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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 73 88 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -35
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 59 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.86% 1.81% 3.41%
As % of the Vendors category 5.72% 3.07% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 57 26 50
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
1031 1106 947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.93% 58.83% 56.67%
Number of salaries quoted 933 963 818
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% -8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 150 (96.77%) Cisco
2 144 (92.90%) Firewall
3 86 (55.48%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (42.58%) Network Security
5 65 (41.94%) CCNP
6 54 (34.84%) Juniper
7 53 (34.19%) OSPF
8 45 (29.03%) BGP
9 44 (28.39%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (26.45%) CCNA
11 40 (25.81%) Blue Coat
12 35 (22.58%) Network Management
12 35 (22.58%) CCSA
12 35 (22.58%) UNIX
13 34 (21.94%) VPN
13 34 (21.94%) Solaris
13 34 (21.94%) Linux
14 32 (20.65%) LAN
14 32 (20.65%) WAN
15 29 (18.71%) Perl
15 29 (18.71%) Tcl
16 28 (18.06%) MPLS
16 28 (18.06%) Performance Monitoring
16 28 (18.06%) Finance
17 25 (16.13%) HP
18 23 (14.84%) CCSE
19 21 (13.55%) Load Balancing
20 20 (12.90%) Clustering
21 18 (11.61%) MS Visio
22 17 (10.97%) EIGRP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 7 (4.52%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.29%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.65%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (11.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 144 (92.90%) Firewall
2 66 (42.58%) Network Security
3 53 (34.19%) OSPF
4 45 (29.03%) BGP
5 44 (28.39%) Cisco ASA
6 34 (21.94%) VPN
7 32 (20.65%) LAN
7 32 (20.65%) WAN
8 28 (18.06%) MPLS
9 17 (10.97%) EIGRP
10 15 (9.68%) Internet
11 14 (9.03%) TCP/IP
11 14 (9.03%) IPsec
11 14 (9.03%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (9.03%) Junos
12 12 (7.74%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (7.10%) SAN
14 10 (6.45%) Wireless
15 9 (5.81%) VPLS
15 9 (5.81%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (18.06%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Legal
3 4 (2.58%) Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 75 (48.39%) Network Engineer
2 45 (29.03%) Firewall Engineer
3 16 (10.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (10.32%) Analyst
3 16 (10.32%) Cisco Engineer
4 15 (9.68%) Network Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Project Manager
6 13 (8.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (8.39%) Security Engineer
7 12 (7.74%) Network Security Analyst
7 12 (7.74%) Security Analyst
8 11 (7.10%) Architect
8 11 (7.10%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (3.87%) Network Manager
9 6 (3.87%) Network Project Manager
10 5 (3.23%) Network Security Consultant
10 5 (3.23%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Security Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Network Security Architect
10 5 (3.23%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.65%) SOAP
1 1 (0.65%) Web Services
1 1 (0.65%) XML
1 1 (0.65%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.90%) Clustering
2 4 (2.58%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.58%) Mathematics
2 4 (2.58%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.58%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (0.65%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.58%) UNIX
2 34 (21.94%) Solaris
2 34 (21.94%) Linux
3 8 (5.16%) Windows
4 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (22.58%) Network Management
2 28 (18.06%) Performance Monitoring
3 21 (13.55%) Load Balancing
4 14 (9.03%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (6.45%) E-Commerce
6 9 (5.81%) Low Latency
6 9 (5.81%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 6 (3.87%) ITIL
7 6 (3.87%) Project Management
7 6 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.23%) SOA
8 5 (3.23%) Workflow
8 5 (3.23%) Service Management
8 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (3.23%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.23%) Supplier Management
8 5 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
8 5 (3.23%) Change Control
9 4 (2.58%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.71%) Perl
1 29 (18.71%) Tcl
2 6 (3.87%) SQL
3 2 (1.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 86 (55.48%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (41.94%) CCNP
3 41 (26.45%) CCNA
4 35 (22.58%) CCSA
5 23 (14.84%) CCSE
6 16 (10.32%) Security Cleared
7 15 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 15 (9.68%) Check Point Certification
8 12 (7.74%) JNCIA
8 12 (7.74%) JNCIS
9 5 (3.23%) ISEB
9 5 (3.23%) Degree
10 1 (0.65%) CCSP
10 1 (0.65%) PMP
10 1 (0.65%) CISSP
10 1 (0.65%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.16%) SLA
2 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.29%) GPG13
3 2 (1.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (4.52%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.23%) vSphere
3 5 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.58%) XenApp
4 4 (2.58%) Terminal Services
5 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.94%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.29%) Snort
6 2 (1.29%) Squid
Vendors
1 150 (96.77%) Cisco
2 54 (34.84%) Juniper
3 40 (25.81%) Blue Coat
4 25 (16.13%) HP
5 16 (10.32%) F5
6 14 (9.03%) Fortinet
7 12 (7.74%) Citrix
8 11 (7.10%) VMware
9 8 (5.16%) Sourcefire
9 8 (5.16%) Websense
10 7 (4.52%) NetApp
10 7 (4.52%) EMC
11 6 (3.87%) SonicWALL
12 5 (3.23%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.23%) SolarWinds
12 5 (3.23%) McAfee
12 5 (3.23%) Splunk
13 4 (2.58%) Avaya
14 3 (1.94%) Dell
14 3 (1.94%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 18 days ago