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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 51 72 22
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -50
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 57 32 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 4.90% 2.60% 8.28%
As % of the Vendors category 9.78% 6.50% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 45
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,600 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
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
583 492 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 50.09% 39.94% 51.36%
Number of salaries quoted 522 443 326
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +30 25 £45,000 +100.00% 1
West Malling +10 7 £70,000 +115.38% 1
Folkestone -13 2 £20,000 -33.33%
Dartford -15 2 £47,500 +11.76%
CheckPoint
South East

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 105 (88.24%) Cisco
2 100 (84.03%) Firewall
3 62 (52.10%) Juniper
4 56 (47.06%) Windows
5 54 (45.38%) Cisco Certification
6 48 (40.34%) WAN
7 45 (37.82%) Linux
8 43 (36.13%) F5
9 41 (34.45%) CCNP
10 39 (32.77%) LAN
11 38 (31.93%) Websense
12 36 (30.25%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (26.05%) CCNA
14 30 (25.21%) Network Security
15 29 (24.37%) Information Security
16 28 (23.53%) Blue Coat
17 26 (21.85%) MPLS
18 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
19 24 (20.17%) Finance
20 22 (18.49%) CCSE
21 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
21 20 (16.81%) PCI DSS
22 19 (15.97%) VMware
22 19 (15.97%) Aruba
22 19 (15.97%) ITIL
23 18 (15.13%) SonicWALL
23 18 (15.13%) MS Office
23 18 (15.13%) Cisco PIX
23 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
23 18 (15.13%) Internet

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (7.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.52%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.84%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (15.13%) MS Office
2 13 (10.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 100 (84.03%) Firewall
2 48 (40.34%) WAN
3 39 (32.77%) LAN
4 36 (30.25%) Cisco ASA
5 30 (25.21%) Network Security
6 26 (21.85%) MPLS
7 18 (15.13%) Internet
7 18 (15.13%) Cisco PIX
8 15 (12.61%) BGP
9 14 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 14 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 12 (10.08%) DNS
11 11 (9.24%) VPN
11 11 (9.24%) OSPF
11 11 (9.24%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (9.24%) VLAN
12 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
12 9 (7.56%) DHCP
13 7 (5.88%) Wireless
14 4 (3.36%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
General
1 24 (20.17%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Advertising
3 7 (5.88%) Legal
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (26.89%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.45%) Consultant
2 16 (13.45%) Security Engineer
3 15 (12.61%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 14 (11.76%) Deployment Engineer
5 12 (10.08%) Architect
6 11 (9.24%) Team Leader
6 11 (9.24%) Network Team Leader
7 10 (8.40%) IT Security Consultant
7 10 (8.40%) IT Consultant
8 9 (7.56%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) Technical Support
9 8 (6.72%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (6.72%) Technical Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (6.72%) Technical Support Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.68%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.04%) Open Source
3 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.84%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (47.06%) Windows
2 45 (37.82%) Linux
3 18 (15.13%) Windows 7
4 17 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 15 (12.61%) AIX
6 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.37%) Information Security
2 19 (15.97%) ITIL
3 15 (12.61%) SIEM
4 14 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (11.76%) Change Management
5 12 (10.08%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.24%) System Testing
6 11 (9.24%) Migration
7 10 (8.40%) CRM
7 10 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (7.56%) E-Commerce
9 7 (5.88%) PRINCE2
9 7 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.04%) PRINCE
11 5 (4.20%) Business Continuity
11 5 (4.20%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.20%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.20%) Network Design
11 5 (4.20%) Network Architecture
12 4 (3.36%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (0.84%) Perl
2 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 54 (45.38%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (34.45%) CCNP
3 31 (26.05%) CCNA
4 22 (18.49%) CCSE
5 20 (16.81%) Security Cleared
6 16 (13.45%) JNCIS
7 15 (12.61%) Degree
8 14 (11.76%) CCSA
9 11 (9.24%) CISSP
9 11 (9.24%) JNCIA
10 8 (6.72%) CCIE
11 7 (5.88%) CCDP
11 7 (5.88%) SC Cleared
12 6 (5.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (4.20%) CCSP
13 5 (4.20%) MCSE
13 5 (4.20%) CCDA
14 2 (1.68%) CCIP
14 2 (1.68%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.81%) PCI DSS
2 16 (13.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (10.08%) SLA
4 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.08%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.40%) XenApp
3 8 (6.72%) vSphere
4 5 (4.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.20%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.84%) Squid
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.36%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (1.68%) Foglight
3 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.68%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.84%) SCCM
4 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 105 (88.24%) Cisco
2 62 (52.10%) Juniper
3 43 (36.13%) F5
4 38 (31.93%) Websense
5 28 (23.53%) Blue Coat
6 25 (21.01%) Microsoft
7 19 (15.97%) Aruba
7 19 (15.97%) VMware
8 18 (15.13%) SonicWALL
9 16 (13.45%) Citrix
9 16 (13.45%) McAfee
10 15 (12.61%) Oracle
10 15 (12.61%) Apple
10 15 (12.61%) Lumension
11 9 (7.56%) SolarWinds
12 8 (6.72%) Trend Micro
12 8 (6.72%) Clearswift
13 4 (3.36%) BT
13 4 (3.36%) Avaya
13 4 (3.36%) Brocade
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 22 days ago