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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 291 288 299
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 20 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 1.01% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 25 11
Average salary £55,000 £41,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.53% -30.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,100 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% -
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
2782 2475 2842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 26.74% 23.83% 26.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2350 2088 2526
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 40 (97.56%) CheckPoint
2 39 (95.12%) Firewall
3 36 (87.80%) Cisco
4 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (60.98%) CCNP
6 22 (53.66%) CCSE
7 21 (51.22%) BGP
7 21 (51.22%) OSPF
8 19 (46.34%) VPN
9 18 (43.90%) EIGRP
9 18 (43.90%) Network Security
10 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (39.02%) DNS
10 16 (39.02%) WAN
10 16 (39.02%) Juniper
11 14 (34.15%) MPLS
12 13 (31.71%) LAN
12 13 (31.71%) Network Design
13 12 (29.27%) CCNA
13 12 (29.27%) Barracuda Networks
13 12 (29.27%) F5
14 11 (26.83%) SIEM
14 11 (26.83%) HSRP
14 11 (26.83%) GLBP
14 11 (26.83%) RIP
14 11 (26.83%) VRRP
14 11 (26.83%) VLAN
14 11 (26.83%) Wireless
15 10 (24.39%) Blue Coat
16 9 (21.95%) VoIP

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (4.88%) Lync
2 1 (2.44%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) Firewall
2 21 (51.22%) OSPF
2 21 (51.22%) BGP
3 19 (46.34%) VPN
4 18 (43.90%) EIGRP
4 18 (43.90%) Network Security
5 16 (39.02%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (39.02%) WAN
5 16 (39.02%) DNS
6 14 (34.15%) MPLS
7 13 (31.71%) LAN
8 11 (26.83%) RIP
8 11 (26.83%) VRRP
8 11 (26.83%) Wireless
8 11 (26.83%) VLAN
8 11 (26.83%) HSRP
8 11 (26.83%) GLBP
9 9 (21.95%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (21.95%) VoIP
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (68.29%) Security Engineer
2 19 (46.34%) Network Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (14.63%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Senior Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Network Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Network Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) Network Design Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Design Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Network Technical Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Principal Architect
9 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Hedge funds
2 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Network Design
2 11 (26.83%) SIEM
3 6 (14.63%) Identity Management
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) CRM
5 4 (9.76%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (7.32%) Network Management
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Algorithmic Trading
7 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.44%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) Perl
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (60.98%) CCNP
3 22 (53.66%) CCSE
4 12 (29.27%) CCNA
5 7 (17.07%) CCIE
6 5 (12.20%) Degree
7 4 (9.76%) CCDP
8 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.88%) CCSP
8 2 (4.88%) CCDA
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
9 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) SLA
2 3 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) CiscoWorks
1 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) CheckPoint
2 36 (87.80%) Cisco
3 16 (39.02%) Juniper
4 12 (29.27%) Barracuda Networks
4 12 (29.27%) F5
5 10 (24.39%) Blue Coat
6 7 (17.07%) Aruba
7 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
7 5 (12.20%) IronPort
7 5 (12.20%) Meraki
7 5 (12.20%) McAfee
7 5 (12.20%) Websense
7 5 (12.20%) Citrix
8 4 (9.76%) HP
9 3 (7.32%) Nokia
9 3 (7.32%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.88%) Avaya
11 1 (2.44%) Brocade