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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 116 139 141
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 23 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.09% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.03% 0.61% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £47,500 £56,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,750 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.66%
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
759 983 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.11% 40.89% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 543 593 599
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
3 22 (88.00%) F5
4 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (80.00%) CCIE
6 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
7 16 (64.00%) Cisco PIX
7 16 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (64.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 14 (56.00%) CCNP
9 12 (48.00%) Network Security
10 8 (32.00%) CCSA
10 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
11 6 (24.00%) Presales
12 5 (20.00%) Juniper
13 3 (12.00%) Wireless
13 3 (12.00%) CCNA
13 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (12.00%) Replication
13 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
13 3 (12.00%) JNCIP
13 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
13 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
14 2 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
14 2 (8.00%) JNCIE
14 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
14 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
14 2 (8.00%) WAN
14 2 (8.00%) CCDA

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 17 (68.00%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (64.00%) Cisco PIX
3 16 (64.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (48.00%) Network Security
5 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (12.00%) Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (8.00%) MPLS
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 11 (44.00%) Security Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Security Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Network Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (24.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Check Point Support
4 6 (24.00%) Network Support
4 6 (24.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Security Support Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (24.00%) Presales
3 2 (8.00%) Process Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
3 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (80.00%) CCIE
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
4 8 (32.00%) CCSA
5 3 (12.00%) CCNA
5 3 (12.00%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (12.00%) JNCIP
6 2 (8.00%) CCDA
6 2 (8.00%) CCDP
6 2 (8.00%) JNCIE
6 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco
3 22 (88.00%) F5
4 5 (20.00%) Juniper
5 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat
5 3 (12.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.00%) Fortinet