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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 67 74 48
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -26
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 8 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.04% 0.27% 2.14%
As % of the Vendors category 2.53% 0.60% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 11
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
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
316 334 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 41.25% 45.32% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 267 283 156
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Sheffield

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (58.82%) SLA
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Change Control
4 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (35.29%) Opsview
4 6 (35.29%) Kaspersky
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (35.29%) NAS
4 6 (35.29%) XenApp
4 6 (35.29%) Clustering
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
4 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 6 (35.29%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) UNIX
4 6 (35.29%) Windows
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 6 (35.29%) Citrix
4 6 (35.29%) SAN
4 6 (35.29%) NetApp
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Symantec
4 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (35.29%) MS Exchange
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 6 (35.29%) NAS
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) Wireless
5 2 (11.76%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) OSPF
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) NetScreen
6 1 (5.88%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) DHCP
6 1 (5.88%) RIP
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) ERwin
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 4 (23.53%) Server Support
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Support
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Service Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Transition Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Service Transition Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Design Authority
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica ETL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Informatica Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) ETL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) UNIX
2 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Change Control
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) PRINCE
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) Computer Security
5 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) PHP
1 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
3 1 (5.88%) CISSP
3 1 (5.88%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
2 6 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (35.29%) Opsview
2 1 (5.88%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
1 7 (41.18%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) NetApp
2 6 (35.29%) Symantec
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) Kaspersky
3 5 (29.41%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) HP
6 1 (5.88%) Informatica
6 1 (5.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
6 1 (5.88%) Imperva