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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 201 208 215
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 52 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 0.46% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 1.60% 1.02% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 28 25
Average salary £40,000 £42,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.43% +27.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,300 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,750 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
3247 3049 3653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.41% 45.46% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2764 2553 3215
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 31 £39,000 -13.33%
Cheshire +12 15 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Merseyside 0 3 £50,000 +20.48%
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 73 (70.87%) Firewall
2 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 65 (63.11%) Cisco
3 56 (54.37%) Juniper
4 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
5 36 (34.95%) Hyper-V
6 35 (33.98%) Network Security
7 34 (33.01%) SAN
8 31 (30.10%) TCP/IP
8 31 (30.10%) Symantec
9 30 (29.13%) Linux
10 26 (25.24%) HP
11 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
11 24 (23.30%) VMware
12 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
12 23 (22.33%) F5
13 22 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (20.39%) LAN
14 21 (20.39%) WAN
15 20 (19.42%) CA
15 20 (19.42%) Law
16 19 (18.45%) SC Cleared
16 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (17.48%) DNS
17 18 (17.48%) Coaching
18 17 (16.50%) CCNA
18 17 (16.50%) Windows 7
18 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 16 (15.53%) WebLogic
1 16 (15.53%) WebSphere
2 14 (13.59%) MS Exchange
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.97%) Lync
Applications
1 24 (23.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 73 (70.87%) Firewall
2 35 (33.98%) Network Security
3 34 (33.01%) SAN
4 31 (30.10%) TCP/IP
5 21 (20.39%) LAN
5 21 (20.39%) WAN
6 18 (17.48%) DNS
7 16 (15.53%) DHCP
8 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (9.71%) VPN
10 9 (8.74%) FirePass
10 9 (8.74%) Junos
11 7 (6.80%) MPLS
12 5 (4.85%) OSPF
12 5 (4.85%) Wireless
12 5 (4.85%) NAS
12 5 (4.85%) Internet
12 5 (4.85%) VoIP
12 5 (4.85%) ADSL
12 5 (4.85%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.53%) SQL Server
1 16 (15.53%) DB2
1 16 (15.53%) RDBMS
1 16 (15.53%) Oracle Exadata
1 16 (15.53%) Oracle Database
1 16 (15.53%) Relational Database
General
1 20 (19.42%) Law
2 11 (10.68%) Finance
3 8 (7.77%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24 (23.30%) Network Engineer
1 24 (23.30%) Security Engineer
2 23 (22.33%) Analyst
2 23 (22.33%) Security Analyst
3 19 (18.45%) Senior Analyst
3 19 (18.45%) Senior Security Analyst
4 16 (15.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 16 (15.53%) Architect
4 16 (15.53%) Solutions Architect
4 16 (15.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 11 (10.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (9.71%) Security Advisor
7 8 (7.77%) Information Security Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Technician
9 5 (4.85%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) Consultant
10 4 (3.88%) NOC Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Information Security Analyst
11 3 (2.91%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.53%) WebSphere MQ
1 16 (15.53%) Middleware
2 8 (7.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) FlexPod
2 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (4.85%) Replication
3 4 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.94%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.97%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 65 (63.11%) Windows
2 30 (29.13%) Linux
3 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (21.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (16.50%) Windows 7
5 16 (15.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (15.53%) SUSE
5 16 (15.53%) OS/400
5 16 (15.53%) zOS
5 16 (15.53%) AIX
5 16 (15.53%) HPUX
5 16 (15.53%) Solaris
6 15 (14.56%) Windows 8
7 12 (11.65%) UNIX
8 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) Coaching
2 17 (16.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 17 (16.50%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (15.53%) Mentoring
3 16 (15.53%) Business Continuity
4 14 (13.59%) Information Security
4 14 (13.59%) E-Commerce
5 10 (9.71%) ITIL
5 10 (9.71%) Data Analysis
6 6 (5.83%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.85%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.85%) Change Management
8 4 (3.88%) Security Management
8 4 (3.88%) Network Management
8 4 (3.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (2.91%) Cyber Security
9 3 (2.91%) Analytics
9 3 (2.91%) Data Protection
9 3 (2.91%) Information Security Management
10 2 (1.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.97%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (22.33%) Security Cleared
2 22 (21.36%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (18.45%) SC Cleared
4 17 (16.50%) CCNA
5 12 (11.65%) CISSP
5 12 (11.65%) CISM
5 12 (11.65%) Degree
6 11 (10.68%) ISSAP
6 11 (10.68%) ISSMP
6 11 (10.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (10.68%) MCSE
7 8 (7.77%) CCNP
8 7 (6.80%) CCSE
9 5 (4.85%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (3.88%) CCSA
11 3 (2.91%) CCIE
12 2 (1.94%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.97%) CCVP
13 1 (0.97%) CCSPA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.91%) COBIT
2 3 (2.91%) PCI DSS
2 3 (2.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (34.95%) Hyper-V
2 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.53%) KVM
4 9 (8.74%) Terminal Services
5 8 (7.77%) Active Directory
6 7 (6.80%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.94%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.97%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.97%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 16 (15.53%) Tivoli
2 9 (8.74%) Backup Exec
2 9 (8.74%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.91%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.97%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 65 (63.11%) Cisco
2 56 (54.37%) Juniper
3 43 (41.75%) Microsoft
4 31 (30.10%) Symantec
5 26 (25.24%) HP
6 24 (23.30%) VMware
7 23 (22.33%) F5
8 20 (19.42%) CA
9 16 (15.53%) NetApp
9 16 (15.53%) Red Hat
9 16 (15.53%) Oracle
9 16 (15.53%) EMC
9 16 (15.53%) BMC
9 16 (15.53%) IBM
9 16 (15.53%) Brocade
10 15 (14.56%) Wyse
11 12 (11.65%) Fortinet
12 10 (9.71%) Splunk
13 9 (8.74%) 3PAR
14 5 (4.85%) Blue Coat
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