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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 209 217 169
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -48
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 45 40 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.67% 0.55% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.54% 1.23% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 56
Average salary £44,750 £47,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.78% +14.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £70,000
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
2923 3257 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 44.38% 44.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2339 2520 2588
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Manchester +18 40 £55,000 +15.78% 6
Cheshire +5 3 £42,500 +21.42%
Lancashire - 2 £38,750 - 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 77 (90.59%) Cisco
2 51 (60.00%) Juniper
3 43 (50.59%) Firewall
4 42 (49.41%) HP
5 38 (44.71%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 34 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 33 (38.82%) LAN
9 31 (36.47%) WAN
10 30 (35.29%) Linux
11 29 (34.12%) Windows
11 29 (34.12%) EMC
11 29 (34.12%) VMware
11 29 (34.12%) Business Continuity
12 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
13 27 (31.76%) SAN
13 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (30.59%) Brocade
14 26 (30.59%) Solaris
15 25 (29.41%) NetApp
15 25 (29.41%) Red Hat
15 25 (29.41%) Symantec
15 25 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 25 (29.41%) Hyper-V
15 25 (29.41%) Mentoring
16 24 (28.24%) Coaching
16 24 (28.24%) IBM PureFlex
16 24 (28.24%) Converged Infrastructure
16 24 (28.24%) Oracle Exadata
16 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (28.24%) WebLogic
1 24 (28.24%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.53%) Apache
3 2 (2.35%) IIS
3 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (28.24%) IBM PureFlex
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) IaaS
4 1 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (50.59%) Firewall
2 33 (38.82%) LAN
3 31 (36.47%) WAN
4 27 (31.76%) SAN
5 22 (25.88%) Wireless
6 15 (17.65%) Network Security
6 15 (17.65%) MPLS
7 10 (11.76%) Wireless Security
8 9 (10.59%) VPN
8 9 (10.59%) VoIP
9 8 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (8.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (7.06%) Multicast
11 6 (7.06%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.88%) BGP
12 5 (5.88%) DNS
12 5 (5.88%) Internet
12 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
13 4 (4.71%) DHCP
14 3 (3.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (32.94%) SQL Server
2 24 (28.24%) DB2
2 24 (28.24%) RDBMS
2 24 (28.24%) Oracle Exadata
2 24 (28.24%) Oracle Database
2 24 (28.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Metasploit
General
1 12 (14.12%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (45.88%) Architect
2 24 (28.24%) Solutions Architect
2 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Architect
2 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 19 (22.35%) Network Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Network Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Cisco Architect
5 10 (11.76%) Network Design Architect
6 8 (9.41%) Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Network Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Security Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Network Manager
8 6 (7.06%) Network Specialist
9 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) Security Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.35%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (28.24%) WebSphere MQ
1 24 (28.24%) Middleware
1 24 (28.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 3 (3.53%) JSP
3 2 (2.35%) 802.1X
4 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 34 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (28.24%) FlexPod
3 4 (4.71%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.53%) RMADS
4 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.35%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.35%) IPTV
5 2 (2.35%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.35%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 30 (35.29%) Linux
2 29 (34.12%) Windows
3 26 (30.59%) Solaris
4 25 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (28.24%) AIX
5 24 (28.24%) HPUX
5 24 (28.24%) OS/400
5 24 (28.24%) zOS
5 24 (28.24%) SUSE
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.53%) UNIX
8 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.18%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (34.12%) Business Continuity
2 25 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 24 (28.24%) Coaching
3 24 (28.24%) Converged Infrastructure
3 24 (28.24%) Infrastructure Management
4 15 (17.65%) ITIL
5 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
6 11 (12.94%) Network Design
6 11 (12.94%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.06%) Open Source
8 4 (4.71%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (4.71%) Time Management
9 3 (3.53%) Change Management
9 3 (3.53%) Information Security
9 3 (3.53%) Migration
9 3 (3.53%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.35%) Security Architecture
10 2 (2.35%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.35%) Network Management
10 2 (2.35%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.53%) PHP
2 2 (2.35%) C#
2 2 (2.35%) Java
3 1 (1.18%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (44.71%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (22.35%) CCNA
3 16 (18.82%) CCNP
4 10 (11.76%) HP ASE
5 8 (9.41%) CCSE
6 7 (8.24%) CCIE
6 7 (8.24%) CCSP
7 4 (4.71%) CISSP
7 4 (4.71%) CEH
7 4 (4.71%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.71%) JNCIS
7 4 (4.71%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.71%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (3.53%) CCSA
8 3 (3.53%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.53%) CCDA
8 3 (3.53%) MCSE
9 2 (2.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.41%) SLA
1 8 (9.41%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.53%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 27 (31.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 24 (28.24%) KVM
4 7 (8.24%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.71%) XenApp
6 3 (3.53%) vSphere
7 2 (2.35%) ProxySG
7 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
8 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.18%) iptables
Systems Management
1 24 (28.24%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.35%) OpenView
2 2 (2.35%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.18%) Puppet
3 1 (1.18%) Cobbler
3 1 (1.18%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.18%) Ansible
Vendors
1 77 (90.59%) Cisco
2 51 (60.00%) Juniper
3 42 (49.41%) HP
4 35 (41.18%) Microsoft
5 29 (34.12%) EMC
5 29 (34.12%) VMware
6 26 (30.59%) Brocade
7 25 (29.41%) NetApp
7 25 (29.41%) Red Hat
7 25 (29.41%) Symantec
8 24 (28.24%) BMC
8 24 (28.24%) CA
8 24 (28.24%) Oracle
8 24 (28.24%) IBM
9 21 (24.71%) F5
10 13 (15.29%) Blue Coat
11 11 (12.94%) Citrix
12 10 (11.76%) Huawei
13 7 (8.24%) Websense
14 4 (4.71%) Nokia
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Salary: £33000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000 DOE
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive basic salary, bonus and benefits
Posted: 24 days ago