The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 29 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 7 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.07% 4.42% -
As % of the Vendors category 9.21% 11.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 0
Average salary £41,250 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
76 147 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 44.19% 38.18% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 55 95 66
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Halifax

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (57.69%) CCNP
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (53.85%) Firewall
4 12 (46.15%) CCNA
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco UCCE
4 12 (46.15%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (42.31%) ScanSafe
5 11 (42.31%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (42.31%) Symantec
5 11 (42.31%) McAfee
5 11 (42.31%) Norton AntiVirus
6 10 (38.46%) Clearswift
6 10 (38.46%) Finance
7 8 (30.77%) Network Security
7 8 (30.77%) Verint
7 8 (30.77%) Avaya
8 7 (26.92%) VPN
8 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
8 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
8 7 (26.92%) IPsec
9 5 (19.23%) Information Security
10 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
11 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
11 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (11.54%) Online Banking
11 3 (11.54%) Banking
11 3 (11.54%) Retail
11 3 (11.54%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) Firewall
2 12 (46.15%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (30.77%) Network Security
4 7 (26.92%) IPsec
4 7 (26.92%) VPN
5 2 (7.69%) OSPF
5 2 (7.69%) BGP
5 2 (7.69%) VoIP
5 2 (7.69%) WAN
6 1 (3.85%) LAN
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Security Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) Telephony Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Security Analyst
5 7 (26.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Analyst
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (26.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (23.08%) Network Analyst
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security Analyst
6 6 (23.08%) IT Security Engineer
7 5 (19.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 3 (11.54%) Administrator
8 3 (11.54%) Network Administrator
8 3 (11.54%) Firewall Administrator
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Senior Voice Engineer
9 2 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (19.23%) Information Security
3 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) CCNP
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (46.15%) CCNA
3 3 (11.54%) CCDP
3 3 (11.54%) CCSA
3 3 (11.54%) CCSE
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.85%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco UCCE
1 12 (46.15%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (42.31%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Symantec
2 11 (42.31%) McAfee
2 11 (42.31%) ScanSafe
3 10 (38.46%) Clearswift
4 8 (30.77%) Avaya
4 8 (30.77%) Verint
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds