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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 415 365 402
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +37
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 38 72 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.18% 0.32% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.96% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 60 30
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,814 £21,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
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
6661 7485 6846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.50% 33.24% 31.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5307 5704 5514
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 2 September 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 2 September 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
Buckinghamshire +9 19 £52,500 - 2
Berkshire -19 7 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Kent -10 6 £51,250 +130.33% 1
Surrey -5 5 £55,000 +41.93% 2
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 94 (97.92%) CheckPoint
2 91 (94.79%) Firewall
3 81 (84.38%) Cisco
4 78 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
5 75 (78.13%) CCSE
6 72 (75.00%) CCNP
7 46 (47.92%) Cisco ASA
8 44 (45.83%) F5
9 40 (41.67%) LAN
10 38 (39.58%) Network Security
11 37 (38.54%) Juniper
12 36 (37.50%) WAN
13 35 (36.46%) TCP/IP
14 32 (33.33%) Nokia
15 28 (29.17%) Security Cleared
16 26 (27.08%) BGP
17 25 (26.04%) BIG-IP
17 25 (26.04%) Blue Coat
17 25 (26.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 22 (22.92%) Citrix
19 21 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
19 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
20 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared
20 20 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
20 20 (20.83%) ITIL
21 18 (18.75%) CCNA
21 18 (18.75%) CISSP
22 17 (17.71%) TACACS
22 17 (17.71%) JNCIA
23 16 (16.67%) Change Management

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 1 (1.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Office
1 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (94.79%) Firewall
2 46 (47.92%) Cisco ASA
3 40 (41.67%) LAN
4 38 (39.58%) Network Security
5 36 (37.50%) WAN
6 35 (36.46%) TCP/IP
7 26 (27.08%) BGP
8 25 (26.04%) BIG-IP
8 25 (26.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 21 (21.88%) Cisco PIX
10 20 (20.83%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (17.71%) TACACS
12 14 (14.58%) OSPF
13 12 (12.50%) VPLS
14 11 (11.46%) DNS
15 10 (10.42%) Broadband
15 10 (10.42%) Wireless
16 9 (9.38%) 3G
17 8 (8.33%) DSL
17 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.25%) Finance
3 5 (5.21%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Retail
4 2 (2.08%) Billing
4 2 (2.08%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 27 (28.13%) Analyst
3 19 (19.79%) Security Engineer
4 16 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 15 (15.63%) Network Support
6 14 (14.58%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (13.54%) Support Engineer
8 12 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Support Specialist
9 7 (7.29%) Security Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Security Operations Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Network Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Consultant
10 5 (5.21%) Operations Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Implementation Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Network Design Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Network Implementation Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 2 (2.08%) IP Engineer
12 2 (2.08%) Network Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.33%) e-Health
3 7 (7.29%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.13%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.04%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Change Management
3 15 (15.63%) Mentoring
4 13 (13.54%) Incident Management
4 13 (13.54%) Fault Management
5 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 8 (8.33%) Network Management
7 6 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (5.21%) Network Design
9 4 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (4.17%) SIEM
10 3 (3.13%) Server Hardening
11 2 (2.08%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 2 (2.08%) DDoS Mitigation
11 2 (2.08%) Vulnerability Management
11 2 (2.08%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (2.08%) Performance Management
11 2 (2.08%) Service Delivery
11 2 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (81.25%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (78.13%) CCSE
3 72 (75.00%) CCNP
4 28 (29.17%) Security Cleared
5 20 (20.83%) SC Cleared
6 18 (18.75%) CCNA
6 18 (18.75%) CISSP
7 17 (17.71%) JNCIA
8 12 (12.50%) CCIE
9 9 (9.38%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (8.33%) CCDP
11 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (5.21%) JNCIE
13 4 (4.17%) MCSA
14 3 (3.13%) MCSE
14 3 (3.13%) CCDA
14 3 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
14 3 (3.13%) CISA
14 3 (3.13%) CISM
14 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) ProxySG
2 4 (4.17%) vSphere
3 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
3 3 (3.13%) XenApp
4 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) FortiGate
2 10 (10.42%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
4 3 (3.13%) HP SIM
5 2 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.08%) SCCM
6 1 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.04%) Nessus
Vendors
1 94 (97.92%) CheckPoint
2 81 (84.38%) Cisco
3 44 (45.83%) F5
4 37 (38.54%) Juniper
5 32 (33.33%) Nokia
6 25 (26.04%) Blue Coat
7 22 (22.92%) Citrix
8 13 (13.54%) Computacenter
8 13 (13.54%) WatchGuard
8 13 (13.54%) Kaspersky
9 8 (8.33%) HP
9 8 (8.33%) CA
10 6 (6.25%) VMware
11 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
12 3 (3.13%) Splunk
12 3 (3.13%) LogRhythm
13 2 (2.08%) Websense
14 1 (1.04%) Apple
14 1 (1.04%) Sage
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set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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83Zero
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
High Wycombe
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Salary: £40k - 60k per year
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
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ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago