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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
England / North West
Rank 203 203 201
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 45 26 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.76% 0.47% 0.80%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.15% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 30
Median salary £34,500 £40,375 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.55% +0.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £32,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
2580 2256 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.51% 40.77% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2107 1871 2570
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,913 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -16 31 £33,500 -17.02% 6
Lancashire - 8 £17,500 - 1
Cheshire +15 5 £37,500 -46.42%
Merseyside -8 1 £45,000 +12.50%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 62 (76.54%) Firewall
2 60 (74.07%) Cisco
3 49 (60.49%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (58.02%) CCNP
5 44 (54.32%) Network Security
6 34 (41.98%) Finance
7 32 (39.51%) Data Centre
8 27 (33.33%) Wireless
9 25 (30.86%) TCP/IP
10 23 (28.40%) LAN
10 23 (28.40%) WAN
11 22 (27.16%) CCSE
12 21 (25.93%) Fortinet
13 19 (23.46%) CCIE
14 18 (22.22%) Windows
14 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (22.22%) F5
15 17 (20.99%) Splunk
15 17 (20.99%) Juniper
15 17 (20.99%) MPLS
16 16 (19.75%) SIEM
17 15 (18.52%) FortiGate
17 15 (18.52%) BGP
17 15 (18.52%) ITIL
17 15 (18.52%) DHCP
17 15 (18.52%) DNS
18 14 (17.28%) Linux
19 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
19 13 (16.05%) EIGRP
19 13 (16.05%) Retail

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 5 (6.17%) IBM Notes
1 5 (6.17%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (76.54%) Firewall
2 44 (54.32%) Network Security
3 27 (33.33%) Wireless
4 25 (30.86%) TCP/IP
5 23 (28.40%) LAN
5 23 (28.40%) WAN
6 18 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (20.99%) MPLS
8 15 (18.52%) BGP
8 15 (18.52%) DHCP
8 15 (18.52%) DNS
9 13 (16.05%) EIGRP
10 12 (14.81%) Cisco Wireless
10 12 (14.81%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (14.81%) VPN
11 11 (13.58%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (13.58%) OSPF
12 10 (12.35%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (12.35%) VoIP
13 9 (11.11%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
General
1 34 (41.98%) Finance
2 13 (16.05%) Retail
3 10 (12.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (4.94%) Back Office
5 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.46%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Consultant
3 10 (12.35%) IT Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Network Consultant
3 10 (12.35%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (12.35%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (12.35%) Security Consultant
4 8 (9.88%) IT Security Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 32 (39.51%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.17%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (2.47%) EMC VNX
5 2 (2.47%) PMI
5 2 (2.47%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (7.41%) Unix
5 4 (4.94%) Solaris
6 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) SIEM
2 15 (18.52%) ITIL
3 10 (12.35%) Network Design
4 9 (11.11%) High Availability
4 9 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL V3
5 8 (9.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 8 (9.88%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 7 (8.64%) Performance Monitoring
6 7 (8.64%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.41%) Server Hardening
8 5 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (6.17%) Load Balancing
8 5 (6.17%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.17%) Threat Analysis
9 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
9 4 (4.94%) Identity Management
9 4 (4.94%) Network Monitoring
9 4 (4.94%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.23%) Perl
2 1 (1.23%) PHP
2 1 (1.23%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (60.49%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (58.02%) CCNP
3 22 (27.16%) CCSE
4 19 (23.46%) CCIE
5 10 (12.35%) CCSA
5 10 (12.35%) CCSP
6 8 (9.88%) CCNA
7 6 (7.41%) Degree
8 5 (6.17%) CISSP
8 5 (6.17%) MCSE
8 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.94%) RHCE
9 4 (4.94%) SCNA
9 4 (4.94%) SCSA
9 4 (4.94%) Sun Certification
10 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.23%) CEH
11 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
1 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.17%) Sendmail
3 4 (4.94%) Firmware
4 2 (2.47%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (2.47%) vSphere
5 1 (1.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) FortiGate
2 9 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.47%) RSA enVision
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 60 (74.07%) Cisco
2 21 (25.93%) Fortinet
3 18 (22.22%) F5
4 17 (20.99%) Juniper
4 17 (20.99%) Splunk
5 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
6 12 (14.81%) VMware
7 11 (13.58%) SolarWinds
8 8 (9.88%) Palo Alto
9 7 (8.64%) HP
10 5 (6.17%) Lotus
11 4 (4.94%) ArcSight
12 3 (3.70%) Intel Security
13 2 (2.47%) Citrix
13 2 (2.47%) EMC
13 2 (2.47%) IBM
13 2 (2.47%) Novell
13 2 (2.47%) Oracle
13 2 (2.47%) Symantec
14 1 (1.23%) NetQoS
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