Period
to 19 July 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 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1067 989 919
Rank change year-on-year -78 -70 -130
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 100 180 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.061% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.44% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 88 138 344
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.98% -3.18% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £28,500 £38,375
90th Percentile £78,000 £71,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% -4.55% +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 38,876 41,291 51,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.91% 24.70% 27.06%
Number of salaries quoted 29,094 32,210 42,153
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

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 July 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 July 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
London +7 68 £57,500 +4.55% 2
South East +8 28 £52,500 +20.00% 3
Midlands +10 5 £60,000 +71.43% 2
West Midlands +8 4 £60,000 +71.43% 2
Yorkshire +18 1 £38,750 +17.42%
East of England -23 1 £33,000 +20.00% 1
North of England -31 1 £38,750 -9.46%
East Midlands - 1 £39,821 -
CCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 59 (59.00%) Firewall
2 58 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
3 55 (55.00%) Cisco
3 55 (55.00%) CheckPoint
4 50 (50.00%) CCNP
5 37 (37.00%) CCSE
6 34 (34.00%) CISSP
7 32 (32.00%) F5
8 31 (31.00%) TCP/IP
8 31 (31.00%) Finance
9 30 (30.00%) WAN
9 30 (30.00%) CCNA
10 27 (27.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 27 (27.00%) Network Security
11 26 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (26.00%) OSPF
11 26 (26.00%) LAN
12 25 (25.00%) BGP
13 23 (23.00%) CCIE
14 22 (22.00%) VPN
14 22 (22.00%) Banking
15 21 (21.00%) ITIL
16 18 (18.00%) Wireless
16 18 (18.00%) ITSM
16 18 (18.00%) Service Management
17 17 (17.00%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (16.00%) SolarWinds
18 16 (16.00%) DNS
19 15 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
20 14 (14.00%) VLAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (59.00%) Firewall
2 31 (31.00%) TCP/IP
3 30 (30.00%) WAN
4 27 (27.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 27 (27.00%) Network Security
5 26 (26.00%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (26.00%) LAN
5 26 (26.00%) OSPF
6 25 (25.00%) BGP
7 22 (22.00%) VPN
8 18 (18.00%) Wireless
9 17 (17.00%) Cisco IOS
10 16 (16.00%) DNS
11 14 (14.00%) VLAN
12 13 (13.00%) NX-OS
13 12 (12.00%) EIGRP
14 11 (11.00%) MPLS
14 11 (11.00%) Wi-Fi
15 10 (10.00%) Internet
16 9 (9.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (31.00%) Finance
2 22 (22.00%) Banking
3 8 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 8 (8.00%) Games
3 8 (8.00%) Law
4 4 (4.00%) Legal
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (41.00%) Network Engineer
2 27 (27.00%) Security Engineer
3 18 (18.00%) Architect
4 16 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (14.00%) Analyst
5 14 (14.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (13.00%) IT Analyst
6 13 (13.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 13 (13.00%) Security Analyst
7 12 (12.00%) Pega Architect
7 12 (12.00%) Senior Architect
7 12 (12.00%) Senior Systems Architect
7 12 (12.00%) Systems Architect
8 10 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) IT Engineer
10 7 (7.00%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (13.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.00%) Fintech
4 4 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) CESG
5 3 (3.00%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (3.00%) PKI
6 2 (2.00%) Online Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (5.00%) Check Point GAiA
2 5 (5.00%) Unix
3 4 (4.00%) Linux
4 3 (3.00%) Kali Linux
5 1 (1.00%) Android
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.00%) ITIL
2 18 (18.00%) ITSM
2 18 (18.00%) Service Management
3 15 (15.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 14 (14.00%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (14.00%) SIEM
5 13 (13.00%) Problem Management
6 12 (12.00%) Information Security
7 11 (11.00%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (9.00%) Load Balancing
10 8 (8.00%) Network Design
10 8 (8.00%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (7.00%) Presales
11 7 (7.00%) Security Management
12 6 (6.00%) Change Control
12 6 (6.00%) Network Architecture
12 6 (6.00%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (6.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.00%) Go
1 1 (1.00%) PHP
1 1 (1.00%) Python
1 1 (1.00%) Ruby
1 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (58.00%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (50.00%) CCNP
3 37 (37.00%) CCSE
4 34 (34.00%) CISSP
5 30 (30.00%) CCNA
6 23 (23.00%) CCIE
7 11 (11.00%) CCDA
7 11 (11.00%) CCDP
7 11 (11.00%) Degree
7 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (8.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (8.00%) MCSE
9 7 (7.00%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (7.00%) CISM
10 6 (6.00%) CCSP
11 5 (5.00%) JNCIA
11 5 (5.00%) JNCIE
12 4 (4.00%) CCMSE
12 4 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (4.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (3.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (3.00%) GDPR
3 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 2 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (5.00%) TrustSec
3 3 (3.00%) Core Impact
4 2 (2.00%) Nagios
4 2 (2.00%) SCOM
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 55 (55.00%) CheckPoint
1 55 (55.00%) Cisco
2 32 (32.00%) F5
3 16 (16.00%) SolarWinds
4 14 (14.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.00%) HP
5 12 (12.00%) Pega
6 10 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 8 (8.00%) Juniper
8 7 (7.00%) Infoblox
9 5 (5.00%) Riverbed
10 4 (4.00%) CA
11 3 (3.00%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.00%) Dell
11 3 (3.00%) Interwoven
11 3 (3.00%) Kaspersky
11 3 (3.00%) Meraki
11 3 (3.00%) Symantec
11 3 (3.00%) VMware
11 3 (3.00%) WatchGuard