The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Midlands 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 21 28 40
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.73% 2.01% 0.85%
As % of the Vendors category 2.13% 3.70% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £55,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
47 162 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 34.31% 54.18% 73.31%
Number of salaries quoted 35 127 153
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the Midlands

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) Juniper
3 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 5 (62.50%) McAfee
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Websense
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) Cognos Impromptu
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
3 5 (62.50%) Sourcefire
3 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
3 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
3 5 (62.50%) IronPort
3 5 (62.50%) F5
3 5 (62.50%) NetScaler
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) TippingPoint
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Cacti
4 3 (37.50%) XenApp

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 3 (37.50%) Lync
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
3 5 (62.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) VPN
3 5 (62.50%) SSL
3 5 (62.50%) IPsec
3 5 (62.50%) NetScaler
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 5 (62.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) DHCP
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (50.00%) Technical Security Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (25.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
5 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Project Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
1 3 (37.50%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (37.50%) IAG
1 3 (37.50%) UAG
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cacti
1 3 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Juniper
2 5 (62.50%) McAfee
2 5 (62.50%) Websense
2 5 (62.50%) Blue Coat
2 5 (62.50%) Sourcefire
2 5 (62.50%) Fortinet
2 5 (62.50%) IronPort
2 5 (62.50%) F5
2 5 (62.50%) TippingPoint
3 3 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) NetApp