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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 43 54 48
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 25 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.85% 1.39% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 8.12% 3.14% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 1
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
308 255 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 47.46% 44.19% 51.98%
Number of salaries quoted 290 213 162
Average salary £33,750 £36,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.53% +7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £53,000
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 28 August 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco
1 45 (100.00%) Firewall
2 38 (84.44%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (66.67%) CCNP
5 22 (48.89%) CCNA
6 20 (44.44%) F5
7 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (42.22%) SLA
8 18 (40.00%) LAN
8 18 (40.00%) WAN
8 18 (40.00%) Juniper
9 13 (28.89%) BGP
10 12 (26.67%) ITIL
11 11 (24.44%) MPLS
12 10 (22.22%) VMware
12 10 (22.22%) CCSE
12 10 (22.22%) JNCIS
12 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
12 10 (22.22%) HSRP
13 9 (20.00%) Network Management
13 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (20.00%) OSPF
13 9 (20.00%) Dell
13 9 (20.00%) VPN
14 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
14 8 (17.78%) HP
14 8 (17.78%) CCIE
14 8 (17.78%) SAN
14 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (15.56%) Lync
1 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
2 1 (2.22%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (100.00%) Firewall
2 36 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (42.22%) Cisco Nexus
4 18 (40.00%) LAN
4 18 (40.00%) WAN
5 13 (28.89%) BGP
6 11 (24.44%) MPLS
7 10 (22.22%) HSRP
8 9 (20.00%) OSPF
8 9 (20.00%) VPN
9 8 (17.78%) SAN
9 8 (17.78%) Wireless
10 7 (15.56%) VLAN
11 6 (13.33%) VRRP
12 5 (11.11%) Network Security
12 5 (11.11%) NetScreen
13 4 (8.89%) Internet
13 4 (8.89%) DWDM
13 4 (8.89%) IPv4
13 4 (8.89%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) MySQL
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.44%) Welsh Language
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 16 (35.56%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 3 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.22%) Design Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Network Support
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.22%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 9 (20.00%) Network Management
4 8 (17.78%) Service Delivery
5 7 (15.56%) Email Migration
6 6 (13.33%) Project Management
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
8 1 (2.22%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.22%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.22%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.22%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.22%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.22%) AWK
1 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (84.44%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (66.67%) CCNP
3 22 (48.89%) CCNA
4 10 (22.22%) CCSE
4 10 (22.22%) JNCIS
5 8 (17.78%) CCIE
6 6 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.67%) Degree
9 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (2.22%) CCDP
10 1 (2.22%) CCENT
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.22%) UAG
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) F5
3 18 (40.00%) Juniper
4 10 (22.22%) VMware
5 9 (20.00%) Dell
6 8 (17.78%) HP
6 8 (17.78%) SonicWALL
6 8 (17.78%) WatchGuard
7 1 (2.22%) TOWER Software
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Nokia
7 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix