Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
England > South East
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 491 501 493
Rank change year-on-year +10 -8 +60
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 48 115 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.30% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.96% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 30 102 92
South East median annual salary £55,000 £48,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.82% -11.36% +22.22%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,925
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +15.79%

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 8266 11941 13349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.83% 31.47% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6718 9666 10218
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.51% +3.29%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 +28 24 £52,500 -8.70%
Berkshire +43 19 £77,500 +40.91%
Kent -23 9 £40,000 -3.03%
Surrey +44 7 £55,000 -4.35% 1
Hampshire - 7 £67,500 -
Buckinghamshire -26 4 £55,000 -12.00%
West Sussex +18 1 £60,000 +26.32%
Oxfordshire - 1 £50,000 -
CCSE
England

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 48 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 40 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 38 (79.17%) Cisco
4 34 (70.83%) Network Security
5 33 (68.75%) Blue Coat
5 33 (68.75%) Fortinet
6 31 (64.58%) F5
6 31 (64.58%) Palo Alto
7 28 (58.33%) Juniper
8 27 (56.25%) CCIE
9 26 (54.17%) Firewall
10 25 (52.08%) SLA
11 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
11 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
11 24 (50.00%) Sourcefire
12 21 (43.75%) JNCIS
13 19 (39.58%) LAN
13 19 (39.58%) HP
14 17 (35.42%) CCNP
14 17 (35.42%) VPN
15 16 (33.33%) Internet
16 15 (31.25%) ProxySG
16 15 (31.25%) Content Management
16 15 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
16 15 (31.25%) Information Security
16 15 (31.25%) Proofpoint
16 15 (31.25%) TippingPoint
16 15 (31.25%) Imperva
16 15 (31.25%) McAfee

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 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (31.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 34 (70.83%) Network Security
2 26 (54.17%) Firewall
3 19 (39.58%) LAN
4 17 (35.42%) VPN
5 16 (33.33%) Internet
6 13 (27.08%) WAN
7 12 (25.00%) Wireless
8 10 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 10 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (14.58%) Cisco ISE
10 6 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (12.50%) NetScreen
11 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (8.33%) Wireshark
13 3 (6.25%) TCP/IP
14 2 (4.17%) BGP
14 2 (4.17%) OSPF
14 2 (4.17%) SNMP
General
1 15 (31.25%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 16 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
2 15 (31.25%) Juniper Engineer
3 12 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Escalation Engineer
6 8 (16.67%) Consultant
7 7 (14.58%) Security Consultant
7 7 (14.58%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (12.50%) Check Point Support
8 6 (12.50%) Network Engineer
8 6 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
8 6 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 6 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (10.42%) Security Technical Consultant
9 5 (10.42%) Technical Security Consultant
10 4 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
10 4 (8.33%) Cisco Technical Consultant
10 4 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Consultant
10 4 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Security Operations Centre
2 10 (20.83%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
2 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.08%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Content Management
1 15 (31.25%) Information Security
1 15 (31.25%) Kalman Filter
1 15 (31.25%) Risk Management
1 15 (31.25%) Security Management
1 15 (31.25%) Security Operations
2 10 (20.83%) Change Management
3 9 (18.75%) CRM
4 7 (14.58%) Network Design
5 6 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 5 (10.42%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Presales
7 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.17%) IT Strategy
8 2 (4.17%) Network Management
8 2 (4.17%) SIEM
9 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery Management
9 1 (2.08%) Software Optimisation
Qualifications
1 40 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (56.25%) CCIE
3 21 (43.75%) JNCIS
4 17 (35.42%) CCNP
5 15 (31.25%) CCIE Service Provider
5 15 (31.25%) CCSP
6 9 (18.75%) CCSA
6 9 (18.75%) CISSP
7 6 (12.50%) CCIE Security
7 6 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (12.50%) CISA
7 6 (12.50%) JNCIE
8 5 (10.42%) CSSLP
8 5 (10.42%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.08%) CCMSE
10 1 (2.08%) IISP
10 1 (2.08%) ISSAP
10 1 (2.08%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (52.08%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (4.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) QRadar
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 38 (79.17%) Cisco
3 33 (68.75%) Blue Coat
3 33 (68.75%) Fortinet
4 31 (64.58%) F5
4 31 (64.58%) Palo Alto
5 28 (58.33%) Juniper
6 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 24 (50.00%) Sourcefire
7 19 (39.58%) HP
8 15 (31.25%) Imperva
8 15 (31.25%) McAfee
8 15 (31.25%) Proofpoint
8 15 (31.25%) TippingPoint
9 13 (27.08%) Aruba
10 12 (25.00%) Forcepoint
11 7 (14.58%) Tufin
12 6 (12.50%) IronPort
13 4 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
13 4 (8.33%) Ubiquiti
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