The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 174 179 170
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 348 318 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.59% 1.46% 1.67%
As % of the Vendors category 3.10% 3.01% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 258 261 319
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 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CheckPoint
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
11232 10559 11121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.24% 48.60% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8729 8315 9477
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CheckPoint
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the South East

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint across the South East region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in the South East

CheckPoint
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the South East region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 116 £53,025 +1.00% 5
Kent +19 56 £46,250 +37.03% 3
Hampshire -15 52 £38,750 -8.82% 2
Buckinghamshire +25 51 £52,500 -2.32% 1
Surrey -17 44 £52,500 +16.66% 5
East Sussex +13 26 £50,000 +33.33%
West Sussex -22 5 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £27,500 -
CheckPoint
England

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 529 (82.40%) Cisco
2 451 (70.25%) Firewall
3 345 (53.74%) Cisco Certification
4 336 (52.34%) Juniper
5 262 (40.81%) CCNP
6 251 (39.10%) Network Security
6 251 (39.10%) F5
7 208 (32.40%) Cisco ASA
8 205 (31.93%) WAN
9 174 (27.10%) Windows
10 166 (25.86%) LAN
11 148 (23.05%) ITIL
12 143 (22.27%) CCSE
13 138 (21.50%) CCNA
14 135 (21.03%) CCIE
15 132 (20.56%) TCP/IP
16 131 (20.40%) BGP
17 125 (19.47%) Microsoft
18 122 (19.00%) VPN
19 115 (17.91%) Linux
20 113 (17.60%) MPLS
20 113 (17.60%) OSPF
21 104 (16.20%) VMware
22 100 (15.58%) Blue Coat
23 98 (15.26%) CCSA
24 91 (14.17%) HP
25 85 (13.24%) VoIP
26 83 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus
27 78 (12.15%) Wireless
28 72 (11.21%) Websense

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 70 (10.90%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.30%) Lync
3 33 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 22 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (2.02%) Moodle
6 12 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.40%) IIS
9 8 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.93%) Apache
11 2 (0.31%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.31%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 45 (7.01%) MS Office
3 2 (0.31%) FastStats
3 2 (0.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.65%) Office 365
2 15 (2.34%) IaaS
3 14 (2.18%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.78%) SaaS
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 451 (70.25%) Firewall
2 251 (39.10%) Network Security
3 208 (32.40%) Cisco ASA
4 205 (31.93%) WAN
5 166 (25.86%) LAN
6 132 (20.56%) TCP/IP
7 131 (20.40%) BGP
8 122 (19.00%) VPN
9 113 (17.60%) MPLS
9 113 (17.60%) OSPF
10 85 (13.24%) VoIP
11 83 (12.93%) Cisco Nexus
12 78 (12.15%) Wireless
13 67 (10.44%) Internet
14 63 (9.81%) Cisco PIX
15 54 (8.41%) DNS
16 48 (7.48%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 44 (6.85%) SSL
18 42 (6.54%) VLAN
19 37 (5.76%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.78%) MySQL
4 5 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
General
1 68 (10.59%) Finance
2 50 (7.79%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.34%) German Language
4 14 (2.18%) Retail
5 12 (1.87%) Marketing
6 10 (1.56%) Legal
7 9 (1.40%) Advertising
7 9 (1.40%) French Language
8 6 (0.93%) Back Office
9 5 (0.78%) Banking
10 3 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 202 (31.46%) Network Engineer
2 114 (17.76%) Consultant
3 95 (14.80%) Security Engineer
4 66 (10.28%) Analyst
5 60 (9.35%) Network Consultant
6 58 (9.03%) Senior Network Engineer
7 55 (8.57%) Security Consultant
8 51 (7.94%) Network Security Engineer
9 46 (7.17%) Support Engineer
10 36 (5.61%) Architect
11 31 (4.83%) 3rd Line Support
11 31 (4.83%) Team Leader
12 30 (4.67%) Network Security Consultant
13 24 (3.74%) Designer
13 24 (3.74%) Security Analyst
14 23 (3.58%) Network Designer
15 22 (3.43%) Technical Support
15 22 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
15 22 (3.43%) Network Analyst
16 20 (3.12%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.25%) LAMP
2 4 (0.62%) .NET
3 3 (0.47%) Regular Expression
3 3 (0.47%) CSS
4 2 (0.31%) CGI
4 2 (0.31%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.16%) SOAP
5 1 (0.16%) Web Services
5 1 (0.16%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 31 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 20 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (1.87%) Performance Metrics
4 11 (1.71%) Clustering
5 9 (1.40%) VLE
6 8 (1.25%) CMDB
7 6 (0.93%) Open Source
8 4 (0.62%) PKI
8 4 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 3 (0.47%) Replication
9 3 (0.47%) Kindle
9 3 (0.47%) EqualLogic
9 3 (0.47%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.31%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.31%) SecurID
10 2 (0.31%) Statistics
10 2 (0.31%) EPoS
10 2 (0.31%) PMI
10 2 (0.31%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.16%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 174 (27.10%) Windows
2 115 (17.91%) Linux
3 53 (8.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 43 (6.70%) UNIX
5 30 (4.67%) Windows 7
6 29 (4.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (3.27%) AIX
8 20 (3.12%) Solaris
8 20 (3.12%) Windows XP
9 18 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (2.02%) Windows 2000
11 11 (1.71%) Windows 8
12 8 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (23.05%) ITIL
2 71 (11.06%) Load Balancing
3 62 (9.66%) Information Security
4 46 (7.17%) PRINCE2
4 46 (7.17%) Network Management
5 43 (6.70%) Network Design
6 42 (6.54%) Kalman Filter
7 41 (6.39%) Mentoring
8 40 (6.23%) Migration
9 36 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
11 33 (5.14%) Project Management
11 33 (5.14%) Change Management
11 33 (5.14%) SIEM
12 25 (3.89%) Service Delivery
12 25 (3.89%) Change Control
13 23 (3.58%) ITIL V3
14 22 (3.43%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (2.96%) Security Architecture
16 18 (2.80%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 53 (8.26%) SQL
2 10 (1.56%) C
3 3 (0.47%) C#
3 3 (0.47%) Perl
4 1 (0.16%) PHP
4 1 (0.16%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 345 (53.74%) Cisco Certification
2 262 (40.81%) CCNP
3 143 (22.27%) CCSE
4 138 (21.50%) CCNA
5 135 (21.03%) CCIE
6 98 (15.26%) CCSA
7 61 (9.50%) Security Cleared
8 49 (7.63%) Degree
9 47 (7.32%) CISSP
10 36 (5.61%) JNCIA
11 32 (4.98%) CCDP
12 31 (4.83%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (4.52%) SC Cleared
14 25 (3.89%) JNCIS
15 23 (3.58%) CCSP
15 23 (3.58%) CCDA
16 21 (3.27%) MCSE
16 21 (3.27%) JNCIP
17 19 (2.96%) JNCIE
18 16 (2.49%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (9.50%) SLA
2 57 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 56 (8.72%) PCI DSS
4 13 (2.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (1.25%) ISO 9001
6 6 (0.93%) COBIT
7 4 (0.62%) QA
7 4 (0.62%) GPG13
System Software
1 69 (10.75%) Active Directory
2 61 (9.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.80%) Hyper-V
4 16 (2.49%) Firmware
5 15 (2.34%) vSphere
6 12 (1.87%) XenApp
7 7 (1.09%) ProxySG
8 6 (0.93%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.78%) Snort
10 4 (0.62%) Squid
10 4 (0.62%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.62%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (2.49%) SCCM
2 10 (1.56%) SCOM
3 9 (1.40%) SolarWinds Orion
4 8 (1.25%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.09%) CiscoWorks
6 6 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (0.78%) Backup Exec
8 4 (0.62%) Cisco UCCE
8 4 (0.62%) SCSM
9 3 (0.47%) ARCserve
9 3 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.31%) WSUS
10 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.31%) AppManager
10 2 (0.31%) Nagios
10 2 (0.31%) Legato
10 2 (0.31%) Foglight
10 2 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 529 (82.40%) Cisco
2 336 (52.34%) Juniper
3 251 (39.10%) F5
4 125 (19.47%) Microsoft
5 104 (16.20%) VMware
6 100 (15.58%) Blue Coat
7 91 (14.17%) HP
8 72 (11.21%) Websense
9 65 (10.12%) Citrix
10 62 (9.66%) McAfee
11 44 (6.85%) Nokia
12 40 (6.23%) Aruba
13 38 (5.92%) Brocade
14 37 (5.76%) SolarWinds
15 29 (4.52%) Oracle
16 25 (3.89%) Fortinet
16 25 (3.89%) Sourcefire
17 24 (3.74%) SonicWALL
18 17 (2.65%) Avaya
19 16 (2.49%) NetApp
Kent
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20% Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reigate
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K Bonus
Posted: 12 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: £50,000 per year
Posted: 14 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £34000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 19 days ago