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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 107 139 105
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -34
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 136 71 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.36% 1.33% 2.24%
As % of the Vendors category 4.72% 2.64% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 112 45 95
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,200 £36,458
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £62,500
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
2883 2688 2260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.13% 50.53% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2446 2292 1931
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 October 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 31 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
Birmingham +35 94 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Warwickshire +17 17 £32,000 -34.02% 2
Solihull +1 11 £38,000 - 2
Coventry -3 5 £36,250 -9.37%
Shropshire -4 4 - -
Staffordshire -8 2 £48,750 +5.97%
Worcestershire -3 1 £31,500 -10.00%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 208 (89.27%) Firewall
2 204 (87.55%) Cisco
3 112 (48.07%) Cisco Certification
4 93 (39.91%) Network Security
5 86 (36.91%) Juniper
5 86 (36.91%) CCNP
6 62 (26.61%) OSPF
7 60 (25.75%) WAN
8 59 (25.32%) CCNA
8 59 (25.32%) LAN
9 57 (24.46%) VPN
9 57 (24.46%) Cisco ASA
10 48 (20.60%) BGP
11 47 (20.17%) Network Management
12 41 (17.60%) MPLS
13 40 (17.17%) HP
14 39 (16.74%) Finance
15 37 (15.88%) F5
16 36 (15.45%) Performance Monitoring
17 35 (15.02%) UNIX
17 35 (15.02%) Linux
17 35 (15.02%) ITIL
17 35 (15.02%) Blue Coat
18 34 (14.59%) Solaris
19 33 (14.16%) CCSA
20 30 (12.88%) Windows
20 30 (12.88%) TCP/IP
21 29 (12.45%) Perl
21 29 (12.45%) Tcl
21 29 (12.45%) Security Cleared

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 17 (7.30%) MS Exchange
2 11 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.58%) IIS
6 3 (1.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.86%) Apache
7 2 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) Lync
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (8.15%) MS Visio
2 9 (3.86%) MS Office
3 7 (3.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 208 (89.27%) Firewall
2 93 (39.91%) Network Security
3 62 (26.61%) OSPF
4 60 (25.75%) WAN
5 59 (25.32%) LAN
6 57 (24.46%) VPN
6 57 (24.46%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (20.60%) BGP
8 41 (17.60%) MPLS
9 30 (12.88%) TCP/IP
10 28 (12.02%) Cisco Nexus
11 25 (10.73%) Junos
12 20 (8.58%) Internet
13 19 (8.15%) Wireless
14 18 (7.73%) IPsec
15 17 (7.30%) EIGRP
16 15 (6.44%) Intrusion Detection
16 15 (6.44%) Cisco PIX
17 12 (5.15%) SAN
18 11 (4.72%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (16.74%) Finance
2 11 (4.72%) Legal
3 10 (4.29%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.15%) Retail
5 4 (1.72%) Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (47.64%) Network Engineer
2 43 (18.45%) Firewall Engineer
3 32 (13.73%) Security Engineer
3 32 (13.73%) Network Security Engineer
4 26 (11.16%) Analyst
5 21 (9.01%) Network Analyst
6 18 (7.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (7.73%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (6.01%) Security Analyst
7 14 (6.01%) Developer
7 14 (6.01%) Network Security Analyst
8 13 (5.58%) Project Manager
8 13 (5.58%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (4.72%) Architect
10 9 (3.86%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.43%) Operations Manager
12 7 (3.00%) BizTalk Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Developer
13 6 (2.58%) Network Manager
13 6 (2.58%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.01%) CSS
2 12 (5.15%) SOAP
2 12 (5.15%) Web Services
2 12 (5.15%) XML
2 12 (5.15%) WCF
3 5 (2.15%) .NET
4 4 (1.72%) Silverlight
4 4 (1.72%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (1.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.43%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) Clustering
2 5 (2.15%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.15%) SecurID
3 4 (1.72%) Mathematics
3 4 (1.72%) Fat Client
3 4 (1.72%) Thin Client
4 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.43%) CESG
5 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (15.02%) UNIX
1 35 (15.02%) Linux
2 34 (14.59%) Solaris
3 30 (12.88%) Windows
4 22 (9.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.29%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (20.17%) Network Management
2 36 (15.45%) Performance Monitoring
3 35 (15.02%) ITIL
4 29 (12.45%) Load Balancing
5 20 (8.58%) Change Control
6 17 (7.30%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.44%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.44%) Project Management
7 15 (6.44%) Network Monitoring
8 14 (6.01%) Risk Assessment
9 13 (5.58%) E-Commerce
9 13 (5.58%) TDD
10 12 (5.15%) Project Planning
10 12 (5.15%) Data Modelling
11 11 (4.72%) Service Management
12 10 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (3.86%) Network Design
13 9 (3.86%) Workflow
13 9 (3.86%) Low Latency
13 9 (3.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.45%) Perl
1 29 (12.45%) Tcl
2 13 (5.58%) C#
3 11 (4.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 112 (48.07%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (36.91%) CCNP
3 59 (25.32%) CCNA
4 33 (14.16%) CCSA
5 29 (12.45%) Security Cleared
6 23 (9.87%) SC Cleared
7 20 (8.58%) CCSE
8 17 (7.30%) Degree
9 15 (6.44%) Check Point Certification
9 15 (6.44%) CCDP
10 11 (4.72%) CCDA
11 8 (3.43%) CCSP
11 8 (3.43%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.43%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (1.72%) ISEB
13 4 (1.72%) MCITP
14 2 (0.86%) MCP
14 2 (0.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.58%) SLA
2 5 (2.15%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) GPG13
3 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 25 (10.73%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.58%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (2.15%) vSphere
5 5 (2.15%) XenApp
6 4 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.29%) XenServer
8 2 (0.86%) Postfix
8 2 (0.86%) Snort
8 2 (0.86%) Squid
9 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.43%) IAG
9 1 (0.43%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (4.29%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.43%) WSUS
3 1 (0.43%) SCCM
3 1 (0.43%) Cacti
3 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 204 (87.55%) Cisco
2 86 (36.91%) Juniper
3 40 (17.17%) HP
4 37 (15.88%) F5
5 35 (15.02%) Blue Coat
6 23 (9.87%) Fortinet
7 22 (9.44%) VMware
8 20 (8.58%) Microsoft
9 18 (7.73%) Citrix
10 15 (6.44%) Nokia
11 14 (6.01%) Remedy
11 14 (6.01%) McAfee
12 13 (5.58%) SonicWALL
13 12 (5.15%) SolarWinds
13 12 (5.15%) Websense
14 9 (3.86%) NetApp
14 9 (3.86%) Riverbed
15 7 (3.00%) Sourcefire
16 6 (2.58%) EMC
17 5 (2.15%) Fujitsu
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K basic + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £36000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £37k-£48.5 depending on experience + excellent benefits package
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 23 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 27 days ago