The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 390 381 387
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 51 47 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.22% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.71% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 45 41 57
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £75,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
CCSE
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7222 6666 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.10% 31.48% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5506 5390 6673
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,976 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCSE
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CCSE Salary Trend in the South East

CCSE
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in the South East

CCSE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 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
Berkshire -2 22 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Kent - 13 £40,000 - 6
Surrey +5 10 £40,000 -15.78%
Hampshire -38 4 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 141 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 112 (79.43%) Firewall
3 94 (66.67%) CCSA
4 93 (65.96%) Cisco
5 90 (63.83%) Network Security
6 75 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
6 75 (53.19%) Juniper
7 70 (49.65%) CCNP
8 66 (46.81%) F5
9 65 (46.10%) Cisco ASA
9 65 (46.10%) Blue Coat
10 50 (35.46%) WAN
11 40 (28.37%) TCP/IP
12 38 (26.95%) JNCIS
13 37 (26.24%) LAN
14 33 (23.40%) Windows
15 29 (20.57%) CISSP
15 29 (20.57%) Internet
16 27 (19.15%) Cisco PIX
17 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
18 25 (17.73%) Linux
18 25 (17.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 23 (16.31%) Websense
20 22 (15.60%) Nokia
21 21 (14.89%) CCNA
22 20 (14.18%) JNCIA
23 19 (13.48%) WatchGuard
24 18 (12.77%) Kaspersky
25 17 (12.06%) OSPF
25 17 (12.06%) BGP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.84%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.42%) Apache
2 2 (1.42%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (79.43%) Firewall
2 90 (63.83%) Network Security
3 65 (46.10%) Cisco ASA
4 50 (35.46%) WAN
5 40 (28.37%) TCP/IP
6 37 (26.24%) LAN
7 29 (20.57%) Internet
8 27 (19.15%) Cisco PIX
9 25 (17.73%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (12.06%) OSPF
10 17 (12.06%) BGP
11 13 (9.22%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (8.51%) VPN
13 10 (7.09%) BIG-IP
13 10 (7.09%) Junos
14 9 (6.38%) NetScreen
14 9 (6.38%) Broadband
15 8 (5.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 7 (4.96%) Cisco ISE
16 7 (4.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.42%) MySQL
General
1 12 (8.51%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.80%) German Language
3 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.42%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) French Language
4 2 (1.42%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (38.30%) Security Engineer
2 38 (26.95%) Network Engineer
3 30 (21.28%) Consultant
4 23 (16.31%) Network Consultant
4 23 (16.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 15 (10.64%) Support Specialist
6 12 (8.51%) Support Engineer
7 11 (7.80%) Escalation Engineer
8 10 (7.09%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.38%) IP Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Security Support Engineer
10 7 (4.96%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.26%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (2.84%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Security Designer
12 4 (2.84%) IT Security Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.84%) Designer
12 4 (2.84%) Systems Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.38%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.84%) CESG
3 1 (0.71%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.40%) Windows
2 25 (17.73%) Linux
3 13 (9.22%) UNIX
4 9 (6.38%) Windows 7
4 9 (6.38%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.35%) ITIL
2 13 (9.22%) Coaching
3 11 (7.80%) Information Security
4 9 (6.38%) Change Control
4 9 (6.38%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 8 (5.67%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.96%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.26%) Migration
7 6 (4.26%) PRINCE
7 6 (4.26%) Project Management
7 6 (4.26%) Service Management
7 6 (4.26%) Network Management
7 6 (4.26%) Network Design
8 4 (2.84%) Change Management
8 4 (2.84%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.84%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (2.13%) ERP
10 2 (1.42%) CRM
10 2 (1.42%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 94 (66.67%) CCSA
2 75 (53.19%) Cisco Certification
3 70 (49.65%) CCNP
4 38 (26.95%) JNCIS
5 29 (20.57%) CISSP
6 21 (14.89%) CCNA
7 20 (14.18%) JNCIA
8 13 (9.22%) Security Cleared
9 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.26%) CEH
11 4 (2.84%) GSEC
11 4 (2.84%) HNC
11 4 (2.84%) MCSE
11 4 (2.84%) CCSP
12 3 (2.13%) CCIE
12 3 (2.13%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.42%) CCDP
13 2 (1.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (1.42%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) SLA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) GPG13
3 1 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (11.35%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.84%) Firmware
2 4 (2.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.42%) vSphere
3 2 (1.42%) Snort
4 1 (0.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.84%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.71%) Nessus
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 141 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 93 (65.96%) Cisco
3 75 (53.19%) Juniper
4 66 (46.81%) F5
5 65 (46.10%) Blue Coat
6 26 (18.44%) Microsoft
7 23 (16.31%) Websense
8 22 (15.60%) Nokia
9 19 (13.48%) WatchGuard
10 18 (12.77%) Kaspersky
11 10 (7.09%) Fortinet
11 10 (7.09%) McAfee
12 9 (6.38%) Aruba
13 8 (5.67%) SonicWALL
13 8 (5.67%) Lumension
14 7 (4.96%) IronPort
14 7 (4.96%) SolarWinds
14 7 (4.96%) Tufin
15 4 (2.84%) Splunk
15 4 (2.84%) VMware
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