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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 38 50 87
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +37
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 120 76 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.95% 3.78% 2.11%
As % of the Vendors category 11.76% 7.37% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 113 67 42
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £54,750
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
1020 1031 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.55% 51.22% 55.21%
Number of salaries quoted 852 887 998
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 4 August 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 157 (98.74%) Cisco
2 115 (72.33%) Cisco Certification
3 109 (68.55%) Firewall
4 85 (53.46%) CCNP
5 60 (37.74%) F5
6 59 (37.11%) Juniper
7 58 (36.48%) BGP
8 55 (34.59%) OSPF
9 50 (31.45%) Network Security
10 49 (30.82%) HP
11 45 (28.30%) CCIE
12 35 (22.01%) CCNA
12 35 (22.01%) Cisco IOS
13 33 (20.75%) LAN
13 33 (20.75%) Data Centre
14 32 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
14 32 (20.13%) WAN
15 30 (18.87%) MPLS
16 28 (17.61%) VPN
17 25 (15.72%) IPsec
18 22 (13.84%) Finance
18 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (13.84%) MS Exchange
18 22 (13.84%) Windows
18 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
18 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (13.84%) Spanning Tree
19 21 (13.21%) McAfee
20 20 (12.58%) Cisco ASA
21 19 (11.95%) SonicWALL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 22 (13.84%) MS Exchange
2 18 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) MS Office
1 4 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Summit
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 109 (68.55%) Firewall
2 58 (36.48%) BGP
3 55 (34.59%) OSPF
4 50 (31.45%) Network Security
5 35 (22.01%) Cisco IOS
6 33 (20.75%) LAN
7 32 (20.13%) WAN
7 32 (20.13%) Cisco Nexus
8 30 (18.87%) MPLS
9 28 (17.61%) VPN
10 25 (15.72%) IPsec
11 22 (13.84%) Spanning Tree
12 20 (12.58%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (11.95%) Wireless
14 18 (11.32%) IPv4
14 18 (11.32%) SAN
15 17 (10.69%) Wireless Security
16 14 (8.81%) TCP/IP
17 10 (6.29%) DNS
17 10 (6.29%) FWSM
General
1 22 (13.84%) Finance
2 18 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.66%) Banking
4 5 (3.14%) Marketing
5 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 64 (40.25%) Network Engineer
2 36 (22.64%) Consultant
3 26 (16.35%) Network Consultant
4 21 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (12.58%) Architect
6 19 (11.95%) Network Architect
7 18 (11.32%) Analyst
8 13 (8.18%) Security Consultant
8 13 (8.18%) Network Analyst
8 13 (8.18%) Cisco Architect
8 13 (8.18%) Network Security Consultant
8 13 (8.18%) Network Design Architect
9 12 (7.55%) Network Security Architect
9 12 (7.55%) Security Architect
10 11 (6.92%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 11 (6.92%) Sales Consultant
11 10 (6.29%) Project Manager
12 9 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
13 7 (4.40%) Technical Consultant
13 7 (4.40%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) CSS
2 1 (0.63%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (20.75%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.06%) HP StoreVirtual
3 7 (4.40%) Thin Client
3 7 (4.40%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.26%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
5 1 (0.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) Windows
1 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
1 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.29%) UNIX
3 10 (6.29%) Solaris
3 10 (6.29%) Linux
4 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (11.32%) Network Design
2 16 (10.06%) GAP Analysis
2 16 (10.06%) Load Balancing
3 13 (8.18%) Service Delivery
4 10 (6.29%) Network Management
5 8 (5.03%) Project Management
6 6 (3.77%) Change Control
7 5 (3.14%) Capacity Management
7 5 (3.14%) Mentoring
7 5 (3.14%) Service Management
7 5 (3.14%) Workflow
8 4 (2.52%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.89%) ITIL
9 3 (1.89%) Data Analysis
9 3 (1.89%) Performance Monitoring
9 3 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (1.26%) Risk Management
10 2 (1.26%) PRINCE
10 2 (1.26%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.66%) SQL
2 5 (3.14%) Tcl
2 5 (3.14%) Perl
3 3 (1.89%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 115 (72.33%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (53.46%) CCNP
3 45 (28.30%) CCIE
4 35 (22.01%) CCNA
5 17 (10.69%) HP ASE
6 14 (8.81%) CCSA
7 12 (7.55%) CCSE
8 7 (4.40%) SC Cleared
8 7 (4.40%) Security Cleared
9 6 (3.77%) CCDP
10 5 (3.14%) CCIP
11 2 (1.26%) MCP
11 2 (1.26%) MCSE
11 2 (1.26%) MCSA
11 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.26%) Degree
11 2 (1.26%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.26%) PMP
11 2 (1.26%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.63%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.03%) SLA
2 5 (3.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (13.84%) Active Directory
2 18 (11.32%) Hyper-V
2 18 (11.32%) vSphere
2 18 (11.32%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (6.92%) Terminal Services
4 7 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.40%) XenApp
4 7 (4.40%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.26%) Snort
6 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.52%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.89%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 157 (98.74%) Cisco
2 60 (37.74%) F5
3 59 (37.11%) Juniper
4 49 (30.82%) HP
5 21 (13.21%) McAfee
6 19 (11.95%) Riverbed
6 19 (11.95%) SonicWALL
7 18 (11.32%) NetApp
7 18 (11.32%) Dell
8 17 (10.69%) Huawei
9 13 (8.18%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.40%) Citrix
10 7 (4.40%) VMware
11 5 (3.14%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.89%) Verint
12 3 (1.89%) Blue Coat
12 3 (1.89%) Nokia
13 2 (1.26%) EMC
14 1 (0.63%) Nortel
14 1 (0.63%) SAP
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