The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone 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 14 36 23
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 17 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 14.17% 2.09% 5.08%
As % of the Vendors category 21.79% 4.76% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £38,250 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
Kent

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Vendors Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
78 84 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 65.00% 43.98% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 72 80 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Maidstone region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Maidstone

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Maidstone region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Maidstone

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Maidstone

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Maidstone region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Maidstone

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 28 (93.33%) Juniper
2 28 (93.33%) Firewall
3 25 (83.33%) F5
4 23 (76.67%) Blue Coat
4 23 (76.67%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (76.67%) Windows
5 22 (73.33%) Linux
6 21 (70.00%) Websense
6 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (63.33%) MS Office
7 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
7 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
7 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
8 18 (60.00%) McAfee
9 17 (56.67%) SonicWALL
9 17 (56.67%) Aruba
9 17 (56.67%) Lumension
10 16 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 16 (53.33%) CCSE
10 16 (53.33%) WAN
11 15 (50.00%) Network Security
11 15 (50.00%) JNCIS
12 14 (46.67%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (40.00%) CCNP
13 12 (40.00%) CCNA
13 12 (40.00%) LAN
13 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
14 10 (33.33%) CRM

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Applications
1 19 (63.33%) MS Office
2 10 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) Firewall
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco ASA
3 16 (53.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 16 (53.33%) WAN
4 15 (50.00%) Network Security
5 14 (46.67%) Cisco PIX
6 12 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 12 (40.00%) LAN
7 9 (30.00%) Internet
7 9 (30.00%) OSPF
7 9 (30.00%) BGP
8 8 (26.67%) VPN
9 5 (16.67%) RIP
10 4 (13.33%) Junos
11 2 (6.67%) VLAN
General
1 6 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Support
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) Technical Engineer
3 8 (26.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Network Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Security Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) Designer
7 4 (13.33%) Security Designer
7 4 (13.33%) Systems Designer
7 4 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (10.00%) Team Leader
8 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
9 2 (6.67%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Windows
2 22 (73.33%) Linux
3 19 (63.33%) Windows XP
3 19 (63.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) CRM
1 10 (33.33%) Change Management
2 9 (30.00%) PRINCE
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 9 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (16.67%) Information Security
3 5 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 21 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (53.33%) CCSE
3 15 (50.00%) JNCIS
4 12 (40.00%) CCNP
4 12 (40.00%) CCNA
5 10 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 9 (30.00%) CCSA
6 9 (30.00%) JNCIA
7 4 (13.33%) CCSP
8 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
2 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 28 (93.33%) Juniper
3 25 (83.33%) F5
4 23 (76.67%) Blue Coat
5 21 (70.00%) Websense
6 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
7 18 (60.00%) McAfee
8 17 (56.67%) SonicWALL
8 17 (56.67%) Lumension
8 17 (56.67%) Aruba
9 8 (26.67%) Trend Micro
9 8 (26.67%) Clearswift