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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 715 819 777
Rank change year-on-year
+104 -42
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 167 145 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 0.50% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 109 121 184
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +22.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £41,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £55,200
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +12.94%

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
23105 29059 31710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.45% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18254 23020 25398
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +71 154 £50,000 -4.76% 11
London +24 60 £45,000 -25.00% 1
East of England +45 42 £55,000 +12.24% 4
South East +86 31 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Bedfordshire +23 27 £55,000 +8.91% 1
Bedford +18 15 £55,000 +9.45% 1
Hertfordshire +16 12 £80,000 +113.33%
West Midlands -10 11 £35,000 -14.63% 1
Brighton - 11 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 11 £40,000 -
Surrey +40 10 £55,000 -8.33% 2
Edinburgh - 9 £62,500 -
Scotland - 9 £62,500 -
Berkshire +54 8 £60,000 - 1
Reading +33 7 £60,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +13 6 £37,500 -
Lichfield - 6 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Manchester -8 5 - -
North West -16 5 - -
Feltham - 5 £37,500 - 1
City of London +14 3 £80,000 +45.45%
Cambridge +14 2 £36,250 -26.02% 1
South West +14 2 - - 1
Kent +12 2 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £36,250 -26.02% 2
Birmingham -14 2 £28,000 -26.79% 1
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Bristol - 2 - - 1
Croydon - 2 £47,500 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 266 (92.36%) Firewall
2 249 (86.46%) CheckPoint
3 239 (82.99%) Cisco
4 235 (81.60%) Cisco Certification
5 204 (70.83%) CCNP
6 162 (56.25%) CCSE
7 145 (50.35%) CCNA
8 135 (46.88%) Network Security
9 128 (44.44%) LAN
10 107 (37.15%) WAN
11 104 (36.11%) Data Centre
12 81 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
13 79 (27.43%) Juniper
14 73 (25.35%) VPN
15 70 (24.31%) F5
16 62 (21.53%) ITIL
17 61 (21.18%) Finance
18 60 (20.83%) Palo Alto
19 59 (20.49%) CCSP
20 58 (20.14%) Cisco Nexus
21 53 (18.40%) JNCIA
22 52 (18.06%) Wireless
23 51 (17.71%) Security Cleared
24 50 (17.36%) Load Balancing
25 46 (15.97%) Network Design
26 41 (14.24%) MPLS
27 38 (13.19%) CCDP
27 38 (13.19%) Windows
27 38 (13.19%) Retail
28 37 (12.85%) OSPF

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 9 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.69%) Apache
2 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (0.69%) IIS
2 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.69%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (4.86%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.13%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.51%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.43%) Azure Active Directory
2 7 (2.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 266 (92.36%) Firewall
2 135 (46.88%) Network Security
3 128 (44.44%) LAN
4 107 (37.15%) WAN
5 81 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
6 73 (25.35%) VPN
7 58 (20.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 52 (18.06%) Wireless
9 41 (14.24%) MPLS
10 37 (12.85%) OSPF
11 36 (12.50%) BGP
12 33 (11.46%) TCP/IP
13 30 (10.42%) Spanning Tree
14 28 (9.72%) VoIP
14 28 (9.72%) Wi-Fi
15 24 (8.33%) DNS
15 24 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 17 (5.90%) Cisco IPT
16 17 (5.90%) SSL
16 17 (5.90%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 61 (21.18%) Finance
2 38 (13.19%) Retail
3 36 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 34 (11.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 13 (4.51%) Billing
5 13 (4.51%) Games
6 8 (2.78%) Legal
7 6 (2.08%) Advertising
8 5 (1.74%) Law
9 4 (1.39%) Banking
10 2 (0.69%) Automotive
10 2 (0.69%) Marketing
11 1 (0.35%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 135 (46.88%) Network Engineer
2 70 (24.31%) Consultant
3 58 (20.14%) Network Consultant
4 57 (19.79%) Security Consultant
5 55 (19.10%) Network Security Consultant
6 44 (15.28%) Security Engineer
7 40 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 37 (12.85%) Cisco Engineer
8 37 (12.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 37 (12.85%) Support Engineer
9 32 (11.11%) Analyst
9 32 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
10 31 (10.76%) Security Analyst
11 22 (7.64%) Network Support
12 20 (6.94%) Network Support Engineer
13 19 (6.60%) IT Engineer
14 16 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 16 (5.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 15 (5.21%) Network Analyst
15 15 (5.21%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (7.29%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 104 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.51%) Driving Licence
4 10 (3.47%) RSA SecurID
5 8 (2.78%) Private Cloud
6 6 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
8 4 (1.39%) iPad
8 4 (1.39%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.04%) Online Games
10 2 (0.69%) Fintech
10 2 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.69%) IVR
11 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.35%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.35%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.19%) Windows
2 27 (9.38%) Linux
3 18 (6.25%) Unix
4 14 (4.86%) Windows Server
5 7 (2.43%) Solaris
6 4 (1.39%) VyOS
7 2 (0.69%) CentOS
7 2 (0.69%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.53%) ITIL
2 50 (17.36%) Load Balancing
3 46 (15.97%) Network Design
4 32 (11.11%) SIEM
5 24 (8.33%) Change Control
6 23 (7.99%) Incident Management
6 23 (7.99%) Network Management
7 22 (7.64%) Asset Management
7 22 (7.64%) Network Architecture
8 19 (6.60%) Network Monitoring
8 19 (6.60%) Presales
9 18 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 18 (6.25%) Security Operations
10 17 (5.90%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (4.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 13 (4.51%) PRINCE2
13 12 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
13 12 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.17%) High Availability
13 12 (4.17%) Network Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.08%) C
2 4 (1.39%) SQL
3 1 (0.35%) Python
3 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 235 (81.60%) Cisco Certification
2 204 (70.83%) CCNP
3 162 (56.25%) CCSE
4 145 (50.35%) CCNA
5 59 (20.49%) CCSP
6 53 (18.40%) JNCIA
7 51 (17.71%) Security Cleared
8 38 (13.19%) CCDP
9 32 (11.11%) CCIE
9 32 (11.11%) SC Cleared
10 30 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
11 29 (10.07%) Degree
12 24 (8.33%) CISSP
12 24 (8.33%) MCSE
13 19 (6.60%) CEH
14 18 (6.25%) Check Point Certification
15 16 (5.56%) CCNP Voice
16 14 (4.86%) CISMP
16 14 (4.86%) JNCIS
16 14 (4.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (10.07%) SLA
2 18 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.13%) QA
4 7 (2.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.47%) Active Directory
3 8 (2.78%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.78%) XenApp
4 6 (2.08%) vSphere
5 5 (1.74%) Xen
6 4 (1.39%) XenDesktop
6 4 (1.39%) XenServer
7 3 (1.04%) ProxySG
8 2 (0.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 35 (12.15%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (1.39%) SCCM
3 3 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (0.69%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.35%) Cacti
5 1 (0.35%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.35%) Nagios
5 1 (0.35%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.35%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 249 (86.46%) CheckPoint
2 239 (82.99%) Cisco
3 79 (27.43%) Juniper
4 70 (24.31%) F5
5 60 (20.83%) Palo Alto
6 36 (12.50%) Splunk
7 33 (11.46%) Fortinet
8 31 (10.76%) Microsoft
9 28 (9.72%) VMware
10 24 (8.33%) HP
11 21 (7.29%) Citrix
12 13 (4.51%) NetApp
12 13 (4.51%) SolarWinds
13 12 (4.17%) Qualys
13 12 (4.17%) Riverbed
14 10 (3.47%) LogRhythm
15 9 (3.13%) Blue Coat
16 8 (2.78%) CA
16 8 (2.78%) Sourcefire
17 7 (2.43%) Nokia
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