The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 187 200 206
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +6
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 69 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.96% 0.74% 0.42%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 1.55% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 29
Average salary £40,000 £46,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +36.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,650 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3216 3486 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.77% 47.49% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 2847 2869
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 38 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Cheshire +21 32 £47,000 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (82.95%) Cisco
2 59 (67.05%) Firewall
3 44 (50.00%) Juniper
4 39 (44.32%) VPN
5 36 (40.91%) WAN
6 35 (39.77%) Cisco Certification
7 33 (37.50%) Finance
8 32 (36.36%) Network Security
9 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
9 29 (32.95%) Windows
10 28 (31.82%) TCP/IP
11 23 (26.14%) LAN
11 23 (26.14%) MPLS
11 23 (26.14%) F5
12 22 (25.00%) VLAN
13 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
14 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
14 20 (22.73%) CCNP
14 20 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
15 18 (20.45%) SSL
15 18 (20.45%) Ethernet
15 18 (20.45%) VMware
15 18 (20.45%) Multicast
16 17 (19.32%) Wireless
16 17 (19.32%) OpenView
16 17 (19.32%) CiscoWorks
16 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (19.32%) Blue Coat
17 16 (18.18%) ITIL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (5.68%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.55%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (6.82%) MS Office
2 1 (1.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 59 (67.05%) Firewall
2 39 (44.32%) VPN
3 36 (40.91%) WAN
4 32 (36.36%) Network Security
5 28 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 23 (26.14%) LAN
6 23 (26.14%) MPLS
7 22 (25.00%) VLAN
8 20 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (20.45%) SSL
9 18 (20.45%) Ethernet
9 18 (20.45%) Multicast
10 17 (19.32%) Wireless
11 15 (17.05%) OSPF
11 15 (17.05%) BGP
11 15 (17.05%) EIGRP
11 15 (17.05%) Cisco IOS
12 14 (15.91%) SAN
13 13 (14.77%) IPsec
13 13 (14.77%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.55%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.55%) MySQL
2 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.27%) DB2
3 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 33 (37.50%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 12 (13.64%) Financial Institution
4 10 (11.36%) Retail
5 5 (5.68%) Banking
6 3 (3.41%) Advertising
7 2 (2.27%) Games
8 1 (1.14%) Law
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
8 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (39.77%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.64%) Wireless Engineer
2 12 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 11 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 11 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 8 (9.09%) Analyst
5 7 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.68%) Consultant
7 5 (5.68%) Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Architect
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Network Administrator
7 5 (5.68%) Network Support
7 5 (5.68%) Senior Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.68%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (2.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.23%) SecurID
2 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.68%) IPTV
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
4 2 (2.27%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.95%) Windows
2 15 (17.05%) Linux
3 10 (11.36%) Solaris
4 9 (10.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.27%) SUSE
7 2 (2.27%) zOS
7 2 (2.27%) UNIX
7 2 (2.27%) AIX
7 2 (2.27%) HPUX
7 2 (2.27%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) ITIL
1 16 (18.18%) Change Management
2 12 (13.64%) Migration
3 11 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 11 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 10 (11.36%) SIEM
4 10 (11.36%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 8 (9.09%) Change Control
5 8 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
5 8 (9.09%) Cyber Security
5 8 (9.09%) Project Management
6 7 (7.95%) Service Management
6 7 (7.95%) Network Management
6 7 (7.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.68%) Requirements Management
8 4 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
8 4 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.55%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (39.77%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (32.95%) Security Cleared
3 20 (22.73%) CCNP
4 18 (20.45%) SC Cleared
5 14 (15.91%) CCNA
6 9 (10.23%) CCIE
7 8 (9.09%) CTC Cleared
7 8 (9.09%) CCIP
8 5 (5.68%) MCSE
8 5 (5.68%) CCDP
8 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.55%) CEH
9 4 (4.55%) SSCP
9 4 (4.55%) CISSP
10 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (2.27%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.27%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (12.50%) vSphere
4 8 (9.09%) Snort
5 2 (2.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.27%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.27%) KVM
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (19.32%) OpenView
1 17 (19.32%) CiscoWorks
2 8 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (9.09%) Nessus
2 8 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 8 (9.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (4.55%) Cacti
3 4 (4.55%) Nagios
4 2 (2.27%) WSUS
4 2 (2.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (82.95%) Cisco
2 44 (50.00%) Juniper
3 23 (26.14%) F5
4 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 18 (20.45%) VMware
6 17 (19.32%) Blue Coat
7 14 (15.91%) Fortinet
8 13 (14.77%) Symantec
9 12 (13.64%) HP
10 11 (12.50%) EMC
10 11 (12.50%) Websense
10 11 (12.50%) McAfee
11 10 (11.36%) IronPort
11 10 (11.36%) Fujitsu
12 8 (9.09%) Splunk
12 8 (9.09%) Lumension
12 8 (9.09%) Qualys
12 8 (9.09%) Oracle
12 8 (9.09%) Becrypt
12 8 (9.09%) LogRhythm
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