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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 71 89 74
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 76 50 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.38% 2.12% 2.74%
As % of the Vendors category 6.45% 4.13% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39 46 46
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+10.58% -
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
1178 1210 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.36% 51.29% 56.33%
Number of salaries quoted 854 824 986
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
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 2 June 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 111 (92.50%) Firewall
2 98 (81.67%) F5
3 91 (75.83%) Cisco
4 76 (63.33%) Juniper
5 57 (47.50%) TCP/IP
6 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (40.83%) Blue Coat
8 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (29.17%) Windows
10 34 (28.33%) Linux
11 33 (27.50%) ITIL
12 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
13 30 (25.00%) Network Security
14 29 (24.17%) UNIX
14 29 (24.17%) LAN
15 28 (23.33%) CCNP
15 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 28 (23.33%) Telecoms
16 25 (20.83%) VPN
16 25 (20.83%) Fortinet
16 25 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 24 (20.00%) Sourcefire
17 24 (20.00%) CCNA
18 23 (19.17%) WAN
18 23 (19.17%) BIG-IP
19 21 (17.50%) Crossbeam
19 21 (17.50%) MPLS
19 21 (17.50%) BGP
19 21 (17.50%) Solaris
19 21 (17.50%) Windows 2000

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (4.17%) IIS
2 4 (3.33%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.50%) Lync
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.67%) CMS
4 2 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS Office
3 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.83%) Nimbula
2 1 (0.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (92.50%) Firewall
2 57 (47.50%) TCP/IP
3 30 (25.00%) Network Security
4 29 (24.17%) LAN
5 25 (20.83%) VPN
5 25 (20.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 23 (19.17%) WAN
6 23 (19.17%) BIG-IP
7 21 (17.50%) MPLS
7 21 (17.50%) BGP
8 17 (14.17%) DNS
9 15 (12.50%) OSPF
9 15 (12.50%) Wireless
9 15 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (12.50%) VPLS
10 12 (10.00%) SSL
11 11 (9.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (9.17%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (8.33%) TACACS
12 10 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
General
1 28 (23.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.00%) Banking
3 5 (4.17%) French Language
3 5 (4.17%) German Language
4 3 (2.50%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.83%) Marketing
5 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (37.50%) Security Engineer
2 40 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 23 (19.17%) Consultant
4 17 (14.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (11.67%) Security Consultant
6 11 (9.17%) Analyst
7 10 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Security Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Security Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Network Architect
11 5 (4.17%) Technical Account Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Technical Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) Client Account Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Account Manager
11 5 (4.17%) Architect
11 5 (4.17%) IT Consultant
12 4 (3.33%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.83%) Smartphone
3 6 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Statistics
5 3 (2.50%) FlexPod
5 3 (2.50%) Clustering
6 2 (1.67%) Replication
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (1.67%) PKI
7 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.83%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.83%) Kindle
7 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.17%) Windows
2 34 (28.33%) Linux
3 31 (25.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (24.17%) UNIX
5 28 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (17.50%) Solaris
6 21 (17.50%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.67%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.83%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.50%) ITIL
3 15 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 12 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 12 (10.00%) Coaching
5 11 (9.17%) Information Security
6 10 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.33%) Project Management
7 9 (7.50%) Network Management
8 7 (5.83%) Product Management
8 7 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (4.17%) Network Design
9 5 (4.17%) Problem Management
9 5 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.33%) Migration
11 3 (2.50%) Performance Management
11 3 (2.50%) Performance Testing
11 3 (2.50%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) Perl
2 6 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (0.83%) VBScript
3 1 (0.83%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (44.17%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (23.33%) CCNP
3 24 (20.00%) CCNA
4 17 (14.17%) Security Cleared
5 15 (12.50%) CCSA
5 15 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 15 (12.50%) CCSE
6 14 (11.67%) CCIE
7 11 (9.17%) Check Point Certification
8 10 (8.33%) Degree
9 8 (6.67%) CISSP
9 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (5.00%) MCSE
11 5 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 5 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.67%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.67%) CCDA
12 2 (1.67%) CCDP
12 2 (1.67%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.67%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (14.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.83%) Snort
4 1 (0.83%) vCloud
4 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (5.83%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.50%) Nagios
3 2 (1.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
4 1 (0.83%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) SCOM
4 1 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 98 (81.67%) F5
2 91 (75.83%) Cisco
3 76 (63.33%) Juniper
4 49 (40.83%) Blue Coat
5 25 (20.83%) Fortinet
6 24 (20.00%) Sourcefire
7 21 (17.50%) Crossbeam
8 19 (15.83%) VMware
9 16 (13.33%) McAfee
10 15 (12.50%) Websense
11 14 (11.67%) HP
12 9 (7.50%) Nokia
13 8 (6.67%) Microsoft
13 8 (6.67%) Aruba
13 8 (6.67%) ProCurve
13 8 (6.67%) Mitel
14 6 (5.00%) Symantec
15 5 (4.17%) Oracle
16 4 (3.33%) Nortel
16 4 (3.33%) Citrix
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 days ago