The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 171 154 169
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +15
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 13 33 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.79% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 1.79% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 6
Average salary £27,500 £42,500 £38,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +9.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,750 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £60,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.48%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1714 1842 1806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.41% 43.85% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1567 1553
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Manchester

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Manchester

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton +5 7 £22,000 -5.37%
Salford -3 1 £34,500 +6.15%
Stockport - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 - -
CheckPoint
North West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 39 (81.25%) Firewall
3 29 (60.42%) Juniper
4 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (29.17%) Finance
5 14 (29.17%) WAN
5 14 (29.17%) Network Security
6 13 (27.08%) F5
6 13 (27.08%) CCNP
6 13 (27.08%) CCNA
6 13 (27.08%) MPLS
6 13 (27.08%) Incident Management
7 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
7 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
7 11 (22.92%) CTC Cleared
7 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
8 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (20.83%) LAN
8 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
8 10 (20.83%) Windows
8 10 (20.83%) HP
8 10 (20.83%) VMware
9 9 (18.75%) Wireless
9 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 9 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
9 9 (18.75%) OpenView
9 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (18.75%) Multicast
10 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
10 8 (16.67%) CCIP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (4.17%) WebLogic
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (81.25%) Firewall
2 14 (29.17%) Network Security
2 14 (29.17%) WAN
3 13 (27.08%) MPLS
4 11 (22.92%) TCP/IP
5 10 (20.83%) LAN
5 10 (20.83%) Ethernet
6 9 (18.75%) Wireless
6 9 (18.75%) Multicast
7 8 (16.67%) VPN
8 6 (12.50%) SDH
8 6 (12.50%) Internet
8 6 (12.50%) DSL
8 6 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (12.50%) VLAN
9 5 (10.42%) Wireshark
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (10.42%) OSPF
9 5 (10.42%) BGP
9 5 (10.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) MySQL
1 4 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) DB2
2 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
General
1 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Law
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Network Engineer
2 10 (20.83%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Network Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Wireless Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Network Support
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Architect
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Principal Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) IPTV
2 2 (4.17%) Open Source
2 2 (4.17%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (4.17%) SUSE
5 2 (4.17%) OS/400
5 2 (4.17%) zOS
5 2 (4.17%) AIX
5 2 (4.17%) HPUX
5 2 (4.17%) Solaris
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Incident Management
2 9 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (16.67%) Security Architecture
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Project Management
4 7 (14.58%) Network Management
5 6 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (10.42%) Requirements Management
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
7 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (8.33%) Change Control
8 3 (6.25%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
9 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
9 2 (4.17%) Content Management
9 2 (4.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (27.08%) CCNP
2 13 (27.08%) CCNA
3 11 (22.92%) SC Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) CTC Cleared
3 11 (22.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) CCIP
4 8 (16.67%) CCIE
5 5 (10.42%) CCDP
6 4 (8.33%) Degree
7 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.25%) MCSE
8 2 (4.17%) MCSA
8 2 (4.17%) CCSP
8 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.08%) CCSA
9 1 (2.08%) CCSE
9 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (14.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (4.17%) KVM
4 2 (4.17%) ISA Server
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) OpenView
1 9 (18.75%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (8.33%) Nagios
2 4 (8.33%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) WSUS
3 2 (4.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (60.42%) Juniper
3 13 (27.08%) F5
4 10 (20.83%) VMware
4 10 (20.83%) HP
5 7 (14.58%) Nokia
5 7 (14.58%) Blue Coat
6 6 (12.50%) Riverbed
6 6 (12.50%) Oracle
6 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
8 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
8 4 (8.33%) LANDesk
9 3 (6.25%) Aruba
9 3 (6.25%) Exinda
9 3 (6.25%) EMC
10 2 (4.17%) Citrix
10 2 (4.17%) IBM
10 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.17%) Symantec