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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 95 95 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 -40
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 41 37 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.81% 1.70% 4.77%
As % of the Vendors category 3.66% 3.06% 8.59%
Number of salaries quoted 33 30 88
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £44,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £58,250
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
1119 1211 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 49.54% 55.60% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 786 887 874
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 6 March 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 74 (82.22%) Cisco
2 68 (75.56%) Firewall
3 56 (62.22%) F5
4 46 (51.11%) Juniper
5 35 (38.89%) Network Security
6 32 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
7 31 (34.44%) Blue Coat
8 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
9 27 (30.00%) CCNP
10 23 (25.56%) Linux
11 22 (24.44%) Windows
12 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
12 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (22.22%) UNIX
14 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (20.00%) Sourcefire
15 17 (18.89%) VPN
16 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
17 15 (16.67%) WAN
17 15 (16.67%) CCIE
18 14 (15.56%) SLA
18 14 (15.56%) Solaris
18 14 (15.56%) LAN
18 14 (15.56%) Windows 2000
18 14 (15.56%) Crossbeam
19 13 (14.44%) Network Design
20 12 (13.33%) CCSA
20 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
20 12 (13.33%) Mentoring

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (6.67%) Lync
2 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.22%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (75.56%) Firewall
2 35 (38.89%) Network Security
3 28 (31.11%) TCP/IP
4 21 (23.33%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (18.89%) VPN
6 15 (16.67%) WAN
7 14 (15.56%) LAN
8 10 (11.11%) SSL
9 9 (10.00%) Wireless
10 7 (7.78%) BGP
10 7 (7.78%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (7.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (6.67%) BIG-IP
12 5 (5.56%) Wireshark
12 5 (5.56%) MPLS
12 5 (5.56%) IPsec
12 5 (5.56%) VoIP
12 5 (5.56%) WLAN
13 4 (4.44%) DNS
13 4 (4.44%) OSPF
General
1 16 (17.78%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.33%) Banking
2 3 (3.33%) Retail
2 3 (3.33%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.11%) French Language
3 1 (1.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (45.56%) Security Engineer
2 27 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 19 (21.11%) Consultant
4 17 (18.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 11 (12.22%) Designer
6 10 (11.11%) Network Designer
7 8 (8.89%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.89%) Network Consultant
7 8 (8.89%) Security Designer
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
9 5 (5.56%) Support Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Security Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) IT Consultant
10 4 (4.44%) Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Kindle
2 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) Replication
3 2 (2.22%) PKI
4 1 (1.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (25.56%) Linux
2 22 (24.44%) Windows
3 21 (23.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (22.22%) UNIX
5 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (15.56%) Solaris
6 14 (15.56%) Windows 2000
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
9 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.44%) Network Design
3 12 (13.33%) Mentoring
3 12 (13.33%) Coaching
4 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.78%) Information Security
5 7 (7.78%) Project Management
6 6 (6.67%) ITIL
6 6 (6.67%) Product Management
7 4 (4.44%) SIEM
7 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.33%) Line Management
8 3 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.22%) Data Security
9 2 (2.22%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.22%) Release Management
9 2 (2.22%) Change Control
9 2 (2.22%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) C
1 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (35.56%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (30.00%) CCNP
3 15 (16.67%) CCIE
4 12 (13.33%) CCSA
4 12 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.22%) CCSE
5 11 (12.22%) CCDA
5 11 (12.22%) CCDP
6 7 (7.78%) CCNA
6 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
7 6 (6.67%) Degree
8 5 (5.56%) VCP4
9 3 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (3.33%) CCIP
10 2 (2.22%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.22%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.11%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.11%) JNCIS
11 1 (1.11%) MCSE
11 1 (1.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.56%) SLA
2 4 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (4.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.33%) ISO 9001
3 3 (3.33%) COBIT
4 1 (1.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.11%) Nagios
2 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (82.22%) Cisco
2 56 (62.22%) F5
3 46 (51.11%) Juniper
4 31 (34.44%) Blue Coat
5 18 (20.00%) Sourcefire
6 14 (15.56%) Crossbeam
7 10 (11.11%) Fortinet
7 10 (11.11%) McAfee
8 9 (10.00%) Websense
8 9 (10.00%) Nokia
8 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (10.00%) HP
9 7 (7.78%) Aruba
10 4 (4.44%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.33%) MobileIron
11 3 (3.33%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.33%) Symantec
11 3 (3.33%) Citrix
11 3 (3.33%) Clearswift
11 3 (3.33%) Mitel
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