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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 212 217 229
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 34 45 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.67% 0.54%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 1.54% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 28 32
Median salary £42,500 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.02% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
2654 2920 3316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.39% 43.67% 44.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2083 2340 2576
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -17 27 £43,750 -20.45% 2
Cheshire +35 4 £43,000 -7.02% 1
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 72 (77.42%) Firewall
2 61 (65.59%) Cisco
2 61 (65.59%) Juniper
3 41 (44.09%) ITIL
4 38 (40.86%) Windows
5 36 (38.71%) Windows Server
6 33 (35.48%) VMware
7 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 31 (33.33%) SIEM
9 29 (31.18%) Network Security
10 25 (26.88%) CCNA
10 25 (26.88%) MPLS
11 24 (25.81%) LAN
12 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
12 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (23.66%) Cybersecurity
13 22 (23.66%) Change Management
14 21 (22.58%) CCNP
14 21 (22.58%) WAN
15 20 (21.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
16 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
16 19 (20.43%) Intel Security
16 19 (20.43%) Penetration Testing
17 17 (18.28%) DNS
17 17 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
18 16 (17.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 16 (17.20%) DHCP
19 15 (16.13%) VLAN
20 14 (15.05%) Data Centre

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (7.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (8.60%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (8.60%) IaaS
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (8.60%) PaaS
2 2 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.15%) Mimecast
3 1 (1.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (77.42%) Firewall
2 29 (31.18%) Network Security
3 25 (26.88%) MPLS
4 24 (25.81%) LAN
5 23 (24.73%) TCP/IP
6 21 (22.58%) WAN
7 19 (20.43%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (18.28%) DNS
9 16 (17.20%) DHCP
10 15 (16.13%) VLAN
11 14 (15.05%) Wireless
12 13 (13.98%) Junos
12 13 (13.98%) VoIP
13 10 (10.75%) SAN
14 9 (9.68%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 9 (9.68%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (8.60%) IP Telephony
16 6 (6.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) DB2
2 8 (8.60%) MySQL
3 2 (2.15%) Looker
Development Applications
1 6 (6.45%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (10.75%) Finance
2 9 (9.68%) Marketing
3 8 (8.60%) Law
3 8 (8.60%) Publishing
4 7 (7.53%) Retail
5 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Network Engineer
2 22 (23.66%) Analyst
3 16 (17.20%) Security Specialist
4 14 (15.05%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (15.05%) Cybersecurity Specialist
4 14 (15.05%) Security Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) IT Manager
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (8.60%) Architect
8 8 (8.60%) IT Security Specialist
8 8 (8.60%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (7.53%) IT Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 6 (6.45%) IT Security Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.75%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.60%) CMDB
4 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) CCTV
4 6 (6.45%) Clustering
4 6 (6.45%) FMCG
4 6 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.23%) PMI
5 3 (3.23%) User Experience
6 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.15%) iPad
6 2 (2.15%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 38 (40.86%) Windows
2 36 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.30%) Linux
4 3 (3.23%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) AIX
6 1 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (44.09%) ITIL
2 31 (33.33%) SIEM
3 22 (23.66%) Change Management
3 22 (23.66%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (21.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 19 (20.43%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (13.98%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (12.90%) Project Management
8 11 (11.83%) Information Security
8 11 (11.83%) Service Delivery
8 11 (11.83%) Service Management
9 10 (10.75%) ITIL V3
9 10 (10.75%) PRINCE2
10 9 (9.68%) Threat Detection
11 8 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
11 8 (8.60%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (8.60%) Gantt Chart
11 8 (8.60%) Line Management
11 8 (8.60%) Open Source
11 8 (8.60%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.68%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (26.88%) CCNA
3 21 (22.58%) CCNP
4 11 (11.83%) PMI Certification
4 11 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 11 (11.83%) Security Cleared
5 10 (10.75%) Degree
6 8 (8.60%) CCIE
6 8 (8.60%) CCSE
6 8 (8.60%) CISSP
6 8 (8.60%) ISEB
6 8 (8.60%) PMP
7 5 (5.38%) CCSA
7 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.23%) CEH
8 3 (3.23%) MCSE
8 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.15%) CCSP
9 2 (2.15%) CISM
9 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (17.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (12.90%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
4 1 (1.08%) HIPAA
4 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 31 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 23 (24.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.60%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (6.45%) XenServer
5 3 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (8.60%) SCVMM
2 6 (6.45%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (3.23%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.08%) Nessus
5 1 (1.08%) Proventia
Vendors
1 61 (65.59%) Cisco
1 61 (65.59%) Juniper
2 33 (35.48%) VMware
3 19 (20.43%) Intel Security
4 14 (15.05%) HP
5 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
6 12 (12.90%) F5
7 11 (11.83%) Citrix
8 9 (9.68%) GFI Software
9 8 (8.60%) BMC
9 8 (8.60%) EMC
9 8 (8.60%) IBM
9 8 (8.60%) NetApp
9 8 (8.60%) Oracle
10 7 (7.53%) Palo Alto
11 6 (6.45%) 3PAR
12 5 (5.38%) SolarWinds
13 3 (3.23%) Apple
13 3 (3.23%) Brocade
13 3 (3.23%) LANDesk
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