The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Bedford region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 48 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 7 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.46% - 5.97%
As % of the Vendors category 4.46% - 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 12
Average salary £35,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
Vendors Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
157 204 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 55.28% 72.34% 57.21%
Number of salaries quoted 138 198 109
Average salary £35,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.54% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
Bedfordshire

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 25 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
4 13 (68.42%) CCDP
5 8 (42.11%) Network Security
6 7 (36.84%) CCSA
7 6 (31.58%) Network Management
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (21.05%) CCNA
8 4 (21.05%) CCSE
9 3 (15.79%) OSPF
9 3 (15.79%) BGP
9 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
10 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
10 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
11 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (5.26%) Network Design
11 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
11 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
11 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
11 1 (5.26%) Change Control

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
1 18 (94.74%) WAN
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 8 (42.11%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (15.79%) OSPF
5 3 (15.79%) BGP
6 1 (5.26%) tcpdump
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Designer
5 1 (5.26%) Security Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Network Management
2 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (94.74%) CCNP
3 13 (68.42%) CCDP
4 7 (36.84%) CCSA
5 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 4 (21.05%) CCSE
6 2 (10.53%) Check Point Certification
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
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