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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 53 75 45
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 92 54 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.08% 2.50% 3.98%
As % of the Vendors category 7.39% 4.54% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 73 51 61
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
1245 1190 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 55.21% 55.14% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1034 1080 761
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 15 September 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 125 (88.65%) Firewall
2 115 (81.56%) Cisco
3 68 (48.23%) Cisco Certification
4 60 (42.55%) CCNP
4 60 (42.55%) Network Security
5 48 (34.04%) OSPF
6 44 (31.21%) Juniper
7 39 (27.66%) Network Management
8 37 (26.24%) LAN
8 37 (26.24%) WAN
9 34 (24.11%) CCNA
10 33 (23.40%) BGP
11 30 (21.28%) HP
12 29 (20.57%) Performance Monitoring
13 28 (19.86%) MPLS
14 27 (19.15%) CCSA
15 26 (18.44%) Finance
15 26 (18.44%) Blue Coat
16 25 (17.73%) UNIX
17 24 (17.02%) Solaris
17 24 (17.02%) Linux
18 22 (15.60%) Perl
18 22 (15.60%) Tcl
19 19 (13.48%) McAfee
20 17 (12.06%) MS Visio
20 17 (12.06%) IPsec
20 17 (12.06%) Clustering
20 17 (12.06%) Cisco ASA
20 17 (12.06%) Degree
20 17 (12.06%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 11 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.09%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (4.96%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (12.06%) MS Visio
2 6 (4.26%) MS Office
2 6 (4.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 125 (88.65%) Firewall
2 60 (42.55%) Network Security
3 48 (34.04%) OSPF
4 37 (26.24%) LAN
4 37 (26.24%) WAN
5 33 (23.40%) BGP
6 28 (19.86%) MPLS
7 17 (12.06%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (12.06%) IPsec
8 16 (11.35%) VPN
9 15 (10.64%) EIGRP
10 14 (9.93%) Junos
11 13 (9.22%) TCP/IP
12 11 (7.80%) Internet
13 10 (7.09%) VPLS
13 10 (7.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (6.38%) Extranet
14 9 (6.38%) SAN
15 5 (3.55%) Wireless
16 4 (2.84%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (18.44%) Finance
2 10 (7.09%) Legal
3 5 (3.55%) Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.42%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (42.55%) Network Engineer
2 33 (23.40%) Firewall Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Network Security Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 15 (10.64%) Security Engineer
4 14 (9.93%) Architect
4 14 (9.93%) Developer
5 12 (8.51%) Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Network Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Security Analyst
6 11 (7.80%) Network Security Analyst
7 10 (7.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.09%) Network Architect
8 9 (6.38%) Security Architect
9 8 (5.67%) Network Security Architect
9 8 (5.67%) Operations Manager
9 8 (5.67%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (4.96%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.96%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.51%) SOAP
1 12 (8.51%) Web Services
1 12 (8.51%) XML
1 12 (8.51%) WCF
2 5 (3.55%) .NET
3 4 (2.84%) Silverlight
3 4 (2.84%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (2.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) Clustering
2 4 (2.84%) Mathematics
2 4 (2.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.84%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.84%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.73%) UNIX
2 24 (17.02%) Solaris
2 24 (17.02%) Linux
3 16 (11.35%) Windows
4 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (7.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.66%) Network Management
2 29 (20.57%) Performance Monitoring
3 17 (12.06%) Load Balancing
4 15 (10.64%) ITIL
4 15 (10.64%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (9.93%) Risk Assessment
6 13 (9.22%) TDD
7 12 (8.51%) Project Planning
7 12 (8.51%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 9 (6.38%) Low Latency
8 9 (6.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 8 (5.67%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.26%) Data Migration
10 6 (4.26%) Workflow
10 6 (4.26%) Migration
11 5 (3.55%) SOA
11 5 (3.55%) CRM
12 4 (2.84%) Time Management
12 4 (2.84%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 22 (15.60%) Perl
1 22 (15.60%) Tcl
2 13 (9.22%) C#
3 11 (7.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (48.23%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (42.55%) CCNP
3 34 (24.11%) CCNA
4 27 (19.15%) CCSA
5 17 (12.06%) Degree
6 14 (9.93%) Check Point Certification
7 13 (9.22%) CCSE
8 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
9 11 (7.80%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.84%) MCITP
10 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.13%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.13%) JNCIS
12 1 (0.71%) CISSP
12 1 (0.71%) CCSP
12 1 (0.71%) PMP
12 1 (0.71%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.42%) SLA
1 2 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.42%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (7.80%) Active Directory
1 11 (7.80%) Hyper-V
2 9 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.96%) Forefront TMG
4 5 (3.55%) vSphere
5 4 (2.84%) XenApp
5 4 (2.84%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.42%) Snort
7 2 (1.42%) Squid
Vendors
1 115 (81.56%) Cisco
2 44 (31.21%) Juniper
3 30 (21.28%) HP
4 26 (18.44%) Blue Coat
5 19 (13.48%) McAfee
6 13 (9.22%) Microsoft
7 12 (8.51%) Sourcefire
8 11 (7.80%) NetApp
9 10 (7.09%) SonicWALL
10 9 (6.38%) VMware
10 9 (6.38%) Splunk
11 7 (4.96%) Citrix
12 5 (3.55%) F5
13 4 (2.84%) Avaya
13 4 (2.84%) Dell
13 4 (2.84%) Fortinet
14 2 (1.42%) Websense
14 2 (1.42%) EMC
14 2 (1.42%) Sun
15 1 (0.71%) Nortel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago