The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 136 142 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -52
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 9 6 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.36% 0.25% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.90% 0.67% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 40
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.16% +4.37%
CCSA
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
998 899 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 40.34% 37.33% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 591 648 556
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CCSA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CCSA Salary Trend in Reading

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
1 15 (93.75%) CCSE
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) CCNP
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) F5
4 10 (62.50%) Network Security
5 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (50.00%) Nokia
5 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 8 (50.00%) CCIE
5 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (37.50%) BGP
6 6 (37.50%) VPLS
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (25.00%) Juniper
8 3 (18.75%) CISSP
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
9 2 (12.50%) Network Design
9 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
9 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
9 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
9 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (12.50%) CMS
1 2 (12.50%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (37.50%) VPLS
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (37.50%) BGP
4 6 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
6 2 (12.50%) Internet
6 2 (12.50%) 3G
6 2 (12.50%) MPLS
6 2 (12.50%) Broadband
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Network Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Security Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
1 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Network Design
2 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (6.25%) SIEM
3 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) CCSE
2 11 (68.75%) CCNP
2 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (50.00%) CCIE
4 3 (18.75%) CCNA
4 3 (18.75%) CISSP
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 2 (12.50%) JNCIE
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (12.50%) CCDA
5 2 (12.50%) CCDP
6 1 (6.25%) MCSE
6 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) F5
4 8 (50.00%) Nokia
5 4 (25.00%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Reading, Oxfordshire
Three
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire, South East
Three
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 19 days ago