
6 67 (27.92%) Microsoft
7 66 (27.50%) Juniper
8 56 (23.33%) Blue Coat
9 51 (21.25%) HP
10 39 (16.25%) Sourcefire
11 35 (14.58%) Imperva
12 30 (12.50%) Intel Security
13 28 (11.67%) Splunk
14 23 (9.58%) Proofpoint
14 23 (9.58%) TippingPoint
14 23 (9.58%) VMware
15 22 (9.17%) Citrix
16 20 (8.33%) Riverbed
17 14 (5.83%) Infoblox
18 12 (5.00%) SolarWinds
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