The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 98 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.080% 0.46% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 1.41% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
CCSA
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
366 355 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 29.19% 32.57% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 336 315 262
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CCSA
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the South Wales region.

CCSA Salary Trend in South Wales

CCSA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
CCSA
Wales

CCSA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5