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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 80 87 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 50 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.75% 1.88% 1.94%
As % of the Vendors category 5.68% 4.00% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £60,000
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
881 875 988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 48.43% 46.99% 58.12%
Number of salaries quoted 695 761 805
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 May 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 76 (98.70%) Cisco
2 73 (94.81%) Firewall
3 53 (68.83%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (49.35%) CCNP
5 29 (37.66%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (36.36%) CCNA
7 24 (31.17%) VPN
8 23 (29.87%) F5
9 20 (25.97%) OSPF
10 19 (24.68%) BGP
10 19 (24.68%) Juniper
10 19 (24.68%) IPsec
10 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
11 18 (23.38%) Network Security
12 16 (20.78%) Finance
13 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
14 14 (18.18%) Network Design
14 14 (18.18%) LAN
15 13 (16.88%) WAN
16 12 (15.58%) CCSE
16 12 (15.58%) HP
17 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
17 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
17 11 (14.29%) DNS
17 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
17 11 (14.29%) Windows
17 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 10 (12.99%) FWSM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 11 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Office
2 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 73 (94.81%) Firewall
2 29 (37.66%) Cisco ASA
3 24 (31.17%) VPN
4 20 (25.97%) OSPF
5 19 (24.68%) BGP
5 19 (24.68%) IPsec
6 18 (23.38%) Network Security
7 14 (18.18%) LAN
8 13 (16.88%) WAN
9 11 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 11 (14.29%) DNS
9 11 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (12.99%) FWSM
11 9 (11.69%) IPv4
11 9 (11.69%) SAN
12 8 (10.39%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (9.09%) DHCP
14 4 (5.19%) EIGRP
14 4 (5.19%) SSL
14 4 (5.19%) MPLS
General
1 16 (20.78%) Finance
2 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.79%) Banking
4 2 (2.60%) Marketing
5 1 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (41.56%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Consultant
3 13 (16.88%) Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Network Consultant
4 12 (15.58%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Network Analyst
6 8 (10.39%) Firewall Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
8 5 (6.49%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.49%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Sales Consultant
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Project Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Installations Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.90%) Network Specialist
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco Analyst
10 2 (2.60%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 2 (2.60%) Security Specialist
10 2 (2.60%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.79%) Fat Client
2 6 (7.79%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.30%) DTV
3 1 (1.30%) Clustering
3 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (14.29%) Windows
1 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (9.09%) UNIX
3 7 (9.09%) Solaris
3 7 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.18%) Network Design
2 8 (10.39%) Load Balancing
3 5 (6.49%) ITIL
3 5 (6.49%) Service Delivery
3 5 (6.49%) Capacity Management
4 4 (5.19%) Network Management
4 4 (5.19%) Project Management
4 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
5 3 (3.90%) Service Management
5 3 (3.90%) Migration
5 3 (3.90%) ITIL V3
5 3 (3.90%) Change Control
5 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (2.60%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.60%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.60%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.60%) Workflow
6 2 (2.60%) Change Management
6 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.49%) Perl
1 5 (6.49%) Tcl
2 3 (3.90%) SQL
3 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (68.83%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (49.35%) CCNP
3 28 (36.36%) CCNA
4 12 (15.58%) CCSE
5 9 (11.69%) CCIE
5 9 (11.69%) CCSA
6 6 (7.79%) SC Cleared
6 6 (7.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.90%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIA
8 2 (2.60%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.60%) CCDP
8 2 (2.60%) MCP
8 2 (2.60%) MCSE
8 2 (2.60%) MCSA
8 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.60%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.30%) PMP
9 1 (1.30%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 6 (7.79%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.69%) vSphere
2 9 (11.69%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (7.79%) XenApp
3 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
3 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.49%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.60%) Snort
6 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 76 (98.70%) Cisco
2 23 (29.87%) F5
3 19 (24.68%) Juniper
4 12 (15.58%) HP
5 9 (11.69%) Dell
5 9 (11.69%) NetApp
5 9 (11.69%) SonicWALL
6 8 (10.39%) Blue Coat
7 7 (9.09%) Fortinet
7 7 (9.09%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix
8 6 (7.79%) Sourcefire
8 6 (7.79%) VMware
9 3 (3.90%) McAfee
10 2 (2.60%) Nortel
11 1 (1.30%) SAP
11 1 (1.30%) Avaya
11 1 (1.30%) EMC
11 1 (1.30%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £40000 per annum + Training + Bonus + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + Training +Bonus + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £51000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus +Training + Certs
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 15 days ago