The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 11 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 Slough 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 46 61 40
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -21
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 12 4 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.44% 0.60% 5.21%
As % of the Vendors category 4.51% 1.21% 9.47%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 32
Average salary £31,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.48%
Vendors Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
266 330 338
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 54.18% 49.77% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 232 245 275
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CheckPoint
Berkshire

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Slough region.

CheckPoint Salary Trend in Slough

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the Slough region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in Slough

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (72.73%) Firewall
4 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
5 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (54.55%) CCNA
7 11 (50.00%) CCNP
7 11 (50.00%) Network Security
7 11 (50.00%) Snort
8 8 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
9 7 (31.82%) Windows
10 6 (27.27%) Linux
10 6 (27.27%) HTTP
10 6 (27.27%) Avaya
10 6 (27.27%) Sophos
10 6 (27.27%) Metasploit
10 6 (27.27%) Imperva
10 6 (27.27%) tcpdump
10 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (27.27%) Nmap
10 6 (27.27%) Nessus
10 6 (27.27%) Wireless
10 6 (27.27%) Splunk
10 6 (27.27%) SIEM
11 5 (22.73%) GPG13
11 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
11 5 (22.73%) Information Security
11 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (72.73%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
3 14 (63.64%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (50.00%) Network Security
5 6 (27.27%) tcpdump
5 6 (27.27%) Wireless
5 6 (27.27%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) VoIP
6 5 (22.73%) NetScreen
6 5 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (18.18%) WAN
7 4 (18.18%) LAN
7 4 (18.18%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) SSL
8 3 (13.64%) OSPF
8 3 (13.64%) BGP
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (13.64%) IPsec
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Network Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Security Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Network Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Consultant
3 5 (22.73%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Network Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Security Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 6 (27.27%) SIEM
2 5 (22.73%) Information Security
3 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 3 (13.64%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (54.55%) CCNA
3 11 (50.00%) CCNP
4 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (36.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 8 (36.36%) PCI DSS
2 5 (22.73%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Snort
2 6 (27.27%) Nmap
3 5 (22.73%) Squid
4 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Nessus
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 17 (77.27%) Juniper
3 6 (27.27%) Sophos
3 6 (27.27%) Avaya
3 6 (27.27%) Imperva
3 6 (27.27%) Splunk
4 5 (22.73%) Websense
4 5 (22.73%) Blue Coat
4 5 (22.73%) Sourcefire
5 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
5 3 (13.64%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) VMware