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 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 134 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 103 133 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.74% 2.25% 2.58%
As % of the Vendors category 3.34% 4.26% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 87 80 129
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
3083 3119 2650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.17% 52.68% 49.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2048 2310 2153
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 22 October 2014.

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 22 October 2014. 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 -1 62 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Slough +9 14 £42,000 -2.32% 4
Newbury +17 9 £32,500 -38.09%
Maidenhead -15 3 £70,000 -
Bracknell -6 1 £53,050 +89.46%
Wokingham - 1 £53,000 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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.

1 166 (80.19%) Cisco
2 134 (64.73%) Firewall
3 116 (56.04%) Network Security
4 110 (53.14%) Juniper
5 101 (48.79%) F5
6 83 (40.10%) Cisco Certification
7 78 (37.68%) TCP/IP
8 73 (35.27%) CCNP
9 65 (31.40%) Cisco ASA
10 64 (30.92%) Blue Coat
11 53 (25.60%) Windows
12 52 (25.12%) LAN
12 52 (25.12%) VPN
13 50 (24.15%) CCSE
14 48 (23.19%) WAN
15 45 (21.74%) Internet
15 45 (21.74%) CCSA
16 42 (20.29%) OSPF
16 42 (20.29%) Telecoms
17 41 (19.81%) BGP
18 35 (16.91%) SSL
19 34 (16.43%) ITIL
20 32 (15.46%) Nokia
21 31 (14.98%) VoIP
21 31 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
22 28 (13.53%) Network Design
23 27 (13.04%) IPsec
24 26 (12.56%) UNIX
24 26 (12.56%) DNS
24 26 (12.56%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, 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 8 (3.86%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.42%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.93%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.93%) Lync
4 2 (0.97%) IIS
4 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.42%) SaaS
2 4 (1.93%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.97%) PaaS
3 2 (0.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 134 (64.73%) Firewall
2 116 (56.04%) Network Security
3 78 (37.68%) TCP/IP
4 65 (31.40%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (25.12%) LAN
5 52 (25.12%) VPN
6 48 (23.19%) WAN
7 45 (21.74%) Internet
8 42 (20.29%) OSPF
9 41 (19.81%) BGP
10 35 (16.91%) SSL
11 31 (14.98%) VoIP
11 31 (14.98%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (13.04%) IPsec
13 26 (12.56%) DNS
13 26 (12.56%) MPLS
14 24 (11.59%) WLAN
14 24 (11.59%) Cisco PIX
15 21 (10.14%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (10.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.48%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.90%) Metasploit
General
1 42 (20.29%) Telecoms
2 20 (9.66%) Finance
3 13 (6.28%) German Language
4 6 (2.90%) Retail
5 4 (1.93%) French Language
6 3 (1.45%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.45%) Marketing
7 2 (0.97%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (32.37%) Network Engineer
2 55 (26.57%) Security Engineer
3 44 (21.26%) Consultant
4 31 (14.98%) Network Consultant
5 25 (12.08%) Security Consultant
6 24 (11.59%) Network Security Engineer
7 21 (10.14%) Analyst
8 18 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
9 15 (7.25%) Designer
9 15 (7.25%) IP Engineer
10 14 (6.76%) Network Designer
11 12 (5.80%) Support Engineer
12 10 (4.83%) Security Designer
13 8 (3.86%) Design Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Security Analyst
13 8 (3.86%) Senior Security Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Architect
13 8 (3.86%) Senior Consultant
14 7 (3.38%) Senior Network Engineer
15 6 (2.90%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.86%) SOAP
2 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.35%) Smartphone
2 3 (1.45%) Replication
2 3 (1.45%) PKI
2 3 (1.45%) SecurID
3 2 (0.97%) Statistics
3 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
3 2 (0.97%) PMI
3 2 (0.97%) EqualLogic
3 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.97%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.48%) Kindle
4 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.48%) EPoS
4 1 (0.48%) NHS
4 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.60%) Windows
2 26 (12.56%) UNIX
3 25 (12.08%) Linux
4 18 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (5.31%) Windows 2000
6 11 (5.31%) Solaris
7 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (16.43%) ITIL
2 28 (13.53%) Network Design
3 21 (10.14%) Load Balancing
4 20 (9.66%) Network Management
5 16 (7.73%) Capacity Management
5 16 (7.73%) Coaching
6 15 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (6.76%) Information Security
7 14 (6.76%) Change Control
8 11 (5.31%) SIEM
8 11 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
8 11 (5.31%) Mentoring
8 11 (5.31%) Project Management
8 11 (5.31%) Data Security
9 10 (4.83%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.35%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 9 (4.35%) Incident Management
11 8 (3.86%) Change Management
12 7 (3.38%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.38%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.45%) SQL
2 2 (0.97%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (40.10%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (35.27%) CCNP
3 50 (24.15%) CCSE
4 45 (21.74%) CCSA
5 25 (12.08%) CISSP
5 25 (12.08%) CCNA
6 24 (11.59%) JNCIA
7 23 (11.11%) CCIE
8 15 (7.25%) CCDP
9 14 (6.76%) CCDA
10 12 (5.80%) CCSP
11 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (4.35%) Security Cleared
13 8 (3.86%) CCIP
14 7 (3.38%) MCSA
14 7 (3.38%) SC Cleared
15 6 (2.90%) JNCIS
16 5 (2.42%) ITIL Certification
17 4 (1.93%) Degree
17 4 (1.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.63%) PCI DSS
2 18 (8.70%) SLA
3 14 (6.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (5.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.90%) COBIT
6 5 (2.42%) ISO 9001
7 4 (1.93%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.80%) Snort
3 11 (5.31%) ProxySG
4 6 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.90%) Nmap
5 5 (2.42%) vSphere
6 4 (1.93%) Squid
6 4 (1.93%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.97%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) XenApp
8 1 (0.48%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 12 (5.80%) FortiGate
2 10 (4.83%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (4.35%) SCCM
4 8 (3.86%) HP NNM
5 6 (2.90%) Nessus
6 5 (2.42%) SCOM
7 2 (0.97%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.97%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 166 (80.19%) Cisco
2 110 (53.14%) Juniper
3 101 (48.79%) F5
4 64 (30.92%) Blue Coat
5 32 (15.46%) Nokia
6 26 (12.56%) HP
7 25 (12.08%) Sourcefire
8 19 (9.18%) Websense
9 16 (7.73%) Fortinet
9 16 (7.73%) McAfee
10 15 (7.25%) Microsoft
10 15 (7.25%) Citrix
11 13 (6.28%) VMware
12 11 (5.31%) Crossbeam
13 9 (4.35%) Aruba
14 8 (3.86%) SolarWinds
14 8 (3.86%) Imperva
15 7 (3.38%) Tufin
15 7 (3.38%) ServiceNow
15 7 (3.38%) Avaya
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: From £40,000 to £42,000 per annum + 10% Bonus + On-Call + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + up to £20,000 in bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + good benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
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