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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 60 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 43 70 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.37% 6.04% 5.44%
As % of the Vendors category 8.83% 13.08% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 41 65 19
Average salary £47,500 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.24% -37.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,500 £38,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,750
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -0.58%
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
487 535 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.44% 46.16% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 440 429 324
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +26 14 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Sevenoaks +5 7 £32,500 -18.75% 1
West Malling - 3 £70,000 - 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 106 (94.64%) Cisco
2 90 (80.36%) Firewall
3 58 (51.79%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (46.43%) Juniper
4 52 (46.43%) WAN
5 48 (42.86%) CCNP
6 43 (38.39%) CCNA
7 41 (36.61%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (35.71%) LAN
9 37 (33.04%) MPLS
10 36 (32.14%) Windows
11 35 (31.25%) Linux
12 27 (24.11%) F5
13 26 (23.21%) Websense
14 25 (22.32%) Network Monitoring
14 25 (22.32%) Network Security
15 23 (20.54%) DNS
16 22 (19.64%) Information Security
16 22 (19.64%) Blue Coat
17 20 (17.86%) Migration
17 20 (17.86%) VMware
17 20 (17.86%) TCP/IP
17 20 (17.86%) DHCP
18 19 (16.96%) VLAN
19 17 (15.18%) PCI DSS
19 17 (15.18%) Finance
20 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
21 15 (13.39%) BGP
21 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
21 15 (13.39%) Open Source

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.89%) Apache
4 1 (0.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.82%) MS Office
1 11 (9.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.89%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 90 (80.36%) Firewall
2 52 (46.43%) WAN
3 41 (36.61%) Cisco ASA
4 40 (35.71%) LAN
5 37 (33.04%) MPLS
6 25 (22.32%) Network Security
7 23 (20.54%) DNS
8 20 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 20 (17.86%) DHCP
9 19 (16.96%) VLAN
10 15 (13.39%) BGP
11 11 (9.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (9.82%) OSPF
12 9 (8.04%) VPN
12 9 (8.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (8.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 9 (8.04%) Cisco PIX
13 6 (5.36%) Multicast
13 6 (5.36%) Internet
14 4 (3.57%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.89%) MySQL
General
1 17 (15.18%) Finance
2 13 (11.61%) Advertising
3 4 (3.57%) Legal
4 2 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 24 (21.43%) Deployment Engineer
3 13 (11.61%) Architect
4 12 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.93%) Security Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) Network Architect
6 8 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 7 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
8 6 (5.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (4.46%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Support
9 5 (4.46%) Analyst
9 5 (4.46%) Graduate
9 5 (4.46%) Network Support
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.46%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.79%) CSS
2 1 (0.89%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.39%) Open Source
2 6 (5.36%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.14%) Windows
2 35 (31.25%) Linux
3 11 (9.82%) Windows XP
3 11 (9.82%) Windows 7
4 10 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.46%) AIX
7 3 (2.68%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) Network Monitoring
2 22 (19.64%) Information Security
3 20 (17.86%) Migration
4 13 (11.61%) ITIL
5 9 (8.04%) Change Management
5 9 (8.04%) Incident Management
6 8 (7.14%) SIEM
6 8 (7.14%) Data Security
7 7 (6.25%) Network Architecture
7 7 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 5 (4.46%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (4.46%) CRM
9 4 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.57%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.57%) System Testing
10 3 (2.68%) Security Management
10 3 (2.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.68%) PRINCE
10 3 (2.68%) Service Management
10 3 (2.68%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.46%) SQL
2 1 (0.89%) Perl
2 1 (0.89%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (51.79%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (42.86%) CCNP
3 43 (38.39%) CCNA
4 15 (13.39%) Security Cleared
5 13 (11.61%) CCSE
6 10 (8.93%) CISSP
6 10 (8.93%) CCSA
7 8 (7.14%) JNCIS
8 7 (6.25%) JNCIA
8 7 (6.25%) CCDP
9 6 (5.36%) CCIE
10 5 (4.46%) CCDA
10 5 (4.46%) CISM
10 5 (4.46%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.57%) Degree
11 4 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.57%) CCSP
12 3 (2.68%) MCSE
13 2 (1.79%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.18%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.04%) SLA
2 9 (8.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.57%) GPG13
4 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 14 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.36%) XenApp
2 6 (5.36%) vSphere
3 5 (4.46%) Squid
4 3 (2.68%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.57%) SCCM
1 4 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.89%) Puppet
4 1 (0.89%) OpenView
4 1 (0.89%) Foglight
Vendors
1 106 (94.64%) Cisco
2 52 (46.43%) Juniper
3 27 (24.11%) F5
4 26 (23.21%) Websense
5 22 (19.64%) Blue Coat
6 20 (17.86%) VMware
7 16 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 13 (11.61%) Citrix
8 13 (11.61%) Aruba
8 13 (11.61%) SonicWALL
9 10 (8.93%) SolarWinds
9 10 (8.93%) McAfee
10 9 (8.04%) Lumension
11 8 (7.14%) Fortinet
12 7 (6.25%) Imperva
13 5 (4.46%) Trend Micro
13 5 (4.46%) Splunk
13 5 (4.46%) Clearswift
13 5 (4.46%) Oracle
13 5 (4.46%) Avaya
Maidstone
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits & career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 9 days ago
Sevenoaks
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago