Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 149 191 210
Rank change year-on-year +42 +19 -25
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 6 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.25% 0.20% 0.087%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.59% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Reading median annual salary £39,500 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.17% +26.32% +18.75%
10th Percentile £37,250 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £47,250 £66,500 £51,250
Berkshire median annual salary £39,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -34.17% - +41.18%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 784 1188 1706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 32.83% 34.02% 36.97%
Number of salaries quoted 597 805 1247
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,350 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,650
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) CCSE
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIA
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIE
2 5 (83.33%) Crossbeam
2 5 (83.33%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (16.67%) RSA Security Analytics
5 1 (16.67%) RSA enVision
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper STRM
5 1 (16.67%) QRadar
5 1 (16.67%) Network Packet Capture
5 1 (16.67%) SANS
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
5 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
5 1 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm

CCSA
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Security Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Radar Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) FreeBSD
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Network Packet Capture
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Security Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 5 (83.33%) CCSE
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIA
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIE
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (16.67%) SANS
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper STRM
1 1 (16.67%) QRadar
1 1 (16.67%) RSA enVision
1 1 (16.67%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Blue Coat
2 5 (83.33%) Crossbeam
2 5 (83.33%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (16.67%) Sun