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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 135 131 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 12 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.26% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 0.68% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 16
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +44.82%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
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
840 884 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 38.20% 34.88%
Number of salaries quoted 533 620 581
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 18 (100.00%) CCSA
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (88.89%) CCNP
3 16 (88.89%) F5
4 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 13 (72.22%) BIG-IP
4 13 (72.22%) Network Security
5 8 (44.44%) CCIE
6 7 (38.89%) Internet
6 7 (38.89%) 3G
6 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
6 7 (38.89%) CISSP
6 7 (38.89%) Broadband
6 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (38.89%) Smartphone
6 7 (38.89%) FortiGate
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (33.33%) VPLS
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (33.33%) Nokia
7 6 (33.33%) BGP
8 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
8 3 (16.67%) CCNA
8 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Lync
1 2 (11.11%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 13 (72.22%) BIG-IP
2 13 (72.22%) Network Security
3 7 (38.89%) Internet
3 7 (38.89%) 3G
3 7 (38.89%) Broadband
3 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (33.33%) VPLS
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) MPLS
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Security Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Network Engineer
1 8 (44.44%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Network Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) CCSA
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) CCNP
3 8 (44.44%) CCIE
4 7 (38.89%) CISSP
5 3 (16.67%) CCNA
6 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (11.11%) JNCIP
6 2 (11.11%) JNCIE
6 2 (11.11%) CCDA
6 2 (11.11%) CCDP
7 1 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 16 (88.89%) F5
4 6 (33.33%) Nokia
5 2 (11.11%) Avaya
5 2 (11.11%) Juniper