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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 680 698 789
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +91
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 195 193 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.18% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 0.67% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 166 65
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
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
28144 28934 26853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.23% 26.98% 27.01%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 22633 22038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +34 74 £60,000 +17.64% 7
Yorkshire +25 55 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South East -22 37 £52,500 +31.25% 7
East of England +8 14 £52,500 +16.66%
West Midlands -24 11 £54,500 +14.73%
South West -4 6 £44,500 +14.83% 2
East Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 442 (92.47%) CheckPoint
2 435 (91.00%) Firewall
3 430 (89.96%) Cisco
4 357 (74.69%) Cisco Certification
5 333 (69.67%) CCSE
6 274 (57.32%) CCNP
7 176 (36.82%) Network Security
8 175 (36.61%) CCNA
9 169 (35.36%) Cisco ASA
10 150 (31.38%) Juniper
11 126 (26.36%) LAN
12 124 (25.94%) F5
13 121 (25.31%) WAN
14 104 (21.76%) Data Centre
15 102 (21.34%) Security Cleared
15 102 (21.34%) BGP
16 97 (20.29%) Finance
17 95 (19.87%) Cisco Nexus
18 78 (16.32%) ITIL
18 78 (16.32%) CCIE
19 77 (16.11%) OSPF
20 72 (15.06%) TCP/IP
21 71 (14.85%) VPN
22 69 (14.44%) CCDP
23 66 (13.81%) Banking
24 64 (13.39%) DNS
24 64 (13.39%) Mentoring
25 62 (12.97%) SC Cleared
25 62 (12.97%) SNMP
26 60 (12.55%) Analytical Skills

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (0.63%) IIS
1 3 (0.63%) Apache
1 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
1 3 (0.63%) CMS
2 2 (0.42%) CloudStack
2 2 (0.42%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.42%) JBoss
3 1 (0.21%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (3.56%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.63%) MS Office
2 3 (0.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 435 (91.00%) Firewall
2 176 (36.82%) Network Security
3 169 (35.36%) Cisco ASA
4 126 (26.36%) LAN
5 121 (25.31%) WAN
6 102 (21.34%) BGP
7 95 (19.87%) Cisco Nexus
8 77 (16.11%) OSPF
9 72 (15.06%) TCP/IP
10 71 (14.85%) VPN
11 64 (13.39%) DNS
12 62 (12.97%) SNMP
13 59 (12.34%) MPLS
14 53 (11.09%) Wireless
15 49 (10.25%) Spanning Tree
16 48 (10.04%) FWSM
17 47 (9.83%) NetScreen
18 42 (8.79%) BIG-IP
19 40 (8.37%) DHCP
20 38 (7.95%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.21%) GCC
General
1 97 (20.29%) Finance
2 66 (13.81%) Banking
3 46 (9.62%) Retail
4 31 (6.49%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.72%) Law
6 10 (2.09%) Advertising
7 4 (0.84%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.63%) Games
9 2 (0.42%) Back Office
9 2 (0.42%) Billing
9 2 (0.42%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Legal
10 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 193 (40.38%) Network Engineer
2 95 (19.87%) Security Engineer
3 81 (16.95%) Network Security Engineer
4 48 (10.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 43 (9.00%) Administrator
5 43 (9.00%) Firewall Administrator
6 41 (8.58%) Analyst
7 36 (7.53%) Firewall Engineer
8 35 (7.32%) Consultant
9 29 (6.07%) Network Analyst
9 29 (6.07%) Network Support
10 28 (5.86%) Network Specialist
10 28 (5.86%) Security Specialist
10 28 (5.86%) Senior Firewall Engineer
11 27 (5.65%) Network Security Specialist
12 26 (5.44%) Network Consultant
13 20 (4.18%) Security Consultant
14 17 (3.56%) Network Security Consultant
15 16 (3.35%) Firewall Specialist
15 16 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.14%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.09%) XMPP
3 4 (0.84%) .NET
4 3 (0.63%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.42%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) LAMP
6 1 (0.21%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 104 (21.76%) Data Centre
2 60 (12.55%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (12.13%) Online Banking
4 32 (6.69%) Computer Science
5 25 (5.23%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.56%) PMI
7 12 (2.51%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (2.30%) e-Health
9 7 (1.46%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.05%) Data Integration
12 3 (0.63%) CMDB
12 3 (0.63%) NHS
13 2 (0.42%) PKI
13 2 (0.42%) IPTV
13 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
14 1 (0.21%) Mobile Computing
14 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.21%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 34 (7.11%) Windows
2 18 (3.77%) Linux
3 4 (0.84%) UNIX
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (16.32%) ITIL
2 64 (13.39%) Mentoring
3 52 (10.88%) Load Balancing
4 43 (9.00%) Network Management
4 43 (9.00%) Information Security
5 36 (7.53%) Project Management
6 33 (6.90%) Change Management
7 30 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
8 28 (5.86%) Service Delivery
8 28 (5.86%) Network Design
8 28 (5.86%) SIEM
8 28 (5.86%) Change Control
9 20 (4.18%) Incident Management
10 18 (3.77%) Asset Management
11 16 (3.35%) Security Architecture
12 15 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (2.72%) Fault Management
14 11 (2.30%) Investment Management
15 10 (2.09%) Network Monitoring
15 10 (2.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.86%) Perl
1 28 (5.86%) PowerShell
2 27 (5.65%) SQL
3 6 (1.26%) Python
4 2 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.21%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 357 (74.69%) Cisco Certification
2 333 (69.67%) CCSE
3 274 (57.32%) CCNP
4 175 (36.61%) CCNA
5 102 (21.34%) Security Cleared
6 78 (16.32%) CCIE
7 69 (14.44%) CCDP
8 62 (12.97%) SC Cleared
9 53 (11.09%) Degree
10 39 (8.16%) JNCIP
10 39 (8.16%) Check Point Certification
11 37 (7.74%) CISSP
12 35 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
13 26 (5.44%) CCDA
14 24 (5.02%) JNCIA
15 23 (4.81%) JNCIE
16 22 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
17 19 (3.97%) MCSE
18 17 (3.56%) MCSA
18 17 (3.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.16%) SLA
1 39 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 7 (1.46%) COBIT
4 1 (0.21%) QA
System Software
1 12 (2.51%) ProxySG
2 9 (1.88%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.26%) vSphere
4 5 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.63%) XenApp
6 2 (0.42%) Snort
7 1 (0.21%) Squid
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (3.77%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (2.72%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.30%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (2.30%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (2.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.26%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.05%) OpenView
7 3 (0.63%) SCCM
7 3 (0.63%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.21%) Nessus
Vendors
1 442 (92.47%) CheckPoint
2 430 (89.96%) Cisco
3 150 (31.38%) Juniper
4 124 (25.94%) F5
5 53 (11.09%) Nokia
6 46 (9.62%) HP
7 44 (9.21%) Blue Coat
8 39 (8.16%) Citrix
9 32 (6.69%) Microsoft
10 19 (3.97%) Kaspersky
11 18 (3.77%) Verint
12 17 (3.56%) SolarWinds
12 17 (3.56%) McAfee
13 16 (3.35%) Fortinet
14 15 (3.14%) Barracuda Networks
15 13 (2.72%) WatchGuard
15 13 (2.72%) Computacenter
16 12 (2.51%) VMware
16 12 (2.51%) Riverbed
17 11 (2.30%) CyberTech
Halifax, Yorkshire
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: £45K - £55K + Car Allowance + Shift Allowance (£15k) + Bonus, Excellen
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £80,000 (Plus Large Bonus!!)
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago