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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 94 118 126
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 130 106 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.33% 1.94% 1.54%
As % of the Vendors category 4.94% 3.81% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 123 85 72
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,000 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,100 £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
2630 2783 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.04% 50.85% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 2315 2390
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +18 106 £55,000 +18.91% 4
Warwickshire +4 14 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Shropshire -5 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Staffordshire +1 2 £35,000 -38.05%
Coventry - 1 £47,500 - 2
Solihull - 1 £47,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 201 (94.81%) Cisco
2 151 (71.23%) Firewall
3 130 (61.32%) Cisco Certification
4 98 (46.23%) CCNP
5 70 (33.02%) Juniper
6 67 (31.60%) F5
7 64 (30.19%) BGP
8 63 (29.72%) Network Security
9 58 (27.36%) HP
10 56 (26.42%) OSPF
11 51 (24.06%) CCIE
12 47 (22.17%) LAN
13 46 (21.70%) WAN
13 46 (21.70%) Data Centre
14 45 (21.23%) Windows
15 43 (20.28%) Cisco IOS
16 39 (18.40%) VPN
17 37 (17.45%) CCNA
17 37 (17.45%) Cisco Nexus
18 32 (15.09%) Active Directory
18 32 (15.09%) McAfee
19 30 (14.15%) MPLS
20 28 (13.21%) TCP/IP
20 28 (13.21%) MS Exchange
21 27 (12.74%) IPsec
22 26 (12.26%) Finance
23 25 (11.79%) UNIX
23 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
24 23 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
24 23 (10.85%) Spanning Tree

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 28 (13.21%) MS Exchange
2 21 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (0.47%) Summit
1 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 151 (71.23%) Firewall
2 64 (30.19%) BGP
3 63 (29.72%) Network Security
4 56 (26.42%) OSPF
5 47 (22.17%) LAN
6 46 (21.70%) WAN
7 43 (20.28%) Cisco IOS
8 39 (18.40%) VPN
9 37 (17.45%) Cisco Nexus
10 30 (14.15%) MPLS
11 28 (13.21%) TCP/IP
12 27 (12.74%) IPsec
13 23 (10.85%) SAN
13 23 (10.85%) Spanning Tree
14 22 (10.38%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (10.38%) Wireless
15 19 (8.96%) IPv4
16 18 (8.49%) Wireless Security
17 16 (7.55%) Internet
17 16 (7.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (12.26%) Finance
2 19 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.25%) Banking
4 5 (2.36%) Marketing
5 2 (0.94%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.47%) French Language
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
6 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (43.87%) Network Engineer
2 38 (17.92%) Consultant
3 26 (12.26%) Analyst
3 26 (12.26%) Network Consultant
4 22 (10.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (9.91%) Architect
6 19 (8.96%) Network Architect
7 14 (6.60%) Security Consultant
7 14 (6.60%) Network Security Consultant
8 13 (6.13%) Network Design Architect
8 13 (6.13%) Network Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) Cisco Architect
9 12 (5.66%) Security Architect
9 12 (5.66%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 12 (5.66%) Sales Consultant
9 12 (5.66%) Network Security Architect
10 10 (4.72%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.25%) Senior Consultant
11 9 (4.25%) Support Engineer
11 9 (4.25%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.77%) Middleware
2 7 (3.30%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (21.70%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.96%) HP StoreVirtual
3 9 (4.25%) Thin Client
3 9 (4.25%) Fat Client
4 4 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.94%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.94%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.47%) Clustering
7 1 (0.47%) SecurID
7 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.23%) Windows
2 25 (11.79%) UNIX
2 25 (11.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (10.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (9.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.13%) Linux
6 10 (4.72%) Solaris
7 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (9.43%) GAP Analysis
2 17 (8.02%) Network Design
3 15 (7.08%) Load Balancing
3 15 (7.08%) Service Delivery
3 15 (7.08%) SIEM
3 15 (7.08%) Network Management
4 13 (6.13%) ITIL
5 12 (5.66%) Project Management
6 8 (3.77%) Mentoring
7 7 (3.30%) Data Analysis
8 6 (2.83%) Service Management
8 6 (2.83%) Change Control
9 5 (2.36%) Capacity Management
9 5 (2.36%) Workflow
9 5 (2.36%) Information Security
10 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.42%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (1.42%) Computer Security
11 3 (1.42%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.08%) SQL
2 5 (2.36%) Tcl
2 5 (2.36%) Perl
3 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 130 (61.32%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (46.23%) CCNP
3 51 (24.06%) CCIE
4 37 (17.45%) CCNA
5 18 (8.49%) HP ASE
6 16 (7.55%) CCSA
7 12 (5.66%) Security Cleared
8 11 (5.19%) CCSE
8 11 (5.19%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.83%) Degree
10 5 (2.36%) CCDP
10 5 (2.36%) CCIP
11 3 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.94%) PMP
12 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.94%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (0.94%) MCP
12 2 (0.94%) MCSE
12 2 (0.94%) MCSA
12 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.60%) SLA
2 7 (3.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (15.09%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.38%) Hyper-V
3 21 (9.91%) Forefront TMG
4 19 (8.96%) vSphere
5 14 (6.60%) Terminal Services
6 12 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (4.25%) XenApp
7 9 (4.25%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.89%) Snort
9 3 (1.42%) Firmware
10 1 (0.47%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (3.77%) FortiGate
2 7 (3.30%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.42%) Nessus
3 3 (1.42%) Nmap
3 3 (1.42%) EMC NetWorker
3 3 (1.42%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 201 (94.81%) Cisco
2 70 (33.02%) Juniper
3 67 (31.60%) F5
4 58 (27.36%) HP
5 32 (15.09%) McAfee
6 22 (10.38%) SonicWALL
6 22 (10.38%) Dell
6 22 (10.38%) NetApp
7 21 (9.91%) Riverbed
8 18 (8.49%) Citrix
8 18 (8.49%) Huawei
9 15 (7.08%) VMware
10 14 (6.60%) Microsoft
11 9 (4.25%) Nokia
12 8 (3.77%) Blue Coat
12 8 (3.77%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.30%) Verint
14 5 (2.36%) IronPort
15 4 (1.89%) Symantec
15 4 (1.89%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Warwickshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £38154 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago