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 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 70 87 67
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -20
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 24 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.02% 0.58% 3.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 0.96% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 32
Average salary £42,750 £43,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.28% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
609 622 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 51.22% 60.15% 59.56%
Number of salaries quoted 518 579 521
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -1 11 £42,500 +0.59% 1
Luton - 7 £54,000 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 50 (89.29%) WAN
2 49 (87.50%) LAN
3 46 (82.14%) Firewall
4 43 (76.79%) Cisco
5 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (48.21%) CCNP
7 21 (37.50%) Network Security
8 20 (35.71%) CCDP
9 18 (32.14%) CCSA
10 17 (30.36%) CCSE
11 16 (28.57%) CCNA
11 16 (28.57%) MPLS
12 15 (26.79%) Windows
12 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
13 14 (25.00%) Linux
13 14 (25.00%) Network Management
13 14 (25.00%) F5
14 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
14 13 (23.21%) IIS
14 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 13 (23.21%) BIG-IP
14 13 (23.21%) Incident Management
14 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (21.43%) SQL
15 12 (21.43%) Oracle
15 12 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
15 12 (21.43%) VMware
15 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 11 (19.64%) ITIL
16 11 (19.64%) Check Point Certification

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (23.21%) IIS
2 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 50 (89.29%) WAN
2 49 (87.50%) LAN
3 46 (82.14%) Firewall
4 21 (37.50%) Network Security
5 16 (28.57%) MPLS
6 15 (26.79%) TCP/IP
7 13 (23.21%) BIG-IP
8 9 (16.07%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (16.07%) OSPF
8 9 (16.07%) BGP
9 8 (14.29%) VPN
10 2 (3.57%) DNS
10 2 (3.57%) VoIP
10 2 (3.57%) tcpdump
10 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
11 1 (1.79%) FirePass
11 1 (1.79%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.79%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.79%) xDSL
11 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.21%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Consultant
3 12 (21.43%) Network Consultant
4 10 (17.86%) Security Consultant
4 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 10 (17.86%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (16.07%) Security Engineer
5 9 (16.07%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Account Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Account Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Technical Manager
6 6 (10.71%) Network Support
7 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Security Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior IT Support
9 2 (3.57%) IT Support
9 2 (3.57%) Junior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Statistics
2 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.79%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Linux
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.57%) CentOS
6 2 (3.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) Network Management
2 13 (23.21%) Incident Management
3 11 (19.64%) ITIL
3 11 (19.64%) Service Delivery
4 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 10 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
5 8 (14.29%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.57%) Change Control
6 2 (3.57%) Change Management
6 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.79%) Migration
7 1 (1.79%) Network Design
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) Service Management
7 1 (1.79%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (48.21%) CCNP
3 20 (35.71%) CCDP
4 18 (32.14%) CCSA
5 17 (30.36%) CCSE
6 16 (28.57%) CCNA
7 11 (19.64%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (17.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 10 (17.86%) MCSE
9 5 (8.93%) CCDA
10 3 (5.36%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (5.36%) Degree
11 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.57%) HNC
11 2 (3.57%) CCIP
12 1 (1.79%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
1 1 (1.79%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Cisco
2 14 (25.00%) F5
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
3 12 (21.43%) VMware
4 6 (10.71%) Juniper
5 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.57%) SAP
7 1 (1.79%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Avaya
7 1 (1.79%) Brocade
7 1 (1.79%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.79%) Aruba
7 1 (1.79%) Nokia
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas
7 1 (1.79%) Lotus
7 1 (1.79%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Websense
7 1 (1.79%) BT
7 1 (1.79%) 3Com
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