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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 56 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -18
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 48 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.74% 1.35% 1.22%
As % of the Vendors category 8.12% 2.90% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 13
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -19.04%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
591 621 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 46.03% 46.55% 38.05%
Number of salaries quoted 525 540 370
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +26 34 £42,500 - 4
West Wales - 14 - -
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 94 (98.95%) Cisco
2 85 (89.47%) Firewall
3 78 (82.11%) Cisco Certification
4 62 (65.26%) Juniper
5 52 (54.74%) CCNP
6 46 (48.42%) Cisco ASA
7 42 (44.21%) CCNA
8 41 (43.16%) WAN
9 38 (40.00%) LAN
10 32 (33.68%) Security Cleared
11 30 (31.58%) SC Cleared
11 30 (31.58%) F5
12 29 (30.53%) Blue Coat
13 27 (28.42%) McAfee
14 25 (26.32%) Windows
15 23 (24.21%) VPN
16 21 (22.11%) Nokia
17 20 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 18 (18.95%) SLA
19 17 (17.89%) ITIL
19 17 (17.89%) SNMP
20 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
20 16 (16.84%) Network Security
20 16 (16.84%) BGP
21 15 (15.79%) MPLS
21 15 (15.79%) OSPF
21 15 (15.79%) Network Management
21 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
22 14 (14.74%) Service Delivery
22 14 (14.74%) Avaya

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (3.16%) Apache
1 3 (3.16%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.05%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (11.58%) MS Office
2 8 (8.42%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.11%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 85 (89.47%) Firewall
2 46 (48.42%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (43.16%) WAN
4 38 (40.00%) LAN
5 23 (24.21%) VPN
6 20 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (17.89%) SNMP
8 16 (16.84%) BGP
8 16 (16.84%) Network Security
9 15 (15.79%) MPLS
9 15 (15.79%) OSPF
10 14 (14.74%) Wireless
10 14 (14.74%) Cisco PIX
10 14 (14.74%) Nortel Alteon
11 10 (10.53%) TCP/IP
12 9 (9.47%) Internet
13 8 (8.42%) DNS
14 7 (7.37%) VoIP
14 7 (7.37%) RIP
14 7 (7.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (16.84%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.26%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Legal
3 4 (4.21%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 68 (71.58%) Network Engineer
2 22 (23.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Security Engineer
3 14 (14.74%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (9.47%) Architect
6 8 (8.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (8.42%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.37%) Escalation Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Network Architect
9 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.16%) Senior Architect
10 2 (2.11%) Network Support Engineer
10 2 (2.11%) Network Support
11 1 (1.05%) Senior Support Engineer
11 1 (1.05%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.05%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.74%) e-Health
2 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.05%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.32%) Windows
2 9 (9.47%) Linux
2 9 (9.47%) Windows XP
2 9 (9.47%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.89%) ITIL
2 15 (15.79%) Load Balancing
2 15 (15.79%) Network Management
3 14 (14.74%) Service Delivery
4 9 (9.47%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.37%) Configuration Management
5 7 (7.37%) Network Design
6 6 (6.32%) Change Control
6 6 (6.32%) Security Architecture
7 5 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.21%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (4.21%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (3.16%) Line Management
9 3 (3.16%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.16%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (2.11%) Network Architecture
10 2 (2.11%) Project Management
10 2 (2.11%) Change Management
11 1 (1.05%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) AWK
1 1 (1.05%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 78 (82.11%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (54.74%) CCNP
3 42 (44.21%) CCNA
4 32 (33.68%) Security Cleared
5 30 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 14 (14.74%) CCSE
6 14 (14.74%) JNCIS
7 12 (12.63%) CCIE
8 8 (8.42%) CCSP
8 8 (8.42%) CCSA
9 4 (4.21%) Degree
10 2 (2.11%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.11%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.11%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.11%) CCDA
10 2 (2.11%) CISSP
11 1 (1.05%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.05%) CCENT
11 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.95%) SLA
2 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 3 (3.16%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.16%) vSphere
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.11%) Firmware
3 2 (2.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (14.74%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 94 (98.95%) Cisco
2 62 (65.26%) Juniper
3 30 (31.58%) F5
4 29 (30.53%) Blue Coat
5 27 (28.42%) McAfee
6 21 (22.11%) Nokia
7 14 (14.74%) Radware
7 14 (14.74%) Avaya
7 14 (14.74%) CA
7 14 (14.74%) Nortel
8 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
9 11 (11.58%) SonicWALL
10 10 (10.53%) ProCurve
10 10 (10.53%) HP
11 7 (7.37%) Websense
11 7 (7.37%) Lumension
11 7 (7.37%) Aruba
12 3 (3.16%) Mitel
12 3 (3.16%) SolarWinds
12 3 (3.16%) Citrix
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