The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 59 88 65
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -23
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 44 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.49% 1.15% 2.67%
As % of the Vendors category 8.38% 2.63% 5.67%
Number of salaries quoted 40 10 31
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
525 608 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.63% 43.74% 47.11%
Number of salaries quoted 477 539 495
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Wales

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Wales

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Wales

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +32 41 £41,250 +10.00% 7
West Wales - 3 - - 1
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 86 (100.00%) Cisco
2 85 (98.84%) Firewall
3 72 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
4 58 (67.44%) CCNP
5 51 (59.30%) Juniper
6 50 (58.14%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (47.67%) F5
8 36 (41.86%) LAN
8 36 (41.86%) WAN
9 31 (36.05%) CCNA
10 28 (32.56%) McAfee
11 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
11 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
12 22 (25.58%) Blue Coat
13 20 (23.26%) CCSE
13 20 (23.26%) JNCIS
13 20 (23.26%) VPN
13 20 (23.26%) SLA
13 20 (23.26%) Windows
13 20 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (22.09%) BGP
15 18 (20.93%) OSPF
16 16 (18.60%) ITIL
17 14 (16.28%) MPLS
17 14 (16.28%) Telecoms
18 13 (15.12%) Load Balancing
18 13 (15.12%) Linux
19 12 (13.95%) Cisco PIX
19 12 (13.95%) Network Management
20 11 (12.79%) CCIE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (2.33%) Apache
1 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.16%) SAS
2 1 (1.16%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.16%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (11.63%) MS Office
2 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.49%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (98.84%) Firewall
2 50 (58.14%) Cisco ASA
3 36 (41.86%) LAN
3 36 (41.86%) WAN
4 20 (23.26%) VPN
4 20 (23.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 19 (22.09%) BGP
6 18 (20.93%) OSPF
7 14 (16.28%) MPLS
8 12 (13.95%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (11.63%) Internet
9 10 (11.63%) Network Security
10 9 (10.47%) Wireless
11 8 (9.30%) IPv4
11 8 (9.30%) IPv6
11 8 (9.30%) TCP/IP
11 8 (9.30%) DNS
11 8 (9.30%) RIP
11 8 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 8 (9.30%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (16.28%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.49%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (63.95%) Network Engineer
2 20 (23.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Security Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Escalation Engineer
4 9 (10.47%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (10.47%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (9.30%) Architect
6 7 (8.14%) Network Architect
7 6 (6.98%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.49%) Network Team Leader
9 3 (3.49%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) Operations Team Leader
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Network Architect
10 2 (2.33%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.49%) e-Health
2 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.26%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) Windows XP
3 8 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.16%) UNIX
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) ITIL
2 13 (15.12%) Load Balancing
3 12 (13.95%) Network Management
4 9 (10.47%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.47%) Incident Management
4 9 (10.47%) Network Design
5 5 (5.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (5.81%) Security Architecture
6 4 (4.65%) Change Control
6 4 (4.65%) Protective Monitoring
7 3 (3.49%) Project Management
7 3 (3.49%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 2 (2.33%) Network Architecture
8 2 (2.33%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.16%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.16%) Change Management
9 1 (1.16%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.16%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (1.16%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 72 (83.72%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (67.44%) CCNP
3 31 (36.05%) CCNA
4 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
4 23 (26.74%) Security Cleared
5 20 (23.26%) CCSE
5 20 (23.26%) JNCIS
6 11 (12.79%) CCIE
7 8 (9.30%) CCSP
8 5 (5.81%) Degree
9 4 (4.65%) CCSA
10 2 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.33%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.33%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.33%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.33%) CISSP
10 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.33%) CCDA
11 1 (1.16%) CCDP
11 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (23.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 86 (100.00%) Cisco
2 51 (59.30%) Juniper
3 41 (47.67%) F5
4 28 (32.56%) McAfee
5 22 (25.58%) Blue Coat
6 11 (12.79%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.79%) HP
7 10 (11.63%) Websense
7 10 (11.63%) ProCurve
8 9 (10.47%) SonicWALL
9 8 (9.30%) Aruba
9 8 (9.30%) Lumension
10 5 (5.81%) Nokia
11 3 (3.49%) CA
11 3 (3.49%) Radware
11 3 (3.49%) Nortel
11 3 (3.49%) Avaya
11 3 (3.49%) VMware
12 2 (2.33%) Dell
12 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Swansea, West Glamorgan
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: Yesterday
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago