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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 607 750 704
Rank change year-on-year
+143 -46
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 302 184 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.57% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 180 131 139
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +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
29226 32287 29861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.35% 27.33% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 22950 25909 24009
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +155 287 £55,000 +25.71% 18
London +119 143 £55,000 +2.80% 10
South East +13 61 £55,000 +37.50% 3
City of London +79 36 £57,500 +11.65% 4
Yorkshire -6 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England +41 32 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Yorkshire +8 30 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Leeds +18 29 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Berkshire +18 27 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Greenwich - 22 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +25 21 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Bedford +38 18 £55,000 +1.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 16 £41,500 -17.00%
Milton Keynes -6 16 £41,500 -2.35%
Surrey +25 13 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Reading -5 12 £62,500 +19.04%
Scotland +37 11 £45,000 -
Edinburgh +23 11 £45,000 -
Bristol - 11 £45,000 -
South West - 11 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £56,500 - 2
Birmingham - 6 £56,500 - 2
Essex - 6 £63,750 -
Hertfordshire +7 5 - -
Stevenage - 5 - -
Guildford - 5 £38,750 - 1
Kent -13 4 £50,000 +60.00%
Bracknell - 4 £31,500 -
Chatham - 4 £50,000 -
Basildon - 4 - -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 465 (91.54%) CheckPoint
2 458 (90.16%) Firewall
2 458 (90.16%) Cisco
3 410 (80.71%) Cisco Certification
4 341 (67.13%) CCNP
5 328 (64.57%) CCSE
6 205 (40.35%) Network Security
7 196 (38.58%) Juniper
8 184 (36.22%) CCNA
9 173 (34.06%) Cisco ASA
10 153 (30.12%) LAN
10 153 (30.12%) WAN
11 144 (28.35%) Security Cleared
12 114 (22.44%) F5
13 106 (20.87%) BGP
14 100 (19.69%) CCIE
15 91 (17.91%) SC Cleared
16 90 (17.72%) DNS
17 89 (17.52%) Cisco Nexus
18 88 (17.32%) Data Centre
19 87 (17.13%) SNMP
19 87 (17.13%) OSPF
20 86 (16.93%) Finance
21 85 (16.73%) TCP/IP
22 81 (15.94%) MPLS
23 80 (15.75%) Wireless
24 79 (15.55%) ITIL
25 74 (14.57%) VPN
26 64 (12.60%) Nokia
27 63 (12.40%) NetScreen

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 13 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (1.77%) Lync
3 5 (0.98%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.20%) CloudStack
Applications
1 26 (5.12%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.95%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.79%) MS Office
4 2 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 458 (90.16%) Firewall
2 205 (40.35%) Network Security
3 173 (34.06%) Cisco ASA
4 153 (30.12%) LAN
4 153 (30.12%) WAN
5 106 (20.87%) BGP
6 90 (17.72%) DNS
7 89 (17.52%) Cisco Nexus
8 87 (17.13%) SNMP
8 87 (17.13%) OSPF
9 85 (16.73%) TCP/IP
10 81 (15.94%) MPLS
11 80 (15.75%) Wireless
12 74 (14.57%) VPN
13 63 (12.40%) NetScreen
13 63 (12.40%) FWSM
14 57 (11.22%) DHCP
15 47 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
16 42 (8.27%) Spanning Tree
17 40 (7.87%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.18%) SQL Server
1 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (3.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 86 (16.93%) Finance
2 49 (9.65%) Banking
3 44 (8.66%) Retail
4 35 (6.89%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.77%) Law
6 6 (1.18%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.18%) Back Office
7 4 (0.79%) Advertising
8 3 (0.59%) Billing
9 2 (0.39%) Games
9 2 (0.39%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 190 (37.40%) Network Engineer
2 88 (17.32%) Security Engineer
3 66 (12.99%) Network Security Engineer
4 50 (9.84%) Firewall Engineer
5 48 (9.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 46 (9.06%) Analyst
7 43 (8.46%) Administrator
8 41 (8.07%) Firewall Administrator
9 40 (7.87%) Consultant
10 39 (7.68%) Senior Firewall Engineer
11 31 (6.10%) Network Consultant
12 30 (5.91%) Security Analyst
13 28 (5.51%) Network Specialist
14 27 (5.31%) Network Analyst
15 25 (4.92%) Security Consultant
16 24 (4.72%) Security Specialist
16 24 (4.72%) Network Security Specialist
17 21 (4.13%) Network Security Consultant
18 20 (3.94%) Firewall Specialist
19 18 (3.54%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.39%) LAMP
1 2 (0.39%) XMPP
2 1 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 88 (17.32%) Data Centre
2 55 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (9.06%) Online Banking
4 29 (5.71%) Computer Science
5 24 (4.72%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.35%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.15%) e-Health
8 7 (1.38%) PMI
8 7 (1.38%) Smartphone
9 5 (0.98%) CMDB
9 5 (0.98%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.79%) Data Integration
11 3 (0.59%) Clustering
11 3 (0.59%) PKI
12 2 (0.39%) IPTV
12 2 (0.39%) SecurID
12 2 (0.39%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.20%) Mobile Computing
13 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.24%) Windows
2 21 (4.13%) Linux
3 6 (1.18%) Mac OS
3 6 (1.18%) UNIX
4 5 (0.98%) Solaris
5 3 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.55%) ITIL
2 61 (12.01%) Load Balancing
3 45 (8.86%) Network Management
4 43 (8.46%) Mentoring
5 38 (7.48%) Information Security
5 38 (7.48%) Incident Management
6 36 (7.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (6.89%) Change Control
8 34 (6.69%) Project Management
8 34 (6.69%) Service Delivery
8 34 (6.69%) Change Management
9 33 (6.50%) SIEM
10 24 (4.72%) Network Design
11 20 (3.94%) Asset Management
11 20 (3.94%) Problem Management
12 18 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
13 17 (3.35%) Network Architecture
14 15 (2.95%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (2.36%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (2.36%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.91%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.51%) SQL
3 26 (5.12%) Perl
4 5 (0.98%) Python
5 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 410 (80.71%) Cisco Certification
2 341 (67.13%) CCNP
3 328 (64.57%) CCSE
4 184 (36.22%) CCNA
5 144 (28.35%) Security Cleared
6 100 (19.69%) CCIE
7 91 (17.91%) SC Cleared
8 62 (12.20%) CCDP
9 59 (11.61%) JNCIP
10 41 (8.07%) Degree
11 40 (7.87%) CISSP
11 40 (7.87%) Check Point Certification
12 38 (7.48%) JNCIA
13 35 (6.89%) ITIL Certification
14 30 (5.91%) CCSP
15 26 (5.12%) MCSE
15 26 (5.12%) CCDA
15 26 (5.12%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (4.33%) JNCIE
17 18 (3.54%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (5.91%) SLA
3 10 (1.97%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.98%) GPG13
4 5 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 22 (4.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.57%) ProxySG
4 7 (1.38%) vSphere
5 6 (1.18%) Terminal Services
6 5 (0.98%) Snort
6 5 (0.98%) Squid
7 4 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.79%) XenApp
8 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 39 (7.68%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (4.33%) OpenView
3 16 (3.15%) CA Spectrum
4 12 (2.36%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.57%) CiscoWorks
6 7 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
7 5 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
7 5 (0.98%) Nessus
8 3 (0.59%) SCCM
8 3 (0.59%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.39%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 465 (91.54%) CheckPoint
2 458 (90.16%) Cisco
3 196 (38.58%) Juniper
4 114 (22.44%) F5
5 64 (12.60%) Nokia
6 57 (11.22%) HP
7 53 (10.43%) Microsoft
8 46 (9.06%) Blue Coat
9 32 (6.30%) Citrix
10 25 (4.92%) Fortinet
11 23 (4.53%) VMware
12 22 (4.33%) Remedy
13 18 (3.54%) CA
13 18 (3.54%) 3Com
14 16 (3.15%) Barracuda Networks
14 16 (3.15%) Meraki
15 15 (2.95%) Websense
15 15 (2.95%) McAfee
16 13 (2.56%) SolarWinds
17 12 (2.36%) Kaspersky
London
Nexere Consulting Limited
Salary: Car Allowance + Shift Allowance + Bonus, Excellent Pension, PMI + More
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Araya Partners Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-85k base + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £60k - £80k plus competitive package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago