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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 116 119 83
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 119 117 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.05% 1.98% 2.99%
As % of the Vendors category 3.84% 3.76% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 93 80 154
Average salary £53,025 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +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
3097 3115 2623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 53.29% 52.81% 48.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2126 2224 2124
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 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -16 44 £52,500 - 2
Slough +11 28 £60,000 +84.61% 2
Maidenhead +10 8 £57,500 +46.49%
Bracknell -17 7 £53,050 +24.82% 1
Newbury +9 5 £27,500 -47.86%
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £53,000 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 193 (85.02%) Cisco
2 141 (62.11%) Firewall
3 129 (56.83%) Juniper
4 120 (52.86%) Network Security
5 105 (46.26%) F5
6 100 (44.05%) Cisco Certification
7 82 (36.12%) CCNP
8 79 (34.80%) Cisco ASA
9 54 (23.79%) TCP/IP
10 51 (22.47%) Blue Coat
10 51 (22.47%) Windows
11 49 (21.59%) VPN
12 48 (21.15%) LAN
13 47 (20.70%) CCSE
14 46 (20.26%) CCIE
15 43 (18.94%) WAN
16 42 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
17 41 (18.06%) CCSA
17 41 (18.06%) HP
18 39 (17.18%) OSPF
18 39 (17.18%) BGP
18 39 (17.18%) Telecoms
19 38 (16.74%) Nokia
20 37 (16.30%) ITIL
21 32 (14.10%) VoIP
21 32 (14.10%) UNIX
22 30 (13.22%) CCNA
23 29 (12.78%) Internet
24 27 (11.89%) MPLS
24 27 (11.89%) PCI DSS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (3.96%) SharePoint
1 9 (3.96%) Lync
2 6 (2.64%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) IIS
5 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) PaaS
2 2 (0.88%) IaaS
2 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 141 (62.11%) Firewall
2 120 (52.86%) Network Security
3 79 (34.80%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (23.79%) TCP/IP
5 49 (21.59%) VPN
6 48 (21.15%) LAN
7 43 (18.94%) WAN
8 42 (18.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 39 (17.18%) OSPF
9 39 (17.18%) BGP
10 32 (14.10%) VoIP
11 29 (12.78%) Internet
12 27 (11.89%) WLAN
12 27 (11.89%) MPLS
13 26 (11.45%) Wireless
14 25 (11.01%) SSL
15 24 (10.57%) IPsec
16 21 (9.25%) Cisco PIX
17 18 (7.93%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (7.05%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.44%) DB2
3 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
General
1 39 (17.18%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.05%) Finance
3 12 (5.29%) Retail
4 10 (4.41%) German Language
5 5 (2.20%) Marketing
6 4 (1.76%) French Language
7 3 (1.32%) Legal
8 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Banking
9 1 (0.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 68 (29.96%) Network Engineer
2 49 (21.59%) Consultant
3 48 (21.15%) Security Engineer
4 35 (15.42%) Network Consultant
5 23 (10.13%) Analyst
6 21 (9.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 18 (7.93%) Security Consultant
8 16 (7.05%) Designer
9 15 (6.61%) Network Designer
9 15 (6.61%) Architect
9 15 (6.61%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (5.73%) Network Security Consultant
11 12 (5.29%) IP Engineer
12 11 (4.85%) Security Designer
12 11 (4.85%) Support Engineer
13 10 (4.41%) Security Analyst
13 10 (4.41%) Senior Security Engineer
14 8 (3.52%) Design Engineer
15 6 (2.64%) Service Desk Analyst
15 6 (2.64%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.88%) CGI
3 1 (0.44%) CSS
3 1 (0.44%) SOAP
3 1 (0.44%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.76%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (1.76%) EqualLogic
2 4 (1.76%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.32%) Replication
3 3 (1.32%) PKI
3 3 (1.32%) Smartphone
3 3 (1.32%) Kindle
3 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.88%) Statistics
4 2 (0.88%) PMI
4 2 (0.88%) EPoS
4 2 (0.88%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.88%) SecurID
5 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (22.47%) Windows
2 32 (14.10%) UNIX
3 27 (11.89%) Linux
4 22 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (7.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (5.73%) Windows 2000
6 13 (5.73%) Solaris
7 6 (2.64%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.32%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.32%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.44%) SUSE
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.30%) ITIL
2 24 (10.57%) Load Balancing
3 22 (9.69%) Network Design
4 18 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.49%) Network Management
6 16 (7.05%) Mentoring
6 16 (7.05%) Coaching
6 16 (7.05%) Information Security
7 15 (6.61%) Change Control
8 12 (5.29%) Project Management
9 11 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 11 (4.85%) Data Security
10 10 (4.41%) Change Management
10 10 (4.41%) Capacity Management
10 10 (4.41%) SIEM
11 9 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (3.52%) Incident Management
13 7 (3.08%) ERP
13 7 (3.08%) TOGAF
14 6 (2.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.76%) C
1 4 (1.76%) SQL
2 1 (0.44%) Python
2 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 100 (44.05%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (36.12%) CCNP
3 47 (20.70%) CCSE
4 46 (20.26%) CCIE
5 41 (18.06%) CCSA
6 30 (13.22%) CCNA
7 23 (10.13%) Security Cleared
8 20 (8.81%) JNCIA
9 19 (8.37%) CISSP
10 16 (7.05%) CCSP
11 15 (6.61%) CCDA
11 15 (6.61%) CCDP
12 14 (6.17%) SC Cleared
13 12 (5.29%) CCIP
13 12 (5.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (3.96%) MCSA
15 5 (2.20%) Degree
16 4 (1.76%) MCSE
17 3 (1.32%) Check Point Certification
17 3 (1.32%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.89%) PCI DSS
2 21 (9.25%) SLA
3 18 (7.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (5.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 7 (3.08%) ISO 9001
6 6 (2.64%) COBIT
7 4 (1.76%) GPG13
System Software
1 12 (5.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.64%) vSphere
4 5 (2.20%) ProxySG
4 5 (2.20%) Snort
5 4 (1.76%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.76%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.32%) Squid
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.44%) Firmware
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.29%) SCCM
2 7 (3.08%) FortiGate
3 6 (2.64%) SCOM
4 4 (1.76%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.76%) Backup Exec
5 3 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
5 3 (1.32%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.88%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.44%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.44%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.44%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 193 (85.02%) Cisco
2 129 (56.83%) Juniper
3 105 (46.26%) F5
4 51 (22.47%) Blue Coat
5 41 (18.06%) HP
6 38 (16.74%) Nokia
7 25 (11.01%) Citrix
8 24 (10.57%) Sourcefire
9 23 (10.13%) Microsoft
10 22 (9.69%) McAfee
11 20 (8.81%) VMware
12 19 (8.37%) Fortinet
12 19 (8.37%) Aruba
13 18 (7.93%) Websense
14 17 (7.49%) Brocade
15 13 (5.73%) Crossbeam
16 11 (4.85%) Symantec
17 9 (3.96%) Avaya
17 9 (3.96%) SolarWinds
17 9 (3.96%) ServiceNow
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