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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 624 754 639
Rank change year-on-year
+130 -115
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 286 188 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.57% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 170 135 203
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
30453 32795 31536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.48% 27.16% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23885 26176 25383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(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 +116 275 £52,500 +10.52% 24
London +66 126 £55,000 +6.79% 8
South East +25 69 £55,000 +37.50% 7
Yorkshire +5 42 £45,000 +9.42% 6
West Yorkshire +4 37 £45,000 +9.42% 2
Greenwich - 37 £55,000 -
Leeds +14 34 £45,000 +5.88% 2
City of London +46 33 £55,000 -1.34% 3
Berkshire +26 28 £62,500 +19.04% 3
East of England +37 26 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 14 £41,500 -17.00% 2
Milton Keynes +7 14 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Surrey +18 13 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Bedfordshire +24 12 £53,500 +7.00% 1
Bedford +38 11 £54,250 +0.46% 1
Reading -2 9 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Scotland +24 8 - - 2
Edinburgh +19 8 - - 2
Bristol - 8 - - 2
Slough - 8 £61,250 - 1
South West - 8 - - 2
Hertfordshire +1 7 £50,000 -6.97%
West Midlands - 7 - -
Essex - 7 £63,750 -
Hampshire +5 6 £62,500 +13.63%
Stevenage - 6 - -
Newbury +13 5 - -
Birmingham - 5 - -
Ilford - 5 - -
Kent +4 4 £50,000 +72.41%

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 437 (86.71%) Cisco
2 428 (84.92%) Cisco Certification
3 427 (84.72%) Firewall
4 426 (84.52%) CheckPoint
5 350 (69.44%) CCNP
6 287 (56.94%) CCSE
7 215 (42.66%) Network Security
8 194 (38.49%) CCNA
9 183 (36.31%) Juniper
10 165 (32.74%) Cisco ASA
11 154 (30.56%) WAN
12 152 (30.16%) LAN
13 132 (26.19%) Security Cleared
14 102 (20.24%) BGP
15 96 (19.05%) CCIE
15 96 (19.05%) F5
16 86 (17.06%) OSPF
17 83 (16.47%) DNS
17 83 (16.47%) ITIL
17 83 (16.47%) SC Cleared
18 81 (16.07%) Finance
19 80 (15.87%) VPN
20 78 (15.48%) SNMP
20 78 (15.48%) TCP/IP
21 76 (15.08%) MPLS
22 73 (14.48%) Wireless
22 73 (14.48%) Cisco Nexus
23 69 (13.69%) Windows
24 67 (13.29%) Nokia
24 67 (13.29%) Load Balancing

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 15 (2.98%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.59%) Lync
3 7 (1.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 21 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 18 (3.57%) MS Excel
3 5 (0.99%) MS Office
4 2 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 427 (84.72%) Firewall
2 215 (42.66%) Network Security
3 165 (32.74%) Cisco ASA
4 154 (30.56%) WAN
5 152 (30.16%) LAN
6 102 (20.24%) BGP
7 86 (17.06%) OSPF
8 83 (16.47%) DNS
9 80 (15.87%) VPN
10 78 (15.48%) SNMP
10 78 (15.48%) TCP/IP
11 76 (15.08%) MPLS
12 73 (14.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 73 (14.48%) Wireless
13 58 (11.51%) FWSM
14 52 (10.32%) NetScreen
15 51 (10.12%) Wi-Fi
16 50 (9.92%) EIGRP
17 47 (9.33%) DHCP
18 44 (8.73%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 81 (16.07%) Finance
2 36 (7.14%) Retail
3 34 (6.75%) Banking
4 28 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.19%) Law
5 6 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.19%) Back Office
6 5 (0.99%) Advertising
7 4 (0.79%) Games
8 2 (0.40%) Legal
8 2 (0.40%) Billing
9 1 (0.20%) Marketing
9 1 (0.20%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (39.68%) Network Engineer
2 83 (16.47%) Security Engineer
3 63 (12.50%) Analyst
4 56 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 52 (10.32%) Senior Network Engineer
6 45 (8.93%) Security Analyst
7 42 (8.33%) Network Analyst
7 42 (8.33%) Consultant
8 39 (7.74%) Firewall Engineer
9 34 (6.75%) Network Consultant
10 32 (6.35%) Administrator
11 31 (6.15%) Network Security Analyst
12 30 (5.95%) Firewall Administrator
12 30 (5.95%) Senior Firewall Engineer
13 25 (4.96%) Network Specialist
14 22 (4.37%) Security Consultant
15 21 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
16 20 (3.97%) Network Security Specialist
16 20 (3.97%) Security Specialist
17 16 (3.17%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.18%) WSE
2 7 (1.39%) LAMP
3 2 (0.40%) XML
4 1 (0.20%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.35%) Online Banking
3 26 (5.16%) Hedge funds
4 23 (4.56%) Computer Science
5 17 (3.37%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.98%) e-Health
7 7 (1.39%) CMDB
8 3 (0.60%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.60%) PKI
9 2 (0.40%) IPTV
9 2 (0.40%) Clustering
10 1 (0.20%) SecurID
10 1 (0.20%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.20%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.20%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (13.69%) Windows
2 28 (5.56%) Linux
3 8 (1.59%) Mac OS
4 7 (1.39%) Windows 7
4 7 (1.39%) Ubuntu
4 7 (1.39%) UNIX
5 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (0.79%) Solaris
6 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (16.47%) ITIL
2 67 (13.29%) Load Balancing
3 45 (8.93%) Incident Management
3 45 (8.93%) Network Management
4 41 (8.13%) Mentoring
5 39 (7.74%) Project Management
6 33 (6.55%) Disaster Recovery
6 33 (6.55%) SIEM
7 32 (6.35%) Information Security
8 30 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 30 (5.95%) Change Management
9 29 (5.75%) Change Control
10 24 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
11 23 (4.56%) Network Design
12 22 (4.37%) Network Architecture
13 21 (4.17%) Asset Management
14 20 (3.97%) Problem Management
15 17 (3.37%) Migration
15 17 (3.37%) Kalman Filter
16 15 (2.98%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 28 (5.56%) SQL
3 25 (4.96%) Perl
4 4 (0.79%) Python
5 2 (0.40%) Java
Qualifications
1 428 (84.92%) Cisco Certification
2 350 (69.44%) CCNP
3 287 (56.94%) CCSE
4 194 (38.49%) CCNA
5 132 (26.19%) Security Cleared
6 96 (19.05%) CCIE
7 83 (16.47%) SC Cleared
8 60 (11.90%) CCDP
9 54 (10.71%) JNCIA
10 51 (10.12%) JNCIP
11 43 (8.53%) CISSP
11 43 (8.53%) ITIL Certification
12 39 (7.74%) Degree
13 38 (7.54%) CCSP
14 35 (6.94%) Check Point Certification
15 33 (6.55%) CCDA
16 24 (4.76%) MCSE
16 24 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (3.57%) HP APS
17 18 (3.57%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.94%) SLA
2 31 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.59%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.99%) GPG13
6 1 (0.20%) QA
System Software
1 29 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.59%) Terminal Services
3 8 (1.59%) vSphere
4 7 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (1.39%) ProxySG
5 5 (0.99%) Snort
5 5 (0.99%) Squid
6 4 (0.79%) XenApp
7 2 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (7.34%) Cisco Prime
2 22 (4.37%) OpenView
3 15 (2.98%) CiscoWorks
3 15 (2.98%) CA Spectrum
4 14 (2.78%) SolarWinds Orion
5 10 (1.98%) Nessus
6 5 (0.99%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.60%) HP SIM
7 3 (0.60%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.40%) SCCM
Vendors
1 437 (86.71%) Cisco
2 426 (84.52%) CheckPoint
3 183 (36.31%) Juniper
4 96 (19.05%) F5
5 67 (13.29%) Nokia
6 63 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 56 (11.11%) Blue Coat
8 46 (9.13%) HP
9 27 (5.36%) Citrix
9 27 (5.36%) VMware
10 25 (4.96%) Fortinet
11 22 (4.37%) Websense
11 22 (4.37%) Remedy
12 19 (3.77%) SolarWinds
13 18 (3.57%) 3Com
14 17 (3.37%) CA
15 15 (2.98%) McAfee
16 14 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
16 14 (2.78%) Meraki
17 11 (2.18%) Avaya
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Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus, overtime
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £70000 - £72450 per annum + 8% bonus, full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: upto 55000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: From £50,000 to £85,000 per annum Salary is approx 50-85k base + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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