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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 384 404 393
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 59 27 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.27% 0.13% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.81% 0.41% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 51
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 £21,650 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
7324 6584 7783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 33.29% 31.68% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5577 5318 6648
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 £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 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 18 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 +4 27 £40,000 - 2
Kent +10 13 £23,000 -6.12% 2
Surrey 0 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Hampshire -9 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 18 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.

1 128 (91.43%) CheckPoint
2 110 (78.57%) Firewall
3 95 (67.86%) CCSE
4 85 (60.71%) Cisco
5 84 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (52.86%) Network Security
7 56 (40.00%) CCNA
8 47 (33.57%) CCNP
9 45 (32.14%) WAN
9 45 (32.14%) Juniper
10 44 (31.43%) TCP/IP
10 44 (31.43%) F5
11 40 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
11 40 (28.57%) Blue Coat
12 38 (27.14%) LAN
12 38 (27.14%) Windows
13 35 (25.00%) Internet
14 33 (23.57%) JNCIA
15 31 (22.14%) Telecoms
15 31 (22.14%) CISSP
16 28 (20.00%) Change Control
17 27 (19.29%) Network Management
18 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
19 23 (16.43%) Firmware
20 20 (14.29%) Nokia
20 20 (14.29%) Coaching
21 19 (13.57%) Project Management
22 17 (12.14%) ITIL
22 17 (12.14%) WatchGuard
23 16 (11.43%) Kaspersky

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (5.71%) MS Office
2 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 110 (78.57%) Firewall
2 74 (52.86%) Network Security
3 45 (32.14%) WAN
4 44 (31.43%) TCP/IP
5 40 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 38 (27.14%) LAN
7 35 (25.00%) Internet
8 14 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
9 13 (9.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (7.86%) BGP
10 11 (7.86%) OSPF
11 10 (7.14%) BIG-IP
12 9 (6.43%) Broadband
12 9 (6.43%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (6.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 6 (4.29%) SAN
14 5 (3.57%) VPN
14 5 (3.57%) TACACS
14 5 (3.57%) MPLS
15 4 (2.86%) Junos
General
1 31 (22.14%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.86%) German Language
3 8 (5.71%) Finance
4 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.43%) French Language
5 2 (1.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Security Engineer
2 35 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 34 (24.29%) Consultant
4 24 (17.14%) Network Consultant
5 16 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 16 (11.43%) Support Specialist
6 14 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (9.29%) Technical Engineer
8 12 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
10 9 (6.43%) IP Engineer
11 8 (5.71%) Security Support Engineer
11 8 (5.71%) Technical Support
11 8 (5.71%) Technical Support Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (4.29%) Security Consultant
12 6 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
12 6 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
13 5 (3.57%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.71%) WSE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.43%) Firmware
2 9 (6.43%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.86%) CESG
4 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.71%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (27.14%) Windows
2 13 (9.29%) UNIX
3 9 (6.43%) Windows 7
4 8 (5.71%) Windows XP
4 8 (5.71%) Linux
5 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.71%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.00%) Change Control
2 27 (19.29%) Network Management
3 20 (14.29%) Coaching
4 19 (13.57%) Project Management
5 17 (12.14%) ITIL
6 11 (7.86%) PRINCE2
7 9 (6.43%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 8 (5.71%) Network Design
8 8 (5.71%) Change Management
9 7 (5.00%) Information Security
10 6 (4.29%) Capacity Management
10 6 (4.29%) Migration
10 6 (4.29%) CRM
11 4 (2.86%) Protective Monitoring
11 4 (2.86%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.86%) Service Management
12 3 (2.14%) ERP
13 2 (1.43%) SIEM
13 2 (1.43%) Infrastructure Management
13 2 (1.43%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 95 (67.86%) CCSE
2 84 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (40.00%) CCNA
4 47 (33.57%) CCNP
5 33 (23.57%) JNCIA
6 31 (22.14%) CISSP
7 16 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.71%) MCSE
8 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.86%) CEH
9 4 (2.86%) GSEC
9 4 (2.86%) CCDP
9 4 (2.86%) HNC
10 3 (2.14%) JNCIS
11 2 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (1.43%) CISMP
11 2 (1.43%) MCITP
11 2 (1.43%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.71%) GPG13
3 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (6.43%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.43%) vSphere
4 2 (1.43%) Snort
5 1 (0.71%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) FortiGate
2 5 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.71%) Nessus
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 128 (91.43%) CheckPoint
2 85 (60.71%) Cisco
3 45 (32.14%) Juniper
4 44 (31.43%) F5
5 40 (28.57%) Blue Coat
6 26 (18.57%) Microsoft
7 20 (14.29%) Nokia
8 17 (12.14%) WatchGuard
9 16 (11.43%) Kaspersky
10 14 (10.00%) BT
11 13 (9.29%) Websense
12 8 (5.71%) McAfee
13 7 (5.00%) SolarWinds
14 6 (4.29%) SonicWALL
14 6 (4.29%) Lumension
14 6 (4.29%) Trend Micro
14 6 (4.29%) Aruba
14 6 (4.29%) Clearswift
15 4 (2.86%) Splunk
15 4 (2.86%) VMware
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45450.00 per annum + shift allowance
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
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