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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
Rank 131 120 132
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +12
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 10 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.78% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 1.90% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 6
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +11.11%
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
831 999 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.54% 40.81% 38.19%
Number of salaries quoted 573 685 695
Average salary £45,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,579 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 June 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 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) CCNP
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) CCSA
2 16 (94.12%) F5
3 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 14 (82.35%) Network Security
3 14 (82.35%) BIG-IP
4 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
4 8 (47.06%) CISSP
4 8 (47.06%) CCIE
4 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (47.06%) FortiGate
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
5 7 (41.18%) Smartphone
5 7 (41.18%) Broadband
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
5 7 (41.18%) Internet
5 7 (41.18%) 3G
6 6 (35.29%) Nokia
6 6 (35.29%) VPLS
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 2 (11.76%) Avaya
7 2 (11.76%) Juniper

CCSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (11.76%) CMS
1 2 (11.76%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 14 (82.35%) BIG-IP
2 14 (82.35%) Network Security
2 14 (82.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (47.06%) TCP/IP
4 7 (41.18%) BGP
4 7 (41.18%) Broadband
4 7 (41.18%) Internet
4 7 (41.18%) 3G
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco PIX
5 6 (35.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (35.29%) VPLS
6 2 (11.76%) MPLS
6 2 (11.76%) WAN
7 1 (5.88%) SMTP
7 1 (5.88%) HTTP
7 1 (5.88%) RIP
7 1 (5.88%) SNMP
7 1 (5.88%) OSPF
General
1 8 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Network Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Network Security Engineer
1 9 (52.94%) Security Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) CCNP
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (94.12%) CCSA
2 8 (47.06%) CCIE
2 8 (47.06%) CISSP
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIP
3 2 (11.76%) JNCIE
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCDA
3 2 (11.76%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) F5
3 6 (35.29%) Nokia
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat