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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 214 204 209
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 34 42 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 1.19% 1.36% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 22 28 38
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,250 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% +2.40%
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
2864 3082 3368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.03% 43.79% 44.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2286 2472 2843
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £59,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +10 20 £40,000 +45.45% 4
Cheshire -8 9 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Lancashire - 4 £38,750 - 1
Merseyside +5 1 £35,000 -30.00%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (82.69%) Cisco
2 61 (58.65%) Juniper
3 54 (51.92%) Firewall
4 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
5 43 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
6 42 (40.38%) Data Centre
7 36 (34.62%) HP
8 34 (32.69%) Windows
9 33 (31.73%) Symantec
9 33 (31.73%) Hyper-V
10 28 (26.92%) LAN
10 28 (26.92%) SAN
11 26 (25.00%) VMware
11 26 (25.00%) Business Continuity
11 26 (25.00%) EMC
11 26 (25.00%) WAN
11 26 (25.00%) Linux
11 26 (25.00%) Network Security
11 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 25 (24.04%) Solaris
12 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
12 25 (24.04%) CCNP
13 24 (23.08%) Mentoring
14 23 (22.12%) Coaching
14 23 (22.12%) IBM PureFlex
14 23 (22.12%) Converged Infrastructure
14 23 (22.12%) Oracle Database
14 23 (22.12%) FlexPod
14 23 (22.12%) Relational Database
14 23 (22.12%) KVM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 23 (22.12%) WebLogic
1 23 (22.12%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.77%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.88%) IIS
4 2 (1.92%) Apache
4 2 (1.92%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.12%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 54 (51.92%) Firewall
2 28 (26.92%) LAN
2 28 (26.92%) SAN
3 26 (25.00%) WAN
3 26 (25.00%) Network Security
4 18 (17.31%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (12.50%) Wireless
6 12 (11.54%) MPLS
7 11 (10.58%) DNS
8 10 (9.62%) DHCP
8 10 (9.62%) NetScreen
8 10 (9.62%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (9.62%) Cisco ISE
9 9 (8.65%) Wireshark
10 8 (7.69%) OSPF
10 8 (7.69%) BGP
11 7 (6.73%) VPN
12 6 (5.77%) VoIP
12 6 (5.77%) Multicast
13 5 (4.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.04%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.12%) DB2
2 23 (22.12%) RDBMS
2 23 (22.12%) Oracle Exadata
2 23 (22.12%) Oracle Database
2 23 (22.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (20.19%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.96%) Legal
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Architect
2 25 (24.04%) Network Engineer
3 23 (22.12%) Solutions Architect
3 23 (22.12%) Infrastructure Architect
3 23 (22.12%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 15 (14.42%) Consultant
5 13 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) Network Manager
6 11 (10.58%) Security Consultant
7 10 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
7 10 (9.62%) Security Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.73%) Network Specialist
9 6 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Network Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Technical Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Security Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.12%) WebSphere MQ
1 23 (22.12%) Middleware
1 23 (22.12%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (2.88%) JSP
2 3 (2.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (40.38%) Data Centre
2 23 (22.12%) FlexPod
3 10 (9.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.77%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.81%) RMADS
6 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.92%) IPTV
7 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.96%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.69%) Windows
2 26 (25.00%) Linux
3 25 (24.04%) Solaris
4 23 (22.12%) AIX
4 23 (22.12%) HPUX
4 23 (22.12%) OS/400
4 23 (22.12%) zOS
4 23 (22.12%) SUSE
4 23 (22.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.65%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 24 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 23 (22.12%) Coaching
3 23 (22.12%) Converged Infrastructure
3 23 (22.12%) Infrastructure Management
4 17 (16.35%) Service Delivery
5 11 (10.58%) ITIL
6 9 (8.65%) Patch Management
7 6 (5.77%) Network Design
7 6 (5.77%) Open Source
8 5 (4.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.85%) Migration
9 4 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
9 4 (3.85%) Cyber Security
9 4 (3.85%) Time Management
9 4 (3.85%) Analytics
9 4 (3.85%) Network Architecture
10 3 (2.88%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.92%) Network Management
11 2 (1.92%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.92%) C#
2 2 (1.92%) Java
2 2 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (41.35%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (24.04%) CCNP
3 22 (21.15%) CCNA
4 18 (17.31%) CCIE
5 17 (16.35%) CCSE
6 15 (14.42%) Security Cleared
7 8 (7.69%) JNCIS
8 6 (5.77%) JNCIP
8 6 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.77%) MCSE
8 6 (5.77%) CISSP
8 6 (5.77%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.81%) CCSP
10 4 (3.85%) CCDA
10 4 (3.85%) CCDP
10 4 (3.85%) CEH
11 3 (2.88%) JNCIA
11 3 (2.88%) CCSA
11 3 (2.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.77%) SLA
2 4 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 3 (2.88%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 33 (31.73%) Hyper-V
2 26 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (22.12%) KVM
4 6 (5.77%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.85%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.92%) ProxySG
6 2 (1.92%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) vSphere
7 1 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (22.12%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.92%) OpenView
3 2 (1.92%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 86 (82.69%) Cisco
2 61 (58.65%) Juniper
3 45 (43.27%) Microsoft
4 36 (34.62%) HP
5 33 (31.73%) Symantec
6 26 (25.00%) EMC
6 26 (25.00%) VMware
7 23 (22.12%) Blue Coat
7 23 (22.12%) Red Hat
7 23 (22.12%) Brocade
7 23 (22.12%) IBM
7 23 (22.12%) Oracle
7 23 (22.12%) BMC
7 23 (22.12%) CA
7 23 (22.12%) NetApp
8 17 (16.35%) Citrix
9 15 (14.42%) Fortinet
10 10 (9.62%) IronPort
10 10 (9.62%) Tufin
11 9 (8.65%) Wyse
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