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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 97 101 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 41 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.72% 1.84% 3.33%
As % of the Vendors category 3.23% 3.23% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 33 24 63
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -5.55%
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
1269 1330 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 53.30% 56.96% 48.64%
Number of salaries quoted 866 956 789
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 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 26 January 2015.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Reading

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 81 (79.41%) Cisco
2 69 (67.65%) Firewall
3 65 (63.73%) F5
4 57 (55.88%) Juniper
5 48 (47.06%) Network Security
6 34 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 33 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
8 32 (31.37%) Blue Coat
9 29 (28.43%) CCNP
10 25 (24.51%) Windows
11 24 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (21.57%) Telecoms
12 22 (21.57%) VPN
13 21 (20.59%) LAN
13 21 (20.59%) UNIX
14 20 (19.61%) WAN
15 18 (17.65%) Sourcefire
16 17 (16.67%) CCSA
17 16 (15.69%) CCSE
17 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
18 15 (14.71%) Network Design
18 15 (14.71%) Coaching
18 15 (14.71%) Linux
18 15 (14.71%) SSL
18 15 (14.71%) CCDA
19 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
19 14 (13.73%) McAfee
20 13 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (3.92%) Lync
2 2 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (67.65%) Firewall
2 48 (47.06%) Network Security
3 34 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 24 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (21.57%) VPN
6 21 (20.59%) LAN
7 20 (19.61%) WAN
8 15 (14.71%) SSL
9 11 (10.78%) VoIP
9 11 (10.78%) WLAN
9 11 (10.78%) Internet
10 10 (9.80%) DNS
11 9 (8.82%) Wireless
12 8 (7.84%) MPLS
12 8 (7.84%) OSPF
12 8 (7.84%) BGP
12 8 (7.84%) EIGRP
12 8 (7.84%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (6.86%) NetScaler
13 7 (6.86%) Wireshark
General
1 22 (21.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.90%) German Language
3 4 (3.92%) French Language
4 3 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.96%) Banking
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 34 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Consultant
3 18 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (15.69%) Designer
5 15 (14.71%) Network Designer
6 14 (13.73%) Network Consultant
7 11 (10.78%) Security Designer
8 9 (8.82%) Security Consultant
9 8 (7.84%) Support Engineer
10 6 (5.88%) Analyst
10 6 (5.88%) Lead Network Engineer
11 5 (4.90%) Network Security Consultant
11 5 (4.90%) Senior Security Engineer
12 4 (3.92%) Senior Consultant
12 4 (3.92%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.92%) Support Consultant
13 3 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
13 3 (2.94%) Security Analyst
13 3 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.96%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Kindle
2 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.94%) Replication
3 2 (1.96%) PKI
3 2 (1.96%) Statistics
4 1 (0.98%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.98%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.51%) Windows
2 21 (20.59%) UNIX
3 16 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (14.71%) Linux
5 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (10.78%) Windows 2000
6 11 (10.78%) Solaris
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (15.69%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.71%) Network Design
2 15 (14.71%) Coaching
3 10 (9.80%) Mentoring
3 10 (9.80%) Information Security
4 9 (8.82%) ITIL
5 8 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 8 (7.84%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.84%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (5.88%) SIEM
6 6 (5.88%) Change Control
7 2 (1.96%) Analytics
7 2 (1.96%) Cyber Security
7 2 (1.96%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (1.96%) Protective Monitoring
7 2 (1.96%) Line Management
7 2 (1.96%) Software Licensing
7 2 (1.96%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.96%) Time Management
7 2 (1.96%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (28.43%) CCNP
3 17 (16.67%) CCSA
4 16 (15.69%) CCSE
5 15 (14.71%) CCDA
6 13 (12.75%) Security Cleared
7 12 (11.76%) CCDP
8 11 (10.78%) CCIE
9 8 (7.84%) CCIP
9 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
10 7 (6.86%) CCNA
10 7 (6.86%) CISSP
11 6 (5.88%) JNCIA
12 3 (2.94%) Degree
13 2 (1.96%) BC Cleared
13 2 (1.96%) GCIA
13 2 (1.96%) GCIH
13 2 (1.96%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (1.96%) SSCP
13 2 (1.96%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.78%) SLA
3 9 (8.82%) PCI DSS
4 7 (6.86%) ISO 9001
5 6 (5.88%) COBIT
6 1 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (3.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.96%) Snort
3 1 (0.98%) XenApp
3 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 81 (79.41%) Cisco
2 65 (63.73%) F5
3 57 (55.88%) Juniper
4 32 (31.37%) Blue Coat
5 18 (17.65%) Sourcefire
6 14 (13.73%) McAfee
7 12 (11.76%) Aruba
8 11 (10.78%) Crossbeam
8 11 (10.78%) Websense
8 11 (10.78%) Nokia
8 11 (10.78%) HP
9 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
9 8 (7.84%) Fortinet
10 5 (4.90%) ProCurve
11 4 (3.92%) Nortel
11 4 (3.92%) Citrix
12 3 (2.94%) Symantec
12 3 (2.94%) Mitel
12 3 (2.94%) Clearswift
12 3 (2.94%) Riverbed
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Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Intelletect
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Symantec
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
iKonnect
Salary: £35000 per annum + Package
Posted: 19 days ago
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Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 19 days ago