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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 774 739 816
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +77
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 144 239 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.22% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.80% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 125 184 140
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 £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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
26044 29998 31950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.59% 27.33% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21071 23898 25011
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 July 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 July 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 -72 130 £55,000 +4.76% 17
London +8 58 £60,000 +5.72% 2
West Midlands +5 19 £41,250 -29.18% 6
East of England +29 18 £37,500 -28.57% 5
South East -11 18 £62,500 +19.04% 4
Hertfordshire - 16 £37,500 - 4
Hemel Hempstead - 15 £37,500 - 1
Scotland - 10 £51,250 - 1
City of London +28 9 £68,500 +14.16%
Leeds -3 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire -12 9 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire -17 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Edinburgh - 9 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 8 £45,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire +16 7 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Bradford +10 7 £55,000 -
Wakefield -3 7 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 -
Barnsley - 7 £55,000 -
Feltham - 7 £52,500 -
Reading +4 6 £60,000 -
Berkshire -6 6 £60,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 6 £62,500 -
Leamington Spa - 4 £47,000 -
South Wales - 4 £42,500 -
Manchester - 4 £42,500 -
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
North West - 4 £42,500 -
Kent +16 3 £67,500 +28.57%

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 324 (92.84%) Cisco
1 324 (92.84%) CheckPoint
2 300 (85.96%) Firewall
3 264 (75.64%) Cisco Certification
4 240 (68.77%) CCNP
5 235 (67.34%) CCSE
6 195 (55.87%) CCNA
7 171 (49.00%) WAN
8 154 (44.13%) VPN
9 150 (42.98%) Cisco ASA
10 144 (41.26%) LAN
11 136 (38.97%) Network Security
12 112 (32.09%) Juniper
13 104 (29.80%) F5
14 102 (29.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 95 (27.22%) Palo Alto
16 94 (26.93%) CCSP
17 89 (25.50%) MPLS
18 84 (24.07%) Wireless
18 84 (24.07%) ITIL
19 72 (20.63%) Finance
20 70 (20.06%) CCIE
21 69 (19.77%) Security Cleared
22 68 (19.48%) Data Centre
22 68 (19.48%) CCDP
23 66 (18.91%) OSPF
24 61 (17.48%) IPsec
25 60 (17.19%) TCP/IP
25 60 (17.19%) SC Cleared
26 57 (16.33%) Network Design

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 17 (4.87%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.29%) Apache
2 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.29%) IIS
2 1 (0.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.29%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (2.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.72%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.15%) Mimecast
2 3 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (0.57%) IaaS
4 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 300 (85.96%) Firewall
2 171 (49.00%) WAN
3 154 (44.13%) VPN
4 150 (42.98%) Cisco ASA
5 144 (41.26%) LAN
6 136 (38.97%) Network Security
7 102 (29.23%) Cisco Nexus
8 89 (25.50%) MPLS
9 84 (24.07%) Wireless
10 66 (18.91%) OSPF
11 61 (17.48%) IPsec
12 60 (17.19%) TCP/IP
13 42 (12.03%) Cisco PIX
14 38 (10.89%) BGP
14 38 (10.89%) SSL
15 36 (10.32%) Cisco Wireless
15 36 (10.32%) VoIP
16 35 (10.03%) Cisco ISE
17 32 (9.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 29 (8.31%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.15%) Big Data
1 4 (1.15%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.57%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (20.63%) Finance
2 25 (7.16%) Banking
3 19 (5.44%) Games
4 13 (3.72%) Advertising
4 13 (3.72%) Legal
4 13 (3.72%) Retail
5 12 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 7 (2.01%) Billing
8 5 (1.43%) Law
9 3 (0.86%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 163 (46.70%) Network Engineer
2 75 (21.49%) Security Engineer
3 72 (20.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 68 (19.48%) Network Security Engineer
5 64 (18.34%) Cisco Engineer
5 64 (18.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 55 (15.76%) Analyst
7 44 (12.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 44 (12.61%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 43 (12.32%) Network Analyst
9 38 (10.89%) Security Analyst
10 37 (10.60%) Consultant
11 36 (10.32%) Architect
12 28 (8.02%) Network Support
13 27 (7.74%) Network Security Analyst
14 26 (7.45%) Network Architect
15 24 (6.88%) Network Consultant
15 24 (6.88%) Security Consultant
16 23 (6.59%) Network Design Architect
17 22 (6.30%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (13.18%) 802.1X
2 10 (2.87%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 68 (19.48%) Data Centre
2 31 (8.88%) RSA SecurID
3 19 (5.44%) iPad
4 16 (4.58%) Driving Licence
5 14 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.72%) Online Banking
7 12 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 12 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
8 10 (2.87%) Private Cloud
9 5 (1.43%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.43%) Security Operations Centre
10 4 (1.15%) Online Games
10 4 (1.15%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.86%) CESG
12 2 (0.57%) CESG CLAS
12 2 (0.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 2 (0.57%) Fintech
13 1 (0.29%) EqualLogic
13 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (10.89%) Linux
2 35 (10.03%) Windows
3 34 (9.74%) Unix
4 9 (2.58%) VyOS
5 7 (2.01%) Solaris
5 7 (2.01%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.29%) CentOS
7 1 (0.29%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (24.07%) ITIL
2 57 (16.33%) Network Design
3 50 (14.33%) Load Balancing
3 50 (14.33%) Network Architecture
4 45 (12.89%) Network Management
5 43 (12.32%) SIEM
6 39 (11.17%) Service Delivery
7 33 (9.46%) Network Monitoring
8 26 (7.45%) Kalman Filter
9 24 (6.88%) Information Security
10 22 (6.30%) Change Management
10 22 (6.30%) ITIL V3
10 22 (6.30%) Network Planning
11 20 (5.73%) Asset Management
12 16 (4.58%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (4.58%) Multi-Factor Authentication
12 16 (4.58%) Presales
12 16 (4.58%) Two-Factor Authentication
13 15 (4.30%) Security Architecture
14 14 (4.01%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.29%) C
1 1 (0.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 264 (75.64%) Cisco Certification
2 240 (68.77%) CCNP
3 235 (67.34%) CCSE
4 195 (55.87%) CCNA
5 94 (26.93%) CCSP
6 70 (20.06%) CCIE
7 69 (19.77%) Security Cleared
8 68 (19.48%) CCDP
9 60 (17.19%) SC Cleared
10 47 (13.47%) CCDA
11 43 (12.32%) Degree
12 41 (11.75%) JNCIP
13 38 (10.89%) JNCIA
14 33 (9.46%) JNCIE
15 27 (7.74%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (6.59%) CISSP
17 20 (5.73%) MCSA
18 19 (5.44%) Check Point Certification
19 18 (5.16%) CEH
20 17 (4.87%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 27 (7.74%) SLA
3 18 (5.16%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.72%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.86%) QA
6 2 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 19 (5.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.72%) vCloud
3 5 (1.43%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.57%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.57%) Xen
6 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.29%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.58%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (2.29%) FortiGate
3 7 (2.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.01%) Nessus
4 5 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.29%) Cacti
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.29%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 324 (92.84%) CheckPoint
1 324 (92.84%) Cisco
2 112 (32.09%) Juniper
3 104 (29.80%) F5
4 95 (27.22%) Palo Alto
5 49 (14.04%) VMware
6 39 (11.17%) Fortinet
7 32 (9.17%) SolarWinds
8 28 (8.02%) Citrix
9 26 (7.45%) HP
10 23 (6.59%) Nokia
11 19 (5.44%) Microsoft
12 13 (3.72%) Intel Security
13 12 (3.44%) Avaya
13 12 (3.44%) CA
14 11 (3.15%) Red Box
15 10 (2.87%) Sourcefire
16 9 (2.58%) Extreme Networks
16 9 (2.58%) Meraki
16 9 (2.58%) Splunk
Surrey
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Montash
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 12 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: DOE+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £50000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Great Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago