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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 85 39 87
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +48
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 17 65 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.57% 6.42% 0.73%
As % of the Vendors category 3.52% 12.70% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15 62 7
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £26,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £62,500 £45,000
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
483 512 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 44.52% 50.59% 41.74%
Number of salaries quoted 434 430 389
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £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 August 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 August 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 -3 6 £22,250 -21.92%
Sevenoaks -16 1 £52,500 +40.00% 1
West Malling - 1 £62,500 -
Chatham - 1 £52,500 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 38 (95.00%) Firewall
3 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (70.00%) CCNA
5 21 (52.50%) WAN
5 21 (52.50%) LAN
6 17 (42.50%) CCNP
6 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (32.50%) Network Monitoring
8 11 (27.50%) Network Security
8 11 (27.50%) Blue Coat
8 11 (27.50%) DNS
8 11 (27.50%) DHCP
8 11 (27.50%) Websense
8 11 (27.50%) Juniper
9 10 (25.00%) Finance
9 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 9 (22.50%) CCSA
10 9 (22.50%) MPLS
10 9 (22.50%) F5
10 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
11 8 (20.00%) Open Source
11 8 (20.00%) VLAN
11 8 (20.00%) Migration
12 7 (17.50%) HP
12 7 (17.50%) Windows
12 7 (17.50%) CCSE
13 6 (15.00%) VMware
13 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
13 6 (15.00%) Linux

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (2.50%) IIS
1 1 (2.50%) Apache
1 1 (2.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 38 (95.00%) Firewall
2 21 (52.50%) WAN
2 21 (52.50%) LAN
3 17 (42.50%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (27.50%) Network Security
4 11 (27.50%) DNS
4 11 (27.50%) DHCP
5 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (22.50%) MPLS
7 8 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (7.50%) VoIP
10 3 (7.50%) Wireless
10 3 (7.50%) Internet
10 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
10 3 (7.50%) Structured Cabling
11 1 (2.50%) SMTP
11 1 (2.50%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (15.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Security Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Support
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Security Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Analyst
4 6 (15.00%) Network Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Network Security Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Network Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Firewall Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Firewall Support
6 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
7 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.50%) NHS
2 3 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
4 1 (2.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Network Monitoring
2 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 8 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (10.00%) SIEM
4 3 (7.50%) Information Security
4 3 (7.50%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.00%) Server Hardening
5 2 (5.00%) Network Design
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.50%) Data Security
6 1 (2.50%) Security Management
6 1 (2.50%) Change Control
6 1 (2.50%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.50%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) Perl
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
1 1 (2.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (70.00%) CCNA
3 17 (42.50%) CCNP
4 9 (22.50%) CCSA
5 7 (17.50%) CCSE
6 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 4 (10.00%) Degree
7 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (10.00%) MCSA
8 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
9 2 (5.00%) JNCIP
9 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (5.00%) CISSP
9 2 (5.00%) CCDA
10 1 (2.50%) MCSE
10 1 (2.50%) CCSP
10 1 (2.50%) CISM
10 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.00%) GPG13
2 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) vSphere
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) XenApp
3 2 (5.00%) Squid
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP SIM
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.50%) Nessus
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (27.50%) Blue Coat
2 11 (27.50%) Websense
2 11 (27.50%) Juniper
3 9 (22.50%) F5
4 7 (17.50%) HP
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 4 (10.00%) Splunk
7 3 (7.50%) Citrix
7 3 (7.50%) Aruba
7 3 (7.50%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.50%) Sun
8 1 (2.50%) McAfee
8 1 (2.50%) Lumension
8 1 (2.50%) SonicWALL
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