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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 208 177 220
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +43
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 52 67 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.99% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 1.56% 2.17% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 43 48 40
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £35,000 £28,950
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
3333 3089 3732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.14% 45.48% 50.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2643 2617 3195
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -6 32 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Merseyside +17 14 £50,000 +20.48% 3
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Cheshire -45 2 £35,000 -46.15%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 72 (70.59%) Cisco
2 69 (67.65%) Juniper
2 69 (67.65%) Firewall
3 47 (46.08%) Windows
4 45 (44.12%) Network Security
5 39 (38.24%) Security Cleared
6 36 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 33 (32.35%) SC Cleared
8 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (21.57%) Symantec
10 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
10 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (20.59%) Splunk
10 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 20 (19.61%) Blue Coat
11 20 (19.61%) CCNA
11 20 (19.61%) Linux
12 19 (18.63%) F5
13 18 (17.65%) Law
13 18 (17.65%) Change Management
13 18 (17.65%) WAN
13 18 (17.65%) VPN
13 18 (17.65%) CISSP
14 17 (16.67%) Telecoms
14 17 (16.67%) Finance
14 17 (16.67%) Retail
15 16 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
15 16 (15.69%) Websense
16 15 (14.71%) VMware
16 15 (14.71%) CTC Cleared

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (6.86%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (67.65%) Firewall
2 45 (44.12%) Network Security
3 36 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 18 (17.65%) VPN
4 18 (17.65%) WAN
5 14 (13.73%) SSL
6 13 (12.75%) LAN
6 13 (12.75%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (10.78%) MPLS
8 11 (10.78%) SAN
9 10 (9.80%) DNS
9 10 (9.80%) Internet
10 8 (7.84%) Wireless
11 7 (6.86%) DHCP
12 6 (5.88%) Junos
13 5 (4.90%) ADSL
13 5 (4.90%) ISDN
13 5 (4.90%) HTTPS
13 5 (4.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 6 (5.88%) DB2
1 6 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Exadata
1 6 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 6 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.96%) MySQL
2 2 (1.96%) MongoDB
General
1 18 (17.65%) Law
2 17 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 17 (16.67%) Finance
2 17 (16.67%) Retail
3 4 (3.92%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (28.43%) Network Engineer
2 25 (24.51%) Analyst
3 24 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (19.61%) Security Analyst
4 20 (19.61%) Senior Security Analyst
5 18 (17.65%) Security Engineer
6 14 (13.73%) NOC Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) Security Specialist
8 10 (9.80%) Security Advisor
9 9 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.88%) Architect
10 6 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
11 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Architect
12 4 (3.92%) Consultant
12 4 (3.92%) Information Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
12 4 (3.92%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (5.88%) Middleware
2 1 (0.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.86%) SecurID
4 6 (5.88%) FlexPod
5 5 (4.90%) Replication
6 4 (3.92%) IPTV
7 2 (1.96%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.96%) Open Source
8 1 (0.98%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (46.08%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
2 21 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (19.61%) Linux
4 10 (9.80%) UNIX
5 6 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.88%) OS/400
5 6 (5.88%) zOS
5 6 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.88%) SUSE
5 6 (5.88%) AIX
5 6 (5.88%) HPUX
5 6 (5.88%) Solaris
6 2 (1.96%) Android
6 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.65%) Change Management
2 16 (15.69%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (14.71%) Incident Management
4 13 (12.75%) SIEM
4 13 (12.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (12.75%) ITIL
4 13 (12.75%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.76%) Information Security
6 11 (10.78%) Cyber Security
7 10 (9.80%) Data Analysis
8 9 (8.82%) Network Management
8 9 (8.82%) Migration
9 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
10 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Management
11 6 (5.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (5.88%) Coaching
11 6 (5.88%) Business Continuity
11 6 (5.88%) Project Management
11 6 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (4.90%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
1 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (38.24%) Security Cleared
2 33 (32.35%) SC Cleared
3 27 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (19.61%) CCNA
5 18 (17.65%) CISSP
6 15 (14.71%) CTC Cleared
6 15 (14.71%) Degree
7 11 (10.78%) CCNP
8 10 (9.80%) CISM
8 10 (9.80%) ISSAP
8 10 (9.80%) ISSMP
9 8 (7.84%) CEH
9 8 (7.84%) SSCP
10 6 (5.88%) CCSE
11 5 (4.90%) CCSA
11 5 (4.90%) CCIE
11 5 (4.90%) CCIP
12 4 (3.92%) CCDP
13 2 (1.96%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.92%) COBIT
2 4 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.92%) SLA
2 4 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (13.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.78%) Snort
2 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
3 10 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.86%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.88%) KVM
6 2 (1.96%) vSphere
6 2 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.98%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) Nessus
1 11 (10.78%) McAfee ePO
1 11 (10.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 6 (5.88%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.88%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.92%) OpenView
3 4 (3.92%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.96%) Nagios
5 2 (1.96%) Cacti
Vendors
1 72 (70.59%) Cisco
2 69 (67.65%) Juniper
3 22 (21.57%) Symantec
4 21 (20.59%) Microsoft
4 21 (20.59%) Splunk
5 20 (19.61%) Blue Coat
6 19 (18.63%) F5
7 16 (15.69%) Websense
8 15 (14.71%) VMware
9 13 (12.75%) IronPort
9 13 (12.75%) McAfee
10 11 (10.78%) CA
10 11 (10.78%) Qualys
10 11 (10.78%) Fujitsu
10 11 (10.78%) Lumension
10 11 (10.78%) Becrypt
10 11 (10.78%) LogRhythm
11 10 (9.80%) HP
12 8 (7.84%) Oracle
12 8 (7.84%) Fortinet
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £28000 - £33500 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago