The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Cambridge 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 114 108 114
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.23% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 1.01% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 9
Average salary £32,250 £41,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.34% +13.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.29%
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
659 694 703
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.25% 41.86% 39.10%
Number of salaries quoted 511 590 614
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,128 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
Cambridgeshire

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 23 July 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) WAN
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (36.36%) DNS
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) RIP
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
5 4 (36.36%) OSPF
5 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
5 4 (36.36%) IGRP
5 4 (36.36%) MGCP
5 4 (36.36%) H.323
5 4 (36.36%) Nagios
5 4 (36.36%) Degree
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (36.36%) WhatsUp Gold
5 4 (36.36%) Trapeze
5 4 (36.36%) HSRP
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (27.27%) tcpdump

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) WAN
1 7 (63.64%) LAN
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) VoIP
4 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) RIP
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) MPLS
4 4 (36.36%) OSPF
4 4 (36.36%) EIGRP
4 4 (36.36%) IGRP
4 4 (36.36%) MGCP
4 4 (36.36%) H.323
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (36.36%) HSRP
5 3 (27.27%) tcpdump
5 3 (27.27%) SNMP
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Account Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Data Security
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) VTSP
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) MOS
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Nagios
1 4 (36.36%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Trapeze
4 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Trend Micro
5 2 (18.18%) Crossbeam
6 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Nokia
6 1 (9.09%) Apple
6 1 (9.09%) Symantec
6 1 (9.09%) Remedy
6 1 (9.09%) VMware