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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 49 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 47 87 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.85% 6.99% 3.23%
As % of the Vendors category 9.71% 14.31% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 46 81 21
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
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
484 608 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 49.95% 48.84% 44.54%
Number of salaries quoted 435 464 434
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £90,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +37 12 £47,500 +106.52% 1
Sevenoaks +6 7 £32,500 -18.75%
Dartford -3 2 £50,000 +88.67%
Chatham - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Malling +9 1 £70,000 +197.87%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 94 (94.00%) Cisco
2 80 (80.00%) Firewall
3 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
4 52 (52.00%) WAN
5 51 (51.00%) CCNA
6 47 (47.00%) CCNP
7 41 (41.00%) LAN
8 40 (40.00%) MPLS
9 39 (39.00%) Juniper
10 36 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (34.00%) Linux
12 33 (33.00%) Network Monitoring
13 32 (32.00%) DNS
14 29 (29.00%) DHCP
14 29 (29.00%) Migration
15 28 (28.00%) VLAN
16 24 (24.00%) Open Source
17 23 (23.00%) Windows
18 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
19 20 (20.00%) Websense
19 20 (20.00%) Blue Coat
19 20 (20.00%) F5
20 17 (17.00%) Network Security
21 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
21 15 (15.00%) Information Security
21 15 (15.00%) VMware
22 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
23 12 (12.00%) Finance
23 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
24 11 (11.00%) Microsoft

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.00%) Apache
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Office
2 8 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (80.00%) Firewall
2 52 (52.00%) WAN
3 41 (41.00%) LAN
4 40 (40.00%) MPLS
5 36 (36.00%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (32.00%) DNS
7 29 (29.00%) DHCP
8 28 (28.00%) VLAN
9 22 (22.00%) TCP/IP
10 17 (17.00%) Network Security
11 10 (10.00%) BGP
12 9 (9.00%) OSPF
13 8 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (7.00%) VPN
15 6 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 6 (6.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
16 5 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
16 5 (5.00%) Internet
17 3 (3.00%) VoIP
17 3 (3.00%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.00%) MySQL
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 11 (11.00%) Advertising
3 3 (3.00%) Legal
4 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (54.00%) Network Engineer
2 26 (26.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 12 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Architect
4 9 (9.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Network Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) Security Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 7 (7.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Network Support
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) CSS
1 1 (1.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.00%) Open Source
2 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.00%) Linux
2 23 (23.00%) Windows
3 9 (9.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (9.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.00%) AIX
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (33.00%) Network Monitoring
2 29 (29.00%) Migration
3 15 (15.00%) Information Security
4 9 (9.00%) Change Management
5 8 (8.00%) ITIL
6 7 (7.00%) SIEM
6 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.00%) Data Security
8 5 (5.00%) CRM
9 4 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (4.00%) Network Architecture
10 3 (3.00%) Data Protection
10 3 (3.00%) Service Management
10 3 (3.00%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.00%) Security Management
11 2 (2.00%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.00%) PRINCE
11 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2
11 2 (2.00%) Load Balancing
11 2 (2.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.00%) Perl
1 1 (1.00%) PHP
1 1 (1.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (57.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (51.00%) CCNA
3 47 (47.00%) CCNP
4 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
5 11 (11.00%) CCSA
6 10 (10.00%) CCSE
7 9 (9.00%) CISSP
8 6 (6.00%) JNCIA
9 5 (5.00%) CCDP
9 5 (5.00%) CISM
10 4 (4.00%) CCDA
11 3 (3.00%) CCIE
11 3 (3.00%) JNCIS
11 3 (3.00%) SC Cleared
12 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (2.00%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (2.00%) CCSP
12 2 (2.00%) MCSE
12 2 (2.00%) MCSA
12 2 (2.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 9 (9.00%) SLA
3 6 (6.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (6.00%) GPG13
4 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.00%) Squid
3 4 (4.00%) XenApp
3 4 (4.00%) vSphere
4 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) SCCM
2 2 (2.00%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.00%) Puppet
3 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 94 (94.00%) Cisco
2 39 (39.00%) Juniper
3 20 (20.00%) Websense
3 20 (20.00%) Blue Coat
3 20 (20.00%) F5
4 15 (15.00%) VMware
5 11 (11.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (11.00%) SonicWALL
6 10 (10.00%) Aruba
7 8 (8.00%) Fortinet
7 8 (8.00%) Citrix
7 8 (8.00%) McAfee
8 7 (7.00%) Imperva
8 7 (7.00%) Lumension
9 6 (6.00%) Splunk
10 5 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 5 (5.00%) Trend Micro
10 5 (5.00%) Clearswift
10 5 (5.00%) HP
11 4 (4.00%) Avaya
Chatham, Kent
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