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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 113 114 114
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 111 115 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.87% 2.08% 2.27%
As % of the Vendors category 3.63% 3.99% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 87 61 117
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,300 £37,150 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
3062 2881 2812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.69% 51.98% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 2113 2342
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +20 72 £50,000 +8.10% 5
Slough +10 9 £42,000 -6.66% 4
Newbury -1 6 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Maidenhead -23 6 £37,500 -46.42%
Bracknell -4 1 £45,000 +28.57%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

1 167 (76.61%) Cisco
2 160 (73.39%) Firewall
3 125 (57.34%) Juniper
3 125 (57.34%) F5
4 117 (53.67%) Network Security
5 95 (43.58%) TCP/IP
6 84 (38.53%) Blue Coat
7 77 (35.32%) Cisco Certification
8 68 (31.19%) CCNP
9 63 (28.90%) Cisco ASA
10 56 (25.69%) CCSE
11 50 (22.94%) Windows
12 49 (22.48%) Internet
12 49 (22.48%) CCSA
13 48 (22.02%) OSPF
13 48 (22.02%) SSL
14 47 (21.56%) VPN
14 47 (21.56%) LAN
15 46 (21.10%) BGP
16 44 (20.18%) WAN
17 40 (18.35%) Nokia
18 38 (17.43%) Telecoms
19 35 (16.06%) DNS
19 35 (16.06%) HP
20 33 (15.14%) ITIL
20 33 (15.14%) Load Balancing
21 32 (14.68%) EIGRP
21 32 (14.68%) IGRP
22 31 (14.22%) TACACS
22 31 (14.22%) SMTP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 16 (7.34%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.38%) Lync
3 2 (0.92%) IIS
3 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.46%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.29%) SaaS
2 2 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) PaaS
3 1 (0.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (73.39%) Firewall
2 117 (53.67%) Network Security
3 95 (43.58%) TCP/IP
4 63 (28.90%) Cisco ASA
5 49 (22.48%) Internet
6 48 (22.02%) SSL
6 48 (22.02%) OSPF
7 47 (21.56%) VPN
7 47 (21.56%) LAN
8 46 (21.10%) BGP
9 44 (20.18%) WAN
10 35 (16.06%) DNS
11 32 (14.68%) EIGRP
11 32 (14.68%) IGRP
12 31 (14.22%) TACACS
12 31 (14.22%) SMTP
13 28 (12.84%) VoIP
13 28 (12.84%) MPLS
14 25 (11.47%) Cisco PIX
15 24 (11.01%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.46%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (2.75%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (17.43%) Telecoms
2 29 (13.30%) Finance
3 16 (7.34%) German Language
4 6 (2.75%) French Language
5 4 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.92%) Banking
6 2 (0.92%) Legal
7 1 (0.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (32.57%) Network Engineer
2 64 (29.36%) Security Engineer
3 60 (27.52%) Consultant
4 40 (18.35%) Network Consultant
5 38 (17.43%) Security Consultant
6 28 (12.84%) Network Security Engineer
7 26 (11.93%) Network Security Consultant
8 19 (8.72%) Analyst
9 15 (6.88%) Firewall Engineer
9 15 (6.88%) IP Engineer
10 10 (4.59%) Senior Security Engineer
11 9 (4.13%) Architect
11 9 (4.13%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (3.67%) Support Engineer
12 8 (3.67%) Design Engineer
13 7 (3.21%) Security Analyst
13 7 (3.21%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.21%) Network Designer
13 7 (3.21%) Designer
14 6 (2.75%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.34%) SOAP
2 1 (0.46%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.13%) Smartphone
2 4 (1.83%) NHS
3 3 (1.38%) Replication
3 3 (1.38%) SecurID
3 3 (1.38%) PKI
4 2 (0.92%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.92%) EqualLogic
4 2 (0.92%) Statistics
5 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.46%) PMI
5 1 (0.46%) HP StorageWorks
5 1 (0.46%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.46%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.94%) Windows
2 28 (12.84%) UNIX
3 24 (11.01%) Linux
4 18 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.96%) Windows 2000
6 13 (5.96%) Solaris
7 3 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.46%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.46%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (15.14%) ITIL
1 33 (15.14%) Load Balancing
2 28 (12.84%) Network Design
3 24 (11.01%) Capacity Management
4 22 (10.09%) Network Management
5 20 (9.17%) Mentoring
5 20 (9.17%) Coaching
6 17 (7.80%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.88%) Information Security
7 15 (6.88%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (6.42%) SIEM
9 11 (5.05%) Service Delivery
10 9 (4.13%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 8 (3.67%) Change Control
11 8 (3.67%) Incident Management
12 7 (3.21%) ERP
12 7 (3.21%) Validation
13 6 (2.75%) Data Security
13 6 (2.75%) PRINCE2
13 6 (2.75%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.92%) C
1 2 (0.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (35.32%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (31.19%) CCNP
3 56 (25.69%) CCSE
4 49 (22.48%) CCSA
5 25 (11.47%) CISSP
6 22 (10.09%) CCNA
7 21 (9.63%) JNCIA
8 12 (5.50%) CCIE
9 9 (4.13%) Security Cleared
10 8 (3.67%) JNCIS
10 8 (3.67%) CCDA
10 8 (3.67%) CCDP
11 7 (3.21%) SC Cleared
12 6 (2.75%) CCIP
12 6 (2.75%) CCSP
12 6 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.83%) MCSA
14 4 (1.83%) Degree
15 3 (1.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.26%) SLA
2 17 (7.80%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.75%) GPG13
6 5 (2.29%) COBIT
7 4 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (8.26%) ProxySG
2 14 (6.42%) Snort
3 12 (5.50%) Active Directory
4 6 (2.75%) Nmap
4 6 (2.75%) Squid
5 5 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.83%) vSphere
7 3 (1.38%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.92%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.46%) XenApp
9 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (7.34%) CiscoWorks
1 16 (7.34%) HP NNM
2 12 (5.50%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.21%) SCCM
3 7 (3.21%) Nessus
4 4 (1.83%) SCOM
5 2 (0.92%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.92%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 167 (76.61%) Cisco
2 125 (57.34%) Juniper
2 125 (57.34%) F5
3 84 (38.53%) Blue Coat
4 40 (18.35%) Nokia
5 35 (16.06%) HP
6 30 (13.76%) Sourcefire
7 27 (12.39%) Websense
8 20 (9.17%) Fortinet
9 17 (7.80%) Citrix
10 15 (6.88%) McAfee
11 13 (5.96%) Crossbeam
12 12 (5.50%) Microsoft
13 10 (4.59%) Symantec
13 10 (4.59%) VMware
14 9 (4.13%) Tufin
15 8 (3.67%) Imperva
16 7 (3.21%) IronPort
17 6 (2.75%) Aruba
17 6 (2.75%) Splunk
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