The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 97 114 97
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -17
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 8 7 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.54% 0.39% 1.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.45% 0.95% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 24
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
Cambridgeshire

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

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
550 736 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.09% 40.84% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 429 585 706
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Cambridge

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (55.56%) Publishing
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) VRRP
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WLAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (55.56%) Marketing
3 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (55.56%) HSRP
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
5 2 (22.22%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) UNIX
5 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (11.11%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Foundry
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (11.11%) Brocade
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) HSRP
3 5 (55.56%) OSPF
3 5 (55.56%) BGP
3 5 (55.56%) VRRP
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) WLAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 3 (33.33%) SAN
General
1 5 (55.56%) Telecoms
1 5 (55.56%) Publishing
1 5 (55.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Support Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Operations Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Juniper
1 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Brocade
2 1 (11.11%) Foundry