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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 385 368 383
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 53 85 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.38% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.80% 1.15% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 67 39
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,416 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £73,000
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
6585 7418 6799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.60% 33.32% 32.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5226 5646 5473
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Buckinghamshire +10 22 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire -10 18 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Surrey -7 5 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Kent -11 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Hampshire 0 2 - -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 135 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 126 (93.33%) Firewall
3 117 (86.67%) Cisco
4 113 (83.70%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
6 75 (55.56%) F5
6 75 (55.56%) CCSA
7 72 (53.33%) CCNP
8 58 (42.96%) Cisco PIX
9 57 (42.22%) Juniper
10 55 (40.74%) CCIE
11 48 (35.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 47 (34.81%) Blue Coat
13 46 (34.07%) Network Security
14 44 (32.59%) Cisco Nexus
15 34 (25.19%) TCP/IP
16 33 (24.44%) LAN
17 32 (23.70%) Nokia
18 31 (22.96%) WAN
19 30 (22.22%) Data Centre
20 29 (21.48%) BGP
21 28 (20.74%) BIG-IP
22 25 (18.52%) NetScreen
23 23 (17.04%) Fortinet
24 22 (16.30%) JNCIS
24 22 (16.30%) Citrix
24 22 (16.30%) Load Balancing
25 20 (14.81%) IronPort
25 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
25 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (1.48%) MS Office
1 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 126 (93.33%) Firewall
2 85 (62.96%) Cisco ASA
3 58 (42.96%) Cisco PIX
4 48 (35.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 46 (34.07%) Network Security
6 44 (32.59%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (25.19%) TCP/IP
8 33 (24.44%) LAN
9 31 (22.96%) WAN
10 29 (21.48%) BGP
11 28 (20.74%) BIG-IP
12 25 (18.52%) NetScreen
13 17 (12.59%) OSPF
13 17 (12.59%) Cisco ISE
14 16 (11.85%) TACACS
15 12 (8.89%) VPLS
16 11 (8.15%) Spanning Tree
17 9 (6.67%) Broadband
17 9 (6.67%) 3G
18 8 (5.93%) Wireshark
General
1 14 (10.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.19%) Finance
3 4 (2.96%) Advertising
4 3 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (1.48%) Retail
5 2 (1.48%) Billing
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) Publishing
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (25.93%) Analyst
2 34 (25.19%) Consultant
3 28 (20.74%) Security Consultant
4 26 (19.26%) Network Engineer
5 24 (17.78%) Network Analyst
6 20 (14.81%) Security Engineer
7 19 (14.07%) Senior Security Consultant
7 19 (14.07%) Senior Consultant
8 18 (13.33%) Firewall Consultant
9 17 (12.59%) Security Analyst
10 15 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (8.15%) Security Specialist
12 10 (7.41%) Network Specialist
12 10 (7.41%) Network Security Specialist
12 10 (7.41%) Network Consultant
12 10 (7.41%) Network Security Analyst
13 7 (5.19%) Support Engineer
13 7 (5.19%) Support Specialist
14 5 (3.70%) Operations Analyst
14 5 (3.70%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.19%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (2.22%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.30%) Load Balancing
2 20 (14.81%) ITIL
3 14 (10.37%) Change Management
4 13 (9.63%) Incident Management
4 13 (9.63%) Fault Management
4 13 (9.63%) Mentoring
5 9 (6.67%) Network Management
6 8 (5.93%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (5.19%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.19%) SIEM
8 6 (4.44%) Network Design
9 5 (3.70%) Risk Management
9 5 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.96%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.96%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.96%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.22%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.22%) Vulnerability Management
11 3 (2.22%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 113 (83.70%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (55.56%) CCSA
3 72 (53.33%) CCNP
4 55 (40.74%) CCIE
5 22 (16.30%) JNCIS
6 20 (14.81%) Security Cleared
6 20 (14.81%) SC Cleared
7 17 (12.59%) CISSP
8 14 (10.37%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (8.89%) CCNA
10 9 (6.67%) CCDP
10 9 (6.67%) JNCIE
11 8 (5.93%) JNCIP
12 7 (5.19%) JNCIA
13 4 (2.96%) HP ASE
13 4 (2.96%) HP MASE
13 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.96%) MCSE
14 3 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (2.22%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.59%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (3.70%) ProxySG
1 5 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.96%) XenApp
2 4 (2.96%) vSphere
2 4 (2.96%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 15 (11.11%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.22%) vMotion
2 3 (2.22%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.74%) Nessus
3 1 (0.74%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 135 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 117 (86.67%) Cisco
3 75 (55.56%) F5
4 57 (42.22%) Juniper
5 47 (34.81%) Blue Coat
6 32 (23.70%) Nokia
7 23 (17.04%) Fortinet
8 22 (16.30%) Citrix
9 20 (14.81%) IronPort
10 19 (14.07%) Tufin
11 13 (9.63%) Computacenter
12 12 (8.89%) Kaspersky
12 12 (8.89%) WatchGuard
12 12 (8.89%) VMware
13 9 (6.67%) HP
14 7 (5.19%) Microsoft
15 5 (3.70%) LogRhythm
16 4 (2.96%) Splunk
16 4 (2.96%) Websense
17 3 (2.22%) BT
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago