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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 696 707 799
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +92
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 197 201 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.070%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.65% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 139 172 68
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +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
29896 31032 28815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.30% 27.04% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 24045 23400
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 191 £52,500 +16.66% 23
London +41 73 £60,000 +17.64% 10
Yorkshire +31 53 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Yorkshire +17 45 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East -22 36 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Leeds +14 31 £45,000 +12.50% 1
City of London +27 23 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +5 17 £52,500 - 2
Milton Keynes - 17 £52,500 - 1
East of England -2 14 £52,500 +16.66%
Halifax - 14 £45,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +20 13 £52,500 +16.66%
Bedford +7 11 £52,500 +16.66%
Birmingham +3 11 £54,500 +14.73%
West Midlands -13 11 £54,500 +14.73%
Berkshire -18 7 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Hounslow - 7 £60,000 -
Kent -7 6 £51,250 +138.37% 1
South West -20 6 £44,500 +14.83% 2
Scotland +6 5 - -
Surrey -6 5 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Edinburgh - 5 - -
Reading -23 3 - - 1
Exeter - 3 £35,000 -
Bradford - 3 - -
Huddersfield - 3 - -
Devon - 3 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £54,000 -
Wakefield - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 £54,000 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 463 (92.79%) CheckPoint
2 452 (90.58%) Firewall
3 451 (90.38%) Cisco
4 362 (72.55%) Cisco Certification
5 355 (71.14%) CCSE
6 278 (55.71%) CCNP
7 179 (35.87%) CCNA
8 178 (35.67%) Network Security
9 171 (34.27%) Cisco ASA
10 151 (30.26%) Juniper
11 129 (25.85%) LAN
12 126 (25.25%) F5
13 124 (24.85%) WAN
14 112 (22.44%) Finance
15 106 (21.24%) Data Centre
16 104 (20.84%) Security Cleared
17 102 (20.44%) BGP
18 96 (19.24%) Cisco Nexus
19 80 (16.03%) Banking
20 79 (15.83%) ITIL
21 78 (15.63%) CCIE
21 78 (15.63%) OSPF
22 74 (14.83%) TCP/IP
23 73 (14.63%) VPN
24 72 (14.43%) Online Banking
25 71 (14.23%) CCDP
26 68 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
27 65 (13.03%) DNS
28 64 (12.83%) SC Cleared
29 63 (12.63%) Mentoring

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (0.60%) Apache
1 3 (0.60%) Tomcat
1 3 (0.60%) MS Exchange
1 3 (0.60%) CMS
1 3 (0.60%) IIS
2 2 (0.40%) JBoss
2 2 (0.40%) CloudStack
3 1 (0.20%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.60%) MS Office
2 3 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 452 (90.58%) Firewall
2 178 (35.67%) Network Security
3 171 (34.27%) Cisco ASA
4 129 (25.85%) LAN
5 124 (24.85%) WAN
6 102 (20.44%) BGP
7 96 (19.24%) Cisco Nexus
8 78 (15.63%) OSPF
9 74 (14.83%) TCP/IP
10 73 (14.63%) VPN
11 65 (13.03%) DNS
12 62 (12.42%) SNMP
13 59 (11.82%) MPLS
14 53 (10.62%) Wireless
15 50 (10.02%) Spanning Tree
16 49 (9.82%) FWSM
17 47 (9.42%) NetScreen
18 42 (8.42%) BIG-IP
19 39 (7.82%) Cisco PIX
19 39 (7.82%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.40%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.20%) GCC
General
1 112 (22.44%) Finance
2 80 (16.03%) Banking
3 60 (12.02%) Retail
4 31 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.61%) Law
6 11 (2.20%) Advertising
7 4 (0.80%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.60%) Back Office
8 3 (0.60%) Games
9 2 (0.40%) Billing
9 2 (0.40%) Marketing
10 1 (0.20%) Electronics
10 1 (0.20%) Legal
10 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 196 (39.28%) Network Engineer
2 96 (19.24%) Security Engineer
3 83 (16.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 52 (10.42%) Administrator
4 52 (10.42%) Firewall Administrator
5 48 (9.62%) Senior Network Engineer
6 43 (8.62%) Analyst
7 40 (8.02%) Firewall Engineer
8 36 (7.21%) Consultant
9 32 (6.41%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 29 (5.81%) Network Analyst
10 29 (5.81%) Network Support
11 28 (5.61%) Security Specialist
11 28 (5.61%) Network Specialist
12 27 (5.41%) Network Security Specialist
12 27 (5.41%) Network Consultant
13 20 (4.01%) Security Consultant
14 17 (3.41%) Firewall Specialist
14 17 (3.41%) Network Security Consultant
15 16 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.21%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.00%) XMPP
3 4 (0.80%) .NET
4 3 (0.60%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.40%) Middleware
6 1 (0.20%) LAMP
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 106 (21.24%) Data Centre
2 72 (14.43%) Online Banking
3 68 (13.63%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 25 (5.01%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.41%) PMI
7 12 (2.40%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (2.20%) e-Health
9 8 (1.60%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.40%) Smartphone
11 6 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (1.00%) Data Integration
13 3 (0.60%) CMDB
13 3 (0.60%) NHS
14 2 (0.40%) SecurID
14 2 (0.40%) PKI
14 2 (0.40%) IPTV
14 2 (0.40%) Digital Media
15 1 (0.20%) Mobile Computing
15 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.01%) Windows
2 17 (3.41%) Linux
3 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.60%) UNIX
3 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.20%) Solaris
4 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (15.83%) ITIL
2 63 (12.63%) Mentoring
3 53 (10.62%) Load Balancing
4 45 (9.02%) Network Management
5 44 (8.82%) Information Security
6 36 (7.21%) Project Management
7 33 (6.61%) Change Management
8 30 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 29 (5.81%) Service Delivery
10 28 (5.61%) Network Design
10 28 (5.61%) SIEM
10 28 (5.61%) Change Control
11 20 (4.01%) Incident Management
11 20 (4.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (3.61%) Asset Management
13 16 (3.21%) Security Architecture
14 13 (2.61%) Fault Management
15 11 (2.20%) Investment Management
16 9 (1.80%) ITIL V3
16 9 (1.80%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 29 (5.81%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.61%) Perl
3 27 (5.41%) SQL
4 6 (1.20%) Python
5 2 (0.40%) Java
6 1 (0.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 362 (72.55%) Cisco Certification
2 355 (71.14%) CCSE
3 278 (55.71%) CCNP
4 179 (35.87%) CCNA
5 104 (20.84%) Security Cleared
6 78 (15.63%) CCIE
7 71 (14.23%) CCDP
8 64 (12.83%) SC Cleared
9 52 (10.42%) Degree
10 40 (8.02%) JNCIP
11 39 (7.82%) Check Point Certification
12 38 (7.62%) CISSP
13 35 (7.01%) ITIL Certification
14 27 (5.41%) CCDA
15 25 (5.01%) JNCIA
16 24 (4.81%) JNCIE
17 23 (4.61%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (4.01%) MCSE
19 18 (3.61%) MCSA
20 17 (3.41%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (8.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (8.02%) SLA
3 16 (3.21%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.20%) COBIT
5 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 13 (2.61%) ProxySG
2 10 (2.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.40%) vSphere
4 5 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.80%) XenApp
6 3 (0.60%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.40%) Snort
8 1 (0.20%) Squid
8 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (3.81%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (2.81%) FortiGate
3 11 (2.20%) CA Spectrum
3 11 (2.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
6 5 (1.00%) OpenView
7 4 (0.80%) HP SIM
8 3 (0.60%) SCCM
9 1 (0.20%) Nessus
Vendors
1 463 (92.79%) CheckPoint
2 451 (90.38%) Cisco
3 151 (30.26%) Juniper
4 126 (25.25%) F5
5 53 (10.62%) Nokia
6 48 (9.62%) HP
7 45 (9.02%) Blue Coat
8 40 (8.02%) Citrix
9 35 (7.01%) Microsoft
10 19 (3.81%) Kaspersky
11 18 (3.61%) Verint
12 17 (3.41%) SolarWinds
12 17 (3.41%) McAfee
13 16 (3.21%) Fortinet
14 15 (3.01%) Barracuda Networks
15 13 (2.61%) WatchGuard
15 13 (2.61%) Computacenter
15 13 (2.61%) VMware
16 12 (2.40%) Riverbed
17 11 (2.20%) CyberTech
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Kent
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
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