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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 312 - 280
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 17 0 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% - 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% - 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 40
Average salary £51,500 - £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £51,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 - £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
2925 2584 3210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.39% 21.87% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2409 2269 2878
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 29 (96.67%) Cisco
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
1 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
2 28 (93.33%) Firewall
3 24 (80.00%) CCNA
4 22 (73.33%) CCNP
4 22 (73.33%) CCSE
5 20 (66.67%) Network Security
6 16 (53.33%) F5
7 14 (46.67%) BGP
7 14 (46.67%) Juniper
8 13 (43.33%) EIGRP
8 13 (43.33%) VMware
8 13 (43.33%) OSPF
9 12 (40.00%) MPLS
9 12 (40.00%) Citrix
9 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (36.67%) Oracle
11 9 (30.00%) CCDP
11 9 (30.00%) Aruba
12 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (26.67%) Windows
12 8 (26.67%) VPN
13 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (23.33%) Linux
13 7 (23.33%) MCSE
13 7 (23.33%) ITIL
13 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (20.00%) XenApp

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) S-PLUS
2 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) Network Security
3 14 (46.67%) BGP
4 13 (43.33%) EIGRP
4 13 (43.33%) OSPF
5 12 (40.00%) MPLS
6 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (26.67%) VPN
7 5 (16.67%) NetScreen
7 5 (16.67%) SSL
7 5 (16.67%) Junos
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (10.00%) WAN
9 3 (10.00%) TACACS
10 2 (6.67%) LAN
10 2 (6.67%) DNS
10 2 (6.67%) SAN
11 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Network Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) Security Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Team Leader
5 4 (13.33%) NOC Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Operations Manager
6 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) IT Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Hedge funds
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Linux
3 6 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (3.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (3.33%) Network Management
3 1 (3.33%) Time Management
3 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.33%) Information Security
3 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.33%) Perl
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (80.00%) CCNA
3 22 (73.33%) CCNP
3 22 (73.33%) CCSE
4 9 (30.00%) CCDP
5 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (23.33%) MCSE
5 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.00%) MCP
7 5 (16.67%) JNCIA
7 5 (16.67%) JNCIS
7 5 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.33%) MCITP
8 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (20.00%) XenApp
2 6 (20.00%) XenServer
3 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
1 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
2 16 (53.33%) F5
3 14 (46.67%) Juniper
4 13 (43.33%) VMware
5 12 (40.00%) Citrix
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (36.67%) Oracle
7 9 (30.00%) Aruba
8 6 (20.00%) NetApp
8 6 (20.00%) Brocade
9 4 (13.33%) Nokia
10 2 (6.67%) HP
11 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
11 1 (3.33%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (3.33%) Nortel
11 1 (3.33%) Avaya
11 1 (3.33%) Websense
11 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat