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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 54 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 15 20 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.27% 3.28% 5.40%
As % of the Vendors category 5.00% 6.35% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 32
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
300 315 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 45.45% 51.64% 50.42%
Number of salaries quoted 227 263 281
Average salary £36,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 22 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (64.29%) Firewall
4 15 (53.57%) CCNP
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (46.43%) Juniper
6 12 (42.86%) CCNA
6 12 (42.86%) Blue Coat
6 12 (42.86%) SonicWALL
7 11 (39.29%) Project Management
7 11 (39.29%) HP
8 10 (35.71%) Network Security
8 10 (35.71%) F5
9 9 (32.14%) HSRP
9 9 (32.14%) VRRP
9 9 (32.14%) VLAN
9 9 (32.14%) WatchGuard
9 9 (32.14%) Dell
9 9 (32.14%) Nokia
10 7 (25.00%) Citrix
10 7 (25.00%) SLA
10 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
11 5 (17.86%) vSphere
11 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
11 5 (17.86%) VoIP
11 5 (17.86%) WAN
11 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
12 4 (14.29%) MCITP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (14.29%) Lync
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (64.29%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) Network Security
4 9 (32.14%) HSRP
4 9 (32.14%) VRRP
4 9 (32.14%) VLAN
5 5 (17.86%) VoIP
5 5 (17.86%) WAN
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (10.71%) MPLS
6 3 (10.71%) VPN
6 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
6 3 (10.71%) Wireless
7 2 (7.14%) LAN
7 2 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 3 (10.71%) Welsh Language
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Network Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Project Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Project Support Officer
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
2 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.71%) Line Management
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) Coaching
6 1 (3.57%) People Management
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) CCNP
1 15 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (42.86%) CCNA
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (14.29%) MCITP
4 4 (14.29%) MCSE
4 4 (14.29%) MCSA
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIS
5 3 (10.71%) CCSE
5 3 (10.71%) CCSA
6 2 (7.14%) MCTS
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
1 5 (17.86%) vSphere
2 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
1 2 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Cisco
2 13 (46.43%) Juniper
3 12 (42.86%) Blue Coat
3 12 (42.86%) SonicWALL
4 11 (39.29%) HP
5 10 (35.71%) F5
6 9 (32.14%) WatchGuard
6 9 (32.14%) Dell
6 9 (32.14%) Nokia
7 7 (25.00%) Citrix
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
9 3 (10.71%) Mitel
10 2 (7.14%) VMware
10 2 (7.14%) BT
10 2 (7.14%) McAfee
10 2 (7.14%) Lotus
10 2 (7.14%) Symantec