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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 146 147 145
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 67 46 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.26% 0.95% 1.28%
As % of the Vendors category 2.67% 1.99% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 35 37
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,900 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £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 2306 2535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.13% 47.41% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2070 1888 2080
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +6 40 £42,500 -5.55% 8
Staffordshire +6 14 £72,500 +28.31%
Shropshire -6 12 £72,500 +190.00%
Warwickshire -2 5 £36,250 -
Worcestershire -2 4 £47,500 +9.19% 1
Walsall - 1 £26,500 - 1
Herefordshire - 1 £35,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 126 (96.92%) Cisco
2 113 (86.92%) Firewall
3 70 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (36.15%) CCNP
5 43 (33.08%) Cisco ASA
6 39 (30.00%) VPN
7 36 (27.69%) CCNA
8 31 (23.85%) Network Security
9 28 (21.54%) Juniper
9 28 (21.54%) LAN
9 28 (21.54%) WAN
10 26 (20.00%) F5
11 22 (16.92%) CCSE
12 21 (16.15%) OSPF
13 20 (15.38%) BGP
13 20 (15.38%) Citrix
14 18 (13.85%) ITIL
14 18 (13.85%) MPLS
14 18 (13.85%) Wireless
14 18 (13.85%) Finance
14 18 (13.85%) Fortinet
14 18 (13.85%) Security Cleared
15 17 (13.08%) Blue Coat
15 17 (13.08%) CCSA
15 17 (13.08%) IPsec
15 17 (13.08%) Windows
16 16 (12.31%) HP
16 16 (12.31%) SC Cleared
17 15 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
18 13 (10.00%) Network Design

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (6.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.31%) Lync
5 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 113 (86.92%) Firewall
2 43 (33.08%) Cisco ASA
3 39 (30.00%) VPN
4 31 (23.85%) Network Security
5 28 (21.54%) LAN
5 28 (21.54%) WAN
6 21 (16.15%) OSPF
7 20 (15.38%) BGP
8 18 (13.85%) Wireless
8 18 (13.85%) MPLS
9 17 (13.08%) IPsec
10 15 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (10.00%) DNS
12 12 (9.23%) EIGRP
13 11 (8.46%) Frame Relay
13 11 (8.46%) DHCP
14 10 (7.69%) TCP/IP
14 10 (7.69%) FWSM
15 9 (6.92%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (6.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.54%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (13.85%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.08%) Banking
4 1 (0.77%) Marketing
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Network Engineer
2 27 (20.77%) Consultant
3 22 (16.92%) Network Consultant
4 15 (11.54%) Network Manager
5 13 (10.00%) Analyst
6 11 (8.46%) Network Analyst
7 10 (7.69%) Security Consultant
7 10 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 10 (7.69%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (6.15%) Firewall Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Network Support
10 6 (4.62%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.62%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Project Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Operations Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Network Operations Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.08%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.08%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.54%) SecurID
4 1 (0.77%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.77%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.77%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.08%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) Solaris
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.38%) UNIX
4 6 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.85%) ITIL
2 13 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 13 (10.00%) Network Design
3 12 (9.23%) Network Management
4 11 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 8 (6.15%) ITIL V3
6 8 (6.15%) Service Management
6 8 (6.15%) Validation
7 7 (5.38%) Configuration Management
7 7 (5.38%) Risk Assessment
7 7 (5.38%) Change Management
7 7 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (5.38%) Change Control
8 6 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (4.62%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (3.08%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.08%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.85%) SQL
2 4 (3.08%) Tcl
2 4 (3.08%) Perl
3 3 (2.31%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (36.15%) CCNP
3 36 (27.69%) CCNA
4 22 (16.92%) CCSE
5 18 (13.85%) Security Cleared
6 17 (13.08%) CCSA
7 16 (12.31%) SC Cleared
8 7 (5.38%) CCIE
9 5 (3.85%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.85%) JNCIS
10 4 (3.08%) CCDP
11 3 (2.31%) CCVP
11 3 (2.31%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.54%) Degree
12 2 (1.54%) ISEB
12 2 (1.54%) MCP
12 2 (1.54%) MCSE
12 2 (1.54%) MCSA
12 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.15%) SLA
1 8 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.38%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.77%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Active Directory
1 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 7 (5.38%) vSphere
2 7 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.62%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (3.08%) XenApp
4 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.31%) Terminal Services
6 2 (1.54%) Snort
7 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.54%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 126 (96.92%) Cisco
2 28 (21.54%) Juniper
3 26 (20.00%) F5
4 20 (15.38%) Citrix
5 18 (13.85%) Fortinet
6 17 (13.08%) Blue Coat
7 16 (12.31%) HP
8 13 (10.00%) VMware
9 9 (6.92%) Aruba
9 9 (6.92%) NetApp
9 9 (6.92%) Nokia
10 8 (6.15%) Remedy
10 8 (6.15%) Dell
10 8 (6.15%) Microsoft
11 6 (4.62%) SonicWALL
11 6 (4.62%) Mitel
11 6 (4.62%) McAfee
11 6 (4.62%) Avaya
12 5 (3.85%) Sourcefire
12 5 (3.85%) SolarWinds
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Network ITR
Salary: £37,500
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits + Car
Posted: 6 days ago