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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 697 731 654
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -77
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 173 98 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.096% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.35% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 138 84 199
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,700 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29627 27648 31020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.21% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 23374 22505 26721
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSA
UK

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 July 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 31 July 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 +20 73 £37,500 -3.84% 7
London -16 49 £54,250 +16.66% 4
Yorkshire -15 27 £42,500 +6.25% 5
West Midlands -4 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East of England - 10 £45,000 - 2
North West -2 2 £35,000 -36.36%
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 318 (88.58%) CheckPoint
2 292 (81.34%) Cisco
3 286 (79.67%) Cisco Certification
4 278 (77.44%) Firewall
5 215 (59.89%) CCSE
6 198 (55.15%) CCNP
7 195 (54.32%) Network Security
8 194 (54.04%) CCNA
9 114 (31.75%) WAN
10 107 (29.81%) LAN
11 105 (29.25%) Windows
12 94 (26.18%) Juniper
13 88 (24.51%) F5
14 84 (23.40%) BGP
15 81 (22.56%) TCP/IP
15 81 (22.56%) VPN
15 81 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
16 78 (21.73%) MPLS
17 75 (20.89%) OSPF
18 71 (19.78%) Blue Coat
19 70 (19.50%) Linux
20 68 (18.94%) Microsoft
21 62 (17.27%) ITIL
22 59 (16.43%) Telecoms
23 57 (15.88%) IPsec
24 56 (15.60%) Network Management
25 54 (15.04%) VMware
25 54 (15.04%) CISSP
26 52 (14.48%) Microsoft Certification
27 47 (13.09%) Load Balancing

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 21 (5.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.34%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.39%) IIS
3 5 (1.39%) Apache
4 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 31 (8.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.51%) MS Office
3 8 (2.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.11%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 278 (77.44%) Firewall
2 195 (54.32%) Network Security
3 114 (31.75%) WAN
4 107 (29.81%) LAN
5 84 (23.40%) BGP
6 81 (22.56%) TCP/IP
6 81 (22.56%) VPN
6 81 (22.56%) Cisco ASA
7 78 (21.73%) MPLS
8 75 (20.89%) OSPF
9 57 (15.88%) IPsec
10 44 (12.26%) EIGRP
11 43 (11.98%) SSL
12 37 (10.31%) Cisco IOS
13 36 (10.03%) Internet
14 32 (8.91%) Cisco PIX
15 30 (8.36%) TACACS
16 29 (8.08%) NetScreen
17 23 (6.41%) SAN
18 19 (5.29%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.84%) SQL Server
General
1 59 (16.43%) Telecoms
2 38 (10.58%) Finance
3 20 (5.57%) Legal
4 8 (2.23%) German Language
4 8 (2.23%) Banking
5 6 (1.67%) Retail
6 5 (1.39%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.11%) Publishing
7 4 (1.11%) Games
8 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Advertising
9 1 (0.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 120 (33.43%) Network Engineer
2 103 (28.69%) Security Engineer
3 68 (18.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 58 (16.16%) Analyst
5 49 (13.65%) Consultant
6 45 (12.53%) Security Analyst
7 41 (11.42%) Senior Network Engineer
8 36 (10.03%) Network Analyst
9 34 (9.47%) Network Consultant
9 34 (9.47%) Support Engineer
10 31 (8.64%) Network Security Analyst
11 28 (7.80%) Team Leader
12 25 (6.96%) Senior Security Engineer
13 24 (6.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 21 (5.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
15 17 (4.74%) Security Consultant
16 16 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
16 16 (4.46%) Network Support
17 15 (4.18%) Firewall Engineer
17 15 (4.18%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.28%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.64%) Firmware
2 21 (5.85%) Clustering
3 17 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 14 (3.90%) Hedge funds
5 9 (2.51%) Smartphone
6 8 (2.23%) Digital Media
7 6 (1.67%) PKI
7 6 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.39%) Enterprise Storage
9 4 (1.11%) CESG
10 1 (0.28%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.28%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 105 (29.25%) Windows
2 70 (19.50%) Linux
3 28 (7.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (5.29%) UNIX
4 19 (5.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.51%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.51%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.11%) Solaris
7 3 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (17.27%) ITIL
2 56 (15.60%) Network Management
3 47 (13.09%) Load Balancing
4 45 (12.53%) Change Control
5 36 (10.03%) Information Security
6 34 (9.47%) Incident Management
7 31 (8.64%) Project Management
8 24 (6.69%) Network Design
9 20 (5.57%) E-Commerce
10 18 (5.01%) PRINCE2
11 15 (4.18%) Asset Management
12 14 (3.90%) Network Architecture
13 9 (2.51%) Migration
14 8 (2.23%) SIEM
15 7 (1.95%) Capacity Planning
15 7 (1.95%) Capacity Management
15 7 (1.95%) Change Management
16 6 (1.67%) GAP Analysis
16 6 (1.67%) Identity Management
16 6 (1.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (5.01%) Perl
2 14 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.34%) SQL
4 6 (1.67%) C
5 5 (1.39%) Java
6 4 (1.11%) Tcl
7 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 286 (79.67%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (59.89%) CCSE
3 198 (55.15%) CCNP
4 194 (54.04%) CCNA
5 54 (15.04%) CISSP
6 52 (14.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (11.70%) MCSE
8 37 (10.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 37 (10.31%) JNCIA
9 35 (9.75%) CCDP
10 23 (6.41%) Check Point Certification
11 22 (6.13%) MCSA
12 20 (5.57%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (5.29%) CCIE
14 18 (5.01%) Degree
14 18 (5.01%) Security Cleared
15 16 (4.46%) RHCE
15 16 (4.46%) RHCA
16 15 (4.18%) JNCIS
17 13 (3.62%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.24%) PCI DSS
2 15 (4.18%) SLA
3 5 (1.39%) QA
4 4 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) GPG13
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (10.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (6.13%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.79%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.39%) XenApp
4 5 (1.39%) XenServer
5 4 (1.11%) Nmap
6 3 (0.84%) vSphere
7 2 (0.56%) Snort
8 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.28%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (5.85%) Cacti
2 11 (3.06%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.51%) FortiGate
3 9 (2.51%) SCCM
4 5 (1.39%) Nessus
5 4 (1.11%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.84%) SCOM
7 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 318 (88.58%) CheckPoint
2 292 (81.34%) Cisco
3 94 (26.18%) Juniper
4 88 (24.51%) F5
5 71 (19.78%) Blue Coat
6 68 (18.94%) Microsoft
7 54 (15.04%) VMware
8 29 (8.08%) Citrix
9 26 (7.24%) Red Hat
10 24 (6.69%) Sophos
11 23 (6.41%) McAfee
12 22 (6.13%) BT
12 22 (6.13%) Brocade
13 21 (5.85%) Nokia
13 21 (5.85%) LogRhythm
14 17 (4.74%) Websense
15 16 (4.46%) HP
15 16 (4.46%) WatchGuard
15 16 (4.46%) Aruba
16 15 (4.18%) Kaspersky
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Salary: £27000 per annum + Training and Certifications
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bedfordshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
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Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
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