The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 60 81 74
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 62 45 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.27% 2.24% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 6.55% 4.00% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 55 40 32
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
946 1126 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 49.89% 56.05% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 812 983 753
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
West Midlands

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 22 July 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 67 (77.01%) Firewall
2 64 (73.56%) Cisco
3 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (32.18%) CCNP
5 27 (31.03%) Network Security
6 25 (28.74%) Network Management
7 24 (27.59%) HP
8 23 (26.44%) OSPF
9 22 (25.29%) MPLS
9 22 (25.29%) LAN
9 22 (25.29%) WAN
9 22 (25.29%) Performance Monitoring
10 20 (22.99%) Juniper
11 19 (21.84%) CCNA
12 18 (20.69%) McAfee
13 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
14 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (14.94%) TDD
15 13 (14.94%) Finance
15 13 (14.94%) Degree
15 13 (14.94%) C#
16 12 (13.79%) SOAP
16 12 (13.79%) Web Services
16 12 (13.79%) XML
16 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
16 12 (13.79%) Project Planning
16 12 (13.79%) WCF
16 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (12.64%) IPsec

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (11.49%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 6 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (77.01%) Firewall
2 27 (31.03%) Network Security
3 23 (26.44%) OSPF
4 22 (25.29%) MPLS
4 22 (25.29%) LAN
4 22 (25.29%) WAN
5 14 (16.09%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (12.64%) IPsec
7 10 (11.49%) BGP
7 10 (11.49%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.90%) EIGRP
9 6 (6.90%) VPLS
10 5 (5.75%) SAN
10 5 (5.75%) VPN
11 4 (4.60%) FWSM
11 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications
12 2 (2.30%) Internet
12 2 (2.30%) Multicast
13 1 (1.15%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Legal
3 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.30%) Banking
5 1 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (39.08%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Architect
2 14 (16.09%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Senior Network Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (16.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Operations Manager
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (9.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) BizTalk Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Network Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 6 (6.90%) Consultant
6 6 (6.90%) Security Architect
6 6 (6.90%) Network Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) SOAP
1 12 (13.79%) Web Services
1 12 (13.79%) XML
1 12 (13.79%) WCF
2 5 (5.75%) .NET
3 4 (4.60%) CSS
3 4 (4.60%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (4.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 4 (4.60%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.15%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.49%) Windows
2 6 (6.90%) Linux
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.45%) UNIX
5 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Network Management
2 22 (25.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (16.09%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (14.94%) TDD
5 12 (13.79%) Data Modelling
5 12 (13.79%) Project Planning
6 11 (12.64%) ITIL
7 7 (8.05%) SIEM
8 6 (6.90%) Workflow
8 6 (6.90%) Migration
8 6 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 5 (5.75%) Change Control
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Architecture
9 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
9 5 (5.75%) CRM
10 4 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (4.60%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (4.60%) Ethical Hacking
10 4 (4.60%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.94%) C#
2 6 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (32.18%) CCNP
3 19 (21.84%) CCNA
4 13 (14.94%) Degree
5 10 (11.49%) CCSE
6 6 (6.90%) CCSA
7 5 (5.75%) CISSP
7 5 (5.75%) CCSP
8 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (4.60%) MCITP
8 4 (4.60%) CEH
8 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.15%) VTSP
10 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (2.30%) GPG13
1 2 (2.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (6.90%) Hyper-V
1 6 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.75%) Forefront TMG
2 5 (5.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.30%) Snort
3 2 (2.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 64 (73.56%) Cisco
2 24 (27.59%) HP
3 20 (22.99%) Juniper
4 18 (20.69%) McAfee
5 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
6 10 (11.49%) VMware
7 9 (10.34%) F5
8 8 (9.20%) Sourcefire
9 7 (8.05%) Symantec
10 6 (6.90%) NetApp
11 5 (5.75%) SonicWALL
11 5 (5.75%) Splunk
12 4 (4.60%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.45%) TippingPoint
13 3 (3.45%) Computacenter
13 3 (3.45%) Blue Coat
13 3 (3.45%) TOWER Software
14 2 (2.30%) Sun
14 2 (2.30%) Websense
15 1 (1.15%) Aruba
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago