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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 140 141 106
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 7 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.39% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 1.05% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 25
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
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
1124 952 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 43.30% 37.38% 33.43%
Number of salaries quoted 584 640 576
Average salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,460
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £68,100
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 19 December 2014.

CCSA Salary Histogram in Reading

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
3 21 (84.00%) CCSE
4 18 (72.00%) Network Security
5 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 15 (60.00%) CISSP
6 14 (56.00%) Juniper
7 13 (52.00%) F5
8 12 (48.00%) Blue Coat
9 11 (44.00%) Cisco
9 11 (44.00%) Windows
9 11 (44.00%) Internet
10 8 (32.00%) JNCIA
10 8 (32.00%) Coaching
10 8 (32.00%) UNIX
10 8 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (24.00%) Nokia
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (24.00%) German Language
12 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
12 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (16.00%) MCSE
12 4 (16.00%) CCNP
12 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
12 4 (16.00%) SIEM
12 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (12.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 18 (72.00%) Network Security
3 15 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 11 (44.00%) Internet
5 8 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
6 6 (24.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (12.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
7 3 (12.00%) Broadband
8 1 (4.00%) DNS
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 6 (24.00%) German Language
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) French Language
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Network Consultant
3 6 (24.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IP Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Security Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Security Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.00%) Kindle
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) UNIX
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Coaching
2 4 (16.00%) SIEM
2 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (12.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 2 (8.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) ERP
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 21 (84.00%) CCSE
2 15 (60.00%) CISSP
3 8 (32.00%) JNCIA
4 4 (16.00%) MCSE
4 4 (16.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (4.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (88.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (56.00%) Juniper
3 13 (52.00%) F5
4 12 (48.00%) Blue Coat
5 11 (44.00%) Cisco
6 6 (24.00%) Nokia
7 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.00%) McAfee
8 1 (4.00%) Websense
8 1 (4.00%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.00%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.00%) MobileIron