The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Berkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 127 82 84
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 100 169 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.70% 3.17% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.43% 5.41% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 88 147 134
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2912 3126 3068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 49.50% 58.73% 49.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2101 2337 2574
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -17 64 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Slough -2 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Maidenhead -10 6 £31,250 -
Bracknell +4 4 £38,750 +12.31%
Newbury -8 3 £50,500 +32.89%
Windsor - 1 £45,000 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 161 (85.64%) Firewall
2 120 (63.83%) Cisco
3 117 (62.23%) F5
4 94 (50.00%) Network Security
5 93 (49.47%) Juniper
6 72 (38.30%) TCP/IP
7 67 (35.64%) Blue Coat
8 57 (30.32%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
10 51 (27.13%) DNS
11 42 (22.34%) BGP
12 41 (21.81%) SMTP
12 41 (21.81%) Windows
13 39 (20.74%) CCNP
14 38 (20.21%) WAN
15 37 (19.68%) LAN
15 37 (19.68%) Cisco PIX
16 36 (19.15%) Active Directory
16 36 (19.15%) OSPF
17 35 (18.62%) Websense
17 35 (18.62%) Nokia
17 35 (18.62%) VPN
17 35 (18.62%) Sourcefire
18 31 (16.49%) SSL
18 31 (16.49%) FWSM
19 30 (15.96%) BIG-IP
20 29 (15.43%) SNMP
20 29 (15.43%) DHCP
21 28 (14.89%) Load Balancing
21 28 (14.89%) Network Management

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (5.85%) MS Exchange
1 11 (5.85%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.06%) IIS
3 1 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
2 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.19%) SaaS
2 4 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 161 (85.64%) Firewall
2 94 (50.00%) Network Security
3 72 (38.30%) TCP/IP
4 56 (29.79%) Cisco ASA
5 51 (27.13%) DNS
6 42 (22.34%) BGP
7 41 (21.81%) SMTP
8 38 (20.21%) WAN
9 37 (19.68%) LAN
9 37 (19.68%) Cisco PIX
10 36 (19.15%) OSPF
11 35 (18.62%) VPN
12 31 (16.49%) SSL
12 31 (16.49%) FWSM
13 30 (15.96%) BIG-IP
14 29 (15.43%) SNMP
14 29 (15.43%) DHCP
15 27 (14.36%) EIGRP
16 24 (12.77%) MPLS
17 23 (12.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.72%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (0.53%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.53%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.53%) Big Data
2 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
General
1 24 (12.77%) Finance
2 23 (12.23%) Telecoms
3 20 (10.64%) Back Office
4 11 (5.85%) Retail
4 11 (5.85%) Billing
5 6 (3.19%) Marketing
5 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) French Language
6 2 (1.06%) German Language
6 2 (1.06%) Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Law
Job Titles
1 56 (29.79%) Security Engineer
2 55 (29.26%) Consultant
2 55 (29.26%) Network Engineer
3 30 (15.96%) Security Consultant
4 21 (11.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (10.64%) Senior Consultant
6 19 (10.11%) Network Consultant
6 19 (10.11%) Architect
6 19 (10.11%) IP Engineer
7 18 (9.57%) Analyst
8 16 (8.51%) Support Consultant
9 14 (7.45%) Firewall Engineer
9 14 (7.45%) Network Security Consultant
9 14 (7.45%) Network Architect
9 14 (7.45%) Senior Support Consultant
10 11 (5.85%) Support Engineer
11 10 (5.32%) Senior Security Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Security Support Engineer
13 8 (4.26%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.85%) SOAP
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.19%) PKI
1 6 (3.19%) Replication
2 3 (1.60%) NHS
2 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.60%) Clustering
3 2 (1.06%) HP StorageWorks
3 2 (1.06%) SecurID
3 2 (1.06%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.53%) Tandem
4 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.81%) Windows
2 20 (10.64%) Linux
3 18 (9.57%) UNIX
4 15 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.72%) Solaris
7 6 (3.19%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.66%) AIX
8 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.06%) CentOS
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.89%) Load Balancing
1 28 (14.89%) Network Management
2 25 (13.30%) Network Design
3 17 (9.04%) Information Security
3 17 (9.04%) Data Security
4 16 (8.51%) Capacity Management
5 11 (5.85%) CRM
6 9 (4.79%) SIEM
7 8 (4.26%) Problem Management
7 8 (4.26%) Project Management
8 7 (3.72%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.72%) ITIL
8 7 (3.72%) Release Management
8 7 (3.72%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.19%) ERP
10 5 (2.66%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (2.66%) Change Control
11 4 (2.13%) Incident Management
12 3 (1.60%) Risk Management
12 3 (1.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.26%) SQL
2 6 (3.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 57 (30.32%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (20.74%) CCNP
3 27 (14.36%) CCSE
4 26 (13.83%) CCSA
5 25 (13.30%) CCNA
6 18 (9.57%) JNCIA
7 13 (6.91%) Security Cleared
8 12 (6.38%) CISSP
8 12 (6.38%) CCIE
9 7 (3.72%) Degree
10 6 (3.19%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (3.19%) CCDP
11 5 (2.66%) JNCIS
11 5 (2.66%) OSCP
12 4 (2.13%) MCSE
12 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.60%) MCSA
13 3 (1.60%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.57%) SLA
2 8 (4.26%) PCI DSS
2 8 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.60%) GPG13
System Software
1 36 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.36%) ProxySG
3 11 (5.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.19%) vSphere
5 6 (3.19%) Snort
6 3 (1.60%) Squid
6 3 (1.60%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.06%) vCloud
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.53%) XenServer
8 1 (0.53%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (5.85%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (5.85%) HP NNM
2 3 (1.60%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.06%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 120 (63.83%) Cisco
2 117 (62.23%) F5
3 93 (49.47%) Juniper
4 67 (35.64%) Blue Coat
5 35 (18.62%) Websense
5 35 (18.62%) Nokia
5 35 (18.62%) Sourcefire
6 25 (13.30%) Microsoft
7 23 (12.23%) HP
7 23 (12.23%) VMware
8 16 (8.51%) Citrix
9 14 (7.45%) McAfee
10 11 (5.85%) Fortinet
11 10 (5.32%) Symantec
12 7 (3.72%) Avaya
12 7 (3.72%) SolarWinds
13 6 (3.19%) Crossbeam
14 5 (2.66%) BT
14 5 (2.66%) Sun
14 5 (2.66%) IBM
Theale, Berkshire
NTT Com Security
Salary: Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000 - 45000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Sytel Reply
Salary: excellent, bonus, flexible benefits, pension and life insurance
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Hudson - London
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago