The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 100 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 1 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.091% 1.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 3.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 0
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +9.37%
CCSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
264 387 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.91% 34.86% 30.62%
Number of salaries quoted 228 338 299
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CCSE
Salary Trend in Kent

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

CCSE Salary Trend in Kent

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing CCSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) CCSA
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Advertising
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Websense
3 4 (66.67%) XenApp
3 4 (66.67%) vSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Splunk
3 4 (66.67%) SIEM
3 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
3 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (50.00%) Server Hardening
4 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
4 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) CCNP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Kent region citing CCSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SIEM
1 4 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCSP
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) XenApp
1 4 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Splunk
2 4 (66.67%) LogRhythm
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Websense
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (16.67%) SonicWALL
5 1 (16.67%) Aruba
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Lumension
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee