The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 74 89 65
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 25 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.88% 1.27% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 4.23% 2.21% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 17
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £36,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
CheckPoint
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
591 813 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 44.44% 57.29% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 445 662 444
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Essex

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Essex

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Essex

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Essex region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
Brentwood -5 7 £72,500 +93.33%
Basildon - 4 - -
Chelmsford +2 2 £63,750 +70.00%
Hockley - 1 £35,000 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 36 (75.00%) Cisco
2 31 (64.58%) Firewall
3 25 (52.08%) Cisco Certification
3 25 (52.08%) Juniper
4 21 (43.75%) VMware
5 19 (39.58%) ITIL
6 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (33.33%) Windows
7 16 (33.33%) VPN
7 16 (33.33%) CCNA
8 14 (29.17%) Wireless
9 13 (27.08%) Finance
10 12 (25.00%) CCNP
10 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
12 10 (20.83%) Project Management
12 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
13 9 (18.75%) Release Management
13 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (18.75%) F5
13 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
13 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
13 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 9 (18.75%) MS Office
13 9 (18.75%) SSL
13 9 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (16.67%) CCIE
14 8 (16.67%) CCSA
14 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
14 8 (16.67%) Logistics

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Lync
4 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (22.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (18.75%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 31 (64.58%) Firewall
2 16 (33.33%) VPN
3 14 (29.17%) Wireless
4 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (18.75%) SSL
6 7 (14.58%) Network Security
7 6 (12.50%) LAN
7 6 (12.50%) WAN
8 5 (10.42%) MPLS
9 4 (8.33%) VoIP
9 4 (8.33%) NetScreen
9 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (6.25%) BGP
11 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (4.17%) Broadband
11 2 (4.17%) OSPF
11 2 (4.17%) SAN
12 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
12 1 (2.08%) WLAN
12 1 (2.08%) DHCP
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Project Manager
1 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Release Manager
2 9 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Network Design Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Technician
8 1 (2.08%) Principal Architect
8 1 (2.08%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) LAMP
2 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (14.58%) Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Project Management
2 10 (20.83%) Load Balancing
3 9 (18.75%) Release Management
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
4 8 (16.67%) Logistics
5 6 (12.50%) ERP
5 6 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.33%) Pay per click
7 2 (4.17%) Change Management
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Network Design
8 1 (2.08%) Migration
8 1 (2.08%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (52.08%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (33.33%) CCNA
3 12 (25.00%) CCNP
4 9 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (16.67%) CCIE
5 8 (16.67%) CCSA
5 8 (16.67%) Degree
6 4 (8.33%) CCDA
6 4 (8.33%) CCDP
6 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (8.33%) CCSE
7 3 (6.25%) JNCIP
7 3 (6.25%) JNCIE
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) WSUS
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (10.42%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco LMS
3 1 (2.08%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Juniper
3 21 (43.75%) VMware
4 9 (18.75%) F5
5 6 (12.50%) Avaya
5 6 (12.50%) Brocade
6 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
7 4 (8.33%) Nortel
7 4 (8.33%) Infoblox
7 4 (8.33%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.17%) HP
9 1 (2.08%) NetApp
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix