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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 92 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 2 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.21% 1.40% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 3.66% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 2
Average salary £45,000 £28,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.71% -47.90%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+27.38% -7.64%
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
235 464 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 24.74% 38.25% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 207 376 232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £51,200
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
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 27 March 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
Chatham - 2 £45,000 -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 23 (92.00%) CCNA
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 19 (76.00%) JNCIA
4 14 (56.00%) WSE
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco
5 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
6 10 (40.00%) Firewall
7 7 (28.00%) Websense
8 6 (24.00%) CCSE
9 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
9 5 (20.00%) SonicWALL
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
9 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.00%) Trend Micro
9 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 5 (20.00%) Aruba
9 5 (20.00%) F5
9 5 (20.00%) Clearswift
9 5 (20.00%) Juniper
9 5 (20.00%) Internet
9 5 (20.00%) McAfee
9 5 (20.00%) Change Management
9 5 (20.00%) Linux
9 5 (20.00%) CRM
9 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (20.00%) MS Office
9 5 (20.00%) SLA

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco PIX
2 5 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (36.00%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) WSE
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) CRM
1 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 4 (16.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.00%) SIEM
3 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 23 (92.00%) CCNA
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (76.00%) JNCIA
3 6 (24.00%) CCSE
4 5 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.00%) CCNP
5 4 (16.00%) CCDA
5 4 (16.00%) CCDP
6 2 (8.00%) CISSP
6 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (8.00%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (8.00%) MCSE
6 2 (8.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) XenApp
1 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (28.00%) Websense
4 5 (20.00%) Clearswift
4 5 (20.00%) McAfee
4 5 (20.00%) Juniper
4 5 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 5 (20.00%) SonicWALL
4 5 (20.00%) Trend Micro
4 5 (20.00%) Aruba
4 5 (20.00%) F5
4 5 (20.00%) Lumension
5 2 (8.00%) LogRhythm
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) VMware