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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 68 76 65
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 17 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.00% 1.44% 2.20%
As % of the Vendors category 3.67% 2.76% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 19
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £38,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
463 471 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 54.47% 52.28% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 402 456 396
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Southampton

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 14 (53.85%) LAN
3 13 (50.00%) Citrix
3 13 (50.00%) VMware
4 12 (46.15%) WAN
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
5 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
5 11 (42.31%) Firewall
6 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
7 8 (30.77%) Juniper
7 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 7 (26.92%) CCNP
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) Wireless
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 6 (23.08%) vSphere
9 6 (23.08%) Network Security
9 6 (23.08%) Lync
10 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
10 5 (19.23%) SLA
10 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
1 6 (23.08%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) SAP Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) WAN
3 11 (42.31%) Firewall
4 9 (34.62%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (26.92%) Wireless
6 6 (23.08%) Network Security
7 5 (19.23%) DHCP
7 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
7 5 (19.23%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (7.69%) VPN
9 2 (7.69%) VoIP
10 1 (3.85%) MPLS
10 1 (3.85%) SSL
10 1 (3.85%) IPsec
10 1 (3.85%) SAN
10 1 (3.85%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.85%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
10 1 (3.85%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
1 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Service Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Security Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Kindle
1 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) AIX
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Technical Analysis
1 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
1 5 (19.23%) Network Design
2 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Project Management
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CCNP
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (7.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) SLA
2 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) Citrix
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Juniper
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (11.54%) F5
5 2 (7.69%) ATG
5 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 2 (7.69%) SAP
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Websense
6 1 (3.85%) Nokia
6 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.85%) IronPort
6 1 (3.85%) 3PAR