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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 670 727 788
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +61
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 231 178 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.78% 0.56% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 176 143 88
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 £32,850
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +15.38%

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
29759 31530 29565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.07% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23768 24632 23798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 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 4 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
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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 +71 228 £52,500 +16.66% 26
London +78 101 £57,500 +4.54% 11
Yorkshire +26 58 £45,000 +5.88% 6
West Yorkshire +26 51 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South East -14 39 £52,500 +40.00% 7
Leeds +20 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
City of London +43 27 £62,500 +16.27% 4
East of England +15 22 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Bedfordshire +16 21 £52,500 +50.00%
Bedford +19 17 £52,500 -
Buckinghamshire +16 16 £52,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 16 £52,500 - 1
Halifax - 15 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -13 9 £56,500 +18.94%
Berkshire -16 9 £56,250 +40.62% 1
West Midlands -17 9 £56,500 +18.94%
Hounslow - 8 £60,000 - 1
Surrey -7 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Kent -1 6 £51,250 +138.37%
Reading -17 5 - -
Bradford - 5 - -
Huddersfield - 5 - -
Wakefield - 5 - -
South West - 5 £54,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £54,000 -
Swindon - 3 £54,000 -
Maidenhead +11 2 £67,500 +80.00% 1
Exeter - 2 £35,000 -
Devon - 2 £35,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £47,500 - 1

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 488 (92.25%) CheckPoint
2 478 (90.36%) Cisco
3 472 (89.22%) Firewall
4 388 (73.35%) Cisco Certification
5 364 (68.81%) CCSE
6 304 (57.47%) CCNP
7 196 (37.05%) Network Security
8 179 (33.84%) Cisco ASA
9 175 (33.08%) CCNA
10 167 (31.57%) Juniper
11 142 (26.84%) LAN
12 135 (25.52%) WAN
13 128 (24.20%) F5
14 119 (22.50%) Security Cleared
15 113 (21.36%) BGP
16 103 (19.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 103 (19.47%) Data Centre
17 100 (18.90%) Finance
18 91 (17.20%) CCIE
19 85 (16.07%) OSPF
20 82 (15.50%) TCP/IP
20 82 (15.50%) ITIL
21 80 (15.12%) DNS
22 79 (14.93%) SNMP
23 76 (14.37%) Banking
24 75 (14.18%) CCDP
25 73 (13.80%) VPN
26 70 (13.23%) SC Cleared
27 68 (12.85%) Online Banking
28 66 (12.48%) MPLS

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 7 (1.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.38%) CMS
2 2 (0.38%) CloudStack
2 2 (0.38%) IIS
2 2 (0.38%) Apache
2 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
2 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.19%) JBoss
3 1 (0.19%) Lync
Applications
1 20 (3.78%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.76%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.95%) Office 365
2 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 472 (89.22%) Firewall
2 196 (37.05%) Network Security
3 179 (33.84%) Cisco ASA
4 142 (26.84%) LAN
5 135 (25.52%) WAN
6 113 (21.36%) BGP
7 103 (19.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 85 (16.07%) OSPF
9 82 (15.50%) TCP/IP
10 80 (15.12%) DNS
11 79 (14.93%) SNMP
12 73 (13.80%) VPN
13 66 (12.48%) MPLS
14 65 (12.29%) Wireless
15 57 (10.78%) FWSM
16 55 (10.40%) NetScreen
16 55 (10.40%) Spanning Tree
17 48 (9.07%) DHCP
18 45 (8.51%) BIG-IP
19 40 (7.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.19%) GCC
General
1 100 (18.90%) Finance
2 76 (14.37%) Banking
3 57 (10.78%) Retail
4 31 (5.86%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.46%) Law
6 11 (2.08%) Advertising
7 6 (1.13%) Back Office
8 3 (0.57%) Games
9 2 (0.38%) Billing
9 2 (0.38%) Marketing
9 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (37.81%) Network Engineer
2 96 (18.15%) Security Engineer
3 81 (15.31%) Network Security Engineer
4 53 (10.02%) Administrator
4 53 (10.02%) Firewall Administrator
5 51 (9.64%) Analyst
6 50 (9.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 44 (8.32%) Firewall Engineer
8 41 (7.75%) Consultant
9 33 (6.24%) Network Consultant
9 33 (6.24%) Senior Firewall Engineer
10 31 (5.86%) Network Analyst
11 30 (5.67%) Network Support
12 29 (5.48%) Security Specialist
12 29 (5.48%) Network Specialist
13 28 (5.29%) Network Security Specialist
14 24 (4.54%) Security Consultant
15 23 (4.35%) Security Analyst
16 22 (4.16%) Firewall Specialist
17 20 (3.78%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (3.59%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.89%) XMPP
3 3 (0.57%) .NET
4 2 (0.38%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.19%) CSS
5 1 (0.19%) Middleware
5 1 (0.19%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 103 (19.47%) Data Centre
2 68 (12.85%) Online Banking
3 63 (11.91%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (5.48%) Computer Science
5 20 (3.78%) Hedge funds
6 17 (3.21%) PMI
7 16 (3.02%) e-Health
8 12 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.32%) Smartphone
11 5 (0.95%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.76%) CMDB
12 4 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.57%) NHS
14 2 (0.38%) SecurID
14 2 (0.38%) Clustering
14 2 (0.38%) IPTV
15 1 (0.19%) Data Protection Act
15 1 (0.19%) Equities
15 1 (0.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (6.62%) Windows
2 17 (3.21%) Linux
3 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (0.57%) UNIX
3 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (15.50%) ITIL
2 56 (10.59%) Load Balancing
2 56 (10.59%) Mentoring
3 44 (8.32%) Network Management
4 42 (7.94%) Information Security
5 36 (6.81%) Project Management
6 33 (6.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (6.05%) Service Delivery
8 30 (5.67%) Network Design
9 29 (5.48%) Change Management
9 29 (5.48%) SIEM
10 27 (5.10%) Change Control
11 22 (4.16%) Incident Management
12 21 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (3.02%) Security Architecture
14 14 (2.65%) Asset Management
15 11 (2.08%) Problem Management
15 11 (2.08%) ITIL V3
15 11 (2.08%) Investment Management
16 10 (1.89%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (5.29%) PowerShell
2 24 (4.54%) Perl
3 23 (4.35%) SQL
4 6 (1.13%) Python
5 1 (0.19%) Tcl
5 1 (0.19%) Java
Qualifications
1 388 (73.35%) Cisco Certification
2 364 (68.81%) CCSE
3 304 (57.47%) CCNP
4 175 (33.08%) CCNA
5 119 (22.50%) Security Cleared
6 91 (17.20%) CCIE
7 75 (14.18%) CCDP
8 70 (13.23%) SC Cleared
9 48 (9.07%) JNCIP
10 44 (8.32%) Degree
11 39 (7.37%) Check Point Certification
12 37 (6.99%) CISSP
13 36 (6.81%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (5.48%) JNCIA
15 28 (5.29%) CCSP
16 26 (4.91%) CCDA
16 26 (4.91%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (4.35%) MCSE
17 23 (4.35%) JNCIE
18 18 (3.40%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (8.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (6.62%) SLA
3 15 (2.84%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.95%) COBIT
5 1 (0.19%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (2.46%) ProxySG
2 12 (2.27%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.13%) vSphere
4 4 (0.76%) XenApp
5 3 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.57%) Snort
6 2 (0.38%) Squid
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 31 (5.86%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (3.02%) CA Spectrum
3 15 (2.84%) FortiGate
4 13 (2.46%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 10 (1.89%) OpenView
7 8 (1.51%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (1.13%) CiscoWorks
9 4 (0.76%) HP SIM
10 3 (0.57%) SCCM
11 1 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 488 (92.25%) CheckPoint
2 478 (90.36%) Cisco
3 167 (31.57%) Juniper
4 128 (24.20%) F5
5 56 (10.59%) Nokia
6 54 (10.21%) HP
7 42 (7.94%) Microsoft
7 42 (7.94%) Blue Coat
8 37 (6.99%) Citrix
9 19 (3.59%) Kaspersky
10 18 (3.40%) SolarWinds
10 18 (3.40%) CA
10 18 (3.40%) Fortinet
11 17 (3.21%) McAfee
12 16 (3.02%) Barracuda Networks
13 15 (2.84%) Meraki
13 15 (2.84%) VMware
14 14 (2.65%) Verint
15 13 (2.46%) WatchGuard
16 12 (2.27%) Riverbed
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 85k per year + bonus and other perks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive Salary + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Middlesex
Mercator IT Solutions
Salary: £Market
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Additional benefits:- Private Medical/ Great Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Tectre Limited
Salary: £36,000 to £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 15 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago