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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 58 57 29
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -28
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 50 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.60% 4.08% 6.81%
As % of the Vendors category 9.38% 9.91% 13.87%
Number of salaries quoted 48 44 21
Average salary £47,500 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.33% -26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £43,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.29%
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
533 454 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 48.99% 41.12% 49.08%
Number of salaries quoted 476 399 284
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +25 22 £45,000 +95.65%
West Malling +9 7 £70,000 +115.38%
Sevenoaks +3 3 £32,500 -18.75% 1
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 103 (92.79%) Cisco
2 92 (82.88%) Firewall
3 60 (54.05%) Juniper
4 56 (50.45%) Cisco Certification
5 51 (45.95%) WAN
6 47 (42.34%) CCNP
7 42 (37.84%) Windows
8 40 (36.04%) LAN
9 37 (33.33%) Linux
9 37 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (32.43%) F5
10 36 (32.43%) CCNA
11 34 (30.63%) MPLS
12 33 (29.73%) Websense
13 31 (27.93%) Network Security
14 25 (22.52%) Blue Coat
15 21 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
15 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
16 20 (18.02%) Information Security
16 20 (18.02%) CCSE
17 19 (17.12%) Finance
17 19 (17.12%) DNS
17 19 (17.12%) ITIL
18 18 (16.22%) VMware
18 18 (16.22%) BGP
19 16 (14.41%) Migration
19 16 (14.41%) DHCP
19 16 (14.41%) SonicWALL
19 16 (14.41%) Aruba
20 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 9 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.90%) Apache
4 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (12.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 92 (82.88%) Firewall
2 51 (45.95%) WAN
3 40 (36.04%) LAN
4 37 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (30.63%) MPLS
6 31 (27.93%) Network Security
7 19 (17.12%) DNS
8 18 (16.22%) BGP
9 16 (14.41%) DHCP
10 15 (13.51%) VLAN
11 14 (12.61%) OSPF
11 14 (12.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 14 (12.61%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 13 (11.71%) Cisco PIX
12 13 (11.71%) TCP/IP
13 11 (9.91%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (9.91%) VPN
14 7 (6.31%) Internet
15 6 (5.41%) Multicast
16 4 (3.60%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) MySQL
1 1 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
General
1 19 (17.12%) Finance
2 10 (9.01%) Advertising
3 6 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (35.14%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.92%) Deployment Engineer
3 14 (12.61%) Security Engineer
4 13 (11.71%) Architect
5 12 (10.81%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.91%) Network Team Leader
6 11 (9.91%) Team Leader
7 8 (7.21%) Network Security Engineer
7 8 (7.21%) Network Architect
8 6 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.41%) Consultant
8 6 (5.41%) Analyst
9 5 (4.50%) Escalation Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Trainee
9 5 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Network Support Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.50%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) CSS
2 1 (0.90%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.91%) Open Source
2 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (37.84%) Windows
2 37 (33.33%) Linux
3 14 (12.61%) Windows XP
3 14 (12.61%) Windows 7
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.41%) AIX
7 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.92%) Network Monitoring
2 20 (18.02%) Information Security
3 19 (17.12%) ITIL
4 16 (14.41%) Migration
5 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.91%) Change Management
7 7 (6.31%) Network Architecture
7 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.31%) CRM
7 7 (6.31%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.41%) PRINCE
8 6 (5.41%) SIEM
9 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.50%) System Testing
9 5 (4.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.60%) Data Security
10 4 (3.60%) Risk Management
11 3 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (2.70%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) Perl
2 1 (0.90%) PHP
Qualifications
1 56 (50.45%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (42.34%) CCNP
3 36 (32.43%) CCNA
4 20 (18.02%) CCSE
5 15 (13.51%) Security Cleared
5 15 (13.51%) JNCIS
6 10 (9.01%) CCSA
7 7 (6.31%) JNCIA
7 7 (6.31%) Degree
7 7 (6.31%) CCDP
7 7 (6.31%) CISSP
8 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (5.41%) CCIE
8 6 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.50%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.50%) MCSE
9 5 (4.50%) CCSP
9 5 (4.50%) CCDA
10 2 (1.80%) CCIP
10 2 (1.80%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.91%) PCI DSS
2 9 (8.11%) SLA
3 6 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (2.70%) QA
5 1 (0.90%) GPG13
5 1 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.21%) vSphere
2 8 (7.21%) XenApp
3 5 (4.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.80%) Squid
5 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.60%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.80%) Foglight
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.90%) Puppet
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
4 1 (0.90%) OpenView
Vendors
1 103 (92.79%) Cisco
2 60 (54.05%) Juniper
3 36 (32.43%) F5
4 33 (29.73%) Websense
5 25 (22.52%) Blue Coat
6 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
7 18 (16.22%) VMware
8 16 (14.41%) SonicWALL
8 16 (14.41%) Aruba
9 15 (13.51%) Citrix
10 13 (11.71%) McAfee
11 12 (10.81%) SolarWinds
11 12 (10.81%) Lumension
12 6 (5.41%) Apple
12 6 (5.41%) Oracle
13 5 (4.50%) Trend Micro
13 5 (4.50%) Clearswift
13 5 (4.50%) Avaya
14 4 (3.60%) BT
14 4 (3.60%) Brocade
Sevenoaks, Kent
Austin Fraser
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Posted: 2 days ago
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