Period
to 17 February 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 6 months to 17 February 2019 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 88 93
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +56
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 119 101 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.71% 2.77% 2.76%
As % of the Vendors category 7.32% 5.55% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 60 26 38
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.33% -6.25% -25.23%
10th Percentile £39,750 £27,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £48,125 £53,250
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +37.50% - -15.79%

CheckPoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in Birmingham.

All Vendors
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 1,626 1,821 1,957
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 50.64% 49.92% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,104 1,228 1,354
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £25,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.13% - -1.23%

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in Birmingham

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 98 (82.35%) Cisco
2 92 (77.31%) Firewall
3 91 (76.47%) Data Centre
4 83 (69.75%) Fortinet
5 64 (53.78%) ITIL
6 58 (48.74%) Service Delivery
7 57 (47.90%) Self-Motivation
8 55 (46.22%) WAN
9 50 (42.02%) HP
10 49 (41.18%) OSPF
10 49 (41.18%) F5
11 48 (40.34%) Juniper
12 46 (38.66%) Continuous Improvement
12 46 (38.66%) Degree
13 43 (36.13%) LAN
14 42 (35.29%) Computer Science
14 42 (35.29%) Software Engineering
14 42 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
15 41 (34.45%) Cisco Certification
15 41 (34.45%) VMware
16 40 (33.61%) CCNP
17 38 (31.93%) Presales
18 37 (31.09%) Line Management
19 36 (30.25%) ITIL V3
19 36 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 36 (30.25%) GDPR
20 35 (29.41%) Data Protection
21 34 (28.57%) Project Management
22 33 (27.73%) PRINCE2
23 32 (26.89%) Service Management

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.36%) IIS
2 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) IaaS
1 20 (16.81%) Microsoft Azure
1 20 (16.81%) PaaS
2 13 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.04%) Office 365
4 4 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 92 (77.31%) Firewall
2 55 (46.22%) WAN
3 49 (41.18%) OSPF
4 43 (36.13%) LAN
5 29 (24.37%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (16.81%) BGP
6 20 (16.81%) VPN
7 18 (15.13%) FWSM
7 18 (15.13%) IPsec
8 16 (13.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 11 (9.24%) VLAN
10 9 (7.56%) Network Security
11 8 (6.72%) DHCP
11 8 (6.72%) DNS
11 8 (6.72%) MPLS
12 7 (5.88%) SNMP
13 6 (5.04%) Software-Defined Networking
13 6 (5.04%) Wireless
14 5 (4.20%) SAN
14 5 (4.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (2.52%) Big Data
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (13.45%) Publishing
2 2 (1.68%) Billing
3 1 (0.84%) Finance
3 1 (0.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (42.86%) Architect
2 27 (22.69%) Network Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) Network Architect
3 21 (17.65%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (11.76%) Technical Support
5 13 (10.92%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Technical Architect
6 9 (7.56%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (5.88%) Network Specialist
8 5 (4.20%) Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (3.36%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Security Architect
9 4 (3.36%) Security Consultant
9 4 (3.36%) Security Solutions Architect
10 3 (2.52%) Azure Architect
10 3 (2.52%) Cisco Architect
10 3 (2.52%) Cisco Network Architect
10 3 (2.52%) Cisco Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.36%) LDAP
1 4 (3.36%) SAML
2 1 (0.84%) CGI
2 1 (0.84%) JSON
2 1 (0.84%) REST
2 1 (0.84%) Web Services
2 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 91 (76.47%) Data Centre
2 57 (47.90%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (13.45%) CMDB
3 16 (13.45%) Management Information System
4 14 (11.76%) PKI
5 4 (3.36%) HP StoreVirtual
6 3 (2.52%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (2.52%) Fat Client
6 3 (2.52%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.88%) Windows
1 7 (5.88%) Windows Server
2 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.68%) Linux
5 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.78%) ITIL
2 58 (48.74%) Service Delivery
3 46 (38.66%) Continuous Improvement
4 42 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 42 (35.29%) Software Engineering
5 38 (31.93%) Presales
6 37 (31.09%) Line Management
7 36 (30.25%) ITIL V3
8 35 (29.41%) Data Protection
9 34 (28.57%) Project Management
10 33 (27.73%) PRINCE2
11 32 (26.89%) Due Diligence
11 32 (26.89%) Service Management
12 31 (26.05%) Network Management
13 22 (18.49%) Load Balancing
14 21 (17.65%) SIEM
15 20 (16.81%) Requirements Analysis
16 19 (15.97%) TOGAF
17 18 (15.13%) IT Strategy
17 18 (15.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.04%) SQL
2 5 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 46 (38.66%) Degree
2 42 (35.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (34.45%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (33.61%) CCNP
5 26 (21.85%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (16.81%) PMI Certification
6 20 (16.81%) PMP
7 19 (15.97%) CISSP
8 16 (13.45%) CEH
8 16 (13.45%) CompTIA Security+
8 16 (13.45%) ISEB
9 11 (9.24%) CCIE
9 11 (9.24%) CCNA
10 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.36%) CCDA
11 4 (3.36%) CCDP
12 3 (2.52%) CCSE
12 3 (2.52%) ISSAP
12 3 (2.52%) JNCIP
12 3 (2.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (30.25%) GDPR
2 21 (17.65%) SLA
3 16 (13.45%) GPG13
3 16 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 36 (30.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (22.69%) Active Directory
3 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (11.76%) Firmware
5 6 (5.04%) VMware NSX
6 4 (3.36%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (2.52%) vSphere
7 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.68%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (10.08%) SCVMM
2 5 (4.20%) FortiGate
3 3 (2.52%) QRadar
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.84%) Ansible
5 1 (0.84%) CASB
5 1 (0.84%) SCCM
5 1 (0.84%) vRealize
Vendors
1 98 (82.35%) Cisco
2 83 (69.75%) Fortinet
3 50 (42.02%) HP
4 49 (41.18%) F5
5 48 (40.34%) Juniper
6 41 (34.45%) VMware
7 31 (26.05%) Citrix
8 23 (19.33%) Microsoft
9 20 (16.81%) NetApp
10 18 (15.13%) EMC
11 12 (10.08%) BMC
11 12 (10.08%) Brocade
12 8 (6.72%) Palo Alto
13 5 (4.20%) Dell
14 4 (3.36%) CA
14 4 (3.36%) IBM
14 4 (3.36%) LogRhythm
14 4 (3.36%) SonicWALL
15 3 (2.52%) Dell Compellent
15 3 (2.52%) Splunk