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 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 402 383
Rank change year-on-year +42 -19  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 37 61 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.25% 0.32% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.01% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 54 58
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% -  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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 the South East.

Academic & Professional Certification
South East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4150 6043 6736
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.60% 31.22% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3382 4889 5050
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Berkshire +36 17 £77,500 +40.90%
Kent +5 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Surrey +54 7 £55,000 -10.20%
Hampshire - 4 £67,500 - 1
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 South East region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 72 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 60 (83.33%) Network Security
3 52 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (69.44%) Firewall
4 50 (69.44%) Cisco
5 46 (63.89%) Fortinet
6 45 (62.50%) Blue Coat
7 43 (59.72%) Palo Alto
8 40 (55.56%) F5
9 39 (54.17%) CCIE
10 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
11 36 (50.00%) SLA
11 36 (50.00%) Juniper
11 36 (50.00%) Sourcefire
12 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Office
13 32 (44.44%) VPN
14 31 (43.06%) LAN
15 30 (41.67%) JNCIS
16 29 (40.28%) CCSP
17 28 (38.89%) HP
18 27 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
18 27 (37.50%) Security Operations
18 27 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
18 27 (37.50%) Internet
18 27 (37.50%) Intel Security
18 27 (37.50%) Security Management
18 27 (37.50%) Information Security
18 27 (37.50%) Content Management
18 27 (37.50%) ProxySG
18 27 (37.50%) TippingPoint

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 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (48.61%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (36.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (36.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (36.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 60 (83.33%) Network Security
2 50 (69.44%) Firewall
3 32 (44.44%) VPN
4 31 (43.06%) LAN
5 27 (37.50%) Internet
6 16 (22.22%) WAN
7 14 (19.44%) Wireless
8 13 (18.06%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 12 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (6.94%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (6.94%) Cisco PIX
11 5 (6.94%) MPLS
11 5 (6.94%) OSPF
12 4 (5.56%) IPsec
13 3 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
13 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
13 3 (4.17%) NetScreen
13 3 (4.17%) SSL
Job Titles
1 30 (41.67%) Security Engineer
2 28 (38.89%) Juniper Engineer
3 27 (37.50%) Senior Security Engineer
4 18 (25.00%) Support Engineer
5 17 (23.61%) Check Point Support
6 10 (13.89%) Consultant
7 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
8 8 (11.11%) Security Consultant
9 6 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (6.94%) Architect
10 5 (6.94%) Network Consultant
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Security Consultant
11 4 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
12 3 (4.17%) Cisco Consultant
12 3 (4.17%) Cisco Security Consultant
12 3 (4.17%) Network Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Security Architect
12 3 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Consultant
12 3 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.94%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (37.50%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (13.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.78%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (1.39%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) Linux
1 9 (12.50%) Windows
1 9 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 9 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 9 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) Content Management
1 27 (37.50%) Information Security
1 27 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
1 27 (37.50%) Security Management
1 27 (37.50%) Security Operations
2 26 (36.11%) Risk Management
3 21 (29.17%) Network Design
4 9 (12.50%) Change Management
4 9 (12.50%) CRM
5 8 (11.11%) Presales
6 3 (4.17%) SIEM
7 2 (2.78%) IT Strategy
7 2 (2.78%) ITIL
7 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.39%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.39%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.39%) Service Delivery Management
8 1 (1.39%) Service Management
8 1 (1.39%) Software Optimisation
Qualifications
1 52 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (54.17%) CCIE
3 30 (41.67%) JNCIS
4 29 (40.28%) CCSP
5 20 (27.78%) CCSA
6 18 (25.00%) CCNP
7 17 (23.61%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (11.11%) CISSP
9 5 (6.94%) CISA
9 5 (6.94%) JNCIE
10 4 (5.56%) CCDP
10 4 (5.56%) CCNA
10 4 (5.56%) CSSLP
11 3 (4.17%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.78%) CCDA
12 2 (2.78%) Degree
13 1 (1.39%) CCIP
13 1 (1.39%) CISM
13 1 (1.39%) ISSAP
13 1 (1.39%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.39%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.39%) QRadar
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 50 (69.44%) Cisco
3 46 (63.89%) Fortinet
4 45 (62.50%) Blue Coat
5 43 (59.72%) Palo Alto
6 40 (55.56%) F5
7 37 (51.39%) Microsoft
8 36 (50.00%) Juniper
8 36 (50.00%) Sourcefire
9 28 (38.89%) HP
10 27 (37.50%) Imperva
10 27 (37.50%) Intel Security
10 27 (37.50%) Proofpoint
10 27 (37.50%) TippingPoint
11 12 (16.67%) Forcepoint
12 9 (12.50%) Aruba
13 6 (8.33%) Tufin
14 5 (6.94%) IronPort
15 3 (4.17%) Riverbed
16 2 (2.78%) Brocade
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago