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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 97 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 2 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.18% 0.96% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 2.78% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 2
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
237 396 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 21.35% 34.71% 32.47%
Number of salaries quoted 198 358 311
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
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 3 July 2015. 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
Chatham - 1 £55,000 -
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) CCSA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Websense
2 4 (80.00%) XenApp
2 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 4 (80.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) HP SIM
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) MCSA
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) Server Hardening
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCSA
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) XenApp
1 4 (80.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP SIM
2 1 (20.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Splunk
2 4 (80.00%) LogRhythm
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Websense
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) HP
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (20.00%) Juniper
5 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (20.00%) Aruba
5 1 (20.00%) F5
5 1 (20.00%) Lumension
5 1 (20.00%) McAfee