The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 117 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 22 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.40% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.22% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £47,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.88%
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
993 889 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.48% 39.09% 34.96%
Number of salaries quoted 628 691 656
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSE
Berkshire

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 1 August 2014.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 27 (100.00%) CCSA
2 25 (92.59%) Network Security
3 22 (81.48%) Blue Coat
3 22 (81.48%) F5
4 20 (74.07%) Firewall
5 15 (55.56%) Internet
5 15 (55.56%) CISSP
6 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
6 14 (51.85%) Cisco
7 11 (40.74%) Juniper
7 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
8 10 (37.04%) Nokia
9 9 (33.33%) CCNP
9 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (33.33%) Broadband
9 9 (33.33%) ProxySG
9 9 (33.33%) BIG-IP
9 9 (33.33%) Smartphone
9 9 (33.33%) FortiGate
9 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (22.22%) JNCIA
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (18.52%) UNIX
11 5 (18.52%) Windows
12 3 (11.11%) German Language
13 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
13 2 (7.41%) French Language
13 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (7.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) Network Security
2 20 (74.07%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) Internet
4 14 (51.85%) TCP/IP
5 9 (33.33%) Broadband
5 9 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 9 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 5 (18.52%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (18.52%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) German Language
3 2 (7.41%) French Language
3 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Security Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) IP Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Security Consultant
4 5 (18.52%) Network Consultant
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) UNIX
1 5 (18.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (7.41%) ERP
2 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
2 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) CCSA
2 15 (55.56%) CISSP
3 9 (33.33%) CCNP
3 9 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (22.22%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIE
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (81.48%) Blue Coat
2 22 (81.48%) F5
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco
4 11 (40.74%) Juniper
5 10 (37.04%) Nokia
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago