The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 22 39 14
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 4.12% 0.98% 12.36%
As % of the Vendors category 5.56% 1.82% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Vendors Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
72 110 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 74.23% 53.92% 48.31%
Number of salaries quoted 37 61 44
Average salary £46,250 £26,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.19% -34.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Northern Ireland region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
County Antrim +14 4 £35,000 +45.83%
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) DWDM
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) IPv4
2 3 (75.00%) IPv6
2 3 (75.00%) DWDM
2 3 (75.00%) MPLS
2 3 (75.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCSE
2 3 (75.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Dell
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (25.00%) VMware