Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 311 296
Rank change year-on-year -8 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 9 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.28% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 1.06% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 16
West Midlands median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -22.33% +8.42%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £37,000 £52,250 £63,375
England median annual salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +4.76% +16.67%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2375 3019 2732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.43% 26.30% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1824 2205 2174
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,700 £63,750 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCSA in the West Midlands

CCSA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CCSA in the West Midlands

CCSA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +32 5 £30,000 -11.76%
Staffordshire +1 3 £30,000 -14.29%
Shropshire -7 1 - -
CCSA
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) LAN
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (22.22%) WLAN
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
6 2 (22.22%) VPLS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (11.11%) Meraki

CCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPLS
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) WLAN
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (11.11%) DWDM
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Presales Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 3 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 1 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Forensics
4 1 (11.11%) DNA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) Presales
4 1 (11.11%) Threat Intelligence
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (11.11%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 1 (11.11%) CCDA
4 1 (11.11%) CCDP
4 1 (11.11%) CCIP
4 1 (11.11%) CCSP
4 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 3 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) CheckPoint
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
3 1 (11.11%) Aerohive Networks
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper
3 1 (11.11%) Meraki
3 1 (11.11%) Nokia
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto