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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 399 374 402
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +28
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 44 74 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.97% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 27 59 43
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £26,300 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £52,500 £45,800
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.17%
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
6523 7637 7212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.40% 33.69% 32.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5096 5887 5807
Average salary £42,500 £42,750 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% +1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Buckinghamshire +16 18 £52,500 - 1
Berkshire -10 12 £67,500 +68.75% 1
Surrey +6 8 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Kent -5 5 £52,500 +43.83%
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 - 1
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 105 (91.30%) CheckPoint
2 103 (89.57%) Firewall
3 91 (79.13%) Cisco
4 89 (77.39%) Cisco Certification
5 83 (72.17%) CCSE
6 77 (66.96%) CCNP
7 49 (42.61%) Cisco ASA
8 48 (41.74%) F5
9 46 (40.00%) Network Security
10 39 (33.91%) TCP/IP
11 38 (33.04%) LAN
11 38 (33.04%) Juniper
12 36 (31.30%) WAN
13 34 (29.57%) Nokia
13 34 (29.57%) BGP
14 30 (26.09%) BIG-IP
14 30 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 27 (23.48%) Security Cleared
16 24 (20.87%) Cisco PIX
16 24 (20.87%) CISSP
16 24 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (19.13%) Blue Coat
18 21 (18.26%) CCIE
19 19 (16.52%) CCNA
19 19 (16.52%) Citrix
19 19 (16.52%) SC Cleared
20 18 (15.65%) JNCIA
20 18 (15.65%) OSPF
20 18 (15.65%) Data Centre
21 17 (14.78%) ITIL

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (1.74%) MS Office
1 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (89.57%) Firewall
2 49 (42.61%) Cisco ASA
3 46 (40.00%) Network Security
4 39 (33.91%) TCP/IP
5 38 (33.04%) LAN
6 36 (31.30%) WAN
7 34 (29.57%) BGP
8 30 (26.09%) BIG-IP
8 30 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 24 (20.87%) Cisco Nexus
9 24 (20.87%) Cisco PIX
10 18 (15.65%) OSPF
11 16 (13.91%) VPLS
12 14 (12.17%) Broadband
13 13 (11.30%) DNS
13 13 (11.30%) TACACS
14 10 (8.70%) DSL
14 10 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (8.70%) Wireless
14 10 (8.70%) SNMP
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (10.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.83%) Finance
3 6 (5.22%) Back Office
3 6 (5.22%) Advertising
4 2 (1.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (1.74%) Billing
4 2 (1.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (34.78%) Network Engineer
2 32 (27.83%) Analyst
3 22 (19.13%) Security Engineer
4 16 (13.91%) Network Support
5 15 (13.04%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Support Engineer
6 13 (11.30%) Security Analyst
7 12 (10.43%) Network Support Engineer
8 11 (9.57%) Network Analyst
9 7 (6.09%) Support Specialist
10 6 (5.22%) Network Consultant
10 6 (5.22%) Consultant
11 5 (4.35%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Operations Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
11 5 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Server Support Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Support Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Server Analyst
12 4 (3.48%) Senior Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (15.65%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.70%) e-Health
3 7 (6.09%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.48%) CMDB
6 2 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.74%) Clustering
6 2 (1.74%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.09%) Windows
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.78%) ITIL
2 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
3 10 (8.70%) Change Management
3 10 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 10 (8.70%) Load Balancing
3 10 (8.70%) Fault Management
4 9 (7.83%) Network Management
4 9 (7.83%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (6.96%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (6.96%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (6.09%) Migration
7 6 (5.22%) Information Security
7 6 (5.22%) Network Design
8 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.35%) Security Management
8 5 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.35%) Security Patching
9 4 (3.48%) SIEM
9 4 (3.48%) Network Monitoring
10 3 (2.61%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 89 (77.39%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (72.17%) CCSE
3 77 (66.96%) CCNP
4 27 (23.48%) Security Cleared
5 24 (20.87%) CISSP
6 21 (18.26%) CCIE
7 19 (16.52%) CCNA
7 19 (16.52%) SC Cleared
8 18 (15.65%) JNCIA
9 11 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (8.70%) CCDP
11 9 (7.83%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (6.96%) CISM
12 8 (6.96%) MCSE
13 6 (5.22%) JNCIE
14 5 (4.35%) MCSA
14 5 (4.35%) CCSP
15 4 (3.48%) CCDA
16 3 (2.61%) CISA
16 3 (2.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) SLA
2 6 (5.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) GPG13
3 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.35%) ProxySG
1 5 (4.35%) vSphere
2 4 (3.48%) XenApp
3 2 (1.74%) Squid
3 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (12.17%) FortiGate
2 12 (10.43%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (8.70%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (3.48%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.74%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.74%) SCCM
5 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.87%) Nessus
Vendors
1 105 (91.30%) CheckPoint
2 91 (79.13%) Cisco
3 48 (41.74%) F5
4 38 (33.04%) Juniper
5 34 (29.57%) Nokia
6 22 (19.13%) Blue Coat
7 19 (16.52%) Citrix
8 13 (11.30%) WatchGuard
8 13 (11.30%) Kaspersky
8 13 (11.30%) HP
9 11 (9.57%) CA
10 10 (8.70%) Microsoft
10 10 (8.70%) Computacenter
11 7 (6.09%) VMware
12 5 (4.35%) Sophos
12 5 (4.35%) Websense
12 5 (4.35%) SolarWinds
12 5 (4.35%) Synopsys
12 5 (4.35%) Apple
12 5 (4.35%) Sage
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago