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

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 764 668 792
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +124
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 169 296 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 0.99% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 153 194 147
Median salary £55,000 £53,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £47,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +10.58%

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
26169 29975 32649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.60% 27.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21186 23766 25865
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 £71,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -84 162 £55,000 +2.32% 11
London -51 76 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South East +15 32 £62,500 +13.63% 2
City of London +39 18 £60,500 +0.83% 1
East of England +27 17 £52,250 +5.02%
Yorkshire 0 15 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire 0 12 £60,000 -4.00%
West Midlands -3 12 £40,000 -31.33% 1
Buckinghamshire +18 11 £62,500 +40.44%
Reading +18 11 £60,000 -4.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 11 £37,500 -
High Wycombe - 10 £62,500 -
Leeds -3 9 £55,000 +22.22%
West Yorkshire -16 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Bradford +16 7 £55,000 -
Wakefield -2 7 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire - 7 £55,000 -
Feltham - 7 £52,500 -
Barnsley - 7 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire +1 6 £55,000 +10.55%
York - 6 £41,250 -
North Yorkshire - 6 £41,250 -
Kent +18 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Bedford +1 5 £57,500 +6.97%
Edinburgh +1 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Scotland -10 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Staffordshire - 5 £36,250 - 1
Warwickshire - 5 £44,000 -
North West +22 4 £42,500 -5.55%

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 342 (92.93%) CheckPoint
2 341 (92.66%) Cisco
3 315 (85.60%) Firewall
4 277 (75.27%) Cisco Certification
5 259 (70.38%) CCSE
6 244 (66.30%) CCNP
7 199 (54.08%) CCNA
8 171 (46.47%) WAN
9 157 (42.66%) VPN
10 154 (41.85%) Cisco ASA
11 146 (39.67%) LAN
12 145 (39.40%) Network Security
13 122 (33.15%) Juniper
14 116 (31.52%) F5
15 106 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 91 (24.73%) CCSP
17 90 (24.46%) Palo Alto
18 85 (23.10%) MPLS
19 83 (22.55%) Wireless
19 83 (22.55%) ITIL
20 77 (20.92%) CCDP
21 74 (20.11%) CCIE
22 73 (19.84%) Data Centre
23 72 (19.57%) Finance
24 69 (18.75%) OSPF
24 69 (18.75%) Security Cleared
25 62 (16.85%) SC Cleared
25 62 (16.85%) TCP/IP
26 58 (15.76%) IPsec
27 56 (15.22%) 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 12 (3.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (2.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.45%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.54%) IaaS
1 2 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 315 (85.60%) Firewall
2 171 (46.47%) WAN
3 157 (42.66%) VPN
4 154 (41.85%) Cisco ASA
5 146 (39.67%) LAN
6 145 (39.40%) Network Security
7 106 (28.80%) Cisco Nexus
8 85 (23.10%) MPLS
9 83 (22.55%) Wireless
10 69 (18.75%) OSPF
11 62 (16.85%) TCP/IP
12 58 (15.76%) IPsec
13 45 (12.23%) Cisco PIX
14 43 (11.68%) BGP
15 39 (10.60%) Cisco Wireless
16 37 (10.05%) SSL
17 36 (9.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 34 (9.24%) Cisco ISE
19 31 (8.42%) Spanning Tree
20 29 (7.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.09%) Big Data
1 4 (1.09%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.54%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 72 (19.57%) Finance
2 28 (7.61%) Banking
3 18 (4.89%) Games
4 15 (4.08%) Advertising
5 11 (2.99%) Retail
6 10 (2.72%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.45%) Legal
8 6 (1.63%) Billing
9 4 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.82%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Law
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 176 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 84 (22.83%) Security Engineer
3 76 (20.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 70 (19.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 69 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 69 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 52 (14.13%) Analyst
7 45 (12.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 45 (12.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 42 (11.41%) Network Analyst
9 40 (10.87%) Consultant
10 39 (10.60%) Architect
11 29 (7.88%) Network Support
11 29 (7.88%) Security Analyst
12 27 (7.34%) Network Architect
12 27 (7.34%) Network Consultant
13 25 (6.79%) Security Consultant
14 24 (6.52%) Firewall Engineer
14 24 (6.52%) Network Support Engineer
14 24 (6.52%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.96%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (19.84%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.34%) RSA SecurID
3 22 (5.98%) Driving Licence
4 20 (5.43%) iPad
5 16 (4.35%) Online Banking
6 15 (4.08%) Management Information System
7 13 (3.53%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (2.72%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (2.45%) Private Cloud
11 5 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 5 (1.36%) Replication
12 4 (1.09%) CESG
12 4 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (1.09%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
13 3 (0.82%) Online Games
14 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
14 2 (0.54%) Fintech
15 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.87%) Linux
2 33 (8.97%) Unix
3 28 (7.61%) Windows
4 12 (3.26%) VyOS
5 6 (1.63%) Solaris
5 6 (1.63%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.54%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (22.55%) ITIL
2 56 (15.22%) Network Design
3 54 (14.67%) Load Balancing
4 51 (13.86%) Network Architecture
5 50 (13.59%) Network Management
6 42 (11.41%) SIEM
7 35 (9.51%) Service Delivery
8 34 (9.24%) Network Monitoring
9 27 (7.34%) Presales
10 25 (6.79%) Information Security
11 23 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (5.71%) ITIL V3
13 20 (5.43%) Change Management
14 19 (5.16%) Network Planning
15 17 (4.62%) Disaster Recovery
16 16 (4.35%) Asset Management
16 16 (4.35%) Security Architecture
16 16 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
17 15 (4.08%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 277 (75.27%) Cisco Certification
2 259 (70.38%) CCSE
3 244 (66.30%) CCNP
4 199 (54.08%) CCNA
5 91 (24.73%) CCSP
6 77 (20.92%) CCDP
7 74 (20.11%) CCIE
8 69 (18.75%) Security Cleared
9 62 (16.85%) SC Cleared
10 48 (13.04%) CCDA
11 44 (11.96%) Degree
12 42 (11.41%) JNCIP
13 41 (11.14%) JNCIA
14 33 (8.97%) JNCIE
15 26 (7.07%) Check Point Certification
16 25 (6.79%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (5.43%) CISSP
18 19 (5.16%) MCSA
19 18 (4.89%) JNCIS
20 15 (4.08%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (7.07%) SLA
3 18 (4.89%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.63%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.09%) COBIT
6 2 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 22 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.63%) vCloud
3 3 (0.82%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.54%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.54%) vSphere
4 2 (0.54%) Xen
5 1 (0.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (1.90%) Nessus
3 6 (1.63%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.36%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (1.36%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (0.54%) SCCM
5 2 (0.54%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.54%) SmoothWall
5 2 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.54%) vMotion
6 1 (0.27%) Cacti
6 1 (0.27%) Nagios
6 1 (0.27%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.27%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 342 (92.93%) CheckPoint
2 341 (92.66%) Cisco
3 122 (33.15%) Juniper
4 116 (31.52%) F5
5 90 (24.46%) Palo Alto
6 50 (13.59%) VMware
7 38 (10.33%) Fortinet
8 31 (8.42%) SolarWinds
9 27 (7.34%) Nokia
10 25 (6.79%) Citrix
11 21 (5.71%) Microsoft
12 19 (5.16%) HP
13 17 (4.62%) CA
14 14 (3.80%) Intel Security
15 12 (3.26%) Brocade
15 12 (3.26%) Extreme Networks
15 12 (3.26%) Vyatta
16 11 (2.99%) Blue Coat
16 11 (2.99%) Meraki
16 11 (2.99%) Red Box
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