The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Kent region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 30 44 58
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 91 48 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 7.42% 3.91% 3.17%
As % of the Vendors category 14.17% 8.65% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 85 31 22
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £45,000 £41,450
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
642 555 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 52.32% 45.16% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 500 469 298
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,696 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
South East

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 16 £30,000 -
Dartford -3 3 £31,000 -27.05%
Tunbridge Wells -15 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Sevenoaks -7 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Maidstone -33 2 £23,000 -8.91%
West Malling - 1 £23,500 -
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 116 (86.57%) Cisco
2 112 (83.58%) Firewall
3 79 (58.96%) Cisco Certification
4 78 (58.21%) CCNA
5 66 (49.25%) Juniper
6 58 (43.28%) LAN
7 56 (41.79%) WAN
8 55 (41.04%) Network Security
9 35 (26.12%) ITIL
10 32 (23.88%) Network Management
11 30 (22.39%) F5
12 29 (21.64%) Windows
13 28 (20.90%) CCSA
14 27 (20.15%) Change Control
15 22 (16.42%) Telecoms
16 21 (15.67%) Active Directory
16 21 (15.67%) Websense
17 20 (14.93%) IBM
17 20 (14.93%) SLA
17 20 (14.93%) MS Exchange
17 20 (14.93%) VMware
17 20 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (14.18%) MS Excel
19 18 (13.43%) Firmware
19 18 (13.43%) Project Management
19 18 (13.43%) BT
19 18 (13.43%) Backup Exec
20 17 (12.69%) Blue Coat
21 16 (11.94%) CCNP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (14.93%) MS Exchange
1 20 (14.93%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (8.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (5.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (14.18%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.97%) FastStats
3 7 (5.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 112 (83.58%) Firewall
2 58 (43.28%) LAN
3 56 (41.79%) WAN
4 55 (41.04%) Network Security
5 13 (9.70%) Intrusion Detection
6 12 (8.96%) BGP
6 12 (8.96%) MPLS
6 12 (8.96%) OSPF
7 11 (8.21%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (8.21%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (8.21%) BIG-IP
7 11 (8.21%) Wireless
8 9 (6.72%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (5.97%) Internet
10 7 (5.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (4.48%) DNS
12 5 (3.73%) VoIP
13 4 (2.99%) VLAN
13 4 (2.99%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database
General
1 22 (16.42%) Telecoms
2 16 (11.94%) Finance
3 2 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (38.81%) Network Engineer
2 30 (22.39%) Network Support
3 23 (17.16%) Consultant
4 18 (13.43%) Security Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) Analyst
6 16 (11.94%) Firewall Support
7 14 (10.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (10.45%) Cisco Support
8 13 (9.70%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (8.21%) Security Analyst
9 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
10 10 (7.46%) 3rd Line Support
10 10 (7.46%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (6.72%) Network Support Analyst
11 9 (6.72%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (6.72%) Support Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Network Analyst
11 9 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.24%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) Firmware
2 9 (6.72%) Clustering
3 7 (5.22%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.64%) Windows
2 20 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (8.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.97%) Windows XP
5 7 (5.22%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) UNIX
6 1 (0.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) ITIL
2 32 (23.88%) Network Management
3 27 (20.15%) Change Control
4 18 (13.43%) Project Management
5 15 (11.19%) Network Design
5 15 (11.19%) PRINCE2
6 12 (8.96%) Problem Management
7 9 (6.72%) E-Commerce
7 9 (6.72%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (6.72%) Service Delivery
7 9 (6.72%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (5.97%) SIEM
8 8 (5.97%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.22%) Information Security
9 7 (5.22%) Load Balancing
10 6 (4.48%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.48%) Change Management
11 5 (3.73%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.73%) Network Architecture
12 4 (2.99%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
1 1 (0.75%) C
1 1 (0.75%) Java
1 1 (0.75%) Perl
1 1 (0.75%) SQL
1 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 79 (58.96%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (58.21%) CCNA
3 28 (20.90%) CCSA
4 16 (11.94%) CCNP
5 14 (10.45%) Security Cleared
6 12 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (8.96%) MCSE
6 12 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (7.46%) MCSA
8 7 (5.22%) HNC
8 7 (5.22%) MBA
8 7 (5.22%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.99%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.24%) Degree
11 1 (0.75%) SSCP
11 1 (0.75%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.93%) SLA
2 8 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 21 (15.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (11.94%) XenApp
3 12 (8.96%) XenDesktop
3 12 (8.96%) vSphere
4 8 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.48%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (13.43%) Backup Exec
2 12 (8.96%) SolarWinds Orion
3 11 (8.21%) Foglight
4 9 (6.72%) SCCM
4 9 (6.72%) SCOM
5 6 (4.48%) OpenView
6 4 (2.99%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 116 (86.57%) Cisco
2 66 (49.25%) Juniper
3 30 (22.39%) F5
4 21 (15.67%) Websense
5 20 (14.93%) IBM
5 20 (14.93%) VMware
6 18 (13.43%) BT
7 17 (12.69%) Blue Coat
8 16 (11.94%) Citrix
9 15 (11.19%) SolarWinds
10 13 (9.70%) Veeam
11 9 (6.72%) Sun
12 8 (5.97%) Neolane
12 8 (5.97%) Proofpoint
12 8 (5.97%) Tripwire
12 8 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
14 6 (4.48%) HP
15 5 (3.73%) McAfee
16 4 (2.99%) TippingPoint
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