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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 201 175 208
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +33
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 53 71 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 1.06% 0.62%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 2.34% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 43 52 39
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
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
3293 3034 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.96% 45.29% 49.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2631 2549 3065
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 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -14 33 £47,500 +9.82% 3
Merseyside +20 14 £50,000 +20.48% 3
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Cheshire -34 2 £35,000 -41.66%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 67 (70.53%) Cisco
2 66 (69.47%) Firewall
3 63 (66.32%) Juniper
4 47 (49.47%) Windows
5 41 (43.16%) Network Security
6 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
6 35 (36.84%) TCP/IP
7 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
8 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
9 22 (23.16%) Linux
9 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (22.11%) Symantec
11 20 (21.05%) Law
11 20 (21.05%) Splunk
12 19 (20.00%) CISSP
13 18 (18.95%) CCNA
13 18 (18.95%) Retail
14 17 (17.89%) Degree
14 17 (17.89%) Kalman Filter
14 17 (17.89%) F5
14 17 (17.89%) VPN
14 17 (17.89%) Change Management
15 16 (16.84%) WAN
15 16 (16.84%) Blue Coat
16 15 (15.79%) E-Commerce
16 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
17 14 (14.74%) VMware
17 14 (14.74%) Information Security

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (7.37%) WebSphere
1 7 (7.37%) WebLogic
2 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.21%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 66 (69.47%) Firewall
2 41 (43.16%) Network Security
3 35 (36.84%) TCP/IP
4 17 (17.89%) VPN
5 16 (16.84%) WAN
6 13 (13.68%) LAN
6 13 (13.68%) SSL
7 12 (12.63%) SAN
7 12 (12.63%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (11.58%) Intrusion Detection
9 10 (10.53%) DNS
10 9 (9.47%) MPLS
11 8 (8.42%) Internet
12 7 (7.37%) DHCP
13 6 (6.32%) Wireless
13 6 (6.32%) Junos
14 5 (5.26%) NAS
14 5 (5.26%) ADSL
14 5 (5.26%) ISDN
15 4 (4.21%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle Database
1 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
1 7 (7.37%) Oracle Exadata
1 7 (7.37%) RDBMS
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
1 7 (7.37%) DB2
General
1 20 (21.05%) Law
2 18 (18.95%) Retail
3 15 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 13 (13.68%) Finance
5 4 (4.21%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.11%) Banking
7 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 26 (27.37%) Network Engineer
2 23 (24.21%) Analyst
3 22 (23.16%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (22.11%) Security Engineer
5 20 (21.05%) Security Analyst
5 20 (21.05%) Senior Security Analyst
6 12 (12.63%) NOC Engineer
7 10 (10.53%) Security Specialist
7 10 (10.53%) Security Advisor
8 9 (9.47%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (8.42%) Information Security Engineer
10 7 (7.37%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (7.37%) Architect
11 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (6.32%) Senior Security Specialist
11 6 (6.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 4 (4.21%) Information Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Senior Information Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Senior Information Security Analyst
12 4 (4.21%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.37%) WebSphere MQ
1 7 (7.37%) Middleware
2 1 (1.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.37%) FlexPod
3 7 (7.37%) SecurID
4 5 (5.26%) Replication
5 2 (2.11%) Open Source
5 2 (2.11%) IPTV
5 2 (2.11%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.05%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 47 (49.47%) Windows
2 22 (23.16%) Linux
2 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (23.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (13.68%) UNIX
4 7 (7.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (7.37%) SUSE
4 7 (7.37%) zOS
4 7 (7.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (7.37%) OS/400
4 7 (7.37%) AIX
4 7 (7.37%) HPUX
4 7 (7.37%) Solaris
5 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) Kalman Filter
1 17 (17.89%) Change Management
2 15 (15.79%) E-Commerce
3 14 (14.74%) Information Security
4 13 (13.68%) Incident Management
5 12 (12.63%) ITIL
6 11 (11.58%) SIEM
6 11 (11.58%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 10 (10.53%) Cyber Security
8 8 (8.42%) Infrastructure Management
9 7 (7.37%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.37%) Coaching
9 7 (7.37%) Business Continuity
10 6 (6.32%) Migration
10 6 (6.32%) Network Management
11 5 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 4 (4.21%) Service Management
12 4 (4.21%) Information Security Management
12 4 (4.21%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 35 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 29 (30.53%) SC Cleared
3 23 (24.21%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (20.00%) CISSP
5 18 (18.95%) CCNA
6 17 (17.89%) Degree
7 13 (13.68%) CTC Cleared
8 12 (12.63%) CISM
8 12 (12.63%) ISSAP
8 12 (12.63%) ISSMP
9 9 (9.47%) CCNP
10 7 (7.37%) CEH
10 7 (7.37%) SSCP
11 6 (6.32%) CCSE
12 5 (5.26%) CCSA
13 2 (2.11%) CCIP
13 2 (2.11%) CCIE
13 2 (2.11%) CCDP
13 2 (2.11%) JNCIP
14 1 (1.05%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.21%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.21%) COBIT
3 3 (3.16%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (12.63%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.58%) Active Directory
3 10 (10.53%) Snort
4 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (7.37%) KVM
5 7 (7.37%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.05%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.05%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.05%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (10.53%) Nessus
1 10 (10.53%) McAfee ePO
1 10 (10.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (7.37%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.32%) FortiGate
4 3 (3.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (2.11%) OpenView
6 1 (1.05%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 67 (70.53%) Cisco
2 63 (66.32%) Juniper
3 22 (23.16%) Microsoft
4 21 (22.11%) Symantec
5 20 (21.05%) Splunk
6 17 (17.89%) F5
7 16 (16.84%) Blue Coat
8 14 (14.74%) VMware
8 14 (14.74%) Websense
9 12 (12.63%) CA
10 11 (11.58%) IronPort
10 11 (11.58%) McAfee
11 10 (10.53%) HP
11 10 (10.53%) Qualys
11 10 (10.53%) Fujitsu
11 10 (10.53%) Lumension
11 10 (10.53%) Becrypt
11 10 (10.53%) LogRhythm
12 8 (8.42%) Fortinet
13 7 (7.37%) Brocade
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