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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 75 57 72
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 30 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.28% 2.64% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 4.72% 5.19% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 18 20
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £34,000 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
636 501 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.40% 50.91% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 522 407 373
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015. 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 -17 30 £41,250 +10.00% 6
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 76 (96.20%) Cisco
2 64 (81.01%) Firewall
3 59 (74.68%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (56.96%) CCNA
5 44 (55.70%) Juniper
6 41 (51.90%) CCNP
7 36 (45.57%) WAN
7 36 (45.57%) Cisco ASA
8 33 (41.77%) LAN
9 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
10 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
10 25 (31.65%) Nokia
11 22 (27.85%) SLA
11 22 (27.85%) Blue Coat
12 21 (26.58%) F5
13 19 (24.05%) Cisco Nexus
14 18 (22.78%) Service Delivery
14 18 (22.78%) ITIL
15 17 (21.52%) Network Security
16 16 (20.25%) Wireless
16 16 (20.25%) Windows
16 16 (20.25%) SNMP
17 15 (18.99%) McAfee
17 15 (18.99%) SonicWALL
17 15 (18.99%) Network Management
18 14 (17.72%) CA Spectrum
18 14 (17.72%) Nortel Alteon
18 14 (17.72%) e-Health
18 14 (17.72%) CA
18 14 (17.72%) Radware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 (2.53%) IBM Notes
1 2 (2.53%) Apache
1 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.53%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (81.01%) Firewall
2 36 (45.57%) Cisco ASA
2 36 (45.57%) WAN
3 33 (41.77%) LAN
4 19 (24.05%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (21.52%) Network Security
6 16 (20.25%) Wireless
6 16 (20.25%) SNMP
7 14 (17.72%) Nortel Alteon
8 11 (13.92%) VPN
9 10 (12.66%) VLAN
10 9 (11.39%) Cisco PIX
11 8 (10.13%) VRRP
11 8 (10.13%) HSRP
12 7 (8.86%) MPLS
13 6 (7.59%) OSPF
13 6 (7.59%) BGP
13 6 (7.59%) DNS
14 5 (6.33%) IPv4
14 5 (6.33%) IPv6
General
1 5 (6.33%) Finance
2 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Welsh Language
3 3 (3.80%) Legal
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 65 (82.28%) Network Engineer
2 21 (26.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Network Security Engineer
3 16 (20.25%) Security Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Project Engineer
5 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.06%) Architect
5 4 (5.06%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Network Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Network Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Senior Architect
6 3 (3.80%) Escalation Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (2.53%) Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Service Analyst
7 2 (2.53%) Administrator
7 2 (2.53%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (1.27%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) e-Health
2 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
3 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
4 4 (5.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) ITIL
1 18 (22.78%) Service Delivery
2 15 (18.99%) Network Management
3 12 (15.19%) Project Management
4 8 (10.13%) Load Balancing
5 5 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (6.33%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.80%) Line Management
6 3 (3.80%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (3.80%) Network Design
7 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.53%) Change Control
7 2 (2.53%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.53%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.53%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.27%) Security Architecture
8 1 (1.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (1.27%) Change Management
8 1 (1.27%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 59 (74.68%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (56.96%) CCNA
3 41 (51.90%) CCNP
4 29 (36.71%) Security Cleared
5 25 (31.65%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.86%) CCSE
6 7 (8.86%) JNCIS
7 5 (6.33%) VCP4
8 4 (5.06%) CCSA
8 4 (5.06%) CCIE
9 2 (2.53%) CCSP
9 2 (2.53%) MCSE
9 2 (2.53%) MCSA
9 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.53%) MCTS
9 2 (2.53%) MCITP
9 2 (2.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (27.85%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.80%) ProxySG
1 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
1 3 (3.80%) vSphere
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) Firmware
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (17.72%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.53%) WSUS
2 2 (2.53%) SCCM
Vendors
1 76 (96.20%) Cisco
2 44 (55.70%) Juniper
3 25 (31.65%) Nokia
4 22 (27.85%) Blue Coat
5 21 (26.58%) F5
6 15 (18.99%) SonicWALL
6 15 (18.99%) McAfee
7 14 (17.72%) Radware
7 14 (17.72%) Avaya
7 14 (17.72%) CA
7 14 (17.72%) Nortel
8 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.66%) HP
9 10 (12.66%) Dell
10 8 (10.13%) WatchGuard
11 5 (6.33%) Citrix
12 4 (5.06%) Websense
13 3 (3.80%) Mitel
13 3 (3.80%) Lumension
13 3 (3.80%) SolarWinds
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