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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 109 131 101
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -30
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 113 84 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 1.54% 2.28%
As % of the Vendors category 3.94% 3.02% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 92 70 100
Average salary £42,250 £43,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.42% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,800 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
2866 2784 2532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 52.06% 50.89% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2377 2087
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +22 92 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Warwickshire +17 8 £32,000 -41.81% 3
Worcestershire -1 5 £30,000 -23.56%
Shropshire -3 4 £38,500 - 1
Staffordshire -15 4 £56,500 +25.55%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 169 (91.35%) Firewall
2 155 (83.78%) Cisco
3 85 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
4 80 (43.24%) Network Security
5 67 (36.22%) CCNP
6 64 (34.59%) Juniper
7 49 (26.49%) OSPF
8 48 (25.95%) WAN
9 46 (24.86%) LAN
10 41 (22.16%) HP
10 41 (22.16%) CCNA
10 41 (22.16%) Network Management
11 39 (21.08%) VPN
12 36 (19.46%) BGP
13 35 (18.92%) Windows
14 34 (18.38%) Finance
15 33 (17.84%) Cisco ASA
16 31 (16.76%) MPLS
16 31 (16.76%) Active Directory
17 30 (16.22%) ITIL
18 29 (15.68%) Performance Monitoring
19 28 (15.14%) Load Balancing
20 27 (14.59%) CCSA
20 27 (14.59%) Blue Coat
20 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
21 25 (13.51%) TCP/IP
21 25 (13.51%) UNIX
21 25 (13.51%) Linux
21 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (12.97%) Solaris

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 22 (11.89%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.32%) IIS
6 7 (3.78%) SharePoint
7 6 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (3.24%) Lync
7 6 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.62%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.08%) Apache
9 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (9.19%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.78%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.86%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 169 (91.35%) Firewall
2 80 (43.24%) Network Security
3 49 (26.49%) OSPF
4 48 (25.95%) WAN
5 46 (24.86%) LAN
6 39 (21.08%) VPN
7 36 (19.46%) BGP
8 33 (17.84%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (16.76%) MPLS
10 25 (13.51%) TCP/IP
11 20 (10.81%) Junos
12 19 (10.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (10.27%) IPsec
13 18 (9.73%) Internet
14 15 (8.11%) EIGRP
14 15 (8.11%) SAN
15 14 (7.57%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (7.03%) DNS
17 11 (5.95%) VoIP
18 10 (5.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (18.38%) Finance
2 10 (5.41%) Legal
3 8 (4.32%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.24%) Retail
5 5 (2.70%) Banking
6 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (44.86%) Network Engineer
2 33 (17.84%) Firewall Engineer
3 29 (15.68%) Security Engineer
3 29 (15.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (9.19%) Analyst
5 16 (8.65%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (8.11%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (7.57%) Developer
7 14 (7.57%) Architect
8 12 (6.49%) Network Analyst
9 11 (5.95%) Security Analyst
9 11 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.95%) Network Security Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) Network Architect
11 9 (4.86%) Security Architect
11 9 (4.86%) Operations Manager
11 9 (4.86%) Support Engineer
12 8 (4.32%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.49%) SOAP
1 12 (6.49%) Web Services
1 12 (6.49%) XML
1 12 (6.49%) WCF
2 8 (4.32%) CSS
3 6 (3.24%) COM
4 5 (2.70%) .NET
5 4 (2.16%) Silverlight
5 4 (2.16%) Reactive Extensions
5 4 (2.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.19%) Clustering
2 6 (3.24%) SecurID
3 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.16%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.16%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.16%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.92%) Windows
2 25 (13.51%) Linux
2 25 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (13.51%) UNIX
3 24 (12.97%) Solaris
4 17 (9.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.16%) Network Management
2 30 (16.22%) ITIL
3 29 (15.68%) Performance Monitoring
4 28 (15.14%) Load Balancing
5 15 (8.11%) E-Commerce
5 15 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (7.57%) Risk Assessment
7 13 (7.03%) TDD
8 12 (6.49%) Data Modelling
8 12 (6.49%) Project Planning
9 11 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
10 10 (5.41%) Network Architecture
11 9 (4.86%) Incident Management
11 9 (4.86%) Change Control
11 9 (4.86%) Low Latency
11 9 (4.86%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 8 (4.32%) Enterprise Architecture
13 7 (3.78%) Security Management
14 6 (3.24%) Workflow
14 6 (3.24%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.89%) Perl
1 22 (11.89%) Tcl
2 13 (7.03%) C#
3 11 (5.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 85 (45.95%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (36.22%) CCNP
3 41 (22.16%) CCNA
4 27 (14.59%) CCSA
5 20 (10.81%) Security Cleared
6 17 (9.19%) Degree
7 14 (7.57%) Check Point Certification
8 13 (7.03%) CCSE
9 12 (6.49%) SC Cleared
10 10 (5.41%) CCSP
11 6 (3.24%) CCDP
12 5 (2.70%) CCDA
13 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 4 (2.16%) MCITP
14 3 (1.62%) JNCIA
14 3 (1.62%) JNCIS
15 1 (0.54%) PMP
15 1 (0.54%) CISSP
15 1 (0.54%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.62%) SLA
3 2 (1.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.08%) GPG13
System Software
1 31 (16.76%) Active Directory
2 18 (9.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (7.57%) Hyper-V
4 13 (7.03%) Forefront TMG
5 10 (5.41%) XenApp
6 9 (4.86%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.24%) IAG
7 6 (3.24%) UAG
7 6 (3.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 5 (2.70%) vSphere
8 5 (2.70%) ISA Server
9 4 (2.16%) Terminal Services
10 3 (1.62%) XenServer
11 2 (1.08%) Postfix
11 2 (1.08%) Snort
11 2 (1.08%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (3.24%) WSUS
1 6 (3.24%) SCCM
1 6 (3.24%) Cacti
1 6 (3.24%) FortiGate
1 6 (3.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.54%) OPNET
Vendors
1 155 (83.78%) Cisco
2 64 (34.59%) Juniper
3 41 (22.16%) HP
4 27 (14.59%) Microsoft
4 27 (14.59%) Blue Coat
5 20 (10.81%) McAfee
6 19 (10.27%) Citrix
6 19 (10.27%) VMware
7 18 (9.73%) Fortinet
8 17 (9.19%) NetApp
9 14 (7.57%) SonicWALL
9 14 (7.57%) F5
10 12 (6.49%) Sourcefire
11 9 (4.86%) Splunk
12 8 (4.32%) Remedy
12 8 (4.32%) EMC
13 7 (3.78%) Nokia
13 7 (3.78%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.24%) Fujitsu
14 6 (3.24%) Symantec
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £480000 per annum + car, pen
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago