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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 42 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 11 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.51% 1.34% 5.07%
As % of the Vendors category 6.55% 1.85% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 11
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% -6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £44,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
168 216 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 53.67% 72.48% 54.38%
Number of salaries quoted 148 209 113
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20 August 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Bedford

CheckPoint
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 22 (95.65%) LAN
1 22 (95.65%) WAN
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (82.61%) CCNP
4 18 (78.26%) Firewall
5 14 (60.87%) CCDP
6 12 (52.17%) Network Security
7 10 (43.48%) Network Management
8 8 (34.78%) CCSA
9 6 (26.09%) CCSE
9 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
10 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (17.39%) OSPF
11 4 (17.39%) BGP
11 4 (17.39%) CCNA
12 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
13 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
13 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
13 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
14 1 (4.35%) Change Control
14 1 (4.35%) Network Design
14 1 (4.35%) MS Office

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (95.65%) LAN
1 22 (95.65%) WAN
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) Network Security
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (17.39%) OSPF
5 4 (17.39%) BGP
6 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.70%) tcpdump
6 2 (8.70%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Network Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Consultant
2 8 (34.78%) Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Security Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Security Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Designer
6 1 (4.35%) Security Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Network Management
2 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Network Design
4 1 (4.35%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (82.61%) CCNP
3 14 (60.87%) CCDP
4 8 (34.78%) CCSA
5 6 (26.09%) CCSE
6 4 (17.39%) CCNA
6 4 (17.39%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
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