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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 143 127 129
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 61 66 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.22% 1.53% 1.57%
As % of the Vendors category 2.60% 3.08% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55 29 62
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,800 £30,850
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.29%
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
2344 2146 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.98% 49.68% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 1718 1961
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 34 £46,250 +2.77% 5
Warwickshire +1 13 £42,000 +19.14% 1
Shropshire -22 6 £72,500 +56.75%
Staffordshire +6 3 £72,500 +40.77%
Worcestershire +3 3 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Solihull +3 1 £41,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -12 1 £37,500 -
Coventry -13 1 £39,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 189 (96.43%) Cisco
2 174 (88.78%) Firewall
3 109 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
4 76 (38.78%) CCNP
5 69 (35.20%) Juniper
6 68 (34.69%) VPN
6 68 (34.69%) Network Security
7 65 (33.16%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (28.06%) CCNA
9 52 (26.53%) WAN
10 51 (26.02%) LAN
11 48 (24.49%) OSPF
12 42 (21.43%) BGP
13 40 (20.41%) F5
14 39 (19.90%) Blue Coat
15 35 (17.86%) CCSA
16 33 (16.84%) ITIL
17 32 (16.33%) Solaris
17 32 (16.33%) MPLS
18 30 (15.31%) Finance
18 30 (15.31%) Network Management
19 29 (14.80%) Wireless
19 29 (14.80%) UNIX
20 28 (14.29%) Linux
21 27 (13.78%) CCSE
21 27 (13.78%) Cisco Nexus
22 25 (12.76%) Fortinet
22 25 (12.76%) Security Cleared
22 25 (12.76%) Perl
22 25 (12.76%) Tcl

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (6.63%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (2.04%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.53%) IIS
5 2 (1.02%) Lync
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 18 (9.18%) MS Visio
2 5 (2.55%) MS Office
3 4 (2.04%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 174 (88.78%) Firewall
2 68 (34.69%) VPN
2 68 (34.69%) Network Security
3 65 (33.16%) Cisco ASA
4 52 (26.53%) WAN
5 51 (26.02%) LAN
6 48 (24.49%) OSPF
7 42 (21.43%) BGP
8 32 (16.33%) MPLS
9 29 (14.80%) Wireless
10 27 (13.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (11.22%) Cisco PIX
12 19 (9.69%) EIGRP
13 18 (9.18%) Junos
14 16 (8.16%) Intrusion Detection
15 13 (6.63%) SAN
15 13 (6.63%) DNS
15 13 (6.63%) TCP/IP
16 12 (6.12%) Broadband
16 12 (6.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (15.31%) Finance
2 4 (2.04%) Legal
2 4 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.51%) Games
3 1 (0.51%) Law
Job Titles
1 90 (45.92%) Network Engineer
2 37 (18.88%) Firewall Engineer
3 20 (10.20%) Analyst
4 15 (7.65%) Network Analyst
5 14 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (7.14%) Consultant
6 13 (6.63%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (6.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (6.63%) Security Engineer
7 12 (6.12%) Network Consultant
8 11 (5.61%) Architect
9 10 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.57%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.57%) Network Security Analyst
12 6 (3.06%) Network Manager
12 6 (3.06%) Network Support
13 5 (2.55%) Security Consultant
13 5 (2.55%) Senior Network Analyst
13 5 (2.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.65%) CSS
2 3 (1.53%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (0.51%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.16%) Clustering
2 8 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.55%) Mathematics
4 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.04%) Fat Client
4 4 (2.04%) Thin Client
5 2 (1.02%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.51%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.33%) Solaris
2 29 (14.80%) UNIX
3 28 (14.29%) Linux
4 24 (12.24%) Windows
5 14 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.53%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.02%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.84%) ITIL
2 30 (15.31%) Network Management
3 23 (11.73%) Load Balancing
3 23 (11.73%) Change Control
4 22 (11.22%) Incident Management
5 19 (9.69%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (9.18%) Performance Monitoring
7 16 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.65%) Service Management
9 13 (6.63%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.63%) Network Monitoring
10 12 (6.12%) Capacity Planning
10 12 (6.12%) Project Management
11 11 (5.61%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.10%) Configuration Management
12 10 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
13 9 (4.59%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.59%) Network Design
14 8 (4.08%) Validation
14 8 (4.08%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 25 (12.76%) Perl
1 25 (12.76%) Tcl
2 7 (3.57%) SQL
3 3 (1.53%) C
Qualifications
1 109 (55.61%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (38.78%) CCNP
3 55 (28.06%) CCNA
4 35 (17.86%) CCSA
5 27 (13.78%) CCSE
6 25 (12.76%) Security Cleared
7 23 (11.73%) SC Cleared
8 16 (8.16%) CCDP
9 13 (6.63%) Check Point Certification
10 12 (6.12%) JNCIA
10 12 (6.12%) JNCIS
11 11 (5.61%) CCDA
12 7 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (3.06%) ISEB
14 5 (2.55%) CCIE
14 5 (2.55%) Degree
15 2 (1.02%) JNCIP
15 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (1.02%) CCSP
15 2 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.10%) SLA
2 8 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.53%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 18 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 9 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.06%) vSphere
5 5 (2.55%) XenApp
6 4 (2.04%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.04%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.04%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.51%) IAG
7 1 (0.51%) UAG
7 1 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.06%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.53%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.51%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.51%) WSUS
3 1 (0.51%) SCCM
3 1 (0.51%) Cacti
Vendors
1 189 (96.43%) Cisco
2 69 (35.20%) Juniper
3 40 (20.41%) F5
4 39 (19.90%) Blue Coat
5 25 (12.76%) Fortinet
6 22 (11.22%) HP
6 22 (11.22%) Nokia
7 19 (9.69%) Citrix
8 18 (9.18%) Remedy
9 17 (8.67%) VMware
10 15 (7.65%) SolarWinds
11 13 (6.63%) Websense
12 12 (6.12%) Riverbed
13 10 (5.10%) Microsoft
14 9 (4.59%) NetApp
14 9 (4.59%) EMC
15 8 (4.08%) Avaya
16 7 (3.57%) Symantec
16 7 (3.57%) McAfee
16 7 (3.57%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Harrington Boyd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car or All, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 19 days ago