The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 75 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% 0.16% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.27% 0.35% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
South Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 285 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 43.13% 44.88% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 269 248 175
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Sheffield

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (71.43%) SLA
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Change Control
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (42.86%) Opsview
4 6 (42.86%) Kaspersky
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) NAS
4 6 (42.86%) XenApp
4 6 (42.86%) Clustering
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) MS Office
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) NetApp
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) Symantec
4 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (28.57%) Project Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
2 6 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
4 2 (14.29%) IPsec
4 2 (14.29%) BGP
4 2 (14.29%) OSPF
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (7.14%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) NX-OS
5 1 (7.14%) Junos
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.14%) BIG-IP
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Server Support
2 4 (28.57%) Technical Support
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (21.43%) Service Transition Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Service Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Transition Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Informatica ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Change Control
2 4 (28.57%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE
3 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (7.14%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Security
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) PHP
1 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) XenApp
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) Opsview
1 6 (42.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) Kaspersky
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) NetApp
2 6 (42.86%) Symantec
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Infoblox
5 1 (7.14%) Imperva
5 1 (7.14%) Informatica
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat