The table below looks at the statistics for CCSE in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSE over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 125 130 131
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 16 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.64% 0.31% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.57% 0.81% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 2
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
CCSE
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1017 862 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.44% 37.61% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 628 637 603
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CCSE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CCSE
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CCSE Salary Trend in Reading

CCSE
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 34 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 34 (100.00%) CCSA
2 32 (94.12%) Network Security
3 27 (79.41%) Firewall
4 25 (73.53%) Blue Coat
4 25 (73.53%) F5
5 18 (52.94%) Internet
5 18 (52.94%) Juniper
5 18 (52.94%) Cisco
5 18 (52.94%) CISSP
6 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 14 (41.18%) Nokia
8 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
9 9 (26.47%) ProxySG
9 9 (26.47%) BIG-IP
9 9 (26.47%) JNCIA
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (26.47%) CCNP
9 9 (26.47%) Broadband
9 9 (26.47%) FortiGate
9 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (26.47%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 9 (26.47%) Smartphone
10 8 (23.53%) Coaching
10 8 (23.53%) UNIX
10 8 (23.53%) Windows
10 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (17.65%) German Language
12 2 (5.88%) SaaS

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) Network Security
2 27 (79.41%) Firewall
3 18 (52.94%) Internet
4 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (26.47%) Broadband
5 9 (26.47%) BIG-IP
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (26.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (23.53%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (32.35%) Telecoms
2 6 (17.65%) German Language
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Security Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) IP Engineer
3 9 (26.47%) Network Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Network Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 8 (23.53%) Coaching
3 2 (5.88%) ERP
4 1 (2.94%) Information Security
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CCSA
2 18 (52.94%) CISSP
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (26.47%) JNCIA
3 9 (26.47%) CCNP
4 1 (2.94%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 25 (73.53%) Blue Coat
2 25 (73.53%) F5
3 18 (52.94%) Cisco
3 18 (52.94%) Juniper
4 14 (41.18%) Nokia
5 2 (5.88%) Websense
5 2 (5.88%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago