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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 31 51 77
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +26
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 114 83 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.74% 3.81% 2.57%
As % of the Vendors category 11.42% 7.13% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 108 65 53
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,900 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £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
998 1164 1188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.25% 53.44% 55.57%
Number of salaries quoted 851 977 1075
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 September 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 164 (98.80%) Cisco
2 118 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
3 111 (66.87%) Firewall
4 88 (53.01%) CCNP
5 62 (37.35%) BGP
6 61 (36.75%) Juniper
7 57 (34.34%) F5
8 54 (32.53%) OSPF
9 53 (31.93%) Network Security
10 52 (31.33%) HP
11 49 (29.52%) CCIE
12 41 (24.70%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (19.88%) LAN
13 33 (19.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (19.88%) Data Centre
14 32 (19.28%) WAN
15 31 (18.67%) VPN
16 30 (18.07%) CCNA
17 29 (17.47%) MPLS
18 27 (16.27%) Active Directory
18 27 (16.27%) Windows
18 27 (16.27%) IPsec
19 25 (15.06%) McAfee
19 25 (15.06%) MS Exchange
19 25 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
20 24 (14.46%) Finance
21 23 (13.86%) Spanning Tree
21 23 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
22 22 (13.25%) SonicWALL
23 21 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2003

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 25 (15.06%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.65%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.41%) MS Office
1 4 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Summit
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 111 (66.87%) Firewall
2 62 (37.35%) BGP
3 54 (32.53%) OSPF
4 53 (31.93%) Network Security
5 41 (24.70%) Cisco IOS
6 33 (19.88%) LAN
6 33 (19.88%) Cisco Nexus
7 32 (19.28%) WAN
8 31 (18.67%) VPN
9 29 (17.47%) MPLS
10 27 (16.27%) IPsec
11 23 (13.86%) Spanning Tree
12 21 (12.65%) SAN
13 20 (12.05%) Wireless
14 19 (11.45%) IPv4
15 18 (10.84%) Wireless Security
15 18 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
16 14 (8.43%) TCP/IP
17 13 (7.83%) Internet
17 13 (7.83%) Multicast
General
1 24 (14.46%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.42%) Banking
4 5 (3.01%) Marketing
5 2 (1.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.60%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 71 (42.77%) Network Engineer
2 37 (22.29%) Consultant
3 25 (15.06%) Network Consultant
4 20 (12.05%) Architect
4 20 (12.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 19 (11.45%) Analyst
5 19 (11.45%) Network Architect
6 13 (7.83%) Cisco Architect
6 13 (7.83%) Network Security Consultant
6 13 (7.83%) Network Design Architect
6 13 (7.83%) Security Consultant
7 12 (7.23%) Sales Consultant
7 12 (7.23%) Network Analyst
7 12 (7.23%) Network Security Architect
7 12 (7.23%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 12 (7.23%) Security Architect
8 10 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.42%) Senior Consultant
10 7 (4.22%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (4.22%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.22%) CSS
2 1 (0.60%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (19.88%) Data Centre
2 19 (11.45%) HP StoreVirtual
3 9 (5.42%) Thin Client
3 9 (5.42%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.20%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.60%) DTV
6 1 (0.60%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.27%) Windows
2 25 (15.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (13.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.23%) UNIX
5 12 (7.23%) Linux
6 10 (6.02%) Solaris
7 3 (1.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (12.05%) GAP Analysis
2 17 (10.24%) Network Design
3 14 (8.43%) Load Balancing
3 14 (8.43%) Network Management
4 13 (7.83%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.02%) Project Management
6 7 (4.22%) Data Analysis
6 7 (4.22%) Mentoring
7 6 (3.61%) Change Control
8 5 (3.01%) Capacity Management
8 5 (3.01%) Workflow
8 5 (3.01%) Service Management
8 5 (3.01%) ITIL
9 4 (2.41%) PRINCE2
10 3 (1.81%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (1.81%) SIEM
10 3 (1.81%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.20%) Line Management
11 2 (1.20%) PRINCE
11 2 (1.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.43%) SQL
2 5 (3.01%) Tcl
2 5 (3.01%) Perl
3 3 (1.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 118 (71.08%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (53.01%) CCNP
3 49 (29.52%) CCIE
4 30 (18.07%) CCNA
5 18 (10.84%) HP ASE
6 16 (9.64%) CCSA
7 11 (6.63%) CCSE
8 9 (5.42%) SC Cleared
8 9 (5.42%) Security Cleared
9 5 (3.01%) CCDP
9 5 (3.01%) CCIP
10 4 (2.41%) Degree
11 2 (1.20%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.20%) PMP
11 2 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.20%) MCP
11 2 (1.20%) MCSE
11 2 (1.20%) MCSA
11 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.23%) SLA
2 5 (3.01%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (16.27%) Active Directory
2 21 (12.65%) Hyper-V
2 21 (12.65%) Forefront TMG
3 19 (11.45%) vSphere
4 14 (8.43%) Terminal Services
5 9 (5.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (5.42%) XenApp
5 9 (5.42%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.60%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (4.22%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.41%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.81%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (1.20%) Nessus
4 2 (1.20%) Nmap
4 2 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.60%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 164 (98.80%) Cisco
2 61 (36.75%) Juniper
3 57 (34.34%) F5
4 52 (31.33%) HP
5 25 (15.06%) McAfee
6 22 (13.25%) SonicWALL
7 21 (12.65%) NetApp
8 19 (11.45%) Dell
8 19 (11.45%) Riverbed
9 18 (10.84%) Huawei
10 14 (8.43%) Microsoft
11 9 (5.42%) Citrix
11 9 (5.42%) VMware
12 7 (4.22%) Nokia
12 7 (4.22%) Verint
13 4 (2.41%) Sourcefire
14 3 (1.81%) Blue Coat
15 2 (1.20%) EMC
15 2 (1.20%) Remedy
15 2 (1.20%) IronPort
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago