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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 7 37 15
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -22
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 22 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 18.33% 2.72% 8.70%
As % of the Vendors category 22.68% 6.85% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 6
Average salary £45,000 £23,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+95.65% -48.88%
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -2.29%
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
97 73 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 80.83% 39.67% 52.17%
Number of salaries quoted 91 60 33
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Maidstone

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 35 (87.50%) Firewall
3 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (62.50%) Juniper
5 24 (60.00%) CCNA
6 23 (57.50%) WAN
6 23 (57.50%) CCNP
7 22 (55.00%) Linux
8 20 (50.00%) LAN
9 19 (47.50%) Websense
9 19 (47.50%) F5
10 16 (40.00%) Blue Coat
10 16 (40.00%) Network Security
10 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (40.00%) Windows
11 15 (37.50%) SonicWALL
12 13 (32.50%) CCSE
12 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
12 13 (32.50%) MS Office
12 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
12 13 (32.50%) McAfee
12 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
13 12 (30.00%) Lumension
13 12 (30.00%) Aruba
13 12 (30.00%) Migration
14 11 (27.50%) VLAN
14 11 (27.50%) MPLS
14 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 11 (27.50%) Network Monitoring

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 8 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 35 (87.50%) Firewall
2 23 (57.50%) WAN
3 20 (50.00%) LAN
4 16 (40.00%) Network Security
4 16 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (27.50%) VLAN
5 11 (27.50%) MPLS
5 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 11 (27.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 8 (20.00%) DNS
6 8 (20.00%) DHCP
7 7 (17.50%) Cisco PIX
8 6 (15.00%) OSPF
8 6 (15.00%) BGP
9 5 (12.50%) Internet
9 5 (12.50%) VPN
10 3 (7.50%) RIP
General
1 6 (15.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (42.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Network Support
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Network Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 1 (2.50%) Escalation Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) Professional Services Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (55.00%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Windows XP
3 13 (32.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 11 (27.50%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
3 7 (17.50%) Change Management
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (60.00%) CCNA
3 23 (57.50%) CCNP
4 13 (32.50%) CCSE
5 9 (22.50%) JNCIS
6 8 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 8 (20.00%) CCSA
7 5 (12.50%) CCSP
7 5 (12.50%) JNCIA
8 3 (7.50%) CCDA
8 3 (7.50%) CCDP
9 1 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (2.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 2 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 39 (97.50%) Cisco
2 25 (62.50%) Juniper
3 19 (47.50%) Websense
3 19 (47.50%) F5
4 16 (40.00%) Blue Coat
5 15 (37.50%) SonicWALL
6 13 (32.50%) Microsoft
6 13 (32.50%) McAfee
7 12 (30.00%) Lumension
7 12 (30.00%) Aruba
8 5 (12.50%) Clearswift
8 5 (12.50%) Trend Micro