The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 55 55 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.93% 0.84% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category 4.48% 2.30% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £34,250
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 - £34,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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 Cardiff region.

Vendors Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
268 174 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.02% 36.63% 39.43%
Number of salaries quoted 231 149 151
Average salary £33,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 29 December 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 31 (86.11%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (77.78%) Firewall
4 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (52.78%) CCNP
5 19 (52.78%) WAN
6 18 (50.00%) F5
7 17 (47.22%) Juniper
8 16 (44.44%) LAN
8 16 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 15 (41.67%) MPLS
9 15 (41.67%) Load Balancing
10 14 (38.89%) CCNA
11 13 (36.11%) VPN
12 12 (33.33%) CCIE
13 11 (30.56%) SLA
14 10 (27.78%) Wireless
14 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
15 8 (22.22%) ITIL
15 8 (22.22%) Internet
16 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
16 7 (19.44%) CCSE
16 7 (19.44%) JNCIS
16 7 (19.44%) Network Management
17 6 (16.67%) Network Security
17 6 (16.67%) BGP
17 6 (16.67%) IPv4
17 6 (16.67%) IPv6
18 5 (13.89%) FTP
18 5 (13.89%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 1 (2.78%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (77.78%) Firewall
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (52.78%) WAN
4 16 (44.44%) LAN
4 16 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 15 (41.67%) MPLS
6 13 (36.11%) VPN
7 10 (27.78%) Wireless
8 8 (22.22%) Internet
9 6 (16.67%) IPv4
9 6 (16.67%) IPv6
9 6 (16.67%) Network Security
9 6 (16.67%) BGP
10 5 (13.89%) FTP
10 5 (13.89%) DNS
10 5 (13.89%) OSPF
11 4 (11.11%) DWDM
11 4 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
12 3 (8.33%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
1 4 (11.11%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 26 (72.22%) Network Engineer
2 11 (30.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (25.00%) Architect
4 8 (22.22%) Network Architect
5 5 (13.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Security Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support
7 1 (2.78%) Junior IT Support
7 1 (2.78%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.78%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Junior
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.78%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 10 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 8 (22.22%) ITIL
4 7 (19.44%) Network Management
5 3 (8.33%) Line Management
5 3 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.33%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 31 (86.11%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (52.78%) CCNP
3 14 (38.89%) CCNA
4 12 (33.33%) CCIE
5 7 (19.44%) CCSE
5 7 (19.44%) JNCIS
6 4 (11.11%) CCSA
6 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) CCENT
8 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) ProxySG
1 3 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) F5
3 17 (47.22%) Juniper
4 7 (19.44%) Blue Coat
5 5 (13.89%) SonicWALL
6 4 (11.11%) Nokia
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
7 3 (8.33%) Mitel
7 3 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.78%) TOWER Software
8 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.78%) HP
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
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