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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 175 153 130
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -23
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 54 62 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.95% 1.23% 1.56%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 2.68% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 56 28
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £37,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
2507 2317 2124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.04% 45.79% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2060 2028 1686
Average salary £41,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
Shropshire +19 13 £47,500 -34.48% 1
Birmingham -25 12 £46,500 +3.33%
Coventry +2 10 £45,000 +13.92% 1
Warwickshire -26 4 £47,500 +5.55%
Staffordshire -4 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 101 (93.52%) Cisco
2 87 (80.56%) Firewall
3 60 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (46.30%) WAN
5 48 (44.44%) LAN
6 46 (42.59%) CCNP
7 35 (32.41%) CCNA
7 35 (32.41%) Juniper
7 35 (32.41%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (27.78%) Windows
9 29 (26.85%) HP
10 27 (25.00%) VPN
11 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 24 (22.22%) Network Security
11 24 (22.22%) F5
12 23 (21.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (20.37%) Intel Security
14 21 (19.44%) MPLS
14 21 (19.44%) Windows Server
15 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
16 18 (16.67%) BGP
17 17 (15.74%) Wireless
17 17 (15.74%) CCSA
17 17 (15.74%) SAN
17 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
18 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
18 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
18 16 (14.81%) VMware
18 16 (14.81%) Data Centre

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 20 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (4.63%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.93%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.85%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 87 (80.56%) Firewall
2 50 (46.30%) WAN
3 48 (44.44%) LAN
4 35 (32.41%) Cisco ASA
5 27 (25.00%) VPN
6 24 (22.22%) Network Security
7 23 (21.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (19.44%) MPLS
9 18 (16.67%) BGP
10 17 (15.74%) SAN
10 17 (15.74%) Wireless
11 16 (14.81%) TCP/IP
12 14 (12.96%) Cisco Wireless
12 14 (12.96%) Remote Desktop
13 13 (12.04%) VoIP
14 11 (10.19%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (8.33%) IPsec
16 8 (7.41%) EIGRP
16 8 (7.41%) Internet
17 7 (6.48%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) DB2
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
General
1 12 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Electronics
3 1 (0.93%) Marketing
3 1 (0.93%) Publishing
3 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 65 (60.19%) Network Engineer
2 36 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 36 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 15 (13.89%) Consultant
4 12 (11.11%) Analyst
5 10 (9.26%) Security Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 9 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Presales Consultant
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 8 (7.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Designer
8 7 (6.48%) Network Support
8 7 (6.48%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Support Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Architect
9 6 (5.56%) Installations Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) IT Consultant
9 6 (5.56%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.81%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
3 6 (5.56%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (5.56%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.78%) SecurID
6 2 (1.85%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) CMDB
7 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (27.78%) Windows
2 21 (19.44%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (6.48%) Unix
6 6 (5.56%) CatOS
6 6 (5.56%) Linux
6 6 (5.56%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (12.96%) Security Operations
2 13 (12.04%) ITIL
3 12 (11.11%) Network Design
4 10 (9.26%) Presales
5 8 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
5 8 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 7 (6.48%) SIEM
7 6 (5.56%) Data Analysis
7 6 (5.56%) Matrix Management
7 6 (5.56%) Network Management
8 5 (4.63%) Network Architecture
8 5 (4.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 5 (4.63%) Vulnerability Management
9 4 (3.70%) Computer Security
9 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.70%) KYC
9 4 (3.70%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.70%) Project Management
10 3 (2.78%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.11%) SQL
2 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.93%) Python
3 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (42.59%) CCNP
3 35 (32.41%) CCNA
4 17 (15.74%) CCSA
4 17 (15.74%) Security Cleared
5 16 (14.81%) SC Cleared
6 13 (12.04%) CCIE
7 9 (8.33%) Degree
8 7 (6.48%) CCSE
9 6 (5.56%) CCDP
10 5 (4.63%) CCDA
11 4 (3.70%) MCSA
11 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.78%) HP ASE
12 3 (2.78%) HPE ATP
12 3 (2.78%) JNCIE
12 3 (2.78%) JNCIP
13 1 (0.93%) CISSP
13 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.96%) Terminal Services
3 13 (12.04%) Hyper-V
4 12 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
5 11 (10.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (5.56%) ProxySG
6 6 (5.56%) vSphere
6 6 (5.56%) XenApp
6 6 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.78%) Snort
8 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (10.19%) FortiGate
2 6 (5.56%) AirWatch
3 5 (4.63%) Nessus
4 4 (3.70%) EnCase
4 4 (3.70%) Nmap
5 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.93%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.93%) Proventia
6 1 (0.93%) QRadar
6 1 (0.93%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 101 (93.52%) Cisco
2 35 (32.41%) Juniper
3 29 (26.85%) HP
4 24 (22.22%) F5
5 22 (20.37%) Intel Security
6 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 16 (14.81%) Palo Alto
6 16 (14.81%) VMware
7 14 (12.96%) NetApp
7 14 (12.96%) Nokia
7 14 (12.96%) SonicWALL
8 10 (9.26%) Citrix
9 9 (8.33%) Blue Coat
9 9 (8.33%) Dell
10 8 (7.41%) Avaya
10 8 (7.41%) NICE Systems
11 7 (6.48%) SolarWinds
12 6 (5.56%) ProCurve
12 6 (5.56%) Verint
13 5 (4.63%) IronPort
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