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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 116 115 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 104 116 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.05% 1.98% 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 4.10% 3.90% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 74 89 60
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £69,000
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
2539 2971 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.94% 50.73% 51.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1873 2031 2076
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
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 28 August 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 August 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 -12 64 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Maidenhead +19 13 £27,500 -26.66%
Slough 0 12 £55,000 +18.27% 1
Bracknell +25 8 £38,000 -1.93%
Newbury +9 2 £62,500 +13.63%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (78.49%) Firewall
2 199 (75.09%) Cisco
3 146 (55.09%) F5
4 136 (51.32%) Juniper
5 130 (49.06%) Cisco Certification
6 94 (35.47%) TCP/IP
7 90 (33.96%) Blue Coat
8 85 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
9 77 (29.06%) CCNP
10 66 (24.91%) LAN
10 66 (24.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 65 (24.53%) Cisco PIX
11 65 (24.53%) Telecoms
12 64 (24.15%) Network Security
13 61 (23.02%) CCSE
14 59 (22.26%) ITIL
15 58 (21.89%) Fortinet
16 52 (19.62%) Windows
16 52 (19.62%) BGP
17 51 (19.25%) CCNA
17 51 (19.25%) CCIE
18 49 (18.49%) DNS
19 47 (17.74%) VPN
20 43 (16.23%) VMware
21 42 (15.85%) BIG-IP
21 42 (15.85%) Data Centre
22 40 (15.09%) OSPF
23 39 (14.72%) WAN
24 36 (13.58%) Linux
24 36 (13.58%) MPLS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (2.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (1.89%) IIS
2 5 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.51%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.13%) Lync
5 2 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.38%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.38%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.02%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.51%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.89%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.75%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.38%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.26%) PaaS
2 5 (1.89%) IaaS
3 4 (1.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 208 (78.49%) Firewall
2 94 (35.47%) TCP/IP
3 85 (32.08%) Cisco ASA
4 66 (24.91%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 66 (24.91%) LAN
5 65 (24.53%) Cisco PIX
6 64 (24.15%) Network Security
7 52 (19.62%) BGP
8 49 (18.49%) DNS
9 47 (17.74%) VPN
10 42 (15.85%) BIG-IP
11 40 (15.09%) OSPF
12 39 (14.72%) WAN
13 36 (13.58%) MPLS
14 31 (11.70%) VPLS
14 31 (11.70%) FWSM
15 30 (11.32%) NetScreen
16 29 (10.94%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (9.81%) Cisco ISE
18 24 (9.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) OLTP
General
1 65 (24.53%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.04%) Finance
3 8 (3.02%) Multimedia
4 7 (2.64%) Banking
5 5 (1.89%) French Language
5 5 (1.89%) German Language
6 3 (1.13%) Retail
7 2 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.75%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Legal
7 2 (0.75%) Billing
7 2 (0.75%) Marketing
8 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (33.96%) Network Engineer
2 66 (24.91%) Consultant
3 51 (19.25%) Security Engineer
4 45 (16.98%) Security Consultant
5 33 (12.45%) Senior Consultant
6 31 (11.70%) Analyst
7 28 (10.57%) Network Security Engineer
7 28 (10.57%) Senior Security Consultant
8 24 (9.06%) Security Analyst
9 21 (7.92%) Senior Network Engineer
9 21 (7.92%) Architect
10 16 (6.04%) Firewall Consultant
11 12 (4.53%) Support Engineer
11 12 (4.53%) Network Analyst
12 11 (4.15%) Network Consultant
13 10 (3.77%) Technical Consultant
13 10 (3.77%) Network Support Engineer
13 10 (3.77%) Network Support
14 9 (3.40%) Network Specialist
14 9 (3.40%) Network Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.42%) CSS
2 5 (1.89%) ODBC
2 5 (1.89%) Regular Expression
3 3 (1.13%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.75%) Middleware
5 1 (0.38%) Java EE
5 1 (0.38%) JSON
5 1 (0.38%) REST
5 1 (0.38%) SOAP
5 1 (0.38%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) XSD
5 1 (0.38%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 42 (15.85%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.15%) Statistics
3 10 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.64%) Smartphone
5 5 (1.89%) Replication
5 5 (1.89%) HP Storage
6 4 (1.51%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.13%) Clustering
7 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.13%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.75%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.62%) Windows
2 36 (13.58%) Linux
3 30 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (10.57%) UNIX
5 27 (10.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (7.55%) Solaris
7 19 (7.17%) Windows 2000
8 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (22.26%) ITIL
2 36 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (11.70%) Load Balancing
4 29 (10.94%) Information Security
5 23 (8.68%) Service Delivery
6 21 (7.92%) Network Management
7 19 (7.17%) Network Design
8 11 (4.15%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (3.40%) Incident Management
9 9 (3.40%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.02%) Kalman Filter
10 8 (3.02%) Change Management
11 7 (2.64%) PRINCE2
11 7 (2.64%) Identity Management
12 6 (2.26%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (1.89%) Project Management
13 5 (1.89%) Converged Infrastructure
13 5 (1.89%) Coaching
13 5 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (1.89%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.55%) Perl
2 11 (4.15%) SQL
3 2 (0.75%) C
4 1 (0.38%) Java
4 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (49.06%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (29.06%) CCNP
3 61 (23.02%) CCSE
4 51 (19.25%) CCNA
4 51 (19.25%) CCIE
5 32 (12.08%) CCSA
6 28 (10.57%) Security Cleared
6 28 (10.57%) SC Cleared
7 25 (9.43%) Check Point Certification
8 22 (8.30%) CISSP
9 17 (6.42%) JNCIS
10 15 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (5.28%) Degree
12 12 (4.53%) MCSE
13 10 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (2.64%) HP ASE
15 6 (2.26%) MCITP
15 6 (2.26%) JNCIA
15 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.17%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (1.89%) PCI DSS
2 5 (1.89%) GPG13
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) COBIT
3 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 32 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (7.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.15%) ProxySG
4 5 (1.89%) vCloud
5 4 (1.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.75%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.38%) Snort
Systems Management
1 24 (9.06%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.13%) SCCM
2 3 (1.13%) SCOM
2 3 (1.13%) Nagios
2 3 (1.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.38%) WSUS
3 1 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.38%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 199 (75.09%) Cisco
2 146 (55.09%) F5
3 136 (51.32%) Juniper
4 90 (33.96%) Blue Coat
5 58 (21.89%) Fortinet
6 43 (16.23%) VMware
7 27 (10.19%) Nokia
8 26 (9.81%) HP
8 26 (9.81%) Sourcefire
9 23 (8.68%) IronPort
9 23 (8.68%) Tufin
10 21 (7.92%) Crossbeam
11 17 (6.42%) McAfee
12 16 (6.04%) Aruba
13 15 (5.66%) Websense
14 14 (5.28%) Microsoft
14 14 (5.28%) ProCurve
15 9 (3.40%) Brocade
15 9 (3.40%) Mitel
16 8 (3.02%) Radware
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