The first table below looks at the demand for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 150 133 150
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +17
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.040% 0.047% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.15% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £59,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
796 646 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.03% 30.27% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 673 496 672
Average salary £48,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSA
East of England

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CCSA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the Hertfordshire region.

CCSA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

CCSA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Watford - 1 £45,000 -
CCSA
East of England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
3 6 (75.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
4 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 4 (50.00%) CISA
4 4 (50.00%) CISM
4 4 (50.00%) CISSP
4 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (50.00%) Information Security
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (50.00%) Nessus
4 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (50.00%) Nmap
4 4 (50.00%) GPEN
5 3 (37.50%) CCSE
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (25.00%) Nokia
6 2 (25.00%) Computacenter
6 2 (25.00%) TACACS
6 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) TACACS
5 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) IPv4
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security Specialist
1 4 (50.00%) Information Specialist
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Information Security
1 4 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) CISA
3 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (50.00%) GPEN
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) CCSE
5 2 (25.00%) CSSLP
5 2 (25.00%) GWAPT
5 2 (25.00%) GCED
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Nmap
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Nokia
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Brocade
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) VMware