Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 470 576
Rank change year-on-year -25 +106 -66
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 41 80 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.13% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.84% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 54 33
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -30.43% +19.79%
10th Percentile £37,250 £31,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £63,375 £55,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +14.58%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,001 9,530 12,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.12% 30.06% 30.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,415 7,618 10,238
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,672 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE 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 in the South East.

Salary trend for CCSE in the South East

CCSE
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSE in the South East over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CCSE in the South East

CCSE
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the South East region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Thames Valley +16 21 £40,000 -33.33%
Berkshire +21 17 £39,500 -34.17%
Surrey +3 13 £55,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire +15 4 £40,000 -
Kent -9 2 £53,750 +43.33%
Hampshire -18 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 41 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 31 (75.61%) Cisco
3 28 (68.29%) Firewall
4 26 (63.41%) TCP/IP
4 26 (63.41%) Network Security
5 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (53.66%) Juniper
6 22 (53.66%) CCNP
6 22 (53.66%) CCSA
7 20 (48.78%) CISSP
8 18 (43.90%) VPN
8 18 (43.90%) WAN
8 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (41.46%) F5
9 17 (41.46%) Wireless
10 15 (36.59%) MPLS
10 15 (36.59%) CCDP
10 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
11 14 (34.15%) JNCIP
12 12 (29.27%) SSL
12 12 (29.27%) LAN
12 12 (29.27%) OSPF
13 11 (26.83%) ITIL
14 10 (24.39%) JNCIE
14 10 (24.39%) Presales
15 9 (21.95%) LogRhythm
15 9 (21.95%) VLAN
15 9 (21.95%) Fortinet
15 9 (21.95%) WatchGuard
15 9 (21.95%) Wireshark

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (19.51%) IIS
2 5 (12.20%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
1 1 (2.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Firewall
2 26 (63.41%) Network Security
2 26 (63.41%) TCP/IP
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (43.90%) VPN
3 18 (43.90%) WAN
4 17 (41.46%) Wireless
5 15 (36.59%) MPLS
6 12 (29.27%) LAN
6 12 (29.27%) OSPF
6 12 (29.27%) SSL
7 9 (21.95%) DHCP
7 9 (21.95%) DNS
7 9 (21.95%) VLAN
7 9 (21.95%) Wireshark
7 9 (21.95%) WLAN
8 8 (19.51%) BGP
8 8 (19.51%) Ethernet
8 8 (19.51%) FWSM
8 8 (19.51%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Security Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Architect
2 9 (21.95%) Network Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Security Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Security Solutions Architect
3 8 (19.51%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Security Support Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) IT Security Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Technical Design Authority
7 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Network Support
7 3 (7.32%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Support Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Check Point Specialist
8 2 (4.88%) Check Point Support
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) SAP CAF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Cyberthreat
1 8 (19.51%) Data Centre
1 8 (19.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (7.32%) Cyberattack
3 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Unix
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Load Balancing
2 11 (26.83%) ITIL
3 10 (24.39%) Presales
4 9 (21.95%) Network Design
4 9 (21.95%) SIEM
5 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
5 8 (19.51%) Incident Management
5 8 (19.51%) ITIL V3
5 8 (19.51%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 8 (19.51%) Software Optimisation
5 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (17.07%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (12.20%) Network Architecture
7 5 (12.20%) Project Management
7 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (9.76%) High Availability
8 4 (9.76%) Migration
8 4 (9.76%) SAP Implementation
9 2 (4.88%) Market Making
10 1 (2.44%) Cybersecurity
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (53.66%) CCNP
2 22 (53.66%) CCSA
3 20 (48.78%) CISSP
4 15 (36.59%) CCDP
5 14 (34.15%) JNCIP
6 10 (24.39%) JNCIE
7 9 (21.95%) CCNA
8 8 (19.51%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (19.51%) IISP
8 8 (19.51%) ISSAP
9 7 (17.07%) CCIE
9 7 (17.07%) CISA
9 7 (17.07%) CISM
10 6 (14.63%) SC Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.20%) CCDA
11 5 (12.20%) JNCIA
12 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) QRadar
2 1 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (2.44%) vMotion
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 31 (75.61%) Cisco
3 22 (53.66%) Juniper
4 17 (41.46%) F5
5 9 (21.95%) Forcepoint
5 9 (21.95%) Fortinet
5 9 (21.95%) Kaspersky
5 9 (21.95%) LogRhythm
5 9 (21.95%) WatchGuard
6 8 (19.51%) IBM
6 8 (19.51%) Splunk
6 8 (19.51%) Tufin
7 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
7 7 (17.07%) Palo Alto
8 5 (12.20%) Avaya
8 5 (12.20%) Crossbeam
8 5 (12.20%) McAfee
8 5 (12.20%) Sourcefire
9 4 (9.76%) Dell KACE
9 4 (9.76%) SAP