The table below looks at the statistics for Check Point Certification in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Check Point Certification over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 113 129 85
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -44
Permanent jobs citing Check Point Certification 15 1 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.64% 0.047% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.91% 0.16% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 25
Average salary £55,500 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.19% -37.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Check Point Certification
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
786 619 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.78% 28.97% 27.82%
Number of salaries quoted 683 558 394
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

Check Point Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Check Point Certification across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Check Point Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Check Point Certification
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Check Point Certification across the Birmingham region.

Check Point Certification Salary Trend in Birmingham

Check Point Certification
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Check Point Certification across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Check Point Certification Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) CCSA
2 14 (93.33%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) Junos
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 13 (86.67%) MS Visio
3 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 13 (86.67%) UNIX
3 13 (86.67%) Solaris
3 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Tcl
3 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
3 13 (86.67%) Blue Coat
3 13 (86.67%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (86.67%) Clustering
3 13 (86.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
4 8 (53.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 8 (53.33%) Internet
4 8 (53.33%) Extranet
4 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) CESG

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) Junos
3 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) Internet
4 8 (53.33%) Extranet
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) UNIX
1 13 (86.67%) Solaris
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Risk Assessment
1 13 (86.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
2 8 (53.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
3 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Perl
1 13 (86.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) CCSA
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 13 (86.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Nortel