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 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 84 81 82
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 3 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.27% 1.00% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 1.97% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 3
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
524 559 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 47.81% 50.68% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 411 471 419
Average salary £40,000 £43,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.51% +23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £56,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) SSL
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 5 (45.45%) HP
4 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (36.36%) LAN
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
5 3 (27.27%) Wireless
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 3 (27.27%) Juniper
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee
5 3 (27.27%) Information Security
5 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (27.27%) Network Security
5 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (27.27%) F5
5 3 (27.27%) SIEM
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Network Management
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (18.18%) Brocade
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) NetApp

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
2 6 (54.55%) SSL
3 4 (36.36%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) DHCP
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 2 (18.18%) WAN
6 1 (9.09%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Network Security Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Release Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
1 3 (27.27%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Management
3 1 (9.09%) Change Control
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) McAfee
3 3 (27.27%) TippingPoint
3 3 (27.27%) F5
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Brocade
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft