The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for CCSE qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Expert (CCSE)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 201 182
Rank change year-on-year +27 -19  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 8 6 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.13% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.41% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 14
Median salary £77,500 £56,250 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.77% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.80% +16.66%  

CCSE is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 936 1469 1781
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.25% 32.43% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 722 1129 1202
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing CCSE as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCSE in Berkshire

CCSE
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSE in Berkshire.

Salary trend for CCSE in Berkshire

CCSE
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +26 6 - -
Maidenhead +14 1 £77,500 -
CCSE
South East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing CCSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for CCSE.

1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
3 21 (91.30%) CCIE
3 21 (91.30%) Blue Coat
3 21 (91.30%) Network Security
4 20 (86.96%) Fortinet
4 20 (86.96%) Firewall
4 20 (86.96%) Cisco
4 20 (86.96%) Juniper
4 20 (86.96%) VPN
5 19 (82.61%) SLA
5 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Excel
5 19 (82.61%) MS Visio
5 19 (82.61%) McAfee
5 19 (82.61%) Internet
5 19 (82.61%) HP
5 19 (82.61%) CCSP
5 19 (82.61%) Security Management
5 19 (82.61%) Risk Management
5 19 (82.61%) ProxySG
5 19 (82.61%) Content Management
5 19 (82.61%) Information Security
5 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
5 19 (82.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (82.61%) Sourcefire
5 19 (82.61%) JNCIS
5 19 (82.61%) TippingPoint
5 19 (82.61%) Imperva
5 19 (82.61%) Proofpoint

CCSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft Office
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 19 (82.61%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Network Security
2 20 (86.96%) Firewall
2 20 (86.96%) VPN
3 19 (82.61%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) BGP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.35%) FWSM
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) MPLS
4 1 (4.35%) OSPF
4 1 (4.35%) SNMP
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) VLAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
4 1 (4.35%) WLAN
General
1 19 (82.61%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Juniper Engineer
1 19 (82.61%) Security Engineer
1 19 (82.61%) Senior Security Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Architect
2 3 (13.04%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Security Technical Architect
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Check Point Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 19 (82.61%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (82.61%) Content Management
1 19 (82.61%) Information Security
1 19 (82.61%) Kalman Filter
1 19 (82.61%) Risk Management
1 19 (82.61%) Security Management
1 19 (82.61%) Security Operations
2 3 (13.04%) Presales
3 2 (8.70%) IT Strategy
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.70%) SIEM
4 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
4 1 (4.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (4.35%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) CCIE
3 19 (82.61%) CCIE Service Provider
3 19 (82.61%) CCSP
3 19 (82.61%) JNCIS
4 3 (13.04%) CISSP
5 1 (4.35%) CCDP
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) IISP
5 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (82.61%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (8.70%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (91.30%) Blue Coat
3 20 (86.96%) Cisco
3 20 (86.96%) Fortinet
3 20 (86.96%) Juniper
4 19 (82.61%) F5
4 19 (82.61%) HP
4 19 (82.61%) Imperva
4 19 (82.61%) McAfee
4 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
4 19 (82.61%) Palo Alto
4 19 (82.61%) Proofpoint
4 19 (82.61%) Sourcefire
4 19 (82.61%) TippingPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
6 2 (8.70%) VMware
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Tufin