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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 63 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.63% 1.00% 2.94%
As % of the Vendors category 1.70% 2.27% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 16
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.64%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
235 309 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.95% 44.08% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 203 236 294
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (94.12%) Juniper
3 15 (88.24%) CCNA
4 12 (70.59%) SolarWinds
4 12 (70.59%) Brocade
4 12 (70.59%) VMware
4 12 (70.59%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) Vyatta
4 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (70.59%) VyOS
4 12 (70.59%) Extreme Networks
5 11 (64.71%) Driving Licence
5 11 (64.71%) CA
5 11 (64.71%) CCSA
5 11 (64.71%) CCSE
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
6 5 (29.41%) Advertising
6 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) High Availability
7 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
7 4 (23.53%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) CCNP
7 4 (23.53%) OSPF
7 4 (23.53%) BGP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 16 (94.12%) WAN
3 12 (70.59%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (23.53%) BGP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
5 4 (23.53%) FTP
5 4 (23.53%) Internet
5 4 (23.53%) OSPF
5 4 (23.53%) VPN
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (17.65%) IPsec
6 3 (17.65%) IPv4
6 3 (17.65%) IPv6
6 3 (17.65%) MPLS
7 1 (5.88%) SNMP
7 1 (5.88%) VoIP
General
1 5 (29.41%) Advertising
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (64.71%) Driving Licence
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Linux
1 12 (70.59%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 3 (17.65%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (88.24%) CCNA
3 11 (64.71%) CCSA
3 11 (64.71%) CCSE
4 4 (23.53%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) Juniper
3 12 (70.59%) Brocade
3 12 (70.59%) Extreme Networks
3 12 (70.59%) SolarWinds
3 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 12 (70.59%) Vyatta
4 11 (64.71%) CA