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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 382 360 404
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +44
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 61 84 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.29% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 1.10% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 22 64 37
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £30,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £52,500 £50,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
6524 7618 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.46% 33.64% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5108 5857 5797
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -3 28 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Buckinghamshire +24 22 £52,500 - 1
Surrey 0 7 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hampshire -3 3 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 160 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 140 (87.50%) Firewall
3 139 (86.88%) Cisco
4 132 (82.50%) Cisco Certification
5 104 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
6 86 (53.75%) CCNP
7 84 (52.50%) F5
8 83 (51.88%) CCSA
9 77 (48.13%) CCIE
10 76 (47.50%) Cisco PIX
11 64 (40.00%) Juniper
12 60 (37.50%) Network Security
13 59 (36.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 52 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
15 51 (31.88%) Blue Coat
16 38 (23.75%) TCP/IP
17 37 (23.13%) BGP
18 34 (21.25%) Nokia
19 33 (20.63%) NetScreen
19 33 (20.63%) BIG-IP
20 31 (19.38%) Fortinet
21 28 (17.50%) LAN
21 28 (17.50%) WAN
21 28 (17.50%) Load Balancing
21 28 (17.50%) IronPort
21 28 (17.50%) Data Centre
22 27 (16.88%) Tufin
22 27 (16.88%) JNCIS
23 21 (13.13%) OSPF
24 20 (12.50%) Cisco ISE

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (0.63%) CMS
1 1 (0.63%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) MS Office
1 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 140 (87.50%) Firewall
2 104 (65.00%) Cisco ASA
3 76 (47.50%) Cisco PIX
4 60 (37.50%) Network Security
5 59 (36.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 52 (32.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 38 (23.75%) TCP/IP
8 37 (23.13%) BGP
9 33 (20.63%) NetScreen
9 33 (20.63%) BIG-IP
10 28 (17.50%) LAN
10 28 (17.50%) WAN
11 21 (13.13%) OSPF
12 20 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
13 16 (10.00%) VPLS
14 13 (8.13%) TACACS
15 11 (6.88%) Spanning Tree
16 9 (5.63%) Broadband
16 9 (5.63%) Internet
16 9 (5.63%) 3G
General
1 13 (8.13%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.38%) Finance
3 5 (3.13%) Banking
4 4 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.25%) Retail
5 2 (1.25%) Billing
6 1 (0.63%) Marketing
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (27.50%) Consultant
2 38 (23.75%) Security Consultant
3 36 (22.50%) Analyst
4 29 (18.13%) Network Engineer
5 28 (17.50%) Security Engineer
6 24 (15.00%) Senior Security Consultant
6 24 (15.00%) Senior Consultant
6 24 (15.00%) Network Analyst
7 21 (13.13%) Security Analyst
8 18 (11.25%) Firewall Consultant
9 15 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 14 (8.75%) Network Consultant
11 13 (8.13%) Network Security Analyst
12 11 (6.88%) Security Specialist
13 10 (6.25%) Network Specialist
13 10 (6.25%) Support Engineer
13 10 (6.25%) Network Security Specialist
14 8 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
15 7 (4.38%) Support Specialist
16 6 (3.75%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (6.25%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 7 (4.38%) Smartphone
3 3 (1.88%) PKI
4 2 (1.25%) Clustering
4 2 (1.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.50%) Load Balancing
2 17 (10.63%) ITIL
3 10 (6.25%) Change Management
3 10 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 10 (6.25%) Fault Management
3 10 (6.25%) Network Management
3 10 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
5 8 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (4.38%) Network Design
7 6 (3.75%) SIEM
8 5 (3.13%) ITIL V3
8 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.13%) Risk Management
9 4 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (1.88%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (1.88%) Server Hardening
10 3 (1.88%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.88%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (1.88%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 132 (82.50%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (53.75%) CCNP
3 83 (51.88%) CCSA
4 77 (48.13%) CCIE
5 27 (16.88%) JNCIS
6 19 (11.88%) Security Cleared
6 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
7 18 (11.25%) CISSP
8 15 (9.38%) Check Point Certification
9 11 (6.88%) CCNA
9 11 (6.88%) JNCIE
10 10 (6.25%) CCDP
11 8 (5.00%) JNCIP
12 6 (3.75%) JNCIA
13 5 (3.13%) HP ASE
13 5 (3.13%) HP MASE
14 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (2.50%) MCSE
15 3 (1.88%) OSCP
15 3 (1.88%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) SLA
2 5 (3.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.25%) GPG13
3 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (3.13%) Active Directory
1 5 (3.13%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.50%) XenApp
2 4 (2.50%) vSphere
3 3 (1.88%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.25%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (8.75%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.88%) vMotion
2 3 (1.88%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.63%) Nessus
Vendors
1 160 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 139 (86.88%) Cisco
3 84 (52.50%) F5
4 64 (40.00%) Juniper
5 51 (31.88%) Blue Coat
6 34 (21.25%) Nokia
7 31 (19.38%) Fortinet
8 28 (17.50%) IronPort
9 27 (16.88%) Tufin
10 19 (11.88%) Citrix
11 12 (7.50%) Kaspersky
11 12 (7.50%) WatchGuard
12 10 (6.25%) VMware
12 10 (6.25%) Computacenter
13 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
13 9 (5.63%) HP
14 8 (5.00%) LogRhythm
15 6 (3.75%) Websense
16 5 (3.13%) Splunk
17 4 (2.50%) Sourcefire
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