Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1036 911 917
Rank change year-on-year -125 +6 -125
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 130 223 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.078% 0.14% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 103 155 318
England median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.05% -13.64% +15.79%
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,000 £39,131
90th Percentile £67,500 £68,250 £71,650
UK median annual salary £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +21.05% -9.52% +10.53%

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 39,058 40,637 53,328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.52% 25.19% 27.70%
Number of salaries quoted 30,068 32,245 43,226
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +2 85 £57,500 +43.75% 4
South East -35 31 £47,000 -14.55% 1
Midlands -4 7 £30,000 -14.29% 2
West Midlands -8 6 £30,000 -14.29%
North of England -27 5 £39,375 +5.00%
Yorkshire +23 4 £39,375 -2.54%
East of England -68 3 £40,000 -27.27%
East Midlands - 1 £41,000 - 2
North East - 1 - -
CCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 April 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.

1 101 (77.69%) Firewall
2 86 (66.15%) CheckPoint
3 85 (65.38%) Cisco
4 82 (63.08%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (46.15%) CCNA
6 57 (43.85%) CCSE
7 52 (40.00%) CCNP
8 40 (30.77%) F5
9 39 (30.00%) CISSP
10 38 (29.23%) WAN
10 38 (29.23%) Network Security
11 36 (27.69%) Finance
12 35 (26.92%) CCIE
13 34 (26.15%) Information Security
14 33 (25.38%) VPN
15 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
15 30 (23.08%) Juniper
15 30 (23.08%) SIEM
16 29 (22.31%) Wireless
17 26 (20.00%) OSPF
17 26 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
18 25 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
18 25 (19.23%) MPLS
18 25 (19.23%) CISM
19 24 (18.46%) LAN
19 24 (18.46%) Windows
20 23 (17.69%) BGP
20 23 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
21 20 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
21 20 (15.38%) Palo Alto

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 9 (6.92%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.15%) Apache
3 1 (0.77%) IIS
3 1 (0.77%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (77.69%) Firewall
2 38 (29.23%) Network Security
2 38 (29.23%) WAN
3 33 (25.38%) VPN
4 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
5 29 (22.31%) Wireless
6 26 (20.00%) OSPF
7 25 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
7 25 (19.23%) MPLS
8 24 (18.46%) LAN
9 23 (17.69%) BGP
9 23 (17.69%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (10.77%) DNS
10 14 (10.77%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (10.77%) SAN
11 12 (9.23%) Ethernet
11 12 (9.23%) VoIP
12 10 (7.69%) EIGRP
12 10 (7.69%) Internet
12 10 (7.69%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.23%) MySQL
General
1 36 (27.69%) Finance
2 19 (14.62%) Banking
3 7 (5.38%) Games
4 3 (2.31%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.31%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Advertising
5 1 (0.77%) Electronics
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (33.08%) Network Engineer
2 33 (25.38%) Security Engineer
3 25 (19.23%) Architect
4 23 (17.69%) Analyst
5 21 (16.15%) Security Analyst
6 16 (12.31%) Firewall Engineer
6 16 (12.31%) IT Engineer
6 16 (12.31%) IT Security Engineer
7 15 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
7 15 (11.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 13 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
9 11 (8.46%) SIEM Analyst
10 9 (6.92%) Security Architect
10 9 (6.92%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (6.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.38%) Network Analyst
12 7 (5.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (5.38%) Senior Architect
12 7 (5.38%) Senior Systems Architect
12 7 (5.38%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) 802.1X
2 4 (3.08%) SAP CAF
3 1 (0.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (6.92%) Online Banking
4 8 (6.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 8 (6.15%) Security Operations Centre
5 7 (5.38%) Fintech
6 5 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.54%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.54%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.77%) CESG
10 1 (0.77%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.77%) Cyberattack
10 1 (0.77%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.77%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.46%) Windows
2 17 (13.08%) Unix
3 15 (11.54%) Linux
4 9 (6.92%) Kali Linux
5 8 (6.15%) FreeBSD
6 5 (3.85%) Check Point GAiA
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.54%) Android
8 2 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) Information Security
2 30 (23.08%) SIEM
3 26 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (15.38%) Vulnerability Management
5 17 (13.08%) ITIL
6 15 (11.54%) Load Balancing
7 14 (10.77%) Penetration Testing
8 13 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (9.23%) Security Operations
10 11 (8.46%) Mentoring
11 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
11 10 (7.69%) Network Design
11 10 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (7.69%) Service Delivery
12 8 (6.15%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (6.15%) GAP Analysis
12 8 (6.15%) Network Packet Capture
12 8 (6.15%) Open Source
12 8 (6.15%) Presales
12 8 (6.15%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.08%) PHP
1 4 (3.08%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.77%) Go
2 1 (0.77%) Python
2 1 (0.77%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 82 (63.08%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (46.15%) CCNA
3 57 (43.85%) CCSE
4 52 (40.00%) CCNP
5 39 (30.00%) CISSP
6 35 (26.92%) CCIE
7 25 (19.23%) CISM
8 19 (14.62%) CCDA
8 19 (14.62%) JNCIA
9 17 (13.08%) CCDP
10 15 (11.54%) CCIE Security
10 15 (11.54%) JNCIE
11 11 (8.46%) GIAC
11 11 (8.46%) SC Cleared
11 11 (8.46%) Security Cleared
12 10 (7.69%) CCSP
12 10 (7.69%) JNCIP
13 9 (6.92%) CISA
13 9 (6.92%) OSCP
14 8 (6.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (8.46%) GDPR
3 7 (5.38%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.08%) FIPS 140-2
5 2 (1.54%) COBIT
5 2 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.54%) QA
6 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) Core Impact
2 8 (6.15%) Juniper STRM
2 8 (6.15%) QRadar
2 8 (6.15%) RSA enVision
2 8 (6.15%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (3.08%) Nessus
4 2 (1.54%) Nagios
4 2 (1.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.77%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 86 (66.15%) CheckPoint
2 85 (65.38%) Cisco
3 40 (30.77%) F5
4 30 (23.08%) Juniper
5 20 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 14 (10.77%) Microsoft
7 12 (9.23%) SolarWinds
8 11 (8.46%) HP
9 9 (6.92%) Avaya
9 9 (6.92%) Interwoven
10 8 (6.15%) Fortinet
10 8 (6.15%) IBM
10 8 (6.15%) LogRhythm
10 8 (6.15%) Sun
11 7 (5.38%) Pega
12 6 (4.62%) Aruba
12 6 (4.62%) Meraki
13 5 (3.85%) SAP
14 4 (3.08%) CA
14 4 (3.08%) McAfee