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 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 48 88 72
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -16
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 48 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.82% 1.04% 2.22%
As % of the Vendors category 9.25% 2.38% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 46 8 25
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,850 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% +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
519 588 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 41.35% 43.52% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 470 527 515
Average salary £35,275 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.01% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,275 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 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 1 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 +44 48 £42,500 +6.25% 5
CheckPoint
UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 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 83 (100.00%) Cisco
1 83 (100.00%) Firewall
2 69 (83.13%) Cisco Certification
3 59 (71.08%) CCNP
4 52 (62.65%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (56.63%) Juniper
6 41 (49.40%) F5
7 33 (39.76%) LAN
7 33 (39.76%) WAN
8 30 (36.14%) CCNA
9 28 (33.73%) McAfee
10 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (25.30%) Blue Coat
11 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
11 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
12 20 (24.10%) BGP
12 20 (24.10%) SLA
13 19 (22.89%) VPN
13 19 (22.89%) JNCIS
13 19 (22.89%) CCSE
14 17 (20.48%) Windows
14 17 (20.48%) OSPF
15 15 (18.07%) ITIL
16 14 (16.87%) MPLS
16 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
17 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
18 12 (14.46%) Network Security
18 12 (14.46%) HP
18 12 (14.46%) Linux
18 12 (14.46%) Network Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.41%) Lync
1 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.41%) Apache
1 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.20%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
2 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 83 (100.00%) Firewall
2 52 (62.65%) Cisco ASA
3 33 (39.76%) LAN
3 33 (39.76%) WAN
4 22 (26.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (24.10%) BGP
6 19 (22.89%) VPN
7 17 (20.48%) OSPF
8 14 (16.87%) MPLS
9 12 (14.46%) Network Security
10 11 (13.25%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (10.84%) Internet
11 9 (10.84%) Wireless
12 8 (9.64%) TCP/IP
13 7 (8.43%) IPv4
13 7 (8.43%) IPv6
13 7 (8.43%) DNS
13 7 (8.43%) RIP
13 7 (8.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 7 (8.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.41%) MySQL
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (16.87%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.61%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 55 (66.27%) Network Engineer
2 22 (26.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (12.05%) Security Engineer
4 9 (10.84%) Escalation Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (9.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Architect
6 7 (8.43%) Network Architect
7 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Security Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Network Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Operations Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
9 3 (3.61%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 2 (2.41%) Project Engineer
10 2 (2.41%) Network Support
10 2 (2.41%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 12 (14.46%) Linux
3 7 (8.43%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.20%) UNIX
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) ITIL
2 13 (15.66%) Load Balancing
3 12 (14.46%) Network Management
4 9 (10.84%) Service Delivery
4 9 (10.84%) Incident Management
5 8 (9.64%) Network Design
6 5 (6.02%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.02%) Security Architecture
7 4 (4.82%) Change Control
7 4 (4.82%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (3.61%) Project Management
8 3 (3.61%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (2.41%) Email Migration
9 2 (2.41%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.20%) Change Management
10 1 (1.20%) Problem Management
10 1 (1.20%) Programme Management
10 1 (1.20%) Network Architecture
10 1 (1.20%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.41%) AWK
1 2 (2.41%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 69 (83.13%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (71.08%) CCNP
3 30 (36.14%) CCNA
4 21 (25.30%) SC Cleared
4 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
5 19 (22.89%) JNCIS
5 19 (22.89%) CCSE
6 10 (12.05%) CCIE
7 8 (9.64%) CCSP
8 4 (4.82%) CCSA
8 4 (4.82%) Degree
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (2.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIP
9 2 (2.41%) JNCIE
9 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.41%) CISSP
9 2 (2.41%) CCDA
10 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (24.10%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.61%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 83 (100.00%) Cisco
2 47 (56.63%) Juniper
3 41 (49.40%) F5
4 28 (33.73%) McAfee
5 21 (25.30%) Blue Coat
6 12 (14.46%) HP
7 10 (12.05%) ProCurve
8 9 (10.84%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.84%) Websense
8 9 (10.84%) SonicWALL
9 7 (8.43%) Aruba
9 7 (8.43%) Lumension
10 4 (4.82%) VMware
11 3 (3.61%) Dell
12 2 (2.41%) WatchGuard
12 2 (2.41%) Nokia
12 2 (2.41%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.20%) NetApp
13 1 (1.20%) Citrix
13 1 (1.20%) TOWER Software
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Hyphen
Salary: Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago