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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 189 211 140
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -71
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 33 9 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.61% 0.16% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 0.46% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 9 73
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +6.25%
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
1980 1959 1919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.83% 34.20% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1300 1346 1382
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 0 11 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Slough - 8 £62,500 - 1
Newbury +12 5 - -
Bracknell - 4 £31,500 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £67,500 - 1
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 47 (88.68%) CheckPoint
1 47 (88.68%) CCSE
2 45 (84.91%) Cisco
3 44 (83.02%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (83.02%) Firewall
4 43 (81.13%) CCNP
5 39 (73.58%) F5
6 38 (71.70%) Network Security
7 36 (67.92%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (56.60%) CCIE
9 29 (54.72%) Nokia
10 27 (50.94%) BGP
11 22 (41.51%) BIG-IP
11 22 (41.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 19 (35.85%) Juniper
12 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
13 18 (33.96%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (32.08%) Cisco PIX
15 14 (26.42%) VPLS
16 13 (24.53%) OSPF
16 13 (24.53%) Broadband
17 12 (22.64%) MPLS
18 9 (16.98%) CISSP
19 8 (15.09%) CCNA
19 8 (15.09%) DNS
19 8 (15.09%) 3G
19 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
19 8 (15.09%) FortiGate
20 6 (11.32%) Back Office
20 6 (11.32%) Microsoft

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (9.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) CMS
2 2 (3.77%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (83.02%) Firewall
2 38 (71.70%) Network Security
3 36 (67.92%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (50.94%) BGP
5 22 (41.51%) BIG-IP
5 22 (41.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 19 (35.85%) TCP/IP
7 18 (33.96%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (32.08%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (26.42%) VPLS
10 13 (24.53%) OSPF
10 13 (24.53%) Broadband
11 12 (22.64%) MPLS
12 8 (15.09%) DNS
12 8 (15.09%) 3G
13 5 (9.43%) SSH
13 5 (9.43%) PuTTY
13 5 (9.43%) Internet
13 5 (9.43%) VPN
14 4 (7.55%) NetScreen
General
1 8 (15.09%) Telecoms
2 6 (11.32%) Back Office
3 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 3 (5.66%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Network Engineer
2 15 (28.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Security Engineer
4 9 (16.98%) Analyst
5 7 (13.21%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Consultant
7 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Network Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Server Support
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Security Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Operations Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Security Operations Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Server Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Server Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) IP Engineer
10 2 (3.77%) Network Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) Migration
2 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
2 3 (5.66%) Performance Management
2 3 (5.66%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
2 3 (5.66%) CRM
3 2 (3.77%) Line Management
3 2 (3.77%) SIEM
3 2 (3.77%) Network Design
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.89%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (88.68%) CCSE
2 44 (83.02%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (81.13%) CCNP
4 30 (56.60%) CCIE
5 9 (16.98%) CISSP
6 8 (15.09%) CCNA
7 6 (11.32%) MCSE
7 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (11.32%) JNCIE
8 5 (9.43%) JNCIA
9 2 (3.77%) CCDA
9 2 (3.77%) CCDP
9 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.77%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.89%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.89%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 47 (88.68%) CheckPoint
2 45 (84.91%) Cisco
3 39 (73.58%) F5
4 29 (54.72%) Nokia
5 19 (35.85%) Juniper
6 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
7 5 (9.43%) Synopsys
7 5 (9.43%) HP
7 5 (9.43%) Apple
7 5 (9.43%) Sage
7 5 (9.43%) Sophos
8 4 (7.55%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.77%) Avaya
10 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago