The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 78 88 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 61 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.59% 2.12% 1.58%
As % of the Vendors category 4.95% 4.05% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 47 31 33
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.16%
Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1232 1184 1082
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.27% 52.27% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 856 904 937
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
Berkshire

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 25 July 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 96 (80.67%) Firewall
2 86 (72.27%) F5
3 79 (66.39%) Cisco
4 52 (43.70%) Juniper
5 47 (39.50%) TCP/IP
6 46 (38.66%) Network Security
7 43 (36.13%) Blue Coat
8 42 (35.29%) BGP
9 40 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
9 40 (33.61%) OSPF
10 38 (31.93%) SSL
11 36 (30.25%) Internet
12 35 (29.41%) Nokia
13 34 (28.57%) CCNP
14 33 (27.73%) DNS
14 33 (27.73%) Load Balancing
15 31 (26.05%) SMTP
15 31 (26.05%) Finance
16 30 (25.21%) EIGRP
17 29 (24.37%) WAN
18 28 (23.53%) LAN
18 28 (23.53%) IGRP
19 27 (22.69%) TACACS
20 26 (21.85%) CCSA
21 25 (21.01%) CCSE
21 25 (21.01%) HP
22 24 (20.17%) Cisco ASA
22 24 (20.17%) Capacity Management
23 23 (19.33%) Network Management
23 23 (19.33%) HTTP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 19 (15.97%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.84%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 96 (80.67%) Firewall
2 47 (39.50%) TCP/IP
3 46 (38.66%) Network Security
4 42 (35.29%) BGP
5 40 (33.61%) OSPF
6 38 (31.93%) SSL
7 36 (30.25%) Internet
8 33 (27.73%) DNS
9 31 (26.05%) SMTP
10 30 (25.21%) EIGRP
11 29 (24.37%) WAN
12 28 (23.53%) LAN
12 28 (23.53%) IGRP
13 27 (22.69%) TACACS
14 24 (20.17%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (19.33%) HTTP
16 21 (17.65%) MPLS
17 19 (15.97%) VPN
17 19 (15.97%) LDAP
18 18 (15.13%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.84%) Data Mining
General
1 31 (26.05%) Finance
2 18 (15.13%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.36%) German Language
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) French Language
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Network Engineer
2 35 (29.41%) Consultant
3 29 (24.37%) Security Engineer
4 18 (15.13%) Security Consultant
4 18 (15.13%) Firewall Engineer
5 14 (11.76%) IP Engineer
5 14 (11.76%) Network Consultant
6 12 (10.08%) Senior Consultant
7 11 (9.24%) Network Security Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) Support Consultant
7 11 (9.24%) Senior Support Consultant
8 10 (8.40%) Network Security Consultant
9 9 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
10 7 (5.88%) Design Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Architect
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Security Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Design Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
13 3 (2.52%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.97%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (1.68%) SecurID
3 1 (0.84%) PKI
3 1 (0.84%) Replication
3 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.56%) Windows
2 6 (5.04%) Linux
3 5 (4.20%) UNIX
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.68%) Windows 2000
5 2 (1.68%) Solaris
6 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.73%) Load Balancing
2 24 (20.17%) Capacity Management
3 23 (19.33%) Network Management
3 23 (19.33%) Network Design
4 11 (9.24%) Data Security
5 9 (7.56%) Validation
6 7 (5.88%) Release Management
7 6 (5.04%) Problem Management
8 5 (4.20%) SIEM
8 5 (4.20%) Information Security
9 4 (3.36%) ITIL
9 4 (3.36%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.68%) Asset Management
10 2 (1.68%) eTOM
10 2 (1.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (1.68%) ERP
10 2 (1.68%) Project Management
11 1 (0.84%) Service Delivery
11 1 (0.84%) Change Management
11 1 (0.84%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.36%) Perl
2 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (33.61%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (28.57%) CCNP
3 26 (21.85%) CCSA
4 25 (21.01%) CCSE
5 15 (12.61%) CISSP
6 11 (9.24%) CCNA
7 10 (8.40%) CCIE
8 9 (7.56%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.52%) CCDP
9 3 (2.52%) Degree
10 2 (1.68%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
10 2 (1.68%) CCSP
10 2 (1.68%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.84%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.72%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.68%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (16.81%) ProxySG
2 11 (9.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (15.97%) CiscoWorks
1 19 (15.97%) HP NNM
2 12 (10.08%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 86 (72.27%) F5
2 79 (66.39%) Cisco
3 52 (43.70%) Juniper
4 43 (36.13%) Blue Coat
5 35 (29.41%) Nokia
6 25 (21.01%) HP
7 22 (18.49%) Websense
8 15 (12.61%) Sourcefire
9 14 (11.76%) Citrix
10 9 (7.56%) Fortinet
11 6 (5.04%) Symantec
11 6 (5.04%) McAfee
11 6 (5.04%) Microsoft
12 4 (3.36%) TippingPoint
13 3 (2.52%) VMware
13 3 (2.52%) Huawei
13 3 (2.52%) EMC
14 2 (1.68%) Nortel
14 2 (1.68%) Radware
14 2 (1.68%) NetScout
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