The table below looks at the statistics for Check Point Certification in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Check Point Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certification
Rank 856 851 827
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Check Point Certification 37 26 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.024% 0.057%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.12% 0.090% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 53
Average salary £52,750 £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,750 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31039 28809 33399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.13% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 24047 23396 28270
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Check Point Certification
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Check Point Certification Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Check Point Certification
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK.

Check Point Certification Salary Trend in the UK

Check Point Certification
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Check Point Certification over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 within the UK.

Check Point Certification Salary Histogram in the UK

Check Point Certification
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Check Point Certification within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
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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
England -15 35 £52,750 +0.47% 2
Yorkshire -21 10 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire - 10 £37,500 -
Leeds - 10 £37,500 -
Birmingham +10 9 £55,500 -
West Midlands +5 9 £55,500 -
London -7 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South East -33 5 £50,000 -28.57%
East of England - 5 £46,500 -
City of London -1 4 £60,000 +9.09%
Bedfordshire - 4 £46,500 -
Bedford - 4 £46,500 -
Reading +1 2 - -
Berkshire +1 2 - -
Hampshire -24 2 - -
Fareham - 2 - -
Guernsey - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 - -
Milton Keynes -9 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Buckinghamshire -11 1 £50,000 +21.95%
Suffolk - 1 - -
Ipswich - 1 - -

Check Point Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification.

1 68 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 63 (92.65%) Cisco
3 58 (85.29%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (82.35%) Firewall
5 44 (64.71%) CCNP
6 39 (57.35%) CCSE
7 35 (51.47%) CCNA
7 35 (51.47%) Network Security
8 33 (48.53%) LAN
8 33 (48.53%) WAN
9 30 (44.12%) VPN
10 27 (39.71%) BGP
10 27 (39.71%) CCSA
11 25 (36.76%) ITIL
12 22 (32.35%) OSPF
13 19 (27.94%) Juniper
14 17 (25.00%) MPLS
15 15 (22.06%) Load Balancing
16 14 (20.59%) Solaris
16 14 (20.59%) Linux
17 13 (19.12%) CCDP
17 13 (19.12%) SLA
18 12 (17.65%) Blue Coat
19 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
19 11 (16.18%) UNIX
20 10 (14.71%) Perl
20 10 (14.71%) Tcl
20 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
20 10 (14.71%) Clustering
20 10 (14.71%) Junos

Check Point Certification
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Check Point Certification 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 Check Point Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.88%) Apache
1 4 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Visio
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 56 (82.35%) Firewall
2 35 (51.47%) Network Security
3 33 (48.53%) LAN
3 33 (48.53%) WAN
4 30 (44.12%) VPN
5 27 (39.71%) BGP
6 22 (32.35%) OSPF
7 17 (25.00%) MPLS
8 10 (14.71%) Junos
9 9 (13.24%) Internet
10 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.29%) Extranet
10 7 (10.29%) TCP/IP
10 7 (10.29%) IPsec
11 5 (7.35%) WLAN
11 5 (7.35%) Wireless
11 5 (7.35%) EIGRP
12 4 (5.88%) DHCP
12 4 (5.88%) SSH
12 4 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 5 (7.35%) Publishing
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.94%) Legal
4 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 22 (32.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Firewall Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Network Support
7 7 (10.29%) Network Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Security Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Security Engineer
9 5 (7.35%) Team Leader
9 5 (7.35%) Network Team Leader
10 4 (5.88%) Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Network Administrator
10 4 (5.88%) Security Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Clustering
2 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.41%) SecurID
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Solaris
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 11 (16.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) ITIL
2 15 (22.06%) Load Balancing
3 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (10.29%) Low Latency
4 7 (10.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 7 (10.29%) Information Security
4 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
6 5 (7.35%) Network Management
6 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
7 4 (5.88%) Service Management
7 4 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 4 (5.88%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (5.88%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.94%) eTOM
8 2 (2.94%) Validation
8 2 (2.94%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.71%) Perl
1 10 (14.71%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 58 (85.29%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (64.71%) CCNP
3 39 (57.35%) CCSE
4 35 (51.47%) CCNA
5 27 (39.71%) CCSA
6 13 (19.12%) CCDP
7 7 (10.29%) CCDA
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (8.82%) MCP
9 4 (5.88%) CCIE
9 4 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
9 4 (5.88%) CEH
10 3 (4.41%) Degree
10 3 (4.41%) CCDE
10 3 (4.41%) CCIP
10 3 (4.41%) CISSP
11 2 (2.94%) SSCP
11 2 (2.94%) CCSP
11 2 (2.94%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 63 (92.65%) Cisco
3 19 (27.94%) Juniper
4 12 (17.65%) Blue Coat
5 8 (11.76%) F5
6 7 (10.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (8.82%) Capita
8 5 (7.35%) Aruba
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.94%) Symantec
10 2 (2.94%) McAfee
10 2 (2.94%) Nokia
10 2 (2.94%) Tufin
10 2 (2.94%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.94%) AlgoSec