The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 43 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 9 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.31% 1.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.91% 3.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
CCSA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 109 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 37.13% 34.71% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 84 90 68
Average salary £45,500 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.65% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

CCSA
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the Bedford region.

CCSA Salary Trend in Bedford

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing CCSA 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 CCSA.

1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 26 (100.00%) Network Security
2 25 (96.15%) CCDP
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 25 (96.15%) CCSE
3 22 (84.62%) LAN
3 22 (84.62%) WAN
3 22 (84.62%) OSPF
3 22 (84.62%) BGP
3 22 (84.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (80.77%) Load Balancing
4 21 (80.77%) Spanning Tree
4 21 (80.77%) Firewall
5 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
6 15 (57.69%) Network Management
7 14 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (53.85%) MS Visio
8 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
8 13 (50.00%) Wireshark
8 13 (50.00%) tcpdump
9 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
9 12 (46.15%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (19.23%) CCNA
10 5 (19.23%) F5
11 4 (15.38%) CCDA
12 3 (11.54%) Network Design
13 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing CCSA 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 CCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Network Security
2 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 22 (84.62%) WAN
2 22 (84.62%) OSPF
2 22 (84.62%) BGP
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco Nexus
3 21 (80.77%) Spanning Tree
3 21 (80.77%) Firewall
4 13 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 13 (50.00%) tcpdump
5 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Consultant
2 16 (61.54%) Network Consultant
3 12 (46.15%) Security Consultant
3 12 (46.15%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (34.62%) Network Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Security Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Network Implementation Consultant
7 2 (7.69%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (80.77%) Load Balancing
2 15 (57.69%) Network Management
3 14 (53.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Network Design
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (96.15%) CCDP
2 25 (96.15%) CCSE
3 12 (46.15%) Check Point Certification
4 5 (19.23%) CCNA
5 4 (15.38%) CCDA
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (19.23%) F5