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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 65 79 88
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 78 61 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.45% 2.58% 2.02%
As % of the Vendors category 6.49% 4.94% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 40 49 34
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £45,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% +10.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +2.40%
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
1201 1236 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.05% 52.26% 53.11%
Number of salaries quoted 845 868 963
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 117 (90.00%) Firewall
2 106 (81.54%) F5
3 101 (77.69%) Cisco
4 84 (64.62%) Juniper
5 64 (49.23%) TCP/IP
6 57 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
7 55 (42.31%) Blue Coat
8 41 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (30.77%) ITIL
10 34 (26.15%) LAN
11 33 (25.38%) Windows
11 33 (25.38%) Linux
11 33 (25.38%) Telecoms
12 32 (24.62%) CCNP
13 31 (23.85%) VPN
14 29 (22.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (21.54%) Network Security
15 28 (21.54%) CCNA
15 28 (21.54%) UNIX
16 27 (20.77%) BGP
16 27 (20.77%) Fortinet
17 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 26 (20.00%) MPLS
18 24 (18.46%) VMware
18 24 (18.46%) BIG-IP
19 23 (17.69%) Sourcefire
19 23 (17.69%) DNS
19 23 (17.69%) WAN
20 22 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 5 (3.85%) IIS
2 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.31%) Lync
4 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.54%) CMS
5 1 (0.77%) Eucalyptus
5 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.77%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 117 (90.00%) Firewall
2 64 (49.23%) TCP/IP
3 34 (26.15%) LAN
4 31 (23.85%) VPN
5 29 (22.31%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 28 (21.54%) Network Security
7 27 (20.77%) BGP
8 26 (20.00%) MPLS
9 24 (18.46%) BIG-IP
10 23 (17.69%) DNS
10 23 (17.69%) WAN
11 21 (16.15%) OSPF
12 20 (15.38%) VPLS
13 17 (13.08%) Wireless
14 16 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (12.31%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (12.31%) FWSM
15 15 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 15 (11.54%) VLAN
15 15 (11.54%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
General
1 33 (25.38%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.15%) Finance
3 6 (4.62%) Banking
4 5 (3.85%) French Language
4 5 (3.85%) German Language
5 4 (3.08%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (34.62%) Network Engineer
2 43 (33.08%) Security Engineer
3 26 (20.00%) Consultant
4 18 (13.85%) Security Consultant
5 16 (12.31%) Network Security Engineer
6 13 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (8.46%) Analyst
8 9 (6.92%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (5.38%) Support Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Senior Security Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.85%) Technical Account Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Technical Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Account Manager
10 5 (3.85%) Architect
10 5 (3.85%) IT Consultant
10 5 (3.85%) Client Account Manager
11 4 (3.08%) Lead Network Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.85%) Data Centre
2 8 (6.15%) Statistics
3 7 (5.38%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.31%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.31%) Clustering
6 2 (1.54%) PKI
6 2 (1.54%) Replication
7 1 (0.77%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.77%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.77%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.77%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (25.38%) Windows
1 33 (25.38%) Linux
2 29 (22.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (21.54%) UNIX
4 26 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 20 (15.38%) Solaris
6 5 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.54%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.54%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (30.77%) ITIL
3 18 (13.85%) Load Balancing
4 15 (11.54%) Information Security
5 14 (10.77%) Network Management
6 11 (8.46%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.69%) Project Management
7 10 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.69%) Coaching
8 8 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.38%) Product Management
10 6 (4.62%) Network Design
11 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.85%) Problem Management
11 5 (3.85%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (3.08%) Migration
13 3 (2.31%) GAP Analysis
13 3 (2.31%) Identity Management
13 3 (2.31%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.77%) Perl
2 6 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (0.77%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (43.85%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (24.62%) CCNP
3 28 (21.54%) CCNA
4 17 (13.08%) CCSE
4 17 (13.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (13.08%) Security Cleared
5 16 (12.31%) Check Point Certification
5 16 (12.31%) CCSA
6 15 (11.54%) Degree
7 13 (10.00%) CCIE
8 9 (6.92%) CISSP
9 8 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.62%) MCSE
11 5 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (2.31%) CCDP
13 2 (1.54%) CCDA
13 2 (1.54%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
13 2 (1.54%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (13.85%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.77%) vCloud
4 1 (0.77%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.77%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.31%) Nagios
3 2 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.77%) SCCM
4 1 (0.77%) SCOM
4 1 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 106 (81.54%) F5
2 101 (77.69%) Cisco
3 84 (64.62%) Juniper
4 55 (42.31%) Blue Coat
5 27 (20.77%) Fortinet
6 24 (18.46%) VMware
7 23 (17.69%) Sourcefire
8 20 (15.38%) Crossbeam
9 16 (12.31%) McAfee
10 14 (10.77%) Websense
11 13 (10.00%) HP
12 9 (6.92%) Aruba
13 8 (6.15%) Nokia
13 8 (6.15%) Mitel
13 8 (6.15%) ProCurve
14 7 (5.38%) Microsoft
15 6 (4.62%) Symantec
16 5 (3.85%) Oracle
17 4 (3.08%) Nortel
17 4 (3.08%) Citrix
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