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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 644 748 641
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -107
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 251 157 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.51% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 171 114 192
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £28,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+29.87% -9.41%

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
29644 30676 30153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23286 24384 24383
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 30 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 30 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 +104 247 £50,000 +11.11% 32
London +52 108 £55,000 +4.76% 12
South East +36 58 £60,000 +100.00% 5
Greenwich - 43 £48,750 -
Yorkshire -6 41 £45,000 +9.42% 7
West Yorkshire -3 39 £45,000 +9.42% 4
Leeds +15 36 £45,000 - 3
East of England +33 30 £50,000 -4.76% 2
City of London +11 26 £55,000 +1.85% 3
Berkshire +13 23 £62,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +31 16 £49,250 -1.50% 1
Bedford +40 15 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey +10 13 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Milton Keynes +11 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Hertfordshire +1 10 £40,000 -25.58%
West Midlands - 10 £42,000 - 2
Slough - 9 £60,000 -
Reading -2 7 £62,500 - 2
Hampshire -3 6 £62,500 +13.63%
Stevenage - 6 - -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 5 £42,000 -
Newbury - 5 - -
Ilford - 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 - - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £42,000 -
Guildford - 4 £38,750 -
Middlesex - 4 £50,000 -
Essex - 4 £63,750 - 1
Halifax +1 3 - - 1

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 410 (88.55%) Cisco Certification
2 396 (85.53%) Cisco
3 379 (81.86%) Firewall
4 377 (81.43%) CheckPoint
5 330 (71.27%) CCNP
6 240 (51.84%) CCSE
7 217 (46.87%) Network Security
8 190 (41.04%) CCNA
9 158 (34.13%) WAN
10 154 (33.26%) Juniper
11 153 (33.05%) LAN
12 151 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
13 106 (22.89%) Security Cleared
13 106 (22.89%) BGP
14 95 (20.52%) OSPF
15 88 (19.01%) VPN
16 86 (18.57%) F5
17 83 (17.93%) ITIL
18 82 (17.71%) MPLS
19 78 (16.85%) CCIE
20 74 (15.98%) TCP/IP
21 71 (15.33%) DNS
21 71 (15.33%) Windows
22 69 (14.90%) Microsoft
23 68 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus
24 66 (14.25%) SC Cleared
24 66 (14.25%) SNMP
25 65 (14.04%) Wireless
26 63 (13.61%) Load Balancing
27 62 (13.39%) Nokia

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 15 (3.24%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.73%) Lync
3 7 (1.51%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.86%) CMS
5 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (4.54%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.89%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.30%) MS Office
4 2 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.08%) Office 365
2 4 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 379 (81.86%) Firewall
2 217 (46.87%) Network Security
3 158 (34.13%) WAN
4 153 (33.05%) LAN
5 151 (32.61%) Cisco ASA
6 106 (22.89%) BGP
7 95 (20.52%) OSPF
8 88 (19.01%) VPN
9 82 (17.71%) MPLS
10 74 (15.98%) TCP/IP
11 71 (15.33%) DNS
12 68 (14.69%) Cisco Nexus
13 66 (14.25%) SNMP
14 65 (14.04%) Wireless
15 55 (11.88%) EIGRP
16 51 (11.02%) Wi-Fi
17 49 (10.58%) Cisco PIX
18 47 (10.15%) FWSM
19 37 (7.99%) Spanning Tree
20 35 (7.56%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (1.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (11.02%) Finance
2 30 (6.48%) Telecoms
3 16 (3.46%) Retail
4 13 (2.81%) Banking
5 6 (1.30%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.30%) Back Office
6 5 (1.08%) Law
7 4 (0.86%) Games
8 3 (0.65%) Advertising
9 2 (0.43%) Legal
9 2 (0.43%) Billing
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 198 (42.76%) Network Engineer
2 78 (16.85%) Security Engineer
3 65 (14.04%) Analyst
4 51 (11.02%) Network Security Engineer
4 51 (11.02%) Network Analyst
5 48 (10.37%) Senior Network Engineer
6 47 (10.15%) Security Analyst
7 46 (9.94%) Consultant
8 38 (8.21%) Network Consultant
8 38 (8.21%) Network Security Analyst
9 29 (6.26%) Firewall Engineer
10 26 (5.62%) Security Consultant
11 25 (5.40%) Network Security Consultant
12 22 (4.75%) Network Specialist
13 20 (4.32%) Support Engineer
13 20 (4.32%) Senior Firewall Engineer
14 17 (3.67%) Network Security Specialist
14 17 (3.67%) Security Specialist
15 15 (3.24%) Architect
16 12 (2.59%) Firewall Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.02%) WSE
2 8 (1.73%) LAMP
3 2 (0.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.54%) Hedge funds
3 19 (4.10%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.89%) Management Information System
5 15 (3.24%) e-Health
6 11 (2.38%) Online Banking
7 7 (1.51%) CMDB
8 3 (0.65%) PKI
9 2 (0.43%) IPTV
9 2 (0.43%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.43%) Clustering
10 1 (0.22%) DTV
10 1 (0.22%) Kindle
10 1 (0.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 71 (15.33%) Windows
2 30 (6.48%) Linux
3 9 (1.94%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.73%) Ubuntu
4 8 (1.73%) Mac OS
5 7 (1.51%) UNIX
6 5 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 4 (0.86%) Solaris
7 4 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.43%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.93%) ITIL
2 63 (13.61%) Load Balancing
3 47 (10.15%) Incident Management
4 42 (9.07%) Network Management
5 37 (7.99%) Mentoring
5 37 (7.99%) Project Management
6 30 (6.48%) SIEM
7 28 (6.05%) Change Control
7 28 (6.05%) Service Delivery
7 28 (6.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (6.05%) Information Security
8 27 (5.83%) Network Design
8 27 (5.83%) Network Monitoring
9 23 (4.97%) Network Architecture
10 20 (4.32%) Problem Management
11 19 (4.10%) Change Management
12 17 (3.67%) Asset Management
12 17 (3.67%) Migration
13 15 (3.24%) Trend Analysis
13 15 (3.24%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.40%) PowerShell
2 23 (4.97%) SQL
3 20 (4.32%) Perl
4 3 (0.65%) Python
5 2 (0.43%) Java
Qualifications
1 410 (88.55%) Cisco Certification
2 330 (71.27%) CCNP
3 240 (51.84%) CCSE
4 190 (41.04%) CCNA
5 106 (22.89%) Security Cleared
6 78 (16.85%) CCIE
7 66 (14.25%) SC Cleared
8 62 (13.39%) CCDP
9 57 (12.31%) JNCIA
10 46 (9.94%) ITIL Certification
11 43 (9.29%) CCSP
12 40 (8.64%) CISSP
13 38 (8.21%) JNCIP
14 35 (7.56%) Check Point Certification
15 34 (7.34%) Degree
16 31 (6.70%) CCDA
17 27 (5.83%) MCSE
17 27 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (4.54%) JNCIS
19 18 (3.89%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.91%) SLA
2 29 (6.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 7 (1.51%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.08%) GPG13
5 1 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.22%) QA
System Software
1 29 (6.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.73%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.51%) ProxySG
4 7 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (1.30%) vSphere
6 5 (1.08%) Snort
6 5 (1.08%) Squid
7 2 (0.43%) XenApp
7 2 (0.43%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 36 (7.78%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (4.75%) OpenView
3 17 (3.67%) CiscoWorks
4 16 (3.46%) SolarWinds Orion
5 15 (3.24%) CA Spectrum
6 9 (1.94%) Nessus
7 4 (0.86%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
9 2 (0.43%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.43%) SCCM
10 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 396 (85.53%) Cisco
2 377 (81.43%) CheckPoint
3 154 (33.26%) Juniper
4 86 (18.57%) F5
5 69 (14.90%) Microsoft
6 62 (13.39%) Nokia
7 58 (12.53%) Blue Coat
8 43 (9.29%) HP
9 27 (5.83%) VMware
10 26 (5.62%) Fortinet
11 22 (4.75%) Websense
11 22 (4.75%) Remedy
12 20 (4.32%) Citrix
13 18 (3.89%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.89%) 3Com
14 17 (3.67%) CA
15 15 (3.24%) McAfee
16 14 (3.02%) Barracuda Networks
17 13 (2.81%) SonicWALL
17 13 (2.81%) Meraki
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
JNC Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + Benefits (Inc Bonus, Pension, Health)
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 3 days 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: 5 days 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: 5 days ago
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benifits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
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Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
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Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
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Bristol
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Yorkshire
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Yorkshire
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