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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 192 201
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9  
Permanent jobs citing CCSE 15 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.44% 0.60% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% 1.84% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 24
Median salary - £53,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09%  

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 972 1631 2058
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 28.79% 32.70% 37.64%
Number of salaries quoted 703 1273 1379
Median salary £49,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 March 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 13 - - 3
Bracknell - 1 - - 1
CCSE
South East

CCSE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) Firewall
3 26 (89.66%) Network Security
3 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (89.66%) F5
4 25 (86.21%) CCIE
5 24 (82.76%) Blue Coat
5 24 (82.76%) Fortinet
5 24 (82.76%) Juniper
5 24 (82.76%) VPN
6 23 (79.31%) SLA
6 23 (79.31%) Intel Security
6 23 (79.31%) Internet
6 23 (79.31%) CCSP
6 23 (79.31%) HP
6 23 (79.31%) Content Management
6 23 (79.31%) Sourcefire
6 23 (79.31%) JNCIS
6 23 (79.31%) TippingPoint
6 23 (79.31%) Imperva
6 23 (79.31%) Proofpoint
6 23 (79.31%) ProxySG
6 23 (79.31%) Information Security
6 23 (79.31%) Security Management
6 23 (79.31%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (79.31%) Palo Alto
6 23 (79.31%) Security Operations
6 23 (79.31%) Security Operations Centre
7 22 (75.86%) Microsoft

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 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (75.86%) MS Excel
1 22 (75.86%) MS Office
1 22 (75.86%) MS PowerPoint
1 22 (75.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) Firewall
2 26 (89.66%) Network Security
3 24 (82.76%) VPN
4 23 (79.31%) Internet
5 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (10.34%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (6.90%) BGP
8 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.45%) DNS
8 1 (3.45%) LAN
8 1 (3.45%) MPLS
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) SSL
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) VPLS
8 1 (3.45%) WAN
8 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) Security Engineer
2 24 (82.76%) Senior Security Engineer
3 22 (75.86%) Juniper Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Check Point Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Security Technical Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 23 (79.31%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) Content Management
1 23 (79.31%) Information Security
1 23 (79.31%) Kalman Filter
1 23 (79.31%) Security Management
1 23 (79.31%) Security Operations
2 22 (75.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
3 3 (10.34%) Presales
4 2 (6.90%) Network Design
4 2 (6.90%) SIEM
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.45%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Software Optimisation
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 26 (89.66%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (86.21%) CCIE
3 23 (79.31%) CCSP
3 23 (79.31%) JNCIS
4 2 (6.90%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) CISSP
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
5 1 (3.45%) CCSA
5 1 (3.45%) IISP
5 1 (3.45%) ISSAP
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (79.31%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (79.31%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) QRadar
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco
3 26 (89.66%) F5
4 24 (82.76%) Blue Coat
4 24 (82.76%) Fortinet
4 24 (82.76%) Juniper
5 23 (79.31%) HP
5 23 (79.31%) Imperva
5 23 (79.31%) Intel Security
5 23 (79.31%) Palo Alto
5 23 (79.31%) Proofpoint
5 23 (79.31%) Sourcefire
5 23 (79.31%) TippingPoint
6 22 (75.86%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.45%) IBM
8 1 (3.45%) Nokia
8 1 (3.45%) Sophos
8 1 (3.45%) Tufin
8 1 (3.45%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago