The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 96 113 120
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +7
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 122 104 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.45% 1.85% 1.95%
As % of the Vendors category 4.80% 3.72% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 70 77 73
Average salary £55,000 £48,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% +14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £58,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2543 2798 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.04% 49.88% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1841 1919 2176
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Berkshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +11 66 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Maidenhead +17 18 £62,500 +66.66% 1
Slough -8 9 £46,500 +66.07%
Bracknell +19 8 £38,000 -1.93%
Newbury +17 5 £39,500 -28.18% 2
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

1 219 (79.35%) Firewall
2 217 (78.62%) Cisco
3 157 (56.88%) F5
4 152 (55.07%) Juniper
5 140 (50.72%) Cisco Certification
6 102 (36.96%) Blue Coat
7 97 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
8 94 (34.06%) TCP/IP
9 80 (28.99%) CCNP
10 77 (27.90%) Network Security
11 75 (27.17%) Cisco PIX
11 75 (27.17%) CCSE
12 70 (25.36%) Fortinet
13 66 (23.91%) CCIE
13 66 (23.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 62 (22.46%) Telecoms
14 62 (22.46%) LAN
15 58 (21.01%) BGP
16 54 (19.57%) Windows
17 53 (19.20%) ITIL
18 48 (17.39%) Linux
19 47 (17.03%) BIG-IP
20 45 (16.30%) CCNA
21 42 (15.22%) OSPF
21 42 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
21 42 (15.22%) VMware
22 41 (14.86%) WAN
22 41 (14.86%) DNS
23 39 (14.13%) UNIX
24 38 (13.77%) CCSA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (1.81%) MS Exchange
1 5 (1.81%) IIS
2 3 (1.09%) Lync
3 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.36%) CMS
4 1 (0.36%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.90%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) PaaS
2 5 (1.81%) IaaS
3 4 (1.45%) SaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 219 (79.35%) Firewall
2 97 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
3 94 (34.06%) TCP/IP
4 77 (27.90%) Network Security
5 75 (27.17%) Cisco PIX
6 66 (23.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 62 (22.46%) LAN
8 58 (21.01%) BGP
9 47 (17.03%) BIG-IP
10 42 (15.22%) OSPF
11 41 (14.86%) WAN
11 41 (14.86%) DNS
12 37 (13.41%) MPLS
13 36 (13.04%) NetScreen
13 36 (13.04%) VPN
14 33 (11.96%) Cisco Nexus
15 31 (11.23%) VPLS
16 29 (10.51%) Cisco ISE
17 28 (10.14%) FWSM
18 25 (9.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (2.54%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.17%) Big Data
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.36%) MySQL
5 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.36%) OLTP
General
1 62 (22.46%) Telecoms
2 13 (4.71%) Finance
3 7 (2.54%) Banking
3 7 (2.54%) Multimedia
4 5 (1.81%) French Language
4 5 (1.81%) German Language
5 4 (1.45%) Retail
6 3 (1.09%) Advertising
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Billing
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (30.80%) Network Engineer
2 74 (26.81%) Consultant
3 63 (22.83%) Security Engineer
4 47 (17.03%) Security Consultant
5 34 (12.32%) Senior Consultant
6 30 (10.87%) Analyst
6 30 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
7 29 (10.51%) Senior Security Consultant
8 26 (9.42%) Security Analyst
9 23 (8.33%) Architect
10 18 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (6.16%) Firewall Consultant
12 13 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
12 13 (4.71%) Network Consultant
13 12 (4.35%) Network Analyst
14 11 (3.99%) Network Security Analyst
15 10 (3.62%) Support Engineer
16 9 (3.26%) Network Support Engineer
16 9 (3.26%) Network Architect
16 9 (3.26%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.71%) CSS
2 7 (2.54%) ODBC
2 7 (2.54%) Regular Expression
2 7 (2.54%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.72%) Middleware
4 1 (0.36%) Java EE
4 1 (0.36%) JSON
4 1 (0.36%) REST
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) XSD
4 1 (0.36%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.77%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.62%) Statistics
3 8 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.54%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.81%) Replication
5 5 (1.81%) HP Storage
6 4 (1.45%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.09%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.36%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 54 (19.57%) Windows
2 48 (17.39%) Linux
3 39 (14.13%) UNIX
4 36 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (8.33%) Solaris
7 22 (7.97%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.36%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.20%) ITIL
2 42 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (10.87%) Information Security
3 30 (10.87%) Load Balancing
4 24 (8.70%) Service Delivery
5 19 (6.88%) Network Design
6 17 (6.16%) Network Management
7 13 (4.71%) Mentoring
8 11 (3.99%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (3.62%) Project Management
10 9 (3.26%) Coaching
11 8 (2.90%) Incident Management
11 8 (2.90%) SIEM
12 7 (2.54%) PRINCE2
12 7 (2.54%) Kalman Filter
13 6 (2.17%) Change Management
13 6 (2.17%) Identity Management
13 6 (2.17%) Cyber Security
14 5 (1.81%) Root Cause Analysis
14 5 (1.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.80%) Perl
2 14 (5.07%) SQL
3 2 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.36%) Java
4 1 (0.36%) VBScript
4 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 140 (50.72%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (28.99%) CCNP
3 75 (27.17%) CCSE
4 66 (23.91%) CCIE
5 45 (16.30%) CCNA
6 38 (13.77%) CCSA
7 29 (10.51%) Security Cleared
8 28 (10.14%) SC Cleared
9 24 (8.70%) CISSP
10 22 (7.97%) Check Point Certification
10 22 (7.97%) JNCIS
11 17 (6.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 14 (5.07%) MCSE
12 14 (5.07%) Degree
13 10 (3.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (2.90%) CISA
15 7 (2.54%) MCITP
15 7 (2.54%) HP ASE
16 6 (2.17%) JNCIE
16 6 (2.17%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.33%) SLA
2 8 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.90%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.54%) GPG13
4 1 (0.36%) COBIT
4 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 31 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.99%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.81%) vCloud
5 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.36%) Snort
7 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (8.33%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.09%) Nagios
3 2 (0.72%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.72%) SCCM
3 2 (0.72%) SCOM
4 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.36%) WSUS
4 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 217 (78.62%) Cisco
2 157 (56.88%) F5
3 152 (55.07%) Juniper
4 102 (36.96%) Blue Coat
5 70 (25.36%) Fortinet
6 42 (15.22%) VMware
7 34 (12.32%) Nokia
8 30 (10.87%) HP
9 29 (10.51%) Tufin
9 29 (10.51%) IronPort
10 27 (9.78%) Sourcefire
11 24 (8.70%) Crossbeam
12 16 (5.80%) Aruba
12 16 (5.80%) McAfee
13 15 (5.43%) Microsoft
14 13 (4.71%) Websense
14 13 (4.71%) ProCurve
15 10 (3.62%) Brocade
16 8 (2.90%) Mitel
16 8 (2.90%) Avaya
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