The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 186 181 178
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.024% 0.050% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 0.22% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
CCSA
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
960 912 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.39% 22.75% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 735 803 738
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CCSA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

CCSA Salary Trend in Manchester

CCSA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) CCSPA
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCSPA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix