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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 273 304 319
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +15
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 23 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.17% 0.033%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 0.67% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 4
Average salary £72,500 £51,250 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.46% +6.21%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
CCSA
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2248 2986 2647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.70% 25.45% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1940 2445 2332
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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 the City of London

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CCSA
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

CCSA Salary Trend in the City of London

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

CCSA Salary Histogram in the City of London

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 59 (95.16%) Firewall
2 55 (88.71%) Cisco
3 49 (79.03%) CheckPoint
4 32 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (46.77%) CCSE
6 27 (43.55%) CCNA
7 25 (40.32%) Finance
8 23 (37.10%) Juniper
8 23 (37.10%) Network Security
8 23 (37.10%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (35.48%) WAN
10 21 (33.87%) MPLS
11 20 (32.26%) OSPF
11 20 (32.26%) VPN
12 19 (30.65%) LAN
13 17 (27.42%) BGP
14 16 (25.81%) CCNP
15 15 (24.19%) HSRP
16 14 (22.58%) VRRP
16 14 (22.58%) IPsec
17 13 (20.97%) Information Security
17 13 (20.97%) F5
18 12 (19.35%) Degree
19 11 (17.74%) Banking
19 11 (17.74%) Retail
19 11 (17.74%) Asset Management
19 11 (17.74%) VLAN
19 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
19 11 (17.74%) CISSP
19 11 (17.74%) Perl

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 1 (1.61%) Lync
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (95.16%) Firewall
2 23 (37.10%) Network Security
2 23 (37.10%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (35.48%) WAN
4 21 (33.87%) MPLS
5 20 (32.26%) OSPF
5 20 (32.26%) VPN
6 19 (30.65%) LAN
7 17 (27.42%) BGP
8 15 (24.19%) HSRP
9 14 (22.58%) VRRP
9 14 (22.58%) IPsec
10 11 (17.74%) VLAN
10 11 (17.74%) Spanning Tree
11 10 (16.13%) BIG-IP
12 9 (14.52%) Wireless
12 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
13 8 (12.90%) DMZ
14 7 (11.29%) VoIP
14 7 (11.29%) DNS
General
1 25 (40.32%) Finance
2 11 (17.74%) Banking
2 11 (17.74%) Retail
3 5 (8.06%) Advertising
4 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (58.06%) Network Engineer
2 23 (37.10%) Security Engineer
3 18 (29.03%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Network Support
5 8 (12.90%) Firewall Administrator
5 8 (12.90%) Administrator
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Network Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Senior Network Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Network Support
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Network Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Security Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Network Support Analyst
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Senior Support Analyst
8 4 (6.45%) Network Manager
8 4 (6.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (4.84%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) 802.1X
2 7 (11.29%) XMPP
3 1 (1.61%) .NET
3 1 (1.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Online Banking
1 10 (16.13%) Hedge funds
1 10 (16.13%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Equities
5 1 (1.61%) PKI
5 1 (1.61%) Mobile Computing
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.52%) Windows
2 7 (11.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (20.97%) Information Security
2 11 (17.74%) Asset Management
3 7 (11.29%) Load Balancing
3 7 (11.29%) ITIL
3 7 (11.29%) Investment Management
3 7 (11.29%) Change Control
3 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
4 6 (9.68%) Network Design
5 5 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.06%) SIEM
5 5 (8.06%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (6.45%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.84%) CRM
8 2 (3.23%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.23%) Algorithmic Trading
8 2 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.23%) Systematic Trading
9 1 (1.61%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (1.61%) People Management
9 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (17.74%) Perl
1 11 (17.74%) SQL
1 11 (17.74%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (51.61%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (46.77%) CCSE
3 27 (43.55%) CCNA
4 16 (25.81%) CCNP
5 12 (19.35%) Degree
6 11 (17.74%) CISSP
7 7 (11.29%) CCIE
8 6 (9.68%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (8.06%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.84%) JNCIE
11 2 (3.23%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.61%) MCITP
12 1 (1.61%) MCSE
12 1 (1.61%) MCSA
12 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (8.06%) COBIT
2 5 (8.06%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) Snort
2 1 (1.61%) Squid
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (11.29%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (88.71%) Cisco
2 49 (79.03%) CheckPoint
3 23 (37.10%) Juniper
4 13 (20.97%) F5
5 8 (12.90%) Verint
5 8 (12.90%) CyberTech
6 5 (8.06%) Meraki
6 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
6 5 (8.06%) Kaspersky
7 4 (6.45%) HP
7 4 (6.45%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) McAfee
8 3 (4.84%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (4.84%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.23%) Aruba
10 1 (1.61%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.61%) Nokia
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam
10 1 (1.61%) Websense
10 1 (1.61%) BT