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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 130 126 120
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 93 76 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 1.57% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 3.65% 3.09% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 81 43 75
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,800 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £64,750 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
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
2550 2463 2333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.62% 50.76% 49.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2249 2025 2032
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +9 56 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Solihull +4 12 £38,000 - 1
Warwickshire +1 11 £33,500 -8.21% 1
Shropshire -17 5 £72,500 +56.75%
Coventry -9 4 £37,750 - 1
Staffordshire +2 2 £63,750 +23.78% 1
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 202 (95.28%) Cisco
2 195 (91.98%) Firewall
3 114 (53.77%) Cisco Certification
4 85 (40.09%) Network Security
5 83 (39.15%) CCNP
6 79 (37.26%) Juniper
7 68 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
8 62 (29.25%) VPN
9 60 (28.30%) CCNA
10 54 (25.47%) OSPF
11 53 (25.00%) WAN
12 51 (24.06%) LAN
13 47 (22.17%) BGP
14 43 (20.28%) Blue Coat
15 42 (19.81%) F5
16 36 (16.98%) MPLS
16 36 (16.98%) CCSA
16 36 (16.98%) Network Management
17 35 (16.51%) UNIX
17 35 (16.51%) Solaris
17 35 (16.51%) Linux
17 35 (16.51%) Finance
18 30 (14.15%) ITIL
18 30 (14.15%) HP
19 29 (13.68%) Perl
19 29 (13.68%) Tcl
19 29 (13.68%) Cisco Nexus
20 27 (12.74%) Load Balancing
21 26 (12.26%) Wireless
21 26 (12.26%) Performance Monitoring

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (5.66%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (2.83%) IIS
4 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.94%) Apache
6 2 (0.94%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.47%) Lync
7 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (9.43%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.94%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 195 (91.98%) Firewall
2 85 (40.09%) Network Security
3 68 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
4 62 (29.25%) VPN
5 54 (25.47%) OSPF
6 53 (25.00%) WAN
7 51 (24.06%) LAN
8 47 (22.17%) BGP
9 36 (16.98%) MPLS
10 29 (13.68%) Cisco Nexus
11 26 (12.26%) Wireless
12 25 (11.79%) TCP/IP
13 20 (9.43%) Junos
14 19 (8.96%) Intrusion Detection
15 18 (8.49%) EIGRP
16 17 (8.02%) Internet
16 17 (8.02%) Cisco PIX
17 13 (6.13%) IPsec
17 13 (6.13%) DNS
18 12 (5.66%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (16.51%) Finance
2 8 (3.77%) Legal
3 6 (2.83%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.89%) Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Law
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 99 (46.70%) Network Engineer
2 45 (21.23%) Firewall Engineer
3 24 (11.32%) Analyst
4 19 (8.96%) Network Security Engineer
4 19 (8.96%) Network Analyst
4 19 (8.96%) Security Engineer
5 16 (7.55%) Project Manager
6 15 (7.08%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (7.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (5.66%) Architect
8 11 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.19%) Security Analyst
8 11 (5.19%) Network Security Analyst
9 9 (4.25%) Network Consultant
9 9 (4.25%) Consultant
10 7 (3.30%) Network Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Network Architect
11 6 (2.83%) Network Project Manager
11 6 (2.83%) Network Security Consultant
11 6 (2.83%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.60%) CSS
2 1 (0.47%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.43%) Clustering
2 5 (2.36%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.89%) Fat Client
3 4 (1.89%) Thin Client
3 4 (1.89%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.94%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.47%) CESG
6 1 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (16.51%) UNIX
1 35 (16.51%) Solaris
1 35 (16.51%) Linux
2 22 (10.38%) Windows
3 18 (8.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (5.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.42%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (16.98%) Network Management
2 30 (14.15%) ITIL
3 27 (12.74%) Load Balancing
4 26 (12.26%) Performance Monitoring
5 21 (9.91%) Change Control
6 18 (8.49%) Incident Management
7 16 (7.55%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (7.55%) Network Monitoring
8 15 (7.08%) Project Management
8 15 (7.08%) Service Management
9 14 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (6.13%) E-Commerce
11 12 (5.66%) Network Design
12 10 (4.72%) PRINCE2
13 9 (4.25%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (4.25%) Low Latency
13 9 (4.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
13 9 (4.25%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (2.36%) Time Management
14 5 (2.36%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.68%) Perl
1 29 (13.68%) Tcl
2 6 (2.83%) SQL
3 1 (0.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 114 (53.77%) Cisco Certification
2 83 (39.15%) CCNP
3 60 (28.30%) CCNA
4 36 (16.98%) CCSA
5 25 (11.79%) CCSE
6 22 (10.38%) Security Cleared
7 20 (9.43%) SC Cleared
8 15 (7.08%) Check Point Certification
8 15 (7.08%) CCDP
9 12 (5.66%) JNCIA
9 12 (5.66%) JNCIS
10 11 (5.19%) CCDA
11 7 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.83%) ISEB
13 5 (2.36%) Degree
14 4 (1.89%) CCSP
15 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 2 (0.94%) MCP
15 2 (0.94%) MCSE
15 2 (0.94%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.25%) SLA
2 4 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.94%) QA
4 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.94%) GPG13
System Software
1 21 (9.91%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.36%) XenApp
4 5 (2.36%) vSphere
5 4 (1.89%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (1.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.94%) Snort
6 2 (0.94%) Squid
6 2 (0.94%) Postfix
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) IAG
7 1 (0.47%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (2.36%) FortiGate
2 2 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.47%) WSUS
3 1 (0.47%) SCCM
3 1 (0.47%) Cacti
3 1 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 202 (95.28%) Cisco
2 79 (37.26%) Juniper
3 43 (20.28%) Blue Coat
4 42 (19.81%) F5
5 30 (14.15%) HP
6 24 (11.32%) Fortinet
7 21 (9.91%) Citrix
8 20 (9.43%) VMware
9 17 (8.02%) Nokia
10 15 (7.08%) Websense
10 15 (7.08%) SolarWinds
11 14 (6.60%) Remedy
12 12 (5.66%) Riverbed
13 10 (4.72%) Microsoft
14 9 (4.25%) SonicWALL
15 8 (3.77%) Sourcefire
15 8 (3.77%) NetApp
15 8 (3.77%) EMC
16 7 (3.30%) McAfee
17 5 (2.36%) Symantec
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, on call
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Staffordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + 20% bonus + £6,600 car allowance +
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 16 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + competitive, DOE
Posted: 26 days ago