Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1023 964 965
Rank change year-on-year -59 +1 -104
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 109 191 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.12% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.47% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 97 153 263
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +2.80%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,250 £70,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +3.77%

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 37,044 40,518 47,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.70% 24.45% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27,639 31,270 38,914
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -12 54 £60,000 - 3
South East +23 28 £55,000 +15.79% 6
East of England +20 20 £36,000 -20.00% 3
Midlands +17 8 £60,000 +60.00% 1
West Midlands +25 4 £60,000 +71.43% 1
East Midlands +12 4 £45,000 -10.00%
South West +4 2 - - 3
CCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 79 (72.48%) Cisco
2 78 (71.56%) Cisco Certification
3 76 (69.72%) CheckPoint
4 74 (67.89%) Firewall
5 72 (66.06%) CCNP
6 47 (43.12%) CCNA
7 46 (42.20%) Network Security
8 45 (41.28%) LAN
9 44 (40.37%) TCP/IP
10 43 (39.45%) WAN
11 42 (38.53%) OSPF
12 38 (34.86%) F5
12 38 (34.86%) Palo Alto
13 34 (31.19%) CCSE
14 32 (29.36%) CISSP
15 30 (27.52%) ITIL
16 29 (26.61%) ITSM
17 26 (23.85%) Wireshark
17 26 (23.85%) Kalman Filter
17 26 (23.85%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (22.94%) SolarWinds
18 25 (22.94%) BGP
18 25 (22.94%) Service Management
19 24 (22.02%) Banking
20 23 (21.10%) Load Balancing
20 23 (21.10%) Finance
20 23 (21.10%) Wi-Fi
20 23 (21.10%) Cisco Nexus
21 22 (20.18%) Web Filtering
22 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving

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 (2.75%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 74 (67.89%) Firewall
2 46 (42.20%) Network Security
3 45 (41.28%) LAN
4 44 (40.37%) TCP/IP
5 43 (39.45%) WAN
6 42 (38.53%) OSPF
7 26 (23.85%) Cisco IOS
7 26 (23.85%) Wireshark
8 25 (22.94%) BGP
9 23 (21.10%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (21.10%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (19.27%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (18.35%) Ethernet
11 20 (18.35%) NX-OS
12 18 (16.51%) Internet
13 15 (13.76%) Structured Cabling
13 15 (13.76%) VPN
14 14 (12.84%) VLAN
14 14 (12.84%) Wireless
15 10 (9.17%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.92%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (22.02%) Banking
2 23 (21.10%) Finance
3 14 (12.84%) Financial Institution
3 14 (12.84%) Law
4 12 (11.01%) Retail
5 5 (4.59%) Legal
6 4 (3.67%) Games
7 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (40.37%) Network Engineer
2 31 (28.44%) Analyst
2 31 (28.44%) Security Analyst
3 23 (21.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 23 (21.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (20.18%) Security Engineer
5 19 (17.43%) Senior Network Engineer
6 16 (14.68%) Network Analyst
6 16 (14.68%) Network Security Analyst
6 16 (14.68%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (13.76%) IT Analyst
7 15 (13.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 14 (12.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 14 (12.84%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 12 (11.01%) Architect
10 9 (8.26%) Consultant
10 9 (8.26%) Pega Architect
10 9 (8.26%) Senior Architect
10 9 (8.26%) Senior Systems Architect
10 9 (8.26%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.76%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.51%) Self-Motivation
2 16 (14.68%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.09%) Data Centre
4 9 (8.26%) Management Information System
5 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.67%) Fintech
7 3 (2.75%) CESG
7 3 (2.75%) CESG CLAS
7 3 (2.75%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.75%) PKI
7 3 (2.75%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.92%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.26%) Windows
2 7 (6.42%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (27.52%) ITIL
2 29 (26.61%) ITSM
3 26 (23.85%) Kalman Filter
4 25 (22.94%) Service Management
5 23 (21.10%) Load Balancing
6 22 (20.18%) Web Filtering
7 21 (19.27%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (18.35%) Information Security
9 18 (16.51%) Network Management
10 17 (15.60%) Problem Management
11 15 (13.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 14 (12.84%) Network Design
13 11 (10.09%) Presales
14 8 (7.34%) Service Delivery
15 7 (6.42%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (6.42%) SIEM
16 6 (5.50%) Change Control
16 6 (5.50%) DNA
16 6 (5.50%) Network Architecture
16 6 (5.50%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
1 4 (3.67%) Python
2 3 (2.75%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 78 (71.56%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (66.06%) CCNP
3 47 (43.12%) CCNA
4 34 (31.19%) CCSE
5 32 (29.36%) CISSP
6 20 (18.35%) CCIE
7 19 (17.43%) Degree
7 19 (17.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (16.51%) MCSE
9 11 (10.09%) CCDA
9 11 (10.09%) CCDP
10 10 (9.17%) Check Point Certification
10 10 (9.17%) Computer Science Degree
11 6 (5.50%) CCSP
11 6 (5.50%) JNCIP
12 5 (4.59%) CEH
12 5 (4.59%) CompTIA Security+
12 5 (4.59%) JNCIA
13 4 (3.67%) GPEN
13 4 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) SLA
2 3 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
1 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.59%) VMware NSX
2 4 (3.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (15.60%) Stealthwatch
2 7 (6.42%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (5.50%) TrustSec
4 3 (2.75%) ArcSight ESM
5 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.83%) vCenter Server
6 1 (0.92%) Ansible
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 79 (72.48%) Cisco
2 76 (69.72%) CheckPoint
3 38 (34.86%) F5
3 38 (34.86%) Palo Alto
4 25 (22.94%) SolarWinds
5 20 (18.35%) Symantec
6 17 (15.60%) Microsoft
7 15 (13.76%) Juniper
8 10 (9.17%) VMware
9 9 (8.26%) Pega
10 6 (5.50%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.50%) Fortinet
10 6 (5.50%) Infoblox
10 6 (5.50%) Riverbed
11 4 (3.67%) Citrix
11 4 (3.67%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (3.67%) HP
11 4 (3.67%) Mitel
11 4 (3.67%) NetApp
12 3 (2.75%) ArcSight