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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Check Point Software Technologies.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 36 88 90
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +2
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 117 65 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 6.17% 2.70% 2.40%
As % of the Vendors category 11.71% 5.36% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 100 37 54
Median salary £60,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
999 1212 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.69% 50.35% 51.93%
Number of salaries quoted 830 837 902
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing CheckPoint as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing CheckPoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for CheckPoint.

1 241 (92.34%) Firewall
2 220 (84.29%) Cisco
3 170 (65.13%) F5
4 147 (56.32%) Cisco Certification
5 133 (50.96%) Juniper
6 126 (48.28%) CCNP
7 97 (37.16%) Windows
8 94 (36.02%) Cisco ASA
9 90 (34.48%) Palo Alto
10 81 (31.03%) Linux
11 72 (27.59%) CCIE
12 71 (27.20%) ITIL
13 70 (26.82%) Unix
13 70 (26.82%) TCP/IP
14 67 (25.67%) Wireless
14 67 (25.67%) Network Security
15 63 (24.14%) Blue Coat
16 61 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
17 60 (22.99%) VPN
18 59 (22.61%) CCNA
19 58 (22.22%) MPLS
19 58 (22.22%) Data Centre
20 54 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
20 54 (20.69%) Windows 2000
20 54 (20.69%) Solaris
21 50 (19.16%) OSPF
21 50 (19.16%) BGP
21 50 (19.16%) Cisco Nexus
22 49 (18.77%) Sourcefire
23 45 (17.24%) German Language

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.92%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.38%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.36%) SaaS
2 3 (1.15%) Office 365
3 2 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 241 (92.34%) Firewall
2 94 (36.02%) Cisco ASA
3 70 (26.82%) TCP/IP
4 67 (25.67%) Network Security
4 67 (25.67%) Wireless
5 60 (22.99%) VPN
6 58 (22.22%) MPLS
7 50 (19.16%) BGP
7 50 (19.16%) Cisco Nexus
7 50 (19.16%) OSPF
8 44 (16.86%) WAN
9 39 (14.94%) BIG-IP
10 31 (11.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 23 (8.81%) LAN
12 22 (8.43%) SAN
12 22 (8.43%) tcpdump
12 22 (8.43%) Wireshark
13 19 (7.28%) Cisco PIX
14 17 (6.51%) DNS
15 16 (6.13%) Cisco IOS
General
1 45 (17.24%) German Language
2 39 (14.94%) Finance
3 28 (10.73%) French Language
4 17 (6.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 131 (50.19%) Network Engineer
2 79 (30.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 66 (25.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 66 (25.29%) Security Engineer
4 55 (21.07%) Senior Network Engineer
5 50 (19.16%) Support Engineer
6 42 (16.09%) Network Support
7 41 (15.71%) Juniper Engineer
7 41 (15.71%) Network Support Engineer
8 38 (14.56%) Consultant
9 34 (13.03%) Senior Network Support
9 34 (13.03%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 31 (11.88%) Network Security Engineer
11 27 (10.34%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 25 (9.58%) Network Operations Engineer
13 24 (9.20%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 24 (9.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 23 (8.81%) Check Point Consultant
15 21 (8.05%) Analyst
15 21 (8.05%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.30%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.15%) CSS
3 1 (0.38%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.83%) Replication
3 8 (3.07%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (2.30%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.53%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.53%) Statistics
7 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 97 (37.16%) Windows
2 81 (31.03%) Linux
3 70 (26.82%) Unix
4 61 (23.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (20.69%) Solaris
5 54 (20.69%) Windows 2000
5 54 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (4.60%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (27.20%) ITIL
2 45 (17.24%) Information Security
3 44 (16.86%) Network Design
3 44 (16.86%) Network Monitoring
4 43 (16.48%) Risk Management
5 41 (15.71%) Presales
6 35 (13.41%) Network Planning
7 29 (11.11%) Network Architecture
8 27 (10.34%) Load Balancing
9 17 (6.51%) Network Management
10 15 (5.75%) Coaching
10 15 (5.75%) Mentoring
11 12 (4.60%) Analytics
12 11 (4.21%) Case Management
12 11 (4.21%) Performance Improvement
13 7 (2.68%) Service Delivery
14 6 (2.30%) Change Control
15 5 (1.92%) Incident Management
15 5 (1.92%) SIEM
16 4 (1.53%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.30%) Shell Script
2 5 (1.92%) C
3 1 (0.38%) Perl
3 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 147 (56.32%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (48.28%) CCNP
3 72 (27.59%) CCIE
4 59 (22.61%) CCNA
5 32 (12.26%) CCIP
6 29 (11.11%) CCSE
6 29 (11.11%) CCSP
7 27 (10.34%) CCSA
8 10 (3.83%) CCDP
9 9 (3.45%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (3.07%) Degree
11 4 (1.53%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.15%) CCDA
12 3 (1.15%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
13 2 (0.77%) MCSA
13 2 (0.77%) MCSE
13 2 (0.77%) MCTS
13 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.38%) SAS 70
System Software
1 8 (3.07%) Active Directory
1 8 (3.07%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.92%) XenServer
3 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.77%) vCloud
4 2 (0.77%) XenApp
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (3.07%) Nagios
2 6 (2.30%) Cacti
2 6 (2.30%) SmokePing
3 3 (1.15%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.38%) vRealize
Vendors
1 220 (84.29%) Cisco
2 170 (65.13%) F5
3 133 (50.96%) Juniper
4 90 (34.48%) Palo Alto
5 63 (24.14%) Blue Coat
6 49 (18.77%) Sourcefire
7 42 (16.09%) Crossbeam
8 34 (13.03%) Microsoft
9 22 (8.43%) Forcepoint
9 22 (8.43%) NetScout
10 19 (7.28%) Citrix
11 17 (6.51%) VMware
12 16 (6.13%) Intel
13 12 (4.60%) Fortinet
14 11 (4.21%) Aruba
15 9 (3.45%) Meraki
15 9 (3.45%) Nokia
16 6 (2.30%) Riverbed
16 6 (2.30%) SolarWinds
16 6 (2.30%) Stonesoft
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