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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 92 90 89
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 5 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.45% 1.36% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.93% 3.86% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 2
Average salary £52,500 £36,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.83% +48.97%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
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
259 389 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.57% 35.14% 31.24%
Number of salaries quoted 224 340 295
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 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 - 1 £52,500 -
CCSA
South East

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Advertising
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) MCSA
4 5 (55.56%) vSphere
5 4 (44.44%) HP SIM
5 4 (44.44%) XenApp
5 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
5 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 4 (44.44%) Splunk
5 4 (44.44%) SIEM
5 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) CCSE
5 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 4 (44.44%) LogRhythm
5 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Network Support
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) NHS
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
1 4 (44.44%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (44.44%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (33.33%) Server Hardening
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSA
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCSE
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (22.22%) CCDA
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (22.22%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) vSphere
2 4 (44.44%) XenApp
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) HP SIM
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (22.22%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (22.22%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
4 4 (44.44%) Splunk
4 4 (44.44%) LogRhythm
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Websense
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft