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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 695 799 673
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -126
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 206 74 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.070% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.26% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 174 68 193
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -17.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £36,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.17% -8.23%

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014 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 29 August 2014. 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 +91 198 £45,000 +15.38% 13
South East +24 73 £40,000 +2.56% 4
London +26 45 £51,000 +35.09% 3
Berkshire +15 36 £40,000 - 3
Yorkshire -21 35 £42,500 +21.42% 4
West Yorkshire -15 34 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Leeds 0 32 £40,000 - 2
Reading +14 26 £45,000 - 3
City of London +14 22 £51,250 +6.21% 2
Birmingham +21 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
West Midlands +7 21 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Surrey +8 15 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Kent +6 15 £21,500 -12.24%
East of England - 15 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 10 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 10 £45,000 -
Hampshire -13 6 £50,000 +28.20%
Maidstone - 6 £21,250 -
Wales +6 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
South Wales +6 5 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Basingstoke 0 4 £50,000 +28.20%
South West -22 4 £38,750 -0.64%
Bedford - 4 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £37,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Weymouth +7 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Dorset -3 3 £32,500 -7.14%
North West -12 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Newport - 2 £33,000 - 2
Slough - 2 - -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 338 (86.45%) CheckPoint
2 305 (78.01%) Cisco
3 303 (77.49%) Firewall
4 298 (76.21%) Cisco Certification
5 241 (61.64%) CCSE
6 217 (55.50%) CCNP
7 216 (55.24%) Network Security
8 175 (44.76%) CCNA
9 118 (30.18%) Juniper
10 116 (29.67%) Windows
11 106 (27.11%) TCP/IP
12 102 (26.09%) WAN
13 94 (24.04%) LAN
14 83 (21.23%) BGP
14 83 (21.23%) Cisco ASA
15 82 (20.97%) OSPF
15 82 (20.97%) F5
16 78 (19.95%) Blue Coat
17 76 (19.44%) Linux
18 73 (18.67%) MPLS
19 68 (17.39%) VPN
20 67 (17.14%) Microsoft
21 61 (15.60%) CISSP
22 58 (14.83%) ITIL
23 56 (14.32%) JNCIA
24 52 (13.30%) VMware
25 50 (12.79%) Internet
25 50 (12.79%) Network Management
26 49 (12.53%) Telecoms
27 48 (12.28%) Load Balancing

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 20 (5.12%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.28%) IIS
3 5 (1.28%) Apache
4 3 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (6.39%) MS Excel
2 17 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.30%) MS Office
4 1 (0.26%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.02%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 303 (77.49%) Firewall
2 216 (55.24%) Network Security
3 106 (27.11%) TCP/IP
4 102 (26.09%) WAN
5 94 (24.04%) LAN
6 83 (21.23%) BGP
6 83 (21.23%) Cisco ASA
7 82 (20.97%) OSPF
8 73 (18.67%) MPLS
9 68 (17.39%) VPN
10 50 (12.79%) Internet
11 47 (12.02%) IPsec
12 46 (11.76%) EIGRP
13 40 (10.23%) SSL
14 39 (9.97%) Cisco IOS
15 26 (6.65%) TACACS
15 26 (6.65%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (6.39%) NetScreen
17 23 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
18 22 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.77%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (12.53%) Telecoms
2 30 (7.67%) Finance
3 18 (4.60%) Legal
4 11 (2.81%) German Language
5 10 (2.56%) Retail
6 8 (2.05%) Banking
7 5 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Games
9 2 (0.51%) French Language
10 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Advertising
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 131 (33.50%) Security Engineer
2 130 (33.25%) Network Engineer
3 93 (23.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 62 (15.86%) Analyst
5 55 (14.07%) Consultant
6 51 (13.04%) Security Analyst
7 42 (10.74%) Network Analyst
8 39 (9.97%) Senior Network Engineer
9 37 (9.46%) Network Security Analyst
10 33 (8.44%) Network Consultant
11 31 (7.93%) Support Engineer
12 27 (6.91%) Team Leader
13 26 (6.65%) Senior Security Engineer
14 25 (6.39%) Senior Network Security Engineer
15 24 (6.14%) Security Consultant
16 21 (5.37%) Infrastructure Team Leader
17 19 (4.86%) Firewall Engineer
18 16 (4.09%) Support Specialist
19 15 (3.84%) Technical Engineer
20 12 (3.07%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.79%) WSE
2 1 (0.26%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.16%) Clustering
2 25 (6.39%) Firmware
3 12 (3.07%) Computer Science
3 12 (3.07%) Hedge funds
4 11 (2.81%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.56%) PKI
6 9 (2.30%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.02%) CESG
8 3 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.51%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.26%) Open Source
10 1 (0.26%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 116 (29.67%) Windows
2 76 (19.44%) Linux
3 32 (8.18%) UNIX
4 28 (7.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (3.84%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (2.81%) Solaris
7 8 (2.05%) Windows XP
7 8 (2.05%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.26%) CentOS
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.26%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.83%) ITIL
2 50 (12.79%) Network Management
3 48 (12.28%) Load Balancing
4 34 (8.70%) Information Security
4 34 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 34 (8.70%) Change Control
5 30 (7.67%) Project Management
6 26 (6.65%) E-Commerce
7 16 (4.09%) PRINCE2
8 15 (3.84%) Network Design
9 11 (2.81%) Risk Assessment
9 11 (2.81%) Network Architecture
10 10 (2.56%) Asset Management
10 10 (2.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 9 (2.30%) Migration
12 8 (2.05%) Time Management
12 8 (2.05%) SIEM
13 7 (1.79%) Low Latency
13 7 (1.79%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 6 (1.53%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (6.39%) Perl
2 14 (3.58%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.07%) SQL
4 11 (2.81%) Tcl
5 5 (1.28%) C
5 5 (1.28%) Java
6 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 298 (76.21%) Cisco Certification
2 241 (61.64%) CCSE
3 217 (55.50%) CCNP
4 175 (44.76%) CCNA
5 61 (15.60%) CISSP
6 56 (14.32%) JNCIA
7 47 (12.02%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (9.97%) MCSE
9 35 (8.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 30 (7.67%) CCDP
11 29 (7.42%) Security Cleared
12 28 (7.16%) Check Point Certification
13 25 (6.39%) ITIL Certification
14 22 (5.63%) MCSA
15 19 (4.86%) Degree
15 19 (4.86%) SC Cleared
16 18 (4.60%) CCDA
17 16 (4.09%) RHCA
17 16 (4.09%) RHCE
18 15 (3.84%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.63%) PCI DSS
2 15 (3.84%) SLA
3 5 (1.28%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (5.37%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.56%) ProxySG
4 8 (2.05%) XenApp
4 8 (2.05%) XenServer
5 2 (0.51%) vSphere
5 2 (0.51%) Snort
6 1 (0.26%) Squid
6 1 (0.26%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (5.12%) Cacti
2 15 (3.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.30%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.28%) SCCM
5 3 (0.77%) SCOM
6 2 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.26%) Nagios
7 1 (0.26%) Nessus
Vendors
1 338 (86.45%) CheckPoint
2 305 (78.01%) Cisco
3 118 (30.18%) Juniper
4 82 (20.97%) F5
5 78 (19.95%) Blue Coat
6 67 (17.14%) Microsoft
7 52 (13.30%) VMware
8 28 (7.16%) Nokia
9 27 (6.91%) Citrix
10 26 (6.65%) Red Hat
11 22 (5.63%) Sophos
12 20 (5.12%) LogRhythm
13 19 (4.86%) McAfee
14 17 (4.35%) WatchGuard
15 16 (4.09%) Kaspersky
15 16 (4.09%) BT
15 16 (4.09%) Aruba
16 15 (3.84%) SolarWinds
16 15 (3.84%) Websense
17 14 (3.58%) Brocade
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