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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK
Rank 679 772 745
Rank change year-on-year
+93 -27
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 179 148 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.54% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 117 127 188
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £41,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £49,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.00%

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
21257 27539 28828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.29% 27.99% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 16762 22042 23043
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 £28,000 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +78 165 £47,500 -9.52% 16
London +61 49 £40,000 -27.27% 7
South East +101 48 £55,000 -8.33% 2
East of England +35 42 £55,000 +12.24% 1
Bedfordshire +23 31 £55,000 +9.45%
East Sussex - 19 £40,000 -
Brighton - 19 £40,000 -
Bedford +20 16 £55,000 +9.45%
Surrey +52 15 £55,000 -8.33%
West Midlands +8 14 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Berkshire +45 11 £60,000 -
Reading +34 10 £60,000 -
Scotland +24 10 £62,500 - 2
Edinburgh +10 10 £62,500 -
North West -10 9 - -
Manchester -13 9 - -
Hertfordshire +12 8 £80,000 +23.07%
Staffordshire - 7 £35,000 -
Lichfield - 7 £35,000 -
Feltham +8 6 £37,500 -34.78% 1
City of London +23 3 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Birmingham +3 3 £34,000 -36.44% 2
South West +9 2 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 2 - -
West Malling - 2 £67,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 - -
Newmarket - 2 £27,500 - 1
Croydon - 2 £47,500 -
Kent - 2 £67,500 -
Bristol - 2 - - 1

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 261 (93.88%) Firewall
2 235 (84.53%) CheckPoint
3 222 (79.86%) Cisco
4 220 (79.14%) Cisco Certification
5 191 (68.71%) CCNP
6 155 (55.76%) CCSE
7 144 (51.80%) Network Security
8 126 (45.32%) CCNA
9 124 (44.60%) Data Centre
10 108 (38.85%) LAN
11 80 (28.78%) Juniper
12 79 (28.42%) WAN
13 70 (25.18%) Cisco ASA
14 67 (24.10%) Finance
15 64 (23.02%) JNCIA
16 61 (21.94%) Palo Alto
17 60 (21.58%) F5
18 55 (19.78%) CCSP
19 52 (18.71%) Network Design
20 50 (17.99%) Cisco Nexus
21 49 (17.63%) VPN
22 48 (17.27%) Retail
23 47 (16.91%) Load Balancing
24 45 (16.19%) ITIL
25 42 (15.11%) FortiGate
26 40 (14.39%) Splunk
26 40 (14.39%) OSPF
26 40 (14.39%) Wireless
26 40 (14.39%) Fortinet
27 39 (14.03%) Pharmaceutical

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 2 (0.72%) Apache
1 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (0.72%) IIS
1 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
1 2 (0.72%) nginx
1 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (7.19%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.24%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (2.16%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.80%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 261 (93.88%) Firewall
2 144 (51.80%) Network Security
3 108 (38.85%) LAN
4 79 (28.42%) WAN
5 70 (25.18%) Cisco ASA
6 50 (17.99%) Cisco Nexus
7 49 (17.63%) VPN
8 40 (14.39%) OSPF
8 40 (14.39%) Wireless
9 38 (13.67%) BGP
10 35 (12.59%) Spanning Tree
11 30 (10.79%) VoIP
12 25 (8.99%) TCP/IP
13 23 (8.27%) MPLS
14 20 (7.19%) Wi-Fi
15 19 (6.83%) DNS
16 18 (6.47%) tcpdump
16 18 (6.47%) Wireshark
17 16 (5.76%) BIG-IP
17 16 (5.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.16%) SQL Server
General
1 67 (24.10%) Finance
2 48 (17.27%) Retail
3 39 (14.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 29 (10.43%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.04%) Billing
6 10 (3.60%) Games
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.36%) Law
8 1 (0.36%) Legal
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (47.48%) Network Engineer
2 78 (28.06%) Consultant
3 69 (24.82%) Network Consultant
4 67 (24.10%) Security Consultant
5 66 (23.74%) Network Security Consultant
6 54 (19.42%) Support Engineer
7 48 (17.27%) Security Engineer
8 43 (15.47%) Network Security Engineer
9 35 (12.59%) Cisco Engineer
10 34 (12.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 34 (12.23%) Network Support
11 32 (11.51%) Network Support Engineer
12 19 (6.83%) Analyst
13 17 (6.12%) Security Analyst
13 17 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
14 16 (5.76%) Check Point Support
15 14 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 14 (5.04%) Juniper Engineer
15 14 (5.04%) Operations Analyst
15 14 (5.04%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.68%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.72%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 124 (44.60%) Data Centre
2 14 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.68%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (2.16%) RSA SecurID
5 4 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.44%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.08%) Online Games
7 2 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.72%) iPad
7 2 (0.72%) IVR
7 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.36%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.36%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 34 (12.23%) Windows
2 29 (10.43%) Linux
3 19 (6.83%) Unix
4 12 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.80%) Solaris
6 2 (0.72%) CentOS
6 2 (0.72%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.72%) VyOS
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (18.71%) Network Design
2 47 (16.91%) Load Balancing
3 45 (16.19%) ITIL
4 27 (9.71%) SIEM
5 26 (9.35%) Network Management
6 21 (7.55%) Presales
7 20 (7.19%) Network Monitoring
8 18 (6.47%) Security Operations
9 16 (5.76%) Change Control
9 16 (5.76%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.40%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.04%) Asset Management
11 14 (5.04%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (5.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (4.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (4.68%) Problem Management
13 12 (4.32%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (3.96%) Network Architecture
15 10 (3.60%) Network Planning
16 8 (2.88%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.16%) SQL
2 5 (1.80%) C
3 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 220 (79.14%) Cisco Certification
2 191 (68.71%) CCNP
3 155 (55.76%) CCSE
4 126 (45.32%) CCNA
5 64 (23.02%) JNCIA
6 55 (19.78%) CCSP
7 39 (14.03%) CCIE
8 38 (13.67%) CCDP
8 38 (13.67%) Security Cleared
9 28 (10.07%) CCNP Voice
10 25 (8.99%) Degree
10 25 (8.99%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (8.63%) CISSP
11 24 (8.63%) MCSE
12 23 (8.27%) SC Cleared
13 21 (7.55%) Check Point Certification
14 19 (6.83%) CEH
15 14 (5.04%) CISMP
15 14 (5.04%) JNCIS
15 14 (5.04%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.91%) SLA
2 19 (6.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (4.32%) QA
4 5 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.60%) XenApp
3 8 (2.88%) vSphere
4 6 (2.16%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.16%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.44%) Xen
5 4 (1.44%) XenServer
6 3 (1.08%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.72%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 42 (15.11%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.16%) SCCM
3 4 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.72%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.72%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.36%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 235 (84.53%) CheckPoint
2 222 (79.86%) Cisco
3 80 (28.78%) Juniper
4 61 (21.94%) Palo Alto
5 60 (21.58%) F5
6 40 (14.39%) Fortinet
6 40 (14.39%) Splunk
7 34 (12.23%) Microsoft
8 22 (7.91%) Citrix
9 21 (7.55%) VMware
10 16 (5.76%) HP
11 14 (5.04%) Qualys
12 11 (3.96%) NetApp
13 9 (3.24%) Blue Coat
13 9 (3.24%) Riverbed
14 8 (2.88%) Meraki
15 7 (2.52%) CA
15 7 (2.52%) Intel Security
16 6 (2.16%) Brocade
16 6 (2.16%) Kaspersky
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