Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 197 241
Rank change year-on-year -25 +44 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 3 22 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.054% 0.43% 0.093%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 1.76% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Scotland median annual salary £50,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.20% - -
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1344 1250 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 24.05% 24.20% 26.75%
Number of salaries quoted 851 741 1192
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,700
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 19 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
Edinburgh -28 3 £50,500 -19.20%
CCSE
UK

For the 6 months to 19 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Online Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security

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
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Online Banking
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco