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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 358 383 385
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 92 46 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.41% 0.21% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.22% 0.66% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 73 41 51
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
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
7559 6980 7863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.40% 32.12% 34.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5738 5636 6736
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +11 40 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Surrey +19 19 £40,000 -15.78%
Kent - 19 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire -15 8 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire -4 1 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 136 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 105 (77.21%) Firewall
3 91 (66.91%) CCSA
4 86 (63.24%) Cisco
5 85 (62.50%) Network Security
6 69 (50.74%) Cisco Certification
7 65 (47.79%) Juniper
8 64 (47.06%) CCNP
9 61 (44.85%) Blue Coat
9 61 (44.85%) F5
10 57 (41.91%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (31.62%) TCP/IP
11 43 (31.62%) WAN
12 33 (24.26%) LAN
13 31 (22.79%) JNCIS
14 28 (20.59%) Windows
15 27 (19.85%) CISSP
15 27 (19.85%) Internet
16 23 (16.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 22 (16.18%) Cisco PIX
18 21 (15.44%) Nokia
18 21 (15.44%) Linux
18 21 (15.44%) WatchGuard
19 20 (14.71%) Kaspersky
20 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
20 19 (13.97%) CCNA
20 19 (13.97%) Websense
21 17 (12.50%) JNCIA
22 16 (11.76%) ProxySG
23 15 (11.03%) OSPF

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.47%) Apache
1 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
1 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 105 (77.21%) Firewall
2 85 (62.50%) Network Security
3 57 (41.91%) Cisco ASA
4 43 (31.62%) TCP/IP
4 43 (31.62%) WAN
5 33 (24.26%) LAN
6 27 (19.85%) Internet
7 23 (16.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 22 (16.18%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (11.03%) OSPF
9 15 (11.03%) BGP
10 13 (9.56%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (7.35%) BIG-IP
12 9 (6.62%) VPN
12 9 (6.62%) Broadband
12 9 (6.62%) NetScreen
13 7 (5.15%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (5.15%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (4.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (4.41%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.47%) MySQL
General
1 12 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.09%) German Language
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Legal
4 2 (1.47%) Banking
4 2 (1.47%) French Language
Job Titles
1 48 (35.29%) Security Engineer
2 35 (25.74%) Network Engineer
3 29 (21.32%) Consultant
4 22 (16.18%) Network Consultant
5 19 (13.97%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (12.50%) Support Specialist
7 12 (8.82%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Senior Network Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.62%) IP Engineer
9 9 (6.62%) Escalation Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Security Support Engineer
11 6 (4.41%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (2.94%) Systems Designer
12 4 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.94%) Designer
12 4 (2.94%) Security Designer
13 3 (2.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.94%) Firmware
2 4 (2.94%) CESG
3 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.74%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Windows
2 21 (15.44%) Linux
3 13 (9.56%) UNIX
4 7 (5.15%) Windows XP
4 7 (5.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.74%) CentOS
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (10.29%) ITIL
2 9 (6.62%) Information Security
2 9 (6.62%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 8 (5.88%) PRINCE2
4 7 (5.15%) Change Control
5 6 (4.41%) Network Management
5 6 (4.41%) PRINCE
5 6 (4.41%) Project Management
5 6 (4.41%) Migration
5 6 (4.41%) Service Management
5 6 (4.41%) Network Design
6 4 (2.94%) Capacity Management
7 3 (2.21%) ERP
8 2 (1.47%) CRM
8 2 (1.47%) Change Management
8 2 (1.47%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (1.47%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (1.47%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.47%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 91 (66.91%) CCSA
2 69 (50.74%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (47.06%) CCNP
4 31 (22.79%) JNCIS
5 27 (19.85%) CISSP
6 19 (13.97%) CCNA
7 17 (12.50%) JNCIA
8 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
9 10 (7.35%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.41%) CEH
11 4 (2.94%) HNC
11 4 (2.94%) MCSE
11 4 (2.94%) GSEC
12 3 (2.21%) CCIE
12 3 (2.21%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.47%) CCDP
13 2 (1.47%) CCSP
13 2 (1.47%) MCP
13 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.47%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) GPG13
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (11.76%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.47%) Snort
2 2 (1.47%) vSphere
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.74%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 136 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 86 (63.24%) Cisco
3 65 (47.79%) Juniper
4 61 (44.85%) Blue Coat
4 61 (44.85%) F5
5 21 (15.44%) Nokia
5 21 (15.44%) WatchGuard
6 20 (14.71%) Kaspersky
7 19 (13.97%) Microsoft
7 19 (13.97%) Websense
8 10 (7.35%) Fortinet
9 8 (5.88%) McAfee
10 7 (5.15%) Tufin
10 7 (5.15%) Aruba
10 7 (5.15%) IronPort
11 6 (4.41%) SonicWALL
11 6 (4.41%) Lumension
12 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.21%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.47%) Sophos
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