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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 125 147 144
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -3
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 8 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.41% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 0.99% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Average salary £47,500 £62,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%
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
689 1006 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.34% 40.75% 37.13%
Number of salaries quoted 533 596 653
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSE across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CCSE Salary Histogram in Reading

CCSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 26 (89.66%) Firewall
3 24 (82.76%) F5
4 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (72.41%) CCIE
6 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (58.62%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (55.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 16 (55.17%) Cisco PIX
8 15 (51.72%) CCNP
9 12 (41.38%) Network Security
10 11 (37.93%) CCSA
11 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
12 7 (24.14%) Presales
13 6 (20.69%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (20.69%) Juniper
14 5 (17.24%) WAN
15 4 (13.79%) CCNA
15 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
15 4 (13.79%) Wireless
15 4 (13.79%) Replication
15 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
15 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
16 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
16 3 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
16 3 (10.34%) JNCIE
16 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
16 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
16 3 (10.34%) Process Management

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (89.66%) Firewall
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (58.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (55.17%) Cisco PIX
3 16 (55.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (41.38%) Network Security
5 5 (17.24%) WAN
6 4 (13.79%) NetScaler
6 4 (13.79%) Wireless
7 3 (10.34%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (10.34%) MPLS
8 2 (6.90%) LAN
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Security Engineer
1 12 (41.38%) Security Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Network Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Network Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Security Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (20.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Check Point Support
4 6 (20.69%) Network Support
4 6 (20.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Security Support Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
2 7 (24.14%) Presales
3 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Process Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (72.41%) CCIE
3 15 (51.72%) CCNP
4 11 (37.93%) CCSA
5 6 (20.69%) Check Point Certification
6 4 (13.79%) CCNA
6 4 (13.79%) JNCIP
7 3 (10.34%) CCDA
7 3 (10.34%) CCDP
7 3 (10.34%) JNCIE
7 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (82.76%) F5
3 6 (20.69%) Juniper
4 3 (10.34%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat