The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 233 249
Rank change year-on-year -42 +16  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.029% 0.071% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.29% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -29.54% +17.02%  

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 the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1519 1359 1537
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.12% 24.18% 24.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1181 1141 1232
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,201
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CCSA
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA in the North West.

Salary trend for CCSA in the North West

CCSA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Manchester -37 1 £37,500 -11.76%
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 North West region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) CCNP
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (80.00%) CCSE
3 8 (80.00%) Network Security
3 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
4 7 (70.00%) CCIE
5 6 (60.00%) CCSP
5 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (60.00%) Finance
5 6 (60.00%) FortiGate
5 6 (60.00%) Retail
5 6 (60.00%) Splunk
5 6 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) F5
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 3 (30.00%) MPLS
6 3 (30.00%) VPN
6 3 (30.00%) CCNA
7 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
7 2 (20.00%) HP
7 2 (20.00%) ADSL
7 2 (20.00%) GPRS
7 2 (20.00%) SDH

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) 3G
4 2 (20.00%) 802.11
4 2 (20.00%) ADSL
4 2 (20.00%) DSL
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) GPRS
4 2 (20.00%) SDH
4 2 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) IPsec
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 6 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Network Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Design Authority
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (80.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Programme Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCSE
3 7 (70.00%) CCIE
4 6 (60.00%) CCSP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNA
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (10.00%) CCDA
7 1 (10.00%) CCDP
7 1 (10.00%) JNCIE
7 1 (10.00%) JNCIP
7 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco
3 7 (70.00%) Fortinet
4 6 (60.00%) Splunk
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Juniper
6 2 (20.00%) HP
6 2 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 1 (10.00%) Avaya
North West England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago