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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 34 100 108
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 142 44 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.81% 1.85% 1.85%
As % of the Vendors category 12.58% 3.61% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 118 35 29
Average salary £52,000 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £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
1129 1220 1293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 54.12% 51.33% 56.86%
Number of salaries quoted 898 830 929
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 2016.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 206 (84.43%) Firewall
2 199 (81.56%) Cisco
3 170 (69.67%) F5
4 127 (52.05%) Juniper
5 119 (48.77%) Cisco Certification
6 105 (43.03%) CCNP
7 98 (40.16%) Palo Alto
8 97 (39.75%) Windows
9 88 (36.07%) ITIL
10 83 (34.02%) Linux
10 83 (34.02%) Blue Coat
11 79 (32.38%) TCP/IP
12 76 (31.15%) Sourcefire
13 72 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
14 71 (29.10%) Unix
15 67 (27.46%) Windows 2000
15 67 (27.46%) Windows Server 2003
16 66 (27.05%) Solaris
17 64 (26.23%) Information Security
17 64 (26.23%) Risk Management
17 64 (26.23%) Crossbeam
18 59 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
19 56 (22.95%) German Language
20 54 (22.13%) Network Security
20 54 (22.13%) MPLS
21 53 (21.72%) CCIE
22 50 (20.49%) VPN
23 46 (18.85%) French Language
24 38 (15.57%) Presales
25 37 (15.16%) OSPF

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.46%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.41%) SAS
4 1 (0.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) SaaS
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.41%) Mimecast
2 1 (0.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 206 (84.43%) Firewall
2 79 (32.38%) TCP/IP
3 59 (24.18%) Cisco ASA
4 54 (22.13%) MPLS
4 54 (22.13%) Network Security
5 50 (20.49%) VPN
6 37 (15.16%) BGP
6 37 (15.16%) OSPF
7 33 (13.52%) Wireless
8 32 (13.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 30 (12.30%) Cisco Nexus
9 30 (12.30%) WAN
10 26 (10.66%) LAN
11 22 (9.02%) BIG-IP
11 22 (9.02%) DNS
12 16 (6.56%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (6.56%) Cisco PIX
12 16 (6.56%) VLAN
13 14 (5.74%) Wireshark
14 13 (5.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.41%) SQL Server
General
1 56 (22.95%) German Language
2 46 (18.85%) French Language
3 29 (11.89%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.38%) Finance
5 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (37.70%) Network Engineer
2 82 (33.61%) Security Engineer
3 57 (23.36%) Cisco Engineer
4 47 (19.26%) Senior Network Engineer
5 46 (18.85%) Consultant
6 42 (17.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 36 (14.75%) Juniper Engineer
8 33 (13.52%) Network Security Engineer
9 28 (11.48%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 26 (10.66%) Check Point Consultant
10 26 (10.66%) Support Engineer
11 22 (9.02%) Network Consultant
11 22 (9.02%) Network Support
12 21 (8.61%) Linux Engineer
12 21 (8.61%) Network Support Engineer
13 18 (7.38%) Analyst
14 17 (6.97%) Cisco Consultant
14 17 (6.97%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 16 (6.56%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 16 (6.56%) Senior IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.28%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.89%) Data Centre
2 10 (4.10%) Replication
3 7 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
4 2 (0.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 97 (39.75%) Windows
2 83 (34.02%) Linux
3 72 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (29.10%) Unix
5 67 (27.46%) Windows 2000
5 67 (27.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 66 (27.05%) Solaris
7 8 (3.28%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.82%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.07%) ITIL
2 64 (26.23%) Information Security
2 64 (26.23%) Risk Management
3 38 (15.57%) Presales
4 24 (9.84%) Network Design
5 23 (9.43%) Load Balancing
6 20 (8.20%) Case Management
6 20 (8.20%) Coaching
6 20 (8.20%) Mentoring
6 20 (8.20%) Performance Improvement
7 17 (6.97%) Network Management
8 11 (4.51%) Network Monitoring
9 10 (4.10%) Network Architecture
9 10 (4.10%) Network Planning
10 9 (3.69%) ITIL V3
11 5 (2.05%) Project Planning
11 5 (2.05%) SIEM
12 4 (1.64%) Data Security
12 4 (1.64%) Kalman Filter
13 3 (1.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.69%) Perl
2 7 (2.87%) C
Qualifications
1 119 (48.77%) Cisco Certification
2 105 (43.03%) CCNP
3 53 (21.72%) CCIE
4 35 (14.34%) CCNA
5 26 (10.66%) CCSE
6 15 (6.15%) CCDP
6 15 (6.15%) Check Point Certification
7 14 (5.74%) CCSA
8 13 (5.33%) CCIP
8 13 (5.33%) Security Cleared
9 10 (4.10%) CCSP
9 10 (4.10%) Degree
9 10 (4.10%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.87%) CCDA
11 3 (1.23%) JNCIP
12 2 (0.82%) CCVP
12 2 (0.82%) JNCIE
13 1 (0.41%) CISSP
13 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.41%) SAS 70
System Software
1 15 (6.15%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.46%) XenServer
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.41%) vCloud
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
1 2 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.41%) vRealize
Vendors
1 199 (81.56%) Cisco
2 170 (69.67%) F5
3 127 (52.05%) Juniper
4 98 (40.16%) Palo Alto
5 83 (34.02%) Blue Coat
6 76 (31.15%) Sourcefire
7 64 (26.23%) Crossbeam
8 35 (14.34%) Forcepoint
9 29 (11.89%) Microsoft
10 24 (9.84%) VMware
11 15 (6.15%) Intel
11 15 (6.15%) Nokia
12 13 (5.33%) NetScout
13 11 (4.51%) Fortinet
14 8 (3.28%) Meraki
15 6 (2.46%) Citrix
15 6 (2.46%) Wall Street Systems
16 5 (2.05%) ArcSight
16 5 (2.05%) HP
16 5 (2.05%) Radware
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