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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 239 232 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 3 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.046% 0.017% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.15% 0.061% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
2037 1650 1949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 30.90% 28.85% 34.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1672 1363 1649
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 28 November 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
Bristol - 2 £40,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £42,500 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
5 3 (42.86%) Juniper
5 3 (42.86%) Nokia
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
5 3 (42.86%) HTTP
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 3 (42.86%) SMTP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (42.86%) Retail
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (42.86%) F5
5 3 (42.86%) FWSM
6 2 (28.57%) Mitel
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Time Management
6 2 (28.57%) CCDE
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) CCIE
6 2 (28.57%) ISDN
6 2 (28.57%) CCDA
6 2 (28.57%) CCDP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SMTP
3 3 (42.86%) HTTP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) EIGRP
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) FWSM
4 2 (28.57%) ISDN
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) VPN
5 1 (14.29%) SNMP
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) Junos
5 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (85.71%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCDE
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCDA
3 2 (28.57%) CCDP
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) CCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CEH
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Nokia
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Mitel
5 1 (14.29%) Blue Coat