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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 198 187 184
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 20 26 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.40% 0.47% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.13% 1.28% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 33
Average salary £62,500 £51,250 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% +31.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £53,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +12.17%
CCSA
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1770 2025 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 34.97% 36.94% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1188 1306 1472
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,650 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CCSA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

CCSA Salary Trend in Berkshire

CCSA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

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

CCSA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CCSA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Reading -15 8 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £67,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £29,000 -
Slough - 3 £62,500 -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 40 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 40 (88.89%) CheckPoint
1 40 (88.89%) Firewall
1 40 (88.89%) CCSE
2 39 (86.67%) CCNP
2 39 (86.67%) Cisco
3 34 (75.56%) F5
4 33 (73.33%) Network Security
5 30 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (57.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 26 (57.78%) BIG-IP
7 25 (55.56%) BGP
8 23 (51.11%) CCIE
9 21 (46.67%) Nokia
10 19 (42.22%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
12 15 (33.33%) VPLS
12 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (31.11%) Juniper
13 14 (31.11%) Broadband
14 11 (24.44%) CISSP
14 11 (24.44%) FortiGate
15 10 (22.22%) OSPF
15 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
16 9 (20.00%) 3G
16 9 (20.00%) CCNA
16 9 (20.00%) DNS
17 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
17 8 (17.78%) MPLS
18 7 (15.56%) Internet

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) CMS
2 2 (4.44%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (88.89%) Firewall
2 33 (73.33%) Network Security
3 30 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (57.78%) BIG-IP
4 26 (57.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 25 (55.56%) BGP
6 19 (42.22%) Cisco PIX
7 17 (37.78%) TCP/IP
8 15 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 15 (33.33%) VPLS
9 14 (31.11%) Broadband
10 10 (22.22%) OSPF
11 9 (20.00%) DNS
11 9 (20.00%) 3G
12 8 (17.78%) MPLS
13 7 (15.56%) Internet
14 5 (11.11%) VPN
14 5 (11.11%) SSH
14 5 (11.11%) NetScreen
14 5 (11.11%) PuTTY
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.33%) Back Office
3 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Security Engineer
3 11 (24.44%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (22.22%) Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Server Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Server Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Server Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Support Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Server Support
8 2 (4.44%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Network Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (4.44%) Network Design
3 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
3 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
3 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
3 2 (4.44%) Deep Packet Inspection
3 2 (4.44%) Line Management
3 2 (4.44%) DDoS Mitigation
3 2 (4.44%) CRM
4 1 (2.22%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
1 40 (88.89%) CCSE
2 39 (86.67%) CCNP
3 23 (51.11%) CCIE
4 11 (24.44%) CISSP
5 9 (20.00%) CCNA
6 7 (15.56%) JNCIE
7 6 (13.33%) JNCIA
8 5 (11.11%) MCSE
8 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (4.44%) CCDA
9 2 (4.44%) CCDP
9 2 (4.44%) JNCIP
9 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) JNCIS
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 39 (86.67%) Cisco
3 34 (75.56%) F5
4 21 (46.67%) Nokia
5 14 (31.11%) Juniper
6 5 (11.11%) Synopsys
6 5 (11.11%) Apple
6 5 (11.11%) Sage
6 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 5 (11.11%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) Sophos
6 5 (11.11%) Blue Coat
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
8 1 (2.22%) Fortinet