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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 99 101 147
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +46
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 54 43 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.38% 1.74% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 4.26% 3.63% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32 28 4
Average salary £44,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.31% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1268 1186 1360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.79% 47.86% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 944 1112
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,909 £61,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +9 20 £44,000 +10.00% 2
Rickmansworth - 7 £35,000 -
Stevenage +21 6 - -
Hemel Hempstead -21 6 £55,000 -
St Albans - 6 £41,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 6 £47,500 -
Borehamwood - 2 £32,500 -
Hitchin - 1 - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 76 (83.52%) Firewall
2 69 (75.82%) Cisco
3 38 (41.76%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (37.36%) LAN
5 31 (34.07%) WAN
6 29 (31.87%) Juniper
7 28 (30.77%) SC Cleared
7 28 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 27 (29.67%) Network Security
8 27 (29.67%) CCNP
8 27 (29.67%) Windows
9 25 (27.47%) ITIL
10 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
11 19 (20.88%) VMware
11 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (20.88%) Problem Management
12 18 (19.78%) CCSA
13 17 (18.68%) Wi-Fi
14 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
15 14 (15.38%) VPN
15 14 (15.38%) MPLS
15 14 (15.38%) MS Office
15 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
15 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
16 13 (14.29%) Change Control
16 13 (14.29%) F5
16 13 (14.29%) SLA
16 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
17 12 (13.19%) HP
17 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 12 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (4.40%) Apache
5 4 (4.40%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.30%) Lync
7 2 (2.20%) JBoss
8 1 (1.10%) IIS
8 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Office
2 6 (6.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.69%) Office 365
2 6 (6.59%) Mimecast
3 5 (5.49%) PaaS
3 5 (5.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (83.52%) Firewall
2 34 (37.36%) LAN
3 31 (34.07%) WAN
4 27 (29.67%) Network Security
5 17 (18.68%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (15.38%) VPN
6 14 (15.38%) MPLS
7 12 (13.19%) DSL
8 10 (10.99%) Wireless
9 9 (9.89%) BIG-IP
10 8 (8.79%) OSPF
10 8 (8.79%) BGP
11 7 (7.69%) EIGRP
12 6 (6.59%) DNS
12 6 (6.59%) FirePass
12 6 (6.59%) SNMP
12 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
12 6 (6.59%) Junos
13 5 (5.49%) Cisco ASA
13 5 (5.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.20%) dBASE
2 2 (2.20%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.30%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (17.58%) Telecoms
2 10 (10.99%) Finance
3 8 (8.79%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Games
5 1 (1.10%) Legal
5 1 (1.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 25 (27.47%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) Network Security Engineer
3 12 (13.19%) Security Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (12.09%) Consultant
5 10 (10.99%) Support Analyst
5 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 7 (7.69%) Security Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Network Consultant
7 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.49%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Senior Operations Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Architect
8 5 (5.49%) Technical Architect
9 4 (4.40%) Security Analyst
10 3 (3.30%) Service Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.59%) Thin Client
1 6 (6.59%) Blackberry
1 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
1 6 (6.59%) e-Health
1 6 (6.59%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.49%) Visualisation
3 4 (4.40%) PKI
4 2 (2.20%) Statistics
4 2 (2.20%) Blog
4 2 (2.20%) FMCG
5 1 (1.10%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (29.67%) Windows
2 14 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (13.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (7.69%) Linux
6 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.20%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.47%) ITIL
2 19 (20.88%) Problem Management
3 14 (15.38%) Incident Management
4 13 (14.29%) Change Control
5 11 (12.09%) Change Management
5 11 (12.09%) Asset Management
6 10 (10.99%) Service Management
7 9 (9.89%) Business Continuity
8 8 (8.79%) Information Security
8 8 (8.79%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (8.79%) Coaching
9 7 (7.69%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (7.69%) ITSM
9 7 (7.69%) BCP
9 7 (7.69%) Performance Management
10 6 (6.59%) Migration
11 4 (4.40%) Network Design
12 3 (3.30%) IT Governance
12 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
12 3 (3.30%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.49%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) Java
3 2 (2.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 28 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 27 (29.67%) CCNP
4 18 (19.78%) CCSA
5 11 (12.09%) CCNA
6 7 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 7 (7.69%) CCIE
7 6 (6.59%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.49%) CCSE
9 4 (4.40%) Degree
10 3 (3.30%) JNCIS
10 3 (3.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.29%) SLA
2 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 12 (13.19%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) Xen
4 6 (6.59%) NLBS
5 4 (4.40%) vSphere
6 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
6 2 (2.20%) Samba
7 1 (1.10%) Firmware
7 1 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (6.59%) WSUS
2 6 (6.59%) FortiGate
2 6 (6.59%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (6.59%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.30%) Cacti
3 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.30%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (75.82%) Cisco
2 29 (31.87%) Juniper
3 22 (24.18%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.88%) VMware
5 13 (14.29%) F5
6 12 (13.19%) Citrix
6 12 (13.19%) HP
7 8 (8.79%) Sourcefire
7 8 (8.79%) IronPort
8 7 (7.69%) Fortinet
8 7 (7.69%) Symantec
8 7 (7.69%) McAfee
9 6 (6.59%) CA
9 6 (6.59%) Trend Micro
10 5 (5.49%) ProCurve
10 5 (5.49%) Crossbeam
10 5 (5.49%) Websense
10 5 (5.49%) Red Hat
11 4 (4.40%) LogRhythm
12 3 (3.30%) SolarWinds
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Salary: £35k - 45 + good benefits upon experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + superb bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £52500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago