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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CheckPoint
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 32 33 105
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +72
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 92 147 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.57% 6.80% 1.76%
As % of the Vendors category 11.84% 12.72% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 47 127 33
Median salary £57,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.86% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £35,000 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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
777 1156 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 55.50% 53.49% 53.91%
Number of salaries quoted 528 904 822
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 142 (88.75%) Cisco
2 117 (73.13%) Firewall
3 107 (66.88%) Palo Alto
4 106 (66.25%) Juniper
5 100 (62.50%) F5
6 82 (51.25%) Windows
7 73 (45.63%) Linux
8 71 (44.38%) Unix
8 71 (44.38%) Blue Coat
9 67 (41.88%) TCP/IP
10 62 (38.75%) Risk Management
11 61 (38.13%) Cisco Certification
12 60 (37.50%) Sourcefire
13 54 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 51 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
15 50 (31.25%) Solaris
15 50 (31.25%) Windows 2000
15 50 (31.25%) ITIL
16 48 (30.00%) Crossbeam
16 48 (30.00%) Network Security
17 46 (28.75%) VPN
17 46 (28.75%) CCNP
18 44 (27.50%) CCIE
19 39 (24.38%) German Language
20 38 (23.75%) Information Security
21 36 (22.50%) CCSP
22 33 (20.63%) Kalman Filter
23 32 (20.00%) Data Centre
24 29 (18.13%) CCNA
25 26 (16.25%) SLA

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.63%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (11.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.75%) MS Office
3 12 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (7.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.38%) SaaS
2 3 (1.88%) Office 365
3 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.63%) IaaS
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.63%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (73.13%) Firewall
2 67 (41.88%) TCP/IP
3 48 (30.00%) Network Security
4 46 (28.75%) VPN
5 24 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
5 24 (15.00%) Wireless
6 20 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
7 18 (11.25%) Internet
8 16 (10.00%) BGP
8 16 (10.00%) MPLS
8 16 (10.00%) SSL
9 15 (9.38%) BIG-IP
9 15 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (6.88%) Intrusion Detection
10 11 (6.88%) SAN
11 10 (6.25%) DNS
12 9 (5.63%) OSPF
13 8 (5.00%) tcpdump
13 8 (5.00%) Wireshark
14 7 (4.38%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.63%) Couchbase
2 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 39 (24.38%) German Language
2 20 (12.50%) French Language
3 17 (10.63%) Finance
4 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (49.38%) Security Engineer
2 52 (32.50%) Juniper Engineer
3 47 (29.38%) Network Engineer
4 34 (21.25%) Senior Security Engineer
5 32 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
6 24 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 22 (13.75%) Support Engineer
8 20 (12.50%) Lead Network Engineer
9 19 (11.88%) Network Support
9 19 (11.88%) Network Support Engineer
10 16 (10.00%) Architect
10 16 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
10 16 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 15 (9.38%) Data Centre Engineer
11 15 (9.38%) Data Centre Operations Engineer
11 15 (9.38%) Data Network Engineer
11 15 (9.38%) Network Operations Engineer
12 14 (8.75%) NOC Engineer
13 12 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 12 (7.50%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 11 (6.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.75%) Statistics
6 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.25%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.25%) PKI
8 1 (0.63%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 82 (51.25%) Windows
2 73 (45.63%) Linux
3 71 (44.38%) Unix
4 54 (33.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 51 (31.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 50 (31.25%) Solaris
6 50 (31.25%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.88%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (38.75%) Risk Management
2 50 (31.25%) ITIL
3 38 (23.75%) Information Security
4 33 (20.63%) Kalman Filter
5 26 (16.25%) Network Monitoring
6 25 (15.63%) Network Architecture
7 24 (15.00%) Network Design
7 24 (15.00%) Network Planning
8 23 (14.38%) Security Operations
9 17 (10.63%) Change Management
10 16 (10.00%) Network Management
11 15 (9.38%) Service Delivery
12 14 (8.75%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.13%) Identity Management
14 12 (7.50%) Coaching
14 12 (7.50%) Content Management
14 12 (7.50%) Security Management
15 11 (6.88%) Security Architecture
15 11 (6.88%) Security Patching
16 9 (5.63%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.13%) Perl
1 5 (3.13%) Python
2 2 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (38.13%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (28.75%) CCNP
3 44 (27.50%) CCIE
4 36 (22.50%) CCSP
5 29 (18.13%) CCNA
6 24 (15.00%) CCIP
7 13 (8.13%) CCSE
8 12 (7.50%) JNCIS
9 10 (6.25%) CCSA
10 4 (2.50%) CISA
10 4 (2.50%) CISM
10 4 (2.50%) CISSP
10 4 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.25%) MCTS
11 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.25%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.63%) CEH
12 1 (0.63%) Degree
12 1 (0.63%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) ProxySG
1 12 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (6.88%) VMware ESX
3 4 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.63%) vSphere
5 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (6.88%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (2.50%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.25%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.63%) Nagios
4 1 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 142 (88.75%) Cisco
2 107 (66.88%) Palo Alto
3 106 (66.25%) Juniper
4 100 (62.50%) F5
5 71 (44.38%) Blue Coat
6 60 (37.50%) Sourcefire
7 48 (30.00%) Crossbeam
8 25 (15.63%) Fortinet
9 22 (13.75%) Microsoft
10 20 (12.50%) Imperva
10 20 (12.50%) VMware
11 15 (9.38%) HP
12 14 (8.75%) Citrix
12 14 (8.75%) Intel Security
13 12 (7.50%) Proofpoint
13 12 (7.50%) TippingPoint
14 8 (5.00%) LogLogic
14 8 (5.00%) NetScout
15 4 (2.50%) Foundry
16 3 (1.88%) NetApp
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