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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 62 96 92
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -4
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 78 42 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.10% 1.81% 1.68%
As % of the Vendors category 5.86% 3.45% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 59 23 31
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,300 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
1331 1219 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.90% 52.41% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 937 916 824
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,000 £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 22 August 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 96 (76.19%) Firewall
2 88 (69.84%) Cisco
3 86 (68.25%) F5
4 62 (49.21%) Juniper
5 59 (46.83%) Network Security
6 56 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 53 (42.06%) Blue Coat
8 41 (32.54%) Internet
9 39 (30.95%) OSPF
9 39 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
10 38 (30.16%) BGP
11 37 (29.37%) SSL
12 34 (26.98%) CCSA
13 33 (26.19%) CCSE
13 33 (26.19%) CCNP
14 32 (25.40%) Nokia
15 30 (23.81%) DNS
16 29 (23.02%) EIGRP
17 28 (22.22%) WAN
17 28 (22.22%) SMTP
17 28 (22.22%) Load Balancing
18 27 (21.43%) LAN
18 27 (21.43%) IGRP
18 27 (21.43%) TACACS
19 26 (20.63%) Finance
20 25 (19.84%) HP
20 25 (19.84%) Cisco ASA
21 23 (18.25%) VPN
22 21 (16.67%) Capacity Management
23 20 (15.87%) NetScaler

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (12.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
1 2 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 96 (76.19%) Firewall
2 59 (46.83%) Network Security
3 56 (44.44%) TCP/IP
4 41 (32.54%) Internet
5 39 (30.95%) OSPF
6 38 (30.16%) BGP
7 37 (29.37%) SSL
8 30 (23.81%) DNS
9 29 (23.02%) EIGRP
10 28 (22.22%) WAN
10 28 (22.22%) SMTP
11 27 (21.43%) LAN
11 27 (21.43%) IGRP
11 27 (21.43%) TACACS
12 25 (19.84%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (18.25%) VPN
14 20 (15.87%) NetScaler
14 20 (15.87%) MPLS
15 19 (15.08%) IPsec
16 17 (13.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
1 1 (0.79%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (20.63%) Finance
2 20 (15.87%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.14%) German Language
4 3 (2.38%) French Language
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
5 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (31.75%) Network Engineer
2 35 (27.78%) Consultant
3 33 (26.19%) Security Engineer
4 21 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 20 (15.87%) Network Consultant
6 15 (11.90%) Firewall Engineer
7 14 (11.11%) IP Engineer
8 13 (10.32%) Network Security Consultant
9 12 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Design Engineer
10 7 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Support Consultant
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Security Engineer
11 6 (4.76%) Senior Support Consultant
12 5 (3.97%) Senior Design Engineer
13 4 (3.17%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 4 (3.17%) Technical Architect
13 4 (3.17%) Architect
14 3 (2.38%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.14%) Smartphone
2 2 (1.59%) PKI
2 2 (1.59%) SecurID
2 2 (1.59%) Statistics
2 2 (1.59%) Replication
2 2 (1.59%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.08%) Windows
2 14 (11.11%) UNIX
3 8 (6.35%) Linux
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.17%) Windows 2000
5 4 (3.17%) Solaris
6 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 21 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 20 (15.87%) Network Management
3 20 (15.87%) Network Design
4 11 (8.73%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (7.14%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 8 (6.35%) ITIL
6 8 (6.35%) Validation
7 7 (5.56%) SIEM
8 6 (4.76%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.97%) Data Security
10 4 (3.17%) Release Management
10 4 (3.17%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (3.17%) Change Control
10 4 (3.17%) Information Security
11 3 (2.38%) Problem Management
12 2 (1.59%) Time Management
12 2 (1.59%) Incident Management
12 2 (1.59%) eTOM
12 2 (1.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.79%) Perl
1 1 (0.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (30.95%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (26.98%) CCSA
3 33 (26.19%) CCSE
3 33 (26.19%) CCNP
4 20 (15.87%) CISSP
5 14 (11.11%) JNCIA
6 8 (6.35%) CCNA
7 7 (5.56%) CCIE
8 4 (3.17%) Degree
9 3 (2.38%) CCSP
9 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.59%) BC Cleared
10 2 (1.59%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.59%) CCDP
10 2 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.59%) GCIA
10 2 (1.59%) GCIH
10 2 (1.59%) SSCP
11 1 (0.79%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.56%) SLA
3 5 (3.97%) PCI DSS
4 4 (3.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 18 (14.29%) ProxySG
2 6 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.59%) Snort
4 1 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.79%) XenApp
4 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (12.70%) CiscoWorks
1 16 (12.70%) HP NNM
2 12 (9.52%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 88 (69.84%) Cisco
2 86 (68.25%) F5
3 62 (49.21%) Juniper
4 53 (42.06%) Blue Coat
5 32 (25.40%) Nokia
6 25 (19.84%) HP
7 20 (15.87%) Websense
8 14 (11.11%) Sourcefire
9 13 (10.32%) Citrix
10 11 (8.73%) Fortinet
11 10 (7.94%) McAfee
12 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
12 8 (6.35%) Symantec
13 4 (3.17%) TippingPoint
13 4 (3.17%) Crossbeam
13 4 (3.17%) EMC
13 4 (3.17%) IBM
14 3 (2.38%) VMware
14 3 (2.38%) Huawei
15 2 (1.59%) Tufin
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