The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 246 243 236
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 6 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.11% 0.068% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% 0.22% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 West region.

Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1898 1825 1575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.39% 31.14% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1477 1295
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CCSA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

CCSA Salary Trend in the South West

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

CCSA Salary Histogram in the South West

CCSA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South West region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Dorset - 5 £30,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £60,000 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
4 6 (66.67%) CCNP
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 5 (55.56%) VLAN
6 4 (44.44%) CCSE
6 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Nokia
6 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
7 3 (33.33%) Internet
7 3 (33.33%) Middleware
7 3 (33.33%) IIS
7 3 (33.33%) Windows
7 3 (33.33%) Linux
7 3 (33.33%) JBoss
7 3 (33.33%) MCSE
7 3 (33.33%) Apache
7 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 3 (33.33%) Java
7 3 (33.33%) .NET
7 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
8 2 (22.22%) VMware

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VLAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) LDAP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Network Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Managed Services Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) CCSE
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) CCDP
6 1 (11.11%) CCIE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (44.44%) Nokia
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft