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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 146 130 122
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 89 87 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.64% 2.13%
As % of the Vendors category 3.28% 3.52% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 79 96
Median salary £44,000 £51,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.56% +25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £49,562 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-11.22% +16.61%
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
2716 2475 2831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.72% 46.52% 51.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 2063 2358
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -40 53 £41,500 -24.20% 2
Coventry - 12 £44,000 - 1
Warwickshire +1 8 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Staffordshire +2 3 £41,250 +17.85%
Walsall - 2 £24,750 -
Shropshire -15 1 £49,000 -2.00%
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 135 (89.40%) Cisco
2 119 (78.81%) Firewall
3 89 (58.94%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (57.62%) Juniper
5 71 (47.02%) CCNA
6 68 (45.03%) WAN
6 68 (45.03%) ITIL
7 64 (42.38%) HP
8 55 (36.42%) Degree
8 55 (36.42%) Data Centre
9 51 (33.77%) Line Management
10 48 (31.79%) Service Delivery
11 47 (31.13%) LAN
11 47 (31.13%) CCNP
12 45 (29.80%) Project Management
13 44 (29.14%) Finance
13 44 (29.14%) Presales
14 42 (27.81%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (25.83%) ITIL V3
15 39 (25.83%) Computer Science
15 39 (25.83%) CMDB
15 39 (25.83%) Requirements Analysis
15 39 (25.83%) Software Engineering
15 39 (25.83%) Publishing
15 39 (25.83%) Service Management
15 39 (25.83%) PRINCE2
15 39 (25.83%) PMP
15 39 (25.83%) PMI Certification
15 39 (25.83%) Gantt Chart
16 36 (23.84%) VMware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.99%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.66%) CMS
Applications
1 21 (13.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (21.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (15.89%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.89%) Amazon EC2
2 24 (15.89%) IaaS
2 24 (15.89%) PaaS
3 7 (4.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.65%) Office 365
5 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 119 (78.81%) Firewall
2 68 (45.03%) WAN
3 47 (31.13%) LAN
4 30 (19.87%) Network Security
5 26 (17.22%) BGP
5 26 (17.22%) OSPF
6 25 (16.56%) VPN
7 22 (14.57%) VLAN
8 21 (13.91%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (13.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 19 (12.58%) DHCP
11 18 (11.92%) TCP/IP
11 18 (11.92%) Wireless
12 17 (11.26%) MPLS
13 15 (9.93%) DNS
14 12 (7.95%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (7.95%) EIGRP
14 12 (7.95%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (7.28%) SAN
16 10 (6.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (16.56%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.89%) DB2
2 24 (15.89%) MySQL
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (29.14%) Finance
2 39 (25.83%) Publishing
3 29 (19.21%) Retail
4 6 (3.97%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.31%) Banking
6 2 (1.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.54%) Architect
2 25 (16.56%) Network Engineer
3 21 (13.91%) Analyst
4 20 (13.25%) Solutions Architect
5 15 (9.93%) Consultant
5 15 (9.93%) Technical Specialist
6 13 (8.61%) Network Analyst
7 9 (5.96%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) IT Engineer
7 9 (5.96%) Network Consultant
7 9 (5.96%) Network Specialist
7 9 (5.96%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.30%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (5.30%) Senior Network Analyst
9 7 (4.64%) Data Centre Specialist
9 7 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (4.64%) Network Manager
9 7 (4.64%) Programme Manager
10 6 (3.97%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (36.42%) Data Centre
2 39 (25.83%) CMDB
2 39 (25.83%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.65%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.99%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.99%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.32%) iPad
5 2 (1.32%) Tandem
5 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.66%) CCTV
6 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.66%) EPoS
6 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.66%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.66%) PKI
6 1 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.89%) Windows
2 20 (13.25%) Windows Server
3 13 (8.61%) Linux
4 9 (5.96%) Unix
5 8 (5.30%) Solaris
5 8 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.03%) ITIL
2 51 (33.77%) Line Management
3 48 (31.79%) Service Delivery
4 45 (29.80%) Project Management
5 44 (29.14%) Presales
6 42 (27.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (25.83%) Gantt Chart
7 39 (25.83%) ITIL V3
7 39 (25.83%) PRINCE2
7 39 (25.83%) Requirements Analysis
7 39 (25.83%) Service Management
7 39 (25.83%) Software Engineering
8 26 (17.22%) TOGAF
9 24 (15.89%) Capacity Planning
9 24 (15.89%) IT Governance
9 24 (15.89%) Technical Architecture
9 24 (15.89%) Zachman Framework
10 20 (13.25%) Business Development
10 20 (13.25%) CRM
10 20 (13.25%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.88%) SQL
2 1 (0.66%) Java
Qualifications
1 89 (58.94%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (47.02%) CCNA
3 55 (36.42%) Degree
4 47 (31.13%) CCNP
5 39 (25.83%) PMI Certification
5 39 (25.83%) PMP
6 26 (17.22%) ISEB
7 22 (14.57%) CCSA
8 13 (8.61%) CCIE
9 10 (6.62%) MCSE
9 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (5.96%) MCSA
11 8 (5.30%) CCSE
11 8 (5.30%) JNCIS
12 7 (4.64%) JNCIA
13 6 (3.97%) CISSP
14 5 (3.31%) CCDA
14 5 (3.31%) CEH
14 5 (3.31%) CISMP
14 5 (3.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) QA
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (15.89%) Virtual Machines
3 17 (11.26%) Active Directory
4 12 (7.95%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.31%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (3.31%) vSphere
6 3 (1.99%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (1.99%) ProxySG
6 3 (1.99%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.32%) Snort
8 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (15.89%) SCVMM
2 10 (6.62%) FortiGate
3 7 (4.64%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.32%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.66%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.66%) QRadar
Vendors
1 135 (89.40%) Cisco
2 87 (57.62%) Juniper
3 64 (42.38%) HP
4 36 (23.84%) VMware
5 34 (22.52%) F5
6 31 (20.53%) Palo Alto
7 30 (19.87%) Fortinet
8 29 (19.21%) NetApp
9 28 (18.54%) Citrix
10 25 (16.56%) IBM
10 25 (16.56%) Oracle
11 24 (15.89%) BMC
11 24 (15.89%) EMC
12 22 (14.57%) Brocade
13 21 (13.91%) Intel Security
13 21 (13.91%) Microsoft
14 7 (4.64%) Huawei
15 5 (3.31%) Dell
15 5 (3.31%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (3.31%) SonicWALL
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