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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 369 393 403
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 73 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 0.43% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 60 29 39
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £28,400 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.17% -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
7498 6805 7821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.23% 32.02% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5711 5479 6694
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,850 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +15 36 £40,000 - 3
Surrey +8 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Kent +6 15 £21,500 -12.24%
Hampshire -13 6 £50,000 +28.20%
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (91.91%) CheckPoint
2 106 (77.94%) Firewall
3 91 (66.91%) CCSE
4 84 (61.76%) Cisco
5 83 (61.03%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (52.21%) Network Security
7 56 (41.18%) CCNA
8 46 (33.82%) WAN
9 45 (33.09%) CCNP
10 44 (32.35%) F5
11 42 (30.88%) TCP/IP
12 41 (30.15%) Juniper
13 40 (29.41%) LAN
13 40 (29.41%) Blue Coat
14 36 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (25.00%) Windows
16 33 (24.26%) Internet
16 33 (24.26%) Telecoms
17 31 (22.79%) JNCIA
18 30 (22.06%) Network Management
19 28 (20.59%) Change Control
20 27 (19.85%) CISSP
21 25 (18.38%) Firmware
22 21 (15.44%) Project Management
23 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
24 19 (13.97%) Nokia
25 17 (12.50%) WatchGuard
26 16 (11.76%) Kaspersky
26 16 (11.76%) ITIL
26 16 (11.76%) BT

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (1.47%) MS Exchange
1 2 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Office
2 3 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (77.94%) Firewall
2 71 (52.21%) Network Security
3 46 (33.82%) WAN
4 42 (30.88%) TCP/IP
5 40 (29.41%) LAN
6 36 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (24.26%) Internet
8 13 (9.56%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (8.09%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (7.35%) BIG-IP
11 9 (6.62%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (6.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 9 (6.62%) OSPF
11 9 (6.62%) BGP
11 9 (6.62%) Broadband
12 5 (3.68%) SAN
12 5 (3.68%) MPLS
13 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (1.47%) TACACS
14 2 (1.47%) NetScreen
General
1 33 (24.26%) Telecoms
2 11 (8.09%) German Language
3 9 (6.62%) Finance
4 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Banking
5 2 (1.47%) French Language
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (25.00%) Consultant
2 33 (24.26%) Network Engineer
2 33 (24.26%) Security Engineer
3 23 (16.91%) Network Consultant
4 16 (11.76%) Support Specialist
5 15 (11.03%) Support Engineer
6 14 (10.29%) Technical Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 12 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (6.62%) IP Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Technical Support
10 8 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (5.15%) Security Support Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Security Consultant
12 6 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (3.68%) Cisco Engineer
14 4 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.15%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (18.38%) Firmware
2 9 (6.62%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.94%) CESG
4 3 (2.21%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.74%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.00%) Windows
2 13 (9.56%) UNIX
3 8 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 8 (5.88%) Linux
3 8 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.74%) CentOS
5 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.06%) Network Management
2 28 (20.59%) Change Control
3 21 (15.44%) Project Management
4 16 (11.76%) ITIL
5 12 (8.82%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.35%) Network Design
7 9 (6.62%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 6 (4.41%) CRM
8 6 (4.41%) Change Management
8 6 (4.41%) Migration
9 4 (2.94%) Information Security
9 4 (2.94%) Service Management
9 4 (2.94%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.21%) ERP
11 2 (1.47%) Protective Monitoring
12 1 (0.74%) Load Balancing
12 1 (0.74%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.68%) C
Qualifications
1 91 (66.91%) CCSE
2 83 (61.03%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (41.18%) CCNA
4 45 (33.09%) CCNP
5 31 (22.79%) JNCIA
6 27 (19.85%) CISSP
7 13 (9.56%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (5.15%) MCSE
9 4 (2.94%) HNC
9 4 (2.94%) CCDP
9 4 (2.94%) GSEC
9 4 (2.94%) CEH
10 3 (2.21%) MCITP
10 3 (2.21%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.47%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.47%) CCSP
12 1 (0.74%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.74%) GPG13
System Software
1 9 (6.62%) ProxySG
2 2 (1.47%) Snort
2 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.47%) vSphere
2 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.74%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.62%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 125 (91.91%) CheckPoint
2 84 (61.76%) Cisco
3 44 (32.35%) F5
4 41 (30.15%) Juniper
5 40 (29.41%) Blue Coat
6 20 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 19 (13.97%) Nokia
8 17 (12.50%) WatchGuard
9 16 (11.76%) Kaspersky
9 16 (11.76%) BT
10 13 (9.56%) Websense
11 8 (5.88%) McAfee
12 6 (4.41%) Clearswift
12 6 (4.41%) SonicWALL
12 6 (4.41%) Trend Micro
12 6 (4.41%) Aruba
12 6 (4.41%) Lumension
13 4 (2.94%) SolarWinds
14 3 (2.21%) Riverbed
14 3 (2.21%) Fortinet
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