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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 733 688 814
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +126
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 208 305 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.99% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 195 174 139
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+13.40% +14.11%

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
28082 30871 33084
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.56% 27.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22647 24105 26475
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 2 May 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 2 May 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 -75 203 £55,000 +4.76% 10
London -28 99 £55,000 - 6
South East +2 50 £60,000 +9.09% 1
City of London +40 25 £55,000 - 1
East of England +16 24 £60,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire -2 22 £45,000 -
Berkshire +5 20 £60,000 -4.00%
Reading +23 17 £60,000 -4.00%
York - 12 £41,250 -
North Yorkshire - 12 £41,250 -
Kent -3 11 £68,750 +37.50%
West Yorkshire -7 10 £51,000 +13.33%
Buckinghamshire +16 9 £62,500 +50.60%
Leeds -20 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Bedfordshire -4 8 £56,250 +5.14%
Surrey -15 7 £47,500 +5.55% 1
West Malling - 7 £73,500 -
Feltham - 7 £57,500 -
Essex +11 6 £65,000 +1.96%
Bedford +5 6 £57,500 +5.99%
High Wycombe - 6 £62,500 -
Reigate - 5 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire +20 4 £67,500 -
Wales - 4 £46,250 -
South Wales - 4 £46,250 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £49,000 -
Norfolk - 3 £67,500 -
Cambridge - 3 £49,000 -
Maidenhead +9 2 £55,000 -18.51%
Wakefield 0 2 £55,000 -

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 331 (90.93%) Cisco
2 329 (90.38%) CheckPoint
3 309 (84.89%) Firewall
4 273 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
5 258 (70.88%) CCSE
6 238 (65.38%) CCNP
7 177 (48.63%) CCNA
8 157 (43.13%) Network Security
9 156 (42.86%) WAN
10 146 (40.11%) VPN
11 130 (35.71%) LAN
12 127 (34.89%) Cisco ASA
13 125 (34.34%) Juniper
14 112 (30.77%) F5
15 103 (28.30%) Cisco Nexus
16 88 (24.18%) Wireless
17 86 (23.63%) Palo Alto
18 85 (23.35%) Finance
19 82 (22.53%) MPLS
20 80 (21.98%) CCDP
21 79 (21.70%) OSPF
22 78 (21.43%) ITIL
23 74 (20.33%) CCIE
23 74 (20.33%) Data Centre
24 72 (19.78%) CCSP
25 64 (17.58%) IPsec
26 62 (17.03%) TCP/IP
27 58 (15.93%) Load Balancing
28 57 (15.66%) Security Cleared
29 56 (15.38%) Network Design

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 14 (3.85%) Skype for Business
2 2 (0.55%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.27%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.30%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 309 (84.89%) Firewall
2 157 (43.13%) Network Security
3 156 (42.86%) WAN
4 146 (40.11%) VPN
5 130 (35.71%) LAN
6 127 (34.89%) Cisco ASA
7 103 (28.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 88 (24.18%) Wireless
9 82 (22.53%) MPLS
10 79 (21.70%) OSPF
11 64 (17.58%) IPsec
12 62 (17.03%) TCP/IP
13 48 (13.19%) BGP
14 42 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless
15 38 (10.44%) SSL
16 35 (9.62%) Spanning Tree
17 33 (9.07%) VoIP
18 31 (8.52%) Cisco PIX
19 27 (7.42%) Cisco ISE
19 27 (7.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.37%) Big Data
1 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
2 2 (0.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.55%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 85 (23.35%) Finance
2 38 (10.44%) Banking
3 15 (4.12%) Advertising
4 14 (3.85%) Games
5 12 (3.30%) Retail
6 11 (3.02%) Legal
7 7 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.65%) Billing
9 3 (0.82%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 173 (47.53%) Network Engineer
2 89 (24.45%) Security Engineer
3 78 (21.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 59 (16.21%) Cisco Engineer
4 59 (16.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 57 (15.66%) Senior Network Engineer
6 38 (10.44%) Consultant
7 37 (10.16%) Network Support
8 36 (9.89%) Firewall Engineer
9 35 (9.62%) Architect
9 35 (9.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 35 (9.62%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 34 (9.34%) Analyst
11 32 (8.79%) Network Analyst
12 31 (8.52%) Network Support Engineer
12 31 (8.52%) Support Engineer
13 28 (7.69%) Network Consultant
14 24 (6.59%) Network Architect
15 23 (6.32%) Senior Network Support
16 22 (6.04%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.89%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.20%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (20.33%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.59%) Driving Licence
3 23 (6.32%) RSA SecurID
4 20 (5.49%) Online Banking
5 18 (4.95%) iPad
6 15 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
7 14 (3.85%) Management Information System
8 13 (3.57%) Computer Science
9 8 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (1.37%) Replication
10 5 (1.37%) Security Operations Centre
11 4 (1.10%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.82%) CESG
12 3 (0.82%) CESG CLAS
12 3 (0.82%) Online Games
13 2 (0.55%) Client/Server
13 2 (0.55%) User Experience
14 1 (0.27%) PMI
14 1 (0.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (12.91%) Linux
2 37 (10.16%) Unix
3 30 (8.24%) Windows
4 13 (3.57%) VyOS
5 4 (1.10%) Solaris
6 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (21.43%) ITIL
2 58 (15.93%) Load Balancing
3 56 (15.38%) Network Design
4 51 (14.01%) Network Management
5 48 (13.19%) Network Architecture
6 35 (9.62%) Network Monitoring
7 34 (9.34%) Service Delivery
7 34 (9.34%) SIEM
8 29 (7.97%) Presales
9 23 (6.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 23 (6.32%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (6.04%) Information Security
11 18 (4.95%) Kalman Filter
12 17 (4.67%) Change Management
13 16 (4.40%) Network Planning
14 15 (4.12%) ITIL V3
14 15 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
14 15 (4.12%) Security Architecture
15 13 (3.57%) High Availability
15 13 (3.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 273 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 258 (70.88%) CCSE
3 238 (65.38%) CCNP
4 177 (48.63%) CCNA
5 80 (21.98%) CCDP
6 74 (20.33%) CCIE
7 72 (19.78%) CCSP
8 57 (15.66%) Security Cleared
9 53 (14.56%) SC Cleared
10 49 (13.46%) CCDA
11 47 (12.91%) Degree
12 41 (11.26%) JNCIP
13 39 (10.71%) JNCIA
14 33 (9.07%) Check Point Certification
15 32 (8.79%) JNCIE
16 23 (6.32%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (4.95%) JNCIS
17 18 (4.95%) MCSA
18 16 (4.40%) CCIP
18 16 (4.40%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (9.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (5.22%) SLA
3 15 (4.12%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.75%) COBIT
5 6 (1.65%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 24 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.65%) vCloud
3 4 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.82%) vSphere
5 2 (0.55%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.27%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (2.20%) Nessus
3 7 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (1.65%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.10%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.82%) SCCM
6 3 (0.82%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.82%) SmoothWall
6 3 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.82%) vMotion
7 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 331 (90.93%) Cisco
2 329 (90.38%) CheckPoint
3 125 (34.34%) Juniper
4 112 (30.77%) F5
5 86 (23.63%) Palo Alto
6 43 (11.81%) VMware
7 35 (9.62%) SolarWinds
8 33 (9.07%) Fortinet
9 27 (7.42%) Microsoft
10 26 (7.14%) Citrix
11 22 (6.04%) Nokia
12 21 (5.77%) Blue Coat
13 19 (5.22%) HP
14 17 (4.67%) CA
14 17 (4.67%) Red Box
15 14 (3.85%) Avaya
15 14 (3.85%) Intel Security
15 14 (3.85%) Meraki
16 13 (3.57%) Brocade
16 13 (3.57%) Vyatta
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Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford or Shipley
HM Revenue and Customs
Salary: £29,068 - £32,786 + benefits
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Salary: £20k - 25k per year + Pension, Holidays, Life Assurance, Training Fund
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + On-call allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
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Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Glasgow
Percepta
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
iKonnect Global Solutions
Posted: 24 days ago
North London
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago