The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 31 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 22 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.59% 2.51% -
As % of the Vendors category 15.17% 4.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 0
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
145 150 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 50.00% 53.76% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 122 131 200
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -19.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedford region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Bedford

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Bedford

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 33 (100.00%) Network Security
2 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 32 (96.97%) CCNP
2 32 (96.97%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (93.94%) CCDP
4 30 (90.91%) CCSA
4 30 (90.91%) CCSE
5 28 (84.85%) BGP
5 28 (84.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 27 (81.82%) Spanning Tree
6 27 (81.82%) LAN
6 27 (81.82%) WAN
6 27 (81.82%) OSPF
6 27 (81.82%) Firewall
7 26 (78.79%) Load Balancing
8 24 (72.73%) Data Centre
9 18 (54.55%) Network Management
10 17 (51.52%) Wireshark
10 17 (51.52%) tcpdump
10 17 (51.52%) MS Visio
10 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
10 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
11 16 (48.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (39.39%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (21.21%) CCNA
13 7 (21.21%) F5
14 5 (15.15%) CCDA
15 3 (9.09%) MS Office
15 3 (9.09%) Network Design
15 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (51.52%) MS Visio
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) Network Security
2 28 (84.85%) BGP
2 28 (84.85%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (81.82%) Spanning Tree
3 27 (81.82%) OSPF
3 27 (81.82%) Firewall
3 27 (81.82%) LAN
3 27 (81.82%) WAN
4 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
4 17 (51.52%) Wireshark
4 17 (51.52%) tcpdump
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
1 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Consultant
2 22 (66.67%) Network Consultant
3 15 (45.45%) Security Consultant
3 15 (45.45%) Network Security Consultant
4 10 (30.30%) Network Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (21.21%) Security Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Network Implementation Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) AWS Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (72.73%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (78.79%) Load Balancing
2 18 (54.55%) Network Management
3 16 (48.48%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Network Design
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 32 (96.97%) CCNP
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (93.94%) CCDP
3 30 (90.91%) CCSA
3 30 (90.91%) CCSE
4 13 (39.39%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (21.21%) CCNA
6 5 (15.15%) CCDA
Vendors
1 32 (96.97%) Cisco
2 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) F5