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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 83 93 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -27
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 14 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.38% 0.36% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% 1.23% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 13
Average salary £22,250 £24,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.18% -57.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,900 £24,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £24,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
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
331 324 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.51% 29.32% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 293 292 172
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
Maidstone - 5 £21,500 -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) CCNA
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (81.58%) Cisco
3 30 (78.95%) CheckPoint
4 29 (76.32%) Firewall
5 25 (65.79%) LAN
5 25 (65.79%) WAN
6 23 (60.53%) Network Management
7 21 (55.26%) Change Control
7 21 (55.26%) Telecoms
7 21 (55.26%) Firmware
8 16 (42.11%) Project Management
8 16 (42.11%) BT
9 15 (39.47%) JNCIA
9 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
9 15 (39.47%) Windows
10 11 (28.95%) ITIL
10 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
11 9 (23.68%) Finance
11 9 (23.68%) Network Design
12 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
12 8 (21.05%) F5
12 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
12 8 (21.05%) Blue Coat
12 8 (21.05%) Websense
12 8 (21.05%) MS Office
12 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
12 8 (21.05%) Juniper
13 7 (18.42%) Internet

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 8 (21.05%) MS Office
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (76.32%) Firewall
2 25 (65.79%) LAN
2 25 (65.79%) WAN
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco PIX
3 8 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (18.42%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
General
1 21 (55.26%) Telecoms
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Consultant
1 12 (31.58%) Technical Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Network Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (18.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Support
4 6 (15.79%) Network Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (55.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Network Management
2 21 (55.26%) Change Control
3 16 (42.11%) Project Management
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
4 11 (28.95%) PRINCE2
5 9 (23.68%) Network Design
6 6 (15.79%) CRM
6 6 (15.79%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) CCNA
1 38 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (39.47%) JNCIA
3 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
Vendors
1 31 (81.58%) Cisco
2 30 (78.95%) CheckPoint
3 16 (42.11%) BT
4 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
5 8 (21.05%) Blue Coat
5 8 (21.05%) Websense
5 8 (21.05%) F5
5 8 (21.05%) Juniper
6 6 (15.79%) Lumension
6 6 (15.79%) Clearswift
6 6 (15.79%) SonicWALL
6 6 (15.79%) Trend Micro
6 6 (15.79%) Aruba
6 6 (15.79%) McAfee
7 1 (2.63%) Sun