The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 24 June 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.02% 0.15% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 2.70% 0.38% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £40,750 £42,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +4.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £42,500 £39,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,150
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -4.25%  

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 Cardiff.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 185 263 336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 37.91% 38.17% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 159 231 259
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in Cardiff

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in Cardiff over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) VPN
3 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) F5
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
5 9 (64.29%) Juniper
5 9 (64.29%) Internet
6 8 (57.14%) MPLS
6 8 (57.14%) OSPF
6 8 (57.14%) DNS
6 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (50.00%) ITIL
8 6 (42.86%) FTP
8 6 (42.86%) IPv4
8 6 (42.86%) IPv6
8 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (42.86%) IPsec
8 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
9 5 (35.71%) Network Security
9 5 (35.71%) CCNP
9 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
10 4 (28.57%) CCNA
11 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
11 3 (21.43%) DHCP

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (78.57%) VPN
4 10 (71.43%) BGP
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (64.29%) Internet
6 8 (57.14%) DNS
6 8 (57.14%) MPLS
6 8 (57.14%) OSPF
7 6 (42.86%) FTP
7 6 (42.86%) IPsec
7 6 (42.86%) IPv4
7 6 (42.86%) IPv6
8 5 (35.71%) Network Security
8 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
9 3 (21.43%) HSRP
9 3 (21.43%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (57.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) CMDB
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) IVR
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Load Balancing
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.14%) Network Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
5 1 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) CCNP
3 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (14.29%) CCDP
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (71.43%) F5
3 9 (64.29%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 2 (14.29%) Citrix
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 1 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds