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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 59 109 111
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 133 72 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.88% 1.97% 1.82%
As % of the Vendors category 8.56% 4.54% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 102 42 28
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +18.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £47,500 £48,550
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
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
1554 1585 1317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.36% 43.39% 49.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1286 1070
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 6 May 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Leeds

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 214 (90.68%) Cisco
2 172 (72.88%) Firewall
3 126 (53.39%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (44.49%) Load Balancing
5 103 (43.64%) CCNP
6 97 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
7 87 (36.86%) Network Security
8 85 (36.02%) CCNA
9 78 (33.05%) ITIL
10 73 (30.93%) WAN
11 70 (29.66%) LAN
12 68 (28.81%) Windows
12 68 (28.81%) F5
13 65 (27.54%) Active Directory
14 59 (25.00%) VMware
15 55 (23.31%) Cisco Nexus
15 55 (23.31%) CCSE
16 53 (22.46%) Linux
17 50 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
18 48 (20.34%) Juniper
19 43 (18.22%) CCSA
20 39 (16.53%) Network Architecture
20 39 (16.53%) MPLS
20 39 (16.53%) ITIL Certification
20 39 (16.53%) E-Commerce
21 37 (15.68%) Blue Coat
22 35 (14.83%) Project Management
22 35 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
23 34 (14.41%) Mentoring
24 32 (13.56%) Microsoft

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 30 (12.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.69%) Lync
5 2 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (9.32%) MS Office
2 16 (6.78%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 172 (72.88%) Firewall
2 97 (41.10%) Cisco ASA
3 87 (36.86%) Network Security
4 73 (30.93%) WAN
5 70 (29.66%) LAN
6 55 (23.31%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (16.53%) MPLS
8 32 (13.56%) VPN
9 27 (11.44%) BGP
10 26 (11.02%) Cisco PIX
11 25 (10.59%) SAN
12 23 (9.75%) VoIP
13 22 (9.32%) OSPF
14 20 (8.47%) EIGRP
15 19 (8.05%) DNS
16 17 (7.20%) TCP/IP
17 16 (6.78%) FTP
18 13 (5.51%) SSL
18 13 (5.51%) Wireless
18 13 (5.51%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.14%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 16 (6.78%) Games
2 8 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.97%) Finance
4 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 2 (0.85%) Electronics
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (24.58%) Network Engineer
2 47 (19.92%) Architect
3 42 (17.80%) Network Architect
4 38 (16.10%) Network Specialist
5 27 (11.44%) Consultant
6 26 (11.02%) Network Consultant
7 24 (10.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (8.90%) Security Specialist
9 20 (8.47%) Network Security Specialist
10 19 (8.05%) Analyst
11 18 (7.63%) Security Engineer
11 18 (7.63%) Senior Network Engineer
12 15 (6.36%) Technical Engineer
13 13 (5.51%) Security Consultant
14 12 (5.08%) Cisco Specialist
14 12 (5.08%) Network Security Consultant
14 12 (5.08%) Cisco Network Specialist
15 11 (4.66%) Network Design Architect
15 11 (4.66%) Cisco Architect
15 11 (4.66%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (7.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.83%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.51%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.24%) Clustering
4 6 (2.54%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.85%) DTV
6 2 (0.85%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.42%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 68 (28.81%) Windows
2 53 (22.46%) Linux
3 30 (12.71%) UNIX
3 30 (12.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (11.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.24%) Mac OS
6 7 (2.97%) Windows 7
7 6 (2.54%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.85%) Solaris
8 2 (0.85%) AIX
9 1 (0.42%) HPUX
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (44.49%) Load Balancing
2 78 (33.05%) ITIL
3 39 (16.53%) E-Commerce
3 39 (16.53%) Network Architecture
4 35 (14.83%) Project Management
5 34 (14.41%) Mentoring
6 29 (12.29%) Incident Management
7 27 (11.44%) Capacity Planning
8 25 (10.59%) Network Design
9 20 (8.47%) Business Continuity
10 19 (8.05%) TOGAF
11 16 (6.78%) High Availability
12 13 (5.51%) Migration
13 12 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
14 10 (4.24%) Coaching
14 10 (4.24%) Business Continuity Planning
14 10 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (4.24%) BCP
15 9 (3.81%) Service Management
15 9 (3.81%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 126 (53.39%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (43.64%) CCNP
3 85 (36.02%) CCNA
4 55 (23.31%) CCSE
5 43 (18.22%) CCSA
6 39 (16.53%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (11.02%) CCSP
8 22 (9.32%) CCDP
9 11 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (4.66%) HP ASE
10 10 (4.24%) CCDA
10 10 (4.24%) MCSE
11 8 (3.39%) MCSA
11 8 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (2.97%) Degree
13 6 (2.54%) CCIE
14 5 (2.12%) CISSP
14 5 (2.12%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (2.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.59%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 65 (27.54%) Active Directory
2 50 (21.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (6.78%) VMware ESX
4 15 (6.36%) XenApp
5 14 (5.93%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.08%) ProxySG
7 8 (3.39%) vSphere
8 1 (0.42%) Snort
Systems Management
1 22 (9.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (3.81%) Opsview
3 6 (2.54%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.85%) Cacti
5 2 (0.85%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.42%) OpenView
6 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 214 (90.68%) Cisco
2 68 (28.81%) F5
3 59 (25.00%) VMware
4 48 (20.34%) Juniper
5 37 (15.68%) Blue Coat
6 32 (13.56%) Microsoft
7 26 (11.02%) HP
8 23 (9.75%) Symantec
9 21 (8.90%) Citrix
10 19 (8.05%) Red Hat
11 18 (7.63%) Riverbed
12 14 (5.93%) Sourcefire
12 14 (5.93%) ArcSight
13 12 (5.08%) Fortinet
14 11 (4.66%) Huawei
14 11 (4.66%) NetApp
15 9 (3.81%) Kaspersky
16 8 (3.39%) Brocade
17 7 (2.97%) EMC
18 5 (2.12%) Splunk
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