The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 369 381 413
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +32
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 71 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.31% 0.23% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.69% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 57 44 31
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £38,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,050 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7582 7288 7958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.61% 32.85% 34.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5865 5879 6836
Average salary £42,781 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCSA
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Berkshire +9 29 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Surrey +12 17 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Kent +9 15 £36,500 +48.97% 1
Hampshire -1 8 £51,250 +31.41% 1
Buckinghamshire -2 2 - - 1
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (94.21%) CheckPoint
2 95 (78.51%) Firewall
3 86 (71.07%) Cisco
4 82 (67.77%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (61.98%) CCSE
6 64 (52.89%) Network Security
7 59 (48.76%) CCNA
8 51 (42.15%) WAN
9 46 (38.02%) LAN
10 44 (36.36%) CCNP
11 38 (31.40%) Telecoms
11 38 (31.40%) F5
12 36 (29.75%) Network Management
13 34 (28.10%) Change Control
13 34 (28.10%) Blue Coat
14 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
14 32 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
15 31 (25.62%) Juniper
16 30 (24.79%) Firmware
17 26 (21.49%) Internet
17 26 (21.49%) Project Management
18 24 (19.83%) Windows
19 21 (17.36%) CISSP
19 21 (17.36%) BT
20 19 (15.70%) ITIL
21 18 (14.88%) JNCIA
22 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
22 15 (12.40%) Nokia
22 15 (12.40%) WatchGuard
23 14 (11.57%) Kaspersky

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Office
2 5 (4.13%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.48%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (78.51%) Firewall
2 64 (52.89%) Network Security
3 51 (42.15%) WAN
4 46 (38.02%) LAN
5 32 (26.45%) TCP/IP
5 32 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (21.49%) Internet
7 13 (10.74%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (8.26%) BIG-IP
9 9 (7.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (7.44%) Broadband
10 8 (6.61%) SAN
10 8 (6.61%) OSPF
10 8 (6.61%) BGP
10 8 (6.61%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (4.96%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (2.48%) MPLS
12 3 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (2.48%) TACACS
12 3 (2.48%) Ethernet
General
1 38 (31.40%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.09%) Finance
3 6 (4.96%) German Language
4 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (28.10%) Network Engineer
2 32 (26.45%) Consultant
3 30 (24.79%) Security Engineer
4 20 (16.53%) Network Consultant
5 15 (12.40%) Technical Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Support Engineer
6 14 (11.57%) Support Specialist
7 11 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (7.44%) 1st Line Support
8 9 (7.44%) IP Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (6.61%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (6.61%) Technical Support
10 7 (5.79%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Security Consultant
11 6 (4.96%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Designer
12 5 (4.13%) Security Support Engineer
12 5 (4.13%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.79%) Firmware
2 9 (7.44%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.13%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.31%) CESG
5 1 (0.83%) PKI
5 1 (0.83%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.83%) Windows
2 9 (7.44%) Windows XP
2 9 (7.44%) Windows 7
3 8 (6.61%) Linux
4 6 (4.96%) UNIX
5 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.83%) CentOS
6 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.75%) Network Management
2 34 (28.10%) Change Control
3 26 (21.49%) Project Management
4 19 (15.70%) ITIL
5 14 (11.57%) PRINCE2
5 14 (11.57%) Network Design
6 6 (4.96%) CRM
6 6 (4.96%) Change Management
6 6 (4.96%) Migration
7 5 (4.13%) Service Management
7 5 (4.13%) Capacity Management
8 4 (3.31%) Information Security
9 3 (2.48%) ERP
9 3 (2.48%) Protective Monitoring
10 1 (0.83%) Load Balancing
10 1 (0.83%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.96%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (67.77%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (61.98%) CCSE
3 59 (48.76%) CCNA
4 44 (36.36%) CCNP
5 21 (17.36%) CISSP
6 18 (14.88%) JNCIA
7 12 (9.92%) Security Cleared
8 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (8.26%) MCSE
9 5 (4.13%) CEH
9 5 (4.13%) MCITP
9 5 (4.13%) GSEC
10 4 (3.31%) HNC
10 4 (3.31%) CCDP
11 3 (2.48%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (1.65%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
13 1 (0.83%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.83%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.48%) vSphere
2 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.65%) Snort
4 1 (0.83%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (7.44%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.13%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.48%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.83%) Nessus
Vendors
1 114 (94.21%) CheckPoint
2 86 (71.07%) Cisco
3 38 (31.40%) F5
4 34 (28.10%) Blue Coat
5 31 (25.62%) Juniper
6 21 (17.36%) BT
7 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
7 15 (12.40%) Nokia
7 15 (12.40%) WatchGuard
8 14 (11.57%) Kaspersky
8 14 (11.57%) Websense
9 9 (7.44%) McAfee
10 6 (4.96%) Clearswift
10 6 (4.96%) SonicWALL
10 6 (4.96%) Trend Micro
10 6 (4.96%) Aruba
10 6 (4.96%) Lumension
11 5 (4.13%) SolarWinds
12 3 (2.48%) Splunk
12 3 (2.48%) Riverbed
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