The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 45 84 63
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -21
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 43 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.97% 1.15% 2.93%
As % of the Vendors category 9.31% 2.78% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 42 9 30
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
462 504 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 42.62% 41.52% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 429 447 445
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in South Wales

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in South Wales

CheckPoint
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 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
Cardiff +8 15 £46,000 +35.29% 1
Newport +27 8 £35,000 +4.47%
Bridgend +24 8 £40,750 +1.87% 2
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 83 (100.00%) Cisco
2 82 (98.80%) Firewall
3 69 (83.13%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (69.88%) CCNP
5 50 (60.24%) Cisco ASA
6 48 (57.83%) Juniper
7 41 (49.40%) F5
8 36 (43.37%) LAN
8 36 (43.37%) WAN
9 28 (33.73%) CCNA
9 28 (33.73%) McAfee
10 22 (26.51%) Blue Coat
11 20 (24.10%) CCSE
11 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
11 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
11 20 (24.10%) JNCIS
11 20 (24.10%) VPN
11 20 (24.10%) SLA
11 20 (24.10%) Windows
11 20 (24.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (22.89%) BGP
13 18 (21.69%) OSPF
14 16 (19.28%) ITIL
15 14 (16.87%) MPLS
15 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
16 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
16 13 (15.66%) Linux
17 12 (14.46%) Cisco PIX
17 12 (14.46%) Network Management
18 11 (13.25%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 2 (2.41%) Apache
1 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
2 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.20%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (12.05%) MS Office
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (98.80%) Firewall
2 50 (60.24%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (43.37%) LAN
3 36 (43.37%) WAN
4 20 (24.10%) VPN
4 20 (24.10%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (22.89%) BGP
6 18 (21.69%) OSPF
7 14 (16.87%) MPLS
8 12 (14.46%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (12.05%) Internet
9 10 (12.05%) Network Security
10 9 (10.84%) Wireless
11 8 (9.64%) IPv4
11 8 (9.64%) IPv6
11 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
11 8 (9.64%) DNS
11 8 (9.64%) RIP
11 8 (9.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (9.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.61%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Network Engineer
2 20 (24.10%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Security Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Escalation Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.84%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Architect
5 8 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Network Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Operations Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Network Architect
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 13 (15.66%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.64%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) UNIX
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
3 12 (14.46%) Network Management
4 9 (10.84%) Network Design
4 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.02%) Security Architecture
6 4 (4.82%) Change Control
6 4 (4.82%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (3.61%) Project Management
7 3 (3.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.41%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.20%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.20%) Change Management
9 1 (1.20%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.20%) Email Migration
9 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.41%) AWK
Qualifications
1 69 (83.13%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (69.88%) CCNP
3 28 (33.73%) CCNA
4 20 (24.10%) CCSE
4 20 (24.10%) SC Cleared
4 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
4 20 (24.10%) JNCIS
5 11 (13.25%) CCIE
6 8 (9.64%) CCSP
7 5 (6.02%) Degree
8 4 (4.82%) CCSA
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.41%) CISSP
9 2 (2.41%) CCDA
10 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.20%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) Cisco
2 48 (57.83%) Juniper
3 41 (49.40%) F5
4 28 (33.73%) McAfee
5 22 (26.51%) Blue Coat
6 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
6 11 (13.25%) HP
7 10 (12.05%) Websense
7 10 (12.05%) ProCurve
8 9 (10.84%) SonicWALL
9 8 (9.64%) Aruba
9 8 (9.64%) Lumension
10 3 (3.61%) VMware
11 2 (2.41%) Dell
11 2 (2.41%) Nokia
11 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.20%) NetApp
12 1 (1.20%) Citrix
12 1 (1.20%) TOWER Software
12 1 (1.20%) WatchGuard
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago