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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 26 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 8 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.16% - 6.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% - 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 5
Average salary £46,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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
46 59 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 29.68% 26.58% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 32
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 £37,500 £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 27 November 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 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
3 17 (89.47%) Firewall
4 15 (78.95%) Juniper
5 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (73.68%) WAN
5 14 (73.68%) JNCIS
6 13 (68.42%) Blue Coat
6 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (68.42%) F5
6 13 (68.42%) CCNP
6 13 (68.42%) Windows
7 12 (63.16%) Linux
7 12 (63.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 12 (63.16%) Network Security
8 11 (57.89%) LAN
9 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
9 10 (52.63%) MS Office
9 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
9 10 (52.63%) Websense
9 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
10 9 (47.37%) SonicWALL
10 9 (47.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 9 (47.37%) Lumension
10 9 (47.37%) Aruba
10 9 (47.37%) McAfee
10 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
11 7 (36.84%) BGP
11 7 (36.84%) OSPF
12 5 (26.32%) Cisco PIX

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 14 (73.68%) WAN
3 13 (68.42%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (63.16%) Network Security
4 12 (63.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (57.89%) LAN
6 9 (47.37%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (36.84%) OSPF
7 7 (36.84%) BGP
8 5 (26.32%) Cisco PIX
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
9 4 (21.05%) RIP
10 3 (15.79%) Junos
11 1 (5.26%) Internet
General
1 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Designer
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Designer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Professional Services Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
3 10 (52.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE
2 4 (21.05%) Migration
2 4 (21.05%) Network Design
3 2 (10.53%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (73.68%) JNCIS
2 13 (68.42%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) CCNA
3 5 (26.32%) CCSP
4 4 (21.05%) CCSA
5 3 (15.79%) CCDA
5 3 (15.79%) CCDP
6 1 (5.26%) JNCIA
6 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
3 15 (78.95%) Juniper
4 13 (68.42%) Blue Coat
4 13 (68.42%) F5
5 10 (52.63%) Websense
5 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
6 9 (47.37%) McAfee
6 9 (47.37%) SonicWALL
6 9 (47.37%) Aruba
6 9 (47.37%) Lumension