The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 April 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
England / North West
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 206 190 195
Rank change year-on-year -16 +5  
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 45 43 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.75% 0.99%
As % of the Vendors category 1.61% 1.79% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 39
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2798 2407 2987
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.82% 42.06% 44.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2299 1986 2332
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the North West over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in the North West

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Manchester -11 38 £47,500 - 4
Cheshire -13 3 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Lancashire -1 2 £26,500 -29.33% 1
Cumbria - 2 £35,000 -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North West region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 75 (81.52%) Firewall
2 63 (68.48%) Cisco
3 59 (64.13%) Network Security
4 51 (55.43%) CCNP
4 51 (55.43%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (43.48%) Data Centre
6 36 (39.13%) Juniper
7 35 (38.04%) Finance
8 33 (35.87%) Fortinet
9 31 (33.70%) Windows
10 29 (31.52%) WAN
10 29 (31.52%) CCIE
10 29 (31.52%) MPLS
11 28 (30.43%) TCP/IP
11 28 (30.43%) Palo Alto
12 26 (28.26%) FortiGate
12 26 (28.26%) CCSE
13 22 (23.91%) LAN
13 22 (23.91%) SIEM
14 21 (22.83%) Network Design
15 19 (20.65%) Wireless
15 19 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
15 19 (20.65%) Windows Server
16 18 (19.57%) DHCP
16 18 (19.57%) DNS
16 18 (19.57%) ITIL
17 17 (18.48%) Linux
17 17 (18.48%) Splunk
17 17 (18.48%) F5
18 16 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (7.61%) IBM Notes
1 7 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (81.52%) Firewall
2 59 (64.13%) Network Security
3 29 (31.52%) MPLS
3 29 (31.52%) WAN
4 28 (30.43%) TCP/IP
5 22 (23.91%) LAN
6 19 (20.65%) Wireless
7 18 (19.57%) DHCP
7 18 (19.57%) DNS
8 14 (15.22%) BGP
8 14 (15.22%) Intrusion Detection
8 14 (15.22%) OSPF
9 13 (14.13%) Cisco IOS
9 13 (14.13%) VLAN
10 12 (13.04%) DMVPN
10 12 (13.04%) EIGRP
10 12 (13.04%) Junos
10 12 (13.04%) SNA
10 12 (13.04%) VPN
11 7 (7.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 35 (38.04%) Finance
2 14 (15.22%) Retail
3 13 (14.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.52%) Law
5 5 (5.43%) Games
6 4 (4.35%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Network Engineer
2 24 (26.09%) Security Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) Network Security Engineer
4 13 (14.13%) Consultant
4 13 (14.13%) Network Consultant
4 13 (14.13%) Network Security Consultant
4 13 (14.13%) Security Consultant
5 9 (9.78%) Firewall Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Cisco Support
9 5 (5.43%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Linux Support
9 5 (5.43%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (5.43%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 40 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 12 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.61%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (6.52%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.35%) iPad
6 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.09%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 31 (33.70%) Windows
2 19 (20.65%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.48%) Linux
4 4 (4.35%) Solaris
4 4 (4.35%) Unix
4 4 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.91%) SIEM
2 21 (22.83%) Network Design
3 19 (20.65%) Cybersecurity
4 18 (19.57%) ITIL
5 16 (17.39%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 14 (15.22%) Penetration Testing
7 12 (13.04%) High Availability
8 9 (9.78%) Problem Management
8 9 (9.78%) Security Operations
9 8 (8.70%) Information Security
10 7 (7.61%) Change Management
10 7 (7.61%) ITIL V3
10 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.52%) Data Protection
11 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.52%) Threat Analysis
12 5 (5.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
13 4 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
13 4 (4.35%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
2 2 (2.17%) Perl
2 2 (2.17%) PHP
2 2 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (55.43%) CCNP
1 51 (55.43%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (31.52%) CCIE
3 26 (28.26%) CCSE
4 16 (17.39%) CCSA
5 13 (14.13%) CCSP
6 9 (9.78%) Degree
7 7 (7.61%) CISSP
8 6 (6.52%) CCNA
9 4 (4.35%) MCSE
9 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (4.35%) RHCE
9 4 (4.35%) SCNA
9 4 (4.35%) SCSA
9 4 (4.35%) Sun Certification
10 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.17%) CCSM
11 2 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (2.17%) JNCIP
11 2 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) Active Directory
2 12 (13.04%) ProxySG
3 7 (7.61%) Sendmail
4 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 26 (28.26%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.26%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.26%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) Cisco
2 36 (39.13%) Juniper
3 33 (35.87%) Fortinet
4 28 (30.43%) Palo Alto
5 17 (18.48%) F5
5 17 (18.48%) Splunk
6 15 (16.30%) Blue Coat
7 14 (15.22%) Microsoft
8 13 (14.13%) HP
9 7 (7.61%) Lotus
10 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
11 5 (5.43%) ArcSight
12 4 (4.35%) VMware
13 2 (2.17%) Novell
13 2 (2.17%) Symantec
14 1 (1.09%) EMC
14 1 (1.09%) IBM
14 1 (1.09%) NetQoS
14 1 (1.09%) Oracle
14 1 (1.09%) Trend Micro
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