The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 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 Croydon 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 46 36 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 3 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 1.14% 1.84% 3.06%
As % of the Vendors category 2.21% 4.92% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 10
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Vendors Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
136 122 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 51.52% 37.42% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 98 117 148
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
London

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Croydon

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) VoIP
5 4 (36.36%) Dell
5 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 4 (36.36%) Wireless
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
6 3 (27.27%) Business Development
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
6 3 (27.27%) NetApp
6 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
6 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) CCSP
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
6 3 (27.27%) VTSP
7 2 (18.18%) Office 365
7 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (18.18%) Low Latency

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) VoIP
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) MPLS
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) Multicast
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 2 (18.18%) iSCSI
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Account Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Professional Services Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Business Development
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCSP
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
2 3 (27.27%) VTSP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) CCDE
4 1 (9.09%) VCAP
4 1 (9.09%) CCDA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (9.09%) MCTS
4 1 (9.09%) MCITP
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) Dell
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) NetApp
5 3 (27.27%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
5 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
6 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 1 (9.09%) Oracle
7 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 1 (9.09%) F5