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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 78 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 13 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.34% - 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.18% - 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 11
Average salary £40,000 - £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
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
311 309 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.13% 29.10% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 269 270 186
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Kent

CCSE
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Kent region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone - 8 £38,750 -
West Malling - 1 £35,000 -
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Juniper
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (95.45%) WAN
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 21 (95.45%) JNCIS
3 20 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 20 (90.91%) F5
4 19 (86.36%) Blue Coat
5 18 (81.82%) Linux
6 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
6 16 (72.73%) LAN
6 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (68.18%) CCNP
7 15 (68.18%) Websense
8 14 (63.64%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (59.09%) Windows
10 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (45.45%) Network Security
12 9 (40.91%) OSPF
12 9 (40.91%) BGP
13 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
13 8 (36.36%) MS Office
13 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
14 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
14 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
14 7 (31.82%) VPN
14 7 (31.82%) McAfee
14 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 7 (31.82%) Aruba

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) WAN
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 20 (90.91%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (72.73%) LAN
4 14 (63.64%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 10 (45.45%) Network Security
7 9 (40.91%) OSPF
7 9 (40.91%) BGP
8 7 (31.82%) VPN
8 7 (31.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (22.73%) RIP
10 4 (18.18%) Junos
11 1 (4.55%) Internet
11 1 (4.55%) MPLS
11 1 (4.55%) TACACS
11 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 10 (45.45%) Escalation Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Security Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Designer
3 4 (18.18%) Systems Designer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Professional Services Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 18 (81.82%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE
1 6 (27.27%) ITIL
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
2 5 (22.73%) Network Design
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Information Security
3 2 (9.09%) CRM
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) JNCIS
2 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (68.18%) CCNP
4 2 (9.09%) JNCIA
4 2 (9.09%) CCSP
5 1 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (4.55%) CCDP
5 1 (4.55%) CCSA
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Juniper
1 22 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (95.45%) Cisco
3 20 (90.91%) F5
4 19 (86.36%) Blue Coat
5 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
6 15 (68.18%) Websense
7 7 (31.82%) SonicWALL
7 7 (31.82%) McAfee
7 7 (31.82%) Aruba
7 7 (31.82%) Lumension
8 1 (4.55%) SolarWinds