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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 131 137 105
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 7 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.29% 0.30% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 0.79% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 24
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
999 885 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 41.96% 37.90% 31.88%
Number of salaries quoted 574 610 509
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,675 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

CCSA Salary Histogram in Reading

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
3 16 (80.00%) CCSE
4 13 (65.00%) Network Security
4 13 (65.00%) Juniper
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) CISSP
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 9 (45.00%) Windows
7 8 (40.00%) F5
8 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
8 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (30.00%) JNCIA
8 6 (30.00%) UNIX
8 6 (30.00%) Nokia
8 6 (30.00%) Internet
8 6 (30.00%) Coaching
9 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (20.00%) SIEM
9 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (20.00%) MCSE
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (20.00%) German Language
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (15.00%) Windows 8

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Firewall
2 13 (65.00%) Network Security
3 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) Internet
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) German Language
2 2 (10.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
2 9 (45.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Sales Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Kindle
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Coaching
2 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (20.00%) SIEM
3 2 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 16 (80.00%) CCSE
2 10 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (30.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
5 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 1 (5.00%) CCDA
6 1 (5.00%) CCDP
6 1 (5.00%) CCIE
6 1 (5.00%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
6 1 (5.00%) JNCIE
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) CheckPoint
2 13 (65.00%) Juniper
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 8 (40.00%) F5
5 6 (30.00%) Nokia
5 6 (30.00%) Blue Coat
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) MobileIron
7 1 (5.00%) McAfee
7 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
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