The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 52 74 54
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -20
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 81 55 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.79% 2.55% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 6.97% 4.56% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 64 53 51
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £28,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
CheckPoint
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1162 1207 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 54.38% 56.01% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 972 1087 755
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

1 104 (86.67%) Firewall
2 95 (79.17%) Cisco
3 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (40.83%) CCNP
5 47 (39.17%) Network Security
6 39 (32.50%) OSPF
7 35 (29.17%) Network Management
8 34 (28.33%) Juniper
9 33 (27.50%) WAN
9 33 (27.50%) LAN
10 29 (24.17%) CCNA
11 28 (23.33%) HP
12 27 (22.50%) MPLS
12 27 (22.50%) Performance Monitoring
13 25 (20.83%) BGP
14 23 (19.17%) Finance
15 19 (15.83%) CCSA
15 19 (15.83%) McAfee
16 18 (15.00%) Blue Coat
17 17 (14.17%) UNIX
18 16 (13.33%) Solaris
18 16 (13.33%) Linux
19 15 (12.50%) ITIL
19 15 (12.50%) IPsec
19 15 (12.50%) Degree
20 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
20 14 (11.67%) Perl
20 14 (11.67%) Tcl
21 13 (10.83%) C#
21 13 (10.83%) Windows

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 10 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.83%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.00%) MS Office
2 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (86.67%) Firewall
2 47 (39.17%) Network Security
3 39 (32.50%) OSPF
4 33 (27.50%) WAN
4 33 (27.50%) LAN
5 27 (22.50%) MPLS
6 25 (20.83%) BGP
7 15 (12.50%) IPsec
8 13 (10.83%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (9.17%) VPN
10 11 (9.17%) EIGRP
10 11 (9.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 9 (7.50%) Junos
11 9 (7.50%) VPLS
12 8 (6.67%) Internet
13 7 (5.83%) SAN
14 6 (5.00%) Extranet
15 3 (2.50%) Wireless
16 2 (1.67%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (19.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.50%) Legal
3 5 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Network Engineer
2 22 (18.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (11.67%) Architect
4 14 (11.67%) Developer
5 12 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Security Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (8.33%) Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Network Architect
8 9 (7.50%) Security Architect
8 9 (7.50%) Network Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) Security Analyst
8 9 (7.50%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Network Security Architect
9 8 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.67%) Operations Manager
10 7 (5.83%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.83%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) SOAP
1 12 (10.00%) Web Services
1 12 (10.00%) XML
1 12 (10.00%) WCF
2 5 (4.17%) .NET
3 4 (3.33%) Silverlight
3 4 (3.33%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (3.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.17%) Clustering
2 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.83%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.17%) UNIX
2 16 (13.33%) Solaris
2 16 (13.33%) Linux
3 13 (10.83%) Windows
4 8 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.17%) Network Management
2 27 (22.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (12.50%) ITIL
4 14 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.83%) TDD
6 12 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 12 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 11 (9.17%) Load Balancing
8 9 (7.50%) Risk Assessment
9 8 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (5.00%) Data Migration
10 6 (5.00%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 6 (5.00%) Workflow
10 6 (5.00%) Migration
10 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.17%) CRM
11 5 (4.17%) SOA
12 4 (3.33%) MVVM
12 4 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) Perl
1 14 (11.67%) Tcl
2 13 (10.83%) C#
3 8 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (40.83%) CCNP
3 29 (24.17%) CCNA
4 19 (15.83%) CCSA
5 15 (12.50%) Degree
6 10 (8.33%) CCSE
7 9 (7.50%) Security Cleared
7 9 (7.50%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.33%) MCITP
9 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CISSP
10 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
10 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.83%) CCSP
10 1 (0.83%) PMP
10 1 (0.83%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.67%) GPG13
2 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.67%) Snort
4 2 (1.67%) Squid
5 1 (0.83%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.83%) XenApp
5 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 95 (79.17%) Cisco
2 34 (28.33%) Juniper
3 28 (23.33%) HP
4 19 (15.83%) McAfee
5 18 (15.00%) Blue Coat
6 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
7 12 (10.00%) Sourcefire
8 9 (7.50%) NetApp
8 9 (7.50%) Splunk
9 7 (5.83%) SonicWALL
9 7 (5.83%) VMware
10 5 (4.17%) F5
11 3 (2.50%) Citrix
12 2 (1.67%) Avaya
12 2 (1.67%) Sun
12 2 (1.67%) Dell
12 2 (1.67%) EMC
12 2 (1.67%) Fortinet
12 2 (1.67%) Websense
13 1 (0.83%) Aruba
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