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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 78 77 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 65 65 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.93% 2.72% 2.07%
As % of the Vendors category 5.64% 5.10% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 46 50 29
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +9.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £41,400
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1152 1274 1172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.96% 53.22% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 819 882 894
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 4 August 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

1 116 (89.23%) Firewall
2 103 (79.23%) F5
3 101 (77.69%) Cisco
4 81 (62.31%) Juniper
5 70 (53.85%) TCP/IP
6 60 (46.15%) Blue Coat
7 53 (40.77%) Cisco Certification
8 44 (33.85%) ITIL
9 40 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (27.69%) Telecoms
10 36 (27.69%) LAN
11 35 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 33 (25.38%) Windows
12 33 (25.38%) VPN
13 30 (23.08%) CCNP
13 30 (23.08%) Linux
14 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (21.54%) BGP
16 27 (20.77%) CCNA
16 27 (20.77%) Network Security
17 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (20.00%) VMware
17 26 (20.00%) Fortinet
18 25 (19.23%) BIG-IP
18 25 (19.23%) Sourcefire
18 25 (19.23%) MPLS
18 25 (19.23%) DNS
18 25 (19.23%) UNIX
19 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 23 (17.69%) Data Centre

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 5 (3.85%) IIS
2 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.77%) Eucalyptus
4 1 (0.77%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) SaaS
1 1 (0.77%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 116 (89.23%) Firewall
2 70 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 36 (27.69%) LAN
4 35 (26.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 33 (25.38%) VPN
6 28 (21.54%) BGP
7 27 (20.77%) Network Security
8 25 (19.23%) MPLS
8 25 (19.23%) BIG-IP
8 25 (19.23%) DNS
9 22 (16.92%) OSPF
9 22 (16.92%) VPLS
10 19 (14.62%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (14.62%) FWSM
10 19 (14.62%) WAN
11 17 (13.08%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (13.08%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (12.31%) Unicast
12 16 (12.31%) VLAN
12 16 (12.31%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
General
1 36 (27.69%) Telecoms
2 13 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (5.38%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.85%) French Language
4 5 (3.85%) German Language
5 4 (3.08%) Banking
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (39.23%) Network Engineer
2 37 (28.46%) Security Engineer
3 22 (16.92%) Consultant
4 18 (13.85%) Security Consultant
5 15 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
6 14 (10.77%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Senior Consultant
8 9 (6.92%) Security Analyst
9 8 (6.15%) Senior Security Consultant
10 6 (4.62%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.62%) Network Design Engineer
11 5 (3.85%) Client Account Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Technical Account Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Team Leader
11 5 (3.85%) Network Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.85%) Architect
11 5 (3.85%) Account Manager
12 4 (3.08%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.77%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.69%) Statistics
3 7 (5.38%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.08%) Replication
4 4 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.31%) Clustering
5 3 (2.31%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.77%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.38%) Windows
2 30 (23.08%) Linux
3 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (19.23%) UNIX
6 20 (15.38%) Windows 2000
6 20 (15.38%) Solaris
7 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.85%) ITIL
2 40 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.85%) Information Security
4 16 (12.31%) Load Balancing
4 16 (12.31%) Network Management
5 10 (7.69%) Network Design
6 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (6.15%) Mentoring
7 8 (6.15%) Coaching
8 7 (5.38%) Project Management
9 6 (4.62%) Change Management
10 5 (3.85%) GAP Analysis
10 5 (3.85%) Identity Management
10 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2
10 5 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (3.85%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.08%) Product Management
11 4 (3.08%) Migration
11 4 (3.08%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.31%) Perl
2 6 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (0.77%) VBScript
3 1 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (40.77%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (23.08%) CCNP
3 27 (20.77%) CCNA
4 17 (13.08%) CCSE
5 16 (12.31%) CCSA
5 16 (12.31%) Check Point Certification
5 16 (12.31%) SC Cleared
5 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
6 14 (10.77%) Degree
7 11 (8.46%) CISSP
8 9 (6.92%) CCIE
9 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.62%) MCSE
11 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.77%) GIAC
13 1 (0.77%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.77%) SSCP
13 1 (0.77%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.31%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.38%) Active Directory
3 4 (3.08%) ProxySG
4 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.77%) vCloud
5 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (8.46%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.31%) Nagios
3 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) SCOM
4 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 103 (79.23%) F5
2 101 (77.69%) Cisco
3 81 (62.31%) Juniper
4 60 (46.15%) Blue Coat
5 26 (20.00%) VMware
5 26 (20.00%) Fortinet
6 25 (19.23%) Sourcefire
7 20 (15.38%) Crossbeam
8 14 (10.77%) McAfee
9 13 (10.00%) Websense
10 11 (8.46%) Nokia
10 11 (8.46%) HP
11 9 (6.92%) Aruba
12 8 (6.15%) Mitel
12 8 (6.15%) ProCurve
13 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
14 5 (3.85%) Oracle
15 4 (3.08%) Symantec
16 3 (2.31%) Nortel
17 2 (1.54%) Citrix
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