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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 156 178 161
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 84 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.32% 0.72% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 2.91% 1.72% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 70 30 47
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £34,950 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
2885 2272 2407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 45.22% 42.21% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2392 1927 2070
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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 31 October 2014.

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 31 October 2014. 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 +18 21 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Wiltshire -5 18 £44,750 -6.77% 3
Somerset +3 17 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Gloucestershire +4 12 £50,000 -23.07% 3
Dorset -2 11 £45,000 +12.50%
Devon -18 5 £33,500 -5.63% 7
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 83 (75.45%) Cisco
2 78 (70.91%) Firewall
3 61 (55.45%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (50.00%) Juniper
5 46 (41.82%) CCNA
6 45 (40.91%) VMware
7 40 (36.36%) VPN
8 37 (33.64%) CCNP
8 37 (33.64%) ITIL
8 37 (33.64%) Windows
9 36 (32.73%) LAN
9 36 (32.73%) WAN
10 33 (30.00%) Network Security
10 33 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 29 (26.36%) F5
11 29 (26.36%) Linux
12 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
13 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (22.73%) SC Cleared
14 23 (20.91%) SAN
15 22 (20.00%) DNS
16 21 (19.09%) SLA
16 21 (19.09%) Finance
17 20 (18.18%) TCP/IP
18 19 (17.27%) DHCP
18 19 (17.27%) BGP
19 17 (15.45%) Citrix
19 17 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
20 16 (14.55%) CCDP
20 16 (14.55%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 14 (12.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.45%) Lync
4 4 (3.64%) MQSeries
5 3 (2.73%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.36%) MS Office
3 2 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) SaaS
1 2 (1.82%) PaaS
1 2 (1.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 78 (70.91%) Firewall
2 40 (36.36%) VPN
3 36 (32.73%) LAN
3 36 (32.73%) WAN
4 33 (30.00%) Network Security
5 23 (20.91%) SAN
6 22 (20.00%) DNS
7 20 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 19 (17.27%) DHCP
8 19 (17.27%) BGP
9 17 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (14.55%) IPsec
11 15 (13.64%) MPLS
12 14 (12.73%) OSPF
12 14 (12.73%) VoIP
13 13 (11.82%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (10.91%) NAS
15 11 (10.00%) SSL
15 11 (10.00%) HTTP
16 10 (9.09%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 21 (19.09%) Finance
2 8 (7.27%) Banking
3 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Local Government
5 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 41 (37.27%) Network Engineer
2 13 (11.82%) Support Engineer
3 10 (9.09%) Analyst
4 9 (8.18%) Security Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) IT Support
5 8 (7.27%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (7.27%) Technical Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Field Engineer
6 7 (6.36%) Senior IT Support
6 7 (6.36%) Senior Support Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Designer
7 6 (5.45%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (5.45%) Network Analyst
7 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.55%) Network Support
9 4 (3.64%) Security Designer
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.64%) J2EE
2 2 (1.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.45%) CESG
3 5 (4.55%) PKI
3 5 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.64%) Clustering
4 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.73%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.82%) IVR
6 2 (1.82%) PMI
7 1 (0.91%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Replication
7 1 (0.91%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.91%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.64%) Windows
2 29 (26.36%) Linux
3 9 (8.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.36%) UNIX
5 4 (3.64%) Solaris
5 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.91%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) ITIL
2 14 (12.73%) Network Design
2 14 (12.73%) Network Monitoring
3 13 (11.82%) Change Management
4 11 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.00%) Time Management
5 10 (9.09%) Information Security
5 10 (9.09%) Network Management
5 10 (9.09%) Capacity Management
6 9 (8.18%) Project Management
7 8 (7.27%) Network Architecture
8 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.45%) Cyber Security
9 6 (5.45%) Service Management
9 6 (5.45%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.55%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
10 5 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 5 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (3.64%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.91%) SQL
2 6 (5.45%) Perl
3 4 (3.64%) Python
3 4 (3.64%) C
3 4 (3.64%) Java
4 3 (2.73%) VBScript
4 3 (2.73%) VB
5 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (55.45%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (41.82%) CCNA
3 37 (33.64%) CCNP
4 33 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 25 (22.73%) SC Cleared
6 16 (14.55%) CCDP
7 14 (12.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (12.73%) Degree
8 10 (9.09%) MCSE
9 8 (7.27%) CCIE
10 7 (6.36%) MCP
11 5 (4.55%) CISSP
11 5 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (4.55%) CCSE
12 4 (3.64%) CCSA
12 4 (3.64%) MCITP
12 4 (3.64%) DV Cleared
12 4 (3.64%) ISEB
12 4 (3.64%) HND
12 4 (3.64%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (7.27%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.36%) ProxySG
4 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
5 4 (3.64%) Samba
6 3 (2.73%) Firmware
6 3 (2.73%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.09%) SCCM
2 7 (6.36%) SCOM
3 4 (3.64%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.64%) WSUS
4 3 (2.73%) CiscoWorks
5 2 (1.82%) Netcool
5 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 83 (75.45%) Cisco
2 55 (50.00%) Juniper
3 45 (40.91%) VMware
4 29 (26.36%) F5
5 27 (24.55%) Microsoft
6 17 (15.45%) Citrix
7 16 (14.55%) HP
8 15 (13.64%) Avaya
9 11 (10.00%) Blue Coat
9 11 (10.00%) Riverbed
10 10 (9.09%) Nokia
11 9 (8.18%) SolarWinds
11 9 (8.18%) McAfee
12 8 (7.27%) NetScout
13 7 (6.36%) NetApp
13 7 (6.36%) EMC
14 5 (4.55%) Symantec
14 5 (4.55%) Sourcefire
15 4 (3.64%) Infoblox
15 4 (3.64%) Oracle
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