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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 741 758 694
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -64
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 174 111 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 0.37% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137 93 196
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,100 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31918 29701 33012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.28% 28.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25035 23900 28313
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 24 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 24 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 +34 169 £45,000 +15.38% 27
South East -5 72 £37,500 -3.84% 11
London -8 50 £55,000 +18.27% 5
Berkshire +12 30 £40,000 +1.26% 6
Yorkshire -15 28 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Yorkshire -31 27 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Leeds -17 25 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Reading +7 19 £51,250 +13.88% 2
Surrey +17 18 £35,000 -26.31% 1
City of London +7 18 £55,000 +18.27% 2
Kent 0 14 £36,500 +48.97% 2
East of England -4 9 £45,000 -14.28% 6
Hampshire -7 8 £51,250 +31.41% 1
West Midlands +11 6 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Birmingham +7 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Maidstone - 6 £21,250 - 2
Basingstoke -5 5 £51,250 +31.41%
Ipswich - 5 £45,000 - 1
Suffolk - 5 £45,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 4 £37,500 - 2
Wales -3 3 £45,000 -10.00%
South Wales -5 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Bedfordshire -7 3 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Folkestone - 3 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 2 - - 1
North West -3 2 £35,000 -36.36%
Weybridge - 2 £52,500 -
Leatherhead - 2 £48,500 -
Bedford - 2 - - 2
Staines - 2 £65,000 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 317 (86.38%) CheckPoint
2 296 (80.65%) Cisco
3 291 (79.29%) Cisco Certification
4 285 (77.66%) Firewall
5 215 (58.58%) CCSE
6 201 (54.77%) CCNP
7 199 (54.22%) CCNA
8 195 (53.13%) Network Security
9 117 (31.88%) WAN
10 110 (29.97%) LAN
11 102 (27.79%) Windows
12 97 (26.43%) Juniper
13 96 (26.16%) F5
14 84 (22.89%) VPN
15 83 (22.62%) BGP
15 83 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
16 81 (22.07%) MPLS
17 78 (21.25%) TCP/IP
18 74 (20.16%) OSPF
19 69 (18.80%) Microsoft
20 68 (18.53%) Blue Coat
21 66 (17.98%) Linux
22 61 (16.62%) ITIL
23 60 (16.35%) Telecoms
24 59 (16.08%) CISSP
25 57 (15.53%) IPsec
25 57 (15.53%) Network Management
26 53 (14.44%) VMware
27 52 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
28 45 (12.26%) EIGRP

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (5.72%) SharePoint
2 12 (3.27%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (1.36%) IIS
3 5 (1.36%) Apache
4 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 30 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.18%) MS Office
3 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 285 (77.66%) Firewall
2 195 (53.13%) Network Security
3 117 (31.88%) WAN
4 110 (29.97%) LAN
5 84 (22.89%) VPN
6 83 (22.62%) BGP
6 83 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
7 81 (22.07%) MPLS
8 78 (21.25%) TCP/IP
9 74 (20.16%) OSPF
10 57 (15.53%) IPsec
11 45 (12.26%) EIGRP
12 42 (11.44%) SSL
13 38 (10.35%) Cisco IOS
14 36 (9.81%) Cisco PIX
15 32 (8.72%) TACACS
16 31 (8.45%) Internet
17 29 (7.90%) NetScreen
18 24 (6.54%) SAN
19 18 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.82%) SQL Server
General
1 60 (16.35%) Telecoms
2 37 (10.08%) Finance
3 19 (5.18%) Legal
4 8 (2.18%) Banking
5 7 (1.91%) German Language
6 6 (1.63%) Retail
7 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.09%) Games
8 4 (1.09%) Publishing
9 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 126 (34.33%) Network Engineer
2 108 (29.43%) Security Engineer
3 72 (19.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 63 (17.17%) Analyst
5 55 (14.99%) Consultant
6 49 (13.35%) Security Analyst
7 40 (10.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 37 (10.08%) Support Engineer
9 36 (9.81%) Network Consultant
10 33 (8.99%) Network Analyst
11 28 (7.63%) Team Leader
11 28 (7.63%) Network Security Analyst
12 24 (6.54%) Senior Security Engineer
12 24 (6.54%) Security Consultant
13 23 (6.27%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 21 (5.72%) Infrastructure Team Leader
15 17 (4.63%) Network Support
16 16 (4.36%) Technical Engineer
17 15 (4.09%) Network Security Consultant
17 15 (4.09%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.27%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.72%) Firmware
2 19 (5.18%) Computer Science
3 17 (4.63%) Clustering
4 14 (3.81%) Hedge funds
5 10 (2.72%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.45%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.63%) PKI
7 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
8 5 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.09%) CESG
10 1 (0.27%) HP StorageWorks
10 1 (0.27%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 102 (27.79%) Windows
2 66 (17.98%) Linux
3 28 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (5.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (3.54%) UNIX
6 8 (2.18%) Windows XP
6 8 (2.18%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (16.62%) ITIL
2 57 (15.53%) Network Management
3 45 (12.26%) Change Control
4 44 (11.99%) Load Balancing
5 37 (10.08%) Information Security
6 34 (9.26%) Incident Management
7 30 (8.17%) Project Management
8 26 (7.08%) Network Design
9 17 (4.63%) E-Commerce
9 17 (4.63%) PRINCE2
10 15 (4.09%) Asset Management
10 15 (4.09%) Network Architecture
11 9 (2.45%) Migration
12 8 (2.18%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (2.18%) Change Management
12 8 (2.18%) SIEM
13 7 (1.91%) Capacity Planning
13 7 (1.91%) Capacity Management
14 6 (1.63%) Service Management
14 6 (1.63%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (3.81%) PowerShell
1 14 (3.81%) Perl
2 12 (3.27%) SQL
3 6 (1.63%) C
4 5 (1.36%) Java
5 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 291 (79.29%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (58.58%) CCSE
3 201 (54.77%) CCNP
4 199 (54.22%) CCNA
5 59 (16.08%) CISSP
6 52 (14.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 42 (11.44%) JNCIA
7 42 (11.44%) MCSE
8 38 (10.35%) CCDP
9 36 (9.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 25 (6.81%) Security Cleared
11 22 (5.99%) CCIE
11 22 (5.99%) MCSA
12 20 (5.45%) Check Point Certification
13 19 (5.18%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (5.18%) CCDA
13 19 (5.18%) Degree
14 16 (4.36%) RHCE
14 16 (4.36%) RHCA
15 15 (4.09%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.08%) PCI DSS
2 17 (4.63%) SLA
3 5 (1.36%) QA
4 4 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) GPG13
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (10.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (5.99%) Active Directory
3 10 (2.72%) ProxySG
4 4 (1.09%) Nmap
4 4 (1.09%) XenApp
4 4 (1.09%) XenServer
5 3 (0.82%) vSphere
6 2 (0.54%) Snort
7 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.27%) Squid
Systems Management
1 21 (5.72%) Cacti
2 10 (2.72%) Cisco CUCM
3 9 (2.45%) FortiGate
3 9 (2.45%) SCCM
4 5 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.36%) Nessus
5 3 (0.82%) SCOM
6 2 (0.54%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.54%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 317 (86.38%) CheckPoint
2 296 (80.65%) Cisco
3 97 (26.43%) Juniper
4 96 (26.16%) F5
5 69 (18.80%) Microsoft
6 68 (18.53%) Blue Coat
7 53 (14.44%) VMware
8 29 (7.90%) Citrix
9 26 (7.08%) Red Hat
10 25 (6.81%) McAfee
11 24 (6.54%) Sophos
12 23 (6.27%) Brocade
13 22 (5.99%) BT
14 21 (5.72%) Nokia
14 21 (5.72%) LogRhythm
15 17 (4.63%) Aruba
15 17 (4.63%) HP
15 17 (4.63%) Websense
16 16 (4.36%) WatchGuard
17 15 (4.09%) Symantec
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + 20K bonus + car
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
ALFA IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits + training
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 50000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 14 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + up to 20K comission
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 20 days ago