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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 583 594 545
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -49
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 45 23 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.096% 0.051% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.20% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 85
Average salary £51,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,300 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £80,000
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
11659 11376 13094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.91% 25.26% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9307 9260 11307
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 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +12 21 £51,250 +10.21%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 91 (91.00%) CheckPoint
2 89 (89.00%) Firewall
3 84 (84.00%) Cisco
4 75 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (67.00%) CCSE
6 60 (60.00%) CCNA
7 54 (54.00%) Network Security
8 53 (53.00%) CCNP
9 46 (46.00%) Juniper
10 44 (44.00%) Windows
11 40 (40.00%) VPN
12 34 (34.00%) SSL
12 34 (34.00%) Linux
13 28 (28.00%) IPsec
13 28 (28.00%) F5
14 25 (25.00%) NetScreen
14 25 (25.00%) CISSP
15 24 (24.00%) Blue Coat
16 23 (23.00%) TACACS
17 22 (22.00%) VMware
18 21 (21.00%) Incident Management
18 21 (21.00%) Sophos
18 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
18 21 (21.00%) LogRhythm
18 21 (21.00%) Cacti
19 18 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
20 17 (17.00%) Degree
21 16 (16.00%) Finance
21 16 (16.00%) BGP
21 16 (16.00%) Citrix

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 89 (89.00%) Firewall
2 54 (54.00%) Network Security
3 40 (40.00%) VPN
4 34 (34.00%) SSL
5 28 (28.00%) IPsec
6 25 (25.00%) NetScreen
7 23 (23.00%) TACACS
8 18 (18.00%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (16.00%) BGP
10 14 (14.00%) MPLS
10 14 (14.00%) OSPF
11 11 (11.00%) Junos
12 10 (10.00%) EIGRP
13 8 (8.00%) SAN
13 8 (8.00%) WAN
14 7 (7.00%) LAN
15 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
15 5 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
15 5 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
16 4 (4.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 14 (14.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.00%) Banking
4 5 (5.00%) Retail
4 5 (5.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
5 1 (1.00%) Publishing
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (52.00%) Security Engineer
2 46 (46.00%) Network Engineer
3 39 (39.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 24 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (22.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 21 (21.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Information Security Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.00%) Administrator
7 5 (5.00%) Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) NOC Manager
9 3 (3.00%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (3.00%) Firewall Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Network Security Consultant
10 2 (2.00%) Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 12 (12.00%) Hedge funds
2 9 (9.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (44.00%) Windows
2 34 (34.00%) Linux
3 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.00%) UNIX
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) Incident Management
2 13 (13.00%) ITIL
3 12 (12.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (11.00%) Information Security
4 11 (11.00%) Asset Management
5 8 (8.00%) SIEM
6 7 (7.00%) Change Control
7 6 (6.00%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.00%) Algorithmic Trading
9 3 (3.00%) Time Management
9 3 (3.00%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.00%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.00%) Transition Management
10 2 (2.00%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.00%) Network Design
10 2 (2.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.00%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
11 1 (1.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) Perl
2 14 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 12 (12.00%) SQL
4 1 (1.00%) Tcl
4 1 (1.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (67.00%) CCSE
3 60 (60.00%) CCNA
4 53 (53.00%) CCNP
5 25 (25.00%) CISSP
6 17 (17.00%) Degree
7 15 (15.00%) JNCIA
8 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (14.00%) MCSE
9 13 (13.00%) CCDP
9 13 (13.00%) JNCIS
10 11 (11.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (8.00%) CCIE
12 6 (6.00%) MCP
12 6 (6.00%) Check Point Certification
13 5 (5.00%) MCITP
14 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
14 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
14 3 (3.00%) VCAP
14 3 (3.00%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.00%) XenApp
3 6 (6.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (21.00%) Cacti
2 9 (9.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (6.00%) SCCM
4 3 (3.00%) SCOM
5 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (91.00%) CheckPoint
2 84 (84.00%) Cisco
3 46 (46.00%) Juniper
4 28 (28.00%) F5
5 24 (24.00%) Blue Coat
6 22 (22.00%) VMware
7 21 (21.00%) LogRhythm
7 21 (21.00%) Sophos
8 16 (16.00%) Citrix
9 15 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (12.00%) Brocade
11 10 (10.00%) Oracle
12 9 (9.00%) SolarWinds
12 9 (9.00%) Aruba
13 8 (8.00%) HP
14 6 (6.00%) NetApp
15 2 (2.00%) Nokia
15 2 (2.00%) McAfee
15 2 (2.00%) Websense
15 2 (2.00%) Nortel