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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 62 51 44
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 6 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.92% 2.55% 3.38%
As % of the Vendors category 2.43% 5.67% 6.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 16
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +18.05%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
247 300 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 37.83% 44.98% 50.08%
Number of salaries quoted 203 231 249
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,783
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +0.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 April 2016, 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Juniper
3 14 (87.50%) CCNA
4 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
4 11 (68.75%) Brocade
4 11 (68.75%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Vyatta
4 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 11 (68.75%) VyOS
4 11 (68.75%) Extreme Networks
5 10 (62.50%) Driving Licence
5 10 (62.50%) CA
5 10 (62.50%) CCSA
5 10 (62.50%) CCSE
6 5 (31.25%) Finance
6 5 (31.25%) Advertising
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) High Availability
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Internet
7 4 (25.00%) CCNP
7 4 (25.00%) OSPF
7 4 (25.00%) BGP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 15 (93.75%) WAN
3 11 (68.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (25.00%) BGP
5 4 (25.00%) DNS
5 4 (25.00%) FTP
5 4 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (25.00%) OSPF
5 4 (25.00%) VPN
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (18.75%) IPsec
6 3 (18.75%) IPv4
6 3 (18.75%) IPv6
6 3 (18.75%) MPLS
7 1 (6.25%) SNMP
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 5 (31.25%) Advertising
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Driving Licence
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Linux
1 11 (68.75%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) High Availability
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (6.25%) Network Design
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNA
3 10 (62.50%) CCSA
3 10 (62.50%) CCSE
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) F5
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) Juniper
3 11 (68.75%) Brocade
3 11 (68.75%) Extreme Networks
3 11 (68.75%) SolarWinds
3 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 11 (68.75%) Vyatta
4 10 (62.50%) CA