The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 581 602 559
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 40 14 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.088% 0.032% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% 0.13% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 35 11 67
Average salary £51,000 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.92% -40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £31,500 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
CCSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11224 11008 13083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.76% 24.77% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 8966 9044 11183
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in London

CCSA
Salary Trend in London

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

CCSA Salary Trend in London

CCSA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the London region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

CCSA Salary Histogram in London

CCSA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the London region over the 3 months to 17 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
City of London - 17 £51,500 - 2
Docklands, London - 1 £32,000 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 94 (93.07%) CheckPoint
2 90 (89.11%) Firewall
3 85 (84.16%) Cisco
4 77 (76.24%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (63.37%) CCSE
6 56 (55.45%) CCNA
7 53 (52.48%) Network Security
8 52 (51.49%) CCNP
9 45 (44.55%) Juniper
10 44 (43.56%) Windows
11 35 (34.65%) VPN
12 32 (31.68%) Linux
13 28 (27.72%) SSL
14 25 (24.75%) VMware
15 22 (21.78%) IPsec
15 22 (21.78%) F5
16 21 (20.79%) CISSP
16 21 (20.79%) TACACS
17 20 (19.80%) NetScreen
18 19 (18.81%) Blue Coat
18 19 (18.81%) Incident Management
19 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
19 18 (17.82%) Sophos
19 18 (17.82%) Cacti
19 18 (17.82%) LogRhythm
20 17 (16.83%) MCSE
20 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (16.83%) Degree
21 16 (15.84%) ITIL
21 16 (15.84%) OSPF

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 18 (17.82%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) S-PLUS
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 90 (89.11%) Firewall
2 53 (52.48%) Network Security
3 35 (34.65%) VPN
4 28 (27.72%) SSL
5 22 (21.78%) IPsec
6 21 (20.79%) TACACS
7 20 (19.80%) NetScreen
8 16 (15.84%) OSPF
8 16 (15.84%) BGP
9 15 (14.85%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (12.87%) MPLS
11 12 (11.88%) EIGRP
12 9 (8.91%) Junos
13 8 (7.92%) WAN
14 7 (6.93%) SAN
15 6 (5.94%) LAN
15 6 (5.94%) Cisco PIX
16 5 (4.95%) Cisco IOS
16 5 (4.95%) TCP/IP
17 2 (1.98%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.94%) Banking
4 5 (4.95%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Advertising
6 1 (0.99%) Publishing
6 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (55.45%) Security Engineer
2 49 (48.51%) Network Engineer
3 42 (41.58%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (23.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (21.78%) Senior Security Engineer
6 21 (20.79%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (5.94%) NOC Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Information Security Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.95%) Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Network Team Leader
9 4 (3.96%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Administrator
10 2 (1.98%) Operations Manager
10 2 (1.98%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) Network Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) Security Analyst
10 2 (1.98%) Network Administrator
10 2 (1.98%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Video Conferencing
1 12 (11.88%) Hedge funds
2 10 (9.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.98%) Clustering
3 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 44 (43.56%) Windows
2 32 (31.68%) Linux
3 10 (9.90%) UNIX
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.99%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.81%) Incident Management
2 16 (15.84%) ITIL
3 11 (10.89%) Load Balancing
3 11 (10.89%) Information Security
4 10 (9.90%) Asset Management
5 8 (7.92%) SIEM
6 6 (5.94%) Identity Management
7 5 (4.95%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (3.96%) Change Control
9 3 (2.97%) Time Management
10 2 (1.98%) Network Architecture
10 2 (1.98%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (1.98%) Risk Management
10 2 (1.98%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.98%) Service Delivery
10 2 (1.98%) ITSM
10 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (0.99%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 1 (0.99%) Low Latency
11 1 (0.99%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) Perl
2 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
3 12 (11.88%) SQL
4 1 (0.99%) Tcl
4 1 (0.99%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (76.24%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (63.37%) CCSE
3 56 (55.45%) CCNA
4 52 (51.49%) CCNP
5 21 (20.79%) CISSP
6 17 (16.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 17 (16.83%) MCSE
6 17 (16.83%) Degree
7 14 (13.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (12.87%) JNCIA
9 10 (9.90%) JNCIS
9 10 (9.90%) CCDP
9 10 (9.90%) MCP
10 6 (5.94%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (4.95%) MCITP
12 4 (3.96%) CCIE
13 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.97%) Security Cleared
14 2 (1.98%) VCAP
14 2 (1.98%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (13.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (8.91%) XenApp
3 9 (8.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 18 (17.82%) Cacti
2 12 (11.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.95%) SCCM
4 3 (2.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 94 (93.07%) CheckPoint
2 85 (84.16%) Cisco
3 45 (44.55%) Juniper
4 25 (24.75%) VMware
5 22 (21.78%) F5
6 19 (18.81%) Blue Coat
7 18 (17.82%) LogRhythm
7 18 (17.82%) Sophos
8 15 (14.85%) Citrix
8 15 (14.85%) Microsoft
9 12 (11.88%) SolarWinds
10 11 (10.89%) Oracle
11 10 (9.90%) Brocade
12 9 (8.91%) NetApp
13 8 (7.92%) Aruba
14 7 (6.93%) HP
15 5 (4.95%) Nokia
16 2 (1.98%) Avaya
16 2 (1.98%) Nortel
16 2 (1.98%) 3PAR