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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 116 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 32 16 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.36% 0.80% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 2.58% 1.49% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 32
Average salary £57,500 £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.33% -31.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £23,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1241 1073 1480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 52.61% 53.41% 51.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 819 1135
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 £30,000 £24,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +6 19 £56,500 +36.96% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 4 £47,500 -
Stevenage 0 2 - -
CheckPoint
East of England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 58 (87.88%) Firewall
2 56 (84.85%) Cisco
3 43 (65.15%) WAN
4 42 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (62.12%) LAN
6 35 (53.03%) Finance
7 32 (48.48%) Retail
8 31 (46.97%) Linux
9 29 (43.94%) ITIL
9 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
10 28 (42.42%) VMware
11 27 (40.91%) VPN
12 26 (39.39%) Change Management
13 25 (37.88%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (34.85%) Lync
14 23 (34.85%) MPLS
15 22 (33.33%) CCNA
15 22 (33.33%) PaaS
16 21 (31.82%) CCNP
17 20 (30.30%) Juniper
17 20 (30.30%) DHCP
18 19 (28.79%) DNS
18 19 (28.79%) HP
19 17 (25.76%) Information Security
19 17 (25.76%) Red Hat
20 16 (24.24%) Windows
20 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
20 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
20 16 (24.24%) F5
20 16 (24.24%) ProCurve

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (34.85%) Lync
2 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.52%) Apache
6 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (33.33%) PaaS
2 12 (18.18%) IaaS
3 6 (9.09%) Office 365
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (87.88%) Firewall
2 43 (65.15%) WAN
3 41 (62.12%) LAN
4 27 (40.91%) VPN
5 23 (34.85%) MPLS
6 20 (30.30%) DHCP
7 19 (28.79%) DNS
8 16 (24.24%) VLAN
9 14 (21.21%) Network Security
10 13 (19.70%) OSPF
10 13 (19.70%) BGP
11 12 (18.18%) SSL
12 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
13 10 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
13 10 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
13 10 (15.15%) Multicast
14 9 (13.64%) ISDN
15 8 (12.12%) IPsec
16 7 (10.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 35 (53.03%) Finance
2 32 (48.48%) Retail
3 9 (13.64%) Manufacturing
4 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.06%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (33.33%) Architect
2 19 (28.79%) Network Engineer
3 16 (24.24%) IT Architect
4 13 (19.70%) Security Engineer
5 9 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.61%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (10.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 6 (9.09%) Server Support
8 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support
8 6 (9.09%) Technical Support
8 6 (9.09%) Network Architect
9 4 (6.06%) Head of IT
9 4 (6.06%) Head of Infrastructure
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Security Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Management Information System
1 16 (24.24%) Visualisation
2 6 (9.09%) SecurID
2 6 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.03%) Online Games
3 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 31 (46.97%) Linux
2 16 (24.24%) Windows
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (10.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Solaris
7 1 (1.52%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) ITIL
2 26 (39.39%) Change Management
3 17 (25.76%) Information Security
4 16 (24.24%) E-Commerce
5 14 (21.21%) Project Management
6 8 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.12%) Network Design
7 7 (10.61%) Network Management
8 5 (7.58%) Time Management
9 4 (6.06%) Kanban
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Project Management
9 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.06%) TOGAF
10 3 (4.55%) Incident Management
10 3 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.55%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.55%) Server Monitoring
10 3 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.55%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) C
2 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 42 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (33.33%) CCNA
3 21 (31.82%) CCNP
4 11 (16.67%) Degree
5 9 (13.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.58%) CCSE
7 4 (6.06%) CCIE
7 4 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (4.55%) RHCE
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.52%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (37.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (12.12%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.09%) Terminal Services
6 4 (6.06%) vSphere
7 3 (4.55%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.52%) Squid
8 1 (1.52%) XenApp
8 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) FortiGate
2 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.55%) OpenView
2 3 (4.55%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (3.03%) Cacti
Vendors
1 56 (84.85%) Cisco
2 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
3 28 (42.42%) VMware
4 20 (30.30%) Juniper
5 19 (28.79%) HP
6 17 (25.76%) Red Hat
7 16 (24.24%) ProCurve
7 16 (24.24%) F5
8 7 (10.61%) Crossbeam
8 7 (10.61%) Blue Coat
9 6 (9.09%) Fujitsu
10 5 (7.58%) Fortinet
10 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
11 4 (6.06%) Rackspace
12 3 (4.55%) Aruba
12 3 (4.55%) ArcSight
12 3 (4.55%) Sun
12 3 (4.55%) Compuware
13 2 (3.03%) Citrix
14 1 (1.52%) Planview
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