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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 378 367 323
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -44
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 57 43 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.22% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.68% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 36 98
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £23,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
6749 6289 7310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.54% 31.59% 33.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5192 4917 6220
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 January 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 January 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 -10 19 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Kent +1 13 £23,000 -
Surrey -2 11 £40,000 -33.33% 2
Hampshire -21 7 £30,000 -15.49%
Buckinghamshire - 6 £42,500 -
Middlesex +9 1 - -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 89 (80.91%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (71.82%) CheckPoint
3 73 (66.36%) Firewall
4 61 (55.45%) Cisco
5 58 (52.73%) CCNA
5 58 (52.73%) CCSE
6 50 (45.45%) CCNP
7 47 (42.73%) Windows
8 43 (39.09%) Microsoft
8 43 (39.09%) JNCIA
9 41 (37.27%) Juniper
10 40 (36.36%) Network Security
11 36 (32.73%) Cisco ASA
12 33 (30.00%) F5
13 27 (24.55%) TCP/IP
14 25 (22.73%) BGP
15 24 (21.82%) WAN
16 23 (20.91%) CISSP
16 23 (20.91%) WSE
17 22 (20.00%) Nokia
18 20 (18.18%) OSPF
18 20 (18.18%) Blue Coat
19 18 (16.36%) Security Cleared
20 17 (15.45%) CCIE
21 15 (13.64%) LAN
21 15 (13.64%) Load Balancing
22 14 (12.73%) Linux
23 13 (11.82%) CCDP
24 12 (10.91%) Internet
24 12 (10.91%) MPLS

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.82%) Lync
2 2 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 73 (66.36%) Firewall
2 40 (36.36%) Network Security
3 36 (32.73%) Cisco ASA
4 27 (24.55%) TCP/IP
5 25 (22.73%) BGP
6 24 (21.82%) WAN
7 20 (18.18%) OSPF
8 15 (13.64%) LAN
9 12 (10.91%) Internet
9 12 (10.91%) MPLS
10 11 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 10 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
12 6 (5.45%) TACACS
12 6 (5.45%) VoIP
13 5 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
13 5 (4.55%) Junos
14 4 (3.64%) VPN
14 4 (3.64%) DNS
15 3 (2.73%) VLAN
15 3 (2.73%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (3.64%) German Language
2 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Retail
3 1 (0.91%) Billing
3 1 (0.91%) French Language
Job Titles
1 42 (38.18%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.73%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (10.91%) Consultant
4 11 (10.00%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 11 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 11 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (8.18%) Escalation Engineer
6 6 (5.45%) Analyst
6 6 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Security Support Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) IT Security Engineer
8 4 (3.64%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.91%) WSE
2 8 (7.27%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.73%) CMDB
2 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.91%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 47 (42.73%) Windows
2 14 (12.73%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Windows 7
3 8 (7.27%) Ubuntu
4 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.55%) Windows XP
5 5 (4.55%) UNIX
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.64%) Load Balancing
2 9 (8.18%) ITIL
3 8 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (6.36%) Change Management
4 7 (6.36%) Information Security
4 7 (6.36%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (6.36%) SIEM
5 6 (5.45%) CRM
6 5 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.55%) Coaching
7 4 (3.64%) Network Management
7 4 (3.64%) Fault Management
7 4 (3.64%) Migration
8 3 (2.73%) Security Management
8 3 (2.73%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (1.82%) Capacity Management
9 2 (1.82%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (1.82%) Change Control
9 2 (1.82%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 89 (80.91%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (52.73%) CCNA
2 58 (52.73%) CCSE
3 50 (45.45%) CCNP
4 43 (39.09%) JNCIA
5 23 (20.91%) CISSP
6 18 (16.36%) Security Cleared
7 17 (15.45%) CCIE
8 13 (11.82%) CCDP
9 10 (9.09%) CCDA
9 10 (9.09%) Degree
10 9 (8.18%) SC Cleared
11 8 (7.27%) SSCP
12 6 (5.45%) CCSP
13 5 (4.55%) JNCIS
14 4 (3.64%) JNCIP
14 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (3.64%) MCSE
15 3 (2.73%) Check Point Certification
15 3 (2.73%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.09%) SLA
2 6 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.82%) GPG13
4 2 (1.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.91%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.82%) Squid
3 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.82%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.82%) Nessus
2 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.91%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 79 (71.82%) CheckPoint
2 61 (55.45%) Cisco
3 43 (39.09%) Microsoft
4 41 (37.27%) Juniper
5 33 (30.00%) F5
6 22 (20.00%) Nokia
7 20 (18.18%) Blue Coat
8 7 (6.36%) Websense
9 6 (5.45%) Clearswift
9 6 (5.45%) McAfee
9 6 (5.45%) Citrix
10 5 (4.55%) SonicWALL
10 5 (4.55%) Aruba
10 5 (4.55%) Trend Micro
10 5 (4.55%) Lumension
11 4 (3.64%) VMware
12 3 (2.73%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.82%) Splunk
13 2 (1.82%) Qualys
13 2 (1.82%) Kaspersky
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