The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 76 59 97
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +38
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 64 85 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.56% 3.98% 1.90%
As % of the Vendors category 4.81% 6.65% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 60 75 41
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £58,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1330 1278 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.29% 59.86% 50.49%
Number of salaries quoted 942 990 1044
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 95 (88.79%) Firewall
2 85 (79.44%) F5
3 70 (65.42%) Cisco
4 41 (38.32%) Network Security
5 40 (37.38%) Juniper
6 37 (34.58%) Blue Coat
7 35 (32.71%) DNS
8 34 (31.78%) Nokia
9 33 (30.84%) TCP/IP
9 33 (30.84%) SMTP
10 31 (28.97%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (26.17%) Websense
11 28 (26.17%) Sourcefire
12 26 (24.30%) BGP
12 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (22.43%) FWSM
14 23 (21.50%) Load Balancing
14 23 (21.50%) SSL
14 23 (21.50%) CCNP
15 22 (20.56%) Active Directory
15 22 (20.56%) Cisco PIX
16 21 (19.63%) Finance
16 21 (19.63%) ProxySG
17 20 (18.69%) OSPF
18 19 (17.76%) WAN
18 19 (17.76%) BIG-IP
19 18 (16.82%) EIGRP
19 18 (16.82%) LAN
19 18 (16.82%) HP
20 17 (15.89%) HTTP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (10.28%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.87%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) SaaS
2 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (88.79%) Firewall
2 41 (38.32%) Network Security
3 35 (32.71%) DNS
4 33 (30.84%) TCP/IP
4 33 (30.84%) SMTP
5 31 (28.97%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (24.30%) BGP
7 24 (22.43%) FWSM
8 23 (21.50%) SSL
9 22 (20.56%) Cisco PIX
10 20 (18.69%) OSPF
11 19 (17.76%) WAN
11 19 (17.76%) BIG-IP
12 18 (16.82%) EIGRP
12 18 (16.82%) LAN
13 17 (15.89%) HTTP
14 16 (14.95%) IGRP
14 16 (14.95%) DHCP
14 16 (14.95%) SNMP
15 14 (13.08%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
General
1 21 (19.63%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Back Office
3 12 (11.21%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.28%) Retail
4 11 (10.28%) Billing
5 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.45%) Consultant
2 29 (27.10%) Network Engineer
3 26 (24.30%) Security Engineer
4 19 (17.76%) Senior Consultant
5 17 (15.89%) Security Consultant
6 15 (14.02%) Support Consultant
7 14 (13.08%) Firewall Engineer
7 14 (13.08%) Senior Support Consultant
8 13 (12.15%) IP Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Architect
9 10 (9.35%) Network Consultant
10 8 (7.48%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (6.54%) Network Security Consultant
12 6 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
12 6 (5.61%) Network Architect
13 4 (3.74%) Network Security Architect
13 4 (3.74%) Technical Architect
13 4 (3.74%) Analyst
13 4 (3.74%) Security Architect
13 4 (3.74%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Replication
2 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.48%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Linux
3 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.80%) Solaris
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.80%) UNIX
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.50%) Load Balancing
2 17 (15.89%) Network Design
3 15 (14.02%) Network Management
4 14 (13.08%) Data Security
5 11 (10.28%) CRM
5 11 (10.28%) Capacity Management
6 9 (8.41%) Information Security
7 8 (7.48%) Problem Management
8 7 (6.54%) Release Management
9 5 (4.67%) ERP
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.74%) SIEM
11 3 (2.80%) Validation
11 3 (2.80%) Service Management
11 3 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.80%) Security Management
11 3 (2.80%) Resource Management
11 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
12 2 (1.87%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) Perl
2 4 (3.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (24.30%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (21.50%) CCNP
3 14 (13.08%) CCSA
4 13 (12.15%) CCSE
5 11 (10.28%) CCNA
6 7 (6.54%) CCIE
7 6 (5.61%) Security Cleared
7 6 (5.61%) CCDP
8 5 (4.67%) Degree
9 3 (2.80%) CISSP
10 2 (1.87%) MCITP
10 2 (1.87%) JNCIA
10 2 (1.87%) MCSE
10 2 (1.87%) MCSA
10 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.87%) GCIA
10 2 (1.87%) GCIH
11 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.93%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (20.56%) Active Directory
2 21 (19.63%) ProxySG
3 3 (2.80%) Snort
4 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) vCloud
5 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (10.28%) CiscoWorks
1 11 (10.28%) HP NNM
2 2 (1.87%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (1.87%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (79.44%) F5
2 70 (65.42%) Cisco
3 40 (37.38%) Juniper
4 37 (34.58%) Blue Coat
5 34 (31.78%) Nokia
6 28 (26.17%) Websense
6 28 (26.17%) Sourcefire
7 18 (16.82%) HP
8 13 (12.15%) McAfee
8 13 (12.15%) Citrix
9 10 (9.35%) Symantec
10 6 (5.61%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.67%) IBM
11 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.67%) TippingPoint
12 4 (3.74%) VMware
13 3 (2.80%) Foundry
13 3 (2.80%) Aruba
13 3 (2.80%) Crossbeam
14 2 (1.87%) NetScout
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