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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 360 407 312
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -95
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 78 11 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.053% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.17% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42 7 106
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £37,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £48,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,875
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.56%
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
7004 6565 6848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 34.58% 31.60% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5470 5043 5587
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +26 33 £60,000 +34.07% 4
Buckinghamshire - 17 £55,000 -
Hampshire -14 8 £58,752 +30.55%
Surrey -2 7 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Kent - 1 £45,000 - 1
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 153 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 145 (94.77%) Cisco
3 138 (90.20%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (68.63%) Firewall
5 102 (66.67%) CCNP
6 93 (60.78%) CCIE
7 92 (60.13%) Cisco ASA
8 82 (53.59%) Network Security
9 79 (51.63%) F5
10 75 (49.02%) Juniper
11 61 (39.87%) CCSA
12 57 (37.25%) Cisco PIX
13 48 (31.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 35 (22.88%) ITIL
15 29 (18.95%) Network Management
16 28 (18.30%) WAN
17 27 (17.65%) Microsoft
17 27 (17.65%) Blue Coat
18 26 (16.99%) JNCIP
18 26 (16.99%) JNCIE
18 26 (16.99%) Nokia
19 25 (16.34%) Cisco Nexus
20 24 (15.69%) Wireless
20 24 (15.69%) HP
20 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2
21 23 (15.03%) ITIL V3
21 23 (15.03%) HP ASE
21 23 (15.03%) HP MASE
22 22 (14.38%) Brocade
22 22 (14.38%) JNCIS

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (1.96%) Lync
2 2 (1.31%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.61%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 105 (68.63%) Firewall
2 92 (60.13%) Cisco ASA
3 82 (53.59%) Network Security
4 57 (37.25%) Cisco PIX
5 48 (31.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 28 (18.30%) WAN
7 25 (16.34%) Cisco Nexus
8 24 (15.69%) Wireless
9 22 (14.38%) BGP
10 19 (12.42%) LAN
11 18 (11.76%) TCP/IP
11 18 (11.76%) OSPF
12 16 (10.46%) MPLS
13 10 (6.54%) NetScreen
14 7 (4.58%) VPN
15 6 (3.92%) BIG-IP
15 6 (3.92%) TACACS
15 6 (3.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 4 (2.61%) VPLS
16 4 (2.61%) Cisco ISE
General
1 4 (2.61%) Finance
2 2 (1.31%) Banking
3 1 (0.65%) Retail
3 1 (0.65%) Billing
3 1 (0.65%) Advertising
3 1 (0.65%) Back Office
3 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 44 (28.76%) Consultant
3 32 (20.92%) Security Engineer
4 31 (20.26%) Analyst
5 27 (17.65%) Security Analyst
5 27 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 25 (16.34%) Security Consultant
7 24 (15.69%) Network Consultant
8 23 (15.03%) Network Analyst
9 18 (11.76%) Network Security Consultant
10 17 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
11 15 (9.80%) Network Security Analyst
11 15 (9.80%) Cisco Consultant
12 10 (6.54%) Implementation Consultant
12 10 (6.54%) Cisco Engineer
12 10 (6.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 10 (6.54%) Senior Security Engineer
12 10 (6.54%) Network Design Consultant
12 10 (6.54%) Network Implementation Consultant
13 9 (5.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.31%) Clustering
2 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.58%) Windows
2 6 (3.92%) Linux
3 4 (2.61%) Windows XP
3 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.88%) ITIL
2 29 (18.95%) Network Management
3 24 (15.69%) PRINCE2
4 23 (15.03%) ITIL V3
5 18 (11.76%) Load Balancing
6 7 (4.58%) Migration
7 6 (3.92%) Information Security
7 6 (3.92%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.61%) Project Management
8 4 (2.61%) Fault Management
8 4 (2.61%) Capacity Management
9 3 (1.96%) Incident Management
9 3 (1.96%) SIEM
10 2 (1.31%) Network Design
10 2 (1.31%) Change Control
10 2 (1.31%) Performance Testing
10 2 (1.31%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.31%) Line Management
10 2 (1.31%) Mentoring
10 2 (1.31%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (90.20%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (66.67%) CCNP
3 93 (60.78%) CCIE
4 61 (39.87%) CCSA
5 26 (16.99%) JNCIP
5 26 (16.99%) JNCIE
6 23 (15.03%) HP ASE
6 23 (15.03%) HP MASE
7 22 (14.38%) JNCIS
8 18 (11.76%) CCNA
9 17 (11.11%) CCDP
10 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
11 8 (5.23%) SC Cleared
11 8 (5.23%) CCDA
12 6 (3.92%) JNCIA
13 5 (3.27%) VCP4
13 5 (3.27%) CISSP
14 4 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
14 4 (2.61%) CCSP
14 4 (2.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.27%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.27%) SLA
3 4 (2.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.61%) GPG13
4 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.61%) Squid
3 3 (1.96%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.65%) vSphere
4 1 (0.65%) XenApp
4 1 (0.65%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.31%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.31%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.65%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 153 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 145 (94.77%) Cisco
3 79 (51.63%) F5
4 75 (49.02%) Juniper
5 27 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 27 (17.65%) Blue Coat
6 26 (16.99%) Nokia
7 24 (15.69%) HP
8 22 (14.38%) Brocade
9 17 (11.11%) VMware
10 12 (7.84%) Fortinet
11 11 (7.19%) Websense
12 9 (5.88%) Tufin
12 9 (5.88%) IronPort
13 7 (4.58%) Citrix
14 4 (2.61%) McAfee
14 4 (2.61%) Aruba
14 4 (2.61%) SonicWALL
14 4 (2.61%) LogRhythm
14 4 (2.61%) Lumension
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago