The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 205 195 220
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 27 68 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.98% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.17% 2.26% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 11 40 23
Average salary £40,375 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.93% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £72,500 £50,000
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 West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2298 3015 2940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.77% 43.66% 44.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1901 2553 2411
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £55,000 £60,000
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 West

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the North West

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the North West region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in the North West

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 14 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
Manchester +10 23 £40,375 +3.52% 1
Merseyside - 2 £32,500 -
Lancashire +11 1 £37,500 +4.16%
Cheshire +4 1 - - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 51 (80.95%) Cisco
2 44 (69.84%) Firewall
3 36 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (50.79%) F5
5 28 (44.44%) Juniper
5 28 (44.44%) Windows
6 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
7 24 (38.10%) VMware
8 23 (36.51%) HP
8 23 (36.51%) Data Centre
9 22 (34.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 22 (34.92%) Linux
10 21 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (31.75%) LAN
11 20 (31.75%) SAN
11 20 (31.75%) Symantec
12 17 (26.98%) NetApp
12 17 (26.98%) CCNP
12 17 (26.98%) EMC
12 17 (26.98%) IBM
12 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
13 16 (25.40%) Wireless
13 16 (25.40%) Business Continuity
13 16 (25.40%) ITIL
13 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
13 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (25.40%) Brocade
13 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 14 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.22%) IBM PureFlex
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
3 3 (4.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 44 (69.84%) Firewall
2 22 (34.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 21 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (31.75%) LAN
4 20 (31.75%) SAN
5 16 (25.40%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (25.40%) Wireless
6 15 (23.81%) VPN
6 15 (23.81%) WAN
7 13 (20.63%) Cisco PIX
7 13 (20.63%) Network Security
8 12 (19.05%) MPLS
9 7 (11.11%) BGP
9 7 (11.11%) OSPF
10 6 (9.52%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (9.52%) IPsec
10 6 (9.52%) Multicast
10 6 (9.52%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.52%) tcpdump
10 6 (9.52%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 14 (22.22%) DB2
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle Exadata
2 14 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 14 (22.22%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (9.52%) Finance
1 6 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.94%) Legal
3 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Law
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (34.92%) Architect
2 17 (26.98%) Network Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 14 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 13 (20.63%) Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Network Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Security Analyst
7 5 (7.94%) Cisco Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Cisco Network Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Network Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Network Design Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.22%) IBM Integration Bus
1 14 (22.22%) Middleware
1 14 (22.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (36.51%) Data Centre
2 15 (23.81%) VCE vBlock
3 14 (22.22%) FlexPod
4 3 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 3 (4.76%) Life Science
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 28 (44.44%) Windows
2 22 (34.92%) Linux
3 16 (25.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (22.22%) AIX
4 14 (22.22%) HPUX
4 14 (22.22%) OS/400
4 14 (22.22%) Solaris
4 14 (22.22%) SUSE
4 14 (22.22%) zOS
5 5 (7.94%) Windows Server
6 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.76%) Unix
7 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) Business Continuity
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 14 (22.22%) Coaching
2 14 (22.22%) Converged Infrastructure
2 14 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 14 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 14 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 11 (17.46%) Network Design
4 6 (9.52%) Network Management
4 6 (9.52%) Presales
4 6 (9.52%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.94%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.94%) SIEM
6 4 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (6.35%) High Availability
6 4 (6.35%) Information Security
6 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.35%) Security Auditing
7 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.59%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (26.98%) CCNP
3 14 (22.22%) CCIE
4 13 (20.63%) CCNA
4 13 (20.63%) CCSE
5 8 (12.70%) Degree
6 7 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
7 5 (7.94%) CCSA
7 5 (7.94%) HND
7 5 (7.94%) HP ASE
7 5 (7.94%) HPE ATP
8 4 (6.35%) CCSP
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.17%) HNC
10 1 (1.59%) CISM
10 1 (1.59%) CISSP
10 1 (1.59%) MCSA
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
10 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (25.40%) Hyper-V
3 14 (22.22%) KVM
4 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 4 (6.35%) ISA Server
6 3 (4.76%) BitLocker
6 3 (4.76%) vSphere
7 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.59%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (22.22%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 3 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (4.76%) QRadar
3 2 (3.17%) Cacti
3 2 (3.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (80.95%) Cisco
2 32 (50.79%) F5
3 28 (44.44%) Juniper
4 26 (41.27%) Microsoft
5 24 (38.10%) VMware
6 23 (36.51%) HP
7 20 (31.75%) Symantec
8 17 (26.98%) EMC
8 17 (26.98%) IBM
8 17 (26.98%) NetApp
9 16 (25.40%) Brocade
9 16 (25.40%) Red Hat
10 14 (22.22%) BMC
10 14 (22.22%) CA
10 14 (22.22%) Oracle
11 9 (14.29%) SolarWinds
12 7 (11.11%) Intel Security
13 5 (7.94%) Huawei
14 4 (6.35%) Blue Coat
14 4 (6.35%) Forcepoint
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