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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 118 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.17% - 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% - 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £42,500 - £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -
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
604 422 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.93% 28.49% 29.13%
Number of salaries quoted 507 368 415
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (85.00%) Juniper
4 16 (80.00%) Blue Coat
5 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (70.00%) VPN
6 13 (65.00%) CCSE
7 12 (60.00%) CCNA
8 11 (55.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 11 (55.00%) JNCIA
8 11 (55.00%) JNCIS
8 11 (55.00%) Fortinet
9 8 (40.00%) OSPF
9 8 (40.00%) BGP
9 8 (40.00%) CCNP
10 6 (30.00%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (30.00%) Junos
11 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (25.00%) Clustering
11 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (25.00%) Perl
11 5 (25.00%) UNIX
11 5 (25.00%) Solaris
11 5 (25.00%) Linux
11 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
11 5 (25.00%) Tcl
12 3 (15.00%) IPsec

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Network Security
2 19 (95.00%) Firewall
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (70.00%) VPN
4 11 (55.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (40.00%) OSPF
5 8 (40.00%) BGP
6 6 (30.00%) Junos
7 3 (15.00%) VPLS
7 3 (15.00%) IPsec
7 3 (15.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Extranet
7 3 (15.00%) MPLS
7 3 (15.00%) LAN
7 3 (15.00%) WAN
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) UNIX
1 5 (25.00%) Solaris
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (15.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (10.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Perl
1 5 (25.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 19 (95.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (65.00%) CCSE
3 12 (60.00%) CCNA
4 11 (55.00%) JNCIA
4 11 (55.00%) JNCIS
5 8 (40.00%) CCNP
6 6 (30.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 19 (95.00%) Cisco
3 17 (85.00%) Juniper
4 16 (80.00%) Blue Coat
5 11 (55.00%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.00%) Nortel