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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 612 720 755
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +35
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 288 199 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.96% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 197 150 125
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +8.97%

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
30126 32803 30377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.26% 27.34% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 23898 25949 24570
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +1.25%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
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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 +89 276 £52,500 +16.66% 22
London +123 137 £55,000 +3.77% 15
South East -13 59 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Yorkshire +15 43 £45,000 +5.88% 4
City of London +57 38 £60,000 +11.62% 10
West Yorkshire +15 37 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Leeds +18 31 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England +18 22 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Berkshire -2 22 £62,500 +19.04%
Bedfordshire +20 19 £52,500 +35.48% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £44,500 -11.00%
Milton Keynes 0 17 £44,500 +18.66%
Bedford +28 14 £52,500 +0.96% 1
Surrey +3 13 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South West - 12 £40,000 -
Scotland - 9 £45,000 -
Bristol - 9 £45,000 -
Edinburgh - 9 £45,000 -
Reading -15 8 - -
West Midlands -7 6 £58,250 +22.63%
Birmingham -8 6 £58,250 +22.63%
Kent -10 6 £55,000 +50.68%
Halifax - 6 £45,000 -
Hounslow - 6 £60,000 -
Bracknell - 5 £29,000 -
Bradford - 4 - -
Huddersfield - 4 - -
Maidenhead - 4 £67,500 -
Wakefield - 4 - -
Greenwich - 4 £55,000 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 502 (92.11%) CheckPoint
2 489 (89.72%) Firewall
3 486 (89.17%) Cisco
4 421 (77.25%) Cisco Certification
5 363 (66.61%) CCSE
6 339 (62.20%) CCNP
7 206 (37.80%) Network Security
8 201 (36.88%) Juniper
9 188 (34.50%) CCNA
10 185 (33.94%) Cisco ASA
11 155 (28.44%) WAN
12 152 (27.89%) LAN
13 140 (25.69%) Security Cleared
14 133 (24.40%) F5
15 115 (21.10%) BGP
16 99 (18.17%) CCIE
17 98 (17.98%) Cisco Nexus
17 98 (17.98%) Data Centre
18 91 (16.70%) SNMP
19 90 (16.51%) OSPF
20 88 (16.15%) MPLS
20 88 (16.15%) Finance
21 87 (15.96%) DNS
21 87 (15.96%) SC Cleared
22 86 (15.78%) TCP/IP
23 84 (15.41%) ITIL
24 81 (14.86%) Wireless
25 78 (14.31%) VPN
26 77 (14.13%) CCDP
27 69 (12.66%) Nokia

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 10 (1.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.65%) Lync
3 5 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.73%) CMS
5 2 (0.37%) IIS
5 2 (0.37%) Apache
5 2 (0.37%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.37%) CloudStack
6 1 (0.18%) JBoss
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (4.04%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.47%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.55%) MS Office
4 2 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (0.92%) Office 365
2 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 489 (89.72%) Firewall
2 206 (37.80%) Network Security
3 185 (33.94%) Cisco ASA
4 155 (28.44%) WAN
5 152 (27.89%) LAN
6 115 (21.10%) BGP
7 98 (17.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 91 (16.70%) SNMP
9 90 (16.51%) OSPF
10 88 (16.15%) MPLS
11 87 (15.96%) DNS
12 86 (15.78%) TCP/IP
13 81 (14.86%) Wireless
14 78 (14.31%) VPN
15 63 (11.56%) FWSM
16 62 (11.38%) NetScreen
17 53 (9.72%) DHCP
18 51 (9.36%) Spanning Tree
19 42 (7.71%) Cisco PIX
20 41 (7.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.73%) SQL Server
1 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.18%) GCC
General
1 88 (16.15%) Finance
2 60 (11.01%) Banking
3 47 (8.62%) Retail
4 30 (5.50%) Telecoms
5 12 (2.20%) Law
6 9 (1.65%) Advertising
7 6 (1.10%) Back Office
8 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.37%) Games
9 2 (0.37%) Billing
10 1 (0.18%) Marketing
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 208 (38.17%) Network Engineer
2 97 (17.80%) Security Engineer
3 78 (14.31%) Network Security Engineer
4 54 (9.91%) Analyst
5 53 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
6 50 (9.17%) Administrator
6 50 (9.17%) Firewall Engineer
7 49 (8.99%) Firewall Administrator
8 40 (7.34%) Consultant
9 37 (6.79%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 33 (6.06%) Network Consultant
11 31 (5.69%) Network Analyst
12 29 (5.32%) Security Analyst
12 29 (5.32%) Network Specialist
13 28 (5.14%) Network Security Specialist
13 28 (5.14%) Security Specialist
14 27 (4.95%) Network Support
15 26 (4.77%) Security Consultant
16 22 (4.04%) Firewall Specialist
16 22 (4.04%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.28%) XMPP
2 3 (0.55%) .NET
3 2 (0.37%) Silverlight
4 1 (0.18%) CSS
4 1 (0.18%) Middleware
4 1 (0.18%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 56 (10.28%) Online Banking
3 52 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.32%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.67%) Hedge funds
6 16 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.94%) e-Health
7 15 (2.75%) PMI
8 7 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
8 7 (1.28%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.92%) CMDB
10 4 (0.73%) Data Integration
10 4 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.55%) Clustering
12 2 (0.37%) SecurID
12 2 (0.37%) IPTV
13 1 (0.18%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.18%) PKI
13 1 (0.18%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.89%) Windows
2 19 (3.49%) Linux
3 5 (0.92%) UNIX
4 4 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (0.73%) Mac OS
4 4 (0.73%) Solaris
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (15.41%) ITIL
2 59 (10.83%) Load Balancing
3 50 (9.17%) Mentoring
4 46 (8.44%) Network Management
5 43 (7.89%) Information Security
6 37 (6.79%) Service Delivery
7 35 (6.42%) Change Control
8 34 (6.24%) Project Management
9 33 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (6.06%) SIEM
10 32 (5.87%) Change Management
11 31 (5.69%) Incident Management
12 28 (5.14%) Network Design
13 18 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (3.12%) Problem Management
15 15 (2.75%) Asset Management
15 15 (2.75%) Security Architecture
15 15 (2.75%) Network Architecture
16 13 (2.39%) Kalman Filter
17 12 (2.20%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 27 (4.95%) PowerShell
2 23 (4.22%) Perl
3 22 (4.04%) SQL
4 5 (0.92%) Python
5 1 (0.18%) Tcl
5 1 (0.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 421 (77.25%) Cisco Certification
2 363 (66.61%) CCSE
3 339 (62.20%) CCNP
4 188 (34.50%) CCNA
5 140 (25.69%) Security Cleared
6 99 (18.17%) CCIE
7 87 (15.96%) SC Cleared
8 77 (14.13%) CCDP
9 58 (10.64%) JNCIP
10 42 (7.71%) Degree
11 40 (7.34%) Check Point Certification
12 38 (6.97%) CISSP
13 36 (6.61%) ITIL Certification
13 36 (6.61%) JNCIA
14 33 (6.06%) CCSP
15 29 (5.32%) Microsoft Certification
16 28 (5.14%) CCDA
17 27 (4.95%) JNCIE
18 26 (4.77%) MCSE
19 20 (3.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (8.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (5.69%) SLA
3 15 (2.75%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.92%) GPG13
4 5 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.73%) COBIT
6 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 16 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.65%) ProxySG
3 8 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.28%) vSphere
5 6 (1.10%) Snort
5 6 (1.10%) Squid
6 4 (0.73%) Terminal Services
6 4 (0.73%) XenApp
7 3 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 38 (6.97%) Cisco Prime
2 20 (3.67%) OpenView
3 16 (2.94%) CA Spectrum
4 13 (2.39%) FortiGate
5 10 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
6 9 (1.65%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.65%) CiscoWorks
6 9 (1.65%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (0.73%) HP SIM
7 4 (0.73%) SCCM
8 1 (0.18%) Nessus
Vendors
1 502 (92.11%) CheckPoint
2 486 (89.17%) Cisco
3 201 (36.88%) Juniper
4 133 (24.40%) F5
5 69 (12.66%) Nokia
6 61 (11.19%) HP
7 47 (8.62%) Microsoft
8 46 (8.44%) Blue Coat
9 36 (6.61%) Citrix
10 24 (4.40%) Fortinet
11 19 (3.49%) VMware
11 19 (3.49%) Remedy
12 18 (3.30%) CA
12 18 (3.30%) Barracuda Networks
12 18 (3.30%) Kaspersky
13 17 (3.12%) SolarWinds
14 16 (2.94%) Meraki
14 16 (2.94%) 3Com
14 16 (2.94%) McAfee
15 14 (2.57%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £4000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Company Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Health care
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
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