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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 704 809 639
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -170
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 199 67 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.063% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 0.23% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 167 55 231
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -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
30957 28649 33381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.85% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 24129 23451 28087
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +109 192 £45,000 +15.38% 11
South East +17 58 £40,000 +2.56% 3
Yorkshire 0 44 £40,000 +14.28% 3
West Yorkshire -1 43 £40,000 +14.28% 3
London -1 41 £51,000 +56.92% 3
Leeds +9 40 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham +17 26 £47,500 +50.79%
West Midlands +7 26 £47,500 +50.79%
Berkshire +11 25 £40,000 - 1
Reading +7 18 £40,000 -11.11% 1
City of London - 18 £50,750 - 2
Kent +9 14 £23,000 -6.12% 2
East of England - 14 £45,000 -
Surrey +12 12 £40,000 -15.78%
Suffolk - 10 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 10 £45,000 -
Hampshire -4 6 £50,000 +28.20%
South Wales +10 4 £36,500 +4.28%
Basingstoke +3 4 £50,000 +28.20%
Wales +1 4 £36,500 +4.28%
South West -29 4 £38,750 -4.90%
North West - 4 £55,000 - 2
Bedford - 4 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 4 £37,500 -
Maidstone - 4 £21,500 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Weymouth +7 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Dorset -2 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Newport - 2 £33,000 -
Slough - 2 - -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 341 (85.25%) CheckPoint
2 310 (77.50%) Firewall
2 310 (77.50%) Cisco
3 305 (76.25%) Cisco Certification
4 244 (61.00%) CCSE
5 229 (57.25%) Network Security
6 224 (56.00%) CCNP
7 172 (43.00%) CCNA
8 127 (31.75%) Juniper
9 119 (29.75%) Windows
10 108 (27.00%) TCP/IP
11 99 (24.75%) WAN
12 89 (22.25%) LAN
12 89 (22.25%) Cisco ASA
13 84 (21.00%) OSPF
13 84 (21.00%) BGP
14 80 (20.00%) Blue Coat
14 80 (20.00%) F5
15 76 (19.00%) Linux
16 74 (18.50%) VPN
17 72 (18.00%) MPLS
18 70 (17.50%) Microsoft
19 66 (16.50%) ITIL
20 61 (15.25%) JNCIA
21 60 (15.00%) CISSP
22 55 (13.75%) Internet
22 55 (13.75%) VMware
23 48 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
24 47 (11.75%) Telecoms
24 47 (11.75%) Load Balancing

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (4.25%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.25%) IIS
3 5 (1.25%) Apache
4 3 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.00%) MS Visio
3 9 (2.25%) MS Office
4 2 (0.50%) S-PLUS
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) SaaS
2 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 310 (77.50%) Firewall
2 229 (57.25%) Network Security
3 108 (27.00%) TCP/IP
4 99 (24.75%) WAN
5 89 (22.25%) LAN
5 89 (22.25%) Cisco ASA
6 84 (21.00%) OSPF
6 84 (21.00%) BGP
7 74 (18.50%) VPN
8 72 (18.00%) MPLS
9 55 (13.75%) Internet
10 45 (11.25%) EIGRP
11 43 (10.75%) IPsec
12 39 (9.75%) Cisco IOS
13 37 (9.25%) SSL
14 30 (7.50%) Intrusion Detection
15 28 (7.00%) Junos
16 26 (6.50%) TACACS
17 25 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
18 22 (5.50%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.75%) SQL Server
General
1 47 (11.75%) Telecoms
2 30 (7.50%) Finance
3 15 (3.75%) Legal
4 11 (2.75%) German Language
5 10 (2.50%) Retail
6 8 (2.00%) Banking
7 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.50%) French Language
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Publishing
10 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 137 (34.25%) Security Engineer
2 132 (33.00%) Network Engineer
3 96 (24.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 64 (16.00%) Analyst
5 53 (13.25%) Security Analyst
6 52 (13.00%) Consultant
7 48 (12.00%) Network Analyst
8 43 (10.75%) Network Security Analyst
9 38 (9.50%) Senior Network Engineer
10 31 (7.75%) Network Consultant
10 31 (7.75%) Support Engineer
11 27 (6.75%) Senior Security Engineer
12 26 (6.50%) Team Leader
13 25 (6.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 23 (5.75%) Security Consultant
15 21 (5.25%) Firewall Engineer
16 20 (5.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
17 16 (4.00%) Support Specialist
18 14 (3.50%) Technical Engineer
19 11 (2.75%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.25%) WSE
2 1 (0.25%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.75%) Clustering
2 23 (5.75%) Firmware
3 20 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.00%) Hedge funds
4 12 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.75%) Computer Science
6 10 (2.50%) PKI
7 9 (2.25%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.00%) CESG
9 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.25%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.25%) Open Source
10 1 (0.25%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 119 (29.75%) Windows
2 76 (19.00%) Linux
3 36 (9.00%) UNIX
4 27 (6.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (4.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.50%) Solaris
7 9 (2.25%) Windows 7
8 8 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.25%) CentOS
11 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.25%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.50%) ITIL
2 47 (11.75%) Load Balancing
3 42 (10.50%) Network Management
4 35 (8.75%) Incident Management
4 35 (8.75%) Information Security
5 34 (8.50%) Change Control
6 31 (7.75%) Project Management
7 28 (7.00%) E-Commerce
8 21 (5.25%) Coaching
9 15 (3.75%) PRINCE2
10 14 (3.50%) Risk Assessment
10 14 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 13 (3.25%) Network Design
12 12 (3.00%) Network Architecture
13 10 (2.50%) Asset Management
13 10 (2.50%) Migration
13 10 (2.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
13 10 (2.50%) SIEM
14 9 (2.25%) Low Latency
14 9 (2.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 28 (7.00%) Perl
2 14 (3.50%) Tcl
2 14 (3.50%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.00%) SQL
4 5 (1.25%) C
4 5 (1.25%) Java
5 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 305 (76.25%) Cisco Certification
2 244 (61.00%) CCSE
3 224 (56.00%) CCNP
4 172 (43.00%) CCNA
5 61 (15.25%) JNCIA
6 60 (15.00%) CISSP
7 48 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (10.25%) MCSE
9 36 (9.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 30 (7.50%) Check Point Certification
11 30 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
12 23 (5.75%) CCDP
13 22 (5.50%) MCSA
14 20 (5.00%) SC Cleared
15 19 (4.75%) Degree
16 18 (4.50%) JNCIS
17 17 (4.25%) CCDA
18 15 (3.75%) RHCA
18 15 (3.75%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.25%) PCI DSS
2 17 (4.25%) SLA
3 5 (1.25%) QA
4 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) GPG13
System Software
1 40 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.50%) ProxySG
4 9 (2.25%) XenApp
4 9 (2.25%) XenServer
5 2 (0.50%) vSphere
5 2 (0.50%) Snort
6 1 (0.25%) Squid
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (4.25%) Cacti
1 17 (4.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (2.25%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.25%) SCCM
4 4 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
5 3 (0.75%) SCOM
6 1 (0.25%) Nagios
6 1 (0.25%) Nessus
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 341 (85.25%) CheckPoint
2 310 (77.50%) Cisco
3 127 (31.75%) Juniper
4 80 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 80 (20.00%) F5
5 70 (17.50%) Microsoft
6 55 (13.75%) VMware
7 31 (7.75%) Nokia
8 29 (7.25%) Citrix
9 25 (6.25%) Red Hat
10 19 (4.75%) Sophos
10 19 (4.75%) SolarWinds
11 17 (4.25%) LogRhythm
11 17 (4.25%) WatchGuard
12 16 (4.00%) Kaspersky
12 16 (4.00%) Aruba
13 15 (3.75%) McAfee
14 14 (3.50%) BT
14 14 (3.50%) Websense
15 13 (3.25%) Brocade
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