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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 13 49 22
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -27
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 13.95% 1.61% 6.52%
As % of the Vendors category 19.67% 3.33% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 5
Average salary £47,250 £23,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+105.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £44,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.74% +4.70%
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
61 120 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 70.93% 48.19% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 57 26
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 April 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Maidstone

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 32 (88.89%) Firewall
3 30 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (80.56%) CCNA
5 20 (55.56%) WAN
6 19 (52.78%) CCNP
7 17 (47.22%) Linux
8 16 (44.44%) MPLS
9 15 (41.67%) Juniper
9 15 (41.67%) Migration
9 15 (41.67%) LAN
10 14 (38.89%) VLAN
10 14 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
11 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (30.56%) Open Source
12 11 (30.56%) DHCP
12 11 (30.56%) DNS
13 10 (27.78%) Websense
13 10 (27.78%) F5
14 9 (25.00%) Windows
15 8 (22.22%) Blue Coat
15 8 (22.22%) SonicWALL
16 7 (19.44%) CCSA
17 6 (16.67%) BGP
17 6 (16.67%) OSPF
17 6 (16.67%) SLA
17 6 (16.67%) Network Security
17 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
18 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
18 5 (13.89%) Lumension

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.78%) IIS
1 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (88.89%) Firewall
2 20 (55.56%) WAN
3 16 (44.44%) MPLS
4 15 (41.67%) LAN
5 14 (38.89%) VLAN
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (30.56%) DNS
7 11 (30.56%) DHCP
8 6 (16.67%) Network Security
8 6 (16.67%) OSPF
8 6 (16.67%) BGP
9 4 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (11.11%) Internet
10 3 (8.33%) VPN
10 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 1 (2.78%) RIP
11 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.78%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (8.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (58.33%) Network Engineer
1 21 (58.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 4 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support
5 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.78%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (30.56%) Open Source
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Linux
2 9 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (13.89%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.89%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Migration
2 14 (38.89%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (11.11%) Change Management
3 4 (11.11%) CRM
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.56%) Information Security
4 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
4 2 (5.56%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
5 1 (2.78%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.78%) Change Control
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) Java
1 1 (2.78%) Perl
1 1 (2.78%) SQL
1 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.78%) Korn
1 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (80.56%) CCNA
3 19 (52.78%) CCNP
4 7 (19.44%) CCSA
5 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.89%) CCSE
7 4 (11.11%) JNCIA
8 3 (8.33%) CCDA
8 3 (8.33%) CCDP
9 1 (2.78%) CCSP
9 1 (2.78%) JNCIS
9 1 (2.78%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (41.67%) Juniper
3 10 (27.78%) Websense
3 10 (27.78%) F5
4 8 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 8 (22.22%) SonicWALL
5 5 (13.89%) Aruba
5 5 (13.89%) Lumension
5 5 (13.89%) McAfee
5 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
6 4 (11.11%) Clearswift
6 4 (11.11%) Trend Micro
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) Sun
7 1 (2.78%) HP