The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 108 145 115
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 121 66 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.16% 1.26% 1.87%
As % of the Vendors category 4.43% 2.52% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 103 39 84
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £31,000 £34,486
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2734 2618 2438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.91% 50.04% 49.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2372 2209 2100
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 November 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
Birmingham +31 79 £45,000 +2.85% 4
Warwickshire +10 15 £32,000 -12.32% 1
Solihull +9 12 £38,000 - 2
Coventry -4 6 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Shropshire -11 5 - - 1
Staffordshire -3 1 £55,000 +10.00%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 206 (93.21%) Cisco
2 199 (90.05%) Firewall
3 113 (51.13%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (40.27%) Network Security
5 85 (38.46%) CCNP
6 78 (35.29%) Juniper
7 65 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
8 60 (27.15%) CCNA
9 59 (26.70%) VPN
9 59 (26.70%) OSPF
10 55 (24.89%) WAN
11 53 (23.98%) LAN
12 48 (21.72%) BGP
13 44 (19.91%) Network Management
14 40 (18.10%) MPLS
14 40 (18.10%) F5
15 38 (17.19%) Blue Coat
16 36 (16.29%) HP
17 35 (15.84%) UNIX
17 35 (15.84%) Linux
17 35 (15.84%) CCSA
18 34 (15.38%) Finance
18 34 (15.38%) Solaris
19 32 (14.48%) Performance Monitoring
20 31 (14.03%) Cisco Nexus
21 30 (13.57%) TCP/IP
22 29 (13.12%) Perl
22 29 (13.12%) ITIL
22 29 (13.12%) Tcl
23 28 (12.67%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (6.33%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.71%) IIS
5 5 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.90%) Apache
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) Lync
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.60%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.81%) MS Office
2 4 (1.81%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.52%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 199 (90.05%) Firewall
2 89 (40.27%) Network Security
3 65 (29.41%) Cisco ASA
4 59 (26.70%) OSPF
4 59 (26.70%) VPN
5 55 (24.89%) WAN
6 53 (23.98%) LAN
7 48 (21.72%) BGP
8 40 (18.10%) MPLS
9 31 (14.03%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (13.57%) TCP/IP
11 23 (10.41%) Wireless
12 21 (9.50%) Junos
13 19 (8.60%) EIGRP
13 19 (8.60%) Internet
14 17 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
15 16 (7.24%) IPsec
16 15 (6.79%) Cisco PIX
17 12 (5.43%) SAN
17 12 (5.43%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (15.38%) Finance
2 11 (4.98%) Legal
3 7 (3.17%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.81%) Banking
5 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Law
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
6 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 106 (47.96%) Network Engineer
2 43 (19.46%) Firewall Engineer
3 26 (11.76%) Security Engineer
3 26 (11.76%) Analyst
3 26 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (9.50%) Network Analyst
5 17 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 17 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 16 (7.24%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.33%) Security Analyst
7 14 (6.33%) Network Security Analyst
8 11 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (4.98%) Architect
9 8 (3.62%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Network Consultant
10 7 (3.17%) Consultant
11 6 (2.71%) Developer
11 6 (2.71%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (2.71%) Network Project Manager
11 6 (2.71%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.33%) CSS
2 5 (2.26%) SOAP
2 5 (2.26%) Web Services
2 5 (2.26%) XML
2 5 (2.26%) WCF
3 2 (0.90%) Silverlight
3 2 (0.90%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (0.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (0.90%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.05%) Clustering
2 5 (2.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.81%) Fat Client
3 4 (1.81%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.81%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.45%) CESG
5 1 (0.45%) SecurID
5 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.84%) UNIX
1 35 (15.84%) Linux
2 34 (15.38%) Solaris
3 25 (11.31%) Windows
4 20 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (19.91%) Network Management
2 32 (14.48%) Performance Monitoring
3 29 (13.12%) ITIL
4 28 (12.67%) Load Balancing
5 20 (9.05%) Change Control
6 18 (8.14%) Incident Management
7 16 (7.24%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (6.79%) Service Management
9 14 (6.33%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.33%) Project Management
9 14 (6.33%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (4.52%) Network Design
11 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2
12 9 (4.07%) Low Latency
12 9 (4.07%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 9 (4.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (3.62%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (3.17%) Workflow
14 7 (3.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.12%) Perl
1 29 (13.12%) Tcl
2 8 (3.62%) SQL
3 6 (2.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 113 (51.13%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (38.46%) CCNP
3 60 (27.15%) CCNA
4 35 (15.84%) CCSA
5 23 (10.41%) CCSE
6 22 (9.95%) Security Cleared
7 20 (9.05%) SC Cleared
8 15 (6.79%) Check Point Certification
8 15 (6.79%) CCDP
9 11 (4.98%) CCDA
10 10 (4.52%) Degree
10 10 (4.52%) JNCIA
10 10 (4.52%) JNCIS
11 7 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.71%) CCSP
12 6 (2.71%) ISEB
13 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (0.90%) MCP
14 2 (0.90%) MCSE
14 2 (0.90%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.62%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.90%) GPG13
3 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 23 (10.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.26%) XenApp
4 5 (2.26%) vSphere
5 4 (1.81%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.81%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.81%) Terminal Services
6 3 (1.36%) XenServer
7 2 (0.90%) Postfix
7 2 (0.90%) Snort
7 2 (0.90%) Squid
8 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.45%) IAG
8 1 (0.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (2.71%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.45%) WSUS
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) Cacti
3 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 206 (93.21%) Cisco
2 78 (35.29%) Juniper
3 40 (18.10%) F5
4 38 (17.19%) Blue Coat
5 36 (16.29%) HP
6 23 (10.41%) Fortinet
7 22 (9.95%) VMware
8 20 (9.05%) Citrix
9 15 (6.79%) Nokia
9 15 (6.79%) Websense
9 15 (6.79%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.88%) Remedy
10 13 (5.88%) Microsoft
11 12 (5.43%) Riverbed
12 11 (4.98%) SonicWALL
13 8 (3.62%) NetApp
13 8 (3.62%) McAfee
13 8 (3.62%) EMC
14 7 (3.17%) Sourcefire
15 5 (2.26%) Splunk
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