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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 182 185 207
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 67 67 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.94% 0.75%
As % of the Vendors category 2.27% 2.11% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 26
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -9.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,700 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
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
2952 3178 3576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.98% 44.50% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2331 2516 2932
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,690 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 -1 30 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Cheshire +3 29 £72,500 +54.25% 1
Lancashire - 7 £35,000 -
Merseyside - 1 £35,000 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 86 (70.49%) Cisco
2 68 (55.74%) Firewall
3 61 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 60 (49.18%) Juniper
5 47 (38.52%) Windows
5 47 (38.52%) Hyper-V
6 44 (36.07%) Symantec
7 41 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
7 41 (33.61%) HP
8 40 (32.79%) SAN
9 33 (27.05%) MS Excel
10 32 (26.23%) Network Security
11 29 (23.77%) Finance
12 27 (22.13%) LAN
13 25 (20.49%) WAN
13 25 (20.49%) EMC
13 25 (20.49%) Security Cleared
14 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (19.67%) Windows 7
14 24 (19.67%) Fortinet
14 24 (19.67%) Windows 8
14 24 (19.67%) Coaching
14 24 (19.67%) Wyse
14 24 (19.67%) VMware
14 24 (19.67%) Business Continuity
15 23 (18.85%) Linux
15 23 (18.85%) Mentoring
16 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database
16 22 (18.03%) FlexPod
16 22 (18.03%) Relational Database

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 22 (18.03%) WebLogic
1 22 (18.03%) WebSphere
2 15 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (12.30%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.46%) Lync
4 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 33 (27.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 68 (55.74%) Firewall
2 40 (32.79%) SAN
3 32 (26.23%) Network Security
4 27 (22.13%) LAN
5 25 (20.49%) WAN
6 20 (16.39%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (14.75%) DNS
8 17 (13.93%) DHCP
9 12 (9.84%) TCP/IP
9 12 (9.84%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (8.20%) OSPF
10 10 (8.20%) NetScreen
10 10 (8.20%) Cisco ISE
11 9 (7.38%) BGP
11 9 (7.38%) Wireless
12 8 (6.56%) FirePass
12 8 (6.56%) MPLS
12 8 (6.56%) Junos
13 7 (5.74%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (5.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.03%) SQL Server
1 22 (18.03%) DB2
1 22 (18.03%) RDBMS
1 22 (18.03%) Oracle Exadata
1 22 (18.03%) Oracle Database
1 22 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.82%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Metasploit
General
1 29 (23.77%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Law
3 1 (0.82%) Legal
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (23.77%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.49%) Architect
3 22 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 19 (15.57%) Security Engineer
5 18 (14.75%) Consultant
6 17 (13.93%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (9.84%) Technical Consultant
7 12 (9.84%) Network Manager
8 11 (9.02%) Security Consultant
9 10 (8.20%) Security Technical Consultant
10 9 (7.38%) Infrastructure Technician
11 8 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (4.92%) Security Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Analyst
12 6 (4.92%) Network Consultant
13 5 (4.10%) Operations Manager
13 5 (4.10%) Senior Consultant
13 5 (4.10%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (18.03%) Middleware
2 11 (9.02%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.03%) FlexPod
2 12 (9.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.28%) Open Source
4 3 (2.46%) RMADS
5 2 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.64%) IPTV
6 1 (0.82%) EFT
6 1 (0.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (38.52%) Windows
2 24 (19.67%) Windows 7
2 24 (19.67%) Windows 8
3 23 (18.85%) Linux
4 22 (18.03%) OS/400
4 22 (18.03%) zOS
4 22 (18.03%) SUSE
4 22 (18.03%) AIX
4 22 (18.03%) HPUX
4 22 (18.03%) Solaris
4 22 (18.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.82%) UNIX
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (19.67%) Business Continuity
1 24 (19.67%) Coaching
2 23 (18.85%) Mentoring
3 22 (18.03%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (10.66%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.74%) ITIL
5 7 (5.74%) Analytics
5 7 (5.74%) Cyber Security
6 6 (4.92%) Network Design
7 5 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.10%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.28%) Migration
9 3 (2.46%) Security Management
9 3 (2.46%) Time Management
9 3 (2.46%) SIEM
10 2 (1.64%) Change Control
10 2 (1.64%) WAN Optimisation
10 2 (1.64%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (1.64%) Security Architecture
10 2 (1.64%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.30%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (20.49%) Security Cleared
3 22 (18.03%) CCNP
4 21 (17.21%) CCNA
5 19 (15.57%) CCIE
6 18 (14.75%) CCSE
7 17 (13.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (13.93%) MCSE
8 12 (9.84%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.56%) JNCIS
10 7 (5.74%) CISSP
11 6 (4.92%) JNCIP
12 5 (4.10%) CCDP
13 4 (3.28%) CCDA
14 3 (2.46%) CCSP
14 3 (2.46%) JNCIA
15 2 (1.64%) CISM
15 2 (1.64%) CCSA
15 2 (1.64%) CEH
15 2 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 1 (0.82%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) JSP 440
System Software
1 47 (38.52%) Hyper-V
2 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (18.03%) KVM
4 15 (12.30%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.64%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (18.03%) Tivoli
2 15 (12.30%) Backup Exec
3 8 (6.56%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.64%) OpenView
4 2 (1.64%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 86 (70.49%) Cisco
2 61 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 60 (49.18%) Juniper
4 44 (36.07%) Symantec
5 41 (33.61%) HP
6 25 (20.49%) EMC
7 24 (19.67%) Wyse
7 24 (19.67%) VMware
7 24 (19.67%) Fortinet
8 22 (18.03%) Red Hat
8 22 (18.03%) Brocade
8 22 (18.03%) BMC
8 22 (18.03%) CA
8 22 (18.03%) NetApp
8 22 (18.03%) IBM
8 22 (18.03%) Oracle
9 20 (16.39%) Blue Coat
10 15 (12.30%) Citrix
11 13 (10.66%) F5
12 12 (9.84%) McAfee
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