The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 8 24 3
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -21
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 5 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 11.36% 2.56% 23.81%
As % of the Vendors category 21.74% 6.12% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 5
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +3.65%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Vendors Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23 49 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 52.27% 41.88% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21 43 14
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -10.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bridgend region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Bridgend

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) McAfee
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 13 (92.86%) CCNP
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Juniper
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Linux
4 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
4 9 (64.29%) LAN
4 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 9 (64.29%) RIP
4 9 (64.29%) BGP
4 9 (64.29%) Websense
4 9 (64.29%) CCSE
4 9 (64.29%) Network Design
4 9 (64.29%) JNCIS
4 9 (64.29%) SonicWALL
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco PIX
4 9 (64.29%) MS Office
4 9 (64.29%) OSPF
4 9 (64.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (64.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
4 9 (64.29%) Aruba
4 9 (64.29%) F5
4 9 (64.29%) Lumension

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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.

Applications
1 9 (64.29%) MS Office
2 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (64.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 9 (64.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco PIX
2 9 (64.29%) OSPF
2 9 (64.29%) BGP
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
2 9 (64.29%) RIP
3 4 (28.57%) VoIP
3 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) Internet
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (64.29%) Escalation Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
2 9 (64.29%) Windows XP
2 9 (64.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Network Design
2 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 4 (28.57%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (7.14%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) CCNP
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCSE
2 9 (64.29%) JNCIS
3 4 (28.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) McAfee
1 14 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 13 (92.86%) Juniper
3 9 (64.29%) SonicWALL
3 9 (64.29%) Aruba
3 9 (64.29%) F5
3 9 (64.29%) Lumension
3 9 (64.29%) Websense
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) HP
4 4 (28.57%) ProCurve