The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of CheckPoint products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 224 242 234
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1457 1227 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.28% 1.15% 1.21%
As % of the Vendors category 2.68% 2.40% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1190 1008 1195
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54273 51034 57117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.53% 47.76% 48.61%
Number of salaries quoted 43013 41852 47796
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

CheckPoint
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CheckPoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Trend

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

CheckPoint Salary Trend in the UK

CheckPoint
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CheckPoint over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 within the UK.

CheckPoint Salary Histogram in the UK

CheckPoint
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CheckPoint within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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
England +10 1363 £47,500 - 123
London +7 545 £52,500 -1.86% 54
South East -31 284 £47,500 +5.55% 26
Yorkshire +55 234 £40,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +46 172 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Leeds +61 167 £40,000 - 4
City of London -4 133 £57,500 +15.00% 20
West Midlands +27 119 £42,000 -1.17% 12
Berkshire -8 107 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Birmingham +32 96 £46,250 +8.82% 6
Reading +13 71 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East of England +23 68 £43,000 +7.50% 4
Kent +46 63 £42,000 -1.17% 10
Surrey -36 57 £45,000 -6.25% 4
South West -22 54 £38,500 -3.75% 11
North West -34 51 £48,750 +14.70% 5
South Wales +44 48 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Wales +40 48 £42,500 +21.42% 4
North Yorkshire +14 47 £40,000 -11.11% 2
York +30 38 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester -10 31 £48,750 +24.20% 2
Hampshire -26 26 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Buckinghamshire -4 25 £52,500 - 3
Cardiff +11 21 £46,000 +3.37% 2
Bedfordshire +6 21 £43,000 +1.77% 2
Hertfordshire -11 20 £63,750 +70.00% 2
Suffolk +22 17 £45,000 +20.80%
Bristol -5 15 £46,250 -4.63% 2
Wiltshire -11 15 £42,000 +16.66% 1
Liverpool +19 14 £50,000 +20.48% 1

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2102 (78.49%) Cisco
2 2006 (74.91%) Firewall
3 1263 (47.16%) Cisco Certification
4 1057 (39.47%) Juniper
5 962 (35.92%) CCNP
6 915 (34.17%) WAN
7 902 (33.68%) Network Security
8 816 (30.47%) LAN
9 793 (29.61%) Windows
10 775 (28.94%) F5
11 620 (23.15%) VPN
12 618 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
13 594 (22.18%) CCNA
14 551 (20.58%) TCP/IP
15 502 (18.75%) Linux
16 469 (17.51%) VMware
17 459 (17.14%) ITIL
18 453 (16.92%) MPLS
19 448 (16.73%) Blue Coat
20 435 (16.24%) CCSE
21 431 (16.09%) Finance
22 429 (16.02%) BGP
23 427 (15.94%) Microsoft
24 424 (15.83%) OSPF
25 351 (13.11%) Active Directory
26 340 (12.70%) CCSA
27 318 (11.87%) Load Balancing
28 310 (11.58%) DNS
29 308 (11.50%) HP
30 298 (11.13%) VoIP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 218 (8.14%) MS Exchange
2 98 (3.66%) Lync
3 91 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 79 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 78 (2.91%) IIS
6 48 (1.79%) Apache
7 37 (1.38%) WebSphere
8 35 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2007
9 27 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 18 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (0.60%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 14 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
16 8 (0.30%) Moodle
16 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
17 6 (0.22%) SAS
17 6 (0.22%) nginx
Applications
1 209 (7.80%) MS Excel
2 122 (4.56%) MS Office
3 60 (2.24%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.19%) FastStats
5 3 (0.11%) SmartSuite
5 3 (0.11%) MS Project
6 2 (0.075%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 16 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.075%) SAP Retail
4 2 (0.075%) RMDS
4 2 (0.075%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.037%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 36 (1.34%) Office 365
2 25 (0.93%) PaaS
2 25 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (0.52%) IaaS
3 14 (0.52%) SaaS
4 13 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.075%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2006 (74.91%) Firewall
2 915 (34.17%) WAN
3 902 (33.68%) Network Security
4 816 (30.47%) LAN
5 620 (23.15%) VPN
6 618 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
7 551 (20.58%) TCP/IP
8 453 (16.92%) MPLS
9 429 (16.02%) BGP
10 424 (15.83%) OSPF
11 310 (11.58%) DNS
12 298 (11.13%) VoIP
13 292 (10.90%) Cisco Nexus
14 258 (9.63%) SSL
15 248 (9.26%) Wireless
16 244 (9.11%) Internet
17 225 (8.40%) EIGRP
18 205 (7.65%) DHCP
19 191 (7.13%) SAN
20 189 (7.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (5.94%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.12%) MySQL
2 30 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (0.63%) DB2
4 15 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 14 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (0.49%) Oracle Exadata
6 13 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 13 (0.49%) RDBMS
7 12 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
8 9 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (0.19%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.11%) Big Data
13 2 (0.075%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.037%) Oracle Database 12c
14 1 (0.037%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 1 (0.037%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.037%) KDB
Development Applications
1 16 (0.60%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.15%) Subversion
4 4 (0.15%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.11%) JIRA
6 1 (0.037%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.037%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.037%) Redmine
6 1 (0.037%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.037%) NUnit
General
1 431 (16.09%) Finance
2 224 (8.36%) Telecoms
3 116 (4.33%) Law
4 102 (3.81%) Retail
5 64 (2.39%) Banking
6 42 (1.57%) Legal
7 21 (0.78%) German Language
7 21 (0.78%) Manufacturing
8 17 (0.63%) Advertising
9 16 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 15 (0.56%) Marketing
10 15 (0.56%) Games
11 13 (0.49%) French Language
12 11 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.15%) Publishing
15 2 (0.075%) Back Office
15 2 (0.075%) Welsh Language
16 1 (0.037%) Local Government
16 1 (0.037%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 931 (34.76%) Network Engineer
2 435 (16.24%) Security Engineer
3 390 (14.56%) Analyst
4 330 (12.32%) Consultant
5 268 (10.01%) Network Security Engineer
6 218 (8.14%) Senior Network Engineer
7 211 (7.88%) Network Analyst
8 185 (6.91%) Security Analyst
9 175 (6.53%) Security Consultant
10 156 (5.83%) Support Engineer
11 140 (5.23%) Network Consultant
12 135 (5.04%) Architect
13 102 (3.81%) Senior Analyst
14 99 (3.70%) Network Security Analyst
15 98 (3.66%) Firewall Engineer
16 96 (3.58%) Team Leader
17 87 (3.25%) Senior Security Engineer
18 86 (3.21%) Network Support
19 70 (2.61%) 3rd Line Support
20 67 (2.50%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (1.42%) SOAP
2 25 (0.93%) Middleware
3 20 (0.75%) CSS
4 17 (0.63%) Web Services
5 15 (0.56%) WCF
6 14 (0.52%) XML
7 13 (0.49%) WebSphere MQ
8 12 (0.45%) .NET
9 10 (0.37%) COM
10 6 (0.22%) Silverlight
10 6 (0.22%) Reactive Extensions
10 6 (0.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
11 4 (0.15%) Regular Expression
12 2 (0.075%) Rendezvous
13 1 (0.037%) SailPoint
13 1 (0.037%) XACML
13 1 (0.037%) JSON
13 1 (0.037%) WPF
13 1 (0.037%) XMPP
13 1 (0.037%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
2 109 (4.07%) Management Information System
3 78 (2.91%) Clustering
4 59 (2.20%) SecurID
5 47 (1.76%) Firmware
6 46 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 36 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
8 27 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 24 (0.90%) Replication
10 23 (0.86%) PKI
11 20 (0.75%) FlexPod
12 18 (0.67%) Blackberry
12 18 (0.67%) Thin Client
12 18 (0.67%) Fat Client
12 18 (0.67%) Statistics
13 17 (0.63%) Visualisation
13 17 (0.63%) CESG
14 12 (0.45%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.41%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.34%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 793 (29.61%) Windows
2 502 (18.75%) Linux
3 296 (11.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 190 (7.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 167 (6.24%) UNIX
6 119 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 118 (4.41%) Solaris
8 102 (3.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 65 (2.43%) Windows 7
10 55 (2.05%) Windows XP
11 38 (1.42%) AIX
12 16 (0.60%) SUSE
13 15 (0.56%) Windows 2000
14 13 (0.49%) zOS
14 13 (0.49%) OS/400
14 13 (0.49%) HPUX
15 11 (0.41%) Debian
16 10 (0.37%) FreeBSD
16 10 (0.37%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (17.14%) ITIL
2 318 (11.87%) Load Balancing
3 265 (9.90%) Information Security
4 186 (6.95%) Network Management
5 180 (6.72%) Project Management
6 174 (6.50%) Incident Management
7 171 (6.39%) Network Design
8 166 (6.20%) E-Commerce
9 144 (5.38%) Change Management
10 142 (5.30%) SIEM
11 123 (4.59%) Agile Software Development
12 122 (4.56%) Kalman Filter
13 108 (4.03%) PRINCE2
14 106 (3.96%) Change Control
15 104 (3.88%) Mentoring
16 100 (3.73%) Capacity Planning
17 75 (2.80%) Service Delivery
18 74 (2.76%) Network Monitoring
19 67 (2.50%) Service Management
20 64 (2.39%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 185 (6.91%) SQL
2 65 (2.43%) Perl
3 49 (1.83%) PowerShell
4 28 (1.05%) C
5 26 (0.97%) Bash Shell
6 24 (0.90%) Tcl
7 20 (0.75%) C#
8 13 (0.49%) Ruby
8 13 (0.49%) Java
9 11 (0.41%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.41%) Python
10 9 (0.34%) VB
11 6 (0.22%) VBScript
12 3 (0.11%) PHP
13 2 (0.075%) AWK
14 1 (0.037%) Lisp
14 1 (0.037%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.037%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1263 (47.16%) Cisco Certification
2 962 (35.92%) CCNP
3 594 (22.18%) CCNA
4 435 (16.24%) CCSE
5 340 (12.70%) CCSA
6 236 (8.81%) CCIE
7 208 (7.77%) Security Cleared
8 168 (6.27%) Degree
9 167 (6.24%) CISSP
10 154 (5.75%) SC Cleared
11 132 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
12 114 (4.26%) CCDP
13 108 (4.03%) CCSP
14 103 (3.85%) MCSE
15 73 (2.73%) JNCIS
16 69 (2.58%) JNCIA
17 63 (2.35%) Check Point Certification
18 56 (2.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 50 (1.87%) MCSA
20 46 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (6.57%) SLA
2 118 (4.41%) PCI DSS
3 101 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 28 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (0.97%) QA
6 25 (0.93%) COBIT
7 17 (0.63%) GPG13
8 14 (0.52%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.037%) EMIR
10 1 (0.037%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 351 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 284 (10.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (4.11%) Hyper-V
4 66 (2.46%) vSphere
5 65 (2.43%) ProxySG
5 65 (2.43%) XenApp
6 46 (1.72%) Snort
7 42 (1.57%) XenServer
8 40 (1.49%) VMware ESX
9 32 (1.19%) VMware ESXi
10 29 (1.08%) XenDesktop
11 21 (0.78%) ISA Server
12 20 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 18 (0.67%) Nmap
13 18 (0.67%) Squid
14 16 (0.60%) Forefront TMG
14 16 (0.60%) UAG
15 15 (0.56%) DFS Replication
16 13 (0.49%) KVM
17 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 53 (1.98%) CiscoWorks
2 49 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 47 (1.76%) FortiGate
4 42 (1.57%) SCCM
5 40 (1.49%) Cacti
6 36 (1.34%) Norton AntiVirus
7 34 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
8 30 (1.12%) OpenView
8 30 (1.12%) Nessus
9 23 (0.86%) HP NNM
10 22 (0.82%) MOM
10 22 (0.82%) SCOM
11 21 (0.78%) SolarWinds Orion
12 20 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
13 17 (0.63%) Cisco Prime
13 17 (0.63%) NetBackup
13 17 (0.63%) Nagios
14 16 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
15 14 (0.52%) WSUS
15 14 (0.52%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2102 (78.49%) Cisco
2 1057 (39.47%) Juniper
3 775 (28.94%) F5
4 469 (17.51%) VMware
5 448 (16.73%) Blue Coat
6 427 (15.94%) Microsoft
7 308 (11.50%) HP
8 280 (10.46%) Citrix
9 196 (7.32%) Websense
10 168 (6.27%) Nokia
11 164 (6.12%) SolarWinds
12 160 (5.97%) Fortinet
13 155 (5.79%) McAfee
14 111 (4.14%) Red Hat
15 110 (4.11%) Aruba
16 108 (4.03%) Symantec
17 104 (3.88%) NetApp
18 101 (3.77%) Oracle
19 94 (3.51%) Riverbed
20 78 (2.91%) Sourcefire
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum +6k bonus + car or allowance + benef
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
LV=
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per day + car and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: £32,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + car allowance + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £40k per year + Bonus + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum + Training and Certifications
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago