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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 389 404 388
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 52 24 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.36% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 47 23 58
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,700 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
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
7222 6666 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.10% 31.48% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5506 5390 6673
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,976 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 September 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 30 September 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 +3 23 £40,000 - 2
Kent +9 13 £23,000 -6.12% 2
Surrey +6 11 £40,000 -15.78%
Hampshire -16 4 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Buckinghamshire +9 1 - - 1
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 125 (90.58%) CheckPoint
2 107 (77.54%) Firewall
3 94 (68.12%) CCSE
4 83 (60.14%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (60.14%) Cisco
5 74 (53.62%) Network Security
6 55 (39.86%) CCNA
7 47 (34.06%) CCNP
8 46 (33.33%) Juniper
9 44 (31.88%) WAN
9 44 (31.88%) F5
10 42 (30.43%) TCP/IP
11 40 (28.99%) Blue Coat
11 40 (28.99%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (28.26%) Windows
13 36 (26.09%) LAN
14 35 (25.36%) JNCIA
14 35 (25.36%) Internet
15 31 (22.46%) CISSP
16 29 (21.01%) Telecoms
17 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
18 26 (18.84%) Change Control
19 24 (17.39%) Network Management
20 21 (15.22%) Firmware
21 20 (14.49%) Nokia
22 18 (13.04%) Coaching
23 17 (12.32%) Project Management
24 16 (11.59%) ITIL
24 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
24 16 (11.59%) WatchGuard

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 4 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.80%) MS Office
2 3 (2.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (77.54%) Firewall
2 74 (53.62%) Network Security
3 44 (31.88%) WAN
4 42 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 40 (28.99%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (26.09%) LAN
7 35 (25.36%) Internet
8 14 (10.14%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (9.42%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (7.97%) OSPF
10 11 (7.97%) BGP
11 10 (7.25%) BIG-IP
12 9 (6.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (6.52%) Broadband
13 6 (4.35%) SAN
14 5 (3.62%) VPN
14 5 (3.62%) MPLS
14 5 (3.62%) TACACS
14 5 (3.62%) Junos
General
1 29 (21.01%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.97%) German Language
3 7 (5.07%) Finance
4 3 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.45%) Banking
5 2 (1.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (26.09%) Security Engineer
2 34 (24.64%) Network Engineer
3 33 (23.91%) Consultant
4 24 (17.39%) Network Consultant
5 16 (11.59%) Support Engineer
6 15 (10.87%) Support Specialist
7 14 (10.14%) Network Security Engineer
8 12 (8.70%) Technical Engineer
9 11 (7.97%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (6.52%) IP Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) Security Support Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) Technical Support Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) Technical Support
13 6 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
13 6 (4.35%) Security Consultant
13 6 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
13 6 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
14 5 (3.62%) IT Security Engineer
14 5 (3.62%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.52%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.52%) Smartphone
2 4 (2.90%) CESG
3 2 (1.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.72%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.26%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) UNIX
3 9 (6.52%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.80%) Linux
4 8 (5.80%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.84%) Change Control
2 24 (17.39%) Network Management
3 18 (13.04%) Coaching
4 17 (12.32%) Project Management
5 16 (11.59%) ITIL
6 10 (7.25%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.52%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 8 (5.80%) Change Management
9 7 (5.07%) Information Security
10 6 (4.35%) Network Design
10 6 (4.35%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.35%) Migration
10 6 (4.35%) CRM
11 4 (2.90%) Service Management
11 4 (2.90%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.90%) Protective Monitoring
12 3 (2.17%) ERP
13 2 (1.45%) Service Delivery
13 2 (1.45%) Infrastructure Management
13 2 (1.45%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.62%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (68.12%) CCSE
2 83 (60.14%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (39.86%) CCNA
4 47 (34.06%) CCNP
5 35 (25.36%) JNCIA
6 31 (22.46%) CISSP
7 16 (11.59%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (5.80%) MCSE
9 4 (2.90%) HNC
9 4 (2.90%) GSEC
9 4 (2.90%) CEH
9 4 (2.90%) JNCIS
9 4 (2.90%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.17%) CCDP
11 2 (1.45%) CCDA
11 2 (1.45%) CCSP
11 2 (1.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.45%) CISMP
11 2 (1.45%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (15.22%) Firmware
2 9 (6.52%) ProxySG
3 5 (3.62%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.45%) vSphere
5 2 (1.45%) Snort
6 1 (0.72%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.52%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.72%) Nessus
4 1 (0.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 125 (90.58%) CheckPoint
2 83 (60.14%) Cisco
3 46 (33.33%) Juniper
4 44 (31.88%) F5
5 40 (28.99%) Blue Coat
6 27 (19.57%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.49%) Nokia
8 16 (11.59%) WatchGuard
9 15 (10.87%) Kaspersky
10 13 (9.42%) Websense
11 12 (8.70%) BT
12 8 (5.80%) McAfee
13 7 (5.07%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.35%) Trend Micro
14 6 (4.35%) Aruba
14 6 (4.35%) Lumension
14 6 (4.35%) SonicWALL
14 6 (4.35%) Clearswift
15 4 (2.90%) VMware
15 4 (2.90%) Citrix
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