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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 174 201 217
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +16
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 68 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.99% 0.55% 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 2.26% 1.24% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 17
Average salary £41,250 £47,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -5.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £31,350 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £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
3003 2991 3493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.85% 44.79% 46.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2483 2426 2868
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Cheshire +4 31 £68,750 +44.73% 6
Manchester +19 29 £39,000 -13.33% 8
Lancashire - 6 £35,500 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 76 (64.96%) Cisco
2 67 (57.26%) Firewall
3 60 (51.28%) Microsoft
4 57 (48.72%) Juniper
4 57 (48.72%) Windows
5 45 (38.46%) Hyper-V
6 44 (37.61%) Symantec
7 38 (32.48%) SAN
8 37 (31.62%) HP
9 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
10 33 (28.21%) Network Security
11 31 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
12 29 (24.79%) Linux
13 25 (21.37%) Windows 7
13 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
13 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (21.37%) Finance
13 25 (21.37%) VMware
14 24 (20.51%) CA
14 24 (20.51%) Fortinet
15 23 (19.66%) Windows 8
15 23 (19.66%) Coaching
15 23 (19.66%) LAN
15 23 (19.66%) WAN
15 23 (19.66%) Wyse
16 22 (18.80%) Mentoring
16 22 (18.80%) Infrastructure Management
17 21 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
17 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
17 21 (17.95%) FlexPod

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (17.95%) WebSphere
1 21 (17.95%) WebLogic
2 14 (11.97%) SharePoint
2 14 (11.97%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.56%) Lync
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (29.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (57.26%) Firewall
2 38 (32.48%) SAN
3 33 (28.21%) Network Security
4 23 (19.66%) LAN
4 23 (19.66%) WAN
5 21 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
6 19 (16.24%) DNS
7 18 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 16 (13.68%) DHCP
9 10 (8.55%) OSPF
9 10 (8.55%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (7.69%) FirePass
10 9 (7.69%) Junos
11 8 (6.84%) NetScreen
11 8 (6.84%) VPN
11 8 (6.84%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (5.98%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
13 6 (5.13%) RIP
14 5 (4.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle Exadata
1 21 (17.95%) Oracle Database
1 21 (17.95%) Relational Database
1 21 (17.95%) SQL Server
1 21 (17.95%) DB2
1 21 (17.95%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Metasploit
General
1 25 (21.37%) Finance
2 8 (6.84%) Law
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 25 (21.37%) Network Engineer
3 21 (17.95%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 21 (17.95%) Infrastructure Architect
3 21 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
3 21 (17.95%) Architect
4 18 (15.38%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Consultant
6 12 (10.26%) Security Analyst
6 12 (10.26%) Analyst
7 10 (8.55%) Technical Consultant
8 9 (7.69%) Infrastructure Technician
8 9 (7.69%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.84%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (6.84%) Security Technical Consultant
10 7 (5.98%) Network Manager
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (5.13%) Network Consultant
11 6 (5.13%) Senior Security Analyst
12 5 (4.27%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) WebSphere MQ
1 21 (17.95%) Middleware
2 10 (8.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) FlexPod
2 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.71%) Open Source
3 2 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.71%) RMADS
3 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.85%) PKI
4 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.72%) Windows
2 29 (24.79%) Linux
3 25 (21.37%) Windows 7
4 23 (19.66%) Windows 8
5 21 (17.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (17.95%) SUSE
5 21 (17.95%) OS/400
5 21 (17.95%) AIX
5 21 (17.95%) HPUX
5 21 (17.95%) Solaris
5 21 (17.95%) zOS
6 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.13%) UNIX
7 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) Coaching
2 22 (18.80%) Mentoring
2 22 (18.80%) Infrastructure Management
3 21 (17.95%) Business Continuity
4 11 (9.40%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.98%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (5.98%) Analytics
5 7 (5.98%) Cyber Security
5 7 (5.98%) E-Commerce
5 7 (5.98%) Information Security
6 6 (5.13%) Network Design
7 5 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.27%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (2.56%) SIEM
8 3 (2.56%) ITIL
8 3 (2.56%) Security Management
9 2 (1.71%) B2B
9 2 (1.71%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.97%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
3 17 (14.53%) CCNP
4 16 (13.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (13.68%) MCSE
5 14 (11.97%) CCNA
5 14 (11.97%) CCIE
6 12 (10.26%) SC Cleared
6 12 (10.26%) CCSE
7 8 (6.84%) CISSP
8 6 (5.13%) CISM
8 6 (5.13%) Degree
9 5 (4.27%) ISSAP
9 5 (4.27%) ISSMP
9 5 (4.27%) JNCIP
9 5 (4.27%) CCDP
10 4 (3.42%) VCP4
10 4 (3.42%) JNCIS
11 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.85%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (38.46%) Hyper-V
2 25 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (17.95%) KVM
4 14 (11.97%) Terminal Services
5 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.85%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 21 (17.95%) Tivoli
2 14 (11.97%) Backup Exec
3 9 (7.69%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.85%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 76 (64.96%) Cisco
2 60 (51.28%) Microsoft
3 57 (48.72%) Juniper
4 44 (37.61%) Symantec
5 37 (31.62%) HP
6 25 (21.37%) VMware
7 24 (20.51%) CA
7 24 (20.51%) Fortinet
8 23 (19.66%) Wyse
9 21 (17.95%) Brocade
9 21 (17.95%) Oracle
9 21 (17.95%) NetApp
9 21 (17.95%) Red Hat
9 21 (17.95%) BMC
9 21 (17.95%) EMC
9 21 (17.95%) IBM
10 17 (14.53%) Blue Coat
11 15 (12.82%) F5
12 12 (10.26%) McAfee
13 11 (9.40%) 3PAR
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