The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 65 68 60
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 2 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.36% 2.06% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 0.66% 3.26% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 8
Average salary £62,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.05% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Vendors Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
301 429 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 53.56% 63.27% 51.74%
Number of salaries quoted 235 306 274
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Basingstoke

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint.

1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (53.33%) WAN
5 7 (46.67%) CCNP
5 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (40.00%) Project Management
6 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
6 6 (40.00%) Change Control
7 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
7 5 (33.33%) CCSA
7 5 (33.33%) CCSE
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) HNC
8 4 (26.67%) Firmware
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) F5
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (26.67%) Network Security
9 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (20.00%) Windows
9 3 (20.00%) Linux
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
10 2 (13.33%) LAN
10 2 (13.33%) WLAN
10 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
10 2 (13.33%) VPN
10 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
10 2 (13.33%) McAfee

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CheckPoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) Lync
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (53.33%) WAN
4 4 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (26.67%) Network Security
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) WLAN
5 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (13.33%) Wireless
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) FirePass
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) BIG-IP
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Sales Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
4 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Project Management
1 6 (40.00%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
3 2 (13.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
3 2 (13.33%) Analytics
3 2 (13.33%) Use Case
3 2 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) People Management
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) CCNP
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (33.33%) CCSA
2 5 (33.33%) CCSE
2 5 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) HNC
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) GIAC
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Riverbed
3 5 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 4 (26.67%) F5
5 3 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) McAfee
6 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 2 (13.33%) ArcSight
6 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
7 1 (6.67%) Meraki
7 1 (6.67%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
7 1 (6.67%) Websense
7 1 (6.67%) Avaya
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix