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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 206 195 170
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -25
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 45 34 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.75% 0.56% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.34% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 30 41
Average salary £37,500 £40,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.97% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £27,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £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
2583 2529 2238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.19% 41.57% 44.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2122 2015 1852
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 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
Bristol -13 13 £37,500 -21.05% 4
Wiltshire +1 12 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Gloucestershire -16 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Somerset +6 6 £52,500 +105.88%
Devon -3 4 £35,000 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 68 (80.95%) Cisco
2 60 (71.43%) Firewall
3 43 (51.19%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (39.29%) LAN
5 30 (35.71%) Juniper
5 30 (35.71%) CCNA
6 25 (29.76%) Finance
7 23 (27.38%) MPLS
7 23 (27.38%) WAN
8 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
8 22 (26.19%) SLA
8 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
9 19 (22.62%) CCNP
10 18 (21.43%) Linux
11 16 (19.05%) VPN
11 16 (19.05%) BGP
11 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
12 15 (17.86%) F5
12 15 (17.86%) ITIL
12 15 (17.86%) VMware
13 14 (16.67%) CCSA
13 14 (16.67%) Network Security
13 14 (16.67%) CCSE
13 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (15.48%) Windows
14 13 (15.48%) EIGRP
14 13 (15.48%) Nokia
15 12 (14.29%) UNIX
15 12 (14.29%) Banking
16 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 11 (13.10%) MS Exchange
2 10 (11.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.95%) Lync
5 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.19%) IIS
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 3 (3.57%) MS Project
3 1 (1.19%) MS Office
3 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.19%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 60 (71.43%) Firewall
2 33 (39.29%) LAN
3 23 (27.38%) WAN
3 23 (27.38%) MPLS
4 22 (26.19%) Cisco ASA
5 16 (19.05%) BGP
5 16 (19.05%) VPN
6 14 (16.67%) Network Security
7 13 (15.48%) EIGRP
8 10 (11.90%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (7.14%) Wireless
9 6 (7.14%) DNS
9 6 (7.14%) DHCP
10 5 (5.95%) VoIP
10 5 (5.95%) OSPF
10 5 (5.95%) IPv4
10 5 (5.95%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.76%) Unified Communications
11 4 (4.76%) SAN
11 4 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 12 (14.29%) Banking
3 10 (11.90%) Retail
4 5 (5.95%) Law
4 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.38%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (34.52%) Network Engineer
2 13 (15.48%) Analyst
2 13 (15.48%) Network Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Administrator
4 10 (11.90%) Firewall Administrator
5 9 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.71%) Senior Network Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Network Support
7 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Network Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Security Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.57%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) JSP
1 2 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 14 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.10%) Online Banking
4 4 (4.76%) PMI
5 2 (2.38%) DTV
5 2 (2.38%) CESG
5 2 (2.38%) PKI
6 1 (1.19%) PDA
6 1 (1.19%) EqualLogic
6 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.43%) Linux
2 13 (15.48%) Windows
3 12 (14.29%) UNIX
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (9.52%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (11.90%) Change Management
4 9 (10.71%) Project Management
5 8 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (9.52%) Information Security
6 6 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.76%) Migration
8 4 (4.76%) Service Management
8 4 (4.76%) Network Design
8 4 (4.76%) Network Management
8 4 (4.76%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.76%) Communications Security
8 4 (4.76%) Network Architecture
9 3 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.57%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.57%) Technical Analysis
9 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (51.19%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (35.71%) CCNA
3 19 (22.62%) CCNP
4 14 (16.67%) CCSA
4 14 (16.67%) CCSE
5 9 (10.71%) CCDP
6 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.95%) CCIE
9 4 (4.76%) PMI Certification
9 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.57%) Check Point Certification
10 3 (3.57%) Degree
10 3 (3.57%) MCP
10 3 (3.57%) MCSE
10 3 (3.57%) CISSP
11 1 (1.19%) CCDA
11 1 (1.19%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.19%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.95%) Snort
3 3 (3.57%) ProxySG
3 3 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Firmware
5 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) SCCM
1 4 (4.76%) SCOM
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.19%) Nagios
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (80.95%) Cisco
2 30 (35.71%) Juniper
3 22 (26.19%) Microsoft
4 15 (17.86%) VMware
4 15 (17.86%) F5
5 13 (15.48%) Nokia
6 11 (13.10%) Avaya
7 7 (8.33%) HP
8 5 (5.95%) Blue Coat
8 5 (5.95%) Sourcefire
9 3 (3.57%) McAfee
9 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.57%) IronPort
9 3 (3.57%) ProCurve
9 3 (3.57%) 3Com
9 3 (3.57%) Meraki
9 3 (3.57%) Aruba
10 2 (2.38%) LogRhythm
10 2 (2.38%) Riverbed
10 2 (2.38%) Infoblox
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