The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Bedfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 81 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 34 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.58% 1.21% 0.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.74% 2.05% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 8
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
718 683 536
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 54.56% 59.03% 51.05%
Number of salaries quoted 662 594 428
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
East of England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -20 12 £52,000 +15.55%
Luton +4 9 £42,500 +3.03% 1
Dunstable - 2 £35,750 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (97.30%) Cisco
3 32 (86.49%) CCNP
4 31 (83.78%) WAN
4 31 (83.78%) LAN
5 28 (75.68%) Firewall
6 21 (56.76%) CCNA
7 19 (51.35%) VPN
8 16 (43.24%) CCDP
8 16 (43.24%) MPLS
9 14 (37.84%) CCSA
10 13 (35.14%) Service Management
10 13 (35.14%) Nessus
10 13 (35.14%) Apache
10 13 (35.14%) DNS
10 13 (35.14%) SQL
10 13 (35.14%) MySQL
10 13 (35.14%) Oracle
10 13 (35.14%) IIS
10 13 (35.14%) SaaS
10 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
11 10 (27.03%) CCSE
12 9 (24.32%) Network Security
13 8 (21.62%) Check Point Certification
14 7 (18.92%) Windows
14 7 (18.92%) Linux
15 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
15 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (16.22%) Juniper
15 6 (16.22%) OSPF

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (35.14%) Apache
1 13 (35.14%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (83.78%) WAN
1 31 (83.78%) LAN
2 28 (75.68%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) VPN
4 16 (43.24%) MPLS
5 13 (35.14%) DNS
6 9 (24.32%) Network Security
7 6 (16.22%) OSPF
7 6 (16.22%) BGP
7 6 (16.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.70%) FWSM
9 1 (2.70%) EIGRP
9 1 (2.70%) NetScreen
9 1 (2.70%) FirePass
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) MySQL
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (75.68%) Network Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Network Security Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) Security Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Network Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Network Support
6 4 (10.81%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) Security Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) Designer
9 1 (2.70%) Architect
9 1 (2.70%) Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Service Management
1 13 (35.14%) Capacity Management
2 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (10.81%) Network Management
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (86.49%) CCNP
3 21 (56.76%) CCNA
4 16 (43.24%) CCDP
5 14 (37.84%) CCSA
6 10 (27.03%) CCSE
7 8 (21.62%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (13.51%) CCDA
9 3 (8.11%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (5.41%) CCIP
11 1 (2.70%) CCIE
11 1 (2.70%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
Systems Management
1 13 (35.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 36 (97.30%) Cisco
2 13 (35.14%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) Juniper
4 2 (5.41%) F5
5 1 (2.70%) Nokia
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus 12.5% bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum £7K Car Allowance + OT (Up to £20K)
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Stott & May
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum £5K Car Allow + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago