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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 77 75
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 9 10 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.39% 1.20% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 4.41% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 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 Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 119 227 250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.34% 27.22% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 87 194 202
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +2 5 £65,000 +26.21%
CCSA
East of England

CCSA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 42 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 41 (97.62%) LAN
2 41 (97.62%) WAN
2 41 (97.62%) Network Security
3 39 (92.86%) CCNP
4 38 (90.48%) CCSE
5 37 (88.10%) OSPF
5 37 (88.10%) BGP
5 37 (88.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 37 (88.10%) Spanning Tree
6 36 (85.71%) Firewall
7 31 (73.81%) CCDP
8 29 (69.05%) Network Management
9 27 (64.29%) MS Visio
9 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
10 23 (54.76%) Load Balancing
11 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
12 16 (38.10%) tcpdump
12 16 (38.10%) Wireshark
12 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
13 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
14 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (26.19%) Presales
15 7 (16.67%) Driving Licence
16 6 (14.29%) F5
17 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
17 5 (11.90%) CA

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 27 (64.29%) MS Visio
2 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) LAN
1 41 (97.62%) Network Security
1 41 (97.62%) WAN
2 37 (88.10%) BGP
2 37 (88.10%) Cisco Nexus
2 37 (88.10%) OSPF
2 37 (88.10%) Spanning Tree
3 36 (85.71%) Firewall
4 16 (38.10%) TCP/IP
4 16 (38.10%) tcpdump
4 16 (38.10%) Wireshark
5 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 29 (69.05%) Consultant
1 29 (69.05%) Network Consultant
2 28 (66.67%) Network Security Consultant
2 28 (66.67%) Security Consultant
3 25 (59.52%) Network Engineer
4 23 (54.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 23 (54.76%) Security Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
9 1 (2.38%) Network Support
9 1 (2.38%) Presales Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (69.05%) Network Management
2 23 (54.76%) Load Balancing
3 14 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (26.19%) Presales
5 4 (9.52%) Change Control
6 3 (7.14%) Time Management
7 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.76%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (92.86%) CCNP
3 38 (90.48%) CCSE
4 31 (73.81%) CCDP
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
6 2 (4.76%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.38%) CCIE
7 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) F5
4 5 (11.90%) CA