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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 583 716 684
Rank change year-on-year
+133 -32
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 284 174 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.28% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.58% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 173 120 134
Average salary £55,000 £43,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £30,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +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
27102 29981 28056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.20% 27.34% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21480 24264 22837
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £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 22 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 22 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 +128 137 £55,000 +2.80% 9
South East +5 62 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Yorkshire +2 37 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East of England +31 33 £55,000 +29.41% 1
South West - 11 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £56,500 - 2
North West +2 3 £50,000 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 447 (91.04%) CheckPoint
2 442 (90.02%) Firewall
3 439 (89.41%) Cisco
4 403 (82.08%) Cisco Certification
5 339 (69.04%) CCNP
6 312 (63.54%) CCSE
7 201 (40.94%) Network Security
8 193 (39.31%) Juniper
9 179 (36.46%) CCNA
10 168 (34.22%) Cisco ASA
11 153 (31.16%) LAN
11 153 (31.16%) WAN
12 142 (28.92%) Security Cleared
13 111 (22.61%) F5
14 104 (21.18%) BGP
15 100 (20.37%) CCIE
16 89 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
16 89 (18.13%) SC Cleared
17 88 (17.92%) DNS
18 86 (17.52%) SNMP
19 85 (17.31%) TCP/IP
19 85 (17.31%) OSPF
20 79 (16.09%) MPLS
21 78 (15.89%) Wireless
21 78 (15.89%) ITIL
22 77 (15.68%) Finance
23 71 (14.46%) VPN
24 65 (13.24%) Nokia
25 62 (12.63%) Load Balancing
26 61 (12.42%) NetScreen

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 13 (2.65%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.83%) Lync
3 5 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.81%) CMS
5 2 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 26 (5.30%) MS Visio
2 15 (3.05%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.81%) MS Office
4 2 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.02%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 442 (90.02%) Firewall
2 201 (40.94%) Network Security
3 168 (34.22%) Cisco ASA
4 153 (31.16%) LAN
4 153 (31.16%) WAN
5 104 (21.18%) BGP
6 89 (18.13%) Cisco Nexus
7 88 (17.92%) DNS
8 86 (17.52%) SNMP
9 85 (17.31%) TCP/IP
9 85 (17.31%) OSPF
10 79 (16.09%) MPLS
11 78 (15.89%) Wireless
12 71 (14.46%) VPN
13 61 (12.42%) NetScreen
14 59 (12.02%) FWSM
15 56 (11.41%) DHCP
16 47 (9.57%) Wi-Fi
17 42 (8.55%) Spanning Tree
18 41 (8.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 6 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (3.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 77 (15.68%) Finance
2 38 (7.74%) Banking
3 34 (6.92%) Retail
4 33 (6.72%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.63%) Law
6 6 (1.22%) Back Office
6 6 (1.22%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.81%) Advertising
8 3 (0.61%) Billing
9 2 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 183 (37.27%) Network Engineer
2 83 (16.90%) Security Engineer
3 61 (12.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 48 (9.78%) Firewall Engineer
5 47 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 46 (9.37%) Analyst
7 43 (8.76%) Consultant
8 38 (7.74%) Senior Firewall Engineer
9 33 (6.72%) Administrator
9 33 (6.72%) Network Consultant
10 31 (6.31%) Firewall Administrator
11 30 (6.11%) Security Analyst
12 28 (5.70%) Network Specialist
13 27 (5.50%) Network Analyst
14 26 (5.30%) Security Consultant
15 24 (4.89%) Security Specialist
15 24 (4.89%) Network Security Specialist
16 22 (4.48%) Network Security Consultant
17 19 (3.87%) Firewall Specialist
18 18 (3.67%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.41%) LAMP
1 2 (0.41%) XMPP
1 2 (0.41%) WSE
2 1 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (10.18%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (7.13%) Online Banking
3 27 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 23 (4.68%) Hedge funds
5 16 (3.26%) e-Health
6 15 (3.05%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.43%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.22%) PMI
9 5 (1.02%) CMDB
9 5 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.81%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.61%) PKI
11 3 (0.61%) Clustering
12 2 (0.41%) IPTV
12 2 (0.41%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.20%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.20%) BYOD
13 1 (0.20%) SecurID
13 1 (0.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.59%) Windows
2 20 (4.07%) Linux
3 6 (1.22%) UNIX
3 6 (1.22%) Mac OS
4 5 (1.02%) Solaris
5 3 (0.61%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.89%) ITIL
2 62 (12.63%) Load Balancing
3 43 (8.76%) Mentoring
3 43 (8.76%) Network Management
4 38 (7.74%) Incident Management
5 36 (7.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 34 (6.92%) Information Security
6 34 (6.92%) Service Delivery
6 34 (6.92%) Project Management
6 34 (6.92%) Change Control
7 33 (6.72%) Change Management
8 30 (6.11%) SIEM
9 24 (4.89%) Network Design
10 20 (4.07%) Problem Management
10 20 (4.07%) Asset Management
11 15 (3.05%) Network Architecture
12 14 (2.85%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (2.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (2.44%) Migration
15 11 (2.24%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.91%) PowerShell
2 27 (5.50%) SQL
3 25 (5.09%) Perl
4 5 (1.02%) Python
5 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 403 (82.08%) Cisco Certification
2 339 (69.04%) CCNP
3 312 (63.54%) CCSE
4 179 (36.46%) CCNA
5 142 (28.92%) Security Cleared
6 100 (20.37%) CCIE
7 89 (18.13%) SC Cleared
8 61 (12.42%) CCDP
9 58 (11.81%) JNCIP
10 40 (8.15%) JNCIA
10 40 (8.15%) Degree
11 39 (7.94%) CISSP
11 39 (7.94%) Check Point Certification
12 35 (7.13%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (5.70%) CCSP
14 26 (5.30%) MCSE
14 26 (5.30%) CCDA
14 26 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (4.07%) JNCIE
16 18 (3.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (7.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 29 (5.91%) SLA
3 9 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.02%) GPG13
4 5 (1.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 21 (4.28%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.43%) vSphere
3 7 (1.43%) ProxySG
4 6 (1.22%) Terminal Services
5 5 (1.02%) Snort
5 5 (1.02%) Squid
6 4 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.81%) XenApp
7 2 (0.41%) Firmware
7 2 (0.41%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (7.74%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (4.48%) OpenView
3 16 (3.26%) CA Spectrum
4 11 (2.24%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (1.02%) Nessus
8 3 (0.61%) SCCM
8 3 (0.61%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 447 (91.04%) CheckPoint
2 439 (89.41%) Cisco
3 193 (39.31%) Juniper
4 111 (22.61%) F5
5 65 (13.24%) Nokia
6 56 (11.41%) HP
7 55 (11.20%) Microsoft
8 45 (9.16%) Blue Coat
9 30 (6.11%) Citrix
10 23 (4.68%) Fortinet
10 23 (4.68%) VMware
11 22 (4.48%) Remedy
12 18 (3.67%) 3Com
12 18 (3.67%) CA
13 15 (3.05%) Barracuda Networks
13 15 (3.05%) Meraki
13 15 (3.05%) Websense
14 14 (2.85%) McAfee
15 12 (2.44%) Avaya
15 12 (2.44%) Kaspersky
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 15 days ago
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Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago