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 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 39 79 65
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 54 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 4.90% 1.33% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 10.29% 3.15% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 52 10 11
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,320 £34,900 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £50,500 £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
525 476 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.68% 42.31% 49.27%
Number of salaries quoted 487 421 394
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 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
Cardiff +10 25 £42,500 -15.00%
Bridgend - 10 £37,000 -
Newport - 5 £35,000 - 5
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco
1 81 (100.00%) Firewall
2 66 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
3 58 (71.60%) CCNP
4 54 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 44 (54.32%) Juniper
6 38 (46.91%) F5
7 31 (38.27%) CCNA
7 31 (38.27%) LAN
7 31 (38.27%) WAN
8 25 (30.86%) McAfee
9 21 (25.93%) BGP
10 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
11 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
11 19 (23.46%) Cisco Nexus
11 19 (23.46%) SLA
11 19 (23.46%) Blue Coat
11 19 (23.46%) CCSE
11 19 (23.46%) JNCIS
12 18 (22.22%) Windows
13 17 (20.99%) OSPF
14 15 (18.52%) HP
15 14 (17.28%) Linux
15 14 (17.28%) ITIL
15 14 (17.28%) VPN
15 14 (17.28%) SonicWALL
16 12 (14.81%) Network Security
17 11 (13.58%) Network Management
17 11 (13.58%) Cisco PIX
17 11 (13.58%) MPLS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.41%) Lync
2 2 (2.47%) Apache
2 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.23%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Office
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 81 (100.00%) Firewall
2 54 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (38.27%) LAN
3 31 (38.27%) WAN
4 21 (25.93%) BGP
5 19 (23.46%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (20.99%) OSPF
7 14 (17.28%) VPN
8 12 (14.81%) Network Security
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco PIX
9 11 (13.58%) MPLS
10 10 (12.35%) Wireless
10 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.11%) HSRP
12 8 (9.88%) Internet
13 7 (8.64%) SAN
13 7 (8.64%) RIP
13 7 (8.64%) VLAN
13 7 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) MySQL
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (12.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Legal
3 2 (2.47%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (61.73%) Network Engineer
2 19 (23.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (11.11%) Escalation Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (9.88%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Architect
6 5 (6.17%) Project Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Network Architect
7 3 (3.70%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Network Support
7 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
7 3 (3.70%) Analyst
7 3 (3.70%) Network Operations Team Leader
7 3 (3.70%) Operations Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.47%) PKI
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.22%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.64%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Network Management
3 10 (12.35%) Load Balancing
4 8 (9.88%) Service Delivery
4 8 (9.88%) Network Design
5 7 (8.64%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.41%) Email Migration
7 5 (6.17%) Project Management
8 4 (4.94%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (3.70%) Security Architecture
9 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
10 2 (2.47%) Change Management
10 2 (2.47%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.47%) SIEM
10 2 (2.47%) Change Control
10 2 (2.47%) Kalman Filter
11 1 (1.23%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (1.23%) Problem Management
11 1 (1.23%) Time Management
11 1 (1.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.47%) AWK
1 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 66 (81.48%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (71.60%) CCNP
3 31 (38.27%) CCNA
4 20 (24.69%) Security Cleared
5 19 (23.46%) SC Cleared
5 19 (23.46%) JNCIS
5 19 (23.46%) CCSE
6 8 (9.88%) CCIE
7 6 (7.41%) CCSP
8 5 (6.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (4.94%) CCSA
9 4 (4.94%) Degree
9 4 (4.94%) CISSP
10 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.47%) GCIA
10 2 (2.47%) GCFW
10 2 (2.47%) GCWN
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (9.88%) Active Directory
1 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.23%) UAG
4 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco
2 44 (54.32%) Juniper
3 38 (46.91%) F5
4 25 (30.86%) McAfee
5 19 (23.46%) Blue Coat
6 15 (18.52%) HP
7 14 (17.28%) SonicWALL
8 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
9 9 (11.11%) VMware
9 9 (11.11%) Websense
10 8 (9.88%) ProCurve
10 8 (9.88%) Dell
11 7 (8.64%) Lumension
11 7 (8.64%) WatchGuard
11 7 (8.64%) Aruba
12 2 (2.47%) IBM
12 2 (2.47%) Nokia
12 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.47%) Trend Micro
12 2 (2.47%) Sourcefire
Newport, Gwent
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newport
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Newport
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
Centric Resource
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago