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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 635 677 614
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -63
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 212 173 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.65% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 163 130 195
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
29878 26792 27166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 30.55% 27.25% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23951 21354 22478
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 £64,000 £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 5 March 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 March 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 +44 87 £50,000 - 1
South East -7 45 £60,000 +69.01% 6
Yorkshire -7 44 £45,000 +2.85% 3
East of England +22 27 £45,500 -13.33% 3
West Midlands -19 10 £42,000 +5.00%
South West - 3 £34,000 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 367 (90.17%) Cisco Certification
2 346 (85.01%) Cisco
3 326 (80.10%) Firewall
4 316 (77.64%) CheckPoint
5 296 (72.73%) CCNP
6 199 (48.89%) Network Security
7 197 (48.40%) CCSE
8 175 (43.00%) CCNA
9 145 (35.63%) WAN
10 131 (32.19%) LAN
11 130 (31.94%) Juniper
11 130 (31.94%) Cisco ASA
12 99 (24.32%) BGP
13 92 (22.60%) VPN
14 91 (22.36%) OSPF
15 85 (20.88%) ITIL
16 84 (20.64%) MPLS
17 77 (18.92%) Security Cleared
18 74 (18.18%) Windows
19 72 (17.69%) F5
20 67 (16.46%) Microsoft
21 62 (15.23%) TCP/IP
22 60 (14.74%) Load Balancing
23 58 (14.25%) DNS
23 58 (14.25%) CCIE
24 55 (13.51%) CCDP
25 54 (13.27%) EIGRP
25 54 (13.27%) SC Cleared
25 54 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
26 53 (13.02%) Nokia

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 16 (3.93%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.97%) Lync
3 7 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.98%) CMS
5 3 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 19 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.18%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.98%) Office 365
2 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 326 (80.10%) Firewall
2 199 (48.89%) Network Security
3 145 (35.63%) WAN
4 131 (32.19%) LAN
5 130 (31.94%) Cisco ASA
6 99 (24.32%) BGP
7 92 (22.60%) VPN
8 91 (22.36%) OSPF
9 84 (20.64%) MPLS
10 62 (15.23%) TCP/IP
11 58 (14.25%) DNS
12 54 (13.27%) EIGRP
12 54 (13.27%) Cisco Nexus
13 49 (12.04%) SNMP
13 49 (12.04%) Wireless
14 41 (10.07%) Cisco PIX
15 38 (9.34%) Wi-Fi
16 33 (8.11%) FWSM
17 26 (6.39%) IPsec
18 25 (6.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (2.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (6.88%) Finance
2 23 (5.65%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.72%) Retail
4 6 (1.47%) Banking
5 5 (1.23%) Law
6 4 (0.98%) Back Office
6 4 (0.98%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.98%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Legal
7 2 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 167 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 72 (17.69%) Analyst
3 66 (16.22%) Security Engineer
4 59 (14.50%) Network Analyst
5 54 (13.27%) Security Analyst
6 45 (11.06%) Network Security Analyst
7 44 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
8 38 (9.34%) Network Security Engineer
8 38 (9.34%) Consultant
9 30 (7.37%) Network Consultant
10 28 (6.88%) Firewall Engineer
11 20 (4.91%) Security Consultant
12 19 (4.67%) Network Security Consultant
12 19 (4.67%) Network Specialist
13 16 (3.93%) Senior Firewall Engineer
14 15 (3.69%) Architect
15 14 (3.44%) Security Specialist
15 14 (3.44%) Network Security Specialist
16 12 (2.95%) Support Engineer
17 11 (2.70%) Cisco Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.93%) WSE
2 8 (1.97%) LAMP
3 2 (0.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.34%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.67%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.46%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.46%) Hedge funds
4 7 (1.72%) CMDB
5 6 (1.47%) Clustering
6 5 (1.23%) e-Health
7 3 (0.74%) PKI
7 3 (0.74%) Online Banking
8 2 (0.49%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.25%) Kindle
9 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 74 (18.18%) Windows
2 33 (8.11%) Linux
3 10 (2.46%) UNIX
3 10 (2.46%) Windows 7
4 9 (2.21%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.97%) Ubuntu
6 7 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.72%) Solaris
7 5 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (20.88%) ITIL
2 60 (14.74%) Load Balancing
3 52 (12.78%) Incident Management
4 41 (10.07%) Mentoring
5 38 (9.34%) Project Management
6 34 (8.35%) Network Management
7 29 (7.13%) Network Design
7 29 (7.13%) SIEM
8 27 (6.63%) Service Delivery
8 27 (6.63%) Network Monitoring
9 24 (5.90%) Disaster Recovery
10 23 (5.65%) Network Architecture
11 22 (5.41%) Change Control
11 22 (5.41%) Information Security
12 20 (4.91%) Problem Management
13 18 (4.42%) Change Management
14 16 (3.93%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (3.69%) Migration
16 14 (3.44%) Trend Analysis
17 12 (2.95%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.44%) PowerShell
2 13 (3.19%) Perl
2 13 (3.19%) SQL
3 3 (0.74%) Tcl
4 2 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 367 (90.17%) Cisco Certification
2 296 (72.73%) CCNP
3 197 (48.40%) CCSE
4 175 (43.00%) CCNA
5 77 (18.92%) Security Cleared
6 58 (14.25%) CCIE
7 55 (13.51%) CCDP
8 54 (13.27%) SC Cleared
9 52 (12.78%) ITIL Certification
9 52 (12.78%) JNCIA
10 41 (10.07%) CCSP
11 35 (8.60%) CISSP
12 33 (8.11%) Check Point Certification
13 31 (7.62%) CCDA
14 29 (7.13%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (7.13%) MCSE
15 26 (6.39%) JNCIP
16 25 (6.14%) Degree
17 21 (5.16%) JNCIS
18 16 (3.93%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.35%) SLA
2 29 (7.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.23%) GPG13
6 1 (0.25%) QA
6 1 (0.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (7.13%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.21%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.23%) vSphere
5 5 (1.23%) Squid
6 4 (0.98%) Snort
7 2 (0.49%) Firmware
7 2 (0.49%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.49%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 23 (5.65%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (4.18%) SolarWinds Orion
2 17 (4.18%) OpenView
3 15 (3.69%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.21%) Nessus
5 5 (1.23%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.49%) SCCM
6 2 (0.49%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 346 (85.01%) Cisco
2 316 (77.64%) CheckPoint
3 130 (31.94%) Juniper
4 72 (17.69%) F5
5 67 (16.46%) Microsoft
6 53 (13.02%) Nokia
7 51 (12.53%) Blue Coat
8 36 (8.85%) HP
9 29 (7.13%) VMware
10 27 (6.63%) Fortinet
11 21 (5.16%) Websense
12 19 (4.67%) Remedy
12 19 (4.67%) Citrix
13 18 (4.42%) SolarWinds
14 16 (3.93%) Barracuda Networks
15 15 (3.69%) McAfee
15 15 (3.69%) 3Com
16 12 (2.95%) Aruba
17 9 (2.21%) SonicWALL
18 8 (1.97%) Avaya
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita
Salary: Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago