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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 60 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -17
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 34 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 3.00% 1.56% 1.45%
As % of the Vendors category 6.51% 3.37% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
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
522 534 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 46.11% 46.31% 37.09%
Number of salaries quoted 476 477 304
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,800 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £52,000 £52,500
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +12 16 £42,500 - 2
Newport - 6 £46,000 - 1
Bridgend +14 5 £39,000 -8.23%
Torfaen - 2 £35,000 - 1
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 80 (98.77%) Cisco
2 71 (87.65%) Firewall
3 64 (79.01%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (64.20%) CCNP
5 48 (59.26%) Juniper
6 46 (56.79%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (50.62%) WAN
8 38 (46.91%) LAN
9 30 (37.04%) F5
10 29 (35.80%) Blue Coat
11 28 (34.57%) CCNA
12 27 (33.33%) McAfee
13 25 (30.86%) Windows
14 23 (28.40%) VPN
15 20 (24.69%) Cisco Nexus
16 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
16 18 (22.22%) SLA
17 17 (20.99%) ITIL
18 16 (19.75%) BGP
18 16 (19.75%) Network Security
18 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
18 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
19 15 (18.52%) Load Balancing
19 15 (18.52%) MPLS
19 15 (18.52%) OSPF
19 15 (18.52%) Network Management
20 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
20 14 (17.28%) JNCIS
20 14 (17.28%) Cisco PIX
20 14 (17.28%) Wireless

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (3.70%) Apache
1 3 (3.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.23%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (13.58%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 71 (87.65%) Firewall
2 46 (56.79%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (50.62%) WAN
4 38 (46.91%) LAN
5 23 (28.40%) VPN
6 20 (24.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (19.75%) BGP
7 16 (19.75%) Network Security
8 15 (18.52%) MPLS
8 15 (18.52%) OSPF
9 14 (17.28%) Wireless
9 14 (17.28%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
11 9 (11.11%) Internet
12 8 (9.88%) DNS
13 7 (8.64%) VoIP
13 7 (8.64%) RIP
13 7 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (8.64%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (7.41%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Legal
3 4 (4.94%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 22 (27.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Security Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (12.35%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (11.11%) Architect
6 8 (9.88%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (9.88%) Network Architect
7 7 (8.64%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Network Architect
9 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.47%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) Network Support
11 1 (1.23%) Senior Support Engineer
11 1 (1.23%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.23%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Windows
2 9 (11.11%) Linux
2 9 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 9 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) ITIL
2 15 (18.52%) Load Balancing
2 15 (18.52%) Network Management
3 14 (17.28%) Service Delivery
4 9 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
5 7 (8.64%) Network Design
6 6 (7.41%) Change Control
6 6 (7.41%) Security Architecture
7 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (4.94%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (3.70%) Line Management
9 3 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.70%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.47%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.47%) Project Management
10 2 (2.47%) Change Management
11 1 (1.23%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.23%) AWK
1 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 64 (79.01%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (64.20%) CCNP
3 28 (34.57%) CCNA
4 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 16 (19.75%) SC Cleared
6 14 (17.28%) CCSE
6 14 (17.28%) JNCIS
7 12 (14.81%) CCIE
8 8 (9.88%) CCSP
8 8 (9.88%) CCSA
9 4 (4.94%) Degree
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.47%) CCDA
10 2 (2.47%) CISSP
11 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.23%) CCENT
11 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (22.22%) SLA
2 4 (4.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.17%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.70%) vSphere
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.47%) Firmware
3 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 80 (98.77%) Cisco
2 48 (59.26%) Juniper
3 30 (37.04%) F5
4 29 (35.80%) Blue Coat
5 27 (33.33%) McAfee
6 12 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 11 (13.58%) SonicWALL
8 10 (12.35%) ProCurve
8 10 (12.35%) HP
9 7 (8.64%) Websense
9 7 (8.64%) Nokia
9 7 (8.64%) Aruba
9 7 (8.64%) Lumension
10 3 (3.70%) Mitel
10 3 (3.70%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.70%) Citrix
11 2 (2.47%) VMware
11 2 (2.47%) Brocade
11 2 (2.47%) Dell
11 2 (2.47%) EMC
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