Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 953 969 926
Rank change year-on-year +16 -43 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 198 243 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.14% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.52% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 161 225 276
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £33,850 £35,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,150 £72,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +16.67%

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 40563 46902 56362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.02% 26.14% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31411 37907 45247
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +14 98 £60,000 - 2
North of England +14 34 £42,500 -22.73%
East of England -14 27 £47,500 -3.06% 1
South East +27 22 £47,500 -13.64% 1
North East - 21 £67,500 -
Midlands +25 14 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Yorkshire +21 11 £32,500 -40.91%
West Midlands -10 8 £30,000 -25.00% 1
East Midlands +39 6 £50,000 +20.48%
South West +13 5 £50,000 +33.33%
North West -7 2 - -
CCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 155 (78.28%) Firewall
2 153 (77.27%) Cisco
3 152 (76.77%) CheckPoint
4 143 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
5 120 (60.61%) CCNP
6 109 (55.05%) CCSE
7 106 (53.54%) Network Security
8 101 (51.01%) CCNA
9 94 (47.47%) F5
10 92 (46.46%) WAN
11 87 (43.94%) Juniper
12 85 (42.93%) LAN
13 71 (35.86%) Finance
14 57 (28.79%) VPN
15 54 (27.27%) OSPF
16 50 (25.25%) Check Point Certification
17 49 (24.75%) BGP
18 47 (23.74%) Data Centre
19 46 (23.23%) MPLS
20 45 (22.73%) CISSP
21 44 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
22 41 (20.71%) Palo Alto
23 40 (20.20%) Internet
24 38 (19.19%) CCIE
24 38 (19.19%) DNS
25 37 (18.69%) CISM
25 37 (18.69%) Junos
25 37 (18.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
26 36 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
27 32 (16.16%) Load Balancing

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 8 (4.04%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.01%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (4.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.02%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Akamai
3 1 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 155 (78.28%) Firewall
2 106 (53.54%) Network Security
3 92 (46.46%) WAN
4 85 (42.93%) LAN
5 57 (28.79%) VPN
6 54 (27.27%) OSPF
7 49 (24.75%) BGP
8 46 (23.23%) MPLS
9 44 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (20.20%) Internet
11 38 (19.19%) DNS
12 37 (18.69%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 37 (18.69%) Junos
13 36 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
14 31 (15.66%) EIGRP
15 30 (15.15%) Wireless
16 26 (13.13%) TCP/IP
17 25 (12.63%) DSL
18 23 (11.62%) VPLS
19 22 (11.11%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.53%) MySQL
2 2 (1.01%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.01%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (35.86%) Finance
2 27 (13.64%) Banking
3 21 (10.61%) Electronics
3 21 (10.61%) Legal
3 21 (10.61%) Manufacturing
3 21 (10.61%) Marketing
3 21 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.58%) Law
5 9 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 4 (2.02%) Games
7 3 (1.52%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 49 (24.75%) Security Engineer
3 41 (20.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 40 (20.20%) Analyst
5 36 (18.18%) Security Analyst
6 31 (15.66%) Network Analyst
7 29 (14.65%) Network Security Analyst
8 25 (12.63%) Cisco Engineer
8 25 (12.63%) Network Support
8 25 (12.63%) Support Engineer
9 23 (11.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 21 (10.61%) CISSP Specialist
10 21 (10.61%) Network Support Engineer
11 20 (10.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 19 (9.60%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
13 18 (9.09%) Information Specialist
14 16 (8.08%) Cisco Analyst
15 15 (7.58%) Cisco Network Analyst
16 14 (7.07%) Cisco Security Analyst
17 12 (6.06%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.01%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (23.74%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.54%) PKI
5 6 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.53%) Online Banking
7 4 (2.02%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.52%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.01%) Fintech
9 2 (1.01%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) CESG
10 1 (0.51%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.51%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 31 (15.66%) Windows
2 18 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.07%) Linux
4 10 (5.05%) Unix
5 2 (1.01%) VMS
6 1 (0.51%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (16.16%) Load Balancing
2 31 (15.66%) Service Delivery
3 30 (15.15%) Information Security
4 28 (14.14%) ITIL
5 26 (13.13%) Project Management
6 23 (11.62%) Translating Business Requirements
7 22 (11.11%) Risk Management
7 22 (11.11%) SIEM
8 21 (10.61%) Business Intelligence
8 21 (10.61%) Data Architecture
8 21 (10.61%) Data Management
8 21 (10.61%) Digital Marketing
8 21 (10.61%) Programme Management
8 21 (10.61%) Risk Assessment
9 18 (9.09%) Network Design
10 13 (6.57%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (5.56%) Incident Management
11 11 (5.56%) Mentoring
11 11 (5.56%) Network Management
12 10 (5.05%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.01%) PHP
1 2 (1.01%) Shell Script
2 1 (0.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 143 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (60.61%) CCNP
3 109 (55.05%) CCSE
4 101 (51.01%) CCNA
5 50 (25.25%) Check Point Certification
6 45 (22.73%) CISSP
7 38 (19.19%) CCIE
8 37 (18.69%) CISM
9 30 (15.15%) JNCIP
9 30 (15.15%) JNCIS
9 30 (15.15%) Security Cleared
10 26 (13.13%) SC Cleared
11 20 (10.10%) CCDA
11 20 (10.10%) JNCIA
12 18 (9.09%) CCDP
13 15 (7.58%) JNCIE
14 7 (3.54%) CEH
15 6 (3.03%) CCIE Security
15 6 (3.03%) CISA
16 5 (2.53%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (11.62%) PCI DSS
3 21 (10.61%) Data Quality
3 21 (10.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 12 (6.06%) SLA
5 7 (3.54%) QA
6 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (1.01%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (1.01%) ProxySG
1 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) vCloud
2 1 (0.51%) VMware NSX
2 1 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (1.01%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 2 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.01%) Nessus
3 1 (0.51%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.51%) Juniper STRM
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) QRadar
3 1 (0.51%) RSA enVision
3 1 (0.51%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) vMotion
Vendors
1 153 (77.27%) Cisco
2 152 (76.77%) CheckPoint
3 94 (47.47%) F5
4 87 (43.94%) Juniper
5 41 (20.71%) Palo Alto
6 22 (11.11%) SAP
7 21 (10.61%) Blue Coat
7 21 (10.61%) Microsoft
8 19 (9.60%) Citrix
9 15 (7.58%) Fortinet
10 13 (6.57%) McAfee
11 12 (6.06%) HP
12 8 (4.04%) Aruba
12 8 (4.04%) Avaya
12 8 (4.04%) LogRhythm
12 8 (4.04%) Meraki
13 7 (3.54%) ArcSight
13 7 (3.54%) Extreme Networks
13 7 (3.54%) Riverbed
13 7 (3.54%) Ubiquiti