The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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)
UK / Wales
Rank 94 91 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 -  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 5 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.46% 0.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 2.91% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Median salary £40,210 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.58% -  
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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 295 413 282
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.16% 29.56% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 210 339 235
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,290 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

CCSA
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for CCSA in Wales

CCSA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
West Wales - 5 £40,210 -
CCSA
UK

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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 Wales region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
2 5 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIA
2 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
2 5 (83.33%) Zenoss
2 5 (83.33%) Open Source
2 5 (83.33%) Junos
2 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (83.33%) Intel Security
2 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
2 5 (83.33%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
3 1 (16.67%) LAN

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 6 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) Junos
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (83.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (83.33%) Load Balancing
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Open Source
1 5 (83.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNA
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) JNCIA
1 5 (83.33%) JNCIS
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) F5
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) CA
2 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
2 5 (83.33%) Intel Security
2 5 (83.33%) LogRhythm
2 5 (83.33%) Nortel
2 5 (83.33%) ServiceNow
3 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Vyatta