The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +30 -3  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 16 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.74% 0.66% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.58% 3.11% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 8
Median salary £27,500 £55,000 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +10.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.90% +22.22%  

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 Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 167 193 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 28.64% 21.07% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 171 258
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

CCSA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for CCSA in Bedfordshire

CCSA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSA in Bedfordshire

CCSA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Bedford +19 11 £27,500 -52.17% 3
CCSA
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
2 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 24 (96.00%) WAN
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco
3 21 (84.00%) Network Security
4 20 (80.00%) Network Management
4 20 (80.00%) Firewall
5 15 (60.00%) CCNP
6 14 (56.00%) MS Visio
6 14 (56.00%) CCDP
6 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (52.00%) OSPF
7 13 (52.00%) BGP
7 13 (52.00%) CCSE
7 13 (52.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 13 (52.00%) Spanning Tree
8 12 (48.00%) Wireshark
8 12 (48.00%) tcpdump
8 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (40.00%) CCNA
9 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (40.00%) Task Automation
10 9 (36.00%) Presales
11 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
12 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
12 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
13 6 (24.00%) Change Control
13 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
14 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 14 (56.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
1 24 (96.00%) WAN
2 21 (84.00%) Network Security
3 20 (80.00%) Firewall
4 13 (52.00%) BGP
4 13 (52.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (52.00%) OSPF
4 13 (52.00%) Spanning Tree
5 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (48.00%) tcpdump
5 12 (48.00%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 8 (32.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (28.00%) Consultant
4 7 (28.00%) Network Consultant
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 7 (28.00%) Security Consultant
5 6 (24.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Support
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Network Support
6 5 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
6 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (16.00%) Check Point Consultant
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
3 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (80.00%) Network Management
2 10 (40.00%) Task Automation
3 9 (36.00%) Presales
4 6 (24.00%) Change Control
4 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (60.00%) CCNP
3 14 (56.00%) CCDP
4 13 (52.00%) CCSE
5 10 (40.00%) CCNA
6 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Bonus, Bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago