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 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 189 218 143
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -75
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 42 9 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.16% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.04% 0.47% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 26 7 80
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £46,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +26.66%
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
2054 1922 1944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 37.25% 33.37% 35.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1304 1387
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Reading -1 9 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Slough - 8 £62,500 - 1
Bracknell - 4 £31,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £67,500 - 1
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 73 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 71 (97.26%) Cisco
3 68 (93.15%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (87.67%) Cisco ASA
5 62 (84.93%) Firewall
6 54 (73.97%) CCIE
7 48 (65.75%) F5
8 44 (60.27%) CCSA
9 43 (58.90%) CCNP
9 43 (58.90%) Cisco PIX
10 37 (50.68%) Network Security
11 36 (49.32%) Juniper
12 30 (41.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 29 (39.73%) Nokia
14 25 (34.25%) BGP
15 20 (27.40%) NetScreen
16 19 (26.03%) Blue Coat
17 17 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
17 17 (23.29%) BIG-IP
18 16 (21.92%) Fortinet
19 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
19 15 (20.55%) IronPort
19 15 (20.55%) Tufin
20 14 (19.18%) JNCIS
21 13 (17.81%) OSPF
22 12 (16.44%) MPLS
22 12 (16.44%) VPLS
23 11 (15.07%) Cisco ISE
24 8 (10.96%) CCNA
25 6 (8.22%) JNCIE

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (2.74%) CMS
1 2 (2.74%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 64 (87.67%) Cisco ASA
2 62 (84.93%) Firewall
3 43 (58.90%) Cisco PIX
4 37 (50.68%) Network Security
5 30 (41.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 25 (34.25%) BGP
7 20 (27.40%) NetScreen
8 17 (23.29%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (23.29%) BIG-IP
9 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
10 13 (17.81%) OSPF
11 12 (16.44%) MPLS
11 12 (16.44%) VPLS
12 11 (15.07%) Cisco ISE
13 5 (6.85%) 3G
13 5 (6.85%) Broadband
14 3 (4.11%) TACACS
14 3 (4.11%) VRRP
14 3 (4.11%) DNS
14 3 (4.11%) HTTPS
General
1 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Retail
2 3 (4.11%) Billing
3 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 22 (30.14%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.40%) Consultant
3 17 (23.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (21.92%) Analyst
4 16 (21.92%) Security Analyst
5 14 (19.18%) Security Consultant
6 13 (17.81%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (17.81%) Senior Security Consultant
7 11 (15.07%) Security Engineer
7 11 (15.07%) Network Security Analyst
7 11 (15.07%) Network Analyst
8 8 (10.96%) Network Consultant
8 8 (10.96%) Firewall Consultant
9 5 (6.85%) Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Operations Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Security Operations Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) IP Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) Network Security Consultant
12 2 (2.74%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
2 3 (4.11%) CRM
2 3 (4.11%) Load Balancing
2 3 (4.11%) Performance Management
2 3 (4.11%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (2.74%) Line Management
3 2 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.74%) Network Design
4 1 (1.37%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (93.15%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (73.97%) CCIE
3 44 (60.27%) CCSA
4 43 (58.90%) CCNP
5 14 (19.18%) JNCIS
6 8 (10.96%) CCNA
7 6 (8.22%) JNCIE
7 6 (8.22%) CISSP
8 5 (6.85%) JNCIA
9 3 (4.11%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
10 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.74%) CCDA
10 2 (2.74%) CCDP
11 1 (1.37%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.37%) CISA
11 1 (1.37%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 71 (97.26%) Cisco
3 48 (65.75%) F5
4 36 (49.32%) Juniper
5 29 (39.73%) Nokia
6 19 (26.03%) Blue Coat
7 16 (21.92%) Fortinet
8 15 (20.55%) IronPort
8 15 (20.55%) Tufin
9 2 (2.74%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 18 days ago