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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 177 201 201
Rank change year-on-year
+24 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 55 57 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.88% 0.95%
As % of the Vendors category 2.30% 1.96% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 33 48
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,150 £33,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
2393 2909 3101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.18% 44.79% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1980 2273 2451
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(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 +4 31 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Cheshire +14 16 £34,500 -52.41%
Lancashire +5 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Merseyside +13 1 £50,000 +42.85%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 72 (86.75%) Firewall
2 56 (67.47%) Cisco
3 41 (49.40%) Windows
4 36 (43.37%) Juniper
5 34 (40.96%) Cisco Certification
5 34 (40.96%) ITIL
6 30 (36.14%) Active Directory
6 30 (36.14%) VMware
7 28 (33.73%) Network Security
7 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
8 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
9 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (25.30%) F5
11 21 (25.30%) MPLS
12 20 (24.10%) SIEM
13 19 (22.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 19 (22.89%) CCNP
13 19 (22.89%) CCNA
14 18 (21.69%) LAN
14 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
14 18 (21.69%) Degree
15 17 (20.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
16 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
16 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
17 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
17 15 (18.07%) CCIE
17 15 (18.07%) HP
17 15 (18.07%) SAN

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (9.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.41%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (13.25%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.64%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (9.64%) IaaS
3 8 (9.64%) PaaS
4 4 (4.82%) Office 365
5 3 (3.61%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.41%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 72 (86.75%) Firewall
2 28 (33.73%) Network Security
3 23 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 21 (25.30%) MPLS
6 19 (22.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 18 (21.69%) LAN
7 18 (21.69%) TCP/IP
8 15 (18.07%) SAN
9 14 (16.87%) DNS
9 14 (16.87%) VPN
10 13 (15.66%) DHCP
10 13 (15.66%) VLAN
11 12 (14.46%) WAN
11 12 (14.46%) Wireless
12 11 (13.25%) Cisco PIX
13 10 (12.05%) Junos
14 9 (10.84%) IP Telephony
14 9 (10.84%) IPsec
15 8 (9.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) DB2
2 8 (9.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (9.64%) Publishing
2 7 (8.43%) Marketing
3 6 (7.23%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Retail
3 6 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.02%) Legal
5 3 (3.61%) Law
6 2 (2.41%) Banking
6 2 (2.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (25.30%) Network Engineer
2 18 (21.69%) Analyst
3 14 (16.87%) Security Engineer
4 11 (13.25%) Security Analyst
5 9 (10.84%) IT Manager
5 9 (10.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Architect
6 8 (9.64%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 8 (9.64%) Security Specialist
6 8 (9.64%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) IT Analyst
7 6 (7.23%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) IT Security Specialist
8 5 (6.02%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.48%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.64%) CMDB
4 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.61%) CCTV
5 3 (3.61%) Clustering
5 3 (3.61%) EMC VNX
5 3 (3.61%) FMCG
5 3 (3.61%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.41%) User Experience
7 1 (1.20%) iPad
7 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.20%) Statistics
7 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (49.40%) Windows
2 28 (33.73%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.66%) Linux
4 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.82%) Unix
7 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.20%) AIX
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.20%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.96%) ITIL
2 20 (24.10%) SIEM
3 16 (19.28%) PRINCE2
4 15 (18.07%) Change Management
4 15 (18.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 14 (16.87%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (15.66%) Information Security
7 11 (13.25%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (13.25%) Project Management
7 11 (13.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 10 (12.05%) Load Balancing
8 10 (12.05%) Network Design
8 10 (12.05%) Service Management
9 9 (10.84%) Line Management
10 8 (9.64%) CRM
10 8 (9.64%) IT Governance
10 8 (9.64%) Presales
10 8 (9.64%) Service Delivery
10 8 (9.64%) TOGAF
10 8 (9.64%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) SQL
2 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.89%) CCNA
2 19 (22.89%) CCNP
3 18 (21.69%) Degree
4 15 (18.07%) CCIE
5 12 (14.46%) CCSE
6 10 (12.05%) CISSP
7 9 (10.84%) Check Point Certification
8 8 (9.64%) ISEB
8 8 (9.64%) PMI Certification
8 8 (9.64%) PMP
9 6 (7.23%) CCSA
10 5 (6.02%) CISM
10 5 (6.02%) HND
10 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
10 5 (6.02%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.61%) MCSE
11 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (3.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (12.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.20%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (36.14%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.23%) vSphere
4 3 (3.61%) BitLocker
4 3 (3.61%) XenServer
5 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.41%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.61%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.61%) NetBackup
3 2 (2.41%) Cacti
3 2 (2.41%) Nagios
3 2 (2.41%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.41%) WSUS
4 1 (1.20%) Nessus
4 1 (1.20%) Proventia
Vendors
1 56 (67.47%) Cisco
2 36 (43.37%) Juniper
3 30 (36.14%) VMware
4 21 (25.30%) F5
5 16 (19.28%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.07%) HP
7 14 (16.87%) Intel Security
8 11 (13.25%) EMC
8 11 (13.25%) NetApp
9 10 (12.05%) Citrix
9 10 (12.05%) SolarWinds
10 8 (9.64%) BMC
10 8 (9.64%) Brocade
10 8 (9.64%) IBM
10 8 (9.64%) Oracle
11 7 (8.43%) Symantec
12 6 (7.23%) GFI Software
13 4 (4.82%) 3PAR
13 4 (4.82%) Foundry
13 4 (4.82%) Zoho
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