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 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 37 25 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 3 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 1.68% 6.21% 5.80%
As % of the Vendors category 3.03% 13.51% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £24,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
99 74 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 55.31% 45.96% 71.43%
Number of salaries quoted 43 49 68
Average salary £26,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,650 £16,078
10% offered a salary of more than £41,900 £57,500 £48,500
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
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Belfast -10 3 £24,000 -
CheckPoint
Northern Ireland

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Compaq
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) UNIX
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (25.00%) SIEM
1 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
2 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Compaq
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) LogLogic
3 1 (25.00%) Q1 Labs