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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 63 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 133 91 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.64% 2.62% 2.60%
As % of the Vendors category 8.00% 6.08% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 111 57 40
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
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 Leeds region.

Vendors Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1663 1497 1351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 45.52% 43.09% 47.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1157 1056
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +9.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Leeds

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 225 (92.21%) Cisco
2 153 (62.70%) Firewall
3 124 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
4 118 (48.36%) Cisco ASA
5 116 (47.54%) CCNP
6 107 (43.85%) Network Security
7 97 (39.75%) Load Balancing
8 72 (29.51%) WAN
9 71 (29.10%) Windows
9 71 (29.10%) LAN
10 69 (28.28%) MPLS
11 67 (27.46%) CCSE
12 63 (25.82%) ITIL
13 59 (24.18%) CCNA
14 58 (23.77%) Linux
15 55 (22.54%) Active Directory
16 49 (20.08%) VMware
16 49 (20.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 48 (19.67%) VoIP
18 47 (19.26%) Network Architecture
18 47 (19.26%) Incident Management
19 42 (17.21%) Capacity Planning
19 42 (17.21%) E-Commerce
20 41 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
21 40 (16.39%) CCDP
22 39 (15.98%) CCSP
23 38 (15.57%) Juniper
24 37 (15.16%) BGP
25 36 (14.75%) CCSA
25 36 (14.75%) UNIX

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (12.30%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.64%) Lync
4 4 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.82%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (7.38%) MS Office
2 14 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 153 (62.70%) Firewall
2 118 (48.36%) Cisco ASA
3 107 (43.85%) Network Security
4 72 (29.51%) WAN
5 71 (29.10%) LAN
6 69 (28.28%) MPLS
7 49 (20.08%) Cisco Nexus
8 48 (19.67%) VoIP
9 37 (15.16%) BGP
10 33 (13.52%) OSPF
11 30 (12.30%) EIGRP
12 25 (10.25%) TCP/IP
12 25 (10.25%) VPN
13 24 (9.84%) SAN
14 23 (9.43%) FWSM
15 19 (7.79%) Cisco PIX
16 17 (6.97%) SSL
17 16 (6.56%) DNS
18 15 (6.15%) Wireless
18 15 (6.15%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (14.34%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (6.56%) Games
2 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.05%) Retail
3 4 (1.64%) Banking
4 2 (0.82%) Finance
5 1 (0.41%) Automotive
5 1 (0.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 81 (33.20%) Network Engineer
2 38 (15.57%) Network Specialist
3 31 (12.70%) Analyst
4 26 (10.66%) Consultant
5 24 (9.84%) Network Consultant
6 22 (9.02%) Architect
7 20 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
8 19 (7.79%) Security Analyst
8 19 (7.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 19 (7.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 17 (6.97%) Network Analyst
9 17 (6.97%) Network Security Analyst
10 16 (6.56%) Network Architect
11 13 (5.33%) Security Manager
11 13 (5.33%) Security Specialist
12 12 (4.92%) Cisco Specialist
12 12 (4.92%) Network Security Specialist
12 12 (4.92%) Cisco Network Specialist
12 12 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
12 12 (4.92%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.87%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.15%) Clustering
3 12 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.87%) Blackberry
5 5 (2.05%) Replication
6 2 (0.82%) PKI
6 2 (0.82%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 71 (29.10%) Windows
2 58 (23.77%) Linux
3 36 (14.75%) UNIX
4 19 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (7.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (6.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (4.10%) Mac OS
6 10 (4.10%) AIX
6 10 (4.10%) Solaris
7 7 (2.87%) Windows XP
7 7 (2.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (39.75%) Load Balancing
2 63 (25.82%) ITIL
3 47 (19.26%) Network Architecture
3 47 (19.26%) Incident Management
4 42 (17.21%) Capacity Planning
4 42 (17.21%) E-Commerce
5 36 (14.75%) Mentoring
6 26 (10.66%) Project Management
6 26 (10.66%) High Availability
7 25 (10.25%) Business Continuity
8 20 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 20 (8.20%) Information Security
9 17 (6.97%) Coaching
10 16 (6.56%) Service Management
11 15 (6.15%) Service Delivery
11 15 (6.15%) Risk Management
12 14 (5.74%) Network Design
13 12 (4.92%) Migration
14 11 (4.51%) TOGAF
15 10 (4.10%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.05%) SQL
2 2 (0.82%) C
2 2 (0.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 124 (50.82%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (47.54%) CCNP
3 67 (27.46%) CCSE
4 59 (24.18%) CCNA
5 40 (16.39%) CCDP
6 39 (15.98%) CCSP
7 36 (14.75%) CCSA
8 21 (8.61%) ITIL Certification
9 13 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (4.92%) MCSE
11 11 (4.51%) MCSA
11 11 (4.51%) Degree
12 9 (3.69%) CCDA
13 7 (2.87%) CISSP
13 7 (2.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (2.87%) VCP5
14 5 (2.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (1.64%) Check Point Certification
16 3 (1.23%) CCIE
16 3 (1.23%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.61%) SLA
2 16 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (22.54%) Active Directory
2 41 (16.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.38%) XenApp
4 14 (5.74%) Terminal Services
5 12 (4.92%) VMware ESX
6 11 (4.51%) ProxySG
7 9 (3.69%) vSphere
8 2 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.82%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.82%) UAG
8 2 (0.82%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.82%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 25 (10.25%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (3.69%) Opsview
3 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 225 (92.21%) Cisco
2 49 (20.08%) VMware
3 38 (15.57%) Juniper
4 34 (13.93%) F5
5 31 (12.70%) Microsoft
6 28 (11.48%) Citrix
7 26 (10.66%) Symantec
8 25 (10.25%) Blue Coat
9 21 (8.61%) HP
10 14 (5.74%) EMC
11 13 (5.33%) Red Hat
12 11 (4.51%) ArcSight
13 10 (4.10%) Sourcefire
13 10 (4.10%) NetApp
14 9 (3.69%) Kaspersky
14 9 (3.69%) Riverbed
15 5 (2.05%) Oracle
16 3 (1.23%) Dell
16 3 (1.23%) Splunk
16 3 (1.23%) Fortinet
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