The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 783 773 796
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 131 209 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.69% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 111 152 166
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £68,250 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +5.14%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25697 30151 31845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.30% 27.48% 27.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20848 24258 24645
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCSA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA within the UK.

CCSA Salary Trend in the UK

CCSA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 within the UK.

CCSA Salary Histogram in the UK

CCSA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 115 £55,000 +4.76% 9
London +28 50 £60,000 +2.12% 3
West Midlands +8 22 £45,000 -19.28% 1
East of England +33 19 £37,500 -28.57% 2
Hertfordshire - 19 £37,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 18 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +22 11 £51,250 -
South East -4 11 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Edinburgh +14 10 £40,000 -
Leeds +9 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -15 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -18 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Staffordshire - 8 £39,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £45,000 -
City of London +49 7 £63,000 -3.07%
Feltham - 7 £52,500 -
Bradford -2 5 £55,000 -
Wakefield -10 5 £55,000 -
Barnsley - 5 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Surrey +32 4 £58,000 +5.45%
Lichfield - 4 £35,000 -
Kent +17 3 £67,500 +31.70%
South Wales +10 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Wales +6 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
North West - 3 £42,500 -
Berkshire +8 2 £52,500 -
Reading +8 2 £52,500 -
Cardiff +7 2 £42,500 +21.42%

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCSA.

1 278 (92.05%) CheckPoint
2 269 (89.07%) Cisco
3 263 (87.09%) Firewall
4 226 (74.83%) Cisco Certification
5 204 (67.55%) CCNP
6 186 (61.59%) CCSE
7 161 (53.31%) CCNA
8 134 (44.37%) WAN
9 124 (41.06%) Cisco ASA
10 123 (40.73%) VPN
11 122 (40.40%) Network Security
12 118 (39.07%) LAN
13 89 (29.47%) ITIL
14 80 (26.49%) Wireless
15 77 (25.50%) Palo Alto
16 76 (25.17%) CCSP
17 75 (24.83%) Juniper
18 74 (24.50%) F5
19 68 (22.52%) Cisco Nexus
20 62 (20.53%) Security Cleared
20 62 (20.53%) MPLS
20 62 (20.53%) Data Centre
21 60 (19.87%) Finance
22 55 (18.21%) TCP/IP
23 50 (16.56%) SC Cleared
24 44 (14.57%) 802.1X
24 44 (14.57%) VMware
24 44 (14.57%) CCIE
25 42 (13.91%) Network Management
26 41 (13.58%) SIEM

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.31%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.66%) Apache
2 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.66%) IIS
2 2 (0.66%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.66%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
2 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.32%) Azure Active Directory
1 7 (2.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.66%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.66%) IaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 263 (87.09%) Firewall
2 134 (44.37%) WAN
3 124 (41.06%) Cisco ASA
4 123 (40.73%) VPN
5 122 (40.40%) Network Security
6 118 (39.07%) LAN
7 80 (26.49%) Wireless
8 68 (22.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 62 (20.53%) MPLS
10 55 (18.21%) TCP/IP
11 40 (13.25%) OSPF
12 39 (12.91%) Cisco ISE
13 38 (12.58%) IPsec
14 35 (11.59%) Cisco PIX
15 34 (11.26%) BGP
16 31 (10.26%) Cisco Wireless
16 31 (10.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
17 30 (9.93%) VoIP
18 27 (8.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 25 (8.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.99%) Big Data
1 3 (0.99%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 60 (19.87%) Finance
2 16 (5.30%) Banking
2 16 (5.30%) Games
3 15 (4.97%) Telecoms
4 14 (4.64%) Retail
5 11 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.31%) Advertising
6 10 (3.31%) Legal
7 7 (2.32%) Billing
8 5 (1.66%) Law
9 3 (0.99%) Publishing
10 2 (0.66%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 150 (49.67%) Network Engineer
2 70 (23.18%) Senior Network Engineer
3 67 (22.19%) Security Engineer
4 62 (20.53%) Network Security Engineer
5 55 (18.21%) Analyst
6 52 (17.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 52 (17.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 43 (14.24%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 43 (14.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 40 (13.25%) Security Analyst
9 39 (12.91%) Network Analyst
10 33 (10.93%) Consultant
11 30 (9.93%) IT Engineer
12 25 (8.28%) Network Security Analyst
13 24 (7.95%) Network Support
14 23 (7.62%) Network Consultant
15 21 (6.95%) Security Consultant
15 21 (6.95%) Senior Network Support
16 20 (6.62%) Network Design Engineer
16 20 (6.62%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (14.57%) 802.1X
2 9 (2.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 62 (20.53%) Data Centre
2 34 (11.26%) RSA SecurID
3 14 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.64%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.31%) Private Cloud
5 10 (3.31%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (2.98%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.98%) Online Banking
7 6 (1.99%) iPad
8 5 (1.66%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.32%) Online Games
9 4 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
9 4 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.66%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.66%) Fintech
10 2 (0.66%) IVR
11 1 (0.33%) CESG
11 1 (0.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.91%) Windows
2 36 (11.92%) Linux
2 36 (11.92%) Unix
3 12 (3.97%) Windows Server
4 11 (3.64%) Solaris
5 5 (1.66%) VyOS
6 2 (0.66%) CentOS
6 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (29.47%) ITIL
2 42 (13.91%) Network Management
3 41 (13.58%) SIEM
4 39 (12.91%) Network Design
5 38 (12.58%) Network Architecture
6 34 (11.26%) Network Monitoring
7 32 (10.60%) Kalman Filter
7 32 (10.60%) Load Balancing
8 30 (9.93%) Service Delivery
9 26 (8.61%) ITIL V3
10 25 (8.28%) Change Management
11 21 (6.95%) Asset Management
11 21 (6.95%) Network Planning
12 20 (6.62%) Information Security
13 17 (5.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 16 (5.30%) Multi-Factor Authentication
14 16 (5.30%) Two-Factor Authentication
15 15 (4.97%) Change Control
15 15 (4.97%) Security Operations
16 13 (4.30%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.33%) C
1 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 226 (74.83%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (67.55%) CCNP
3 186 (61.59%) CCSE
4 161 (53.31%) CCNA
5 76 (25.17%) CCSP
6 62 (20.53%) Security Cleared
7 50 (16.56%) SC Cleared
8 44 (14.57%) CCIE
9 39 (12.91%) CCDP
10 38 (12.58%) Degree
11 31 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 25 (8.28%) CISSP
12 25 (8.28%) JNCIA
13 23 (7.62%) CCDA
14 22 (7.28%) JNCIP
15 21 (6.95%) CEH
16 20 (6.62%) MCSA
17 17 (5.63%) JNCIS
18 16 (5.30%) MCSE
19 15 (4.97%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (11.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (10.93%) SLA
3 16 (5.30%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.99%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 18 (5.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.31%) Active Directory
3 9 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.99%) vCloud
5 3 (0.99%) Xen
6 2 (0.66%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.66%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.66%) vSphere
7 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.65%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (2.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.99%) Nessus
4 4 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.33%) Cacti
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.33%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 278 (92.05%) CheckPoint
2 269 (89.07%) Cisco
3 77 (25.50%) Palo Alto
4 75 (24.83%) Juniper
5 74 (24.50%) F5
6 44 (14.57%) VMware
7 36 (11.92%) Fortinet
8 30 (9.93%) HP
9 27 (8.94%) Citrix
10 25 (8.28%) SolarWinds
11 21 (6.95%) Microsoft
12 18 (5.96%) Nokia
13 12 (3.97%) Meraki
14 11 (3.64%) Intel Security
14 11 (3.64%) Splunk
15 10 (3.31%) Sourcefire
16 9 (2.98%) LogRhythm
17 8 (2.65%) CA
17 8 (2.65%) Qualys
17 8 (2.65%) Red Box
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Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PSTG Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Montash Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 20 days ago