The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 79 94 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 13 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.37% 0.34% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.28% 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 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
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
304 345 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 32.03% 29.61% 21.39%
Number of salaries quoted 259 303 203
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,168
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CCSA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCSA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

CCSA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +10 11 £52,500 +16.66%
CCSA
East of England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 34 (100.00%) CCNP
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 34 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 33 (97.06%) CCDP
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 33 (97.06%) CCSE
3 29 (85.29%) LAN
3 29 (85.29%) WAN
3 29 (85.29%) Network Security
4 28 (82.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 26 (76.47%) Firewall
6 25 (73.53%) BGP
7 24 (70.59%) OSPF
7 24 (70.59%) Spanning Tree
7 24 (70.59%) Load Balancing
8 21 (61.76%) Data Centre
9 17 (50.00%) Network Management
10 16 (47.06%) Check Point Certification
10 16 (47.06%) MS Visio
10 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
11 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
11 15 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (41.18%) Wireshark
12 14 (41.18%) tcpdump
13 10 (29.41%) F5
13 10 (29.41%) CCNA
14 7 (20.59%) CCDA
15 3 (8.82%) Network Design
15 3 (8.82%) CCIP
16 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 16 (47.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) LAN
1 29 (85.29%) WAN
1 29 (85.29%) Network Security
2 28 (82.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 26 (76.47%) Firewall
4 25 (73.53%) BGP
5 24 (70.59%) OSPF
5 24 (70.59%) Spanning Tree
6 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
7 14 (41.18%) Wireshark
7 14 (41.18%) tcpdump
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Consultant
2 21 (61.76%) Network Consultant
3 18 (52.94%) Security Consultant
4 15 (44.12%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (26.47%) Network Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Implementation Consultant
6 6 (17.65%) Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Network Design Consultant
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Network Implementation Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (61.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Load Balancing
2 17 (50.00%) Network Management
3 15 (44.12%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) CCNP
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (97.06%) CCDP
2 33 (97.06%) CCSE
3 16 (47.06%) Check Point Certification
4 10 (29.41%) CCNA
5 7 (20.59%) CCDA
6 3 (8.82%) CCIP
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 33 (97.06%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
4 10 (29.41%) F5