The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 239 - 242
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.088% - 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% - 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £41,375 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1540 1791 1622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 27.03% 25.92% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1477 1321
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCSA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CCSA Salary Trend in the North West

CCSA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Manchester - 5 £41,375 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) HND
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 5 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (100.00%) Multicast
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) BGP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 5 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Multicast
1 5 (100.00%) OSPF
1 5 (100.00%) tcpdump
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Wireless
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (40.00%) Structured Cabling
General
1 5 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Network Design
1 5 (100.00%) Network Management
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) High Availability
2 2 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Check Point Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) HND
2 4 (80.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) F5
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware