The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 43 36 48
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.58% 2.51% 1.08%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 5.73% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 4
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
CheckPoint
South East

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

Vendors Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
189 157 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 54.94% 43.85% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 128 119 164
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 6 (66.67%) JBoss
3 6 (66.67%) Apache
3 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 6 (66.67%) EMC
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) UNIX
5 4 (44.44%) SAS
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) MySQL
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
5 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (44.44%) Middleware
5 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (44.44%) eRoom
5 4 (44.44%) VLAN
5 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
5 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (66.67%) Apache
1 6 (66.67%) IIS
2 4 (44.44%) SAS
2 4 (44.44%) Tomcat
2 4 (44.44%) eRoom
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
6 3 (33.33%) Frame Relay
6 3 (33.33%) OSPF
6 3 (33.33%) EIGRP
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Operations Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Manager
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Operations Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Solaris
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) GAP Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Resource Management
1 4 (44.44%) Problem Management
1 4 (44.44%) Analytics
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (33.33%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (33.33%) CCIE
1 3 (33.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) JBoss
2 6 (66.67%) EMC
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) Riverbed
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Nokia
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft