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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK
Rank 722 742 755
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 129 200 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.62% 0.71% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 79 178 159
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £41,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.89%

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
20763 28144 28947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.70% 27.88% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16388 22482 22954
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 February 2017 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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +20 117 £42,500 -19.04% 8
South East +55 37 £40,000 -33.33%
London +23 36 £45,000 -18.18% 4
East of England +10 20 £55,000 -
Brighton - 20 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 20 £40,000 -
Bedfordshire +20 15 £60,000 +14.28%
Surrey +63 11 £55,000 -12.00%
West Midlands +36 11 £35,000 -26.31% 1
North West -9 11 £60,000 +45.01%
Manchester -14 11 £60,000 +45.01%
Bedford +7 6 £60,000 +25.00%
Scotland +21 5 - -
Edinburgh +8 5 - -
Wales +5 5 £40,210 -19.58%
Swansea - 5 £40,210 -
West Wales - 5 £40,210 -
Reading +32 4 £60,000 +11.62%
Berkshire +21 4 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £47,500 -
City of London +16 3 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Feltham +3 3 £40,000 -30.43%
Newmarket - 3 £27,500 -
Lichfield - 3 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £27,500 -
South West +16 2 - - 3
Warwickshire - 2 £57,500 -
Dudley - 2 £25,000 -
Bristol - 2 - - 3

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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.

1 262 (94.93%) Firewall
2 241 (87.32%) CheckPoint
3 226 (81.88%) Cisco
4 215 (77.90%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (69.20%) CCNP
6 160 (57.97%) CCSE
7 153 (55.43%) Network Security
8 139 (50.36%) Data Centre
9 116 (42.03%) CCNA
10 100 (36.23%) LAN
11 91 (32.97%) Juniper
12 76 (27.54%) Finance
13 74 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
13 74 (26.81%) JNCIA
14 70 (25.36%) WAN
15 61 (22.10%) Palo Alto
16 60 (21.74%) Retail
16 60 (21.74%) F5
17 56 (20.29%) Network Design
17 56 (20.29%) CCSP
18 51 (18.48%) Cisco Nexus
19 50 (18.12%) CCIE
20 49 (17.75%) FortiGate
21 48 (17.39%) Fortinet
22 45 (16.30%) Splunk
23 44 (15.94%) Load Balancing
24 43 (15.58%) Pharmaceutical
24 43 (15.58%) VPN
25 40 (14.49%) OSPF
26 39 (14.13%) BGP

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 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (7.61%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 262 (94.93%) Firewall
2 153 (55.43%) Network Security
3 100 (36.23%) LAN
4 74 (26.81%) Cisco ASA
5 70 (25.36%) WAN
6 51 (18.48%) Cisco Nexus
7 43 (15.58%) VPN
8 40 (14.49%) OSPF
9 39 (14.13%) BGP
10 35 (12.68%) Spanning Tree
11 33 (11.96%) VoIP
12 30 (10.87%) Wireless
13 26 (9.42%) TCP/IP
14 21 (7.61%) MPLS
15 20 (7.25%) tcpdump
15 20 (7.25%) Wireshark
16 16 (5.80%) BIG-IP
17 15 (5.43%) DNS
18 14 (5.07%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (4.35%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.90%) SQL Server
General
1 76 (27.54%) Finance
2 60 (21.74%) Retail
3 43 (15.58%) Pharmaceutical
4 26 (9.42%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.43%) Billing
6 8 (2.90%) Games
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 130 (47.10%) Network Engineer
2 82 (29.71%) Consultant
3 74 (26.81%) Network Consultant
3 74 (26.81%) Security Consultant
4 72 (26.09%) Network Security Consultant
5 63 (22.83%) Support Engineer
6 52 (18.84%) Security Engineer
7 46 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 40 (14.49%) Network Support
9 39 (14.13%) Network Support Engineer
10 38 (13.77%) Cisco Engineer
11 37 (13.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 20 (7.25%) Check Point Support
13 16 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 16 (5.80%) Juniper Engineer
13 16 (5.80%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 14 (5.07%) Senior Network Engineer
15 13 (4.71%) Analyst
16 11 (3.99%) Security Analyst
17 9 (3.26%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.26%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.36%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 139 (50.36%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.81%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.72%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Online Games
8 1 (0.36%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (10.51%) Windows
2 22 (7.97%) Linux
3 14 (5.07%) Unix
4 9 (3.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.36%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (20.29%) Network Design
2 44 (15.94%) Load Balancing
3 32 (11.59%) ITIL
4 23 (8.33%) Network Management
5 22 (7.97%) Presales
6 21 (7.61%) SIEM
7 16 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 13 (4.71%) Change Control
9 13 (4.71%) Security Operations
10 12 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 10 (3.62%) Network Architecture
12 9 (3.26%) Asset Management
12 9 (3.26%) Cybersecurity
12 9 (3.26%) Kalman Filter
12 9 (3.26%) Network Planning
12 9 (3.26%) PRINCE2
12 9 (3.26%) Problem Management
13 8 (2.90%) Security Management
13 8 (2.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (2.90%) SQL
2 5 (1.81%) C
3 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 215 (77.90%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (69.20%) CCNP
3 160 (57.97%) CCSE
4 116 (42.03%) CCNA
5 74 (26.81%) JNCIA
6 56 (20.29%) CCSP
7 50 (18.12%) CCIE
8 38 (13.77%) CCDP
9 36 (13.04%) CCNP Voice
10 33 (11.96%) Security Cleared
11 26 (9.42%) Check Point Certification
12 25 (9.06%) Degree
13 22 (7.97%) SC Cleared
14 16 (5.80%) CISSP
15 15 (5.43%) JNCIS
16 14 (5.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (4.71%) MCP
17 13 (4.71%) MCSE
17 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (4.35%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.43%) SLA
2 14 (5.07%) QA
3 12 (4.35%) PMO
4 11 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (6.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (4.35%) XenApp
3 8 (2.90%) vSphere
3 8 (2.90%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.45%) XenServer
5 3 (1.09%) ProxySG
5 3 (1.09%) Xen
6 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 49 (17.75%) FortiGate
2 8 (2.90%) SCCM
3 5 (1.81%) Zenoss
4 3 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.09%) HP NNM
5 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 241 (87.32%) CheckPoint
2 226 (81.88%) Cisco
3 91 (32.97%) Juniper
4 61 (22.10%) Palo Alto
5 60 (21.74%) F5
6 48 (17.39%) Fortinet
7 45 (16.30%) Splunk
8 31 (11.23%) Microsoft
9 23 (8.33%) Citrix
10 18 (6.52%) VMware
11 14 (5.07%) Intel Security
12 13 (4.71%) HP
13 12 (4.35%) NetApp
14 11 (3.99%) CA
15 8 (2.90%) Qualys
15 8 (2.90%) Riverbed
16 7 (2.54%) Blue Coat
16 7 (2.54%) LogRhythm
16 7 (2.54%) Meraki
17 6 (2.17%) Avaya
Central London / West End
Russell King Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum 27 days annual leave, spot bonuses,
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Itecco
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible Working + Oncall
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: £42500- £47500
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago