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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK / England
Rank 742 743 695
Rank change year-on-year +1 -48  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 77 184 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.098% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.39% 0.69% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 55 166 171
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £62,500
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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 19537 26517 27093
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.78% 27.65% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15517 21457 21442
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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 3 months to 22 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
London +24 29 £47,500 -9.52% 9
South East +43 27 £40,000 -33.33% 3
North West -18 8 £60,000 +57.11% 1
East of England 0 7 £65,000 +18.18% 2
West Midlands +32 5 £48,750 +2.63%
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 228 (95.80%) Firewall
2 205 (86.13%) CheckPoint
3 194 (81.51%) Cisco
4 181 (76.05%) Cisco Certification
5 162 (68.07%) CCNP
6 135 (56.72%) CCSE
7 134 (56.30%) Network Security
8 124 (52.10%) Data Centre
9 99 (41.60%) CCNA
10 92 (38.66%) LAN
11 85 (35.71%) Juniper
12 73 (30.67%) Cisco ASA
13 68 (28.57%) JNCIA
14 60 (25.21%) WAN
15 59 (24.79%) Palo Alto
16 56 (23.53%) Finance
17 55 (23.11%) Network Design
18 52 (21.85%) Cisco Nexus
19 50 (21.01%) CCIE
20 47 (19.75%) F5
21 42 (17.65%) Retail
21 42 (17.65%) OSPF
22 41 (17.23%) CCSP
22 41 (17.23%) VPN
23 40 (16.81%) BGP
24 38 (15.97%) Load Balancing
25 36 (15.13%) CCDP
25 36 (15.13%) CCNP Voice
26 35 (14.71%) Spanning Tree
26 35 (14.71%) Microsoft

CCSA
Top Related 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 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (10.08%) MS Visio
2 8 (3.36%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.84%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.72%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.42%) Akamai
3 1 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 228 (95.80%) Firewall
2 134 (56.30%) Network Security
3 92 (38.66%) LAN
4 73 (30.67%) Cisco ASA
5 60 (25.21%) WAN
6 52 (21.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 42 (17.65%) OSPF
8 41 (17.23%) VPN
9 40 (16.81%) BGP
10 35 (14.71%) Spanning Tree
11 33 (13.87%) VoIP
12 28 (11.76%) Wireless
13 26 (10.92%) TCP/IP
14 22 (9.24%) MPLS
15 20 (8.40%) tcpdump
15 20 (8.40%) Wireshark
16 16 (6.72%) BIG-IP
16 16 (6.72%) DNS
17 10 (4.20%) IPsec
17 10 (4.20%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.36%) SQL Server
General
1 56 (23.53%) Finance
2 42 (17.65%) Retail
3 28 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
4 20 (8.40%) Telecoms
5 15 (6.30%) Billing
6 8 (3.36%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (49.16%) Network Engineer
2 66 (27.73%) Consultant
3 64 (26.89%) Support Engineer
4 60 (25.21%) Security Consultant
5 59 (24.79%) Network Consultant
6 58 (24.37%) Network Security Consultant
7 48 (20.17%) Security Engineer
8 42 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
9 39 (16.39%) Network Support
9 39 (16.39%) Network Support Engineer
10 36 (15.13%) Cisco Engineer
11 35 (14.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 21 (8.82%) Check Point Support
13 16 (6.72%) Juniper Engineer
13 16 (6.72%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 11 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 10 (4.20%) Analyst
16 9 (3.78%) Firewall Engineer
16 9 (3.78%) Security Analyst
16 9 (3.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.78%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 124 (52.10%) Data Centre
2 16 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.62%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.52%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.68%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.84%) iPad
7 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Online Games
7 1 (0.42%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.42%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.42%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.61%) Windows
2 21 (8.82%) Linux
3 14 (5.88%) Unix
4 9 (3.78%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.11%) Network Design
2 38 (15.97%) Load Balancing
3 27 (11.34%) ITIL
4 26 (10.92%) Network Management
5 24 (10.08%) Presales
6 20 (8.40%) SIEM
7 16 (6.72%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (5.04%) Security Operations
10 11 (4.62%) Change Control
11 10 (4.20%) Network Architecture
12 9 (3.78%) Network Planning
13 8 (3.36%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (3.36%) PRINCE2
13 8 (3.36%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 7 (2.94%) Incident Management
14 7 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
14 7 (2.94%) Security Management
14 7 (2.94%) Service Management
15 6 (2.52%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.36%) SQL
2 2 (0.84%) C
3 1 (0.42%) Python
Qualifications
1 181 (76.05%) Cisco Certification
2 162 (68.07%) CCNP
3 135 (56.72%) CCSE
4 99 (41.60%) CCNA
5 68 (28.57%) JNCIA
6 50 (21.01%) CCIE
7 41 (17.23%) CCSP
8 36 (15.13%) CCDP
8 36 (15.13%) CCNP Voice
9 30 (12.61%) Security Cleared
10 24 (10.08%) Check Point Certification
11 22 (9.24%) Degree
11 22 (9.24%) SC Cleared
12 15 (6.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (5.88%) CISSP
14 13 (5.46%) MCP
14 13 (5.46%) MCSE
14 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (4.62%) CEH
16 10 (4.20%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.88%) QA
2 12 (5.04%) PMO
3 11 (4.62%) SLA
4 9 (3.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (1.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.04%) XenApp
3 8 (3.36%) vSphere
3 8 (3.36%) XenDesktop
4 4 (1.68%) XenServer
5 3 (1.26%) Xen
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 34 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 8 (3.36%) SCCM
3 3 (1.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.26%) HP NNM
4 2 (0.84%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.42%) Nagios
5 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 205 (86.13%) CheckPoint
2 194 (81.51%) Cisco
3 85 (35.71%) Juniper
4 59 (24.79%) Palo Alto
5 47 (19.75%) F5
6 35 (14.71%) Microsoft
7 34 (14.29%) Fortinet
8 29 (12.18%) Splunk
9 22 (9.24%) Citrix
10 18 (7.56%) VMware
11 14 (5.88%) HP
12 12 (5.04%) NetApp
13 8 (3.36%) Qualys
13 8 (3.36%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.94%) Intel Security
14 7 (2.94%) Meraki
15 6 (2.52%) CA
16 5 (2.10%) Brocade
16 5 (2.10%) Thales
17 4 (1.68%) WatchGuard
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Salary: £40k to £65k + bonus + benefits
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