The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 111 108 129
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 11 21 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.55% 0.96% 0.094%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.68% 2.79% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 1
Average salary £54,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.73% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.17%
CCSA
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
653 752 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.88% 34.53% 31.01%
Number of salaries quoted 540 650 598
Average salary £48,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCSA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CCSA Salary Trend in Birmingham

CCSA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

CCSA Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 8 (50.00%) Internet
3 8 (50.00%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) SLA
3 8 (50.00%) CCSE
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
4 7 (43.75%) Network Management
4 7 (43.75%) Verint
4 7 (43.75%) Multicast
4 7 (43.75%) VoIP
4 7 (43.75%) SNMP
4 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
4 7 (43.75%) Nokia
4 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
5 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 4 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) Network Security
8 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
8 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
8 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (50.00%) VPN
2 8 (50.00%) Internet
2 8 (50.00%) BGP
3 7 (43.75%) EIGRP
3 7 (43.75%) VoIP
3 7 (43.75%) SNMP
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco IOS
3 7 (43.75%) Multicast
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Junos
6 1 (6.25%) Extranet
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
General
1 7 (43.75%) Telecoms
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Network Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Data Analysis
1 7 (43.75%) Network Management
2 1 (6.25%) SIEM
2 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
2 1 (6.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
2 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) Perl
1 1 (6.25%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) CCNP
3 8 (50.00%) CCSE
4 4 (25.00%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) Nokia
2 7 (43.75%) Verint
3 4 (25.00%) F5
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
5 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
5 1 (6.25%) Kaspersky
5 1 (6.25%) Stonesoft