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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 51 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -18
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 77 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.83% 2.20% 2.59%
As % of the Vendors category 7.39% 3.91% 4.90%
Number of salaries quoted 68 44 37
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 £38,200 £28,250 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1042 1150 877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 51.76% 56.18% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1013 745
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £29,000
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 31 July 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 80 (81.63%) Firewall
2 73 (74.49%) Cisco
3 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (37.76%) CCNP
5 33 (33.67%) Network Security
6 29 (29.59%) OSPF
7 28 (28.57%) Network Management
8 27 (27.55%) Juniper
9 26 (26.53%) HP
9 26 (26.53%) LAN
9 26 (26.53%) WAN
10 25 (25.51%) MPLS
10 25 (25.51%) Performance Monitoring
11 23 (23.47%) CCNA
12 18 (18.37%) McAfee
13 16 (16.33%) Finance
14 15 (15.31%) BGP
15 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
15 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (13.27%) TDD
16 13 (13.27%) C#
16 13 (13.27%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (13.27%) Degree
17 12 (12.24%) Project Planning
17 12 (12.24%) WCF
17 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (12.24%) SOAP
17 12 (12.24%) Web Services
17 12 (12.24%) XML
17 12 (12.24%) ITIL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (10.20%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.12%) MS Exchange
4 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Office
1 6 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 80 (81.63%) Firewall
2 33 (33.67%) Network Security
3 29 (29.59%) OSPF
4 26 (26.53%) LAN
4 26 (26.53%) WAN
5 25 (25.51%) MPLS
6 15 (15.31%) BGP
7 13 (13.27%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (12.24%) IPsec
9 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
9 10 (10.20%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 7 (7.14%) VPLS
11 6 (6.12%) VPN
12 5 (5.10%) SAN
13 4 (4.08%) Junos
13 4 (4.08%) Internet
14 3 (3.06%) FWSM
14 3 (3.06%) Unified Communications
15 2 (2.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (16.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.14%) Legal
3 5 (5.10%) Banking
4 3 (3.06%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.02%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (39.80%) Network Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Developer
2 14 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (13.27%) Architect
4 11 (11.22%) Security Engineer
5 10 (10.20%) Firewall Engineer
6 9 (9.18%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Operations Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 7 (7.14%) Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Security Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Network Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
9 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.24%) WCF
1 12 (12.24%) SOAP
1 12 (12.24%) Web Services
1 12 (12.24%) XML
2 5 (5.10%) .NET
3 4 (4.08%) Silverlight
3 4 (4.08%) Reactive Extensions
3 4 (4.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 3 (3.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.10%) Clustering
2 1 (1.02%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.20%) Windows
2 9 (9.18%) Linux
3 8 (8.16%) UNIX
4 7 (7.14%) Solaris
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.57%) Network Management
2 25 (25.51%) Performance Monitoring
3 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.27%) TDD
5 12 (12.24%) Project Planning
5 12 (12.24%) ITIL
5 12 (12.24%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.12%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.12%) Migration
6 6 (6.12%) Workflow
7 5 (5.10%) CRM
7 5 (5.10%) Load Balancing
7 5 (5.10%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (4.08%) MVVM
8 4 (4.08%) SIEM
8 4 (4.08%) Change Control
8 4 (4.08%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.06%) Project Management
9 3 (3.06%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.06%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (13.27%) C#
2 6 (6.12%) SQL
3 5 (5.10%) Perl
3 5 (5.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (37.76%) CCNP
3 23 (23.47%) CCNA
4 13 (13.27%) Degree
5 10 (10.20%) CCSA
6 9 (9.18%) CCSE
7 7 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.10%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.08%) MCITP
9 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.06%) CISSP
10 3 (3.06%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.06%) CCSP
11 2 (2.04%) CEH
12 1 (1.02%) PMP
12 1 (1.02%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.04%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.04%) GPG13
1 2 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.12%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.10%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (2.04%) Snort
3 2 (2.04%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (74.49%) Cisco
2 27 (27.55%) Juniper
3 26 (26.53%) HP
4 18 (18.37%) McAfee
5 14 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.18%) Sourcefire
7 8 (8.16%) Blue Coat
7 8 (8.16%) VMware
8 7 (7.14%) F5
9 6 (6.12%) Splunk
9 6 (6.12%) NetApp
10 5 (5.10%) SonicWALL
11 4 (4.08%) Symantec
12 3 (3.06%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.04%) TippingPoint
13 2 (2.04%) TOWER Software
13 2 (2.04%) Computacenter
13 2 (2.04%) Sun
13 2 (2.04%) Websense
14 1 (1.02%) Dell
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