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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 216 164 203
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +39
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 40 72 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 1.01% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 2.24% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 39
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
3343 3216 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.01% 45.19% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 2740 3285
Average salary £36,250 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.22% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -20 24 £41,000 +2.50% 3
Merseyside +12 8 £50,000 +28.20% 1
Cheshire -39 5 £35,000 -20.90% 1
Cumbria - 3 £42,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 71 (73.96%) Cisco
2 69 (71.88%) Juniper
3 64 (66.67%) Firewall
4 47 (48.96%) Network Security
5 41 (42.71%) Security Cleared
6 38 (39.58%) Windows
7 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
7 33 (34.38%) SC Cleared
8 29 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
9 23 (23.96%) Finance
9 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
10 22 (22.92%) Blue Coat
11 21 (21.88%) Splunk
11 21 (21.88%) Change Management
12 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
12 20 (20.83%) Symantec
12 20 (20.83%) CCNA
13 17 (17.71%) Retail
14 16 (16.67%) F5
14 16 (16.67%) Websense
14 16 (16.67%) VPN
14 16 (16.67%) SSL
15 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
15 15 (15.63%) Linux
15 15 (15.63%) WAN
15 15 (15.63%) McAfee
15 15 (15.63%) CISSP
15 15 (15.63%) SIEM
15 15 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
15 15 (15.63%) IronPort

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (4.17%) WebSphere
2 4 (4.17%) Apache
2 4 (4.17%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 4 (4.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (66.67%) Firewall
2 47 (48.96%) Network Security
3 33 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 16 (16.67%) VPN
4 16 (16.67%) SSL
5 15 (15.63%) WAN
5 15 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (12.50%) MPLS
7 10 (10.42%) LAN
8 9 (9.38%) SAN
9 8 (8.33%) Junos
10 7 (7.29%) Internet
10 7 (7.29%) Wireless
10 7 (7.29%) HTTP
10 7 (7.29%) HTTPS
11 6 (6.25%) DNS
12 5 (5.21%) DSL
12 5 (5.21%) DHCP
12 5 (5.21%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle Database
1 4 (4.17%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
1 4 (4.17%) RDBMS
1 4 (4.17%) MySQL
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.17%) DB2
1 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 23 (23.96%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Telecoms
3 17 (17.71%) Retail
4 11 (11.46%) Law
5 5 (5.21%) Banking
6 4 (4.17%) Multimedia
7 3 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Network Engineer
2 20 (20.83%) Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) Senior Analyst
4 15 (15.63%) Security Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) NOC Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) Senior Security Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) Security Analyst
5 13 (13.54%) Security Specialist
6 10 (10.42%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Security Advisor
8 6 (6.25%) Senior Security Specialist
9 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Network Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Network Support
9 5 (5.21%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) Middleware
1 4 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (1.04%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.33%) SecurID
3 4 (4.17%) IPTV
3 4 (4.17%) Replication
3 4 (4.17%) FlexPod
4 2 (2.08%) Open Source
5 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.58%) Windows
2 15 (15.63%) Linux
3 14 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.33%) UNIX
6 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.17%) zOS
6 4 (4.17%) OS/400
6 4 (4.17%) AIX
6 4 (4.17%) HPUX
6 4 (4.17%) Solaris
6 4 (4.17%) SUSE
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.88%) Change Management
2 15 (15.63%) SIEM
2 15 (15.63%) Vulnerability Management
2 15 (15.63%) Incident Management
3 14 (14.58%) ITIL
4 13 (13.54%) Cyber Security
5 11 (11.46%) Migration
6 9 (9.38%) Network Management
6 9 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
7 8 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (8.33%) Information Security
7 8 (8.33%) Data Analysis
7 8 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.29%) Project Management
8 7 (7.29%) Service Management
8 7 (7.29%) Security Architecture
9 6 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
10 5 (5.21%) Requirements Management
10 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (42.71%) Security Cleared
2 33 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 29 (30.21%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (20.83%) CCNA
5 15 (15.63%) CISSP
6 14 (14.58%) CTC Cleared
7 12 (12.50%) Degree
8 11 (11.46%) CCNP
9 8 (8.33%) CEH
9 8 (8.33%) SSCP
10 7 (7.29%) CISM
10 7 (7.29%) CCIP
10 7 (7.29%) CCIE
10 7 (7.29%) ISSAP
10 7 (7.29%) ISSMP
11 5 (5.21%) CCDP
12 4 (4.17%) CCSE
13 3 (3.13%) CCSA
14 2 (2.08%) DV Cleared
14 2 (2.08%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.21%) SLA
2 5 (5.21%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.17%) COBIT
3 4 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.54%) Snort
3 9 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.17%) vSphere
5 4 (4.17%) KVM
6 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.04%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) McAfee ePO
1 13 (13.54%) Nessus
1 13 (13.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 4 (4.17%) Cacti
3 4 (4.17%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (4.17%) OpenView
3 4 (4.17%) Nagios
3 4 (4.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 71 (73.96%) Cisco
2 69 (71.88%) Juniper
3 23 (23.96%) Microsoft
4 22 (22.92%) Blue Coat
5 21 (21.88%) Splunk
6 20 (20.83%) Symantec
7 16 (16.67%) F5
7 16 (16.67%) Websense
8 15 (15.63%) McAfee
8 15 (15.63%) IronPort
9 14 (14.58%) Fujitsu
10 13 (13.54%) VMware
10 13 (13.54%) Qualys
10 13 (13.54%) Lumension
10 13 (13.54%) Becrypt
10 13 (13.54%) LogRhythm
11 9 (9.38%) HP
12 8 (8.33%) Oracle
13 7 (7.29%) Nokia
13 7 (7.29%) Fortinet
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