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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 53 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 5 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.29% - 2.66%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% - 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Average salary £32,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
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
233 202 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 60.21% 56.27% 64.16%
Number of salaries quoted 179 187 230
Average salary £42,500 £44,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Luton region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Luton

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (78.95%) MPLS
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (73.68%) LAN
4 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
4 14 (73.68%) IIS
4 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (73.68%) F5
5 13 (68.42%) Incident Management
6 12 (63.16%) BIG-IP
6 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (63.16%) Linux
6 12 (63.16%) SQL
6 12 (63.16%) Oracle
6 12 (63.16%) Oracle Applications
6 12 (63.16%) VMware
7 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
7 10 (52.63%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (52.63%) ITIL
7 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
7 10 (52.63%) MCSE
7 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (52.63%) Statistics
7 10 (52.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco
9 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (73.68%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 16 (84.21%) WAN
3 15 (78.95%) TCP/IP
3 15 (78.95%) MPLS
4 14 (73.68%) LAN
5 12 (63.16%) BIG-IP
6 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 3 (15.79%) DNS
8 2 (10.53%) OSPF
8 2 (10.53%) BGP
8 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
8 2 (10.53%) Wireless
8 2 (10.53%) Frame Relay
8 2 (10.53%) ATM
8 2 (10.53%) ISDN
8 2 (10.53%) SMTP
8 2 (10.53%) DHCP
8 2 (10.53%) Ethernet
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
8 2 (10.53%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Account Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Account Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Technical Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Statistics
2 2 (10.53%) SecurID
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Incident Management
2 10 (52.63%) Service Delivery
2 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2
2 10 (52.63%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.53%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL Certification
1 10 (52.63%) MCSE
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (52.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 5 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
4 1 (5.26%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCDA
4 1 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (5.26%) CCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) GPG13
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
1 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) F5
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Juniper
4 3 (15.79%) Websense
5 2 (10.53%) Symantec
5 2 (10.53%) Avaya
5 2 (10.53%) BT
5 2 (10.53%) Veritas
5 2 (10.53%) Lotus
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
5 2 (10.53%) Brocade
5 2 (10.53%) 3Com
5 2 (10.53%) Aruba
5 2 (10.53%) SonicWALL
6 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat