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 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 175 187 186
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 62 37 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 0.69% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 1.53% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 32 34
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -15.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £31,750 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.29%
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
2634 2416 2576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.60% 44.87% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2290 1999 2190
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,859 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 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
Wiltshire -9 17 £47,500 +18.75% 4
Bristol +6 13 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Devon +9 12 £31,500 +5.00% 2
Gloucestershire +2 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Somerset +11 6 £35,750 -15.88%
Dorset -26 1 £33,500 -21.17%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 124 (85.52%) Cisco
2 95 (65.52%) Firewall
3 86 (59.31%) Cisco Certification
4 79 (54.48%) Juniper
5 63 (43.45%) CCNA
6 62 (42.76%) CCNP
7 51 (35.17%) LAN
7 51 (35.17%) WAN
7 51 (35.17%) VMware
8 46 (31.72%) ITIL
9 44 (30.34%) Windows
10 43 (29.66%) Linux
11 42 (28.97%) VPN
11 42 (28.97%) F5
12 41 (28.28%) Security Cleared
12 41 (28.28%) TCP/IP
13 40 (27.59%) DNS
14 37 (25.52%) Microsoft
15 36 (24.83%) Network Security
16 32 (22.07%) SC Cleared
17 30 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
18 29 (20.00%) DHCP
19 28 (19.31%) SSL
19 28 (19.31%) SLA
19 28 (19.31%) Finance
20 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (15.86%) SAN
22 21 (14.48%) FTP
22 21 (14.48%) LDAP
22 21 (14.48%) IPsec

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (8.28%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.83%) Lync
3 5 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.76%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.38%) SaaS
1 2 (1.38%) PaaS
1 2 (1.38%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (65.52%) Firewall
2 51 (35.17%) LAN
2 51 (35.17%) WAN
3 42 (28.97%) VPN
4 41 (28.28%) TCP/IP
5 40 (27.59%) DNS
6 36 (24.83%) Network Security
7 30 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (20.00%) DHCP
9 28 (19.31%) SSL
10 23 (15.86%) SAN
11 21 (14.48%) FTP
11 21 (14.48%) LDAP
11 21 (14.48%) IPsec
12 19 (13.10%) HTTP
13 17 (11.72%) Telnet
14 16 (11.03%) VoIP
14 16 (11.03%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (11.03%) NAS
15 15 (10.34%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (2.07%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (6.90%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 28 (19.31%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Banking
3 4 (2.76%) Retail
4 3 (2.07%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.69%) French Language
5 1 (0.69%) Local Government
5 1 (0.69%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 71 (48.97%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.72%) Lead Network Engineer
3 14 (9.66%) Security Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Field Engineer
4 11 (7.59%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.52%) Analyst
5 8 (5.52%) IT Support
5 8 (5.52%) Server Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Cisco Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Senior Support Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Senior IT Support
6 7 (4.83%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (4.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (4.14%) Designer
7 6 (4.14%) Network Support
8 5 (3.45%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.76%) J2EE
2 2 (1.38%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.14%) PKI
2 6 (4.14%) CESG
3 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.38%) PMI
5 2 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (30.34%) Windows
2 43 (29.66%) Linux
3 10 (6.90%) UNIX
3 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.14%) Solaris
6 5 (3.45%) Windows 7
6 5 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.45%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (31.72%) ITIL
2 21 (14.48%) Information Security
3 20 (13.79%) Network Monitoring
4 19 (13.10%) Change Management
5 17 (11.72%) Network Architecture
6 13 (8.97%) Load Balancing
7 12 (8.28%) Time Management
7 12 (8.28%) Network Design
8 10 (6.90%) Capacity Management
8 10 (6.90%) Network Management
9 9 (6.21%) Cyber Security
9 9 (6.21%) PRINCE2
9 9 (6.21%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.21%) Coaching
10 8 (5.52%) Project Management
10 8 (5.52%) SIEM
11 7 (4.83%) Security Management
12 6 (4.14%) Service Management
12 6 (4.14%) Process Management
13 5 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.66%) SQL
2 13 (8.97%) Perl
3 9 (6.21%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.76%) C
4 4 (2.76%) Java
4 4 (2.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (59.31%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (43.45%) CCNA
3 62 (42.76%) CCNP
4 41 (28.28%) Security Cleared
5 32 (22.07%) SC Cleared
6 17 (11.72%) CCDP
7 15 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (8.28%) Degree
9 10 (6.90%) MCP
10 9 (6.21%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (5.52%) CISSP
12 7 (4.83%) CCSA
13 6 (4.14%) Check Point Certification
13 6 (4.14%) CCIE
13 6 (4.14%) MCSE
13 6 (4.14%) DV Cleared
14 5 (3.45%) CHFI
14 5 (3.45%) MCSA
15 4 (2.76%) ISEB
15 4 (2.76%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.31%) SLA
2 10 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.14%) Firmware
2 6 (4.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.76%) Samba
3 4 (2.76%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.28%) SCCM
2 9 (6.21%) SCOM
3 5 (3.45%) WSUS
4 4 (2.76%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.69%) Netcool
6 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 124 (85.52%) Cisco
2 79 (54.48%) Juniper
3 51 (35.17%) VMware
4 42 (28.97%) F5
5 37 (25.52%) Microsoft
6 20 (13.79%) Avaya
7 19 (13.10%) HP
8 18 (12.41%) Riverbed
9 13 (8.97%) Blue Coat
9 13 (8.97%) SolarWinds
10 11 (7.59%) Sourcefire
10 11 (7.59%) NetScout
10 11 (7.59%) Nokia
11 10 (6.90%) Citrix
12 9 (6.21%) McAfee
13 8 (5.52%) EMC
14 6 (4.14%) Barracuda Networks
15 5 (3.45%) Crossbeam
15 5 (3.45%) NetApp
16 4 (2.76%) Infoblox
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wiltshire
White Horse Employment Network Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 per year, plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
SCC
Posted: 18 days ago
Exeter
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Vodafone Group
Posted: 22 days ago