The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 38 83 51
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -32
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 68 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 6.05% 0.95% 3.29%
As % of the Vendors category 11.31% 2.08% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 64 6 27
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
601 481 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 53.47% 45.59% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 518 402 373
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
South East

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 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
Maidstone - 13 £28,500 - 1
Sevenoaks - 10 £37,500 -
Folkestone - 8 £36,750 -
Dartford -6 7 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £31,000 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 143 (90.51%) Firewall
2 125 (79.11%) Cisco
3 79 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (44.94%) Juniper
4 71 (44.94%) CCNA
5 68 (43.04%) WAN
6 64 (40.51%) LAN
7 49 (31.01%) F5
8 46 (29.11%) ITIL
9 44 (27.85%) Windows
10 40 (25.32%) Network Security
11 39 (24.68%) Network Management
12 35 (22.15%) Change Control
12 35 (22.15%) CCSA
13 32 (20.25%) Websense
14 30 (18.99%) Blue Coat
15 28 (17.72%) Telecoms
16 27 (17.09%) Finance
17 26 (16.46%) Firmware
18 25 (15.82%) Internet
18 25 (15.82%) Linux
18 25 (15.82%) PCI DSS
18 25 (15.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 24 (15.19%) SIEM
19 24 (15.19%) PRINCE2
19 24 (15.19%) Information Security
20 23 (14.56%) Management Information System
21 22 (13.92%) E-Commerce
22 21 (13.29%) Project Management
22 21 (13.29%) BT

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 16 (10.13%) MS Exchange
1 16 (10.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (6.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.96%) MS Office
3 7 (4.43%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (3.16%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 143 (90.51%) Firewall
2 68 (43.04%) WAN
3 64 (40.51%) LAN
4 40 (25.32%) Network Security
5 25 (15.82%) Internet
6 20 (12.66%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (10.76%) OSPF
7 17 (10.76%) BGP
8 16 (10.13%) Cisco PIX
9 15 (9.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 11 (6.96%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 11 (6.96%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (6.33%) MPLS
12 9 (5.70%) Wireless
12 9 (5.70%) BIG-IP
13 8 (5.06%) DNS
13 8 (5.06%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (3.80%) TCP/IP
15 5 (3.16%) DHCP
15 5 (3.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 28 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 27 (17.09%) Finance
3 2 (1.27%) Banking
3 2 (1.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (34.18%) Network Engineer
2 44 (27.85%) Consultant
3 23 (14.56%) Security Consultant
4 21 (13.29%) Network Support
4 21 (13.29%) Security Engineer
5 17 (10.76%) Network Security Engineer
6 16 (10.13%) Support Engineer
7 15 (9.49%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (8.23%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (7.59%) Firewall Support
10 11 (6.96%) IT Security Consultant
10 11 (6.96%) Cisco Support
10 11 (6.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (6.96%) IT Consultant
10 11 (6.96%) Analyst
11 10 (6.33%) Technical Consultant
11 10 (6.33%) Information Security Consultant
11 10 (6.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.16%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.46%) Firmware
2 23 (14.56%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.43%) Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 44 (27.85%) Windows
2 25 (15.82%) Linux
3 16 (10.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.59%) Windows XP
5 11 (6.96%) Windows 7
6 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (5.06%) AIX
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.11%) ITIL
2 39 (24.68%) Network Management
3 35 (22.15%) Change Control
4 24 (15.19%) SIEM
4 24 (15.19%) PRINCE2
4 24 (15.19%) Information Security
5 22 (13.92%) E-Commerce
6 21 (13.29%) Project Management
7 19 (12.03%) Network Design
8 14 (8.86%) Change Management
9 10 (6.33%) Load Balancing
9 10 (6.33%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (5.70%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.70%) Business Continuity
10 9 (5.70%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (4.43%) Network Architecture
12 6 (3.80%) Service Management
12 6 (3.80%) CRM
13 5 (3.16%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.33%) SQL
2 6 (3.80%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (44.94%) CCNA
3 35 (22.15%) CCSA
4 18 (11.39%) CCNP
5 13 (8.23%) Security Cleared
6 12 (7.59%) Degree
7 11 (6.96%) CCSE
7 11 (6.96%) JNCIS
8 10 (6.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (6.33%) MCSE
8 10 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.06%) MCSA
9 8 (5.06%) JNCIA
10 7 (4.43%) CISSP
10 7 (4.43%) SSCP
10 7 (4.43%) CISA
11 5 (3.16%) MBA
11 5 (3.16%) HNC
12 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 1 (0.63%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 25 (15.82%) PCI DSS
2 16 (10.13%) SLA
3 4 (2.53%) QA
4 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (11.39%) Active Directory
2 15 (9.49%) XenApp
3 10 (6.33%) XenDesktop
3 10 (6.33%) vSphere
4 9 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.16%) Terminal Server
6 4 (2.53%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) Backup Exec
2 10 (6.33%) SolarWinds Orion
3 9 (5.70%) Foglight
4 7 (4.43%) SCCM
4 7 (4.43%) SCOM
5 5 (3.16%) ZABBIX
5 5 (3.16%) OpenView
6 1 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 125 (79.11%) Cisco
2 71 (44.94%) Juniper
3 49 (31.01%) F5
4 32 (20.25%) Websense
5 30 (18.99%) Blue Coat
6 21 (13.29%) BT
7 20 (12.66%) VMware
8 16 (10.13%) Tripwire
8 16 (10.13%) IBM
8 16 (10.13%) Microsoft
9 15 (9.49%) Citrix
9 15 (9.49%) SolarWinds
10 14 (8.86%) Proofpoint
11 12 (7.59%) Veeam
12 11 (6.96%) Aruba
12 11 (6.96%) McAfee
13 9 (5.70%) SonicWALL
13 9 (5.70%) Lumension
14 8 (5.06%) LogLogic
14 8 (5.06%) TippingPoint
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £42000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dartford, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago