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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 694 790 610
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -180
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 183 72 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.071% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.27% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 162 58 252
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
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
28950 26864 31333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.10% 26.59% 28.83%
Number of salaries quoted 23058 22142 26394
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 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 20 October 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
(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
South East +26 53 £40,000 - 8
Yorkshire -4 46 £40,000 +6.66% 2
London +30 43 £46,000 -5.64% 4
West Midlands -5 26 £47,500 +45.03%
East of England - 7 £45,000 -
South West -15 5 £40,000 +14.28% 1
North West - 3 £55,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 284 (80.45%) CheckPoint
2 282 (79.89%) Firewall
3 275 (77.90%) Cisco Certification
4 268 (75.92%) Cisco
5 209 (59.21%) CCNP
6 204 (57.79%) Network Security
7 195 (55.24%) CCSE
8 145 (41.08%) CCNA
9 107 (30.31%) Juniper
10 102 (28.90%) Windows
11 97 (27.48%) TCP/IP
12 96 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
13 92 (26.06%) WAN
14 84 (23.80%) BGP
15 83 (23.51%) OSPF
16 81 (22.95%) LAN
17 76 (21.53%) VPN
18 74 (20.96%) Blue Coat
19 72 (20.40%) F5
20 70 (19.83%) MPLS
21 63 (17.85%) Microsoft
21 63 (17.85%) Linux
22 61 (17.28%) ITIL
22 61 (17.28%) JNCIA
23 55 (15.58%) Internet
24 46 (13.03%) CISSP
25 45 (12.75%) EIGRP
26 44 (12.46%) VMware
27 41 (11.61%) Load Balancing
27 41 (11.61%) IPsec

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.70%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (0.85%) IIS
4 3 (0.85%) Apache
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (5.38%) MS Visio
2 15 (4.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (2.55%) MS Office
4 2 (0.57%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.13%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 282 (79.89%) Firewall
2 204 (57.79%) Network Security
3 97 (27.48%) TCP/IP
4 96 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
5 92 (26.06%) WAN
6 84 (23.80%) BGP
7 83 (23.51%) OSPF
8 81 (22.95%) LAN
9 76 (21.53%) VPN
10 70 (19.83%) MPLS
11 55 (15.58%) Internet
12 45 (12.75%) EIGRP
13 41 (11.61%) IPsec
14 33 (9.35%) Intrusion Detection
15 32 (9.07%) Cisco IOS
16 31 (8.78%) Cisco PIX
16 31 (8.78%) Junos
17 30 (8.50%) SSL
18 23 (6.52%) TACACS
19 20 (5.67%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 40 (11.33%) Telecoms
2 22 (6.23%) Finance
3 11 (3.12%) Legal
3 11 (3.12%) German Language
4 7 (1.98%) Retail
5 6 (1.70%) Banking
6 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
8 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.28%) Law
Job Titles
1 115 (32.58%) Security Engineer
2 107 (30.31%) Network Engineer
3 74 (20.96%) Network Security Engineer
4 64 (18.13%) Analyst
5 57 (16.15%) Network Analyst
6 51 (14.45%) Security Analyst
7 49 (13.88%) Network Security Analyst
8 41 (11.61%) Consultant
9 33 (9.35%) Senior Network Engineer
10 29 (8.22%) Support Engineer
11 28 (7.93%) Network Consultant
12 27 (7.65%) Senior Security Engineer
13 22 (6.23%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 19 (5.38%) Firewall Engineer
15 18 (5.10%) Security Consultant
16 15 (4.25%) Team Leader
17 14 (3.97%) Support Specialist
18 12 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
18 12 (3.40%) Technical Engineer
19 11 (3.12%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.25%) WSE
2 2 (0.57%) LAMP
3 1 (0.28%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.80%) Clustering
2 22 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.12%) Smartphone
3 11 (3.12%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (2.83%) PKI
5 8 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.98%) Hedge funds
7 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.57%) CESG
8 2 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.28%) Kindle
9 1 (0.28%) Open Source
9 1 (0.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 102 (28.90%) Windows
2 63 (17.85%) Linux
3 36 (10.20%) UNIX
4 16 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.97%) Solaris
6 10 (2.83%) Windows 7
7 8 (2.27%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.57%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.57%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) HPUX
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.28%) ITIL
2 41 (11.61%) Load Balancing
3 34 (9.63%) Incident Management
4 31 (8.78%) Network Management
5 27 (7.65%) Project Management
6 26 (7.37%) Information Security
7 24 (6.80%) Change Control
8 20 (5.67%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.53%) Coaching
10 15 (4.25%) Mentoring
11 14 (3.97%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (3.97%) Network Design
12 13 (3.68%) Network Architecture
13 12 (3.40%) PRINCE2
14 10 (2.83%) Change Management
14 10 (2.83%) Migration
14 10 (2.83%) Deep Packet Inspection
15 9 (2.55%) Low Latency
15 9 (2.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 7 (1.98%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.67%) Perl
2 14 (3.97%) Tcl
3 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.70%) SQL
4 5 (1.42%) C
5 3 (0.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 275 (77.90%) Cisco Certification
2 209 (59.21%) CCNP
3 195 (55.24%) CCSE
4 145 (41.08%) CCNA
5 61 (17.28%) JNCIA
6 46 (13.03%) CISSP
7 37 (10.48%) Microsoft Certification
8 35 (9.92%) ITIL Certification
9 34 (9.63%) MCSE
10 28 (7.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 24 (6.80%) Check Point Certification
12 22 (6.23%) CCDP
13 21 (5.95%) Security Cleared
14 20 (5.67%) JNCIS
15 16 (4.53%) CCIE
15 16 (4.53%) CCSP
16 14 (3.97%) MCSA
17 13 (3.68%) Degree
18 10 (2.83%) SC Cleared
18 10 (2.83%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.53%) SLA
2 11 (3.12%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.42%) QA
4 3 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (7.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.97%) Firmware
4 10 (2.83%) ProxySG
5 9 (2.55%) XenApp
5 9 (2.55%) XenServer
6 2 (0.57%) vSphere
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (2.83%) Cacti
3 9 (2.55%) FortiGate
4 8 (2.27%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.13%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
6 1 (0.28%) SCCM
6 1 (0.28%) SCOM
6 1 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.28%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 284 (80.45%) CheckPoint
2 268 (75.92%) Cisco
3 107 (30.31%) Juniper
4 74 (20.96%) Blue Coat
5 72 (20.40%) F5
6 63 (17.85%) Microsoft
7 44 (12.46%) VMware
8 27 (7.65%) Citrix
9 26 (7.37%) Nokia
10 22 (6.23%) SolarWinds
11 19 (5.38%) Aruba
12 15 (4.25%) Red Hat
13 14 (3.97%) Kaspersky
13 14 (3.97%) WatchGuard
13 14 (3.97%) Brocade
14 13 (3.68%) Websense
15 12 (3.40%) Sophos
16 11 (3.12%) Fortinet
16 11 (3.12%) Oracle
16 11 (3.12%) McAfee
West Malling, Kent
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: to £45000 + on call
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Excellent Devel
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: NEG
Posted: 12 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 17 days ago