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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 761 656 817
Rank change year-on-year
-105 +161
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 171 304 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.29% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 1.04% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 160 180 131
Median salary £55,000 £54,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.45% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +5.88%

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
26745 29349 32683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.52% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21499 23020 26235
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -70 167 £55,000 +0.45% 12
London -19 90 £55,000 - 6
South East +1 38 £60,250 +9.54% 2
City of London +32 23 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Yorkshire -10 17 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire -2 16 £60,000 -4.00%
Reading +15 15 £60,000 -4.00%
North Yorkshire - 10 £40,000 -
York - 10 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £62,500 +48.80%
West Midlands -12 8 £39,500 -30.08%
High Wycombe - 8 £62,500 -
East of England +1 7 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Kent -1 7 £73,500 +47.00% 1
Bedfordshire -12 7 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Leeds -13 7 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire -15 7 £55,000 +22.22%
Bedford -8 6 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Feltham - 5 £60,000 - 1
West Malling - 5 £73,500 -
Bradford +7 4 £55,000 -
Wakefield -2 4 £55,000 -
Barnsley - 4 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 -
South West 0 3 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Surrey -7 3 £42,500 -22.72%
Warwickshire - 3 £42,500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Cannock - 3 £35,000 -
Weymouth - 3 £37,500 - 1

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 340 (91.40%) CheckPoint
2 337 (90.59%) Cisco
3 316 (84.95%) Firewall
4 278 (74.73%) Cisco Certification
5 266 (71.51%) CCSE
6 242 (65.05%) CCNP
7 187 (50.27%) CCNA
8 164 (44.09%) WAN
9 150 (40.32%) VPN
9 150 (40.32%) Network Security
10 139 (37.37%) LAN
11 136 (36.56%) Cisco ASA
12 123 (33.06%) Juniper
13 117 (31.45%) F5
14 103 (27.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 87 (23.39%) Palo Alto
16 86 (23.12%) Wireless
17 81 (21.77%) Finance
17 81 (21.77%) MPLS
17 81 (21.77%) CCDP
18 80 (21.51%) OSPF
19 79 (21.24%) CCSP
19 79 (21.24%) ITIL
20 77 (20.70%) CCIE
20 77 (20.70%) Data Centre
21 65 (17.47%) IPsec
21 65 (17.47%) TCP/IP
22 62 (16.67%) Security Cleared
23 61 (16.40%) Network Design
24 58 (15.59%) Load Balancing

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 14 (3.76%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.23%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.54%) IaaS
2 2 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 316 (84.95%) Firewall
2 164 (44.09%) WAN
3 150 (40.32%) Network Security
3 150 (40.32%) VPN
4 139 (37.37%) LAN
5 136 (36.56%) Cisco ASA
6 103 (27.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 86 (23.12%) Wireless
8 81 (21.77%) MPLS
9 80 (21.51%) OSPF
10 65 (17.47%) IPsec
10 65 (17.47%) TCP/IP
11 48 (12.90%) BGP
12 42 (11.29%) Cisco Wireless
13 37 (9.95%) Spanning Tree
13 37 (9.95%) SSL
14 33 (8.87%) Cisco PIX
15 32 (8.60%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 30 (8.06%) Cisco ISE
17 28 (7.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.34%) Big Data
1 5 (1.34%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 81 (21.77%) Finance
2 35 (9.41%) Banking
3 15 (4.03%) Advertising
4 14 (3.76%) Games
5 13 (3.49%) Retail
6 12 (3.23%) Legal
7 8 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.61%) Billing
9 3 (0.81%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 169 (45.43%) Network Engineer
2 82 (22.04%) Security Engineer
3 73 (19.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 63 (16.94%) Cisco Engineer
4 63 (16.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 60 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
6 44 (11.83%) Consultant
7 41 (11.02%) Analyst
8 38 (10.22%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 38 (10.22%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 36 (9.68%) Architect
9 36 (9.68%) Network Support
10 34 (9.14%) Firewall Engineer
10 34 (9.14%) Network Analyst
11 31 (8.33%) Network Consultant
12 30 (8.06%) Network Support Engineer
12 30 (8.06%) Support Engineer
13 25 (6.72%) Security Consultant
13 25 (6.72%) Senior Network Support
14 24 (6.45%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (10.22%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (20.70%) Data Centre
2 29 (7.80%) Driving Licence
3 23 (6.18%) RSA SecurID
4 20 (5.38%) Online Banking
5 18 (4.84%) iPad
6 14 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 12 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.34%) Replication
10 5 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.81%) CESG
12 3 (0.81%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.81%) Online Games
13 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
14 1 (0.27%) PMI
14 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
14 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.63%) Linux
2 37 (9.95%) Unix
3 30 (8.06%) Windows
4 14 (3.76%) VyOS
5 4 (1.08%) Solaris
6 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (21.24%) ITIL
2 61 (16.40%) Network Design
3 58 (15.59%) Load Balancing
4 52 (13.98%) Network Management
5 50 (13.44%) Network Architecture
6 39 (10.48%) SIEM
7 36 (9.68%) Network Monitoring
8 34 (9.14%) Service Delivery
9 31 (8.33%) Presales
10 24 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 24 (6.45%) Information Security
11 23 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (5.11%) Kalman Filter
13 18 (4.84%) Change Management
13 18 (4.84%) Network Planning
14 17 (4.57%) ITIL V3
15 15 (4.03%) High Availability
15 15 (4.03%) Security Architecture
16 14 (3.76%) Cybersecurity
17 13 (3.49%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 278 (74.73%) Cisco Certification
2 266 (71.51%) CCSE
3 242 (65.05%) CCNP
4 187 (50.27%) CCNA
5 81 (21.77%) CCDP
6 79 (21.24%) CCSP
7 77 (20.70%) CCIE
8 62 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 56 (15.05%) SC Cleared
10 50 (13.44%) CCDA
11 43 (11.56%) Degree
12 41 (11.02%) JNCIP
13 38 (10.22%) JNCIA
14 34 (9.14%) Check Point Certification
15 32 (8.60%) JNCIE
16 19 (5.11%) CISSP
16 19 (5.11%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (4.84%) CCIP
17 18 (4.84%) JNCIS
18 14 (3.76%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (5.38%) SLA
3 19 (5.11%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.88%) COBIT
5 6 (1.61%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 25 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.61%) vCloud
3 3 (0.81%) vSphere
4 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.27%) Firmware
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.88%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (1.88%) Nessus
3 6 (1.61%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.81%) SCCM
5 3 (0.81%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.81%) SmoothWall
5 3 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.81%) vMotion
6 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 340 (91.40%) CheckPoint
2 337 (90.59%) Cisco
3 123 (33.06%) Juniper
4 117 (31.45%) F5
5 87 (23.39%) Palo Alto
6 47 (12.63%) VMware
7 35 (9.41%) Fortinet
8 34 (9.14%) SolarWinds
9 28 (7.53%) Citrix
10 25 (6.72%) Microsoft
11 22 (5.91%) Nokia
12 19 (5.11%) CA
13 17 (4.57%) Blue Coat
13 17 (4.57%) HP
14 14 (3.76%) Avaya
14 14 (3.76%) Brocade
14 14 (3.76%) Extreme Networks
14 14 (3.76%) Red Box
14 14 (3.76%) Vyatta
15 13 (3.49%) Intel Security
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