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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 232 257
Rank change year-on-year -35 +25  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.073% 0.072% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.30% 0.064%
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 £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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1520 1347 1551
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.09% 24.31% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1186 1132 1246
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Manchester -34 4 - -
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
2 20 (95.24%) CCNP
3 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
4 14 (66.67%) Firewall
5 13 (61.90%) Network Security
6 12 (57.14%) CCIE
7 9 (42.86%) CCSA
8 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
8 8 (38.10%) HP
8 8 (38.10%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) ITIL
8 8 (38.10%) Windows
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
9 7 (33.33%) CCSP
9 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
9 7 (33.33%) Finance
9 7 (33.33%) Retail
9 7 (33.33%) FortiGate
9 7 (33.33%) Splunk
9 7 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
10 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
10 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
10 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
10 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
10 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
11 4 (19.05%) Presales
11 4 (19.05%) CCSM
11 4 (19.05%) Mentoring

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 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Firewall
2 13 (61.90%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (4.76%) IPsec
3 1 (4.76%) MPLS
3 1 (4.76%) OSPF
3 1 (4.76%) SSL
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
1 7 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 7 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
1 7 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security Architect
3 4 (19.05%) Security Architect
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Support
4 3 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (90.48%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 7 (33.33%) Programme Delivery
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL V3
3 5 (23.81%) Problem Management
4 4 (19.05%) IT Strategy
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Presales
5 3 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security
6 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations
6 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) CCNP
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (57.14%) CCIE
3 9 (42.86%) CCSA
4 7 (33.33%) CCSP
5 4 (19.05%) CCIE Security
5 4 (19.05%) CCSM
5 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (19.05%) CISSP
6 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (4.76%) CCDA
7 1 (4.76%) CCDP
7 1 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (19.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) Fortinet
3 8 (38.10%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) Splunk
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
8 1 (4.76%) Avaya
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Juniper
North West England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago