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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 79 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 16 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.35% 2.48% 2.89%
As % of the Vendors category 3.25% 5.10% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,100 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
493 588 516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 41.50% 48.64% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 416 478 434
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 2016. 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 -10 6 £37,500 -11.76%
Newport -7 5 £50,000 +25.00%
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (83.87%) LAN
4 25 (80.65%) WAN
4 25 (80.65%) CCNA
5 22 (70.97%) Juniper
5 22 (70.97%) Cisco
5 22 (70.97%) Extreme Networks
6 21 (67.74%) F5
7 16 (51.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 15 (48.39%) SolarWinds
8 15 (48.39%) Vyatta
8 15 (48.39%) VyOS
8 15 (48.39%) Brocade
8 15 (48.39%) Linux
8 15 (48.39%) Finance
8 15 (48.39%) VMware
9 14 (45.16%) Driving Licence
10 13 (41.94%) CCSE
10 13 (41.94%) CCSA
10 13 (41.94%) CA
11 9 (29.03%) High Availability
11 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (29.03%) Advertising
11 9 (29.03%) CCNP
12 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 6 (19.35%) PMI
13 6 (19.35%) PMI Certification
14 4 (12.90%) OSPF
14 4 (12.90%) BGP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) Firewall
2 26 (83.87%) LAN
3 25 (80.65%) WAN
4 16 (51.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (12.90%) BGP
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
6 4 (12.90%) FTP
6 4 (12.90%) Internet
6 4 (12.90%) OSPF
6 4 (12.90%) VoIP
6 4 (12.90%) VPN
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (9.68%) IPsec
7 3 (9.68%) IPv4
7 3 (9.68%) IPv6
7 3 (9.68%) MPLS
7 3 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (6.45%) ExtremeXOS
9 1 (3.23%) SNMP
General
1 15 (48.39%) Finance
2 9 (29.03%) Advertising
3 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (87.10%) Network Engineer
2 10 (32.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Network Support
3 6 (19.35%) Network Support Engineer
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Driving Licence
2 6 (19.35%) PMI
3 3 (9.68%) Data Centre
3 3 (9.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Linux
1 15 (48.39%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) High Availability
2 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.90%) Protective Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (80.65%) CCNA
3 13 (41.94%) CCSA
3 13 (41.94%) CCSE
4 9 (29.03%) CCNP
5 6 (19.35%) PMI Certification
6 4 (12.90%) CCSP
7 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (70.97%) Cisco
1 22 (70.97%) Extreme Networks
1 22 (70.97%) Juniper
2 21 (67.74%) F5
3 15 (48.39%) Brocade
3 15 (48.39%) SolarWinds
3 15 (48.39%) VMware
3 15 (48.39%) Vyatta
4 13 (41.94%) CA
5 4 (12.90%) Blue Coat
6 3 (9.68%) HP
6 3 (9.68%) Intel Security
6 3 (9.68%) ProCurve