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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 804 790 792
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 103 177 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 85 116 161
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,800 £67,750 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%

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
24807 29886 31056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.11% 27.35% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 24116 24256
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -17 89 £55,000 +4.76% 13
London +18 42 £58,750 -2.08% 2
West Midlands -6 19 £45,000 -15.09% 1
East of England +19 15 £37,500 -34.49% 5
Hertfordshire - 12 £37,500 - 2
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £37,500 - 1
Scotland +24 9 £62,500 -
Leeds +15 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Yorkshire -16 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
West Yorkshire -19 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Edinburgh +17 8 - -
Warwickshire - 6 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £37,250 -
City of London +35 5 £70,000 - 1
South East +30 4 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Lichfield - 4 £35,000 -
Surrey +40 3 £66,000 +88.57% 1
South Wales +9 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Wales +5 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Wakefield -8 3 £55,000 -
Bradford -16 3 £55,000 -
Barnsley - 3 £55,000 -
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Cardiff +13 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Bedfordshire +9 2 £49,000 -14.41% 3
Woking - 2 - -
Coventry - 2 £45,000 -
Kent +14 1 £44,000 -5.90% 1
Bedford +8 1 £49,000 -6.66% 3

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCSA.

1 245 (91.08%) CheckPoint
2 234 (86.99%) Firewall
3 233 (86.62%) Cisco
4 209 (77.70%) Cisco Certification
5 189 (70.26%) CCNP
6 159 (59.11%) CCSE
7 141 (52.42%) CCNA
8 127 (47.21%) WAN
9 125 (46.47%) LAN
10 109 (40.52%) Network Security
11 98 (36.43%) Cisco ASA
12 95 (35.32%) VPN
13 83 (30.86%) ITIL
14 71 (26.39%) F5
15 69 (25.65%) Wireless
16 67 (24.91%) CCSP
17 61 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
17 61 (22.68%) Data Centre
18 59 (21.93%) Security Cleared
19 56 (20.82%) Juniper
19 56 (20.82%) Palo Alto
20 53 (19.70%) Finance
20 53 (19.70%) MPLS
21 49 (18.22%) TCP/IP
22 41 (15.24%) VMware
22 41 (15.24%) SC Cleared
23 37 (13.75%) 802.1X
24 35 (13.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
24 35 (13.01%) SLA
25 34 (12.64%) BGP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.35%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.74%) Apache
2 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.74%) IIS
2 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.74%) nginx
Applications
1 12 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.49%) MS Office
2 4 (1.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
1 7 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.86%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.74%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 234 (86.99%) Firewall
2 127 (47.21%) WAN
3 125 (46.47%) LAN
4 109 (40.52%) Network Security
5 98 (36.43%) Cisco ASA
6 95 (35.32%) VPN
7 69 (25.65%) Wireless
8 61 (22.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 53 (19.70%) MPLS
10 49 (18.22%) TCP/IP
11 35 (13.01%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 34 (12.64%) BGP
13 32 (11.90%) Cisco ISE
13 32 (11.90%) OSPF
14 31 (11.52%) Cisco PIX
15 30 (11.15%) Wi-Fi
16 27 (10.04%) IPsec
17 26 (9.67%) VoIP
18 25 (9.29%) Cisco Wireless
19 24 (8.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 4 (1.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.37%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (19.70%) Finance
2 21 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.06%) Pharmaceutical
3 19 (7.06%) Retail
4 13 (4.83%) Games
5 9 (3.35%) Legal
6 8 (2.97%) Advertising
7 7 (2.60%) Billing
8 5 (1.86%) Banking
8 5 (1.86%) Law
9 2 (0.74%) Automotive
10 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 141 (52.42%) Network Engineer
2 61 (22.68%) Senior Network Engineer
3 52 (19.33%) Security Engineer
4 48 (17.84%) Analyst
4 48 (17.84%) Network Security Engineer
5 47 (17.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 47 (17.47%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 42 (15.61%) Consultant
7 40 (14.87%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 40 (14.87%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 35 (13.01%) Security Analyst
9 32 (11.90%) Network Analyst
10 30 (11.15%) IT Engineer
10 30 (11.15%) Network Consultant
11 27 (10.04%) Security Consultant
12 23 (8.55%) Network Security Consultant
13 20 (7.43%) Network Security Analyst
14 19 (7.06%) Network Support
15 16 (5.95%) Senior Network Support
15 16 (5.95%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (13.75%) 802.1X
2 7 (2.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.68%) Data Centre
2 27 (10.04%) RSA SecurID
3 13 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.46%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.72%) Private Cloud
5 10 (3.72%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.23%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.12%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.12%) iPad
8 3 (1.12%) Online Games
9 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.74%) Fintech
9 2 (0.74%) IVR
9 2 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.37%) CESG
10 1 (0.37%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.37%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.15%) Windows
2 26 (9.67%) Unix
3 25 (9.29%) Linux
4 12 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 10 (3.72%) Solaris
6 4 (1.49%) VyOS
7 2 (0.74%) CentOS
7 2 (0.74%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.86%) ITIL
2 33 (12.27%) Load Balancing
2 33 (12.27%) Network Management
3 31 (11.52%) Network Design
4 30 (11.15%) Network Architecture
5 28 (10.41%) Kalman Filter
6 27 (10.04%) SIEM
7 25 (9.29%) Asset Management
7 25 (9.29%) Network Monitoring
8 21 (7.81%) Change Control
9 20 (7.43%) Change Management
9 20 (7.43%) Incident Management
9 20 (7.43%) ITIL V3
10 16 (5.95%) High Availability
10 16 (5.95%) Multi-Factor Authentication
10 16 (5.95%) Network Planning
10 16 (5.95%) Problem Management
10 16 (5.95%) Service Delivery
10 16 (5.95%) Two-Factor Authentication
11 14 (5.20%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.37%) C
1 1 (0.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 209 (77.70%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (70.26%) CCNP
3 159 (59.11%) CCSE
4 141 (52.42%) CCNA
5 67 (24.91%) CCSP
6 59 (21.93%) Security Cleared
7 41 (15.24%) SC Cleared
8 32 (11.90%) CCDP
8 32 (11.90%) CCIE
9 28 (10.41%) Degree
9 28 (10.41%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (7.81%) CISSP
10 21 (7.81%) JNCIA
11 18 (6.69%) CEH
12 17 (6.32%) MCSA
13 15 (5.58%) CCDA
13 15 (5.58%) JNCIP
13 15 (5.58%) MCSE
14 14 (5.20%) Check Point Certification
14 14 (5.20%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (13.01%) SLA
2 24 (8.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (5.95%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.23%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 17 (6.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.72%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.35%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.23%) vCloud
5 3 (1.12%) Xen
6 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.74%) vSphere
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (6.69%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.23%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (2.23%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.49%) Nessus
4 1 (0.37%) Cacti
4 1 (0.37%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.37%) Nagios
4 1 (0.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.37%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 245 (91.08%) CheckPoint
2 233 (86.62%) Cisco
3 71 (26.39%) F5
4 56 (20.82%) Juniper
4 56 (20.82%) Palo Alto
5 41 (15.24%) VMware
6 32 (11.90%) Fortinet
7 22 (8.18%) HP
8 21 (7.81%) Citrix
8 21 (7.81%) Microsoft
8 21 (7.81%) SolarWinds
9 19 (7.06%) Splunk
10 16 (5.95%) Nokia
11 9 (3.35%) LogRhythm
11 9 (3.35%) Meraki
11 9 (3.35%) Sourcefire
12 8 (2.97%) CA
12 8 (2.97%) Qualys
13 7 (2.60%) ProCurve
14 6 (2.23%) Mitel
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