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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 206 193 210
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +17
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 40 56 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.82% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 1.84% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 25 34 27
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £22,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,950 £63,500
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
2792 3040 3327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.27% 44.37% 46.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2195 2450 2751
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,500
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -11 21 £47,500 +46.15% 3
Cheshire -13 14 £72,500 +107.14% 2
Lancashire - 4 £31,500 - 1
Merseyside +15 1 £35,000 -30.00%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 83 (75.45%) Cisco
2 60 (54.55%) Juniper
3 56 (50.91%) Firewall
4 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 43 (39.09%) Data Centre
6 40 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (32.73%) Windows
7 36 (32.73%) Symantec
7 36 (32.73%) Hyper-V
8 34 (30.91%) HP
9 30 (27.27%) SAN
10 29 (26.36%) Network Security
11 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (22.73%) EMC
11 25 (22.73%) VMware
12 24 (21.82%) Business Continuity
12 24 (21.82%) Linux
12 24 (21.82%) Coaching
13 23 (20.91%) Mentoring
13 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
13 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
13 23 (20.91%) LAN
13 23 (20.91%) Solaris
14 22 (20.00%) RDBMS
14 22 (20.00%) IBM
14 22 (20.00%) CCNP
14 22 (20.00%) BMC
14 22 (20.00%) CA
14 22 (20.00%) NetApp
14 22 (20.00%) Red Hat

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 22 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.73%) Lync
4 2 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (0.91%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (20.91%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 56 (50.91%) Firewall
2 30 (27.27%) SAN
3 29 (26.36%) Network Security
4 23 (20.91%) LAN
5 21 (19.09%) WAN
6 19 (17.27%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (11.82%) DNS
8 12 (10.91%) DHCP
9 11 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (9.09%) Cisco ISE
10 10 (9.09%) NetScreen
10 10 (9.09%) OSPF
11 9 (8.18%) BGP
11 9 (8.18%) Wireless
12 8 (7.27%) MPLS
13 7 (6.36%) Intrusion Detection
13 7 (6.36%) Wireshark
14 6 (5.45%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (5.45%) EIGRP
14 6 (5.45%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.91%) SQL Server
2 22 (20.00%) DB2
2 22 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 22 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 22 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 22 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.64%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (22.73%) Architect
2 24 (21.82%) Network Engineer
3 22 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 22 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 22 (20.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 18 (16.36%) Consultant
5 14 (12.73%) Network Manager
5 14 (12.73%) Security Engineer
6 13 (11.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 12 (10.91%) Technical Consultant
8 11 (10.00%) Security Consultant
9 10 (9.09%) Security Technical Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Network Specialist
10 6 (5.45%) Network Consultant
10 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Technician
11 5 (4.55%) Security Operations Manager
11 5 (4.55%) Network Operations Manager
11 5 (4.55%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.55%) Network Security Manager
11 5 (4.55%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 22 (20.00%) Middleware
1 22 (20.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.91%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.09%) Data Centre
2 22 (20.00%) FlexPod
3 11 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.73%) RMADS
6 2 (1.82%) IPTV
6 2 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.91%) PKI
7 1 (0.91%) EFT
7 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.73%) Windows
2 24 (21.82%) Linux
3 23 (20.91%) Solaris
4 22 (20.00%) AIX
4 22 (20.00%) HPUX
4 22 (20.00%) OS/400
4 22 (20.00%) zOS
4 22 (20.00%) SUSE
4 22 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (11.82%) Windows 7
5 13 (11.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.82%) Business Continuity
1 24 (21.82%) Coaching
2 23 (20.91%) Mentoring
3 22 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 22 (20.00%) Converged Infrastructure
4 13 (11.82%) Patch Management
4 13 (11.82%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.36%) ITIL
5 7 (6.36%) Analytics
5 7 (6.36%) Cyber Security
6 6 (5.45%) Network Design
7 5 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.55%) Network Architecture
8 4 (3.64%) Open Source
8 4 (3.64%) Migration
9 3 (2.73%) Security Management
9 3 (2.73%) Time Management
9 3 (2.73%) SIEM
9 3 (2.73%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (1.82%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.91%) C#
2 1 (0.91%) Java
2 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (20.00%) CCNP
3 20 (18.18%) CCNA
4 18 (16.36%) CCIE
4 18 (16.36%) CCSE
4 18 (16.36%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.18%) MCSE
5 9 (8.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (7.27%) JNCIS
7 6 (5.45%) JNCIP
7 6 (5.45%) CISSP
7 6 (5.45%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.55%) CCDP
9 4 (3.64%) CCDA
10 3 (2.73%) CCSP
10 3 (2.73%) CCSA
10 3 (2.73%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.82%) CEH
12 1 (0.91%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 36 (32.73%) Hyper-V
2 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (20.00%) KVM
4 7 (6.36%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.82%) ProxySG
5 2 (1.82%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.91%) XenApp
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (20.00%) Tivoli
2 7 (6.36%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.82%) OpenView
3 2 (1.82%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 83 (75.45%) Cisco
2 60 (54.55%) Juniper
3 50 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 36 (32.73%) Symantec
5 34 (30.91%) HP
6 25 (22.73%) EMC
6 25 (22.73%) VMware
7 22 (20.00%) Blue Coat
7 22 (20.00%) Brocade
7 22 (20.00%) IBM
7 22 (20.00%) Oracle
7 22 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 22 (20.00%) BMC
7 22 (20.00%) CA
7 22 (20.00%) NetApp
8 18 (16.36%) Citrix
8 18 (16.36%) Fortinet
9 13 (11.82%) Wyse
9 13 (11.82%) McAfee
10 10 (9.09%) IronPort
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