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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 110 137 135
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 136 82 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.32% 1.53% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 4.83% 3.17% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 127 67 59
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
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
2815 2588 2806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.09% 48.18% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 2159 2336
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +21 112 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Warwickshire - 11 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire -3 5 £50,000 +42.85%
Staffordshire +9 4 £62,500 +10.61%
Coventry - 3 £33,500 - 1
Solihull +4 1 £47,500 -
Walsall - 1 £26,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 196 (96.55%) Cisco
2 148 (72.91%) Firewall
3 129 (63.55%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (49.26%) CCNP
5 68 (33.50%) F5
6 67 (33.00%) Juniper
7 62 (30.54%) Network Security
8 60 (29.56%) BGP
9 57 (28.08%) OSPF
10 49 (24.14%) LAN
10 49 (24.14%) Data Centre
11 48 (23.65%) WAN
11 48 (23.65%) HP
12 46 (22.66%) CCIE
13 42 (20.69%) CCNA
14 37 (18.23%) VPN
14 37 (18.23%) Cisco IOS
15 36 (17.73%) Windows
16 33 (16.26%) MPLS
16 33 (16.26%) Cisco Nexus
17 27 (13.30%) TCP/IP
18 25 (12.32%) Cisco ASA
19 24 (11.82%) McAfee
19 24 (11.82%) Finance
20 23 (11.33%) IPsec
20 23 (11.33%) MS Exchange
20 23 (11.33%) Active Directory
21 21 (10.34%) Wireless
21 21 (10.34%) Citrix
21 21 (10.34%) Riverbed

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 23 (11.33%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.48%) Lync
5 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.97%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 148 (72.91%) Firewall
2 62 (30.54%) Network Security
3 60 (29.56%) BGP
4 57 (28.08%) OSPF
5 49 (24.14%) LAN
6 48 (23.65%) WAN
7 37 (18.23%) VPN
7 37 (18.23%) Cisco IOS
8 33 (16.26%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (16.26%) MPLS
9 27 (13.30%) TCP/IP
10 25 (12.32%) Cisco ASA
11 23 (11.33%) IPsec
12 21 (10.34%) Wireless
12 21 (10.34%) Spanning Tree
13 18 (8.87%) SAN
13 18 (8.87%) DNS
14 16 (7.88%) IPv4
15 14 (6.90%) Wireless Security
16 13 (6.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (11.82%) Finance
2 20 (9.85%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.43%) Banking
4 4 (1.97%) Marketing
5 2 (0.99%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.99%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.49%) French Language
6 1 (0.49%) German Language
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 86 (42.36%) Network Engineer
2 41 (20.20%) Consultant
3 29 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 23 (11.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (10.84%) Analyst
6 18 (8.87%) Architect
7 17 (8.37%) Network Architect
8 15 (7.39%) Network Analyst
9 14 (6.90%) Security Consultant
9 14 (6.90%) Network Security Consultant
10 12 (5.91%) Network Manager
11 11 (5.42%) Network Support
11 11 (5.42%) Security Architect
11 11 (5.42%) Cisco Architect
11 11 (5.42%) Support Engineer
11 11 (5.42%) Network Design Architect
11 11 (5.42%) Network Security Architect
12 10 (4.93%) Network Support Engineer
12 10 (4.93%) Sales Consultant
13 9 (4.43%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.94%) CSS
1 8 (3.94%) Middleware
2 1 (0.49%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 49 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.90%) HP StoreVirtual
3 7 (3.45%) Thin Client
3 7 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.99%) Visualisation
5 2 (0.99%) EqualLogic
5 2 (0.99%) SecurID
6 1 (0.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.49%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.73%) Windows
2 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 20 (9.85%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (9.36%) UNIX
4 16 (7.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.42%) Solaris
6 10 (4.93%) Linux
7 3 (1.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (9.36%) Load Balancing
2 18 (8.87%) Network Design
3 17 (8.37%) Service Delivery
4 16 (7.88%) GAP Analysis
5 13 (6.40%) Network Management
6 12 (5.91%) ITIL
7 10 (4.93%) Project Management
8 8 (3.94%) SIEM
8 8 (3.94%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.45%) Change Control
9 7 (3.45%) Service Management
10 5 (2.46%) Workflow
10 5 (2.46%) Capacity Management
11 4 (1.97%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (1.97%) PRINCE2
11 4 (1.97%) Risk Assessment
11 4 (1.97%) Information Security
12 3 (1.48%) Programme Management
12 3 (1.48%) ITIL V3
12 3 (1.48%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.45%) SQL
2 5 (2.46%) Tcl
2 5 (2.46%) Perl
3 3 (1.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (63.55%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (49.26%) CCNP
3 46 (22.66%) CCIE
4 42 (20.69%) CCNA
5 14 (6.90%) CCSA
5 14 (6.90%) HP ASE
6 13 (6.40%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.40%) CCSE
7 12 (5.91%) SC Cleared
8 6 (2.96%) CCDP
9 5 (2.46%) CCIP
10 3 (1.48%) Degree
10 3 (1.48%) CCVP
11 2 (0.99%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (0.99%) PMP
11 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.99%) JNCIP
11 2 (0.99%) MCP
11 2 (0.99%) MCSE
11 2 (0.99%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.43%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (11.33%) Active Directory
2 17 (8.37%) Hyper-V
3 16 (7.88%) vSphere
3 16 (7.88%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (4.43%) Terminal Services
6 7 (3.45%) XenApp
6 7 (3.45%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.99%) Snort
8 1 (0.49%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.45%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 196 (96.55%) Cisco
2 68 (33.50%) F5
3 67 (33.00%) Juniper
4 48 (23.65%) HP
5 24 (11.82%) McAfee
6 21 (10.34%) Riverbed
6 21 (10.34%) Citrix
7 19 (9.36%) Dell
8 17 (8.37%) NetApp
9 16 (7.88%) SonicWALL
10 15 (7.39%) VMware
11 14 (6.90%) Huawei
12 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
13 10 (4.93%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.94%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.96%) Sourcefire
16 5 (2.46%) Aruba
16 5 (2.46%) Nokia
17 4 (1.97%) Mitel
18 3 (1.48%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + shift allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 23 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago