Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 18 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 189 143
Rank change year-on-year -25 -46 -11
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 114 171 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.48% 1.86%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 3.23% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60 106 204
West Midlands median annual salary £45,750 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.65% -15.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £32,000 £33,125 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,150 £75,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4665 5301 5113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.28% 45.94% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3625 3891 4249
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

CheckPoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CheckPoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CheckPoint in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CheckPoint in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CheckPoint in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CheckPoint in the West Midlands

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -14 82 £46,250 +14.20% 2
Warwickshire -1 12 £36,250 -18.54% 1
Coventry -2 8 £47,500 +7.95%
Shropshire 0 5 £55,000 +29.41%
Staffordshire +5 2 £24,750 -36.54%
Solihull -2 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Worcestershire -5 1 £50,000 -
CheckPoint
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 100 (87.72%) Cisco
2 92 (80.70%) Firewall
3 61 (53.51%) WAN
4 56 (49.12%) Data Centre
5 49 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (41.23%) LAN
6 47 (41.23%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (39.47%) TCP/IP
8 44 (38.60%) Service Delivery
9 43 (37.72%) Juniper
9 43 (37.72%) Fortinet
10 42 (36.84%) Network Security
10 42 (36.84%) ITIL
11 41 (35.96%) F5
12 40 (35.09%) CCNP
12 40 (35.09%) HP
13 35 (30.70%) BGP
14 34 (29.82%) Line Management
15 33 (28.95%) OSPF
16 30 (26.32%) SIEM
17 29 (25.44%) Project Management
18 28 (24.56%) Wireless
18 28 (24.56%) ITIL V3
18 28 (24.56%) Presales
19 25 (21.93%) Cisco Nexus
19 25 (21.93%) Brocade
20 23 (20.18%) Mentoring
20 23 (20.18%) VPN
21 21 (18.42%) MPLS
21 21 (18.42%) VMware

CheckPoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (5.26%) CMS
2 5 (4.39%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.75%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (7.02%) IaaS
3 8 (7.02%) PaaS
4 2 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.75%) Office 365
5 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 92 (80.70%) Firewall
2 61 (53.51%) WAN
3 47 (41.23%) Cisco ASA
3 47 (41.23%) LAN
4 45 (39.47%) TCP/IP
5 42 (36.84%) Network Security
6 35 (30.70%) BGP
7 33 (28.95%) OSPF
8 28 (24.56%) Wireless
9 25 (21.93%) Cisco Nexus
10 23 (20.18%) VPN
11 21 (18.42%) MPLS
12 20 (17.54%) VLAN
13 19 (16.67%) IPsec
14 15 (13.16%) Cisco ISE
15 14 (12.28%) SNMP
15 14 (12.28%) SSL
16 13 (11.40%) Ethernet
17 11 (9.65%) Unified Communications
18 10 (8.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.75%) DB2
1 2 (1.75%) MySQL
1 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (14.04%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Billing
3 8 (7.02%) Publishing
4 4 (3.51%) Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 15 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (12.28%) Architect
4 13 (11.40%) Security Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Implementation Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Network Specialist
6 11 (9.65%) Analyst
6 11 (9.65%) Firewall Engineer
7 10 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Network Support
8 8 (7.02%) Operations Engineer
8 8 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (7.02%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Network Operations Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Operations Support Engineer
9 7 (6.14%) Security Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) Middleware
2 3 (2.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (49.12%) Data Centre
2 20 (17.54%) Computer Science
3 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (11.40%) FlexPod
4 9 (7.89%) iPad
5 8 (7.02%) CMDB
5 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
6 6 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.63%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.75%) Fat Client
8 2 (1.75%) iPhone
8 2 (1.75%) PKI
8 2 (1.75%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.75%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.88%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.79%) Windows
2 12 (10.53%) Unix
3 3 (2.63%) Android
3 3 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.63%) Linux
4 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.75%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.60%) Service Delivery
2 42 (36.84%) ITIL
3 34 (29.82%) Line Management
4 30 (26.32%) SIEM
5 29 (25.44%) Project Management
6 28 (24.56%) ITIL V3
6 28 (24.56%) Presales
7 23 (20.18%) Mentoring
8 21 (18.42%) Load Balancing
8 21 (18.42%) Network Design
9 20 (17.54%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (17.54%) Network Management
10 19 (16.67%) Service Management
10 19 (16.67%) Software Engineering
11 15 (13.16%) PRINCE2
12 13 (11.40%) Application Performance Management
12 13 (11.40%) Migration
12 13 (11.40%) Performance Management
12 13 (11.40%) Security Management
12 13 (11.40%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.26%) C
2 4 (3.51%) Python
3 3 (2.63%) Java
3 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.63%) SQL
3 3 (2.63%) VB
4 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.88%) Perl
4 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (42.98%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (35.09%) CCNP
3 21 (18.42%) Degree
4 20 (17.54%) CCNA
4 20 (17.54%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (9.65%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (7.89%) PMI Certification
6 9 (7.89%) PMP
7 8 (7.02%) ISEB
8 6 (5.26%) CEH
8 6 (5.26%) CISSP
8 6 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (5.26%) Security+ Certification
9 5 (4.39%) CCSA
10 1 (0.88%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.40%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) GPG13
2 6 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (14.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.14%) Hyper-V
2 7 (6.14%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.63%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.63%) vSphere
3 3 (2.63%) XenApp
3 3 (2.63%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.88%) Snort
Systems Management
1 14 (12.28%) FortiGate
2 13 (11.40%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (7.02%) SCVMM
4 6 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.63%) SCCM
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.75%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.75%) QRadar
7 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 100 (87.72%) Cisco
2 43 (37.72%) Fortinet
2 43 (37.72%) Juniper
3 41 (35.96%) F5
4 40 (35.09%) HP
5 25 (21.93%) Brocade
6 21 (18.42%) VMware
7 18 (15.79%) Citrix
8 14 (12.28%) SolarWinds
9 13 (11.40%) Aruba
9 13 (11.40%) McAfee
9 13 (11.40%) Meraki
9 13 (11.40%) Sourcefire
10 8 (7.02%) Blue Coat
10 8 (7.02%) BMC
10 8 (7.02%) EMC
10 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
10 8 (7.02%) NetApp
11 7 (6.14%) Oracle
12 6 (5.26%) Nokia