The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 90 112 125
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 66 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.74% 1.57% 0.61%
As % of the Vendors category 5.13% 3.05% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 13
Average salary £47,500 £55,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.79% +11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,450 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +2.40%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1287 1345 1165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 53.40% 51.43% 50.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1104 867
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 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
Watford +5 32 £47,500 -4.04% 1
Welwyn Garden City - 13 £48,750 -
Rickmansworth - 7 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -10 5 £55,000 -4.34%
St Albans - 3 £41,500 -
Borehamwood - 1 £32,500 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 84 (82.35%) Firewall
2 61 (59.80%) Cisco
3 52 (50.98%) ITIL
4 41 (40.20%) Windows
5 35 (34.31%) Microsoft
6 33 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
6 33 (32.35%) VMware
6 33 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (29.41%) Information Security
8 29 (28.43%) LAN
9 24 (23.53%) Data Centre
10 23 (22.55%) Change Management
10 23 (22.55%) CCNP
10 23 (22.55%) WAN
11 22 (21.57%) Linux
12 21 (20.59%) Juniper
13 20 (19.61%) HP
14 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
15 18 (17.65%) Network Security
15 18 (17.65%) Incident Management
16 17 (16.67%) Problem Management
16 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
16 17 (16.67%) MS Office
17 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
17 16 (15.69%) IronPort
18 15 (14.71%) Office 365
18 15 (14.71%) Symantec
18 15 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
18 15 (14.71%) Websense
18 15 (14.71%) Management Information System

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 16 (15.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.94%) Lync
5 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.98%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (16.67%) MS Office
1 17 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.98%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Office 365
2 13 (12.75%) PaaS
2 13 (12.75%) Mimecast
3 5 (4.90%) IaaS
4 3 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (82.35%) Firewall
2 29 (28.43%) LAN
3 23 (22.55%) WAN
4 18 (17.65%) Network Security
5 12 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (10.78%) DSL
7 10 (9.80%) Wireless
7 10 (9.80%) MPLS
8 9 (8.82%) BGP
9 8 (7.84%) BIG-IP
9 8 (7.84%) OSPF
10 7 (6.86%) DNS
10 7 (6.86%) EIGRP
11 6 (5.88%) SNMP
11 6 (5.88%) TCP/IP
12 5 (4.90%) VLAN
12 5 (4.90%) RIP
12 5 (4.90%) Cisco Nexus
13 4 (3.92%) SSL
14 3 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.94%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (14.71%) Retail
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
3 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.94%) Advertising
5 2 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.98%) Legal
6 1 (0.98%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Analyst
2 19 (18.63%) Network Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) Consultant
3 12 (11.76%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.78%) Security Consultant
5 9 (8.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) Security Analyst
5 9 (8.82%) IT Security Engineer
6 8 (7.84%) IT Security Analyst
6 8 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 6 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (4.90%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (4.90%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (4.90%) IT Operations Manager
8 5 (4.90%) Technical Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Architect
8 5 (4.90%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.98%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 24 (23.53%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 13 (12.75%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.84%) Fat Client
4 8 (7.84%) Thin Client
5 6 (5.88%) e-Health
6 5 (4.90%) Blackberry
6 5 (4.90%) Visualisation
6 5 (4.90%) Statistics
7 4 (3.92%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.20%) Windows
2 22 (21.57%) Linux
3 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.98%) ITIL
2 30 (29.41%) Information Security
3 23 (22.55%) Change Management
4 18 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 17 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 11 (10.78%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (10.78%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (10.78%) Coaching
7 10 (9.80%) Network Design
8 9 (8.82%) Security Management
8 9 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 9 (8.82%) PRINCE2
8 9 (8.82%) Security Architecture
8 9 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 9 (8.82%) Patch Management
8 9 (8.82%) Security Patching
9 8 (7.84%) Business Continuity
9 8 (7.84%) IT Governance
10 7 (6.86%) Service Management
11 6 (5.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (22.55%) CCNP
3 12 (11.76%) CCNA
4 10 (9.80%) CCSA
5 9 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.82%) Security Cleared
6 7 (6.86%) JNCIA
7 6 (5.88%) CCIE
8 5 (4.90%) Degree
8 5 (4.90%) CCSE
9 3 (2.94%) CISSP
9 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.98%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.98%) PMP
10 1 (0.98%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.82%) QA
2 7 (6.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.88%) SLA
3 6 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (18.63%) Active Directory
3 13 (12.75%) vSphere
4 11 (10.78%) Hyper-V
5 10 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (7.84%) VirtualBox
7 5 (4.90%) Xen
7 5 (4.90%) NLBS
8 1 (0.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 9 (8.82%) Nessus
2 9 (8.82%) Nagios
3 8 (7.84%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (5.88%) CA Spectrum
4 6 (5.88%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (4.90%) WSUS
6 1 (0.98%) Cacti
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 61 (59.80%) Cisco
2 35 (34.31%) Microsoft
3 33 (32.35%) VMware
4 21 (20.59%) Juniper
5 20 (19.61%) HP
6 16 (15.69%) IronPort
7 15 (14.71%) Websense
7 15 (14.71%) Symantec
8 13 (12.75%) Red Hat
9 12 (11.76%) Citrix
10 11 (10.78%) Trend Micro
11 10 (9.80%) F5
12 9 (8.82%) Sophos
13 8 (7.84%) ProCurve
13 8 (7.84%) Tripwire
13 8 (7.84%) McAfee
14 6 (5.88%) CA
15 4 (3.92%) Sourcefire
15 4 (3.92%) LogRhythm
16 3 (2.94%) Crossbeam
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