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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 752 714 767
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +53
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 183 224 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.76% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 162 187 130
Average salary £52,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,225 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
England -33 165 £55,000 +19.56% 27
London -23 53 £55,000 +15.78% 7
East of England +13 37 £55,000 +22.22% 10
South East -10 31 £60,000 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire -12 22 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -30 17 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -14 16 £60,000 -
Bedfordshire +3 14 £48,000 +5.49% 1
Bedford +18 13 £48,000 +5.49% 1
City of London +42 12 £55,000 -2.22% 1
Reading +12 12 £60,000 +6.66%
South Wales +16 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Wales +14 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Cardiff +3 9 £50,000 +17.64%
Halifax +3 9 £38,750 -
Cambridgeshire +14 7 £49,000 -2.00%
Hertfordshire -1 7 £66,250 +65.62% 3
West Midlands -18 7 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Shropshire - 7 £47,500 - 2
Newport - 7 £50,000 -
Telford - 7 £47,500 - 2
Cambridge - 7 £49,000 -
Surrey +4 6 £62,500 +63.39% 3
Essex 0 6 £65,000 - 3
South West -10 6 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Leeds -30 6 £51,750 +15.00% 1
Manchester - 5 £41,375 -
Dorset - 5 £30,000 - 1
Weymouth - 5 £30,000 - 1
North West - 5 £41,375 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 289 (87.58%) CheckPoint
2 277 (83.94%) Cisco
3 263 (79.70%) Firewall
4 256 (77.58%) Cisco Certification
5 245 (74.24%) CCSE
6 210 (63.64%) CCNP
7 152 (46.06%) CCNA
8 130 (39.39%) Network Security
9 127 (38.48%) WAN
10 116 (35.15%) LAN
11 108 (32.73%) F5
12 102 (30.91%) Juniper
13 99 (30.00%) VPN
14 96 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
15 82 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
16 80 (24.24%) Finance
17 77 (23.33%) CCDP
18 65 (19.70%) Data Centre
19 63 (19.09%) OSPF
20 61 (18.48%) Load Balancing
21 58 (17.58%) Palo Alto
22 55 (16.67%) CCIE
23 54 (16.36%) Wireless
24 51 (15.45%) ITIL
25 50 (15.15%) MPLS
26 43 (13.03%) TCP/IP
27 42 (12.73%) BGP
28 41 (12.42%) Security Cleared
29 38 (11.52%) CCDA
30 36 (10.91%) CCSP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 6 (1.82%) Apache
3 3 (0.91%) IIS
3 3 (0.91%) JBoss
3 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (5.15%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.21%) SaaS
2 3 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 263 (79.70%) Firewall
2 130 (39.39%) Network Security
3 127 (38.48%) WAN
4 116 (35.15%) LAN
5 99 (30.00%) VPN
6 96 (29.09%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (24.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 63 (19.09%) OSPF
9 54 (16.36%) Wireless
10 50 (15.15%) MPLS
11 43 (13.03%) TCP/IP
12 42 (12.73%) BGP
13 33 (10.00%) IPsec
14 31 (9.39%) Cisco PIX
15 29 (8.79%) SSL
16 27 (8.18%) tcpdump
16 27 (8.18%) Wireshark
17 23 (6.97%) Spanning Tree
17 23 (6.97%) VoIP
18 22 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.61%) Big Data
2 2 (0.61%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.61%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 80 (24.24%) Finance
2 35 (10.61%) Banking
3 16 (4.85%) Retail
4 10 (3.03%) Advertising
4 10 (3.03%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.42%) Legal
6 4 (1.21%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 154 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 60 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 59 (17.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 56 (16.97%) Security Engineer
5 48 (14.55%) Consultant
6 45 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 44 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 44 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
8 34 (10.30%) Check Point Consultant
9 33 (10.00%) Network Consultant
9 33 (10.00%) Security Consultant
10 32 (9.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 32 (9.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 27 (8.18%) Architect
12 24 (7.27%) Network Security Consultant
13 22 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
13 22 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
14 20 (6.06%) Network Support
15 17 (5.15%) Analyst
15 17 (5.15%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.12%) 802.1X
2 4 (1.21%) Middleware
3 3 (0.91%) .NET
3 3 (0.91%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.30%) LAMP
4 1 (0.30%) SailPoint
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.67%) Online Banking
3 20 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 13 (3.94%) iPad
5 11 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (1.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (1.82%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.52%) PMI
8 4 (1.21%) Replication
8 4 (1.21%) User Experience
9 3 (0.91%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.91%) SecurID
10 2 (0.61%) BBC
10 2 (0.61%) CESG
10 2 (0.61%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (0.61%) PKI
10 2 (0.61%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 35 (10.61%) Linux
2 22 (6.67%) Windows
3 13 (3.94%) Unix
4 11 (3.33%) VyOS
5 7 (2.12%) CatOS
6 3 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (18.48%) Load Balancing
2 51 (15.45%) ITIL
3 34 (10.30%) Network Design
4 31 (9.39%) Presales
5 30 (9.09%) Network Management
6 26 (7.88%) Network Architecture
7 20 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
8 19 (5.76%) Information Security
8 19 (5.76%) SIEM
9 16 (4.85%) Mentoring
10 14 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
12 11 (3.33%) High Availability
12 11 (3.33%) PRINCE2
12 11 (3.33%) Service Delivery
13 10 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
13 10 (3.03%) Web Filtering
14 9 (2.73%) Change Management
14 9 (2.73%) Project Management
15 8 (2.42%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.73%) SQL
2 7 (2.12%) Perl
3 6 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.91%) Java
4 3 (0.91%) PHP
5 1 (0.30%) C
Qualifications
1 256 (77.58%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (74.24%) CCSE
3 210 (63.64%) CCNP
4 152 (46.06%) CCNA
5 77 (23.33%) CCDP
6 55 (16.67%) CCIE
7 41 (12.42%) Security Cleared
8 38 (11.52%) CCDA
9 36 (10.91%) CCSP
9 36 (10.91%) Degree
10 34 (10.30%) Check Point Certification
11 32 (9.70%) JNCIA
11 32 (9.70%) SC Cleared
12 28 (8.48%) JNCIP
13 25 (7.58%) JNCIE
14 19 (5.76%) CISSP
15 17 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (3.64%) MCSE
17 10 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
17 10 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (5.45%) SLA
2 16 (4.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (4.24%) COBIT
4 12 (3.64%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 17 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.91%) vSphere
5 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.30%) Firmware
6 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.30%) XenApp
6 1 (0.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (2.12%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.91%) SCCM
2 3 (0.91%) SCVMM
2 3 (0.91%) SmoothWall
2 3 (0.91%) vMotion
3 2 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (0.61%) Nessus
4 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 289 (87.58%) CheckPoint
2 277 (83.94%) Cisco
3 108 (32.73%) F5
4 102 (30.91%) Juniper
5 58 (17.58%) Palo Alto
6 33 (10.00%) Nokia
7 32 (9.70%) VMware
8 31 (9.39%) Blue Coat
9 24 (7.27%) Microsoft
10 20 (6.06%) SolarWinds
11 18 (5.45%) SonicWALL
12 16 (4.85%) Citrix
13 13 (3.94%) CA
14 11 (3.33%) Avaya
14 11 (3.33%) Brocade
14 11 (3.33%) Vyatta
15 10 (3.03%) Red Box
16 8 (2.42%) NICE Systems
17 7 (2.12%) Forcepoint
17 7 (2.12%) Verint
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