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 21 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 25 20 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 11 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 4.82% 7.50% 6.34%
As % of the Vendors category 8.40% 11.84% 11.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 3
Average salary £72,500 £25,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+190.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
131 76 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 57.46% 63.33% 54.63%
Number of salaries quoted 108 61 62
Average salary £32,500 £36,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.56% +13.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £46,500 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,055 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.13% -

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
Salary Histogram in Shropshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Shropshire

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 17 (100.00%) Cisco
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) McAfee
3 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
3 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
3 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (17.65%) Remedy
4 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) CCNP
5 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Network Management
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
6 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 1 (5.88%) Nokia
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) CCDP
6 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) MPLS
4 1 (5.88%) OSPF
4 1 (5.88%) BGP
4 1 (5.88%) BIG-IP
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.88%) DMVPN
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Operations Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Security Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Network Security Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Network Operations Manager
2 5 (29.41%) Security Operations Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Design Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (29.41%) Incident Management
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNP
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) CCDP
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) Citrix
3 5 (29.41%) McAfee
3 5 (29.41%) Blue Coat
4 3 (17.65%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) Nokia
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds