The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 368 392 353
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -39
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 83 46 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.21% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.63% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 64 39 74
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7653 7248 7951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.71% 32.73% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5917 5830 6835
Average salary £42,750 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSE
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +16 35 £40,000 - 5
Surrey +14 23 £40,000 -2.43% 1
Kent +2 11 £37,500 - 1
Hampshire +4 9 £50,000 +27.38%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - - 1
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 115 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 84 (73.04%) Firewall
3 78 (67.83%) CCSA
4 74 (64.35%) Cisco
5 70 (60.87%) Network Security
6 62 (53.91%) Cisco Certification
7 58 (50.43%) CCNP
8 49 (42.61%) Blue Coat
9 48 (41.74%) F5
10 47 (40.87%) Cisco ASA
10 47 (40.87%) Juniper
11 35 (30.43%) TCP/IP
12 34 (29.57%) WAN
13 25 (21.74%) LAN
14 23 (20.00%) CISSP
15 22 (19.13%) Internet
15 22 (19.13%) JNCIS
16 20 (17.39%) WatchGuard
17 19 (16.52%) Kaspersky
17 19 (16.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 19 (16.52%) CCNA
17 19 (16.52%) Windows
18 18 (15.65%) Cisco PIX
19 17 (14.78%) Nokia
20 16 (13.91%) ProxySG
21 15 (13.04%) Linux
22 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
22 14 (12.17%) OSPF
22 14 (12.17%) BGP
22 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.74%) Apache
2 2 (1.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (73.04%) Firewall
2 70 (60.87%) Network Security
3 47 (40.87%) Cisco ASA
4 35 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 34 (29.57%) WAN
6 25 (21.74%) LAN
7 22 (19.13%) Internet
8 19 (16.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 18 (15.65%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (12.17%) OSPF
10 14 (12.17%) BGP
11 10 (8.70%) BIG-IP
12 9 (7.83%) NetScreen
12 9 (7.83%) Broadband
13 8 (6.96%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
14 7 (6.09%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (5.22%) VPN
16 5 (4.35%) Wireless
17 4 (3.48%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.74%) MySQL
General
1 12 (10.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.09%) German Language
3 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) French Language
Job Titles
1 41 (35.65%) Security Engineer
2 34 (29.57%) Network Engineer
3 22 (19.13%) Consultant
4 18 (15.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Support Specialist
5 16 (13.91%) Network Consultant
6 12 (10.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (8.70%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) IP Engineer
9 8 (6.96%) Security Consultant
10 7 (6.09%) Escalation Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Security Support Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) Systems Designer
12 4 (3.48%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (3.48%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (3.48%) Security Designer
12 4 (3.48%) Designer
13 3 (2.61%) IT Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.83%) Smartphone
2 4 (3.48%) Firmware
2 4 (3.48%) CESG
3 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.52%) Windows
2 15 (13.04%) Linux
3 8 (6.96%) UNIX
4 4 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.61%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.74%) Solaris
7 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.87%) CentOS
7 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (10.43%) ITIL
2 8 (6.96%) Change Control
3 7 (6.09%) Network Management
3 7 (6.09%) Service Management
4 6 (5.22%) Migration
4 6 (5.22%) Information Security
4 6 (5.22%) Project Management
5 5 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.35%) Capacity Management
6 4 (3.48%) Network Design
6 4 (3.48%) PRINCE
7 3 (2.61%) ERP
7 3 (2.61%) Protective Monitoring
8 2 (1.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.74%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (1.74%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (1.74%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.74%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.74%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (0.87%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 78 (67.83%) CCSA
2 62 (53.91%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (50.43%) CCNP
4 23 (20.00%) CISSP
5 22 (19.13%) JNCIS
6 19 (16.52%) CCNA
7 14 (12.17%) Security Cleared
8 11 (9.57%) SC Cleared
9 10 (8.70%) JNCIA
10 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (6.09%) CEH
11 5 (4.35%) GSEC
11 5 (4.35%) MCSE
12 4 (3.48%) HNC
13 3 (2.61%) CCIE
13 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.74%) CCDP
14 2 (1.74%) MCP
14 2 (1.74%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) GPG13
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (13.91%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.61%) vSphere
2 3 (2.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.74%) Snort
4 1 (0.87%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (7.83%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.61%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.87%) Nessus
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 74 (64.35%) Cisco
3 49 (42.61%) Blue Coat
4 48 (41.74%) F5
5 47 (40.87%) Juniper
6 20 (17.39%) WatchGuard
7 19 (16.52%) Kaspersky
8 17 (14.78%) Nokia
9 14 (12.17%) Microsoft
10 13 (11.30%) Websense
11 10 (8.70%) Fortinet
12 7 (6.09%) IronPort
12 7 (6.09%) Tufin
13 6 (5.22%) McAfee
14 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds
15 4 (3.48%) Aruba
16 3 (2.61%) Riverbed
16 3 (2.61%) SonicWALL
16 3 (2.61%) Splunk
16 3 (2.61%) Lumension
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