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 3 December 2016 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 229 204 224
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +20
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 31 38 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 1.46% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 20 13 30
Median salary £39,500 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.67% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £34,300 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
2834 2594 3333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.39% 42.13% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 2073 2821
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -23 21 £41,500 -4.04% 6
Cheshire +14 6 £39,000 -44.28%
Lancashire - 3 £17,000 - 1
Merseyside -18 1 £45,000 +12.50%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, 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 54 (78.26%) Firewall
2 44 (63.77%) Cisco
3 33 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
4 32 (46.38%) Network Security
5 31 (44.93%) CCNP
6 24 (34.78%) Juniper
6 24 (34.78%) Finance
6 24 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (33.33%) Wireless
7 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 20 (28.99%) LAN
9 19 (27.54%) SIEM
10 17 (24.64%) WAN
10 17 (24.64%) F5
11 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
11 15 (21.74%) ITIL
12 14 (20.29%) Windows
13 13 (18.84%) MPLS
13 13 (18.84%) VMware
13 13 (18.84%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 12 (17.39%) SolarWinds
14 12 (17.39%) CCSE
14 12 (17.39%) DNS
14 12 (17.39%) DHCP
15 11 (15.94%) CCNA
15 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
15 11 (15.94%) Penetration Testing
15 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
16 10 (14.49%) Splunk

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 3 (4.35%) IBM Notes
1 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 54 (78.26%) Firewall
2 32 (46.38%) Network Security
3 24 (34.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 23 (33.33%) Wireless
5 20 (28.99%) LAN
6 17 (24.64%) WAN
7 13 (18.84%) Cisco Wireless
7 13 (18.84%) MPLS
8 12 (17.39%) DHCP
8 12 (17.39%) DNS
9 11 (15.94%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (14.49%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 10 (14.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (14.49%) VoIP
11 8 (11.59%) BGP
11 8 (11.59%) EIGRP
11 8 (11.59%) Intrusion Detection
11 8 (11.59%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (34.78%) Finance
2 7 (10.14%) Retail
3 5 (7.25%) Law
4 4 (5.80%) Back Office
4 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.90%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (49.28%) Network Engineer
2 18 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) IT Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Security Specialist
6 7 (10.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 7 (10.14%) IT Security Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Network Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
10 3 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (4.35%) Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support
11 2 (2.90%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.35%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) PMI
6 1 (1.45%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.25%) Unix
4 4 (5.80%) Linux
5 3 (4.35%) Solaris
6 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (27.54%) SIEM
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
3 12 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 11 (15.94%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (14.49%) Change Management
5 10 (14.49%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (11.59%) Incident Management
6 8 (11.59%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (10.14%) Service Delivery
7 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 6 (8.70%) Threat Detection
9 5 (7.25%) Load Balancing
9 5 (7.25%) Network Design
9 5 (7.25%) Server Hardening
9 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
10 4 (5.80%) High Availability
10 4 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (5.80%) Security Operations
11 3 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (44.93%) CCNP
3 12 (17.39%) CCSE
4 11 (15.94%) CCNA
5 9 (13.04%) CCIE
6 6 (8.70%) CCSA
7 4 (5.80%) CCSP
7 4 (5.80%) CISSP
7 4 (5.80%) Degree
7 4 (5.80%) MCSE
7 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (4.35%) RHCE
8 3 (4.35%) SCNA
8 3 (4.35%) SCSA
8 3 (4.35%) Sun Certification
9 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.90%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.45%) CCVP
10 1 (1.45%) CEH
10 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.80%) Firmware
4 3 (4.35%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) Cisco Prime
2 5 (7.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.45%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 44 (63.77%) Cisco
2 24 (34.78%) Juniper
3 17 (24.64%) F5
4 13 (18.84%) VMware
5 12 (17.39%) SolarWinds
6 10 (14.49%) Splunk
7 9 (13.04%) Fortinet
7 9 (13.04%) Intel Security
8 8 (11.59%) Microsoft
9 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
10 3 (4.35%) ArcSight
10 3 (4.35%) Lotus
11 2 (2.90%) Citrix
11 2 (2.90%) Novell
11 2 (2.90%) Symantec
12 1 (1.45%) Aruba
12 1 (1.45%) EMC
12 1 (1.45%) IBM
12 1 (1.45%) NetQoS
12 1 (1.45%) Oracle
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