The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 72 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 19 36 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.66% 2.74% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 5.29% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 15
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
CheckPoint
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
536 681 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 46.69% 51.91% 59.07%
Number of salaries quoted 415 627 596
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £55,550
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +30 11 £54,250 +8.50% 1
Luton -1 5 £55,000 +29.41%
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 (97.06%) Cisco
2 29 (85.29%) Network Security
3 28 (82.35%) CCNP
3 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (79.41%) CCSE
5 25 (73.53%) Firewall
6 24 (70.59%) CCSA
6 24 (70.59%) CCDP
6 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
6 24 (70.59%) LAN
6 24 (70.59%) WAN
7 22 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (61.76%) Spanning Tree
8 21 (61.76%) BGP
9 20 (58.82%) MS Visio
9 20 (58.82%) OSPF
9 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
10 18 (52.94%) Network Management
11 17 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
12 12 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
12 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
12 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
13 11 (32.35%) tcpdump
14 6 (17.65%) CCNA
15 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
15 4 (11.76%) LogRhythm
15 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
16 3 (8.82%) Business Development
16 3 (8.82%) VMware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 20 (58.82%) MS Visio
2 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.88%) MS Office
4 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (85.29%) Network Security
2 25 (73.53%) Firewall
3 24 (70.59%) LAN
3 24 (70.59%) WAN
4 22 (64.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (61.76%) Spanning Tree
5 21 (61.76%) BGP
6 20 (58.82%) OSPF
7 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 12 (35.29%) Wireshark
9 11 (32.35%) tcpdump
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Consultant
2 22 (64.71%) Network Consultant
3 17 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 17 (50.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) AWS Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Sales Executive
7 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) IT Sales Executive
7 2 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) IT Support
8 1 (2.94%) Senior IT Support
8 1 (2.94%) Telesales Executive
8 1 (2.94%) Network Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Network Security Specialist
8 1 (2.94%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Systems Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) HTML
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
1 1 (2.94%) XML
1 1 (2.94%) Middleware
1 1 (2.94%) Ajax
1 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.94%) JSON
1 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
1 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
1 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
2 1 (2.94%) CentOS
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Load Balancing
2 18 (52.94%) Network Management
3 17 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.82%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) Time Management
5 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) Java
1 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) CCNP
1 28 (82.35%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (79.41%) CCSE
3 24 (70.59%) CCDP
3 24 (70.59%) CCSA
4 12 (35.29%) Check Point Certification
5 6 (17.65%) CCNA
6 2 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) CCDA
7 1 (2.94%) HNC
7 1 (2.94%) CCIE
Vendors
1 33 (97.06%) Cisco
2 24 (70.59%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) Sourcefire
3 4 (11.76%) LogRhythm
4 3 (8.82%) Citrix
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 1 (2.94%) IBM
5 1 (2.94%) SAP
5 1 (2.94%) F5
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