The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 68 76 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 14 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.96% 1.51% 1.10%
As % of the Vendors category 3.86% 2.74% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £30,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.54% -21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £38,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
Hampshire

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

Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
363 475 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 50.84% 55.10% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 293 404 462
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Southampton

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Southampton

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (93.33%) WAN
3 26 (86.67%) Firewall
4 23 (76.67%) LAN
5 21 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (30.00%) F5
7 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
7 6 (20.00%) Network Security
7 6 (20.00%) Juniper
8 5 (16.67%) VPN
9 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.33%) BGP
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (10.00%) vSphere
10 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (10.00%) MPLS
10 3 (10.00%) OSPF
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
10 3 (10.00%) VoIP
10 3 (10.00%) Finance
10 3 (10.00%) IPsec
11 2 (6.67%) VMware
11 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
11 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (6.67%) IronPort
11 2 (6.67%) DHCP
11 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.67%) SQL

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) WAN
2 26 (86.67%) Firewall
3 23 (76.67%) LAN
4 21 (70.00%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) VPN
7 4 (13.33%) BGP
7 4 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.00%) IPsec
8 3 (10.00%) MPLS
8 3 (10.00%) OSPF
8 3 (10.00%) VoIP
9 2 (6.67%) DHCP
9 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (6.67%) DNS
9 2 (6.67%) SSL
9 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
10 1 (3.33%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Network Engineer
2 19 (63.33%) Team Leader
2 19 (63.33%) Network Team Leader
3 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Designer
3 3 (10.00%) Designer
4 2 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Lead Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Network Designer
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.33%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (3.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL
3 2 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Coaching
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Budget Control
4 1 (3.33%) Migration
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
4 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.33%) Network Management
4 1 (3.33%) High Availability
4 1 (3.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.67%) CCNP
2 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (30.00%) F5
3 6 (20.00%) Juniper
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) Nokia
5 2 (6.67%) Websense
5 2 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.67%) IronPort
6 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.33%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.33%) Intel