The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 38 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.14% - 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 5.94% - 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
Suffolk

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

Vendors Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
101 128 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 35.94% 40.63% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 88 121 151
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Ipswich

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) PKI
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 10 (83.33%) CCSA
2 10 (83.33%) CCSE
2 10 (83.33%) SSH
2 10 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 10 (83.33%) Wireless
2 10 (83.33%) IPsec
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) SSL
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) CCNP
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Firewall
1 11 (91.67%) TCP/IP
1 11 (91.67%) Network Security
2 10 (83.33%) VPN
2 10 (83.33%) SSH
2 10 (83.33%) Wireless
2 10 (83.33%) IPsec
2 10 (83.33%) LAN
2 10 (83.33%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) SSL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Security Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Network Engineer
1 10 (83.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Testing Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCSA
1 10 (83.33%) CCSE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Check Point Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Sourcefire
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) VMware