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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 361 425 320
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -105
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 80 10 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.38% 0.045% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 0.14% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49 7 106
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
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
6568 7109 7256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.53% 31.96% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5016 5493 5817
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Berkshire +36 35 £62,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +19 15 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Surrey +14 12 £55,000 +100.00% 1
Hampshire +5 9 £62,500 +38.88%
Kent - 2 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 152 (92.12%) Cisco
3 145 (87.88%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (67.88%) Firewall
5 105 (63.64%) CCIE
6 103 (62.42%) CCNP
7 96 (58.18%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (53.33%) Network Security
9 82 (49.70%) F5
10 75 (45.45%) Juniper
11 65 (39.39%) CCSA
12 63 (38.18%) Cisco PIX
13 52 (31.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 37 (22.42%) ITIL
15 32 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (18.18%) Blue Coat
17 29 (17.58%) JNCIP
17 29 (17.58%) JNCIE
17 29 (17.58%) Network Management
18 28 (16.97%) Nokia
18 28 (16.97%) HP
19 27 (16.36%) PRINCE2
20 26 (15.76%) ITIL V3
20 26 (15.76%) HP ASE
20 26 (15.76%) HP MASE
21 25 (15.15%) BGP
22 24 (14.55%) Wireless
23 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
23 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP
23 23 (13.94%) Brocade

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (1.82%) Lync
2 2 (1.21%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (10.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.82%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 112 (67.88%) Firewall
2 96 (58.18%) Cisco ASA
3 88 (53.33%) Network Security
4 63 (38.18%) Cisco PIX
5 52 (31.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 32 (19.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (15.15%) BGP
8 24 (14.55%) Wireless
9 23 (13.94%) TCP/IP
10 22 (13.33%) WAN
11 18 (10.91%) OSPF
12 16 (9.70%) LAN
13 15 (9.09%) MPLS
13 15 (9.09%) NetScreen
14 10 (6.06%) BIG-IP
15 7 (4.24%) VPLS
15 7 (4.24%) Cisco ISE
16 5 (3.03%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 5 (3.03%) TACACS
16 5 (3.03%) VPN
General
1 5 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (1.21%) Advertising
2 2 (1.21%) Banking
2 2 (1.21%) Retail
2 2 (1.21%) Billing
2 2 (1.21%) Back Office
2 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (32.12%) Consultant
2 50 (30.30%) Network Engineer
3 35 (21.21%) Security Consultant
4 31 (18.79%) Analyst
5 30 (18.18%) Security Engineer
6 28 (16.97%) Security Analyst
7 27 (16.36%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (15.15%) Network Consultant
9 23 (13.94%) Network Analyst
10 20 (12.12%) Network Security Consultant
11 16 (9.70%) Network Security Analyst
11 16 (9.70%) Cisco Consultant
11 16 (9.70%) Network Security Engineer
12 13 (7.88%) Senior Consultant
12 13 (7.88%) Senior Security Consultant
13 10 (6.06%) Senior Security Engineer
13 10 (6.06%) Implementation Consultant
13 10 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
13 10 (6.06%) Support Engineer
13 10 (6.06%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.21%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.03%) Windows
2 3 (1.82%) Linux
2 3 (1.82%) Windows XP
2 3 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.42%) ITIL
2 29 (17.58%) Network Management
3 27 (16.36%) PRINCE2
4 26 (15.76%) ITIL V3
5 20 (12.12%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.24%) Migration
7 5 (3.03%) Information Security
7 5 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.42%) Fault Management
8 4 (2.42%) SIEM
8 4 (2.42%) Project Management
9 3 (1.82%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (1.21%) Capacity Management
10 2 (1.21%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (1.21%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 2 (1.21%) Line Management
10 2 (1.21%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.21%) Performance Testing
10 2 (1.21%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 145 (87.88%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (63.64%) CCIE
3 103 (62.42%) CCNP
4 65 (39.39%) CCSA
5 29 (17.58%) JNCIP
5 29 (17.58%) JNCIE
6 26 (15.76%) HP ASE
6 26 (15.76%) HP MASE
7 21 (12.73%) JNCIS
8 17 (10.30%) CCNA
9 16 (9.70%) CCDP
10 13 (7.88%) Security Cleared
11 9 (5.45%) SC Cleared
12 8 (4.85%) CCDA
13 7 (4.24%) CISSP
14 5 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
15 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
16 3 (1.82%) JNCIA
16 3 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 3 (1.82%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.64%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.42%) GPG13
3 4 (2.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.82%) SLA
5 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 14 (8.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.42%) Squid
3 3 (1.82%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.21%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.21%) XenApp
4 2 (1.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.21%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 165 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 152 (92.12%) Cisco
3 82 (49.70%) F5
4 75 (45.45%) Juniper
5 30 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 28 (16.97%) Nokia
6 28 (16.97%) HP
7 23 (13.94%) Microsoft
7 23 (13.94%) Brocade
8 17 (10.30%) Fortinet
8 17 (10.30%) VMware
9 14 (8.48%) IronPort
9 14 (8.48%) Tufin
10 9 (5.45%) Websense
11 7 (4.24%) Citrix
12 6 (3.64%) LogRhythm
13 4 (2.42%) Kaspersky
13 4 (2.42%) Sourcefire
13 4 (2.42%) WatchGuard
14 3 (1.82%) SonicWALL
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DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 11 days ago