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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 85 89 66
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 65 56 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.72% 2.32% 3.56%
As % of the Vendors category 5.43% 4.46% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 67
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +1.19%
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
1197 1256 1273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.10% 51.94% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 840 901 1008
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 102 (91.89%) Firewall
2 87 (78.38%) F5
3 84 (75.68%) Cisco
4 68 (61.26%) Juniper
5 49 (44.14%) Blue Coat
5 49 (44.14%) TCP/IP
6 44 (39.64%) Cisco Certification
7 36 (32.43%) Windows
8 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (30.63%) Linux
10 33 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
11 31 (27.93%) Network Security
12 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (26.13%) UNIX
14 26 (23.42%) ITIL
14 26 (23.42%) CCNP
15 24 (21.62%) Sourcefire
16 23 (20.72%) Fortinet
17 22 (19.82%) Telecoms
17 22 (19.82%) SLA
17 22 (19.82%) Solaris
17 22 (19.82%) Windows 2000
17 22 (19.82%) WAN
17 22 (19.82%) Crossbeam
18 21 (18.92%) LAN
19 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
19 20 (18.02%) BIG-IP
20 19 (17.12%) CCNA
21 17 (15.32%) McAfee
21 17 (15.32%) CCSA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (4.50%) IIS
1 5 (4.50%) Lync
2 4 (3.60%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.80%) CMS
3 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 102 (91.89%) Firewall
2 49 (44.14%) TCP/IP
3 31 (27.93%) Network Security
4 22 (19.82%) WAN
5 21 (18.92%) LAN
6 20 (18.02%) BIG-IP
7 17 (15.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 17 (15.32%) VPN
8 16 (14.41%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (12.61%) Wireless
10 13 (11.71%) BGP
11 12 (10.81%) MPLS
12 11 (9.91%) VoIP
13 10 (9.01%) SSL
13 10 (9.01%) Cisco Nexus
14 8 (7.21%) VPLS
15 7 (6.31%) OSPF
15 7 (6.31%) DNS
16 6 (5.41%) Internet
16 6 (5.41%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) Hadoop
General
1 22 (19.82%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.50%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) Finance
4 3 (2.70%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.70%) French Language
4 3 (2.70%) German Language
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 50 (45.05%) Security Engineer
2 33 (29.73%) Network Engineer
3 23 (20.72%) Consultant
4 19 (17.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Security Consultant
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst
7 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Senior Security Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) Network Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Account Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Manager
10 5 (4.50%) IT Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Account Manager
10 5 (4.50%) Technical Support
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Consultant
10 5 (4.50%) Client Account Manager
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Security Consultant
11 4 (3.60%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.80%) CSS
1 2 (1.80%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.50%) Smartphone
2 5 (4.50%) Statistics
3 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (1.80%) PKI
4 2 (1.80%) Kindle
5 1 (0.90%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.90%) Replication
5 1 (0.90%) Open Source
5 1 (0.90%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Windows
2 34 (30.63%) Linux
3 33 (29.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (27.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 29 (26.13%) UNIX
6 22 (19.82%) Windows 2000
6 22 (19.82%) Solaris
7 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.42%) ITIL
3 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
3 15 (13.51%) Coaching
4 11 (9.91%) Load Balancing
5 10 (9.01%) Service Delivery
6 9 (8.11%) Project Management
6 9 (8.11%) Information Security
7 6 (5.41%) Product Management
8 5 (4.50%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.50%) Network Design
8 5 (4.50%) Incident Management
8 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.60%) SIEM
9 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.70%) Performance Testing
10 3 (2.70%) Integration Testing
10 3 (2.70%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.70%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (1.80%) Perl
3 1 (0.90%) C
3 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (39.64%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (23.42%) CCNP
3 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
4 19 (17.12%) CCNA
5 17 (15.32%) CCSA
5 17 (15.32%) CCSE
6 15 (13.51%) SC Cleared
7 13 (11.71%) CCIE
8 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (5.41%) CISSP
9 6 (5.41%) Degree
10 5 (4.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (4.50%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (4.50%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (4.50%) MCSE
11 3 (2.70%) CCDA
11 3 (2.70%) CCDP
12 2 (1.80%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.80%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.80%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (19.82%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.90%) Snort
3 1 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.50%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.70%) Nagios
3 2 (1.80%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.80%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.90%) WSUS
4 1 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 87 (78.38%) F5
2 84 (75.68%) Cisco
3 68 (61.26%) Juniper
4 49 (44.14%) Blue Coat
5 24 (21.62%) Sourcefire
6 23 (20.72%) Fortinet
7 22 (19.82%) Crossbeam
8 17 (15.32%) McAfee
9 15 (13.51%) HP
10 12 (10.81%) Websense
11 11 (9.91%) VMware
12 10 (9.01%) Mitel
12 10 (9.01%) ProCurve
12 10 (9.01%) Aruba
13 9 (8.11%) Nokia
13 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
14 6 (5.41%) Symantec
15 5 (4.50%) Oracle
16 4 (3.60%) Citrix
17 3 (2.70%) Nortel
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