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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 101 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -10
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 44 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 2.53% 2.82%
As % of the Vendors category 3.12% 4.50% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 43 57
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,100 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1411 1444 948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.08% 56.19% 46.13%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1045 789
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 December 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 90 (78.26%) Cisco
2 79 (68.70%) Firewall
3 73 (63.48%) F5
4 65 (56.52%) Juniper
5 58 (50.43%) Network Security
6 42 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
7 38 (33.04%) Blue Coat
8 36 (31.30%) TCP/IP
9 33 (28.70%) CCNP
10 29 (25.22%) VPN
10 29 (25.22%) Telecoms
11 27 (23.48%) Windows
12 25 (21.74%) LAN
12 25 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (20.00%) CCSA
14 22 (19.13%) WAN
14 22 (19.13%) CCSE
15 21 (18.26%) UNIX
15 21 (18.26%) Internet
16 18 (15.65%) Sourcefire
17 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (13.91%) OSPF
18 15 (13.04%) SSL
18 15 (13.04%) Coaching
18 15 (13.04%) Network Design
19 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
19 14 (12.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 14 (12.17%) CCIE
19 14 (12.17%) CCDA
19 14 (12.17%) Nokia

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (2.61%) Lync
2 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.87%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (68.70%) Firewall
2 58 (50.43%) Network Security
3 36 (31.30%) TCP/IP
4 29 (25.22%) VPN
5 25 (21.74%) LAN
5 25 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (19.13%) WAN
7 21 (18.26%) Internet
8 16 (13.91%) OSPF
9 15 (13.04%) SSL
10 14 (12.17%) BGP
10 14 (12.17%) MPLS
10 14 (12.17%) VoIP
11 11 (9.57%) WLAN
11 11 (9.57%) IPsec
11 11 (9.57%) BIG-IP
11 11 (9.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 10 (8.70%) DNS
13 9 (7.83%) RIP
14 8 (6.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
General
1 29 (25.22%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.83%) German Language
3 4 (3.48%) French Language
4 3 (2.61%) Finance
4 3 (2.61%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (33.04%) Network Engineer
2 37 (32.17%) Security Engineer
3 24 (20.87%) Consultant
4 18 (15.65%) Network Security Engineer
5 16 (13.91%) Designer
6 15 (13.04%) Network Designer
6 15 (13.04%) Network Consultant
7 12 (10.43%) Security Consultant
8 11 (9.57%) Security Designer
9 10 (8.70%) Senior Security Engineer
10 8 (6.96%) IP Engineer
11 7 (6.09%) Network Security Consultant
11 7 (6.09%) Design Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) Support Engineer
12 6 (5.22%) Lead Network Engineer
13 5 (4.35%) Senior Design Engineer
13 5 (4.35%) Senior Consultant
13 5 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
14 3 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.74%) CGI
2 1 (0.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.61%) Replication
2 3 (2.61%) Smartphone
2 3 (2.61%) Kindle
3 2 (1.74%) Statistics
3 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.74%) SecurID
3 2 (1.74%) PKI
4 1 (0.87%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.48%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) UNIX
3 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (12.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (11.30%) Linux
6 11 (9.57%) Windows 2000
6 11 (9.57%) Solaris
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.61%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (13.04%) Network Design
1 15 (13.04%) Coaching
2 14 (12.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.30%) ITIL
4 12 (10.43%) Information Security
4 12 (10.43%) Load Balancing
5 11 (9.57%) Mentoring
6 8 (6.96%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.22%) Network Management
8 6 (5.22%) SIEM
8 6 (5.22%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.35%) Change Control
9 5 (4.35%) Validation
10 3 (2.61%) ERP
10 3 (2.61%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 2 (1.74%) Protective Monitoring
11 2 (1.74%) Software Licensing
11 2 (1.74%) Time Management
11 2 (1.74%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (36.52%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (28.70%) CCNP
3 23 (20.00%) CCSA
4 22 (19.13%) CCSE
5 14 (12.17%) CCIE
5 14 (12.17%) CCDA
5 14 (12.17%) CISSP
6 13 (11.30%) CCDP
7 12 (10.43%) Security Cleared
8 10 (8.70%) JNCIA
9 9 (7.83%) CCNA
10 8 (6.96%) CCIP
11 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.48%) Degree
12 4 (3.48%) CCSP
13 3 (2.61%) Check Point Certification
14 2 (1.74%) SSCP
14 2 (1.74%) GCIA
14 2 (1.74%) GCIH
14 2 (1.74%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (12.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (10.43%) SLA
3 11 (9.57%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.09%) ISO 9001
5 6 (5.22%) COBIT
6 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.48%) ProxySG
1 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) Snort
3 1 (0.87%) XenApp
3 1 (0.87%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.87%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.61%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.87%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 90 (78.26%) Cisco
2 73 (63.48%) F5
3 65 (56.52%) Juniper
4 38 (33.04%) Blue Coat
5 18 (15.65%) Sourcefire
6 14 (12.17%) McAfee
6 14 (12.17%) Nokia
7 13 (11.30%) Websense
8 12 (10.43%) Aruba
9 11 (9.57%) HP
9 11 (9.57%) Fortinet
9 11 (9.57%) Crossbeam
10 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
11 5 (4.35%) Citrix
11 5 (4.35%) ProCurve
12 3 (2.61%) MobileIron
12 3 (2.61%) Mitel
12 3 (2.61%) Nortel
12 3 (2.61%) Clearswift
12 3 (2.61%) Huawei
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