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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 119 136 89
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -47
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 113 86 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.08% 1.60% 2.90%
As % of the Vendors category 3.98% 3.04% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 81 62 144
Average salary £53,050 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.68% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.29%
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
2840 2828 2599
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 52.31% 52.50% 49.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2054 2024 2055
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -6 42 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Slough +15 25 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Bracknell -7 13 £53,050 +2.01% 1
Maidenhead +9 9 £57,500 +76.92% 1
Newbury -3 5 £30,000 -43.12%
Ascot - 2 £60,000 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 189 (85.52%) Cisco
2 132 (59.73%) Firewall
3 119 (53.85%) Juniper
4 110 (49.77%) Network Security
5 106 (47.96%) F5
6 95 (42.99%) Cisco Certification
7 79 (35.75%) Cisco ASA
8 75 (33.94%) CCNP
9 55 (24.89%) CCIE
10 48 (21.72%) HP
10 48 (21.72%) TCP/IP
11 46 (20.81%) LAN
12 45 (20.36%) WAN
13 44 (19.91%) Windows
13 44 (19.91%) CCSE
14 42 (19.00%) Blue Coat
15 39 (17.65%) VPN
15 39 (17.65%) BGP
15 39 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
16 37 (16.74%) OSPF
17 34 (15.38%) Nokia
18 33 (14.93%) Telecoms
18 33 (14.93%) CCSA
19 31 (14.03%) ITIL
20 29 (13.12%) UNIX
21 28 (12.67%) Linux
21 28 (12.67%) Wireless
22 27 (12.22%) WLAN
22 27 (12.22%) Microsoft
23 26 (11.76%) CCNA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 12 (5.43%) Lync
2 9 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.90%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (3.62%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.36%) SaaS
2 2 (0.90%) PaaS
2 2 (0.90%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 132 (59.73%) Firewall
2 110 (49.77%) Network Security
3 79 (35.75%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (21.72%) TCP/IP
5 46 (20.81%) LAN
6 45 (20.36%) WAN
7 39 (17.65%) VPN
7 39 (17.65%) BGP
7 39 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 37 (16.74%) OSPF
9 28 (12.67%) Wireless
10 27 (12.22%) WLAN
11 25 (11.31%) VoIP
12 24 (10.86%) MPLS
12 24 (10.86%) SSL
13 19 (8.60%) Cisco PIX
14 18 (8.14%) IPsec
15 17 (7.69%) DNS
16 16 (7.24%) Internet
16 16 (7.24%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.45%) DB2
General
1 33 (14.93%) Telecoms
2 13 (5.88%) Finance
2 13 (5.88%) Retail
3 5 (2.26%) Marketing
3 5 (2.26%) German Language
4 2 (0.90%) Banking
4 2 (0.90%) French Language
4 2 (0.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.45%) Billing
Job Titles
1 69 (31.22%) Network Engineer
2 48 (21.72%) Consultant
3 44 (19.91%) Security Engineer
4 29 (13.12%) Network Consultant
5 27 (12.22%) Analyst
6 23 (10.41%) Network Security Engineer
7 20 (9.05%) Architect
8 16 (7.24%) Designer
9 15 (6.79%) Network Designer
10 14 (6.33%) Security Analyst
10 14 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Support Engineer
11 13 (5.88%) Security Consultant
12 11 (4.98%) Security Designer
13 10 (4.52%) Network Security Analyst
13 10 (4.52%) Network Analyst
14 7 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
14 7 (3.17%) Network Security Consultant
14 7 (3.17%) Network Architect
15 6 (2.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.36%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.90%) CGI
3 1 (0.45%) Middleware
3 1 (0.45%) CSS
3 1 (0.45%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.71%) EqualLogic
1 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (1.81%) Performance Metrics
2 4 (1.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.36%) Replication
3 3 (1.36%) Kindle
3 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.90%) PKI
4 2 (0.90%) Statistics
4 2 (0.90%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (0.90%) PMI
4 2 (0.90%) EPoS
5 1 (0.45%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 44 (19.91%) Windows
2 29 (13.12%) UNIX
3 28 (12.67%) Linux
4 21 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (7.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.43%) Windows 2000
6 12 (5.43%) Solaris
7 6 (2.71%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.90%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.45%) SUSE
10 1 (0.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.03%) ITIL
2 22 (9.95%) Network Design
3 20 (9.05%) Load Balancing
4 19 (8.60%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 15 (6.79%) Change Control
7 14 (6.33%) Project Management
7 14 (6.33%) Coaching
8 13 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.43%) Network Management
9 12 (5.43%) SIEM
10 11 (4.98%) Information Security
10 11 (4.98%) Data Security
11 9 (4.07%) Change Management
12 8 (3.62%) Problem Management
13 7 (3.17%) TOGAF
13 7 (3.17%) Kalman Filter
14 6 (2.71%) Product Management
14 6 (2.71%) Migration
14 6 (2.71%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.81%) C
1 4 (1.81%) SQL
2 1 (0.45%) Python
2 1 (0.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (42.99%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (33.94%) CCNP
3 55 (24.89%) CCIE
4 44 (19.91%) CCSE
5 33 (14.93%) CCSA
6 26 (11.76%) CCNA
7 25 (11.31%) Security Cleared
8 16 (7.24%) SC Cleared
8 16 (7.24%) CCDA
9 15 (6.79%) JNCIA
10 14 (6.33%) CCDP
10 14 (6.33%) CCSP
11 12 (5.43%) CCIP
12 11 (4.98%) CISSP
13 10 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (3.17%) MCSA
15 4 (1.81%) Degree
15 4 (1.81%) MCSE
16 3 (1.36%) CISA
17 2 (0.90%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.95%) PCI DSS
2 17 (7.69%) SLA
3 16 (7.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (4.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (2.71%) COBIT
5 6 (2.71%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 14 (6.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (5.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.62%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.62%) vSphere
4 6 (2.71%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (2.71%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.90%) Snort
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.45%) Firmware
6 1 (0.45%) XenApp
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (5.43%) SCCM
2 6 (2.71%) ARCserve
2 6 (2.71%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.81%) SCOM
4 3 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.45%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 189 (85.52%) Cisco
2 119 (53.85%) Juniper
3 106 (47.96%) F5
4 48 (21.72%) HP
5 42 (19.00%) Blue Coat
6 34 (15.38%) Nokia
7 27 (12.22%) Microsoft
8 24 (10.86%) Citrix
9 22 (9.95%) Fortinet
10 21 (9.50%) VMware
11 20 (9.05%) Sourcefire
11 20 (9.05%) Brocade
11 20 (9.05%) McAfee
11 20 (9.05%) Aruba
12 16 (7.24%) Websense
13 12 (5.43%) Crossbeam
14 10 (4.52%) Symantec
14 10 (4.52%) Avaya
14 10 (4.52%) Dell
15 9 (4.07%) ServiceNow
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus and Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 21 days ago