The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 177 182
Rank change year-on-year -23 +5  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.097% 0.11% 0.030%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.46% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% +14.13%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 916 865 830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.16% 24.79% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 779 747 703
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

CCSE
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for CCSE in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) CCNP
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (95.00%) Data Centre
3 13 (65.00%) Firewall
4 12 (60.00%) Network Security
5 11 (55.00%) CCIE
6 8 (40.00%) SQL
6 8 (40.00%) ITIL
6 8 (40.00%) Windows
6 8 (40.00%) Linux
6 8 (40.00%) HP
6 8 (40.00%) CCSA
6 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
7 7 (35.00%) FortiGate
7 7 (35.00%) Splunk
7 7 (35.00%) Retail
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
7 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (35.00%) CCSP
7 7 (35.00%) Programme Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 4 (20.00%) CCSM
9 4 (20.00%) CCIE Security
9 4 (20.00%) GDPR

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Firewall
2 12 (60.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (35.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Network Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Security Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Support
4 3 (15.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (95.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (15.00%) iPad
3 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (20.00%) IT Strategy
4 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 4 (20.00%) Presales
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security
6 1 (5.00%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) CCNP
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCIE
3 8 (40.00%) CCSA
4 7 (35.00%) CCSP
5 4 (20.00%) CCIE Security
5 4 (20.00%) CCSM
5 4 (20.00%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (20.00%) CISSP
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 8 (40.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) Splunk
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
7 1 (5.00%) Palo Alto