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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 66 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 29 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.82% 1.77% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 5.77% 3.49% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 6
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
503 602 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 48.98% 50.80% 59.01%
Number of salaries quoted 436 516 577
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +15 20 £52,500 +50.00%
Luton +5 5 £42,500 -32.00%
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 46 (90.20%) Cisco
2 44 (86.27%) Cisco Certification
3 43 (84.31%) CCNP
4 39 (76.47%) Firewall
4 39 (76.47%) CCSE
5 38 (74.51%) Network Security
5 38 (74.51%) CCDP
6 36 (70.59%) CCSA
7 35 (68.63%) LAN
7 35 (68.63%) WAN
8 32 (62.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 28 (54.90%) BGP
10 27 (52.94%) OSPF
10 27 (52.94%) Load Balancing
10 27 (52.94%) Spanning Tree
11 25 (49.02%) Data Centre
12 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
13 21 (41.18%) TCP/IP
14 19 (37.25%) Network Management
15 18 (35.29%) Wireshark
15 18 (35.29%) tcpdump
16 17 (33.33%) MS Visio
16 17 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
17 16 (31.37%) Check Point Certification
18 13 (25.49%) F5
19 12 (23.53%) CCNA
20 8 (15.69%) CCDA
21 7 (13.73%) Windows
21 7 (13.73%) MS Office
22 6 (11.76%) MS Excel

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.96%) IIS
1 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 7 (13.73%) MS Office
3 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
4 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.88%) SaaS
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (76.47%) Firewall
2 38 (74.51%) Network Security
3 35 (68.63%) LAN
3 35 (68.63%) WAN
4 32 (62.75%) Cisco Nexus
5 28 (54.90%) BGP
6 27 (52.94%) OSPF
6 27 (52.94%) Spanning Tree
7 21 (41.18%) TCP/IP
8 18 (35.29%) tcpdump
8 18 (35.29%) Wireshark
9 4 (7.84%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.92%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.96%) VPN
11 1 (1.96%) MPLS
11 1 (1.96%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.96%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.96%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 3 (5.88%) JIRA
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Consultant
2 27 (52.94%) Network Consultant
3 23 (45.10%) Security Consultant
4 20 (39.22%) Network Security Consultant
5 12 (23.53%) Network Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Security Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (13.73%) Implementation Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Network Design Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Network Implementation Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Development Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Systems Development Manager
9 3 (5.88%) Systems Manager
10 2 (3.92%) AWS Consultant
11 1 (1.96%) Senior Support Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) Ajax
2 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 3 (5.88%) JSON
2 3 (5.88%) jQuery
2 3 (5.88%) HTML
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) CSS
2 3 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (49.02%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 3 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
4 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.96%) Windows NT
5 1 (1.96%) Android
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (52.94%) Load Balancing
2 19 (37.25%) Network Management
3 17 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (7.84%) Project Management
4 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) ITIL
5 3 (5.88%) Waterfall
5 3 (5.88%) Time Management
5 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.88%) Network Design
5 3 (5.88%) Line Management
6 2 (3.92%) Patch Management
6 2 (3.92%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (3.92%) Security Management
6 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Migration
7 1 (1.96%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
2 3 (5.88%) VB
2 3 (5.88%) C
2 3 (5.88%) C#
2 3 (5.88%) Java
2 3 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 44 (86.27%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (84.31%) CCNP
3 39 (76.47%) CCSE
4 38 (74.51%) CCDP
5 36 (70.59%) CCSA
6 16 (31.37%) Check Point Certification
7 12 (23.53%) CCNA
8 8 (15.69%) CCDA
9 4 (7.84%) Degree
10 3 (5.88%) CCIP
11 2 (3.92%) MCSE
11 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
12 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
12 1 (1.96%) CCIE
12 1 (1.96%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 46 (90.20%) Cisco
2 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (25.49%) F5
4 3 (5.88%) VMware
4 3 (5.88%) Sourcefire
4 3 (5.88%) LogRhythm
5 2 (3.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle
6 1 (1.96%) SAP
6 1 (1.96%) Lumesse