The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 714 732 666
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -66
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 183 137 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.46% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 141 116 199
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -29.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -4.87%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31600 29794 32765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.09% 27.31% 27.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24801 24153 28117
Average salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -

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 11 July 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 11 July 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
(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 +28 177 £45,000 +15.38% 20
South East -4 76 £37,500 -3.84% 8
London -9 54 £53,500 +15.05% 6
Berkshire -12 29 £48,750 +25.00% 4
Yorkshire -35 28 £42,500 +25.92% 2
West Yorkshire -34 27 £42,500 +25.92% 1
Leeds -27 26 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Reading +3 19 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Surrey +7 17 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Kent +6 17 £36,500 +73.80%
City of London +4 16 £55,000 +18.27% 3
East of England +6 11 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Hampshire 0 9 £52,500 +34.61% 3
Bedfordshire -5 6 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Birmingham +12 5 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands 0 5 £47,500 -7.31% 2
Basingstoke -2 5 £51,250 +31.41%
Folkestone - 5 £40,000 -
South Wales -3 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales -10 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire -15 4 £43,750 +2.94%
Suffolk - 4 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 4 £45,000 -
Bedford - 4 £52,000 -
Maidstone - 4 £21,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 £37,500 - 2
North West +5 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Southampton 0 2 £55,000 +41.02%
Hertfordshire -15 2 £40,000 -23.80%
Staines - 2 £65,000 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 310 (85.40%) CheckPoint
2 299 (82.37%) Cisco
3 292 (80.44%) Cisco Certification
4 278 (76.58%) Firewall
5 206 (56.75%) CCNA
6 203 (55.92%) CCSE
7 202 (55.65%) CCNP
8 198 (54.55%) Network Security
9 123 (33.88%) WAN
10 116 (31.96%) LAN
11 102 (28.10%) F5
12 100 (27.55%) Windows
13 99 (27.27%) Juniper
14 90 (24.79%) VPN
15 86 (23.69%) BGP
16 85 (23.42%) Cisco ASA
17 82 (22.59%) MPLS
18 77 (21.21%) OSPF
19 73 (20.11%) Blue Coat
20 69 (19.01%) Microsoft
21 68 (18.73%) TCP/IP
22 64 (17.63%) Linux
23 62 (17.08%) Telecoms
24 59 (16.25%) IPsec
24 59 (16.25%) ITIL
25 57 (15.70%) CISSP
25 57 (15.70%) Network Management
26 53 (14.60%) VMware
27 51 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
28 45 (12.40%) Cisco PIX

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 21 (5.79%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.38%) IIS
3 5 (1.38%) Apache
4 3 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 9 (2.48%) MS Office
3 4 (1.10%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.10%) SaaS
2 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 278 (76.58%) Firewall
2 198 (54.55%) Network Security
3 123 (33.88%) WAN
4 116 (31.96%) LAN
5 90 (24.79%) VPN
6 86 (23.69%) BGP
7 85 (23.42%) Cisco ASA
8 82 (22.59%) MPLS
9 77 (21.21%) OSPF
10 68 (18.73%) TCP/IP
11 59 (16.25%) IPsec
12 45 (12.40%) Cisco PIX
13 44 (12.12%) EIGRP
14 42 (11.57%) SSL
15 40 (11.02%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (8.82%) TACACS
17 30 (8.26%) NetScreen
18 25 (6.89%) Internet
19 24 (6.61%) SAN
20 17 (4.68%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.83%) SQL Server
General
1 62 (17.08%) Telecoms
2 37 (10.19%) Finance
3 18 (4.96%) Legal
4 8 (2.20%) Banking
5 5 (1.38%) Retail
5 5 (1.38%) German Language
5 5 (1.38%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.10%) Publishing
6 4 (1.10%) Games
7 3 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.28%) Advertising
8 1 (0.28%) Back Office
8 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (34.99%) Network Engineer
2 108 (29.75%) Security Engineer
3 73 (20.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 64 (17.63%) Analyst
5 54 (14.88%) Consultant
6 49 (13.50%) Security Analyst
7 39 (10.74%) Senior Network Engineer
8 36 (9.92%) Network Consultant
9 35 (9.64%) Support Engineer
10 34 (9.37%) Network Analyst
11 29 (7.99%) Network Security Analyst
12 28 (7.71%) Team Leader
13 25 (6.89%) Security Consultant
14 24 (6.61%) Senior Security Engineer
15 23 (6.34%) Senior Network Security Engineer
16 21 (5.79%) Infrastructure Team Leader
17 20 (5.51%) Network Support
18 17 (4.68%) Network Security Consultant
19 14 (3.86%) Information Security Analyst
19 14 (3.86%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.28%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.82%) Firmware
2 22 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.68%) Clustering
4 14 (3.86%) Hedge funds
5 13 (3.58%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.48%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.65%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.38%) PKI
9 4 (1.10%) CESG
9 4 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.28%) Open Source
10 1 (0.28%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 100 (27.55%) Windows
2 64 (17.63%) Linux
3 29 (7.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (5.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (2.75%) UNIX
6 9 (2.48%) Windows 7
6 9 (2.48%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) CentOS
9 1 (0.28%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (16.25%) ITIL
2 57 (15.70%) Network Management
3 45 (12.40%) Load Balancing
3 45 (12.40%) Change Control
4 35 (9.64%) Information Security
5 33 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 28 (7.71%) Network Design
6 28 (7.71%) Project Management
7 18 (4.96%) Network Architecture
8 17 (4.68%) E-Commerce
9 16 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 15 (4.13%) Asset Management
11 11 (3.03%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (2.20%) Migration
12 8 (2.20%) SIEM
13 7 (1.93%) Capacity Management
14 6 (1.65%) Capacity Planning
14 6 (1.65%) Identity Management
14 6 (1.65%) Service Management
14 6 (1.65%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.86%) Perl
1 14 (3.86%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.31%) SQL
3 6 (1.65%) C
4 5 (1.38%) Java
5 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 292 (80.44%) Cisco Certification
2 206 (56.75%) CCNA
3 203 (55.92%) CCSE
4 202 (55.65%) CCNP
5 57 (15.70%) CISSP
6 51 (14.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (11.57%) JNCIA
8 41 (11.29%) MCSE
9 40 (11.02%) CCDP
10 35 (9.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 26 (7.16%) Security Cleared
12 25 (6.89%) CCIE
13 22 (6.06%) MCSA
14 21 (5.79%) CCSP
14 21 (5.79%) Check Point Certification
15 20 (5.51%) CCDA
16 19 (5.23%) Degree
17 17 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (4.41%) JNCIS
18 16 (4.41%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.16%) PCI DSS
2 18 (4.96%) SLA
3 5 (1.38%) QA
4 4 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.28%) GPG13
System Software
1 37 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (6.34%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.75%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.10%) Nmap
5 3 (0.83%) XenApp
5 3 (0.83%) XenServer
5 3 (0.83%) vSphere
6 2 (0.55%) Snort
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.28%) Squid
7 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (5.79%) Cacti
2 9 (2.48%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (2.48%) FortiGate
2 9 (2.48%) SCCM
3 5 (1.38%) SolarWinds Orion
3 5 (1.38%) Nessus
4 3 (0.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.55%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (0.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 310 (85.40%) CheckPoint
2 299 (82.37%) Cisco
3 102 (28.10%) F5
4 99 (27.27%) Juniper
5 73 (20.11%) Blue Coat
6 69 (19.01%) Microsoft
7 53 (14.60%) VMware
8 30 (8.26%) Citrix
9 27 (7.44%) Red Hat
10 25 (6.89%) Brocade
11 24 (6.61%) Sophos
12 23 (6.34%) McAfee
13 22 (6.06%) BT
14 21 (5.79%) LogRhythm
15 20 (5.51%) Websense
16 19 (5.23%) Nokia
17 17 (4.68%) HP
18 15 (4.13%) Symantec
18 15 (4.13%) Aruba
19 14 (3.86%) SolarWinds
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