The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 95 96 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -30
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 13 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.19% 0.54% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 1.63% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 10
Average salary £23,000 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -48.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £23,000 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
268 369 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.63% 33.42% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 240 311 131
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CCSA
Salary Trend in Kent

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

CCSA Salary Trend in Kent

CCSA
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

CCSA Salary Histogram in Kent

CCSA
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Kent region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Maidstone +10 5 £24,000 +4.34%
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 33 (100.00%) CCNA
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 28 (84.85%) JNCIA
4 23 (69.70%) WSE
5 10 (30.30%) Cisco
5 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
6 9 (27.27%) Firewall
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
7 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (15.15%) Trend Micro
8 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
8 5 (15.15%) Aruba
8 5 (15.15%) F5
8 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
8 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
8 5 (15.15%) Lumension
8 5 (15.15%) Change Management
8 5 (15.15%) Internet
8 5 (15.15%) McAfee
8 5 (15.15%) Websense
8 5 (15.15%) Clearswift
8 5 (15.15%) Juniper
8 5 (15.15%) CCDA
8 5 (15.15%) MS Office
8 5 (15.15%) SLA
8 5 (15.15%) Linux
8 5 (15.15%) CRM

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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.

Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
2 6 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (15.15%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) TACACS
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
3 9 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (27.27%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Support Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
4 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Network Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
2 5 (15.15%) Linux
2 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Change Management
1 5 (15.15%) CRM
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
3 1 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) CCNA
1 33 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (84.85%) JNCIA
3 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 5 (15.15%) CCDA
5 4 (12.12%) CCNP
5 4 (12.12%) CCDP
5 4 (12.12%) CCSE
6 2 (6.06%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 10 (30.30%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
3 5 (15.15%) Trend Micro
3 5 (15.15%) Aruba
3 5 (15.15%) F5
3 5 (15.15%) SonicWALL
3 5 (15.15%) Blue Coat
3 5 (15.15%) Lumension
3 5 (15.15%) McAfee
3 5 (15.15%) Websense
3 5 (15.15%) Clearswift
3 5 (15.15%) Juniper
4 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds