The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 19 13 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 3 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 2.97% 9.01% 4.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.11% 13.51% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Average salary £42,000 - £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
73 74 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 72.28% 66.67% 45.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 41
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £19,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Shropshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Telford -7 3 £42,000 -
CheckPoint
West Midlands

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) SonicWALL
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) XenServer
5 2 (28.57%) Network Design
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Nokia
6 1 (14.29%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) BGP
6 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 1 (14.29%) IBM
6 1 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (14.29%) CCDP
6 1 (14.29%) Finance

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) OSPF
3 1 (14.29%) BGP
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) BIG-IP
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Network Design
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Network Management
2 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNP
1 1 (14.29%) CCDP
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) SonicWALL
4 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) Nokia
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds