The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Middlesex 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 43 34 53
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 5 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.35% 4.24% 1.34%
As % of the Vendors category 2.69% 8.20% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 3
Average salary £36,250 £40,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.93% +0.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
186 256 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 50.13% 51.72% 44.66%
Number of salaries quoted 160 228 199
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Middlesex

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 19 (86.36%) Juniper
3 15 (68.18%) Cisco
4 14 (63.64%) Windows
5 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (45.45%) Linux
7 9 (40.91%) VPN
7 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
7 9 (40.91%) CCNP
7 9 (40.91%) McAfee
7 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
7 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (40.91%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 7 (31.82%) Apache
9 7 (31.82%) MPLS
9 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
10 6 (27.27%) VMware
10 6 (27.27%) MCITP
10 6 (27.27%) MCSE
10 6 (27.27%) MCSA
11 5 (22.73%) Wireless
11 5 (22.73%) IPsec
11 5 (22.73%) CCNA
11 5 (22.73%) OSPF
11 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
1 9 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (31.82%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) Firewall
2 9 (40.91%) VPN
3 7 (31.82%) MPLS
4 5 (22.73%) OSPF
4 5 (22.73%) Wireless
4 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (22.73%) IPsec
4 5 (22.73%) VLAN
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (18.18%) HSRP
5 4 (18.18%) Wireshark
5 4 (18.18%) WAN
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) VRRP
5 4 (18.18%) BGP
6 3 (13.64%) SNMP
7 2 (9.09%) LAN
7 2 (9.09%) BIG-IP
8 1 (4.55%) FWSM
8 1 (4.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 2 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Technician
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support
4 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Technician
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Client/Server
1 3 (13.64%) Blackberry
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Linux
3 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (18.18%) CentOS
4 4 (18.18%) UNIX
4 4 (18.18%) Debian
5 3 (13.64%) Solaris
6 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Network Design
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (4.55%) Service Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) Perl
1 4 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCNP
3 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
4 6 (27.27%) MCITP
4 6 (27.27%) MCSE
4 6 (27.27%) MCSA
5 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 3 (13.64%) CCIE
7 2 (9.09%) CCSA
8 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.55%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 4 (18.18%) Squid
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.55%) Postfix
4 1 (4.55%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (31.82%) Backup Exec
3 4 (18.18%) Nagios
4 3 (13.64%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) Juniper
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 9 (40.91%) McAfee
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 6 (27.27%) VMware
6 4 (18.18%) ProCurve
6 4 (18.18%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) EMC
7 3 (13.64%) Red Hat
7 3 (13.64%) JBoss
8 2 (9.09%) Oracle
8 2 (9.09%) F5
9 1 (4.55%) Brocade
9 1 (4.55%) Citrix
9 1 (4.55%) NetApp
9 1 (4.55%) Nokia
9 1 (4.55%) Lotus
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