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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 754 677
Rank change year-on-year -7 -77  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 101 160 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.17% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.49% 0.65% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 77 150 189
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +0.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.36% +22.22%  

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 20630 24554 28463
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.63% 26.58% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16168 20075 22743
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -6 53 £57,500 -4.16% 2
East of England +1 18 £27,500 -47.36% 3
North East +25 8 £45,000 +63.63% 1
West Midlands +10 7 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West +11 5 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire -2 5 £30,000 -45.45%
South East +25 4 £46,250 -26.00% 1
North West -42 2 £37,500 -11.76% 1
CCSA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 148 (82.22%) CheckPoint
1 148 (82.22%) Firewall
2 142 (78.89%) Cisco
3 140 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
4 120 (66.67%) CCNP
5 93 (51.67%) CCSE
5 93 (51.67%) Network Security
6 85 (47.22%) CCNA
7 82 (45.56%) Juniper
8 74 (41.11%) Data Centre
9 69 (38.33%) LAN
10 60 (33.33%) WAN
10 60 (33.33%) F5
11 56 (31.11%) Finance
12 55 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (28.33%) Palo Alto
14 44 (24.44%) VPN
15 42 (23.33%) OSPF
16 40 (22.22%) CCIE
17 39 (21.67%) BGP
17 39 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (19.44%) Check Point Certification
19 33 (18.33%) JNCIA
20 31 (17.22%) MPLS
21 30 (16.67%) Wireless
21 30 (16.67%) TCP/IP
22 28 (15.56%) Network Design
23 27 (15.00%) Load Balancing
23 27 (15.00%) Internet
23 27 (15.00%) Microsoft

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 (1.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (7.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.67%) Akamai
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 148 (82.22%) Firewall
2 93 (51.67%) Network Security
3 69 (38.33%) LAN
4 60 (33.33%) WAN
5 55 (30.56%) Cisco ASA
6 44 (24.44%) VPN
7 42 (23.33%) OSPF
8 39 (21.67%) BGP
8 39 (21.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (17.22%) MPLS
10 30 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 30 (16.67%) Wireless
11 27 (15.00%) Internet
12 26 (14.44%) DNS
13 25 (13.89%) Wireshark
14 24 (13.33%) Junos
14 24 (13.33%) VoIP
15 20 (11.11%) tcpdump
16 19 (10.56%) EIGRP
17 18 (10.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 56 (31.11%) Finance
2 27 (15.00%) Retail
3 13 (7.22%) Pharmaceutical
4 12 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 11 (6.11%) Banking
6 8 (4.44%) Electronics
6 8 (4.44%) Games
6 8 (4.44%) Legal
6 8 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 8 (4.44%) Marketing
7 6 (3.33%) Financial Institution
7 6 (3.33%) Law
8 3 (1.67%) Billing
Job Titles
1 97 (53.89%) Network Engineer
2 38 (21.11%) Security Engineer
3 36 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 33 (18.33%) Support Engineer
5 27 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 26 (14.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 25 (13.89%) Network Support
7 25 (13.89%) Network Support Engineer
8 21 (11.67%) Consultant
8 21 (11.67%) Security Consultant
9 20 (11.11%) Network Consultant
9 20 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
10 17 (9.44%) Analyst
11 16 (8.89%) Network Analyst
12 14 (7.78%) Senior Network Engineer
13 13 (7.22%) Security Analyst
14 12 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
15 10 (5.56%) Check Point Support
15 10 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 9 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 74 (41.11%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.22%) Driving Licence
4 9 (5.00%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.44%) PKI
6 7 (3.89%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.78%) CESG
7 5 (2.78%) Smart Meter
8 2 (1.11%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.89%) Windows
2 15 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.56%) Linux
4 7 (3.89%) VMS
5 2 (1.11%) Unix
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (15.56%) Network Design
2 27 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 21 (11.67%) Network Management
4 17 (9.44%) Information Security
5 16 (8.89%) ITIL
6 13 (7.22%) Programme Delivery
7 12 (6.67%) SIEM
8 11 (6.11%) Presales
8 11 (6.11%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.56%) Task Automation
9 10 (5.56%) Translating Business Requirements
10 9 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
10 9 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (5.00%) Project Management
11 8 (4.44%) Data Architecture
11 8 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
11 8 (4.44%) Programme Management
11 8 (4.44%) Risk Management
11 8 (4.44%) Security Management
11 8 (4.44%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.22%) SQL
2 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 140 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (66.67%) CCNP
3 93 (51.67%) CCSE
4 85 (47.22%) CCNA
5 40 (22.22%) CCIE
6 35 (19.44%) Check Point Certification
7 33 (18.33%) JNCIA
8 23 (12.78%) CCNP Voice
9 20 (11.11%) CCDP
9 20 (11.11%) CISSP
9 20 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 19 (10.56%) CCSP
11 18 (10.00%) CISM
12 17 (9.44%) JNCIP
13 16 (8.89%) JNCIS
14 15 (8.33%) Degree
14 15 (8.33%) SC Cleared
15 11 (6.11%) JNCIE
16 9 (5.00%) CCDA
17 8 (4.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.67%) QA
2 11 (6.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 8 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (2.22%) PMO
7 3 (1.67%) SLA
8 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 8 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.22%) vSphere
2 4 (2.22%) XenApp
2 4 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 19 (10.56%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.78%) SCCM
3 3 (1.67%) HP NNM
4 2 (1.11%) Nagios
4 2 (1.11%) SCOM
5 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 148 (82.22%) CheckPoint
2 142 (78.89%) Cisco
3 82 (45.56%) Juniper
4 60 (33.33%) F5
5 51 (28.33%) Palo Alto
6 27 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 26 (14.44%) Fortinet
8 24 (13.33%) HP
9 13 (7.22%) Citrix
9 13 (7.22%) Splunk
10 10 (5.56%) Riverbed
11 9 (5.00%) McAfee
11 9 (5.00%) Meraki
11 9 (5.00%) VMware
12 8 (4.44%) Brocade
12 8 (4.44%) SAP
13 7 (3.89%) CA
14 6 (3.33%) Aruba
15 5 (2.78%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (2.78%) WatchGuard
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