The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 29 30 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 +5  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 3 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 2.27% 5.65% 5.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.33% 14.08% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 13
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +13.40%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  

CCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 36 71 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 27.27% 40.11% 28.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 64 61
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing CCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in Bedford

CCSA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for CCSA in Bedford

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (100.00%) CCSE
1 19 (100.00%) Network Security
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (94.74%) Spanning Tree
2 18 (94.74%) Data Centre
2 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) WAN
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
4 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 12 (63.16%) CCDP
4 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
4 12 (63.16%) tcpdump
5 7 (36.84%) Network Management
5 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
5 7 (36.84%) Presales
5 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
5 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
6 5 (26.32%) BIG-IP
6 5 (26.32%) CA
6 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (26.32%) Driving Licence
6 5 (26.32%) F5

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Network Security
2 18 (94.74%) BGP
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco Nexus
2 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) OSPF
2 18 (94.74%) Spanning Tree
2 18 (94.74%) WAN
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
4 12 (63.16%) TCP/IP
4 12 (63.16%) tcpdump
4 12 (63.16%) Wireshark
5 5 (26.32%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Consultant
1 13 (68.42%) Network Consultant
2 12 (63.16%) Network Security Consultant
2 12 (63.16%) Security Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Check Point Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Cisco Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Security Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Presales Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (94.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (26.32%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (36.84%) Load Balancing
2 7 (36.84%) Network Management
2 7 (36.84%) Presales
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) CCNP
1 19 (100.00%) CCSE
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCDP
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) CA
3 5 (26.32%) F5
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 5 days ago