The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / East of England
Rank 236 239 241
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 11 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.18% 0.41% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.64% 1.38% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 22
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 £49,250
% change year-on-year -20.00% +1.52%  

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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1722 2177 2254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.54% 29.58% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1707 1776
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

CCSA
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for CCSA in the East of England

CCSA
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCSA in the East of England

CCSA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bedfordshire +18 10 £65,000 +18.18%
Suffolk - 1 £27,500 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East of England region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 58 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 55 (94.83%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (94.83%) Cisco
3 52 (89.66%) Firewall
4 50 (86.21%) CCNP
5 49 (84.48%) Network Security
6 47 (81.03%) CCSE
6 47 (81.03%) LAN
6 47 (81.03%) WAN
7 43 (74.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (63.79%) Spanning Tree
8 37 (63.79%) OSPF
8 37 (63.79%) BGP
9 31 (53.45%) CCDP
10 30 (51.72%) Data Centre
11 29 (50.00%) Network Management
11 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
12 27 (46.55%) MS Visio
12 27 (46.55%) Load Balancing
13 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
14 17 (29.31%) Presales
15 16 (27.59%) tcpdump
15 16 (27.59%) Wireshark
16 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
17 13 (22.41%) F5
18 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
20 10 (17.24%) CCNA
21 9 (15.52%) Juniper
21 9 (15.52%) JNCIA

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (46.55%) MS Visio
2 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 52 (89.66%) Firewall
2 49 (84.48%) Network Security
3 47 (81.03%) LAN
3 47 (81.03%) WAN
4 43 (74.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 37 (63.79%) BGP
5 37 (63.79%) OSPF
5 37 (63.79%) Spanning Tree
6 19 (32.76%) TCP/IP
7 16 (27.59%) tcpdump
7 16 (27.59%) Wireshark
8 6 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (10.34%) MPLS
9 5 (8.62%) BIG-IP
9 5 (8.62%) DNS
9 5 (8.62%) VPN
10 4 (6.90%) Cisco IPT
10 4 (6.90%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (6.90%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (5.17%) DHCP
General
1 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (60.34%) Consultant
1 35 (60.34%) Network Consultant
2 34 (58.62%) Network Security Consultant
2 34 (58.62%) Security Consultant
3 30 (51.72%) Network Engineer
4 25 (43.10%) Security Engineer
5 23 (39.66%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Check Point Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) Cisco Consultant
7 6 (10.34%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 5 (8.62%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 5 (8.62%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 3 (5.17%) Graduate
9 3 (5.17%) Graduate Network Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (51.72%) Data Centre
2 12 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.52%) Driving Licence
4 6 (10.34%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Network Management
2 27 (46.55%) Load Balancing
3 17 (29.31%) Presales
4 14 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (13.79%) Change Control
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) Asset Management
7 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.17%) Time Management
9 2 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) Security Operations
10 1 (1.72%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.72%) Line Management
10 1 (1.72%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 55 (94.83%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (86.21%) CCNP
3 47 (81.03%) CCSE
4 31 (53.45%) CCDP
5 10 (17.24%) CCNA
6 9 (15.52%) JNCIA
7 7 (12.07%) CCIE
8 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.90%) Check Point Certification
9 4 (6.90%) Degree
10 3 (5.17%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 55 (94.83%) Cisco
3 29 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 13 (22.41%) F5
5 9 (15.52%) Juniper
6 6 (10.34%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.62%) CA
8 3 (5.17%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.72%) VMware