The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West 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 188 198 218
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 63 52 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.11% 0.84% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 2.45% 1.92% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 50 41 21
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £31,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
CheckPoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2576 2710 2391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.52% 43.84% 41.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2150 2167 2027
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £24,645
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South West region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the South West

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in the South West

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South West 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
Bristol -6 23 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Gloucestershire +18 14 £42,500 +22.30% 2
Somerset - 12 £31,750 - 2
Dorset +19 8 £31,000 -22.50% 2
Wiltshire -10 6 £40,500 +1.25% 4
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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 86 (97.73%) Cisco
2 66 (75.00%) Firewall
3 50 (56.82%) VPN
4 46 (52.27%) Juniper
5 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
5 38 (43.18%) ITIL
6 37 (42.05%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (40.91%) CCNA
7 36 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
8 30 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
9 29 (32.95%) VMware
10 25 (28.41%) CCNP
10 25 (28.41%) LAN
10 25 (28.41%) WAN
11 24 (27.27%) MPLS
11 24 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 21 (23.86%) Data Centre
13 20 (22.73%) HP
13 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
13 20 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
14 19 (21.59%) Service Delivery
15 18 (20.45%) SQL
16 17 (19.32%) Windows
16 17 (19.32%) DNS
17 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
17 16 (18.18%) Project Management
17 16 (18.18%) Degree
18 15 (17.05%) Wi-Fi
18 15 (17.05%) SSL
18 15 (17.05%) Computer Science

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
2 6 (6.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
1 12 (13.64%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (13.64%) IaaS
1 12 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (13.64%) PaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 66 (75.00%) Firewall
2 50 (56.82%) VPN
3 37 (42.05%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (34.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 25 (28.41%) LAN
5 25 (28.41%) WAN
6 24 (27.27%) MPLS
7 17 (19.32%) DNS
8 16 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 15 (17.05%) SSL
9 15 (17.05%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (15.91%) Network Security
11 13 (14.77%) VoIP
12 12 (13.64%) EIGRP
13 10 (11.36%) IP Telephony
13 10 (11.36%) Junos
14 9 (10.23%) H.323
15 8 (9.09%) IPsec
15 8 (9.09%) VLAN
15 8 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) DB2
1 12 (13.64%) MySQL
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (13.64%) Publishing
2 6 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 52 (59.09%) Network Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 20 (22.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (21.59%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 19 (21.59%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (14.77%) Architect
6 12 (13.64%) Analyst
6 12 (13.64%) Network Analyst
6 12 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Senior Network Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Voice Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Administrator
9 5 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Juniper Engineer
9 5 (5.68%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.55%) Data Network Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Voice Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.86%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.05%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.64%) CMDB
4 7 (7.95%) IVR
4 7 (7.95%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.95%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.32%) Windows
2 14 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (43.18%) ITIL
2 20 (22.73%) Capacity Planning
2 20 (22.73%) PRINCE2
3 19 (21.59%) Service Delivery
4 16 (18.18%) Project Management
5 13 (14.77%) Business Development
6 12 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (13.64%) CRM
6 12 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
6 12 (13.64%) IT Governance
6 12 (13.64%) ITIL V3
6 12 (13.64%) Line Management
6 12 (13.64%) Presales
6 12 (13.64%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (13.64%) Service Management
6 12 (13.64%) Software Engineering
6 12 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
6 12 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 12 (13.64%) Zachman Framework
7 9 (10.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 36 (40.91%) CCNA
1 36 (40.91%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (28.41%) CCNP
3 16 (18.18%) Degree
4 12 (13.64%) ISEB
4 12 (13.64%) PMI Certification
4 12 (13.64%) PMP
5 9 (10.23%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.23%) Security Cleared
6 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (5.68%) CCSA
7 5 (5.68%) CCSE
7 5 (5.68%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.41%) MCP
8 3 (3.41%) MCSE
8 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.14%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) SLA
2 5 (5.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 24 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.82%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.27%) Firmware
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) SCVMM
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (7.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.41%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.14%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 86 (97.73%) Cisco
2 46 (52.27%) Juniper
3 38 (43.18%) Microsoft
4 29 (32.95%) VMware
5 20 (22.73%) HP
6 13 (14.77%) Citrix
6 13 (14.77%) NetApp
6 13 (14.77%) Oracle
7 12 (13.64%) BMC
7 12 (13.64%) EMC
7 12 (13.64%) IBM
8 10 (11.36%) Nokia
9 8 (9.09%) Palo Alto
9 8 (9.09%) SolarWinds
10 7 (7.95%) Aruba
11 5 (5.68%) Avaya
12 3 (3.41%) F5
12 3 (3.41%) Hitachi
13 2 (2.27%) Intel
13 2 (2.27%) Intel Security
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