The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 124 90 116
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +26
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 2 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 1.57% 1.04%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 3.53% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 21
Average salary £35,000 £70,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +115.38%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
CheckPoint
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
842 708 1080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.83% 44.50% 50.85%
Number of salaries quoted 674 589 919
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,000 £61,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Cheshire region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -3 1 £35,000 -54.83%
Warrington -28 1 £35,000 -15.66%
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 19 (82.61%) Juniper
3 15 (65.22%) Symantec
3 15 (65.22%) Blue Coat
4 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
4 14 (60.87%) McAfee
4 14 (60.87%) Websense
4 14 (60.87%) Intrusion Detection
4 14 (60.87%) IronPort
4 14 (60.87%) Network Security
4 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (60.87%) SIEM
4 14 (60.87%) Vulnerability Management
5 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 12 (52.17%) SSL
6 12 (52.17%) Change Management
6 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
6 12 (52.17%) Finance
6 12 (52.17%) Retail
6 12 (52.17%) Nessus
6 12 (52.17%) Snort
6 12 (52.17%) Fujitsu
6 12 (52.17%) Qualys
6 12 (52.17%) McAfee ePO
6 12 (52.17%) Splunk
6 12 (52.17%) Lumension
6 12 (52.17%) Cyber Security
6 12 (52.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 12 (52.17%) Becrypt
6 12 (52.17%) LogRhythm

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (60.87%) TCP/IP
1 14 (60.87%) Intrusion Detection
1 14 (60.87%) Network Security
2 12 (52.17%) SSL
3 8 (34.78%) Firewall
4 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 6 (26.09%) HTTPS
5 6 (26.09%) HTTP
5 6 (26.09%) Junos
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) Internet
6 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) DB2
1 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (52.17%) Telecoms
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
1 12 (52.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Security Specialist
2 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 6 (26.09%) Senior Security Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (4.35%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 6 (26.09%) SecurID
3 1 (4.35%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) AIX
2 1 (4.35%) HPUX
2 1 (4.35%) Solaris
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) OS/400
2 1 (4.35%) zOS
2 1 (4.35%) SUSE
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) SIEM
1 14 (60.87%) Vulnerability Management
2 12 (52.17%) Cyber Security
2 12 (52.17%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Service Management
4 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.35%) Release Management
4 1 (4.35%) Validation
4 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Coaching
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 20 (86.96%) Security Cleared
2 14 (60.87%) SC Cleared
3 8 (34.78%) CISSP
3 8 (34.78%) SSCP
3 8 (34.78%) CEH
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCNA
4 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) CCNP
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.35%) CCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCVP
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Snort
2 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 12 (52.17%) Nessus
1 12 (52.17%) McAfee ePO
1 12 (52.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (26.09%) FortiGate
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Juniper
2 15 (65.22%) Symantec
2 15 (65.22%) Blue Coat
3 14 (60.87%) McAfee
3 14 (60.87%) Websense
3 14 (60.87%) IronPort
4 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (52.17%) Qualys
5 12 (52.17%) Splunk
5 12 (52.17%) Lumension
5 12 (52.17%) Becrypt
5 12 (52.17%) LogRhythm
5 12 (52.17%) Fujitsu
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.35%) Oracle
8 1 (4.35%) Brocade
8 1 (4.35%) VMware
8 1 (4.35%) IBM
8 1 (4.35%) HP