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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 70 69 75
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 31 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.59% 1.95% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category 5.25% 3.92% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 7
Average salary £42,500 £39,250 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.28% -4.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.29%
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
591 434 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.29% 49.71% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 509 381 284
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,850 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -9 13 £32,000 -5.88% 3
Newport - 9 £40,000 - 1
Bridgend +5 4 £43,750 +4.79% 1
Torfaen - 2 £35,000 -
CheckPoint
Wales

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 71 (95.95%) Cisco
2 61 (82.43%) Firewall
3 55 (74.32%) Cisco Certification
4 49 (66.22%) CCNP
5 44 (59.46%) Juniper
6 37 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 35 (47.30%) WAN
8 32 (43.24%) LAN
9 31 (41.89%) CCNA
10 26 (35.14%) Blue Coat
11 23 (31.08%) McAfee
12 21 (28.38%) Windows
13 19 (25.68%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (24.32%) F5
14 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
14 18 (24.32%) VPN
14 18 (24.32%) SLA
15 17 (22.97%) ITIL
15 17 (22.97%) Network Security
16 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
17 15 (20.27%) Service Delivery
17 15 (20.27%) Wireless
17 15 (20.27%) Network Management
18 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
18 14 (18.92%) HP
19 11 (14.86%) SonicWALL
20 10 (13.51%) ProCurve
21 9 (12.16%) Cisco PIX
21 9 (12.16%) Incident Management
21 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (2.70%) Apache
1 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.35%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 61 (82.43%) Firewall
2 37 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 35 (47.30%) WAN
4 32 (43.24%) LAN
5 19 (25.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (24.32%) VPN
7 17 (22.97%) Network Security
8 15 (20.27%) Wireless
9 9 (12.16%) Cisco PIX
9 9 (12.16%) TCP/IP
10 8 (10.81%) MPLS
11 7 (9.46%) VoIP
11 7 (9.46%) DNS
12 6 (8.11%) OSPF
12 6 (8.11%) BGP
12 6 (8.11%) VLAN
13 5 (6.76%) Internet
13 5 (6.76%) DHCP
13 5 (6.76%) FTP
13 5 (6.76%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (21.62%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.76%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Legal
3 4 (5.41%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (74.32%) Network Engineer
2 21 (28.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Security Engineer
3 16 (21.62%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Architect
5 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (5.41%) Project Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (4.05%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (4.05%) Network Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Administrator
7 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.35%) Junior Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.35%) Firewall Support
8 1 (1.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.38%) Windows
2 6 (8.11%) Windows XP
2 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ITIL
2 15 (20.27%) Service Delivery
2 15 (20.27%) Network Management
3 9 (12.16%) Incident Management
4 8 (10.81%) Project Management
4 8 (10.81%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.11%) Change Control
5 6 (8.11%) Security Architecture
6 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.41%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.41%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (4.05%) Line Management
8 3 (4.05%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.05%) Network Design
8 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (2.70%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.70%) Change Management
9 2 (2.70%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (2.70%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 55 (74.32%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (66.22%) CCNP
3 31 (41.89%) CCNA
4 18 (24.32%) Security Cleared
5 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
6 8 (10.81%) CCSP
6 8 (10.81%) JNCIS
6 8 (10.81%) CCSA
6 8 (10.81%) CCSE
7 5 (6.76%) CCIE
8 4 (5.41%) Degree
9 2 (2.70%) CCDA
9 2 (2.70%) CISSP
9 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.70%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.70%) JNCIE
10 1 (1.35%) CCENT
10 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.32%) SLA
2 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
2 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.70%) Firmware
3 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 71 (95.95%) Cisco
2 44 (59.46%) Juniper
3 26 (35.14%) Blue Coat
4 23 (31.08%) McAfee
5 18 (24.32%) F5
6 14 (18.92%) HP
7 11 (14.86%) SonicWALL
8 10 (13.51%) ProCurve
9 9 (12.16%) Microsoft
10 6 (8.11%) Dell
10 6 (8.11%) Nokia
11 4 (5.41%) Websense
11 4 (5.41%) WatchGuard
12 3 (4.05%) Lumension
12 3 (4.05%) Aruba
12 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.05%) Mitel
12 3 (4.05%) Citrix
13 2 (2.70%) EMC
13 2 (2.70%) VMware
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + £250pm car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 22 days ago