The table below looks at the statistics for Check Point Certification in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Check Point Certification over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank - - 183
Permanent jobs citing Check Point Certification 0 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 17
Average salary - - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
Check Point Certification
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1498 1296 1415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.51% 26.12% 29.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1050 1242
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Check Point Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Check Point Certification across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Check Point Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Check Point Certification
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Check Point Certification across the West Midlands region.

Check Point Certification Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification.

1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) Junos
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) CCSA
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
3 13 (86.67%) MS Visio
3 13 (86.67%) Blue Coat
3 13 (86.67%) Risk Assessment
3 13 (86.67%) Load Balancing
3 13 (86.67%) UNIX
3 13 (86.67%) Solaris
3 13 (86.67%) Linux
3 13 (86.67%) Perl
3 13 (86.67%) Tcl
3 13 (86.67%) Clustering
3 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
4 8 (53.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 8 (53.33%) Internet
4 8 (53.33%) Extranet
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Fortinet

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 13 (86.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Network Security
2 14 (93.33%) Junos
3 13 (86.67%) OSPF
3 13 (86.67%) BGP
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
4 8 (53.33%) Internet
4 8 (53.33%) Extranet
5 1 (6.67%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) Clustering
2 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) UNIX
1 13 (86.67%) Solaris
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Risk Assessment
1 13 (86.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (53.33%) Low Latency
2 8 (53.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 8 (53.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Perl
1 13 (86.67%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (93.33%) CCSA
2 13 (86.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 14 (93.33%) Juniper
3 13 (86.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Nortel