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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 51 63 48
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 15 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.45% 0.87% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 6.00% 1.99% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 2
Average salary £46,000 £34,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £34,000 £33,650
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,000 £34,850
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
250 251 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 40.92% 43.50% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 228 223 160
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 42 (97.67%) Cisco
1 42 (97.67%) Firewall
2 37 (86.05%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (65.12%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (60.47%) CCNP
5 24 (55.81%) F5
6 21 (48.84%) LAN
6 21 (48.84%) WAN
7 20 (46.51%) SLA
7 20 (46.51%) Cisco Nexus
8 19 (44.19%) Juniper
9 18 (41.86%) CCNA
10 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
10 14 (32.56%) MPLS
11 13 (30.23%) VPN
12 12 (27.91%) ITIL
13 11 (25.58%) CCIE
14 10 (23.26%) BGP
14 10 (23.26%) JNCIS
14 10 (23.26%) CCSE
14 10 (23.26%) Network Management
15 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
15 9 (20.93%) OSPF
15 9 (20.93%) Internet
15 9 (20.93%) Wireless
16 8 (18.60%) IPv4
16 8 (18.60%) IPv6
17 7 (16.28%) DNS
18 6 (13.95%) FTP
19 5 (11.63%) DHCP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.33%) Apache
1 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.33%) SAS
1 1 (2.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
1 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) Firewall
2 28 (65.12%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (48.84%) LAN
3 21 (48.84%) WAN
4 20 (46.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (32.56%) MPLS
6 13 (30.23%) VPN
7 10 (23.26%) BGP
8 9 (20.93%) Internet
8 9 (20.93%) OSPF
8 9 (20.93%) Wireless
9 8 (18.60%) IPv4
9 8 (18.60%) IPv6
10 7 (16.28%) DNS
11 6 (13.95%) FTP
12 5 (11.63%) DHCP
12 5 (11.63%) DWDM
13 4 (9.30%) IPsec
14 3 (6.98%) Network Security
15 2 (4.65%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.65%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Network Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) Senior Network Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Network Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (6.98%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Support
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) IT Support
7 1 (2.33%) Junior IT Support
7 1 (2.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Support
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Network Design Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) Windows
1 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 10 (23.26%) Network Management
4 9 (20.93%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.33%) Email Migration
7 1 (2.33%) Change Management
7 1 (2.33%) Network Design
7 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) AWK
1 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (86.05%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (60.47%) CCNP
3 18 (41.86%) CCNA
4 11 (25.58%) CCIE
5 10 (23.26%) CCSE
5 10 (23.26%) JNCIS
6 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) Degree
8 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.33%) CCDP
9 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (2.33%) CCENT
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (46.51%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Cisco
2 24 (55.81%) F5
3 19 (44.19%) Juniper
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.33%) HP
6 1 (2.33%) NetApp
6 1 (2.33%) Nokia
6 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.33%) WatchGuard
6 1 (2.33%) SonicWALL
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