The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank - 26 -
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 3.20% -
As % of the Vendors category - 5.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £52,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -
CheckPoint
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
46 137 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.70% 54.80% 63.02%
Number of salaries quoted 34 114 101
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £36,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £70,000 £80,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 16 September 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) NetApp
3 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (60.00%) Symantec
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) EMC
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) COM
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Cacti
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (60.00%) IAG
3 3 (60.00%) UAG

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Lync
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Cognos Impromptu
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) ISA Server
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) XenApp
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (60.00%) Forefront TMG
1 3 (60.00%) IAG
1 3 (60.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cacti
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
1 3 (60.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Symantec
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) EMC
2 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (40.00%) TippingPoint
3 2 (40.00%) IronPort
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 2 (40.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (40.00%) McAfee
3 2 (40.00%) Websense