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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 111 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 110 82 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 1.47% 2.01%
As % of the Vendors category 3.88% 2.92% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 89 73 87
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2835 2811 2450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.21% 50.56% 51.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2329 2396 2041
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 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 22 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 +28 90 £45,000 - 8
Worcestershire +1 5 £30,000 -23.56%
Shropshire -4 5 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire -9 5 £56,500 +24.17%
Warwickshire +13 3 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Solihull -11 2 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 143 (89.94%) Firewall
2 130 (81.76%) Cisco
3 68 (42.77%) Network Security
4 66 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
5 52 (32.70%) CCNP
6 49 (30.82%) Juniper
7 40 (25.16%) WAN
8 39 (24.53%) HP
8 39 (24.53%) OSPF
9 38 (23.90%) LAN
9 38 (23.90%) Network Management
10 33 (20.75%) CCNA
11 31 (19.50%) Windows
11 31 (19.50%) MPLS
11 31 (19.50%) Finance
12 29 (18.24%) VPN
13 28 (17.61%) BGP
14 27 (16.98%) Active Directory
14 27 (16.98%) Microsoft
14 27 (16.98%) Performance Monitoring
15 26 (16.35%) ITIL
16 24 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (15.09%) TCP/IP
17 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
17 22 (13.84%) Load Balancing
18 20 (12.58%) McAfee
19 19 (11.95%) Blue Coat
20 18 (11.32%) CCSA
20 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
21 17 (10.69%) VMware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 18 (11.32%) MS Exchange
2 15 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (6.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (6.29%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (5.03%) IIS
5 7 (4.40%) SharePoint
6 6 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.77%) Lync
6 6 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.26%) Apache
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (6.92%) MS Visio
2 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.03%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 143 (89.94%) Firewall
2 68 (42.77%) Network Security
3 40 (25.16%) WAN
4 39 (24.53%) OSPF
5 38 (23.90%) LAN
6 31 (19.50%) MPLS
7 29 (18.24%) VPN
8 28 (17.61%) BGP
9 24 (15.09%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (15.09%) TCP/IP
10 17 (10.69%) IPsec
11 15 (9.43%) Internet
11 15 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 14 (8.81%) Junos
13 12 (7.55%) SAN
13 12 (7.55%) DNS
13 12 (7.55%) EIGRP
14 10 (6.29%) VoIP
15 9 (5.66%) DHCP
15 9 (5.66%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 31 (19.50%) Finance
2 9 (5.66%) Legal
3 8 (5.03%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.77%) Retail
5 5 (3.14%) Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (42.14%) Network Engineer
2 26 (16.35%) Network Security Engineer
2 26 (16.35%) Security Engineer
3 21 (13.21%) Firewall Engineer
4 19 (11.95%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (9.43%) Analyst
5 15 (9.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (9.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (8.81%) Architect
6 14 (8.81%) Developer
7 12 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 10 (6.29%) Network Architect
8 10 (6.29%) Network Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Security Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.66%) Security Architect
9 9 (5.66%) Operations Manager
9 9 (5.66%) Network Security Analyst
9 9 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.03%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.55%) WCF
1 12 (7.55%) SOAP
1 12 (7.55%) Web Services
1 12 (7.55%) XML
2 6 (3.77%) COM
3 5 (3.14%) CSS
3 5 (3.14%) .NET
4 4 (2.52%) Silverlight
4 4 (2.52%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (2.52%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.29%) Clustering
2 6 (3.77%) SecurID
3 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (19.50%) Windows
2 22 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (10.06%) Linux
3 16 (10.06%) UNIX
4 15 (9.43%) Solaris
5 12 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.90%) Network Management
2 27 (16.98%) Performance Monitoring
3 26 (16.35%) ITIL
4 22 (13.84%) Load Balancing
5 14 (8.81%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.18%) TDD
7 12 (7.55%) Project Planning
7 12 (7.55%) E-Commerce
7 12 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 11 (6.92%) Network Architecture
8 11 (6.92%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (5.03%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (5.03%) Security Management
9 8 (5.03%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (3.77%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.77%) Network Design
10 6 (3.77%) Workflow
10 6 (3.77%) Change Management
10 6 (3.77%) Migration
11 5 (3.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.18%) Tcl
1 13 (8.18%) C#
1 13 (8.18%) Perl
2 7 (4.40%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (41.51%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (32.70%) CCNP
3 33 (20.75%) CCNA
4 18 (11.32%) CCSA
5 17 (10.69%) Security Cleared
6 15 (9.43%) Degree
7 11 (6.92%) CCSP
8 10 (6.29%) CCSE
9 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
10 8 (5.03%) Check Point Certification
11 4 (2.52%) MCITP
11 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.26%) CCDA
12 2 (1.26%) CCDP
13 1 (0.63%) CISSP
13 1 (0.63%) PMP
13 1 (0.63%) VTSP
13 1 (0.63%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.63%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.52%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.26%) GPG13
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (16.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (10.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.55%) Forefront TMG
4 10 (6.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (4.40%) XenApp
5 7 (4.40%) XenDesktop
6 6 (3.77%) IAG
6 6 (3.77%) UAG
6 6 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 5 (3.14%) ISA Server
8 3 (1.89%) XenServer
9 2 (1.26%) Snort
9 2 (1.26%) Squid
9 2 (1.26%) Postfix
10 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (5.03%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.77%) Cacti
2 6 (3.77%) SCCM
2 6 (3.77%) WSUS
2 6 (3.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.63%) OPNET
3 1 (0.63%) Netcool
3 1 (0.63%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 130 (81.76%) Cisco
2 49 (30.82%) Juniper
3 39 (24.53%) HP
4 27 (16.98%) Microsoft
5 20 (12.58%) McAfee
6 19 (11.95%) Blue Coat
7 17 (10.69%) VMware
7 17 (10.69%) Fortinet
8 14 (8.81%) Citrix
8 14 (8.81%) NetApp
9 12 (7.55%) Sourcefire
10 10 (6.29%) SonicWALL
11 9 (5.66%) F5
11 9 (5.66%) Splunk
12 8 (5.03%) EMC
13 7 (4.40%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.77%) Fujitsu
14 6 (3.77%) Symantec
15 3 (1.89%) Remedy
15 3 (1.89%) Nokia
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