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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 214 203 174
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -29
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 15 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.25% 0.37% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 1.10% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 46
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £75,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
2163 2001 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.25% 33.70% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1271 1401 1563
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 2014. 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
Reading +3 10 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Slough - 3 £60,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 50 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 47 (94.00%) Network Security
3 43 (86.00%) CCSA
4 35 (70.00%) Firewall
5 30 (60.00%) Blue Coat
5 30 (60.00%) F5
6 29 (58.00%) Cisco
7 28 (56.00%) Juniper
8 25 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
9 24 (48.00%) CCNP
10 23 (46.00%) Internet
11 22 (44.00%) CISSP
12 21 (42.00%) TCP/IP
13 19 (38.00%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (34.00%) Nokia
15 13 (26.00%) JNCIA
16 12 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
16 12 (24.00%) UNIX
16 12 (24.00%) Windows
16 12 (24.00%) Coaching
17 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 10 (20.00%) German Language
18 9 (18.00%) BIG-IP
18 9 (18.00%) ProxySG
18 9 (18.00%) Smartphone
18 9 (18.00%) Broadband
18 9 (18.00%) FortiGate
18 9 (18.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
19 8 (16.00%) Fortinet

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (94.00%) Network Security
2 35 (70.00%) Firewall
3 23 (46.00%) Internet
4 21 (42.00%) TCP/IP
5 19 (38.00%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (24.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 9 (18.00%) BIG-IP
8 9 (18.00%) Broadband
9 6 (12.00%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (10.00%) Cisco ISE
10 5 (10.00%) NetScreen
11 2 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (2.00%) Wireless
12 1 (2.00%) LAN
12 1 (2.00%) WLAN
12 1 (2.00%) WAN
General
1 12 (24.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.00%) German Language
3 3 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 20 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) Network Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Network Consultant
5 9 (18.00%) IP Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Security Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Security Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Security Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Security Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Network Design Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Network Security Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Network Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Network Security Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Technical Design Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Technical Architect
10 1 (2.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) UNIX
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.00%) Coaching
2 9 (18.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 3 (6.00%) ERP
4 1 (2.00%) Project Management
4 1 (2.00%) Migration
4 1 (2.00%) Information Security
4 1 (2.00%) Network Design
4 1 (2.00%) Change Control
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 43 (86.00%) CCSA
2 25 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 24 (48.00%) CCNP
4 22 (44.00%) CISSP
5 13 (26.00%) JNCIA
6 5 (10.00%) JNCIS
7 3 (6.00%) CCIE
8 1 (2.00%) CCNA
8 1 (2.00%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 30 (60.00%) Blue Coat
2 30 (60.00%) F5
3 29 (58.00%) Cisco
4 28 (56.00%) Juniper
5 17 (34.00%) Nokia
6 8 (16.00%) Fortinet
7 5 (10.00%) IronPort
7 5 (10.00%) Tufin
8 3 (6.00%) Websense
9 1 (2.00%) Riverbed
9 1 (2.00%) SolarWinds
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago