The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset 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 - 77 58
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.27% 1.26%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.74% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £47,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.04%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
197 272 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 35.75% 36.71% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 154 250 199
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -12.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Somerset

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 2 (40.00%) NetScout

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Field Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) CCNP
2 3 (60.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Nokia
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Brocade
3 2 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) NetScout
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya