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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 28 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 18 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.98% 1.33% -
As % of the Qualifications category 20.45% 4.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 0
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
88 104 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.11% 27.59% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 67 102 60
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

CCSA Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
1 26 (100.00%) CCDP
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 26 (100.00%) Network Security
2 25 (96.15%) CCSE
2 25 (96.15%) BGP
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 25 (96.15%) Spanning Tree
3 24 (92.31%) OSPF
3 24 (92.31%) LAN
3 24 (92.31%) WAN
4 23 (88.46%) Load Balancing
4 23 (88.46%) Firewall
5 22 (84.62%) MS Visio
6 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
7 20 (76.92%) Network Management
8 18 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
10 16 (61.54%) Check Point Certification
10 16 (61.54%) Wireshark
11 15 (57.69%) tcpdump
12 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (15.38%) CCNA
14 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
14 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
14 2 (7.69%) CCDA
15 1 (3.85%) MS Office

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (84.62%) MS Visio
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) Network Security
2 25 (96.15%) BGP
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco Nexus
2 25 (96.15%) Spanning Tree
3 24 (92.31%) OSPF
3 24 (92.31%) LAN
3 24 (92.31%) WAN
4 23 (88.46%) Firewall
5 17 (65.38%) TCP/IP
6 16 (61.54%) Wireshark
7 15 (57.69%) tcpdump
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 22 (84.62%) Consultant
2 17 (65.38%) Network Consultant
3 12 (46.15%) Network Security Consultant
3 12 (46.15%) Security Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) AWS Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (88.46%) Load Balancing
2 20 (76.92%) Network Management
3 18 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) CCNP
1 26 (100.00%) CCDP
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (96.15%) CCSE
3 16 (61.54%) Check Point Certification
4 4 (15.38%) CCNA
5 2 (7.69%) CCDA
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (3.85%) F5
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