The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 722 636 756
Rank change year-on-year
-86 +120
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 181 224 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.59% 0.78% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 129 181 128
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.76% +6.25%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30548 28855 32597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 27.73% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24664 23524 27845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CCSA
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -31 68 £51,500 +0.98% 1
South East -94 47 £40,000 - 7
Yorkshire -8 45 £36,750 +31.25% 1
East of England -1 20 £50,000 +11.11% 3
North West -2 1 £35,000 -44.00%
East Midlands -23 1 £35,000 -17.64%
CCSA
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CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 313 (89.43%) Cisco Certification
2 312 (89.14%) Cisco
3 273 (78.00%) CheckPoint
4 261 (74.57%) Firewall
5 227 (64.86%) CCNA
6 218 (62.29%) CCNP
7 187 (53.43%) Network Security
8 141 (40.29%) CCSE
9 128 (36.57%) WAN
10 124 (35.43%) LAN
11 111 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
12 110 (31.43%) Juniper
13 102 (29.14%) VPN
14 101 (28.86%) Windows
15 95 (27.14%) MPLS
15 95 (27.14%) F5
16 91 (26.00%) Cisco PIX
17 88 (25.14%) BGP
18 86 (24.57%) Blue Coat
19 79 (22.57%) OSPF
20 71 (20.29%) ITIL
20 71 (20.29%) Microsoft
21 70 (20.00%) Linux
22 66 (18.86%) TCP/IP
22 66 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
23 63 (18.00%) CCSP
24 58 (16.57%) VMware
25 55 (15.71%) MCSE
26 53 (15.14%) Load Balancing
27 51 (14.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 23 (6.57%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.14%) Apache
2 18 (5.14%) IIS
3 11 (3.14%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.57%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.29%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.29%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 261 (74.57%) Firewall
2 187 (53.43%) Network Security
3 128 (36.57%) WAN
4 124 (35.43%) LAN
5 111 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
6 102 (29.14%) VPN
7 95 (27.14%) MPLS
8 91 (26.00%) Cisco PIX
9 88 (25.14%) BGP
10 79 (22.57%) OSPF
11 66 (18.86%) TCP/IP
12 47 (13.43%) DNS
13 45 (12.86%) Cisco IOS
14 41 (11.71%) IPsec
15 40 (11.43%) EIGRP
16 31 (8.86%) VoIP
17 27 (7.71%) SMTP
18 22 (6.29%) FWSM
18 22 (6.29%) NetScreen
19 21 (6.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
General
1 43 (12.29%) Telecoms
2 32 (9.14%) Finance
3 13 (3.71%) Legal
4 9 (2.57%) Retail
4 9 (2.57%) Publishing
5 8 (2.29%) Back Office
6 5 (1.43%) Billing
7 4 (1.14%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.14%) Games
7 4 (1.14%) Banking
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 120 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 81 (23.14%) Security Engineer
3 64 (18.29%) Analyst
4 57 (16.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 49 (14.00%) Security Analyst
6 45 (12.86%) Support Engineer
7 43 (12.29%) Consultant
8 41 (11.71%) Network Analyst
9 34 (9.71%) Network Security Analyst
10 32 (9.14%) Network Support
10 32 (9.14%) Team Leader
11 30 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
12 29 (8.29%) Network Consultant
13 26 (7.43%) Infrastructure Team Leader
14 23 (6.57%) Senior Security Engineer
15 22 (6.29%) Security Specialist
16 19 (5.43%) Security Consultant
16 19 (5.43%) Network Support Engineer
17 18 (5.14%) Network Security Consultant
17 18 (5.14%) Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.29%) CSS
1 1 (0.29%) SOAP
1 1 (0.29%) Web Services
1 1 (0.29%) XML
1 1 (0.29%) XSD
1 1 (0.29%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (5.71%) Clustering
1 20 (5.71%) Firmware
2 17 (4.86%) Digital Media
2 17 (4.86%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.00%) PKI
3 7 (2.00%) Hedge funds
3 7 (2.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (0.57%) iPhone
4 2 (0.57%) SWIFT
4 2 (0.57%) iPad
4 2 (0.57%) AS400
4 2 (0.57%) CESG
4 2 (0.57%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.29%) Replication
5 1 (0.29%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 101 (28.86%) Windows
2 70 (20.00%) Linux
3 30 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (6.86%) UNIX
5 14 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (2.29%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.14%) AIX
7 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.57%) Android
8 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) Solaris
8 2 (0.57%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (20.29%) ITIL
2 53 (15.14%) Load Balancing
3 42 (12.00%) Network Management
4 35 (10.00%) Network Design
5 34 (9.71%) Incident Management
6 29 (8.29%) Change Control
7 27 (7.71%) Network Architecture
8 26 (7.43%) Information Security
9 21 (6.00%) E-Commerce
9 21 (6.00%) Service Delivery
10 20 (5.71%) Project Management
11 14 (4.00%) Trend Analysis
12 13 (3.71%) Service Management
12 13 (3.71%) GAP Analysis
13 12 (3.43%) Problem Management
14 10 (2.86%) Asset Management
15 9 (2.57%) Network Monitoring
15 9 (2.57%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (2.29%) PRINCE2
17 7 (2.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.14%) Java
2 8 (2.29%) PowerShell
2 8 (2.29%) Perl
3 6 (1.71%) SQL
4 1 (0.29%) C
4 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 313 (89.43%) Cisco Certification
2 227 (64.86%) CCNA
3 218 (62.29%) CCNP
4 141 (40.29%) CCSE
5 66 (18.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (18.00%) CCSP
7 55 (15.71%) MCSE
8 51 (14.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 49 (14.00%) JNCIA
10 31 (8.86%) CCDP
10 31 (8.86%) CISSP
11 30 (8.57%) CCIE
12 28 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
13 26 (7.43%) MCSA
14 23 (6.57%) MCP
14 23 (6.57%) Degree
14 23 (6.57%) Security Cleared
15 20 (5.71%) RHCA
15 20 (5.71%) RHCE
16 19 (5.43%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.14%) SLA
2 31 (8.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) GPG13
System Software
1 49 (14.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (3.71%) ProxySG
4 8 (2.29%) XenApp
4 8 (2.29%) XenServer
5 4 (1.14%) Nmap
6 2 (0.57%) Snort
7 1 (0.29%) Squid
7 1 (0.29%) vSphere
7 1 (0.29%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 15 (4.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (3.14%) Cacti
3 9 (2.57%) CiscoWorks
4 8 (2.29%) SCCM
5 5 (1.43%) Nessus
6 4 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.57%) SCOM
7 2 (0.57%) OpenView
7 2 (0.57%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (0.57%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 312 (89.14%) Cisco
2 273 (78.00%) CheckPoint
3 110 (31.43%) Juniper
4 95 (27.14%) F5
5 86 (24.57%) Blue Coat
6 71 (20.29%) Microsoft
7 58 (16.57%) VMware
8 29 (8.29%) Red Hat
9 22 (6.29%) McAfee
10 21 (6.00%) Citrix
11 20 (5.71%) Nokia
11 20 (5.71%) SolarWinds
12 18 (5.14%) Brocade
12 18 (5.14%) Websense
13 17 (4.86%) BT
14 16 (4.57%) HP
15 15 (4.29%) Sun
15 15 (4.29%) Symantec
16 12 (3.43%) Sophos
17 11 (3.14%) LogRhythm
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Reed Technology
Salary: £36000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 days ago