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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 664 705 584
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -121
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 204 159 305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.20% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.71% 0.59% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 189 124 251
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.88%
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
28566 27086 30468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.58% 26.93% 28.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22991 21625 25793
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 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 67 £40,000 -5.88% 2
London +1 62 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -14 44 £45,000 - 3
East of England -3 15 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands -16 11 £42,500 -
South West -7 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 335 (86.34%) Cisco Certification
2 308 (79.38%) Cisco
2 308 (79.38%) Firewall
3 289 (74.48%) CheckPoint
4 253 (65.21%) CCNP
5 228 (58.76%) Network Security
6 181 (46.65%) CCSE
7 163 (42.01%) CCNA
8 116 (29.90%) WAN
9 114 (29.38%) Cisco ASA
10 112 (28.87%) Juniper
11 106 (27.32%) LAN
12 101 (26.03%) Windows
13 92 (23.71%) BGP
14 91 (23.45%) OSPF
15 88 (22.68%) TCP/IP
16 87 (22.42%) VPN
17 79 (20.36%) ITIL
18 71 (18.30%) Microsoft
19 67 (17.27%) MPLS
20 66 (17.01%) Blue Coat
21 65 (16.75%) JNCIA
21 65 (16.75%) F5
22 53 (13.66%) Linux
22 53 (13.66%) ITIL Certification
23 52 (13.40%) Load Balancing
24 45 (11.60%) EIGRP
24 45 (11.60%) Incident Management
25 43 (11.08%) Internet
26 39 (10.05%) Check Point Certification

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (6.19%) MS Visio
2 16 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 10 (2.58%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 308 (79.38%) Firewall
2 228 (58.76%) Network Security
3 116 (29.90%) WAN
4 114 (29.38%) Cisco ASA
5 106 (27.32%) LAN
6 92 (23.71%) BGP
7 91 (23.45%) OSPF
8 88 (22.68%) TCP/IP
9 87 (22.42%) VPN
10 67 (17.27%) MPLS
11 45 (11.60%) EIGRP
12 43 (11.08%) Internet
13 38 (9.79%) Cisco PIX
14 36 (9.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 35 (9.02%) IPsec
16 33 (8.51%) Intrusion Detection
17 28 (7.22%) DNS
18 24 (6.19%) Wireless
18 24 (6.19%) Junos
19 22 (5.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.80%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (6.44%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.67%) Finance
3 8 (2.06%) Legal
4 7 (1.80%) Retail
5 6 (1.55%) German Language
6 5 (1.29%) Law
7 4 (1.03%) Games
8 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.52%) French Language
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.26%) Advertising
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (39.43%) Network Engineer
2 100 (25.77%) Security Engineer
3 76 (19.59%) Analyst
4 73 (18.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 72 (18.56%) Network Analyst
6 62 (15.98%) Security Analyst
7 59 (15.21%) Network Security Analyst
8 42 (10.82%) Consultant
9 36 (9.28%) Senior Network Engineer
10 31 (7.99%) Network Consultant
11 23 (5.93%) Security Consultant
12 21 (5.41%) Support Engineer
13 18 (4.64%) Firewall Engineer
14 17 (4.38%) Network Security Consultant
15 16 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
16 15 (3.87%) 1st Line Support
17 13 (3.35%) 3rd Line Support
17 13 (3.35%) Senior Security Engineer
18 11 (2.84%) Cisco Network Analyst
18 11 (2.84%) Cisco Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.93%) WSE
2 8 (2.06%) LAMP
3 2 (0.52%) XML
4 1 (0.26%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.87%) Clustering
3 13 (3.35%) PKI
4 12 (3.09%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.84%) Hedge funds
6 8 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.03%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.52%) CMDB
9 1 (0.26%) Open Source
9 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.26%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 101 (26.03%) Windows
2 53 (13.66%) Linux
3 36 (9.28%) UNIX
4 15 (3.87%) Solaris
5 13 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.32%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.06%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (1.29%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.77%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (20.36%) ITIL
2 52 (13.40%) Load Balancing
3 45 (11.60%) Incident Management
4 33 (8.51%) Network Management
4 33 (8.51%) Project Management
5 30 (7.73%) Information Security
5 30 (7.73%) Mentoring
6 21 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 21 (5.41%) Network Architecture
7 20 (5.15%) SIEM
8 18 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (4.38%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.12%) Risk Assessment
11 15 (3.87%) Network Design
11 15 (3.87%) Change Management
12 14 (3.61%) E-Commerce
12 14 (3.61%) Change Control
13 13 (3.35%) CRM
14 12 (3.09%) Migration
15 11 (2.84%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.44%) Perl
2 14 (3.61%) SQL
2 14 (3.61%) Tcl
3 11 (2.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 335 (86.34%) Cisco Certification
2 253 (65.21%) CCNP
3 181 (46.65%) CCSE
4 163 (42.01%) CCNA
5 65 (16.75%) JNCIA
6 53 (13.66%) ITIL Certification
7 39 (10.05%) Check Point Certification
8 38 (9.79%) CCDP
9 37 (9.54%) CISSP
10 36 (9.28%) Security Cleared
11 29 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (7.47%) CCIE
11 29 (7.47%) CCSP
11 29 (7.47%) MCSE
12 25 (6.44%) Degree
13 22 (5.67%) SC Cleared
14 19 (4.90%) JNCIS
15 18 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (4.64%) CCDA
16 13 (3.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (8.51%) SLA
2 20 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (5.67%) Active Directory
1 22 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.32%) XenApp
2 9 (2.32%) XenServer
3 7 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.29%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.03%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.52%) Firmware
6 2 (0.52%) vSphere
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (3.35%) SolarWinds Orion
2 11 (2.84%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (2.32%) Nessus
3 9 (2.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (0.77%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.26%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
6 1 (0.26%) Nagios
6 1 (0.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 308 (79.38%) Cisco
2 289 (74.48%) CheckPoint
3 112 (28.87%) Juniper
4 71 (18.30%) Microsoft
5 66 (17.01%) Blue Coat
6 65 (16.75%) F5
7 35 (9.02%) Nokia
8 30 (7.73%) VMware
9 25 (6.44%) Citrix
10 22 (5.67%) Fortinet
10 22 (5.67%) SolarWinds
11 19 (4.90%) Websense
12 17 (4.38%) McAfee
13 16 (4.12%) HP
13 16 (4.12%) Aruba
14 12 (3.09%) Barracuda Networks
15 11 (2.84%) SonicWALL
16 10 (2.58%) Sourcefire
17 9 (2.32%) NetApp
17 9 (2.32%) Clearswift
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Package & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £3100040000 per annum + £3,000 on-call
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Required IT
Salary: £50k+ Package with Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Advancing People Recruitment
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
DP Connect
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per month + Bonus,Pension,Holiday,Health care
Posted: 26 days ago