The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire 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 166 145 111
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -34
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 30 44 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.75% 1.15% 2.21%
As % of the Vendors category 1.33% 2.20% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26 36 77
Average salary £46,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
CheckPoint
South East

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

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2248 2000 2385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 56.26% 52.33% 56.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1804 1719 1994
Average salary £40,163 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Hampshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
(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
Southampton -5 10 £40,000 -
Basingstoke -2 7 £51,250 +10.81%
Farnborough 0 5 £32,500 -18.75%
Winchester +3 2 £45,000 +15.38%
Eastleigh - 2 £46,250 -
Fareham -6 1 - -
Portsmouth -19 1 £47,000 +20.51%
Havant - 1 £50,500 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 59 (80.82%) Cisco
2 51 (69.86%) Firewall
3 36 (49.32%) WAN
4 32 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
5 30 (41.10%) CCNP
6 26 (35.62%) LAN
7 25 (34.25%) Windows
8 24 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (30.14%) Citrix
10 21 (28.77%) VMware
11 20 (27.40%) Juniper
12 19 (26.03%) Linux
12 19 (26.03%) SQL
13 17 (23.29%) Network Security
14 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
15 15 (20.55%) CCNA
15 15 (20.55%) CCSE
16 14 (19.18%) Wireless
16 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
17 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
17 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
17 13 (17.81%) DNS
18 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
19 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
19 11 (15.07%) ITIL
20 10 (13.70%) VPN
20 10 (13.70%) Nokia
20 10 (13.70%) McAfee
20 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
21 9 (12.33%) IronPort

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.22%) Lync
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Apache
4 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Oracle CRM
1 2 (2.74%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (69.86%) Firewall
2 36 (49.32%) WAN
3 26 (35.62%) LAN
4 24 (32.88%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (23.29%) Network Security
6 14 (19.18%) Wireless
7 13 (17.81%) DNS
8 11 (15.07%) TCP/IP
9 10 (13.70%) VPN
10 9 (12.33%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (10.96%) NetScaler
11 8 (10.96%) VLAN
12 7 (9.59%) DHCP
13 6 (8.22%) MPLS
14 5 (6.85%) OSPF
14 5 (6.85%) BGP
14 5 (6.85%) VoIP
14 5 (6.85%) WLAN
14 5 (6.85%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (6.85%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) MySQL
General
1 6 (8.22%) Finance
2 4 (5.48%) Retail
3 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (45.21%) Network Engineer
2 17 (23.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Security Engineer
4 10 (13.70%) Consultant
4 10 (13.70%) Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Security Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.85%) Network Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Service Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Service Desk Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Firewall Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Head of Operations
10 2 (2.74%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Lead Tester
10 2 (2.74%) Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
1 4 (5.48%) Firmware
2 2 (2.74%) Clustering
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.74%) Kindle
3 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.25%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Linux
3 8 (10.96%) UNIX
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) AIX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.07%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.96%) Project Management
3 8 (10.96%) Network Design
4 7 (9.59%) Service Delivery
4 7 (9.59%) Line Management
5 6 (8.22%) Change Control
6 5 (6.85%) People Management
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (6.85%) Migration
7 4 (5.48%) Information Security
7 4 (5.48%) Service Management
8 3 (4.11%) Ethical Hacking
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.11%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.11%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (4.11%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.74%) Manual Testing
9 2 (2.74%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (26.03%) SQL
2 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (41.10%) CCNP
3 15 (20.55%) CCNA
3 15 (20.55%) CCSE
4 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
5 13 (17.81%) SC Cleared
6 9 (12.33%) CCSA
7 5 (6.85%) CCIE
8 4 (5.48%) HNC
9 3 (4.11%) Degree
10 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.74%) MCP
10 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.74%) ISEB
10 2 (2.74%) CISSP
10 2 (2.74%) GIAC
10 2 (2.74%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.74%) CEH
10 2 (2.74%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.74%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
2 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) vSphere
3 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.74%) Snort
5 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (80.82%) Cisco
2 22 (30.14%) Citrix
3 21 (28.77%) VMware
4 20 (27.40%) Juniper
5 16 (21.92%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.70%) Nokia
6 10 (13.70%) McAfee
7 9 (12.33%) IronPort
8 8 (10.96%) F5
9 6 (8.22%) Riverbed
9 6 (8.22%) SolarWinds
9 6 (8.22%) Blue Coat
9 6 (8.22%) Brocade
10 4 (5.48%) Websense
11 3 (4.11%) Fortinet
11 3 (4.11%) Oracle
12 2 (2.74%) SAP
12 2 (2.74%) NetApp
12 2 (2.74%) Avaya
12 2 (2.74%) Fujitsu