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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 111 153 95
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -58
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 117 70 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.13% 1.29% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 4.18% 2.54% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 87 61 141
Average salary £52,525 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,450 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,200 £60,000 £60,000
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
2800 2755 2869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.04% 50.60% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2058 1996 2177
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 0 43 £50,000 - 4
Slough +25 27 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Bracknell +5 18 £57,800 +44.50%
Maidenhead -1 11 £58,750 +80.76% 2
Newbury -1 4 £31,000 -36.73%
Ascot - 1 £60,000 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 202 (88.99%) Cisco
2 140 (61.67%) Firewall
3 124 (54.63%) Juniper
4 110 (48.46%) F5
5 108 (47.58%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (46.26%) Network Security
7 87 (38.33%) Cisco ASA
8 79 (34.80%) CCNP
9 71 (31.28%) CCIE
10 51 (22.47%) TCP/IP
10 51 (22.47%) CCSE
11 48 (21.15%) Blue Coat
12 47 (20.70%) HP
12 47 (20.70%) BGP
13 45 (19.82%) WAN
14 44 (19.38%) Windows
15 43 (18.94%) LAN
16 41 (18.06%) OSPF
17 40 (17.62%) Linux
18 37 (16.30%) Nokia
18 37 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
19 35 (15.42%) Fortinet
20 34 (14.98%) VPN
21 33 (14.54%) UNIX
21 33 (14.54%) CCSA
22 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
23 30 (13.22%) Wireless
23 30 (13.22%) Telecoms
24 29 (12.78%) Cisco PIX
25 28 (12.33%) CCNA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (6.17%) Lync
2 9 (3.96%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.52%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.88%) CMS
5 2 (0.88%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.32%) SaaS
3 2 (0.88%) PaaS
3 2 (0.88%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 140 (61.67%) Firewall
2 105 (46.26%) Network Security
3 87 (38.33%) Cisco ASA
4 51 (22.47%) TCP/IP
5 47 (20.70%) BGP
6 45 (19.82%) WAN
7 43 (18.94%) LAN
8 41 (18.06%) OSPF
9 37 (16.30%) Cisco Nexus
10 34 (14.98%) VPN
11 30 (13.22%) Wireless
12 29 (12.78%) Cisco PIX
13 26 (11.45%) MPLS
13 26 (11.45%) WLAN
14 23 (10.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 22 (9.69%) SSL
16 19 (8.37%) VoIP
17 16 (7.05%) DNS
17 16 (7.05%) IPsec
18 14 (6.17%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.88%) Big Data
4 1 (0.44%) DB2
General
1 30 (13.22%) Telecoms
2 14 (6.17%) Retail
3 13 (5.73%) Finance
4 5 (2.20%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.88%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
7 1 (0.44%) Billing
7 1 (0.44%) French Language
Job Titles
1 69 (30.40%) Network Engineer
2 53 (23.35%) Security Engineer
3 52 (22.91%) Consultant
4 26 (11.45%) Network Consultant
5 25 (11.01%) Analyst
6 22 (9.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 20 (8.81%) Architect
8 19 (8.37%) Senior Network Engineer
9 14 (6.17%) Security Analyst
10 13 (5.73%) Designer
11 12 (5.29%) Network Security Analyst
11 12 (5.29%) Network Analyst
11 12 (5.29%) Support Engineer
11 12 (5.29%) Security Consultant
11 12 (5.29%) Network Designer
12 9 (3.96%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (3.96%) Technical Consultant
12 9 (3.96%) Security Designer
13 8 (3.52%) Technical Support
13 8 (3.52%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.20%) Regular Expression
2 3 (1.32%) ODBC
3 2 (0.88%) CGI
4 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.08%) EqualLogic
2 6 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.76%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.32%) Replication
5 3 (1.32%) Kindle
5 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) PKI
6 2 (0.88%) PMI
6 2 (0.88%) EPoS
6 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.44%) Clustering
7 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.38%) Windows
2 40 (17.62%) Linux
3 33 (14.54%) UNIX
4 28 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.61%) Windows 2000
6 15 (6.61%) Solaris
7 7 (3.08%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.20%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
11 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (11.01%) ITIL
2 23 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (10.13%) Load Balancing
3 22 (9.69%) Network Design
4 18 (7.93%) Project Management
5 17 (7.49%) Mentoring
6 12 (5.29%) Coaching
6 12 (5.29%) Information Security
6 12 (5.29%) Network Management
6 12 (5.29%) SIEM
7 11 (4.85%) Change Control
7 11 (4.85%) Data Security
8 10 (4.41%) Service Delivery
8 10 (4.41%) Change Management
8 10 (4.41%) Product Management
9 8 (3.52%) Problem Management
10 7 (3.08%) TOGAF
11 5 (2.20%) Network Architecture
11 5 (2.20%) Migration
11 5 (2.20%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.08%) SQL
2 3 (1.32%) C
3 1 (0.44%) VBScript
3 1 (0.44%) Python
3 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 108 (47.58%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (34.80%) CCNP
3 71 (31.28%) CCIE
4 51 (22.47%) CCSE
5 33 (14.54%) CCSA
6 28 (12.33%) CCNA
7 26 (11.45%) Security Cleared
8 16 (7.05%) SC Cleared
9 14 (6.17%) CCDP
10 13 (5.73%) CCDA
11 12 (5.29%) CCSP
11 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (4.41%) JNCIA
13 9 (3.96%) CISSP
13 9 (3.96%) CCIP
14 7 (3.08%) MCSE
14 7 (3.08%) JNCIS
14 7 (3.08%) Degree
15 6 (2.64%) VCP4
15 6 (2.64%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) PCI DSS
2 20 (8.81%) SLA
3 12 (5.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.76%) COBIT
6 3 (1.32%) GPG13
6 3 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (7.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (6.61%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.52%) vSphere
5 7 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.64%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.44%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (4.41%) SCCM
2 6 (2.64%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.64%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.88%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.88%) SCOM
5 1 (0.44%) WSUS
5 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.44%) Nagios
5 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 202 (88.99%) Cisco
2 124 (54.63%) Juniper
3 110 (48.46%) F5
4 48 (21.15%) Blue Coat
5 47 (20.70%) HP
6 37 (16.30%) Nokia
7 35 (15.42%) Fortinet
8 32 (14.10%) Microsoft
9 24 (10.57%) VMware
10 23 (10.13%) Citrix
11 19 (8.37%) Sourcefire
11 19 (8.37%) Brocade
12 18 (7.93%) Aruba
13 15 (6.61%) Crossbeam
14 14 (6.17%) McAfee
15 12 (5.29%) Websense
16 11 (4.85%) Avaya
17 9 (3.96%) SolarWinds
17 9 (3.96%) ServiceNow
18 8 (3.52%) Symantec
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