The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Southampton region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 72 77 72
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 14 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.63% 1.10% 1.83%
As % of the Vendors category 2.96% 2.04% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 16
Average salary £35,250 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.61% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £38,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Vendors Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
473 490 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 55.13% 53.96% 47.60%
Number of salaries quoted 402 466 394
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £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
Hampshire

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 29 July 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Southampton

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 14 (66.67%) LAN
3 13 (61.90%) Citrix
3 13 (61.90%) VMware
4 12 (57.14%) WAN
4 12 (57.14%) SQL
5 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) Firewall
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) Windows
7 7 (33.33%) Wireless
8 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
8 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (28.57%) vSphere
8 6 (28.57%) Lync
9 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
9 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
9 5 (23.81%) DHCP
9 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
9 5 (23.81%) SLA
9 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
10 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
11 3 (14.29%) Juniper
11 3 (14.29%) F5
12 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 6 (28.57%) Lync
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (9.52%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 7 (33.33%) Wireless
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 2 (9.52%) VPN
7 2 (9.52%) VoIP
8 1 (4.76%) SSL
8 1 (4.76%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) MPLS
8 1 (4.76%) FCoE
8 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
8 1 (4.76%) IPsec
8 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Service Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Service Desk Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Clustering
1 2 (9.52%) Kindle
2 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) AIX
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Service Delivery
1 5 (23.81%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) CCNP
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 2 (9.52%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) vSphere
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Cisco
2 13 (61.90%) Citrix
2 13 (61.90%) VMware
3 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 3 (14.29%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (9.52%) ATG
5 2 (9.52%) Veritas
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 2 (9.52%) SAP
6 1 (4.76%) HP
6 1 (4.76%) Nokia
6 1 (4.76%) Avaya
6 1 (4.76%) Websense
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) IronPort
6 1 (4.76%) 3PAR