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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 378 375 382
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 67 49 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.30% 0.23% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.92% 0.73% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 56 44 50
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £74,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -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
7309 6674 7873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.26% 31.76% 34.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5563 5375 6746
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +8 29 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Surrey +9 14 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Kent - 13 £40,000 - 5
Hampshire -21 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 142 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 112 (78.87%) Firewall
3 95 (66.90%) CCSA
4 92 (64.79%) Cisco
5 89 (62.68%) Network Security
6 74 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
7 72 (50.70%) Juniper
8 69 (48.59%) CCNP
9 64 (45.07%) F5
10 63 (44.37%) Cisco ASA
10 63 (44.37%) Blue Coat
11 48 (33.80%) WAN
12 43 (30.28%) TCP/IP
13 36 (25.35%) LAN
14 35 (24.65%) JNCIS
15 32 (22.54%) Windows
16 29 (20.42%) CISSP
16 29 (20.42%) Internet
17 26 (18.31%) Cisco PIX
18 24 (16.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
19 23 (16.20%) Linux
20 22 (15.49%) Nokia
21 21 (14.79%) Websense
21 21 (14.79%) CCNA
21 21 (14.79%) WatchGuard
22 20 (14.08%) Kaspersky
23 19 (13.38%) JNCIA
24 17 (11.97%) BGP
24 17 (11.97%) OSPF

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 4 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.41%) Apache
2 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 112 (78.87%) Firewall
2 89 (62.68%) Network Security
3 63 (44.37%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (33.80%) WAN
5 43 (30.28%) TCP/IP
6 36 (25.35%) LAN
7 29 (20.42%) Internet
8 26 (18.31%) Cisco PIX
9 24 (16.90%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 17 (11.97%) BGP
10 17 (11.97%) OSPF
11 13 (9.15%) Intrusion Detection
12 12 (8.45%) VPN
13 10 (7.04%) BIG-IP
14 9 (6.34%) Broadband
14 9 (6.34%) NetScreen
14 9 (6.34%) Junos
15 7 (4.93%) Cisco IOS
15 7 (4.93%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 7 (4.93%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.41%) MySQL
General
1 12 (8.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.75%) German Language
3 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.41%) French Language
4 2 (1.41%) Legal
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (36.62%) Security Engineer
2 38 (26.76%) Network Engineer
3 30 (21.13%) Consultant
4 23 (16.20%) Network Consultant
5 22 (15.49%) Network Security Engineer
6 17 (11.97%) Support Specialist
7 12 (8.45%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) Escalation Engineer
8 10 (7.04%) Security Consultant
9 9 (6.34%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (6.34%) IP Engineer
10 7 (4.93%) Security Support Engineer
11 6 (4.23%) Network Security Consultant
12 4 (2.82%) Designer
12 4 (2.82%) Security Designer
12 4 (2.82%) IT Security Engineer
12 4 (2.82%) Systems Designer
12 4 (2.82%) Firewall Engineer
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
12 4 (2.82%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.82%) Firmware
2 4 (2.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.82%) CESG
3 1 (0.70%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.54%) Windows
2 23 (16.20%) Linux
3 13 (9.15%) UNIX
4 8 (5.63%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.63%) Windows XP
5 6 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.41%) Solaris
7 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) CentOS
7 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (11.27%) ITIL
2 13 (9.15%) Coaching
3 11 (7.75%) Information Security
4 9 (6.34%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 9 (6.34%) Change Control
5 8 (5.63%) PRINCE2
6 7 (4.93%) Capacity Management
6 7 (4.93%) Network Management
7 6 (4.23%) Project Management
7 6 (4.23%) PRINCE
7 6 (4.23%) Network Design
7 6 (4.23%) Migration
7 6 (4.23%) Service Management
8 4 (2.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (2.82%) Protective Monitoring
8 4 (2.82%) Change Management
9 3 (2.11%) ERP
10 2 (1.41%) ITIL V3
10 2 (1.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (1.41%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 95 (66.90%) CCSA
2 74 (52.11%) Cisco Certification
3 69 (48.59%) CCNP
4 35 (24.65%) JNCIS
5 29 (20.42%) CISSP
6 21 (14.79%) CCNA
7 19 (13.38%) JNCIA
8 14 (9.86%) Security Cleared
9 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
10 6 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.23%) CEH
11 4 (2.82%) HNC
11 4 (2.82%) MCSE
11 4 (2.82%) GSEC
12 3 (2.11%) CCIE
12 3 (2.11%) CCSP
12 3 (2.11%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (2.11%) CCDP
13 2 (1.41%) JNCIE
13 2 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.41%) QA
1 2 (1.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.70%) GPG13
2 1 (0.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) ProxySG
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.82%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.41%) vSphere
3 2 (1.41%) Snort
4 1 (0.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.82%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.70%) Nessus
4 1 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 142 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 92 (64.79%) Cisco
3 72 (50.70%) Juniper
4 64 (45.07%) F5
5 63 (44.37%) Blue Coat
6 24 (16.90%) Microsoft
7 22 (15.49%) Nokia
8 21 (14.79%) Websense
8 21 (14.79%) WatchGuard
9 20 (14.08%) Kaspersky
10 10 (7.04%) Fortinet
11 9 (6.34%) McAfee
12 8 (5.63%) Aruba
13 7 (4.93%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.93%) Tufin
13 7 (4.93%) Lumension
13 7 (4.93%) SonicWALL
13 7 (4.93%) IronPort
14 4 (2.82%) Splunk
14 4 (2.82%) Citrix
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