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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 181 187 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.029% 0.083% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +14.11%
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
814 1045 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.50% 28.87% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 693 829 723
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Check Point Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) HND
2 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Network Design
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
2 5 (83.33%) tcpdump
2 5 (83.33%) Network Management
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) Multicast
3 4 (66.67%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Multicast
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) tcpdump
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
3 2 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (16.67%) ICMP
4 1 (16.67%) IPv4
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Network Design
1 5 (83.33%) Network Management
1 5 (83.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Check Point Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) Degree
1 5 (83.33%) HND
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) SolarWinds
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper