The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank - 36 28
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 0 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim - 2.07% 4.36%
As % of the Vendors category - 3.66% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 9
Average salary - £22,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -63.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
CheckPoint
Northern Ireland

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

Vendors Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
22 82 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 23.16% 56.55% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 61 65
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in County Antrim

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Compaq

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Server Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCTS
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Compaq
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix