The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 157 155
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 0 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.65% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11%  
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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 651 773 830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.99% 26.97% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 412 407 565
Median salary £41,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CCSA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for CCSA in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCSP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Delivery

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSE
1 2 (100.00%) CCSP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 2 (100.00%) Splunk