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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 394 387 382
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 42 83 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.39% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 1.24% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 36 72
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +11.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £29,150
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
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
5715 6678 7897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.29% 31.31% 34.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4650 5131 6244
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +27 18 £42,500 -22.72% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 16 £62,500 +40.44%
Berkshire -18 5 £52,500 -16.00%
Surrey +10 1 £42,500 -22.72%
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 109 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 106 (97.25%) Cisco
3 100 (91.74%) Firewall
4 88 (80.73%) F5
5 75 (68.81%) Cisco Certification
6 65 (59.63%) CCNP
7 60 (55.05%) Cisco ASA
8 56 (51.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 55 (50.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 55 (50.46%) CCSA
10 50 (45.87%) Network Security
11 45 (41.28%) Cisco PIX
12 40 (36.70%) CCNA
12 40 (36.70%) CCIE
12 40 (36.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 35 (32.11%) Juniper
14 31 (28.44%) JNCIP
15 28 (25.69%) Finance
16 27 (24.77%) Load Balancing
17 26 (23.85%) VPN
18 23 (21.10%) CCDP
19 22 (20.18%) WAN
19 22 (20.18%) CCDA
20 21 (19.27%) VMware
21 20 (18.35%) Wireless
21 20 (18.35%) Service Delivery
22 19 (17.43%) Palo Alto
23 18 (16.51%) JNCIS
23 18 (16.51%) MPLS
23 18 (16.51%) Check Point Certification

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 2 (1.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 100 (91.74%) Firewall
2 60 (55.05%) Cisco ASA
3 56 (51.38%) Cisco Nexus
4 55 (50.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 50 (45.87%) Network Security
6 45 (41.28%) Cisco PIX
7 40 (36.70%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 26 (23.85%) VPN
9 22 (20.18%) WAN
10 20 (18.35%) Wireless
11 18 (16.51%) MPLS
12 15 (13.76%) OSPF
13 14 (12.84%) LAN
14 13 (11.93%) IPsec
14 13 (11.93%) SSL
15 11 (10.09%) IPv4
16 8 (7.34%) ExtremeXOS
16 8 (7.34%) IP Telephony
17 5 (4.59%) Cisco Wireless
18 4 (3.67%) NetScaler
General
1 28 (25.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 64 (58.72%) Network Engineer
2 44 (40.37%) Security Engineer
3 41 (37.61%) Network Security Engineer
4 28 (25.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (25.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 26 (23.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 22 (20.18%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 22 (20.18%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (17.43%) Architect
8 18 (16.51%) Network Architect
9 17 (15.60%) Senior Security Engineer
10 15 (13.76%) Network Design Architect
10 15 (13.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 14 (12.84%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 10 (9.17%) Analyst
12 10 (9.17%) Security Analyst
13 8 (7.34%) Network Analyst
13 8 (7.34%) Network Security Analyst
14 7 (6.42%) Consultant
14 7 (6.42%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (11.01%) Data Centre
3 9 (8.26%) iPad
4 4 (3.67%) Replication
5 2 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.77%) Load Balancing
2 20 (18.35%) Service Delivery
3 16 (14.68%) Network Design
4 13 (11.93%) ITIL
5 11 (10.09%) Change Control
5 11 (10.09%) Coaching
6 6 (5.50%) Presales
6 6 (5.50%) Service Design
7 5 (4.59%) Process Management
8 2 (1.83%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (1.83%) Network Architecture
8 2 (1.83%) Project Management
9 1 (0.92%) Change Management
9 1 (0.92%) CRM
9 1 (0.92%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 75 (68.81%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (59.63%) CCNP
3 55 (50.46%) CCSA
4 40 (36.70%) CCIE
4 40 (36.70%) CCNA
5 31 (28.44%) JNCIP
6 23 (21.10%) CCDP
7 22 (20.18%) CCDA
8 18 (16.51%) Check Point Certification
8 18 (16.51%) JNCIS
9 16 (14.68%) JNCIE
10 15 (13.76%) SC Cleared
10 15 (13.76%) Security Cleared
11 13 (11.93%) CCSP
12 7 (6.42%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (10.09%) Firmware
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 109 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 106 (97.25%) Cisco
3 88 (80.73%) F5
4 35 (32.11%) Juniper
5 21 (19.27%) VMware
6 19 (17.43%) Palo Alto
7 18 (16.51%) Blue Coat
8 15 (13.76%) Aruba
9 11 (10.09%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (1.83%) Avaya
11 1 (0.92%) Forcepoint
11 1 (0.92%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.92%) Symantec
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