The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 404 303 413
Rank change year-on-year
-101 +110
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 45 135 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.19% 0.60% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 1.84% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 44 114 30
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,350 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7832 7350 8064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 32.61% 32.71% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6151 5841 7051
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CCSA
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Kent -5 22 £28,000 -37.77% 2
Surrey -1 6 £45,000 +5.26% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 6 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Berkshire -77 6 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Hampshire -11 4 £55,000 - 1
M4 Corridor +7 1 £50,000 -23.07%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 77 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 70 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
3 68 (74.73%) Firewall
4 66 (72.53%) Cisco
5 55 (60.44%) Network Security
6 50 (54.95%) CCNA
7 43 (47.25%) WAN
8 40 (43.96%) CCSE
9 39 (42.86%) LAN
10 37 (40.66%) Blue Coat
11 36 (39.56%) CCNP
12 34 (37.36%) F5
13 33 (36.26%) Cisco ASA
14 31 (34.07%) Juniper
15 30 (32.97%) JNCIA
16 28 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
17 26 (28.57%) TCP/IP
18 25 (27.47%) Windows
19 24 (26.37%) Network Management
20 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
21 20 (21.98%) Project Management
22 19 (20.88%) Change Control
23 18 (19.78%) Firmware
23 18 (19.78%) SLA
24 16 (17.58%) BT
25 15 (16.48%) ITIL
26 14 (15.38%) FWSM
27 13 (14.29%) CISSP
27 13 (14.29%) Websense
27 13 (14.29%) Network Design

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (4.40%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.20%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Office
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.10%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 68 (74.73%) Firewall
2 55 (60.44%) Network Security
3 43 (47.25%) WAN
4 39 (42.86%) LAN
5 33 (36.26%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (30.77%) Cisco PIX
7 26 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 14 (15.38%) FWSM
9 12 (13.19%) VPN
9 12 (13.19%) SNMP
10 11 (12.09%) Intrusion Detection
11 10 (10.99%) DHCP
11 10 (10.99%) DNS
11 10 (10.99%) Internet
12 9 (9.89%) BIG-IP
13 7 (7.69%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (7.69%) 3G
13 7 (7.69%) SMTP
14 6 (6.59%) MPLS
14 6 (6.59%) OSPF
General
1 22 (24.18%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.69%) Back Office
3 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Retail
3 5 (5.49%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Banking
5 1 (1.10%) French Language
5 1 (1.10%) German Language
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Security Engineer
2 24 (26.37%) Network Engineer
3 21 (23.08%) Consultant
4 18 (19.78%) Support Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Senior Security Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Security Support Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (9.89%) Network Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) Network Support
8 8 (8.79%) Service Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Support Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Network Support Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Network Consultant
8 8 (8.79%) Security Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (8.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Firmware
2 7 (7.69%) PKI
3 4 (4.40%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (3.30%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.20%) iPhone
5 2 (2.20%) iPad
5 2 (2.20%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.20%) AS400
5 2 (2.20%) CESG
6 1 (1.10%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (27.47%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) UNIX
3 8 (8.79%) Windows XP
3 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.49%) Linux
5 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.20%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.20%) AIX
6 2 (2.20%) Solaris
6 2 (2.20%) Android
7 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.10%) CentOS
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.37%) Network Management
2 20 (21.98%) Project Management
3 19 (20.88%) Change Control
4 15 (16.48%) ITIL
5 13 (14.29%) Network Design
6 8 (8.79%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.49%) CRM
9 3 (3.30%) Service Management
9 3 (3.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (3.30%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (3.30%) Capacity Management
10 2 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (2.20%) Migration
10 2 (2.20%) Information Security
11 1 (1.10%) Vulnerability Management
11 1 (1.10%) Protective Monitoring
11 1 (1.10%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.10%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.10%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (76.92%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (54.95%) CCNA
3 40 (43.96%) CCSE
4 36 (39.56%) CCNP
5 30 (32.97%) JNCIA
6 13 (14.29%) CISSP
7 9 (9.89%) MCSE
7 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (8.79%) CCDA
9 7 (7.69%) CCIE
10 6 (6.59%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (6.59%) CCVP
10 6 (6.59%) Degree
11 5 (5.49%) JNCIS
12 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
13 3 (3.30%) CEH
13 3 (3.30%) MCITP
13 3 (3.30%) GSEC
13 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (2.20%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (19.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) GPG13
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.20%) Snort
3 1 (1.10%) Squid
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
3 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (6.59%) CiscoWorks
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (2.20%) OpenView
4 2 (2.20%) Unicenter
4 2 (2.20%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.10%) Nessus
Vendors
1 77 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 66 (72.53%) Cisco
3 37 (40.66%) Blue Coat
4 34 (37.36%) F5
5 31 (34.07%) Juniper
6 16 (17.58%) BT
7 13 (14.29%) Websense
8 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
8 10 (10.99%) Sun
9 7 (7.69%) SolarWinds
10 4 (4.40%) Nokia
11 3 (3.30%) HP
11 3 (3.30%) Citrix
11 3 (3.30%) Trend Micro
11 3 (3.30%) WatchGuard
11 3 (3.30%) Barracuda Networks
12 2 (2.20%) Kaspersky
12 2 (2.20%) Riverbed
12 2 (2.20%) Sourcefire
12 2 (2.20%) Avaya
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20000 - 35000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 Per Annum plus on call, plus overtime, plus bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Premier Group
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + car allowance and on call allowance
Posted: 26 days ago