The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 196 213 146
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -67
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 33 6 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.11% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 0.33% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 23 4 76
Average salary £60,000 £44,750 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.07% +8.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £33,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,400 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
CCSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2211 1806 1823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 40.35% 33.17% 34.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1515 1260 1335
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSE across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCSE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

CCSE Salary Trend in Berkshire

CCSE
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CCSE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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
Slough - 12 £60,000 -
Maidenhead - 8 - -
Reading -1 4 £66,250 - 3
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 51 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 49 (96.08%) Cisco
3 45 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
4 44 (86.27%) Cisco ASA
5 40 (78.43%) CCIE
6 39 (76.47%) Firewall
7 38 (74.51%) F5
8 31 (60.78%) CCSA
9 28 (54.90%) CCNP
9 28 (54.90%) Network Security
10 24 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
10 24 (47.06%) Juniper
10 24 (47.06%) Nokia
11 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 15 (29.41%) BGP
13 12 (23.53%) MPLS
14 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (21.57%) OSPF
14 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
15 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
16 7 (13.73%) NetScreen
16 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
17 6 (11.76%) IronPort
17 6 (11.76%) Tufin
17 6 (11.76%) JNCIS
18 5 (9.80%) BIG-IP
19 4 (7.84%) CCNA
19 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
19 4 (7.84%) VPLS
20 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (3.92%) CMS
1 2 (3.92%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 44 (86.27%) Cisco ASA
2 39 (76.47%) Firewall
3 28 (54.90%) Network Security
4 24 (47.06%) Cisco PIX
5 18 (35.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 15 (29.41%) BGP
7 12 (23.53%) MPLS
8 11 (21.57%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (21.57%) OSPF
8 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
9 7 (13.73%) NetScreen
10 5 (9.80%) BIG-IP
11 4 (7.84%) VPLS
12 3 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
13 2 (3.92%) WAN
14 1 (1.96%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (1.96%) Wireshark
14 1 (1.96%) FWSM
14 1 (1.96%) Radio Access Network
14 1 (1.96%) 4G
General
1 1 (1.96%) Retail
1 1 (1.96%) Billing
1 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (43.14%) Network Engineer
2 19 (37.25%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (25.49%) Consultant
3 13 (25.49%) Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Security Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Network Security Analyst
4 12 (23.53%) Network Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Network Consultant
6 6 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Security Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Security Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Cisco Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Consultant
9 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 2 (3.92%) Network Design
3 2 (3.92%) Line Management
4 1 (1.96%) Performance Management
4 1 (1.96%) SIEM
4 1 (1.96%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 1 (1.96%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (78.43%) CCIE
3 31 (60.78%) CCSA
4 28 (54.90%) CCNP
5 6 (11.76%) JNCIS
6 4 (7.84%) CCNA
7 2 (3.92%) CCDA
7 2 (3.92%) CCDP
7 2 (3.92%) CISSP
7 2 (3.92%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.92%) JNCIE
7 2 (3.92%) VCP4
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) CISA
8 1 (1.96%) CISM
8 1 (1.96%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 49 (96.08%) Cisco
3 38 (74.51%) F5
4 24 (47.06%) Juniper
4 24 (47.06%) Nokia
5 8 (15.69%) Blue Coat
6 7 (13.73%) Fortinet
7 6 (11.76%) IronPort
7 6 (11.76%) Tufin
8 2 (3.92%) Avaya
9 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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