The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

CheckPoint
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 13 30
Rank change year-on-year -16 +17  
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 5 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 3.76% 14.59% 5.65%
As % of the Vendors category 6.58% 27.84% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 26 12
Median salary £65,000 £66,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.51% +34.01%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -  

CheckPoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 76 97 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 57.14% 52.43% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 63 90 104
Median salary £30,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.45% +22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Bedford

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Bedford.

Salary trend for CheckPoint in Bedford

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Bedford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Bedford

CheckPoint
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (96.15%) CCNP
2 25 (96.15%) WAN
3 24 (92.31%) LAN
3 24 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (88.46%) CCSE
5 22 (84.62%) CCSA
6 21 (80.77%) Network Security
6 21 (80.77%) OSPF
6 21 (80.77%) BGP
6 21 (80.77%) Spanning Tree
7 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
7 19 (73.08%) Firewall
8 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
9 15 (57.69%) CCDP
9 15 (57.69%) Wireshark
9 15 (57.69%) tcpdump
10 13 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (50.00%) Network Management
11 9 (34.62%) Presales
12 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
12 8 (30.77%) F5
12 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
12 8 (30.77%) MS Visio
13 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (26.92%) Driving Licence
14 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
15 5 (19.23%) CA
15 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Visio
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) WAN
2 24 (92.31%) Cisco Nexus
2 24 (92.31%) LAN
3 21 (80.77%) BGP
3 21 (80.77%) Network Security
3 21 (80.77%) OSPF
3 21 (80.77%) Spanning Tree
4 19 (73.08%) Firewall
5 18 (69.23%) TCP/IP
6 15 (57.69%) tcpdump
6 15 (57.69%) Wireshark
7 5 (19.23%) BIG-IP
8 3 (11.54%) DHCP
8 3 (11.54%) DNS
8 3 (11.54%) IPsec
8 3 (11.54%) IPv4
8 3 (11.54%) VoIP
8 3 (11.54%) VPN
8 3 (11.54%) Wireless
8 3 (11.54%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Consultant
1 14 (53.85%) Network Consultant
2 13 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 13 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Check Point Consultant
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) Network Security Engineer
6 5 (19.23%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (3.85%) Network Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Operations Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Data Centre
2 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (26.92%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 13 (50.00%) Network Management
2 9 (34.62%) Presales
3 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Data Encryption
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (3.85%) High Availability
6 1 (3.85%) Information Management
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (96.15%) CCNP
3 23 (88.46%) CCSE
4 22 (84.62%) CCSA
5 15 (57.69%) CCDP
6 4 (15.38%) CCIE
7 2 (7.69%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.85%) CCMSE
8 1 (3.85%) CCNA
8 1 (3.85%) CCSM
8 1 (3.85%) VCAP
8 1 (3.85%) VCDX
8 1 (3.85%) VCP5
8 1 (3.85%) VCP6
8 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) F5
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) CA
4 3 (11.54%) Mitel
4 3 (11.54%) Riverbed
4 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.85%) VMware