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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CheckPoint
Rank 262 238 276
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +38
Permanent jobs citing CheckPoint 1246 1441 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.23% 1.35% 1.12%
As % of the Vendors category 2.68% 2.84% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1015 1152 908
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.08% +8.23%

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
46430 50796 48789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.79% 47.68% 47.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38062 41730 38631
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 8 February 2016 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 8 February 2016. 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 -32 1167 £50,000 - 147
London -84 395 £56,000 +6.66% 57
South East +23 360 £50,000 +5.26% 32
Berkshire +49 200 £52,500 -4.54% 6
Reading +63 142 £52,000 - 5
East of England +46 139 £51,150 +27.87% 21
Yorkshire -43 110 £45,000 -10.00% 10
West Yorkshire -40 69 £45,000 -10.00% 8
City of London -54 58 £65,000 +13.04% 17
West Midlands -28 52 £47,500 - 9
Bedfordshire +38 50 £58,500 +28.57% 2
Surrey +21 48 £45,000 - 7
Leeds -47 48 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Cambridgeshire +49 41 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Hampshire +5 39 £45,000 +7.14% 9
Bedford +34 36 £58,500 +28.57% 2
Cambridge +33 36 £49,000 -2.00% 1
East Midlands +19 32 £35,690 -45.09% 3
Kent -4 30 £52,500 +10.52% 5
North West -20 29 £39,250 -1.87% 7
South West -32 29 £41,000 +2.50% 7
Maidenhead +18 27 £62,500 +8.69%
Manchester +8 23 £40,375 +3.52% 6
North Yorkshire +5 23 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Hertfordshire -15 23 £60,000 +50.00% 6
Scotland +12 22 £34,000 -20.00% 4
Derbyshire +10 20 £35,690 -50.77% 1
Wales -9 19 £50,000 +21.21% 3
South Wales -9 19 £50,000 +21.21% 3
Buckinghamshire -12 18 £40,000 -11.11% 3

CheckPoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1978 (83.71%) Cisco
2 1782 (75.41%) Firewall
3 1305 (55.23%) Cisco Certification
4 993 (42.02%) CCNP
5 848 (35.89%) Juniper
6 815 (34.49%) F5
7 772 (32.67%) LAN
8 769 (32.54%) WAN
9 737 (31.19%) Cisco ASA
10 721 (30.51%) Network Security
11 598 (25.31%) CCNA
12 570 (24.12%) VPN
13 529 (22.39%) Windows
14 457 (19.34%) ITIL
15 450 (19.04%) Finance
16 447 (18.92%) Data Centre
17 444 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
18 424 (17.94%) Palo Alto
19 416 (17.60%) VMware
19 416 (17.60%) TCP/IP
20 404 (17.10%) Wireless
21 392 (16.59%) Linux
22 389 (16.46%) CCSE
23 363 (15.36%) Microsoft
24 360 (15.23%) MPLS
25 350 (14.81%) BGP
26 335 (14.18%) OSPF
27 321 (13.58%) CCIE
28 311 (13.16%) Load Balancing
29 306 (12.95%) DNS

CheckPoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 146 (6.18%) MS Exchange
2 72 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (2.33%) IIS
4 51 (2.16%) SharePoint
5 50 (2.12%) Skype for Business
6 32 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
7 29 (1.23%) Apache
8 24 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 20 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 18 (0.76%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.63%) WebSphere
13 14 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.38%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.17%) SAS
17 3 (0.13%) IBM Notes
18 2 (0.085%) Drupal
18 2 (0.085%) IBM Domino
19 1 (0.042%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 144 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 79 (3.34%) MS Office
3 34 (1.44%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.72%) MS Project
5 11 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.085%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.13%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.085%) Oracle Retail
5 2 (0.085%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.085%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.042%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.042%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.042%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 60 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 33 (1.40%) Office 365
4 28 (1.18%) SaaS
5 26 (1.10%) Mimecast
6 24 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 15 (0.63%) IBM PureFlex
8 14 (0.59%) IaaS
9 8 (0.34%) PaaS
10 4 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.085%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.085%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1782 (75.41%) Firewall
2 772 (32.67%) LAN
3 769 (32.54%) WAN
4 737 (31.19%) Cisco ASA
5 721 (30.51%) Network Security
6 570 (24.12%) VPN
7 444 (18.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 416 (17.60%) TCP/IP
9 404 (17.10%) Wireless
10 360 (15.23%) MPLS
11 350 (14.81%) BGP
12 335 (14.18%) OSPF
13 306 (12.95%) DNS
14 256 (10.83%) VoIP
15 216 (9.14%) Internet
16 206 (8.72%) SAN
17 192 (8.13%) DHCP
18 179 (7.58%) IPsec
19 170 (7.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 160 (6.77%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (1.35%) Oracle Database
4 20 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (0.76%) DB2
6 16 (0.68%) Relational Database
7 15 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
7 15 (0.63%) RDBMS
8 14 (0.59%) Big Data
9 13 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (0.51%) NoSQL
11 10 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.38%) Couchbase
12 9 (0.38%) MongoDB
13 7 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (0.21%) MySQL
15 5 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
16 4 (0.17%) Data Mining
17 3 (0.13%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 14 (0.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.55%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (0.21%) MSI
5 2 (0.085%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.042%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.042%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.042%) Subversion
General
1 450 (19.04%) Finance
2 166 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 123 (5.21%) Banking
4 90 (3.81%) Retail
5 66 (2.79%) German Language
6 59 (2.50%) French Language
7 38 (1.61%) Legal
8 31 (1.31%) Marketing
9 28 (1.18%) Games
10 25 (1.06%) Advertising
11 24 (1.02%) Manufacturing
12 23 (0.97%) Investment Banking
13 20 (0.85%) Law
14 11 (0.47%) Spanish Language
15 9 (0.38%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.34%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.30%) Electronics
18 5 (0.21%) Billing
18 5 (0.21%) Multimedia
19 4 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 993 (42.02%) Network Engineer
2 385 (16.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 378 (16.00%) Security Engineer
4 347 (14.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 271 (11.47%) Senior Network Engineer
6 263 (11.13%) Network Security Engineer
7 260 (11.00%) Consultant
8 240 (10.16%) Analyst
9 198 (8.38%) Architect
10 153 (6.47%) Network Analyst
11 127 (5.37%) Security Consultant
12 126 (5.33%) Network Consultant
13 125 (5.29%) Firewall Engineer
14 115 (4.87%) Support Engineer
15 110 (4.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 109 (4.61%) Cisco Security Engineer
16 109 (4.61%) Network Support
17 105 (4.44%) Senior Cisco Engineer
18 102 (4.32%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
19 87 (3.68%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.02%) 802.1X
2 23 (0.97%) Middleware
3 20 (0.85%) CSS
4 18 (0.76%) Web Services
5 15 (0.63%) IBM Integration Bus
5 15 (0.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 13 (0.55%) XMPP
7 12 (0.51%) .NET
8 10 (0.42%) J2EE
8 10 (0.42%) XML
9 6 (0.25%) LAMP
10 5 (0.21%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.17%) HTML
11 4 (0.17%) RESTful
12 3 (0.13%) Java EE
12 3 (0.13%) JSON
12 3 (0.13%) REST
12 3 (0.13%) SOAP
12 3 (0.13%) WSDL
12 3 (0.13%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 447 (18.92%) Data Centre
2 178 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (2.71%) Management Information System
4 59 (2.50%) Clustering
5 54 (2.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 37 (1.57%) Driving Licence
7 34 (1.44%) Fat Client
7 34 (1.44%) Thin Client
8 29 (1.23%) FlexPod
9 27 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 26 (1.10%) Computer Science
11 24 (1.02%) PKI
12 23 (0.97%) Online Banking
13 19 (0.80%) Cyberthreat
13 19 (0.80%) Private Cloud
14 17 (0.72%) NHS
15 16 (0.68%) Statistics
15 16 (0.68%) VCE vBlock
16 15 (0.63%) Security Operations Centre
17 14 (0.59%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 529 (22.39%) Windows
2 392 (16.59%) Linux
3 235 (9.94%) Windows Server
4 187 (7.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 179 (7.58%) Unix
6 142 (6.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 106 (4.49%) Solaris
8 102 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 65 (2.75%) Windows 2000
10 55 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (1.57%) Windows 7
12 33 (1.40%) AIX
13 28 (1.18%) SUSE
14 23 (0.97%) Windows XP
15 22 (0.93%) Android
16 17 (0.72%) HPUX
17 15 (0.63%) CatOS
17 15 (0.63%) OS/400
17 15 (0.63%) Windows 8
17 15 (0.63%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 457 (19.34%) ITIL
2 311 (13.16%) Load Balancing
3 250 (10.58%) Presales
4 198 (8.38%) Information Security
5 188 (7.96%) Network Design
6 153 (6.47%) Mentoring
7 136 (5.76%) Network Management
8 124 (5.25%) Service Delivery
9 123 (5.21%) High Availability
10 119 (5.04%) Project Management
11 117 (4.95%) SIEM
12 110 (4.66%) Kalman Filter
13 96 (4.06%) Incident Management
14 93 (3.94%) Risk Management
15 92 (3.89%) Disaster Recovery
16 89 (3.77%) PRINCE2
17 87 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
18 83 (3.51%) Coaching
19 79 (3.34%) Change Control
19 79 (3.34%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 96 (4.06%) SQL
2 49 (2.07%) PowerShell
3 33 (1.40%) Python
4 26 (1.10%) Perl
5 25 (1.06%) Java
6 19 (0.80%) PHP
6 19 (0.80%) VB
7 15 (0.63%) C
8 10 (0.42%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.34%) Ruby
10 4 (0.17%) Tcl
10 4 (0.17%) VBScript
11 2 (0.085%) C#
11 2 (0.085%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.085%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.042%) C++
12 1 (0.042%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1305 (55.23%) Cisco Certification
2 993 (42.02%) CCNP
3 598 (25.31%) CCNA
4 389 (16.46%) CCSE
5 321 (13.58%) CCIE
6 283 (11.98%) CCSA
7 168 (7.11%) Security Cleared
8 159 (6.73%) CCDP
8 159 (6.73%) Degree
9 123 (5.21%) SC Cleared
10 97 (4.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 77 (3.26%) MCSE
12 74 (3.13%) CCSP
13 66 (2.79%) Check Point Certification
14 59 (2.50%) CISSP
15 55 (2.33%) CCDA
16 53 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
17 49 (2.07%) JNCIP
18 42 (1.78%) MCSA
19 40 (1.69%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (6.64%) SLA
2 81 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 73 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.31%) QA
5 27 (1.14%) COBIT
6 10 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.30%) GPG13
8 3 (0.13%) FISMA
9 1 (0.042%) BS25999
9 1 (0.042%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.042%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 1 (0.042%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.042%) SAS 70
System Software
1 295 (12.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 249 (10.54%) Active Directory
3 81 (3.43%) Hyper-V
4 70 (2.96%) vSphere
5 54 (2.29%) XenApp
6 26 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (0.97%) Terminal Services
8 19 (0.80%) ProxySG
9 17 (0.72%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.68%) Snort
10 16 (0.68%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.63%) KVM
12 14 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
13 13 (0.55%) vCloud
14 12 (0.51%) Firmware
15 10 (0.42%) XenServer
16 8 (0.34%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.34%) NFS
16 8 (0.34%) Samba
17 7 (0.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 60 (2.54%) Cisco CUCM
2 52 (2.20%) FortiGate
3 40 (1.69%) SCCM
4 38 (1.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 37 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
5 37 (1.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 27 (1.14%) Nessus
7 22 (0.93%) Backup Exec
7 22 (0.93%) Puppet
8 21 (0.89%) Nagios
8 21 (0.89%) SCOM
9 19 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
9 19 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
10 15 (0.63%) Cacti
10 15 (0.63%) QRadar
10 15 (0.63%) Tivoli
11 14 (0.59%) Ansible
11 14 (0.59%) Nmap
11 14 (0.59%) Salt
12 13 (0.55%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 1978 (83.71%) Cisco
2 848 (35.89%) Juniper
3 815 (34.49%) F5
4 424 (17.94%) Palo Alto
5 416 (17.60%) VMware
6 363 (15.36%) Microsoft
7 285 (12.06%) Blue Coat
8 269 (11.38%) HP
9 170 (7.19%) Citrix
10 162 (6.86%) Fortinet
11 140 (5.92%) SolarWinds
12 125 (5.29%) Avaya
13 124 (5.25%) Sourcefire
14 119 (5.04%) Forcepoint
14 119 (5.04%) Intel Security
15 111 (4.70%) Riverbed
16 101 (4.27%) Aruba
17 91 (3.85%) NetApp
18 90 (3.81%) Symantec
19 81 (3.43%) Crossbeam
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
NDK Consulting.co.uk Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum £45k plus bens + bonus and on call a
Posted: 1 hour ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 20K guaranteed bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Recann
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £43000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
First Point
Salary: £62000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Alderbridge Network Recruitment
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tech
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, flexitime, 28 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Home Based
Henderson Scott
Salary: CAR
Posted: 3 days ago
Antrim, County Antrim
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000-60,000+bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £40,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago