The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 99 102 98
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.31% 0.073% 0.086%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
CCSA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
364 452 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.55% 33.21% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 310 394 336
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CCSA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the Wales region.

CCSA Salary Trend in Wales

CCSA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
South Wales +14 4 £36,500 +4.28%
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) CCDA
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIA
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 4 (50.00%) F5
3 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (25.00%) ProCurve
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (75.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Change Control
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCDA
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIE
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) JNCIA
2 6 (75.00%) CISSP
3 2 (25.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) F5
2 4 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (25.00%) ProCurve