The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 33 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.85% 0.34% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 0.72% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
CheckPoint
Bedfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
112 139 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 51.85% 47.44% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 97 129 209
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Luton

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Luton

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) CCNA
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) Websense
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Business Development
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) ATM
6 2 (22.22%) ISDN
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) VoIP
6 2 (22.22%) SMTP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) OSPF
4 2 (22.22%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
4 2 (22.22%) SMTP
4 2 (22.22%) DHCP
4 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
4 2 (22.22%) ATM
4 2 (22.22%) ISDN
4 2 (22.22%) LAN
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 2 (22.22%) Frame Relay
4 2 (22.22%) xDSL
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Sales Executive
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) IT Sales Executive
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Telesales Executive
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) SecurID
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Development
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
1 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
1 2 (22.22%) ISA Server
2 1 (11.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Websense
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) BT
4 2 (22.22%) 3Com
4 2 (22.22%) Brocade
4 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
4 2 (22.22%) Aruba
4 2 (22.22%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) Veritas
4 2 (22.22%) Lotus
4 2 (22.22%) Symantec
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat