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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 123 112 133
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +21
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 22 20 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.95% 1.00% 1.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.74% 1.96% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 26
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -34.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,850 £23,300 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -
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
1262 1020 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.63% 51.08% 50.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 797 1122
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £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 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 18 September 2014.

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 18 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
Watford +2 14 £57,500 +58.62% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £40,000 -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 53 (86.89%) Firewall
2 51 (83.61%) Cisco
3 42 (68.85%) WAN
4 40 (65.57%) LAN
5 37 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
6 35 (57.38%) Finance
7 32 (52.46%) Retail
8 31 (50.82%) Linux
9 29 (47.54%) ITIL
9 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
10 28 (45.90%) VMware
11 27 (44.26%) VPN
12 26 (42.62%) Change Management
13 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (37.70%) Lync
14 23 (37.70%) MPLS
15 22 (36.07%) CCNA
15 22 (36.07%) PaaS
16 20 (32.79%) DHCP
17 19 (31.15%) DNS
17 19 (31.15%) HP
17 19 (31.15%) Juniper
18 17 (27.87%) Information Security
18 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
18 17 (27.87%) CCNP
18 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (26.23%) ProCurve
19 16 (26.23%) Visualisation
19 16 (26.23%) Windows
19 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 23 (37.70%) Lync
2 9 (14.75%) MS Exchange
3 8 (13.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.92%) IIS
5 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) PaaS
2 12 (19.67%) IaaS
3 6 (9.84%) Office 365
4 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) Firewall
2 42 (68.85%) WAN
3 40 (65.57%) LAN
4 27 (44.26%) VPN
5 23 (37.70%) MPLS
6 20 (32.79%) DHCP
7 19 (31.15%) DNS
8 16 (26.23%) VLAN
9 14 (22.95%) Network Security
10 12 (19.67%) BGP
10 12 (19.67%) OSPF
10 12 (19.67%) SSL
11 11 (18.03%) EIGRP
12 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
12 10 (16.39%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (16.39%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (16.39%) Multicast
13 9 (14.75%) ISDN
14 8 (13.11%) IPsec
15 7 (11.48%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 35 (57.38%) Finance
2 32 (52.46%) Retail
3 9 (14.75%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Architect
2 19 (31.15%) Network Engineer
3 16 (26.23%) IT Architect
4 9 (14.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Security Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (11.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
7 6 (9.84%) Server Support
7 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support
7 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Server Support
7 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 5 (8.20%) Network Architect
9 4 (6.56%) Head of IT
9 4 (6.56%) Head of Infrastructure
10 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (26.23%) Visualisation
2 16 (26.23%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.84%) SecurID
3 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.28%) PKI
4 2 (3.28%) Online Games
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 16 (26.23%) Windows
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (11.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.92%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (47.54%) ITIL
2 26 (42.62%) Change Management
3 17 (27.87%) Information Security
4 16 (26.23%) E-Commerce
5 14 (22.95%) Coaching
6 13 (21.31%) Project Management
7 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
8 8 (13.11%) PRINCE2
8 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (13.11%) Network Design
9 7 (11.48%) Network Management
10 5 (8.20%) Time Management
10 5 (8.20%) People Management
11 4 (6.56%) TOGAF
11 4 (6.56%) Kanban
11 4 (6.56%) Agile Project Management
12 3 (4.92%) Server Monitoring
12 3 (4.92%) SIEM
12 3 (4.92%) Project Planning
12 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) C
2 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 37 (60.66%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (36.07%) CCNA
3 17 (27.87%) CCNP
4 11 (18.03%) Degree
5 9 (14.75%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (4.92%) RHCE
7 3 (4.92%) CCIE
8 1 (1.64%) CCSA
8 1 (1.64%) CCSE
8 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (40.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (19.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (13.11%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.84%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.56%) vSphere
7 3 (4.92%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.64%) XenApp
8 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.92%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.92%) OpenView
2 3 (4.92%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (3.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 51 (83.61%) Cisco
2 29 (47.54%) Microsoft
3 28 (45.90%) VMware
4 19 (31.15%) HP
4 19 (31.15%) Juniper
5 17 (27.87%) Red Hat
6 16 (26.23%) ProCurve
7 15 (24.59%) F5
8 7 (11.48%) Crossbeam
8 7 (11.48%) Blue Coat
9 6 (9.84%) Fujitsu
10 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
10 5 (8.20%) Fortinet
11 4 (6.56%) Rackspace
12 3 (4.92%) Aruba
12 3 (4.92%) ArcSight
12 3 (4.92%) Sun
12 3 (4.92%) Compuware
13 2 (3.28%) Citrix
14 1 (1.64%) Planview
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