The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / South West
Rank - 250 252
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.10% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.31% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Median salary - £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1570 1950 1828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.86% 33.35% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1263 1549 1437
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

CCSA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for CCSA in the South West

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 South West region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) GCIA
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) LogRhythm
1 1 (50.00%) Splunk
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Car + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K + Fuel Card and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago