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 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 98 125 115
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.87% 0.17% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 0.44% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 6
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -26.82%
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
532 682 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.69% 37.78% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 418 517 580
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,100
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
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) VPN
3 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 11 (52.38%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (52.38%) HSRP
4 11 (52.38%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WLAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
4 11 (52.38%) Publishing
4 11 (52.38%) Marketing
4 11 (52.38%) OSPF
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 11 (52.38%) VRRP
5 10 (47.62%) Linux
6 8 (38.10%) UNIX
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
6 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (33.33%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) Windows
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco
9 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
9 5 (23.81%) VMware
9 5 (23.81%) vSphere
9 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (19.05%) F5
10 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
10 4 (19.05%) Debian
10 4 (19.05%) Juniper

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) Firewall
2 16 (76.19%) VPN
3 12 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 11 (52.38%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) WLAN
4 11 (52.38%) WAN
4 11 (52.38%) OSPF
4 11 (52.38%) BGP
4 11 (52.38%) VRRP
4 11 (52.38%) HSRP
5 7 (33.33%) SAN
6 4 (19.05%) LDAP
General
1 11 (52.38%) Telecoms
1 11 (52.38%) Publishing
1 11 (52.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
3 6 (28.57%) Network Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 11 (52.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 8 (38.10%) UNIX
2 8 (38.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Solaris
4 4 (19.05%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) Perl
1 4 (19.05%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (23.81%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Juniper
4 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 4 (19.05%) F5
5 1 (4.76%) NetApp
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Brocade
5 1 (4.76%) Foundry