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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 80 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 20 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.77% 0.43% 2.04%
As % of the Vendors category 3.11% 0.71% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 16 4 21
Average salary £44,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.14% +5.62%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
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
643 562 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 56.95% 60.50% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 552 522 550
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -13 8 £44,000 +4.14%
Luton - 5 £32,500 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 40 (88.89%) WAN
1 40 (88.89%) Firewall
2 38 (84.44%) LAN
3 33 (73.33%) Cisco
4 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 18 (40.00%) Network Security
6 17 (37.78%) CCNP
7 16 (35.56%) Windows
8 15 (33.33%) MPLS
8 15 (33.33%) F5
8 15 (33.33%) CCSE
9 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (31.11%) Linux
9 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
9 14 (31.11%) IIS
10 13 (28.89%) CCNA
10 13 (28.89%) BIG-IP
10 13 (28.89%) Incident Management
10 13 (28.89%) Network Management
11 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
11 12 (26.67%) VMware
11 12 (26.67%) CCSA
11 12 (26.67%) SQL
11 12 (26.67%) Oracle
12 11 (24.44%) ITIL
12 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
13 10 (22.22%) Statistics

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (31.11%) IIS
2 2 (4.44%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 40 (88.89%) WAN
1 40 (88.89%) Firewall
2 38 (84.44%) LAN
3 18 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (40.00%) Network Security
4 15 (33.33%) MPLS
5 13 (28.89%) BIG-IP
6 8 (17.78%) OSPF
6 8 (17.78%) BGP
7 7 (15.56%) Cisco Nexus
8 6 (13.33%) VPN
9 3 (6.67%) DNS
9 3 (6.67%) tcpdump
9 3 (6.67%) Wireshark
10 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.44%) xDSL
10 2 (4.44%) Wireless
10 2 (4.44%) Frame Relay
10 2 (4.44%) SMTP
10 2 (4.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Network Consultant
4 7 (15.56%) Security Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Account Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Technical Account Manager
5 6 (13.33%) Technical Manager
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Junior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Senior IT Support
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Statistics
2 2 (4.44%) SecurID
2 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (31.11%) Linux
3 12 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (8.89%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
5 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Incident Management
1 13 (28.89%) Network Management
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Service Delivery
3 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 10 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (17.78%) Load Balancing
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 2 (4.44%) Migration
6 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.22%) Network Design
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security
7 1 (2.22%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (37.78%) CCNP
3 15 (33.33%) CCSE
4 13 (28.89%) CCNA
5 12 (26.67%) CCSA
6 10 (22.22%) MCSE
6 10 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (20.00%) CCDP
8 7 (15.56%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (6.67%) Degree
10 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.44%) CCDA
10 2 (4.44%) HNC
11 1 (2.22%) CCIP
11 1 (2.22%) CCSP
11 1 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
1 1 (2.22%) GPG13
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) ISA Server
1 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
1 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (73.33%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) F5
3 12 (26.67%) VMware
3 12 (26.67%) Oracle
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (8.89%) Juniper
6 3 (6.67%) Websense
7 2 (4.44%) SonicWALL
7 2 (4.44%) Aruba
7 2 (4.44%) Brocade
7 2 (4.44%) 3Com
7 2 (4.44%) BT
7 2 (4.44%) SAP
7 2 (4.44%) Symantec
7 2 (4.44%) Avaya
7 2 (4.44%) Veritas
7 2 (4.44%) Lotus
7 2 (4.44%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) Nokia