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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CheckPoint
Rank 214 243 230
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1527 1234 1406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.34% 1.15% 1.24%
As % of the Vendors category 2.81% 2.43% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 996 1150
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
54309 50718 53793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.59% 47.35% 47.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43356 41533 44880
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 £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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +26 1429 £47,500 - 166
London +30 586 £52,500 +3.96% 52
South East -32 290 £50,000 +8.69% 38
Yorkshire +39 223 £40,000 -11.11% 13
West Yorkshire +47 168 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Leeds +53 163 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands +40 144 £40,000 -5.88% 20
City of London +3 137 £57,500 +15.00% 18
Berkshire -8 106 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Birmingham +33 102 £45,000 +5.88% 13
South West +11 75 £39,500 -1.25% 22
Reading -6 64 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Kent +42 60 £46,000 +10.84% 5
East of England -6 56 £40,500 -2.40% 10
North West -41 50 £48,750 +9.55% 6
Surrey -37 48 £47,500 - 12
Wales +35 45 £40,000 - 9
South Wales +34 42 £40,000 - 8
North Yorkshire 0 42 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 38 £52,500 +12.90% 1
Hampshire -23 38 £40,000 -5.88% 6
York +14 34 £40,000 -11.11%
Manchester -8 30 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Bristol +7 20 £46,250 +8.82% 6
East Sussex -8 19 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Wiltshire -4 18 £44,750 -6.77% 3
Maidstone +19 17 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Hertfordshire -24 17 £29,000 -27.50% 2
Warwickshire +14 16 £32,000 -38.16% 2
Slough +9 15 £42,000 -1.17% 3

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2200 (80.03%) Cisco
2 2070 (75.30%) Firewall
3 1299 (47.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1113 (40.49%) Juniper
5 1003 (36.49%) CCNP
6 943 (34.30%) WAN
7 930 (33.83%) Network Security
8 834 (30.34%) LAN
9 814 (29.61%) F5
10 783 (28.48%) Windows
11 678 (24.66%) Cisco ASA
12 668 (24.30%) VPN
13 570 (20.73%) TCP/IP
14 569 (20.70%) CCNA
15 531 (19.32%) Linux
16 495 (18.01%) MPLS
17 481 (17.50%) BGP
18 478 (17.39%) OSPF
18 478 (17.39%) VMware
19 460 (16.73%) ITIL
20 428 (15.57%) Microsoft
21 427 (15.53%) Finance
22 421 (15.31%) Blue Coat
23 399 (14.51%) CCSE
24 350 (12.73%) VoIP
25 337 (12.26%) Load Balancing
26 334 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
27 329 (11.97%) DNS
28 324 (11.79%) Wireless
29 321 (11.68%) Active Directory

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (7.86%) MS Exchange
2 83 (3.02%) Lync
3 76 (2.76%) SharePoint
4 71 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 67 (2.44%) IIS
6 46 (1.67%) Apache
7 35 (1.27%) WebSphere
8 33 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
9 19 (0.69%) IBM Notes
9 19 (0.69%) WebLogic
9 19 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2003
10 16 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 11 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.33%) Moodle
14 7 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
15 6 (0.22%) nginx
16 5 (0.18%) SAS
Applications
1 214 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 146 (5.31%) MS Office
3 57 (2.07%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.15%) FastStats
5 4 (0.15%) MS Project
6 3 (0.11%) SmartSuite
7 2 (0.073%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.25%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.15%) RMDS
5 2 (0.073%) SAP Retail
5 2 (0.073%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.036%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
2 26 (0.95%) Office 365
3 21 (0.76%) PaaS
4 17 (0.62%) IaaS
5 10 (0.36%) SaaS
6 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.073%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2070 (75.30%) Firewall
2 943 (34.30%) WAN
3 930 (33.83%) Network Security
4 834 (30.34%) LAN
5 678 (24.66%) Cisco ASA
6 668 (24.30%) VPN
7 570 (20.73%) TCP/IP
8 495 (18.01%) MPLS
9 481 (17.50%) BGP
10 478 (17.39%) OSPF
11 350 (12.73%) VoIP
12 334 (12.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 329 (11.97%) DNS
14 324 (11.79%) Wireless
15 236 (8.58%) SSL
16 235 (8.55%) Internet
16 235 (8.55%) EIGRP
17 215 (7.82%) DHCP
18 200 (7.28%) SAN
19 197 (7.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (0.95%) MySQL
4 22 (0.80%) Oracle Database
5 21 (0.76%) DB2
6 17 (0.62%) RDBMS
6 17 (0.62%) Oracle Exadata
6 17 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.11%) Big Data
11 2 (0.073%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.073%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.073%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.073%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.073%) Oracle Database 12c
12 1 (0.036%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 14 (0.51%) Metasploit
1 14 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (0.44%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.22%) Rational Performance Tester
4 5 (0.18%) JIRA
5 4 (0.15%) Subversion
5 4 (0.15%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.036%) Redmine
6 1 (0.036%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.036%) Visual Studio
General
1 427 (15.53%) Finance
2 224 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 108 (3.93%) Retail
4 104 (3.78%) Law
5 69 (2.51%) Banking
6 41 (1.49%) Legal
7 22 (0.80%) Manufacturing
8 21 (0.76%) Investment Banking
8 21 (0.76%) Marketing
9 18 (0.65%) German Language
9 18 (0.65%) Advertising
10 17 (0.62%) Games
11 10 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.33%) French Language
13 8 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.15%) Back Office
15 2 (0.073%) Publishing
15 2 (0.073%) Automotive
15 2 (0.073%) Welsh Language
16 1 (0.036%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1018 (37.03%) Network Engineer
2 422 (15.35%) Security Engineer
3 403 (14.66%) Analyst
4 307 (11.17%) Consultant
5 271 (9.86%) Network Security Engineer
6 230 (8.37%) Senior Network Engineer
7 218 (7.93%) Network Analyst
8 207 (7.53%) Security Analyst
9 168 (6.11%) Support Engineer
10 157 (5.71%) Security Consultant
11 139 (5.06%) Architect
12 129 (4.69%) Network Consultant
13 118 (4.29%) Network Security Analyst
14 99 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
15 98 (3.56%) Firewall Engineer
16 89 (3.24%) Team Leader
17 82 (2.98%) Senior Security Engineer
18 73 (2.66%) 3rd Line Support
19 68 (2.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 63 (2.29%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.13%) SOAP
2 29 (1.05%) Middleware
3 21 (0.76%) CSS
4 18 (0.65%) Web Services
5 17 (0.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (0.51%) XML
6 14 (0.51%) WCF
7 12 (0.44%) .NET
8 5 (0.18%) Reactive Extensions
8 5 (0.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 5 (0.18%) Silverlight
9 4 (0.15%) Regular Expression
9 4 (0.15%) Rendezvous
9 4 (0.15%) J2EE
10 3 (0.11%) LAMP
11 2 (0.073%) COM
12 1 (0.036%) HTML
12 1 (0.036%) WSH
12 1 (0.036%) XMPP
12 1 (0.036%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 113 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (3.53%) Management Information System
3 75 (2.73%) Clustering
4 51 (1.86%) SecurID
5 41 (1.49%) Hedge funds
6 34 (1.24%) Computer Science
7 29 (1.05%) Replication
8 28 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (0.98%) FlexPod
10 23 (0.84%) PKI
11 19 (0.69%) Statistics
11 19 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 18 (0.65%) Thin Client
12 18 (0.65%) Fat Client
13 16 (0.58%) CESG
13 16 (0.58%) Performance Metrics
14 12 (0.44%) CMDB
14 12 (0.44%) Smartphone
15 11 (0.40%) Visualisation
15 11 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 783 (28.48%) Windows
2 531 (19.32%) Linux
3 273 (9.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 197 (7.17%) UNIX
5 192 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 134 (4.87%) Solaris
7 112 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 91 (3.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 84 (3.06%) Windows 7
10 66 (2.40%) Windows XP
11 51 (1.86%) AIX
12 20 (0.73%) SUSE
13 19 (0.69%) Windows 2000
14 17 (0.62%) HPUX
14 17 (0.62%) OS/400
14 17 (0.62%) zOS
15 13 (0.47%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.33%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.33%) Debian
17 8 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 460 (16.73%) ITIL
2 337 (12.26%) Load Balancing
3 275 (10.00%) Information Security
4 176 (6.40%) Network Design
5 173 (6.29%) Network Management
6 172 (6.26%) Incident Management
6 172 (6.26%) Project Management
7 162 (5.89%) E-Commerce
8 146 (5.31%) Change Management
9 133 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
10 122 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
11 111 (4.04%) SIEM
11 111 (4.04%) Change Control
12 107 (3.89%) Mentoring
13 105 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
14 104 (3.78%) PRINCE2
15 90 (3.27%) Network Monitoring
16 82 (2.98%) Service Management
17 79 (2.87%) Business Continuity
18 74 (2.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 181 (6.58%) SQL
2 65 (2.36%) Perl
3 32 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 28 (1.02%) Tcl
4 28 (1.02%) C
5 20 (0.73%) Bash Shell
6 19 (0.69%) Java
7 18 (0.65%) C#
8 15 (0.55%) Python
9 11 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 11 (0.40%) Ruby
10 9 (0.33%) VB
11 5 (0.18%) VBScript
12 2 (0.073%) PHP
12 2 (0.073%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.073%) AWK
13 1 (0.036%) Lisp
13 1 (0.036%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1299 (47.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1003 (36.49%) CCNP
3 569 (20.70%) CCNA
4 399 (14.51%) CCSE
5 287 (10.44%) CCSA
6 278 (10.11%) CCIE
7 222 (8.08%) Security Cleared
8 190 (6.91%) Degree
9 170 (6.18%) SC Cleared
10 155 (5.64%) CISSP
11 131 (4.77%) CCDP
12 126 (4.58%) CCSP
13 120 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
14 88 (3.20%) MCSE
15 79 (2.87%) JNCIS
16 67 (2.44%) JNCIA
17 57 (2.07%) Check Point Certification
18 45 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
19 44 (1.60%) CISM
20 41 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.58%) SLA
2 127 (4.62%) PCI DSS
3 115 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (0.98%) QA
6 25 (0.91%) COBIT
7 18 (0.65%) GPG13
8 13 (0.47%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.036%) EMIR
10 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 321 (11.68%) Active Directory
2 287 (10.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 110 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 60 (2.18%) vSphere
5 59 (2.15%) XenApp
6 55 (2.00%) ProxySG
7 46 (1.67%) VMware ESX
8 41 (1.49%) XenServer
9 36 (1.31%) Snort
10 35 (1.27%) Firmware
11 34 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (0.73%) Terminal Services
13 19 (0.69%) Squid
13 19 (0.69%) XenDesktop
14 17 (0.62%) KVM
15 16 (0.58%) Nmap
16 14 (0.51%) ISA Server
17 12 (0.44%) DFS Replication
18 11 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
19 10 (0.36%) UAG
Systems Management
1 58 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
2 57 (2.07%) FortiGate
3 46 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 43 (1.56%) Backup Exec
5 38 (1.38%) OpenView
6 35 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
7 31 (1.13%) SCCM
8 22 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
9 19 (0.69%) Cacti
10 18 (0.65%) SCOM
11 17 (0.62%) Nessus
11 17 (0.62%) HP NNM
11 17 (0.62%) Tivoli
12 16 (0.58%) Cisco Prime
13 15 (0.55%) MOM
14 11 (0.40%) WSUS
14 11 (0.40%) NetBackup
14 11 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
15 10 (0.36%) Nagios
15 10 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 2200 (80.03%) Cisco
2 1113 (40.49%) Juniper
3 814 (29.61%) F5
4 478 (17.39%) VMware
5 428 (15.57%) Microsoft
6 421 (15.31%) Blue Coat
7 301 (10.95%) HP
8 284 (10.33%) Citrix
9 184 (6.69%) Websense
10 163 (5.93%) Fortinet
11 157 (5.71%) Nokia
12 147 (5.35%) SolarWinds
13 146 (5.31%) McAfee
14 125 (4.55%) Aruba
15 109 (3.97%) NetApp
16 101 (3.67%) Oracle
17 100 (3.64%) Symantec
18 97 (3.53%) Red Hat
19 95 (3.46%) Riverbed
20 94 (3.42%) Avaya
Reigate, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Networking People
Salary: Car + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable upon application
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiabe upon application
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita
Salary: Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday