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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CheckPoint
Rank 221 238 209
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -29
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1438 1287 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.20% 1.36%
As % of the Vendors category 2.84% 2.54% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1131 1045 1087
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -2.29%

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
50669 50625 51426
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.33% 47.29% 48.07%
Number of salaries quoted 41295 40010 42406
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +16 1387 £50,000 +11.11% 141
London +44 594 £55,000 +15.78% 42
South East +7 307 £47,500 +11.76% 28
City of London +53 196 £60,000 +23.71% 10
Yorkshire +9 189 £50,000 +25.00% 15
West Yorkshire +21 146 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Leeds +20 126 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Berkshire +42 117 £53,050 +11.68% 11
East of England -16 93 £42,750 +0.58% 10
North West +19 68 £41,250 -12.23% 13
South West +20 61 £39,500 -7.05% 11
West Midlands -29 56 £50,000 +22.69% 18
Surrey 0 48 £45,000 - 5
Hampshire +21 46 £42,000 -20.00% 2
Reading +3 43 £50,000 - 4
Kent -14 42 £47,500 +79.24% 6
Greenwich - 36 £47,500 -
Hertfordshire -26 35 £42,500 -5.55% 4
York +15 31 £52,500 +10.52%
Cheshire +5 31 £68,750 +44.73% 4
North Yorkshire -12 31 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Manchester +17 30 £39,000 -13.33% 5
Essex -2 29 £44,500 +1.71% 2
Wales -17 29 £40,000 +6.66% 5
South Wales -17 29 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Slough +21 26 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Birmingham -6 26 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Buckinghamshire +24 23 £48,750 +14.70%
Bristol +10 20 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Halifax +15 19 £42,500 +41.66%

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 2540 (85.93%) Cisco
2 2112 (71.45%) Firewall
3 1552 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1248 (42.22%) Juniper
5 1143 (38.67%) CCNP
6 977 (33.05%) Network Security
7 955 (32.31%) WAN
8 936 (31.66%) Cisco ASA
9 838 (28.35%) LAN
10 811 (27.44%) F5
11 722 (24.42%) CCNA
12 708 (23.95%) Windows
13 650 (21.99%) VPN
14 551 (18.64%) BGP
15 546 (18.47%) OSPF
16 536 (18.13%) Microsoft
17 531 (17.96%) VMware
18 527 (17.83%) TCP/IP
19 499 (16.88%) Wireless
19 499 (16.88%) Finance
20 490 (16.58%) ITIL
21 481 (16.27%) Linux
21 481 (16.27%) MPLS
22 472 (15.97%) Cisco Nexus
23 467 (15.80%) CCSE
24 456 (15.43%) Blue Coat
25 416 (14.07%) HP
26 408 (13.80%) CCIE
27 403 (13.63%) DNS
28 363 (12.28%) VoIP

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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
1 260 (8.80%) MS Exchange
2 113 (3.82%) Lync
3 78 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 68 (2.30%) SharePoint
5 38 (1.29%) IIS
6 34 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
7 30 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 30 (1.01%) WebLogic
7 30 (1.01%) WebSphere
8 28 (0.95%) Apache
9 15 (0.51%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.47%) IBM Notes
10 14 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
11 13 (0.44%) Moodle
12 10 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.24%) CMS
15 6 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
16 4 (0.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 262 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 164 (5.55%) MS Office
3 64 (2.17%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.14%) SmartSuite
6 3 (0.10%) MS Project
7 2 (0.068%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.14%) RMDS
3 3 (0.10%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.068%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.068%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.068%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.034%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 40 (1.35%) Office 365
2 26 (0.88%) IaaS
3 25 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.41%) PaaS
6 11 (0.37%) SaaS
7 5 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2112 (71.45%) Firewall
2 977 (33.05%) Network Security
3 955 (32.31%) WAN
4 936 (31.66%) Cisco ASA
5 838 (28.35%) LAN
6 650 (21.99%) VPN
7 551 (18.64%) BGP
8 546 (18.47%) OSPF
9 527 (17.83%) TCP/IP
10 499 (16.88%) Wireless
11 481 (16.27%) MPLS
12 472 (15.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 403 (13.63%) DNS
14 363 (12.28%) VoIP
15 330 (11.16%) EIGRP
16 302 (10.22%) DHCP
17 265 (8.96%) SAN
18 240 (8.12%) SSL
19 232 (7.85%) Cisco IOS
20 213 (7.21%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 66 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 34 (1.15%) Oracle Database
6 31 (1.05%) DB2
7 30 (1.01%) RDBMS
7 30 (1.01%) Oracle Exadata
8 16 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (0.34%) MySQL
10 5 (0.17%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.10%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.068%) Oracle Database 12c
12 2 (0.068%) Big Data
12 2 (0.068%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.068%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.034%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 1 (0.034%) MS Access
13 1 (0.034%) EDRMS
13 1 (0.034%) dBASE
Development Applications
1 13 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.34%) Rational Performance Tester
3 7 (0.24%) JIRA
4 5 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.10%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.068%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.034%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.034%) Subversion
General
1 499 (16.88%) Finance
2 152 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 104 (3.52%) Banking
4 87 (2.94%) Law
5 86 (2.91%) Retail
6 41 (1.39%) Legal
7 27 (0.91%) Marketing
8 26 (0.88%) Investment Banking
9 25 (0.85%) Financial Institution
10 24 (0.81%) Advertising
10 24 (0.81%) Games
11 18 (0.61%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.47%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.27%) Back Office
14 7 (0.24%) French Language
15 5 (0.17%) German Language
15 5 (0.17%) Electronics
15 5 (0.17%) Local Government
16 3 (0.10%) Welsh Language
17 2 (0.068%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1191 (40.29%) Network Engineer
2 397 (13.43%) Security Engineer
3 358 (12.11%) Consultant
4 328 (11.10%) Analyst
5 269 (9.10%) Senior Network Engineer
6 257 (8.69%) Network Security Engineer
7 194 (6.56%) Architect
8 192 (6.50%) Security Consultant
9 166 (5.62%) Network Consultant
10 156 (5.28%) Network Analyst
10 156 (5.28%) Security Analyst
11 144 (4.87%) Support Engineer
12 103 (3.48%) Firewall Engineer
13 98 (3.32%) Cisco Engineer
14 89 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 87 (2.94%) Network Security Analyst
16 86 (2.91%) Network Specialist
17 85 (2.88%) Network Support
18 83 (2.81%) 3rd Line Support
19 81 (2.74%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.15%) Middleware
2 30 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
3 21 (0.71%) Web Services
4 18 (0.61%) CSS
5 15 (0.51%) LAMP
6 14 (0.47%) Regular Expression
7 7 (0.24%) RESTful
7 7 (0.24%) SOAP
8 5 (0.17%) HTML
9 4 (0.14%) J2EE
9 4 (0.14%) SAML
9 4 (0.14%) Rendezvous
9 4 (0.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 3 (0.10%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.10%) ODBC
11 2 (0.068%) CGI
11 2 (0.068%) XMPP
11 2 (0.068%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 1 (0.034%) ZK
12 1 (0.034%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 125 (4.23%) Management Information System
2 103 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (2.30%) Clustering
4 48 (1.62%) FlexPod
5 43 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 41 (1.39%) Hedge funds
7 37 (1.25%) Blackberry
8 31 (1.05%) Thin Client
8 31 (1.05%) Fat Client
9 26 (0.88%) Replication
10 20 (0.68%) CMDB
11 19 (0.64%) e-Health
12 17 (0.58%) Derivative
12 17 (0.58%) Open Source
12 17 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
13 15 (0.51%) PKI
13 15 (0.51%) CESG
13 15 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.47%) SecurID
14 14 (0.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 708 (23.95%) Windows
2 481 (16.27%) Linux
3 249 (8.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 205 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 193 (6.53%) UNIX
6 129 (4.36%) Windows 7
7 111 (3.76%) Solaris
8 107 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
9 73 (2.47%) Windows XP
10 63 (2.13%) Windows 8
11 54 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 53 (1.79%) AIX
13 31 (1.05%) SUSE
14 30 (1.01%) OS/400
14 30 (1.01%) zOS
14 30 (1.01%) HPUX
15 25 (0.85%) Windows 2000
16 19 (0.64%) Ubuntu
17 10 (0.34%) Mac OS
18 8 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 490 (16.58%) ITIL
2 349 (11.81%) Load Balancing
3 278 (9.40%) Information Security
4 198 (6.70%) Project Management
5 183 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
6 167 (5.65%) Network Design
7 163 (5.51%) Mentoring
8 149 (5.04%) Network Management
9 144 (4.87%) Service Delivery
10 141 (4.77%) SIEM
10 141 (4.77%) Kalman Filter
11 134 (4.53%) Incident Management
12 128 (4.33%) Change Management
13 118 (3.99%) Network Architecture
14 113 (3.82%) Business Continuity
14 113 (3.82%) E-Commerce
15 104 (3.52%) Migration
16 103 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
17 101 (3.42%) Change Control
18 100 (3.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 195 (6.60%) SQL
2 56 (1.89%) Perl
3 39 (1.32%) PowerShell
4 24 (0.81%) Shell Script
5 22 (0.74%) Python
6 20 (0.68%) C
7 17 (0.58%) Bash Shell
8 15 (0.51%) Java
8 15 (0.51%) Tcl
9 4 (0.14%) VBScript
10 3 (0.10%) PHP
11 2 (0.068%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.068%) VB
12 1 (0.034%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.034%) Lisp
12 1 (0.034%) REXX
12 1 (0.034%) JCL
12 1 (0.034%) Ruby
12 1 (0.034%) ActionScript 2.0
12 1 (0.034%) R
Qualifications
1 1552 (52.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1143 (38.67%) CCNP
3 722 (24.42%) CCNA
4 467 (15.80%) CCSE
5 408 (13.80%) CCIE
6 322 (10.89%) CCSA
7 319 (10.79%) Security Cleared
8 234 (7.92%) SC Cleared
9 186 (6.29%) Degree
10 176 (5.95%) CCDP
11 171 (5.78%) CISSP
12 122 (4.13%) Microsoft Certification
13 91 (3.08%) CCSP
14 90 (3.04%) MCSE
15 69 (2.33%) JNCIS
16 67 (2.27%) JNCIP
17 63 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
18 60 (2.03%) CISM
19 53 (1.79%) Check Point Certification
19 53 (1.79%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (7.71%) SLA
2 138 (4.67%) PCI DSS
3 120 (4.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 32 (1.08%) GPG13
6 8 (0.27%) COBIT
6 8 (0.27%) QA
7 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 338 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 285 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 155 (5.24%) Hyper-V
4 72 (2.44%) vSphere
5 59 (2.00%) XenApp
6 51 (1.73%) VMware ESX
7 39 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 38 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
9 37 (1.25%) XenServer
10 31 (1.05%) KVM
11 30 (1.01%) Squid
12 29 (0.98%) Firmware
13 28 (0.95%) ProxySG
14 21 (0.71%) Snort
15 10 (0.34%) XenDesktop
15 10 (0.34%) UAG
15 10 (0.34%) Samba
16 9 (0.30%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.27%) vCloud
18 6 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 88 (2.98%) Norton AntiVirus
2 84 (2.84%) CiscoWorks
3 64 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
4 58 (1.96%) OpenView
5 57 (1.93%) Cisco Prime
6 54 (1.83%) Backup Exec
7 52 (1.76%) SCCM
8 51 (1.73%) FortiGate
9 41 (1.39%) Cisco UCCX
9 41 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
10 38 (1.29%) Cisco UCCE
11 33 (1.12%) Tivoli
12 29 (0.98%) WSUS
13 26 (0.88%) SCOM
14 22 (0.74%) CA Spectrum
15 18 (0.61%) Opsview
16 17 (0.58%) MOM
16 17 (0.58%) Nagios
17 15 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
18 13 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2540 (85.93%) Cisco
2 1248 (42.22%) Juniper
3 811 (27.44%) F5
4 536 (18.13%) Microsoft
5 531 (17.96%) VMware
6 456 (15.43%) Blue Coat
7 416 (14.07%) HP
8 316 (10.69%) Citrix
9 268 (9.07%) Fortinet
10 229 (7.75%) SolarWinds
11 181 (6.12%) McAfee
12 175 (5.92%) Symantec
13 163 (5.51%) Websense
14 155 (5.24%) Nokia
15 149 (5.04%) Avaya
16 127 (4.30%) Riverbed
17 114 (3.86%) NetApp
18 110 (3.72%) EMC
19 104 (3.52%) Aruba
20 102 (3.45%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + 5000 car and other benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + upto 17.5% bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Harris Global
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37-44k basic + 5k Bonus + 3k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: Competitive salary + on,call, benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ITV
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £77,200 per annum (£70k basic + £7,200 TA) + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum £7,200 travel allowance + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 2 days ago