The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 91 107 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 91 92 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.73% 2.49% 2.31%
As % of the Vendors category 6.15% 5.22% 4.78%
Number of salaries quoted 77 53 38
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +2.40%
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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1480 1762 1234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 44.42% 47.62% 48.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1361 973
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Leeds

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Leeds

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 224 (92.18%) Cisco
2 183 (75.31%) Firewall
3 138 (56.79%) Cisco Certification
4 103 (42.39%) CCNP
5 99 (40.74%) Load Balancing
6 94 (38.68%) CCNA
7 92 (37.86%) Cisco ASA
8 88 (36.21%) F5
8 88 (36.21%) ITIL
8 88 (36.21%) WAN
9 84 (34.57%) LAN
9 84 (34.57%) Network Security
10 71 (29.22%) Windows
11 61 (25.10%) Data Centre
12 60 (24.69%) Active Directory
13 56 (23.05%) Linux
13 56 (23.05%) CCSE
14 53 (21.81%) VMware
15 52 (21.40%) Cisco Nexus
16 51 (20.99%) CCSA
16 51 (20.99%) Juniper
17 47 (19.34%) ITIL Certification
18 45 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 42 (17.28%) Network Design
20 38 (15.64%) E-Commerce
21 37 (15.23%) HP
21 37 (15.23%) Project Management
21 37 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (14.81%) Blue Coat
23 35 (14.40%) MPLS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 28 (11.52%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.88%) Lync
3 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.82%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (7.82%) MS Office
2 18 (7.41%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 183 (75.31%) Firewall
2 92 (37.86%) Cisco ASA
3 88 (36.21%) WAN
4 84 (34.57%) LAN
4 84 (34.57%) Network Security
5 52 (21.40%) Cisco Nexus
6 35 (14.40%) MPLS
7 31 (12.76%) VPN
8 27 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
9 26 (10.70%) SAN
10 25 (10.29%) VoIP
11 24 (9.88%) Wireless
12 23 (9.47%) BGP
13 22 (9.05%) Wireless Security
14 21 (8.64%) TCP/IP
15 20 (8.23%) DNS
16 19 (7.82%) FTP
17 16 (6.58%) OSPF
17 16 (6.58%) EIGRP
18 13 (5.35%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (2.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 12 (4.94%) Games
2 10 (4.12%) Finance
3 7 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.82%) Electronics
4 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (23.87%) Architect
1 58 (23.87%) Network Engineer
2 53 (21.81%) Network Architect
3 38 (15.64%) Network Specialist
4 27 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 26 (10.70%) Network Security Specialist
6 23 (9.47%) Consultant
6 23 (9.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 22 (9.05%) Network Consultant
7 22 (9.05%) Cisco Architect
7 22 (9.05%) Network Design Architect
8 21 (8.64%) Senior Network Engineer
9 20 (8.23%) Analyst
10 15 (6.17%) Security Engineer
11 14 (5.76%) Technical Engineer
12 13 (5.35%) Security Consultant
13 12 (4.94%) Network Security Consultant
14 7 (2.88%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
14 7 (2.88%) Security Analyst
14 7 (2.88%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.41%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.10%) Data Centre
2 37 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.35%) Public Cloud
4 6 (2.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.47%) Clustering
5 2 (0.82%) DTV
5 2 (0.82%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.41%) Statistics
6 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.22%) Windows
2 56 (23.05%) Linux
3 33 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 27 (11.11%) UNIX
5 23 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (9.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.29%) Mac OS
7 7 (2.88%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.47%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.41%) HPUX
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (40.74%) Load Balancing
2 88 (36.21%) ITIL
3 42 (17.28%) Network Design
4 38 (15.64%) E-Commerce
5 37 (15.23%) Project Management
6 35 (14.40%) Mentoring
7 30 (12.35%) Capacity Planning
8 29 (11.93%) Network Architecture
9 27 (11.11%) Incident Management
10 18 (7.41%) Business Continuity
11 15 (6.17%) TOGAF
12 13 (5.35%) High Availability
13 12 (4.94%) Business Continuity Planning
13 12 (4.94%) BCP
13 12 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
14 11 (4.53%) Migration
15 8 (3.29%) Coaching
16 6 (2.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (2.47%) Change Control
16 6 (2.47%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.82%) C
1 2 (0.82%) C++
1 2 (0.82%) Java
1 2 (0.82%) Perl
1 2 (0.82%) SQL
1 2 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 138 (56.79%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (42.39%) CCNP
3 94 (38.68%) CCNA
4 56 (23.05%) CCSE
5 51 (20.99%) CCSA
6 47 (19.34%) ITIL Certification
7 25 (10.29%) CCSP
8 22 (9.05%) HP ASE
9 14 (5.76%) CCDP
10 11 (4.53%) CCDA
11 9 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (2.88%) MCSE
12 7 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (2.47%) CCIE
14 5 (2.06%) MCSA
14 5 (2.06%) Security Cleared
14 5 (2.06%) Degree
15 4 (1.65%) SC Cleared
15 4 (1.65%) CISSP
15 4 (1.65%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (9.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.82%) COBIT
3 2 (0.82%) BS25999
3 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 60 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 45 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.17%) Terminal Services
3 15 (6.17%) VMware ESX
4 12 (4.94%) XenApp
5 10 (4.12%) vSphere
5 10 (4.12%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 17 (7.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (2.47%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.47%) Opsview
3 2 (0.82%) Cacti
3 2 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 224 (92.18%) Cisco
2 88 (36.21%) F5
3 53 (21.81%) VMware
4 51 (20.99%) Juniper
5 37 (15.23%) HP
6 36 (14.81%) Blue Coat
7 28 (11.52%) Microsoft
8 26 (10.70%) Red Hat
9 22 (9.05%) Huawei
10 18 (7.41%) Riverbed
11 17 (7.00%) Symantec
12 16 (6.58%) Citrix
13 14 (5.76%) Fortinet
13 14 (5.76%) Sourcefire
13 14 (5.76%) ArcSight
14 10 (4.12%) Brocade
14 10 (4.12%) NetApp
15 9 (3.70%) Dell Compellent
16 6 (2.47%) Kaspersky
16 6 (2.47%) SolarWinds
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