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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 657 715 623
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -92
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 215 177 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.67% 0.61% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 165 136 221
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

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
31908 29129 30429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 29.90% 27.27% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 25373 22889 25038
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,090 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 3 March 2015 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 3 March 2015. 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 +54 214 £47,500 +5.55% 24
London +20 91 £48,250 -3.50% 7
South East -9 46 £60,000 +69.01% 8
West Yorkshire -7 39 £45,000 - 4
Yorkshire -12 39 £45,000 - 4
Leeds +1 36 £45,000 - 4
Greenwich - 34 £47,500 -
East of England +23 28 £45,500 -15.34% 5
Berkshire +14 22 £60,000 +42.85% 4
City of London +3 20 £55,000 +32.53% 2
Bedfordshire - 13 £45,750 - 2
Slough - 12 £60,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -7 11 £40,000 -25.58% 1
West Midlands -20 11 £42,000 -4.00%
Bedford - 11 £46,000 - 2
Surrey +2 9 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Hampshire -6 7 £62,500 +76.05%
Hemel Hempstead -14 7 £40,000 -27.27%
Warwickshire - 7 £42,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £42,000 -
Reading -3 4 £66,250 - 3
Ilford - 4 - -
Birmingham - 4 £42,500 -
Newbury - 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £50,000 -
Halifax 0 3 - -
South West -18 3 £34,000 -20.00%
Milton Keynes - 3 £42,500 - 1
Somerset - 3 £34,000 -
Essex - 3 £62,500 - 2

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

1 379 (90.24%) Cisco Certification
2 359 (85.48%) Cisco
3 332 (79.05%) Firewall
4 325 (77.38%) CheckPoint
5 307 (73.10%) CCNP
6 214 (50.95%) Network Security
7 205 (48.81%) CCSE
8 175 (41.67%) CCNA
9 145 (34.52%) WAN
10 140 (33.33%) Juniper
11 137 (32.62%) Cisco ASA
12 131 (31.19%) LAN
13 101 (24.05%) BGP
14 94 (22.38%) OSPF
15 93 (22.14%) VPN
16 88 (20.95%) ITIL
17 87 (20.71%) MPLS
18 78 (18.57%) Security Cleared
19 76 (18.10%) F5
20 75 (17.86%) Windows
21 68 (16.19%) Microsoft
22 63 (15.00%) TCP/IP
23 60 (14.29%) Load Balancing
24 58 (13.81%) CCIE
24 58 (13.81%) Nokia
25 56 (13.33%) DNS
25 56 (13.33%) Blue Coat
26 55 (13.10%) ITIL Certification
27 54 (12.86%) CCDP
27 54 (12.86%) EIGRP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 16 (3.81%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.90%) Lync
3 7 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.95%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 18 (4.29%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.43%) MS Office
4 2 (0.48%) S-PLUS
4 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.95%) Office 365
2 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 332 (79.05%) Firewall
2 214 (50.95%) Network Security
3 145 (34.52%) WAN
4 137 (32.62%) Cisco ASA
5 131 (31.19%) LAN
6 101 (24.05%) BGP
7 94 (22.38%) OSPF
8 93 (22.14%) VPN
9 87 (20.71%) MPLS
10 63 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 56 (13.33%) DNS
12 54 (12.86%) EIGRP
13 53 (12.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 49 (11.67%) Wireless
15 48 (11.43%) Cisco PIX
15 48 (11.43%) SNMP
16 38 (9.05%) Wi-Fi
17 34 (8.10%) FWSM
18 26 (6.19%) IPsec
19 24 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.90%) SQL Server
1 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (7.86%) Finance
2 23 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.67%) Retail
4 6 (1.43%) Banking
5 5 (1.19%) Law
6 4 (0.95%) Games
6 4 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.95%) Back Office
7 3 (0.71%) Legal
8 2 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 176 (41.90%) Network Engineer
2 77 (18.33%) Analyst
3 76 (18.10%) Security Engineer
4 64 (15.24%) Network Analyst
5 59 (14.05%) Security Analyst
6 50 (11.90%) Network Security Analyst
7 49 (11.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 43 (10.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 39 (9.29%) Consultant
10 30 (7.14%) Network Consultant
11 28 (6.67%) Firewall Engineer
12 21 (5.00%) Security Consultant
13 19 (4.52%) Network Security Consultant
14 17 (4.05%) Network Specialist
15 16 (3.81%) Senior Firewall Engineer
16 15 (3.57%) Architect
17 13 (3.10%) Network Security Specialist
17 13 (3.10%) Security Specialist
18 12 (2.86%) Support Engineer
19 11 (2.62%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.81%) WSE
2 8 (1.90%) LAMP
3 2 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 10 (2.38%) Hedge funds
4 7 (1.67%) CMDB
4 7 (1.67%) Clustering
5 5 (1.19%) e-Health
6 3 (0.71%) PKI
6 3 (0.71%) Online Banking
7 2 (0.48%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.24%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.24%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.24%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 75 (17.86%) Windows
2 34 (8.10%) Linux
3 12 (2.86%) UNIX
4 10 (2.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (1.90%) Ubuntu
5 8 (1.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (1.90%) Mac OS
5 8 (1.90%) Solaris
6 5 (1.19%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (20.95%) ITIL
2 60 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 54 (12.86%) Incident Management
4 41 (9.76%) Mentoring
5 37 (8.81%) Project Management
6 35 (8.33%) Network Management
7 29 (6.90%) SIEM
8 28 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 27 (6.43%) Network Design
9 27 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
10 24 (5.71%) Information Security
11 23 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
11 23 (5.48%) Change Control
11 23 (5.48%) Network Architecture
12 20 (4.76%) Problem Management
13 19 (4.52%) Change Management
14 16 (3.81%) Kalman Filter
15 15 (3.57%) Migration
16 14 (3.33%) Trend Analysis
17 12 (2.86%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.33%) Perl
1 14 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 13 (3.10%) SQL
3 4 (0.95%) Tcl
4 2 (0.48%) Java
Qualifications
1 379 (90.24%) Cisco Certification
2 307 (73.10%) CCNP
3 205 (48.81%) CCSE
4 175 (41.67%) CCNA
5 78 (18.57%) Security Cleared
6 58 (13.81%) CCIE
7 55 (13.10%) ITIL Certification
8 54 (12.86%) CCDP
8 54 (12.86%) SC Cleared
9 53 (12.62%) JNCIA
10 41 (9.76%) CCSP
11 36 (8.57%) CISSP
12 35 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
13 30 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (7.14%) CCDA
13 30 (7.14%) MCSE
14 26 (6.19%) JNCIS
14 26 (6.19%) JNCIP
15 25 (5.95%) Degree
16 16 (3.81%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.10%) SLA
2 29 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.43%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.19%) GPG13
6 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.24%) QA
System Software
1 29 (6.90%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.90%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.19%) vSphere
5 5 (1.19%) Squid
6 4 (0.95%) Snort
7 2 (0.48%) XenApp
7 2 (0.48%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.48%) Firmware
8 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.24%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (5.48%) Cisco Prime
2 17 (4.05%) OpenView
2 17 (4.05%) SolarWinds Orion
3 15 (3.57%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (2.14%) Nessus
5 5 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.48%) SCCM
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.48%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 359 (85.48%) Cisco
2 325 (77.38%) CheckPoint
3 140 (33.33%) Juniper
4 76 (18.10%) F5
5 68 (16.19%) Microsoft
6 58 (13.81%) Nokia
7 56 (13.33%) Blue Coat
8 36 (8.57%) HP
9 30 (7.14%) VMware
10 29 (6.90%) Fortinet
11 21 (5.00%) Citrix
11 21 (5.00%) Websense
12 19 (4.52%) Remedy
12 19 (4.52%) SolarWinds
13 16 (3.81%) Barracuda Networks
14 15 (3.57%) 3Com
14 15 (3.57%) McAfee
15 13 (3.10%) SonicWALL
16 12 (2.86%) Aruba
17 8 (1.90%) Avaya
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Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: Car
Posted: 15 hours ago
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Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
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Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum Depending on experience
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chelmsford
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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SEC Recruitment Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, 25 days holiday, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum Up to £46,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago