The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 117 142 115
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 96 74 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.78% 1.33% 1.63%
As % of the Vendors category 3.57% 2.62% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80 61 70
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £27,100 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
- -1.73%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2692 2824 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.03% 50.72% 50.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2233 2354 2074
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +38 76 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Solihull -4 5 - -
Shropshire -5 5 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Worcestershire +5 4 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire -9 4 £56,500 +26.96%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 122 (87.77%) Firewall
2 111 (79.86%) Cisco
3 57 (41.01%) Network Security
4 51 (36.69%) Cisco Certification
5 43 (30.94%) Juniper
6 39 (28.06%) CCNP
7 36 (25.90%) HP
8 33 (23.74%) WAN
8 33 (23.74%) Network Management
9 31 (22.30%) MPLS
9 31 (22.30%) OSPF
10 30 (21.58%) LAN
11 28 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (19.42%) Windows
12 27 (19.42%) Microsoft
13 25 (17.99%) Performance Monitoring
14 24 (17.27%) VPN
14 24 (17.27%) CCNA
15 23 (16.55%) Finance
16 22 (15.83%) Active Directory
17 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
18 20 (14.39%) ITIL
18 20 (14.39%) McAfee
18 20 (14.39%) BGP
18 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
19 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 19 (13.67%) Fortinet
20 17 (12.23%) Load Balancing
21 16 (11.51%) VMware
21 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (7.19%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (6.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.04%) IIS
6 6 (4.32%) Lync
6 6 (4.32%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (4.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.16%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.44%) Apache
9 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.32%) MS Office
1 6 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.16%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.60%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (2.16%) Office 365
2 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 122 (87.77%) Firewall
2 57 (41.01%) Network Security
3 33 (23.74%) WAN
4 31 (22.30%) MPLS
4 31 (22.30%) OSPF
5 30 (21.58%) LAN
6 28 (20.14%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (17.27%) VPN
8 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
9 20 (14.39%) BGP
10 15 (10.79%) IPsec
10 15 (10.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (9.35%) Junos
12 12 (8.63%) Internet
13 11 (7.91%) SAN
14 10 (7.19%) DNS
14 10 (7.19%) SSL
14 10 (7.19%) VoIP
15 9 (6.47%) EIGRP
16 8 (5.76%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (8.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 9 (6.47%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.76%) Legal
4 7 (5.04%) Retail
5 5 (3.60%) Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 59 (42.45%) Network Engineer
2 30 (21.58%) Security Engineer
3 28 (20.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (14.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (10.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (10.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (10.07%) Developer
6 13 (9.35%) Analyst
7 12 (8.63%) Architect
8 11 (7.91%) 3rd Line Support
9 10 (7.19%) Firewall Engineer
10 9 (6.47%) Support Engineer
10 9 (6.47%) Network Analyst
10 9 (6.47%) Operations Manager
10 9 (6.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.76%) Network Security Analyst
11 8 (5.76%) Security Analyst
12 7 (5.04%) Network Manager
12 7 (5.04%) Project Manager
12 7 (5.04%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.63%) WCF
1 12 (8.63%) SOAP
1 12 (8.63%) Web Services
1 12 (8.63%) XML
2 6 (4.32%) COM
3 5 (3.60%) .NET
4 4 (2.88%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (2.88%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 4 (2.88%) Silverlight
4 4 (2.88%) CSS
5 1 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.19%) SecurID
2 5 (3.60%) Clustering
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Windows
2 19 (13.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (7.19%) Linux
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.76%) UNIX
6 7 (5.04%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.74%) Network Management
2 25 (17.99%) Performance Monitoring
3 20 (14.39%) ITIL
4 17 (12.23%) Load Balancing
5 14 (10.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.35%) TDD
7 12 (8.63%) Project Planning
7 12 (8.63%) Data Modelling
8 11 (7.91%) Network Architecture
8 11 (7.91%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (7.19%) Change Management
10 9 (6.47%) E-Commerce
11 8 (5.76%) Security Management
12 6 (4.32%) Data Migration
12 6 (4.32%) Incident Management
12 6 (4.32%) Workflow
12 6 (4.32%) Migration
13 5 (3.60%) Project Management
13 5 (3.60%) CRM
13 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.35%) C#
2 6 (4.32%) SQL
3 5 (3.60%) Tcl
3 5 (3.60%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (36.69%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (28.06%) CCNP
3 24 (17.27%) CCNA
4 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
5 13 (9.35%) Degree
6 12 (8.63%) CCSP
7 11 (7.91%) CCSA
8 10 (7.19%) CCSE
9 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
10 4 (2.88%) MCITP
10 4 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.16%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (2.16%) CISSP
12 2 (1.44%) CEH
13 1 (0.72%) PMP
13 1 (0.72%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.88%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.44%) GPG13
2 2 (1.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (15.83%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (7.91%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (6.47%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.32%) XenDesktop
5 6 (4.32%) XenApp
5 6 (4.32%) IAG
5 6 (4.32%) UAG
5 6 (4.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (3.60%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.16%) XenServer
8 2 (1.44%) Postfix
8 2 (1.44%) Snort
8 2 (1.44%) Squid
9 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (7.91%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.32%) SCCM
2 6 (4.32%) Cacti
2 6 (4.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (4.32%) WSUS
3 1 (0.72%) OPNET
3 1 (0.72%) Netcool
3 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 111 (79.86%) Cisco
2 43 (30.94%) Juniper
3 36 (25.90%) HP
4 27 (19.42%) Microsoft
5 20 (14.39%) McAfee
6 19 (13.67%) Fortinet
7 16 (11.51%) VMware
8 12 (8.63%) Blue Coat
8 12 (8.63%) Citrix
8 12 (8.63%) NetApp
9 10 (7.19%) F5
10 9 (6.47%) Symantec
10 9 (6.47%) SonicWALL
10 9 (6.47%) Sourcefire
11 7 (5.04%) EMC
11 7 (5.04%) Fujitsu
11 7 (5.04%) SolarWinds
12 6 (4.32%) Splunk
13 2 (1.44%) Sun
13 2 (1.44%) Websense
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANG2 Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 15 days ago