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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / South West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 232 236
Rank change year-on-year -7 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 5 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.094% 0.077% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.25% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £55,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -29.09% +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 South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1670 1581 1803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.47% 30.56% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1291 1242 1418
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,837 £26,993 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the South West region over the 3 months to 26 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
Bristol - 4 - - 1
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 South West region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
1 4 (80.00%) GCIA
1 4 (80.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) CCMSE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (20.00%) HSRP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) BGP
2 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) VMS
2 1 (20.00%) PPP

CCSA
Co-occurring 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 1 (20.00%) BGP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) HSRP
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) OSPF
1 1 (20.00%) PPP
1 1 (20.00%) SNMP
1 1 (20.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) SOC Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) VMS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (80.00%) SIEM
2 1 (20.00%) Biometrics
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) GCIA
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CCIE
2 1 (20.00%) CCMSE
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIE
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) ArcSight
1 4 (80.00%) LogRhythm
1 4 (80.00%) McAfee
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago