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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 103 129 80
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -49
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 134 97 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.41% 1.65% 3.26%
As % of the Vendors category 4.82% 3.33% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 97 86 151
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
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
2778 2911 3081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.89% 49.52% 58.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2058 2105 2309
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -5 55 £52,000 +4.00% 3
Bracknell +20 20 £42,000 +8.38%
Slough +19 17 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Maidenhead +4 14 £58,750 +88.00% 3
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 208 (82.21%) Cisco
2 175 (69.17%) Firewall
3 144 (56.92%) Juniper
4 122 (48.22%) F5
5 121 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
6 98 (38.74%) Network Security
7 92 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
8 79 (31.23%) CCNP
9 77 (30.43%) CCIE
10 68 (26.88%) Blue Coat
11 67 (26.48%) CCSE
12 65 (25.69%) TCP/IP
13 59 (23.32%) Fortinet
14 52 (20.55%) HP
15 51 (20.16%) Windows
16 49 (19.37%) LAN
17 47 (18.58%) Linux
17 47 (18.58%) BGP
18 46 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
19 44 (17.39%) WAN
20 41 (16.21%) Nokia
20 41 (16.21%) CCSA
21 39 (15.42%) UNIX
22 37 (14.62%) Security Cleared
23 36 (14.23%) Windows Server 2008
23 36 (14.23%) OSPF
23 36 (14.23%) Telecoms
24 34 (13.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
25 33 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
26 32 (12.65%) CCNA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 10 (3.95%) Lync
2 6 (2.37%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.98%) IIS
4 4 (1.58%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (69.17%) Firewall
2 98 (38.74%) Network Security
3 92 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
4 65 (25.69%) TCP/IP
5 49 (19.37%) LAN
6 47 (18.58%) BGP
7 46 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
8 44 (17.39%) WAN
9 36 (14.23%) OSPF
10 34 (13.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 33 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
12 30 (11.86%) Wireless
12 30 (11.86%) MPLS
13 28 (11.07%) BIG-IP
14 25 (9.88%) VPN
15 23 (9.09%) NetScreen
16 21 (8.30%) DNS
16 21 (8.30%) WLAN
17 14 (5.53%) VoIP
18 13 (5.14%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.11%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.37%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.37%) Big Data
4 1 (0.40%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.40%) DB2
General
1 36 (14.23%) Telecoms
2 10 (3.95%) Finance
3 9 (3.56%) Retail
4 5 (1.98%) Banking
5 3 (1.19%) Marketing
5 3 (1.19%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.19%) Advertising
5 3 (1.19%) Legal
6 2 (0.79%) Billing
7 1 (0.40%) Back Office
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.40%) French Language
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
Job Titles
1 71 (28.06%) Network Engineer
2 67 (26.48%) Consultant
3 65 (25.69%) Security Engineer
4 28 (11.07%) Analyst
5 27 (10.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (9.49%) Network Consultant
7 23 (9.09%) Security Consultant
8 22 (8.70%) Architect
9 21 (8.30%) Senior Network Engineer
10 18 (7.11%) Security Analyst
10 18 (7.11%) Senior Consultant
11 14 (5.53%) Senior Security Consultant
12 12 (4.74%) Support Engineer
12 12 (4.74%) Technical Consultant
12 12 (4.74%) Network Analyst
13 11 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
14 9 (3.56%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (3.16%) Sales Consultant
15 8 (3.16%) Pre Sales Consultant
16 7 (2.77%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.95%) Regular Expression
2 8 (3.16%) ODBC
3 2 (0.79%) CGI
4 1 (0.40%) Middleware
4 1 (0.40%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.16%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.98%) EqualLogic
4 4 (1.58%) Statistics
4 4 (1.58%) Clustering
5 3 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.19%) Open Source
5 3 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
6 2 (0.79%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.79%) Kindle
6 2 (0.79%) PKI
6 2 (0.79%) Replication
7 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.40%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.40%) EPoS
7 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 51 (20.16%) Windows
2 47 (18.58%) Linux
3 39 (15.42%) UNIX
4 36 (14.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (12.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.32%) Windows 2000
6 16 (6.32%) Solaris
7 6 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.58%) Windows 8
8 4 (1.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.19%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.79%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.40%) SUSE
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.65%) ITIL
2 25 (9.88%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (8.30%) Load Balancing
4 20 (7.91%) Mentoring
5 18 (7.11%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.32%) Information Security
6 16 (6.32%) SIEM
7 14 (5.53%) Network Design
8 13 (5.14%) Coaching
9 12 (4.74%) Project Management
10 10 (3.95%) Problem Management
11 9 (3.56%) Product Management
12 7 (2.77%) Network Management
13 6 (2.37%) TOGAF
13 6 (2.37%) Cyber Security
14 5 (1.98%) Kalman Filter
14 5 (1.98%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2
14 5 (1.98%) Network Architecture
14 5 (1.98%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.32%) SQL
2 3 (1.19%) C
3 1 (0.40%) Perl
3 1 (0.40%) VBScript
3 1 (0.40%) Python
3 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 121 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (31.23%) CCNP
3 77 (30.43%) CCIE
4 67 (26.48%) CCSE
5 41 (16.21%) CCSA
6 37 (14.62%) Security Cleared
7 32 (12.65%) CCNA
8 27 (10.67%) SC Cleared
9 18 (7.11%) CISSP
10 17 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (5.53%) MCSE
12 13 (5.14%) JNCIS
13 11 (4.35%) CISA
14 8 (3.16%) JNCIA
14 8 (3.16%) MCITP
15 7 (2.77%) Degree
16 6 (2.37%) JNCIE
17 5 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
18 4 (1.58%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.91%) SLA
2 14 (5.53%) PCI DSS
3 12 (4.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (3.16%) GPG13
5 2 (0.79%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (7.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.93%) Active Directory
3 6 (2.37%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.98%) vSphere
4 5 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.98%) ProxySG
5 4 (1.58%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.40%) Snort
6 1 (0.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (2.77%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.98%) Backup Exec
2 5 (1.98%) SCCM
3 4 (1.58%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.79%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.40%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.40%) SCOM
5 1 (0.40%) WSUS
Vendors
1 208 (82.21%) Cisco
2 144 (56.92%) Juniper
3 122 (48.22%) F5
4 68 (26.88%) Blue Coat
5 59 (23.32%) Fortinet
6 52 (20.55%) HP
7 41 (16.21%) Nokia
8 30 (11.86%) Microsoft
9 28 (11.07%) VMware
10 25 (9.88%) Brocade
11 23 (9.09%) Aruba
12 18 (7.11%) Sourcefire
13 17 (6.72%) Citrix
13 17 (6.72%) Crossbeam
14 16 (6.32%) McAfee
15 15 (5.93%) IronPort
15 15 (5.93%) Tufin
16 13 (5.14%) ProCurve
16 13 (5.14%) Websense
17 9 (3.56%) Mitel
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Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus 17.5% bonus and benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
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