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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 374 391 355
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -36
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 71 43 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.19% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.61% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 65 36 86
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
7400 7015 7859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.24% 31.79% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5582 5539 6755
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,000
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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Kent +20 26 £23,000 - 1
Berkshire +3 18 £56,250 +21.62% 2
Surrey -4 9 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Hampshire -14 9 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £42,500 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

1 114 (79.17%) CheckPoint
2 101 (70.14%) Cisco Certification
3 99 (68.75%) Firewall
4 87 (60.42%) CCSE
5 76 (52.78%) Cisco
6 64 (44.44%) CCNA
7 61 (42.36%) Network Security
8 58 (40.28%) Windows
8 58 (40.28%) CCNP
9 52 (36.11%) JNCIA
10 49 (34.03%) Microsoft
10 49 (34.03%) F5
11 47 (32.64%) Juniper
12 44 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
13 38 (26.39%) TCP/IP
14 37 (25.69%) Blue Coat
15 34 (23.61%) CISSP
16 33 (22.92%) Internet
17 29 (20.14%) WAN
18 26 (18.06%) Nokia
19 23 (15.97%) WSE
20 20 (13.89%) LAN
20 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
21 18 (12.50%) Linux
22 16 (11.11%) BGP
23 15 (10.42%) SLA
23 15 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
24 14 (9.72%) Windows 7
25 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
25 13 (9.03%) Websense

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Office
2 1 (0.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (68.75%) Firewall
2 61 (42.36%) Network Security
3 44 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (26.39%) TCP/IP
5 33 (22.92%) Internet
6 29 (20.14%) WAN
7 20 (13.89%) LAN
8 16 (11.11%) BGP
9 15 (10.42%) Cisco PIX
10 11 (7.64%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (7.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (7.64%) OSPF
11 8 (5.56%) Broadband
11 8 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (5.56%) BIG-IP
12 6 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (4.17%) VPN
13 5 (3.47%) VoIP
13 5 (3.47%) TACACS
13 5 (3.47%) Junos
General
1 13 (9.03%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.25%) German Language
3 2 (1.39%) Finance
3 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.39%) French Language
4 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 37 (25.69%) Network Engineer
2 24 (16.67%) Consultant
3 23 (15.97%) Security Engineer
4 21 (14.58%) Network Consultant
5 19 (13.19%) Support Engineer
6 17 (11.81%) 1st Line Support
7 15 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (7.64%) Technical Support
8 11 (7.64%) Technical Support Engineer
8 11 (7.64%) Technical Engineer
9 10 (6.94%) Support Specialist
10 9 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 9 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.56%) IP Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Security Support Engineer
12 7 (4.86%) Senior Network Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Network Security Engineer
13 5 (3.47%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.97%) WSE
2 7 (4.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.39%) CMDB
5 1 (0.69%) Kindle
5 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 58 (40.28%) Windows
2 18 (12.50%) Linux
3 14 (9.72%) Windows 7
4 11 (7.64%) Windows XP
4 11 (7.64%) UNIX
5 7 (4.86%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (8.33%) Change Management
1 12 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 11 (7.64%) Coaching
3 10 (6.94%) ITIL
3 10 (6.94%) CRM
4 8 (5.56%) Migration
4 8 (5.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
4 8 (5.56%) Change Control
5 7 (4.86%) Network Management
5 7 (4.86%) Network Monitoring
6 6 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
7 5 (3.47%) SIEM
7 5 (3.47%) Information Security
8 4 (2.78%) Fault Management
8 4 (2.78%) Project Management
8 4 (2.78%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.39%) ERP
9 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.39%) Network Design
9 2 (1.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.39%) C
Qualifications
1 101 (70.14%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (60.42%) CCSE
3 64 (44.44%) CCNA
4 58 (40.28%) CCNP
5 52 (36.11%) JNCIA
6 34 (23.61%) CISSP
7 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
8 12 (8.33%) CCDP
9 9 (6.25%) CCIE
9 9 (6.25%) Degree
10 8 (5.56%) CCDA
11 7 (4.86%) SSCP
12 6 (4.17%) SC Cleared
13 5 (3.47%) CCSP
14 4 (2.78%) MCSE
14 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (2.08%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (2.08%) HNC
15 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
15 3 (2.08%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.69%) QA
4 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.47%) Firmware
3 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.56%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.39%) Nessus
2 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.69%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 114 (79.17%) CheckPoint
2 76 (52.78%) Cisco
3 49 (34.03%) Microsoft
3 49 (34.03%) F5
4 47 (32.64%) Juniper
5 37 (25.69%) Blue Coat
6 26 (18.06%) Nokia
7 13 (9.03%) Websense
8 11 (7.64%) Clearswift
8 11 (7.64%) McAfee
9 10 (6.94%) WatchGuard
9 10 (6.94%) SonicWALL
9 10 (6.94%) Kaspersky
9 10 (6.94%) Trend Micro
9 10 (6.94%) Aruba
9 10 (6.94%) Lumension
10 6 (4.17%) Citrix
11 5 (3.47%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.78%) VMware
13 2 (1.39%) Riverbed
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 21 days ago