The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 239 237 251
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% 0.028% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.12% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.36% +57.14%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.23%
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1653 1673 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.97% 23.18% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1274 1405 1619
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 £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSA
England

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 31 July 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
Manchester +1 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Change Control
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) CCSPA
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) TACACS
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) PBX
4 1 (25.00%) VoIP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (25.00%) TACACS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) PBX
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco IPT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (25.00%) CCSPA
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Nokia
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix