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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 303 315 291
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 23 5 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.041% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 0.18% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 41
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
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
3059 2749 3086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.40% 22.68% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2500 2438 2778
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,150 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,100 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

CCSA Salary Histogram in the City of London

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (96.43%) CheckPoint
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 27 (96.43%) Firewall
3 25 (89.29%) CCNA
4 21 (75.00%) CCNP
5 19 (67.86%) CCSE
6 17 (60.71%) Network Security
6 17 (60.71%) F5
7 13 (46.43%) VMware
8 12 (42.86%) Citrix
8 12 (42.86%) BGP
8 12 (42.86%) Juniper
8 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 11 (39.29%) Oracle
9 11 (39.29%) EIGRP
10 10 (35.71%) MPLS
10 10 (35.71%) OSPF
11 9 (32.14%) CCDP
11 9 (32.14%) Aruba
12 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (28.57%) Windows
12 8 (28.57%) VPN
13 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (25.00%) Linux
13 7 (25.00%) MCSE
13 7 (25.00%) ITIL
13 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (21.43%) Brocade

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 17 (60.71%) Network Security
3 12 (42.86%) BGP
4 11 (39.29%) EIGRP
5 10 (35.71%) MPLS
5 10 (35.71%) OSPF
6 8 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (28.57%) VPN
7 6 (21.43%) SSL
8 5 (17.86%) NetScreen
8 5 (17.86%) Junos
9 3 (10.71%) TACACS
10 2 (7.14%) SAN
10 2 (7.14%) DNS
10 2 (7.14%) LAN
10 2 (7.14%) WAN
10 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (3.57%) HSRP
11 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Team Leader
5 4 (14.29%) NOC Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Operations Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support
7 1 (3.57%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 6 (21.43%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.57%) Network Management
3 1 (3.57%) Time Management
3 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.57%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.57%) Perl
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (89.29%) CCNA
3 21 (75.00%) CCNP
4 19 (67.86%) CCSE
5 9 (32.14%) CCDP
6 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (25.00%) MCSE
6 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (21.43%) MCP
8 5 (17.86%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (17.86%) JNCIA
8 5 (17.86%) JNCIS
9 1 (3.57%) Degree
9 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (21.43%) XenApp
2 6 (21.43%) XenServer
3 2 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
1 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) CheckPoint
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) F5
3 13 (46.43%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) Citrix
4 12 (42.86%) Juniper
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) Oracle
6 9 (32.14%) Aruba
7 6 (21.43%) Brocade
7 6 (21.43%) NetApp
8 2 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (3.57%) Sun
9 1 (3.57%) Nokia
9 1 (3.57%) Nortel
9 1 (3.57%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 1 (3.57%) Websense