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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 41 78 14
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -64
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 60 23 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 5.85% 1.94% 10.69%
As % of the Vendors category 11.39% 4.93% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 59 21 77
Average salary £46,000 £41,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.84% +7.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £22,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £45,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
527 467 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 51.41% 39.31% 51.11%
Number of salaries quoted 454 416 330
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +22 17 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Folkestone - 4 £20,000 -
Dartford -2 3 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Malling - 3 £35,000 - 1
Tunbridge Wells +29 2 £50,000 -23.07%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 110 (85.94%) Firewall
2 105 (82.03%) Cisco
3 72 (56.25%) Juniper
4 57 (44.53%) Windows
5 55 (42.97%) F5
6 53 (41.41%) Cisco Certification
7 52 (40.63%) WAN
8 46 (35.94%) LAN
8 46 (35.94%) Linux
9 44 (34.38%) Websense
10 37 (28.91%) Blue Coat
11 36 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (27.34%) Information Security
13 33 (25.78%) CCNP
14 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
14 31 (24.22%) Network Security
15 28 (21.88%) CCNA
16 27 (21.09%) ITIL
16 27 (21.09%) Finance
16 27 (21.09%) PCI DSS
17 26 (20.31%) CCSE
18 24 (18.75%) JNCIS
18 24 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 24 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
19 23 (17.97%) Internet
20 22 (17.19%) Management Information System
20 22 (17.19%) SIEM
20 22 (17.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 20 (15.63%) Aruba
22 19 (14.84%) Windows 7

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 8 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (3.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (14.84%) MS Office
2 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 110 (85.94%) Firewall
2 52 (40.63%) WAN
3 46 (35.94%) LAN
4 36 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (24.22%) Network Security
6 24 (18.75%) Cisco PIX
7 23 (17.97%) Internet
8 22 (17.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 18 (14.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 18 (14.06%) BGP
10 14 (10.94%) OSPF
11 11 (8.59%) MPLS
12 10 (7.81%) VPN
13 8 (6.25%) Wireless
13 8 (6.25%) Junos
14 7 (5.47%) TCP/IP
15 6 (4.69%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (4.69%) Multicast
15 6 (4.69%) VLAN
16 5 (3.91%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.81%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (4.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 10 (7.81%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.69%) Legal
4 5 (3.91%) Advertising
5 2 (1.56%) Banking
5 2 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (22.66%) Consultant
1 29 (22.66%) Network Engineer
2 22 (17.19%) Security Engineer
3 19 (14.84%) Security Consultant
4 12 (9.38%) Support Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (9.38%) IT Consultant
4 12 (9.38%) IT Security Consultant
5 11 (8.59%) Escalation Engineer
6 10 (7.81%) Network Team Leader
6 10 (7.81%) Analyst
6 10 (7.81%) Team Leader
7 9 (7.03%) 1st Line Support
8 8 (6.25%) Technical Support Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) Network Consultant
8 8 (6.25%) Technical Support
8 8 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
8 8 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.56%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.19%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
2 1 (0.78%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (44.53%) Windows
2 46 (35.94%) Linux
3 19 (14.84%) Windows XP
3 19 (14.84%) Windows 7
4 15 (11.72%) AIX
5 12 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) Information Security
2 27 (21.09%) ITIL
3 22 (17.19%) SIEM
4 16 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 15 (11.72%) PRINCE2
5 15 (11.72%) Kalman Filter
6 14 (10.94%) Change Management
7 11 (8.59%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.59%) System Testing
8 10 (7.81%) Change Control
8 10 (7.81%) CRM
9 9 (7.03%) PRINCE
9 9 (7.03%) Risk Management
9 9 (7.03%) Network Management
10 7 (5.47%) Network Design
10 7 (5.47%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (5.47%) Business Continuity
11 6 (4.69%) Load Balancing
11 6 (4.69%) Network Architecture
12 5 (3.91%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (13.28%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (41.41%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (25.78%) CCNP
3 28 (21.88%) CCNA
4 26 (20.31%) CCSE
5 24 (18.75%) JNCIS
6 19 (14.84%) Degree
6 19 (14.84%) CCSA
7 16 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 13 (10.16%) CISSP
9 10 (7.81%) JNCIA
10 6 (4.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.69%) SSCP
10 6 (4.69%) CISA
10 6 (4.69%) CCIE
11 5 (3.91%) MCSE
12 4 (3.13%) CCSP
12 4 (3.13%) SC Cleared
13 3 (2.34%) CCDP
14 2 (1.56%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.09%) PCI DSS
2 24 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (8.59%) SLA
4 5 (3.91%) QA
5 1 (0.78%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (7.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) XenApp
3 8 (6.25%) Firmware
4 6 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.69%) vSphere
5 5 (3.91%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.13%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 5 (3.91%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.34%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.34%) ZABBIX
4 2 (1.56%) Foglight
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 105 (82.03%) Cisco
2 72 (56.25%) Juniper
3 55 (42.97%) F5
4 44 (34.38%) Websense
5 37 (28.91%) Blue Coat
6 31 (24.22%) Microsoft
7 20 (15.63%) Aruba
8 19 (14.84%) McAfee
9 17 (13.28%) VMware
9 17 (13.28%) SonicWALL
9 17 (13.28%) Lumension
10 15 (11.72%) Oracle
10 15 (11.72%) Apple
11 13 (10.16%) Citrix
12 9 (7.03%) SolarWinds
13 8 (6.25%) Imperva
13 8 (6.25%) Trend Micro
13 8 (6.25%) Fortinet
13 8 (6.25%) Tripwire
13 8 (6.25%) Clearswift
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Dartford
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago