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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 166 210 198
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 62 37 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.61% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 2.63% 1.35% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 33
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £33,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £72,500 £49,300
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
2361 2738 3017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.51% 44.90% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1970 2148 2425
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,182 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,450 £59,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 33 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Cheshire +34 18 £39,500 -45.51%
Lancashire +6 2 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Merseyside +9 1 £50,000 +42.85%
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 79 (85.87%) Firewall
2 65 (70.65%) Cisco
3 47 (51.09%) Juniper
4 44 (47.83%) Windows
5 38 (41.30%) ITIL
6 36 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
7 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
8 33 (35.87%) Active Directory
8 33 (35.87%) VMware
9 32 (34.78%) Network Security
10 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 26 (28.26%) MPLS
12 24 (26.09%) CCNA
12 24 (26.09%) SIEM
13 23 (25.00%) LAN
14 21 (22.83%) Cisco Nexus
15 20 (21.74%) F5
15 20 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
16 19 (20.65%) WAN
17 18 (19.57%) CCNP
17 18 (19.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 17 (18.48%) Cybersecurity
18 17 (18.48%) CCIE
18 17 (18.48%) HP
18 17 (18.48%) Change Management
19 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
19 16 (17.39%) VLAN
19 16 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning

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 8 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.17%) IIS
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.17%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (10.87%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (8.70%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (8.70%) IaaS
3 8 (8.70%) PaaS
4 4 (4.35%) Office 365
5 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.17%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (85.87%) Firewall
2 32 (34.78%) Network Security
3 27 (29.35%) Cisco ASA
4 26 (28.26%) MPLS
5 23 (25.00%) LAN
6 21 (22.83%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (21.74%) TCP/IP
8 19 (20.65%) WAN
9 18 (19.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (17.39%) VLAN
11 15 (16.30%) SAN
12 14 (15.22%) DNS
13 13 (14.13%) DHCP
13 13 (14.13%) Junos
14 12 (13.04%) Cisco PIX
14 12 (13.04%) VPN
14 12 (13.04%) Wireless
15 11 (11.96%) IP Telephony
16 10 (10.87%) VoIP
17 9 (9.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) DB2
2 8 (8.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (10.87%) Marketing
2 8 (8.70%) Publishing
3 7 (7.61%) Finance
4 5 (5.43%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Law
5 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (27.17%) Network Engineer
2 23 (25.00%) Analyst
3 14 (15.22%) Security Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Security Specialist
5 11 (11.96%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 11 (11.96%) IT Manager
5 11 (11.96%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (9.78%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Architect
7 8 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) IT Security Specialist
7 8 (8.70%) Security Analyst
7 8 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (7.61%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) IT Security Analyst
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.13%) Data Centre
2 10 (10.87%) Computer Science
3 8 (8.70%) CMDB
4 6 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.52%) CCTV
4 6 (6.52%) Clustering
4 6 (6.52%) FMCG
5 4 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.26%) VCE vBlock
7 2 (2.17%) EMC VNX
7 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.09%) iPad
8 1 (1.09%) PMI
8 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.83%) Windows
2 35 (38.04%) Windows Server
3 10 (10.87%) Linux
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.26%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.26%) Unix
7 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) AIX
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) ITIL
2 24 (26.09%) SIEM
3 17 (18.48%) Change Management
3 17 (18.48%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 15 (16.30%) Information Security
5 15 (16.30%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 14 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
7 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
8 12 (13.04%) Project Management
9 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
9 10 (10.87%) Service Management
10 9 (9.78%) Security Management
11 8 (8.70%) Business Development
11 8 (8.70%) CRM
11 8 (8.70%) IT Governance
11 8 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Service Delivery
11 8 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
11 8 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (26.09%) CCNA
3 18 (19.57%) CCNP
4 17 (18.48%) CCIE
5 14 (15.22%) Degree
6 13 (14.13%) CCSE
7 10 (10.87%) CISSP
7 10 (10.87%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
8 9 (9.78%) PMI Certification
9 8 (8.70%) ISEB
9 8 (8.70%) PMP
10 6 (6.52%) CCSA
10 6 (6.52%) Check Point Certification
11 5 (5.43%) CISM
12 3 (3.26%) HND
12 3 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.26%) MCSE
12 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (14.13%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.26%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.09%) HIPAA
System Software
1 33 (35.87%) Active Directory
2 26 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.52%) XenServer
4 5 (5.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (1.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCVMM
2 6 (6.52%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.17%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.09%) Cacti
4 1 (1.09%) Nagios
4 1 (1.09%) Nessus
4 1 (1.09%) Proventia
Vendors
1 65 (70.65%) Cisco
2 47 (51.09%) Juniper
3 33 (35.87%) VMware
4 20 (21.74%) F5
5 17 (18.48%) HP
6 16 (17.39%) Microsoft
7 14 (15.22%) Intel Security
8 10 (10.87%) Citrix
8 10 (10.87%) EMC
9 9 (9.78%) GFI Software
9 9 (9.78%) NetApp
10 8 (8.70%) BMC
10 8 (8.70%) Brocade
10 8 (8.70%) IBM
10 8 (8.70%) Oracle
11 7 (7.61%) 3PAR
12 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
13 5 (5.43%) Palo Alto
13 5 (5.43%) Symantec
14 4 (4.35%) QNAP
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