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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 149 157 136
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -21
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 31 28 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.92% 0.77% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.25% 3.10% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 6
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +12.17%
CCSA
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
730 902 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.62% 24.71% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 579 760 506
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CCSA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

CCSA Salary Trend in Leeds

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 66 (98.51%) Cisco Certification
3 64 (95.52%) CCNP
4 56 (83.58%) Firewall
5 51 (76.12%) CheckPoint
6 49 (73.13%) CCSE
7 46 (68.66%) Network Security
7 46 (68.66%) ITIL
8 43 (64.18%) CCNA
9 40 (59.70%) Data Centre
10 37 (55.22%) ITIL Certification
11 34 (50.75%) Project Management
11 34 (50.75%) Mentoring
12 29 (43.28%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
13 26 (38.81%) LAN
13 26 (38.81%) WAN
14 18 (26.87%) MPLS
14 18 (26.87%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
15 12 (17.91%) Network Design
16 11 (16.42%) Network Architecture
17 10 (14.93%) Trend Analysis
17 10 (14.93%) CCSP
18 9 (13.43%) Windows
18 9 (13.43%) VPN
19 8 (11.94%) Juniper
19 8 (11.94%) CCDA
19 8 (11.94%) Linux
20 7 (10.45%) CCDP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 56 (83.58%) Firewall
2 46 (68.66%) Network Security
3 29 (43.28%) Cisco Nexus
4 26 (38.81%) LAN
4 26 (38.81%) WAN
5 18 (26.87%) MPLS
5 18 (26.87%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (13.43%) VPN
7 7 (10.45%) DNS
7 7 (10.45%) BGP
7 7 (10.45%) EIGRP
7 7 (10.45%) SSL
7 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.45%) IPsec
7 7 (10.45%) VPLS
7 7 (10.45%) HSRP
7 7 (10.45%) VRRP
7 7 (10.45%) DMVPN
7 7 (10.45%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (8.96%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (5.97%) Retail
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Finance
3 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (41.79%) Network Specialist
2 27 (40.30%) Security Specialist
2 27 (40.30%) Network Security Specialist
3 22 (32.84%) Network Engineer
4 15 (22.39%) Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Network Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Security Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (22.39%) Network Security Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Implementation Engineer
5 6 (8.96%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Implementation Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Security Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Network Specialist
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 1 (1.49%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 40 (59.70%) Data Centre
2 29 (43.28%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) DTV
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 8 (11.94%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (68.66%) ITIL
2 34 (50.75%) Project Management
2 34 (50.75%) Mentoring
3 12 (17.91%) Network Design
3 12 (17.91%) Incident Management
4 11 (16.42%) Network Architecture
5 10 (14.93%) Trend Analysis
6 7 (10.45%) Coaching
6 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity Planning
6 7 (10.45%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (10.45%) Business Continuity
6 7 (10.45%) BCP
7 6 (8.96%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.48%) High Availability
9 2 (2.99%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.49%) SIEM
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Analysis
10 1 (1.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.49%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 66 (98.51%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (95.52%) CCNP
3 49 (73.13%) CCSE
4 43 (64.18%) CCNA
5 37 (55.22%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (14.93%) CCSP
7 8 (11.94%) CCDA
8 7 (10.45%) CCDP
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.99%) JNCIS
9 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.49%) VCP5
10 1 (1.49%) Degree
10 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.49%) CISSP
10 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.49%) MCSE
10 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.99%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 67 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (76.12%) CheckPoint
3 8 (11.94%) Juniper
4 7 (10.45%) F5
5 5 (7.46%) Red Hat
6 4 (5.97%) VMware
6 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.48%) Fortinet
8 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.49%) HP
9 1 (1.49%) SAP
9 1 (1.49%) McAfee
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