Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 930 1008 903
Rank change year-on-year +78 -105 +84
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 147 150 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.43% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 114 120 191
England median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +26.32% -9.52%
10th Percentile £26,250 £37,250 £32,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £70,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -25.00% +26.32% -8.65%

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 34,246 38,857 42,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.27% 23.77% 25.76%
Number of salaries quoted 25,226 30,402 34,181
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 23 January 2019.

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 23 January 2019. 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
East of England +103 81 £36,000 -24.21% 3
South East +10 27 £55,000 +18.28% 2
London -4 27 £60,000 - 6
South West - 7 - - 1
Yorkshire +33 3 £55,000 +50.68%
North of England +29 3 £55,000 +50.68% 1
Midlands +30 2 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands +14 2 £45,000 -5.26%
CCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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.

1 131 (89.12%) Cisco
2 130 (88.44%) Cisco Certification
3 124 (84.35%) Firewall
4 123 (83.67%) CheckPoint
5 103 (70.07%) Network Security
6 100 (68.03%) CCNP
7 95 (64.63%) CCNA
8 84 (57.14%) WAN
9 83 (56.46%) LAN
10 69 (46.94%) OSPF
11 65 (44.22%) TCP/IP
12 64 (43.54%) Palo Alto
13 62 (42.18%) Wireshark
14 61 (41.50%) Network Management
15 53 (36.05%) SolarWinds
16 52 (35.37%) Wi-Fi
17 50 (34.01%) Web Filtering
17 50 (34.01%) Kalman Filter
18 49 (33.33%) Information Security
19 48 (32.65%) Ethernet
20 47 (31.97%) Stealthwatch
21 45 (30.61%) Problem-Solving
22 44 (29.93%) Symantec
23 38 (25.85%) Self-Motivation
24 37 (25.17%) Retail
25 32 (21.77%) CCSE
25 32 (21.77%) ITIL
26 30 (20.41%) F5
27 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
28 23 (15.65%) BGP

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:

Applications
1 10 (6.80%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.40%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (84.35%) Firewall
2 103 (70.07%) Network Security
3 84 (57.14%) WAN
4 83 (56.46%) LAN
5 69 (46.94%) OSPF
6 65 (44.22%) TCP/IP
7 62 (42.18%) Wireshark
8 52 (35.37%) Wi-Fi
9 48 (32.65%) Ethernet
10 23 (15.65%) BGP
10 23 (15.65%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (11.56%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (10.20%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 14 (9.52%) tcpdump
14 13 (8.84%) VLAN
15 11 (7.48%) Internet
16 10 (6.80%) Cisco ISE
17 9 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
17 9 (6.12%) TACACS
18 8 (5.44%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 37 (25.17%) Retail
2 19 (12.93%) Banking
3 11 (7.48%) Finance
4 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.76%) Law
6 3 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (43.54%) Network Engineer
2 55 (37.41%) Analyst
3 54 (36.73%) Security Analyst
4 44 (29.93%) Network Analyst
5 43 (29.25%) Network Security Analyst
6 37 (25.17%) Cisco Engineer
7 36 (24.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 32 (21.77%) Security Engineer
9 31 (21.09%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (13.61%) Senior Network Engineer
11 16 (10.88%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 11 (7.48%) Consultant
12 11 (7.48%) IT Analyst
12 11 (7.48%) IT Security Analyst
12 11 (7.48%) Security Consultant
13 9 (6.12%) Network Support
13 9 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 9 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 8 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support
14 8 (5.44%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.68%) Express
2 1 (0.68%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 38 (25.85%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (10.20%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.12%) Private Cloud
5 8 (5.44%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.72%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.68%) Clustering
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Linux
1 19 (12.93%) Windows
2 4 (2.72%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (41.50%) Network Management
2 50 (34.01%) Kalman Filter
2 50 (34.01%) Web Filtering
3 49 (33.33%) Information Security
4 45 (30.61%) Problem-Solving
5 32 (21.77%) ITIL
6 22 (14.97%) Load Balancing
7 21 (14.29%) Change Control
8 20 (13.61%) ITSM
9 18 (12.24%) Computer Science
9 18 (12.24%) Presales
10 16 (10.88%) Service Management
11 12 (8.16%) Network Design
11 12 (8.16%) Problem Management
11 12 (8.16%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (7.48%) SIEM
13 9 (6.12%) Decision-Making
13 9 (6.12%) Technical Analysis
14 7 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
15 5 (3.40%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.80%) Bash Shell
1 10 (6.80%) Python
2 9 (6.12%) Tcl
3 1 (0.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 130 (88.44%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (68.03%) CCNP
3 95 (64.63%) CCNA
4 32 (21.77%) CCSE
5 21 (14.29%) CISSP
6 19 (12.93%) Check Point Certification
6 19 (12.93%) Degree
7 17 (11.56%) CCIE
8 11 (7.48%) CCDP
8 11 (7.48%) MCSE
8 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (6.80%) SC Cleared
9 10 (6.80%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.76%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.76%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.40%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.72%) CCIE Security
12 4 (2.72%) CISM
12 4 (2.72%) MCP
12 4 (2.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.16%) SLA
2 4 (2.72%) GDPR
2 4 (2.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.36%) SAS 70
4 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (6.80%) VMware NSX
2 4 (2.72%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.72%) XenServer
3 2 (1.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 47 (31.97%) Stealthwatch
2 9 (6.12%) ArcSight ESM
3 2 (1.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.68%) Ansible
4 1 (0.68%) Nessus
4 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.68%) SCCM
4 1 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.68%) TrustSec
4 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 131 (89.12%) Cisco
2 123 (83.67%) CheckPoint
3 64 (43.54%) Palo Alto
4 53 (36.05%) SolarWinds
5 44 (29.93%) Symantec
6 30 (20.41%) F5
7 26 (17.69%) Microsoft
8 14 (9.52%) Juniper
8 14 (9.52%) VMware
9 11 (7.48%) ArcSight
9 11 (7.48%) Blue Coat
10 9 (6.12%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.72%) Citrix
11 4 (2.72%) Cognizant
11 4 (2.72%) Extreme Networks
11 4 (2.72%) Interwoven
11 4 (2.72%) Mitel
11 4 (2.72%) NetApp
12 2 (1.36%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.36%) Splunk