The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
South East / Kent
Rank 77 89 93
Rank change year-on-year +12 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 6 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% 1.57% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 5.11% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 2
Median salary £40,000 £39,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.62% -11.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  

CCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 352 226
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.31% 30.80% 24.12%
Number of salaries quoted 108 293 198
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing CCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in Kent

CCSE
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSE in Kent.

Salary trend for CCSE in Kent

CCSE
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone -6 6 £40,000 -27.27%
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) Palo Alto
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 6 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) Aruba
4 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 6 (66.67%) SLA
4 6 (66.67%) MS Office
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 6 (66.67%) Linux
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (66.67%) CRM
4 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (66.67%) LAN
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
4 6 (66.67%) Change Management
4 6 (66.67%) Wireless
4 6 (66.67%) Sourcefire
4 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 6 (66.67%) Network Security
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 6 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) IPsec
4 2 (22.22%) IPv4
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) SSL
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) VXLAN
5 1 (11.11%) ExtremeXOS
5 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
1 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 6 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) CCDA
3 2 (22.22%) CCDP
3 2 (22.22%) CCIE
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) CCSP
4 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) Palo Alto
3 7 (77.78%) F5
4 6 (66.67%) Aruba
4 6 (66.67%) Blue Coat
4 6 (66.67%) Forcepoint
4 6 (66.67%) Fortinet
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (66.67%) Sourcefire
5 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks