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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 229 227
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 7 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.19% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.57% 0.75% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 4
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £58,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -31.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £49,525
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £50,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -31.81% +22.22%  

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 West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1234 1604 1480
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.02% 26.01% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2559 2444 2738
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,750 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,556 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 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
Staffordshire +15 4 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
Warwickshire +6 1 £35,000 -20.45%
CCSA
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCSA.

1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 6 (50.00%) CCSE
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (50.00%) Network Security
5 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (41.67%) ITIL
6 5 (41.67%) MCSE
6 5 (41.67%) LAN
6 5 (41.67%) WAN
7 4 (33.33%) McAfee
7 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (25.00%) Meraki
8 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
8 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (25.00%) VLAN
9 2 (16.67%) Network Design
9 2 (16.67%) SIEM
9 2 (16.67%) MPLS
9 2 (16.67%) Wireless
9 2 (16.67%) WLAN

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 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (50.00%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 3 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) Wireless
5 2 (16.67%) WLAN
6 1 (8.33%) BGP
6 1 (8.33%) DMZ
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) OSPF
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
6 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Network Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SOC Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) SOC Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (16.67%) Network Design
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Cyber Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Forensics
5 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 1 (8.33%) Network Management
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Security Operations
5 1 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (83.33%) CCNA
3 9 (75.00%) CCNP
4 6 (50.00%) CCSE
5 5 (41.67%) MCSE
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 4 (33.33%) McAfee
5 3 (25.00%) Meraki
5 3 (25.00%) Sourcefire
6 2 (16.67%) Juniper
7 1 (8.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
7 1 (8.33%) VMware
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 5 days ago