The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 1 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 53 32 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 42 86 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.38% 7.10% 3.95%
As % of the Vendors category 8.32% 13.63% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41 80 31
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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 Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
505 631 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.66% 52.06% 45.30%
Number of salaries quoted 463 488 484
Average salary £38,782 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.04% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,950 £27,780
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Kent

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Kent

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Kent

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

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Kent

CheckPoint
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the Kent region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Maidstone +34 9 £47,000 +104.34%
Chatham - 5 £55,000 -
Sevenoaks +6 4 £32,500 -18.75%
Dartford +1 2 £50,000 +40.84%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (93.33%) Cisco
2 76 (84.44%) Firewall
3 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (53.33%) WAN
5 45 (50.00%) CCNA
6 38 (42.22%) CCNP
7 37 (41.11%) LAN
7 37 (41.11%) Cisco ASA
8 36 (40.00%) MPLS
9 34 (37.78%) Juniper
10 28 (31.11%) DNS
10 28 (31.11%) Network Monitoring
11 26 (28.89%) DHCP
11 26 (28.89%) Linux
12 25 (27.78%) Migration
13 23 (25.56%) TCP/IP
13 23 (25.56%) VLAN
14 22 (24.44%) Open Source
15 20 (22.22%) Websense
16 18 (20.00%) Blue Coat
17 17 (18.89%) F5
17 17 (18.89%) Network Security
18 16 (17.78%) Windows
19 15 (16.67%) VMware
19 15 (16.67%) PCI DSS
20 14 (15.56%) Finance
20 14 (15.56%) Information Security
20 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
21 11 (12.22%) Advertising
22 10 (11.11%) CCSE

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.22%) Apache
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (84.44%) Firewall
2 48 (53.33%) WAN
3 37 (41.11%) LAN
3 37 (41.11%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (40.00%) MPLS
5 28 (31.11%) DNS
6 26 (28.89%) DHCP
7 23 (25.56%) TCP/IP
7 23 (25.56%) VLAN
8 17 (18.89%) Network Security
9 8 (8.89%) BGP
9 8 (8.89%) OSPF
10 6 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
10 6 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (6.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (5.56%) Internet
12 3 (3.33%) VPN
13 2 (2.22%) Multicast
14 1 (1.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.11%) MySQL
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Advertising
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.11%) Back Office
4 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (48.89%) Network Engineer
2 20 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (8.89%) Architect
4 8 (8.89%) Consultant
5 7 (7.78%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 7 (7.78%) Network Consultant
5 7 (7.78%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 6 (6.67%) Analyst
7 5 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.44%) Network Support
8 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (4.44%) Network Security Engineer
9 3 (3.33%) IT Security Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) Rendezvous
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (24.44%) Open Source
2 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.11%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.89%) Linux
2 16 (17.78%) Windows
3 5 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Solaris
5 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.11%) Network Monitoring
2 25 (27.78%) Migration
3 14 (15.56%) Information Security
4 9 (10.00%) SIEM
5 7 (7.78%) Change Management
5 7 (7.78%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.78%) ITIL
6 6 (6.67%) Data Security
7 4 (4.44%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (4.44%) Security Management
7 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
8 3 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.33%) Service Management
8 3 (3.33%) CRM
9 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.22%) PRINCE
9 2 (2.22%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.22%) Perl
2 1 (1.11%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.11%) Korn
2 1 (1.11%) Java
2 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.11%) PHP
2 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (50.00%) CCNA
3 38 (42.22%) CCNP
4 10 (11.11%) CCSE
4 10 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 9 (10.00%) CCSA
5 9 (10.00%) CISSP
6 6 (6.67%) CISM
7 4 (4.44%) JNCIA
8 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (3.33%) JNCIS
8 3 (3.33%) CCDP
9 2 (2.22%) MCSE
9 2 (2.22%) MCSA
9 2 (2.22%) CCDA
9 2 (2.22%) CCIP
9 2 (2.22%) CCIE
9 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.22%) Degree
10 1 (1.11%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 6 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (6.67%) GPG13
3 5 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) Squid
3 5 (5.56%) XenApp
3 5 (5.56%) vSphere
4 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.11%) Nessus
3 1 (1.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 84 (93.33%) Cisco
2 34 (37.78%) Juniper
3 20 (22.22%) Websense
4 18 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 17 (18.89%) F5
6 15 (16.67%) VMware
7 9 (10.00%) Splunk
8 8 (8.89%) Aruba
8 8 (8.89%) Fortinet
9 7 (7.78%) SonicWALL
9 7 (7.78%) Imperva
9 7 (7.78%) Citrix
9 7 (7.78%) Microsoft
10 6 (6.67%) HP
11 5 (5.56%) Lumension
11 5 (5.56%) McAfee
12 4 (4.44%) Avaya
12 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds
12 4 (4.44%) LogRhythm
13 3 (3.33%) Polycom