The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 157 155
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 1 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.037% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.65% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £58,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.25% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +16.66%  

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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 651 773 830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.99% 26.97% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 407 565
Median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CCSE
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for CCSE in Scotland

CCSE
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh -8 1 £58,500 +46.25%
CCSE
UK

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

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
2 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Coaching
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) F5

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Coaching
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCSA
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
3 1 (33.33%) CCIE
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Splunk
3 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 1 (33.33%) F5