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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 77 65 96
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +31
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 64 79 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.90% 3.18% 1.91%
As % of the Vendors category 5.62% 6.08% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 56 61 24
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £53,950
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
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
1138 1299 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 51.54% 52.29% 52.42%
Number of salaries quoted 832 923 884
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 28 August 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 118 (84.29%) Firewall
2 106 (75.71%) F5
3 103 (73.57%) Cisco
4 84 (60.00%) Juniper
5 75 (53.57%) TCP/IP
6 58 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (41.43%) Blue Coat
7 48 (34.29%) ITIL
8 44 (31.43%) VPN
9 41 (29.29%) LAN
10 40 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 38 (27.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 36 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
13 35 (25.00%) Windows
14 34 (24.29%) CCNP
15 33 (23.57%) CCNA
16 32 (22.86%) DNS
17 29 (20.71%) BGP
18 28 (20.00%) MPLS
18 28 (20.00%) Data Centre
19 27 (19.29%) VMware
20 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (17.86%) Sourcefire
21 25 (17.86%) Network Security
21 25 (17.86%) OSPF
21 25 (17.86%) Linux
22 24 (17.14%) Fortinet
23 23 (16.43%) VPLS
23 23 (16.43%) BIG-IP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 6 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (3.57%) IIS
3 4 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.71%) Eucalyptus
6 1 (0.71%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.43%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.71%) SaaS
1 1 (0.71%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 118 (84.29%) Firewall
2 75 (53.57%) TCP/IP
3 44 (31.43%) VPN
4 41 (29.29%) LAN
5 38 (27.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 32 (22.86%) DNS
7 29 (20.71%) BGP
8 28 (20.00%) MPLS
9 25 (17.86%) OSPF
9 25 (17.86%) Network Security
10 23 (16.43%) VPLS
10 23 (16.43%) BIG-IP
10 23 (16.43%) WAN
11 22 (15.71%) FWSM
12 20 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 19 (13.57%) Unicast
13 19 (13.57%) VLAN
13 19 (13.57%) Junos
13 19 (13.57%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
General
1 40 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 15 (10.71%) Finance
3 8 (5.71%) Multimedia
4 5 (3.57%) French Language
4 5 (3.57%) German Language
5 4 (2.86%) Banking
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
7 1 (0.71%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (40.71%) Network Engineer
2 30 (21.43%) Security Engineer
3 26 (18.57%) Consultant
4 21 (15.00%) Security Consultant
5 18 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 13 (9.29%) Senior Consultant
7 13 (9.29%) Analyst
8 11 (7.86%) Senior Security Consultant
9 9 (6.43%) Security Analyst
10 8 (5.71%) Design Engineer
10 8 (5.71%) Network Design Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) Team Leader
12 5 (3.57%) Technical Account Manager
12 5 (3.57%) Technical Manager
12 5 (3.57%) Support Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Architect
12 5 (3.57%) Account Manager
12 5 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.86%) Statistics
3 7 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 5 (3.57%) Replication
4 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.14%) Clustering
6 3 (2.14%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 35 (25.00%) Windows
2 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (17.86%) Linux
4 23 (16.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (14.29%) UNIX
6 18 (12.86%) Windows 2000
6 18 (12.86%) Solaris
7 5 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (34.29%) ITIL
2 36 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (14.29%) Information Security
4 19 (13.57%) Load Balancing
4 19 (13.57%) Network Management
5 11 (7.86%) Network Design
6 9 (6.43%) Service Delivery
7 8 (5.71%) Change Management
7 8 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.29%) GAP Analysis
8 6 (4.29%) Identity Management
9 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2
9 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 5 (3.57%) Coaching
10 4 (2.86%) Project Planning
10 4 (2.86%) Migration
11 3 (2.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (13.57%) Perl
2 6 (4.29%) SQL
3 1 (0.71%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (41.43%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (24.29%) CCNP
3 33 (23.57%) CCNA
4 19 (13.57%) Check Point Certification
4 19 (13.57%) SC Cleared
4 19 (13.57%) Security Cleared
5 15 (10.71%) CCSE
6 14 (10.00%) CCSA
6 14 (10.00%) Degree
7 12 (8.57%) CISSP
8 9 (6.43%) CCIE
9 8 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (4.29%) MCSE
11 5 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.71%) GIAC
13 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
13 1 (0.71%) SSCP
13 1 (0.71%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.86%) ProxySG
4 2 (1.43%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.71%) vCloud
5 1 (0.71%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (7.86%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.43%) Nagios
2 2 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.71%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 106 (75.71%) F5
2 103 (73.57%) Cisco
3 84 (60.00%) Juniper
4 58 (41.43%) Blue Coat
5 27 (19.29%) VMware
6 25 (17.86%) Sourcefire
7 24 (17.14%) Fortinet
8 18 (12.86%) Crossbeam
9 15 (10.71%) McAfee
9 15 (10.71%) Websense
10 12 (8.57%) HP
11 10 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 10 (7.14%) Nokia
11 10 (7.14%) Aruba
12 9 (6.43%) ProCurve
12 9 (6.43%) Mitel
13 5 (3.57%) Dell
13 5 (3.57%) Oracle
14 4 (2.86%) Nortel
14 4 (2.86%) Dell KACE
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