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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 38 33
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 11 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 9.02% 2.44% 5.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.64% 8.77% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Median salary £27,500 £57,500 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -52.17% +6.97%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £55,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year -30.90% +19.56%  

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 59 57 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 48.36% 27.80% 31.87%
Number of salaries quoted 54 51 67
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in Bedford over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSA in Bedford

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Network Security
2 13 (76.47%) Network Management
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (70.59%) Wireshark
3 12 (70.59%) Spanning Tree
3 12 (70.59%) tcpdump
3 12 (70.59%) CCSE
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
3 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
4 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 10 (58.82%) CCDP
5 8 (47.06%) Driving Licence
6 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
6 7 (41.18%) Check Point Certification
6 7 (41.18%) MS Visio
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (35.29%) CCNA
7 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (35.29%) Presales
8 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
8 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (23.53%) Task Automation

CCSA
Co-occurring 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 (41.18%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Network Security
3 12 (70.59%) BGP
3 12 (70.59%) Cisco Nexus
3 12 (70.59%) OSPF
3 12 (70.59%) Spanning Tree
3 12 (70.59%) TCP/IP
3 12 (70.59%) tcpdump
3 12 (70.59%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Network Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (35.29%) Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Network Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Security Consultant
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Support
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Network Support
4 5 (29.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
5 4 (23.53%) Check Point Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Driving Licence
2 7 (41.18%) Data Centre
3 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Network Management
2 6 (35.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (35.29%) Presales
3 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 4 (23.53%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCSE
3 10 (58.82%) CCDP
3 10 (58.82%) CCNP
4 7 (41.18%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (35.29%) CCNA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago