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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 153 151 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 60 46 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.15% 1.01% 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 2.09% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 46
Average salary £50,000 £40,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.69% -22.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,250 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,500 £70,000
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
2462 2198 2462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.38% 48.36% 50.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2068 1771 2051
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +2 28 £50,000 +25.00% 7
Warwickshire +2 12 £46,000 - 1
Staffordshire +2 10 £72,500 +28.31%
Shropshire -12 10 £72,500 +190.00% 1
Worcestershire -3 5 £47,500 +17.28%
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 132 (96.35%) Cisco
2 115 (83.94%) Firewall
3 73 (53.28%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (36.50%) CCNP
4 50 (36.50%) Cisco ASA
5 41 (29.93%) CCNA
5 41 (29.93%) VPN
6 38 (27.74%) Juniper
6 38 (27.74%) Network Security
7 33 (24.09%) LAN
7 33 (24.09%) WAN
8 31 (22.63%) F5
9 26 (18.98%) MPLS
9 26 (18.98%) OSPF
10 23 (16.79%) ITIL
11 22 (16.06%) BGP
12 21 (15.33%) Finance
12 21 (15.33%) Wireless
12 21 (15.33%) Security Cleared
12 21 (15.33%) Fortinet
12 21 (15.33%) CCSE
13 20 (14.60%) Network Management
14 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
14 19 (13.87%) CCSA
14 19 (13.87%) Cisco Nexus
15 18 (13.14%) Blue Coat
16 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
16 16 (11.68%) Windows
16 16 (11.68%) HP
17 15 (10.95%) Citrix

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
1 5 (3.65%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.19%) Lync
3 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.73%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) MS Office
1 5 (3.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 115 (83.94%) Firewall
2 50 (36.50%) Cisco ASA
3 41 (29.93%) VPN
4 38 (27.74%) Network Security
5 33 (24.09%) LAN
5 33 (24.09%) WAN
6 26 (18.98%) MPLS
6 26 (18.98%) OSPF
7 22 (16.06%) BGP
8 21 (15.33%) Wireless
9 19 (13.87%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (8.76%) EIGRP
11 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
11 11 (8.03%) Cisco PIX
12 9 (6.57%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (6.57%) Frame Relay
12 9 (6.57%) Broadband
12 9 (6.57%) DNS
12 9 (6.57%) DHCP
13 8 (5.84%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (15.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.73%) Electronics
3 1 (0.73%) Law
3 1 (0.73%) Legal
3 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.73%) Games
3 1 (0.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (43.07%) Network Engineer
2 24 (17.52%) Consultant
3 20 (14.60%) Network Consultant
4 15 (10.95%) Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Network Manager
6 10 (7.30%) Network Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Security Consultant
7 9 (6.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 9 (6.57%) Network Security Consultant
8 8 (5.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Network Support
9 7 (5.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.65%) Network Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) CSS
2 4 (2.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.46%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.46%) SecurID
3 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.73%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.73%) DTV
3 1 (0.73%) Clustering
3 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.68%) Windows
2 10 (7.30%) Solaris
3 8 (5.84%) UNIX
4 6 (4.38%) Linux
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.19%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.46%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (16.79%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Network Management
3 16 (11.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (9.49%) Service Management
4 13 (9.49%) Service Delivery
4 13 (9.49%) Incident Management
5 11 (8.03%) Change Control
5 11 (8.03%) Performance Monitoring
6 10 (7.30%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (7.30%) Capacity Planning
6 10 (7.30%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.57%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (5.84%) Network Design
8 8 (5.84%) Validation
9 7 (5.11%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.11%) Project Management
9 7 (5.11%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (5.11%) Change Management
9 7 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (5.11%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.65%) Perl
1 5 (3.65%) Tcl
2 3 (2.19%) C
2 3 (2.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (53.28%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (36.50%) CCNP
3 41 (29.93%) CCNA
4 21 (15.33%) CCSE
4 21 (15.33%) Security Cleared
5 19 (13.87%) SC Cleared
5 19 (13.87%) CCSA
6 8 (5.84%) CCDP
7 6 (4.38%) JNCIA
7 6 (4.38%) JNCIS
8 5 (3.65%) CCIE
8 5 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.92%) ISEB
9 4 (2.92%) CCDA
10 3 (2.19%) CCVP
11 2 (1.46%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.46%) Degree
11 2 (1.46%) MCP
11 2 (1.46%) MCSE
11 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.38%) SLA
3 4 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.46%) QA
5 1 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (4.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.46%) vSphere
4 2 (1.46%) Snort
5 1 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.73%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.73%) XenApp
5 1 (0.73%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (7.30%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.19%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 132 (96.35%) Cisco
2 38 (27.74%) Juniper
3 31 (22.63%) F5
4 21 (15.33%) Fortinet
5 18 (13.14%) Blue Coat
6 16 (11.68%) HP
7 15 (10.95%) Citrix
8 13 (9.49%) Nokia
8 13 (9.49%) VMware
9 11 (8.03%) Remedy
9 11 (8.03%) SolarWinds
10 9 (6.57%) Aruba
10 9 (6.57%) Riverbed
10 9 (6.57%) Websense
11 7 (5.11%) Microsoft
12 6 (4.38%) Avaya
12 6 (4.38%) Symantec
12 6 (4.38%) EMC
12 6 (4.38%) McAfee
12 6 (4.38%) Mitel
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30-40K + Car & Commision
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £42000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus 17.5 + Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £34 - £43000 per annum + Car + Call Allow + Commission + Pension
Posted: 19 days ago