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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 358 436 320
Rank change year-on-year
+78 -116
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 93 30 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.43% 0.13% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.39% 0.38% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 111
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
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
6678 7802 7529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.15% 32.97% 33.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5027 6151 6001
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 £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +29 42 £62,500 +19.04% 6
Buckinghamshire +8 18 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Surrey +19 15 £55,000 +62.96%
Hampshire -1 9 £58,752 +30.55%
Kent - 5 £45,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £50,000 -
CCSE
England

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 181 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 163 (90.06%) Cisco
3 154 (85.08%) Cisco Certification
4 134 (74.03%) Firewall
5 112 (61.88%) CCNP
6 108 (59.67%) Cisco ASA
7 104 (57.46%) CCIE
8 87 (48.07%) F5
9 86 (47.51%) Network Security
10 82 (45.30%) Juniper
10 82 (45.30%) CCSA
11 71 (39.23%) Cisco PIX
12 56 (30.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 38 (20.99%) Blue Coat
14 36 (19.89%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (19.34%) Nokia
16 34 (18.78%) ITIL
17 31 (17.13%) TCP/IP
18 30 (16.57%) BGP
18 30 (16.57%) JNCIE
19 27 (14.92%) JNCIP
20 26 (14.36%) HP
21 25 (13.81%) Network Management
22 24 (13.26%) NetScreen
22 24 (13.26%) PRINCE2
23 23 (12.71%) JNCIS
23 23 (12.71%) ITIL V3
23 23 (12.71%) HP ASE
23 23 (12.71%) HP MASE
24 22 (12.15%) Fortinet

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (1.66%) Lync
2 2 (1.10%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 134 (74.03%) Firewall
2 108 (59.67%) Cisco ASA
3 86 (47.51%) Network Security
4 71 (39.23%) Cisco PIX
5 56 (30.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 36 (19.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (17.13%) TCP/IP
8 30 (16.57%) BGP
9 24 (13.26%) NetScreen
10 22 (12.15%) WAN
11 20 (11.05%) Wireless
12 18 (9.94%) BIG-IP
12 18 (9.94%) OSPF
13 17 (9.39%) LAN
14 14 (7.73%) MPLS
15 12 (6.63%) VPLS
16 11 (6.08%) Cisco ISE
17 7 (3.87%) TACACS
18 5 (2.76%) 3G
18 5 (2.76%) VPN
General
1 6 (3.31%) Finance
2 5 (2.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.21%) Advertising
4 3 (1.66%) Retail
4 3 (1.66%) Billing
5 2 (1.10%) Banking
5 2 (1.10%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (29.83%) Consultant
2 49 (27.07%) Network Engineer
3 38 (20.99%) Security Consultant
4 34 (18.78%) Analyst
5 33 (18.23%) Security Engineer
6 28 (15.47%) Security Analyst
7 25 (13.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 23 (12.71%) Network Consultant
9 19 (10.50%) Network Analyst
10 18 (9.94%) Network Security Consultant
11 16 (8.84%) Senior Consultant
11 16 (8.84%) Network Security Engineer
11 16 (8.84%) Senior Security Consultant
12 15 (8.29%) Cisco Consultant
13 13 (7.18%) Network Security Analyst
14 11 (6.08%) Support Engineer
15 10 (5.52%) Senior Security Engineer
15 10 (5.52%) Cisco Engineer
15 10 (5.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 9 (4.97%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.10%) Clustering
1 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.76%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Linux
2 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
2 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (18.78%) ITIL
2 25 (13.81%) Network Management
3 24 (13.26%) PRINCE2
4 23 (12.71%) ITIL V3
5 20 (11.05%) Load Balancing
6 6 (3.31%) Migration
6 6 (3.31%) SIEM
7 5 (2.76%) Information Security
7 5 (2.76%) Fault Management
7 5 (2.76%) Service Delivery
8 4 (2.21%) Project Management
8 4 (2.21%) Incident Management
8 4 (2.21%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (1.66%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 3 (1.66%) Mentoring
9 3 (1.66%) Performance Management
9 3 (1.66%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (1.66%) CRM
10 2 (1.10%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (1.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 154 (85.08%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (61.88%) CCNP
3 104 (57.46%) CCIE
4 82 (45.30%) CCSA
5 30 (16.57%) JNCIE
6 27 (14.92%) JNCIP
7 23 (12.71%) HP ASE
7 23 (12.71%) HP MASE
7 23 (12.71%) JNCIS
8 20 (11.05%) CCNA
9 18 (9.94%) Security Cleared
10 14 (7.73%) SC Cleared
10 14 (7.73%) CCDP
11 11 (6.08%) CISSP
12 8 (4.42%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (3.87%) CCDA
13 7 (3.87%) JNCIA
14 5 (2.76%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.66%) MCSE
15 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 4 (2.21%) GPG13
3 4 (2.21%) SLA
3 4 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (6.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.21%) XenApp
3 4 (2.21%) vSphere
3 4 (2.21%) Squid
4 3 (1.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.31%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.66%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.55%) Nessus
3 1 (0.55%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 181 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 163 (90.06%) Cisco
3 87 (48.07%) F5
4 82 (45.30%) Juniper
5 38 (20.99%) Blue Coat
6 35 (19.34%) Nokia
7 26 (14.36%) HP
8 22 (12.15%) Fortinet
9 19 (10.50%) Brocade
9 19 (10.50%) IronPort
10 18 (9.94%) Tufin
11 17 (9.39%) Microsoft
12 15 (8.29%) VMware
13 12 (6.63%) Citrix
14 9 (4.97%) Websense
15 8 (4.42%) WatchGuard
15 8 (4.42%) Kaspersky
15 8 (4.42%) LogRhythm
16 5 (2.76%) Splunk
17 4 (2.21%) Sourcefire
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Salary: Competitive Salary + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 18 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 19 days ago