The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 73 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 70 50 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.78% 2.18% 2.12%
As % of the Vendors category 5.37% 4.19% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 57 27 39
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
CheckPoint
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1303 1193 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.81% 52.05% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 899 906 758
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Reading

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 100 (74.63%) Firewall
2 98 (73.13%) Cisco
3 92 (68.66%) F5
4 70 (52.24%) Juniper
5 68 (50.75%) Network Security
6 56 (41.79%) Blue Coat
7 53 (39.55%) TCP/IP
8 44 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (29.85%) SSL
10 39 (29.10%) Internet
11 37 (27.61%) CCNP
12 35 (26.12%) CCSA
12 35 (26.12%) OSPF
13 34 (25.37%) CCSE
14 33 (24.63%) BGP
15 32 (23.88%) Nokia
15 32 (23.88%) WAN
16 30 (22.39%) LAN
16 30 (22.39%) VPN
16 30 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (20.15%) DNS
18 26 (19.40%) Telecoms
18 26 (19.40%) Load Balancing
19 25 (18.66%) SMTP
19 25 (18.66%) EIGRP
19 25 (18.66%) IGRP
19 25 (18.66%) TACACS
20 24 (17.91%) Finance
21 23 (17.16%) Network Design
21 23 (17.16%) HP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 14 (10.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (74.63%) Firewall
2 68 (50.75%) Network Security
3 53 (39.55%) TCP/IP
4 40 (29.85%) SSL
5 39 (29.10%) Internet
6 35 (26.12%) OSPF
7 33 (24.63%) BGP
8 32 (23.88%) WAN
9 30 (22.39%) LAN
9 30 (22.39%) VPN
9 30 (22.39%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (20.15%) DNS
11 25 (18.66%) SMTP
11 25 (18.66%) EIGRP
11 25 (18.66%) IGRP
11 25 (18.66%) TACACS
12 20 (14.93%) NetScaler
13 18 (13.43%) MPLS
13 18 (13.43%) WLAN
13 18 (13.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
General
1 26 (19.40%) Telecoms
2 24 (17.91%) Finance
3 9 (6.72%) German Language
4 4 (2.99%) French Language
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (35.82%) Network Engineer
2 36 (26.87%) Security Engineer
3 35 (26.12%) Consultant
4 21 (15.67%) Security Consultant
4 21 (15.67%) Network Consultant
5 14 (10.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (10.45%) IP Engineer
6 13 (9.70%) Network Security Consultant
6 13 (9.70%) Firewall Engineer
7 9 (6.72%) Designer
8 8 (5.97%) Network Designer
9 7 (5.22%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Security Engineer
10 6 (4.48%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.48%) Security Designer
10 6 (4.48%) Lead Network Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Design Engineer
11 5 (3.73%) Support Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Support Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.72%) Smartphone
2 2 (1.49%) Statistics
2 2 (1.49%) Replication
2 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
2 2 (1.49%) SecurID
2 2 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.43%) Windows
2 15 (11.19%) UNIX
3 8 (5.97%) Linux
4 5 (3.73%) Windows 2000
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.73%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.40%) Load Balancing
2 23 (17.16%) Network Design
3 19 (14.18%) Capacity Management
3 19 (14.18%) Network Management
4 11 (8.21%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (8.21%) Mentoring
5 10 (7.46%) Coaching
6 9 (6.72%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 9 (6.72%) Information Security
6 9 (6.72%) ITIL
7 7 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (5.22%) Validation
7 7 (5.22%) SIEM
8 6 (4.48%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.73%) Change Control
10 4 (2.99%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (2.99%) Software Licensing
10 4 (2.99%) Data Security
11 3 (2.24%) Release Management
12 2 (1.49%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 44 (32.84%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (27.61%) CCNP
3 35 (26.12%) CCSA
4 34 (25.37%) CCSE
5 20 (14.93%) CISSP
6 13 (9.70%) JNCIA
7 9 (6.72%) CCNA
8 8 (5.97%) CCIE
9 7 (5.22%) CCDA
10 6 (4.48%) CCDP
10 6 (4.48%) CCIP
11 5 (3.73%) SC Cleared
11 5 (3.73%) Security Cleared
12 4 (2.99%) CCSP
12 4 (2.99%) Degree
13 2 (1.49%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.49%) GCIA
13 2 (1.49%) GCIH
13 2 (1.49%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.49%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (7.46%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.22%) SLA
4 6 (4.48%) COBIT
5 4 (2.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (13.43%) ProxySG
2 5 (3.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.49%) Snort
4 1 (0.75%) XenApp
4 1 (0.75%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (10.45%) CiscoWorks
1 14 (10.45%) HP NNM
2 12 (8.96%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 98 (73.13%) Cisco
2 92 (68.66%) F5
3 70 (52.24%) Juniper
4 56 (41.79%) Blue Coat
5 32 (23.88%) Nokia
6 23 (17.16%) HP
7 19 (14.18%) Websense
8 16 (11.94%) Sourcefire
9 13 (9.70%) McAfee
10 11 (8.21%) Fortinet
10 11 (8.21%) Citrix
11 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
11 6 (4.48%) Symantec
11 6 (4.48%) Aruba
12 5 (3.73%) Crossbeam
13 4 (2.99%) TippingPoint
14 3 (2.24%) Huawei
15 2 (1.49%) NetScout
15 2 (1.49%) Radware
15 2 (1.49%) Redback
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago