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 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 59 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 21 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.75% 2.07% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 5.06% 3.96% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 5
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +2.40%
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
415 454 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.39% 52.24% 53.47%
Number of salaries quoted 319 394 436
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 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Southampton

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 34 (94.44%) WAN
3 32 (88.89%) Firewall
4 26 (72.22%) LAN
5 24 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (27.78%) F5
7 8 (22.22%) VPN
8 7 (19.44%) Juniper
8 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
8 7 (19.44%) Network Security
9 6 (16.67%) OSPF
10 5 (13.89%) BGP
10 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (11.11%) MPLS
11 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 4 (11.11%) VoIP
11 4 (11.11%) Finance
12 3 (8.33%) IPsec
12 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
12 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (8.33%) vSphere
12 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
12 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
13 2 (5.56%) Multicast
13 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
13 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
13 2 (5.56%) Budget Control
13 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.78%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.78%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) WAN
2 32 (88.89%) Firewall
3 26 (72.22%) LAN
4 24 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (22.22%) VPN
6 7 (19.44%) Network Security
7 6 (16.67%) OSPF
8 5 (13.89%) BGP
8 5 (13.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (11.11%) MPLS
9 4 (11.11%) VoIP
10 3 (8.33%) IPsec
10 3 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (5.56%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (5.56%) Multicast
11 2 (5.56%) VRRP
11 2 (5.56%) DHCP
11 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
11 2 (5.56%) DNS
11 2 (5.56%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Network Engineer
2 22 (61.11%) Network Team Leader
2 22 (61.11%) Team Leader
3 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Network Designer
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Lead Designer
5 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (2.78%) Security Specialist
5 1 (2.78%) Network Support
5 1 (2.78%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (5.56%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.56%) Budget Control
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL
3 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.78%) Coaching
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Design
4 1 (2.78%) Time Management
4 1 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (2.78%) Network Management
4 1 (2.78%) High Availability
4 1 (2.78%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBScript
2 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.56%) CCNP
2 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.78%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.33%) vSphere
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
1 1 (2.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (27.78%) F5
3 7 (19.44%) Juniper
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.56%) HP
5 2 (5.56%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Nokia
5 2 (5.56%) Websense
5 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 2 (5.56%) Blue Coat
5 2 (5.56%) IronPort
6 1 (2.78%) Infoblox
6 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.78%) Intel