The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Essex 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 89 63 111
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +48
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 20 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.41% 1.95% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 2.44% 3.49% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 9
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
818 544 809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 57.85% 55.91% 54.70%
Number of salaries quoted 650 482 628
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
East of England

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 18 April 2014.

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 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
Colchester - 10 £50,000 -
Brentwood - 2 £37,500 -
Chelmsford -16 1 £37,500 -31.81%
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (90.24%) Cisco
2 32 (78.05%) Firewall
3 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (56.10%) CCNP
5 22 (53.66%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (51.22%) VPN
7 17 (41.46%) F5
7 17 (41.46%) NetScreen
8 16 (39.02%) Network Security
9 14 (34.15%) LAN
10 13 (31.71%) OSPF
10 13 (31.71%) BGP
10 13 (31.71%) VMware
10 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
11 12 (29.27%) HP
12 10 (24.39%) Citrix
12 10 (24.39%) Juniper
12 10 (24.39%) Thin Client
12 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
12 10 (24.39%) Blue Coat
12 10 (24.39%) Fat Client
13 9 (21.95%) Degree
13 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
13 9 (21.95%) Imperva
13 9 (21.95%) Change Management
13 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (21.95%) McAfee
13 9 (21.95%) DNS
13 9 (21.95%) DHCP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
1 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (78.05%) Firewall
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (51.22%) VPN
4 17 (41.46%) NetScreen
5 16 (39.02%) Network Security
6 14 (34.15%) LAN
7 13 (31.71%) OSPF
7 13 (31.71%) BGP
8 12 (29.27%) Cisco IOS
9 9 (21.95%) DNS
9 9 (21.95%) DHCP
10 8 (19.51%) SSL
10 8 (19.51%) BIG-IP
10 8 (19.51%) DMVPN
10 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (19.51%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (12.20%) WAN
12 3 (7.32%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (7.32%) MPLS
13 2 (4.88%) VoIP
General
1 3 (7.32%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Automotive
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Network Specialist
2 14 (34.15%) Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Network Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Security Specialist
3 8 (19.51%) Network Security Analyst
3 8 (19.51%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (9.76%) Release Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Project Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Release Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Security Technical Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Thin Client
1 10 (24.39%) Management Information System
1 10 (24.39%) Fat Client
2 3 (7.32%) CESG
3 1 (2.44%) FlexPod
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.95%) Change Management
1 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (19.51%) E-Commerce
2 8 (19.51%) Information Security
2 8 (19.51%) SIEM
3 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
4 4 (9.76%) Release Management
4 4 (9.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.32%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL
6 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
7 1 (2.44%) Change Control
7 1 (2.44%) Wealth Management
7 1 (2.44%) Data Management
7 1 (2.44%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (60.98%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (56.10%) CCNP
3 9 (21.95%) Degree
3 9 (21.95%) Security Cleared
4 8 (19.51%) CCSE
4 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCIE
6 2 (4.88%) CCNA
6 2 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.32%) UAG
3 1 (2.44%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.44%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 37 (90.24%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) F5
3 13 (31.71%) VMware
4 12 (29.27%) HP
5 10 (24.39%) Citrix
5 10 (24.39%) Juniper
5 10 (24.39%) Blue Coat
6 9 (21.95%) Imperva
6 9 (21.95%) McAfee
7 8 (19.51%) Infoblox
7 8 (19.51%) TippingPoint
8 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
9 3 (7.32%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.32%) EMC
10 1 (2.44%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.44%) Symantec