The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 106 131 145
Rank change year-on-year +25 +14  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 1 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.081% 0.77% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 2.14% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 6
Median salary £60,000 £47,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.31% -24.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% -  

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 Reading.

Academic & Professional Certification
Reading
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 398 701 984
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 32.33% 36.02% 41.93%
Number of salaries quoted 260 554 569
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £48,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.04% +8.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

CCSA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for CCSA in Reading

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCIE
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Network Design
2 9 (90.00%) Network Planning
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) CCSP
2 9 (90.00%) CCIP
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
2 9 (90.00%) ITIL
2 9 (90.00%) Unix
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) Network Architecture
2 9 (90.00%) Network Monitoring
2 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) SAN
2 9 (90.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) BGP
3 1 (10.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (10.00%) Network Security
3 1 (10.00%) VPLS
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Support
1 9 (90.00%) Monitoring Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Network Monitoring Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Network Support
1 9 (90.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 9 (90.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Cisco Support
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Design Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Support
3 4 (40.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Unix
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) ITIL
1 9 (90.00%) Network Architecture
1 9 (90.00%) Network Design
1 9 (90.00%) Network Monitoring
1 9 (90.00%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCIE
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) CCIP
2 9 (90.00%) CCNA
2 9 (90.00%) CCSP
3 1 (10.00%) CCSE
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Nokia
Reading, Berkshire
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