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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 82 123 87
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -36
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 157 95 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.12% 1.73% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 6.24% 3.48% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 89 78 124
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £31,050 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £58,000
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
2516 2731 2949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.03% 49.69% 57.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1853 1936 2310
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 75 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Maidenhead +18 20 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Bracknell +20 10 £34,000 -28.42%
Slough +4 9 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Newbury +7 4 £39,500 -28.50% 2
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 222 (80.43%) Cisco
2 210 (76.09%) Firewall
3 159 (57.61%) Juniper
4 149 (53.99%) F5
5 141 (51.09%) Cisco Certification
6 95 (34.42%) Network Security
7 94 (34.06%) Cisco ASA
8 84 (30.43%) Blue Coat
9 82 (29.71%) TCP/IP
10 80 (28.99%) CCIE
10 80 (28.99%) CCNP
11 75 (27.17%) CCSE
12 73 (26.45%) Fortinet
13 63 (22.83%) Cisco PIX
14 60 (21.74%) LAN
15 56 (20.29%) BGP
16 55 (19.93%) Windows
17 52 (18.84%) Linux
17 52 (18.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 51 (18.48%) Telecoms
19 48 (17.39%) WAN
20 45 (16.30%) HP
21 43 (15.58%) UNIX
22 42 (15.22%) ITIL
22 42 (15.22%) CCSA
22 42 (15.22%) BIG-IP
23 41 (14.86%) OSPF
24 39 (14.13%) Nokia
24 39 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
25 38 (13.77%) Agile Software Development

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (2.54%) Lync
2 5 (1.81%) IIS
3 4 (1.45%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.72%) CMS
4 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.36%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 11 (3.99%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (1.81%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Nimbula
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 210 (76.09%) Firewall
2 95 (34.42%) Network Security
3 94 (34.06%) Cisco ASA
4 82 (29.71%) TCP/IP
5 63 (22.83%) Cisco PIX
6 60 (21.74%) LAN
7 56 (20.29%) BGP
8 52 (18.84%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 48 (17.39%) WAN
10 42 (15.22%) BIG-IP
11 41 (14.86%) OSPF
12 36 (13.04%) MPLS
13 31 (11.23%) Wireless
13 31 (11.23%) NetScreen
13 31 (11.23%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (10.87%) DNS
15 27 (9.78%) VPN
16 24 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
17 21 (7.61%) VPLS
18 19 (6.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.16%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.99%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.17%) Big Data
4 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
General
1 51 (18.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (2.90%) Banking
2 8 (2.90%) Retail
3 7 (2.54%) Finance
4 5 (1.81%) French Language
4 5 (1.81%) German Language
5 3 (1.09%) Advertising
5 3 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.09%) Billing
6 2 (0.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (27.90%) Consultant
2 75 (27.17%) Network Engineer
3 68 (24.64%) Security Engineer
4 40 (14.49%) Security Consultant
5 32 (11.59%) Analyst
6 28 (10.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 27 (9.78%) Senior Consultant
8 25 (9.06%) Architect
8 25 (9.06%) Security Analyst
9 23 (8.33%) Senior Security Consultant
10 22 (7.97%) Network Consultant
11 20 (7.25%) Senior Network Engineer
12 14 (5.07%) Technical Consultant
13 13 (4.71%) Network Analyst
13 13 (4.71%) Support Engineer
14 12 (4.35%) Firewall Consultant
14 12 (4.35%) Network Security Analyst
15 11 (3.99%) Network Architect
16 9 (3.26%) Network Security Consultant
16 9 (3.26%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.90%) Regular Expression
2 7 (2.54%) ODBC
3 6 (2.17%) CSS
4 2 (0.72%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.78%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.54%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.54%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.81%) Statistics
5 5 (1.81%) EqualLogic
6 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.45%) Clustering
7 3 (1.09%) Replication
7 3 (1.09%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.36%) Kindle
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 55 (19.93%) Windows
2 52 (18.84%) Linux
3 43 (15.58%) UNIX
4 39 (14.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (7.97%) Windows 2000
6 22 (7.97%) Solaris
7 5 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.22%) ITIL
2 38 (13.77%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (9.06%) Service Delivery
3 25 (9.06%) Load Balancing
4 23 (8.33%) Information Security
5 21 (7.61%) Mentoring
6 15 (5.43%) Network Design
7 13 (4.71%) Coaching
7 13 (4.71%) SIEM
8 11 (3.99%) Project Management
9 10 (3.62%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.62%) Network Management
10 8 (2.90%) DDoS Mitigation
10 8 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (2.54%) Product Management
12 6 (2.17%) Network Architecture
12 6 (2.17%) Performance Management
12 6 (2.17%) Incident Management
12 6 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.43%) SQL
2 6 (2.17%) Perl
3 2 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.36%) VBScript
4 1 (0.36%) Python
4 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 141 (51.09%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (28.99%) CCIE
2 80 (28.99%) CCNP
3 75 (27.17%) CCSE
4 42 (15.22%) CCSA
5 37 (13.41%) CCNA
6 36 (13.04%) Security Cleared
7 29 (10.51%) SC Cleared
8 24 (8.70%) CISSP
9 18 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (6.52%) JNCIS
10 15 (5.43%) MCSE
11 10 (3.62%) CISA
12 9 (3.26%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (2.90%) Degree
14 7 (2.54%) MCITP
15 6 (2.17%) JNCIA
15 6 (2.17%) JNCIE
15 6 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.42%) SLA
2 10 (3.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (3.62%) PCI DSS
3 7 (2.54%) GPG13
4 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (9.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (5.80%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.54%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.17%) ProxySG
5 5 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.45%) vSphere
6 4 (1.45%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.36%) Snort
7 1 (0.36%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 14 (5.07%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 6 (2.17%) SCCM
3 4 (1.45%) ARCserve
4 3 (1.09%) Nagios
5 2 (0.72%) SCOM
6 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.36%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 222 (80.43%) Cisco
2 159 (57.61%) Juniper
3 149 (53.99%) F5
4 84 (30.43%) Blue Coat
5 73 (26.45%) Fortinet
6 45 (16.30%) HP
7 39 (14.13%) Nokia
8 32 (11.59%) VMware
9 25 (9.06%) Sourcefire
9 25 (9.06%) Microsoft
10 24 (8.70%) IronPort
11 23 (8.33%) Crossbeam
11 23 (8.33%) Tufin
11 23 (8.33%) Aruba
12 22 (7.97%) Brocade
13 17 (6.16%) Websense
14 16 (5.80%) McAfee
15 14 (5.07%) Citrix
16 13 (4.71%) ProCurve
17 9 (3.26%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £65k basic + £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits.
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Please apply for full details
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £46000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefónica
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Ricoh
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire, United Kingdom
Ricoh
Salary: £37 - £42k plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago