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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 36 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 19 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.76% 0.74% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.59% 2.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
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
108 94 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.43% 34.94% 18.62%
Number of salaries quoted 85 74 52
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 2015.

CCSA Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 30 (100.00%) CCNP
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 30 (100.00%) Network Security
2 29 (96.67%) CCDP
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 29 (96.67%) CCSE
3 26 (86.67%) BGP
3 26 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
4 25 (83.33%) Load Balancing
4 25 (83.33%) OSPF
4 25 (83.33%) LAN
4 25 (83.33%) WAN
5 24 (80.00%) Firewall
6 22 (73.33%) Data Centre
7 18 (60.00%) Network Management
8 17 (56.67%) MS Visio
9 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
10 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
10 15 (50.00%) tcpdump
10 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (50.00%) Wireshark
11 13 (43.33%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (23.33%) CCNA
13 5 (16.67%) F5
14 4 (13.33%) CCDA
15 3 (10.00%) Network Design
15 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
16 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (56.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) Network Security
2 26 (86.67%) BGP
2 26 (86.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (83.33%) Spanning Tree
3 25 (83.33%) OSPF
3 25 (83.33%) LAN
3 25 (83.33%) WAN
4 24 (80.00%) Firewall
5 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (50.00%) tcpdump
5 15 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Consultant
2 20 (66.67%) Network Consultant
3 13 (43.33%) Security Consultant
3 13 (43.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (30.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
7 2 (6.67%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Security Consultant
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 22 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 18 (60.00%) Network Management
3 15 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.33%) Time Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) CCNP
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (96.67%) CCDP
2 29 (96.67%) CCSE
3 13 (43.33%) Check Point Certification
4 7 (23.33%) CCNA
5 4 (13.33%) CCDA
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) F5