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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 60 55 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 8 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.20% 2.90% 5.50%
As % of the Vendors category 2.77% 5.71% 10.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 29
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -24.21%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
289 333 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 43.39% 50.76% 54.79%
Number of salaries quoted 223 283 279
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,550 £28,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 17 (73.91%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (47.83%) HP
4 11 (47.83%) Project Management
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (43.48%) CCNP
5 10 (43.48%) CCNA
6 9 (39.13%) Dell
6 9 (39.13%) VRRP
6 9 (39.13%) VLAN
6 9 (39.13%) WatchGuard
6 9 (39.13%) SonicWALL
6 9 (39.13%) HSRP
7 8 (34.78%) Juniper
8 7 (30.43%) SLA
8 7 (30.43%) Network Security
8 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
8 7 (30.43%) F5
9 6 (26.09%) Nokia
10 5 (21.74%) Citrix
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
11 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
11 4 (17.39%) ITIL
11 4 (17.39%) Windows
11 4 (17.39%) MCSE
11 4 (17.39%) MCSA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (17.39%) Lync
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (39.13%) VRRP
3 9 (39.13%) VLAN
3 9 (39.13%) HSRP
4 7 (30.43%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 3 (13.04%) WAN
6 2 (8.70%) LAN
6 2 (8.70%) SAN
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
7 1 (4.35%) Wireless
7 1 (4.35%) MPLS
7 1 (4.35%) VPN
General
1 1 (4.35%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Network Engineer
2 9 (39.13%) Project Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Line Management
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) People Management
5 1 (4.35%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (43.48%) CCNP
1 10 (43.48%) CCNA
2 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
2 7 (30.43%) Security Cleared
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (17.39%) MCSE
3 4 (17.39%) MCSA
3 4 (17.39%) MCITP
4 2 (8.70%) MCTS
4 2 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
2 3 (13.04%) vSphere
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 9 (39.13%) Dell
3 9 (39.13%) WatchGuard
3 9 (39.13%) SonicWALL
4 8 (34.78%) Juniper
5 7 (30.43%) Blue Coat
5 7 (30.43%) F5
6 6 (26.09%) Nokia
7 5 (21.74%) Citrix
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.70%) Lotus
9 2 (8.70%) Symantec
9 2 (8.70%) McAfee
9 2 (8.70%) BT
9 2 (8.70%) VMware
10 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
10 1 (4.35%) Mitel