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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 79 33 64
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +31
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 20 81 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.83% 7.01% 2.81%
As % of the Vendors category 3.90% 13.28% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 19 76 19
Average salary £23,500 £36,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.05% -13.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,250 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+8.82% +2.40%
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
513 610 522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 46.85% 52.81% 48.88%
Number of salaries quoted 474 539 433
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 July 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 July 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 0 7 £20,500 -28.07%
Chatham - 4 £55,000 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 65 (97.01%) Cisco
2 59 (88.06%) Firewall
3 44 (65.67%) Cisco Certification
4 43 (64.18%) CCNA
5 37 (55.22%) WAN
6 33 (49.25%) LAN
7 31 (46.27%) Cisco ASA
8 29 (43.28%) CCNP
9 22 (32.84%) MPLS
9 22 (32.84%) Network Monitoring
10 21 (31.34%) TCP/IP
11 19 (28.36%) DNS
11 19 (28.36%) DHCP
11 19 (28.36%) Juniper
12 18 (26.87%) VLAN
12 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
13 17 (25.37%) Open Source
13 17 (25.37%) Migration
14 16 (23.88%) Websense
14 16 (23.88%) PCI DSS
15 15 (22.39%) Linux
16 14 (20.90%) Network Security
17 13 (19.40%) VMware
17 13 (19.40%) Information Security
17 13 (19.40%) Blue Coat
18 11 (16.42%) Advertising
19 10 (14.93%) Finance
19 10 (14.93%) Windows
19 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
20 9 (13.43%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (1.49%) IIS
1 1 (1.49%) Apache
1 1 (1.49%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.49%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 59 (88.06%) Firewall
2 37 (55.22%) WAN
3 33 (49.25%) LAN
4 31 (46.27%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (32.84%) MPLS
6 21 (31.34%) TCP/IP
7 19 (28.36%) DNS
7 19 (28.36%) DHCP
8 18 (26.87%) VLAN
9 14 (20.90%) Network Security
10 5 (7.46%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (7.46%) OSPF
10 5 (7.46%) BGP
11 2 (2.99%) Internet
11 2 (2.99%) VoIP
11 2 (2.99%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 1 (1.49%) Multicast
12 1 (1.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (16.42%) Advertising
2 10 (14.93%) Finance
3 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Network Engineer
2 11 (16.42%) Deployment Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 8 (11.94%) Security Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Analyst
5 7 (10.45%) Network Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco Consultant
5 7 (10.45%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (8.96%) Network Support
7 5 (7.46%) Network Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Network Security Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Network Support Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Security Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Firewall Analyst
8 4 (5.97%) Firewall Support
9 3 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
9 3 (4.48%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.49%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.87%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.49%) NHS
2 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.49%) Solaris
4 1 (1.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Network Monitoring
2 17 (25.37%) Migration
2 17 (25.37%) Open Source
3 13 (19.40%) Information Security
4 9 (13.43%) SIEM
5 6 (8.96%) Incident Management
5 6 (8.96%) Data Security
6 4 (5.97%) Security Management
6 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.48%) Server Hardening
7 3 (4.48%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (4.48%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.48%) ITIL
8 2 (2.99%) Network Design
8 2 (2.99%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.49%) Patch Management
9 1 (1.49%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.49%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.49%) Java
1 1 (1.49%) Perl
1 1 (1.49%) SQL
1 1 (1.49%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.49%) Korn
1 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (65.67%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (64.18%) CCNA
3 29 (43.28%) CCNP
4 9 (13.43%) CISSP
5 8 (11.94%) CCSA
6 6 (8.96%) CISM
7 5 (7.46%) CCSE
7 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.46%) MCSA
8 4 (5.97%) Degree
8 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.99%) MCSE
10 1 (1.49%) CCDA
10 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (23.88%) PCI DSS
2 6 (8.96%) GPG13
2 6 (8.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (8.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (14.93%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) Squid
3 5 (7.46%) vSphere
4 4 (5.97%) XenApp
5 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) SCCM
2 4 (5.97%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.49%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.49%) OpenView
3 1 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.49%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (97.01%) Cisco
2 19 (28.36%) Juniper
3 16 (23.88%) Websense
4 13 (19.40%) VMware
4 13 (19.40%) Blue Coat
5 9 (13.43%) HP
5 9 (13.43%) Splunk
6 8 (11.94%) F5
6 8 (11.94%) Fortinet
7 7 (10.45%) Imperva
8 5 (7.46%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.46%) Citrix
9 4 (5.97%) LogRhythm
10 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
11 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
12 1 (1.49%) TippingPoint
12 1 (1.49%) Tradeweb
12 1 (1.49%) Oracle
12 1 (1.49%) WatchGuard
12 1 (1.49%) Sun