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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 181 187 162
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -25
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 61 38 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.02% 0.72% 1.19%
As % of the Vendors category 2.35% 1.64% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 59 33 41
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,300 £62,500
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
2600 2316 2480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.50% 43.69% 46.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 1953 2139
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +14 21 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Devon +10 13 £31,500 -2.32% 3
Wiltshire -4 13 £47,500 +17.28% 4
Gloucestershire 0 7 £50,000 +17.64%
Somerset +7 5 £34,000 -32.00%
Dorset -31 1 £33,500 -21.17% 4
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 128 (90.14%) Cisco
2 89 (62.68%) Firewall
3 85 (59.86%) Cisco Certification
4 83 (58.45%) Juniper
5 63 (44.37%) CCNA
6 62 (43.66%) CCNP
7 55 (38.73%) WAN
8 53 (37.32%) LAN
9 47 (33.10%) VMware
10 43 (30.28%) Security Cleared
10 43 (30.28%) F5
11 42 (29.58%) Linux
12 40 (28.17%) Windows
13 39 (27.46%) ITIL
14 38 (26.76%) TCP/IP
14 38 (26.76%) VPN
15 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
16 36 (25.35%) Network Security
17 35 (24.65%) DNS
18 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
19 29 (20.42%) Cisco ASA
20 28 (19.72%) SSL
21 25 (17.61%) DHCP
22 24 (16.90%) SLA
22 24 (16.90%) Finance
23 21 (14.79%) IPsec
23 21 (14.79%) FTP
23 21 (14.79%) LDAP
23 21 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
24 20 (14.08%) Network Monitoring

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 9 (6.34%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.93%) Lync
3 5 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.82%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.41%) SaaS
1 2 (1.41%) PaaS
1 2 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 89 (62.68%) Firewall
2 55 (38.73%) WAN
3 53 (37.32%) LAN
4 38 (26.76%) TCP/IP
4 38 (26.76%) VPN
5 36 (25.35%) Network Security
6 35 (24.65%) DNS
7 29 (20.42%) Cisco ASA
8 28 (19.72%) SSL
9 25 (17.61%) DHCP
10 21 (14.79%) IPsec
10 21 (14.79%) FTP
10 21 (14.79%) LDAP
11 20 (14.08%) SAN
12 17 (11.97%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (11.97%) Telnet
13 16 (11.27%) VoIP
13 16 (11.27%) HTTP
13 16 (11.27%) NAS
13 16 (11.27%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (2.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 24 (16.90%) Finance
2 11 (7.75%) Banking
3 1 (0.70%) Local Government
3 1 (0.70%) French Language
3 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (55.63%) Network Engineer
2 17 (11.97%) Lead Network Engineer
3 12 (8.45%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (8.45%) Technical Engineer
3 12 (8.45%) Security Engineer
4 11 (7.75%) Field Engineer
5 8 (5.63%) Support Engineer
5 8 (5.63%) Server Engineer
6 7 (4.93%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Analyst
7 6 (4.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.23%) Network Support
7 6 (4.23%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (3.52%) Security Operations Manager
8 5 (3.52%) IT Support
8 5 (3.52%) Security Manager
8 5 (3.52%) Operations Manager
8 5 (3.52%) Architect
8 5 (3.52%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.82%) J2EE
2 2 (1.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.23%) CESG
1 6 (4.23%) PKI
2 5 (3.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.41%) PMI
5 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
6 1 (0.70%) CLARiiON
6 1 (0.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (29.58%) Linux
2 40 (28.17%) Windows
3 10 (7.04%) UNIX
3 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (4.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.52%) Solaris
5 5 (3.52%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (27.46%) ITIL
2 20 (14.08%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (11.97%) Network Architecture
3 17 (11.97%) Information Security
4 14 (9.86%) Change Management
5 13 (9.15%) Load Balancing
6 10 (7.04%) Time Management
6 10 (7.04%) Network Design
6 10 (7.04%) Network Management
7 9 (6.34%) Capacity Management
7 9 (6.34%) Cyber Security
7 9 (6.34%) Coaching
7 9 (6.34%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.63%) Mentoring
9 6 (4.23%) Project Management
9 6 (4.23%) Process Management
9 6 (4.23%) SIEM
10 5 (3.52%) Performance Monitoring
10 5 (3.52%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (3.52%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) SQL
2 13 (9.15%) Perl
3 9 (6.34%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.82%) Python
4 4 (2.82%) C
4 4 (2.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 85 (59.86%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (44.37%) CCNA
3 62 (43.66%) CCNP
4 43 (30.28%) Security Cleared
5 34 (23.94%) SC Cleared
6 14 (9.86%) CCDP
6 14 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (7.75%) Degree
8 10 (7.04%) MCP
9 8 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (4.23%) Check Point Certification
10 6 (4.23%) DV Cleared
11 5 (3.52%) CHFI
11 5 (3.52%) CISSP
11 5 (3.52%) MCSE
11 5 (3.52%) MCSA
12 4 (2.82%) HND
12 4 (2.82%) ISEB
12 4 (2.82%) MCITP
12 4 (2.82%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.90%) SLA
2 12 (8.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (14.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.23%) Firmware
2 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.82%) Samba
4 3 (2.11%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) SCCM
2 9 (6.34%) SCOM
3 5 (3.52%) WSUS
4 4 (2.82%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.70%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.70%) Netcool
Vendors
1 128 (90.14%) Cisco
2 83 (58.45%) Juniper
3 47 (33.10%) VMware
4 43 (30.28%) F5
5 37 (26.06%) Microsoft
6 20 (14.08%) Avaya
7 19 (13.38%) HP
7 19 (13.38%) Riverbed
8 13 (9.15%) SolarWinds
9 11 (7.75%) Blue Coat
9 11 (7.75%) Sourcefire
9 11 (7.75%) NetScout
10 10 (7.04%) Citrix
11 9 (6.34%) McAfee
12 8 (5.63%) EMC
13 7 (4.93%) Nokia
14 6 (4.23%) Barracuda Networks
15 5 (3.52%) Crossbeam
15 5 (3.52%) NetApp
16 4 (2.82%) Brocade
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