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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 640 685 609
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -76
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 213 163 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.63% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 187 127 227
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,800 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +20 77 £47,500 +14.45% 6
South East -11 57 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Yorkshire -17 40 £45,000 - 5
East of England - 23 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands -9 11 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -9 5 £34,000 -20.00%
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 356 (89.45%) Cisco Certification
2 330 (82.91%) Cisco
3 317 (79.65%) Firewall
4 304 (76.38%) CheckPoint
5 277 (69.60%) CCNP
6 216 (54.27%) Network Security
7 185 (46.48%) CCSE
8 173 (43.47%) CCNA
9 134 (33.67%) WAN
10 129 (32.41%) Juniper
11 122 (30.65%) Cisco ASA
12 119 (29.90%) LAN
13 98 (24.62%) BGP
14 97 (24.37%) OSPF
15 94 (23.62%) Windows
16 91 (22.86%) VPN
17 86 (21.61%) ITIL
18 82 (20.60%) MPLS
19 75 (18.84%) TCP/IP
20 70 (17.59%) Microsoft
21 64 (16.08%) F5
22 63 (15.83%) Blue Coat
23 62 (15.58%) JNCIA
24 60 (15.08%) Load Balancing
25 58 (14.57%) Security Cleared
26 54 (13.57%) ITIL Certification
27 53 (13.32%) Incident Management
28 48 (12.06%) EIGRP
29 46 (11.56%) Nokia
30 45 (11.31%) CCDP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (2.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.76%) Lync
3 4 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.75%) CMS
Applications
1 24 (6.03%) MS Visio
2 18 (4.52%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.51%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 317 (79.65%) Firewall
2 216 (54.27%) Network Security
3 134 (33.67%) WAN
4 122 (30.65%) Cisco ASA
5 119 (29.90%) LAN
6 98 (24.62%) BGP
7 97 (24.37%) OSPF
8 91 (22.86%) VPN
9 82 (20.60%) MPLS
10 75 (18.84%) TCP/IP
11 48 (12.06%) EIGRP
12 42 (10.55%) DNS
12 42 (10.55%) Cisco PIX
12 42 (10.55%) Cisco Nexus
13 39 (9.80%) Wireless
14 30 (7.54%) Internet
15 28 (7.04%) IPsec
16 27 (6.78%) FWSM
17 26 (6.53%) Wi-Fi
17 26 (6.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.76%) SQL Server
1 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (1.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (6.78%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.53%) Finance
3 7 (1.76%) Retail
4 5 (1.26%) Law
5 4 (1.01%) Games
5 4 (1.01%) German Language
5 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.50%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) French Language
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 164 (41.21%) Network Engineer
2 83 (20.85%) Security Engineer
3 70 (17.59%) Analyst
4 67 (16.83%) Network Analyst
5 60 (15.08%) Network Security Engineer
6 56 (14.07%) Security Analyst
7 53 (13.32%) Network Security Analyst
8 42 (10.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 40 (10.05%) Consultant
10 28 (7.04%) Network Consultant
11 24 (6.03%) Security Consultant
11 24 (6.03%) Firewall Engineer
12 19 (4.77%) Network Security Consultant
13 15 (3.77%) Support Engineer
14 14 (3.52%) Architect
15 12 (3.02%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (3.02%) 2nd Line Support
15 12 (3.02%) Senior Security Engineer
16 11 (2.76%) Network Specialist
16 11 (2.76%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.78%) WSE
2 8 (2.01%) LAMP
3 2 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (10.05%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.02%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.02%) Clustering
4 10 (2.51%) Hedge funds
4 10 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 7 (1.76%) PKI
6 6 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (0.75%) CMDB
8 2 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.25%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.25%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 94 (23.62%) Windows
2 45 (11.31%) Linux
3 29 (7.29%) UNIX
4 15 (3.77%) Solaris
5 10 (2.51%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.01%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.76%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.26%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.61%) ITIL
2 60 (15.08%) Load Balancing
3 53 (13.32%) Incident Management
4 36 (9.05%) Mentoring
5 35 (8.79%) Project Management
6 34 (8.54%) Network Management
7 26 (6.53%) SIEM
7 26 (6.53%) Network Monitoring
7 26 (6.53%) Information Security
8 23 (5.78%) Service Delivery
9 22 (5.53%) Disaster Recovery
9 22 (5.53%) Change Control
10 21 (5.28%) Network Architecture
11 20 (5.03%) Network Design
12 18 (4.52%) Risk Assessment
12 18 (4.52%) Change Management
13 15 (3.77%) Problem Management
14 13 (3.27%) Trend Analysis
15 12 (3.02%) E-Commerce
15 12 (3.02%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.28%) Perl
2 13 (3.27%) SQL
3 11 (2.76%) Tcl
4 10 (2.51%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 356 (89.45%) Cisco Certification
2 277 (69.60%) CCNP
3 185 (46.48%) CCSE
4 173 (43.47%) CCNA
5 62 (15.58%) JNCIA
6 58 (14.57%) Security Cleared
7 54 (13.57%) ITIL Certification
8 45 (11.31%) CCDP
9 41 (10.30%) SC Cleared
10 39 (9.80%) Check Point Certification
10 39 (9.80%) CCIE
11 34 (8.54%) CCSP
11 34 (8.54%) CISSP
12 29 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 29 (7.29%) MCSE
13 26 (6.53%) CCDA
14 25 (6.28%) Degree
15 24 (6.03%) JNCIS
16 18 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 15 (3.77%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.54%) SLA
2 26 (6.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.75%) GPG13
5 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 26 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.76%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.51%) XenApp
4 6 (1.51%) XenServer
5 4 (1.01%) vSphere
6 3 (0.75%) Squid
6 3 (0.75%) Snort
7 2 (0.50%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.50%) Firmware
8 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (3.77%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (3.77%) SolarWinds Orion
2 10 (2.51%) OpenView
3 9 (2.26%) Nessus
3 9 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (1.76%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.50%) SCCM
6 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 330 (82.91%) Cisco
2 304 (76.38%) CheckPoint
3 129 (32.41%) Juniper
4 70 (17.59%) Microsoft
5 64 (16.08%) F5
6 63 (15.83%) Blue Coat
7 46 (11.56%) Nokia
8 31 (7.79%) VMware
9 26 (6.53%) Fortinet
10 24 (6.03%) HP
11 22 (5.53%) SolarWinds
12 20 (5.03%) Citrix
13 17 (4.27%) Websense
14 14 (3.52%) McAfee
14 14 (3.52%) Barracuda Networks
15 12 (3.02%) Aruba
15 12 (3.02%) Remedy
16 9 (2.26%) SonicWALL
17 8 (2.01%) 3Com
18 7 (1.76%) Avaya
Liverpool, Merseyside
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £48,000 to £68,000 per annum + Bens +Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £23k per year + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £33150 - £40950 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Full Benefits inc Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
South East London
CACI Network Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago