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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 49 68 92
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +24
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 101 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.98% 2.66% 1.70%
As % of the Vendors category 10.05% 5.67% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 93 47 25
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+10.58% +2.40%
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
1005 900 1071
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.51% 46.95% 56.88%
Number of salaries quoted 819 787 909
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 30 June 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

1 128 (99.22%) Cisco
2 99 (76.74%) Firewall
3 95 (73.64%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (61.24%) CCNP
5 52 (40.31%) Juniper
6 51 (39.53%) BGP
7 48 (37.21%) OSPF
8 46 (35.66%) F5
9 42 (32.56%) CCIE
10 41 (31.78%) Network Security
11 34 (26.36%) CCNA
12 30 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
13 29 (22.48%) Cisco IOS
14 28 (21.71%) HP
15 26 (20.16%) VPN
16 24 (18.60%) MPLS
17 23 (17.83%) IPsec
17 23 (17.83%) Finance
18 22 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
18 22 (17.05%) Data Centre
19 20 (15.50%) Spanning Tree
19 20 (15.50%) LAN
20 18 (13.95%) WAN
20 18 (13.95%) McAfee
21 16 (12.40%) Telecoms
21 16 (12.40%) GAP Analysis
21 16 (12.40%) Active Directory
21 16 (12.40%) Windows
21 16 (12.40%) MS Exchange
21 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 16 (12.40%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Office
2 2 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 99 (76.74%) Firewall
2 51 (39.53%) BGP
3 48 (37.21%) OSPF
4 41 (31.78%) Network Security
5 30 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 29 (22.48%) Cisco IOS
7 26 (20.16%) VPN
8 24 (18.60%) MPLS
9 23 (17.83%) IPsec
10 22 (17.05%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (15.50%) Spanning Tree
11 20 (15.50%) LAN
12 18 (13.95%) WAN
13 14 (10.85%) IPv4
13 14 (10.85%) SAN
14 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
15 11 (8.53%) DNS
16 10 (7.75%) FWSM
17 9 (6.98%) Internet
18 8 (6.20%) EIGRP
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
2 16 (12.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.20%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Marketing
5 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 25 (19.38%) Consultant
3 19 (14.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (13.18%) Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Network Consultant
5 13 (10.08%) Network Analyst
6 8 (6.20%) Senior Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.20%) Network Specialist
7 7 (5.43%) Network Architect
7 7 (5.43%) Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Security Architect
8 6 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Network Security Architect
9 5 (3.88%) Senior Network Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (3.88%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.10%) Security Consultant
10 4 (3.10%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.10%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.43%) CSS
2 1 (0.78%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Data Centre
2 13 (10.08%) HP StoreVirtual
3 7 (5.43%) Fat Client
3 7 (5.43%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.55%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
1 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (10.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (7.75%) UNIX
3 10 (7.75%) Solaris
3 10 (7.75%) Linux
4 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (12.40%) GAP Analysis
2 13 (10.08%) Network Design
3 12 (9.30%) Service Delivery
4 10 (7.75%) Load Balancing
5 8 (6.20%) Network Management
6 7 (5.43%) Project Management
7 6 (4.65%) Change Control
7 6 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.88%) Workflow
8 5 (3.88%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.10%) ITIL
10 3 (2.33%) PRINCE2
10 3 (2.33%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.33%) Service Management
10 3 (2.33%) Data Analysis
10 3 (2.33%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.55%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.55%) Line Management
11 2 (1.55%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.65%) SQL
2 5 (3.88%) Tcl
2 5 (3.88%) Perl
3 1 (0.78%) C
3 1 (0.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (73.64%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (61.24%) CCNP
3 42 (32.56%) CCIE
4 34 (26.36%) CCNA
5 11 (8.53%) CCSA
6 10 (7.75%) CCSE
7 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
7 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
8 5 (3.88%) CCDP
9 3 (2.33%) CCIP
10 2 (1.55%) MCP
10 2 (1.55%) MCSE
10 2 (1.55%) MCSA
10 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.55%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.55%) PMP
10 2 (1.55%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.55%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.55%) Degree
11 1 (0.78%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 6 (4.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (12.40%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.85%) Hyper-V
2 14 (10.85%) vSphere
2 14 (10.85%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (6.20%) Terminal Services
4 7 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.43%) XenApp
4 7 (5.43%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.55%) Snort
6 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.33%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.55%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.78%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 128 (99.22%) Cisco
2 52 (40.31%) Juniper
3 46 (35.66%) F5
4 28 (21.71%) HP
5 18 (13.95%) McAfee
6 14 (10.85%) NetApp
6 14 (10.85%) Dell
6 14 (10.85%) SonicWALL
6 14 (10.85%) Riverbed
7 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
8 7 (5.43%) Citrix
8 7 (5.43%) VMware
9 6 (4.65%) Sourcefire
10 4 (3.10%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.10%) Fortinet
11 3 (2.33%) Nokia
11 3 (2.33%) Verint
12 2 (1.55%) Nortel
13 1 (0.78%) SAP
13 1 (0.78%) Avaya
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
2Source Talent
Salary: £65,000 per annum Double OTE + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £32,000 - £35,000
Posted: 21 days ago