The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 224 205 222
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 10 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.18% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 0.66% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 13
Median salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.63% +9.33%
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +12.94%
CCSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1355 1214 1608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.72% 23.69% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 986 964 1414
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCSA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCSA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCSA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

CCSA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CCSA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
Staffordshire - 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham -13 2 £28,000 -26.79%
Warwickshire - 2 - -
Shropshire -10 1 £49,000 +19.51%
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (96.88%) CCNA
3 29 (90.63%) Firewall
4 23 (71.88%) Cisco
5 22 (68.75%) CCNP
6 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
7 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (56.25%) MCSE
7 18 (56.25%) Network Security
8 16 (50.00%) SIEM
8 16 (50.00%) Palo Alto
8 16 (50.00%) LAN
8 16 (50.00%) WAN
9 13 (40.63%) CISSP
9 13 (40.63%) SSCP
9 13 (40.63%) CEH
9 13 (40.63%) CISMP
10 12 (37.50%) Security Operations
11 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
11 11 (34.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 11 (34.38%) Qualys
12 10 (31.25%) VLAN
12 10 (31.25%) ITIL
12 10 (31.25%) CCSE
13 9 (28.13%) Network Design
13 9 (28.13%) Juniper
14 8 (25.00%) Unix
14 8 (25.00%) DNS
14 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Azure Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) Firewall
2 18 (56.25%) Network Security
3 16 (50.00%) LAN
3 16 (50.00%) WAN
4 10 (31.25%) VLAN
5 8 (25.00%) DNS
5 8 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.88%) DHCP
6 7 (21.88%) Wireless
6 7 (21.88%) WLAN
7 4 (12.50%) VPN
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (3.13%) DMZ
8 1 (3.13%) Internet
8 1 (3.13%) Intranet
8 1 (3.13%) IP Telephony
8 1 (3.13%) MPLS
General
1 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Security Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Operations Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Security Operations Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Consultant
5 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) IT Engineer
6 6 (18.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (15.63%) Network Consultant
8 4 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (12.50%) NOC Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
9 3 (9.38%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (9.38%) Security Consultant
10 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Security Engineer
10 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Service Management Analyst
10 1 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Unix
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) Solaris
2 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) SIEM
2 12 (37.50%) Security Operations
3 11 (34.38%) PRINCE2
3 11 (34.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 10 (31.25%) ITIL
5 9 (28.13%) Network Design
6 8 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Transformation
7 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (3.13%) Contingency Planning
8 1 (3.13%) Information Security
8 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.13%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
8 1 (3.13%) Network Management
8 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
8 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Management
8 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
8 1 (3.13%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 1 (3.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (96.88%) CCNA
3 22 (68.75%) CCNP
4 18 (56.25%) MCSE
4 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (40.63%) CEH
5 13 (40.63%) CISMP
5 13 (40.63%) CISSP
5 13 (40.63%) SSCP
6 10 (31.25%) CCSE
7 7 (21.88%) Degree
7 7 (21.88%) JNCIA
7 7 (21.88%) JNCIS
7 7 (21.88%) MCSA
8 2 (6.25%) CCSP
9 1 (3.13%) CCDA
9 1 (3.13%) CCDP
9 1 (3.13%) CCIE
9 1 (3.13%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (3.13%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (34.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
1 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (71.88%) Cisco
2 20 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 16 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 11 (34.38%) Qualys
5 9 (28.13%) Juniper
6 7 (21.88%) HP
6 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
7 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
7 2 (6.25%) NetApp
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (3.13%) F5
8 1 (3.13%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.13%) Stonesoft