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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 70 74 79
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 10 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.46% 1.75% 1.49%
As % of the Vendors category 3.08% 3.34% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 13
Average salary £53,750 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.57% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £29,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £51,500 £42,000
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
325 449 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 47.58% 52.51% 50.17%
Number of salaries quoted 292 393 425
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Southampton

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (93.10%) WAN
3 25 (86.21%) Firewall
4 19 (65.52%) LAN
5 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (41.38%) F5
7 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
7 9 (31.03%) Juniper
8 8 (27.59%) VPN
9 7 (24.14%) BGP
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 6 (20.69%) MPLS
10 6 (20.69%) OSPF
10 6 (20.69%) VoIP
11 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (17.24%) Network Security
12 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
12 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
13 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
13 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (10.34%) IPsec
13 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
13 3 (10.34%) vSphere
14 2 (6.90%) Websense
14 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (6.90%) VMware
14 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
14 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
14 2 (6.90%) IronPort

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (3.45%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.45%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) WAN
2 25 (86.21%) Firewall
3 19 (65.52%) LAN
4 17 (58.62%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) BGP
6 7 (24.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (20.69%) MPLS
7 6 (20.69%) OSPF
7 6 (20.69%) VoIP
8 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 3 (10.34%) IPsec
10 2 (6.90%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (6.90%) DHCP
10 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.90%) DNS
10 2 (6.90%) SSL
11 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (3.45%) Wireshark
11 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 15 (51.72%) Team Leader
2 15 (51.72%) Network Team Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Network Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (6.90%) Designer
5 1 (3.45%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Load Balancing
2 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.79%) Network Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) Coaching
6 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.45%) Migration
6 1 (3.45%) Network Design
6 1 (3.45%) Network Management
6 1 (3.45%) High Availability
6 1 (3.45%) Change Control
6 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
1 3 (10.34%) vSphere
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCOM
1 1 (3.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) F5
3 9 (31.03%) Juniper
4 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) Nokia
5 2 (6.90%) Websense
5 2 (6.90%) VMware
5 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
5 2 (6.90%) IronPort
6 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.45%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.45%) Intel