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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 71 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.52% 0.77% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.34% 2.08% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Average salary £25,500 £48,750 £32,002
Average salary % change year-on-year
-47.69% +52.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
298 192 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 38.90% 36.92% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 255 160 235
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Frome - 3 £25,500 - 2
Yeovil -1 1 £27,500 -43.58%
CheckPoint
South West

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security
5 1 (16.67%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) CISSP
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) IT Support
1 3 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) AIX
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Nokia
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas
Frome, Somerset
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Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum + fantastic pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago