Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 995 977 960
Rank change year-on-year -18 -17 -26
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 123 196 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.082% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.48% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 100 160 224
England median annual salary £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.74% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,400 £30,000 £33,825
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £70,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +2.27% +4.76%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 36,022 40,461 46,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.87% 24.20% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 26,822 31,292 37,797
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in England

CCSA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CCSA in England

CCSA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCSA in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CCSA in England

CCSA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England +42 44 £36,000 -24.21% 9
London -8 36 £62,500 +4.17% 1
South East +32 34 £47,500 - 3
Midlands +10 5 £60,000 +26.32% 3
South West -3 4 - - 1
East Midlands +3 3 £45,000 -10.00%
West Midlands +24 2 £60,000 +100.00% 3
Yorkshire +19 2 £51,250 +57.69% 2
North of England -1 2 £51,250 +20.59% 3
CCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing CCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 98 (79.67%) Cisco Certification
2 97 (78.86%) Cisco
3 92 (74.80%) CheckPoint
4 91 (73.98%) Firewall
5 81 (65.85%) CCNP
6 68 (55.28%) CCNA
7 66 (53.66%) Network Security
8 54 (43.90%) LAN
8 54 (43.90%) WAN
9 52 (42.28%) OSPF
10 51 (41.46%) TCP/IP
11 49 (39.84%) Palo Alto
12 43 (34.96%) Wireshark
13 40 (32.52%) ITIL
14 39 (31.71%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (31.71%) SolarWinds
15 36 (29.27%) Network Management
15 36 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
15 36 (29.27%) Web Filtering
15 36 (29.27%) Information Security
16 35 (28.46%) F5
17 31 (25.20%) Stealthwatch
17 31 (25.20%) ITSM
17 31 (25.20%) Ethernet
18 30 (24.39%) CCSE
18 30 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
19 29 (23.58%) Symantec
19 29 (23.58%) CISSP
20 27 (21.95%) Service Management
21 24 (19.51%) Self-Motivation

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (3.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 91 (73.98%) Firewall
2 66 (53.66%) Network Security
3 54 (43.90%) LAN
3 54 (43.90%) WAN
4 52 (42.28%) OSPF
5 51 (41.46%) TCP/IP
6 43 (34.96%) Wireshark
7 39 (31.71%) Wi-Fi
8 31 (25.20%) Ethernet
9 22 (17.89%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (17.07%) BGP
11 20 (16.26%) Cisco ASA
12 16 (13.01%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (12.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (10.57%) Internet
14 13 (10.57%) NX-OS
14 13 (10.57%) VLAN
15 10 (8.13%) DNS
16 9 (7.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 9 (7.32%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.81%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 22 (17.89%) Retail
2 21 (17.07%) Banking
3 18 (14.63%) Finance
4 9 (7.32%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.32%) Law
5 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 5 (4.07%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (38.21%) Analyst
1 47 (38.21%) Network Engineer
1 47 (38.21%) Security Analyst
2 28 (22.76%) Network Analyst
2 28 (22.76%) Network Security Analyst
3 23 (18.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (18.70%) Security Engineer
4 22 (17.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (17.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 19 (15.45%) IT Analyst
6 19 (15.45%) IT Security Analyst
7 17 (13.82%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 9 (7.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Network Team Leader
10 7 (5.69%) Security Consultant
10 7 (5.69%) Team Leader
11 6 (4.88%) Architect
11 6 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.13%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.81%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (16.26%) Data Centre
3 16 (13.01%) Computer Science
4 9 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.88%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.88%) Private Cloud
6 4 (3.25%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.01%) Linux
1 16 (13.01%) Windows
2 4 (3.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) ITIL
2 36 (29.27%) Information Security
2 36 (29.27%) Kalman Filter
2 36 (29.27%) Network Management
2 36 (29.27%) Web Filtering
3 31 (25.20%) ITSM
4 30 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (21.95%) Service Management
6 21 (17.07%) Load Balancing
6 21 (17.07%) Problem Management
7 20 (16.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 13 (10.57%) Change Control
8 13 (10.57%) Network Design
9 7 (5.69%) Presales
9 7 (5.69%) Security Management
9 7 (5.69%) SIEM
10 6 (4.88%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (4.88%) Network Architecture
10 6 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.88%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) Bash Shell
1 7 (5.69%) Python
2 6 (4.88%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 98 (79.67%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (65.85%) CCNP
3 68 (55.28%) CCNA
4 30 (24.39%) CCSE
5 29 (23.58%) CISSP
6 20 (16.26%) CCIE
7 18 (14.63%) Degree
8 14 (11.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (10.57%) Check Point Certification
9 13 (10.57%) MCSE
10 9 (7.32%) JNCIA
11 7 (5.69%) CCDP
12 6 (4.88%) CCDA
12 6 (4.88%) JNCIP
12 6 (4.88%) SC Cleared
12 6 (4.88%) Security Cleared
13 5 (4.07%) CEH
13 5 (4.07%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (3.25%) JNCIE
14 4 (3.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.94%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) GDPR
2 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.63%) SAS 70
System Software
1 8 (6.50%) VMware NSX
2 5 (4.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) XenServer
4 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (25.20%) Stealthwatch
2 6 (4.88%) ArcSight ESM
3 4 (3.25%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.25%) TrustSec
4 2 (1.63%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.63%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.81%) Ansible
5 1 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 97 (78.86%) Cisco
2 92 (74.80%) CheckPoint
3 49 (39.84%) Palo Alto
4 39 (31.71%) SolarWinds
5 35 (28.46%) F5
6 29 (23.58%) Symantec
7 18 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 16 (13.01%) Juniper
9 13 (10.57%) VMware
10 9 (7.32%) Blue Coat
11 8 (6.50%) ArcSight
11 8 (6.50%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.25%) Citrix
12 4 (3.25%) Cognizant
12 4 (3.25%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (3.25%) Infoblox
12 4 (3.25%) Interwoven
12 4 (3.25%) Mitel
12 4 (3.25%) NetApp
12 4 (3.25%) Riverbed