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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 76 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 30 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.17% 2.53% 3.11%
As % of the Vendors category 4.49% 5.11% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 39
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -24.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £51,000
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
668 607 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.41% 49.47% 44.51%
Number of salaries quoted 532 503 519
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -7 30 £40,000 +11.11% 3
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 68 (97.14%) Cisco
2 57 (81.43%) Firewall
3 53 (75.71%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (68.57%) CCNA
5 44 (62.86%) CCNP
6 35 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (44.29%) WAN
8 29 (41.43%) Juniper
9 28 (40.00%) LAN
10 27 (38.57%) SLA
11 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
12 24 (34.29%) Wireless
12 24 (34.29%) Nokia
13 23 (32.86%) Network Management
14 22 (31.43%) ITIL
14 22 (31.43%) Service Delivery
15 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
16 20 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (25.71%) Blue Coat
17 18 (25.71%) Network Security
17 18 (25.71%) SonicWALL
18 17 (24.29%) F5
19 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
20 13 (18.57%) Windows
20 13 (18.57%) Nortel
20 13 (18.57%) Avaya
21 12 (17.14%) VLAN
21 12 (17.14%) Project Management
21 12 (17.14%) HP
21 12 (17.14%) Dell

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (11.43%) Lync
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (2.86%) Apache
2 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.86%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
1 6 (8.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (81.43%) Firewall
2 35 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 31 (44.29%) WAN
4 28 (40.00%) LAN
5 24 (34.29%) Wireless
6 20 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (25.71%) Network Security
8 12 (17.14%) VLAN
9 11 (15.71%) SNMP
10 10 (14.29%) VPN
10 10 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (14.29%) VRRP
10 10 (14.29%) HSRP
11 9 (12.86%) Nortel Alteon
12 7 (10.00%) OSPF
12 7 (10.00%) BGP
13 6 (8.57%) EIGRP
13 6 (8.57%) ADSL
13 6 (8.57%) ISDN
14 5 (7.14%) RIP
General
1 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Welsh Language
2 3 (4.29%) Legal
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 61 (87.14%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Security Engineer
3 13 (18.57%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (12.86%) Project Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (2.86%) Service Analyst
5 2 (2.86%) Analyst
5 2 (2.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (2.86%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (1.43%) Project Officer
6 1 (1.43%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (1.43%) Network Specialist
6 1 (1.43%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 1 (1.43%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (1.43%) Project Administrator
6 1 (1.43%) Security Specialist
6 1 (1.43%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) e-Health
2 4 (5.71%) Statistics
3 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 6 (8.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (5.71%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) Network Management
2 22 (31.43%) ITIL
2 22 (31.43%) Service Delivery
3 12 (17.14%) Project Management
4 5 (7.14%) Change Management
4 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 5 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (4.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (4.29%) Line Management
6 2 (2.86%) Change Control
6 2 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.43%) Network Design
7 1 (1.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 1 (1.43%) Coaching
7 1 (1.43%) People Management
7 1 (1.43%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 53 (75.71%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (68.57%) CCNA
3 44 (62.86%) CCNP
4 25 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 21 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) CCSE
6 4 (5.71%) JNCIS
6 4 (5.71%) MCITP
6 4 (5.71%) MCSE
6 4 (5.71%) MCSA
6 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.29%) CCSA
8 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) vSphere
1 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.29%) ProxySG
4 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) CA Spectrum
2 4 (5.71%) WhatsUp Gold
2 4 (5.71%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (5.71%) OpenView
3 2 (2.86%) WSUS
3 2 (2.86%) SCCM
3 2 (2.86%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 68 (97.14%) Cisco
2 29 (41.43%) Juniper
3 24 (34.29%) Nokia
4 18 (25.71%) Blue Coat
4 18 (25.71%) SonicWALL
5 17 (24.29%) F5
6 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 13 (18.57%) Nortel
7 13 (18.57%) Avaya
8 12 (17.14%) HP
8 12 (17.14%) Dell
9 10 (14.29%) WatchGuard
10 9 (12.86%) Radware
10 9 (12.86%) CA
10 9 (12.86%) McAfee
11 7 (10.00%) Citrix
12 4 (5.71%) 3Com
12 4 (5.71%) VMware
12 4 (5.71%) Remedy
12 4 (5.71%) Siemens
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