The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 76 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.18% 0.77% 1.80%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 1.22% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 8
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
CheckPoint
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Vendors Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
379 327 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 70.06% 63.13% 63.33%
Number of salaries quoted 181 183 251
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Bracknell region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Bracknell

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (25.00%) SecurID
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) POP3

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) VoIP
4 1 (25.00%) WLAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) POP3
4 1 (25.00%) SMTP
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) IKE
4 1 (25.00%) IPX
4 1 (25.00%) IPX/SPX
4 1 (25.00%) PPP
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) SNMP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SSL
4 1 (25.00%) IPv6
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (25.00%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft