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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 116 91 91
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 1.88% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 3.96% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 15
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
907 858 867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.86% 47.43% 57.84%
Number of salaries quoted 765 782 731
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (65.31%) Firewall
3 28 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (46.94%) HP
5 22 (44.90%) CCNP
6 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
6 17 (34.69%) Windows
7 14 (28.57%) LAN
7 14 (28.57%) WAN
7 14 (28.57%) SonicWALL
7 14 (28.57%) Network Security
8 13 (26.53%) NetApp
9 12 (24.49%) Juniper
9 12 (24.49%) SAN
9 12 (24.49%) Terminal Services
9 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
9 12 (24.49%) SQL
9 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
9 12 (24.49%) Forefront TMG
9 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2003
9 12 (24.49%) HP StoreVirtual
9 12 (24.49%) Remote Desktop
9 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
9 12 (24.49%) Security Operations
10 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
10 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
10 11 (22.45%) Intel Security
11 10 (20.41%) BGP
11 10 (20.41%) VPN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (24.49%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (24.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (2.04%) IaaS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (65.31%) Firewall
2 14 (28.57%) LAN
2 14 (28.57%) Network Security
2 14 (28.57%) WAN
3 12 (24.49%) Remote Desktop
3 12 (24.49%) SAN
4 10 (20.41%) BGP
4 10 (20.41%) VPN
5 9 (18.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 8 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (16.33%) VoIP
7 7 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (14.29%) IPsec
7 7 (14.29%) MPLS
8 6 (12.24%) EIGRP
8 6 (12.24%) Internet
8 6 (12.24%) IPv4
8 6 (12.24%) Multicast
8 6 (12.24%) OSPF
8 6 (12.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.04%) DB2
1 1 (2.04%) MySQL
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 1 (2.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (65.31%) Network Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco Engineer
2 19 (38.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Presales Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Installations Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) IT Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Solutions Consultant
6 5 (10.20%) Analyst
6 5 (10.20%) Security Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Firewall Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Security Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Lead Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Network Security Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.49%) HP StoreVirtual
2 9 (18.37%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.24%) Fat Client
3 6 (12.24%) Thin Client
4 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.16%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.04%) CMDB
6 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server
2 12 (24.49%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.24%) CatOS
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.16%) Linux
5 4 (8.16%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Security Operations
2 10 (20.41%) Presales
3 8 (16.33%) GAP Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) Data Analysis
4 6 (12.24%) ITIL
4 6 (12.24%) Network Management
5 5 (10.20%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (10.20%) SIEM
5 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (8.16%) Computer Security
6 4 (8.16%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (8.16%) KYC
6 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
7 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (4.08%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Management
8 2 (4.08%) Trend Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.04%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Python
2 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (44.90%) CCNP
3 11 (22.45%) Security Cleared
4 10 (20.41%) CCNA
4 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) CCIE
5 8 (16.33%) CCSA
6 5 (10.20%) Degree
7 3 (6.12%) HP ASE
7 3 (6.12%) HPE ATP
8 2 (4.08%) CCSE
9 1 (2.04%) ISEB
9 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) Forefront TMG
2 12 (24.49%) Hyper-V
2 12 (24.49%) Terminal Services
3 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (12.24%) vSphere
4 6 (12.24%) XenApp
4 6 (12.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Nessus
2 4 (8.16%) AirWatch
2 4 (8.16%) EnCase
2 4 (8.16%) Nmap
3 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
3 1 (2.04%) Nexpose
3 1 (2.04%) Proventia
3 1 (2.04%) QRadar
3 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 49 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (46.94%) HP
3 14 (28.57%) SonicWALL
4 13 (26.53%) NetApp
5 12 (24.49%) Juniper
6 11 (22.45%) Intel Security
6 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.33%) Citrix
8 7 (14.29%) VMware
9 6 (12.24%) Dell
9 6 (12.24%) NICE Systems
9 6 (12.24%) Nokia
9 6 (12.24%) Palo Alto
9 6 (12.24%) ProCurve
9 6 (12.24%) Verint
10 4 (8.16%) F5
10 4 (8.16%) FireEye
10 4 (8.16%) IronPort
10 4 (8.16%) Remedy
10 4 (8.16%) SolarWinds