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 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 375 428 413
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -15
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 56 41 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.19% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.63% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 46 19 44
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
5471 6485 7298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.23% 30.81% 33.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4428 5237 5562
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing CCSE as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +52 44 £35,000 -12.50%
Berkshire +8 7 - - 1
Surrey +30 2 £66,000 +46.66%
Buckinghamshire -5 2 - -
East Sussex +7 1 £40,000 -27.27%
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 99 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 96 (96.97%) Cisco
2 96 (96.97%) Firewall
3 73 (73.74%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (70.71%) F5
5 67 (67.68%) CCNP
6 55 (55.56%) CCNA
7 47 (47.47%) ITIL
7 47 (47.47%) Extreme Networks
8 44 (44.44%) Change Control
9 40 (40.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 40 (40.40%) Check Point Certification
10 33 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 32 (32.32%) Network Security
12 30 (30.30%) Cisco PIX
12 30 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 30 (30.30%) IP Telephony
13 27 (27.27%) Finance
14 26 (26.26%) VPN
15 24 (24.24%) ExtremeXOS
16 23 (23.23%) Firmware
17 22 (22.22%) CCSA
18 18 (18.18%) VMware
19 17 (17.17%) Coaching
20 15 (15.15%) Juniper
20 15 (15.15%) JNCIP
21 13 (13.13%) Wireless
21 13 (13.13%) Load Balancing
22 12 (12.12%) Blue Coat

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.01%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 96 (96.97%) Firewall
2 40 (40.40%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 33 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 32 (32.32%) Network Security
5 30 (30.30%) Cisco PIX
5 30 (30.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 30 (30.30%) IP Telephony
6 26 (26.26%) VPN
7 24 (24.24%) ExtremeXOS
8 13 (13.13%) Wireless
9 6 (6.06%) LAN
10 4 (4.04%) WAN
11 3 (3.03%) IPsec
11 3 (3.03%) MPLS
11 3 (3.03%) OSPF
11 3 (3.03%) SSL
11 3 (3.03%) VXLAN
12 2 (2.02%) TCP/IP
13 1 (1.01%) IPv4
General
1 27 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Network Engineer
2 33 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 30 (30.30%) Security Engineer
4 24 (24.24%) Data Engineer
5 22 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (22.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (20.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
8 16 (16.16%) Network Support
9 14 (14.14%) Cisco Support
9 14 (14.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 14 (14.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 14 (14.14%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (10.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 9 (9.09%) Check Point Support
12 8 (8.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 8 (8.08%) Consultant
12 8 (8.08%) Network Support Engineer
12 8 (8.08%) Security Consultant
12 8 (8.08%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (5.05%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.01%) iPad
3 1 (1.01%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (47.47%) ITIL
2 44 (44.44%) Change Control
3 17 (17.17%) Coaching
4 13 (13.13%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.07%) Service Delivery
6 4 (4.04%) Network Design
7 3 (3.03%) Service Design
8 2 (2.02%) Time Management
9 1 (1.01%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (1.01%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.01%) Information Security
9 1 (1.01%) Integration Testing
9 1 (1.01%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.01%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.01%) Process Management
9 1 (1.01%) Security Management
9 1 (1.01%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 73 (73.74%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (67.68%) CCNP
3 55 (55.56%) CCNA
4 40 (40.40%) Check Point Certification
5 22 (22.22%) CCSA
6 15 (15.15%) JNCIP
7 11 (11.11%) CCIE
7 11 (11.11%) JNCIS
8 6 (6.06%) CCDP
9 5 (5.05%) CCDA
9 5 (5.05%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.05%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.04%) JNCIE
11 3 (3.03%) CCSP
12 2 (2.02%) CISSP
13 1 (1.01%) CISA
13 1 (1.01%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 23 (23.23%) Firmware
2 5 (5.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 96 (96.97%) Cisco
3 70 (70.71%) F5
4 47 (47.47%) Extreme Networks
5 18 (18.18%) VMware
6 15 (15.15%) Juniper
7 12 (12.12%) Blue Coat
8 11 (11.11%) Aruba
9 4 (4.04%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.01%) Avaya
10 1 (1.01%) HP
10 1 (1.01%) IronPort
10 1 (1.01%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.01%) Nokia
10 1 (1.01%) WatchGuard