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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
UK / Scotland
Rank 130 162 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.087% 0.068% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 0.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  

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 532 804 834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.11% 27.40% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 328 525 530
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 March 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 +7 2 - -
CCSE
UK

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
2 13 (92.86%) Retail
3 12 (85.71%) CCSA
4 11 (78.57%) Firewall
5 10 (71.43%) Fortinet
5 10 (71.43%) Finance
6 9 (64.29%) FortiGate
6 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
6 9 (64.29%) Splunk
6 9 (64.29%) CCSP
6 9 (64.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
7 5 (35.71%) F5
8 4 (28.57%) CCMSE
8 4 (28.57%) CCSM
9 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
9 3 (21.43%) ProxySG
9 3 (21.43%) CCDP
9 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
10 2 (14.29%) OSPF
10 2 (14.29%) BGP
10 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
10 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (7.14%) Coaching

CCSE
Top Related 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 14 (100.00%) Network Security
2 11 (78.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (7.14%) TACACS
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 13 (92.86%) Retail
2 10 (71.43%) Finance
3 9 (64.29%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) Network Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) Network Security Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Coaching
2 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
3 12 (85.71%) CCSA
4 9 (64.29%) CCSP
5 4 (28.57%) CCMSE
5 4 (28.57%) CCSM
6 3 (21.43%) CCDP
7 1 (7.14%) CCIE
7 1 (7.14%) CCNA
7 1 (7.14%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (64.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) Fortinet
3 9 (64.29%) Splunk
4 5 (35.71%) Blue Coat
4 5 (35.71%) F5