The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 28 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 7 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 4.64% - 8.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.58% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 5
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
CCSE
Kent

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

Qualifications Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 54 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 31.79% 24.55% 43.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 47 24
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £40,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

CCSE
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

CCSE Salary Trend in Maidstone

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) Firewall
4 11 (78.57%) CCNP
5 10 (71.43%) Juniper
6 9 (64.29%) LAN
6 9 (64.29%) WAN
6 9 (64.29%) JNCIS
6 9 (64.29%) Network Security
7 8 (57.14%) MS Office
7 8 (57.14%) Windows
7 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
7 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (57.14%) Websense
7 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
7 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
7 8 (57.14%) F5
8 7 (50.00%) Linux
8 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (50.00%) McAfee
8 7 (50.00%) SonicWALL
8 7 (50.00%) Aruba
8 7 (50.00%) Lumension
8 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (35.71%) CCSP
9 5 (35.71%) CCNA
10 4 (28.57%) Migration

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 (57.14%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (14.29%) OSPF
6 2 (14.29%) BGP
6 2 (14.29%) RIP
6 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) Internet
General
1 2 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Professional Services Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows XP
1 8 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) Network Design
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (78.57%) CCNP
3 9 (64.29%) JNCIS
4 5 (35.71%) CCSP
4 5 (35.71%) CCNA
5 4 (28.57%) CCSA
6 3 (21.43%) CCDA
6 3 (21.43%) CCDP
7 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
7 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) Juniper
4 8 (57.14%) F5
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) Websense
4 8 (57.14%) Blue Coat
5 7 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 7 (50.00%) Aruba
5 7 (50.00%) McAfee
5 7 (50.00%) Lumension