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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 217 267 219
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -48
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1587 1277 1462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.07% 1.32%
As % of the Vendors category 3.06% 2.29% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1147 1026 1086
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -

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
51839 55739 53387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.97% 46.66% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 41511 44782 43539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 May 2015 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 4 May 2015. 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 +52 1491 £50,000 +11.11% 130
London +74 626 £55,000 +10.00% 45
South East +37 364 £50,000 +17.64% 33
City of London +76 203 £57,500 +5.50% 7
Yorkshire +39 179 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Berkshire +38 152 £55,000 +10.00% 16
West Yorkshire +41 147 £50,000 +19.76% 9
East of England +41 139 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Leeds +54 136 £50,000 +17.64% 9
Reading -2 65 £52,000 +4.00% 8
West Midlands +13 64 £50,000 +25.00% 11
Hertfordshire +6 54 £44,500 -6.31% 7
North West -5 54 £50,000 +25.00% 10
Surrey +37 53 £55,000 +42.85% 5
South West +11 49 £38,750 -8.82% 4
Hampshire +18 42 £44,750 -0.55% 4
Kent -18 41 £47,500 +58.33%
Birmingham +10 39 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Buckinghamshire +22 37 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Scotland +33 35 £45,000 +2.85% 2
Greenwich - 34 £55,000 -
Suffolk +24 31 £45,500 +13.75% 2
Wales -2 30 £40,000 +11.11% 3
South Wales -6 30 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Cheshire -6 26 £72,500 +81.25%
Essex +15 25 £44,500 +18.66%
East Midlands 0 25 £61,500 +64.00%
Manchester +5 24 £40,000 +23.07% 9
Bristol +16 23 £42,500 +7.59%
Bedfordshire 0 23 £55,000 +22.22% 2

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2550 (84.80%) Cisco
2 2207 (73.40%) Firewall
3 1611 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
4 1201 (39.94%) Juniper
5 1106 (36.78%) CCNP
6 1008 (33.52%) Cisco ASA
7 949 (31.56%) WAN
8 923 (30.70%) Network Security
9 871 (28.97%) LAN
10 860 (28.60%) F5
11 769 (25.57%) CCNA
12 664 (22.08%) Windows
13 566 (18.82%) VPN
14 552 (18.36%) CCSE
15 542 (18.02%) Finance
16 535 (17.79%) Microsoft
17 527 (17.53%) ITIL
18 524 (17.43%) TCP/IP
19 519 (17.26%) BGP
20 497 (16.53%) Wireless
21 492 (16.36%) VMware
22 488 (16.23%) OSPF
23 476 (15.83%) Blue Coat
24 474 (15.76%) HP
25 473 (15.73%) Cisco Nexus
26 454 (15.10%) CCSA
27 450 (14.97%) Linux
28 445 (14.80%) CCIE
28 445 (14.80%) MPLS
29 412 (13.70%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 208 (6.92%) MS Exchange
2 110 (3.66%) Lync
3 86 (2.86%) SharePoint
4 69 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 44 (1.46%) IIS
6 37 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 37 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (0.93%) WebLogic
7 28 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 23 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 23 (0.76%) Apache
9 17 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (0.47%) Tomcat
11 11 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.23%) OpenStack
13 7 (0.23%) Moodle
13 7 (0.23%) CMS
14 6 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
14 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 240 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 143 (4.76%) MS Office
3 71 (2.36%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.33%) MS Project
6 3 (0.100%) SmartSuite
Business Applications
1 17 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.100%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.067%) RMDS
6 2 (0.067%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.067%) SAP CCM
7 1 (0.033%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.033%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.40%) Office 365
2 34 (1.13%) IaaS
3 25 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
4 16 (0.53%) PaaS
5 13 (0.43%) Mimecast
5 13 (0.43%) SaaS
6 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2207 (73.40%) Firewall
2 1008 (33.52%) Cisco ASA
3 949 (31.56%) WAN
4 923 (30.70%) Network Security
5 871 (28.97%) LAN
6 566 (18.82%) VPN
7 524 (17.43%) TCP/IP
8 519 (17.26%) BGP
9 497 (16.53%) Wireless
10 488 (16.23%) OSPF
11 473 (15.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 445 (14.80%) MPLS
13 412 (13.70%) DNS
14 341 (11.34%) EIGRP
15 311 (10.34%) DHCP
16 266 (8.85%) VoIP
17 238 (7.91%) SSL
18 230 (7.65%) Cisco PIX
19 224 (7.45%) SAN
20 210 (6.98%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (5.99%) SQL Server
2 56 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 33 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 30 (1.00%) Oracle Database
6 28 (0.93%) DB2
6 28 (0.93%) RDBMS
6 28 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (0.30%) MySQL
9 6 (0.20%) NoSQL
9 6 (0.20%) Big Data
10 4 (0.13%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.100%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.100%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.067%) dBASE
13 1 (0.033%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.033%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.033%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 23 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.30%) Rational Performance Tester
4 7 (0.23%) JIRA
5 6 (0.20%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.17%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.100%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.067%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.033%) ERwin
General
1 542 (18.02%) Finance
2 169 (5.62%) Telecoms
3 139 (4.62%) Banking
4 96 (3.19%) Retail
5 63 (2.10%) Law
6 43 (1.43%) Legal
7 33 (1.10%) Marketing
8 29 (0.96%) Games
9 23 (0.76%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.73%) Advertising
11 21 (0.70%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.50%) Multimedia
13 14 (0.47%) Back Office
14 13 (0.43%) Investment Banking
15 12 (0.40%) Electronics
16 10 (0.33%) French Language
17 7 (0.23%) German Language
18 5 (0.17%) Publishing
19 4 (0.13%) Billing
19 4 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1128 (37.51%) Network Engineer
2 408 (13.57%) Security Engineer
3 406 (13.50%) Consultant
4 275 (9.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 257 (8.55%) Analyst
6 254 (8.45%) Network Security Engineer
7 233 (7.75%) Architect
8 202 (6.72%) Security Consultant
9 197 (6.55%) Network Consultant
10 123 (4.09%) Support Engineer
11 120 (3.99%) Firewall Engineer
12 117 (3.89%) Network Analyst
13 114 (3.79%) Security Analyst
13 114 (3.79%) Network Architect
14 99 (3.29%) Network Support
15 95 (3.16%) Security Specialist
16 87 (2.89%) Network Specialist
17 84 (2.79%) Network Security Consultant
18 82 (2.73%) Cisco Engineer
19 79 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.10%) Web Services
2 32 (1.06%) Middleware
3 28 (0.93%) WebSphere MQ
3 28 (0.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 19 (0.63%) .NET
5 18 (0.60%) Regular Expression
5 18 (0.60%) RESTful
6 13 (0.43%) SOAP
7 12 (0.40%) CSS
7 12 (0.40%) HTML
7 12 (0.40%) LAMP
8 8 (0.27%) XML
8 8 (0.27%) ODBC
9 6 (0.20%) WCF
9 6 (0.20%) jQuery
10 3 (0.100%) Reactive Extensions
10 3 (0.100%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 3 (0.100%) Silverlight
10 3 (0.100%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.100%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 135 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 51 (1.70%) Hedge funds
4 47 (1.56%) Computer Science
5 46 (1.53%) Clustering
5 46 (1.53%) Online Banking
6 43 (1.43%) FlexPod
7 35 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 30 (1.00%) Statistics
9 29 (0.96%) Open Source
9 29 (0.96%) Fat Client
9 29 (0.96%) Thin Client
10 26 (0.86%) PKI
11 25 (0.83%) e-Health
12 21 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
13 19 (0.63%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.53%) Derivative
14 16 (0.53%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.50%) CMDB
15 15 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 664 (22.08%) Windows
2 450 (14.97%) Linux
3 232 (7.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 200 (6.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 174 (5.79%) UNIX
6 100 (3.33%) Windows 7
7 98 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 85 (2.83%) Solaris
10 56 (1.86%) Windows XP
11 52 (1.73%) Windows 8
12 35 (1.16%) AIX
13 31 (1.03%) HPUX
14 28 (0.93%) SUSE
14 28 (0.93%) OS/400
14 28 (0.93%) zOS
15 27 (0.90%) Windows 2000
16 23 (0.76%) Ubuntu
17 15 (0.50%) CentOS
18 10 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (17.53%) ITIL
2 387 (12.87%) Load Balancing
3 232 (7.72%) Information Security
4 194 (6.45%) Project Management
5 183 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
6 178 (5.92%) Network Design
7 172 (5.72%) Mentoring
8 153 (5.09%) SIEM
8 153 (5.09%) Service Delivery
9 138 (4.59%) Change Management
10 133 (4.42%) Network Management
11 122 (4.06%) Migration
12 112 (3.72%) Incident Management
12 112 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
13 110 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
14 109 (3.62%) PRINCE2
15 102 (3.39%) Business Continuity
16 101 (3.36%) E-Commerce
17 100 (3.33%) Network Architecture
18 96 (3.19%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 198 (6.58%) SQL
2 49 (1.63%) PowerShell
3 46 (1.53%) Perl
4 35 (1.16%) Python
5 29 (0.96%) Bash Shell
6 20 (0.67%) Shell Script
7 16 (0.53%) C
8 15 (0.50%) C#
9 9 (0.30%) Ruby
10 8 (0.27%) PHP
11 7 (0.23%) Java
12 4 (0.13%) VBScript
13 3 (0.100%) Tcl
13 3 (0.100%) VB
14 2 (0.067%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.033%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.033%) R
15 1 (0.033%) Korn
15 1 (0.033%) JCL
15 1 (0.033%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1611 (53.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1106 (36.78%) CCNP
3 769 (25.57%) CCNA
4 552 (18.36%) CCSE
5 454 (15.10%) CCSA
6 445 (14.80%) CCIE
7 371 (12.34%) Security Cleared
8 259 (8.61%) SC Cleared
9 176 (5.85%) CISSP
10 160 (5.32%) Degree
11 136 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
12 122 (4.06%) CCDP
13 105 (3.49%) MCSE
14 103 (3.43%) JNCIP
15 97 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
16 73 (2.43%) JNCIS
17 62 (2.06%) Check Point Certification
18 61 (2.03%) CCSP
19 55 (1.83%) JNCIA
20 51 (1.70%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (7.62%) SLA
2 122 (4.06%) PCI DSS
3 108 (3.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.20%) GPG13
5 32 (1.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.33%) COBIT
7 5 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.13%) QA
9 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.067%) BS25999
10 1 (0.033%) JSP 440
System Software
1 349 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 272 (9.05%) Active Directory
3 145 (4.82%) Hyper-V
4 85 (2.83%) vSphere
5 58 (1.93%) XenApp
6 51 (1.70%) VMware ESX
7 38 (1.26%) Terminal Services
8 37 (1.23%) ProxySG
9 35 (1.16%) XenServer
10 34 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
11 29 (0.96%) KVM
12 28 (0.93%) Squid
13 27 (0.90%) Snort
14 18 (0.60%) Firmware
15 12 (0.40%) vCloud
16 10 (0.33%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.27%) iptables
18 7 (0.23%) Xen
19 6 (0.20%) NLBS
19 6 (0.20%) UAG
Systems Management
1 76 (2.53%) FortiGate
2 75 (2.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 71 (2.36%) CiscoWorks
4 70 (2.33%) Cisco Prime
5 54 (1.80%) Backup Exec
6 52 (1.73%) Cisco CUCM
7 50 (1.66%) OpenView
8 49 (1.63%) SCCM
9 40 (1.33%) Cisco UCCX
10 38 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
11 31 (1.03%) Tivoli
12 29 (0.96%) CA Spectrum
12 29 (0.96%) Cisco UCCE
12 29 (0.96%) SCOM
13 21 (0.70%) WSUS
14 18 (0.60%) Nagios
15 17 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
15 17 (0.57%) MOM
16 16 (0.53%) Nessus
16 16 (0.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2550 (84.80%) Cisco
2 1201 (39.94%) Juniper
3 860 (28.60%) F5
4 535 (17.79%) Microsoft
5 492 (16.36%) VMware
6 476 (15.83%) Blue Coat
7 474 (15.76%) HP
8 349 (11.61%) Fortinet
9 294 (9.78%) Citrix
10 214 (7.12%) SolarWinds
11 198 (6.58%) McAfee
12 160 (5.32%) Symantec
13 144 (4.79%) Nokia
14 125 (4.16%) Websense
15 121 (4.02%) Riverbed
16 113 (3.76%) Avaya
17 104 (3.46%) Brocade
18 103 (3.43%) NetApp
19 99 (3.29%) Aruba
20 94 (3.13%) IronPort
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Plus Bonus / Commission, Health, etc
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
Anantha Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, Leeds
Solo Search
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excelent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago