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 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 34 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -16
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 11 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.86% 2.39% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 8.03% 4.21% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 5
Average salary £54,250 £52,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.32% +15.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
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
137 285 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 48.07% 56.66% 58.40%
Number of salaries quoted 96 274 152
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) CCNP
1 21 (100.00%) CCDP
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (100.00%) CCSA
1 21 (100.00%) Network Security
2 20 (95.24%) CCSE
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (95.24%) Spanning Tree
3 19 (90.48%) MS Visio
3 19 (90.48%) OSPF
3 19 (90.48%) Firewall
3 19 (90.48%) Load Balancing
4 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
5 16 (76.19%) Network Management
6 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
6 15 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (57.14%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (52.38%) Wireshark
9 10 (47.62%) tcpdump
10 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
10 6 (28.57%) CCNA
11 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (4.76%) CCDA
12 1 (4.76%) IBM
12 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
12 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 19 (90.48%) MS Visio
2 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Network Security
2 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 20 (95.24%) WAN
2 20 (95.24%) BGP
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Nexus
2 20 (95.24%) Spanning Tree
3 19 (90.48%) OSPF
3 19 (90.48%) Firewall
4 15 (71.43%) TCP/IP
5 11 (52.38%) Wireshark
6 10 (47.62%) tcpdump
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
General
1 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Consultant
2 16 (76.19%) Network Consultant
3 11 (52.38%) Security Consultant
3 11 (52.38%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) AWS Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Load Balancing
2 16 (76.19%) Network Management
3 15 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) CCNP
1 21 (100.00%) CCDP
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 21 (100.00%) CCSA
2 20 (95.24%) CCSE
3 12 (57.14%) Check Point Certification
4 6 (28.57%) CCNA
5 1 (4.76%) CCDA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) F5
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
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