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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 149 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 51 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.03% 1.22% 1.13%
As % of the Vendors category 2.15% 2.40% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 23
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% +40.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £70,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2370 2543 2340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.09% 50.75% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1928 2095 1933
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham 0 26 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Shropshire +2 9 £25,000 -37.50%
Coventry +16 5 £30,000 -60.00% 1
Solihull -2 4 £41,500 -27.82%
Staffordshire -16 3 £56,500 -19.28%
Worcestershire -1 2 £43,500 +11.53%
Warwickshire +9 1 - -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 116 (92.80%) Cisco
2 94 (75.20%) Firewall
3 60 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
4 56 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
5 46 (36.80%) WAN
6 45 (36.00%) Fortinet
6 45 (36.00%) F5
7 44 (35.20%) McAfee
8 42 (33.60%) Cisco Nexus
9 41 (32.80%) Security Cleared
9 41 (32.80%) Network Security
9 41 (32.80%) Blue Coat
10 40 (32.00%) MPLS
10 40 (32.00%) VoIP
11 33 (26.40%) Juniper
12 32 (25.60%) SC Cleared
13 30 (24.00%) Incident Management
13 30 (24.00%) CCNP
14 28 (22.40%) BGP
14 28 (22.40%) Load Balancing
15 23 (18.40%) VPN
16 22 (17.60%) Windows
16 22 (17.60%) Network Management
17 21 (16.80%) WAN Optimisation
17 21 (16.80%) OSPF
18 20 (16.00%) VMware
18 20 (16.00%) DMVPN
19 18 (14.40%) LAN
19 18 (14.40%) BIG-IP
20 17 (13.60%) Cisco PIX

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (6.40%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.00%) Lync
4 5 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.00%) IIS
5 3 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.60%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.20%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 94 (75.20%) Firewall
2 60 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
3 46 (36.80%) WAN
4 42 (33.60%) Cisco Nexus
5 41 (32.80%) Network Security
6 40 (32.00%) MPLS
6 40 (32.00%) VoIP
7 28 (22.40%) BGP
8 23 (18.40%) VPN
9 21 (16.80%) OSPF
10 20 (16.00%) DMVPN
11 18 (14.40%) BIG-IP
11 18 (14.40%) LAN
12 17 (13.60%) Cisco PIX
13 14 (11.20%) VLAN
13 14 (11.20%) SAN
14 12 (9.60%) DHCP
14 12 (9.60%) DNS
15 10 (8.00%) Intrusion Detection
16 9 (7.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.80%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (12.80%) Advertising
2 5 (4.00%) Finance
3 3 (2.40%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.80%) Games
Job Titles
1 32 (25.60%) Network Engineer
2 23 (18.40%) Security Engineer
3 19 (15.20%) Architect
4 15 (12.00%) Analyst
5 14 (11.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Security Architect
6 11 (8.80%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
7 10 (8.00%) Security Specialist
7 10 (8.00%) Network Analyst
8 9 (7.20%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) IT Security Specialist
8 9 (7.20%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (7.20%) Operations Engineer
9 8 (6.40%) Network Architect
9 8 (6.40%) Network Support
9 8 (6.40%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Network Specialist
10 7 (5.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.00%) CSS
2 5 (4.00%) COM
3 1 (0.80%) .NET
3 1 (0.80%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.00%) PKI
2 4 (3.20%) SecurID
3 1 (0.80%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.80%) Clustering
3 1 (0.80%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.80%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.80%) Open Source
3 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.60%) Windows
2 13 (10.40%) Linux
3 8 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.20%) AIX
6 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.00%) Incident Management
2 28 (22.40%) Load Balancing
3 22 (17.60%) Network Management
4 21 (16.80%) WAN Optimisation
5 16 (12.80%) SIEM
6 15 (12.00%) ITIL
6 15 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (10.40%) Service Delivery
8 12 (9.60%) Risk Management
9 10 (8.00%) Network Design
10 9 (7.20%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (7.20%) Protective Monitoring
11 8 (6.40%) Technical Architecture
12 7 (5.60%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (5.60%) Security Architecture
13 6 (4.80%) Change Management
13 6 (4.80%) Network Monitoring
14 5 (4.00%) Service Management
14 5 (4.00%) Information Security
14 5 (4.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.60%) Perl
1 2 (1.60%) Python
1 2 (1.60%) Ruby
1 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (44.80%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (32.80%) Security Cleared
3 32 (25.60%) SC Cleared
4 30 (24.00%) CCNP
5 17 (13.60%) CCNA
6 15 (12.00%) CISSP
7 14 (11.20%) CCSP
8 10 (8.00%) CCSA
8 10 (8.00%) CCSE
9 9 (7.20%) CEH
10 8 (6.40%) CCIE
11 5 (4.00%) GSEC
12 2 (1.60%) BC Cleared
12 2 (1.60%) VTSP
13 1 (0.80%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.20%) SLA
3 5 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.20%) Active Directory
2 12 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.20%) ISA Server
4 8 (6.40%) Hyper-V
4 8 (6.40%) Forefront TMG
5 6 (4.80%) XenApp
5 6 (4.80%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.00%) IAG
6 5 (4.00%) UAG
7 3 (2.40%) ProxySG
8 2 (1.60%) Postfix
9 1 (0.80%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (11.20%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (4.00%) Nessus
2 5 (4.00%) WSUS
2 5 (4.00%) SCCM
2 5 (4.00%) Cacti
2 5 (4.00%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (3.20%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (3.20%) Tivoli
3 4 (3.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.80%) Netcool
4 1 (0.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 116 (92.80%) Cisco
2 45 (36.00%) Fortinet
2 45 (36.00%) F5
3 44 (35.20%) McAfee
4 41 (32.80%) Blue Coat
5 33 (26.40%) Juniper
6 20 (16.00%) VMware
7 17 (13.60%) HP
8 16 (12.80%) Symantec
9 15 (12.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (9.60%) Sourcefire
11 11 (8.80%) Nokia
11 11 (8.80%) SolarWinds
12 10 (8.00%) TippingPoint
12 10 (8.00%) NetApp
12 10 (8.00%) Citrix
13 7 (5.60%) Avaya
13 7 (5.60%) EMC
14 6 (4.80%) IBM
15 5 (4.00%) Riverbed
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Simplified Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Car / Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago