Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 377 348 363
Rank change year-on-year -29 +15 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 3 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.023% 0.10% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.46% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
North West median annual salary - £42,500 -
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +10.53%

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 the North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2783 2814 3298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.00% 22.54% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2128 2228 2516
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in the North West

CCSE
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CCSE in the North West

CCSE
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Manchester -10 2 - -
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCSM
2 2 (66.67%) GDPR
2 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE Security
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPN

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE Security
2 2 (66.67%) CCSM
2 2 (66.67%) Check Point Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCSA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (66.67%) GDPR
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto