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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 138 124 125
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 8 20 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.85% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 2.03% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 6
Average salary - £50,000 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
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
780 984 870
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 35.07% 41.87% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 530 636 681
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,950 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 17 (94.44%) CCSA
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) CCNP
2 17 (94.44%) F5
3 16 (88.89%) Network Security
3 16 (88.89%) BIG-IP
3 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 10 (55.56%) FortiGate
4 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
4 10 (55.56%) CISSP
5 9 (50.00%) BGP
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (38.89%) CCIE
7 7 (38.89%) Broadband
7 7 (38.89%) Internet
7 7 (38.89%) 3G
7 7 (38.89%) Smartphone
8 6 (33.33%) VPLS
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (33.33%) Nokia
9 3 (16.67%) VRRP
9 3 (16.67%) DNS
9 3 (16.67%) SMTP
9 3 (16.67%) HTTP

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 16 (88.89%) BIG-IP
2 16 (88.89%) Network Security
2 16 (88.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 9 (50.00%) BGP
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (38.89%) Internet
5 7 (38.89%) 3G
5 7 (38.89%) Broadband
6 6 (33.33%) VPLS
6 6 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (16.67%) OSPF
7 3 (16.67%) FWSM
7 3 (16.67%) Wireshark
7 3 (16.67%) VRRP
7 3 (16.67%) DNS
7 3 (16.67%) HTTPS
7 3 (16.67%) SMTP
General
1 10 (55.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Network Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) Network Security Engineer
1 11 (61.11%) Security Engineer
2 2 (11.11%) Consultant
2 2 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Network Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Network Design
2 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
2 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) CCNP
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (94.44%) CCSA
2 10 (55.56%) CISSP
3 7 (38.89%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.56%) JNCIE
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) CCNA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDA
4 1 (5.56%) CCDP
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) F5
3 6 (33.33%) Nokia
4 3 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper