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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 44 82 70
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 47 13 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.34% 1.11% 1.96%
As % of the Vendors category 9.89% 2.71% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 18
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
475 479 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 43.90% 40.94% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 433 426 421
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 £46,000 +3.37% 2
Newport +21 8 £35,000 +4.47% 1
Bridgend - 8 £40,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 82 (100.00%) Cisco
1 82 (100.00%) Firewall
2 66 (80.49%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (70.73%) CCNP
4 51 (62.20%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (57.32%) Juniper
6 39 (47.56%) F5
7 30 (36.59%) CCNA
7 30 (36.59%) LAN
7 30 (36.59%) WAN
8 27 (32.93%) McAfee
9 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
9 21 (25.61%) Security Cleared
10 20 (24.39%) Blue Coat
10 20 (24.39%) BGP
10 20 (24.39%) Windows
11 19 (23.17%) SLA
11 19 (23.17%) CCSE
11 19 (23.17%) JNCIS
11 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (20.73%) OSPF
13 16 (19.51%) VPN
14 15 (18.29%) ITIL
15 14 (17.07%) Linux
16 13 (15.85%) HP
16 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
17 12 (14.63%) MPLS
18 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
18 11 (13.41%) SonicWALL
18 11 (13.41%) Cisco PIX

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.66%) Lync
2 2 (2.44%) Apache
2 2 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
3 1 (1.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Office
2 7 (8.54%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 82 (100.00%) Firewall
2 51 (62.20%) Cisco ASA
3 30 (36.59%) LAN
3 30 (36.59%) WAN
4 20 (24.39%) BGP
5 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (20.73%) OSPF
7 16 (19.51%) VPN
8 12 (14.63%) MPLS
9 11 (13.41%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.41%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (13.41%) Network Security
10 10 (12.20%) Wireless
11 8 (9.76%) Internet
12 7 (8.54%) RIP
12 7 (8.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 7 (8.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 6 (7.32%) HSRP
14 5 (6.10%) VLAN
14 5 (6.10%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.85%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.66%) Legal
3 2 (2.44%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Security Engineer
3 9 (10.98%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) Firewall Engineer
4 8 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (8.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Support Engineer
7 5 (6.10%) Architect
7 5 (6.10%) Network Architect
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.66%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (3.66%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Operations Team Leader
8 3 (3.66%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.44%) PKI
2 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Windows
2 14 (17.07%) Linux
3 7 (8.54%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.66%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.29%) ITIL
2 11 (13.41%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.41%) Network Management
3 8 (9.76%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.76%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.76%) Network Design
4 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
4 5 (6.10%) Security Architecture
5 4 (4.88%) Change Control
5 4 (4.88%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (3.66%) Email Migration
6 3 (3.66%) Project Management
6 3 (3.66%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.44%) Change Management
7 2 (2.44%) SIEM
7 2 (2.44%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.22%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.22%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) AWK
1 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (80.49%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (70.73%) CCNP
3 30 (36.59%) CCNA
4 21 (25.61%) SC Cleared
4 21 (25.61%) Security Cleared
5 19 (23.17%) JNCIS
5 19 (23.17%) CCSE
6 8 (9.76%) CCIE
7 7 (8.54%) CCSP
8 4 (4.88%) CCSA
8 4 (4.88%) Degree
8 4 (4.88%) CISSP
9 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (2.44%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.44%) GIAC
10 2 (2.44%) GCIA
10 2 (2.44%) GCFW
10 2 (2.44%) GCWN
10 2 (2.44%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.17%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.10%) Active Directory
1 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.44%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (57.32%) Juniper
3 39 (47.56%) F5
4 27 (32.93%) McAfee
5 20 (24.39%) Blue Coat
6 13 (15.85%) HP
7 11 (13.41%) SonicWALL
8 9 (10.98%) ProCurve
8 9 (10.98%) Websense
8 9 (10.98%) Microsoft
9 7 (8.54%) Lumension
9 7 (8.54%) Aruba
10 6 (7.32%) VMware
11 5 (6.10%) Dell
12 4 (4.88%) WatchGuard
13 2 (2.44%) IBM
13 2 (2.44%) Nokia
13 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
13 2 (2.44%) Trend Micro
13 2 (2.44%) Sourcefire
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 25 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 25 days ago