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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 105 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.071% 0.38% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 1.21% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.17%
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
412 413 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.24% 31.57% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 368 343 309
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 1 September 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
South Wales -15 1 £35,000 -6.66%
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) IPv4
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CCSE
1 1 (100.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5