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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 132 129 132
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 82 78 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.53% 1.40% 1.47%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 2.76% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 67 59 63
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 £35,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2630 2825 2470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.97% 50.85% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2175 2342 2084
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 £25,376 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +21 64 £45,000 +2.85% 11
Solihull -3 6 - -
Shropshire -7 4 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Staffordshire -16 4 £56,500 +25.55%
Worcestershire +1 2 £30,000 -20.00% 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 107 (84.25%) Firewall
2 101 (79.53%) Cisco
3 48 (37.80%) Network Security
4 45 (35.43%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (29.92%) Juniper
6 34 (26.77%) HP
7 32 (25.20%) CCNP
8 31 (24.41%) Network Management
9 30 (23.62%) WAN
10 29 (22.83%) MPLS
10 29 (22.83%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
11 26 (20.47%) LAN
12 25 (19.69%) Windows
12 25 (19.69%) OSPF
13 23 (18.11%) VPN
14 22 (17.32%) McAfee
14 22 (17.32%) Fortinet
14 22 (17.32%) Performance Monitoring
15 21 (16.54%) CCNA
16 20 (15.75%) Finance
16 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
17 19 (14.96%) ITIL
18 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
18 18 (14.17%) Security Cleared
19 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
20 16 (12.60%) Cisco Nexus
20 16 (12.60%) MS Exchange
21 15 (11.81%) BGP
21 15 (11.81%) VMware

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (12.60%) MS Exchange
2 15 (11.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (7.87%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
6 6 (4.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (4.72%) Lync
6 6 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (3.94%) IIS
8 3 (2.36%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.79%) Apache
10 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MS Office
1 6 (4.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 107 (84.25%) Firewall
2 48 (37.80%) Network Security
3 30 (23.62%) WAN
4 29 (22.83%) MPLS
4 29 (22.83%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (20.47%) LAN
6 25 (19.69%) OSPF
7 23 (18.11%) VPN
8 18 (14.17%) TCP/IP
9 16 (12.60%) Cisco Nexus
10 15 (11.81%) BGP
11 14 (11.02%) IPsec
12 11 (8.66%) SAN
12 11 (8.66%) VoIP
13 10 (7.87%) Internet
13 10 (7.87%) SSL
13 10 (7.87%) Junos
14 8 (6.30%) EIGRP
14 8 (6.30%) DNS
15 7 (5.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (15.75%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.51%) Legal
3 7 (5.51%) Retail
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.57%) Advertising
5 2 (1.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 53 (41.73%) Network Engineer
2 30 (23.62%) Security Engineer
3 27 (21.26%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (16.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (11.02%) Developer
5 14 (11.02%) Architect
5 14 (11.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (9.45%) Analyst
7 10 (7.87%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (7.09%) Support Engineer
8 9 (7.09%) Operations Manager
8 9 (7.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 8 (6.30%) Network Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Network Manager
10 7 (5.51%) Security Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.51%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) SOAP
1 12 (9.45%) Web Services
1 12 (9.45%) XML
1 12 (9.45%) WCF
2 6 (4.72%) COM
3 5 (3.94%) CSS
3 5 (3.94%) .NET
4 4 (3.15%) Silverlight
4 4 (3.15%) Reactive Extensions
4 4 (3.15%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.87%) SecurID
2 1 (0.79%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (19.69%) Windows
2 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.72%) Linux
6 3 (2.36%) UNIX
7 2 (1.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) Network Management
2 22 (17.32%) Performance Monitoring
3 19 (14.96%) ITIL
4 14 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (10.24%) TDD
5 13 (10.24%) Load Balancing
6 12 (9.45%) Project Planning
6 12 (9.45%) Data Modelling
7 11 (8.66%) Network Architecture
8 10 (7.87%) Change Management
8 10 (7.87%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (6.30%) Security Management
9 8 (6.30%) Incident Management
10 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce
11 6 (4.72%) Workflow
11 6 (4.72%) Migration
11 6 (4.72%) Data Migration
11 6 (4.72%) SIEM
12 5 (3.94%) Change Control
12 5 (3.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.24%) C#
2 6 (4.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (35.43%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (25.20%) CCNP
3 21 (16.54%) CCNA
4 18 (14.17%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.24%) Degree
5 13 (10.24%) CCSP
6 10 (7.87%) CCSE
7 7 (5.51%) CCSA
7 7 (5.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.15%) MCITP
8 4 (3.15%) CISSP
8 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.36%) CEH
10 1 (0.79%) PMP
10 1 (0.79%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.57%) GPG13
2 2 (1.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.79%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.66%) Forefront TMG
4 9 (7.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (4.72%) IAG
5 6 (4.72%) UAG
5 6 (4.72%) XenApp
5 6 (4.72%) XenDesktop
6 5 (3.94%) ISA Server
7 3 (2.36%) XenServer
8 2 (1.57%) Snort
8 2 (1.57%) Squid
9 1 (0.79%) Postfix
9 1 (0.79%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) FortiGate
2 6 (4.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (4.72%) WSUS
2 6 (4.72%) SCCM
2 6 (4.72%) Cacti
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.79%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.79%) Netcool
3 1 (0.79%) OPNET
Vendors
1 101 (79.53%) Cisco
2 38 (29.92%) Juniper
3 34 (26.77%) HP
4 26 (20.47%) Microsoft
5 22 (17.32%) McAfee
5 22 (17.32%) Fortinet
6 15 (11.81%) VMware
7 14 (11.02%) F5
8 12 (9.45%) NetApp
8 12 (9.45%) Symantec
9 10 (7.87%) Citrix
10 9 (7.09%) SonicWALL
11 8 (6.30%) Sourcefire
11 8 (6.30%) Blue Coat
12 7 (5.51%) EMC
12 7 (5.51%) Fujitsu
12 7 (5.51%) SolarWinds
13 5 (3.94%) Splunk
14 3 (2.36%) TippingPoint
14 3 (2.36%) TOWER Software
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £31,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £35K Basic+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £53000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Candidate Source
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum - Overall package circa £50
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 to £32000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago