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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 84 92 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -28
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 37 24 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.02% 1.49% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 4.12% 2.53% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 39
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -5.55%
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
897 949 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.02% 59.02% 55.78%
Number of salaries quoted 818 815 767
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 January 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 136 (97.84%) Cisco
2 128 (92.09%) Firewall
3 80 (57.55%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (41.73%) Network Security
5 55 (39.57%) CCNP
6 51 (36.69%) Juniper
7 50 (35.97%) OSPF
8 44 (31.65%) BGP
9 40 (28.78%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (28.06%) Blue Coat
11 36 (25.90%) CCNA
11 36 (25.90%) VPN
12 32 (23.02%) UNIX
12 32 (23.02%) Solaris
12 32 (23.02%) Linux
13 31 (22.30%) CCSA
14 29 (20.86%) Perl
14 29 (20.86%) Tcl
15 26 (18.71%) LAN
15 26 (18.71%) Network Management
16 25 (17.99%) WAN
16 25 (17.99%) Finance
17 21 (15.11%) Load Balancing
18 20 (14.39%) Performance Monitoring
18 20 (14.39%) Clustering
18 20 (14.39%) HP
19 19 (13.67%) CCSE
19 19 (13.67%) MPLS
20 18 (12.95%) MS Visio
21 16 (11.51%) Fortinet

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 7 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.72%) IIS
3 1 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.04%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 128 (92.09%) Firewall
2 58 (41.73%) Network Security
3 50 (35.97%) OSPF
4 44 (31.65%) BGP
5 40 (28.78%) Cisco ASA
6 36 (25.90%) VPN
7 26 (18.71%) LAN
8 25 (17.99%) WAN
9 19 (13.67%) MPLS
10 15 (10.79%) EIGRP
11 14 (10.07%) Intrusion Detection
11 14 (10.07%) Junos
12 13 (9.35%) Internet
13 11 (7.91%) IPsec
13 11 (7.91%) SAN
14 10 (7.19%) Wireless
15 9 (6.47%) Extranet
15 9 (6.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 7 (5.04%) TCP/IP
16 7 (5.04%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (17.99%) Finance
2 4 (2.88%) Legal
3 2 (1.44%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 66 (47.48%) Network Engineer
2 45 (32.37%) Firewall Engineer
3 12 (8.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (8.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (8.63%) Analyst
4 11 (7.91%) Network Analyst
5 10 (7.19%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (7.19%) Architect
6 9 (6.47%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (6.47%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.76%) Network Security Analyst
7 8 (5.76%) Security Analyst
8 7 (5.04%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.60%) Network Consultant
9 5 (3.60%) Consultant
10 4 (2.88%) Security Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.88%) Network Security Architect
10 4 (2.88%) Network Architect
10 4 (2.88%) Security Architect
10 4 (2.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.39%) Clustering
2 5 (3.60%) Mathematics
3 4 (2.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.88%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.72%) CESG
4 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.02%) UNIX
1 32 (23.02%) Solaris
1 32 (23.02%) Linux
2 8 (5.76%) Windows
3 7 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.71%) Network Management
2 21 (15.11%) Load Balancing
3 20 (14.39%) Performance Monitoring
4 14 (10.07%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (7.19%) E-Commerce
6 9 (6.47%) Low Latency
6 9 (6.47%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 7 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (3.60%) Service Management
8 5 (3.60%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (3.60%) TOGAF
8 5 (3.60%) ITIL
8 5 (3.60%) Supplier Management
9 4 (2.88%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (2.88%) Time Management
9 4 (2.88%) SOA
10 3 (2.16%) Project Management
10 3 (2.16%) Workflow
10 3 (2.16%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (2.16%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.86%) Perl
1 29 (20.86%) Tcl
2 5 (3.60%) SQL
3 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 80 (57.55%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (39.57%) CCNP
3 36 (25.90%) CCNA
4 31 (22.30%) CCSA
5 19 (13.67%) CCSE
6 16 (11.51%) Security Cleared
7 15 (10.79%) SC Cleared
7 15 (10.79%) Check Point Certification
8 12 (8.63%) JNCIA
8 12 (8.63%) JNCIS
9 5 (3.60%) ISEB
10 4 (2.88%) Degree
11 3 (2.16%) CCIE
12 1 (0.72%) CCSP
12 1 (0.72%) CCDP
12 1 (0.72%) CISSP
12 1 (0.72%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.60%) vSphere
4 4 (2.88%) XenApp
4 4 (2.88%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.16%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (2.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 136 (97.84%) Cisco
2 51 (36.69%) Juniper
3 39 (28.06%) Blue Coat
4 20 (14.39%) HP
5 16 (11.51%) Fortinet
6 12 (8.63%) Citrix
6 12 (8.63%) F5
7 11 (7.91%) VMware
8 7 (5.04%) NetApp
8 7 (5.04%) EMC
9 6 (4.32%) SonicWALL
9 6 (4.32%) Websense
10 5 (3.60%) McAfee
10 5 (3.60%) Avaya
10 5 (3.60%) Sourcefire
10 5 (3.60%) Riverbed
10 5 (3.60%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.88%) Splunk
12 3 (2.16%) Microsoft
12 3 (2.16%) Dell
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