The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 385 410 320
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -90
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 69 43 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.18% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.55% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 41 42 115
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
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 South East region.

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
6721 7822 7498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.20% 32.66% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5069 6138 5968
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CCSA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CCSA Salary Trend in the South East

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CCSA Salary Histogram in the South East

CCSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
Berkshire +26 28 £62,500 +19.04% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Surrey +18 13 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Hampshire +5 6 £62,500 +13.63%
Kent +4 4 £50,000 +72.41%
Middlesex - 4 £50,000 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 108 (82.44%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (79.39%) CheckPoint
3 98 (74.81%) Firewall
4 90 (68.70%) Cisco
5 79 (60.31%) CCSE
6 76 (58.02%) CCNP
7 49 (37.40%) CCNA
7 49 (37.40%) Cisco ASA
8 47 (35.88%) Juniper
9 45 (34.35%) F5
10 42 (32.06%) Network Security
11 35 (26.72%) JNCIA
12 34 (25.95%) BGP
13 33 (25.19%) Nokia
14 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
15 31 (23.66%) Microsoft
16 30 (22.90%) CCIE
17 27 (20.61%) Windows
18 26 (19.85%) WAN
18 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
19 24 (18.32%) LAN
20 23 (17.56%) CISSP
21 20 (15.27%) OSPF
21 20 (15.27%) Cisco Nexus
22 19 (14.50%) Blue Coat
23 17 (12.98%) Cisco PIX
24 16 (12.21%) Load Balancing
25 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
26 14 (10.69%) BIG-IP
26 14 (10.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 7 (5.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.82%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.29%) Lync
4 2 (1.53%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (3.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (74.81%) Firewall
2 49 (37.40%) Cisco ASA
3 42 (32.06%) Network Security
4 34 (25.95%) BGP
5 32 (24.43%) TCP/IP
6 26 (19.85%) WAN
7 24 (18.32%) LAN
8 20 (15.27%) OSPF
8 20 (15.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (12.98%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (10.69%) BIG-IP
10 14 (10.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 13 (9.92%) MPLS
12 10 (7.63%) Wireless
12 10 (7.63%) VPLS
13 9 (6.87%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (6.87%) DSL
13 9 (6.87%) VPN
13 9 (6.87%) DNS
14 8 (6.11%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.58%) Back Office
1 6 (4.58%) Finance
2 4 (3.05%) Advertising
3 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.53%) Legal
4 2 (1.53%) Banking
4 2 (1.53%) Retail
4 2 (1.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.08%) Analyst
3 17 (12.98%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (12.21%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) Security Analyst
6 12 (9.16%) Security Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Network Support
8 9 (6.87%) Network Support Engineer
9 8 (6.11%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.11%) Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) Network Consultant
10 7 (5.34%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
11 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.82%) Senior Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Network Analyst
12 4 (3.05%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.05%) Server Support
12 4 (3.05%) Technical Support Engineer
12 4 (3.05%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.40%) WSE
2 7 (5.34%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.87%) e-Health
2 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.34%) CMDB
3 2 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.53%) Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 27 (20.61%) Windows
2 11 (8.40%) Linux
3 7 (5.34%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.05%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.21%) Load Balancing
2 13 (9.92%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (8.40%) Vulnerability Management
3 11 (8.40%) Migration
3 11 (8.40%) ITIL
4 8 (6.11%) Security Management
4 8 (6.11%) Information Security
4 8 (6.11%) SIEM
5 7 (5.34%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.58%) CRM
6 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
6 6 (4.58%) Change Management
7 5 (3.82%) Fault Management
7 5 (3.82%) Network Management
8 3 (2.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (2.29%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.53%) Information Security Management
9 2 (1.53%) Deep Packet Inspection
9 2 (1.53%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 108 (82.44%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (60.31%) CCSE
3 76 (58.02%) CCNP
4 49 (37.40%) CCNA
5 35 (26.72%) JNCIA
6 30 (22.90%) CCIE
7 26 (19.85%) Security Cleared
8 23 (17.56%) CISSP
9 15 (11.45%) SC Cleared
10 14 (10.69%) CCDP
11 10 (7.63%) CCDA
12 9 (6.87%) MCSE
12 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (6.87%) CISM
12 9 (6.87%) Degree
13 8 (6.11%) CCSP
14 7 (5.34%) SSCP
14 7 (5.34%) JNCIE
15 5 (3.82%) JNCIP
15 5 (3.82%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.34%) SLA
1 7 (5.34%) PCI DSS
2 5 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.05%) GPG13
4 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) Squid
2 4 (3.05%) XenApp
2 4 (3.05%) vSphere
3 2 (1.53%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.87%) CA Spectrum
1 9 (6.87%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (3.05%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.29%) HP SIM
3 3 (2.29%) Nessus
4 1 (0.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 104 (79.39%) CheckPoint
2 90 (68.70%) Cisco
3 47 (35.88%) Juniper
4 45 (34.35%) F5
5 33 (25.19%) Nokia
6 31 (23.66%) Microsoft
7 19 (14.50%) Blue Coat
8 12 (9.16%) Citrix
9 11 (8.40%) Websense
10 10 (7.63%) CA
11 8 (6.11%) HP
12 6 (4.58%) VMware
12 6 (4.58%) WatchGuard
12 6 (4.58%) Kaspersky
13 5 (3.82%) Splunk
13 5 (3.82%) Synopsys
13 5 (3.82%) Sophos
13 5 (3.82%) Apple
13 5 (3.82%) Sage
14 4 (3.05%) Clearswift
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Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: upto 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three Mobile
Salary: £Competitive + 20% bonus, on-call allowance and overtime
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago