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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 384 420 318
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -102
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 58 26 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.12% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.36% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 103
Average salary £60,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £23,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.41%
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
6579 7162 7203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.40% 31.93% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5016 5538 5769
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 30 March 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 March 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
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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 +13 23 £62,500 - 2
Surrey +10 13 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Hampshire -3 6 £62,500 +13.63%
Middlesex - 4 £50,000 -
Kent +6 2 £45,000 +60.71%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 104 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (75.81%) CheckPoint
3 87 (70.16%) Firewall
4 80 (64.52%) Cisco
5 68 (54.84%) CCNP
6 65 (52.42%) CCSE
7 51 (41.13%) CCNA
8 41 (33.06%) Juniper
8 41 (33.06%) Cisco ASA
8 41 (33.06%) F5
9 40 (32.26%) Network Security
10 37 (29.84%) Microsoft
11 35 (28.23%) JNCIA
12 33 (26.61%) BGP
13 31 (25.00%) Windows
14 29 (23.39%) CCIE
15 28 (22.58%) TCP/IP
15 28 (22.58%) Nokia
16 24 (19.35%) CISSP
17 23 (18.55%) WAN
17 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
18 21 (16.94%) LAN
18 21 (16.94%) OSPF
19 18 (14.52%) Blue Coat
19 18 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
20 17 (13.71%) Load Balancing
21 16 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
22 15 (12.10%) CCDP
23 14 (11.29%) Linux
23 14 (11.29%) MPLS

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 7 (5.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.03%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.42%) Lync
4 2 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (70.16%) Firewall
2 41 (33.06%) Cisco ASA
3 40 (32.26%) Network Security
4 33 (26.61%) BGP
5 28 (22.58%) TCP/IP
6 23 (18.55%) WAN
7 21 (16.94%) LAN
7 21 (16.94%) OSPF
8 18 (14.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 16 (12.90%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (11.29%) MPLS
11 10 (8.06%) VPN
11 10 (8.06%) BIG-IP
11 10 (8.06%) Wireless
11 10 (8.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (7.26%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (7.26%) DSL
12 9 (7.26%) DNS
13 7 (5.65%) Broadband
13 7 (5.65%) VPLS
Development Applications
1 9 (7.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (4.84%) Back Office
2 4 (3.23%) Finance
3 3 (2.42%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.61%) Legal
4 2 (1.61%) Advertising
4 2 (1.61%) Banking
4 2 (1.61%) Retail
4 2 (1.61%) Billing
Job Titles
1 54 (43.55%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.52%) Support Engineer
2 18 (14.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (13.71%) Analyst
4 11 (8.87%) Network Support
5 10 (8.06%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (8.06%) Security Analyst
5 10 (8.06%) Security Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) Network Support Engineer
6 9 (7.26%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (7.26%) Consultant
7 8 (6.45%) Network Consultant
8 5 (4.03%) Support Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Technical Support
8 5 (4.03%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (4.03%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.29%) WSE
2 8 (6.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.26%) e-Health
2 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 7 (5.65%) CMDB
4 3 (2.42%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.61%) Clustering
6 1 (0.81%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 31 (25.00%) Windows
2 14 (11.29%) Linux
3 8 (6.45%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.65%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.03%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.71%) Load Balancing
2 12 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (8.87%) Migration
4 10 (8.06%) ITIL
4 10 (8.06%) Vulnerability Management
5 9 (7.26%) Information Security
6 8 (6.45%) Security Management
6 8 (6.45%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (5.65%) SIEM
7 7 (5.65%) CRM
8 6 (4.84%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.03%) Change Management
9 5 (4.03%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.03%) Network Management
10 4 (3.23%) Fault Management
11 3 (2.42%) Network Design
12 2 (1.61%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.61%) Information Security Management
12 2 (1.61%) Performance Testing
12 2 (1.61%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 104 (83.87%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (54.84%) CCNP
3 65 (52.42%) CCSE
4 51 (41.13%) CCNA
5 35 (28.23%) JNCIA
6 29 (23.39%) CCIE
7 24 (19.35%) CISSP
8 23 (18.55%) Security Cleared
9 15 (12.10%) CCDP
10 11 (8.87%) SC Cleared
11 10 (8.06%) Degree
11 10 (8.06%) CCDA
11 10 (8.06%) MCSE
11 10 (8.06%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (7.26%) CISM
12 9 (7.26%) CCSP
13 8 (6.45%) SSCP
14 5 (4.03%) JNCIP
15 3 (2.42%) JNCIE
15 3 (2.42%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.65%) SLA
2 6 (4.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (4.84%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (3.23%) GPG13
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.23%) Squid
3 2 (1.61%) XenApp
3 2 (1.61%) vSphere
3 2 (1.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (7.26%) CA Spectrum
1 9 (7.26%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.42%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.61%) HP SIM
3 2 (1.61%) Nessus
4 1 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 94 (75.81%) CheckPoint
2 80 (64.52%) Cisco
3 41 (33.06%) Juniper
3 41 (33.06%) F5
4 37 (29.84%) Microsoft
5 28 (22.58%) Nokia
6 18 (14.52%) Blue Coat
7 11 (8.87%) Websense
8 10 (8.06%) CA
9 7 (5.65%) HP
9 7 (5.65%) Citrix
10 6 (4.84%) Clearswift
10 6 (4.84%) McAfee
11 5 (4.03%) Sophos
11 5 (4.03%) SonicWALL
11 5 (4.03%) Apple
11 5 (4.03%) Sage
11 5 (4.03%) Lumension
11 5 (4.03%) Synopsys
11 5 (4.03%) Trend Micro
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