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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 234 233 240
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1406 1277 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.21% 1.19% 1.15%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 2.47% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1153 1029 1140
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 £62,500 £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
54917 51607 57078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.31% 47.91% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43571 42253 47855
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 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 1 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 0 1306 £47,500 - 148
London -36 488 £52,500 -0.94% 76
South East 0 322 £47,250 +5.00% 28
Yorkshire +49 222 £40,000 +6.66% 10
West Yorkshire +39 168 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Leeds +49 163 £40,000 - 4
City of London +8 140 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Berkshire 0 114 £50,000 +11.11% 8
West Midlands +16 104 £45,000 - 12
Birmingham +33 85 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Reading +24 78 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East of England +9 78 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Kent +51 65 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Surrey -22 62 £45,000 -5.26% 10
South Wales +44 53 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wales +40 53 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Hampshire -3 46 £50,000 +28.20% 4
North Yorkshire +16 42 £40,000 -15.78% 1
North West -43 40 £48,750 +17.46% 2
York +25 37 £40,000 -20.00%
South West -32 36 £40,500 +1.25% 11
Hertfordshire +7 31 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Cardiff +13 24 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Manchester -33 24 £48,750 +30.00%
Bedfordshire +10 23 £45,000 +2.85% 3
Watford +12 19 £56,500 +36.96% 1
Suffolk +18 17 £45,000 +20.80% 2
Southampton +12 17 £35,000 -10.25%
Buckinghamshire -32 16 £51,250 -6.81% 3
Maidstone +9 15 £28,500 -36.66% 3

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 2051 (79.16%) Cisco
2 1929 (74.45%) Firewall
3 1235 (47.66%) Cisco Certification
4 961 (37.09%) Juniper
5 921 (35.55%) CCNP
6 907 (35.01%) WAN
7 868 (33.50%) Network Security
8 818 (31.57%) LAN
9 787 (30.37%) Windows
10 717 (27.67%) F5
11 602 (23.23%) Cisco ASA
12 596 (23.00%) CCNA
13 580 (22.39%) VPN
14 545 (21.03%) TCP/IP
15 470 (18.14%) Linux
16 469 (18.10%) VMware
17 449 (17.33%) MPLS
18 441 (17.02%) Blue Coat
18 441 (17.02%) CCSE
19 439 (16.94%) ITIL
20 437 (16.87%) Microsoft
21 421 (16.25%) Finance
22 394 (15.21%) BGP
23 384 (14.82%) OSPF
24 364 (14.05%) Active Directory
25 338 (13.05%) CCSA
26 328 (12.66%) HP
27 321 (12.39%) DNS
28 309 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
29 304 (11.73%) Load Balancing

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 216 (8.34%) MS Exchange
2 100 (3.86%) SharePoint
3 99 (3.82%) Lync
4 93 (3.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 81 (3.13%) IIS
6 49 (1.89%) Apache
7 42 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 39 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 31 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 18 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 16 (0.62%) IBM Notes
12 15 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.50%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
15 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.23%) nginx
16 6 (0.23%) Moodle
16 6 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 218 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 124 (4.79%) MS Office
3 52 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.23%) FastStats
6 3 (0.12%) MS Project
6 3 (0.12%) SmartSuite
7 1 (0.039%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 17 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
2 12 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.19%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.12%) RMDS
5 2 (0.077%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (1.43%) Office 365
2 23 (0.89%) PaaS
3 22 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 15 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.50%) SaaS
6 12 (0.46%) IaaS
7 2 (0.077%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1929 (74.45%) Firewall
2 907 (35.01%) WAN
3 868 (33.50%) Network Security
4 818 (31.57%) LAN
5 602 (23.23%) Cisco ASA
6 580 (22.39%) VPN
7 545 (21.03%) TCP/IP
8 449 (17.33%) MPLS
9 394 (15.21%) BGP
10 384 (14.82%) OSPF
11 321 (12.39%) DNS
12 265 (10.23%) VoIP
13 263 (10.15%) SSL
13 263 (10.15%) Cisco Nexus
14 249 (9.61%) Internet
15 228 (8.80%) Wireless
16 220 (8.49%) DHCP
17 208 (8.03%) EIGRP
18 190 (7.33%) IPsec
19 185 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (6.02%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.16%) MySQL
3 26 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (0.58%) DB2
5 14 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.46%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
7 11 (0.42%) RDBMS
7 11 (0.42%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
8 8 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 6 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.15%) Big Data
11 3 (0.12%) Cognos Impromptu
12 2 (0.077%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.077%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.039%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.039%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (0.62%) Metasploit
2 15 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (0.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.15%) Subversion
4 4 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.15%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.077%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.039%) Redmine
6 1 (0.039%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.039%) JIRA
6 1 (0.039%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.039%) NUnit
General
1 421 (16.25%) Finance
2 213 (8.22%) Telecoms
3 113 (4.36%) Law
4 96 (3.71%) Retail
5 58 (2.24%) Banking
6 42 (1.62%) Legal
7 21 (0.81%) Manufacturing
7 21 (0.81%) German Language
8 15 (0.58%) Games
9 14 (0.54%) Advertising
10 12 (0.46%) French Language
11 10 (0.39%) Marketing
11 10 (0.39%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 8 (0.31%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.31%) Publishing
14 2 (0.077%) Back Office
14 2 (0.077%) Electronics
14 2 (0.077%) Automotive
14 2 (0.077%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 881 (34.00%) Network Engineer
2 444 (17.14%) Security Engineer
3 372 (14.36%) Analyst
4 321 (12.39%) Consultant
5 266 (10.27%) Network Security Engineer
6 228 (8.80%) Senior Network Engineer
7 205 (7.91%) Network Analyst
8 167 (6.45%) Security Consultant
9 166 (6.41%) Security Analyst
10 147 (5.67%) Support Engineer
11 141 (5.44%) Network Consultant
12 127 (4.90%) Architect
13 89 (3.43%) Senior Security Engineer
14 88 (3.40%) Firewall Engineer
14 88 (3.40%) Network Security Analyst
15 87 (3.36%) Network Support
16 85 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
17 82 (3.16%) Team Leader
18 74 (2.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 70 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (1.62%) SOAP
2 23 (0.89%) Middleware
3 18 (0.69%) CSS
4 16 (0.62%) Web Services
5 15 (0.58%) WCF
6 14 (0.54%) XML
7 13 (0.50%) .NET
8 11 (0.42%) COM
8 11 (0.42%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (0.23%) Silverlight
9 6 (0.23%) Reactive Extensions
9 6 (0.23%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (0.15%) Regular Expression
11 3 (0.12%) Rendezvous
12 2 (0.077%) Application Packaging
12 2 (0.077%) XMPP
13 1 (0.039%) JSON
13 1 (0.039%) LAMP
13 1 (0.039%) HTML
13 1 (0.039%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 116 (4.48%) Management Information System
2 80 (3.09%) Clustering
3 63 (2.43%) SecurID
4 49 (1.89%) Firmware
4 49 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 41 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 23 (0.89%) PKI
7 23 (0.89%) Replication
8 21 (0.81%) Statistics
9 19 (0.73%) Blackberry
10 17 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 15 (0.58%) FlexPod
12 14 (0.54%) Fat Client
12 14 (0.54%) Thin Client
13 11 (0.42%) CESG
14 10 (0.39%) Smartphone
15 8 (0.31%) CMDB
15 8 (0.31%) Mathematics
16 7 (0.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 787 (30.37%) Windows
2 470 (18.14%) Linux
3 309 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 187 (7.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 161 (6.21%) UNIX
6 103 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 102 (3.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 101 (3.90%) Solaris
9 59 (2.28%) Windows 7
10 52 (2.01%) Windows XP
11 33 (1.27%) AIX
12 14 (0.54%) SUSE
13 13 (0.50%) Windows 2000
14 12 (0.46%) Debian
15 11 (0.42%) OS/400
15 11 (0.42%) HPUX
15 11 (0.42%) zOS
16 10 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.39%) CentOS
16 10 (0.39%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 439 (16.94%) ITIL
2 304 (11.73%) Load Balancing
3 236 (9.11%) Information Security
4 202 (7.80%) Network Management
5 180 (6.95%) Project Management
6 160 (6.18%) Incident Management
6 160 (6.18%) Network Design
7 155 (5.98%) E-Commerce
8 150 (5.79%) SIEM
9 131 (5.06%) Change Management
10 124 (4.79%) Kalman Filter
11 113 (4.36%) PRINCE2
12 99 (3.82%) Change Control
13 96 (3.71%) Capacity Planning
14 78 (3.01%) Service Delivery
15 64 (2.47%) Network Monitoring
16 62 (2.39%) Service Management
17 56 (2.16%) WAN Optimisation
18 54 (2.08%) Data Security
18 54 (2.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 200 (7.72%) SQL
2 59 (2.28%) Perl
3 53 (2.05%) PowerShell
4 28 (1.08%) C
5 27 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 21 (0.81%) C#
7 17 (0.66%) Tcl
8 13 (0.50%) Ruby
8 13 (0.50%) Java
9 12 (0.46%) Shell Script
10 11 (0.42%) Python
11 8 (0.31%) VB
12 6 (0.23%) VBScript
13 3 (0.12%) PHP
14 2 (0.077%) AWK
15 1 (0.039%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1235 (47.66%) Cisco Certification
2 921 (35.55%) CCNP
3 596 (23.00%) CCNA
4 441 (17.02%) CCSE
5 338 (13.05%) CCSA
6 213 (8.22%) Security Cleared
7 209 (8.07%) CCIE
8 168 (6.48%) CISSP
9 155 (5.98%) Degree
10 151 (5.83%) SC Cleared
11 128 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
12 99 (3.82%) MCSE
13 98 (3.78%) CCSP
13 98 (3.78%) CCDP
14 68 (2.62%) Check Point Certification
15 66 (2.55%) JNCIA
16 65 (2.51%) JNCIS
17 63 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 51 (1.97%) MCSA
19 47 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (6.75%) SLA
2 105 (4.05%) PCI DSS
3 94 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.00%) QA
5 22 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.81%) COBIT
7 14 (0.54%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.54%) GPG13
8 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.039%) EMIR
9 1 (0.039%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 364 (14.05%) Active Directory
2 280 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 102 (3.94%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.70%) ProxySG
5 69 (2.66%) vSphere
6 67 (2.59%) XenApp
7 50 (1.93%) Snort
8 44 (1.70%) XenServer
9 33 (1.27%) VMware ESX
10 32 (1.24%) XenDesktop
11 29 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
12 23 (0.89%) ISA Server
13 20 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
13 20 (0.77%) DFS Replication
14 18 (0.69%) Terminal Services
14 18 (0.69%) Nmap
15 16 (0.62%) Squid
15 16 (0.62%) UAG
16 13 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
17 12 (0.46%) KVM
Systems Management
1 60 (2.32%) CiscoWorks
2 57 (2.20%) Backup Exec
3 49 (1.89%) FortiGate
4 44 (1.70%) Cacti
5 42 (1.62%) SCCM
6 32 (1.24%) Nessus
7 31 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
7 31 (1.20%) Cisco CUCM
8 30 (1.16%) OpenView
9 27 (1.04%) HP NNM
10 26 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
11 25 (0.96%) Nagios
12 24 (0.93%) SolarWinds Orion
13 22 (0.85%) SCOM
13 22 (0.85%) MOM
14 21 (0.81%) NetBackup
15 19 (0.73%) Puppet
16 18 (0.69%) WSUS
16 18 (0.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 15 (0.58%) SCSM
Vendors
1 2051 (79.16%) Cisco
2 961 (37.09%) Juniper
3 717 (27.67%) F5
4 469 (18.10%) VMware
5 441 (17.02%) Blue Coat
6 437 (16.87%) Microsoft
7 328 (12.66%) HP
8 266 (10.27%) Citrix
9 186 (7.18%) Websense
10 179 (6.91%) McAfee
11 170 (6.56%) SolarWinds
12 167 (6.45%) Nokia
13 147 (5.67%) Fortinet
14 111 (4.28%) Symantec
14 111 (4.28%) NetApp
15 109 (4.21%) Red Hat
16 98 (3.78%) Aruba
17 97 (3.74%) Riverbed
17 97 (3.74%) Oracle
18 78 (3.01%) Sourcefire
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + up to 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Natural Resources Wales
Salary: From £31,000 to £33,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £47k - 64k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 11 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 + Car/Car allowance, on call
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £40k + £400 per month car allowance
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
LEXSTRA
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 15 hours ago
East London
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, Yorkshire
Morrisons
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago