The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 93 96
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 4 9 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.37% 0.68% 1.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 1.63% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 15
Median salary £35,500 £35,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.42% -51.72%  
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 Cheshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 497 552 816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 46.15% 41.79% 46.39%
Number of salaries quoted 388 433 642
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,314
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in Cheshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +3 2 £36,250 +5.07%
Chester - 1 £34,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £36,000 -
CheckPoint
North West

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) SIEM
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) Unix
5 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
6 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 2 (22.22%) RSA enVision
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) SQL

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (44.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) DMZ
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (11.11%) IPv4
5 1 (11.11%) IPv6
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (22.22%) EMC VNX
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Server Hardening
3 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 2 (22.22%) RSA enVision
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
1 6 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) ArcSight
4 2 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) F5
5 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
5 1 (11.11%) NetQoS
5 1 (11.11%) Splunk