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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 51 90 72
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -18
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 47 14 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.71% 1.07% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 8.67% 2.49% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 19
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,900 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
542 562 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 42.81% 42.80% 51.52%
Number of salaries quoted 481 504 486
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,000
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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +38 47 £42,500 +21.42% 5
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 84 (100.00%) Cisco
1 84 (100.00%) Firewall
2 67 (79.76%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (70.24%) CCNP
4 52 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (58.33%) Juniper
6 40 (47.62%) F5
7 31 (36.90%) LAN
7 31 (36.90%) WAN
8 30 (35.71%) CCNA
9 27 (32.14%) McAfee
10 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
11 21 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 20 (23.81%) Windows
12 20 (23.81%) BGP
12 20 (23.81%) Blue Coat
13 19 (22.62%) SLA
13 19 (22.62%) CCSE
13 19 (22.62%) JNCIS
13 19 (22.62%) Cisco Nexus
14 17 (20.24%) OSPF
15 16 (19.05%) VPN
16 15 (17.86%) ITIL
17 14 (16.67%) Linux
18 13 (15.48%) HP
18 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
18 13 (15.48%) Network Security
19 12 (14.29%) MPLS
20 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
20 11 (13.10%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (3.57%) SharePoint
1 3 (3.57%) Lync
2 2 (2.38%) Apache
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
3 1 (1.19%) WorkSite
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) MS Office
2 7 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 84 (100.00%) Firewall
2 52 (61.90%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (36.90%) LAN
3 31 (36.90%) WAN
4 20 (23.81%) BGP
5 19 (22.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 17 (20.24%) OSPF
7 16 (19.05%) VPN
8 13 (15.48%) Network Security
9 12 (14.29%) MPLS
10 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
10 11 (13.10%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (11.90%) Wireless
12 9 (10.71%) Internet
13 7 (8.33%) RIP
13 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 6 (7.14%) HSRP
15 5 (5.95%) NetScreen
15 5 (5.95%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) MySQL
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (15.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.57%) Legal
3 2 (2.38%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 53 (63.10%) Network Engineer
2 19 (22.62%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.95%) Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.57%) Project Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Network Support
8 3 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (3.57%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.38%) PKI
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (23.81%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.57%) UNIX
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.86%) ITIL
2 11 (13.10%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.10%) Network Management
3 8 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
3 8 (9.52%) Network Design
4 5 (5.95%) Configuration Management
4 5 (5.95%) Security Architecture
5 4 (4.76%) Change Control
5 4 (4.76%) Protective Monitoring
6 3 (3.57%) Email Migration
6 3 (3.57%) Project Management
6 3 (3.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (2.38%) Change Management
7 2 (2.38%) SIEM
7 2 (2.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.19%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (1.19%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.38%) AWK
1 2 (2.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 67 (79.76%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (70.24%) CCNP
3 30 (35.71%) CCNA
4 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
5 21 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 19 (22.62%) JNCIS
6 19 (22.62%) CCSE
7 8 (9.52%) CCIE
8 7 (8.33%) CCSP
9 4 (4.76%) CCSA
9 4 (4.76%) Degree
9 4 (4.76%) CISSP
10 3 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.57%) JNCIA
11 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.38%) GIAC
11 2 (2.38%) GCIA
11 2 (2.38%) GCFW
11 2 (2.38%) GCWN
11 2 (2.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.62%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
1 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.38%) ProxySG
4 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco
2 49 (58.33%) Juniper
3 40 (47.62%) F5
4 27 (32.14%) McAfee
5 20 (23.81%) Blue Coat
6 13 (15.48%) HP
7 11 (13.10%) SonicWALL
8 9 (10.71%) ProCurve
8 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.71%) Websense
9 7 (8.33%) Aruba
9 7 (8.33%) Lumension
10 6 (7.14%) VMware
11 5 (5.95%) Dell
12 4 (4.76%) WatchGuard
13 2 (2.38%) Trend Micro
13 2 (2.38%) IBM
13 2 (2.38%) Sourcefire
13 2 (2.38%) Nokia
13 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
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Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Training & Generous Benefits Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newport, Gwent
Sanderson
Salary: £30 - £40 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 days ago
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CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago