The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 62 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 7 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.18% 0.14% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.75% 0.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 0
Average salary £28,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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 North East region.

Vendors Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
255 315 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 43.00% 45.26% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 231 255 141
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £22,590 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £59,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the North East

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the North East

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North East region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
Tyne and Wear - 5 £24,000 -
Durham - 2 £30,000 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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 (80.00%) Firewall
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (40.00%) F5
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 2 (20.00%) PSTN
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (20.00%) DHCP
5 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) CCNP
5 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (20.00%) Riverbed

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security
3 2 (20.00%) PSTN
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support
2 2 (20.00%) Network Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Security Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Presales
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (10.00%) CCSA
4 1 (10.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco
1 4 (40.00%) F5
2 2 (20.00%) HP
2 2 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 2 (20.00%) ProCurve
2 2 (20.00%) Riverbed
2 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (10.00%) Lumension
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Trustwave
3 1 (10.00%) VMware