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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 390 384 370
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 59 86 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.37% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 1.08% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 39 76 65
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +8.97%
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
6649 7953 7441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.31% 33.97% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 6289 6022
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.79% +2.14%

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 June 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 June 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 -3 23 £62,500 +19.04%
Buckinghamshire +12 17 £44,500 -11.00% 1
Surrey +9 13 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Kent -7 6 £55,000 +50.68%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 106 (90.60%) CheckPoint
2 104 (88.89%) Firewall
3 91 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (76.07%) Cisco
5 85 (72.65%) CCSE
6 76 (64.96%) CCNP
7 49 (41.88%) Cisco ASA
7 49 (41.88%) F5
8 44 (37.61%) Juniper
8 44 (37.61%) Network Security
9 42 (35.90%) TCP/IP
10 34 (29.06%) Nokia
11 32 (27.35%) WAN
12 31 (26.50%) LAN
12 31 (26.50%) BGP
13 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
14 27 (23.08%) BIG-IP
14 27 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 25 (21.37%) CCNA
15 25 (21.37%) CCIE
16 23 (19.66%) CISSP
17 22 (18.80%) Blue Coat
18 21 (17.95%) JNCIA
19 20 (17.09%) Cisco PIX
19 20 (17.09%) SC Cleared
20 19 (16.24%) Cisco Nexus
21 17 (14.53%) Citrix
22 16 (13.68%) OSPF
23 15 (12.82%) ITIL
23 15 (12.82%) Data Centre

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (4.27%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.56%) Lync
3 2 (1.71%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) MS Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 104 (88.89%) Firewall
2 49 (41.88%) Cisco ASA
3 44 (37.61%) Network Security
4 42 (35.90%) TCP/IP
5 32 (27.35%) WAN
6 31 (26.50%) LAN
6 31 (26.50%) BGP
7 27 (23.08%) BIG-IP
7 27 (23.08%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 20 (17.09%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (16.24%) Cisco Nexus
10 16 (13.68%) OSPF
11 15 (12.82%) VPLS
12 14 (11.97%) Broadband
13 11 (9.40%) Wireless
13 11 (9.40%) TACACS
13 11 (9.40%) MPLS
14 10 (8.55%) DSL
14 10 (8.55%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (8.55%) DNS
Development Applications
1 10 (8.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.69%) Finance
3 6 (5.13%) Back Office
3 6 (5.13%) Advertising
4 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 2 (1.71%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Billing
4 2 (1.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 31 (26.50%) Analyst
3 22 (18.80%) Security Engineer
4 16 (13.68%) Network Support
5 15 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) Support Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) Security Analyst
7 12 (10.26%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (7.69%) Network Analyst
9 8 (6.84%) Support Specialist
9 8 (6.84%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) Security Operations Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Support Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Project Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Server Support Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Server Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) Senior Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.55%) e-Health
3 7 (5.98%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.27%) CMDB
4 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.71%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.85%) NHS
6 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.98%) Windows
2 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.82%) ITIL
2 10 (8.55%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (8.55%) Mentoring
3 9 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (6.84%) Change Management
4 8 (6.84%) Information Security
4 8 (6.84%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.84%) Load Balancing
4 8 (6.84%) Fault Management
5 7 (5.98%) Migration
6 6 (5.13%) Security Management
6 6 (5.13%) SIEM
7 5 (4.27%) Network Management
7 5 (4.27%) Security Patching
7 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
7 5 (4.27%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.42%) Network Design
9 3 (2.56%) Server Hardening
9 3 (2.56%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 91 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (72.65%) CCSE
3 76 (64.96%) CCNP
4 28 (23.93%) Security Cleared
5 25 (21.37%) CCNA
5 25 (21.37%) CCIE
6 23 (19.66%) CISSP
7 21 (17.95%) JNCIA
8 20 (17.09%) SC Cleared
9 11 (9.40%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (7.69%) CISM
11 8 (6.84%) Check Point Certification
11 8 (6.84%) CCDP
11 8 (6.84%) MCSE
12 7 (5.98%) JNCIE
13 6 (5.13%) CCSP
14 5 (4.27%) MCSA
14 5 (4.27%) CCDA
15 3 (2.56%) CISA
15 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.84%) SLA
1 8 (6.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.42%) GPG13
2 4 (3.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Active Directory
1 5 (4.27%) vSphere
2 4 (3.42%) XenApp
2 4 (3.42%) Squid
3 3 (2.56%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (10.26%) FortiGate
2 11 (9.40%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (8.55%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (3.42%) HP SIM
5 2 (1.71%) SCCM
5 2 (1.71%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.85%) Nessus
Vendors
1 106 (90.60%) CheckPoint
2 89 (76.07%) Cisco
3 49 (41.88%) F5
4 44 (37.61%) Juniper
5 34 (29.06%) Nokia
6 22 (18.80%) Blue Coat
7 17 (14.53%) Citrix
8 14 (11.97%) WatchGuard
8 14 (11.97%) Kaspersky
9 11 (9.40%) CA
9 11 (9.40%) HP
10 9 (7.69%) Microsoft
11 8 (6.84%) Computacenter
12 7 (5.98%) Websense
12 7 (5.98%) VMware
13 5 (4.27%) Sophos
13 5 (4.27%) Apple
13 5 (4.27%) Sage
13 5 (4.27%) Synopsys
13 5 (4.27%) Splunk
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