The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 590 722 648
Rank change year-on-year
+132 -74
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 285 185 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.17% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 0.61% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 169 133 172
Average salary £52,500 £46,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +14.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.11% +6.25%
CCSA
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28153 30522 28761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.29% 27.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22203 24674 23481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCSA
Salary Trend in England

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

CCSA Salary Trend in England

CCSA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

CCSA Salary Histogram in England

CCSA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +85 134 £55,000 +4.76% 5
South East +39 72 £55,000 +37.50% 11
Yorkshire +4 38 £45,000 +6.82% 4
East of England +23 27 £55,000 +10.00% 3
South West - 11 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 5 - -
North West -9 3 £50,000 +42.85%
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 440 (87.30%) Cisco
2 438 (86.90%) Firewall
3 436 (86.51%) CheckPoint
4 426 (84.52%) Cisco Certification
5 349 (69.25%) CCNP
6 297 (58.93%) CCSE
7 209 (41.47%) Network Security
8 190 (37.70%) Juniper
9 188 (37.30%) CCNA
10 160 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
11 158 (31.35%) WAN
12 155 (30.75%) LAN
13 144 (28.57%) Security Cleared
14 104 (20.63%) CCIE
15 102 (20.24%) BGP
16 99 (19.64%) F5
17 92 (18.25%) SC Cleared
18 88 (17.46%) DNS
19 84 (16.67%) OSPF
20 83 (16.47%) SNMP
20 83 (16.47%) TCP/IP
21 82 (16.27%) ITIL
22 79 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
23 77 (15.28%) VPN
23 77 (15.28%) Finance
24 76 (15.08%) MPLS
24 76 (15.08%) Wireless
25 65 (12.90%) Nokia
26 64 (12.70%) Load Balancing
27 63 (12.50%) Windows

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 14 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.79%) Lync
3 7 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 21 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.79%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (0.99%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 438 (86.90%) Firewall
2 209 (41.47%) Network Security
3 160 (31.75%) Cisco ASA
4 158 (31.35%) WAN
5 155 (30.75%) LAN
6 102 (20.24%) BGP
7 88 (17.46%) DNS
8 84 (16.67%) OSPF
9 83 (16.47%) SNMP
9 83 (16.47%) TCP/IP
10 79 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 77 (15.28%) VPN
12 76 (15.08%) MPLS
12 76 (15.08%) Wireless
13 59 (11.71%) FWSM
14 58 (11.51%) NetScreen
15 53 (10.52%) DHCP
16 52 (10.32%) Wi-Fi
17 45 (8.93%) EIGRP
18 37 (7.34%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
1 7 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (15.28%) Finance
2 38 (7.54%) Banking
3 33 (6.55%) Telecoms
3 33 (6.55%) Retail
4 6 (1.19%) Back Office
4 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.79%) Law
5 4 (0.79%) Advertising
6 3 (0.60%) Billing
7 2 (0.40%) Games
7 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 1 (0.20%) Marketing
8 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 191 (37.90%) Network Engineer
2 84 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 56 (11.11%) Analyst
4 55 (10.91%) Network Security Engineer
5 49 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 44 (8.73%) Firewall Engineer
7 40 (7.94%) Consultant
8 39 (7.74%) Security Analyst
9 35 (6.94%) Network Analyst
9 35 (6.94%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 33 (6.55%) Administrator
11 31 (6.15%) Firewall Administrator
12 30 (5.95%) Network Consultant
13 26 (5.16%) Network Specialist
14 25 (4.96%) Network Security Analyst
15 21 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
15 21 (4.17%) Security Specialist
16 20 (3.97%) Security Consultant
17 19 (3.77%) Firewall Specialist
18 18 (3.57%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.59%) WSE
2 4 (0.79%) LAMP
3 2 (0.40%) XML
4 1 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (6.94%) Online Banking
3 26 (5.16%) Hedge funds
4 21 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 16 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 16 (3.17%) e-Health
6 7 (1.39%) CMDB
7 6 (1.19%) PMI
8 5 (0.99%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.60%) PKI
11 2 (0.40%) Clustering
11 2 (0.40%) IPTV
12 1 (0.20%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.20%) BYOD
12 1 (0.20%) DTV
12 1 (0.20%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.50%) Windows
2 22 (4.37%) Linux
3 7 (1.39%) Mac OS
3 7 (1.39%) UNIX
4 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.79%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.79%) Solaris
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.40%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (16.27%) ITIL
2 64 (12.70%) Load Balancing
3 45 (8.93%) Incident Management
4 44 (8.73%) Network Management
5 43 (8.53%) Mentoring
6 38 (7.54%) Project Management
7 33 (6.55%) Change Management
8 32 (6.35%) Information Security
8 32 (6.35%) Disaster Recovery
8 32 (6.35%) SIEM
9 31 (6.15%) Change Control
10 29 (5.75%) Service Delivery
11 22 (4.37%) Asset Management
11 22 (4.37%) Network Design
12 20 (3.97%) Problem Management
12 20 (3.97%) Network Architecture
13 17 (3.37%) Network Monitoring
13 17 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
14 14 (2.78%) Migration
14 14 (2.78%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (6.35%) PowerShell
2 30 (5.95%) SQL
3 27 (5.36%) Perl
4 4 (0.79%) Python
5 2 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 426 (84.52%) Cisco Certification
2 349 (69.25%) CCNP
3 297 (58.93%) CCSE
4 188 (37.30%) CCNA
5 144 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 104 (20.63%) CCIE
7 92 (18.25%) SC Cleared
8 57 (11.31%) CCDP
8 57 (11.31%) JNCIP
9 52 (10.32%) JNCIA
10 45 (8.93%) CISSP
11 38 (7.54%) ITIL Certification
12 37 (7.34%) Degree
13 35 (6.94%) CCSP
14 34 (6.75%) Check Point Certification
15 28 (5.56%) CCDA
16 26 (5.16%) MCSE
16 26 (5.16%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (3.97%) JNCIE
18 18 (3.57%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.75%) SLA
2 31 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (1.79%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.99%) GPG13
6 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 28 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.39%) vSphere
3 7 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (1.39%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.39%) ProxySG
4 5 (0.99%) Squid
4 5 (0.99%) Snort
5 4 (0.79%) XenApp
6 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.40%) Firmware
6 2 (0.40%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (7.54%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (4.37%) OpenView
3 16 (3.17%) CA Spectrum
4 11 (2.18%) CiscoWorks
5 10 (1.98%) Nessus
5 10 (1.98%) SolarWinds Orion
6 9 (1.79%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.60%) SCCM
7 3 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (0.60%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 440 (87.30%) Cisco
2 436 (86.51%) CheckPoint
3 190 (37.70%) Juniper
4 99 (19.64%) F5
5 65 (12.90%) Nokia
6 59 (11.71%) Microsoft
7 51 (10.12%) Blue Coat
8 48 (9.52%) HP
9 28 (5.56%) VMware
9 28 (5.56%) Citrix
10 22 (4.37%) Remedy
10 22 (4.37%) Fortinet
11 20 (3.97%) Websense
12 18 (3.57%) 3Com
12 18 (3.57%) CA
13 16 (3.17%) SolarWinds
14 15 (2.98%) Meraki
15 13 (2.58%) Barracuda Networks
16 12 (2.38%) Avaya
16 12 (2.38%) McAfee
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 24 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 26 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago